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Orioles exchange salary numbers with arbitration candidates, sign Galarraga
Orioles exchange salary numbers with arbitration candidates, sign Galarraga

The Orioles exchanged salary numbers with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players Tuesday, meaning that if they can’t reach common ground within the next few weeks, an independent arbitrator will choose one figure or the other. The club could not reach agreement with outfielder Adam Jones, infielder Robert Andino and pitchers Jeremy Guthrie and Brad Bergesen. They did settle, however, with three pitchers: Jim Johnson ($2.625 million), Darren O’Day ($1.35 million) and Dana Eveland ($750,000).Guthrie, in his third and final year of arbitration, submitted a salary of $10.25 million, and the Orioles countered with $7.25 million. Guthrie, 32, was 9-17 with a 4.33 ERA in 34...

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