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Earlier versions of OOTP: Suggestions and Feature Wish List Let us know what you would like to see in future versions of OOTP! OOTPBM 2006 is in development, and there is still time left to get your suggestions into the game.

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Old 12-30-2011, 06:50 PM   #1
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My scout discovers too many worthless international FAs

It doesn't make a whole lot of sense. There will be a message about how the scout wants to bring a guy to my attention, and then I'll look and the scouting report will say that the guy is a career minor leaguer. Why would a scout want to bring my attention to a career minor leaguer.

I think there should be fewer international FAs found by scouts, but they should be players with better potential. There's no point in a scout finding a one-star potential guy in Japan. There are usually enough of those sitting in the free agent pool.
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I have found that my scout finds these players, I sign them and sometimes they end up better than what my scout initially thought.

I'm thinking it has to do with the 'randomness' of scouts. Some see a guy as good others see him as nothing. I think the game 'finds' a international free agent and then the scouting code scouts him. Finding him has nothing to do with how good your scout thinks he is.

I sign every player my scout finds, generally costs nothing because it is a minor league contract. If after a season or two the player still sucks I release him. I have had players that my scout said was a 1/2 star player when he found him and a 3 or 4 star player a few months after signing him.
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