Now that the MLB non-waiver trade deadline is over, the next great deal of player movement will be the 2012 free-agency period. Teams are still able to make trades for the next few weeks, but it is much tougher as players must clear waivers and very rarely is a top talent traded.
Front offices around baseball will slowly start turning their focuses toward the 2012 free-agency period with some big names potentially in this class, including Albert Pujols.
The free-agent market this year has a lot of talent at first base, shortstop and relief pitchers, with very limited options at second base and third base. Here are the top 20 players who could be joining No. 5 this winter.