ALTERNATIVE: Get a Grip on your Points league

Points leagues come in all shapes and sizes, but the core principles remain the same. You need to target playing time and upside. While many formats subtract for negative outcomes, we focus on the basic points scoring system. You can input your league’s unique scoring system into our Custom Draft Guide for your own tiered draft list. We assume a standard 12-team, one-catcher format with one point for each total base, run scored, RBI, and stolen base. In part two, we will discuss pitching tiers.

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