MLB Free Agency: The top 30 free agents for 2018-2019

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) waves to the fans at Nationals Park after the game against the Miami Marlins was called due to rain. The players returned to the field to throw t-shirts and collectables after the final home game of the 2018 season. (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) waves to the fans at Nationals Park after the game against the Miami Marlins was called due to rain. The players returned to the field to throw t-shirts and collectables after the final home game of the 2018 season. (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images) /
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19. Brian Dozier

Brian Dozier had a chance to improve his standing as he headed into free agency. Instead, he fell flat.

After a relatively subpar showing for the Twins in the first half of the year, Dozier was acquired by the Dodgers as they attempted to shore up second base. The duo of Logan Forsythe and Chase Utley had been miserable, leaving the Dodgers looking for answers. The hope was that Dozier would be just that.

Instead, he struggled even worse with Los Angeles. His overall production, a .215/.305/.391 batting line with 21 homers and 30 doubles, was a disappointment. Yet, even those paltry numbers were better than his production with the Dodgers, when he had a .182/.300/.350 batting line with five homers and nine doubles in 170 plate appearances. To make matters even worse, Dozier was benched at times in the postseason, as he failed to provide the upgrade Los Angeles had hoped for.

That combination leads to an interesting offseason for the second baseman. After all, he is just two years removed from hitting 42 homers and posting a .886 OPS. However, in those two seasons, his homers were halved, and his OPS dropped by nearly 200 points. Dozier, at this point, is a risky proposition.

It could turn out that Brian Dozier becomes an impressive bargain. Or, he could be a bust, depending on how many years he is able to get in free agency.