Marcus Stroman wins arbitration case

DUNDEDIN, Fla.- Right-hander Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays won his arbitration case against the team Tuesday, increasing his earnings to $3.4 millio

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees
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n this season.
As of 2017, the Blue Jays have a payroll of $165 million, factoring in the salaries of their pre-arbitration players. Additional funds could be made available following trades made during the season, says MLB.com

As a Super 2 player, Stroman remains under control for another four years and cannot become a free agent until 2021.

The 25-year-old, Medford, New York native, finished last season with a 9-10 record, and a 4.37 ERA over 32 starts and 204 innings. He will join a starting five lineup consisting of Aaron Sanchez, Marco Estrada, J.A. Happ and Francisco Liriano. They are expected to be one of the best starting lineups in the American League.

Natalie BeCoats

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