Astros Give Cole Qualifying Offer

League Championship Series - Houston Astros v New York Yankees - Game Three

The Astros gave pitcher Gerrit Cole a qualifying one-year offer of 17.8 million dollars. Cole is expected to reject the offer, but it guarantees Houston will receive a compensatory draft pick if he signs with another team. Cole is one of eight Astros to file for free agency.

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