Baseball's Arbitration 2007-2013

Arbitration Explaination

2013 MLB Arbitration Filings

Following the Jan 18, 2013 noon deadline for Arbitration filings, arbitration eligible players have given teams their price and the teams have filed their bid in turn. Here is a round up of all the filings by division.

AL East

AL Central

AL West

NL East

NL Central

NL West

The 133 players who filed on 1/15/13 for salary arbitration. As of 1/19, 81 had settled.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

BALTIMORE (7) - Chris Davis, 1b; Jason Hammel, rhp; Jim Johnson, rhp; Brian Matusz, lhp; Darren O'Day, rhp; Troy Patton, lhp; Matt Wieters, c.

BOSTON (9) - Alfredo Aceves, rhp; Andrew Bailey, rhp; Daniel Bard, rhp; Craig Breslow, lhp; Jacoby Ellsbury, of; Joel Hanrahan, rhp; Andrew Miller, lhp; Franklin Morales, lhp; Jarrod Saltalamacchia, c.

CHICAGO (2) - Gordon Beckham, 2b; Alejandro De Aza, of.

CLEVELAND (7) - Matt Albers, rhp; Mike Aviles, 2b; Lou Marson, c; Justin Masterson, rhp; Chris Perez, rhp; Joe Smith, rhp; Drew Stubbs, of.

DETROIT (7) - Alex Avila, c; Brennan Boesch, of; Phil Coke, lhp; Doug Fister, rhp; Austin Jackson, of; Rick Porcello, rhp; Max Scherzer, rhp.

HOUSTON (3) - Jed Lowrie, ss; Bud Norris, rhp; Wesley Wright, lhp.

KANSAS CITY (1) - Luke Hochevar, rhp.

LOS ANGELES (5) - Alberto Callaspo, 3b; Tommy Hanson, rhp; Kevin Jepsen, rhp; Jason Vargas, lhp; Jerome Williams, rhp.

MINNESOTA (2) - Drew Butera, c; Brian Duensing, lhp.

NEW YORK (4) - Joba Chamberlain, rhp; Phil Hughes, rhp; Boone Logan, lhp; David Robertson, rhp.

OAKLAND (4) - Jerry Blevins, lhp; John Jaso, c; Brandon Moss, of; Seth Smith, of.

SEATTLE (3) - Shawn Kelley, rhp; Kendrys Morales, 1b; Brendan Ryan, ss.

TAMPA BAY (4) - Sam Fuld, of; Matt Joyce, of; Jeff Niemann, rhp; Ryan Roberts, inf.

TEXAS (3) - Neftali Feliz, rhp; Matt Harrison, lhp; David Murphy, of.

TORONTO (3) - Emilio Bonifacio, 2b; J.A. Happ, lhp; Josh Thole, c.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

ARIZONA (6) - Chris Johnson, 3b; Ian Kennedy, rhp; Gerardo Parra, lhp; Cliff Pennington, ss; Tony Sipp, lhp; Brad Ziegler, rhp.

ATLANTA (6) - Jason Heyward, of; Cristhian Martinez, rhp; Kris Medlen, rhp; Eric O'Flaherty, lhp; Martin Prado, of; Jonny Venters, lhp.

CHICAGO (3) - Matt Garza, rhp; James Russell, lhp; Jeff Samardzija, rhp.

CINCINNATI (7) - Homer Bailey, rhp; Shin-Soo Choo, of; Chris Heisey, of; Mat Latos, rhp; Mike Leake, rhp; Logan Ondrusek, rhp; Alfredo Simon, rhp.

COLORADO (6) - Jhoulys Chacin, rhp; Tyler Colvin, of; Dexter Fowler, of; Jonathan Herrera, inf; Wilton Lopez, rhp; Josh Outman, lhp.

LOS ANGELES (2) - Ronald Belisario, rhp; A.J. Ellis, c.

MIAMI (1) - Ryan Webb, rhp.

MILWAUKEE (4) - John Axford, rhp; Burke Badenhop, rhp; Marco Estrada, rhp; Carlos Gomez, of.

NEW YORK (3) - Ike Davis, 1b; Daniel Murphy, 2b; Bobby Parnell, rhp.

PHILADELPHIA (1) - Antonio Bastardo, lhp

PITTSBURGH (4) - Garrett Jones, 1b; James McDonald, rhp; Gaby Sanchez, 1b; Neil Walker, 2b.

ST. LOUIS (5) - Mitchell Boggs, rhp; David Freese, 3b; Jason Motte, rhp; Edward Mujica, rhp; Marc Rzepczynski, lhp.

SAN DIEGO (8) - John Baker, c; Everth Cabrera, ss; Luke Gregerson, rhp; Chase Headley, 3b; Clayton Richard, lhp; Joe Thatcher, lhp; Will Venable, of; Edinson Volquez, rhp.

SAN FRANCISCO (6) - Joaquin Arias, inf; Gregor Blanco, of; Jose Mijares, lhp; Hunter Pence, of; Buster Posey, c; Sergio Romo, rhp.

WASHINGTON (7) - Roger Bernadina, of; Tyler Clippard, rhp; Ian Desmond, ss; Ross Detwiler, lhp; Craig Stammen, rhp; Drew Storen, rhp; Jordan Zimmermann, rhp.

A player and club who cannot agree on a contract may agree to salary arbitration, provided that the player has enough service time in the majors. The following players are eligible for arbitration:

1) Players with at least 3 but less than 6 years of service in Major League Baseball;
2) The top 17 percent of players with at least 2 but less than 3 years of Major League service. These are known as “Super 2” players. To qualify as a Super 2, a player must have accumulated at least 86 days of service in the previous year. Historically, the cutoff point for Super 2 status is 2 years, 128 days of service, though the requirement has been as high as 2 years, 140 days in years past.
3) Players who have filed for free agency may also go through the arbitration process if their former team makes an offer of arbitration and the player accepts.

The Club's Arbitration Offer Requirements

1) A club must offer contracts to players under its control by no later than December 12.
2) If a player has filed for free agency, his former club must offer him arbitration by December 1. If the player accepts by December 7, the player is placed back on the team's roster, and the two sides may continue to negotiate or go to an arbitration hearing. If the free agent player declines the arbitration offer, the sides may continue to negotiate.
3) The club's salary offer to a player under its control may not be less than 80% of the player's total compensation from the prior year, and may not be less than 70% of his compensation from two years earlier. These rules, however, do not apply to free agents who are offered arbitration.

The Arbitration Procedure and the Arbitration Hearing

Arbitration works as follows: In January, the player and the club each submit a salary figure to a three-person panel of professional arbitrators. Hearings are conducted between the 1st and 20th day of February. At the hearing, each party has one hour to present its case to the panel, and then has an additional 30 minutes for rebuttal. The player must attend the hearing, but is usually represented by his agent. A club executive or attorney usually represents the team. The arbitration is a “high-low” proceeding, during which each side presents its case for why the player should be awarded the requested salary in the upcoming season. In deciding to award the higher or lower salary, the panel may consider the following criteria:

1) The player’s contribution to the club in terms of performance and leadership;
2) The club’s record and its attendance;
3) Any and all of the player’s “special accomplishments,” including All-Star game appearances, awards won, and postseason performance;
4) The salaries of comparable players in the player’s service-time class and, for players with less than five years of service, the class one year ahead of him.

The parties may not refer to team finances, previous offers made during negotiations, comments from the press or salaries in other sports or occupations. The panel, without opinion, awards the player a one-year, non-guaranteed contract at one salary or the other. If the player is cut within 16 days before the season begins, he is entitled only to 30 days’ termination pay. If the player is cut during spring training but after the 16th day before the season begins, he is entitled only to 45 days’ termination pay.

2012 Arbitration Figures

Details for the 142 players that exchanged salary figures with their respective clubs. 42 exchanged figures.

