MLB Barometer: Cut Bait on Dead Weight
MLB Barometer: Cut Bait on Dead Weight

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Roster fluidity and paying close attention to every roster spot is imperative at this point in the season. With five weeks left, there's no time to wait on dead roster spots or underperforming players we drafted who have yet to pay off. Dead weight has no place on a roster surging toward a league championship.

If you're holding on to injured arms like Noah Syndergaard and James Paxton in your 12-team leagues to give you that boost in the final two weeks, I urge you to reconsider. That's not to say that you should outright drop them, but...

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