Friday, November 2, 2018

REPORT: Red Sox To Extend $17.9M Qualifying Offer To Closer Craig Kimbrel

Multiple reports indicate that the Red Sox will extend the $17.9 million qualifying offer to closer Craig Kimbrel. If Kimbrel turns down the offer, he will immediately become a free agent—able to be signed by any of the other 29 MLB teams. Despite a few shaky postseason outings, Kimbrel posted a stellar 2.74 ERA and 42 saves for the Red Sox in 2018. The right-hander made $13 million in 2018. Kimbrel has collected 333 saves and has recorded 868 strikeouts over his nine-year MLB career. Stay tuned!