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Kyle Lohse signed a $33 million contract Monday, but his agent - the ever-persuasive Scott Boras - isn't convinced that all is right with the free-agent market. Boras pointed out that Lohse received less money per year than Ryan Dempster, an older pitcher coming off a less impressive season. He made a similar comparison between Adam LaRoche ($12 million per year with Washington) and Shane Victorino ($13 million per year with Boston). In both cases, Boras suggested, Lohse and LaRoche lost money because they were tied to draft-pick compensation. "When you have a system that does not reward performance, you know we have something corrupt in the major league process," Boras told FOXSports.com in a Monday interview. "You cannot have that in the major league system, because it's not rewarding performance." Baseball implemented a new compensation system for free agents this year. Clubs could make $13.3 million qualifying offers to any of their own free agents who spent the entire 2012 ...
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