|THE CATS LEAGUE FOX11|
The Cats League FOX11 (CLFOX11) begins their 5th season at fantrax sponsored by Webpage Creations with their own league webpage on the Internet for years to come.
The Cats League FOX11 began in 2011 at fantrax combining The Cats League2 from CBS Sports and Cats League at FOX Sports into a new 12-team, 3-division league with 8 of 12 teams making the playoff format. Tequila Cats19 with team owner Cliff Wollum became the champion in a fantastic championship game. In 2012 with changes in scoring, scheduling, and addition of a few new team owners the Cats League FOX11 conducted season 2 with Cubbies Fan with team owner Justin Gephart winning the championship. In 2013 Tiger Stryper with team owner Bob Strickland became the new champions. And in 2014 the 4th different team Miller Liteweights with team owner Chris Weir are the current league champion.
The regular season consists of 23 games including Game 1 lasting 8-days and the All-Star short week Game 16 that's 3-day weekend series for all MLB teams. The playoffs will last the final 3-weeks with 8 teams participating.
The league live draft is scheduled for Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. EST and will consist 18 rounds to fill the roster of 24 players with each team able to keep 6 keeper players from 2014 roster an increase from 5 players.
The season league schedule is finalized with the 5-divisional round robins included = 15 games and 8-nondivisional games.
The revamped scoring changes for 2015 has in pitching innings pitched increased from 1 fp to 3 fp; earned runs allowed -1 fp to -2 fp; hits allowed from -.5 fp to -1 fp; Wins & Saves dropped from 10 fp to 6 fp; and additions of Holds 4 fp and Quality Starts 2 fp. In hitting Strike Outs increased from -.5 fp to -1 fp and Game Winning RBI increased from 1 fp to 2 fp; addition is Grand Slam 2 fp and dropped Errors -1 fp.
In further researching options without making the league premium ($$) the league has decided to allow trading of players (no draft picks) before the live draft for the added interest of league team owners. The trading rules apply.
By Thecliff Chamber
Posted Feb 14, 2015 - 7:13 am et