ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.—Reliever Ryan Tepera has gone to income arbitration with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Tepera asked for $1.8 million (U.S.) through Wednesday’s hearing and the team argued for $1,525,000.
A decision by arbitrators Mark Burstein, Howard Edelman and Edna Francis is anticipated Thursday.
Tepera, a 31-calendar year-outdated ideal-hander, was 5-5 with a 3.62 Period very last calendar year. He was on the disabled checklist among June 27 and July 15 with ideal elbow swelling.
He gained $574,700 very last calendar year and was suitable for arbitration for the initial time.
Gamers guide 3-1 in decisions this calendar year. Houston shortstop Carlos Correa, Oakland nearer Blake Treinen and Tampa Bay outfielder Tommy Pham won, and Washington outfielder Michael A. Taylor shed.
Seven gamers continue being scheduled for hearings by Feb. 15.