Sunday banter: Stripling and Bradley Jr. The Phelps are free agents

Congratulations to the Astros on winning the World Series without a star (as far as we know).

Congratulations to Dusty Baker, who must have set some MLB records for the longest time between world championship rings. In 1981 he won an off-court play with the Dodgers (Stupid Rick Monday). This makes her 41 years between the rings of the world championship.

With the World Championships over, we should be getting some real baseball news soon.

131 players are free agents today (and others will be opting out of contracts and adding them to this list), including Jays Ross Stripling, Jackie Bradley Jr., and David Phelps:

Atlanta Braves (9): Ihir Adrianza, Jesse Chavez, Adam Duvall, Robbie Grossman, Jay Jackson, Luke Jackson, Kenley Jansen, Darren O’Day, Dansby Swanson

Baltimore Orioles (3): Jesus Aguilar, Robinson Chirinus, Rugend Aroma

Boston Red Sox (5): Nathan Evaldi, Rich Hill, J.D. Martinez, Matt Strahm, Michael Washa

Chicago Cubs (2): Wade Miley, Wilson Contreras

Chicago White Sox (4): Jose Abreu, Elvis Andros, Johnny Quito, Vincent Velazquez

Cincinnati Reds (5): Chase Anderson, Austin Romijn, Donovan Solano, Hunter Strickland, Justin Wilson

Cleveland Guardians (1): Austin Hedges

Colorado Rockies (5): Alex Colomé, Carlos Estevez, Jose Iglesias, Chad Kuhl, Jose Urena

Detroit Tigers (2): Tucker Barnhart and Daniel Norris

Houston Astros (6): Michael Brantley, Jason Castro, Aledmys Diaz, Yuli Gouriel, Rafael Monteiro, Cristian Vazquez

Kansas City Royals (1): Zack Greenk

Los Angeles Angels (4): Archie Bradley, Matt Duffy, Michael Lorenzen, Kurt Suzuki

Los Angeles Dodgers (10): Tyler Anderson, Joey Gallo, Andrew Heaney, Tommy Kahnley, Clayton Kershaw, Craig Kimbrill, Chris Martin, Kevin Pillar, David Price, Tria Turner

Milwaukee Brewers (6): Josh Lindblum, Andrew McCutchen, Omar Narvaez, Jess Peterson, Taylor Rogers, Trevor Rosenthal

Minnesota Twins (5): Michael Vollmer, Billy Hamilton, Sandy Leon, Aaron Sanchez, Gary Sanchez

New York Mets (9): Edwin Diaz, Tommy Hunter, Seth Logo, Trevor May, Tyler Naquin, Brandon Nemo, Adam Ottavino, Julie Rodriguez, Trevor Williams

New York Yankees (9): Andrew Benintende, Zach Britton, Matt Carpenter, Miguel Castro, Aroldes Chapman, Marwin Gonzalez, Chad Green, Aaron Judge, Jameson Tellon

Auckland A (2): Chad Bender, Stephen Vogt

Philadelphia Phillies (6): Chris Devinsky, Kyle Gibson, Brad Hand, Corey Nebel, David Robertson, Noah Sendergaard

Pittsburgh Pirates (2): Ben Jameel and Roberto Perez

St. Louis Cardinals (2): Cory Dickerson, Jose Quintana

San Diego Padres (6): Josh Bell, Mike Clevenger, Brandon Drury, Pierce Johnson, Sean Manya, Craig Stamen

San Francisco Giants (4): Jose Alvarez, Brandon Belt, Shelby Miller, Jock Pederson

Seattle Mariners (5): Matthew Boyd, Kurt Casale, Adam Fraser, Mitch Heniger, Carlos Santana

Tampa Bay Rays (3): Cory Klopper, David Peralta, Mike Zunino

Texas Rangers (5): Kohi Arihara, Charlie Colperson, Matt Moore, Martin Perez, Kevin Blawicki

Toronto Blue Jays (3): Jackie Bradley Jr., David Phelps, Ross Stripling

Washington Nationals (7): Steve Seschke, Sean Doolittle, Will Harris, Cesar Hernandez, Erasmo Ramirez, Joe Ross, Anibal Sanchez

And Vladimir Guerrero earns more of our love (he’s really not that sensitive: