2022-23 MLB Free Agents

The following players are on track to be eligible for free agency after the 2022 season. Players’ ages for the 2023 season are listed in parentheses.  Please note that this is NOT a list of players eligible for free agency after 2021.  You can find that here.

Updated 8-19-21

Catchers

Austin Barnes (33)
Curt Casali (34)
Jason Castro (36)
Willson Contreras (31)
Elias Diaz (32)
Austin Hedges (30)
Andrew Knapp (31)
Omar Narvaez (31)
Kevin Plawecki (32)
Gary Sanchez (30)
Max Stassi (32)

First Basemen

Jose Abreu (36)
Jesus Aguilar (33)
Josh Bell (30)
Phil Gosselin (34)
Eric Hosmer (33) – can opt out of remaining three years, $39MM
Trey Mancini (31)
Max Muncy (32) – $13MM club option with a $1.5MM buyout
Miguel Sano (30) – $14MM club option with a $2.75MM buyout
Carlos Santana (37)

Second Basemen

Adam Frazier (31)
Enrique Hernandez (31)
Whit Merrifield (34) – $6.5MM club option with a $750K buyout
Max Muncy (32) – $13MM club option with a $1.5MM buyout
Jose Peraza (29)
Jace Peterson (33)
Jean Segura (33) – $17MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Kolten Wong (32) – $10MM club option with a $2MM buyout

Shortstops

Tim Anderson (30) – $12.5MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Elvis Andrus (34) – $15MM club option
Xander Bogaerts (30) – can opt out of remaining three years, $60MM
Didi Gregorius (33)
Dansby Swanson (29)
Trea Turner (30)

Third Basemen

Hanser Alberto (30)
Aledmys Diaz (32)
Brandon Drury (30)
Evan Longoria (37) – $13MM club option with a $5MM buyout
Justin Turner (38) – $16MM club option with a $2MM buyout

Left Fielders

Abraham Almonte (34)
Andrew Benintendi (28)
Michael Brantley (36)
Alex Dickerson (33)
Adam Duvall (34)
Ben Gamel (31)
Robbie Grossman (33)
David Peralta (35)
Chad Pinder (31)
A.J. Pollock (35) – $10MM player option with a $5MM buyout
Justin Upton (35)

Center Fielders

Shogo Akiyama (35)
Byron Buxton (29)
Lorenzo Cain (37)
Enrique Hernandez (31)
Travis Jankowski (32)
Kevin Kiermaier (33) – $13MM club option with a $2.5MM buyout
Ketel Marte (29) – $10MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Tyler Naquin (32)
Brandon Nimmo (30)

Right Fielders

Joey Gallo (29)
Robbie Grossman (33)
Mitch Haniger (32)
Aaron Judge (31)
Manuel Margot (28)
Wil Myers (32) – $20MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Stephen Piscotty (32) – $15MM club option with a $1MM buyout

Designated Hitters

Michael Brantley (36)
Trey Mancini (31)
J.D. Martinez (35)
Jose Martinez (34)

Starting Pitchers

Kohei Arihara (30)
Chris Bassitt (34)
Trevor Bauer (32) – can opt out of remaining one year, $17MM
Jose Berrios (29)
Matthew Boyd (32)
Carlos Carrasco (36) – $14MM club option with a $3MM buyout
Mike Clevinger (32)
Jacob deGrom (35) – can opt out of remaining one year, $30.5MM
Zach Eflin (29)
Nathan Eovaldi (33)
Chris Flexen (28) – $4MM club/vesting option
Mike Foltynewicz (31)
John Gant (30)
Kyle Gibson (35)
Sonny Gray (33) – $12MM club option
Dallas Keuchel (35) – $20MM club/vesting option with a $1.5MM buyout
Chad Kuhl (30)
Sean Manaea (31)
Mike Minor (35) – $13MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Joe Musgrove (30)
Aaron Nola (30) – $16MM club option with a $4.25MM buyout
Jake Odorizzi (33) – $6.5MM player option with a $3.25MM buyout
David Price (37)
Joe Ross (30)
Luis Severino (29) – $15MM club option with a $2.75MM buyout
Ross Stripling (33)
Jameson Taillon (31)
Taijuan Walker (30) – $6MM player option with a $3MM buyout
Trevor Williams (31)

Right-Handed Relievers

Pedro Baez (35) – $7.5MM club option with a $2MM buyout
Daniel Bard (38)
Anthony Bass (35) – $3MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Miguel Castro (28)
Edwin Diaz (29)
Tyler Duffey (32)
Carl Edwards Jr. (31)
Carlos Estevez (30)
Michael Fulmer (30)
John Gant (30)
Ken Giles (31) – $9.5MM club option with a $500K buyout
Chad Green (32)
Robert Gsellman (29)
Junior Guerra (38)
Will Harris (38)
Luke Jackson (31)
Tommy Kahnle (33)
Jose Leclerc (29) – $6MM club option with a $750K buyout
Seth Lugo (33)
Evan Marshall (33)
Trevor May (33)
Rafael Montero (32)
Scott Oberg (31) – $8MM club option
Hirokazu Sawamura (35) – $3MM club option with a $600K buyout
Blake Treinen (35) – $8MM club option with a $1.5MM buyout
Matt Wisler (30)
Nick Wittgren (32)

Left-Handed Relievers

Scott Alexander (33)
Richard Bleier (36)
Rex Brothers (35)
Aroldis Chapman (35)
Grant Dayton (35)
Jake McGee (36) – $4.5MM club option with a $500K buyout
Taylor Rogers (32)
Will Smith (33) – $13MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Matt Strahm (31)

The following players will become 2022-23 free agents if their 2022 option is exercised:

Jose Alvarez (34)
Tucker Barnhart (32)
Dellin Betances (35)
Jackie Bradley Jr. (33)
Zack Britton (35)
Kole Calhoun (35)
Matt Carpenter (37)
Johnny Cueto (37)
Ian Desmond (35)
Jake Diekman (36)
Wilmer Flores (31)
Avisail Garcia (32)
Brett Gardner (39)
Yuli Gurriel (39)
Cesar Hernandez (33)
Pierce Johnson (32)
Joe Kelly (35)
Merrill Kelly (34)
Yusei Kikuchi (32)
Craig Kimbrel (35)
Wade Miley (36)
Darren O’Day (40)
Martin Perez (32)
Roberto Perez (34)
Kevin Pillar (34)
Buster Posey (36)
Ryan Pressly (34)
Garrett Richards (35)
Joely Rodriguez (31)
Miguel Rojas (34)
Kyle Seager (35)
Craig Stammen (39)
Christian Vazquez (32)
Justin Wilson (35)
Mike Zunino (32)

The following players have contract options on both 2022 and ’23:

Charlie Blackmon (36)
Odubel Herrera (31)
Carlos Martinez (31)
Gregory Polanco (31)
Jurickson Profar (30)
Jose Ramirez (30)



Published at Fri, 20 Aug 2021 04:01:07 +0000

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