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Active rosters in Major League Baseball have been set at 25 players since the end of the Wilson administration (Woodrow, not Willie). Kole Calhoun Jersey . But with the collective bargaining agreement set to expire on Dec. 1, there have been talks about potentially adding a 26th player to the active roster. ?Is this a good idea? What would be a good way to use the new extra spot? Would there be any drawbacks?We asked three of our writers these questions about adding a 26th player, and they answered.1. Do you think adding a 26th roster spot is a good idea?Bradford Doolittle: I love it, though I have to admit that the knee-jerk source of that feeling is the idea that the switch will be tied to stricter September roster limits in the CBA talks. But even if you remove that factor, the 26th spot should help improve strategic options and offense off the bench. Sure, some teams will simply add another situational reliever. Some teams arent very imaginative.Sam Miller: In April 2003, a few months after David Ortiz was released by the Minnesota Twins and picked up by the Boston Red Sox, he went 0-for-6 in his first game of the season. Playing only part-time, he went hitless in four of his first five starts, and through six weeks of the season he was hitting .208/.310/.347. As a DH. In a hitters park, on a big-market team, while fighting for playing time, at age 27. Maybe the Boston front office was absolutely in love with him and would have let him slump for months until he figured it out, but knowing just those details -- a not-very-young DH who wasnt hitting and had just been released by another team -- its easy to speculate that we came just that close to David Ortiz not having any sort of career with the Red Sox, or with anybody else. Baseball would be far worse off if that had happened.There are 750 players on active major league rosters every day, and about 6,000 playing in affiliated ball broadly, and yet theres still a permanent roster crunch across the sport. Players who are good enough to play in the majors get overlooked, buried, go undrafted, end up in independent leagues. We know the near-misses, because they didnt, ultimately, miss. David Ortiz was a near-miss. But surely there are players who weve never heard of who missed entirely, and not because they were capable of any less than Ortiz was.What we know a 26th man will definitely do is add 30 opportunities to play in the majors. Minor league rules tend to follow the majors lead, so it seems likely -- at least possible -- that immediately, or in time, the minors will add 26th spots, too, which would add hundreds of other opportunities. I consider baseball to be almost a public utility, a vehicle for every child to dream of and aspire toward, and adding more opportunities is as much a public good as nationwide broadband access or the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line. I, therefore, love it.David Schoenfield: I definitely love it more than that canned cranberry sauce everyone serves on Thanksgiving, though maybe not quite as much leftover turkey sandwiches on Friday. With the way teams constantly shuffle the back end of their rosters -- go check out the transactions file this past season for the Dodgers or Mariners -- it makes sense to add another guy since teams are essentially playing with 26-man rosters anyway. Ive actually advocated for a 28-man taxi squad, which is a system used in Japan, where you activate 25 guys each game. I like the idea of spreading the wealth around and seeing more pinch-hitters and pinch-runners. Los Angeles Angels Hoodie . Radwanska, making her debut in the Seoul tournament, hit eight aces in a match that lasted 1 hour, 4 minutes at Olympic Park tennis stadium. "It was definitely a very good match -- I was playing really good tennis," Radwanska said. Custom Los Angeles Angels Jersey . After a first half in which he thought "the lid was on the basket," the Toronto Raptors coach watched his squad mount a second half surge to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-91.http://www.baseballangelsofficial.com/jered-weaver-jersey-c-7/ . The Vancouver coach and an announced sellout crowd of 18,910 watched in dismay as the Canucks lost 7-4 to the New York Islanders on Monday night by squandering a 3-0 lead in the third period.Matt Ryan led a 75 yard drive in the last minute to set up a 33-32 Atlanta win over the Green Bay Packers. It was an impressive performance from the Falcons quarterback, who is receiving a lot of MVP buzz. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes but it wasnt enough as Atlanta snap a two-game losing streak.In 140 characters... Exhilarating first half, dominated by unfamiliar names for both sides. Down the stretch, Matty Ice keeps his cool to see game out. VOTE: NFL Week 10 Game Choice Vote for which NFL games Sky Sports will show in week 10 MVPMatt Ryan earned his nickname Matty Ice tonight. No turnovers and a perfect touchdown drive in the final minute gave Atlanta the lead and the win. The MVP talk is deserved.Game-changerWith less than four minutes on the clock, Ryan led his team 75 yards downfield before finding Mohamed Sanu for an 11-yard throw straight down the middle. With 31 seconds on the clock, the Falcons grabbed the win after back-to-back losses. Matt Ryan had another MVP performance, leading the Falcons to their fifth win of the year Stat of the night6 - The Falcons snapped a six-game losing streak to NFC North teams with this win. The result could be an important one when it comes to play-off seeding time. Scoring Summary 1st Quarter GB 0-3 ATL FG - M. Bryant 36 yd field goal GB 7-3 ATL TD - J. Nelson 5 yd pass - A. Rodgers Extra point - M. Crosby GB 7-10 ATL TD - T. Gabriel 47 yd pass - M. Ryan Extra point - M. Bryant 2nd Quarter GB 14-10 ATL TD - G. Allison 4 yd pass - A. Rodgers Extra point - M. Crosby GB 14-13 ATL FG - M. Bryant 40 yd field goal GB 21-13 ATL TD - T. Davis 9 yd pass - A. Rodgers Extra point - M. Crosby GB 21-19 ATL TD - D. Freeman 5 yd run GB 24-19 ATL FG - M. Bryant 29 yd field goal 3rd Quarter GB 24-26 ATL TD - D Freeman 1 yd run Extra point - M. Bryant 4th Quarter GB 32-26 ATL TD - J. Andrelton Simmons Jersey. Janis 7 yd pass - A. Rodgers 2pt conversion - A. Rodgers GB 32-33 ATL TD - M. Sanu 11 yd pass - M. Ryan Extra point - M. Bryant The gameAtlanta started the game with a steady build up, before the drive stalled and they settled for a 36-yard field goal. However it was Aaron Rodgers and the Packers who got the first touchdown of the night. Missing a raft of their starting attack, including Randall Cobb, James Starks, Eddie Lacy and Ty Montgomery, Rodgers found his favourite receiver Jordy Nelson for a 58-yard gain, before firing to Nelson once more for a short five-yard pass into the end zone, to give the Packers a 7-3 lead. Jordy Nelson got the first touchdown of the night from five yards It took Atlanta just three plays to re-establish their advantage, Ryan throwing two consecutive 12-yard passes, before connecting with Taylor Gabriel for a 47-yard touchdown throw. Rodgers had to make the most of an unfamiliar offence, using Trevor Davis, Aaron Ripkowski and Knile Davis before passing to Geronimo Allison, who was promoted from the practice squad on Monday, for a four-yard touchdown to hand Green Bay a 14-10 lead. It was then Green Bays defence who stepped up, restricting Atlanta to a 40-yard field goal.  It was Geronimo Allisons first career touchdown and the third of five first half TDs Rookie wide receiver Trevor Davis who scored the first touchdown of his career to extend Green Bays lead, before a late field goal left the Packers 24-19 ahead, to cap an exhilarating first half. It wasnt until the end of the third quarter that the Falcons retook the lead, Devonta Freeman bursting through for a one-yard score to get his second touchdown of the night, and give Atlanta the 26-24 advantage. Green Bay forced a fifth lead change in the fourth quarter as Rodgers found Jeff Janis at the back of the end zone for a seven-yard score, before running in himself for the two-point conversation to make it 32-26. But the Falcons had the final say in the last minutes of the game as Ryan led the Falcons offence 75 yards on 11 plays, finishing with an 11-yard pass to Mohamed Sanu to move one point ahead with 31 seconds to go. Rodgers couldnt find an available receiver, giving Atlanta a 5-3 record and a two game cushion in the NFC South.  Mohamed Sanu scored the all-important touchdown which moves the Falcons to 5-3 for the season The Packers remain a game behind NFC North leaders Minnesota Vikings, who play the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Despite an improved performance from Rodgers, who rushed for a career high 60 yards, the lack of first choice receivers told, particularly down the stretch. Green Bay fans will hope that they can get some talent back on the field before too long, as they make a push for the post season.Our live NFL coverage continues on Sky Sports with Minnesota Vikings @ Chicago Bears, live on Sky Sports 1 HD from 12.15am on Monday night. 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