Bay, Holliday file for free agency

Abreu re-signs with the Angels

Updated: November 5, 2009, 11:05 PM ET
By ESPN.com news services

It didn't take long for Jason Bay to file for free agency. He did so even before the Yankees' held their ticker-tape parade.

Bay, a key piece to the Red Sox' offseason plans, was among 79 players to file for free agency Thursday, the first possible day.

Also filing were outfielder Matt Holliday, a possible replacement for Bay should he not re-sign with Boston, and reliever Billy Wagner, who finished the season with the Red Sox.

One outfielder who won't hit the market is Bobby ...

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