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    Catastrophic injuries, such as career ending injuries, are protected with insurance

    Insurance premiums that the team would have paid regardless of if there is an opt out clause or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    I wonder if this causes a domino effect.
    Arrieta to Texas, likely?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AledmysDiaz View Post
    Catastrophic injuries, such as career ending injuries, are protected with insurance

    Insurance premiums that the team would have paid regardless of if there is an opt out clause or not.
    Yeah but if Darvish craps out in the next two years as a result of lingering injuries then that's not getting covered by insurance and the Cubs are stuck with him. The opt-out is entirely in the benefit of the player, the team just kind hopes for the best.
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    Synder is mediocre at best this year. Let me know when Synder is giving up less runs per game than Sanchez, until then I'll take Sanchez

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    Quote Originally Posted by AledmysDiaz View Post
    Even better. If he pitches enough to Opt out, Cubs just got a frontline pitcher who will like end up in the 8 WAR range for two years, only $42M.

    I have a feeling Darvish could have gotten similar packages from other teams, but choose Chicago.
    That's what I'm thinking

    I'd be shocked it several other teams wouldn't have matched that

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    Quote Originally Posted by P2F View Post
    I wonder if this causes a domino effect.
    Someone has said this after every significant move and just hasn't happened unfortunately lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Holy crap, the Braves and Foltynewicz went to arb over $100k
    Didn't AA have a policy to never settle in arbitration?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonn View Post
    Someone has said this after every significant move and just hasn't happened unfortunately lol.
    Who's signed that's significant, jog my memory?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BTS View Post
    Holy crap, the Braves and Foltynewicz went to arb over $100k
    100k won't even cover the fees for the lawyers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    100k won't even cover the fees for the lawyers.
    I doubt there's any lawyers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abomination View Post
    I doubt there's any lawyers.
    Yeah, the arbitrator is funded by the MLB, I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Who's signed that's significant, jog my memory?
    Ohtani, Cain, Wade Davis, plus the trades of Stanton and Yelich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobthe4th View Post
    Ohtani, Cain, Wade Davis, plus the trades of Stanton and Yelich.
    Those moves are far different Bob.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanky99 View Post
    Those moves are far different Bob.
    I donít necessarily disagree, you asked for a list of big moves that didnít kickstart the free agent market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobthe4th View Post
    I don’t necessarily disagree, you asked for a list of big moves that didn’t kickstart the free agent market.
    Darvish's a player that can continue an elite signing domino, period.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AledmysDiaz View Post
    Catastrophic injuries, such as career ending injuries, are protected with insurance

    Insurance premiums that the team would have paid regardless of if there is an opt out clause or not.
    So let's say he stays healthy the entire time.

    If he doesn't opt out, that means he pitched poorly or doesn't feel he can get what is left on his deal (or more) on the open market, so the team is stuck with an overpaid player who is not worth the contract.

    If he does opt out, that means he can get more than what is left on his deal, meaning the team is going to miss out on any additional surplus value the rest of his existing contract may have provided.

    Neither scenario benefits the team.

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