|Michael Bourn will celebrate a big new contract this offseason. (US Presswire)|
All nine players who received qualifying offers of $13.3 million turned them down. The nine are Michael Bourn, Josh Hamilton, Hiroki Kuroda, Adam LaRoche, Kyle Lohse, David Ortiz, Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher and B.J. Upton.
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Under the new free agent compensation system as part of the new collective-bargaining agreement, in order for a team to receive compensation for a player lost in free agency, the team had to make a one-year offer worth at least the annual average of the top 125 free agents from the previous winter. This year's number was $13.3 million. Dayn Perry explained it all earlier this offseason.
The other players will explore free agency.