Ottoneu Arbitration

Pete and Chad help you get ready for Ottoneu Arbitration

Keep or Kut – With Ottoneu Arbitration underway, Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) talk about what arbitration is, why it exists, and how you should manage it. They even go through each other’s teams in the Keep or Kut Listener League, with Pete assigning arbitration to Chad’s team and Chad assigning it to Pete’s.

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2:23 – A little playoff baseball chatter

8:27 – What is arbitration and how does it work?

17:57 – Don’t target players to make them a cut; look to eat up value and place allocations that will stick long-term

32:29 – We get into some listener questions!

33:15 – When should you do your arbitration? Do you want to wait until the end?

38:33 – Does it make sense to allocate dollars to prospects?

47:30 – Chad and Pete look at each other’s team in league 1372, starting with Pete allocating to the St. Ann Steamers.

52:45 – Chad returns the favor, allocating to the aptly named Pete’s Team

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Chad Young

Chad is a long-time fantasy player and baseball fan, who learned to love the game watching 100 loss teams in the truly awful Cleveland Municipal Stadium. Chad writes Going Deep for Pitcher List and co-hosts the Keep or Kut podcast on the Pitcher List Podcast Network. Chad is also one of the creators of ottoneu and you can hear him on the Ottobot Podcast and read his work on FanGraphs.

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