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ARBITRATION TRACKING

ARBITRATION TRACKING

Yesterday was the day for salary arbitration filing and the deadline to exchange figures is Friday, so there will be plenty of players/teams avoiding arbitration this week. C A.J. Ellis and the Dodgers did just that yesterday, agreeing to a 1YR/$4.25MM contract. MLBTradeRumors.com has a live Arbitration Tracker where you can follow all the action […]

DEADLINE TO TENDER CONTRACTS AT MIDNITE ET

DEADLINE TO TENDER CONTRACTS AT MIDNITE ET

Tonight at midnight ET, the deadline will pass for clubs to offer contracts to their arbitration eligible players. The arbitration years are when players begin to become expensive and for a club to non-tender a player would make that player a free agent. The gamble by the club is that the player isn’t a future […]

ARBITRATION HEARINGS BEGIN TODAY

ARBITRATION HEARINGS BEGIN TODAY

The arbitration process gets underway today in Phoenix, AZ for those remaining cases that haven’t come to an agreement for 2013. There are 15 cases to be heard, unless the sides agree sooner: Mike Aviles/Indians – $3.4M/$2.4M Homer Bailey/Reds – $5.8M/$4.75M Jason Hammel/Orioles – $8.25M/$5.7M Shin-Soo Choo/Reds – $8M/$6.75M Jim Johnson/Orioles – $7.1M/$5.7M Dexter Fowler/Rockies […]

ARBITRATION UPDATE

ARBITRATION UPDATE

Six arbitration cases have been ruled on so far with the teams holding a 4-2 advantage over the players. Here are the current results: JOHN LANNAN ($5.7M) – NATIONALS ($5M) DECISION – NATIONALS JEFF NIEMANN ($3.2M) – RAYS – ($2.5M) DECISION – RAYS ANIBAL SANCHEZ ($8M) – MARLINS ($6.9M) DECISION – SANCHEZ EMILIO BONIFACIO ($2.2M) […]

ARBITRATION DEADLINE, RULE 5 DRAFT

ARBITRATION DEADLINE, RULE 5 DRAFT

Two important offseason events happen tonight and tomorrow. The deadline for players who declared free agency to accept arbitration offers is tonight at midnight ET. David Ortiz of the Red Sox was one of the bigger names out there before he accepted arbitration earlier tonight. But the clock is ticking for others who are discussed […]

TERMS AND RULES: SUPER-TWO’s

TERMS AND RULES: SUPER-TWO’s

Major league players reach free agency after six seasons, giving them freedom to test their value on the open market. During that six-year period, the arbitration process kicks in, giving players a chance to “put in for a raise” for the next season. For the majority of players, they are arbitration-eligible after three years. A select group of […]

ARBITRATION OFFER DEADLINE TONIGHT

ARBITRATION OFFER DEADLINE TONIGHT

There are just a few hours before the midnight ET deadline for clubs to offer salary arbitration to their free agents which would make the clubs eligible for compensation picks in next year’s draft should the free agents sign elsewhere. With the new CBA being announced yesterday, this will be the last year for the Type […]

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