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The Republican Jan 17, 2015
Boston Red Sox avoid arbitration with Rick Porcello, Junichi Tazawa

Boston Red Sox avoid arbitration with Rick Porcello, Junichi Tazawa

Rick Porcello and Junichi Tazawa signed one-year contracts, though Daniel Nava and Wade Miley remain unsigned.
Full Count | WEEI Jan 16, 2015

Red Sox avoid arbitration with Porcello, Tazawa

The Red Sox avoided arbitration with right-handers Rick Porcello and Junichi Tazawa on Friday night and announced that each had agreed to one-year deals. According to an industry source, Porcello signed for $12.5 million, while Tazawa will be paid $2.25 million. The Red Sox have two arb-eligible players remaining — outfielder Daniel Nava and left-hander […]
KFFL Jan 16, 2015

Red Sox | Junichi Tazawa, Red Sox settle

Boston Red Sox RP Junichi Tazawa avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal Friday, ...
Fenway Nation Jan 16, 2015

Red Sox And Junichi Tazawa Settle On Contract

One the true bright lights of the Boston bullpen—Junichi Tazawa—avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.25 million contract with the Red Sox. Tazawa—a homegrown Red Sox product—has come into his own in the last few seasons, becoming a reliable set-up man for The Carmine Hose. The 28-year old righty posted a 2.86 ERA in 2014—hurling 63 innings. Over the last three years, he has averaged more than a strikeout per inning.
Rotoworld Jan 16, 2015

Red Sox, Junichi Tazawa avoid arbitration - Junichi Tazawa (R) Boston Red Sox

Red Sox and RHP Junichi Tazawa avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.25 million contract.
Fenway Nation Jan 13, 2015
Red Sox Likely To Exceed Luxury Tax Threshold

Red Sox Likely To Exceed Luxury Tax Threshold

As pointed out by Scott Lauber of The Boston Herald, the Red Sox are likely to smash through MLB's $189 million luxury tax threshold. This is not really a big surprise, since the NOG already acknowledged it might happen. The combination of upcoming salary arbitrations (Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, Junichi Tazawa, Daniel Nava), and contract renewals (Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts, Christian Vazquez, Brock Holt, Joe Kelly) will almost certainly put The Carmine Hose over the limit. Right now, they have around $152.4 million committed for 2015—but that's just to 14 players. If—in addition to...

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