Players To Avoid Arbitration: Saturday

We'll recap all of the players who agree to deals to avoid arbitration throughout the day here. Be sure to check back in, there's bound to be plenty of updates. Here's yesterday's list.

  • The White Sox avoided arbitration with both Bobby Jenks and Carlos Quentin, signing both to one-year deals. Jenks will earn $7.5MM in 2010, while Quentin will receive $3.2MM after earning just $550K in 2009.
  • The Giants and reliever Brandon Medders avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $820K deal, according to Ken Gurnick of
  •'s Mark Sheldon reports that the Reds and Nick Masset have avoided arbitration, agreeing to a two-year deal.  Masset is set to earn $1.035MM this season and $1.545 next season, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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3 Comments on "Players To Avoid Arbitration: Saturday"

5 years 7 months ago

Good deal .. I am glad its for two years … if the Reds can off load Coco at some point, we’ll have his replacement already on the roster at a good price.

5 years 7 months ago

I am so mad at the griffey trade right now for the sox.

5 years 7 months ago

Glad to see the Giants got Medders resigned for a reasonable price.