The deadline for teams to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players is Friday at 8 p.m. ET. There are several interesting decisions clubs will face as the deadline approaches, which could result in several players hitting the free-agent market should they not receive a contract for the 2019 season. Here’s a rundown of every club’s arbitration-eligible players, as well as which may be non-tender candidates:


Blue Jays
Yangervis Solarte, Kevin Pillar, Joe Biagini, Devon Travis, Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, Ken Giles, Ryan Tepera
Toronto’s 40-man roster is full, so space will need to be created if the club has any intentions of adding through free agency or trade. The most likely candidate to be non-tendered is Solarte, who had his $5.5 million club option bought out for $750,000. The option would likely have been cheaper than what Solarte would be awarded in arbitration, so it’s very likely he’ll be cut loose. More >

Video: [email protected]: Solarte takes an RBI hit away from Altuve

Jonathan Villar, Tim Beckham, Dylan Bundy, Mychal Givens, Caleb Joseph
Of the five arbitration-eligible players on Baltimore’s roster, the one most likely to be non-tendered is Beckham, given how much of a decline he saw at the plate in 2018. Following a trade from the Rays in mid-2017, he finished that season hitting .306/.348/.523 with 10 home runs in 50 games. But last season, the 28-year-old infielder slashed just .230/.287/.374 with 12 homers in 96 games. More >

Mike Zunino, Matt Duffy, Tommy Pham, Chaz Roe

Tampa Bay figures to be one of the least-active clubs leading up to Friday’s deadline, given it only has four arbitration-eligible players, all of whom are key to its plans in 2019. The Rays acquired Zunino in a trade with the Mariners and Pham in a Trade Deadline deal with the Cardinals last July. Duffy had a bounce-back year at the plate, and Roe was a reliable bullpen piece. More >

Red Sox
Tyler Thornburg, Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr., Eduardo Rodriguez, Brock Holt, Sandy Leon, Brandon Workman, Steven Wright, Heath Hembree, Matt Barnes, Blake Swihart
The leading candidate for a non-tender by the Red Sox is Thornburg, who has only appeared in 25 games for Boston since being acquired prior to the 2017 season from the Brewers in the deal that sent Travis Shaw to Milwaukee. He underwent surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome in ’17 before making his Red Sox debut this past season in July. The question for the Red Sox: Will he return to form or continue to struggle after posting a 5.63 ERA upon his return? More >

Dellin Betances, Didi Gregorius, Aaron Hicks, Sonny Gray, James Paxton, Luis Severino, Austin Romine, Tommy Kahnle, Greg Bird
The Yankees are weighing extension offers for Betances, Gregorius and Hicks, and given that general manager Brian Cashman has said his intention is to trade Gray, it’s very likely New York will tender all its arbitration-eligible players a contract before the deadline. More >


Danny Salazar, Trevor Bauer, Francisco Lindor, Neil Ramirez, Cody Allen, Nick Goody
While it would have been unthinkable just a couple of years ago, it’s possible Cleveland non-tenders Salazar given its financial constraints. The 28-year-old, who started the 2013 AL Wild Card Game for the Tribe and was an All-Star in ’16, has been injured for much of his career, including an ’18 season in which he didn’t pitch at any level due to shoulder inflammation. Ramirez, who faded in the second half last season, could also be non-tendered. More >

Video: Outlook: Salazar has eye-popping strikeout skills

Cheslor Cuthbert, Jesse Hahn, Brian Flynn
Kansas City could very well tender all three players a contract for 2019, given that their expected arbitration figures will not break the bank. Cuthbert is the most likely to be non-tendered, if any of them are. The 26-year-old third baseman hasn’t been the same player since ’16, when he hit .274/.318/.413 with 12 homers in 128 games while filling in for an injured Mike Moustakas. He missed most of last season with a back injury, hitting .194 in 30 games. More >

