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Gerrit Cole to the Royals? What about Anthony Rendon? Anything is possible. Or not.

MLB: World Series-Houston Astros at Washington Nationals
Oct 27, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (45) pitches during the second inning against the Washington Nationals in game five of the 2019 World Series at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke
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The World Series is over and now it’s time for the oh so exciting offseason. Let’s see how long top free agents can hold out before signing contracts this year! Who will provide a spring training boost to your favorite team as someone who should have signed in December but instead lingers on the market until mid-March? So many questions to answer, but this list below is the definitive list of where the top 50 free agents will be heading this winter. And, as always with these lists, I will deny writing this and claim I was hacked if when these turn out to be woefully inaccurate.

Top 50 MLB Free Agents with Destinations

Player 2020 Team 2019 Team
Player 2020 Team 2019 Team
Gerrit Cole Angels Astros
Anthony Rendon Rangers Nationals
Stephen Strasburg Padres Nationals
Madison Bumgarner Nationals Giants
Aroldis Chapman Yankees Yankees
J.D. Martinez Red Sox Red Sox
Hyun-Jin Ryu Dodgers Dodgers
Josh Donaldson Nationals Braves
Zach Wheeler Angels Mets
Marcell Ozuna White Sox Cardinals
Yasmani Grandal Braves Brewers
Jake Odorizzi Twins Twins
Nicholas Castellanos Rays Cubs/Tigers
Didi Gregorius Yankees Yankees
Cole Hamels Giants Cubs
Dallas Keuchel Twins Braves
Wade Miley Mets Astros
Edwin Encarnacion White Sox Yankees/Mariners
Mike Moustakas Indians Brewers
Yasiel Puig Rangers Indians/Reds
Will Smith Red Sox Giants
Jose Abreu Nationals White Sox
Daniel Hudson Twins Nationals/Blue Jays
Avisail Garcia Indians Rays
Will Harris Astros Astros
Tanner Roark Royals A's/Reds
Corey Dickerson A's Pirates/Phillies
Dellin Betances Yankees Yankees
Kyle Gibson Brewers Twins
Michael Pineda Mets Twins
Howie Kendrick A's Nationals
Kole Calhoun Giants Angels
Sergio Romo Royals Twins/Marlins
Jose Iglesias Brewers Reds
Eric Sogard Red Sox Rays/Blue Jays
Scooter Gennett Orioles Giants/Reds
Jarrod Dyson Twins Diamondbacks
Cameron Maybin Mets Yankees
Homer Bailey A's A's/Royals
Rick Porcello Phillies Red Sox
Gio Gonzalez Padres Brewers
Adam Wainwright Cardinals Cardinals
Joe Smith Astros Astros
Ivan Nova Tigers White Sox
Adam Jones Rockies Diamondbacks
Jake Diekman Mets A's/Royals
Collin McHugh Mariners Astros
Nick Markakis Orioles Braves
Gerardo Parra Nationals Nationals/Giants
Neil Walker Indians Marlins

Edit: Corey Dickerson, the slippery sucker that he is, somehow fell off this list in the original iteration. He’s been added. Sorry, Mitch Moreland. I still think the Tigers sign you, but you’re not on my list anymore.

Don’t everyone line up at once to buy season tickets with the prospect of Tanner Roark and Sergio Romo leading the 2020 Royals to a World Series title. And put your predictions in the comments.