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Top 5 MLB Free Agents at Every Position

With the MLB playoffs in full swing, its not to early to start looking ahead at the up coming free agents. Plenty of big names will be hitting the market such as Anthony Rendon and Gerrit Cole. Here are the top five free agents at every position and their stats from the 2019 season.

Starting pitchers

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1) Gerrit Cole- 20-5, 2.50 ERA, 326 SO

2) Stephen Strasburg (Opt Out)- 18-6, 3.32 ERA, 251 SO

3) Hyun-Jin Ryu- 14-5, 2.32 ERA, 163 SO

4) Madison Bumgarner- 9-9.3.90 ERA, 203 SO

5) Corey Kluber (Club Option)- Missed almost entire season with injury

Relief Pitchers

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1) Aroldis Chapman (Opt Out)- 2,21 ERA, 37 Saves, 85 SO

2) Kenley Jansen (Opt Out)- 3.71 ERA, 33 Saves, 80 SO

3) Will Smith- 2.76 ERA, 34 Saves, 96 SO

4) Dellin Betances- Missed almost entire season with an injury

5) Daniel Hudson- 2.47 ERA, 8 Saves, 71 SO

Catchers

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1) Yasmani Grandal (Mutual Option)- .246 AVG, 28 HR, 77 RBI

2) Martin Maldonaldo- .213 AVG, 12 HR, 27 RBI

3) Yan Gomes (Club Option)- .223 AVG, 12 HR, 43 RBI

4) Travis d’Arnaud- .251 AVG, 16  HR, 69 RBI

5) Tyler Flowers (Club Option)- .229 AVG, 11 HR, 34 RBI

First Base

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1) Anthony Rizzo (Club Option)- .293 AVG, 27 HR, 94 RBI

2) Jose Abreu- .284 AVG, 33 HR, 123 RBI

3) Howie Kendrick- .344 AVG, 17 HR, 62 RBI

4) Eric Thames (Club Option)- .247 AVG, 25 HR, 61 RBI

5) Ryan Zimmerman (Club Option)- .257 AVG, 6 HR, 27 RBI

Second Base

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1) Scooter Gennett- Missed a majority of the season with injury

2) Brian Dozier- .238 AVG, 20 HR, 50 RBI

3) Jonathan Schoop- .256 AVG, 23 HR, 59 RBI.

4) Starlin Castro- 270 AVG, 22 HR, 86 RBI

5) Jason Kipnis (Club Option)- .245 AVG, 17 HR, 65 RBI

Short Stop

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1) Didi Gregorius- .238 AVG, 16 HR, 61 RBI

2) Jose Iglesias- .288 AVG, 11 HR, 59 RBI

3) Elvis Andrus- .275 AVG, 12 HR, 72 RBI

4) Freddy Galvis- .260 AVG, 23 HR, 70 RBI

5) Adeiny Hechavarria- .241 AVG, 9 HR, 33 RBI

Third Base

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1) Anthony Rendon-  .319 AVG, 34 HR, 126 RBI

2) Josh Donaldson- .259 AVG, 37 HR, 94 RBI

3) Mike Moustakas- .254 AVG, 35 HR, 87 RBI

4) Asdrubal Cabrera- .260 AVG, 18 HR, 91 RBI

5) Todd Frazier- .251 AVG, 21 HR, 67 RBI

Outfield

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1) Macell Ozuna- .243 AVG, 29 HR, 89 RBI

2) Nicholas Castellanos- .289 AVG, 27 HR,  73 RBI

3) Yasiel Puig- .267AVG, 24 HR, 84 RBI

4) Adam Eaton (Club Option)- .279 AVG, 15 HR, 49 RBI

5) Nick Markakis (Club Option)- .285 AVG, 9 HR, 62 RBI

DH

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1) J.D. Martinez (Opt Out)- .304 AVG, 36 HR, 105 RBI

2) Nelson Cruz (Club Option)- .311 AVG, 41 HR, 108 RBI

3) Edwin Encarnacion (Club Option)- .244 AVG, 34 HR, 86 RBI

4) Hunter Pence- .297 AVG, 18 HR, 59 RBI

5) Hanley Ramirez- Missed most of the 2019 season

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