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fleafounder Admin May 17 '75

We released a new feature today that allows waiver claims to be resolved using a blind bid auction instead of (often rank-based) priority.

How it works

In the past claims for the same player were awarded to the team with the best waiver position.

Now you can use a blind-bid auction system. Here, players are awarded to the team that submits the highest bid (if there is a tie, the player will be awarded to the team with the worst rank). Each time one of your claims is processed, the bid amount will be deducted from your remaining budget.

How to set it up

Edit your league's waiver claim options and select the initial budget for each team (also editable on a team-by-team basis throughout the year).

You can manage your claims as usual on your team's waiver claims page.

How to test it out

If you are curious as to how this works or you want to help test this for football, create a baseball league. The waiver options are exactly the same as in football.

Let us know if there are any problems or if you have any suggestions.



bkardane11 May 21 '75

Just wondering how complicated it'd be to make it so all transactions work on this system. That is the easy way to a salary cap league in some sense. I don't think it'd be too hard. The main goal is so that you have to manage your budget year round for every transaction to make sure you have the right amount of $$ left for future signings, yet make sure you get the ones you want. Anyone understand what I'm getting at?

bkardane11 May 31 '75

Any updatE?