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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Tommy Hunter (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Hunter:

  • Has averaged 51 IP and 0.7 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 0.9 WAR per 65 IP* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.2 WAR in 58.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.0 WAR per 65 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-31 season.
  • Made $1.4M 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 Hunter.

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Brandon Kintzler (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Kintzler:

  • Has averaged 44 IP and 0.4 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 0.6 WAR per 65 IP* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 0.9 WAR in 71.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 0.6 WAR per 65 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-33 season.
  • Made $3.0M in 2017 after avoiding arbitration 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 Kintzler.

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Jake McGee (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding McGee:

  • Has averaged 46 IP and 0.8 WAR over last three seasons.
  • Has averaged 1.1 WAR per 65 IP* over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 1.5 WAR in 57.1 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 1.2 WAR per 65 IP**.
  • Is entering his age-31 season.
  • Made $5.9M in 2017 after avoiding arbitration in December 2016.

*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 McGee.

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Mike Minor (Profile)
Some relevant information regarding Minor:

  • Has averaged 77 IP and 2.1 WAR over last three seasons*.
  • Has averaged 1.8 WAR per 65 IP** over last three seasons.
  • Recorded a 2.1 WAR in 77.2 IP in 2017.
  • Is projected to record 0.7 WAR per 65 IP***.
  • Is entering his age-30 season.
  • Made $4.0M in 2017 as part of deal signed in February 2016.

*Excludes 2015-16 seasons, which Minor 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 Minor.





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ChippersJonesing
4 years ago

Mike Minor turned down the Mutual Option, FWIW.