Everth Cabrera is in for a hefty payday in 2013. First the Padres shortstop qualifies as a Super Two, then he goes and hires super agent Scott Boras to spearhead all negotiations between the Padres and Cabrera.
San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera (2) throws the ball to first base against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning at AT
Before Boras, Cabrera was represented by ACES, but chose to leave the sports agency after it’s investigation into whether or not some of their agents were linked to the Melky Cabrera (no relation to Everth) steroid scandal.
As a Super Two, Cabrera has accumulated at least two years and 139 days of service time.
According to MLB Traderumors.com, a Super Two status entitles certain players to four years of arbitration eligibility, rather than the usual three. As a result, the players who earn Super Two designations generally earn more than their peers.
In 2012, Cabrera had a slash line of .246/.324/.324