Offseason Outlook: Who's Eligible For What

We've got a look at the free agents, arbitration cases and Rule 5 risks in the Nationals organization, including the list of minor league free agents.

Major League Free Agents
Aaron Boone
*Wily Mo Pena
Odalis Perez

*The Nationals hold a $5 million club option and Pena holds a $2 million player option.

The Nationals don't have much work to do in this area; Boone's father Bob works for the team, and the younger Boone probably could be brought back relatively inexpensively. Perez also would like to return, though his resurgent season could make him more expensive than the Nationals would like.


Arbitration Eligible
Jesus Colome
Chad Cordero
Willie Harris
*Pete Orr
Tim Redding
*Saul Rivera
Ryan Wagner
Ryan Zimmerman

*Orr and Redding are technically not arbitration eligible, but may qualify as "super two" players. Redding would be more likely to qualify than would Orr.

It's a virtual certainty that Cordero, who made $6.2 million this season but was injured most of the year, will be non-tendered. Zimmerman is due a raise, but the Nationals could settle with their franchise player before arbitration. They'll also have interest in keeping Redding and Harris.


Rule 5 Eligible Players
These players would have to be added to the 40 man roster by November 15 to be protected in the Rule 5 Draft.
Erik Arnesen - RHP
Dee Brown - OF
Bobby Brownlie - RHP
Adam Carr - RHP
Mike Daniel - OF
Valerio Heredia - SS
Cole Kimball - RHP
Andrew Kown - RHP
Ryan Langerhans - OF
Darryl Lawhorn - 2B
Trevor Lawhorn - 2B
Dan Leatherman - RHP
Pat Nichols - C
Giuseppe Norrito - RHP
Carlos Peralta - RHP
Sean Rooney - C
Zack Segovia - RHP
Levale Speigner - RHP
Jack Spradlin - LHP
Craig Stammen - RHP
Zech Zinicola - RHP


Minor League Free Agents
Mike Bacsik - LHP
William Bergolla - 2B
Tim Bittner - LHP
Chris Booker - RHP
Larry Broadway - 1B
Ofilio Castro - SS
Tristan Crawford - RHP
Yurendell De Caster - 3B
Frank Diaz - OF
Reginald Fitzpatrick - OF
Garrett Guzman - OF
Luis Jimenez - 1B
Justin Jones - LHP
Arnie Munoz - LHP
Ray Olmedo - SS
Jorge Padilla - OF
Beltran Perez - RHP
Greg Porter - OF
Ed Rogers - SS
Steve Schmoll - RHP
Jemel Spearman - SS
Dennis Tankersley - RHP
David Wallace - C
Jim Ed Warden - RHP
Marcos Yepez - SS



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