Nicholas Castellanos, Shane Greene, James McCann, Michael Fulmer, Matthew Boyd, Alex Wilson, Daniel Norris, Blaine Hardy
The big question facing the Tigers is whether they will tender a contract to McCann. He’s an excellent defensive catcher and works well with the pitching staff, but he had a poor offensive season in 2018 after he finished the ’17 season strong at the plate. He slashed just .220/.267/.314 with eight homers in 118 games for Detroit last season. More >

Robbie Grossman, Ehire Adrianza, Kyle Gibson, Jake Odorizzi, Byron Buxton, Max Kepler, Eddie Rosario, Miguel Sano, Taylor Rogers, Trevor May
The Twins may tender contracts to all 10 of their arbitration-eligible players, but the two that aren’t essentially locks are Grossman and Adrianza. Grossman put up solid numbers at the plate in 2018, but he’s lacking in the power department and on the defensive end. With the additions of C.J. Cron and Michael Reed, that could spell a non-tender. Adrianza could be needed for middle-infield depth, unless the Twins fill that need via free agency. More >

White Sox
Avisail Garcia, Jose Abreu, Yolmer Sanchez, Leury Garcia, Matt Davidson, Carlos Rodon
Avisail Garcia appears to be the only player in any real danger of being non-tendered. Hampered by a strained right hamstring and right knee pain that limited him to 93 games last season, the 27-year-old right fielder hit .236/.281/.438 with 19 homers. Though he was an All-Star in 2017, posting an .885 OPS with 18 homers in 136 games, he’s been hurt much of his career and there are a lot of outfield prospects in Chicago’s farm system, including baseball’s No. 3 prospect per MLB Pipeline, Eloy Jimenez. More >


Tyler Skaggs, Andrew Heaney, Jose Alvarez, Blake Parker, Cam Bedrosian, Nick Tropeano, Hansel Robles, JC Ramirez, Matt Shoemaker
Two pitchers stand out as potential non-tender candidates for the Angels: Ramirez and Shoemaker. Ramirez underwent Tommy John surgery and isn’t expected to be able to pitch again until late May at the earliest. With Shoemaker come questions about durability and consistency, given his injury history and a 4.64 ERA in 21 starts over the past two seasons. More >

Carlos Correa, Gerrit Cole, Roberto Osuna, Collin McHugh, Will Harris, Ryan Pressly, Jake Marisnick, Lance McCullers Jr., Brad Peacock, Chris Devenski, Chris Herrmann
The only two players the Astros might non-tender are Marisnick and Harris, but both offer enough value to either keep them on the roster or potentially trade them, meaning Houston may tender contracts to all 11 of its arbitration-eligible players. More >

Khris Davis, Marcus Semien, Blake Treinen, Sean Manaea, Mark Canha, Ryan Buchter, Liam Hendriks, Mike Fiers, Kendall Graveman, Josh Phegley, Cory Gearrin, Chris Bassitt, Ryan Dull
The seven players the A’s really face a decision on are Hendriks, Fiers, Graveman, Phegley, Gearrin, Bassitt and Dull. Hendriks was designated for assignment last June, but he worked on his mechanics and ended up becoming the club’s “opener,” including in the AL Wild Card Game. Given his rebound, he is more likely than not to be tendered a contract. Fiers pitched well for the A’s after being traded from Detroit, but his price tag may be too high. Graveman will likely be non-tendered after undergoing Tommy John surgery. With little depth at catcher, Phegley has a good chance to remain on the roster. Gearrin could be non-tendered given Oakland’s bullpen depth, but Bassitt and Dull are economical and could remain for pitching depth. More >

Video: MLB Tonight on Liam Hendriks’ start vs. the Yankees

Alex Colome, Roenis Elias
Seattle is expected to tender contracts to both relievers, as Colome and Elias both turned in strong performances last season and figure to be key pieces in the bullpen in 2019. While Colome is expected to get a sizable raise in arbitration, Elias is in his first year of arbitration eligibility and will come at a lower cost. More >

