Tag: Super Two

Cole Tucker and the Pirates’ Super Two History

Count me among the many, many fans who were shocked when they saw the news that Cole Tucker was called up to start at...

First Pitch: The Beginner’s Guide to Super Two

You're probably hearing the words "Super Two" a lot these days. You hear it every time someone not named Gerrit Cole or Francisco Liriano makes...

First Pitch: Why Don’t Teams Tell the Truth About Super Two?

The decision of when to promote Gregory Polanco has been a hot button issue lately, especially with the Pittsburgh Pirates struggling to score runs...

First Pitch: How Much Would Super Two Cost if a Player...

I've written in the last few weeks about the cost of Super Two status, which can amount to an extra $10-15 M for a...

First Pitch: Why the Pirates Should Wait For Super Two With...

The Super Two subject is never popular with top prospects. It's a smart practice to keep a player down for just two months, all...

Super Two and the Impact on Gerrit Cole and Gregory Polanco

MLBTR released the projected Super Two cutoff following the 2014 season. Super Two status is awarded to players with more than two, but less than...

Pittsburgh Pirates Projected Super Two Players Following the 2013 Season

MLBTR released the updated estimate of this off-season's Super Two date, which is 2.121 years of service time. If you're unfamiliar with years of...

All of Your Super Two/Arbitration Clock Questions Answered

I've been getting Super Two and arbitration clock questions all day, probably because of the Wandy Rodriguez injury and the chance that Gerrit Cole...

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