Brett Butler and Ed Vande Berg of the Cleveland Indians and Lee Mazzilli of the New York Mets filed for free agency, bringing to 15 the number of players who have filed in two days.
Players have until Nov. 9 to file for free agency. Among those eligible are pitcher Jack Morris of the Detroit Tigers, outfielder Dale Murphy of the Atlanta Braves, third baseman Mike Schmidt of the Philadelphia Phillies and shortstop Cal Ripken of the Baltimore Orioles. Approximately, 110 players are eligible.
Monday, the first day of filing, 12 players submitted their names, including relief ace Dave Righetti of the New York Yankees.