Glavine, Thome, I-Rod among those filing Monday
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Tom Glavine, Jim Thome and Ivan Rodriguez were among 70 players who filed for free agency Monday as baseball's offseason began.
Frank Thomas of the Chicago White Sox, who is under contract, also opted to explore the market, his right because the team exercised a provision in his deal that would defer most of his salary without interest.
Meanwhile, Atlanta Braves catcher Javy Lopez decided against
free agency, deciding to exercise his $7 million option ...
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