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December 30, 2012 8:45 AM

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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