A total of 83 players have filed for free agency already. Three of them belong to the Chicago Cubs. Catcher Henry Blanco, center fielder Juan Pierre and oft injured hurler Kerry Wood have filed for free agency.
Other noteables are: Nomar Garciaparra, Julio Lugo, Barry Bonds, Jason Schmidt, and Cliff Flyod. Barry Zito from the A’s is also expected to file for free agency.
The new labor agreement, recently signed, eliminates timelines for teams to discuss with their players who’ve filed for free agency.
For a complete list visit this new release from MLB.com.