";s:4:"text";s:2710:" dont neglect the low minors either. I make it a point in every draft to try and get at least 2 catchers with 60+ catcher ability ratings. I don't have AI setting my franchise as I don't trust it (stupid minor league and waiver wire moves).Something kind of cheap I do in online leagues is I check the free agent section for good fielders and fill my minor league teams with real prospects+ good fielders. It's important to have some leadership in the clubhouse in general. BUY IN WEBSTORE. Out of the Park Developments is the developer for the world’s best US sports management and simulation games. I'd rather put my 12 million bucks into a player's contract than have maybe a 5% better chance of having a prospect pan out. But not a very big one. try for two players per position at each level . There are two drop-down menus on this report. A number of factors can affect a player's development. As things stand, you can't dictate player development beyond budget and coaching. My farm teams always have terrible records as I let the AI manage the minors.EDIT: If you player is struggling, and has a red arrow, send him down to the next lowest level until the end of the season. What I do then is put him up 2 levels the season after and carry on progressing as normal, regardless of improvement/decline. Guys with better personality ratings will pan out more often than guys with worse ones. I understand that it'd be quite the task to implement a fully intuitive system, but I'd like to see some sort of player development.
1 year ago Batter Development: 1.000 Pitcher Development: 1.000 Batter Aging: 0.700 Pitcher Aging: 0.700 The first allows you to toggle between displaying players' current ratings and potential ratings. Probably.