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MLB Free Agent Predictions

November 18, 2009 20 comments

After slaving over this for many days, here are my free agent predictions! It is separated by current teams. I have written their new team next to their name. A/B=Elias Ranking. To make the list they must be ranked OR interesting free agents to me.

ATLANTA BRAVES
B – Anderson, Garret OF-Atlanta Braves
A – Gonzalez, Mike RP-Washington Nationals
B – LaRoche, Adam 1B-Arizona Diamondbacks
A – Soriano, Rafael RP-Houston Astros

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS
B – Davis, Doug SP-Milwaukee Brewers

BALTIMORE ORIOLES
B – Mora, Melvin 3B-San Diego Padres

BOSTON RED SOX
A – Bay, Jason OF-Boston Red Sox
A – Wagner, Billy RP-Tampa Bay Rays

CHICAGO CUBS
A – Grabow, John RP-Cubs (already happened)
A – Gregg, Kevin RP-Baltimore Orioles
B – Harden, Rich SP-New York Yankees

CHICAGO WHITE SOX
A – Dotel, Octavio RP-New York Mets
A – Dye, Jermaine OF-Kansas City Royals

CINCINNATI REDS
B – Hernandez, Ramon C-Cincinnati Reds (already happened)

CLEVELAND INDIANS
None

COLORADO ROCKIES
B – Beimel, Joe RP-Atlanta Braves
A – Betancourt, Rafael RP-Colorado Rockies
Giambi, Jason 1B-Los Angeles Dodgers (pinch-hitting role)
B – Marquis, Jason SP-New York Mets
B – Torrealba, Yorvit C-New York Mets

DETROIT TIGERS
B – Lyon, Brandon RP-Chicago Cubs
A – Polanco, Placido 2B-Chicago Cubs
B – Rodney, Fernando RP-Seattle Mariners

FLORIDA MARLINS
B – Calero, Kiko RP-New York Yankees
B – Johnson, Nick 1B-Oakland A’s

HOUSTON ASTROS
B – Brocail, Doug RP-Houston Astros
A – Hawkins, LaTroy RP-Houston Astros
A – Tejada, Miguel SS-Oakland A’s
A – Valverde, Jose RP-Toronto Blue Jays

KANSAS CITY ROYALS
B – Olivo, Miguel C-Seattle Mariners

L.A. ANGELS OF ANAHEIM
A – Figgins, Chone 3B-Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
B – Guerrero, Vladimir OF/DH-Texas Rangers
A – Lackey, John SP-New York Mets
A – Oliver, Darren RP-Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

LOS ANGELES DODGERS
B – Belliard, Ron 2B-Los Angeles Dodgers
B – Garland, Jon SP-Boston Red Sox
A – Hudson, Orlando 2B-New York Mets
B – Mota, Guillermo RP-Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
B – Ohman, Will RP-St.Louis Cardinals
B – Padilla, Vicente SP-Colorado Rockies
A – Wolf, Randy SP-Minnesota Twins

MILWAUKEE BREWERS
B – Cameron, Mike OF-San Diego Padres
B – Kendall, Jason C-Milwaukee Brewers
B – Looper, Braden RP-Houston Astros
B – Lopez, Felipe 2B/3B/SS/OF-Los Angeles Dodgers
B – Weathers, Dave RP-Pittsburgh Pirates

MINNESOTA TWINS
A – Cabrera, Orlando SS-Toronto Blue Jays
B – Pavano, Carl SP-Cleveland Indians

NEW YORK METS
B – Delgado, Carlos 1B-New York Mets
B – Tatis, Fernando 1B/3B/OF-Houston Astros

NEW YORK YANKEES
A – Damon, Johnny OF-New York Mets
Hairston Jr, Jerry 2B/3B/SS/OF-Seattle Mariners
Hinske, Eric 1B/OF-Texas Rangers
Matsui, Hideki OF-Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Molina, Jose C-Los Angeles Dodgers
B – Nady, Xavier OF-St. Louis Cardinals
B – Pettitte, Andy SP-New York Yankees

