Today was a busy day for options, as eleven decisions were reached. Here's a summary:
- The White Sox declined Jermaine Dye's $12MM option, paying a $950K buyout.
- The Phillies exercised their $9MM option on Cliff Lee.
- The Diamondbacks exercised their $8.5MM option on Brandon Webb.
- The Royals declined options on Coco Crisp, Miguel Olivo, and Yasuhiko Yabuta.
- The Brewers declined David Weathers' $3.7MM option, paying a $400K buyout.
- The Mets declined J.J. Putz's $9.15MM option, paying a $1MM buyout.
- The Rockies declined options on Yorvit Torrealba and Alan Embree.
- The Nationals declined Austin Kearns' $10MM option, paying a $1MM buyout.
- Our 2010 MLB Free Agents list shows the remaining options: Ramon Hernandez, Victor Martinez, Jason Varitek, Gregg Zaun, Alex Gonzalez, Jack Wilson, Pedro Feliz, Carl Crawford, Manny Ramirez, Tim Hudson, Braden Looper, Tim Wakefield, Rafael Betancourt, and Brian Shouse. Decisions on several of these have already been publicized though.
Cardinals Sign Aledmys Diaz Cardinals Extend Matt Carpenter Diamondbacks Sign Oliver Perez Nationals Sign Mike Gonzalez Rick Ankiel To Retire Rangers Sign Joe Saunders Indians Acquire Justin Sellers, Designate David Cooper Guillermo Mota Retires Braves To Sign Yenier Bello Athletics Acquire Jake Elmore Carl Pavano Retires Yankees Extend Brett Gardner Yankees Agree To Terms With Andrew Bailey Giants Sign Tyler Colvin Orioles Sign Nelson Cruz Red Sox Sign Chris Capuano Braves Extend Andrelton Simmons Reds Extend Homer Bailey Braves Extend Frank Wren, Fredi Gonzalez Orioles Sign Ubaldo Jimenez Dempster Won't Pitch In 2014 Braves Extend Craig Kimbrel
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