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Yankees tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players in 2020

The Yankees have tendered contracts to all 12 arbitration-eligible players this offseason, with James PaxtonAaron Judge, and Gary Sanchez the biggest names in that group.

Once a player is offered arbitration, the team and that player’s agent have until a set date — usually at some point in February — to come to terms on a new contract. If that doesn’t happen, both sides submit salary proposals and the player’s salary is determined at a hearing by independent arbitrators.

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According to MLB Trade Rumors, here’s what the Yankees’ arbitration-eligible players are projected to make in 2020…

LHP James Paxton: $12.9 million, up from $8.75 million in 2019

2020 is Paxton’s final year of arbitration, meaning he will become an unrestricted free agent after the season if the Yanks don’t agree on a contract extension before then.