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Python bindings to access the Yahoo! Fantasy APIs

Project description

Python bindings to the Yahoo! Fantasy API

Build status Documentation Status


This package can be installed via pip:

pip install yahoo_fantasy_api

or from the repo:

git clone
cd yahoo_fantasy_api
python install


The documentation are hosted at

Sample API Usage

In [1]: from yahoo_oauth import OAuth2

In [2]: import yahoo_fantasy_api as yfa

In [3]: sc = OAuth2(None, None, from_file='examples/oauth2.json')
[2019-04-04 20:55:46,745 DEBUG] [yahoo_oauth.yahoo_oauth.__init__] Checking
[2019-04-04 20:55:46,746 DEBUG] [yahoo_oauth.yahoo_oauth.token_is_valid] ELAPSED TIME : 416.15308594703674
[2019-04-04 20:55:46,746 DEBUG] [yahoo_oauth.yahoo_oauth.token_is_valid] TOKEN IS STILL VALID

In [4]: gm = yfa.Game(sc, 'mlb')

In [5]: gm.league_ids(year=2019)
Out[5]: ['388.l.27081']

In [6]: lg = gm.to_league('388.l.27081')

In [7]: lg.stat_categories()
[{'display_name': 'R', 'position_type': 'B'},
 {'display_name': 'HR', 'position_type': 'B'},
 {'display_name': 'RBI', 'position_type': 'B'},
 {'display_name': 'SB', 'position_type': 'B'},
 {'display_name': 'AVG', 'position_type': 'B'},
 {'display_name': 'OBP', 'position_type': 'B'},
 {'display_name': 'W', 'position_type': 'P'},
 {'display_name': 'K', 'position_type': 'P'},
 {'display_name': 'HLD', 'position_type': 'P'},
 {'display_name': 'ERA', 'position_type': 'P'},
 {'display_name': 'WHIP', 'position_type': 'P'},
 {'display_name': 'NSV', 'position_type': 'P'}]

In [8]: lg.team_key()
Out[8]: '388.l.27081.t.5'

In [9]: lg.current_week()
Out[9]: 12

In [10]: lg.end_week()
Out[10]: 24

In [11]: lg.week_date_range(12)
Out[11]: (, 6, 17),, 6, 23))

In [12]: tm = lg.to_team('388.l.27081.t.5')

In [13]: tm.roster(1)
[{'player_id': 8578,
  'name': 'Buster Posey',
  'position_type': 'B',
  'eligible_positions': ['C', '1B', 'Util'],
  'selected_position': 'C'},
 {'player_id': 8967,
  'name': 'Paul Goldschmidt',
  'position_type': 'B',
  'eligible_positions': ['1B', 'Util'],
  'selected_position': '1B'},
 {'player_id': 9961,
  'name': 'Travis Shaw',
  'position_type': 'B',
  'eligible_positions': ['1B', '2B', '3B', 'Util'],
  'selected_position': '2B'},
 {'player_id': 9105,
  'name': 'Nolan Arenado',
  'position_type': 'B',
  'eligible_positions': ['3B', 'Util'],
  'selected_position': '3B'},
 {'player_id': 9468,
  'name': 'Jonathan Villar',
  'position_type': 'B',
  'eligible_positions': ['2B', 'SS', 'Util'],
  'selected_position': 'SS'},
 {'player_id': 7847,
  'name': 'Andrew Miller',
  'position_type': 'P',
  'eligible_positions': ['RP'],
  'selected_position': 'RP'}]

In [14]: fa_CF = lg.free_agents('CF')

In [15]: len(fa_CF)
Out[15]: 60

In [11]: fa_CF[0]
{'player_id': 8370,
 'name': 'Dexter Fowler',
 'position_type': 'B',
 'eligible_positions': ['CF', 'RF', 'Util']}

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