The market for Josh Donaldson appears to be brisk already,
The market for Josh Donaldson appears to bebrisk already, even though the free-agent third baseman hasyet to decide whether to accept the Los Angeles Clippers Jersey Braves' qualifying offer.One of the reported suitors reportedly is eagerto make an offer of its own.Wednesday that the Rangers weremaking an "aggre sive push" to sign Donaldson.SN's FA RANKINGS: Texas can claim a need at the position. Six different Rangers players started games at third base in 2019, led by Asdrubal Cabrera with90. The Rangers released Cabrera in August, which opened the door for rookie Nick Solak to become the regular there.Solak hit well (.884 OPS, five home runs in 135 Blake Griffin Jersey plate appearances), but Donaldson, 33, is a proven slugger who revived his career with the Braves last season. The 2015 American League MVP put up a .900 OPS and hit 37 home runs in 155 Louis Williams Jersey games. He earned, as voted byplayers.Those numbers are why the Rangers are competing with the Braves, Dodgers, Nationals and Phillies for Donaldson. Los Angelesalso has top free-agent third baseman Anthony Rendon on its radar. Incumbent third baseman Justin Turner has one year remaining on his contract. The Nats would consider Donaldson a fallback option if they can't re-sign Rendon, and the Phillies are trying to upgrade from Maikel Franco. The Phils reportedly are also looking at free agent Mike Moustakas.Donaldson has until 5 Kawhi Leonard Jersey p.m. ET Thursday to accept or reject Atlanta's $17.8 million qualifying offer. If he accepts, then he is considered signed for 2020. If he rejects and then decides laternot to re-sign with Atlanta, then the team that does sign him would lose a draft pick and international bonus money. The Braves would alsoreceive a compensatory pick in next year's draft from MLB.The Dodgers, Nationals, Phillies and Rangers would alllosetheir second-highest draft pick and $500,000 in international bonus money if they were to signDonaldson, . The calculation is based on whether clubs receive revenue sharing Patrick Beverley Jersey money and/or exceed the luxury tax.