With the trading deadline in baseball’s rear view mirror, teams are beginning to pay attention to the playoff races with the arrival of August.

With roughly two months left in the regular season, the real contenders will emerge from the woodwork.

With trading in mind, newly acquired players will have big impacts on the playoff pictures. But what about those guys who went untraded, or simply aren’t active on their respective team at the moment?

Here are 10 MLB players who currently aren’t playing in Major League Baseball, but may have a lasting impact on their team when they return to action.

Whether its a rookie, a rebuilding player, or players that are on the disabled list, these guys will help their teams produce when they bounce back.

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