121 players become free agents as offseason begins

Max Scherzer and 120 other players became free agents on Thursday.
Max Scherzer and 120 other players became free agents on Thursday. (USATSI)

Now that the World Series is over, the baseball off-season can officially begin. A total of 121 players became free agents at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday. Teams have until Monday to negotiate exclusively with their free agents. At 12:01 a.m. ET next Tuesday, free agents will be able to negotiate and sign with any team.

Here is the full list of 121 free agents from the MLB Players Association:

Atlanta Braves
Emilio Bonifacio
Ryan Doumit
Gavin Floyd
Aaron Harang
Gerald Laird
Ervin Santana

Baltimore Orioles
Alexi Casilla
Nelson Cruz
Kelly Johnson
Andrew Miller
Johan Santana
Joe Saunders
Delmon Young

Boston Red Sox
Burke Badenhop
Ryan Dempster
David Ross
Koji Uehara

Chicago Cubs
Carlos Villanueva

Chicago White Sox
Paul Konerko
Matt Lindstrom

Cincinnati Reds
Jack Hannahan
Ryan Ludwick

Cleveland Indians
Jason Giambi

Colorado Rockies
Matt Belisle
Michael Cuddyer
Nick Masset
Franklin Morales

Detroit Tigers
Joba Chamberlain
Phil Coke
Joel Hanrahan
Torii Hunter
Jim Johnson
Victor Martinez
Max Scherzer

Houston Astros
Matt Albers
Jesse Crain
Jose Veras

Kansas City Royals
Norichika Aoki
Scott Downs
Jason Frasor
Luke Hochevar
Raul Ibanez
James Shields
Josh Willingham

Los Angeles Angels
Jason Grilli
John McDonald
Joe Thatcher

Los Angeles Dodgers
Josh Beckett
Kevin Correia
Roberto Hernandez
Paul Maholm
Chris Perez
Hanley Ramirez
Jamey Wright

Miami Marlins
Rafael Furcal
Kevin Gregg
Reed Johnson
Brad Penny

Milwaukee Brewers
Zach Duke
Tom Gorzelanny
Lyle Overbay
Mark Reynolds
Francisco Rodriguez

Minnesota Twins
Jared Burton

New York Mets
Bobby Abreu
Daisuke Matsuzaka

New York Yankees
Chris Capuano
Stephen Drew
Chase Headley
Rich Hill
Derek Jeter
Hiroki Kuroda
Brandon McCarthy
David Robertson
Ichiro Suzuki
Chris Young

Oakland Athletics
Alberto Callaspo
Jonny Gomes
Luke Gregerson
Jason Hammel
Jon Lester
Jed Lowrie
Hiroyuki Nakajima*
Geovany Soto

Philadelphia Phillies
Mike Adams
Kyle Kendrick
Wil Nieves

Pittsburgh Pirates
Clint Barmes
Francisco Liriano
Russell Martin
Edinson Volquez

San Diego Padres
Tim Stauffer

San Francisco Giants
Michael Morse
Jake Peavy
Sergio Romo
Pablo Sandoval
Ryan Vogelsong

Seattle Mariners
Joe Beimel
Endy Chavez
Chris Denorfia
Franklin Gutierrez
Kendrys Morales
Humberto Quintero
Chris Young

St. Louis Cardinals
Mark Ellis
Justin Masterson
Jason Motte
Pat Neshek
A.J. Pierzynski

Texas Rangers
Scott Baker
Neal Cotts
Colby Lewis
Alex Rios

Toronto Blue Jays
Melky Cabrera
Casey Janssen
Munenori Kawasaki*
Colby Rasmus

Washington Nationals
Asdrubal Cabrera
Scott Hairston
Nate Schierholtz

*Eligible per contract terms

CBS Sports Writer

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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