BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today announced that the club will not tender 2023 contracts to infielder Yu Chang or first baseman/outfielder Franchy Cordero. As a result, both players will become free agents.
The Red Sox will tender 2023 contracts to all 30 remaining unsigned players on their Major League roster.
Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
Eight players are already under contract for 2023: Matt Barnes, Kiké Hernández, Eric Hosmer, James Paxton, Rob Refsnyder, Chris Sale, Trevor Story, and Garrett Whitlock.
BOSTON RED SOX 40-MAN ROSTER (38)
Pitchers (20): Matt Barnes, Brayan Bello, Ryan Brasier, Kutter Crawford, Franklin German, Darwinzon Hernandez, Tanner Houck, Zack Kelly, Bryan Mata, Chris Murphy, Kaleb Ort, James Paxton, Nick Pivetta, Chris Sale, John Schreiber, Connor Seabold, Josh Taylor, Brandon Walter, Garrett Whitlock, Josh Winckowski
Catchers (3): Ronaldo Hernández, Reese McGuire, Connor Wong
Infielders (7): Triston Casas, Bobby Dalbec, Rafael Devers, Jeter Downs, David Hamilton, Eric Hosmer, Trevor Story
Outfielders (4): Wilyer Abreu, Jarren Duran, Rob Refsnyder, Alex Verdugo
Infielder/Outfielders (4): Christian Arroyo, Kiké Hernández, Ceddanne Rafaela, Enmanuel Valdez