Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Jose Reyes get all the hype, but for teams willing to compromise on certain points in the name of finding players with major strengths, there are a lot of infielders out there in MLB free agency for this coming winter.
From glove-first shortstops to third basemen with 30-homer pop, there are a plethora of talented players who man the dirt and are looking for jobs this offseason. As usual, the homer-happy third basemen (Aramis Ramirez and Michael Cuddyer) will get overpaid, and the defensive-minded middle men (Jamey Carroll and Clint Barmes spring to mind) will be underpaid.
Still, each kind of player has utility, and the depth of this infield market is remarkable, even if each of the players who comprise it have certain substantial shortcomings. Here's how the top 25 available infielders stack up, catchers included.