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which team will win the playoffs

Postby jskidder » Wed Aug 27, 2003 12:53 pm

its the last week of the regular season in my h2h league, and the three favorites are clear. which team do you think has the best chance of winning it all? don't mind who's playing where because we all rotate lineups frequently based on matchups and categories we are going for.

team a (mine):
C Jason Phillips (C)
1B Gibbons, Jay (RF, 1B)
2B Alfonso Soriano (2B)
3B Chavez, Eric (3B)
SS Rodriguez, Alex (SS)
OF Preston Wilson (CF)
OF Wells, Vernon (CF)
OF Reggie Sanders
Util Frank Thomas
Bench Johnson, Nick (1B)
Bench Carl Crawford
Bench Placido Polanco (2B, 3B)
Bench Pat Burrell (RF)
DL Milton Bradley(RF)

SP Halladay, Roy (SP)
SP Schmidt, Jason (SP)
SP Clement, Matt (SP)
RP Foulke, Keith (RP)
RP Fransisco Cordero (RP)
P Jason Isringhausen (RP)
P Danny Kolb (RP)
Bench Pineiro, Joel (SP, RP)
Bench Penny, Brad (SP)
Bench Dontrelle Willis (SP)
Bench Rich Harden (SP)
Bench Josh Beckett (SP)

team b:
C Kendall
1B Helton
2B Castillo
3B Pujols
SS Furcal
OF Abreu
OF S. Stewart
OF Podsednik
Util Finley
Bench Aramis Ramirez
Bench Edgar Martinez
Bench Jose Reyes
Bench Jacque Jones
Bench Texeira
DL Kearns

Sp Vazquez
SP Wade Miller
SP Bret Myers
RP Tom Gordon
RP Looper
P Mike Lincoln
P K Rod
Bench Prior
Bench Eaton
Bench Garland

Team C:
C Pudge
1B Ibanez
2B Brian Roberts
3B Lowell
SS Loretta
OF Sheff
OF Beltran
OF Chipper
Util Shawn Green
Bench Alou
Bench Travis Lee
Bench Adam Dunn
Bench Freddy Sanchez

Sp Pedro
SP Nomo
SP BH Kim
RP Shiggy
RP Justin Speier
P Marte
P Aquilino Lopez
Bench Escobar
Bench Contreras
Bench Mussina
Bench Hampton
Bench Claussen
DL Hoffman
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Postby Madison » Wed Aug 27, 2003 2:30 pm

1st--Team A
2nd--Team C
3rd--Team B
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Postby jdh » Wed Aug 27, 2003 2:39 pm

It's impossible to say, because h2h playoffs are 90% luck, 10% talent. It's all about whose players are hot when, and what team has pitchers that get unexpectedly rocked at inopportune times. Once you get to the playoffs, it can be a total crapshoot.
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Postby jskidder » Wed Aug 27, 2003 2:49 pm

i disagree completely with h2h being luck, but i think the h2h vs. roto argument has been done before so i'll leave it at that. out of curiosity, thoughm have you ever played in an extremely competitive h2h league with active managers? believe me, it is far from a crapshoot.
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Postby jdh » Wed Aug 27, 2003 2:57 pm

Yes, I've played in several h2h leagues, and the experience from them has led me to favour roto leagues. So many variables can come into play in h2h that cause problems for you in a given matchup. For example, some weeks your 4 closers will rack up 10 saves, 7 of which will be wasted and other weeks they will get none. Also, no matter how good of a manager you are and how well you play matchups, unforseen things will happen, especially with pitching starts. For example, Pedro giving up 10 ER vs Baltimore early in the season. In a knockout format h2h playoffs, that could end your season.
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Postby Madison » Wed Aug 27, 2003 3:05 pm

I used to play H2H leagues that were very competitive, but I got tired of the luck factor as well. Roto is certainly the way to go. Week-by-week anything can happen. H2H is fun to play, but I just prefer roto now.
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Postby great gretzky » Wed Aug 27, 2003 3:54 pm

I like team A as well.

I like in roto how sometimes you have to impede other owners rather than improve yourself. sometimes your extra stats can be redistributed to trip someone else up.

I like fantasy head to head for football, not for baseball.
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Postby pkarr5000 » Wed Aug 27, 2003 5:29 pm

h2h=luck

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