Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 3/8/13
More often than not, fantasy baseball owners head into their draft with a list of players they’re targeting and have a general idea of how much they’re willing to spend to acquire said players. But two-to-three hours into an auction, when teams are filled up, targeting specific positions or possibly not even paying attention, other owners may capitalize by securing players with tons of upside for one or two dollars.Last season, we competed in a 14-team rotisserie auction league known as “Blog Wars,” comprised solely of writers in the fantasy baseball industry. The auction was a blast, but admittedly, took forever. But there we were, more than 300 players deep into the draft — long after the Ryan Braun and Troy Tulowitzki type players were off the board — and our team had a few open bench slots with just a few bucks left to spend. The 316th player was nominated — Mike Trout — for $1. We were pretty high on Trout and decided to splurge for $2 to acquire his services. Yes, $2. For anyo...
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