How to Smoothly Expand Your Fantasy Baseball Keeper or Dynasty League


The best part about keeper and dynasty leagues — successful ones, at least — is that they have years and years of history behind them. You have the same core group of people, hopefully at least an 80-90 percent retention rate, and people who are playing because they enjoy it and not just to try to win money.

But as time evolves, the game =- both real and fantasy — evolves. So we, too, must change with it. Replace saves with saves plus holds. Replace wins with quality starts. Still using average? Use OBP instead. 

But another way to change is to expand your league by adding another owner (if roto) or two (if head-to-head). It’s easier said than done, right?

Here are a few ways to tackle league expansion in both your keeper and dynasty leagues.

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Familiarity
What I’ve found to be successful in expanding my keeper leagues is to try to make the decision as soon as possible, and get the new manager up to speed with the league rules and constitution. 

It’s a good idea to give the new manager some time to get familiar, too, before officially announcing that they joined the league. Far too many…

Read the full text of “How to Smoothly Expand Your Fantasy Baseball Keeper or Dynasty League”

How to Smoothly Expand Your Fantasy Baseball Keeper or Dynasty League


The best part about keeper and dynasty leagues — successful ones, at least — is that they have years and years of history behind them. You have the same core group of people, hopefully at least an 80-90 percent retention rate, and people who are playing because they enjoy it and not just to try to win money.

But as time evolves, the game =- both real and fantasy — evolves. So we, too, must change with it. Replace saves with saves plus holds. Replace wins with quality starts. Still using average? Use OBP instead. 

But another way to change is to expand your league by adding another owner (if roto) or two (if head-to-head). It’s easier said than done, right?

Here are a few ways to tackle league expansion in both your keeper and dynasty leagues.

Prep for your draft with our award-winning fantasy baseball tools >>

Familiarity
What I’ve found to be successful in expanding my keeper leagues is to try to make the decision as soon as possible, and get the new manager up to speed with the league rules and constitution. 

It’s a good idea to give the new manager some time to get familiar, too, before officially announcing that they joined the league. Far too many…

Read the full text of “How to Smoothly Expand Your Fantasy Baseball Keeper or Dynasty League”