A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Steve Adams continued the Transaction Retrospection series by revisiting the Brewers acquisition of Zack Greinke from the Royals.
- MLBTR continued its series examining the arbitration process from the player's persepective with B.J. Rains' profile of Dan Uggla's experience with the Marlins.
- The Why I Chose My Agency series continued with Tim Dierkes discussing Paul Kinzer and Kinzer Management Group with Aramis Ramirez and B.J. Rains asking Cody Ross about his relationship with SFX and his primary agents Mike Milchin and Mark Pieper.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith reviewed the offseason of the Twins, Indians, and Tigers while Tim did likewise with the Mets.
- MLBTR correspondent B.J. Rains spoke with Dan Haren about his offseason, which featured his first foray into free agency and almost being traded to the Cubs.
- Zach Links asked MLBTR readers to name the Diamondbacks' best transaction this offseason. More than 41% of you believe the best move by GM Kevin Towers was signing Brandon McCarthy to a two-year, $15MM contract.
- Ben hosted this week's live chat.
- Zach assembled the best of the baseball blogosphere for you in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- There are many ways to enjoy MLB Trade Rumors. Here's a refresher on how to use MLBTR.
- Teams and players often agree to contract extensions during Spring Training, so be sure to use MLBTR's Extension Tracker to keep abreast of the latest deals.
Cardinals Sign Aledmys Diaz Cardinals Extend Matt Carpenter Diamondbacks Sign Oliver Perez 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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