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MLB.com fantasy expert Fred Zinkie fielded questions from fans during a live Twitter chat (at @fantasy411) on Monday. Read through the best of the Q&A below. Questions and answers have been edited for clarity.

@MarkAPier: Is it time to drop Bud Norris for Cam Bedrosian?

MLB.com fantasy expert Fred Zinkie fielded questions from fans during a live Twitter chat (at @fantasy411) on Monday. Read through the best of the Q&A below. Questions and answers have been edited for clarity.

@MarkAPier: Is it time to drop Bud Norris for Cam Bedrosian?

Fred Zinkie: Yes, it is. Norris' time as closer seems to be over.

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@ChrisYohe1: Please rank Kevin Gausman, Carlos Rodon, and Jeff Samardzija.

Zinkie: Rodon, Samardzija, Gausman.

@tahamufti1: Is Rhys Hoskins a must-add player?

Zinkie: Not quite, but pretty close. In most 10-team leagues, there is a team who could use him.

@silaPssoR: Please pick a player to drop out of Manuel Margot, Cameron Maybin, David Peralta, Tim Beckham or Chris Davis.

Zinkie: If you don't really need steals, drop Maybin. Otherwise, drop Peralta.

@itsallbird: Please rank Matt Wieters, Jonathan Lucroy, Evan Gattis and Alex Avila.

Zinkie: Wieters, Gattis, Lucroy, Avila.

@KevinJE333: Which player should I keep in a keeper league out of Zack Godley, German Marquez and Mike Clevinger?

Zinkie: Keep Godley. He has been very good and consistent this season.

@TheRandallPink: Which rookie do you like out of Hoskins, Amed Rosario, or Yoan Moncada?

Zinkie: I'll rank them Moncada, Rosario, Hoskins.

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@DaTeufelShuffle: Who do you like more, Todd Frazier or C.J. Cron?

Zinkie: Go with Frazier. Cron has potential, but he has teased us before.

@juliantharmsen: Do you prefer Jonathan Villar or Ryan McMahon?

Zinkie: I'll take Villar. I don't expect McMahon to play often.

@sritsema11: Is it OK to drop Sam Dyson since Mark Melancon is back?

Zinkie: I wouldn't drop Dyson yet. You can drop him in a week or two if Melancon reclaims the closer's role.

@TerminiMike: Should I pick up Brad Peacock or Jerad Eickhoff?

Zinkie: You should add Peacock, who should get more run support.

@nmach10: Should I drop Jose Berrios for J.A. Happ?

Zinkie: Yes, Happ has been quite consistent this summer.

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@fanbball34: Should I hold Willson Contreras? I also own Noah Syndergaard, Chase Anderson, James Paxton and Lance McCullers Jr.

Zinkie: Hold Contreras. Drop Anderson if you are stuck for roster room.

@lundph01: Would you rather have Davis or Lucas Duda?

Zinkie: I'll take Davis, but I'm not excited about either option.

@RichieRR1: Should I drop Dinelson Lamet, Jake Odorizzi, Jose Urena, Parker Bridwell, Adam Conley or Eickhoff?

Zinkie: You can drop Conley.

@jscatalano: Who would you drop out of Jose Bautista, Avisail Garcia and Maybin?

Zinkie: My pick is to drop Garcia.

@RichieRR1: Is Rafael Devers the new David Ortiz?

Zinkie: He has a long way to go! But he's off to a solid start. He should be owned in almost all leagues.

Video: Zinkie on Phillies prospect Rhys Hoskins

@bubbacroft8: Please rank Corey Dickerson, Melky Cabrera, Whit Merrifield and Carlos Santana.

Zinkie: Merrifield, Cabrera, Dickerson, Santana.

@FootbalFantasyy: Should I add Neil Walker or Brandon Phillips?

Zinkie: Go with Walker. He could have some success in Milwaukee.

@pierretong: How long do you stick with prospects before dropping them?

Zinkie: I like to give them at least three weeks.

@BGPN88: Should I drop Mike Leake for Lamet?

Zinkie: You can make that switch. Leake has limited upside. We may have seen the best of him for this season.

@jdmontenegro7: Please rank these pitchers Cole Hamels, Alex Cobb and Sonny Gray.

Zinkie: Hamels, Gray, Cobb.

@jolu4u: Who should be the closer for the White Sox now?

Zinkie: Maybe Jake Petricka. Overall, it's a situation to avoid in fantasy leagues.

Zinkie is the lead fantasy baseball writer for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FredZinkieMLB.