All posts tagged "Super Two status"

  • Analysis
    Early 2012 Super Two Estimates

    According to CAA Sports, an agency that represents numerous athletes across all sports, including Jason Bay, Dan Haren, and Ryan Zimmerman for baseball, the early estimates for the 2012 Super Two class is two years, 146 days.  That number is based on their own internal analysis, and isn't an official number, as...

  • Analysis
    Important Dates In 2011

    At Pirates Prospects, not only do we cover the entire farm system, but we also focus on the business side of the game, specifically tracking the service time, options, waiver rules, trade rules, and the MLB draft.  The rules surrounding these events can be vague, so to clear things up, here are...

  • Analysis
    Pirates and Ohlendorf Exchange Figures

    Ohlendorf and the Pirates are separated by just over $600 K. After signing Joel Hanrahan to a one year deal earlier today, the Pittsburgh Pirates are left with one arbitration eligible player who is without a deal for the 2011 season: Ross Ohlendorf.  Ohlendorf and the Pirates exchanged figures yesterday, after the...

  • Analysis
    The Market for McCutchen is Set

    The Reds extended Jay Bruce, which could help set the value of McCutchen. I've talked a lot about Andrew McCutchen this off-season, both in terms of the possibility that he could be a Super Two player following the 2011 season, as well as what it could cost to extend him and buy...

  • Analysis
    The 40-60-80 Arbitration Rule

    What could McCutchen earn as a Super Two player? Over the last few days I've been looking at the possible benefit of being a Super Two eligible player.  It started when I noticed that Andrew McCutchen was at risk of being a Super Two player following the 2011 season, which I speculated...

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    The Benefit of Being a Super Two

    McCutchen potentially being a Super Two player sparks a debate over the value of a Super Two player. On Friday the list of Super Two players came out, with an unprecedented low cut-off of two years and 122 days used to determine Super Two status.  I noted that this could cause a...

  • Analysis
    A Possible Wrench in the Extension Hopes for McCutchen

    Wondering why the Pittsburgh Pirates took so long to promote Pedro Alvarez to the majors this year?  Perhaps it was due to the new low cut-off for Super Two eligible players.  C. Trent Rosecrans of CBS Sports released the Super Two list for the 2011 season (h/t MLBTR), with the cutoff being...

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