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8 Players Better In Points Leagues & 5 Players Better In Roto Leagues

We recently went live here at “So-Called Fantasy Experts” with the 2015 Big Board, a draft assist program that calculates player values and rankings for 2015. Since many leagues are different, Fantasy owners also need to know which players are better in Points Leagues or Rotisserie leagues.

We consider this one of the best Fantasy Baseball draft tools you can buy this draft season — and it’s definitely the cheapest, at just $5!

The Big Board supports a ton of different custom league types, and now that even includes a Fantasy Points League version!

How important is it to tailor your rankings to points league settings? Check out the list of players below to find out — we set up one board with CBS 5×5 Rotisserie settings and another with CBS points league settings. So we dove in to identify some of the better players in Points Leagues compared to Rotisserie play.

Most Fantasy Baseball managers intuitively understand the effect of adding in the different scoring categories, like walks and strikeouts for hitters, but the massive swings in value may surprise you!

To make your own rankings/$ values and find more players like these for your specific league, check out the Big Board!

8 Players Better in Points Leagues

  • Joey Votto, 1B, Cincinnati: 111th in Rotisserie Leagues vs. 35th in Points Leagues
  • Chase Utley, 2B, Philadelphia: 228th in Roto, 114th in points
  • Ben Zobrist, 2B/SS/OF, Oakland:  177th in Roto vs. 42nd in points
  • Rick Porcello, SP, Boston: 247th in Roto vs. 139th in points
  • Zach Britton, RP, Baltimore:  205th in Roto vs. 93rd in points
  • ANY RP-eligible starter, including:
    • Alex Wood, Atlanta
    • Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland
    • Yusmeiro Petit, San Francisco

5 Players Better in Rotisserie Leagues

  • Yan Gomes, C, Cleveland: 77th in Rotisserie Leagues vs. 134th in Points Leagues
  • Chris Davis, 1B/3B, Baltimore: 49th in Roto vs. 131st in points
  • Starling Marte, OF, Pittsburgh: 43rd in Roto vs. 153rd in points
  • Danny Salazar, SP, Cleveland: 117th in Roto vs. 166th in points
  • Andrew Miller, RP, N.Y. Yankees: 236th in Roto vs. 364th in points

As a reminder, here’s the full feature list of the Big Board, which can help you in Points leagues or Rotisserie play:
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  • Fully customizable to your league’s settings
  • Uses z-score method to generate ranks and auction values directly from player projections
  • Choose from your favorite projections, or easily make your own
  • Automagically finds replacement level based on your league settings
  • Set up a category punting strategy
  • Calculates standard 5×5 value for reference
  • Create and track a watch list
  • Search players by name/position

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  • Shows ‘best remaining player’ for each position and each stat
  • Auto-update ESPN/Yahoo/CBS Ranks and ADPs
  • Mark+hide drafted players for in-draft management
  • The draft assistant helps you track projected performance of your team vs. everyone else’s, including roto ranks and remaining budget
  • Track all team rosters
  • Calculates inflation for auction drafts
  • Supports up to 16 teams, Mixed/AL/NL, CBS, ESPN, Yahoo, and rosters of nearly any shape/size


The Big Board 2015 Just $5.00

Big Board Fantasy Basbeall Software

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No matter what type of league you’re playing in, knowing which players are better in Points Leagues or Rotisserie Leagues is an important thing. Using our 2015 Big Board should help you figure out the best gameplan!

Chase Utley Photo Credit: Jennifer, Flickr

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