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For FA starters, it's buyer beware

Why the Red Sox are better off shopping in the bargain bin than top shelf

Updated: November 9, 2012, 1:56 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

The Boston Red Sox need to add a starting pitcher.

You'll have to forgive those who don't want it to come via free agency.

Over the past 25 years, Boston has made repeated attempts to address the rotation with free agents.

With a few exceptions, it has proved disastrous.

It started with Matt Young and Danny Darwin, who were both vastly overpaid following the 1990 season. At 35, Darwin got a four-year deal during ...

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