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Brian Walton's news and commentary on the St. Louis Cardinals (TM) and their minor league system

Tag archive for ‘compensation’

Upset about Trout’s salary? Then change the CBA

Major League Baseball’ labor agreement defines what pre-arbitration players can be paid – even for a player who may be the best in the game.

Still flipping out over Flip

The St. Louis Cardinals risked a small missed opportunity cost in releasing infielder Felipe Lopez in September. It looks like it didn’t matter.