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 potential problem, as Andrew McCutchen will have two years and 123 days of service time after the 2011 season, putting him at risk of being a Super Two player. In short, my theory was that by being a Super Two player, McCutchen could eventually make as much as $10 M more than he would have under a normal arbitration scale. Matt at Pittsburgh Lumber Company had a great look at the topic, and raised an issue with my conclusion. Before you read any further, I suggest you read those two articles in order, if you ...
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