Players Avoiding Arbitration: Josh Outman

We'll keep track of any players to avoid arbitration this evening right here:

  • The Indians have avoided arbitration with southpaw reliever Josh Outman, the club announced via Twitter. Outman was recently acquired from the Rockies in exchange for outfielder Drew Stubbs. Outman was projected by MLBTR's Matt Swartz to earn a $1.4MM paycheck, and the Associated Press reports (via ESPN) that he will in fact make $1.25MM. Outman becomes the first player to avoid arbitration who technically filed for it today.
  • You can keep tabs on all arbitration situations — including those already resolved and those still outstanding — through MLBTR's Arbitration Tracker.

5 Responses to Players Avoiding Arbitration: Josh Outman Leave a Reply

  1. Jake13 1 year ago

    They gave up Stubbs for an average reliever? Not sure I agree with that trade.

    • BobbyJohn 1 year ago

      Considering Stubbs has posted a career OPS+ of 87, I’d say he’s below-average on the whole himself.

    • Dbacksfan44 1 year ago

      Stubbs is pretty average

  2. nickgarciataria 1 year ago

    Outman. What a name for a pitcher.

    • connfyoozed . 1 year ago

      I was just thinking the same thing. How can you not want this guy to do well with a name like that?

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