Postseason baseball is in full swing, but it seems like a lot of attention has been directed toward talking about players who will be free agents.
Twenty-two of baseball's 30 teams have already made family vacation and golfing plans, but MLB front offices are already evaluating free agents in an effort to improve their teams.
Unsung heroes plucked from the scrap heap often play huge roles and deliver the most memorable moments in the postseason.
Josh Hamilton, B.J. Upton, David Ortiz, Dan Haren, Michael Bourn and Brian McCann are just some of the big names possibly heading for big contracts with other clubs in the offseason. These big names are involved in discussions almost every day.
Teams that really do their homework this offseason will target players who give them good production at a reasonable price. Clubs that get these guys will save money and have more to spend on re-signing players and acquiring players fit to help the club down the road.
As baseball's postseason rolls on, let's take a look at some affordable under-the-radar players who can help teams reach a World Series in 2013.