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Jeremy Nygaard
08-01-2012, 03:02 PM
Buster Olney just tweeted that qualifying offers will be worth $13.3-13.4 million instead of the $12.4-12.5 that was expected. Wow. Liriano might be worth that... over 2 years.

Badsmerf
08-01-2012, 03:06 PM
Wow, that changes things a little. Not a surprised they traded him now. I wouldn't be surprised to see them try to sign him as a FA though.

nicksaviking
08-01-2012, 03:11 PM
Since neither side even attempted to bring up an extension, I'm guessing neither party has much interest in a reunion.

SweetOne69
08-01-2012, 03:29 PM
I just ran the numbers and the average of the top 125 2012 MLB salaries comes to $12.8M

Jeremy Nygaard
08-01-2012, 04:10 PM
I just ran the numbers and the average of the top 125 2012 MLB salaries comes to $12.8M

Interesting. I thought about doing that, but didn't know how bonuses worked into it... so thought it wouldn't be worth it. Glad someone did the work though.

biggentleben
08-01-2012, 04:26 PM
I've been hearing $13M for most of the season, so that's not surprising to me at this point. I'd imagine a guy like Michael Bourn will get one regardless, but $12M to $13M isn't going to be a big enough jump for most teams to change their mind. If they'd give $12M, I'd assume they'd give $13M.