Nationals Win Arbitration Case Against Sean Burnett

The Nationals won their arbitration case against lefty reliever Sean Burnett, reports MLB.com's Bill Ladson.  He'll earn $775K as opposed to $925K in his first arbitration year.  By beating Burnett and Brian Bruney this week, the Nats saved $500K.

Talking to Ladson, Burnett had this to say about the hearing: "It was interesting.  I learned a lesson. I don't want to deal with it again."


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4 Comments on "Nationals Win Arbitration Case Against Sean Burnett"


HalfSt
5 years 5 months ago

So, between Burnett and Bruney, the Nats saved almost enough to pay one minimum MLB salary. Given some of the people DC has in camp, this could turn out to be a “buy two, get one free” deal.

Guest
5 years 5 months ago

And I think there is a shot that Burnett especially, maybe Bruney will both have nice seasons for the Nats. Possibly hovering around a 3.90 ERA.

osfan3000
5 years 5 months ago

Way to save $500K Nats! Now go a spend it somewhere to help the club! lol

ltdibo020
5 years 5 months ago

They should be able to have decent bullpen for a change. This should lead to quite a few more victories. .500 would be nice. Lets play ball….I like Zim, Dunn and the Hammer…with Morgan leading off….should be good to watch