Here's a look back at some of the analysis and reporting MLBTR's writing team delivered this week..
- As the losses kept piling up, A's GM Billy Beane realized that he had to make a change and fire his friend, manager Bob Geren, writes Ben Nicholson-Smith.
- Tim Dierkes reported that the Yankees claimed pitcher Jeff Marquez off of waivers from the White Sox. This year in nine starts for Triple-A Charlotte he posted a 3.97 ERA, 6.8 K/9, 2.8 BB/9, and 0.9 HR/9 in 47 2/3 innings.
- Did you miss this week's chat? Don't worry, you can check out the transcript right here.
- Steve Adams profiled the remarkable run of Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong.
- Astros first-round pick George Springer credits genetics and gymnastics for his athletic ability.
- Ben-Nicholson Smith brought us an update on Super Two candidates.
- There were a ton of great pieces featured in this week's edition of Mike Axisa's Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- Draft picks Archie Bradley and Trevor Bauer are both excited about their futures with the Diamondbacks.
- Howard Megdal took a look back at top picks who have been traded by their original teams.
- Here's a rundown of all of MLBTR's regular features.
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