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2/21/2013 9:48 AM
I'm so confused on how I'm losing this guy:

Hardball Dynasty – Fantasy Baseball Sim Games - Player Profile: Don Stevenson

I traded for him at the start of Season 10 (we're now beginning season 11)

As far as I could tell, he signed a $9.3M contract for 5 years back in season 7, meaning his last year under contract would be Season 11, but he has a Mutual Option.

We roll over, and I see he declined his mutual option and now does not want to resign with me. What did I do wrong? I don't remember seeing him listed as an FA last season for Season 11-- surely if he was I would have tried to resign him.

Did he just opt out of his contract and there was nothing I could do to keep him? Was he listed in the Option report for season 10 and I neglected to do something that would have kept him here?

2/21/2013 9:53 AM
Yes, he declined the option.   Nothing you could do. 
2/21/2013 10:01 AM

Ok, that's reassuring. Thanks Mike

2/21/2013 10:08 AM
It sucks, but it sometimes happens.  That's always the risk you assume when you issue or trade for a mutual contract.
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