Nov 272011
 
Looking at the Phillies Arbitration Eligibles, Part 3: The Rest

We recently looked at the arbitration situations of Cole Hamels and Hunter Pence.  So new we’re left with Ben Francisco, Kyle Kendrick, Wilson Valdez, John Bowker, and Scott Mathieson. It’s a good bet that at least two of these guys will be non-tendered and will become free agents. The numbers game will also come into [More…]

Nov 262011
 
Looking at the Phillies Arbitration Eligibles, Part 2: Hunter Pence

Second on the Phillies’ in-house shopping list is Hunter Pence. Pence went to arbitration last year with the Astros and won, netting himself a 1-year/$6.9 million contract in the process. He’s got 4.156 years of MLB service under his belt and is arbitration eligible for the third time.  Pence actually has some interesting comparables, so [More…]

Nov 242011
 
Looking at the Phillies Arbitration Eligibles, Part 1: Cole Hamels

A lot of the course of the Phillies offseason will come from how the Phillies’ arbitration eligible players are handled. I’ll take a look here at each player, project the player and club offer, and project how exactly they’ll be paid (if they’re paid) during this offseason. I’ll only use the last two years’ arbitration [More…]