June 23, 2021

The top 10 free agents remaining after winter meetings (New York Post)


The biggest names are off the board in MLB free agency.

Gerrit Cole is clean-shaven and holding a record-setting nine-year, $324 million contract to play in pinstripes. Stephen Strasburg got $245 million to stay in Washington with the World Series champs. Former teammate Anthony Rendon also received $245 million to join the Angels. Madison Bumgarner and Zack Wheeler left the only major league teams they’d ever known, with the former Giants ace heading to Arizona and the former Mets right-hander joining the rival Phillies.

But several big names remain unsigned. Here are the top MLB free agents still available:

Josh Donaldson: The former MVP just turned 34, but is coming off another strong season after an injury-plagued 2018, producing 37 home runs, 94 RBIs, 33 doubles and a .900 OPS with the Braves. Since 2013, the third baseman’s 40.6 WAR only trails Mike Trout.

Hyun-Jin Ryu: The Dodgers southpaw was the NL’s Cy Young runner-up last season after going 14-5 with a 2.32 ERA and 1.01 WHIP. The 32-year-old has a career 2.92 ERA in six years, but has only pitched over 180 innings in two seasons.

Dallas Keuchel: The former Cy Young winner held out for a big contract last…

Read “The top 10 free agents remaining after winter meetings” at New York Post