I realized it would be easier to put all of these "avoided arbitration" stories into one post and keep updating it. So starting now, we'll do that. We'll use another post for the non-tenders.
- The Mets tendered contracts to Ryan Church, John Maine, Pedro Feliciano, Duaner Sanchez and Jeremy Reed.
- Eric Bruntlett and Clay Condrey were signed, and Ryan Madson, Jayson Werth, Joe Blanton, Chad Durbin, Ryan Howard, Greg Dobbs, Cole Hamels and Shane Victorino were tendered contracts.
- The Angels are bringing back all their guys - Chone Figgins, Robb Quinlan, Maicer Izturis, Ervin Santana and Mike Napoli.
- Brandon Backe, Geoff Geary, Wandy Rodriguez, Tim Byrdak, Jose Valverde and Humberto Quintero were tendered contracts by the Astros.
- The Dodgers tendered contracts to Russell Martin, Andre Ethier and Jonathan Broxton. Jason Repko too.
- The Padres tendered contracts to Scott Hairston, Jody Gerut, Luis Rodriguez and Heath Bell.
- The Cubs signed Chad Gaudin and Neal Cotts and tendered contracts to Kevin Gregg, Michael Wuertz, Ronny Cedeno. Gaudin and Cotts signed one-year deals, for $2MM and $1.1MM respectively. We also have word they signed Reed Johnson for $3MM.
- The Braves tendered contracts to Kelly Johnson, Matt Diaz, Jeff Francoeur, Mike Gonzalez, Omar Infante and Casey Kotchman
- The Nationals signed Willie Harris to a two-year, $3MM contract. They also tendered contracts to Ryan Zimmerman, Josh Willingham, Scott Olsen and Shawn Hill.
- C. Trent Rosecrans e-mails that the Reds will tender Edwin Encarnacion a contract.
- The Brewers tendered contracts to Prince Fielder, J.J. Hardy, Corey Hart, Rickie Weeks, Dave Bush, and Seth McClung.
- The Blue Jays tendered contracts to Jason Frasor, Brian Tallet, Brandon League, and Jose Bautista.
- The Giants tendered Jack Taschner a contract.
- The Indians tendered a contract to Kelly Shoppach.
- Twins tendered contracts to Jason Kubel and Matt Guerrier.
- A's signed Rob Bowen.
- White Sox signed DeWayne Wise for $550K and Wilson Betemit for $1.3MM.
- Tigers signed Ramon Santiago for $825K.
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