A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Ben Nicholson-Smith examined the process involved in signing an elite free agent and discovered it expands beyond the reach of the baseball operations department.
- Ben broke down the multiyear deals signed by free agents so far this offseason.
- Ben was the first to report Scott Baker's contract with the Cubs included incentives worth $1.5MM.
- To keep track of all details related to free agent signings throughout the offseason, be sure to bookmark MLBTR's 2013 MLB Free Agent Tracker.
- Tim Dierkes was the first to learn Daniel McCutchen and Dan Meyer signed minor league deals with the Orioles and Zach Simons did likewise with the Rangers.
- Tim also broke the story of the Marlins claiming left-hander Scott Maine off waivers from the Blue Jays.
- MLBTR was the first to learn the Blue Jays signed right-hander Neil Wagner to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training.
- Ben completed the 2013 Arbitration Eligibles series with a detailed look at the Blue Jays, White Sox, Tigers, Yankees, Rangers, and Red Sox.
- Ben previewed the Offseason Outlook for the Tigers, Nationals, Giants, White Sox, Yankees, Rangers, and Blue Jays.
- Mark Polishuk asked MLBTR readers whether the Mets will extend David Wright and R.A. Dickey.
Nearly 42% of you believe the Mets will extend Wright and trade the newly crowned NL Cy Young Award winner.
- Mike Axisa presented a Free Agent Faceoff between Michael Bourn and B.J. Upton. Over 54% of MLBTR readers would prefer to sign Bourn.
- Ben hosted the weekly live chat.
- Mike gathered the best the baseball corner of the web had to offer in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- There are many ways to enjoy MLB Trade Rumors. Here's a refresher on how to use MLBTR.
- Want the latest rumors for your favorite team? Check out MLBTR's team-by-team links for Facebook, Twitter, and RSS pages and feeds.
White Sox Sign Felipe Paulino Roy Halladay To Retire Marlins To Sign Garrett Jones Astros Sign Chad Qualls Yankees To Sign Carlos Beltran Red Sox To Re-Sign Mike Napoli Nationals To Sign Nate McLouth Rangers To Sign J.P. Arencibia Astros Sign Scott Feldman Mets Sign Curtis Granderson Mariners To Sign Robinson Cano Yankees To Re-Sign Hiroki Kuroda Orioles To Sign Francisco Peguero Orioles To Sign Ryan Webb Marlins To Sign Rafael Furcal White Sox To Sign Ronald Belisario Dodgers Re-Sign Brian Wilson Red Sox To Sign Edward Mujica Royals Acquire Norichika Aoki Yankees To Sign Kelly Johnson Cubs Sign Wesley Wright White Sox Re-Sign Paul Konerko Rockies To Sign Justin Morneau Yankees Agree To Sign Jacoby Ellsbury Marlins Sign Jarrod Saltalamacchia Astros Acquire Dexter Fowler Padres, A's Swap Seth Smith For Luke Gregerson A's Acquire Craig Gentry, Josh Lindblom Rays Extend Ryan Hanigan
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