Free Agents Predictions

Updated: November 9, 2013, 1:18 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Predictions by AP baseball writers on the contracts 10 high-profile free agents will receive:

ROBINSON CANO

Ronald Blum: $203 million, 7 years, Yankees

Mike Fitzpatrick: $208 million, 8 years, Yankees

Janie McCauley: $180 million, 7 years, Yankees

Howie Rumberg: $200 million, 8 years, Yankees

Noah Trister: $225 million, 9 years, Yankees

JACOBY ELLSBURY

Blum: $110 million, 5 years, Cubs

Fitzpatrick: $140 million, 7 years, Mariners or Cubs

McCauley: $106 million, 5 years, Mariners

Rumberg: $120 million, 6 years, Cubs

Trister: $144 million, 7 years, Mariners, Cubs or Phillies

BRIAN MCCANN

Blum: $64 million, 4 years, Yankees

Fitzpatrick: $80 million, 5 years, Rangers

McCauley: $62 million, 4 years, Red Sox

Rumberg: $60 million, 4 years, Yankees

Trister: $82 million, 5 years, Rangers

SHIN-SOO CHOO

Blum: $108 million, 6 years, Tigers

Fitzpatrick: $120 million, 6 years, Astros or Tigers

McCauley: $106 million, 6 years, Mets

Rumberg: $100 million, 6 years, Mets

Trister: $111 million, 6 years, Astros, Mets or Tigers

MIKE NAPOLI

Blum: $45 million, 3 years, Red Sox

Fitzpatrick: $32 million, 2 years, Red Sox

McCauley: $50 million, 4 years, Red Sox

Rumberg: $36 million, 3 years, Red Sox

Trister: $42 million, 3 years, Red Sox

NELSON CRUZ

Blum: $42 million, 3 years, Red Sox

Fitzpatrick: $45 million, 3 years, Phillies

McCauley: $52 million, 4 years, Rangers

Rumberg: $45 million, 3 years, Rangers

Trister: $50 million, 4 years, Phillies, Mariners or Mets

ERVIN SANTANA

Blum: $75 million, 5 years, Rangers

Fitzpatrick: $70 million, 5 years, Orioles or Rangers

McCauley: $70 million, 5 years, Orioles

Rumberg: $60 million, 4 years, Twins

Trister: $80 million, 5 years, Twins or Orioles

MATT GARZA

Blum: $87.5 million, 5 years, Yankees

Fitzpatrick: $80 million, 5 years, Angels or Orioles

McCauley: $75 million, 5 years, Angels

Rumberg: $68 million, 5 years, Nationals

Trister: $85 million, 5 years, Giants or Angels

CURTIS GRANDERSON

Blum: $72 million, 4 years, Cubs

Fitzpatrick: $58 million, 4 years, White Sox or Cubs

McCauley: $60 million, 4 years, White Sox

Rumberg: $15 million, 1 year, Yankees

Trister: $62 million, 4 years, Mets or Red Sox

CARLOS BELTAN

Blum: $34 million, 2 years, Yankees

Fitzpatrick: $32 million, 2 years, Pirates or Yankees

McCauley: $50 million, 3 years, Phillies

Rumberg: $30 million, 2 years, Phillies

Trister: $34 million, 2 years, Orioles, Yankees, Cardinals or Tigers


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