Originally Posted by klw
What is interesting is the DFA for Corky. Unless there is something requiring it in the CBA due to his service time, the Reds could have just sent Corky to AAA without clearing him off of the 40 man as Hanigan was only on the 15 day DL. The DFA takes the Reds down to 39 on the 40 man.
Does service time continue to accrue when a DFA is pending?
Corky has been on a MLB 40 man and in the minors at least 11 different years (probably more). His options ran out about 10 years ago.