ARBITRATION HEARINGS

There¬†is a group of players¬†who have not avoided arbitration with their clubs, according to MLBTradeRumors.com’s Arbitration Tracker. Hearings may be held from today to the 21st, as scheduled, and agreements can still be made without going to hearing.

If an arbitration hearing does take place, the player will either get his asking price or the club’s offer for one year. As the player certainly will be asking for a raise from his salary of last year, even if he “loses” his arbitration hearing he will just be getting a smaller raise than requested.

But the two sides can come together at any time before a hearing and hammer out a salary somewhere in between, a multi-year deal, etc.

 

HOTSTOVEHEAT on TWITTER