Players TEAM POS Ask Offer Diff Mid
Craig Breslow AZ RP $2,100,000 $1,500,000 $600,000 $1,800,000
Miguel Montero AZ C $6,800,000 $5,400,000 $1,400,000 $6,100,000
Ryan Roberts AZ 3B $2,275,000 $1,650,000 $625,000 $1,962,500
Brad Ziegler AZ RP $1,945,000 $1,460,000 $485,000 $1,702,500
Robert Andino BA 2B $1,600,000 $1,000,000 $600,000 $1,300,000
Bradley Bergesen BA SP $1,200,000 $800,000 $400,000 $1,000,000
Jeremy Guthrie BA SP $10,250,000 $7,250,000 $3,000,000 $8,750,000
Adam Jones BA OF $7,400,000 $5,000,000 $2,400,000 $6,200,000
Alfredo Aceves BO RP $1,600,000 $950,000 $650,000 $1,275,000
Andrew Bailey BO RP $4,700,000 $3,350,000 $1,350,000 $4,025,000
Daniel Bard BO RP $1,825,000 $1,400,000 $425,000 $1,612,500
David Ortiz BO DH $16,500,000 $12,650,000 $3,850,000 $14,575,000
Matt Garza CC SP $12,500,000 $7,950,000 $4,550,000 $10,225,000
Jose Arredondo CI RP $875,000 $725,000 $150,000 $800,000
Nick Masset CI RP $2,900,000 $2,100,000 $800,000 $2,500,000
Asdrubal Cabrera CL SS $5,200,000 $3,750,000 $1,450,000 $4,475,000
Rafael Perez CL RP $5,200,000 $3,750,000 $1,450,000 $4,475,000
Emilio Bonifacio FL OF $2,200,000 $1,950,000 $250,000 $2,075,000
Anibal Sanchez FL SP $8,000,000 $6,900,000 $1,100,000 $7,450,000
Jed Lowrie HO SS $1,500,000 $900,000 $600,000 $1,200,000
Alex Gordon KC OF $5,450,000 $4,150,000 $1,300,000 $4,800,000
Clayton Kershaw LAD SP $10,000,000 $6,500,000 $3,500,000 $8,250,000
Shaun Marcum MI SP $8,700,000 $6,750,000 $1,950,000 $7,725,000
Jose Veras MI RP $2,375,000 $2,000,000 $375,000 $2,187,500
Alexi Casilla MN 2B $1,750,000 $1,065,000 $685,000 $1,407,500
Brett Gardner NYY OF $3,200,000 $2,400,000 $800,000 $2,800,000
Boone Logan NYY RP $2,100,000 $1,700,000 $400,000 $1,900,000
Russell Martin NYY C $8,200,000 $7,000,000 $1,200,000 $7,600,000
Hunter Pence PH OF $11,800,000 $9,000,000 $2,800,000 $10,400,000
Garrett Jones PI OF $2,500,000 $2,250,000 $250,000 $2,375,000
Casey McGehee PI 3B $2,725,000 $2,250,000 $475,000 $2,487,500
Dustin Moseley SD SP $2,550,000 $1,500,000 $1,050,000 $2,025,000
Clayton Richard SD SP $3,100,000 $2,350,000 $750,000 $2,725,000
Tim Lincecum SF SP $21,500,000 $17,000,000 $4,500,000 $19,250,000
Sergio Romo SF RP $1,750,000 $1,300,000 $450,000 $1,525,000
Jason Motte SL RP $2,400,000 $1,500,000 $900,000 $1,950,000
Jeff Niemann TB SP $3,200,000 $2,750,000 $450,000 $2,975,000
Elvis Andrus TE SS $3,600,000 $2,650,000 $950,000 $3,125,000
Nelson  R. Cruz TE OF $7,500,000 $5,500,000 $2,000,000 $6,500,000
Mike Napoli TE C $11,500,000 $8,300,000 $3,200,000 $9,900,000
Casey Janssen TO RP $2,200,000 $1,800,000 $400,000 $2,000,000
Brandon Morrow TO SP $4,200,000 $3,900,000 $300,000 $4,050,000
Michael Morse WA 1B $5,000,000 $3,500,000 $1,500,000 $4,250,000
John Lannan WA SP $5,700,000 $5,000,000 $700,000 $5,350,000

2011 Arbitration Figures

Details as of January 18, 2011 for the 34 players that exchanged salary figures with their respective clubs.

