The Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday signed their last remaining player eligible for arbitration, inking shortstop Erick Aybar to a one-year, $5.075 million contract. That brings the Halos to 18 players signed for 2012, for a total of $144.82 million:
|Angels 2012 Payroll Commitments
When the Angels released Scott Kazmir last year, part of his contract had a $2.5 million option buyout in 2012, so depending on how you account for that the Angels have either $144.82 million or $147.32 million committed to this season, with 18 players under contract. If the remaining seven roster spots are filled by minimum salary players ($480,000 is the minimum), the payroll will be between $150-153 million, before any other moves are made.
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