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2013 MLB Free Agency: 6 Big Offseason Moves Sure to Backfire
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Melky Cabrera won last year's All-Star game MVP award but was later suspended for PED use.

As we close in on the 100-day countdown to Opening Day, there couldn't be a better time to reflect on the many offseason additions organizations have (un)wisely made.

Filling roster spots and upgrading necessary positions is always on the winter to-do list for GMs, but just how far are some willing to venture to bring in that much-needed bat or trustworthy arm?

They will overpay. They will take risks. And most of all, they will be criticized.

Could we do what MLB general managers are hired to accomplish: put together a winning 40-man roster?

We may think we can. However, it's better to sit back, watch the professionals work and then tell them their multi-million dollar deals will backfire.

Let's take a look!

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