Originally Posted by JayStubbs
For me, a DH, a relief pitcher and a backup catcher are all roster filler. These pieces can be picked up rather cheaply off the waiver wire these days.
IMHO, judging by the list of remaining free agents - excluding, of course, Bourn and Loshe - none offer the upside of the aforementioned acquisitions.
In a rebuilding situation,as opposed to reloading, you have to be thinking upside/long-term.