Vazquez, a Type B free agent, has agreed to reject the Yankees' offer, enabling the team to collect a supplemental draft pick between the first and second rounds when he signs with another team, major-league sources say.
Teams frequently make such gentlemen's agreements with Type B free agents. No harm is done to the signing team, which does not lose a pick for signing a Type B player.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
In case you missed it earlier, the Yankees offered salary arbitration to Javier Vazquez. Here is why via Ken Rosenthal: