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Old 08-06-2010, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by balke View Post
How do minor league contracts work? For a player like Chris Carter - when drafted he owes 6 years of mlb service correct?

So does that clock start running back in Birmingham in 2005 - and he's up to negotiate or to be a free agent at the end of next season?

Or does the clock on that only start when they hit a major league roster?
You only accrue ML service time when on the 25 man roster (or DL).
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