Every year, there are players that a team either takes a big risk on/spends too much on, or that a team presumes is a sure thing for the duration of the player's contract. In both cases, there are free agents that end up being terrible signings.
Last year, Jayson Werth fit into the former category, while Adam Dunn fit into the latter. If Carl Crawford doesn't improve on 2011's performance, he will end up there as well.
This year, there will undoubtedly be a slew of free-agent busts, and while some are easy to predict, others will be nigh-impossible. After all, no one saw Adam Dunn's horrendous season coming.
Here are the 20 free agent busts for next year.