Originally Posted by RockJock07
Garcia already has 130+ PA's on a ML roster. If I'm not mistaken his arbitration and FA year have already been determined.
No, arbitration is dependent on the player accruing service time on the MLB roster...
Q: When does a player become eligible for salary arbitration?
A: A player with three or more years of service, but less than six years, may file for salary arbitration. In addition, a player can be classified as a "Super Two" and be eligible for arbitration with less than three years of service. A player with at least two but less than three years of Major League service shall be eligible for salary arbitration if he has accumulated at least 86 days of service during the immediately preceding season and he ranks in the top 22 percent (increased from 17 percent in previous agreements) in total service in the class of Players who have at least two but less than three years of Major League service, however accumulated, but with at least 86 days of service accumulated during the immediately preceding season.
From the MLBPA: http://mlb.mlb.com/pa/info/faq.jsp#agency
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