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Charging the Mound: Breaking the Needle

Derek VanRiper

Derek VanRiper

Derek is the Senior Baseball Editor for RotoWire.com, where he's been a two-time finalist for the FSWA's Baseball Writer of the Year award, and winner of the Best Football Article on the Web (2009) and Best Baseball Article on the Web (2010) awards. Derek also co-hosts RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (XM 87, Sirius 210) from 11a-2p ET on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

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

-----Original Message-----
From: Derek VanRiper
Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 4:31pm
To: Jeff Erickson
Subject: Broken Needles

I'm proposing a new type of league. You've been well above double digits with your league played count as long as I can remember so before you scroll down to the first question mark in this article and start up your reply, hear me out on this one.

My new league is one that has a re-draft every six weeks. To avoid confusion, the schedule for each re-draft date would be known well in advance, and each team would be allowed a co-owner as well to ensure that no adjustments are required to that plan.

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