Forty-three new free agents joined the open market after being non-tendered Monday, including catcher J.P. Arencibia, 2B Chris Getz, OF Chris Coghlan, OF Xavier Paul, relievers Wesley Wright and Ryan Webb.
Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer
This usually helps get the hot stove moving, especially in a market with his prices. Typically, GMs pull back and wait to see who gets non-tendered because it adds a bit more supply to the playing field. Next – and usually at the Winter Meetings – they’ll start drilling down on trade scenarios, which then puts even more downward pressure on the price of free agents, at which point top guys start grabbing at new deals..
To see the full list of free agents, check out MLBTR’s free-agent tracker here.