Miami Marlins’ Pablo López, Milwaukee Brewers’ Adrian Houser lose arbitration cases

NEW YORK — Miami Marlins Defeated Pablo López in salary arbitration and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated Adrian Houser A pair of cases involving righthander pitchers gave teams a 5-2 edge over players in the decisions, with 11 cases remaining.

López will receive $2.45 million rather than the $3 million he requested, according to the decision by Allen Ponak, Scott Buchheit and Brian Keller, who heard the case Friday.

Houser will be paid $2.425 million, instead of the $3million he had requested. Howard Edelman and Robert Herzog heard the case May 4th.

In the meantime, the decision was withheld in respect to the injury of a Baltimore pitcher John MeansLast weekend, he signed a $2.925 million contract for two years. He avoided arbitration.

López, 26, was 5-5 with a 3.07 ERA in 20 starts last season, striking out 115 and walking 26 in 102 2/3 innings. He is currently 4-2 with a 2.04 ERA in nine starts with 56 strikeouts.

López was eligible for arbitration for the first time after earning $595,000 last year.

Houser, 29 years old, was 10-6 with a 3.22 ERA over 26 starts and two relief appearances. He earned $584,100 last season.

Houser was eligible to arbitration for the first-time. He is currently 3-4 with a 2.98 ERA and has made eight starts this season. In 42 1/3 innings, he struck out 35 and walked 19.

Statistics or evidence after March 1, except for salary and contract comparisons, which are the timing of the agreement between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the players' union, are not admissible.

In previous decisions, Seattle second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier ($8 million) Kansas City outfielder Andrew Benintendi ($8.5 million) Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley ($3.95M), Atlanta injured reliever Luke Jackson ($3.6 million) and St. Louis outfielder Tyler O'Neill ($3.4 million) were also lost.

Arbitration hearings are normally held within the first three week of February. However, the lockout delayed them.

Hearings will continue through June 24, Atlanta outfielder is still on the list for hearings Adam DuvallServe a pitcher Max Fried Dansby SwansonTogether with New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge, Chicago Cubs catcher Wilson Contreras, Minnesota catcher Gary Sánchez, Miami catcher Jacob Stallings, Detroit right-hander Spencer Turnbull, Seattle outfielder Jesse Winker Kansas City second baseman Nicky Lopez.

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