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Old 11-22-2018, 09:22 AM
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Originally Posted by voodoochile View Post
The issue is that those guys are on the 25 man roster. If you remove them somone else has to be put on the 25-man roster. It doesn't free up space to stash more not ready for the majors players. It only forces them to rush someone else from the bottom 15 onto the major league squad.
Can you ever move a player from the 25-man roster to the 40-man without him having to clear waivers?

Can you ever have an empty spot on your 25-man roster?

Since they have very little upside and are never going to be part of a contending team, you could just release a Tilson or a Minaya and never look back. Replacements are a dime a dozen. If you have to fill those 25-man spots with players who aren't ready to stick in the majors, then just use cannon fodder making the major league minimum.
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