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Abreu, Sir Sid, Teixeira among first filers

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Oct 30, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Via the MLBPA, here are the players who filed for free agency today. Keep in mind, this is just procedural. Every eligible player will file at some point. Some of these players have options and are filing provisionally.

Arizona: Cruz, Juan (RP); Eckstein, David (SS)

Atlanta: Norton, Greg (OF); Ohman, Will (RP); Tavarez, Julian (RP)

Baltimore: Millar, Kevin (1B); Payton, Jay (OF)

Boston: Cora, Alex (SS); Ross, Dave (Ca); Varitek, Jason (Ca)

Chicago Cubs: Dempster, Ryan (SP); Edmonds, Jim (OF); Fox, Chad (RP); Howry, Bob (RP)

Chicago White Sox: Crede, Joe (3B); Uribe, Juan (2B)

Cincinnati: Affeldt, Jeremy (RP); Lincoln, Michael (RP)

Cleveland: Donnelly, Brendan (RP)

Detroit Tigers: Garcia, Freddy Antonio (SP); Jones, Todd (RP)

Florida: LoDuca, Paul (Ca)

Houston: Loretta, Mark (2B)

Kansas City: Grudzielanek, Mark (2B)

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Anderson, Garret (OF); Garland, Jon (SP); Teixeira, Mark (1B)

Los Angeles Dodgers: Beimel, Joe (RP); Blake, Casey (3B); Lowe, Derek (SP); Maddux, Greg (SP); Ramirez, Manny (OF)

Milwaukee: Gagne, Eric (RP); Kapler, Gabe (OF); Lamb, Michael (3B); Sheets, Ben (SP); Shouse, Brian (RP)

Minnesota: Guardado, Eddie (RP); Punto, Nick (SS); Reyes, Dennys (RP)

NY Mets: Easley, Damion (2B); Perez, Oliver (SP); Wise, Matt (RP)

NY Yankees: Abreu, Bob (OF); Moeller, Chad (Ca); Ponson, Sidney (SP); Rodriguez, Ivan (Ca)

Oakland: Brown, Emil (OF)

Pittsburgh: Gomez, Chris (3B); Mientkiewicz, Doug (1B)

St. Louis: Izturis, Cesar (SS); LaRue, Jason (Ca); Looper, Braden L. (SP); Lopez, Felipe (2B); Springer, Russ (RP); Villone, Ron (RP)

Seattle: Bloomquist, Willie (OF); Cairo, Miguel (1B); Ibanez, Raul (OF)

Texas: Blalock, Hank (3B); Bradley, Milton (DH); Jennings, Jason (SP); Vazquez, Ramon (3B); Wright, Jamey (RP)

Washington: Wilkerson, Brad (OF)

You think Joe Torre looks at that list and thinks, “Hmm, Miguel Cairo. I need to call Colletti.”




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