Originally Posted by TheVulture
Not necessarily. If his performance doesn't warrant better than 10 mil a year the Sox don't have to offer him arbitration. He could risk losing a lot of money.
$10 million on the market in baseball now, let alone in three years, doesn't equate to all that much production. I want to say that 1 win (WAR) is worth about $6 million. Even Alexei was a 2.3 oWAR player in 2013 (I'm guessing Abreu won't provide much if any worth on defense).