2058: FA Draft Lottery
#1
Step1: assign columns to 4 worst teams, 4 2nd-place teams based on record.
Column assignments are left to right in order of winpct, eg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Tiebreaks: indiv pct, home pct

Col1: STO
Col2: SYD
Col3: RIO
Col4: WAR
Col5: AMI
Col6: LND
Col7: JAM
Col8: CALA
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#2
Step2: create initialization seeds for random number generators

HON (1st LCS team eliminated)
- 1st game results used as 1st half of seed for pingpong ball allocation to 8 teams
- 2nd game results used as 2nd half of seed for pingpong ball draw

ENT (2nd LCS team eliminated)
- 1st game results used as 2nd half of seed for pingpong ball allocation to 8 teams
- 2nd game results used as 1st half of seed for pingpong ball draw

HON selections (email sent Sun Aug 11)
- Rangers at Blue Jays, Mon Aug 12 ... bluejays19rangers4
- Orioles at Yankees (Game1), Mon Aug 12 ... yankees8orioles5

ENT selections (email sent Sat Aug 10)
- Nationals at Mets, Sun Aug 11 ... nationals7mets4
- Rays at Mariners, Sun Aug 11 ... rays1mariners0
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#3
Step3: assign pingpong balls randomly to teams using 1st composite seed
https://www.random.org/sequences/?mode=advanced
- smallest value 1, largest value 80, 8 columns
- pregenerated randomization based on persistent identifier
"bluejays19rangers4nationals7mets4"

Pingpong Ball Team Assignments (numbers generated from left to right)
STO, SYD, RIO, WAR, AMI, LND, JAM, CALA
32 23 54 10 73 20 24 37
78 21 44 33 41 75 12 38
80 28 5 57 39 19 63 15
17 11 48 60 65 79 9 7
70 66 68 51 4 13 1 76
69 46 49 30 77 14 16 29
42 53 64 31 50 43 36 6
47 40 62 22 18 2 67 35
56 3 8 71 58 55 72 34
45 59 25 27 74 61 52 26
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#4
Step4: draw pingpong balls for 1st 3 draft slots using 2nd composite seed
https://www.random.org/sequences/?mode=advanced
- smallest value 1, largest value 80, 8 columns, text
- pregenerated randomization based on persistent identifier
"rays1mariners0yankees8orioles5"

Pingpong Ball Draw (numbers generated from left to right)
22 68 47 24 27 72 5 9
70 1 28 48 71 31 16 43
44 39 73 4 50 76 34 42
56 63 8 12 29 30 35 74
10 36 78 80 67 40 37 14
11 58 26 41 25 6 23 33
20 61 69 32 65 13 60 52
3 49 18 51 53 2 54 57
79 55 62 46 19 38 75 66
15 45 77 7 59 17 64 21
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#5
Step5: determine FA picks based on draw sequence

Pingpong balls drawn in order:
1st: 22 ... Row 8, Col 4 - 1st FA pick awarded to WAR
2nd: 68 ... Row 5, Col 3 - 2nd FA pick awarded to RIO
3rd: 47 ... Row 8, Col 1 - 3rd FA pick awarded to STO
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#6
2058 Free Agent Draft Order (post-lottery)
Tiebreakers: inDiv%, Home%, run differential

Round 1
01. WAR
02. RIO
03. STO
04. SYD
05. HAV
06. VCM
07. MLN
08. COZ
09. DBL
10. SAPP
11. ARG
12. OAK
13. AMI
14. CAI
15. EDM
16. NY
17. LND
18. JAM
19. HON
20. HK
21. LB
22. PAN
23. CALA
24. ENT
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(08-13-2019, 01:01 AM)havana Wrote: 2058 Free Agent Draft Order (post-lottery)
Tiebreakers: inDiv%, Home%, run differential

Round 1
01. WAR
02. RIO
03. STO
04. SYD
05. HAV
06. VCM
07. MLN
08. COZ
09. DBL
10. SAPP
11. ARG
12. OAK
13. AMI
14. CAI
15. EDM
16. NY
17. LND
18. JAM
19. HON
20. HK
21. LB
22. PAN
23. CALA
24. ENT

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#8
BOO!!!!

no surprise though, never won a lottery yet in real life either, oh yeah guess you have to play first.
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#9
Yay for being second!
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Dropped from #2 to #4. Ducky.
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