We'll keep track of today's smaller deals to avoid arbitration in this post. Click here for background on the upcoming arbitration schedule and how MLBTR is covering it. You can also check in on our Arbitration Tracker and look at MLBTR contributor Matt Swartz's arbitration projections. Teams have until noon CT today to agree to terms on a deal before exchanging arbitration figures. After that, they can still negotiate into February in an effort to avoid an arbitration hearing. In general, the Braves, Rays, Blue Jays, White Sox and Marlins employ a "trial and file" approach, meaning they say they...

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