The first of the big experts league auction drafts is being held tonight at 7pm ET in Arizona. The oldest of the experts leagues, the League of Alternative Reality (LABR) NL only auction will kick off the auction drafts this weekend, and here are the details:
2014 NL LABR auction
7 p.m. ET
You can follow the draft live here:
The draft is a standard 12 team, 5 x 5, $260 auction where each owner has to draft 14 hitters, 9 pitchers and 6 reserve spots. It is a two catcher league with five outfielders and one utility spot.
Greg Ambrosius/Shawn Childs, NFBC
Doug Dennis, Baseball HQ
Derek Carty, DFS Edge
Lawr Michaels, Mastersball
Eric Karabell, ESPN
Steve Gardner, USA TODAY Sports
Bob Radomski, Sandlot Shrink
Rick Wolf/Glenn Colton, Colton and the Wolfman
Steve Moyer, Inside Edge
Derek Van Riper*, Rotowire
Dalton Del Don*, Yahoo
Lenny Melnick*, RotoExperts
You can listen to the auction draft live on SiriusXM Fantasy radio, or follow along via the link above. The NL only auction is tomorrow night at 7pm ET.
These drafts are a good barometer for how to value players in most AL/NL only auction leagues, but remember that the LABR league is not a keeper league, so your draft day values may differ significantly due to the fact that cheap keepers result in higher inflation in most auction leagues.