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1 minute ago, MurphDogg said:

If Stroman gets a qualifying offer he would cost the O's their third pick (either the comp pick after round 2 or, if that pick is traded, their third round pick). Jake Odorizzi got a QO this off-season at the same age as Stroman with a less successful career to date. I think it is quite likely that Stroman gets one too.

No qualifying offers this season.

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1 hour ago, Can_of_corn said:

No qualifying offers this season.

Is that true? I remember that being part of the negotiations but I dont think it ended up being part of the deal since MLB unilaterally set the number of games.

MLBTR seems to think there are still qualifying offers and so does Twitter, based on my searching.

Mets beat writer seems to think a qualifying offer is still an option and nobody is correcting her, and since she is a woman on the internet writing about sports, I imagine she would be corrected by a million dudes if she was wrong.

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Didn't think this thread would be updates again but Andrelton Simmons has opted out of the last 5 games of the season.

He is a pending free agent.

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4 minutes ago, SteveA said:

Didn't think this thread would be updates again but Andrelton Simmons has opted out of the last 5 games of the season.

He is a pending free agent.

Quitting on your team not real good looking for other teams imo.

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Just now, bpilktree said:

Quitting on your team not real good looking for other teams imo.

They've been eliminated.

I bet his teammates are fine with it.

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