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2013 MLB Free Agents – Pitchers

Here is an early look at the 2013 MLB free agent pitchers. They will be eligible for free agency following the 2012 MLB season. We will update update the page with contract notes as players sign.

Don’t forget to check out the 2013 MLB free agent hitters and our top 25 list.

Starting Pitchers – Free Agents
Player Age 12 Team 12 Salary Contract Notes
Scott Baker 31 MIN $6,500,000 Signed with the Cubs. 1 year
Joe Blanton 32 PHI   Signed with the Angels. 2 years, $15 million.
Bartolo Colon 40 OAK $2,000,000 Re-signed with the A’s. 1 year, $3 million
Aaron Cook 34 BOS    
Kevin Correia 32 PIT $4,000,000 Signed with the Twins. 2 years, $10 million.
Ryan Dempster 36 TEX $14,000,000 Signed with the Red Sox. 2 years, $26.5 million
R.A. Dickey 38 NYM $4,750,000 Exercised option. $5 million club option with a $300K buyout
Scott Feldman 29 TEX $6,500,000 Signed with the Cubs. 1 year
Jeff Francis 32 COL   Signed with the Rockies. 1 year, $1.5 million.
Gavin Floyd 30 CWS $7,000,000 Exercised option. $9.5 million club option
Freddy Garcia 37 NYY $4,000,000  
Zack Greinke 28 LAA $13,500,000 Signed with the Dodgers. 6 years, $147 million.
Jeremy Guthrie 34 KC $8,200,000 Re-signed with the Royals. 3 years, $25 million
Dan Haren 32 LAA $12,750,000 $15.5 million club option with a $3.5 million buyout
Livan Hernandez 38 MIL $750,000  
Tim Hudson 37 ATL $9,000,000 Exercised option. $9 million club option with a $1 million buyout
Hisashi Iwakuma 31 SEA $1,500,000 Re-signed with the Mariners. 2 years, $14 million.
Edwin Jackson 29 WAS $11,000,000 Signed with the Cubs. 4 years, $52 milloin
Hiroki Kuroda 38 NYY $10,000,000 Re-signed with the Yankees. 1 year, $15 million.
Colby Lewis 33 TEX $3,250,000  
Francisco Liriano 29 CWS $5,500,000 Signed with the Pirates. 2 years, $14 million
Kyle Lohse 34 STL $12,187,500  
Derek Lowe 40 CLE $15,000,000  
Paul Maholm 31 ATL $4,250,000 Exercised option. $6.5 million club option with a $500K buyout
Shaun Marcum 31 MIL $7,725,000 Signed with the Mets. 1 year
Jason Marquis 34 SD $3,000,000 Signed with the Padres. 1 year
Daisuke Matsuzaka 32 BOS $10,333,333  
Brandon McCarthy 29 OAK $4,275,000 Signed with the Diamondbacks. 2 years, $15.5 million
Kevin Millwood 38 SEA $1,000,000  
Brett Myers 32 CWS $12,000,000 Signed with the Indians. 1 year, $7 million
Roy Oswalt 35 TEX $5,000,000  
Carl Pavano 37 MIN $8,500,000  
Jake Peavy 31 CWS $17,000,000 Re-signed with the White Sox. 2 years, $29 million.
Andy Pettitte 40 NYY   Re-signed with the Yankees. 1 year, $12 million.
Anibal Sanchez 29 DET $8,000,000 Re-signed with the Tigers. 5 years, $80 million.
Jonathan Sanchez 30 COL $5,600,000  
Ervin Santana 30 KC $11,200,000 Option exercised. $13 million club option with a $1 million buyout
Joe Saunders 32 ARI $6,000,000  
James Shields 31 TB $7,500,000 Option exercised. $9 million club option with a $1.5 million buyout
Chien-Ming Wang 33 WAS $4,000,000  
Jake Westbrook 35 STL $8,500,000 $8.5 million mutual option with a $1 million buyout if club declines
Randy Wolf 36 MIL $9,500,000 Option declined. $10 million club option with a $1.5 million buyout
Chris Young 33 NYM    
Carlos Zambrano 32 MIA $19,000,000  
 
