Whether it was record-setting contracts for free-agent closers or blockbuster trades that involved All-Star-caliber players and big-time prospects, there was plenty for the baseball world to get its hands around at last week’s winter meetings.

Every move a team made had far-reaching consequences.

Potential landing spots disappeared for some free agents, whether due to a team’s going in another direction or spending the bulk of its disposable income elsewhere.

Players being dangled as trade bait were ultimately looked over by potential suitors, who signed other free agents in some cases and played their most valuable trade chips to bolster another part of their roster in others.

As a result, a slew of notable players find themselves facing an uncertain future—a position nobody wants to be in. Which players currently find themselves in the worst spots?

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