Cliff Lee headlined an eventful offseason in Major League Baseball. His decision to return to the Philadelphia Phillies was unexpected and sent reverberations around the rest of the league.
Free agency allows big name players to move around, but it also allows the penny-pinching teams the opportunity to grab great bargains. It's an important tool for any ballclub.
How have the biggest names and signings of this past offseason fared? Take a look and find out.
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