A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Daniel Seco asked MLBTR readers their opinion on which two teams will claim the AL Wild Card berths. Just under 49% of you favor the current leaders: the O's and the A's.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith asked MLBTR readers whether B.J. Upton, Kyle Lohse, Shaun Marcum, and Edwin Jackson will receive a qualifying offer and secure draft pick compensation for their current club. Here are the results:
- Nearly 61% of you believe the Rays will tender Upton an offer.
- Over 73% of you think the Cardinals will do so with Lohse, as well.
- Two-thirds of you, however, don't expect Marcum to receive one from the Brewers.
- And, more than 72% of you say the Nationals will make a qualifying offer to Jackson.
- Ben continued the Free Agent Stock Watch series with a prospectus on the Royals' Jeremy Guthrie and a bullish report on Jason Grilli of the Pirates.
- Ben listed the most recent free agents who have cost their new team draft pick compensation.
- Steve Adams examined the possibility of Luke Hochevar being non-tendered by the Royals.
- Mike Axisa provided a 2013 vesting options update for players like Brett Myers, Kevin Gregg, and Alex Gonzalez.
- Ben hosted the weekly live chat.
- Mike gathered the best the baseball corner of the web had to offer in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- Want the latest rumors for your favorite team? Check out MLBTR's team-by-team links for Facebook, Twitter, and RSS pages and feeds.
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