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Arbitration avoidance roundup: Loose ends

Jan 18, 2013, 7:20 PM EST

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By noon we’d already done a dozen posts about players and teams avoiding arbitration ahead of today’s deadline, so something had to give.

We’ll keep posting the more noteworthy cases, but here’s a roundup of the not-so-noteworthy ones that will be updated throughout the day.

Gaby Sanchez and the Pirates: $1.75 million

Antonio Bastardo and the Phillies: $1.45 million

Gregor Blanco and the Giants: $1.35 million

Sam Fuld and the Rays: $725,000

Troy Patton and the Orioles: $815,000

Joe Smith and the Indians: $3.15 million

Tommy Hanson and the Angels: $3.725 million

John Axford and the Brewers: $5 million

John Baker and the Padres: $930,000

Jonny Venters and the Braves: $1.625 million

Boone Logan and the Yankees: $3.15 million

Brian Duensing and the Twins: $1.3 million

Luke Hochevar and the Royals: $4.56 million

Matt Joyce and the Rays: $2.45 million

Ryan Roberts and the Rays: $2.95 million

Bud Norris and the Astros: $3 million

Gordon Beckham and the White Sox: $2.925 million

Ryan Webb and the Marlins: $975,000

Doug Fister and the Tigers: $4 million

Austin Jackson and the Tigers: $3.5 million

Alex Avila and the Tigers: $2.95 million

Alejandro De Aza and the White Sox: $2.075 million

Rick Porcello and the Tigers: $5.1 millon

Kendrys Morales and the Mariners: $5.25 million

Chris Davis and the Orioles: $3.3 million

Brian Matusz and the Orioles: $1.6 million

Jason Heyward and the Braves: $3.65 million

Matt Albers and the Indians: $1.75 million

Kris Medlen and the Braves: $2.6 million

Marco Estrada and the Brewers: $1.955 million

Burke Badenhop and the Brewers: $1.55 million

Ian Kennedy and the Diamondbacks: $4.265 million

Brendan Ryan and the Mariners: $3.25 million

Tyler Colvin and the Rockies: $2.275 million

Ronald Belisario and the Dodgers: $1.45 million

A.J. Ellis and the Dodgers: $2 million

Phil Coke and the Tigers: $1.85 million

Brennan Boesch and the Tigers: $2.3 million

Justin Masterson and the Indians: $5.687 million

Ian Desmond and the Nationals: $3.8 million

James Russell and the Cubs: $1.075 million

Jeff Samardzija and the Cubs: $2.64 million

Alfredo Aceves and the Red Sox: $2.65 million

Jason Vargas and the Angels: $8.5 million

Edinson Volquez and the Padres: $5.725 million

Andrew Bailey and the Red Sox: $4.1 million

Daniel Bard and the Red Sox: $1.8625 million

Franklin Morales and the Red Sox: $1.4875 million

Andrew Miller and the Red Sox: $1.475 million

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