Howie Kendrick suffered from the effects of Major League Baseball's draft-pick compensation system this winter. This was the opinion of plenty of agents and executives throughout baseball after Kendrick signed a two-year, $20-million contract to return to the Dodgers last week. It was also Kendrick’s opinion.
Because Kendrick rejected a one-year, $15.8 million-qualifying offer from the Dodgers in November, any other team that signed him would have been forced to sacrifice a draft pick. Kendrick believes this suppressed his market.
“You’re asking [teams] to make a choice between present talent and future talent, and I think you should be able to have...
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