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MLB Arbitration Deadline Roundup: Latest from Blue Jays and more

Arbitration-eligible players for the 2019 MLB season have until 1:00 p.m. ET on Friday to exchange new salary figures with their teams.

Follow it here as we work our way up to the deadline with some of the latest moves from the Toronto Blue Jays are around baseball.

For more information on the Blue Jays’ situation heading towards the arbitration deadline, be sure to check out Ben Nicholson-Smith’s primer.

Notable settlements that were reported after 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – Giles, Gennett, Wacha all settle with current clubs
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Ken Giles, Cincinnati Reds second basemen and and St. Louis Cardinals starter Michael Wacha are all avoiding arbitration says USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

12:57 p.m. – Blue Jays settle with Drury
The Toronto Blue Jays won’t be going to arbitration after settling on a raise of $1.3 million, Sportsnet’s Ben Nicholson-Smith is reporting.

12:46 p.m. – Blue Jays, Travis settle on small raise
The Toronto Blue Jays are avoiding arbitration with second baseman Devon Travis, settling at $1.925 million, Sportsnet’s Jamie Campbell reports.

12:43 p.m. – Yankees settle with Hicks with sizeable raise
The New York Yankees have settled with outfielder Aaron Hicks at $6 million to avoid arbitration, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

12:42 p.m. – Twins, Sano avoid going to arbitration
The Minnesota Twins will avoid going to arbitration with one-time all-star slugger Miguel Sano, settling at $2.65 million with a performance incentive, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reports.

12:28 p.m. – Schwarber gets raise from Cubs to avoid arbitration
THe Chicago Cubs and slugger Kyle Schwarber have settled at $3.39 million to avoid abitration, the Chicago Sun-Times’ Gordon Wittenmyer is reporting.

12:12 p.m. – Red Sox, Betts settle at huge sum
The Boston Red Sox are avoiding arbitration with reigning American League MVP Mookie Betts, settling at $20 million, ESPN’s Jeff Passan is reporting.

11:19 a.m. – Braves avoid arbitration with Duvall
As The Athletic’s Robert Murray reports, the Atlanta Braves and outfielder Adam Duvall are avoiding arbitration and have settled at $2.875 million.

10:44 a.m. – Knebel gets raise as Brewers settle with him
The Milwaukee Brewers have settled at $5.125 million with former all-star right-hander Corey Knebel, The Athletic’s Robert Murray is reporting.

10:39 a.m. – Twins, Buxton settle
The Minnesota Twins and outfielder Byron Buxton are avoiding arbitration, settling at $1.75 million, The Athletic’s Robert Murray is reporting.

10:01 a.m. – Braves give Foltynewicz big raise
The Atlanta Braves have are avoiding arbitration with breakout right-hander Mike Foltynewicz, giving him a raise up to $5.475 million from the $2.2 million he earned last season, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reports.

9:06 a.m. – Blue Jays, Biagini avoid abritration
According to The Athletic’s Robert Murray, the Blue Jays have settled with pitcher Joe Biagini at $900,000 to avoid arbitration.



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