A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Tim Dierkes unveiled the seventh annual MLBTR Top 50 Free Agents List and he included his predictions as to where each player will land.
- Tim also held court with a Top 50 Free Agents live chat.
- You can add your two cents worth on where these top 50 free agents will sign by entering the second annual MLBTR Free Agent Prediction Contest. The deadline to register and save your final picks is Wednesday, November 7 at Midnight CDT.
- MLBTR learned Ervin Santana is once again represented by Proformance.
- MLBTR was the first to report Orioles left-hander Zach Phillips rejected his outright assignment to Triple-A Norfolk and became a free agent.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith previewed the Offseason Outlook for the Rays, Phillies, and Cardinals.
- Tim continued the 2013 Arbitration Eligibles series by profiling the Braves and Athletics.
- Ben provided his top ten storylines for the upcoming offseason.
- Tim listed his non-tender candidates.
- MLBTR has made its projected arbitration salaries for 2013 available for download in an Excel spreadsheet. The list can also be found in the sidebar under MLBTR Features.
- MLBTR's 2013 Free Agent Tracker is now available. It can also be found in the sidebar under MLBTR Features.
- Ben explained how the new system of qualifying offers works.
- Tim surveyed MLBTR readers as to which players will receive qualifying offers.
- Zach Links listed the nine free agents who did receive qualifying offers from their 2012 team.
- Mike Axisa presented the Free Agent Faceoff between Anibal Sanchez and Kyle Lohse. Nearly 70% of MLBTR readers would prefer to sign Sanchez.
- Ben hosted this week's chat.
- Mike compiled this week's edition of Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
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