Archive for Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18

Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 15 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them relievers.

Other Players: Matt Albers / Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Steve Cishek / Alex Cobb / Bartolo Colon / Zack Cozart / Johnny Cueto / Yu Darvish / Wade Davis / Lucas Duda / Jarrod Dyson / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Doug Fister / Todd Frazier / Jaime Garcia / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Miguel Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Luke Gregerson / Jeremy Hellickson / David Hernandez / Greg Holland / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Tommy Hunter / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Brandon Kintzler / Francisco Liriano / Jonathan Lucroy / Lance Lynn / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Jake McGee / Mike Minor / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Brandon Morrow / Mike Moustakas / Pat Neshek / Juan Nicasio / Ricky Nolasco / Eduardo Nunez / Seung Hwan Oh / Brandon Phillips / Michael Pineda / Addison Reed / Jose Reyes / CC Sabathia / Carlos Santana / Masahiro Tanaka / Chris Tillman / Justin Upton / Jason Vargas / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Sergio Romo (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Romo:

  • Has averaged 48 IP and 0.8 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 1.0 WAR per 65 IP* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 0.3 WAR in 55.2 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 0.2 WAR per 65 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-35 season.
  • Made $3.0M in 2017 as part of deal signed in February.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a reliever.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Romo.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 14 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the giant and large 2016-17 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them relievers.

Other Players: Matt Albers / Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Steve Cishek / Alex Cobb / Bartolo Colon / Zack Cozart / Johnny Cueto / Yu Darvish / Wade Davis / Lucas Duda / Jarrod Dyson / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Doug Fister / Todd Frazier / Jaime Garcia / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Miguel Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Luke Gregerson / Jeremy Hellickson / David Hernandez / Greg Holland / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Tommy Hunter / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Brandon Kintzler / Francisco Liriano / Jonathan Lucroy / Lance Lynn / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Jake McGee / Mike Minor / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Ricky Nolasco / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Michael Pineda / Jose Reyes / CC Sabathia / Carlos Santana / Masahiro Tanaka / Chris Tillman / Justin Upton / Jason Vargas / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Brandon Morrow (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Morrow:

  • Has averaged 31 IP and 0.7 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 1.5 WAR per 65 IP* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.6 WAR in 43.2 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.2 WAR per 65 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-33 season.
  • Made $1.3M in 2017 as part of deal signed in January.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a reliever.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Morrow.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 13 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them relievers.

Other Players: Matt Albers / Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Steve Cishek / Alex Cobb / Bartolo Colon / Zack Cozart / Johnny Cueto / Yu Darvish / Wade Davis / Lucas Duda / Jarrod Dyson / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Doug Fister / Todd Frazier / Jaime Garcia / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Miguel Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Luke Gregerson / Jeremy Hellickson / David Hernandez / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Francisco Liriano / Jonathan Lucroy / Lance Lynn / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Ricky Nolasco / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Michael Pineda / Jose Reyes / CC Sabathia / Carlos Santana / Masahiro Tanaka / Chris Tillman / Justin Upton / Jason Vargas / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Greg Holland (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Holland:

  • Has averaged 51 IP and 0.9 WAR over last three seasons*.
  • Has averaged 1.2 WAR per 65 IP** over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.1 WAR in 57.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.4 WAR per 65 IP***.
  • Is entering his age-32 season.
  • Made $7.0M in 2017 as part of deal signed in January.

*Excludes 2016 season, which Holland missed.
**That is, a roughly average number of innings for a reliever.
***Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Holland.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 12 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them relief types.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Alex Cobb / Bartolo Colon / Zack Cozart / Johnny Cueto / Yu Darvish / Lucas Duda / Jarrod Dyson / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Doug Fister / Todd Frazier / Jaime Garcia / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Miguel Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Jeremy Hellickson / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Francisco Liriano / Jonathan Lucroy / Lance Lynn / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Ricky Nolasco / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Michael Pineda / Jose Reyes / CC Sabathia / Carlos Santana / Masahiro Tanaka / Chris Tillman / Justin Upton / Jason Vargas / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Matt Albers (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Albers:

  • Has averaged 50 IP and 0.1 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 0.1 WAR per 65 IP* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 0.8 WAR in 61.0 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 0.5 WAR per 65 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-35 season.
  • Made $1.2M in 2017 as part of deal signed in March.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a reliever.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Albers.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 11 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them starting pitchers.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Alex Cobb / Bartolo Colon / Zack Cozart / Johnny Cueto / Yu Darvish / Lucas Duda / Jarrod Dyson / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Doug Fister / Todd Frazier / Jaime Garcia / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Miguel Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Jeremy Hellickson / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Francisco Liriano / Jonathan Lucroy / Lance Lynn / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Ricky Nolasco / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Justin Upton / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Michael Pineda (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Pineda:

  • Has averaged 144 IP and 2.6 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 3.3 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons*.
  • Recorded a 1.1 WAR in 96.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 0.0 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-29 season.
  • Made $7.4M in 2017 after avoiding arbitration in January.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**That is, because he’s unlikely to pitch after undergoing Tommy John surgery this year.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Pineda.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 10 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents — once again, most all of them starting pitchers.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Alex Cobb / Bartolo Colon / Zack Cozart / Johnny Cueto / Yu Darvish / Lucas Duda / Jarrod Dyson / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Doug Fister / Todd Frazier / Jaime Garcia / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Justin Upton / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Miguel Gonzalez (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Gonzalez:

