MLBTR Originals

A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:

  • Steve Adams presented another Transaction Retrospection with a look back at the Reds' acquisition of Mat Latos.
  • Tim Dierkes listed the 2014 free agents who currently find themselves on the DL.
  • Steve issued a Free Agent Stock Watch for ten starting pitchers who have battled injuries this year.
  • Tim suggested Roberto Hernandez could take advantage of a weak free agent market for starting pitchers and secure a multiyear deal with a solid 2013 season.
  • Tim identified potential trade targets who are under team control beyond this season.
  • Jeff Todd examined in greater detail the trade candidacy of one those players, Alex Rios.
  • Steve writes the Cubs could net a Top 10 prospect and another respectable piece in any deal for David DeJesus.
  • Tim sees the Marlins' Kevin Slowey as a trade candidate who could solidify the back end of the rotation for teams like the Giants or Pirates.
  • For teams in need of bullpen help, Tim looked at some relievers who could be available.
  • Steve envisions a five-year, $60-65MM contract extension for Jordan Zimmermann as being a reasonable target, but something in the range of $75-80MM is not out of the question. 
  • Tim hosted this week's live chat and delved into the MLBTR Mailbag.
  • MLBTR contributor Marc Hulet provided a new Prospect Rumor Roundup.
  • Zach Links assembled the best of the baseball blogosphere for you in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
  • Here's the schedule for MLBTR's roster of regular features and exactly what to expect from them.
  • There are many ways to enjoy MLB Trade Rumors. Here's a refresher on how to use MLBTR.

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