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Friday, November 09, 2018

Reds’ Scott Schebler, Rangers’ Matt Bush miss arbitration cutoff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.

The Major League Baseball Players Association said Thursday the cutoff for eligibility this winter is 2 years, 134 days of major league service—up from 2 years, 123 days last year.

The top 22 percent of players with at least two years of service time, but less than three, are eligible for arbitration as long as they had at least 86 days this year. They join the older group of three- to six-year players.

Is it wrong that I can’t bring myself to have an ounce of sympathy for Matt Bush?

QLE Posted: November 09, 2018 at 07:55 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: arbitration, matt bush, scott schebler

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   1. Rusty Priske Posted: November 09, 2018 at 03:32 PM (#5785067)
Is it wrong that I can’t bring myself to have an ounce of sympathy for Matt Bush?


No. But we may be thinking this for different reasons.
   2. Davo (Love Won The Battle Of Stalingrad) Posted: November 09, 2018 at 03:37 PM (#5785073)
I saw Tigers SP Matt Boyd MADE the cutoff by a day, which is like....a $2,000,000 salary bump for him. Not bad!

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