The Sunday Baseball Column: Why can't free agency be fun anymore? That's what players like Mitch Moreland want to know

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Mitch Moreland summed up the stark reality of what most likely awaits. “The way free agency has become it's not fun anymore,” the Red Sox first baseman said. It's hard to argue. It's the reason you're seeing the trend of elite players signing contract extensions come back into vogue, with others doing whatever they can to get some sort of certainty heading into those years of free agent eligibility. But some don't have the kind of choices free agents used to enjoy, such as players like Moreland, who will become a free agent for the third time in the last four offseasons this winter. “It seemed like when people were getting deals it was fun,” he said. “I think I missed it by about a year. Stuff

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