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MLB Free Agency 2012: Five Impact Names Who Could Provide Missing Piece
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Even though we're just underway in the 2011 season, it's not too early to begin looking at the free agent class of 2011.

Teams try and position themselves financially to make a run at key guys.

While this year's crop may not be as deep as others, there are some big names coming to the end of their contracts.

Will it be worth the gamble? With big name stars, it's about getting fans to the ballpark. If they can put more fannies in the seats, the investment pays off, even if the player has a subpar year.

Here are five guys who should get plenty of interest during this year's off season.

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