Here's a look back at the original reporting and analysis produced by our writing staff this week..
- MLBTR learned that the Cubs and Dodgers have been in discussions with Coco Crisp to play left field. The 32-year-old hasn't played left regularly since 2005 with the Indians. Crisp hit .264/.314/.379 in 583 plate appearances for the Athletics this year, his healthiest season since '07.
- Free agent Prince Fielder is said to be looking for a ten-year deal. We asked our readers how many years they think Fielder will wind up getting. More than 27,000 of you weighed in on the poll with most readers seeing the slugger getting either six or seven years. Just 4.52% of MLBTR readers believe that the Scott Boras client will land a ten-year pact.
- David Ortiz, Francisco Rodriguez, and Kelly Johnson accepted their teams' offers of arbitration last week, making them signed players for 2012. On Monday, Tim Dierkes talked to a team executive, a former agency employee, and MLBTR contributor Matt Swartz about the salaries Ortiz, Rodriguez, and Johnson might receive.
- After the dust from the winter meetings settled, Mike Axisa rounded up the best baseball talk from around the web in this week's edition of Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- This week, MLB clubs non-tendered 29 players in advance of the deadline and we've updated our Free Agent Tracker to include its newest members.
- Did you miss out on Tim's weekly chat? No worries, you can read over the transcript right here.
- In October, MLB agents told MLBTR that they expect Yu Darvish to require a financial commitment in excess of $100MM, including the posting fee and contract. This week we asked our readers to predict which club will win the bidding for him. 18% of you said Darvish would wind up with Toronto while the Rangers finished in a close second with roughly 15% of the vote. We continue to wait on word of who submitted the winning bid.
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