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Ian Desmond opting out of 2021 season 'for now'

by Brendan Tuma | Rockies Correspondent | Sun, Feb 21st 10:48am EST

Ian Desmond posted on his personal Instagram account that he's opting out of the 2021 season "for now." (Ian Desmond on Instagram)

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"My desire to be with my family is greater than my desire to go back and play baseball under these circumstances," Desmond wrote. He added that he will continue to see how things unfold, so there's certainly a chance he opts back in at some point. The 35-year-old also opted out of the 2020 campaign. He's in the final year of his five-year, $70 million contract with Colorado.

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