2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

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2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby TrueDawg » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:56 am

The current rule is:
In the offseason, there are special penalties that may apply. Any player won in any bidding scenario is considered to have 1 year of guaranteed money for the duration of the offseason. That means that any player won and cut during the same offseason, even those without bonus contracts, will incur a penalty equal to 20% of the winning bid amount.

The rule contradicts itself because it says "any player won in any bidding scenario is considered to have 1 year of guaranteed money"... but also specifically says that players "won and cut during the same offseason". So this does not include trades?

Should the catch & release penalty be applied when players signed during the offseason are traded during that offseason?

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby TrueDawg » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:27 am

Yes... if you sign a player in the offseason, the catch & release penalty should apply no matter how he leaves your roster

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby monkeybones » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:33 am

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby Xulu Bak » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:09 am

It always should have been enforced this way. The word "cut," where it's placed is largely irrelevant, as the rule had already explicitly stated that any player won via bidding is considered to have 1 year of guaranteed money. Period.

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby TrueDawg » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:19 am

Xulu Bak wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:09 am
It always should have been enforced this way. The word "cut," where it's placed is largely irrelevant, as the rule had already explicitly stated that any player won via bidding is considered to have 1 year of guaranteed money. Period.
Yeah... its contradictory.

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby jimscafs25 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:21 am

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby Craig0331 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:36 am

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby OnABloodbuzz » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:28 pm

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby sprtsfrk208 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:13 pm

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby Tom155 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:32 pm

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby Tonystavoli » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:08 pm

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby SuperHawks » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:21 pm

Yes

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby gdude » Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:23 am

No
I think you should be able to trade your asset.

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby TrueDawg » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:31 pm

This has received 10 of 16 "Yes" votes so it obviously can't be defeated, so I'm closing it.

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Re: 2018 Rule change vote: Catch & release penalty for trades

Postby TrueDawg » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:31 pm

gdude wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:23 am
No
I think you should be able to trade your asset.
You still can trade him... you just incur a cap hit.


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