MLB Free Agency 2013: 10 Poor Market Values Teams Should Avoid

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MLB Free Agency 2013: 10 Poor Market Values Teams Should Avoid
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Baseball contracts are on the rise this MLB offseason, with the sport reveling in record revenues and new TV deals taking hold across the league.

Jhonny Peralta's four-year, $52 million deal with the St. Louis Cardinals shattered the early expectations for the contract most expected him to receive, and it is the latest sign that it's a good time to be a free agent.

Coupled with other re-signings like Carlos Ruiz's three-year, $26 million pact and Tim Lincecum's two-year, $35 million contract, big money has been spent this offseason on players with questionable recent track records and even murkier futures.

If the market so far has been any indication, there will still be a few high-cost, high-risk signings by teams. Let's take a look at the top-10 remaining free agents who likely won't live up to their current market values or the contracts they will most likely receive.

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