A look back at the original analysis and reporting that the MLBTR staff churned out over the past week …
- The Rangers signed lefty reliever Neal Cotts to a minor league contract, Tim Dierkes reported.
- Brandon McCarthy's transformation has made him an extension candidate, explained Tim.
- Which team spent the most on its arbitration eligible players this offseason? Tim had a look.
- Minor league contracts can be big values to clubs, so Tim ranked the 10 best of this offseason.
- Tim compared and contrasted the respective top-100-prospect list of Baseball America, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus, and Keith Law of ESPN.com.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith hosted MLBTR's Weekly Live Chat.
- Ben looked at the youngest remaining free agents on the market.
- Mike Axisa rounded up some of the best pieces from around the baseball blogosphere. A Billy Beane interview, a Ryan Braun reaction piece, and a farewell to Tim Wakefield were among the many interesting reads.