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Vicks Kennel Club
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2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
The eighth season of Votto is a Catcher is about to kick off Spring Training. Please see the first two posts of this thread for all relevant information.

To-do list
1. Make league payment (send $100 to cmmelissas@gmail.com via PayPal)
2. Vote on any rule changes (saves is now saves + holds)
3. Auction occurs on Monday, March 18th at 8:00 pm CST

League settings
Non-keeper roto auction
12-14 teams on ESPN
Daily FAAB runs at 10:00 am CT
5x5 categories are R, HR, RBI, SB, OPS and QS, K, ERA, WHIP, S
1,400 season-long IP limit
18 starters (C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 3x0F, 2xU, 4xP, 2xSP, 2xRP), 5 bench spots, and 3 DL slots

Entry fee and payout structure
The league entry fee is $100. The payout will be as follows (for 14 members): 1st = $800, 2nd = $400, 3rd = $150, and 4th = $50.

Send your payment to cmmelissas@gmail.com via PayPal.

2019 members:

1. Vick's Kennel Club PAID
2. PSU2LSU - Nyjer Please PAID
3. LooseCannon22282
4. The Express
5. Honkus - Hot Stove PAID
6. Windyhilltiger09 - Maf Wic PAID
7. LSUMatman - Lambert's Mudhens PAID
8. MetryMojo - Metry Hit Men PAID
9. LSUTigerBait07 PAID (Venmo)
10. Floridatigah PAID
11. CM84 PAID (Venmo)
12. Nonetheless PAID
13. RidiculousHype PAID
14. KirkLazarus PAID

Out:

Mr. Cringleberry - Hingle McCringleberry
Prison Mike 47
kd1036 - Tubby Terror Squad
jsk020

You can email me at tdxxvkc@gmail.com with any questions.
This post was edited on 3/18 at 7:11 pm


Vicks Kennel Club
Chicago Cubs Fan
29-24 #BlewDat
Member since Dec 2010
29202 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
Auction owner availability
Monday, March 18th at 8:00 pm CST

Previous league champions
Honkus 2012
Tthomasjr 2013
Papz 2014
VKC 2015
Prison Mike 2016
VKC 2017
PSU2LSU 2018

Rule changes
- Should the IP limit stay at 1,400 or drop to 1,300? (Stay at 1,400 leads 6-5)
- Should we stay with saves or switch to S+H? (Change to saves + holds leads 6-5)
This post was edited on 3/18 at 3:30 pm


MetryMojo
Chicago Cubs Fan
Metairie, LA
Member since Jul 2012
1576 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
In!

I like the IP how we had it last year. You could manipulate the K category and the QS category if there were no IP restrictions.

Team Name Metry Hit Men
This post was edited on 2/11 at 3:37 pm


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Honkus
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2005
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re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
if we have 14+ owners i think we should cut the IP back a little bit (1300).

otherwise the set up is perfect


Vicks Kennel Club
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Member since Dec 2010
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re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
I remember that I was basically streaming to hit the IP limit.


Honkus
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Member since Aug 2005
40553 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
yea i could be wrong but i thought we use to do 1300 or less. 1400 may be ok for 12 team leagues but any more i think it makes sense to lower it.


PSU2LSU
Penn State Fan
Baton Rouge LA
Member since Apr 2011
2885 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
In once again. I prefer to leave the innings limit as is. As a league we all work with the same constraints.
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PSU2LSU
Penn State Fan
Baton Rouge LA
Member since Apr 2011
2885 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
quote:

I remember that I was basically streaming to hit the IP limit.


I think streaming is part of the strategy in this league. basically picking up spot starters against weak offensive teams.


windyhilltiger09
LSU Fan
Member since Feb 2009
57 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
I’m in


MetryMojo
Chicago Cubs Fan
Metairie, LA
Member since Jul 2012
1576 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
quote:

I think streaming is part of the strategy in this league. basically picking up spot starters against weak offensive teams.


I agree with this also.


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MetryMojo
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re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
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I’m in


My man!


windyhilltiger09
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Member since Feb 2009
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re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
I personally like the innings the way we had them last season. Honestly if I could change anything I’d rather go holds/saves instead of just saves. Baseball is becoming more unconventional with how it uses its bullpen.


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windyhilltiger09
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Member since Feb 2009
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re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
Glad to be back mojo


MetryMojo
Chicago Cubs Fan
Metairie, LA
Member since Jul 2012
1576 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
quote:

Glad to be back mojo


Looking forward to the trade talks / trades


windyhilltiger09
LSU Fan
Member since Feb 2009
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re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
Yessir, me too!


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Vicks Kennel Club
Chicago Cubs Fan
29-24 #BlewDat
Member since Dec 2010
29202 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
quote:

yea i could be wrong but i thought we use to do 1300 or less. 1400 may be ok for 12 team leagues but any more i think it makes sense to lower it.

I am pretty sure it has always been 1,400 (the ESPN default), but it may be worth a discussion. With risking hurting your ERA and WHIP and it getting so damn hard to find decent QS, it really only lets you stream K's.

Not a major rule change, but I will make a poll on it once we know the number of teams.
This post was edited on 2/11 at 8:18 pm


Honkus
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2005
40553 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
ok well idk where i got that from then. doesn't seem to be a popular opinion tho.

i will 2nd the call for saves + holds. im coming around on the idea.


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jsk020
Louisiana Tech Fan
Nola
Member since Jan 2013
1068 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
out this year fellas


LooseCannon22282
South Alabama Fan
Mobile, Al.
Member since May 2008
24688 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
IN


Vicks Kennel Club
Chicago Cubs Fan
29-24 #BlewDat
Member since Dec 2010
29202 posts

re: 2019 Votto is a Catcher - Auction on 3/18 at 8:00 pm
Bump, I sent out a quick email yesterday to check in. Please do if you have not responded.


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