What free agent do you want the Indians to sign?

Here's a list of the top free agent outfielders and relievers

James Rapien
December 21, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Sep 22, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock (11) hits a solo home run against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

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Cleveland, OH (92.3 The Fan) ­– The Indians have made multiple trades this offseason. They’ve decreased their salary for next season by $21.5 million.

Let’s assume they use that money to address their weaknesses in the outfield and the bullpen – what players do you want them to sign? They have the money to add one or two outfielders and two or three relief pitchers.

A.J. Pollock should be their top target in free agency if you ask me. He's had injury issues, but he has the talent and may take a short-term 'prove it' contract. Nick Markakis, 35, is getting older, but he's another option in the outfield and should be willing to sign a two or three-year contract. 

The Indians should have their pick of relievers. The market is flooded with capable arms, which means signing two or three of them over the next few months is probable. It wouldn't be shocking to see the Indians land three capable relief pitchers for $10-12 million in salary for 2019.

Andrew Miller reportedly agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract with St. Louis. The Cardinals reportedly outbid multiple teams for his services. It would be a win for Cleveland if the Indians can sign two or three arms to give them some bullpen depth for the same price it would've taken to keep Miller.  

Is there a player you want the Indians to sign? Here’s a list of the top free agent outfielders and relievers who are still on the market:

Free Agent Outfielders

Bryce Harper (26 years old)

Nick Markakis (35)

Carlos Gonzalez (33)

A.J. Pollock (31)

Adam Jones (33)

Eric Young Jr. (34)

Austin Jackson (32)

Marwin Gonzalez (30)

Denard Span (35)

Curtis Granderson (38)

Derek Dietrich (29)

Craig Gentry (35)

Cameron Maybin (32)

Matt Joyce (34)

Matt Holliday (39)

Gerardo Parra (32)

Gregor Blanco (35)

Hunter Pence (36)

Jose Bautista (38)

Jon Jay (33)

Robbie Grossman (29)

Melky Cabrera (34)

Brandon Guyer (33)

Avisail Garcia (28)

Aristides Aquino (24)

Carlos Gomez (33)

Chris Young (35)


Free Agent Relievers

Adam Ottavino (33 years old)

David Robertson (34)

Craig Kimbrel (31)

Oliver Perez (37)

Luis Avilan (29)

Tony Sipp (35)

Zach Duke (36)

Brad Brach (33)

Nick Vincent (32)

Sergio Romo (36)

Jake Diekman (32)

Justin Wilson (31)

Tyler Clippard (34)

Shawn Kelley (35)

Xavier Cedeno (32)

Kelvin Herrera (29)

Greg Holland (33)

Tony Barnette (35)

Aaron Loup (31)

Adam Warren (31)

John Axford (36)

Bud Norris (34)

Ryan Madson (38)

Dan Jennings (31)

Jeanmar Gomez (31)

Alex Wilson (32)

Zach Britton (31)

Santiago Casilla (38)

Carson Smith (29)

Cory Gearrin (32)

Ricardo Rodriguez (26)

Cody Allen (30)

Adrian Sampson (27)

Allen Webster (28)

Hunter Strickland (30)

Matt Belisle (39)

AJ Ramos (32)

Hector Santiago (31)

Jim Johnson (36)

Randall Delgado (29)

Boone Logan (34)

Tim Collins (29)

Jorge De La Rosa (38)

Justin Hancock (28)

Fernando Salas (34)

Zach McAllister (31)

Blake Parker (31)

Blake Wood (33)

Daniel Hudson (32)

Jerry Blevins (35)

Brad Boxberger (30)