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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15. DJ LeMahieu

No one expected DJ LeMahieu to be the hitter he was in 2016. Even though his numbers have fallen off, he is still an excellent option at second.

Back in 2016, LeMahieu was the National League batting champion, posting a .348 batting average. He .911 OPS was 165 points higher than his previous career best, an unexpected season for a the second baseman. He had been a solid player, but was nothing like he showed that year.

While he never hit those heights again, LeMahieu has settled in as a solid all around player. He produced a .276/.321/.428 batting line, a down year compared to the player he had been over the previous three seasons. However, he did hit a career best 15 homers and 32 doubles, showing more power than he had previously.

Even though his performance last year was somewhat disappointing, LeMahieu may be the second or third option amongst free agent middle infielders. Not only does he provide a solid bat, but he is a former Gold Glover, leading NL second basemen with 23 runs saved last season. That combination of offense and defense will make him an attractive option this offseason.

DJ LeMahieu will not lack for suitors in free agency, with his all around ability will be in high demand.