SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Manny Machado’s contract has been renewed by the Baltimore Orioles at a slight raise, a deal that disappointed the All-Star third baseman.
The 21-year-old will receive $519,000 — $19,000 above the major league minimum — and would earn an additional $100,000 for winning the 2013 Platinum Glove Award as the AL’s best defensive player.READ MORE: Ravens Marquise Brown Honors Mervo Football Player Who Died Last Week
Machado had a $495,000 base salary last season and earned $25,000 for making the AL All-Star team.
Teams had until Tuesday to reach agreements with unsigned players on their 40-man rosters, and players not eligible for arbitration were subject to unilateral renewal by their clubs.READ MORE: Ravens Shut Down Herbert, Chargers In 34-6 Victory
Machado says “it’s the system, and the system is never going to change.”
He has yet to play this spring training following offseason knee surgery.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 800 New Cases & 5 Deaths Reported Sunday
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