Closers – Free Agents
Player Age 12 Team 12 Salary Contract Notes
Jonathan Broxton 29 CIN $4,000,000 Re-signed with the Reds. 3 years, $21 million
Matt Capps 29 MIN $4,500,000 Declined. $6 million club option with a $250K buyout
Kyle Farnsworth 37 TB $3,300,000 Re-signed with Tampa. 1 year
Brandon League 30 LAD $5,000,000 Re-signed with the Dodgers. 3 years, $22.5 million.
Ryan Madson 32 CIN $6,000,000 Signed with the Angels. 1 year
Juan Carlos Oviedo 29 MIA $6,000,000  
J.J. Putz 36 ARI $4,500,000 $6.5 million club option with a $1.5 million buyout
Mariano Rivera 43 NYY $15,000,000 Re-signed with the Yankees. 1 year, $10 million.
Francisco Rodriguez 31 MIL $8,000,000  
Joakim Soria 29 KC $6,000,000 Signed with the Rangers. 2 years, $8 million
Jose Valverde 35 DET $9,000,000  
 
Right-Handed Relievers – Free Agents
Player Age 12 Team 12 Salary Contract Notes
Mike Adams 34 TEX $4,400,000 Signed with the Phillies. 2 years, $12 million
Grant Balfour 35 OAK $4,000,000 Club exercised option. $4.5 million club option with a $350K buyout
Miguel Batista 42 NYM $750,000  
Shawn Camp 37 CHC $550,000 Re-signed with the Cubs. 1 year
Todd Coffey 32 LAD $1,000,000 Declined option. $2.5 million club option
Jose Contreras 41 PHI $2,500,000 Declined option. $2.5 million club option with a $500K buyout
Octavio Dotel 39 DET $3,000,000 Exercised option. $3.5 million club option
Chad Durbin 35 ATL $900,000  
Jason Frasor 35 TOR $3,750,000 Signed with the Rangers. 1 year, $1.5 million
LaTroy Hawkins 38 LAA $3,000,000  
Matt Lindstrom 33 BAL $3,600,000 Option declined. $4 million club option with a $200K buyout
Mark Lowe 30 TEX $1,700,000  
Brandon Lyon 33 TOR $5,500,000  
Guillermo Mota 39 SF $1,000,000  
Vicente Padilla 35 BOS $1,500,000  
Joel Peralta 37 TB $2,175,000 Re-signed with the Rays. 2 years, $6 million.
Chad Qualls 34 NYY $1,150,000  
Ramon Ramirez 31 NYM $2,650,000  
Jon Rauch 34 NYM $3,500,000  
Takashi Saito 43 ARI $1,750,000  
Rafael Soriano 33 NYY $11,000,000 Signed with the Nationals. 2 years, $28 million
Yoshinori Tateyama 37 TEX $1,000,000 Declined option. $1.2 million option
Carlos Villanueva 29 TOR $2,277,500  
Jamey Wright 38 LAD $900,000  
 
Left-Handed Relievers – Free Agents
Player Age 12 Team 12 Salary Contract Notes
Jeremy Affeldt 34 SF $5,000,000 Re-signed with the Giants. 3 years, $18 million.
Sean Burnett 30 WAS $2,300,000 Signed with the Angels. 2 years.
Tim Byrdak 39 NYM $1,000,000 Signed a minor league deal with the Mets
Randy Choate 37 LAD $1,500,000 Signed with the Cardinals. 3 years, $7.5 million.
Pedro Feliciano 35 NYY $3,750,000 Option declined. $4.5 million club option
Brian Fuentes 37 STL $5,000,000 Option declined. $6.5 million club option with a $500K buyout
Mike Gonzalez 35 WAS   Signed with the Brewers. 1 year, $2.225 million
Darren Oliver 42 TOR $4,000,000 Option exercised. $3 million club option with a $500K buyout

Sources: MLBtraderumors and Cot’s Baseball / Baseball Prospectus

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