A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- MLBTR's Tim Dierkes was the first to learn David Huff cleared waivers and accepted the Yankees' assignment to Triple-A.
- Tim issued a Free Agent Stock Watch on Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
- Charlie Wilmoth examined the value of competitive balance draft picks.
- Tim listed some potential non-tender candidates.
- Jeff Todd revisited the notable transactions from June 2012.
- Tim detailed the weak-hitting positions for NL contenders.
- Zach Links updated the progress players with a 2014 vesting option are making toward exercising those options.
- Tim asked MLBTR readers which player not named Robinson Cano will receive the largest free agent contract this winter. Over 63% of you believe either Shin-Soo Choo or Jacoby Ellsbury, both Scott Boras clients, will be the one to break the bank.
- Tim asked MLBTR readers who will be the first overall selection in the 2013 amateur draft. Nearly half of you believe the Astros will pick Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray.
- Tim hosted the weekly live chat.
- MLBTR contributor Marc Hulet penned this week's installment of Prospect Rumor Roundup.
- Zach gathered the best the baseball corner of the web had to offer in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
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