December 7, 2022

Marlins beat Stallings in arbitration; Judge & Fried are gone


Jacob Stallings of the Miami Marlins hits a three-run homer against Jeurys Familia of the Philadelphia Phillies in the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 14, 2022 in Philadelphia. The Marlins won 11-9. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


The Miami Marlins beat Jacob Stallings in salary arbitration on Saturday, and the receiver will earn $2.45 million this season rather than his $3.1 million bid.

The decision gave the teams a 9-3 advantage with only two cases remaining to be heard next week, involving New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta southpaw Max Fried.

Richard McNeill, Gary Klendellen and Fredric Horowitz made the decision on Stallings a day after hearing the arguments.

Stallings hit .246 last year for Pittsburgh with career-best eight homers and 53 RBIs, earning $1.3 million. He entered Saturday batting .199, two home runs and 21 RBIs.

No statistics or evidence after March 1st are admissible, with the exception of contract and salary comparisons. The moment was set when Major League Baseball and the players’ association agreed to the deal that ended the lockout.

Atlanta outfielder Adam Duvall ($9,275,000), Braves third baseman Austin Riley ($3.95 million), injured Atlanta reliever Luke Jackson ($3.6 million), St. Louis outfielder Tyler O’Neill ($3.4 million), Kansas City infielder Nicky Lopez ($2.55 million), Miami right-hander Pablo López ($2.45 million ), Milwaukee right-hander Adrian Houser ($2,425,000), and Cincinnati pitcher Lucas Sims ($1.2 million).

The winners were Atlanta shortstop Dansby Swanson ($10 million), Seattle second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier ($8 million), and Kansas City outfielder Andrew Benintendi ($8.5 million). millions of dollars).

Arbitration hearings usually take place during the first three weeks of February, but have been delayed by the lockout.


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