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Frank Francisco could be a bargain

The former Rangers' closer is one of a handful of free agent RPs who could trend up

Originally Published: November 9, 2010
By Dan Szymborski | Special to ESPN Insider

While the pickings may be thin for starters this winter, the group of relievers available has quite a lot of solid arms available, in whatever choice for arm or role the smart shopper desires.

As with the starters, the ranking of relievers is based on Wins Above Replacement projections from ZiPS over the next three years, based on a neutral park and league. The projected ERAs for 2011 are also included.

1. Mariano Rivera (3.7 WAR)

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