ROTISSERIE: 11 Tips for Draft and Hold

In 2019, Tout Wars invited me to participate in their newly formed Draft and Hold league. What follows is my advice from four years of experience. Our league consists of 15 teams with a 50-round draft. We use 5x5 scoring with OBP instead of AVG. There are no in-season moves. The general idea behind Draft and Hold is to see who can out-draft and out-manage the competition without the aid of in-season transactions. Some Draft and Hold formats have one or two periods when managers can use a FAAB or waiver wire system.

Draft and Hold differs from Bestball in one major respect – setting weekly lineups. Whereas Bestball scoring automatically calculates your best performers, draft and hold participants are tasked with personally optimizing...


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