ALTERNATIVE: Top values in 2019 simulation pool

It’s our favorite season of the year—draft season. For simulation gamers in formats like Strat-O-Matic, this time of the year we draft from last year’s rookie pool. The 2018 season brought only a few great rookies for an extremely shallow draft pool. This creates a very top-heavy draft—a few incredible players and then a mad scramble for mediocre roster fillers you hope can contribute for more than one year.

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