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Kansas City Royals' Andrew Benintendi hits an RBI double off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Michael Kopech during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Chicago. Nicky Lopez scored on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City outfielder Andrew Benintendi and Seattle second baseman/outfielder Adam Frazier won their salary arbitration cases on Friday.

Benintendi will receive $8.5 million under the decision by Mark Burstein, Keith Greenberg and Steven Wolf, who listened to arguments on Thursday.

Frazier was awarded $8 million by the panel of Margaret Brogan, Frederic Horowitz and Brian Keller, who heard the case on May 2.

In the first two arbitration decisions Wednesday, the Atlanta Braves beat third baseman Austin Riley and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated outfielder Tyler O'Neill.

Benintendi hit .276 with 17 homers and 73 RBIs last year, earning a Gold Glove in his first season with the Royals. He was acquired from Boston in February 2021 as part of a three-team trade that also involved the New York Mets. The 27-year-old made $6.6 million last season and is eligible for free agency after this year's World Series.

Frazier was a first-time All-Star last year, when he batted .305 with five homers and 43 RBIs in 155 games for Pittsburgh and San Diego, which traded him to the Mariners in November. He earned $4.3 million last year.

A decision remains pending for Milwaukee right-hander Adrian Houser.

Fifteen additional players are eligible for arbitration, with hearings scheduled through June 24. Players scheduled for hearings include Atlanta outfielder Adam Duvall, pitcher Max Fried and Dansby Swanson, New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge, New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt, Minnesota catcher Gary Sánchez and Philadelphia pitcher Zach Eflin.

Arbitration hearings usually are held during the first three weeks of February but were delayed by the lockout.

No statistics or evidence from after March 1 is admissible other than contract and salary comparisons, timing set when Major League Baseball and the players' association agreed to the deal that ended the lockout.