Free Agent Profile & Prediction #29: Howie Kendrick

The 37 year old, absolute postseason legend Howie Kendrick enters free agency after a 2020 season that saw him struggle with injuries and a down year with the bat following a 2019 season that was nothing short of magical for him and the Washington Nationals. He saw just 100 even plate appearances in 2020, postingContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #29: Howie Kendrick”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #21: Tony Wolters

One day, there will be a very difficult trivia question being asked at some nasty bar in probably somewhere in either Colorado or Illinois, and it will be, who got the game winning hit in the 2018 NL Wild Card Game for the Colorado Rockies? The answer is career .238/.323/.319 hitter Tony Wolters. Outside ofContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #21: Tony Wolters”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #14: Josh Phegley

Josh Phegley enters the free agent market for the second time in the last two seasons, being a career backup catcher, outside of his lone season in which he played more than 73 games. 2019 saw Phegley become Oaklands primary catcher, and posted a solid SLG percentage, but struggled to get on base, and sawContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #14: Josh Phegley”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #11: Jeff Mathis

Next up, is Jeff Mathis, who is entering his age 38 season, and his 17th in the majors, which is astonishing to believe. Mathis made his debut for the Angels back in 2005, and has played for the Blue Jays, Marlins, Diamondbacks and Rangers since then. Mathis is widely regarded as one of the worstContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #11: Jeff Mathis”

Free Agency Profile & Prediction #10: Sandy Leon

After a stellar 2016 season with the Boston Red Sox, people were clamoring about the steal the team had just gotten from the Washington Nationals, after Leon hit .310/.369/.476 with a .845 OPS for the team. Since then, Leon has only hit above .200 once, out of the four seasons since that amazing season inContinue reading “Free Agency Profile & Prediction #10: Sandy Leon”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #9: Bryan Holaday

The career long backup catcher, is on the free agent market for the seventh time entering 2021, and he is looking possibly to play for his sixth different team. The career .238/.283/.333 hitter with an .617 OPS has never been much of an offensive threat, never crossing the league average on either hard hit percentageContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #9: Bryan Holaday”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #6: Tyler Flowers

The soon to be 35 year old, Flowers has seen his playing time as a part time catcher, since coming over in a trade from the Chicago White Sox in 2015. With the rise of production from Atlanta now top tier catcher Travis d’Arnaud, Flowers has seen his production go the opposite direction, managing justContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #6: Tyler Flowers”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #5: Robinson Chirinos

Next up on the list, is 36 year old catcher, Robinson Chirinos, who is coming off of a brutal 2020 season, that saw his playing time become limited, and was traded from the Texas Rangers to the New York Mets at the deadline for a PTBNL. One thing that increased significantly, was the rate inContinue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #5: Robinson Chirinos”

Free Agent Profile & Prediction #3: Welington Castillo

After sitting out the 2020 season for the Washington Nationals, Castillo re-enters free agency as a 33 going on 34 year old. The power hitting catcher spent the previous two seasons in 2018 and 2019 with the Chicago White Sox as a backup catcher and DH, totaling 121 games played combined between the two seasons.Continue reading “Free Agent Profile & Prediction #3: Welington Castillo”

Ranking The Newly Available Non-Tendered Players

Just recently announced today, as of December 2nd, there are now 48 new available players in the free agent pool. I will be ranking these players from 48 all the way to number one, and give their stats from the past two seasons along with their ranking.   48.) R.J. Alaniz:  (2019): 9.19ERA/52 ERA+/5.38 FIP/1.66Continue reading “Ranking The Newly Available Non-Tendered Players”