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Pittsburgh Pirates Super Two Projections

Pittsburgh Pirates Super Two Projections

Yesterday Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors reported that the projected Super Two date would be two years and 145 days of service time.  A quick refresher on the Super Two process:

-Players are normally paid salaries close to the league minimum when they have less than three years of service time.

-Players receive three years of arbitration, starting with their fourth year of service time.

-The top 17% of players with 2-3 years of service time qualify as Super Two players, and are eligible for a fourth year of arbitration, which replaces what would have been their third league minimum year.

The projected date means the following for the Pirates:

Projected Super Two Players

Steve Pearce - He will have two years and 164 days, making him a guaranteed Super Two player.  Odds are he gets non-tendered if that happens.

McCutchen will miss the Super Two cut.

With two years and 158 days after the season, Jones is a lock for Super Two status.

Just Missed the Cut

Andre...

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