Found February 01, 2013 on We Talk Fantasy Sports:
by Devin Hughes Decide to try an auction draft for the first time this year? You’ll be glad you did. Auction is actually my favorite draft format because of the added element of strategy, but also because it is absolutely fair. If you want Miguel Cabrera on your team, you can guarantee you get him--if you pay the price. And if you want Esmil Rogers...well, you’ll probably get him in any format.So while draft auctions can be a blast, they are definitely a different animal than snake drafts. If you’re doing your first one, I encourage you to try some mock drafts just to get a feel for things, notice trends, etc. Just like snake drafts, there are a number of team-building strategies that will depend on your GM style--I’m not delving into those here. However, I have made a list of general auction drafts tips that work for any team you’re trying to build:Make tiered position listsYou don’t know when each player will be nominated. Eight 2B could be off the board before a 1B is drafted. A ...
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