The A’s entered the low season with six arbitration eligible gamers, however solely three of these gamers remained with the A’s getting into the weekend.
Susan Slusser is reporting that Tony Kemp, Ramón Laureano, and Paul Blackburn have all come to phrases with the A’s for 2023.
Paul Blackburn was projected for precisely the $1.9MM he’ll be getting subsequent season, whereas Laureano ($3.6MM projection) and Kemp ($3.9MM) are just a bit shy.
The opposite three arbitration eligible gamers the A’s had getting into the low season have been Sean Murphy, Austin Pruitt, and Deolis Guerra. Murphy has since been traded to the Atlanta Braves and signed an extension with them.
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Austin Pruitt was out-righted early this winter, and elected free company. Guerra was non-tendered by the A’s forward of the Rule 5 roster deadline, however has since signed a minor league take care of the A’s.
Pitchers and catchers report back to Mesa for spring coaching on February 15 with the primary full squad exercise being on February 20.