The Cincinnati Reds won their salary arbitration case against infielder Eugenio Suarez, and Chicago White Sox infielder Yolmer Sanchez became the latest player to go to a hearing.
Suarez was given a raise from $595,000 to $3.75 million on Tuesday rather than his request for $4.2 million, leaving players with a 5-3 lead. Fourteen players remain scheduled for hearings through Feb. 16 in what could be the busiest year in arbitration since 1990.
Sanchez asked for a raise from $546,000 to $2.35 million, and Chicago argued he should be paid $2.1 million.
Baltimore second baseman Jonathan Schoop avoided a hearing scheduled for Thursday, agreeing to an $8.5...