If you've watched any of the promotions for the MLB postseason, you've certainly heard the line that "legends are born" in October.
This is true, postseason moments of greatness stick in our memories more than less meaningful moments during the regular season.
Also true, great play in the postseason earns upcoming free agents millions of dollars on their next contract as they add the "clutch" label to their resumes.
As October progresses, there will be plenty of lists ranking the top free agents on the market and projecting their landing spots.
Some of the top free agents aren't featured here simply because their teams were not fortunate enough to win their division or one of the two wild-card spots in each league. They will get their time to be scrutinized by the fans and the media, just not in this outlook.
Here's a look at how some free agents (whose teams have made the postseason) are fairing as they get ready to test the open market in a few short weeks.