Name Team Pos 2010 Player Club Resolution
Kelly Johnson AZ 2B $2,350,000 $6,500,000 $4,700,000 1/$5.85M
Miguel Montero AZ C $2,000,000 $3,400,000 $2,800,000 1/$3.2M
Jeremy Guthrie BA RHP $3,000,000 $6,500,000 $5,000,000 1/$5.75M
Luke Scott BA DH $4,050,000 $6,850,000 $5,700,000 1/$6.4M
Carlos Marmol CC RHP $2,125,000 $5,650,000 $4,100,000 3/$20M
Johnny Cueto CI RHP $445,000 $3,900,000 $3,000,000 4/$27M
Edinson Volquez CI RHP $445,000 $2,000,000 $1,300,000 1/$1.625M
Jason Hammel CO RHP $1,900,000 $3,700,000 $3,100,000 2/$7.75M
Ian Stewart CO 3B $408,000 $2,600,000 $2,150,000 1/$2,228,750
Hunter Pence HO OF $3,500,000 $6,900,000 $5,150,000 PLAYER WINS
Wandy Rodriguez HO LHP $5,000,000 $10,250,000 $8,000,000 3/$34M
Billy Butler KC 1B $470,000 $4,300,000 $3,400,000 4/$30M
Mike Napoli LAA C $3,600,000 $6,100,000 $5,300,000 1/$5.8M
Jered Weaver LAA RHP $4,265,000 $8,800,000 $7,365,000 LOST TO ANGELS
Hong-Chih Kuo LAD LHP $950,000 $3,075,000 $2,550,000 1/$2.725M
James Loney LAD 1B $3,100,000 $5,250,000 $4,700,000 1/$4.875M
Kameron Loe MI RHP $650,000 $1,650,000 $1,055,000 1/$1.25M
Shaun Marcum MI RHP $850,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 1/$3.95M
Rickie Weeks MI 2B $2,750,000 $7,200,000 $4,850,000 3/$38.5M
Francisco Liriano MN LHP $1,600,000 $5,000,000 $3,600,000 1/$4.3M
Kevin Slowey MN RHP $470,000 $3,100,000 $2,300,000 1/$2.7M
Delmon Young MN OF $2,600,000 $6,250,000 $4,650,000 1/$5.375M
R.A. Dickey NYM RHP $600,000 $4,700,000 $3,350,000 2/$7.5M
Angel Pagan NYM OF $1,500,000 $4,200,000 $3,062,500 1/$3.5M
Craig Breslow OA LHP $425,000 $1,550,000 $1,150,000 1/$1.4M
Ross Ohlendorf PI RHP $439,000 $2,025,000 $1,400,000 PLAYER WINS
Javier Lopez SF LHP $775,000 $2,800,000 $2,000,000 1/$2.375M
Andres Torres SF OF $426,000 $2,600,000 $1,800,000 1/$2.1M
Frank Francisco TX RHP $2,400,000 $4,875,000 $3,500,000 1/$4M
Josh Hamilton TX OF $2,650,000 $12,000,000 $8,700,000 2/$24M
Darren O'Day TX RHP $3,265,000 $1,400,000 $1,050,000 1/$1.251M
Jose Bautista TO OF $3,250,000 $10,500,000 $7,600,000 -
Jason Frasor TO RHP $426,700 $3,725,000 $3,250,000 1/$3.5M

2010 Arbitration Figures

Details as of  January 19, 2010 for the 44 players that exchanged salary figures with their respective clubs.

Name Team Pos 2009 Player Club Resolution
Edwin Jackson AZ SP $2,200,000 $6,250,000 $4,600,000 2/$13.35M
Jeremy Guthrie BA SP $650,000 $3,625,000 $2,300,000 1/$3M
Jon Papelbon BO RP $6,250,000 $10,250,000 $8,450,000 1/$9.35M
Jeremy Hermida BO OF $2,250,000 $3,850,000 $2,950,000 1/$3.345M
