Chicago's Biggest Free Agent Busts

Created: June 27, 2011, 4:46 PM

With 100 strikeouts in 67 games and a .173 batting average, Adam Dunn is making a strong case as the biggest free-agent bust in Chicago history. But he has plenty of competition.

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  • Hit .199 with 28 home runs in two seasons with Cubs
  • Won 25 games with a 6.06 ERA in three seasons with White Sox
  • Started seven games for the Bears in 2003, throwing 12 INTs
  • Signed two-year deal with Hawks and suspended two days before 2002-03 season for violating NHL's substance abuse program
  • Signed to five-year, $32 million deal, Robinson was ineffective and unable to stay healthy, playing 144 games in three seasons with the Bulls
  • Signed to a three-year, $30 million deal, Bradley lasted one disastrous season with the Cubs
  • Signed three-year, $13.5 million deal with White Sox and struggled in final two seasons before being dealt to Atlanta
  • Former perennial Pro Bowler looked old and overmatched in one season with Bears in 2009
  • Plagued by injuries during two seasons in Chicago
  • Signed four-year, $60 million deal in 2006 and averaged 5.7 points, 9.7 rebounds in two seasons with Bulls
  • After saving 36 games with Expos, Rojas flamed out with Cubs and didn't make it through first season
  • Has 100 strikeouts in 67 games, batting .173
  • Signed five-year, $25 million deal with Bears in 2000 and played in all 16 games with no interceptions before being released
  • Started 13 games for Bears in 1998, rushing for 611 yards, averaging 3.5 yards a carry
  • Signed four-year, $22.5 million contract with Blackhawks and eventually lost starting job to Antti Niemi
  • Signed four-year, $27 million deal and was plagued by injuries and inconsistent play
  • Signed to then-highest contract in team history, Cox was controversial and mostly unproductive in his two seasons with the Bears.