Re: Looks like Madson has declined option
Originally Posted by mth123
So, if it was a mutual option (it was per Cots), why would the Reds have to "buy out" an option that the player declined? It seems like the Reds would only be on the hook for $2.5 Million if the team was the declining party.
It's a term of the CBA that all options, player, club or mutual, must have a buyout provision.
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