"Well, obviously I was happy...I don't think a whole lot of people ever do want to go to the hearing, especially [when you have a past like mine that includes getting Tasered by the cops and fighting with teammates and my former manager] player-wise, because the team wins 60 percent of the time."
(Scott Olsen, via Washington Post, 2/08/2009)
Two arbitration cases remain: Josh Willingham and Ryan Zimmerman. Any chance that long term deal for the Face of the Franchise gets done? Considering that we would have said 'no chance in hell' to the possibility of Shawn Hill winning his arbitration case, maybe there's hope that the elusive figure+length needed to lock up Zimm long term can be reached soon?
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