8. Joe Ross
One of the three Washington Nationals to opt out of playing, Ross made the same decision as his brother Tyson. A right-handed pitcher with a chance of making the Nationals’ starting rotation, Ross would have made $550,000 if he chose to represent his team in Florida.
Ross is a five-season MLB veteran. He underwent Tommy John surgery in 2017. Last season he played over 20 times for the Nationals but may not appear for them again. The Nationals won’t miss him that much after he decided to put his family over the chance of playing time.