Here's a look back at the original content we published this week at MLBTR ...
- We ask our faithful readers in a poll: Would you trade a top-50 prospect for Francisco Liriano?
- Here's an update on starters who were converted from relieving, by Ben Nicholson-Smith.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith compares Jose Reyes to Carl Crawford. The Mets shortstop, a free agent-to-be, is thought to be seeking a contract on par with the seven-year, $142MM deal the outfielder signed with the Red Sox last offseason.
- Only five of the offseason's Rule 5 Picks are on active rosters, writes Ben Nicholson-Smith.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith checks in on this season's new managers.
- Jeff Keppinger could be a trade candidate, writes Ben Nicholson-Smith.
- It's never too soon to have an idea of how the upcoming free agent market is shaping up. Here's the latest Elias rankings update.
- In a fun piece, Ben Nicholson-Smith looks back at the Pirates' last playoff run -- in 1992.
- Here's the transcript to this week's MLBTR chat with Ben Nicholson-Smith.
- Mike Axisa updates us on players with vesting options for 2012.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith takes stock of Yankees ace CC Sabathia, who can opt out of his contract at season's end.
- Diamondbacks righty Ian Kennedy is an extension candidate, as Mike Axisa writes.
- Mike Trout's callup prompts Ben Nicholson-Smith to break down the stud prospect's service time.
- Mike Axisa rounds up this week's best from the baseball blogosphere. Among the hot topics: Koji Uehara, Angel Pagan and the Red Sox.
- With the starters for the All-Star game in place, Mike Axisa looks at how each player was acquired by his team.
- Mike Cameron has been much more than merely a guy who was once trade for Ken Griffey Jr., writes Howard Megdal.
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