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PLAY ROTODERBY NOW & BUY 2 TEAMS TO GET ONE FREE.  USE PROMO CODE: ALARM200 FOR ADDITIONAL BONUS.

One of the keys to hitting is to have balance.  It is critical in life too.  You need good rewarding work. Check. You need a great supportive and loving family.  Check.  You need friends you can count on even if you don’t see them often enough.  Check.  You need to make a difference in the world through giving, caring and volunteering. Not sure about a difference, but trying.  Finally, you need to have as much fun with the things you love which for me is fantasy sports.  Well, not checked yet.  Need to play RotoDerby and other draft & play fantasy games before April 2nd to achieve complete balance or like Carl Spackler in Caddyshack says the Dalai Lama offers him on his death bed, “total consciousness”.

RotoDerby as a fantasy baseball game is a The Natural.  I knew that I would play this year as I have won more than $1000 last year alone.  I usually play about five rosters since it is so easy. Also, they are giving all Fantasy Alarm Nation a discount usingImage result for Kate Upton nightgown

So today, I woke and I started day dreaming that I was Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) in The Natural using the Wonderboy bat to crush the game winning home run, being mobbed by my team and then of course, my son catches the ball and throws it back.  In my dream sequence, Glenn Close turns into a young Kate Upton fawning over me after the game winning homer.  The final scene of my dream is like the last scene of Basic Instinct with me and Kate Upton.  #winning #yeahright

Playing RotoDerby – Fantasy Sports Simplified

OK.  So, I wake up and have to go play on RotoDerby.  

It is incredible simple.  Put together a roster of 10 players (six infielders and four outfielders) where their salaries are the number of home runs that they hit last year.  Your team can only have 220 total 2016 home runs.

The scoring is simple.  You get five (5) points for each home run, one point for each RBI and subtract one point for each strikeout.  AMAZINGLY easy.  Fantasy Sports Simplified.

If You’re Not Cheating, You’re Not Trying

So here is the process that I go through to figure out what to do in this game.  First, I create a cheat sheet in two sorts.  The first list here is the projected top 30 values, taking projections and applying their salary. The second is the projected top 30 players.  Between these two sheets, it allows me to create all the lineups that I would want.   The numbers are just a guideline, but can be helpful specially to recognize those players who strike out more than you think.

TOP 30 VALUES SORTED BY POINTS PER DOLLAR

Lastname Firstname Age Pos Tm HR RBI K RD Sal Pts/$
Posey Buster 30 I SF 16 83 62 101 14 7.21
Bour Justin 29 I MIA 24 75 97 98 15 6.53
Solarte Yangervis 29 I SD 17 76 73 88 15 5.87
Sanchez Gary 24 I NYY 31 79 120 114 20 5.70
Murphy Daniel 32 I WAS 21 94 62 137 25 5.48
Arenado Nolan 26 I COL 40 122 102 220 41 5.37
Cron CJ 27 I LAA 23 84 114 85 16 5.31
Altuve Jose 27 I HOU 20 92 65 127 24 5.29
Joseph Tommy 25 I PHI 30 78 118 110 21 5.24
Bautista Jose 36 o TOR 27 80 100 115 22 5.23
Flores Wilmer 25 I NYM 17 56 58 83 16 5.19
Holliday Matt 37 o NYY 24 70 89 101 20 5.05
Encarnacion Edwin 34 I CLE 38 118 101 207 42 4.93
Beltre Adrian 38 I TEX 26 93 67 156 32 4.88
Rizzo Anthony 27 I CHC 32 102 111 151 32 4.72
Harper Bryce 24 o WAS 30 90 128 112 24 4.67
Stanton Giancarlo 27 o MIA 36 97 154 123 27 4.56
Abreu Jose 30 I CHW 27 99 122 112 25 4.48
Cespedes Yoenis 31 o NYM 32 93 115 138 31 4.45
Gonzalez Carlos 31 o COL 29 90 125 110 25 4.40
Pujols Albert 37 I LAA 23 79 58 136 31 4.39
Carpenter Matt 31 I STL 27 79 122 92 21 4.38
Betts Mookie 24 o BOS 23 99 79 135 31 4.35
Kang Jung-ho 30 I PIT 24 73 103 90 21 4.29
Machado Manny 24 I BAL 35 98 117 156 37 4.22
Correa Carlos 22 I HOU 23 96 128 83 20 4.15
SeagerK Kyle 29 I SEA 28 87 106 121 30 4.03
Cabrera Miguel 34 I DET 32 102 109 153 38 4.03
Jones Adam 31 o BAL 29 87 116 116 29 4.00
Donaldson Josh 31 I TOR 33 99 117 147 37 3.97

TOP 30 SORTED BY TOTAL POINTS 

Lastname Firstname Age Pos Tm HR RBI K RD Sal Pts/$
Arenado Nolan 26 I COL 40 122 102 220 41 5.37
Encarnacion Edwin 34 I CLE 38 118 101 207 42 4.93
Machado Manny 24 I BAL 35 98 117 156 37 4.22
Beltre Adrian 38 I TEX 26 93 67 156 32 4.88
Cabrera Miguel 34 I DET 32 102 109 153 38 4.03
Rizzo Anthony 27 I CHC 32 102 111 151 32 4.72
Donaldson Josh 31 I TOR 33 99 117 147 37 3.97
Cano Robinson 34 I SEA 29 93 95 143 39 3.67
Cespedes Yoenis 31 o NYM 32 93 115 138 31 4.45
Cruz Nelson 37 o SEA 38 95 147 138 43 3.21
Murphy Daniel 32 I WAS 21 94 62 137 25 5.48
Pujols Albert 37 I LAA 23 79 58 136 31 4.39
Betts Mookie 24 o BOS 23 99 79 135 31 4.35
Altuve Jose 27 I HOU 20 92 65 127 24 5.29
Stanton Giancarlo 27 o MIA 36 97 154 123 27 4.56
SeagerK Kyle 29 I SEA 28 87 106 121 30 4.03
Bryant Kris 25 I CHC 36 103 163 120 39 3.08
Dozier Brian 30 I MIN 34 83 133 120 42 2.86
DavisK Khristopher 29 o OAK 37 89 156 118 42 2.81
Jones Adam 31 o BAL 29 87 116 116 29 4.00
Bautista Jose 36 o TOR 27 80 100 115 22 5.23
Sanchez Gary 24 I NYY 31 79 120 114 20 5.70
Harper Bryce 24 o WAS 30 90 128 112 24 4.67
Abreu Jose 30 I CHW 27 99 122 112 25 4.48
Votto Joey 33 I CIN 28 89 117 112 29 3.86
Trumbo Mark 31 o BAL 35 91 155 111 47 2.36
Gonzalez Carlos 31 o COL 29 90 125 110 25 4.40
Joseph Tommy 25 I PHI 30 78 118 110 21 5.24
Santana Carlos 31 I CLE 27 83 108 110 34 3.24
Ramirez Hanley 33 I BOS 25 93 109 109 30 3.63

Swing Wang Oh RotoDerby Team

Always try to come with names that go with players and make me laugh.  Not important that anyone else laughs, your team names need to make you laugh.  Last year, I went with “TP for my Bucholz.”

Here is how my favorite team turned out.  I submitted six (6) teams (for the price of four) but this is the one that I like the best.  Notice the value of Buster Posey this year.  He is a must have on all teams. I don’t like Edwin Encarnacion as it will take time for him to get used to his new home.  He is a must have in monthly derbies in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So why not get in the game and be a winner.  If I can do it, you definitely can.

PLAY ROTODERBY NOW & BUY 2 TEAMS TO GET ONE FREE.  USE PROMO CODE: ALARM200 FOR ADDITIONAL BONUS.

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