We have quickly entered the offseason and the Atlanta Braves’ shortstop situation still remains a question mark and will more than likely remain that way for the near future. Dansby Swanson was among several players to receive a qualifying offer on Thursday ahead of the 5pm deadline. Swanson will have 10 days to reject the one-year, $19.65 million offer.
Although it is the first time in his career that he has reached free agency, there is no doubt that Swanson rejects his offer. However, by extending this offer, the Braves are eligible for draft pick compensation if Dansby heads to another organization.
Aaron Judge, Trea Turner, and Jacob DeGrom are other notable players who received a qualifying offer today. 14 offers were issued in total.
The full qualifying offer list, per ESPN sources:— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) November 10, 2022
- Aaron Judge
- Trea Turner
- Xander Bogaerts
- Jacob DeGrom
- Dansby Swanson
- Carlos Rodón
- Brandon Nimmo
- Willson Contreras
- Chris Bassitt
- Anthony Rizzo
- Tyler Anderson
- Martín Perez
- Joc Pederson
- Nathan Eovaldi
The qualifying offer was first implemented in 2012. Historically, just 11 of 110 players have accepted this offer. This year’s offer is a bit higher than last year’s, which was set at $18.4 million.
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