2009 MLB Free Agency: Who's On The Market?

Austin DrakeSenior Analyst IOctober 31, 2008

The World Series is over and what does that mean? It's the 2008-09 off season!

On the first day of the off season over 60 MLB players filed for free agency. Including Manny Ramirez, Francisco Rodriguez and C.C. Sabathia.

Many people know the big names that are available on the market, but they don't know those key guys who could be added to your hometown team at anytime without notice.

I'm going to run down the best available at all the positions.

*numbers in the ( ) is the player's age*

BEST AVAILABLE OVERALL
Manny Ramirez Picture
1. Manny Ramirez, OF/DH
2. C.C. Sabathia, SP
3. Francisco Rodriguez, RP
4. Mark Teixeira, 1B/DH
5. John Lackey, SP

CATCHERS

1. Jason Varitek (36)
2. Ivan Rodriguez (36)
3. Paul Lo Duca (36)
4. Rod Barajas (32)
5. David Ross (31)

FIRST BASE

1. Mark Teixeira (29)
2. Carlos Delgado (37)
3. Jason Giambi (38)
4. Richie Sexson (34)
5. Kevin Millar (37)

SECOND BASE

1. Orlando Hudson (30)
2. Jeff Kent (40)
3. Aaron Miles (32)
4. Ray Durham (36)
5. Mark Grudzielanek (38)

THIRD BASE

1. Chipper Jones (36)
2. Casey Blake (34)
3. Hank Blalock (27)
4. Joe Crede (30)
5. Pedro Feliz (34)

SHORTSTOP

1. Rafael Furcal (30)
2. Edgar Renteria (33)
3. Orlando Cabrera (33)
4. Christian Guzman (30)
5. David Eckstein (33)

OUTFIELD

1. Manny Ramirez (36)
2. Carl Crawford (27)
3. Vladimir Guerrero (32)
4. Bobby Abreu (34)
5. Adam Dunn (28)

STARTERS

1. C.C. Sabathia (28)
2. John Lackey (29)
3. Ben Sheets (30)
4. A.J. Burnett (31)
5. Derek Lowe (35)

RELIEVERS

1. Francisco Rodriguez (26)
2. Brian Fuentes (33)
3. Kerry Wood (31)
4. Joe Beimel (31)
5. Damaso Marte (33)

 

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