Tuesday, the following 43 players filed for Free Agency pursuant to Article XX B (2) of the Basic Agreement. To date 100 players have filed for free agency, with Barry Bonds, Torii Hunter, Paul LoDuca, David Eckstein, Mariano Riveria, Jorge Posada, and Alex Rodriguez being some of the 57 players that filed Monday (see Monday's complete list here).
Tuesday sees the likes of Curt Schilling, Tony Clark, David Wells, Mark Sweeny, Geoff Jenkins, Russ Ortiz, and Sammy Sosa filing.
Players have 15 days from the end of the World Series to file for Free Agency. On the 16th day after the end of the World Series, free agents may negotiate and sign with a Club other than their former Club.
Below is a complete list of the 43 players that filed, courtesy of the MLB Players Association:
Clark, Tony (1B)
Woodward, Chris (SS)
Bako, Paul (C)
Clement, Matt (SP); Hinske, Eric (1B/OF); Kielty, Bobby OF) Schilling, Curt (SP)
Kendall, Jason (C)
Chicago White Sox:
Erstad, Darin (OF); Myers, Mike (RP)
Milton, Eric R. (SP)
Gomez, Chris (INF); Lofton, Kenny (OF)
Dessens, Elmer (P)
Perez, Neifi (SS)
Boone, Aaron J. (3B)
Jennings, Jason (SP)
Riske, David (RP)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim:
Los Angeles Dodgers:
Seanez, Rudy C. (RP); Wells, David (SP); Sweeney, Mark (1B)
Graffanino, Tony (INF); Jenkins, Geoffrey S. (OF)
White, Rondell (OF)
Alomar, Sandy (C); DiFelice, Michael (C); Sele, Aaron H. (RP)
Molina, Jose (C)
Piazza, Mike (C/DH)
Alfonseca, Antonio (RP); Romero, J.C. (RP)
Chacon, Shawn (P)
Branyan, Russ (3B)
Brocail, Doug (RP); Blum, Geoff (2B)
Ortiz, Russ (SP)
Rhodes, Arthur (RP)
Paul, Josh (C)
Fasano, Sal (C)
Hairston Jr, Jerry (2B/OF); Sosa, Sammy (OF)
Batista, Tony (Leo.) (3B); Jimenez, D'Angelo (2B)
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