Ramon Ramirez BO RP $441,000 $1,250,000 $1,060,000 1/$1.155M
Ryan Theriot CC SS $500,000 $3,400,000 $2,600,000 LOSES 1/$2.6M
Carlos Marmol CC RP $575,000 $2,500,000 $1,750,000 1/$2.125M
Sean Marshall CC RP $450,000 $1,175,000 $800,000 1/$950,000
Huston Street CO RP $4,500,000 $8,350,000 $7,100,000 3/$22.5M
Justin Verlander DE SP $3,675,000 $9,500,000 $6,900,000 5/$80M
Cody Ross FL OF $2,225,000 $4,450,000 $4,200,000 WINS 1/$4.45M
Josh Johnson FL SP $1,400,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 4/$39M
Wandy Rodriguez HO SP $2,600,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 LOSES 1/$5M
Hunter Pence HO OF $439,000 $4,100,000 $3,100,000 1/$3.5M
Tim Byrdak HO RP $1,000,000 $1,900,000 $1,300,000 1/$1.6M
Joe Saunders LAA SP $475,000 $3,850,000 $3,600,000 1/$3.7M
Maicer Izturis LAA 2B $1,600,000 $3,000,000 $2,300,000 3/$10M
Erick Aybar LAA SS $460,000 $2,750,000 $1,800,000 1/$2.05M
Jeff Mathis LAA C $450,000 $1,300,000 $700,000 WINS 1/$1.3M
Andre Ethier LAD OF $3,100,000 $7,650,000 $6,000,000 2/$15.25M
Jonathan Broxton LAD RP $1,825,000 $5,400,000 $4,100,000 2/$10.95M
Corey Hart MI OF $3,250,000 $4,800,000 $4,150,000 WINS 1/$4.8M
David Bush MI OF $4,000,000 $4,450,000 $4,125,000 1/$4.215M
Todd Coffey MI RP $800,002 $2,450,000 $1,700,000 1/$2,025,002
Carlos Villanueva MI RP $447,000 $1,075,000 $800,000 1/$950,000
Angel Pagan NYM OF $575,000 $1,800,000 $1,275,000 1/$1.45M
Michael Wuertz OA RP $1,100,000 $2,900,000 $1,900,000 2/$5.25M
Joe Blanton PH SP $5,475,000 $10,250,000 $7,500,000 3/$24M
Shane Victorino PH OF $3,125,000 $5,800,000 $4,750,000 3/$22M
Carlos Ruiz PH C $475,000 $2,500,000 $1,700,000 3/$8.85M
Scott Hairston SD OF $1,250,000 $2,900,000 $2,100,000 1/$2.45M
Mike Adams SD RP $414,800 $1,200,000 $875,000 1/$1M
Felix Hernandez SE SP $3,800,000 $11,500,000 $7,200,000 5/$78M
Casey Kotchman SE 1B $2,885,000 $3,900,000 $3,135,000 1/$3.5175M
Brandon League SE RP $640,000 $1,325,000 $900,000 1/$1,087,500
Tim Lincecum SF SP $650,000 $13,000,000 $8,000,000 2/$37M
Brian Wilson SF RP $480,000 $4,875,000 $4,000,000 1/$4.4375M
Skip Schumaker SL 2B $430,000 $2,750,000 $1,450,000 2/$4.7M
Matt Garza TB SP $3,350,000 $3,350,000 $3,350,000 1/$3.35M
B.J. Upton TB OF $435,000 $3,300,000 $3,000,000 LOSES 1/$3M
Frank Francisco TE RP $1,615,000 $3,600,000 $3,000,000 1/$3.265M
Scott Feldman TE SP $434,680 $2,900,000 $2,050,000 1/$2.425M
Brian Bruney WA RP $1,250,000 $1,850,000 $1,500,000 LOSES 1/$1.5M
Sean Burnett WA RP $408,500 $925,000 $775,000 LOSES 1/$775,000

