Tag: compensation system

Pirates Offer Arbitration to Derrek Lee

The Pittsburgh Pirates have offered arbitration to free agent first baseman Derrek Lee, and have declined arbitration offers to catcher Chris Snyder and outfielder...

Ryan Doumit Could Sign a Deal Soon

Jerry Crasnick has an update on Ryan Doumit via Twitter, noting that Doumit could sign a deal in the next few days.  Crasnick noted...

Pirates Could Still Get Draft Pick For Doumit

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed catcher Rod Barajas today, which makes it unlikely that they will bring back catchers Ryan Doumit or Chris Snyder, who...

Official Elias Rankings Released

The official Elias rankings have been released, and as expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates have four players who qualify as Type B free agents.  The...

How Free Agent Compensation Works

There have been a lot of questions in the past few days about free agent compensation and offering arbitration to pending free agents.  The...

Injured Pirates Catchers Still Have Value

MLB Trade Rumors updated their Elias Rankings projections today, giving an estimate as to which players will qualify for draft pick compensation in the...

Fixing the Compensation System

Yesterday I brought up the fact that the compensation system for the Major League draft is a broken system.  The system is intended to...

The More Important Topic That Coonelly Discussed

A week ago we posted our interview with Frank Coonelly, discussing a wide variety of topics relating to the Pittsburgh Pirates.  However, it seems...
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