Found January 16, 2013 on The Cardinal Nation blog:
This week’s calendar lists two milestones in the arbitration process to set 2013 salaries for those players with just under three years of major league service to six years. On Tuesday night, the Players Association will announce which players have filed for arbitration. Given that list will surely include every eligible player not yet under contract for next season, this announcement is a mere formality. Friday’s deadline is far more meaningful. The two sides must publicly declare their hand on their 2013 salary expectations for each player. Assuming the players do not get deals done with their club in the interim, the group of arbitration-eligibles will include five Cardinals. They are reliever Edward Mujica (third year), closer Jason Motte (second year) and first-timers in third baseman David Freese plus relievers Mitchell Boggs and Marc Rzepczynski. None of the five made as much as $2 million last season, with the most experienced players, Motte and Mujica, closest. The oth...
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