The 6 Most Pointless Moves of the MLB Offseason

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The 6 Most Pointless Moves of the MLB Offseason
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Can Jason Bay regain his past form with the Seattle Mariners? Don't bet on it.

This offseason, 32 MLB general managers are scouring the market to find the next piece that propels their club to a championship, but every move can’t be a winner.

Big names attract the headlines, but much of the free-agent frenzy is occupied by low-cost, low-reward deals. Some moves work handsomely to address a need for teams that can’t just hand Zack Greinke $147 million.

Others, however, seem like a waste of time and money for teams thinking in the past, acting on their gut, hoping for a Hollywood-scripted comeback or simply failing to properly analyze a player’s true overall value.

And in one instance, a normally active team sitting on the sidelines raises eyebrows.

Here are six illogical moves from an MLB offseason that is quickly gaining steam.

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