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Old 07-10-2013, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by PalehosePlanet View Post

If we don't trade any of our current OF'ers then I agree. If we do, however, there is no point in dumping him if we have no one in the minors ready to take his place. You keep him around as a temporary place-holder, more or less, until we have better options.

Look at the Cubs for instance, they have a whole bunch of castoffs, career backups, AAAA type players on their roster while they await players from either the minors or an FA signing to take their place.
Right - was thinking of the Marlins and guys like Greg Dobbs, too. Every team needs those bodies.
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