Green Means Go -- only type in the green boxes. (Not this one, smart ass.)
Year Sal (M) WAR Val (M) Net (M) Sal (M) Arb %
2009 $7.0 3.0 $13.7 $6.7 $7.0
2010 $15.8 6.0 $27.4 $11.7 $15.8
FA Picks $5.0
Total $22.8 9.0 $46.1 $23.4
Only enter values in green cells and for the years a player is under contract. For option years, pick the m
In the WAR column, enter projected WAR for that season. 2009 WAR should be for remaining half year. B
For each season, fill out exactly one of the Sal or Arb columns. If Arb is filled out the first Sal column will
For a FA contract or pre-arb years, use the green Sal column and not Arb.
If a player is pre-arbitration, they're basically free. Minimum salary is $.4M but a player may earn up to $
If a player is in arbitration, we estimate their salary at 40%, 60%, and 80% of FA value in their 1st, 2nd,
So during arbitration, enter one of those three percents in the Arb column and leave Sal blank.
In the "FA Picks" solitary green box, enter $5 if the player will return Type A picks. Enter $2.5 for Type B
Copy and paste into blog articles, comments sections, discussion boards, emails, whatever.
I recommend checking out Cot's contracts for contract information, mlbcontracts.blogspot.com
I also recommend fangraphs.com and baseballprojection.com for historical WAR data.
Lastly, I recommend giving those sites credit when posting your results.
If you want to estimate prospect value, skip this chart and use Victor Wang's research summarized here:
You want to analyze multiple players? Just copy this worksheet a bunch of times and rename them for ea
Created by Sky Kalkman of Beyond the Box Score.
r option years, pick the most likely scenario.
for remaining half year. Be a bit conservative.
t the first Sal column will estimate money based on expected performance.
a player may earn up to $1M.
A value in their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year respectively.
eave Sal blank.
ks. Enter $2.5 for Type B picks. Fudge it if you're unsure.
search summarized here: http://www.beyondtheboxscore.com/2009/3/3/777412/al-west-farm-system-values
s and rename them for each player.