Rounding Third: Week 2 FAAB Results

Rounding Third: Week 2 FAAB Results

This article is part of our Rounding Third series.

Each week feels as if it's "FAAB-ageddon" - the massive week of free agent bids featuring the call-up of six big-name prospects last season. The bidding in my leagues was spirited, both in terms of the bid sizes and in the volume of players added (and dropped!). The general feeling of urgency brought on by a short season of course fuels this bidding each week, but it felt particularly acute this week. That was because of all the games canceled by the Marlins and Cardinals COVID-19 outbreaks, the slew of pitcher injuries, and the chaos in the closer roles. I jumped in feet first into the chaos in some of my leagues. Let's take a look at the results.

AL ToutWars:

Each week the ToutWars deadline comes first, and in this case I was a little grateful for the limited free agent pool to choose from, if for no other reason for the amount of time that I could allocate to all my other mixed leagues where the bidding would be hot and heavy. Not that it was dead here, but the impact you can make in an "only" league with IL spots is obviously going to be lower than in other formats. The big buy in this league was Ryan O'Hearn - Doug Dennis from BaseballHQ.com landed him for $271/$1,000, and it's pretty obvious why, as it's hard to find a hitter with regular playing time in this league. With Jose Leclerc out, two Rangers relievers (

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Jeff Erickson
Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of RotoWire and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He's also in the FSWA Hall of Fame. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).
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