The following players are eligible for arbitration following the 2017 season. A player is eligible to file for salary arbitration once they accrue three years of major league service time. A player can qualify prior to having three years of service time if they are among the top 22-percent of players with more than two years of time, which gives them four years of salary arbitration compared to the usual three years.
Luis Garcia – Signed a one-year, $1.2-million deal on January 12, 2018.
Cameron Rupp – Signed a one-year, $2.05-million deal on January 10, 2018.
Hernandez is eligible for arbitration again following the 2018 season, while Garcia and Rupp are eligible following the 2018 and 2019 seasons. Franco was declared a “Super-Two” arbitration eligible player following the 2017 season when he had amassed two-years and 170 days of MLB service time and will actually have four years or arbitration eligibility.