The Boston Red Sox now have avoided arbitration with three of their pitchers.
The Red Sox announced that Betts avoided arbitration with a one-year, $20 million contract, the most any player received before Friday's 1 p.m. ET deadline when teams and arbitration-eligible players must agree to a deal for the upcoming year or otherwise prepare for an arbitration hearing.
His efforts paid off in a big way, as Betts is now coming darn close to doubling his salary for the upcoming 2019 season.
It was the second-highest figure ever given to a player in year one of arbitration, behind only Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs.
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Reggie Bullock , another former first-round pick of the Clippers , scored 17 points for the Pistons, who had lost nine of 11. It's pretty clear that there are still some hard feelings from Blake Griffin toward the Los Angeles Clippers .
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Young Punjab batsman Shubman Gill has been roped in for the T20I and ODI series in New Zealand and has replaced KL Rahul . India cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul will be taking a long flight back home from Sydney on Sunday.
Nevertheless, this just goes to show that if the Red Sox hope to keep Betts in Boston for the foreseeable future - as most fans are hoping - they are going to have to break open the bank vault and shower him in dollar signs.
Betts' $20-million salary is a record for a second-year arbitration-eligible player. However, should the two sides fail to agree to a multi-year extension next offseason-Betts's last arbitration-eligible season before reaching free agency-the three-time All-Star could command an astronomical salary in his final year of team control; at the very least, Betts appears poised to eclipse-if not shatter-the $23MM record set by Josh Donaldson one year ago, which now marks the highest one-year arbitration salary ever.
Shortstop Xander Bogaerts is entering his final year of arbitration, as is Brock Holt.
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The Tame Apple Press thinks that Apple is testing the Chinese market to see if price cuts make the slightest bit of difference. Other third-party sellers on the site had the devices for even cheaper, offering flash sales to try to unload iPhones.
Announced top-end AMD Radeon VII
To further drive in the point, AMD CEO Lisa Su demoed the game Devil May Cry 5 in 4K at the company's CES presentation. The triple-fan design of the Radeon VII is a good indication that this card will be a powerful, hard-running beastie.
Phil Masinga has passed away, aged 49
Former Leeds United and South Africa striker Phil Masinga has tragically died at the age of just 49, it has been confirmed. In December he was admitted to the Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp with an "undisclosed illness".
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Expect Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott to hand the ball to Elliot and let the big man get to work on the majority of plays. And the Philadelphia Eagles will try to contain Drew Brees and the Saints' aerial attack in the late game.