Melky Cabrera to get a full playoff share

Melky Cabrera to get a full playoff share
November 5, 2012, 11:37 pm
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The rules regarding playoff shares are weird and we dont think about them much, but the San Francisco Chronicle notes that, per union rules, Melky Cabrera gets a full playoff share even though he wasnt anywhere near the team after his suspension and contributed nothing to the playoff and World Series run:"He spent 117 games on the roster this season, and he stood to make 72.2 percent of a full share. But an obscure union rule mandates a full share if a players team plays 10 games after the suspended player is eligible to bereinstated. Cabrera was eligible to come back for Game 1 of the NLCS. The Giants chose to keep him on the shelf, but the team also played 11 more playoff games. And that triggers a full share forMelky."
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