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    1 team available 12-team AL 5x5

    AL 5x5 12 team league that has been running for almost 30 years. I joined a couple years in and sat out 1 year.

    Can keep 12 for 2019 only (1 year keepers). PM if interested. $50 CAD annual league fee.

    A.Wynns 1
    K.Morales 9
    E.Nunez 26
    K.Seager 25
    A.Diaz 10
    K.Kiermaier 25
    N.Mazara 23
    N.Walker 11
    B.Holt 5
    C.Tilson 5

    D.Betances 11
    D.Bundy 16
    T.Cahill 2
    M.Estrada 11
    J.Faria 13
    M.Fulmer 19
    H.Rondon 2
    N.Jones 9

    The FOS | MTARBL Champions 01/05/17 | Runner up 13-15
    12 Team AL 5x5
    2020 Keeper candidates (keep up to 12):
    CVazquez 1 NLowe 5 RNunez 3 Odor 16 Lemahieu 11 Bichette 6 Biggio 2
    YAlvarez 1 KCalhoun 9 CFrazier 10
    YChirinos 1 McKay 2 DGerman 2 Heaney 4 Pineda 10 JShafer 2

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    Not to shoot down your ad here, but what a dumpster fire of a keeper list...

    I can't imagine playing in a league where other teams get to keep 10 players and you go into an auction with Wynns, Morales, Mazara, Cahill, and Jones as the only players worth keeping at their established prices. And even some of those are iffy.

    Seems like some concessions need to be made for anyone to pay to take this team -- like an aggressive expansion draft or an arbitrage based waiver draft of some free agents back onto this team, or something along those lines.
    Last edited by Ken; 01-14-2019 at 07:50 PM.

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    redirecting a bit, but what I've usually offered in these situations is to pay 0-50% of the entry fee depending on how reasonable I think it is that I can actually compete that year. In a league with one-year keepers, paying some percentage seems like it ought to be enough, the aftereffects of having a bad list once shouldn't hurt too much if at all in a couple years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mjl View Post
    redirecting a bit, but what I've usually offered in these situations is to pay 0-50% of the entry fee depending on how reasonable I think it is that I can actually compete that year. In a league with one-year keepers, paying some percentage seems like it ought to be enough, the aftereffects of having a bad list once shouldn't hurt too much if at all in a couple years.
    Well they agreed to accept Canadian dollars...so I might not try to push it further.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    Not to shoot down your ad here, but what a dumpster fire of a keeper list...

    I can't imagine playing in a league where other teams get to keep 10 players and you go into an auction with Wynns, Morales, Mazara, Cahill, and Jones as the only players worth keeping at their established prices. And even some of those are iffy.

    Seems like some concessions need to be made for anyone to pay to take this team -- like an aggressive expansion draft or an arbitrage based waiver draft of some free agents back onto this team, or something along those lines.
    The last 2 teams who joined started with an empty roster. I can arrange for someone to take over this team from a friend so at least they have some options at keeper.

    Also, THIS team gets to keep 10 players. Others are anywhere from 6-12.

    The FOS | MTARBL Champions 01/05/17 | Runner up 13-15
    12 Team AL 5x5
    2020 Keeper candidates (keep up to 12):
    CVazquez 1 NLowe 5 RNunez 3 Odor 16 Lemahieu 11 Bichette 6 Biggio 2
    YAlvarez 1 KCalhoun 9 CFrazier 10
    YChirinos 1 McKay 2 DGerman 2 Heaney 4 Pineda 10 JShafer 2

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