  • Has averaged 145 IP and 1.5 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 1.9 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.4 WAR in 156.0 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.1 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-34 season.
  • Made $5.9M in 2017 after avoiding arbitration in January.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Gonzalez.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 9 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them starting pitchers, probably.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Jake Arrieta / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Trevor Cahill / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Andrew Cashner / Jhoulys Chacin / Alex Cobb / Zack Cozart / Jarrod Dyson / Lucas Duda / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Todd Frazier / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Justin Upton / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Bartolo Colon (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Colon:

  • Has averaged 176 IP and 2.0 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 2.0 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 0.6 WAR in 143.0 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.5 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-∞ season.
  • Made ca. $12.5M in 2017 as part of deal signed in November 2016.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Colon.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 8 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them starting pitchers or probably starting pitchers.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Carlos Beltran / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Zack Cozart / Jarrod Dyson / Lucas Duda / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Todd Frazier / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Matt Holliday / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / J.D. Martinez / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Justin Upton / Neil Walker / Jayson Werth.

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Jake Arrieta (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Arrieta:

  • Has averaged 198 IP and 4.5 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 4.1 WAR per 180 IP over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 2.4 WAR in 168.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 3.3 WAR per 180 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-32 season.
  • Made $15.6M in 2017 after avoiding arbitration in January.

*That is, a roughly average number of innings for a starting pitcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Arrieta.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 7 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, a collection of corner types and designated hitters.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Jose Bautista / Jay Bruce / Melky Cabrera / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Zack Cozart / Jarrod Dyson / Lucas Duda / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Todd Frazier / Carlos Gomez / Carlos Gonzalez / Curtis Granderson / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Neil Walker.

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J.D. Martinez (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Martinez:

  • Has averaged 554 PA and 3.5 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 3.8 WAR per 600 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 3.8 WAR in 489 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 2.7 WAR per 600 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-30 season.
  • Made $11.8M in 2017 as part of deal signed in February 2016.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starter.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Martinez.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 6 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them corner-outfield types.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Welington Castillo / Lorenzo Cain / Zack Cozart / Jarrod Dyson / Lucas Duda / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Todd Frazier / Carlos Gomez / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jon Jay / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / Cameron Maybin / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Neil Walker.

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Jose Bautista (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Bautista:

  • Has averaged 623 PA and 1.8 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 1.7 WAR per 600 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a -0.5 WAR in 686 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.7 WAR per 600 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-37 season.
  • Made $18.5M in 2017 as part of deal signed in January.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starter.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Bautista.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 5 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them outfield types.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Welington Castillo / Zack Cozart / Lucas Duda / Alcides Escobar / Yunel Escobar / Todd Frazier / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Mike Moustakas / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Jose Reyes / Carlos Santana / Neil Walker.

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Lorenzo Cain (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Cain:

  • Has averaged 561 PA and 4.4 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 4.7 WAR per 600 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 4.1 WAR in 645 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 3.6 WAR per 600 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-32 season.
  • Made $11.0M in 2017 as part of extension signed in January 2016.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starter.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Cain.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 4 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, including a shortstop and some not-shortstops.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Welington Castillo / Zack Cozart / Lucas Duda / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Howie Kendrick / Jonathan Lucroy / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Eduardo Nunez / Brandon Phillips / Carlos Santana / Neil Walker.

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Alcides Escobar (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding A. Escobar:

  • Has averaged 658 PA and 0.8 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 0.8 WAR per 600 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 0.5 WAR in 629 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 0.5 WAR per 600 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-31 season.
  • Made $6.5M in 2017 as part of deal signed in March 2012.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starter.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for A. Escobar.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 3 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, including a number of infield types.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Welington Castillo / Lucas Duda / Eric Hosmer / Chris Iannetta / Jonathan Lucroy / Mitch Moreland / Logan Morrison / Carlos Santana.

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Howie Kendrick (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Kendrick:

  • Has averaged 457 PA and 1.5 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 2.0 WAR per 600 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.6 WAR in 334 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.5 WAR per 600 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-34 season.
  • Made $10.0M in 2017 as part of deal signed in February 2016.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starter.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Kendrick.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 2 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, all of them first basemen.

Other Players: Yonder Alonso / Alex Avila / Welington Castillo / Chris Iannetta / Jonathan Lucroy.

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Lucas Duda (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Duda:

  • Has averaged 406 PA and 1.4 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 2.1 WAR per 600 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.1 WAR in 491 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 2.1 WAR per 600 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-32 season.
  • Made $7.3M in 2017 after avoiding arbitration in January.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starter.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Duda.

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Contract Crowdsourcing 2017-18: Ballot 1 of 15

Free agency begins five days after the end of the World Series. As in other recent offseasons, FanGraphs is once again facilitating this offseason a contract-crowdsourcing project, the idea being to harness the wisdom of the crowds to the end of better understanding the 2017-18 free-agent market.

Below are links to ballots for five of this year’s free agents, including four catchers and also Yonder Alonso.

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Alex Avila (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Avila:

  • Has averaged 268 PA and 1.3 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 2.2 WAR per 450 PA* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 2.5 WAR in 376 PA in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.7 WAR per 450 PA**.
  • Is entering his age-31 season.
  • Made $2.0M in 2017, as part of deal signed in December 2016.

*That is, a roughly average number of plate appearances for a starting catcher.
**Prorated version of final 2017 depth-chart projections available here.

Click here to estimate years and dollars for Avila.

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