Minnesota Twins Extend Qualifying Offer to Free Agent Starting Pitcher

Minnesota Twins offer a one-year, $20.325 million contract to pitcher Sonny Gray, who is now a free agent.

Several other players also receive this offer, including Shohei Ohtani, Aaron Nola, and Cody Bellinger.

Some players, like Teoscar Hernandez and Jorge Soler, do not receive the offer.

If a player declines the offer and signs with another team, that team must forfeit a draft pick, with the value based on their previous spending.

The team making the offer receives a compensatory draft pick.

Despite the Twins' typically mid-level budget, they make the offer to Gray, who is expected to seek a higher-paying multi-year deal.

If Gray signs with another team, the Twins will gain a valuable draft pick, softening the loss of a top pitcher.

There's a possibility that Gray might choose to re-sign with the Twins on a multi-year deal.

Sonny Gray, a 33-year-old right-handed pitcher, had a solid season, contributing to the Twins' success.

Gray has an impressive career record with 98 wins, a 3.47 ERA, and three All-Star selections in his 11-year career in the MLB.

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