MLB Free Agents: We are about to enter the free agent frenzy that is the MLB offseason. Hundreds of millions (and probably into the billions) of dollars will be thrown around, players will join new teams, and fans will react in excitement or agony with the new pieces their club has acquired. It’s not all positive, however, as under the pressure of adding players, general managers can throw around ridiculous money and overpay players badly. Here are three players who could get overpaid this offseason. Daniel Murphy Murphy’s going to get serious money. The question is – how much? Murphy looked like he was on his way to a huge contract after homering in six straight games, playing the best baseball of his life against the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS. He crashed his rising stock with an ugly World Series, as hit bat regressed, and he made multiple costly errors costing the Mets mightily as the Royals took advantage of his mistakes. But despite his struggles, he’s still a hot commodity.    

 

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