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Dynasty Grinders Auction Draft Recap

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Dynasty Grinders is a fantasy baseball league that started in late 2015 ahead of the 2016 MLB season. Unlike most fantasy baseball leagues, Dynasty Grinders is active year-round with its own off-season. We compete using a head-to-head scoring system based on FanGraphs’s OttoNeu points system.

As we enter our fourth season of Dynasty Grinders, all 16 teams had to make cuts to their rosters to get under the $500 salary cap and have $1 per empty roster spot. Each team carries 30 MLB players and we are now up to 30 MiLB players as well.

Starting Lineups: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, LF, CF, RF, UTx2, SPx7, RPx3

The Seattle Mariners signed another Japanese baseball player this offseason and Yusei Kikuchi went for $63 at auction, putting him in the same range as:
The New York Mets Steven Matz eclipsed $30, while the Minnesota Twins Jake Odorizzi went from $31 down to $9.

Former #1 pick in the 2008 MLB Draft, Tim Beckham and his hot start with the Seattle Mariners, saw him double his salary from $7 to $14.

A catcher, Reds Tucker Barnhart, raised his salary over 3x to $23.

Spring Training and ADP sweetheart Matt Strahm (Padres) saw his salary skyrocket up to $45.

Aaron Sanchez of the Toronto Blue Jays saw his salary double from $16 to $33.

Arizona Diamondbacks offseason acquisition, Merrill Kelly, enters the league at $24.

Top 15 Priced Players From 2018 Available At Auction

PlayerTeamPos2018
Salary
2019
Salary
Chris ArcherPITSP7967
Jon LesterCHCSP6355
Edwin EncarnacionSEA1B6050
Buster PoseySFC5858
Starling MartePITOF5449
Miguel SanoMIN1B4241
Adam JonesARIOF4132
Ryan BraunMIL1B3816
Mike LeakeSEASP3717
Todd FrazierNYM3B37FA
Jeff SamardzijaSFSP3439
Gio GonzalezNYYSP3115
Jason KipnisCLE2B315
Jake OdorizziMINSP319
Ian DesmondCOL1B2810
Curtis GrandersonMIAOF27FA
Evan LongoriaSF3B264
Eric ThamesMIL1B261

Dynasty Grinders Fantasy Baseball Auction Draft