With so many impact MLB free agents still available—a group that includes Yoenis Cespdes, Wei-Yin Chen, Chris Davis, Yovani Gallardo and Justin Upton—a list of the 10 free agents set to improve their new club the most figures to look drastically different a month from now.
The amount of unsigned talent speaks to the depth of this offseason's free-agent class, as the players that found their way onto this list will each have a major impact on their new clubs in 2016.
Without the help of a crystal ball, it's impossible to know exactly how these players will take to their new surroundings. But past performance certainly gives us some insight as to the impact they could have. How they'll perform over the course of their new contracts is of no concern here—only how they'll help their teams find success this coming season.
Aside from their individual production, this list also takes into account the impact their arrival could have on other parts of a roster—a big-time starter's arrival should lead to less work for a team's bullpen, for example—and the additional depth it helps to create.
Which players from this free-agent class are poised to help their new teams the most? Let's take a look.