DRAFT UPDATE 2018

DRAFT UPDATE As of 9:00 AM on Tuesday, 11 picks remain in Round #3. I am going to assume we will finish the round, no later than Thursday. At the conclusion of Round 3 (regardless if it comes sooner than Thursday…after say on Friday) we will be stopping the draft until MONDAY, MAY 14. By that I mean the following: […]

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2018 MLB Pro Draft Date

2018 MLB Pro Draft SCHEDULE The 2018 MLB Pro Draft will begin on MONDAY, April 16. With the draft beginning on Monday, the final day for a team to sign any remaining compensation eligible player is FRIDAY, April 13. Upon the completion of Friday’s sim (potentially Saturday morning depending on my schedule), the draft order and players will be moved over […]

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Opening Day 2018: Message From League Office

Opening Day 2018 It feels like yesterday that Rocky and the Minnesota Twins were celebrating after defeating the Cincinnati Reds in the World Series. It was the American League’s 6th consecutive championship. Since then, we have transitioned from OOTP16 to OOT18, debuted the Winter Developmental League (where each the AL finished in the top three spots), saw big free-agent deals […]

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Injury File Update

When we made the switch to OOTP18, we began using a custom injury file in an attempt to combat the new injury mechanics. It has come to my attention that everyone needs the file within their own version of the league folder, as at the moment, while you are seeing the proper length of injury, you are not seeing the […]

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MLB Pro Bound For 2019 Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2018 MLB Pro Commissioner Office, MLB Pro Players Association and Nippon Professional Baseball Reach Agreement on Shohei Ohtani MLB Pro has reached a settlement with the MLB Pro Players Association and Nippon Professional Baseball with regards to allowing Shohei Ohtani to join MLB Pro after the 2018 MLB Pro season is completed. All sides have […]

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2018 Winter Meetings – Rule Proposals

League Office Unveils Three Proposals For League Vote January 8, 2018 The following rule proposals are to be voted upon by the members of the league. VOTING FORM FOUND HERE   Proposal 1: Allow teams to hire coaches away from other teams. In real-life, we see MLB managers and coaches receive MLB Managerial jobs. With this proposal, teams would be […]

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2018 MLB Pro Player Auction List

League Office Releases List MLB Pro Auction Players The 2018 Winter Meetings Player Auction takes place from Sunday, January 7th to Wednesday, January 10th, The Player Auction will be done in two parts – Part 1: Sunday — Part 2: Tuesday The auctioneer will determine how many players are auctioned in a night and how many will be auctioned in total. When […]

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MLB Pro Winter Meetings

MLB Pro Winter Meetings 2018 Winter Meetings To Be Held January 7-10 The 2018 MLB Pro Winter Meetings will be hosted by the Arizona Diamdondbacks from Sunday, January 7th to Wednesday, January 10th.  The Winter Meetings will be an opportunity for free-agents and agents to mingle with all teams in a single place. In addition, GM’s will have a chance to take […]

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MLB Pro Ticket Price and Attendance Analysis

MLB Pro Ticket Price and Attendance Analysis The following takes a look at ticket price and attendance information from the 2016 and 2017 MLB Pro seasons. The influence of fan support on the outcome of a baseball game cannot be measured. While many argue that a loud fan base can energize the home team, intimidate a visiting team, or play […]

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Competitive Balance Draft Picks

League Announces 11 Teams Have Earned Competitive Balance Draft Picks For the first time in MLB Pro history, the league office has announced it will use a system to award competitive balance draft picks on a yearly basis.  This season, 11 teams qualified amongst three tiers.  Tier I teams will be awarded a pick between the second and third round […]

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Updating Stadium Information and Park Factors

Being that MLB Pro started many iterations of OOTP ago, franchises have altered/changed their ballparks over this time period.  With this move to OOTP 18, I am allowing teams to get an updated set of park factor ratings.  This is OPTIONAL on a team by team basis. If you are interested in having information regarding your stadium be updated, please […]

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OOTP 18 Import Complete And Off-Season Notes

The import to OOTP 18 is complete.  With that, we have officially hit the off-season.  Below are some notes regarding the switch and the off-season. We are having some problems with the league reports, hope to have this resolved by the end of the weekend. The following changes have been made to the league file and will be noticed after […]

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League Note: OOTP 16 to OOTP 18

Tonight the Twins captured the 2017 World Series in 7 Games.  This was our final sim using OOTP 16. I plan on grabbing imports tomorrow morning before I begin the transition to OOTP 18. Once in 18, I will sim the Friday day into Saturday which is Day 1 of the Off-Season. An off-season schedule with key dates will be […]

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OOTP 18 – World Series Sale

(Via the OOTP Forums) This time of year also brings with it another annual tradition: the OOTP World Series Special! This year, OOTP 18 is just $13.60! That’s a whopping 66% off the regular price, but you better hurry because this special ends on Nov. 1. (That’s right, this incredible deal will keep going even if the Series doesn’t last […]

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GM Change – San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants Announce Hiring of New General Manager September 25, 2017 via MLB Pro AP Rumblings of a change within the San Francisco Giants front-office began over the weekend.  After a series of meetings between ownership and General Manager Michael Stephens, it was decided that Stephens would step down from his position. A source within the upper-management said, “Mike’s […]

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OOTP 18: Team Logos/Graphics/Uniforms

As we approach the second half of September, the days of using OOTP 16 continue to shrink.  With the impending switch to OOTP 18, I am beginning to put together the graphics/uniforms/etc. that will be used with OOTP 18.  I will do my best to get a new images.zip file up quickly following the conversion. Having said that, like last […]

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