Home | Webstore
Latest News: OOTP 17.8 Available! - OOTP 17 Available Now! - MLB Manager 2016 Available Now! - FHM 2 AVAILABLE NOW! - FHM 2014: Version 1.6.19 Available - iOOTP Baseball 2014 for iOS Available NOW! - Beyond the Sideline Football Announced! - Title Bout Championship Boxing 2.5 released!

Out of the Park Baseball 17 - Available Now!


Go Back   OOTP Developments Forums > MLB Manager 2016 > MLB Manager - Suggestions

MLB Manager - Suggestions Please help us to improve the game and post your suggestions / ideas in this forum!

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-24-2011, 02:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
Minors (Single A)
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 91
Thanks: 1
Thanked 2x in 2 posts
Unhappy Less MRs, more SPs, and more position players in draft please

Each amateur draft I've seen so far has about 3 SPs worth drafting, maybe 5 position players, and about 30 MRs. In order to draft a decent SP or position player you basically have to have one of the first ten picks, and then you only get one or the other. Where is talent supposed to come from to continue a game after 5 seasons?

It wouldn't be so bad if some of the MRs with good stamina could be converted to SPs, but none of them that I've tried have either a) done OK with just two pitches or b) developed a third pitch. The best I can do is stockpile good MRs and try to trade 2 or 3 for one, but most of the other teams have a pile of MRs now so even that is becoming difficult.

It's starting to get really depressing
chort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2011, 05:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
Minors (Rookie Ball)
GruffyMcGuiness's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 41
Thanks: 3
Thanked 0x in 0 posts
Agreed. I've noticed this too. By the time I draft, there's either no talent, or nothing but MR's
GruffyMcGuiness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2011, 05:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
All Star Reserve
phillupi's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 787
Thanks: 115
Thanked 135x in 103 posts
I could be wrong but it seems to me that most teams should be made up of 2 and 3 star players. There are only a spattering of 4 and 5 stats as should be the case. Also just as some never reach their potential some will exceed original projections and star for a long time. Also the more teams playing the more of the better players are available.
Just an observation on my part. I have no idea of the programming of the game.

Regardless right or wrong I love this game. It needs some tweaking but no major issues.

Keep up the good work iootp team.

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
phillupi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-2011, 05:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
Minors (Single A)
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 91
Thanks: 1
Thanked 2x in 2 posts
I'm not talking about the stars, I'm talking about individual attribute ratings. Some of my best performers are 2-3 star players I carefully selected due to particular attributes, independent of the star rating system.

I haven't had a single player out-develop their potential yet, but I've had close to a dozen who haven't made it any where near their potential. I'm not bitter that guys don't reach their potential, but it's not like they're balanced out by overachivers. The draft pool in general just lacks talent.
chort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 11:14 AM   #5 (permalink)
Minors (Single A)
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 91
Thanks: 1
Thanked 2x in 2 posts
For example, after my third seasons I was browsing the available free agents by star rating and out of the top 5 screens, all but 4 were MRs (some demanding ludicrous salaries, far above the best position players).
chort is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2011, 07:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
Bat Boy
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 7
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1x in 1 post
I completely agree. There aren't even that many first round worthy SP prospects, most SP are 1 star potential guys. In real life, there are very few MR and CL prospects drafted highly. It certainly doesn't mimic the current state of MLB, which of course is what all of us offline players trying to do. Has anyone had any success with SP depth, or developing later round SP prospects in the draft?
sportsaddict31 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:37 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright © 2015 Out of the Park Developments