Some struggling free agents-to-be are wishing the season could've ended in August because their stock has done nothing but drop in September. A few of them will get the chance to play in the spotlight of the postseason in hopes of turning things back around in front of the entire baseball world.
Others have taken full advantage during the last month of the season, leaving teams with a positive impression before the start of free agency. Those headed for the playoffs have a chance to further enhance their value as Marco Scutaro and Anibal Sanchez did during the 2012 playoffs. Yesterday, I wrote about five players who were in a strong position to follow suit.
Here's a look at eight soon-to-be free agents whose stock has taken an extreme turn in either direction over the past couple of weeks.