Transaction cap in B.O.?

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Vogel
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Transaction cap in B.O.?

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In auction leagues you have a budget to pull people from the free agent pool. We have nothing in place. What do you think? I know Dylan, Amato and Dan will be against it (the three owners to top 100 moves). But can we vote on that at the draft? I just think there should be a little more hesitation before picking up the 4th RP on a team that may be losing their closer.
C - S Murphy
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2b - Muncy
SS- Lindor
3b - Vlad Guerrero Jr.
OF - Robles, Puig, Verdugo
UTIL -Adell, Kike, Taylor, Bauers, Bote, Dalbec
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Scrantonicity
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Obviously it would be a much larger # than what we agreed to on W.B.O., but I think a cap wouldn't be a bad idea. It would be one thing if all 12 owners were racking up similar 100+ transactions over the course of the season. Not married to the idea, but would certainly be open to it...
C Rutschman Alfaro
1B Bohm
2B Marte Hernandez
3B Anderson
SS DeJong Andrus
OF Tucker Myers Reyes Reynolds
U Ohtani
SP deGrom Castillo Singer Alzolay Quintana Schmidt Arihara McClanahan Dunn
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WinterKryptonite
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Why, exactly? I was 2nd in transactions last year and came in 2nd to last place. Amato for the past few years (before last) has been in the top in transactions but wasn't finishing in the money. So I don't see a correlation between moves and standings. I often end up dropping quality players due to my over-activeness (Ryan Franklin, Aardsma, and Lind last year, to name a few). So give me some kind of argument before bringing it up for a vote.
YankeeManiac
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WinterKryptonite wrote:Why, exactly? I was 2nd in transactions last year and came in 2nd to last place. Amato for the past few years (before last) has been in the top in transactions but wasn't finishing in the money. So I don't see a correlation between moves and standings. I often end up dropping quality players due to my over-activeness (Ryan Franklin, Aardsma, and Lind last year, to name a few). So give me some kind of argument before bringing it up for a vote.
agreed. you can make lots of transactions if you want, or none. noone is holding a gun to your head. If i want to make mundane transactions, i should be allowed to. its one of the things i enjoy about fantasy baseball. Its not like we are in an unlimited innings league or a weekly head to head league, where one would benefit from streaming players. Every position has a cap. There is no correlation between transactions and winning.

If you are afraid that somebody who makes alot of transactions is gonna pick up the next big closer because of speculation, then you also need to consider that guys who pick up middle relievers speculatively also waive guys like Adam Lind in April to do so. It more than balances out.

So if you dont like seeing other people's transactions, then dont like at the transaction board. What's next? Limiting how many lineup changes one can make?
sbondu00
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Again, why? I see no need to change this, as it hasn't been an issue or correlated to success in the league.
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No transaction limit is what keeps you obsessed.
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SS -
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YankeeManiac
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mendoza wrote:No transaction limit is what keeps you obsessed.
totally
Scrantonicity
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Let me play devil's advocate by asking a question: Why do you think other leagues charge a transaction fee per transaction (and, no, I'm not suggesting we apply this)?
C Rutschman Alfaro
1B Bohm
2B Marte Hernandez
3B Anderson
SS DeJong Andrus
OF Tucker Myers Reyes Reynolds
U Ohtani
SP deGrom Castillo Singer Alzolay Quintana Schmidt Arihara McClanahan Dunn
RP Hand Rosenthal Melancon Quantrill Givens
YankeeManiac
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Re: Transaction cap in B.O.?

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Scrantonicity wrote:Let me play devil's advocate by asking a question: Why do you think other leagues charge a transaction fee per transaction (and, no, I'm not suggesting we apply this)?
to jack up the pot
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Re: Transaction cap in B.O.?

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YankeeManiac wrote:
Scrantonicity wrote:Let me play devil's advocate by asking a question: Why do you think other leagues charge a transaction fee per transaction (and, no, I'm not suggesting we apply this)?
to jack up the pot
That's certainly part of it...
C Rutschman Alfaro
1B Bohm
2B Marte Hernandez
3B Anderson
SS DeJong Andrus
OF Tucker Myers Reyes Reynolds
U Ohtani
SP deGrom Castillo Singer Alzolay Quintana Schmidt Arihara McClanahan Dunn
RP Hand Rosenthal Melancon Quantrill Givens
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