Originally Posted by AtomicDumpling
Should team 3 really have CC Sabathia since he was in the National League the second half of the season?
I wasn't the commissioner in this league last year, but I think he stays on that roster. If there was a time to force him off, it would have been last year after he changed leagues.
We allow the holding of prospects that are in the minors on the speculation that sooner or later they will come up and help, so why not allow a manager to hold onto a premium player(who was known to be planning to be a free agent after 2008) on the speculation that they will come back to the AL? In effect, that is what happened even if it was not the intent.
Otherwise, where would we draw the line? Manny Ramirez was a free agent, and signed with the Dodgers again. Should he be deleted from whoever has him because he was a free agent? What about Adam Dunn? He left the D-Backs, was a free agent, and then signed with the Nats. Should he have been forced off someone's roster just becasue he went free agent?
To me, the line is whether or not Yahoo allows the player to stay in the player pool. Since they never deleted him, I wouldn't interfere. If people feel strongly about this, we can sure vote on it. However, we also need to entice two more managers to sign up, and having CC on one of the rosters wouldn't hurt...