Avisail Garcia wins arbitration vs White Sox, gets $6.7MFebruary 14, 2018 8:50pm

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia won his salary arbitration case against the team and will get a raise to $6.7 million instead of the club's $5.85 million offer.

Arbitrators Phillip LaPorte, Steven Wolf and John Kagel made the decision Wednesday, a day after hearing arguments.

Garcia was a first-time All-Star last year, when he was second in the AL batting race and set career bests with a .330 average, 18 homers and 80 RBIs. He made $3 million.

Minnesota pitcher Kyle Gibson went to a hearing and asked Robert Herzog, Elizabeth Neumeier and Gary Kendellen for $4.55 million, $250,000 more than the Twins' offer. The 30-year-old right-hander was 12-10 with a 5.07 ERA last year, when he earned $2.9 million.

Players lead 8-6 with decisions to be announced Thursday for Gibson and fellow pitchers Collin McHugh, Marcus Stroman, Jake Odorizzi and Trevor Bauer. Three more hearings are scheduled for this week, and 22 decisions would be the most since players won 14 of 24 cases in 1990.

___

More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball

Page 1 of 1

More Stories Like This

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton looks out from the dugout before a baseball spring exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. Stanton is wearing a hat to honor the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Boone gets a new view and a win in spring training debut
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Houston Astros relief pitcher Francisco Liriano throws during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees in New York. The Detroit Tigers have added depth to their pitching staff by agreeing to a $4 million, one-year contract with left-hander Liriano. The move was announced during the Tigers' spring training opener Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, against the Yankees. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Liriano agrees to $4 million, 1-year deal with Tigers
Charges filed against mother in Minnesota 'torture' caseMinnesota prosecutors have filed child neglect charges against the mother of mentally disabled twin daughters who were allegedly raped, beaten and held captive by their father for years
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred gestures while speaking at an owners meeting in Glendale, Ariz. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press a proposal collapsed that would have had a runner on second base at the start of 10th innings in spring training games. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no statements were authorized. The person said management thinks the union backed off because players were upset Commissioner Manfred described new pace-of-game rules that apply to the regular season as an agreement. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
APNewsBreak: Runner-on-2nd rule off for spring games
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa chats with Douglas Stoneman High School's baseball head coach Todd Fitz-Gerald, left, and his son, Hunter Fitz-Gerald, right, during baseball spring training in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)
MLB honors school shooting victims with special caps
Jon Gillies makes 35 saves, Flames beat Coyotes 5-2Jon Gillies rebounded from a first-minute goal to make 35 saves in his first NHL start of the season, helping the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2
AdChoices

Related Searches

Related Searches

AdChoices