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    I would think grabbing a guy through the MiLB draft who on the 40-man (obviously without previous MLB experience) would be the only way this should be acceptable.

    We all have to deal with the fluctuations on our rosters as guys go through the DL to minors, and don't get me started on the September call-ups, part of the league and we should all be in the same boat.

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    I currently have two players that I just drafted (Dylan Cozens and Miguel Andujar) that do not have green flags, which I have on my MLB roster.
    They'll have green flags when the season starts (unless they make the team), so it's a little tricky with the roster management until then.
    However, I have about six guys in the injured reserve, who aren't actually injured anymore, so it kind of balances out.

    If guys come off of IR before the green flags go on, I'll have an illegal roster, so I'll need to make sure all my regulars are in place, as they won't let me make roster changes until I get that fixed, which will probably take some trading to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vdartanian View Post
    I would think grabbing a guy through the MiLB draft who on the 40-man (obviously without previous MLB experience) would be the only way this should be acceptable.

    We all have to deal with the fluctuations on our rosters as guys go through the DL to minors, and don't get me started on the September call-ups, part of the league and we should all be in the same boat.
    I've always though there should be a trade exception. If I trade, say, Ben Lively (no MLB experience, no green flag, has never been on my pro roster), I don't think they should have to keep him on their pro roster because fantrax is quirky.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGreenwood View Post
    I currently have two players that I just drafted (Dylan Cozens and Miguel Andujar) that do not have green flags, which I have on my MLB roster.
    They'll have green flags when the season starts (unless they make the team), so it's a little tricky with the roster management until then.
    However, I have about six guys in the injured reserve, who aren't actually injured anymore, so it kind of balances out.

    If guys come off of IR before the green flags go on, I'll have an illegal roster, so I'll need to make sure all my regulars are in place, as they won't let me make roster changes until I get that fixed, which will probably take some trading to do.
    Cyborg just ruled that you can have them moved to the farm now if you want.
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    IMO we should simply not count moving guys to the MLB roster as a "promotion" if it's done in the off-season (as long as the player is moved back down before the first game). There's still roster issues, but at least there aren't any other future promotion issues.

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    Whose turn is it?
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    Unfortunately, they really skimped out on the crickets on mine because they add a pretty flavourful crunch element on top of the coleslaw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Whose turn is it?
    69) Mets
    70) Braves
    71) Marlins
    72) Yankees

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Whose turn is it?
    I PM'd P2F

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    I have acquired pick 75 from the Twins by the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamGreenwood View Post
    I have acquired pick 75 from the Twins by the way.
    I was just going to get around to try and work something out. You snooze you lose I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Angrioter View Post
    Dont ilke his velo, but Petco Park
    Let's hope the Petco effect makes the top half of that SD rotation, not completely suck. If that even happens to one of them, I'm laughing.

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    Sorry for the delay.

    I'll take Jesus Luzardo, SP WSH.

    Emailing Braves now.

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    Jason Martin

    Marlins up. I'll send out a PM.

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    Cody Reed (ARI) for a 2018 draft pick.

    Get your offers in, folks.

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    3 71 Miami Marlins
    3 72 New York Yankees
    3 73 Cleveland Indians
    3 74 Miami Marlins
    3 75 St. Louis Cardinals
    3 76 Houston Astros
    3 77 San Diego Padres
    3 78 Milwaukee Brewers
    3 79 Cincinnati Reds
    3 80 Milwaukee Brewers
    3 81 Milwaukee Brewers
    3 82 Boston Red Sox
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    Is pick 75 the Twins or Cardinals? Doc said Twins but Fantrax says Cardinals. And 77 is now Padres instead of Nats?

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