Edit: I think I'd pitch an expansion of the 40 man roster to 45 or 50 at the same time.
Whether or not you expand rosters, many teams would carry multiple Rule 5 picks on their 30-man roster and sit them most of the time (thereby slowing or ruining their development) just to steal fringe prospects from other teams. The Astros and Marlins would probably carry five or more of those guys. There's really not much need for a 26th man (spare reliever for blowout games, extra pinch-hitter or designated pinch-runner), let alone a 30th man.
And while I doubt that the Players' Association would give up the DH even for the five extra roster slots per team (all at or near the minimum salary), you can bet the AL owners would veto your idea, particularly if they had Pujols or Fielder on their roster.
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