A look back at the original reporting and analysis from the MLBTR Writing Team this week..
- Matt Swartz looked back at the 2012 arbitration projections.
- If he can stay healthy, Erik Bedard can be a serious trade candidate, writes Dan Mennella.
- If you don't remember Dock Ellis' stint with the A's, you're probably not alone. I looked back at the trade that put the pitcher in Oakland for roughly two months.
- The Yankees restructured their rotation with trades, free agent signings and an extension this past offseason and Tim recapped their winter.
- Jake Peavy could be on the move this summer, writes Mike Axisa.
- The Brett Myers trade rumors have been circulating for a while, and there’s no reason to expect them to slow down between now and trade deadline, writes Ben Nicholson-Smith.
- What's next for Bobby Abreu? Mike Axisa asked MLBTR readers if the veteran will land a major league or minor league deal and the results were pretty much split.
- Check out the transcript for this week's chat hosted by BN-S.
- There's a new version of the Baseball Trade Rumors app for the iPhone - get it today!
- It could be time for the Braves to consider an extension for Brandon Beachy.
- I asked MLBTR readers if they believe the Giants will extend Tim Lincecum. 61% of readers don't think that San Fran will get it done.
- Mike checked in on the players who have vesting options for the 2013 season.
- It's a Make Or Break Year for Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens, writes Mike.
- Ben writes that Grant Balfour could bring in a sizable haul for the A's this year.
- Dan looked back on Billy Martin's fourth stint as Yankees skipper.
- I profiled the Graig Nettles trade that was prompted by the content of the third baseman's book.
- Mike rounded up the best of the web in this week's Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
Diamondbacks To Sign Oliver Perez Nationals Sign Mike Gonzalez Rick Ankiel To Retire Rangers Sign Joe Saunders Indians Acquire Justin Sellers, Designate David Cooper Guillermo Mota Retires Braves To Sign Yenier Bello Athletics Acquire Jake Elmore Carl Pavano Retires Yankees Extend Brett Gardner Yankees Agree To Terms With Andrew Bailey Giants Sign Tyler Colvin Orioles Sign Nelson Cruz Red Sox Sign Chris Capuano Braves Extend Andrelton Simmons Reds Extend Homer Bailey Braves Extend Frank Wren, Fredi Gonzalez Orioles Sign Ubaldo Jimenez Dempster Won't Pitch In 2014 Braves Extend Craig Kimbrel
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