Salary Arbitration

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants’ Posey Earns Steepest Rise In Salary Arbitration

All 133 MLB players who filed for salary arbitration last month settled, gaining an average increase of 119 percent. San Francisco catcher Buster Posey, the NL batting champion and MVP, led the way with a 13-fold hike to $8 million.


Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco walks off the field between innings against the Atlanta Braves Turner Field on August 18, 2011 in Atlanta. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Giants Ace Lincecum Asks For $21.5 Million In Arbitration

Giants ace Tim Lincecum has asked for $21.5 million in salary arbitration and been offered $17 million.