El pitcher Max Fried won his salary arbitration case against the Atlanta Braves, and will get the $6.85 million salary he requested instead of the $6.6 million offered by the Monarchs. current World Series.
Walt De Treux, Robert Herman and John Woods delivered their ruling on Wednesday, a day after hearing the arguments.
The clubs have a 9-4 lead in decisions this year. New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge is the only player still pending a hearing. this week.
He asks for 21 million dollars and the club offers 17 million.
Fried is the second Braves player favored by a ruling this year. the shortstop Dansby Swanson had gotten the $10 million he demanded.
The gardener Adam Duvall ($9,275,000), third baseman Austin Riley ($3.95 million) and injured reliever Luke Jackson ($3.6 million) lost in their hearings.
Fried, a 28-year-old left-hander, went 14-7 with a 3.04 ERA last year. In the postseason, his record was 2-2.
After losing Game 2 of the World Series to Houston, Fried pitched six shutout innings in Game 6, and the Braves were crowned for the first time since 1995.
Fried earned $3.5 million last year and is eligible for free agency after the 2024 season.
The pitcher has a 7-2 record and a 2.77 ERA this season. No statistics or evidence after March 1 are admitted in arbitration appeals, except for contractual and salary comparisons.
That decision was made by the Major Leagues and the players’ union when they signed the contract that put an end to the lockout.
Seattle second baseman and outfielder, Adam Frazier ($8 million), and Kansas City ranger Andrew Benintendi ($8.5 million).
Others to whom the ruling did not give the reason were the San Luis outfielder, Tyler O’Neill (3.4 million); Kansas City infielder Nicky Lopez ($2.55 million); Miami’s Venezuelan right-hander Pablo López and drummer partner Jacob Stallings (both with $2.45 million); Milwaukee righty Adrian Houser ($2,425,000), as well as Cincinnati pitcher Lucas Sims ($1.2 million).
Arbitration hearings typically take place during the first three weeks of February. They were postponed this time due to the strike.