The qualifying offer entitles teams to draft pick compensation should the player sign elsewhere
The White Sox are currently in first place in the AL Central. They're doing it mostly with pitching and defense in the early going.
The White Sox added Todd Frazier and others this offseason. They're a better team now than they were last year, but are they good enough to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2009?
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The deal will pay Albers $2.25 million for 2016.
Joakim Soria, Mark Lowe, Ryan Madson and Tyler Clippard are the other top performers available this winter.
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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