Andrew Heaney Ready for Call up

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Let the wild speculation begin. Or end. Because folks, it's that time of year when most of the top prospects around baseball get their tickets punched for the big leagues. Why? A lot of it has to do with the "Super 2" status. Arbitration adds financial risk exposure to teams with regards to their treasured prospects. The top 22% of players with more than two years of major league service and … [Read more...]

Giancarlo Stanton Signs; Marlins Avoid Arbitration

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The Friday 1pm arbitration deadline came and went and for the second year in a row, the Marlins avoiding a hearing with any of their players. It was the first time since 2005-2006. One of the focal points was Giancarlo Stanton's status - he ended up netting a one year, $6.5M deal; up from his $537K from last season. Stanton's numbers were not good enough to really challenge Miguel Cabrera's … [Read more...]

Miami Marlins and reliever Ryan Webb agree to one-year deal, avoiding arbitration – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

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Right-hander Ryan Webb, the Marlins' lone arbitration-eligible player, agreed to terms on a one-year contract before Friday's deadline to exchange figures. Webb will earn $975,000, and can make an additional $10,000 if he appears in 67 games. Acquired from the Padres as part of the Cameron Maybin deal before the 2011 season, Webb in 2012 made 65 appearances (60 1/3 innings) and went 4-3 with … [Read more...]

Marlins Ink Josh Johnson

Coming back from Tommy John surgery, Josh Johnson pieced together 14 excellent starts and went 7-1 with a 3.61 ERA striking out 77 in 87.1 IP. Luckily, Johnson didn't come back for the full season, as it would have cost the Marlins even more. Instead, the Marlins and Johnson agreed to a $1.4M contract which enables everyone to avoid arbitration with the 24 year old right hander. Read more … [Read more...]