2009 Arbitration Figures

Details as of January 20, 2009 for the 46 players that exchanged salary figures with their respectiveclubs.

Player Team Pos. 2008 Player Figure Club Figure Resolution
1 Jeff Francoeur Atlanta OF $460,000 $3,950,000 $2,800,000 Agreed 1/$3.375M
2
Kelly Johnson
Atlanta
2B
$430,000
$3,300,000
$2,350,000
Agreed 1/$2.825M
3
Casey Kotchman
Atlanta
1B
$1,450,000
$3,250,000
$2,475,000
Agreed 1/$2.885M
4
Conor Jackson
Arizona
1B
$419,500
$3,650,000
$2,450,000
Agreed 1/$3.05M
5
Nick Markakis
Baltimore
OF
$455,000
$5,000,000
$2,900,000
Agreed 6/$62M
6
George Sherrill
Baltimore
RP
$1,000,000
$3,400,000
$2,200,000
Agreed 1/$2.75M
7
Edwin Encarnacion
Cincinnati
3B
$450,000
$3,700,000
$2,550,000
Agreed 2/$7.6M
8
David Weathers
Cincinnati
RP
$3,300,000
$4,600,000
$3,000,000
Agreed 1/$3.5M
9
Garrett Atkins
Colorado
3B
$4,440,000
$7,950,000
$6,650,000
Agreed 1/$7.05M
10
Justin Verlander
Detroit
SP
$1,130,000
$4,150,000
$3,200,000
Agreed 1/$3.675M
11
Dan Uggla
Florida
2B
$417,000
$5,350,000
$4,400,000
Player Wins Hearing
12
Geoff Geary
Houston
RP
$1,125,000
$2,100,000
$1,425,000
Agreed 1/$1.7M
13
Wandy Rodriguez
Houston
SP
$451,000
$3,000,000
$2,250,000
Agreed 1/$2.6M
14
Brian Bannister
Kansas City
SP
$421,000
$2,025,000
$1,450,000
Agreed 1/$1.7375M
15
Zack Greinke
Kansas City
SP
$1,475,000
$4,400,000
$3,400,000
Agreed 4/$38M
16
Mike Jacobs
Kansas City
1B
$395,000
$3,800,000
$2,750,000
Agreed 1/$3.275M
17
Mark Teahen
Kansas City
OF
$2,337,500
$3,850,000
$3,050,000
Agreed 1/$3.575M
18
Macier Izturis
LA Angels
SS
$1,200,000
$1,885,000
$1,400,000
Agreed 1/$1.6M
19
Ervin Santana
LA Angels
SP
$445,000
$4,325,000
$3,600,000
Agreed 4/$30M
20
Andre Ethier
LA Dodgers
OF
$424,500
$3,750,000
$2,650,000
Agreed 1/$3.6M
21
Prince Fielder
Milwaukee
1B
$670,000
$8,000,000
$6,000,000
Agreed 2/$18.025M
22
Corey Hart
Milwaukee
OF
$444,000
$3,800,000
$2,700,000
Agreed 1/$3.25M
23
Rickie Weeks
Milwaukee
2B
$1,056,000
$2,800,000
$2,000,000
Agreed 1/$2.45M
24
Matt Guerrier
Minnesota
RP
$950,000
$1,750,000
$1,200,000
Agreed 1/$1.475M
25
Jason Kubel
Minnesota
DH
$1,312,500
$3,400,000
$2,400,000
Agreed 2/$7.2M
26
Pedro Feliciano
NY Mets
RP
$1,040,000
$1,950,000
$1,350,000
Agreed 1/$1.6125M
27
John Maine
NY Mets
SP
$450,000
$3,000,000
$2,200,000
Agreed 1/$2.6M
28
Brian Bruney
NY Yankees
RP
$725,000
$1,550,000
$1,100,000
Agreed 1/$1.25M
29
Melky Cabrera
NY Yankees
OF
$461,200
$1,700,000
$1,200,000
Agreed 1/$1.4M
30
Justin Duchscherer
Oakland
SP
$1,330,000
$4,600,000
$3,000,000
Agreed 1/$3.9M
31
Chad Durbin
Philadelphia
RP
$980,000
$1,950,000
$1,350,000
Agreed 1/$1.635M
32
Ryan Howard
Philadelphia
1B
$10,000,000
$18,000,000
$14,000,000
Agreed 3/$54M
33
Jayson Werth
Philadelphia
OF
$1,750,000
$4,000,000
$3,000,000
Signed 2/$10M
34
Paul Maholm
Pittsburgh
SP
$424,500
$3,800,000
$2,650,000
Agreed 3/$14.5M
35
Nate McLouth
Pittsburgh
OF
$425,500
$3,800,000
$2,750,000
Agreed 3/$15.75
36
Rick Ankiel
St. Louis
OF
$975,000
$3,300,000
$2,350,000
Agreed 1/$2.825M
37
Ryan Ludwick
St. Louis
OF
$421,000
$4,250,000
$2,800,000
Agreed 1/$3.75M
38
Willy Aybar
Tampa Bay
3B
$401,200
$1,050,000
$900,000
Agreed 2/$4.525M
39
Dioner Navarro
Tampa Bay
C
$432,500
$2,500,000
$2,100,000
Club Wins Hearing
40
Marlon Byrd
Texas
OF
$1,800,000
$3,600,000
$2,700,000
Agreed 1/$3.06M
41
Shawn Camp
Toronto
RP
$405,000
$950,000
$700,000
Agreed 1/$750K
42
Brian Tallet
Toronto
RP
$640,000
$1,300,000
$950,000
Agreed 1/$1.015M
43
Shawn Hill
Washington
SP
$402,00
$775,000
$500,000
Player Wins Hearing
44
Scott Olsen
Washington
SP
$405,000
$3,500,000
$2,500,000
Agreed 1/$2.8M
45
Josh Willingham
Washington
OF
$405,000
$3,600,000
$2,550,000
Agreed 1/$2.95M
46 Ryan Zimmerman Washington 3B $465,000 $3,900,000 $2,750,000 Agreed 1/$3.325M

2008 Arbitration Figures

Details as of  January 18, 2008 for the 48 players that exchanged salary figures with their respective clubs.

