Ok i'll just come out and admit i have no darn clue how Arbitration works and i havent played in awhile so i want to make sure i have this straight before it kicks off in my league.

I have 8-10 guys showing up for arbitration and out of them all I only really want to keep 2 of them.   

Am i forced to keep them all?   Is there a way to get ride of this dead weight and free up this money?    

Any help is appreciated as I just dont remember how this works! I really only want to keep 2 of these guys but dont know the best way to go about the others.

Thanks in advance.

3/26/2013 8:30 AM
Release them before arb day ends. 
3/26/2013 8:36 AM
On another note, if you're only keeping two, you're releasing some pretty good players. 
3/26/2013 8:39 AM
Posted by MikeT23 on 3/26/2013 8:39:00 AM (view original):
On another note, if you're only keeping two, you're releasing some pretty good players. 
3/26/2013 8:45 AM
Well some good players have to go!  LOL     I only want the 2 young arms.   The previous owner over paid for my entire starting lineup so i have some work to do to get this thing turned around.     

Thanks so much and I'm so glad there is an OUT!

3/26/2013 8:53 AM
Try to make some trades.   Releasing good players is a losing proposition. 
3/26/2013 8:58 AM

Will definately try that first because i do need a catcher.  I'm just glad there is an out to 13 million dollars of guys i dont want.     I thought there was a way to let them go but just wanted to make sure.   The help section kinda makes it sound like i would of been forced to pay 70% of their salary.      

Thanks agian for the help

3/26/2013 9:02 AM
If they're only asking for 13m between 6 of them, releasing them is a horrible idea.   Trade them before arb or trade them after arb.    IIRC, there was really only 1 that had no value. 
3/26/2013 9:38 AM
Another question guys!

I did end up keeping 4 of them but i've traded away 2 others.   My question:    I dont think the trades will go thru until after arbitration so how does that affect the trade now?    I havent touched them and the teams i'm trading them to should have the final say in salary so what should i do?    

i appreciate the help.

3/28/2013 4:15 AM
Ask the teams receiving the players if they want you to sign them LT, arb them or leave them alone.    They should answer your question, not us.
3/28/2013 10:10 AM
Lui and Jones have bad contracts.  The rest are generally doable...
3/30/2013 9:51 PM

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