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2019-20 free agents, position by position

@JayCat11
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Although a number of star players signed contract extensions before the 2019 season commenced instead of testing the open market this offseason, the current free-agent class still includes many interesting names. Below, you'll find the list of this year's crop of free agents. Note: Players are grouped by position --

Although a number of star players signed contract extensions before the 2019 season commenced instead of testing the open market this offseason, the current free-agent class still includes many interesting names. Below, you'll find the list of this year's crop of free agents.

Note: Players are grouped by position -- using a player's most-played position in 2019 -- and ranked by Wins Above Replacement (WAR). Each player's 2020 seasonal age and '19 WAR total are included in parentheses next to his name. Players listed with N/A WAR didn't make an MLB appearance in 2019.

Catchers

Yasmani Grandal (31 years old, 5.2 WAR)
Robinson Chirinos (36, 2.3)
Jason Castro (33, 1.6)
Travis d’Arnaud (31, 1.6)
Alex Avila (33, 1.3)
Russell Martin (37, 1.2)
Austin Romine (31, 0.9)
Stephen Vogt (35, 0.9)
Martín Maldonado (33, 0.8)
Yan Gomes (32, 0.8)
Francisco Cervelli (34, 0.1)
René Rivera (36, 0.0)
Nick Hundley (36, -0.3)
Matt Wieters (34, -0.3)
Bryan Holaday (32, -0.3)
Drew Butera (36, -0.5)
Jonathan Lucroy (34, -0.5)
Chris Iannetta (37, -0.5)
Welington Castillo (33, -1.0)

First Basemen

Howie Kendrick (36, 2.9)
José Abreu (33, 1.9) -- accepted qualifying offer from CWS (11/14)
Eric Thames (33, 1.9)
Mitch Moreland (34, 0.7)
Neil Walker (34, 0.4)
Justin Smoak (33, 0.2)
Logan Forsythe (33, 0.2)
Ryan Zimmerman (35, 0.1)
Matt Adams (31, -0.1)
Logan Morrison (32, -0.1)
Ryon Healy (28, -0.1)
Justin Bour (32, -0.4)
Mark Reynolds (36, -0.8)
Steve Pearce (37, -0.9)
Lucas Duda (34, -1.0)
Yonder Alonso (33, -1.2)

Second Basemen

Eric Sogard (34 years old, 2.6 WAR)
Brian Dozier (33, 1.7)
Jonathan Schoop (28, 1.3)
Starlin Castro (30, 1.3)
Brock Holt (32, 1.3)
Brad Miller (30, 1.2)
Jason Kipnis (33, 1.1)
Wilmer Flores (28, 1.1)
Ben Zobrist (39, 0.2)
Cory Spangenberg (29, 0.1)
Gordon Beckham (33, -0.1)
Hernán Pérez (29, -0.2)
Yangervis Solarte (32, -0.3)
Scooter Gennett (30, -0.5)
Josh Harrison (32, -0.6)
Chris Owings (28, -0.8)
Eduardo Nuñez (33, -1.0)

Third Basemen

Anthony Rendon (30 years old, 7.0 WAR) -- declined qualifying offer from WSH (11/14)
Josh Donaldson (34, 4.9) -- declined qualifying offer from ATL (11/14)
Mike Moustakas (31, 2.8)
Asdrúbal Cabrera (34, 1.9)
Todd Frazier (34, 1.9)
Pablo Sandoval (33, 1.0)
Sean Rodríguez (35, 0.4)
Kaleb Cowart (28, -0.2)
Ryan Flaherty (33, -0.2)
Jedd Gyorko (31, -0.7)
Jung Ho Kang (33, -0.9)
Martín Prado (36, -1.2)

Shortstops

José Iglesias (30 years old, 1.6 WAR)
Didi Gregorius (30, 0.9)
Adeiny Hechavarría (31, 0.7)
Jordy Mercer (33, 0.6)

Left fielders

Brett Gardner (36 years old, 3.6 WAR)
Marcell Ozuna (29, 2.6) -- declined qualifying offer from STL (11/14)
Alex Gordon (36, 1.3)
Corey Dickerson (31, 1.0)
Rajai Davis (39, 0.0)
Gerardo Parra (33, -0.2) -- signed with NPB team (11/19)
Peter Bourjos (33, -0.5)
Carlos González (34, -0.6)
Matt Kemp (35, -0.8)
Curtis Granderson (39, -1.4)
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (28, N/A) -- posted by NPB team (11/18)

Center fielders

Jarrod Dyson (35, 1.3)
Billy Hamilton (29, 0.4)
Carlos Gómez (34, -0.1)
Mason Williams (28, -0.1)
Leonys Martin (32, -0.6)
Keon Broxton (30, -0.8)
Juan Lagares (31, -0.8)
Austin Jackson (33, N/A)

Right fielders

Nicholas Castellanos (28 years old, 2.8 WAR)
Kole Calhoun (32, 2.5)
Avisaíl García (29, 1.8)
Cameron Maybin (33, 1.6)
Yasiel Puig (29, 1.2)
Matt Joyce (35, 1.2)
Adam Jones (34, -0.1)
Melky Cabrera (35, -0.7)
Jon Jay (35, -0.9)
Lonnie Chisenhall (31, N/A)

Designated hitters

Edwin Encarnación (37, 2.5)
Hunter Pence (37, 1.8)
Hanley Ramirez (36, -0.2)
Mark Trumbo (34, -0.3)
Kendrys Morales (37, -0.8)

