2012 MLB Free Agents: Relievers

Players filed for free agency today, and Major League Baseball has released its list of its 2012 free agents.  Clubs have exclusive negotiating rights with their players until Thursday, when they will be able to sign with any team.  Here is a look at the 2012 free agent class of relievers.

Players and teams have until Monday night to make decisions regarding their options.  Players with either club and/or their own options are in italics.

Luis Ayala

Danys Baez

Miguel Batista

Shawn Camp

Chad Durbin

Jeff Fulchino

Mike Gonzalez

John Grabow

Juan Gutierrez

Aaron Heilman

Ryota Igarashi

Jason Isringhausen

Scott Linebrink

Damaso Marte

Trever Miller

Guillermo Mota

Pat Neshek

Ramon Ortiz

Tony Pena

Chad Qualls

Arthur Rhodes

J.C. Romero

Takashi Saito

Brian Tallet

Yoshinori Tateyama

Dan Wheeler

Jamey Wright

Michael Wuertz

Unlike this year’s class of starting pitchers, 2012’s free agent relievers are a deep bunch, especially when it comes to closers.  Heath Bell, Ryan Madson and Jonathan Papelbon highlight the list, which also includes Francisco Rodriguez, Joe Nathan, Jonathan Broxton and Frank Francisco.

Free Agent Starting Pitchers

Free Agent Catchers

Free Agent First Basemen

Free Agent Second Basemen

Free Agent Shortstops

Free Agent Third Basemen

Free Agent Left Fielders

Free Agent Center Fielders

Free Agent Right Fielders

Free Agent Designated Hitters

Topics: Francisco Rodriguez, Frank Francisco, Heath Bell, Joe Nathan, Jonathan Broxton, Jonathan Papelbon, Major League Baseball, Ryan Madson

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