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.
Nationals To Sign Nate McLouth Rangers To Sign J.P. Arencibia Astros To Sign Scott Feldman Mets To Sign Curtis Granderson Mariners To Sign Robinson Cano Yankees To Re-Sign Hiroki Kuroda Orioles To Sign Francisco Peguero Orioles To Sign Ryan Webb Marlins To Sign Rafael Furcal White Sox To Sign Ronald Belisario Dodgers Re-Sign Brian Wilson Red Sox To Sign Edward Mujica Royals Acquire Norichika Aoki Yankees To Sign Kelly Johnson Cubs Sign Wesley Wright White Sox Re-Sign Paul Konerko Rockies To Sign Justin Morneau Yankees Agree To Sign Jacoby Ellsbury Marlins Sign Jarrod Saltalamacchia Astros Acquire Dexter Fowler Padres, A's Swap Seth Smith For Luke Gregerson A's Acquire Craig Gentry, Josh Lindblom Rays Extend Ryan Hanigan Rays Acquire Ryan Hanigan Tigers Sign Joe Nathan Red Sox Sign A.J. Pierzynski Athletics Acquire Jim Johnson For Jemile Weeks Nationals Acquire Doug Fister From Tigers Athletics Sign Scott Kazmir
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