MLB Free Agency Predictions

MLB Free Agency Predictions

With the World Series in the rear view mirror, baseball's free agent shopping frenzy is about to begin.

In advance of hundreds of millions of dollars being spent, here are our predictions for where the top 25 free agents will sign.

  1. David Price, SP - Chicago Cubs
  2. Zack Greinke, SP - St. Louis Cardinals
  3. Jason Heyward, OF - Baltimore Orioles
  4. Chris Davis, 1B - Los Angeles Angels
  5. Justin Upton, OF - Texas Rangers
  6. Alex Gordon, OF - Kansas City Royals
  7. Jordan Zimmermann, SP - Toronto Blue Jays
  8. Johnny Cueto, SP - San Francisco Giants
  9. Yoenis Cespedes, OF - Minnesota Twins
  10. Ben Zobrist, UTIL - St. Louis Cardinals
  11. Doug Fister, SP - New York Yankees
  12. Matt Weiters, C - Chicago White Sox
  13. Ian Desmond, SS - Chicago White Sox
  14. Dexter Fowler, CF - St. Louis Cardinals
  15. Mike Leake, SP - St. Louis Cardinals
  16. John Lackey - Boston Red Sox
  17. Howie Kendrick, 2B - Oakland Athletics
  18. Jeff Samardzija, SP - Washington Nationals
  19. Denard Span, CF - Milwaukee Brewers
  20. Scott Kazmir, SP - San Francisco Giants
  21. Wei-Yin Chen - Seattle Mariners
  22. Gerardo Parra, OF - Oakland Athletics
  23. Marco Estrada, SP - Toronto Blue Jays
  24. Yovani Gallardo, SP - Los Angeles Dodgers
  25. Asdrubal Cabrera, SS - San Diego Padres

Teams picking multiple top free agents:

  • Chicago White Sox - Matt Weiters, Ian Desmond
  • Toronto Blue Jays - Jordan Zimmermann, Marco Estrada
  • St. Louis Cardinals - Zack Greinke, Ben Zobrist, Dexter Fowler, Mike Leake
  • San Francisco Giants - Johnny Cueto, Scott Kazmir
  • Oakland Athletics - Howie Kendrick, Gerardo Parra

 

UPDATE: in the wake of the news below, we've switched our pick for Greinke.

 

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