A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- MLBTR introduced its latest tool in monitoring player movement: DFA Tracker. The DFA Tracker allows you to sort, search, and filter the players designated for assignment by their name, team, status (DFA limbo, claimed, outrighted, traded, released, optioned), date designated, and the date by which a resolution is expected. The DFA Tracker can always be found in the right sidebar under MLBTR Features.
- Steve Adams has created a 2014 Free Agent Leaderboard on FanGraphs for MLBTR readers to track the performance of the upcoming free agent class.
- