5 MLB Players Who Won't Live Up to Their New Contracts

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This won’t end well at all.

Here are the handfuls of contracts that will go unfulfilled in the next season. If you want a reason for such a statement, just look at the millions that they are being paid.

While it’s great to be a professional ballplayer, it is better to be a grossly overpaid one, and these are those guys.

Injuries and mid-season malaise are right around the corner for each and every person that got a sweet deal this winter.

Every general manager gambles when they put pen to paper and ink their next closer or star shortstop. These next few contracts will prove that they can be horribly wrong in their assessment from time to time.  We now thank those GM’s with a rundown to mock their blunders.

Here are five contracts that will be busts in the near future.

Salary figures based on Athlon Sports.

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