Starting pitchers

Gerrit Cole (29 years old, 7.4 WAR) -- declined qualifying offer from HOU (11/14)
Stephen Strasburg (31, 5.7) -- declined qualifying offer from WSH (11/14)
Hyun-Jin Ryu (33, 4.8)
Zack Wheeler (30, 4.7) -- declined qualifying offer from NYM (11/14)
Jake Odorizzi (30, 4.3) -- accepted qualifying offer from MIN (11/14)
Madison Bumgarner (30, 3.2) -- declined qualifying offer from SF (11/14)
Homer Bailey (34, 2.9)
Michael Pineda (30, 2.7)
Kyle Gibson (32, 2.5)
Cole Hamels (36, 2.5)
Adam Wainwright (38, 2.2) -- signed 1-year deal with STL (11/12)
Tanner Roark (33, 2.0)
Wade Miley (33, 2.0)
Brett Anderson (32, 2.0)
Iván Nova (33, 2.0)
Martín Pérez (29, 1.9)
Andrew Cashner (33, 1.8)
Jason Vargas (37, 1.8)
Rick Porcello (31, 1.8)
Julio Teheran (29, 1.6)
Jordan Lyles (29, 1.6)
Gio Gonzalez (34, 1.4)
Rich Hill (40, 0.9)
Dallas Keuchel (32, 0.8)
Matt Moore (31, 0.5)
Clay Buchholz (35, 0.1)
Tyson Ross (33, 0.0)
Félix Hernández (34, -0.1)
Jhoulys Chacín (32, -0.1)
Jeremy Hellickson (33, -0.1)
Odrisamer Despaigne (33, -0.1) -- reportedly joining KBO team
Michael Wacha (28, -0.2)
Alex Wood (29, -0.2)
Edinson Vólquez (36, -0.2)
Marco Estrada (36, -0.2)
Shelby Miller (29, -0.2)
Clayton Richard (36, -0.2)
Drew Smyly (29, -0.3)
Wade LeBlanc (35, -0.3)
Matt Harvey (31, -0.3)
Héctor Noesi (33, -0.3)
Ervin Santana (37, -0.4)
Ross Detwiler (34, -0.6)
Trevor Cahill (32, -0.8)
Derek Holland (33, -1.0)
Edwin Jackson (36, -1.1)
Shun Yamaguchi (32, N/A) -- reportedly will be posted by NPB team (11/17)

Relief pitchers

Will Smith (30, 1.2) -- declined qualifying offer from SF, signed 3-year deal with ATL (11/14)
Will Harris (35, 1.1)
Sergio Romo (37, 1.0)
Chris Martin (34, 1.0) -- signed 2-year deal with ATL (11/19)
Jake Diekman (33, 1.0)
Daniel Hudson (33, 0.9)
Sam Dyson (32, 0.9)
Brandon Kintzler (35, 0.9)
Drew Pomeranz (31, 0.7)
Brad Brach (34, 0.7)
Tyler Clippard (35, 0.7)
Yoshihisa Hirano (36, 0.5)
Robbie Erlin (29, 0.5)
Collin McHugh (33, 0.5)
Juan Nicasio (33, 0.5)
Craig Stammen (36, 0.4)
Fernando Rodney (43, 0.4)
Joe Smith (36, 0.4)
David Hernandez (35, 0.3)
Francisco Liriano (36, 0.3)
Jeremy Jeffress (32, 0.3)
Tony Sipp (36, 0.3)
Cory Gearrin (34, 0.3)
Steve Cishek (34, 0.2)
Tommy Hunter (33, 0.2)
Josh Tomlin (35, 0.2)
Dellin Betances (32, 0.1)
Darren O’Day (37, 0.1) -- signed 1-year deal with ATL (11/8)
David Phelps (33, 0.1)
Luke Gregerson (36, 0.1)
Aaron Loup (32, 0.1)
Tommy Milone (33, 0.1)
Chad Bettis (31, 0.1)
Nick Vincent (33, 0.1)
Matt Albers (37, 0.0)
Jerry Blevins (36, 0.0)
Xavier Cedeño (33, 0.0)
Mike Dunn (35, 0.0)
Pedro Strop (35, 0.0)
JC Ramírez (31, 0.0)
Luis Avilán (30, -0.1)
Greg Holland (34, -0.1)
Fernando Abad (34, -0.1)
Héctor Santiago (32, -0.1)
Nate Jones (34, -0.1)
Tony Barnette (36, -0.1)
Tyler Thornburg (31, -0.1)
Arodys Vizcaíno (29, -0.1)
Dan Otero (35, -0.1)
Tyler Lyons (32, -0.1)
Shawn Kelley (36, -0.2)
Héctor Rondón (32, -0.2)
Ryan Tepera (32, -0.2)
Pat Neshek (39, -0.3)
Seunghwan Oh (37, -0.3)
Trevor Rosenthal (30, -0.3)
Miguel Del Pozo (27, -0.3)
Wily Peralta (31, -0.4)
Zach Duke (37, -0.4)
Jonny Venters (35, -0.4)
Nick Tropeano (29, -0.4)
Jared Hughes (34, -0.5)
Luis García (33, -0.6)
Anthony Swarzak (34, -0.7)
Cody Allen (31, -0.7)
Adam Warren (32, -0.8)
Derek Holland (33, -1.0)
Brandon Morrow (35, N/A)
Josh Fields (34, N/A)
Bud Norris (35, N/A)
Addison Reed (31, N/A)
Tony Cingrani (30, N/A)
Brian Duensing (37, N/A)

Jason Catania is a reporter and editor for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @JayCat11.

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