MARKET PULSE: Addition by addition

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We have reached the nadir of the free agent pool—that two weeks prior to September 1 is usually the low point of free agent availability, as injuries have taken their toll, and major league teams are reluctant to bring up players who could be added after rosters expand.

Shallow Leagues

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