White Sox Settle With 5 Arbitration-Eligible Players

Closer Alex Colome and the team agreed on a salary just north of $10.5 million.

670 The Score Staff
January 10, 2020 - 1:37 pm

(670 The Score) The White Sox avoided arbitration with all five of their eligible players by settling with them Friday.

Closer Alex Colome ($10,532,500), outfielder Nomar Mazara ($5.56 million), left-hander Carlos Rodon ($4.45 million), infielder Leury Garcia ($3.25 million) and reliever Evan Marshall ($1.1 million) all agreed to one-year deals with the White Sox for 2020, the team announced.

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Colome had a 2.80 ERA and 1.07 WHIP while converting 30 of 33 save chances in 62 appearances in 2019.

Mazara was acquired by the White Sox in a trade with the Rangers in early December. He hit .268 with 19 homers and 66 RBIs last season. Mazara is expected to play right field for the White Sox often.

Rodon posted a 5.19 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in seven starts in 2019. He then underwent Tommy John surgery and is expected to be sidelined until the second half of 2020.

Garcia hit .279 with eight homers and 40 RBIs last season. 

Marshall had a 2.49 ERA and 1.30 WHIP in 55 appearances in 2019. He'll be counted on to fill a key role in the team's bullpen this upcoming season.