With over 165 free agents on the market during the offseason in Major League Baseball, the winter months will certainly provide plenty of drama and excitement.
It's the job of every MLB general manager to properly assess the value and worth of each free agent and determine if it makes sense to offer them a contract.
Signing free agents is not an exact science. So many factors can determine the success or failure of each signing. Injuries, poor performance, an inability to adjust to new surroundings—history is certainly filled with players who never performed up to their new contracts.
So, which of the free agents in this year's class should general managers be wary about—and why?
Let's take a look.