Baseball Monster: Yahoo! Active Roster Spots Need Updating

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avatarcrucified77 (42 posts)  5/2/2013 12:17 AM

cI am looking to join a team with the following discrete positions that I can't setup for Yahoo as my positions source in In League Settings: LF, CF, RF

 

Roster Positions: C, C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, IF, LF, CF, RF, OF, OF, SP, SP, SP, SP, SP, SP, RP, RP, RP, RP, P, DL, DL, DL, DL, DL
 

Can you please fix this soon (draft is on Sunday)?

Also I'm curious about the DL slot.  There is no way to add postions for that... maybe it's not a big deal (used only on players that don't play).  Though there is competition for those players which means it would be nice to somehow be able to use them (new so I'm not sure maybe there is some feature that can use DL). 

 

Thanks... 

 

 


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avatarkslight (2482 posts)  5/2/2013 2:25 PM

Yes, I believe I have this information, and I'll add a new Yahoo! position source that includes LF, CF, RF.  I'll also add a new Active Roster spot for DH-only.

 


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avatarcrucified77 (42 posts)  5/2/2013 9:07 PM

Great, thanks man!


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avatarkslight (2482 posts)  5/3/2013 2:00 PM

There's a new position source called Yahoo! (LF,CF,RF).  I got the info from Yahoo directly so if you see any issues, please let me know.

 


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avatarcrucified77 (42 posts)  5/3/2013 9:56 PM

Thanks man!  I see it: Yahoo (LF,CF,RF) (C,1B,2B,SS,3B,DH,LF,CF,RF,SP,RP)

Setting up a new league and I do see that there are some settings that are missing that I wanted to add: MI, CI.  Middle Infield and Center Infield.  Maybe you can put those in too?  Found these recommend that from this website: http://www.fantasysportshookup.com/baseballsetup.html

Not a big deal but I am trying to setup this league optimally. 


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avatarcrucified77 (42 posts)  5/3/2013 9:58 PM

Oh, I don't see DL.  Can that be added easily or is that a bit more difficult?  


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avatarcrucified77 (42 posts)  5/3/2013 10:07 PM

 

In your new Yahoo! Postion Source I see some more ones missing... x mean's you have it but some are missing:
x Catcher (C)
x First Base (1B)
x Second Base (2B)
x Third Base (3B)
x Shortstop (SS)
x Left Fielder (LF)
x Center Fielder (CF)
x Right Fielder (RF)
x Outfield (OF)
<missing> Middle Infielder (MI)
<missing> Corner Infielder (CI)
<missing> Infielder (IF)
<missing> All Batters (Util)
x Starters (SP)
x Relievers (RP)
<missing> All Pitchers (P)
<missing> Disabled List (DL)
<missing> Not Active (NA)
<missing> Bench (BN)
 
<DH is not in Yahoo>
 

 


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avatarkslight (2482 posts)  5/4/2013 8:31 AM

Most of those positions you're listing are actually Active Roster spots.  You should find all of those listed under the League Settings.  Is that what you needed?


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avatarRapierman (72 posts)  5/4/2013 10:29 AM

Yep, it's there under "activer roster spots", alright, but it would be nice to see it as a position source as well, for the sake of consistency.


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avatarcrucified77 (42 posts)  5/5/2013 12:52 AM

Okay, I see most in the active roster spots (minus NA, BN, DL).  Seems like the Position Source selection should populate the Active Roster spots.  If they are different, I agree with Rapierman that it's not consistent and therefore confusing.  The Position Source affects the scarcity values but what is the active roster spots for?  


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avatarkslight (2482 posts)  5/5/2013 6:42 AM

The Active Roster spots are what determine the Scarcity Value.  The position source determines the valid positions for your league which are regularly updated as they provider changes eligibility.

 


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avatarRapierman (72 posts)  5/5/2013 12:18 PM

In that case, i can definitely say that "CI" and "MI" are valid optional positions, given that our own BSM leagues use them.  "Util" is an extra slot available to any batter, much like "Bench", which keeps the batter active.  Yahoo standard league default is 2 Util slots.


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