It took a while, but the starting pitchers' market for the MLB offseason was finally set this week. Teams have been patiently awaiting the status of Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka and eventually learned that he will be eligible to pitch in the United States in 2014.
With Tanaka's deal likely serving as a benchmark for his contemporaries, the remaining free-agent pool is rife with marquee starting pitchers. That's not to say there still aren't a few big bats available and quality bullpen options, too.
Each available free agent has his respective pros and cons. Let's examine those benefits and drawbacks of the top 10 players available on the open market.