Sports Report: Orioles, Machado agree to $16M deal

01:36  13 january  2018
01:36  13 january  2018 Source:   theScore

5 things we learned from the arbitration deadline

  5 things we learned from the arbitration deadline 5 things we learned from the arbitration deadlineThe deadline for major-league teams to agree to salary figures for the 2018 season passed Friday afternoon. While the bulk of players came to agreements with their respective clubs, more than 25 are potentially headed for arbitration hearings in order to have their salaries settled.

The Baltimore Orioles and Manny Machado have agreed to a one-year, $ 16 million contract for the 2018 season. MLB.com reports that the Orioles have not yet confirmed the deal .

While the Baltimore Orioles entertained trade offers for Manny Machado , no deal has been struck, so the sides avoided a salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal for $ 16 million, a source tells ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. Reports : Injured Britton, O's reach M deal . Baltimore Orioles . 3h.

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Manny Machado and the Baltimore Orioles avoided arbitration after all.

The Orioles and Machado reportedly reached agreement on a $16-million contract for the 2018 season on Friday, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com.

The contract also apparently contains unspecified incentives based on Machado winning awards this season, per Feinsand.

Baltimore appeared to be headed for a hearing with its star third baseman earlier Friday when it was reported the sides had failed to come to terms on a deal for the coming season. However,

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