Major League Baseball's non-tender deadline day is always an interesting experience for fans, media and analysts.
On one hand, the majority of players on the bubble of major league rosters are flawed. Whether due to injury, dips in performance or salary concerns, All-Star caliber players rarely are left dangling in the hours leading up to the tender deadline.
Yet, solid contributors do slip through the cracks. Last winter, Brian Wilson, Mark Reynolds and Nate Schierholtz all were released into the open market during this process.
With many of the tenders and non-tenders in the books, here is a look at five players who could be diamonds in the rough on the open market.
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