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There are half a dozen guys (at least) who could be DFA'ed at any point if other players are added.

Barnes was just the first to go, and this is most likely Rule 5 related.

Eh, I agree. Just with absolutely nothing happening transaction-wise... at least this is something.:o

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I understand that this clears room on the 40 man. What is a little less clear is why pay "cash considerations" to Cleveland to accomplish this? Is there not anyone in the entire minor league system that we could not move on to the 40 man and then waive that wouldn't cost anything?

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It would be nice if all the people that whine and complain about these type of claims would understand what they truly are.

They're more or less stopgaps for if they don't find someone better during the course of the off season, correct? That's what it seems like anyway.

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