The MLB free-agent market is running bare, but there are still useful players to be had.
With most of the league's best players getting snapped up in December, there's rarely much reason to be enthusiastic about a late January free-agent signing. Oftentimes, any acquisition at this time is merely a stopgap, filling a hole with an unexciting player with spring training on the horizon.
In 2013, however, there are a couple players left who definitely have the skill to make a substantive impact, and a few others who have the potential to make solid contributions.
Let's rank the best remaining free agents and predict where they'll likely land.