As spring training approaches, MLB teams are preparing for extension season, with a focus on retaining their own players. Ten notable non-Soto extension candidates, including Adley Rutschman and Justin Steele, could sign long-term deals before Opening Day.By the Numbers
- Adley Rutschman: No rumblings regarding an extension yet, but discussions may come soon
- Justin Steele: Four years away from free agency as a Super Two, potential contract: four-year, $40M deal with a club option
- Gallen is under team control for another two seasons
- Lewis slashed .309/.372/.548 with 15 home runs and strong contact rates in 239 plate appearances after returning from injury last year
- Luzardo is three years away from free agency and he's in his second year of arbitration as a Super Two
MLB teams are gearing up for extension season, with a focus on retaining their own players. Young talents like Adley Rutschman and Justin Steele could secure long-term deals before Opening Day, setting the stage for an exciting season.
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