Surprising Ottoneu Arbitration Recipients

Discussing some tougher keeper decisions

Keep or Kut – Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) dive into Ottoneu arbitration. They go through the three leagues they compete against each other and look at who has received arbitration allocations that they wouldn’t have expected. From prospects being hit too early in their careers to pitchers and the additional risk they carry, there are some good lessons about how to allocate your arbitration, as well.

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6:25 – Starting with the Podcasters League (1443), we are looking at Cole Ragans

15:15CJ Abrams had a bigger breakout than Chad realized.

20:09 – Are we ready to push up the salary on Elly de la Cruz?

31:45 – Moving to the Keep or Kut listeners league (1372) and feeling good about Triston Casas.

35:43 – But not as good about Jackson Holliday getting $6.

48:10 – Finishing up with the FanGraphs Staff League (13) which had fewer surprises but did feature some pitchers – Pablo López, George Kirby, Kyle Bradish – getting pushed

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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.

One response to “Surprising Ottoneu Arbitration Recipients”

  1. Mario Mendoza says:

    as I just saw my EDC go from $5 to $18 in Otto arbitration, I was very interested to hear this.. but can’t seem to find the link to play it?

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