Player
Club
2007
Club No.
Player No.
Outcome
Atkins, Garrett
COL
$400,000
$4,125,000
$4,650,000
Signed 1/$4.3875M
Bard, Josh
SD
$1,050,000
$1,850,000
$2,500,000
Signed 1/$2.2375M
Bedard, Erik
BAL
$3,425,000
$ 6,000,000
$8,000,000
Signed 1/$7M
Beimel, Joe
LA
$912,500
$1,700,000
$2,150,000
Signed 1/$1.925M
Belisle, Matt
CIN
$390,000
$1,000,000
$1,650,000
Signed 1/$1.25M
Betancourt, Rafael
CLE
$860,000
$1,750,000
$2,500,000
Signed 2/$5.4M
Blake, Casey
CLE
$3,750,000
$5,400,000
$6,900,000
Signed 1/$6.1M
Borkowski, Dave
HOU
$600,000
$750,000
$1,100,000
Signed 1/$800K
Bruney, Brian
NYY
$395,545
$640,000
$845,000
Signed 1/$725K
Bruntlett, Eric
PHI
$550,000
$550,000
$800,000
Signed 1/$800K
Bush, David
MIL
$450,000
$2,250,000
$3,000,000
Signed 1/$2.55M
Cabrera, Daniel
BAL
$1,950,000
$2,600,000
$3,300,000
Signed 1/$2.875M
Cano, Robinson
NYY
$490,800
$3,200,000
$4,550,000
Signed 4/$30M
Chavez, Endy
NY
$1,725,000
$1,725,000
$2,075,000
Signed 2/$3.85M
Chulk, Vinnie
SF
$396,000
$725,000
$975,000
Signed 1/$837.5K
Church, Ryan
NY
$395,000
$1,750,000
$2,450,000
Signed 1/$2M
Correia, Kevin
SF
$400,000
$850,000
$1,300,000
Signed 1/$1.075M
Cuddyer, Michael
MIN
$3,575,000
$4,700,000
$6,200,000
Signed 3/$24M
Feliciano, Pedro
NY
$602,000
$880,000
$1,200,000
Signed 1/$1.025M
Fuentes, Brian
COL
$3,525,000
$5,050,000
$6,500,000
Club Wins Arbitration
Gaudin, Chad
OAK
$400,000
$ 1,500,000
$2,050,000
Signed 1/$1.77M
Geary, Geoff
HOU
$837,500
$950,000
$1,250,000
Signed 1/$1.125M
German, Esteban
KC
$423,000
$837,500
$1,200,000
Signed 1/$1M
Greene, Khalil
SD
$2,400,000
$4,000,000
$4,900,000
Signed 2/$11M
Greinke, Zack
KC
$407,000
$1,150,000
$1,800,000
Signed 1/$1.4M
Guerrier, Matthew
MIN
$407,500
$750,000
$1,150,000
Signed 1/$950K
Hardy, J.J.
MIL
$400,000
$2,400,000
$3,050,000
Signed 1/$2.65M
Hawpe, Bradley
COL
$403,000
$3,575,000
$4,350,000
Signed 1/$3.925M
Howard, Ryan
PHI
$900,000
$7,000,000
$10,000,000
Player Wins Arbitration
Lopez, Felipe
WSH
$3,900,000
$4,900,000
$ 5,200,000
Club Wins Arbitration
Loretta, Mark
HOU
$3,500,000
$2,750,000
$4,900,000
Club Wins Arbitration
Molina, Yadier
STL
$525,000
$1,850,000
$2,750,000
Signed 4/$15.5M
Perez, Oliver
NY
$2,425,000
$4,725,000
$6,500,000
Player Wins Arbitration
Phillips, Brandon
CIN
$407,500
$2,700,000
$4,200,000
Signed 4/$27M
Proctor, Scott
LA
$445,923
$930,000
$1,300,000
Signed 1/$1.15
Rauch, Jon
WSH
$455,000
$1,100,000
$1,400,000
Signed 2/$3.2M
Rios, Alexis
TOR
$2,535,000
$4,535,000
$5,650,000
Signed 1/$4.835M
Rodriguez, Francisco
LAA
$7,100,000
$10,000,000
$12,500,000
Club Wins Arbitration
Sanchez, Freddy
PIT
$2,760,000
$4,100,000
$4,900,000
Signed 2/$11M
Snyder, Kyle
BOS
$535,000
$725,000
$1,025,000
Signed 1/$835K
Soriano, Rafael
ATL
$1,300,000
$2,400,000
$3,400,000
Signed 2/$9M
Sosa, Jorge
NY
$1,250,000
$1,700,000
$2,750,000
Signed 1/$2M
Teahen, Mark
KC
$416,000
$1,900,000
$2,900,000
Signed 1/$2.3375M
Valverde, Jose
HOU
$2,000,000
$4,700,000
$6,200,000
Club Wins Arbitration
Wang, Chien-Ming
NYY
$489,500
$4,000,000
$4,600,000
Club Wins Arbitration
Wellemeyer, Todd
STL
$635,000
$875,000
$1,325,000
Signed 1/$1M
Wuertz, Michael
CHI
$415,000
$750,000
$975,000
Signed 1/$860K
Youkilis, Kevin
BOS
$424,500
$2,525,000
$3,700,000
Signed 1/$3M

2007 Arbitration Figures

Details as of, January 16, 2007 for the 56 players that exchanged figures with their clubs.

