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The Daily Chop: Qualifying offers, free agency previews and more

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The offseason gets underway.

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The offseason is here and while we are still not sure how hot the stove will be this winter, there are plenty of procedural moves that will take place over the weekend before free agency opens next week. There will be no shortage of storylines and Talking Chop’s own Demetrius Bell outlined five big questions for the offseason Friday for SB Nation. Here are some more quality links to get you ready for Hot Stove Season.

More Braves News

Our 2019 season in review series continued on Friday with a look at reliever Mark Melancon who figures to play a big part in Atlanta’s bullpen next season and catcher Tyler Flowers who the Braves will have until Monday to decide whether or not to pick up his 2020 contract option.

Awards Season

The 2019 Gold Glove Awards will be announced Sunday night at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Braves currently have two finalists for Gold Gloves in second baseman Ozzie Albies and third baseman Josh Donaldson.

The Athletic’s Mark Simon takes a closer look at the finalists and picks who should take home Gold Gloves at each position.

MLB Comings and Goings

Coaching News