While fans fawn and drool over Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols this MLB offseason, the undervalued free agents on this list will stoke their competitive fires in the eternal truth of song.
“Mistreated, misplaced, misunderstood /Miss, no way it’s all good/ It didn’t slow me down. Mistaken/ Always second guessing/ Underestimated/ Look, I’m still around…”
Preach, Pink. Preach. There is undeniable baseball wisdom in those verses.
Beyond the nine-figure deals lies an uncharted ocean of overlooked players who also need a home.
Take them in for the right price, and by summer 2012 you’ll be reveling in yet another bit of wisdom from that prophet Pink:
Yep, I just linked to Pink twice in a post about baseball. We're breaking ground here, folks.
Note: I only included players who are unrestricted free agents, and excluded those with player or team options on their contract.