10/30 16:20 CDT Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents
Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents
NEW YORK (AP) --- Baseball's business season began Thursday when 121 players
become free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake
Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San
James Shields, Nori Aoki and Jason Frasor of the AL champion Kansas City Royals
also were among the players who became free.
Up to 30 more players can become eligible, depending on contract options.
Top free agent pitchers also include Max Scherzer and Jon Lester. Among the top
hitters are shortstop Hanley Ramirez, outfielder Nelson Cruz and designated
hitter Victor Martinez.