A player was released in my world but he didn't hit the waiver wire, why? August 28, 2018 22:51 Updated If a player is arbitration eligible he will not hit the waiver wire he will become a free agent immediately. Related articles There are guys showing up in my arbitration report who still have option years. What's going on? How are Arbitration Demands determined? This season's amateur draft crop look weak. Shouldn't something be done about that?