Soto, Alonso, Guerrero get big deals, avoid arbitration


              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. celebrates after the team's win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Sept. 14, 2022, in Toronto. Guerrero and the Blue Jays avoided salary arbitration Friday night, Jan. 13, by agreeing to a $14.5 million contract for next season. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. celebrates after the team's win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Sept. 14, 2022, in Toronto. Guerrero and the Blue Jays avoided salary arbitration Friday night, Jan. 13, by agreeing to a $14.5 million contract for next season. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
            
              FILE -New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso reacts after a call was overturned during the 10th inning of the first game of a baseball double-header against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in New York. Pete Alonso agreed Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 on a $14.5 million contract with the New York Mets for next season to avoid salary arbitration.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
            
              FILE - San Diego Padres right fielder Juan Soto watches his two-run home run during the fifth inning in Game 4 of the baseball NL Championship Series between the San Diego Padres and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Philadelphia. Outfielder Juan Soto agreed to a $23 million, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres on Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, a raise from his $17.1 million salary last season.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, FIle)
Soto, Alonso, Guerrero get big deals, avoid arbitration