Justin Verlander

Let me start off my making something clear - I love JV...hell, I saw him pitch in two world series.

I don't get to go see them win Games 3 or 5 without JV.

But this isn't about JV...this is about the 2021 salary cap - why don't we DFA him?

Sure, we owe him the money either way (surely it's insured!).

But, if we DFA him, can't we remove his salary from cap considerations the same way the Yankees did Ellsbury?