MLB Free Agency 2012: CJ Wilson and 5 Free Agents Who Will Be Overpaid

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MLB Free Agency 2012:  CJ Wilson and 5 Free Agents Who Will Be Overpaid
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The World Series hasn't even started, but I can assure you that the 26 teams that aren't playing are already looking ahead to next year, and that means looking at the free-agent market.

There will be smart signings, appropriate signings, and then there will be signings that should have never happened and/or will make us say, "Really? They gave him how much for how long?"

While nobody will approach A-Rod's status as "What were they thinking with that contract?" GMs and owners will attempt to get pretty close to it.

So here are the five free agents who stand a pretty good chance at getting overpaid, sans Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder since, well, it's a given they'll make outrageous but probably deserved money.

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