Top 3 Free Agent Outfielders Still Available

All the big names are off the board—Aaron Judge, Brandon Nimmo, Mitch Haniger, Andrew Benintendi, even Michael Conforto. The outfield free agent class is down to a selection of platoon players and the 35-and-older crowd, but there are still a few who can help out those in need. 

A look now at the top 3 best of the rest of the outfield free agent class still remaining (in alphabetical order).

Adam Duvall

The 33-year-old is just one year removed from a 38-HR, 113 RBI season, with a Gold Glove on top of that. But his numbers fell off the table in 2022, with a .213 average, a .677 OPS and just 12 home runs. He had season-ending wrist surgery in July, which undoubtedly contributed to that.  

The right-handed hitter, however, still managed an .844 OPS against lefties vs. .620 against RHP. If his wrist is fully recovered, he could still make for a solid platoon bat even if he isn't able to re-establish himself as a full-time player. 

David Peralta

Now 35, the left-handed hitter has a Silver Slugger and a Gold Glove in recent years (2018, 2019 respectively), with a lifetime average of .281 and an OPS of .796. And if kept away from southpaws (.496 OPS vs. LHP in 2022, .663 career), he can still be a decent contributor on the strong side of a platoon.

Tommy Pham

Going into his age-35 season, Pham has slowed in recent years, but can still get you 15 homers and perhaps double-digits in stolen bases while he has a lifetime .354 on-base percentage. 

And we have one more bonus 35-year-old for you:

AJ Pollock

Pollock has had trouble staying healthy throughout his career, but if kept to the right-handed side of a platoon situation, he would get plenty of rest for his body, and has had an OPS+ of 115 facing southpaws, while he drops below average (OPS+ of 94) against righties. 

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