Matthias wrote:Not really. The only reason to do it would be to improve your keepers and if you laid down the law of no waiver moves in the off-season, you could just have people doing their waiver moves in the last few days of the season. So it's not like you're making the draft that much more important unless you ban waiver moves entirely.
I think in our last off-season we had about 5 players who were picked up off of waivers that people used as keepers. Whatever.
I don't think it matters a whole lot either. Like you said, we have guys maneuvering at the end of the year instead of all winter.
In the grand scheme, there are very few players anyone would consider keeping that aren't already on rosters. Injured stars, imports, possibly a couple of minor leaguers. You do get news on guys like this after the season, so if they pile up a little, I think they add interest to the draft. We keep 0-8, btw.
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