• Steve Potter

4/8/22 : 2022 Opening Day Roster Review - data from Fangraphs


# of Players “Homegrown” - originally drafted or amateur free agent signings


Royals - 16

Cardinals - 14

Guardians - 13

Reds & Rockies - 12

Phillies, White Sox, Astros, Angels & Twins - 11

Tigers & Dodgers - 10


The 18 other clubs have 9 or less - Rangers, Padres & Marlins have the least with 3 each


# of Players signed as Pro Free Agents


Cubs - 15

Giants - 14

Nationals - 13

Braves & Mets - 11

Red Sox, Rockies, Angels & Rangers - 9


The 21 other clubs have 9 or less - Phillies have 9 - the Guardians have the least - 2


# of Players acquired by trade


Rays - 18

Mariners - 17

Padres & Marlins - 16

Yankees & Rangers - 15

A’s & Pirates - 13

Brewers - 12

Guardians & Blue Jays - 11


The 19 other clubs have 9 or less - Phillies have 8 - the Cubs, Rockies, Angels & Giants have the least - 4 each


# of Players acquired by waivers or Rule 5


Orioles - 8

Red Sox - 5

Diamondbacks - 4

Angels, Tigers & Pirates - 3

Twins, Nationals, Rockies & A’s - 2


The 20 other clubs have 1 or less - 12 teams have none including the Phillies


It’s only data but perhaps of interest 😎



Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️


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