Nomar Mazara, Delino DeShields, Jurickson Profar, Alex Claudio
Texas plans on tendering contracts to all four of its arbitration-eligible players, particularly Mazara and Profar. Mazara is one of the big bats in the middle of the Rangers lineup, and Profar figures to be the starting third baseman with Adrian Beltre retired. More >


Adam Duvall, Arodys Vizcaino, Jonny Venters, Kevin Gausman, Mike Foltynewicz, Sam Freeman, Dan Winkler, Charlie Culberson
The two players most likely to be non-tendered in this group are Duvall and Vizcaino. Following some solid seasons with the Reds, including an All-Star campaign in 2016, Duvall hit just .132 with one extra-base hit after being dealt to Atlanta in July. Vizcaino was impressive in ’17, but injury limited his ’18 season to 39 appearances, though he did own a 2.11 ERA. The Braves will have to weigh whether their expected salaries are worth keeping them on the roster. More >

Video: MLB Tonight talks Reds trading Duvall to Braves

Dan Straily, J.T. Realmuto, Jose Urena, Miguel Rojas, Adam Conley
All of Miami’s arbitration-eligible players, save for Straily, are expected to be tendered contracts. Straily is a tougher call, given that the Marlins have several young pitchers in the farm system getting close to making big league debuts. More >

Travis d’Arnaud, Wilmer Flores, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler, Michael Conforto, Steven Matz, Kevin Plawecki
d’Arnaud and Flores are the candidates most likely to be non-tendered. A non-tender of d’Arnaud, an oft-injured backstop who is averaging only 73 games per season, would signal that the Mets are likely to pursue an upgrade at the catcher position via free agency, with Plawecki as the backup. Flores, meanwhile, is becoming an expensive bench bat. More > 

Sammy Solis, Anthony Rendon, Trea Turner, Tanner Roark, Joe Ross, Michael A. Taylor, Kyle Barraclough
The only player that might be non-tendered by Washington is Solis, who despite his big upside has struggled over the past two seasons, posting a 6.20 ERA in 86 appearances in that span. Will the Nats take a gamble on the potential in Solis’ left arm, or will they cut him loose? More >

Justin Bour, Luis Garcia, Luis Avilan, Aaron Altherr, Jerad Eickhoff, Aaron Nola, Vince Velasquez, Hector Neris, Adam Morgan, Cesar Hernandez, Maikel Franco
With Rhys Hoskins and Carlos Santana on the roster, Bour is a certainty to be non-tendered and has already cleared waivers. The other two players to watch are relievers Garcia and Avilan. Garcia posted a 6.07 ERA in 59 appearances last season, but he did have a 3.51 FIP. With Philadelphia pursuing left-handed free agents Andrew Miller and Zach Britton, Avilan may become expendable. More >


Hernan Perez, Manny Pina, Tyler Saladino, Domingo Santana, Jonathan Schoop, Travis Shaw, Xavier Cedeno, Zach Davies, Junior Guerra, Dan Jennings, Corey Knebel, Jimmy Nelson
The most prominent player that might be non-tendered is Schoop, whose arbitration figures may reach eight figures should Milwaukee retain him. Others to watch as the deadline approaches are Saladino, Cedeno and Jennings. Schoop’s case is particularly tricky, given the player he was in 2017, when he slashed .293/.338/.503 with 32 homers for Baltimore, and the regression he experienced in ’18, when he hit just .233/.266/.416 with 21 homers in 131 games between the Orioles and Brewers. More >

Video: [email protected]: Schoop crushes a go-ahead grand slam in 6th

Marcell Ozuna, Michael Wacha, Dominic Leone, Chasen Shreve
Of the four arbitration-eligible St. Louis players, only one might be non-tendered, and that’s Shreve. The Cardinals acquired the 28-year-old from the Yankees last season, hoping he would be the lock-down lefty they needed in the bullpen. But he struggled, particularly in the home run department, surrendering three in 14 2/3 innings down the stretch. St. Louis might also be a player in the free-agent market for left-handed relievers. More >

