Figures for baseball free agents in base fission following the epidemic began Wednesday when a dozen players were told their contract options had been turned down, including Colten Wong, another baseman at the St. Louis Cardinals Gold Glove.
Wong, 30, will be bought for 1 million. Wong, who was selected in the first round of the 2011 draft, made his major league debut in 2013 and spent his first eight seasons with St. Louis. Wong hit. 165 and 16 RBIs with Homer in 53 games during the epidemic short-term season, helping the Cardinals make the playoffs for a second straight year. They were knocked out by San Diego in the first round.
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“STL will always have a special place in my heart and I will never forget all the amazing people who influenced me. Lots of love, ”Wong said in an Instagram post on Wednesday.
Many teams are cutting costs after a short regular season with no fans due to the novel’s coronavirus. Many teams have already removed many scouts to reduce front-office fee staff and costs, with uncertainty about what attendance and revenue can be expected in 2021.
Besb.l’s labor contract expires after the 2021 season, putting 2022 at risk of a work stoppage.
Wong won his first gold glove last year. He is a finalist again this season with the announcement of the winner on Tuesday.
John Mozeliak, president of the Bezb.l operations operations for the Cardinals, said he spoke with Wong on Wednesday.
“I told him that with some uncertainties, we weren’t in a position to do that,” Mozeliak said. “We both agreed to keep the door open, and so we’ll make progress on that. That’s something we’re not denying future compensation.”
Wong has just one year away from his best season in St. Louis, in which he batted .285 with 2 homers, 59 RBIs and a career-high 24 steels. In 2019 it is .261 hitters with 53 homers, 281 RBIs and 88 steals. 852 in career sports.
Exposing the possibility of Wong’s return, Mozeliak mentioned giving Tommy Adman a shot at the second base.
“Don’t get bored, don’t say anything for sure, but, as we approach this se fisson, it definitely requires a bit of creativity, a little patience and a good time,” Mozeliak said.
Others include free cuts;
Ri Arizona made Mike Leak (5 5 million instead of $ 18 million) and Hector Rondon (500 500,000 instead of million 4 million)
Ash and Ington Washington’s right-hander Anniebel Sanchez (12 12 million followed by પગલે 2 million buyout), outfielder Adam Eaton (1.5 1.5 million instead of .5 10.5 million) and infielders Hoi Kendrick (5 5.5 million instead of 5 6.5 million) and 25 2.25 million instead of 25 1.25 million Million illion 4 Million)
– Colorado first baseman Daniel Murphy (6 6 million instead of 12 12 million)
Eat Seattle’s second baseman de Strange-Gordon (14 million instead of 1 million)
-New York Mets catchers Wilson Ramos (1.5 1.5 million instead of 10 10 million) and Robinson Chirinos (1 1 million instead of 5 6.5 million) and infielder Todd Frasier (1.5 1.5 million instead of 5. 75.575 million).
If their options are rejected by Sunday, about 50 more players will qualify for the agency fee agency, including Chicago White Sox hitter Edwin Ankarnasin and left-header Gio Gonzalez; Cleveland first baseman Carlos Santana, catcher Roberto Perez and left-hander Brad Hand; Yankees left-handers J.A. Hep and outfielder Brett Gardner; Texas right-hander Corey Kluber; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizo; And Pittsburgh right-hander Chris Archer.
Players already free agents include catcher JT Realmuto, infielder DJ Lamhiu, pitchers Marcus Strowman and Masahiro Tanaka and outfielders George Springer and Marcel Ozuna; Shortstop sister Didi Gregorius; And designated hitter Nelson Cruz.