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Yankees avoid arbitration with eight players

BRONX, N.Y. — The New York Yankees announced they have avoided arbitration with all eight eligible players on Friday. The club has come to terms with outfielders Aaron Judge and Clint Frazier, infielders Gio Urshela, Luke Voit, and Gleyber Torres, catcher Gary Sánchez and pitchers Chad Green, and Jordan Montgomery. All of the deals are one-year, non-guaranteed contracts.

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According to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand, Judge will earn $10.175 million; Torres, $4 million. Jon Heyman reported figures for the following players: Sánchez, $6.35 million; Voit, $4.7 million; Urshela, $4.65 million; Montgomery, $2.13 million; and Frazier, $2.1 million. Reporting by Joel Sherman confirms the terms of Green’s deal at $2.15 million.

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These signings, coupled with pending deals with DJ LeMahieu and Corey Kluber, will place the 2021 payroll approximately $9 million below the luxury tax threshold.