The New Wave: Dozens of players hit free agent market as teams make cuts

Ezra Shaw

As teams make cuts, dozens of new players are becoming free agents.

Cuts are being made in major league clubhouses everywhere, and plenty of players are becoming free agents who will pursue new opportunities in the next couple of days. We will keep track of where all of them are headed right here.

Catchers
Yorvit Torrealba
Ramon Hernandez
Humberto Quintero - RE-SIGNED WITH MARINERS (3/26)
Lou Marson
Chris Snyder - SIGNED WITH RANGERS (3/25)
George Kottaras

Corner Infielders
Chad Tracy
Ty Wigginton
Carlos Pena
Juan Francisco - (Pirates will not pursue Francisco, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com)

Middle Infielders
Tony Abreu
Cesar Izturis
Ronny Cedeno
Kevin Frandsen - SIGNED WITH NATIONALS (3/26)
Jamey Carroll - (Carroll has been linked to the Phillies in rumors)

Outfielders
Matt LaPorta
Jeff Francoeur - SIGNED WITH PADRES (3/25)
J.D. Martinez - SIGNED WITH TIGERS (3/24)
Bobby Abreu

Starters
Brad Penny
Randy Wolf - (2 teams are already expressing interest in Wolf, according to a source)
Erik Bedard - (Bedard is looking for an MLB opportunity as either a starter or reliever, according to a source)
Chris Young - SIGNED WITH MARINERS (3/27)
Scott Baker - SIGNED WITH RANGERS (3/26)
Aaron Harang - SIGNED WITH BRAVES (3/24)
Matt Guerrier - RE-SIGNED WITH TWINS (3/24)
Tsuyoshi Wada - RE-SIGNED WITH CUBS (3/24)
Freddy Garcia
Joe Blanton
Tommy Hanson

Relievers
Kyle Farnsworth - RE-SIGNED WITH METS (3/26)
Mike Gonzalez - RE-SIGNED WITH NATIONALS (3/27)
Mitchell Boggs
Jose Mijares
Kameron Loe
Luis Perez - (Perez worked out for the Braves and may be moving closer to a deal with them, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
David Aardsma - SIGNED WITH CARDINALS (3/26)
Mike Stutes
Mark Lowe

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