The MLB postseason provides a unique spotlight to be taken advantage of for those making their final free agency auditions.
Who says you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression?
The Major League Baseball postseason serves as an audition springboard like none other for many free agents to be. The memories of their exploits are fresh, they have made a tangible difference on the course of concluding the season and, perhaps more importantly than anything else, there is little chance to tarnish that lasting impact before agents begin to field calls and winter’s hot stove season is fired up.
And this October has been no exception to this rule. As the American and National League have sorted out their final affairs, there have been several players that have either built upon or reestablished their standing in the season’s final weeks, and with the World Series still looming, there is more than enough chance to create even more favorable buzz.
But who has done the most to effect change in their standing in the open market this winter –as well as the future of their bank account— thus far this postseason? Here is a look at the five players that have reaped the most benefit of a playoffs well played.
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