Here's a look back at some of the analysis and reporting MLBTR's writing team delivered this week..
- Mike Axisa brought us two installments of This Date In Transaction History, one for January 15th and one dedicated to Chan Ho Park.
- We asked MLBTR readers to weigh in on where Jim Thome will sign, if Andruw Jones will end up in pinstripes, and who the Rays will sign to DH.
- This week MLBTR confirmed a report that the Mets signed Taylor Tankersley to a minor league deal. The left-handed reliever will receive an invitation to Spring Training.
- Only a few free agent groundballers remain on the open market, says Ben Nicholson-Smith. Ben also looked at the potential destinations for the remaining designated hitters.
- Need a refresher course on how to get the most out of MLBTR? We got you covered. We also ran down all of MLBTR's regular features.
- This week baseball blogs weighed in on Trevor Hoffman's career, Chris Perez's arbitration case, and much much more.
- Agent Scott Boras will have his work cut out for him as he tries to find a monster deal for Prince Fielder next winter, writes Mike Axisa.
- The Brad Penny deal could affect more people than you think.
- We revisted the free agent arbitration decisions in the American League and the National League.
- Missed our weekly chat? Don't worry, you can find the full transcript right here.
Nationals Sign Mike Gonzalez Rick Ankiel To Retire Rangers Sign Joe Saunders Indians Acquire Justin Sellers, Designate David Cooper Guillermo Mota Retires Braves To Sign Yenier Bello Athletics Acquire Jake Elmore Carl Pavano Retires Yankees Extend Brett Gardner Yankees Agree To Terms With Andrew Bailey Giants Sign Tyler Colvin Orioles Sign Nelson Cruz Red Sox Sign Chris Capuano Braves Extend Andrelton Simmons Reds Extend Homer Bailey Braves Extend Frank Wren, Fredi Gonzalez Orioles Sign Ubaldo Jimenez Dempster Won't Pitch In 2014 Braves Extend Craig Kimbrel
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Ervin Santana's Representation Currently Unsettled NL West Notes: Jobe, Maybin, Headley, Betancourt 2013-14 Article XX(B) Free Agents Out Of Options Players: NL West Yasiel Puig Switches Representation Ervin Santana Rumors: Thursday Offseason In Review: Miami Marlins Twins Notes: Mauer, Dozier, Parmelee, Pierzynski Out Of Options Players: AL Central Cardinals Nearing Extension With Matt Carpenter Phillies Notes: Hamels, Defensive Shifts Rosenthal's Latest: Masterson, Burns, Olt, Francisco White Sox Getting Calls On De Aza, Viciedo Quick Hits: Samardzija, Santana, Lester, Dodgers Teams Scouting David Phelps, Yankee Catchers
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