Braves extend qualifying offer to Santana

Atlanta, GA ( – The Atlanta Braves made a qualifying offer
to starting pitcher Ervin Santana on Monday.

Santana went 14-10 with a 3.95 ERA and 179 strikeouts last season, his first
with Atlanta. The right-hander previously spent eight seasons with the Angels
and one in Kansas City.

Santana has until 4:00 p.m. (ET) on Monday, Nov. 10 to accept the offer
or become a free agent.