Offseason Outlook: San Diego Padres

Offseason Outlook: San Diego Padres The Padres are tired of waiting to contend. But they face a tricky path to compiling a competitive roster in 2020. Guaranteed Contracts Manny Machado: $270MM through 2028 Eric Hosmer: $99MM through 2025 Wil Myers: $61MM through 2022 (including buyout on 2023 club option) Garrett Richards: $8.5MM through 2020 Ian…

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The $17.8 Million Answer

The $17.8 Million Answer Last week, I discussed a few of the qualifying offer decisions facing teams and players this offseason. Yesterday, we learned which players found themselves on the receiving end of a QO. What happened and, given my analysis last week, what are the potential consequences? Let’s take a look. Received a Qualifying…

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Didi Gregorius’ telling comments after not receiving Yankees qualifying offer

Didi Gregorius’ telling comments after not receiving Yankees qualifying offer Didi Gregorius’ first public statement after not receiving a qualifying offer from the Yankees was to congratulate two other men no longer with the organization. The free-agent shortstop used his popular Twitter handle to congratulate former manager Joe Girardi and former teammate Carlos Beltran on…

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