ALTERNATIVE: Pitching Tiers in Points Leagues

Each year at, we identify tiers of talent in basic points leagues. Points leagues appeal to the fantasy football player looking for a baseball league that works in a similar manner. They need to feel a “score” as they watch a baseball game.  Without having to worry about categories and rankings, points leagues give the owner immediate gratification. For our purposes, we will assume a basic scoring format for pitchers of fifteen points for a win, seven for a save, and a point for each strikeout.

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