Rays reportedly avoid arbitration with McGee

Tampa Bay has also agreed to one-year deals with Cobb, Guyer

Rays reportedly avoid arbitration with McGee

The Rays came to terms on one-year deals with left-hander Jake McGee, righty Alex Cobb and outfielder Brandon Guyer on Thursday, avoiding arbitration with the three players, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman. The club has not confirmed the deals.

According to Heyman, McGee agreed for $4.8 million, Cobb agreed for $4 million and Guyer agreed for $1.185 million.

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McGee posted a 2.41 ERA over 39 games in 2015. He spent time on the disabled list due to elbow and knee injuries.

Cobb, who underwent Tommy John surgery in May, last pitched in the big leagues in 2014, when he went 10-9 with a 2.87 ERA in 27 starts. In 81 career starts, the right-hander is 35-23 with a 3.21 ERA.

Guyer played a career-high 128 games in 2015, batting .265/.359/.413 with eight home runs and 28 RBIs.

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