It was reported today that longtime Dodger reliever Pedro Baez won his arbitration case against the Dodgers.
Source: #Dodgers reliever Pedro Baez won his arbitration case and will make $4M in 2020. He was represented by Kelvin Nova, Jeff Fannell and his associate Kap Misir.
— Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) February 12, 2020
Vote (of confidence) For Pedro
Pedro’s agent Kelvin Nova handled his arbitration case, submitting a 4 million dollar rate. The Dodgers had offered a rate or 3.5 million. Winning the arbitration case secured his 4 million dollar contract for 2020. Pedro Baez is the first player to win his arbitration case in 2020. This is good news for Pedro and for fans who were hoping the big man would get paid, especially considering Joc Pederson lost his arbitration case just days earlier. Eight more players in MLB still have pending arbitration cases as of this writing.
Pedro Baez By The Numbers
In 2019, Pedro Baez pitched 69 2/3 innings, posting a 3.10 ERA and a 3.52 FIP. None of these were career bests for Pedro. His 5.6 home runs per 9 innings and his 3 walks per 9 innings were career bests, though. Keeping the ball in the park has always been a…