OAKLAND A’S
B – Duchscherer, Justin SP-Los Angeles Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
B – Eyre, Scott RP-Philadelphia Phillies
B – Park, Chan Ho SP-Philadelphia Phillies

PITTSBURGH PIRATES
None

SAN DIEGO PADRES
B – Giles, Brian OF-Tampa Bay Rays

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
B – Howry, Bob RP-St. Louis Cardinals
B – Johnson, Randy SP-San Francisco Giants
A – Molina, Bengie C-Detroit Tigers
B – Winn, Randy OF-Washington Nationals

SEATTLE MARINERS
B – Bedard, Erik SP-New York Yankees
B – Beltre, Adrian 3B-Philadelphia Phillies

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
B – DeRosa, Mark 3B-New York Yankees
B – Glaus, Troy 3B-San Diego Padres
A – Holliday, Matt OF-New York Yankees
B – Pineiro, Joel SP-St. Louis Cardinals

TAMPA BAY RAYS
B – Shouse, Brian RP-Tampa Bay Rays
B – Springer, Russ RP-Detroit Tigers
B – Zaun, Gregg C-Tampa Bay Rays

TEXAS RANGERS
B – Byrd, Marlon OF-Texas Rangers
B – Rodriguez, Ivan C-Texas Rangers

TORONTO BLUE JAYS
B – Barajas, Rod C-Kansas City Royals
A – Scutaro, Marco 2B/SS-Boston Red Sox

WASHINGTON NATIONALS
None

If you have any questions on why/who/where or anything PLEASE comment. I like comments and I will always comment back. I appreciate any feedback. Thanks for reading and please show this to anyone you know!

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TOP 100 Free Agent Predictions (Rankings based upon Jeff Passan’s rankings)

November 14, 2008 1 comment

In my first post in nearly a month (i’ve been busy) i have decided to use Jeff Passan’s top 100 free agent list and predict where they will land…..

