Originally Posted by Gallen5862
Billy Hamilton is eligible for the Reds' playoff roster.
Advice: Hamilton wasn't added to the 40-man roster until September 2, but MLB rules allow Cincinnati to replace a player on the disabled list (in this case, Nick Masset) on the playoff roster with a player who wasn't on the 40-man roster at the end of August. Expect to see Hamilton in the postseason. The fastest player in the game makes for a terrifying bench weapon in October.
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Is there now a rule that states a pitcher must be replaced by a pitcher on the roster? Or was that something that was only talked about?