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Orioles' Machado, Britton, Tillman, Schoop receive big raises for 2017

Orioles' Machado, Britton, Tillman, Schoop receive big raises for 2017

In years past, Friday’s annual deadline to exchange salary figures with arbitration-eligible players didn’t have a lot of meaning. Most players agreed to terms on their one-year deals by the deadline, but the sides continued to work on cases that weren’t resolved, and most times, they avoided arbitration hearings.

But with the Orioles set to invest their largest amount of payroll in arbitration-eligible players in club history, they have now employed the increasingly popular “file-and-trial” approach with those players, meaning that players whose cases were unsettled by Friday’s deadline would go to an arbitration hearing with no further...

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