By the end of today, teams and players must decide on all 2012 contract options. Here's what's left:
- Rafael Furcal - $12MM club option with a $1.3MM buyout. This is a lock to be declined, unless the Cardinals sign him to an extension first.
- Octavio Dotel - $3.5MM club option with a $750K buyout. I'm guessing the Cardinals will exercise this option.
- Rafael Soriano - may opt out of remaining two years, $25MM. Scott Boras says Soriano is "highly unlikely" to opt out.
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