Detroit Tigers Avoid Arbitration With Dirks, Porcello, Jackson


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It’s arbitration day for the Detroit Tigers and the rest of major league baseball. The first dominoes are starting to fall.

Andy Dirks was slated to receive a salary of approximately $1.7 million, according to estimates from MLB Trade Rumors.

The team also avoided arbitration with Rick Porcello.

This almost a million more than was estimated for Porcello ($7.7 million)

No arbitration for Austin Jackson either.

Jackson receives slightly more than the estimated $5.3 million.

There has been no early word on Max Scherzer, Alex Avila or Al AlburquerqueStay tuned to Motor City Bengals for updates.