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2022 non-tender deadline: other possibilities

2022 non-tender deadline: other possibilities

James A. Pittman-USA TODAY Sports Rule 55(f) is dead. Long live Rule 9(c)(6). Tuesday, November 30th is the amended deadline for MLB teams to tender 2022 contracts to players under team control. The Toronto Blue Jays have a large class of 12 arbitration eligibles this year, but almost all are slam dunks to be tendered so we’ll look into the few cases for whom that’s perhaps not the case leading into the deadline. Other profiles: Trent Thornton In my offseason lookahead a month ago, I contemplated whether Ross Stripling should be listed as a non-tender candidate...
Bluebird Banter Nov 29, 2021
2022 non-tender candidate: Trent Thornton

2022 non-tender candidate: Trent Thornton

Photo by Mitchell Layton/ Tuesday, November 30th is the amended deadline for MLB teams to tender 2022 contracts to players under team control. The Toronto Blue Jays have a large class of 12 arbitration eligibles this year, but almost all are slam dunks to be tendered so we’ll look into the few cases for whom that’s perhaps not the case leading into the deadline. Background: Acquired from Houston in advance of the 2018 Rule 5 protection deadline and added to 40-man; career 5.00 ERA / 4.74 FIP in 209 innings (1.7 fWAR / 1.1 bWAR) 2021 production: 4.78 ERA and 5.46 FIP...

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