CLEVELAND, Ohio – If Trevor Bauer hasn’t run his course with the Indians, he’s close.This has nothing to do with his three rules of dating put forth in a Sports Illustrated article earlier this week and everything to do with something he said recently after he won his arbitration case with the Indians at the start of spring training.Bauer said that his performance last season would have been worth “$30 million plus” on this winter’s free agent market. In the same interview he left little doubt that he would go to arbitration again with the Indians after the 2019 season.When a player goes to arbitration for a fourth year, he can compare his salary demand with what free agents can earn. So if Bauer has a similar season than last year when he went 12-9 with a 2.21 ERA and finished sixth in the AL MVP voting, how much will he seek for a single-season of work?David Price holds the record salary for a pitcher in his fourth year of arbitration. Price settled with the Tigers for $19.75 million in January of 2015 instead of going to a hearing. Price went 15-12 with a 3.26 ERA in 2014 with the… Read full this story
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