Many players get placed on waivers in August for teams to gauge the interest that the rest of the league has in acquiring them. A number of these players have big contracts that their team is just looking to dump.
However, there are a few hidden gems that are not that expensive who are on the waiver wire. Teams could be looking to trade soon-to-be free agents in the hopes that they will get something of value in return for them.
Each of the players on this list will have a reasonable contract and come cheap for teams looking to acquire them for the stretch run.