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#1 Jeremy Nygaard

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 02:02 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.

#2 Badsmerf

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 02:06 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.

#3 nicksaviking

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 02:11 PM

Since neither side even attempted to bring up an extension, I'm guessing neither party has much interest in a reunion.

#4 SweetOne69

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 02:29 PM

I just ran the numbers and the average of the top 125 2012 MLB salaries comes to $12.8M

#5 Jeremy Nygaard

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 03:10 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.

#6 biggentleben

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 03:26 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.
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