MLB free agency: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, Cardinals' Alex Reyes lead list of non-tenders now on market

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder and previous National League Most Valuable Player Cody Bellinger was the most noteworthy name not to be used an agreement in advance of Friday night’s non-tender due date in Major League Baseball. 

As an outcome, Bellinger and all the names noted below are now totally free representatives because they were not “tendered” agreements for 2023 prior to the non-tender due date for pre-arbitration and arbitration-eligible gamers. Those gamers are now totally free to work out with any group, consisting of the group that simply non-tendered them. Teams normally non-tender gamers since they have extremely restricted interest in bringing them back, however sometimes they stay thinking about a reunion however not at the wage the gamer likely would’ve commanded in or leading up to the arbitration procedure. 

In Bellinger’s case, the Dodgers have actually most likely made the latter decision. It’s seldom that 27-year-old previous MVPs who stand out at up-the-middle protective positions remain in such a position, however that talks to Bellinger’s high decrease at the plate. Over the last 2 seasons, he’s handled to bat simply .193/.256/.355 (64 OPS+) with 29 crowning achievement in a combined 239 video games while likewise revealing normally bad batted-ball metrics. Given that Bellinger was most likely to make around $18 million for next season through arbitration, the Dodgers identified that he wasn’t worth such a cost due to his prolonged battles at the plate. However, it bears duplicating that this does not always imply that Bellinger’s days with the Dodgers are at an end. Given his protective worth, age and power capacity (he struck 47 crowning achievement throughout that MVP season of 2019), there will be a market for his services, consisting of, maybe, back in L.A. 

Another noteworthy name is that of St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes. The 28-year-old previous All-Star has electrical things and for a long period of time was maybe the leading pitching possibility in baseball. However, a long term of injuries has actually avoided him from reaching that ceiling and remaining there. Reyes boasts an outstanding 2.86 period at the greatest level, however he’s handled to pitch simply 145 innings throughout parts of 5 MLB seasons. 

Now, here’s a take a look at all the names who were non-tendered on Friday and hence are now part of the totally free representative swimming pool for the 2022-23 offseason. Names are arranged by the non-tendering group. 

Arizona Diamondbacks: RHP Reyes Moronta
Atlanta Braves: RHP Silvino Bracho, OF Guillermo Heredia, RHP Alan Rangel, RHP Jackson Stephens, RHP Brooks Wilson
Baltimore Orioles: None
Boston Red Sox: INF Yu Chang, OF/1B Franchy Cordero
Chicago Cubs: LHP Brailyn Marquez, OF Rafael Ortega, RHP Alexander Vizcaíno
Chicago White Sox: OF Adam Engel, INF Danny Mendick, OF Mark Payton
Cincinnati Reds: OF Aristedes Aquino, OF Allan Cerda, RHP Kyle Dowdy, RHP Daniel Duarte, RHP Jeff Hoffman, RHP Derek Law, RHP Jared Solomon, RHP Art Warren
Cleveland Guardians: LHP Anthony Gose, C Luke Maile
Colorado Rockies: INF/OF Garrett Hampson
Detroit Tigers: 3B Jeimer Candelario, INF Brendan Davis, INF Harold Castro, INF Willi Castro, C Michael Papierski, RHP Miguel Diaz, RHP Kyle Funkhouser
Houston Astros: RHP Josh James
Kansas City Royals: LHP Jake Brentz, RHP Nate Webb
Los Angeles Angels: LHP Jhonathan Diaz, RHP, Touki Toussaint, RHP Nash Walters, LHP Rob Zastryzny
Los Angeles Dodgers: OF Cody Bellinger, INF Edwin Rios, OF/INF Luke Williams
Miami Marlins: INF/OF Brian Anderson, RHP Nick Neidert
Milwaukee Brewers: RHP Trevor Gott, RHP Jandel Gustave, RHP Luis Perdomo
Minnesota Twins: None
New York Mets: RHP Sean Reid-Foley, 1B/OF Dominic Smith
New York Yankees: None
Oakland Athletics: RHP Deolis Guerra, LHP Jared Koenig, INF David MacKinnon
Philadelphia Phillies: None
Pittsburgh Pirates: None
St. Louis Cardinals: OF Ben DeLuzio, RHP Alex Reyes
San Diego Padres: C Jorge Alfaro, RHP Efraín Contreras
San Francisco Giants: RHP Sam Delaplane, LHP Jarlín García, RHP Mauricio Llovera, Dom Núñez, Drew Strotman, C Meibrys Viloria, INF Jason Vosler, INF Donnie Walton, INF Colton Welker, LHP Alex Young
Seattle Mariners: C Brian O’Keefe, C Luis Torrens, RHP Luke Weaver
Tampa Bay Rays: LHP Ryan Yarbrough
Texas Rangers: RHP Nick Snyder
Toronto Blue Jays: INF Vinny Capra, OF Raimel Tapia, OF Bradley Zimmer
Washington Nationals: RHP Erick Fedde, RHP Tommy Romero, 1B Luke Voit



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