2024 Free Agent Starting Pitching

2023 Free Agent Starting Pitchers

The offseason is here, and it has been slow moving on the free agent front as no one has signed, but entering this time of the season, it appears that more than half of the teams will be going after pitching. There are a lot of good names available entering the offseason, so here we will rank them; you can follow this along as it will be updated on if they sign and what the deal is. Shohei Ohtani is not included in the list because he cannot pitch in 2024.

2023 Free Agent Starting Pitchers

2023 Stats

1.) RHP – Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Signed with Los Angeles Dodgers, 12-Years/$325 Million

G: 24
Record: 17-6
ERA: 1.16
IP: 171.0
WHIP: 0.86
HR/9: 0.1
BB/9: 1.5
K/9: 9.3

2.) RHP – Aaron Nola

Re-Signed with Philadelphia Phillies, Seven-Years/$172 Million

G: 32
Record: 12-9
ERA: 4.46
IP: 193.2
FIP: 4.03
WHIP: 1.15
HR/9: 1.5
BB/9: 2.1
K/9: 9.4

3.) LHP – Blake Snell

G: 32
Record: 14-9
ERA: 2.25
IP: 180.0
FIP: 3.44
WHIP: 1.18
HR/9: 0.8
BB/9: 5.0
K/9: 11.7

4.) LHP – Eduardo Rodriguez

Signed with Arizona Diamondbacks, Four-Years/$80 Million

G: 26
Record: 13-9
ERA: 3.30
IP: 152.2
FIP: 3.66
WHIP: 1.15
HR/9: 0.9
BB/9: 2.8
K/9: 8.4

5.) LHP – Jordan Montgomery

G: 32 (Cardinals & Rangers)
Record: 10-11
ERA: 3.20
IP: 188.2
FIP: 3.56
WHIP: 1.19
HR/9: 0.9
BB/9: 2.3
K/9: 7.9

6.) RHP – Sonny Gray

Signed with St. Louis Cardinals, Three-Years/$75 Million

G: 32
Record: 8-8
ERA: 2.79
IP: 184.0
FIP: 2.83
WHIP: 1.14
HR/9: 0.4
BB/9: 2.7
K/9: 9.0

7.) RHP – Marcus Stroman

Signed with New York Yankees, Two-Years/$37 Million

G: 27
Record: 10-9
ERA: 3.95
IP: 136.2
FIP: 3.58
WHIP: 1.25
HR/9: 0.6
BB/9: 3.4
K/9: 7.8

8.) LHP – Clayton Kershaw

G: 32
Record: 13-5
ERA: 2.46
IP: 131.2
FIP: 4.03
WHIP: 1.06
HR/9: 1.3
BB/9: 2.7
K/9: 9.4

9.) LHP – Shota Imanaga

Signed with Chicago Cubs, Four-Years/$53 Million

G: 24
Record: 7-5
ERA: 2.56
IP: 159.0
WHIP: 1.01
HR/9: 1.0
BB/9: 1.4
K/9: 10.6

10.) RHP – Yariel Rodriguez

Signed with Toronto Blue Jays, Four-Years/$32 Million

G: 56
Record: 6-2
ERA: 1.15
IP: 54.2
WHIP: 0.91
HR/9: 0.0
BB/9: 3.0
K/9: 9.9

11.) RHP – Jack Flaherty

Signed with Detroit Tigers, One-Year/$14 Million

G: 29 (Cardinals & Orioles)
Record: 8-9
ERA: 4.99
IP: 144.1
FIP: 4.36
WHIP: 1.58
HR/9: 1.1
BB/9: 4.1
K/9: 9.2

12.) RHP – Trevor Bauer

G: 24
Record: 11-4
ERA: 2.59
IP: 156.2
WHIP: 1.13
HR/9: 0.9
BB/9: 2.0
K/9: 9.2

13.) RHP – Lucas Giolito

Signed with Boston Red Sox, Two-Year/$38.5 Million

G: 33 (White Sox & Angeles & Guardians)
Record: 8-15
ERA: 4.88
IP: 184.1
FIP: 5.27
WHIP: 1.31
HR/9: 2.0
BB/9: 3.6
K/9: 10.0

14.) RHP – Seth Lugo

Signed with Kansas City Royals, Three-Year/$45 Million

G: 26
Record: 8-7
ERA: 3.57
IP: 146.1
FIP: 3.83
WHIP: 1.20
HR/9: 1.2
BB/9: 2.2
K/9: 8.6

15.) RHP – Michael Wacha

Signed with Kansas City Royals, Two Year/$32 Million

G: 24
Record: 14-4
ERA: 3.22
IP: 134.1
FIP: 3.89
WHIP: 1.16
HR/9: 1.0
BB/9: 2.9
K/9: 8.3

