July 25, 2021

2019 Free Agency Predictions Part Four: Landing Places for Players 11-15 (Twinkie Town)


The MLB off season is underway and free agency is the hot topic all around baseball. Today I will be continuing my six part series highlighting the top thirty free agents— five players in each part. Today, here are the 11th-15th best free agents, and my prediction for their landing spots. The ranking of free agents comes from Fangraphs.

Part 1: Players 26-30

Part 2: Players 21-25

Part 3: Players 16-20


15. Yasiel Puig, OF, Age 28

2019 Statistics: 611 PA, .267/.327/.458 (.785), 24 HR, 84 RBIs, 7.2 BB%, 21.8 K%, 1.2 WAR

Prediction: Chicago White Sox, 1 year $10 million

Puig was once a star during his early years with the Dodgers, but his career has fallen off a bit and he is now entering the free agent market, outside f the top five position players. He is still an above average player and a good bet for a bounce back season. I think he would be best going for a one year deal and trying again next season.

I think he would be a good fit for the White Sox where he would play alongside Eloy Jiminez and Luis Robert. Chicago has talked about landing some big name free agents and they have shown they mean business by signing Yasmani Grandal. Puig would be a nice upgrade for a team…

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