Originally Posted by TDog
Closer to 9 out of 10 times. Maybe on the other side of 9 out of 10 times.
Most, as in more than 5 out of 10, free agent signings of players from other major league organizations don't work out, though.
Largely due to the fact that you're always overpaying--specifically, paying for "past performance" for someone already past their prime.