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2020-21 free agents, position by position

@MannyOnMLB and @paul_casella
November 28, 2020

After an unusual but exciting 60-game season, the Hot Stove fires up once again, and there are several big names that will hit the free-agent market. Below, you'll find a list of this year's crop of notable free agents that will be updated throughout the offseason as signings become official.

After an unusual but exciting 60-game season, the Hot Stove fires up once again, and there are several big names that will hit the free-agent market. Below, you'll find a list of this year's crop of notable free agents that will be updated throughout the offseason as signings become official.

Note: Players are grouped by position -- using a player's most-played position in 2020 -- and ranked by FanGraphs' Wins Above Replacement (WAR). Each player's 2021 seasonal age and 2019-20 WAR total are included in parentheses next to his name. Players listed with N/A WAR didn't make an MLB appearance in 2019-20.

Here are every team's free agents this winter

Catchers

J.T. Realmuto (30 years old, 7.4 WAR) -- Declined QO from PHI (11/11)
James McCann (31, 3.8)
Tyler Flowers (35, 2.5)
Jason Castro (34, 1.9)
Yadier Molina (38, 1.7)
Wilson Ramos (33, 1.6)
Alex Avila (34, 1.5)
Robinson Chirinos (36, 1.4)
Kurt Suzuki (37, 0.6)
Austin Romine (32, 0.3)
Josh Phegley (33, 0.1)
Kevan Smith (33, 0.1)
Dustin Garneau (33, 0.0)
Mike Zunino (30, 0.0)
Erik Kratz (41, -0.1)
Matt Wieters (35, -0.3)
Sandy León (32, -0.4)
Bryan Holaday (33, -0.7)
Drew Butera (37, -1.0)
Welington Castillo (34, -1.0)
Jeff Mathis (38, -2.0)
Bruce Maxwell (30, N/A) -- Signed MiLB deal with NYM (11/4)

First basemen

Carlos Santana (35, 4.7)
Asdrúbal Cabrera (35, 1.8)
Mitch Moreland (35, 1.6)
Eric Thames (34, 1.2)
Renato Núñez (27, 0.9)
C.J. Cron (31, 0.6)
Jedd Gyorko (32, 0.1)
Ryan Zimmerman (36, 0.1)
Charlie Culberson (32, -0.1)
Phil Gosselin (32, -0.1)
Logan Morrison (33, -0.3)
Daniel Murphy (36, -1.1)

Second basemen

DJ LeMahieu (32 years old, 7.8 WAR) -- Declined QO from NYY (11/11)
Kolten Wong (30, 5.0)
Jonathan Villar (30, 3.7)
Cesar Hernandez (31, 3.6)
Tommy La Stella (32, 3.2)
Jonathan Schoop (29, 2.7)
Jason Kipnis (34, 1.7)
Enrique Hernández (29, 1.1)
Adeiny Hechavarría (32, 0.5)
Joe Panik (30, 0.5)
Dee Strange-Gordon (33, 0.2)
Neil Walker (35, 0.2)
Logan Forsythe (34, 0.1)
Jed Lowrie (37, -0.1)
Josh Harrison (33, -0.4) -- Signed one-year deal with WSH (10/22)
Chris Owings (29, -0.7)
Daniel Descalso (34, -0.8)
José Peraza (27, -0.9) -- Signed MiLB deal with NYM (11/4)

Third basemen

Justin Turner (36 years old, 4.7 WAR)
Eric Sogard (35, 2.3)
Todd Frazier (35, 1.7)
Marwin Gonzalez (32, 1.6)
Brock Holt (33, 1.3)
Ehire Adrianza (31, 0.5)
Jake Lamb (30, -0.1)
Zack Cozart (35, -0.9)

Shortstops

Marcus Semien (30 years old, 8.8 WAR)
Didi Gregorius (31, 2.3)
Andrelton Simmons (31, 2.3)
Freddy Galvis (31, 1.9)

Left fielders

Michael Brantley (34 years old, 5.5 WAR)
Brett Gardner (37, 4.2)
Joc Pederson (29, 3.0)
Jurickson Profar (28, 2.7)
Robbie Grossman (31, 2.1)
Ryan Braun (37, 2.0)
Jay Bruce (34, 0.5)
Mallex Smith (28, -0.6) -- Signed MiLB deal with NYM (11/4)

Center fielders

George Springer (31 years old, 8.4 WAR) -- Declined QO from HOU (11/11)
Jackie Bradley Jr. (31, 2.8)
Kevin Pillar (32, 2.5)
Jake Marisnick (30, 1.2)
Jarrod Dyson (36, 0.9)
Billy Hamilton (30, 0.5)

Right fielders

Adam Eaton (32, 1.9)
Cameron Maybin (34, 1.8)
Hunter Renfroe (29, 1.5)
Yasiel Puig (30, 1.2)
Matt Joyce (36, 0.9)
Josh Reddick (34, 0.4)
Steven Souza Jr. (32, 0.1)
Nick Markakis (37, 0.0)
Domingo Santana (28, 0.0)
Eduardo Núñez (34, -1.0)
Jon Jay (36, -1.3)
Rusney Castillo (33, N/A)

Designated hitters

Nelson Cruz (40 years old, 6.2 WAR)
Marcell Ozuna (30, 5.0)
Howie Kendrick (37, 2.6)
Edwin Encarnación (38, 2.2)
Brad Miller (31, 2.0)
Shin-Soo Choo (38, 1.6)
Derek Dietrich (31, 1.0)
Pablo Sandoval (34, 0.6)
Yoenis Céspedes (35, -0.2)
Matt Adams (32, -0.6)
Matt Kemp (36, -0.9)
Yasmany Tomás (30, N/A)

