Originally posted on Fragile Freddy's  |  Last updated 12/28/11
I touched on a few of the notable January transactions from recent years in yesterday’s piece.  Today I want to look at a few of the big name free agents (or semi-big name) that remain on the market. Prince Fielder – 1B - #1 ranked Free Agent on Keith Law’s “Top 50 Free Agents” Fielder is the biggest FA out there in more ways than one.  Fielder is represented by the ultra-aggressive Scott Boras and while Boras gets heat from many sources he is often quite successful.  There is no particular reason for Fielder to rush into a deal today.  Sitting back and trying to land the 9-10 year mega-deal is a wise choice.  If January 25th rolls around and he is still unsigned all he needs to do is drop his demands to 6-7 years.  If he does that he will be a free agent for about ten minutes. Random Guess – Chicago Cubs Edwin Jackson – RHP - #11 Another Boras client Jackson has been the invisible man of this free agent class.  Despite his success over the years he is generating vi...
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