There is no shortage of challenges facing small-market teams as they look to compete with teams that have a payroll double and in some cases triple the size of theirs.

However, as teams like the Cleveland Indians, Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays showed last season, it’s not always about how much money you have to spend.

For the players on small-market teams, flying under the radar often leads to an unfair lack of attention for guys who could very well be household names playing in a larger market.

With that in mind, here is a look at 10 underrated MLB players who go unnoticed on small-market teams and deserve more attention than they have received to this point.


*All advanced stats courtesy of Baseball-Reference, unless otherwise noted.

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