General manager Jack Zduriencik did a lengthy interview with Mitch Levy on SportsRadio KJR. A few things to take away from it ...
He said he wasn't very close to making any deal.
Zduriencik has talked informally with Kendrys Morales and his agent Scott Boras about an extension. Zduriencik confirmed that he will tender a contract to Morales in the offseason to ensure he gets a compensatory first-round draft pick if Morales were to leave.
"To me, our best option was to keep him here," Zduriencik said. "We do have the qualifying offer that we are prepared to make. We are also trying to do something with Kendrys as we move f0rward."
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Zduriencik talked about Dustin Ackley's playing time and future a little.
He gave a Danny Hultzen update and admitted there is a chance that Hultzen might not pitch in a game during this season.
No team inquired about shortstop Brendan Ryan
Meanwhile, I was on with Ian Furness and Jason Puckett discussing the trade deadline and other stuff.