3 Royals get $17.4M qualifying offer

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 2:41 a.m.

In this Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 file photo, veteran Kansas City Royals players Lorenzo Cain (6), Eric Hosmer (35) and Mike Moustakas (8) aknowledge the crowd as they come out of the game during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Kansas City, Mo.

NEW YORK -- Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were among nine free agents who received $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams Monday.

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