What we can learn from mock draft results
With millions of fantasy baseball owners set to draft in the next two weeks, I thought it would be fun this week to provide sample results from the tests we conducted last week in four different cities. Our sixth annual National Fantasy Baseball Championship held live drafts on March 21 in Las Vegas, New York, Chicago and Orlando, with 390 teams taking part in 15-team, 30-round drafts. The cumulative results should be a big help to each of you as you enter the draft room over the next two weeks.
Let's get right to the details and analyze the results:
The top four are a lock there, even if the order is switched at times. With
But nobody fell more last week than Minnesota's
Reigning Cy Young winner
Where did starting pitchers go?:
Motte was getting a lot of love from NFBC owners as he looks like the best option to close in St. Louis. He was going in the 17th round (top 250) in many drafts and could go even higher if he wins this job outright.
That's a quick look at Draft Day 2009. Good luck everyone and bring home a winner when all is said and done.