16.) RHP – Michael Lorenzen

G: 29 (Tigers & Phillies)
Record: 9-9
ERA: 4.18
IP: 153.0
FIP: 4.46
WHIP: 1.20
HR/9: 1.2
BB/9: 2.8
K/9: 6.5

17.) RHP – Kenta Maeda

Signed with Detroit Tigers, Two-Year/$24 Million

G: 21
Record: 6-8
ERA: 4.23
IP: 104.1
FIP: 4.02
WHIP: 1.16
HR/9: 1.5
BB/9: 2.4
K/9: 10.1

18.) LHP – Alex Wood

G: 29
Record: 5-5
ERA: 4.33
IP: 97.2
FIP: 4.47
WHIP: 1.43
HR/9: 0.8
BB/9: 3.9
K/9: 6.8

19.) RHP – Mike Clevinger

G: 24
Record: 9-9
ERA: 3.77
IP: 131.1
FIP: 4.28
WHIP: 1.22
HR/9: 1.1
BB/9: 2.7
K/9: 7.5

20.) RHP – Nick Martinez

Signed with Cincinnati Reds, Two-Year/$26 Million

G: 63
Record: 6-4
ERA: 3.43
IP: 110.1
FIP: 3.92
WHIP: 1.26
HR/9: 1.0
BB/9: 3.3
K/9: 8.6

21.) LHP – James Paxton

G: 19
Record: 7-5
ERA: 4.50
IP: 96.0
FIP: 4.68
WHIP: 1.31
HR/9: 1.7
BB/9: 3.1
K/9: 9.5

22.) LHP – Hyun Jin Ryu

G: 11
Record: 3-3
ERA: 3.46
IP: 52.0
FIP: 4.91
WHIP: 1.28
HR/9: 1.6
BB/9: 2.4
K/9: 6.6

23.) RHP – Tyler Mahle

Signed with Texas Rangers, Two-Years/$22 Million

G: 5
Record: 1-2
ERA: 3.16
IP: 25.2
FIP: 4.19
WHIP: 1.05
HR/9: 1.8
BB/9: 1.8
K/9: 9.8

24.) RHP – Lance Lynn

Signed with St. Louis Cardinals, One-Year/$10 Million

G: 32 (White Sox & Dodgers)
Record: 13-11
ERA: 5.73
IP: 183.2
FIP: 5.53
WHIP: 1.39
HR/9: 2.2
BB/9: 3.3
K/9: 9.4

25.) LHP – Sean Manaea

Signed with New York Mets, Two-Year/$28 Million

G: 37
Record: 7-6
ERA: 4.44
IP: 117.2
FIP: 3.90
WHIP: 1.24
HR/9: 1.1
BB/9: 3.2
K/9: 9.8

26.) RHP – Kyle Gibson

Signed with St. Louis Cardinals, One-Year/$13 Million

G: 33
Record: 15-9
ERA: 4.73
IP: 192.0
FIP: 4.13
WHIP: 1.31
HR/9: 1.1
BB/9: 2.6
K/9: 7.4

27.) RHP – Frankie Montas

Signed with Cincinnati Reds, One-Year/$14 Million

G: 1
Record: 1-0
ERA: 0.00
IP: 1.1
FIP: 4.01
WHIP: 2.25
HR/9: 0.0
BB/9: 6.8
K/9: 6.8

28.) LHP – Eric Lauer

Re-Signed with Milwaukee Brewers, One-Year/$5.075 Million

G: 10
Record: 4-6
ERA: 6.56
IP: 46.2
FIP: 7.41
WHIP: 1.67
HR/9: 3.1
BB/9: 4.6
K/9: 8.3

29.) LHP – Wade Miley

Signed with Milwaukee Brewers

G: 23
Record: 9-4
ERA: 3.14
IP: 120.1
FIP: 4.69
WHIP: 1.13
HR/9: 1.2
BB/9: 2.8
K/9: 5.9

30.) RHP – Erick Fedde

Signed with Chicago White Sox, Two-Year/$15 Million

G: 30
Record: 20-9
ERA: 2.00
IP: 180.1
WHIP: 0.95
HR/9: 0.4
BB/9: 1.7
K/9: 10.4

31.) RHP – Luis Severino

Signed with New York Mets, One-Year/$13 Million

G: 19
Record: 4-8
ERA: 6.65
IP: 89.1
FIP: 6.14
WHIP: 1.64
HR/9: 2.3
BB/9: 3.4
K/9: 8.0

CJ

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