Posted by DavidGreen
Dec 09, 2022


As of Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 these are the biggest Major League Baseball offseason moves including all trades as well as free agency signings. It has been a very busy 2022 - 2023 MLB offseason for many of the big - league franchises as a large portion of the marquis free agents have found a home either new or existing, and there are still several big - name MLB players that are is the process of negotiating their next Major League Baseball contracts prior to the start of the 2023 Major League Baseball season. Remember the MLB spring training camps will open in just a few short months from now.

Top 50 MLB Free Agents of the 2022 - 2023 Major League Baseball Offseason

  1. Aaron Judge, RF
  2. Trea Turner, SS
  3. Carlos Correa, SS
  4. Xander Bogaerts, SS
  5. Dansby Swanson, SS
  6. Jacob deGrom, RHP
  7. Carlos Rodon, LHP
  8. Brandon Nimmo, CF
  9. Justin Verlander, RHP
  10. Kodai Senga, RHP
  11. Taijuan Walker, RHP
  12. Chris Bassitt, RHP
  13. Jose Abreu, 1B
  14. Willson Contreras, C
  15. Andrew Benintendi, OF
  16. Zach Eflin, RHP
  17. Ross Stripling, RHP
  18. Anthony Rizzo, 1B
  19. Tyler Anderson, LHP
  20. Brandon Drury, 3B
  21. Nathan Eovaldi, RHP
  22. Jameson Taillon, RHP
  23. Michael Brantley, LF
  24. Jose Quintana, LHP
  25. Martin Perez, LHP
  26. Rafael Montero, RHP
  27. Jurickson Profar, LF
  28. Joc Pederson, LF
  29. Clayton Kershaw, LHP
  30. Andrew Heaney, LHP
  31. Josh Bell, 1B
  32. Michael Conforto, OF
  33. Jean Segura, 2B
  34. Matt Moore, LHP
  35. Robert Suarez, RHP
  36. Nick Martinez, RHP
  37. Sean Manaea, LHP
  38. Chris Martin, RHP
  39. Andrew Chafin, LHP
  40. Kenley Jansen, RHP
  41. Taylor Rogers, LHP
  42. Christian Vazquez, C
  43. Noah Syndergaard, RHP
  44. Matt Carpenter, 1B
  45. Corey Kluber, RHP
  46. Gary Sanchez, C
  47. Chad Green, RHP
  48. Matt Strahm, LHP
  49. Michael Lorenzen, RHP
  50. Justin Turner, 3B

Some of these fifty listed top free agents above have already been signed while others have been not so far during this crazy MLB offseason as can be seen below in the detailed moves of the 2022 – 2023 MLB offseason.

Moves of the 2022 – 2023 Major League Baseball Offseason (Trades & Free Agent Signings)

