Last year (2022), Luis Arares, who won the Major League (MLB) American League (AL) hitting king, laughed at the club and salary adjustment. The MLB Salary Adjustment Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Adjustment Committee) held a hearing to adjust the salary requested by the Miami Marlins club and Arares.
On the 3rd (Korean time), the mediation committee raised Araes’ hand. The arbitration committee announced the results of the hearing today. The mediation committee decided that “the club must accept the player’s request.”
Araes played in 144 games for the Minnesota Twins last season, batting . He was traded to Miami in the offseason. 메이저사이트
Instead of signing Araes, Miami sent three prospects to Minnesota. Araes received an annual salary of 2.2 million dollars (approximately 2.69 billion won) last year.
Miami offered Araes an annual salary of 5 million dollars (approximately 6.12 billion won) this season. However, Araes asked for 6.1 million dollars (about 7.5 billion won).
In the first announcement of the mediation committee hearing that came out the day before, the club won. The mediation committee sided with the Seattle Mariners. Diego Castillo (pitcher) from Seattle asked for an annual salary of 3.225 million dollars (approximately 4.67 billion won) this year. The Seattle club offered 2.95 million dollars (approximately 3.61 billion won).
With this, Araes became the first player to beat the club in the salary adjustment committee held in the offseason. Araes, from Venezuela, made his MLB debut as a member of Minnesota in 2019, and so far his career has been 389 games with a batting average of 3.14 (444 hits in 1413 at-bats), 14 homers, 132 RBIs and 8 steals.