Is this less of a story because:
1. It didn't happen in the middle of the season, like Jose Fernandez
2. Because Ventura isn't as good/popular
You're giving him $21 million for the 3 arb years, which I do not think he has a chance to get if they go year-to-year with him. He is not closing for
And Oscar Gamble.
It might shrink the effective zone for the pitcher.
I would totally take off the 10 player limit. You should get as many votes as you need. The voters do play around this way though. Guys don't get voted
The problem with #3 is that it limits you - in years where there are many worthy players to consider, why should you be limited?