If a Type B free agent turns down an arbitration offer and signs a Major League deal elsewhere the losing team gets one draft pick in the supplemental round, and it doesn’t come from the new team. Keep in mind that an arbitration offer is necessary for draft pick compensation. …
Frasor’s 2012 option was picked up.
“Buehrle is a more interesting case because he’s a guy that seemingly does not want to go other than two place, right? Chicago and St. Louis, and St. Louis is effectively closed,” Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports told The Mully and Hanley Show. “Now, there are indications that he may be opening that up, but I’d be surprised if he landed anywhere but the White Sox on a two- or three-year deal. … I’d be surprised if he left.”