ALTERNATIVE: 2020 Strat-O-Matic hitting targets

During the dead period before spring training, simulation gamers await the new ratings from games like Strat-O-Matic. These games look back at the previous season to develop statistically accurate simulation ratings to recreate realistic probability outcomes with random number generators (or simply dice) to allow you to actually manage the game action. Sure, you still act as general manager, but in this format you set the lineups, rotations, bring in relievers, pinch hitters, fielding replacements, and determine when to steal or squeeze.

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