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 How are Arbitration Demands determined? How are Type A compensation picks awarded? There are guys showing up in my arbitration report who still have option years. What's going on? Can I get a spreadsheet of player salaries? How do I release players?