Major League Baseball's offseason is upon us.
While it comes nowhere close to claiming the same attention Opening Day receives, free agency has begun and the market is open.
The not-so-captivating younger brother of December's winter meetings, the GM meetings are underway and may bring a few changes to instant replay in baseball.
Countless free-agent and trade rumors are expected to crop up during the meetings, but it's not likely that something major is going to go down.
The free-agent pool is dense heading into the 2012-13 offseason. Unrestricted players such as Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke and Michael Bourne are expected to land big-time deals.
However, some stars will not be able to land the lucrative contract they are seeking.
And it's usually for a reason (See above photo).
Let's look at some of these hapless performers.