Here at MLBTradeRumors, we're about a lot more than supplying you with up-to-the-minute hot stove news. Here's a look back at some of our original work this week..
- We asked our readers to vote on which team offered Vladimir Guerrero $8MM, how the 2011 Rays will fare, and Justin Duchscherer's next team. More than half of you guessed correctly, saying that Duchscherer would wind up in Baltimore.
- This season will be a "Make Or Break Year" for Dodgers reliever Jonathan Broxton and Bucs catcher Ryan Doumit.
- Fifteen players have signed guaranteed one-year contracts worth less than a million bucks this winter and Mike Axisa introduced us to the six-figure contract club.
- Check out our latest installments of "This Date In Transactions History".
- Unclear about what's considered in arbitration cases? Here's what matters in arbitration and what does not.
- We took a look around the blogosphere in Friday's edition of Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- I feel rather svelte after reading Howard Megdal's Jack Of All Trades: Baseball's Roundest.
- Now you can subscribe to MLBTR on your Amazon Kindle for just $1.99 per month. How cool is that?
- Ben Nicholson-Smith examined ten well-paid arb eligible players. And if you need even more Ben in your life (who doesn't?) check out his series of guest posts over at Fangraphs.
- We covered a lot of ground in this week's chat. If you missed any part of it, you can take a look at the transcript here.
- With just weeks to go until pitchers and catchers report, we ran down the twenty biggest free agent deals of the offseason.
Padres Extend Jedd Gyorko Athletics Designate Sam Fuld For Assignment Rangers Acquire Hector Noesi Cardinals Extend John Mozeliak Red Sox Sign Ryan Roberts Astros Outright Chia-Jen Lo Rays Extend Yunel Escobar Pirates Extend Neal Huntington, Clint Hurdle Mariners Designate Hector Noesi For Assignment Diamondbacks Claim Roger Kieschnick Indians Extend Jason Kipnis Rays Extend Chris Archer Blue Jays Sign Juan Francisco Indians Extend Yan Gomes Rangers Designate Adam Rosales For Assignment Athletics Designate Michael Taylor For Assignment Red Sox Release Francisco Cordero Royals Release Ramon Hernandez Scott Diamond Accepts Outright Assignment Angels Extend Mike Trout Phillies Acquire Jayson Nix From Rays Yankees Sign Alfredo Aceves
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