ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners defeated Diego Castillo within the first wage arbitration choice this 12 months, and the aid pitcher will get a elevate to $2.95 million fairly than his request of $3,225,000.
Richard Bloch, Melinda Gordon and Brian Keller made the choice on Wednesday, a day after listening to arguments.
You are reading: M’s beat Diego Castillo in year’s 1st arbitration decision
A 29-year-old right-hander who made $2.15 million final season, Castillo was 7-3 with a 3.64 ERA and 7 saves in 59 aid appearances, placing out 53 and strolling 22 in 54 1/3 innings. The Mariners made the playoffs for the primary time since 2001 and misplaced to eventual World Sequence champion Houston within the Division Sequence.
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Castillo signed with the Rays in 2014 and pitched for Tampa Bay from 2018 till he was traded to Seattle in July 2021. He’s 24-18 with a 3.12 ERA and 35 saves in 5 main league seasons, and is eligible without spending a dime company after the 2024 World Sequence.
Outfielder Teoscar Hernández, acquired by the Mariners from Toronto, additionally stays on observe for a listening to. He requested for a elevate from $10.65 million to $16 million, and Seattle provided $14 million.
Angels outfielder Hunter Renfroe and Los Angeles argued the primary case of the 12 months on Monday in a call that’s being held for later announcement. He requested for a elevate from $7.65 million to $11.9 million, and the Angels argued for $11.25 million.
Twenty-four gamers stay scheduled for hearings, to happen by Feb. 17.
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