Friday is the deadline for teams to exchange numbers with players who are arbitration-eligible. If a deal is not agreed upon they must schedule a hearing next month in front of a panel of arbitrators to determine that player's salary for the 2019 season.
Teams that do not reach deals could still negotiate up until the hearing date on a one-year contract or multi-year extension.
Jan. 11, 5:44 PM:
The Yankees have avoided arbitration with everyone but RHP Luis Severino, who will now going into an arbitration hearing in a few weeks. Every player the Yankees reached a deal with for next season includes, RHP Dellin Betances, C Austin Romine, SS Didi Gregoriuis, RHP Tommy Kahnle, OF Aaron Hicks, LHP James Paxton, 1B Greg Bird, and RHP Sonny Gray.
Jan. 11, 5:41 PM:
According to WFAN's Sweeny Murti, the Yankees and Dellin Betances reached a one-year, $7.25 million agreement to avoid arbitration.
Jan. 11, 4:24 PM:
The Yankees and Luis Severino were unable to come to terms with a contract and will now head to arbitration hearing, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan. The right-hander made $604,975 last year and was projected at $5.1 million in arbitration. However, Severino is in his first year of arbitration, and his struggles in the latter half of the season may have potentially hurt his value.
Jan 11, 9:02 AM:
Per Nightengale, the Yankees and Austin Romine have settled on a $1.8 million deal.
Jan. 10, 5:42 PM:
USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports the Yankees and Greg Bird have avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year, $1.2 million deal.