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.
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