There was plenty of news last week, but the sturdy writing team here at MLBTR still managed to pump out some interested original analysis and reporting. Here's the rundown:
- Ben Nicholson-Smith listed the top 10 remaining free agents on the market.
- Tim Dierkes reported the terms of Darren Oliver's contract with the Blue Jays.
- Ben first reported the Rockies' signing of Damaso Espino to a minor league contract, as well as the terms of Manny Parra's agreement with the Brewers on a one-year contract.
- Tim resurrected his Boras Blast From The Past series in the wake of Ryan Madson's deal with the Reds.
- Fewer free agent relievers got multiyear deals this offseason than last, by Ben's count.
- Michael Morse's sudden rise to prominence has positioned him for an interesting extension candidacy, as Tim writes.
- It's never too soon to break down next offseason's free agent class by position, which Tim did.
- Mike Axisa rounded up some of the best pieces from around baseball's blogosphere.
- Here's the transcript of the weekly MLBTR chat, hosted by Tim.
- I looked at the remaining free agent groundballers on the market.
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