Eddie Bajek at Detroit Tigers Thoughts presents his Elias rankings for American League first baseman/outfielders/DHs, who are all grouped together for this purpose.
- Type A: Mark Teixeira, Raul Ibanez, Bobby Abreu, Milton Bradley. All four will probably be offered arbitration and will decline. Click here to see the unprotected first-round draft picks – teams may be rooting for their Type As to sign with these clubs.
- Type B: Garret Anderson, Ken Griffey Jr., Frank Thomas. Hard to see an offer of arbitration to any of these three.