Rays RHP Odorizzi gets raise after winning arbitration

Sports Xchange

February 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm.

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jake Odorizzi won his arbitration case on Tuesday, meaning his 2017 salary of $4.1 million will be nearly eight times higher than his 2016 wage.

The three arbitrators chose Odorizzi’s figure over the $3.825 million submitted by the Rays. Odorizzi made $520,700 last season.

Odorizzi, who turns 27 next month, was 10-6 with a 3.69 ERA in 33 starts last season.

Odorizzi is 30-30 with a 3.75 ERA in 101 career appearances (98 starts).