The Milwaukee Brewers and their ace closer Josh Hader are scheduled to swap salary figures today. Hader is in his first year of arbitration as a “Super 2” player (ranking among the top 22% of players with between two and three years of service time).
Hader hit the cutoff date at 2 years, 115 days, which gives him four years of arbitration instead of the customary three.
In 151 games in the majors, Hader is accumulated a 11-9 record, 2.42 ERA, 49 saves and a 0.845 WHIP. He’s won the National League’s Reliever of the Year award the last two seasons.
Hader is expected to make between $4 million and $5 million in his first year of arbitration. The figure [Read more…]