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Dodgers avoid arbitration with Yasmani Grandal, Alex Wood

Dodgers avoid arbitration with Yasmani Grandal, Alex Wood

The Dodgers settled their final four arbitration cases for the winter, reaching one-year agreements with catcher Yasmani Grandal, left-handed pitcher Alex Wood, right-handed pitcher Josh Fields and left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan.

Grandal will earn the largest salary of the bunch, agreeing to a $5.5 million contract for 2017. Wood signed for $2.8 million, Fields signed for $1.05 million and Avilan signed for $1.5 million. These contracts are non-guaranteed.

The Dodgers have not held an arbitration hearing since 2007. The process is designed to encourage settlements.

Grandal, 28, hit 27 homers in 2016, which tied him with Justin Turner for the team lead. He posted a...

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