It’s the start of the New Year, and with it, here comes MLB salary arbitration. The MLBPA has released the list of 142 players, and with it, between now and mid-Feb. every one of them will have their contracts in hand before or shortly after Spring Training starts.
(See the complete listing, along with 2011 Major League Service Time, team, position, and how many years they’ve been in the process)
A few players stand out (as they do each year). Here’s are some quick snapshots:
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