Martin Maldonado

Angels agree to contracts with all five arbitration-eligible players

Angels agree to contracts with all five arbitration-eligible players

The Angels have agreed to contracts with all five of their arbitration-eligible players for 2017.

The team agreed to terms Friday with right fielder Kole Calhoun for $6.35 million, right-hander Garrett Richards for $6.85 million, right-hander Matt Shoemaker for $3.325 million and catcher Martin Maldonado, a new acquisition from Milwaukee, for $1.725 million. They earlier agreed to pay second baseman Danny Espinosa $5.425 million next season.

MLBTradeRumors.com produces projections for arbitration-eligible players each off-season that typically are quite accurate. The site projected Calhoun to earn $6.9 million, Richards $7 million, Shoemaker $3.8 million,  Espinosa...

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