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Desmond racked up career highs in hits (178) and runs (107) while helping the Rangers reach the AL Division Series.
The Rangers have not ruled out re-signing Desmond to a long-term deal, but the club will now have to compete with other teams on the open market.
Texas will be awarded a compensatory pick following the first round of the 2017 Draft if Desmond were to sign elsewhere.
Oliver Macklin is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.