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Report: Osuna loses arb case vs. Blue Jays

MLB.com @DeeshaThosar

Roberto Osuna has reportedly lost his arbitration case with the Blue Jays, and he will earn Toronto's proposed offer of $5.3 million against his requested $5.8 million, according to USA Today. The club has not commented.

Osuna, who turns 23 on Wednesday, entered his first year of arbitration eligibility with three full seasons as a closer under his belt.

Roberto Osuna has reportedly lost his arbitration case with the Blue Jays, and he will earn Toronto's proposed offer of $5.3 million against his requested $5.8 million, according to USA Today. The club has not commented.

Osuna, who turns 23 on Wednesday, entered his first year of arbitration eligibility with three full seasons as a closer under his belt.

Zach Britton holds the record amount handed out to a closer in his first year of arbitration eligibility at $6.75 million in 2016. Comparatively, Britton entered that year with 73 saves, while Osuna currently has 95.

The right-handed Osuna capped the 2017 season with a 3.38 ERA, 39 saves and 83 strikeouts in 64 innings.

Marcus Stroman awaits his arbitration hearing with the Blue Jays.

Deesha Thosar is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York City. Follow her on Twitter at @DeeshaThosar.

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