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Potential Targets: Vernon Wells

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Potential Targets: Vernon Wells

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New York Yankees' Vernon Wells dives back to first base after over running the bag on a single during the second inning of a baseball game, against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Target: Vernon Wells, OF

2013 stats: .233 batting average, 11 home runs, 50 RBIs in 130 games with the New York Yankees

Wells still has one year left on his mega deal that owes him $21 million this coming season, but thanks to overpays and stupid front offices, the Yankees owe him $2.4 million of that money while his original club, the Los Angeles Angels are responsible for $18.6 million of it, meaning the club that signs Wells would be responsible for just $500,000.

For just a half-million dollars for one year, Wells would make a great addition as a veteran presence in the clubhouse and a right-handed bat off the bench that could be used to give guys days off, as well. He's definitely nowhere near the player he used to be, but at age 35, he could still give the Rangers something.

He's also a hometown guy as he graduated from Arlington Bowie high school before becoming the fifth overall pick in the 1997 draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.

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