Looking for Article


#1

So there was an article written in 2016 that discussed trade talk. Specifically getting everyone to speak the same language when discussing trades, for example definitions for value, surplus, etc. I would like to revisit that article, however I am unable to locate it. Can anyone assist me? Thx


#2

I’m not sure this is what the article talked about, but I’m interested in ranking prospects and player value in the future vs current value of a better player (even if there is no cost savings as a keeper price). I’d love to have something that made that easier in Ottoneu.


#3

Here’s a recent article on some trade advice, but in the middle of the article there is a link to what I think may be that original article you are referring to @superdawg
https://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/how-to-talk-trade-2-0/


#4

Two possibilities that might help:
https://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/prospect-classes-in-ottoneu/

And: https://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/2018-top-100-fantasy-prospects-first-look/
Where the “scorecard” format might be a template you could use for prospect valuation


#5

Thanks for the help. Neither of these was exactly what I was looking for, but it did go to show something I have determined about prospects in Ottoneu (I’m in my 25th year of FLB and 2nd of ottoneu). In regular Ottoneu, prospects are stupid. I keep a couple as trade bait but it’s dumb. This is largely bc I think rebuilding is stupid (an article on RotoGraphs confirmed this mere days ago). I can’t get over what prospects bring in trade in Ottoneu.


#6

thank you for your help


#7

Is this it?

https://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/ottoneu-101-production-salary-surplus-value/


#8

There’s definitely a spectrum of value when it comes to prospects, but it sounds like you are on a far side. I’d caution not to ignore them since in a tight race your competitor may value prospects more and could then trade them for reinforcements that are the difference in a title chase.


#9

You found it. Thank you again!