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0:00 Introduction
1:11 Starting Franchise Mode (Team Selection, Roster Vaults)
5:06 Start-of-Franchise Settings
7:48 Franchise Homescreen
8:34 **HANDBOOK**
9:26 Analyzing your Roster
11:27 40-Man Roster
13:23 Distributing Players (MLB/AAA/AA/A)
15:24 Setting your Lineups
17:19 Setting your Pitching Rotation/Bullpen
20:04 Depth Chart
21:39 Training (Which Attributes Do/Don’t Matter?)
24:22 Transactions (Pending, Completed, Roster History)
25:21 Budget (+Adding Sponsors)
27:53 GM Goals
28:43 Free Agents
31:52 Trading (Trade Blocks, Finding Trades, etc.)
35:50 Staff Contracts (Coaches)
37:41 Staff Contracts (Scouts)
40:07 Player Search
41:30 “League” Tab (Standings, Stats, Top Prospects, etc.)
43:00 “Options” Tab (Settings, Sliders, Save File, etc.)
44:58 Spring Training Contract Extensions
46:53 Calendar Simulation
47:10 Quick Manage Example
49:36 Scouting
52:55 Final Review Before Starting Season
56:33 Monthly Organizational Updates
57:32 Updating your Scouting
57:59 The Draft (Deciding Who to Select)
1:00:36 Signing your Draft Picks
1:02:58 Simulating to All-Star Week (Game, HR Derby)
1:03:34 Simulating the Rest of the Season/Postseason
1:05:08 Overview of Season Stats/Awards
1:05:57 Simulating to Offseason
1:06:51 Exclusive Free Agent Negotiations
1:08:14 Review Staff/Rebrand Team
1:08:36 Selecting your 40-Man Roster (Pre-Rule 5 Draft)
1:09:53 Salary Arbitration
1:11:20 Tendering Contracts **IMPORTANT TRICK**
1:12:29 Signing Free Agents
1:14:04 Rule 5 Draft
1:15:33 Arbitration Negotiations
1:15:58 Withdrawing Free Agent Offers (Evaluating Interest Levels)
1:17:17 Simulating to Renewable Contracts
1:18:29 Outro



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