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The Best Free-Agent Class in Baseball History Has Lost Its Luster

Carlsbad, Calif. The headlines started popping up as early as 2015, bold proclamations already describing this winter’s crop of free agents as the best in baseball history. It felt like a reasonable claim at the time: Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson had both just won MVP awards. Dallas Keuchel had earned Cy Young honors. Clayton Kershaw... ...