The following article was a guest contribution by an author who wishes to remain anonymous. Under MLB’s current collective bargaining agreement (CBA), a player with at least three but less than six years of Major League service is eligible for salary arbitration. A player with more than two years but less than three years of […]
February is a dynamic, short month. Certain areas of the United States experience their coldest temperatures of the year, but find that near the end of the month, it starts getting warmer and more enjoyable. Baseball is very similar in the month of February. The beginning of the month is marked by arbitration eligible players […]
B.J. Upton is the 2nd player to reach an arbitration hearing this February. Corey Hart was the first, and in his case, the panel of arbitrators handed Hart the victory, and $4.8 million (compared to the Brewers’ offer of $4.15 million). Upton’s has already had his hearing yesterday, and one of the 3 panelists (Elizabeth […]
Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinal just tweeted that Corey Hart has surprisingly won his arbitration hearing. If this is true, Hart will make $4.8 million in the 2010 season.
Apparently, Corey Hart and his agents from CAA were unable to strike a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers in the final hour before their case went to arbitration. It is expected that we will know which side won today’s hearing tomorrow. The three arbitrators hearing the case are Elizabeth Neumeier, John Sands, and Sylvia Skratek. […]
Today marks the first day of actual baseball arbitration hearings. Of the 44 players that exchanged salary figures with their organizations, 32 of them have come to an agreement, leaving 12 with the potential of going all the way to a hearing in St. Petersburg, Florida. Most of those players will likely sign for a […]
Yesterday, I talked about the Rule 5 Draft, which marks the end of the week-long MLB Winter Meetings. The very beginning of the week is marked by an important decision that very few players have to make: Whether to accept arbitration. This year, 23 players were offered arbitration, and last Monday at midnight, we were […]
The deadline to file for free agency in the MLB was November 19. At that point, 171 players had filed. Teams had until midnight last night to offer arbitration to the players who had filed for free agency and most recently played a professional season for that particular team. Out of the 171 players who […]