Ranking and predicting the 25 best MLB free agents available

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Ranking and predicting the 25 best MLB free agents available

11. Daniel Murphy

Position: Second Baseman
Current Team: New York Mets
Best Fit for 2016: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Notable statistic: Struck out 38 times in 538 plate appearances in 2015

(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

10. Scott Kazmir

Position: Starting Pitcher
Current Team: Houston Astros
Best Fit for 2016: New York Yankees
Notable statistic: Posted >3 WAR last season for the first time since 2008

(Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

9. Wei-Yin Chen

Position: Starting Pitcher
Current Team: Baltimore Orioles
Best Fit for 2016: Chicago Cubs
Notable statistic: 51 home runs allowed over last two seasons

(Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

6. Ian Desmond

Position: Shortstop
Current Team: Washington Nationals
Best Fit for 2016: San Diego Padres
Notable statistic: 12 home runs, 38 RBIs over final 69 games

(Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

5. Chris Davis

Position: First Baseman
Current Team: Baltimore Orioles
Best Fit for 2016: Toronto Blue Jays
Notable statistic: Has 159 home runs over last four years

(Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

4. Yoenis Cespedes

Position: Outfield
Current Team: New York Mets
Best Fit for 2016: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Notable statistic: .222/.232/.352 in 2015 playoffs

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

3. Johnny Cueto

Position: Starting Pitcher
Current Team: Kansas City Royals
Best Fit for 2016: San Diego Padres
Notable statistic: Had a career-high 3.83 SO/W ratio in 2015

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

2. Justin Upton

Position: Outfield
Current Team: San Diego Padres
Best Fit for 2016: San Francisco Giants
Notable statistic: Career-high 8 defensive runs saved in 2015

(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

1. Jason Heyward

Position: Outfield
Current Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Best Fit for 2016: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Notable statistic: 6.5 WAR in 2015

(Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

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With the World Series in the books, the MLB offseason is officially underway. And there's a ton of talent up for grabs.

Contending teams in need of pitching are certainly in luck, with David Price, Zack Greinke, Johnny Cueto and tons of other starters hitting the open market. Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes headline the market for position players, with each possibly garnering at least $150 million in total salary this winter.

We ranked who we think are the 25 best free agents available, and gave our predictions as to who will land each and every one.Click through the gallery above to find out how we see it, and be sure to tweet us at @AOLSports with how you think things will play out.

Watch the video below for FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal's exclusive 1-on-1 with David Price:
David Price 1-on-1 with Ken Rosenthal


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