ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Reliever Ryan Tepera has gone to wage arbitration with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Tepera asked for $1.8 million throughout Wednesday’s hearing and the crew argued for $1,525,000.
A decision by arbitrators Mark Burstein, Howard Edelman and Edna Francis is anticipated Thursday.
Tepera, a 31-yr-outdated appropriate-hander, was 5-5 with a 3.62 Period past yr. He was on the disabled listing concerning June 27 and July 15 with appropriate elbow swelling.
He acquired $574,700 past yr and was suitable for arbitration for the very first time.
Players direct 3-1 in choices this yr. Houston shortstop Carlos Correa, Oakland closer Blake Treinen and Tampa Bay outfielder Tommy Pham gained, and Washington outfielder Michael A. Taylor dropped.
7 gamers remain scheduled for hearings by way of Feb. 15.