Originally posted on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 12/1/12
The nontender deadline has come and gone, and several notable players are among the batch of players looking for work. Rays: Ben Francisco Blue Jays: Bobby Wilson Rangers: Geovany Soto, Brandon Snyder Orioles: Mark Reynolds Red Sox: Rich Hill, Ryan Sweeney Indians: Jack Hannahan, Rafael Perez Tigers: Daniel Schlereth Nationals: John Lannan, Tom Gorzelanny Cubs: Ian Stewart Mets: Andres Torres, Mike Pelfrey, Manny Acosta Braves: Jair Jurrjens, Peter Moylan Phillies: Nate Schierholtz Pirates: Jeff Karstens Giants: Brian Wilson Brewers: Manny Parra There are definitely some interesting names on this list that can help out some clubs, mostly in the bench, bullpen, and back-end of the starting rotation. None of these names really *surprise* me, but I am a little stunned that the Cubs punted on Stewart just a year after acquiring him from the Rockies, and that the Phillies are already calling it quits with Schierholtz after he was the lone major league piece they received from the Giants in the Hunter Pence trade this past summer. Also, I'm caught offguard at what exactly the Rangers are doing, cutting two of the four catchers on their 40-man roster. It seems like it's going to be Mike Napoli or bust for them. [follow]

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