ANAHEIM (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have avoided salary arbitration this year, reaching deals with new second baseman Danny Espinosa and four other players Friday.
The Angels also settled on one-year contracts with right fielder Kole Calhoun, catcher Martin Maldonado and right-handed starters Garrett Richards and Matt Shoemaker.
Richards will make $6.85 million next season, while Calhoun is getting $6.35 million. Espinosa will make $5,425,000 and Shoemaker will earn $3,325,000. Maldonado, the last to sign late Friday, gets $1,725,000.