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Bad optics aside, Orioles’ arbitration process simply part of ‘mind-numbing’ business of baseball

March 25, 2022

Trey Mancini missed the 2020 season undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer. He returned last season as baseball’s Comeback Player of the Year in the eyes of the league and his peers, contributing to the Orioles’ lineup throughout the year as the best story in the sport. At some point this season, representatives from the Orioles will explain to a panel of arbitrators why they believe Mancini should be paid less than his asking price, arguing for a difference of less than Major League Baseball’s new minimum salary of $700,000.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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