MLB: Longevity! Long-standing players in the same club who will be free agents

Some player-team relationships have endured long enough that it is difficult to imagine one without the other. But for several pending free agents, that separation could soon become a reality, whether they don a new uniform for the first time in 2022 or just call it a career.

However, time is not over yet. These final weeks of the regular season, and in some cases the upcoming postseason, offer an opportunity to appreciate these pairings while remaining intact:

Is this really the last hurray? Only time will tell, but for now, here it is 10 veterans who have only played for one team MLB and now they’re in the last year guaranteed of your contracts. They are listed in descending order of age:

  1. Adam Wainwright, RHP, Cardinals, 16th season with STL.

  2. Ryan Zimmerman, 1B, Nationals, 16th season with WSH.

  3. Clayton Kershaw, LZ, Dodgers, 14th season with LAD.

  4. Brett Gardner, OF, Yankees, 14th season with NYY.

  5. Freddie Freeman, 1B, Braves, 12th season with ATL.

  6. Kenley Jansen, RHP, Dodgers, 12th season with LAD.

  7. Buster Posey, C, Giants, 12th season with SF.

  8. Brandon Belt, 1B, Giants, 11th season with SF.

  9. Kyle Seager, 3B, Mariners, 11th season with SEA.

  10. Matt Carpenter, INF, Cardinals, 11th season with STL.

While they haven’t been around for as long as the previous ones, there are nine other prominent players who are set to hit the pitch. free agency at the end of the season after spending his entire MLB career, up to this point, with only one team. Here are nine more players who could finish their terms over the next month or so:

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• Mark Canha, OF (seventh season with Athletics).

• Carlos Correa, PC (seventh season with the Astros).

• Michael Conforto, OF (seventh season with the Mets).

• Jon Gray, RHP (seventh season with the Rockies).

• Carlos Rodón, LZ (seventh season with the White Sox).

• Eduardo Rodríguez, LZ (sixth season with the Red Sox).

• Corey Seager, PC (seventh season with the Dodgers).

• Trevor Story, PC (sixth season with the Rockies).

• Noah Syndergaard, RHP (sixth season with the Mets, if he returns from the disabled list).

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and after a few days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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