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 2018-19 free-agent market.
Below are links to (what are likely) the last six ballots for this year’s free agents — all of them, in this case, players featuring some kind of option or opt-out. Numbers are prorated to full season where noted. Projected WAR figures from final update of 2018 Steamer forecast. NOTE: there will also be an eighth installment featuring players, such as Cole Hamels and Clayton Kershaw, with opt-outs and options
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