Mariners Not Sending Qualifying Offer to All-Star

The Seattle Mariners are not going to send Mitch Haniger a $19.65 million qualifying offer. Thus, they will not receive compensation if the outfielder signs elsewhere on the open market. 

Haniger dealt with serious injury trouble in 2022, so perhaps this is not the most surprising of decisions. In 57 games, he had 11 home runs, 34 RBIs, and a .246 batting average. Overall, when healthy, he was once again an effective power hitter, but it was not enough for him to land a QO from the Mariners.

Haniger will have a market for his services. Keep in mind, he is a former All-Star who had a 39-home run campaign in 2021. We will have to wait and see where he goes from here.

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