Ronald Torreyes, Addison Russell, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Carl Edwards Jr., Kyle Hendricks, Mike Montgomery, Kyle Schwarber, Tommy La Stella
Russell, who is serving a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse policy and has seen his performance at the plate decline the past couple of seasons, is the biggest question mark. The decision on whether to tender him a contract for the 2019 season will shed some light on what Chicago plans to do to complete the middle infield, where Baez is a staple. La Stella will likely be tendered, but the club must weigh whether his price tag will be worth it, given he is primarily used as a pinch-hitter. More >

Corey Dickerson, Keone Kela, Michael Feliz
Pittsburgh will likely tender contracts to all three of its arbitration-eligible players. Dickerson is a lock, as he posted a .300/.330/.474 line and won a Gold Glove Award in left field during his first season with the Pirates. Kela had a strong season as well, posting a 3.29 ERA in 54 appearances between the Rangers and Pirates. Though he had an up-and-down season in 2018, the 25-year-old Feliz has a power arm and upside that will likely prompt the club to tender him a contract as well. More >

Scooter Gennett, Billy Hamilton, Anthony DeSclafani, Michael Lorenzen, Curt Casali, Jose Peraza
The Reds will likely tender a contract to all six of their arbitration-eligible players. Casali would be one to watch, however, as Cincinnati recently signed veteran backup catcher Juan Graterol. Nevertheless, Casali hit well in a limited sample size last season and has already been assigned a new uniform number for 2019. More >


Matt Andriese, Nick Ahmed, Brad Boxberger, Archie Bradley, Andrew Chafin, Jake Lamb, T.J. McFarland, Shelby Miller, John Ryan Murphy, Chris Owings, David Peralta, Robbie Ray, Steven Souza Jr., Taijuan Walker
There are a few interesting decisions Arizona will have to make as the non-tender deadline approaches. Miller, whom the D-backs acquired in a trade that cost them Dansby Swanson and Ender Inciarte, has only made 28 starts over three seasons since the deal, with a 6.35 ERA. Owings is another non-tender candidate, given an unproductive 2018 campaign in which he hit .206/.272/.302 in 106 games. Boxberger, who lost his closer role down the stretch, is another non-tender candidate to watch. More >

Video: MLB Tonight takes a close look at Shelby Miller

Yasiel Puig, Alex Wood, Joc Pederson, Enrique Hernandez, Chris Taylor, Corey Seager, Pedro Baez, Josh Fields, Tony Cingrani, Yimi Garcia
A trio of relievers could be non-tendered by the two-time defending NL champions, but the remaining seven arbitration-eligible players on the Dodgers roster are locks to be retained. Fields, Cingrani and Garcia all had arm troubles in 2018, and each was left off the Dodgers’ postseason roster. More >

Joe Panik, Gorkys Hernandez, Will Smith, Sam Dyson, Hunter Strickland, Chase d’Arnaud
While d’Arnaud will likely be non-tendered, San Francisco and new president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi will face a decision on the other five arbitration-eligible players. All have played prominent roles for the Giants in recent years but have also had their share of struggles. Panik’s is the most prominent name on the list. Injuries limited him to 102 games last season, in which he posted a career-low .639 OPS. More >

Kirby Yates, Robbie Erlin, Bryan Mitchell, Greg Garcia, Austin Hedges, Travis Jankowski
San Diego will likely tender contracts to all six arbitration-eligible players. The only possible question mark is Mitchell, after he posted a 5.42 ERA in 16 appearances (11 starts) in an injury-shortened 2018 campaign. He did finish the season strong by posting a 2.19 ERA in four September starts. More >

Nolan Arenado, Chad Bettis, Chris Rusin, Trevor Story, Jon Gray, Tyler Anderson, Scott Oberg, Tony Wolters
The big question looming over this offseason for Colorado is whether the club can sign Arenado to an extension, with the superstar third baseman headed for a potentially record-breaking arbitration salary. But beyond that, Bettis and Wolters present questions about whether the club will tender them contracts, particularly in Wolters’ case, with the Rockies in the market for an upgrade behind the plate. More >


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