American League

Player 2006 Asked Offered Outcome
Erik Bedard $1,625,000 $4,000,000 $2,700,000 Signed
Cory Patterson $2,800,000 $4,600,000 $4,000,000 Signed
Brian Roberts $3,100,000 $4,600,000 $3,800,000 Signed
Brendan Donnelly $950,000 $1,650,000 $1,150,000 Signed
Wily Mo Pena $1,250,000 $2,200,000 $1,725,000 Signed
Jason Davis $341,700 $760,000 $600,000 Signed
Jason Michaels $1,550,000 $3,200,000 $2,000,000 Signed
Emil Brown $1,775,000 $3,800,000 $3,000,000 Signed
Todd Wellemeyer $347,500 $740,000 $565,000 Signed
Michael Cuddyer $1,350,000 $4,250,000 $3,000,000 Signed
Lew Ford $425,000 $1,300,000 $800,000 Signed
Joe Mauer $400,000 $4,500,000 $3,300,000 Signed
Justin Morneau $385,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 Signed
Juan Rincon $900,000 $2,400,000 $1,600,000 Signed
Nick Punto $690,000 $2,100,000 $1,600,000 Signed
Justin Duchscherer $344,500 $1,450,000 $925,000 Signed
Bobby Kielty $1,850,000 $2,500,000 $1,925,000 Signed
Kirk Saarloos $354,000 $1,475,000 $925,000 Signed
J.J. Putz $415,000 $3,600,000 $2,600,000 Signed
Josh Paul $475,000 $940,000 $625,000 Club
Scott Downs $705,000 $1,200,000 $925,000 Signed
Reed Johnson $1,425,000 $3,600,000 $2,500,000 Signed
Alex Rios $354,000 $3,100,000 $2,100,00 Signed

National League

Player 2006 Asked Offered Outcome
Eric Byrnes $2,250,000 $5,000,000 $4,250,000 Signed
Doug Davis $3,600,000 $7,500,000 $5,250,000 Signed
Adam LaRoche $420,000 $3,700,000 $2,800,000 Signed
Oscar Villarreal $552,500 $1,300,000 $860,000 Signed
Mark Prior $3,650,000 $3,875,000 $3,400,000 Signed
Carlos Zambrano $6,650,000 $15,500,000 $11,025,000 Signed
Aaron Harang $2,350,000 $5,500,000 $4,250,000 Signed
Josh Fogg $1,050,000 $4,250,000 $3,000,000 Signed
Miguel Cabrera $472,000 $7,400,000 $6,700,000 Player
Kevin Gregg $365,000 $700,000 $575,000 Club
Morgan Ensberg $3,800,000 $4,900,000 $4,000,000 Signed
Adam Everett $1,900,000 $3,400,000 $2,500,000 Signed
Jason Lane $450,000 $1,375,000 $900,000 Signed
Joe Beimel $425,000 $1,250,000 $912,500 Club
Chris Capuano $450,000 $3,700,000 $2,800,000 Signed
Johnny Estrada $2,000,000 $3,900,000 $3,000,000 Signed
Tony Graffanino $2,200,000 $3,700,000 $2,800,000 Signed
Bill Hall $418,000 $4,125,000 $3,000,000 Signed
Claudio Vargas $1,275,000 $2,850,000 $2,150,000 Signed
Geoff Geary $350,000 $925,000 $750,000 Signed
Brett Meyers $3,300,000 $5,900,000 $5,000,000 Signed
Chase Utley $500,000 $6,250,000 $4,500,000 Signed
Jose Castillo $348,000 $2,200,000 $1,800,000 Signed
Shawn Chacon $3,600,000 $4,250,000 $3,700,000 Signed
Jody Gerut $875,000 $925,000 $800,000 Signed
John Grabow $341,750 $925,000 $765,000 Signed
Freddy Sanchez $342,000 $3,100,000 $2,150,000 Signed
Todd Walker $2,500,000 $3,950,000 $2,750,000 Player
Chad Cordero $525,000 $4,150,000 $3,650,000 Player
Alex Escobar $333,000 $590,000 $500,000 Signed
Austin Kearns $1,850,000 $4,250,000 $3,650,000 Signed
Felipe Lopez $2,700,000 $4,100,000 $3,700,000 Signed
John Patterson $450,000 $1,850,000 $850,000 Club

Top Arbitration Awards 1974 - 2001

Year Player Team Salary
2001Andruw Jones Atlanta Braves $8,200,000
2000Mariano Rivera* NY Yankees $7,250,000
1994Jack McDowell* Chicago White Sox $5,300,000
1992Ruben Sierra Texas Rangers $5,000,000
1999Derek Jeter NY Yankees $5,000,000
1996Chuck Knoblauch Minnesota Twins $4,670,000
1994Gregg Jefferies St. Louis Cardinals $4,600,000
2000Charles Johnson Baltimore Orioles $4,600,000
1995Ben McDonald Baltimore Orioles $4,500,000
1992David Cone NY Mets$4,250,000
1999Mariano Rivera NY Yankees $4,250,000
1996Steve Avery Atlanta Braves $4,200,000
1993Jack McDowell Chicago White Sox $4,000,000
1996Ivan Rodriguez* Texas Rangers $4,000,000

* Lost Arbitration Case

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