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Orioles reach deals with four arbitration-eligible players, six remain
Orioles reach deals with four arbitration-eligible players, six remain

Based on the way salaries are structured in Major League Baseball, with players getting large raises after accruing three years of big-league service time, the Orioles knew they’d be doling out millions of dollars for arbitration-eligible players this winter. That concept became reality Friday when the club agreed to one-year deals with four players and exchanged arbitration figures with six others. The Orioles approved $7 million in raises for four players Friday and will be on the hook for between $8 and $19 million more in salary increases with their remaining six arbitration-eligible players, with whom they’ll resolve contracts at some point in the next month. Factoring...

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