Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/17/14
There isn't a lot of star power available in the free agent market this time around, but there are plenty of quality role players. Keith Law of ESPN.com recently noted this while compiling his list of the Top 50 Free Agents in the 2012-13 class. Three players who were members of last year's Reds squad landed in the rankings and here is a look at what Law had to say about them: #41 Jonathan Broxton After Broxton returned in the NL in July, his ground-ball rate dropped closer to his career norm while his strikeout rate jumped and he stopped walking guys. The sample with Cincinnati was smaller, but he was much more aggressive when behind in the count after the move from Kansas City, especially when he was in a three-ball count. (Interesting if possibly meaningless factoid: Broxton walked just one batter in his last 18 appearances of the year.) His slider still isn't back to where it was before his injury, but he has shown he can pitch more effectively with his fa...
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