A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Justin Upton and Braves GM Frank Wren shared their thoughts with a group of reporters, including MLBTR's Ben Nicholson-Smith, about the seven-player trade which sent Upton from Arizona to Atlanta.
- Ben also participated in the conference call announcing the Red Sox's signing of Mike Napoli and reports Napoli was shocked to learn of his avascular necrosis diagnosis, but feels the condition will not stop him from having a productive 2013 season, as he becomes a full-time first baseman.
- MLBTR confirmed Yankees reliever Boone Logan is now represented by CAA.
- MLBTR was the first to learn the White Sox claimed right-hander Zach Stewart off waivers from the Pirates.
- Ben discussed the fundamentals of the arbitration process with Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos.
- Ben listed the ten largest remaining arbitration cases based on figures from MLBTR's Arbitration Tracker.
- Ben examined how each of the nine players who received qualifying offers have fared on the free agent market.
- Zach Links made his debut this week putting together the best of the baseball blogosphere in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- Ben hosted this week's chat.
- 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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