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Old Mon May 17, 2010, 10:11am
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Originally Posted by AtlUmpSteve View Post
The FLEX has been substituted for, and isn't currently in the game, when the FLEX isn't playing defense.

The DP has been substituted for, and isn't currently in the game, when the DP isn't playing on offense (not hitting or running).
Either is still in the game when performing the other role.

And yet, this seems to be the most frequently misunderstood aspect of the rule. That comes from trying to treat it as a stand alone rule, ignoring basic lineup and substitution concepts; plus not studying the rule thoroughly.
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