HOW MUCH WAR DID FREE AGENTS BRING THEIR TEAMS IN 2018?

How much WAR did teams get from free agent acquisitions? For this research, I’m only using players that were acquired by the team via free agency. I’m not including players that signed as international or amateur free agents.

NEW YORK YANKEES

Pitching WAR: 6.9

Batting WAR: -0.2

Total WAR: 6.7

ATLANTA BRAVES

Pitching WAR: 2.3

Batting WAR: 4.1

Total WAR: 6.4

MIAMI MARLINS

Pitching WAR: -4.5

Batting WAR: 0.6

Total WAR: -3.9

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Pitching WAR: 9.9

Batting WAR: 5.3

Total WAR: 15.2

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

Pitching WAR: 2.3

Batting WAR: 0.5

Total WAR: 2.8

BOSTON RED SOX

Pitching WAR: 7.3

Batting WAR: 7.3

Total WAR: 14.6

CHICAGO CUBS

Pitching WAR: 6.0

Batting WAR: 4.6

Total WAR: 10.6

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

Pitching WAR: -1.2

Batting WAR: 0.0

Total WAR: -1.2

CINCINNATI REDS

Pitching WAR: 5.7

Batting WAR: -0.4

Total WAR: 5.3

CLEVELAND INDIANS

Pitching WAR: 0.8

Batting WAR: 3.1

Total WAR: 3.9

COLORADO ROCKIES

Pitching WAR: -1.5

Batting WAR: -1.1

Total WAR: -2.6

DETROIT TIGERS

Pitching WAR: 4.9

Batting WAR: -0.3

Total WAR: 4.6

HOUSTON ASTROS

Pitching WAR: 6.2

Batting WAR: 1.6

Total WAR: 7.8

KANSAS CITY ROYALS

Pitching WAR: -4.1

Batting WAR: -0.4

Total WAR: -3.7

LOS ANGELES ANGELS

Pitching WAR: 4.5

Batting WAR: 0.2

Total WAR: 4.7

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

Pitching WAR: -0.6

Batting WAR: 8.6

Total WAR: 8.0

MILWAUKEE BREWERS

Pitching WAR: 1.5

Batting WAR: 8.5

Total WAR: 10.0

MINNESOTA TWINS

Pitching WAR: 0.5

Batting WAR: 2.0

Total WAR: 2.5

NEW YORK METS

Pitching WAR: -1.0

Batting WAR: 2.7

Total WAR: 1.7

OAKLAND ATHLETICS

Pitching WAR: 5.3

Batting WAR: 0.7

Total WAR: 6.0

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

Pitching WAR: 5.3

Batting WAR: 1.2

Total WAR: 6.5

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

Pitching WAR: 1.7

Batting WAR: 1.7

Total WAR: 3.4

SAN DIEGO PADRES

Pitching WAR: 0.3

Batting WAR: 3.1

Total WAR: 3.4

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

Pitching WAR: 6.6

Batting WAR: -1.0

Total WAR: 5.6

SEATTLE MARINERS

Pitching WAR: 0.5

Batting WAR: 6.5

Total WAR: 7.0

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

Pitching WAR: 1.1

Batting WAR: -2.7

Total WAR: -1.6

TAMPA BAY RAYS

Pitching WAR: 2.1

Batting WAR: 2.5

Total WAR: 4.6

TEXAS RANGERS

Pitching WAR: 6.9

Batting WAR: 5.0

Total WAR: 11.9

TORONTO BLUE JAYS

Pitching WAR: 3.6

Batting WAR: 2.9

Total WAR: 6.5

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Pitching WAR: 13.9

Batting WAR: -0.7

Total WAR: 13.2

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