Mariners agree to terms with 5 arbitration-eligible players, including James Paxton
The Mariners announced Friday morning that they have agreed to 2018 contracts with five arbitration-eligible players: starting pitchers James Paxton and Erasmo Ramirez, relief pitchers David Phelps and Nick Vincent, and catcher Mike Zunino.
Per the Mariners’ policy, they did not disclose terms of the contracts.
Paxton is under team control until 2021. His deal is reportedly worth $4.9 million, according to Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times.
Phelps is set to earn $5.5 million, per FanRag’s Robert Murray.
Zunino, whose deal was first reported Thursday, will make $2.975 million, according to ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick.
Update 2:29 p.m.: The Mariners previously agreed on contracts with arbitration-eligible players Andrew Romine (utility) and Mike Morin (pitcher). An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that they had yet to agree to 2018 deals.