A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR over the last week:
- MLBTR's Tim Dierkes was the first to report Roy Oswalt is working out and waiting for the right offer from a contender, and does not have a geographic preference.
- MLBTR was the first to learn the Dodgers released infielder Dallas McPherson.
- MLBTR correspondent B.J. Rains examined the pros and cons of signing a pre-arbitration contract extension with a trio of Nationals: Denard Span, Kurt Suzuki and Gio Gonzalez.
- There were three installments of the Why I Chose My Agency series this week: Ryan Ludwick on Dan Horwits and the Beverly Hills Sports Council (by Zach Links), Ted Lilly on Larry O'Brien and Full Circle Sports Management (by B.J. Rains), and Ike Davis on Lou Jon Nero of Octagon (by Tim Dierkes). With the Davis piece, the Mets' first baseman revealed he has not been approached by the team about a long-term extension.
- Steve Adams continued the Transaction Retrospection series with a look back at the Ubaldo Jimenez trade.
- Ben Nicholson-Smith reminisced with Randy Johnson's agent Barry Meister about the Big Unit's free agency after the 1998 season.
- Mark Polishuk explored the paramenters of a contract extension for the Indians' Michael Brantley.
- Charlie Wilmoth discussed the likelihood of a contract extension between Josh Reddick and the A's.
- Ben reviewed the offseason of the White Sox, Royals, Rangers, Astros, A's, and Angels while Tim did so with the Phillies.
- Charlie asked MLBTR readers to select the most one-sided trade of the past decade. The top choice (21%) was the 2007 deal where the Rangers acquired Elvis Andrus, Matt Harrison, Neftali Feliz, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and Beau Jones from the Braves for Mark Teixeira and Ron Mahay.
- Ben hosted this week's chat.
- Zach compiled this week's edition of 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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