Alternatives to the FAAB process

This week’s ESPN Insider column, appearing every Friday.

The wanton waste in the free agent market continues unabated. This past weekend, in Tout Wars:

Avisail Garcia (pictured), $188.
Highest losing bid, $127. (I bid $45.)
Wasted: $61.

Robbie Grossman, $87.
Highest losing bid, $32.
Wasted: $55.

Lonnie Chisenhall, $37.
Highest losing bid, none.
Wasted: $36.

And on and on.

We have been saying that the key reason FAAB money management is so difficult is because nobody knows what anyone else is bidding. This is not a minor issue. It cuts to . . .

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