Originally Posted by balke
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).