Starting pitchers

Charlie Morton (37 years old, 7.0 WAR) -- Signed one-year deal with ATL (11/24)
Trevor Bauer (30, 5.8) -- Declined QO from CIN (11/11)
Mike Minor (33, 5.0)
Jake Odorizzi (31, 4.3)
Masahiro Tanaka (32, 4.1)
Marcus Stroman (30, 3.9) -- Accepted QO from NYM (11/11)
James Paxton (32, 3.8)
José Quintana (32, 3.7)
Rick Porcello (32, 3.4)
Adam Wainwright (39, 3.2)
Kevin Gausman (30, 3.1) -- Accepted QO from SF (11/11)
Homer Bailey (35, 3.0)
Jon Lester (37, 3.0)
Aníbal Sánchez (37, 2.7)
Brett Anderson (33, 2.6)
Cole Hamels (37, 2.6)
Anthony DeSclafani (31, 2.3)
Mike Fiers (36, 2.3)
Martín Pérez (30, 2.3)
Robbie Ray (29, 2.0) -- Signed one-year deal with TOR (11/7)
J.A. Happ (38, 1.9)
Iván Nova (34, 1.8)
Jake Arrieta (35, 1.6)
Rich Hill (41, 1.6)
Jordan Zimmermann (35, 1.5)
Gio González (35, 1.3)
Chase Anderson (33, 1.1)
Tyler Chatwood (31, 1.1)
Mike Leake (33, 1.0)
Jeff Samardzija (36, 1.0)
Chris Archer (32, 0.7)
Garrett Richards (33, 0.7)
Drew Smyly (32, 0.7) -- Signed one-year deal with ATL (11/16)
Julio Teheran (30, 0.7)
Taijuan Walker (28, 0.7)
Corey Kluber (35, 0.6)
Tommy Milone (34, 0.6)
Matt Shoemaker (34, 0.6)
Trevor Williams (29, 0.6)
Collin McHugh (34, 0.5)
Matt Moore (32, 0.5)
Robbie Erlin (30, 0.3)
Tyson Ross (34, 0.0)
Félix Hernández (35, -0.1)
Jimmy Nelson (32, -0.1)
Michael Wacha (29, -0.2)
Alex Wood (30, -0.2)
Trevor Cahill (33, -0.4)
Wade LeBlanc (36, -0.4)
Sam McWilliams (25, N/A) -- signed one-year deal with NYM (11/20)
Kohei Arihara (28, N/A) -- posted by NPB team

Relief pitchers

Liam Hendriks (32 years old, 5.2 WAR)
Kirby Yates (34, 3.4)
Brad Hand (31 , 2.6)
Roberto Osuna (26, 1.8)
Brandon Workman (32, 1.8)
Ken Giles (30, 1.6)
Tyler Clippard (36, 1.5)
Mark Melancon (36, 1.5)
Yusmeiro Petit (36, 1.5)
Joakim Soria (37, 1.5)
Pedro Báez (33, 1.4)
Shane Greene (32, 1.3)
Trevor May (31, 1.3)
Alex Colomé (32, 1.2)
Andrew Chafin (31, 1.1)
Brad Peacock (33, 1.1)
Sergio Romo (38 , 1.1)
Anthony Bass (33, 1.0)
Oliver Pérez (39, 1.0)
Ian Kennedy (36, 0.9)
Justin Wilson (33, 0.8)
Tommy Hunter (34, 0.7)
Brandon Kintzler (36 , 0.7)
Greg Holland (35, 0.6)
Jeremy Jeffress (33, 0.6)
Josh Tomlin (36, 0.6) -- Signed one-year deal with ATL (11/11)
José Álvarez (32, 0.5)
Sean Doolittle (34, 0.5)
Darren O’Day (38, 0.5)
Trevor Rosenthal (31, 0.5)
Jesse Chavez (37, 0.4)
Junior Guerra (36, 0.4)
Keone Kela (28, 0.4)
Juan Nicasio (34, 0.4)
Kendall Graveman (30, 0.3) -- Signed one-year deal with SEA (10/29)
Yoshihisa Hirano (37, 0.3)
Aaron Loup (33, 0.3)
Jake McGee (34, 0.3)
Blake Parker (36, 0.3)
Cam Bedrosian (29, 0.2)
Chris Devenski (30, 0.2)
Andrew Kittredge (31, 0.2)
Blake Treinen (33, 0.2)
Tommy Kahnle (31, 0.1)
Branden Kline (29, 0.1)
Brad Boxberger (33, 0.0)
Steve Cishek (35 , 0.0)
Chase De Jong (27, 0.0)
Chris Devenski (30, 0.0)
Mike Montgomery (31, 0.0)
Adam Morgan (31, 0.0)
David Phelps (34 , 0.0)
Pedro Strop (36, 0.0)
Kevin McCarthy (29, -0.1)
David Robertson (36 , -0.1)
Nick Vincent (34, -0.1)
Luis Avilán (31, -0.2)
Bryan Shaw (33, -0.3)
Tony Watson (36, -0.3)
Nate Jones (35, -0.3)
Ross Detwiler (35, -0.4)
T.J. McFarland (32, -0.4)
Wade Davis (35, -0.5)
Hector Rondón (33 , -0.6)
Matt Harvey (32, -0.7)
Jared Hughes (35, -0.7)
Heath Hembree (32, -0.8)
Derek Holland (34, -1.3)
Kohl Stewart (26, N/A)
Arodys Vizcaino (30, N/A) -- Signed MiLB deal with NYM (11/4)
Sam Clay (28, N/A) -- signed 1-year deal with WSH (11/18)

Manny Randhawa is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @MannyOnMLB.

Paul Casella is a reporter/editor for MLB.com based in Philadelphia. Follow him on Twitter @paul_casella.