Jake Odorizzi ‘Strongly Considering’ Twins’ Qualifying Offer

Jake Odorizzi ‘Strongly Considering’ Twins’ Qualifying Offer Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi is “strongly considering” accepting his qualifying offer from the Twins, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports (link). If he accepts, Odorizzi would be set to earn $17.8MM in 2020. Final qualifying offer decisions are due by 4 pm CST this afternoon. More to come… Source:…

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General Managers Meetings Notebook

General Managers Meetings Notebook The General Managers meetings provide a great opportunity to check in with executives from across the game. A pair of hour-long media sessions are held, with the majority of the GMs, and/or Presidents of Baseball Operations, making appearances at both. I spoke to a large number of them, with the goal…

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Quiet Early Market For Ken Giles

Quiet Early Market For Ken Giles Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles seemingly factors as a big potential trade piece. But the market isn’t bouncing with early interest in the righty, per Scott Mitchell of TSN Sports (Twitter link). That’s somewhat surprising to hear, given that teams weighing the open-market options don’t have many premium relief…

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