Found November 15, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
PLAYERS: Sandy Alderson
Teams such as the Rockies, Dodgers, Twins, Royals, Cardinals, Yankees, and Astros may lose out on potential supplemental draft picks in 2012, if a new report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post holds true.  After talking to two executives briefed on the collective bargaining negotations, Sherman says there is a "strong possibility that Type-B compensation will be eliminated this offseason."  As you can see from the current list of Type B free agents, not all of them can expect arbitration offers next Wednesday, but several were likely.   This year, teams like the Blue Jays, Rays, and Padres added multiple draft picks in the #44-60 range by having Type B free agents turn down their offseason arbitration offers.  That type of opportunity may have already passed. Compensation is expected to remain the same this offseason for top Type A free agents, Sherman learned.  For example, Mets GM Sandy Alderson said he's received assurances from the Commissioner's Office...
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