# Ottoneu Surplus Calculator (2018 version)

Thank you, this is incredibly helpful to an ottonewb!

I have updated the dollar values for all four formats based on the latest Steamer projections

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Interesting:

• Bellinger \$25: 146 games @ .354 wOBA
• Cespedes \$24: 143 games @ .351 wOBA
• Thames \$22: 126 games @ .352 wOBA
• Gallo \$18: 147 games @ .358 wOBA
• Puig \$18: 130 games @ .364 wOBA

Puig’s PA/G really hurts his value, huh?

Pretty much, he and Gallo are both under 4.0 PA/G, while Bellinger/Cespedes/Thames are all over 4.19 (Thames is at 4.38)

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Another question: I see that your list of players above replacement includes 33-34 players per team and about \$380 per team. Does this account for the fact that most drafts do not end with an owner filling out their entire 40-person roster, and having \$20 left over to use in free agency? And how might that impact dollar values of players if more money is spent on the auction?

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This won’t answer your question, but I thought some insight in how I use the calculator might be useful to you.

I assume the numbers are meant for first year leagues. I’m too lazy to find them right now, but prior articles on Rotographs have talked about inflation being around 25% depending on how old the league is, so I’ve been taking that into account. If you want to use it as a loose guide for what guys might more realistically go for in the draft, in column L on the Team Roster tab put in =J3(asterisk)1.25, go one row down and type =J4(asterisk)1.25, and so on. Again, it’s not perfect, but I think produces more realistic potential auction costs.

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I have updated the dollar values for all four formats based on the latest Steamer projections

New feature on the Surplus Calc:

Lookup tab, select player name from the dropdown in B1 to see the following information:

*Current owner in league
*Salary
*Average Salary
*2018 projected value per default SC values (specific to league format)
*2015-2017 actual \$ value (FGPts only), PPG/PIP, Pts, and G/IP

As always, if you have any suggestions for the calculator please let me know!

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Dollar values for all formats have been updated

My first move when an update comes out is to add columns to team roster and arb targets for inflation indexed values. I add columns for inflation-indexed value, surplus and total value (value+surplus). Any chance of adding these?

Yes, I’ve been meaning to add some inflation specific columns, though no promises on ETA.

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SC broken? It’s giving up on about 1/2 the rosters in my league

Nvm - I got a new copy and it’s werkin

I’ve added the team’s internal ID to the roster export. I mention it on this thread in case it breaks the Surplus Calculator…

I think it did, unfortunately.

Any chance this can get resolved before Wednesday?

I’m working on fixing this now, but I don’t know how long it will take.