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Doug Melvin says two-thirds of free agents hit the DL the next year. Is that true?

A few weeks ago, just after signing Matt Garza to a four-year, $50 million contract, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin discussed his newest addition on MLB Network Radio. He talked about how the market developed in a way that allowed them to sign Garza, and how he disagrees with agents who disregard the value of first-round picks. But Melvin's most interesting statement came when the discussion turned to injuries, because according to him 67 percent of all free agents signed last winter spent time in the disabled list.

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