There will be no arbitration drama for the Yankees this offseason.
The Yankees agreed to terms with all nine of their arbitration eligible players — including Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and James Paxton — by Friday’s deadline.
Judge and Sanchez got the biggest bumps after years of being among the best values in the game. Judge signed for $8.5 million, according to a source, after making $684,000 last season.
Sanchez led all catchers with 34 homers last season while making $669,800 and agreed to a deal worth $5 million, according to a source.
Both are scheduled to hit free agency in 2023.
James Paxton, in his final year of arbitration before heading to free agency following this year, jumped from $9.5 million to $12.5 million according to a source.
The agreements allowed the Yankees to avoid potentially messy arbitration hearings with the face of the franchise, Judge, and the injury-prone Sanchez in their first years of eligibility.
The last time the Yankees had an arbitration hearing was in 2017, when Dellin Betances lost his case and got $3 million instead of his requested $5 million. It led to a…