A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- MLBTR was the first to report only the teams with the nine worst records will obtain a protected first round draft pick in 2013.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith listed the players who chose extensions over testing the free agent market this winter.
- Mark Polishuk examined the possibility of a contract extension for Braves' right-hander Kris Medlen.
- Ben continued the Free Agent Stock Watch series with a prospectus on Yankee catcher Russell Martin.
- Mike Axisa issued his Free Agent Stock Watch prospectus on Edwin Jackson of the Nationals.
- Ben opined Phil Humber of the White Sox is a non-tender candidate, despite tossing the 21st perfect game in MLB history only five months ago.
- Zach Links reminisced about the career of Tim Salmon, Mr. Angel, who announced his retirement six years ago this week.
- Ben hosted this week's live chat.
- Mike assembled the best of the baseball blogosphere for you in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
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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