Important dates for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball
Keep track of this year's important dates in Yahoo Fantasy Baseball. The Fantasy Baseball season follows the same schedule as the 2021 Major League Baseball regular season.
The 2021 season runs from April 1, 2021 through October 10, 2021.
Team and league registration is open from January 28, 2021 until July 11, 2021.
- First day for live drafts - February 1, 2021
- Last day for live drafts - June 27, 2021
- First day for live draft lobby - March 4, 2021
- Last day for live draft lobby - April 15, 2021
For your league to score for the entire MLB season, your draft must be completed by a specific day, based on your roster change format.
|Roster change format||Draft deadline|
|Daily - today||April 1, 2021 - complete your league's draft before the first game of the season begins.|
|Daily - tomorrow||March 31, 2021 at 11:59:59pm PDT|
|Weekly||March 28, 2021 at 11:59:59pm PDT|
If your league's draft happens after the deadline, your season will be begin scoring during the next game, based on your league type.
|League type||Post-deadline season start dates|
|Head-to-Head||Scoring begins the following Fantasy week|
|Rotisserie or Points||Scoring begins the day after your draft is completed|
All Head-to-Head Leagues use a multi-week playoff at the end of the season.
- Public Free and Prize Leagues - Use a 6 team playoff format during weeks 23, 24, and 25.
- Private Leagues – Commissioners choose from several formats and timeframes. Check out your league settings for specifics.
- The trade deadline for all 2021 Public Prize and Public Free Leagues is August 12, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
- Private Leagues may have a different deadline based on league configuration.
- Your commissioner will set this deadline.
- Check out your league settings for your specific deadlines.