Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder will be the most sought after free agents once the frenzy begins at the end of this season, but it is anyone's guess as to where they will end up and—more importantly—how much they will actually sign for.
Jeff Passan over at Yahoo! Sports recently had a player-agent project the contracts of some of hottest free agent names hitting the market in 2011.
While it is difficult to predict where a player will sign and nearly impossible to predict the actual contract amount, needless to say I was a bit surprised by some of the projections—and I think most of you will be, too.
Here are nine of MLB's top upcoming free agents, what their next contract is projected at, and why I think those projection's are wrong.