Finding the best fits for top remaining MLB free agents

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

There has already been a lot of action in what will likely end up as the biggest MLB free agent extravaganza of all time, but there are still plenty of solid players left on the market. After the most recent New York Mets-driven spending explosion and the flurry of activity Monday, it's a good time to take a step back and look at the best fits for some of the biggest names still available.

Fit is a little hard to define. Obviously any given team needs to have an opening that the player fits, but stadium, city, team balance, vibes and more can serve as a tiebreaker among multiple teams with a hole. And when we're talking about elite, highly paid players, I'll lean toward playoff teams that value the player's performance the most in the short term, along with higher payroll teams that would conceivably be willing to pay them.

With that said, let's get started.