  • The 3 - time MLB All - Star catcher, Willson Contreras, and the St. Louis Cardinals are in agreement on a 5 - year $87.5 million deal.
  • The Boston Red Sox and RP Kenley Jansen are in agreement on a 2 - year contract worth around $32 million.
  • The New York Mets are in agreement on a 2 - year $26 million contract with the left – handed starting pitcher, Jose Quintana.
  • The New York Yankees just resigned their superstar outfielder, Aaron Judge, to a blockbuster 9 - year contract worth approximately $360 million.
  • The Chicago Cubs are in agreement with free agent starting pitcher and former New York Yankee, Jameson Taillon, on a 4 - year, $68 million contract.
  • The right - handed pitcher Taijuan Walker and the Philadelphia Phillies are in agreement on a 4 - year, $72 million contract.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies also finalized a 2 - year, $15 million deal with the left - handed relief pitcher, Matt Strahm.
  • The San Francisco Giants and star outfielder, Mitch Haniger, agreed on a 3 - year contract for $43.5 million.
  • The Chicago Cubs are in agreement on 1 - year $17.5 million prove yourself contract with the former NL MVP outfielder, Cody Bellinger.
  • Left - handed starting pitcher, Andrew Heaney, is signing a 2 - year contract worth $25 million (includes an opt - out clause) with the Texas Rangers.
  • First baseman Josh Bell and the Cleveland Guardians are in agreement on a 2 - year deal, but the amount of money on that contract has yet to be disclosed as of now.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates and Vince Velasquez have reached an agreement on a 1 - year deal.
  • The right - handed pitcher Tommy Kahnle and the New York Yankees are in agreement on a 2 - year deal worth around $11.5 million.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies and shortstop, Trea Turner, have agreed on an 11 - year huge contract valued up to $300 million, and that new deal includes a full no trade clause.
  • Justin Verlander and the New York Mets have agreed upon a 2 - year $86 million deal starting this upcoming 2023 MLB season.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have resigned their superstar and future hall of fame ace left - handed starting pitcher, Clayton Kershaw, to a 1 - year deal worth approximately $20 million.
  • The Los Angeles Angels signed the right - handed relief pitcher, Carlos Estevez, to a 2 - year contract for $13.5 million.
  • The 2 - time Cy Young Award winner, Jacob deGrom, just signed a 5 - year contract for $185 million with the Texas Rangers.
  • The Seattle Mariners and Milwaukee Brewers have come to an agreement on a trade that will send OF Jesse Winker and IF Abraham Toro to the Milwaukee Brewers for 2nd - baseman Kolten Wong as well as around $1.75 million in cash considerations.
  • The right - handed relief pitcher, Chris Martin, and the Boston Red Sox are in agreement on a 2 - year deal valued at $17.5 as long as Martin passes a pending physical examination by the Boston Red Sox medical staff.
  • Left - handed pitcher Matthew Boyd and the Detroit Tigers are in agreement on a contract bringing the pitcher back to the Detroit Tigers once again.
  • First baseman Jose Abreu and the Houston Astros are in agreement on a 3 - year contract.
  • Free agent starting pitcher, Mike Clevinger, is in agreement with the Chicago White Sox on a new contract for the upcoming 2023 Major League Baseball season.
  • 1st - baseman Carlos Santana and the Pittsburgh Pirates are in agreement on a 1 - year deal for $6.7 million (depending on him passing a physical exam).
  • The Los Angeles Angels acquired outfielder Hunter Renfroe in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for right - handed pitchers Janson Junk as well as Elvis Peguero and the minor league left - hander Adam Seminaris.
  • The Los Angeles Angels are in agreement to acquire 3rd - baseman Gio Urshela in a trade with the Minnesota Twins for minor league right - handed pitcher, Alejandro Hidalgo.
  • Shortstop Isiah Kiner - Falefa and the New York Yankees are in agreement on a 1 - year contract for $6 million.
  • The New York Mets picked up right - handed pitchers Elieser Hernandez as well as Jeff Brigham in a trade with the Miami Marlins. The Miami Marlins gets a minor league righty in Franklin Sanchez as well as another player to be named later or cash considerations.
  • The Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks are in agreement on a trade that will send outfielder Kyle Lewis to Arizona Diamondbacks and outfielder / catcher Cooper Hummel will be sent to the Seattle Mariners.
  • Pitcher Nick Martinez has returned to the San Diego Padres with a new 3 - year agreement.
  • Outfielder Teoscar Hernandez has been traded to the Seattle Mariners from the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • 1st - baseman Anthony Rizzo is resigning with the New York Yankees on a deal worth $17 million per season and his new contract includes a $6 million buyout for a 2025 option.
  • Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson is headed to the Los Angeles Angels on a 3 - year deal, and it is expected to be in the $39 million range.
  • Outfielder Joc Pederson has accepted the qualifying offer and will return to the San Francisco Giants on a $19.65 million deal for the 2023 MLB season.
  • Starting pitcher Martin Perez is accepting the Texas Rangers' qualifying offer, and he will make $19.65 million from the Texas Rangers for the 2023 MLB season.
  • Reliever Rafael Montero agreed to a 3 - year $34.5 million contract that will bring the right - handed relief pitcher back to the Houston Astros' dominant bullpen just 1 - week after the team rode their awesome pitching staff to a World Series championship title this year.
  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to a $3.5 million 1 - year deal with right - handed pitcher, Jose Urena.
  • The Atlanta Braves have now signed the right - handed pitcher, Nick Anderson, to a 1 -year, non - guaranteed split contract on Friday which will earn Anderson $875,000 while he is in the majors and $185,000 if he plays in the minor leagues.
  • Robert Suarez agreed with the San Diego Padres for a $46 million 5 - year contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates acquire 1st - baseman Ji - Man Choi in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for minor league pitcher, Jack Hartman.
  • Star closer RP, Edwin Diaz, and the New York Mets are in agreement on a 5 - year contract worth $102 million.


“MLB free agency tracker: Keep up with all the latest offseason moves”, espn.com, Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

“How much for Aaron Judge?! Rankings, contract projections for the top 50 MLB free agents”, Kiley McDaniel, espn.com, Wednesday, November 9, 2022.


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