Found October 23, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Welcome to TOC's offseason primers! We haven't officially reached the offseason yet, but it's never too early to look at the best players on the free agent market. Today, we take a look at the best free agent outfielders available. Here's where the marquee free agent hitters are hanging out. This crop of outfielders offers three players that could be major difference makers for any club that signs them, two of whom could pay off as long-term investments. But there are also a few names coming off injuries or suspensions that could turn out to be significant bargains on the open market. Teams looking for superstars or very solid role players can find both sorts of players among this outfielder class.  1. Jacoby Ellsbury. Ellsbury, 30, figures to cash in big this offseason. Obviously, agent Scott Boras will make sure his client gets full value on the open market. Recent injury history could be a concern for a long-term contract.. But how many teams could use a l...
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