2012 MLB Free Agency: 15 Players Whose Agents Will Demand Way Too Much for Them

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2012 MLB Free Agency: 15 Players Whose Agents Will Demand Way Too Much for Them
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It's the offseason, and that means one thing—overpaid players, thanks to their crafty agents.  Looking at you, Scott Boras.

One thing that owners and GMs never learn is that agents love to jack up the price.  Then there are some organizations that just create ridiculous contracts on their own with little help from the agent (see the Washington Nationals and Jayson Werth—not even Scott Boras expected that).

This'll be an exciting year, since we've got two big blockbuster names in Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder. Don't forget there's another player who isn't quite on that level but is close enough in Jose Reyes.

Then there's the ever-thin pitching market headlined by C.J. "Don't Let Me Pitch in the Postseason" Wilson.  Let's not forget the Japanese import of the year Yu Darvish, a.k.a. What Should've Been Daisuke Matsuzaka 2.0.

Here are 15 free agents who will likely get overpaid because their agent asked for too much and got it.

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