If I took a player for my team I would let him know right away. He would have to accept right away. Or I will pick up someone else within the next two days and maybe that original player will have no room to get on the team.
Then next year if he trys to come out for the team again. I would have to really like him as a player to want him again. If I did he would have to accept right away.
Maybe the DOC's decision was financial? Going one way ensures more revenue. He's dealing with paying customers. There is the ideal world and reality.
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