26 Aug

Angels avoid arbitration with JC Ramirez, Nick Tropeano

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter center_img The Angels agreed to terms with JC Ramirez and Nick Tropeano on 2019 contracts, avoiding arbitration with the two pitchers on Thursday, according to a source.Friday at 10 a.m. PT is the deadline for eligible players and teams to exchange figures.Ramirez agreed to a $1,901,000 contract, while Tropeano agreed at $1.075 million.Ramirez, 30, is coming back from Tommy John surgery, expected to return sometime around midseason. Tropeano, 28, missed the end of last season with a shoulder injury, but he has been cleared to throw and is currently considered a healthy member of the rotation depth chart. Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Starters Tyler Skaggs and Andrew Heaney, relievers Luis Garcia, Cam Bedrosian and Hansel Robles and infielder Tommy La Stella are also arbitration eligible.If they don’t reach a consensus, both sides will exchange salary figures and obtain a trial date for early February. They can agree to terms in the weeks before the hearing.The Angels haven’t gone to an arbitration hearing since doing so with former ace Jered Weaver in 2011, when Tony Reagins was the general manager.Related Articleslast_img

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