Dodgers also bracing themselves for Giants expected pursuit of Zack Greinke.
Three players out of 20 -- also Matt Wieters and Colby Rasmus -- accept a $15.8 million salary for 2015 in lieu of free agency. Marco Estrada and the Blue Jays bypass their QO, agreeing to two-year contract for $26 million.
David Price, Zack Greinke, Johnny Cueto and Jordan Zimmermann headline the free agent starting pitchers this offseason.
With the Hot Stove season well underway, we rank the top 50 free agents (by dollars) who could be on the move this winter in Part 1 of this weekend's Inside Baseball column.
Friday was Qualifying Offer day in MLB. That plus other goings-on.
Free agency is set to kick off on Saturday. Here are our top 50 free agents.
The qualifying offer has become a popular tool for teams; no player has yet to accept one.
Baker happy to have the job after managing for 20 seasons in majors. The Nats won 83 games in 2015, far below expectations.
As expected, Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke has opted out of the remainder of his current deal and is now a free agent.
At 9 am ET Monday morning, a total of 139 players became free agents, including stars like David Price and Jason Heyward.

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