Anthony Rendon's Top 5 Potential Landing Spots In Free Agency

Tim Kelly
November 04, 2019 - 11:44 am

All MLB free-agents became eligible to sign with new teams on Nov. 4. However, MLB free agency isn't the same sprint as NBA free agency is.

The start of NBA free agency is like watching the weather channel, finding out it's going to snow a foot overnight and looking out the window to make sure that it snows enough for school to be cancelled. The start of MLB free agency is like watching the weather channel in early November, hearing that there may be a major snowstorm in January and spending months looking out the window to see if it does indeed snow.

For better or worse, MLB free agency is a slow burn, as evidenced by the fact that Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the top two available free agents last offseason, were both on the open market for over 100 days before ultimately agreeing to their long-term deals. Considering that Scott Boras represents each of the top three available free agents this winter, you get the sense that this offseason may move at a similar pace.

While Houston Astros RHP Gerrit Cole is the top overall free agent this offseason, Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon is a newly-minted World Series Champion that's reached free agency after his finest individual season. Here's a look at where he could ultimately sign this offseason: