After entering the winter with seven arbitration-eligible players, the A’s have reached agreements with all parties, including AL MVP finalist Marcus Semien, the team announced Friday.
The Oakland A’s agreed to terms with RHPs Chris Bassitt and Liam Hendriks, LHP Sean Manaea, INFs Chad Pinder and Marcus Semien and OFs Mark Canha and Robbie Grossman on one-year contracts for the 2020 season. The A’s have no arbitration-eligible players remaining on the roster— AthleticsPR (@AthleticsPR) January 10, 2020
Semien will get $13 million in a one-year deal, MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand first reported. The shortstop earned $5.9 million in 2019 and is set to enter free agency after the 2020 season.
Per source, SS Marcus Semien and the Athletics avoid arbitration, settle for $13 million.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) January 10, 2020
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The San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser first reported the figures for the other six players.
The others coming to agreements include All-Star closer Liam Hendriks ($5.3 million), outfielder Mark Canha ($4.8 million), lefty pitcher Sean Manaea ($3.75 million), outfielder Robbie Grossman ($3.725 million), pitcher Chris Bassitt ($2.25 million), and outfielder Chad Pinder ($2.025 million).
Oakland will be back on the field soon, as pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to spring training in Mesa on Feb. 12.