Today is the day when teams and players are required to file salary figures for arbitration, and given that the hearing can often become contentious, all sides usually put a pretty earnest effort into avoiding going to such hearings.
With that in mind, numerous players have agreed to one-year contracts for the 2012 season on Tuesday in order to avoid arbitration and keep things a tad simpler. Here are the AL Central players that have avoided arbitration by agreeing to deals:
- CWS has no other players reaching arbitration this season. They had Danks, Pena, and Quentin. Danks was extented, Pena was non-tendered, and Quentin was traded.