PHOENIX -- Teams improved to 4-0 in salary arbitration this year when the Colorado Rockies defeated catcher Tony Wolters, who will earn $1.9 million rather than his request for $2,475,000.
Arbitrators Jeanne Vonhof, Dan Brent and Edna Francis made the decision Tuesday, a day after hearing arguments.
The 27-year-old made $960,000 last year, when he hit .262 with one homer and 42 RBI in 411 plate appearances.
Teams had won the first three decisions this year, beating Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson, Minnesota pitcher Jose Berrios and Atlanta reliever Shane Greene.
Nine players remain scheduled for hearings, which run through Feb. 21.