MLB: The top 25 free agents this offseason

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 04: Trevor Bauer #27 of the Cincinnati Reds in action during game two of a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on September 4, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 04: Trevor Bauer #27 of the Cincinnati Reds in action during game two of a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on September 4, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) /
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The 15th – 11th ranked 2020-21 MLB free agents.

#15: James Paxton, LHP, 1.21 WHIP (Career) 
James Paxton, or “The Big Maple,” is a big-armed left-handed starter with ace stuff. Yet, his career numbers don’t always add up to ace. Paxton struggled with injuries last year, however, enjoyed 15 wins in 2019 with the New York Yankees. He only started five games last year but owns a 1.21 career WHIP.

#14: Charlie Morton, RHP, 1.39 WHIP (2020)  
Charlie Morton is another player that seems to get better with age. The 36-year-old put together a Cy Young caliber season in 2019. His 2020 regular season was not as dominant, but he ramped up in the playoffs, going 3-0 against the Houston Astros and Yankees. By the time we got to the World Series, Morton was the Tampa Bay Rays’ best starting pitcher.

#13: Justin Turner, 3B, 1.3 WAR (2020)
Justin Turner is a great option for teams in need of hitting and defensive depth. The third baseman has the ability to play any spot in the infield and enjoyed monster seasons at the plate for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Turner put together seven seasons of .300 hitting, adding 116 home runs and 400+ RBIs during his tenure in Los Angeles. He recorded a 1.3 WAR last year.

#12: Didi Gregorius, SS, 0.9 WAR (2020) 
After moving on from the Yankees, Didi Gregorius was offered a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Last year was a major bounce back for the 30-year-old shortstop. Gregorius played in 60 games while posting a career-high .339 OPB. He also added 10 home runs. Gregorious is a skilled defender coming off a great season at the plate.

#11: Taijuan Walker, RHP, 1.16 WHIP (2020) 
Taijuan Walker was stellar after arriving to the Toronto Blue Jays halfway through the 2020 campaign. The right-handed starter recorded a 1.16 WHIP in total but pitched to a stifling 1.37 ERA in six starts with the Blue Jays. Walker offers a huge upside for teams in need of starting pitching options.