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December 30, 2012

Three years later, is Matt Holliday still thought of as "overpriced?"

It was shortly after the new year in 2012 that Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday signed his seven-year, $120-million contract with the Cardinals. At the time a lot of people screamed that the Redbirds over-paid for Holliday whom they accused of being a product of Coors field. They griped that the Cardinals were duped into bidding against themselves. Here's a look at how he's fared since signing his deal with St. Louis compared to some other top free agents who have signed over the last three years.

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Scott Wuerz has reported for the Belleville News-Democrat since 1998​. He writes about the St. Louis Cardinals from a fan's perspective in his Cheap Seats blog.

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