Why is this taking so long? An analysis of rookie draft times

By Tim Born | May 9, 2017 | 7 Comments

Every year we draft, every year we complain about the slow pace, and every year we find someone to blame. But is anyone really at fault for the length of the draft? I’m convinced that I’m one of the fastest drafters in the league, but I don’t have proof of that. But John does, and…

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2017 BVL Rookie Draft predictions: Or one man’s guess at a wide open assortment of rookies

By Mitch Singer | March 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lots to choose from this year if you happen to need a SS or starting pitcher. Not much so if your needs are 3bman or outfield. This one is so wide open I can’t even finalize my own pick, forget about 13. Here goes: 1) Galway – Wayne doesn’t need a SS, having Corey Seager…

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2017 Compensation Draft is Complete

By cbehlmer@wi.rr.com | March 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Comp Draft is complete with the first overall pick of Jonathan Villar going to BVL newcomer Joe and his Manhattan Maulers. Their were 38 picks in all with Jesse Chavez being number 38 and going to Lake County. Here’s the final draft list. Next up is the 2017 Rookie Draft in Vegas where an…

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2017 BVL Compensation

By cbehlmer@wi.rr.com | February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Compensation Submissions are due by Monday at 10PM Eastern. Please email your decisions to both Geza Stringovits and me. Our email addresses are stringoc506 at rogers.com and jrb20 at comcast.net . Please use the most recent “2017 BVL Stats” spreadsheet that I just posted on Facebook. It has detailed tabs for Incoming and Outgoing Players…

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BVL Vegas 2017

By cbehlmer@wi.rr.com | January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re talking baseball, gambling, drinking & eating, comedy, St. Patrick’s Day, NCAA Basketball, and blueberry pancakes. Save Save

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2017 Pre-Season Calendar

By cbehlmer@wi.rr.com | January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

** 2017 PRE-SEASON CALENDAR ** (dates are unchangable unless they are changed) First Day To Order From SOM: Tuesday 1/31 Cards Begin Shipping: Monday 2/13 Compensation Submissions Due: Monday 2/20 Compensation Voting: Wednesday 2/22, Thursday 2/23, Friday 2/24 Compensation Draft: Sunday 2/26, Monday 2/27, Tuesday 2/28* 22-Man Lists Due: Thursday 3/2 — 10 pm EST…

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The Leg Has Spoken

By cbehlmer@wi.rr.com | January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

So there it is. Dice rolls were 5 (Galway), 8 (Lake County), 10 (Galway), 10 (Galway), and of course 2 (Beverly). Rare that the most likely team holds onto the first pick.         So here’s Round 1: 01 Galway 02 Lake County 03 Beverly 04 Milwaukee 05 Bergen 06 Westminster 07 Orleans…

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Bob Moves to the Chair

By cbehlmer@wi.rr.com | December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Okay, so since we’re under some special circumstances here the 2016 Exec Committee (sans Derek) has asked Bob to step in for one year, Chair the Exec Committee for 2017, help in the selection of the 2018 new member of the Exec Committee and to keep moving the BVL forward. Along those lines….if there’s anyone…

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