1) CC Sabathia, SP: New York Yankees

2) Mark Teixeira, 1B: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

3) Manny Ramirez, OF: Los Angeles Dodgers

4) A.J. Burnett, SP: Toronto Blue Jays

5) Francisco Rodriguez, RP: New York Mets

6) Rafael Furcal, SS: Oakland Athletics

7) Adam Dunn, OF: Washington Nationals

8) Ben Sheets, SP: Houston Astros

9) Orlando Hudson, 2B: St. Louis Cardinals

10) Derek Lowe, SP: New York Yankees

11) Pat Burrell, OF: Tampa Bay Rays

12) Ryan Dempster, SP: Chicago Cubs

13) Bobby Abreu, OF: Chicago Cubs

14) Brian Fuentes, RP: St. Louis Cardinals

15) Oliver Perez, SP: New York Mets

16) Raul Ibanez, OF: New York Mets

17) Kerry Wood, RP: Detroit Tigers

18) Milton Bradley, OF/DH: Toronto Blue Jays

19) Brad Penny, SP: Milwaukee Brewers

20) Edgar Renteria, SS: Atlanta Braves

21) Jon Garland, SP: Texas Rangers

22) Casey Blake, 1B/3B/OF: Los Angeles Dodgers

23) Juan Cruz, RP: Milwaukee Brewers

24) Junichi Tawaza, SP: Atlanta Braves

26) Orlando Cabrera, SS: Detroit Tigers

27) Mike Mussina, SP: Retirement

28) Andy Pettitte, SP: New York Yankees

29) Randy Johnson, SP: Los Angeles Dodgers

30) Koji Uehara, SP/RP: Boston Redsox

31) Jason Giambi, DH: Oakland Athletics

32) Garret Anderson, OF: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

33) Juan Rivera, OF: Cincinnati Reds

34) Randy Wolf, SP: Houston Astros

35) Ivan Rodriguez, C: New York Mets

36) Jamie Moyer, SP: Philadelphia Phillies

37) Braden Looper, SP: Minnesota Twins

38) Jason Varitek, C: Detroit Tigers

39) Mark Grudzielanek, 2B: Minnesota Twins

40) Brian Shouse, RP: St. Louis Cardinals

41) Trevor Hoffman, RP: Cleveland Indians

42) Rocco Baldelli, OF: Toronto Blue Jays

43) Ken Griffey Jr., OF/DH: Seattle Mariners

44) Jim Edmonds, OF: Texas Rangers

45) Kenshin Kawakami, SP: Kansas City Royals

46) Greg Maddux, SP: Retirement

47) Paul Byrd, SP: Texas Rangers

48) Ray Durham, 2B: Houston Astros

49) Russ Springer, RP: New York Mets

50) Joe Beimel, RP: Los Angeles Dodgers

51) John Smoltz, SP/RP: Atlanta Braves

52) Darren Oliver, RP: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

53) Pedro Martinez, SP: Baltimore Orioles

54) Juan Uribe, 2B/SS/3B: Cincinnati Reds

55) Doug Brocail, RP: Houston Astros

56) Damaso Marte, RP: New York Yankees (already happened)

57) Jeff Kent, 2B: San Fransisco Giants

58) Chan Ho Park, RP: Los Angeles Dodgers

59) Mark Kotsay, 1B/OF: Philadelphia Phillies

60) Eric Hinske, 1B/OF: Tampa Bay Rays

61) Freddy Garcia, SP: Detroit Tigers

62) Jeremy Affeldt, RP: Milwaukee Brewers

63) Dennys Reyes, RP: Minnesota Twins

64) Nomar Garciaparra, UT: Detroit Tigers

65) Will Ohman, RP: Texas Rangers

66) Arthur Rhodes, RP: Oakland Athletics

67) David Weathers, RP: Pittsburgh Pirates

68) Brandon Lyon, RP: Atlanta Braves

69) Eddie Guardado, RP: Seattle Mariners

70) Tom Glavine, SP: Atlanta Braves

71) Kevin Millar, 1B: New York Mets

72) Kyle Farnsworth, RP: Toronto Blue Jays

73) David Eckstein, SS/2B: Arizona Diamondbacks

74) Mark Prior, SP: Detroit Tigers (WOOD PRIOR REUNION! I can see Detroit risking it)

75) Cliff Floyd, DH: Chicago Cubs

76) Cesar Izturis, SS: Chicago White Sox

77) Sean Casey, 1B: Tampa Bay Rays (this year’s Cliff Floyd)

78) Felipe Lopez, 2B/SS: St. Louis Cardinals

79) Nick Punto, UT: Oakland Athletics

80) Rich Aurilia, 1B: San Fransisco Giants

81) Omar Vizquel, SS: Cleveland Indians

82) Kenny Rogers, SP: Arizona Diamondbacks

83) Moises Alou, OF: Retirement

84) Jerry Hairston Jr., 2B/OF: Texas Rangers

85) Ramon Vazquez UT: Philadelphia Phillies

86) Trever Miller, RP: Atlanta Braves

87) Mike Hampton, SP: Atlanta Braves

88) Odalis Perez, SP: Baltimore Orioles

89) Frank Thomas, DH: Retirement

90) Gabe Kapler, OF: Florida Marlins

91) Russell Branyan, 3B: Milwaukee Brewers

92) David Ross, C: Boston Redsox

93) Emil Brown, OF: Colorado Rockies

94) Mark Loretta, UT: New York Mets

95) Brad Wilkerson, 1B/OF: Milwaukee Brewers

96) Aaron Boone, UT: Washington Nationals

97) Chad Cordero, RP: Los Angeles Angels

98) Luis Ayala, RP: New York Mets

99) Alan Embree, RP: New York Yankees

100) Curt Schilling, SP: Oakland Athletics

Hopefully I can get this on the Lohud Blog or Mlbtraderumors so i can see how people feel about my predictions.

Thanks for reading!