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Free Agency, Trades, and Signings
Written by Maury Brown   
Monday, 03 November 2008 18:20

F-Rod

Francisco Rodriguez set a new MLB record
for saves in 2008 going 62-for-69 for the
LA Angels, breaking Bobby Thigpen's
record of 57 set in 1990.

Today, the following 19 players filed for Free Agency pursuant to Article XX B (2) of the Basic Agreement (see filings for 10/30, 10/31, and 11/1).  The filing period began Thursday, October 30, and will run through Thursday, November 13.

Arizona
Lyon, Brandon (RP)

Atlanta

Baltimore

Boston
Byrd, Paul (SP)

Chicago Cubs

Chicago White Sox

Cincinnati
Bako, Paul (C); Patterson, Corey (OF)

Cleveland
Fasano, Sal (C)

Colorado
Rusch, Glendon (RP)

Detroit Tigers

Farnsworth, Kyle (RP); Fossum, Casey (RP); Renteria, Edgar (SS)

Florida

Houston
Brocail, Doug (RP)

Kansas City

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Rodriguez, Francisco (RP)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Furcal, Rafael (SS)

Milwaukee
+ Counsell, Craig (SS); Mota, Guillermo (RP)

Minnesota

NY Mets

NY Yankees

Oakland
Embree, Alan (RP)

Philadelphia
Seanez, Rudy (RP)

Pittsburgh

St. Louis

San Diego

San Francisco
Vizquel, Omar (SS)

Seattle

Tampa Bay

Toronto
Zaun, Gregg (C)

Texas

Washington
Boone, Aaron (1B)

+Provisional election pending resolution of option provision in Player's UPC.

Source: MLBPA


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