With camps opening in the coming week, the flurries of baseball transactions have passed.
The free-agent pool, which featured guys like Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, has been left weak and much less attractive.
Or has it?
The list of players still available is actually armed with potential.
In today's world of baseball, the importance of experience and veteran leadership is well under-appreciated.
Look what Lance Berkman brought to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 after it seemed his career was coming to a close: a .301 average, 31 homers and 94 RBI. Oh, don't forget helping them to a World Series title.
Who will be this year's Lance Berkman?
Here are the five veteran free agents who might just have the one big year left in them.