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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Increase in arbitration hearings doesn’t equal labor problems | FOX Sports

Arbitration…where every player wins!

Jim Furtado Posted: February 19, 2015 at 08:52 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: arbitration, economics

Thursday, February 05, 2015

SB Nation/OTM: Red Sox, Wade Miley agree to contract extension

This should buy Miley a ton of gluten

The Red Sox have avoided arbitration with Wade Miley once and for all, signing their newest southpaw starter to a three-year, $19.25 million contract extension with a club option for a fourth year.

Originally, Miley was slated to become a free agent in 2017. Now, thanks to the addition of the option year (valued at $12 million with $2 million in incentives according to Bob Nightengale), Miley will remain in Boston through 2018 so long as the club still wants him around.

Commissioner Bud Black Beltre Hillman Posted: February 05, 2015 at 04:12 PM | 18 comment(s)
  Beats: arbitration, red sox, wade miley

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

ESPN: Manfred Predicts Resolution Of MASN Dispute

How long did Jarndyce v. Jarndyce take?

“I’m not going to say a lot about MASN because it is in litigation,” said Manfred, who took over from Bud Selig on Jan. 25. “I will say this much. I think in reasonably short order, there will be a resolution of MASN, either by the litigation being done or some other mechanism.”

When the teams couldn’t agree on what the Nats’ rights fees should be, they appeared before MLB’s Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee: Pittsburgh Pirates president Frank Coonelly, New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and Tampa Bay Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg.

The committee ruled last June 30 that MASN should pay the Nationals about $298 million from 2012-16, an average of just under $60 million—or approximately $20 million a year more than the current rights fee. When MASN didn’t comply with the arbitration award, the Nationals attempted to end the rights agreement.


Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Zuckerman - Whither Detwiler and Danny

Give ‘em Tender Vittles!

The two question marks, though, would seem to be Ross Detwiler and Danny Espinosa. Each player has seen his stock in the organization fall precipitously over the last couple of years, and neither can be considered a lock to make the 2015 Opening Day roster. The Nationals, then, must decide: 1) Whether to retain Detwiler and Espinosa despite their growing salaries, 2) Whether either player won’t be retained but could be traded for something of value or 3) Whether those trade values are so minimal, they might as well non-tender either or both players and cut ties altogether.

boteman Posted: December 02, 2014 at 10:10 AM | 5 comment(s)
  Beats: arbitration, nationals

Thursday, November 13, 2014

MLB and MLBPA finalize list of Super Two qualifiers | yankees.com

Major League Baseball and the Players’ Association have finalized a list of 26 players with less than three years of Major League service time who are eligible for salary arbitration, also known as Super Twos, a Major League Baseball source confirmed.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 13, 2014 at 09:52 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: arbitration

 

 

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