2023-24 MLB Free Agents – MLB Trade Rumors

The following players currently project to be eligible for free agency after the 2023 season. Just to state this extra-clearly, the 2023 season has not yet begun. Each player’s 2024 age is in parentheses. To view the current (2022-23) free agent list, click here.

* denotes ineligible for a qualifying offer

Updated 11-24-22

Catchers

Victor Caratini (30)
Travis d’Arnaud (35) – $8MM club option
Mitch Garver (33)
Yan Gomes (36) – $6MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Yasmani Grandal (35)*
Martin Maldonado (37)
Tom Murphy (33)
Manny Piña (37) – $4MM club option

First Basemen

Ji Man Choi (33)
Garret Cooper (33)
CJ Cron (34)
Rhys Hoskins (31)
Darin Ruf (37) – $3.5MM club option with a $250K buyout
Joey Votto (40) – $20MM club option with a $7MM buyout

Second Basemen

Tony Kemp (32)
Tommy The Star (35)
Whit Merrifield (35) – $18MM mutual option with a $500K buyout
Jorge Polanco (30) – $10.5MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Jonathan Schoop (32)
Kolten Wong (33)

Shortstops

Nick Ahmed (34)
Tim Anderson (31) – $14MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Orlando Arcia (29) – $2MM club option with a $100K buyout
Javier Baez (31) – can opt out of remaining four years and $98MM
Brandon Crawford (37)
Paul DeJong (30) – $12.5MM club option with a $2MM buyout
Isiah Kiner-Falefa (29)
Adalberto Mondesi (28)
Miguel Rojas (35)
Amed Rosary (28)

Third Basemen

Matt Chapman (31)
Raphael Devers (27)
Josh Donaldson (38) – $16MM club option with an $8MM buyout*
Eduardo Escobar (35) – $9MM club option with a $500K buyout
Manny Machado (31) – can opt out of remaining five years, $150MM
Mike Moustakas (35) – $20MM club option with a $4MM buyout*
Max Muncy (33) – $10MM club option
Gio Urshela (32)
Joey Wendle (34)

Left Fielders

Mark Canha (35) – $11.5MM club option with a $2MM buyout
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (30)
Ian Happ (29)
Brad Miller (34)
Joc Pederson (32)*
Eddie Rosario (32) – $9MM club option
Jorge Soler (32) – can opt out of remaining one year, $9MM
Jesse Winker (30)

Center Fielders

Harrison Bader (30)
Enrique Hernandez (32)
Michael A Taylor (33)

Right Fielders

Charlie Blackmon (37)
Randal Grichuk (32)
Teoscar Hernandez (31)
Max Kepler (31) – $10MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Whit Merrifield (35) – $18MM mutual option with a $500K buyout
Hunter Renfroe (32)

Designated Hitters

Shohei Ohtani (29)

Starting Pitchers

Trevor Bauer (33)*
Carlos Carrasco (37)
Alex Cobb (36) – $10MM club option with a $2MM buyout*
Yu Darvish (37)
Jack Flaherty (28)
Chris Flexen (29)
Lucas Giolito (29)
Sonny Gray (34)
Kyle Hendricks (34) – $16MM club option with a $1.5MM buyout
Jacob Junis (31)
Brad Keller (28)
Lance Lynn (37) – $18MM club option with a $1MM buyout*
Kenta Maeda (35)
Tyler Mahle (29)
German Marquez (29) – $16MM club option with a $2.5MM buyout
Nick Martinez (33) – two-year, $32MM club option; if declined, two-year, $16MM player option
John Means (31)
Miles Mikolas (35)
Frankie Montas (31)
Jordan Montgomery (31)
Charlie Morton (40) – $20MM club option
Aaron Nola (31)
Jake Odorizzi (34)*
Shohei Ohtani (29)
James Paxton (34)
Martin Perez (33)*
Eduardo Rodriguez (31) – can opt out of remaining three years and $49MM*
Hyun-Jin Ryu (37)*
Luis Severino (30)
Max Scherzer (39) – can opt out of remaining one year, $43,333,334*
Blake Snell (31)
Marcus Stroman (33) – can opt out of remaining one year, $21MM*
Jose Ureña (32) – $4.5MM club option with a $500K buyout
Julius Urias (27)
Adam Wainwright (42)
Alex Wood (33)

Right-handed relievers

Matt Barnes (34) – $8MM club option with a $2.25MM buyout
Anthony Bass (36)
Ryan Brasier (36)
John Brebbia (34)
Luis Cessa (32)
Jesse Chavez (40)
Jose Cisnero (35)
Carl Edwards Jr. (32)
Buck Farmer (33)
Dylan Floro (33)
Luis García (37)
Yimi Garcia (33) – $5MM club/vesting option with a $1MM buyout. Vests with 49 innings or games in 2023
Liam Hendriks (35) – $15MM club option with a $15MM buyout
Jordan Hicks (27)
Daniel Hudson (37) – $6.5MM club option
Joe Jimenez (29)
Joe Kelly (36) – $9.5MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Dinelson Lamet (31)
Jose Leclerc (30) – $6.25MM club option with a $500K buyout
Reynaldo Lopez (30)
Nick Martinez (33) – two-year, $32MM club option; if declined, two-year, $16MM player option
Phil Maton (31)
Collin McHugh (37) – $6MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Mark Melancon (39) – $5MM mutual option with a $2MM buyout
Hector Neris (35)
Emile Pagan (33)
Ryne Stanek (32)
Robert Stephenson (31)
Chris Stratton (33)
Ryan Tepera (36)
Blake Trainen (36) – option
Drew VerHagen (33)
Kirby Yates (37) – $5.75MM club option with a $1.25MM buyout

Left-handed relievers

Jose Alvarado (29)
Richard Bleier (37) – $3.75MM club option with a $250K buyout
Jake Diekman (37) – $4MM club option with a $1MM buyout
Amir Garrett (32)
Josh Hader (30)
Aaron Loup (36) – $7.5MM club option with a $2MM buyout
Wandy Peralta (32)
Drew Pomeranz (34)
Brooks Raley (36) – $6.5MM club option with a $1.25MM buyout
Joely Rodriguez (32) – $4.25MM club option with a $500K buyout
Brent Suter (34)

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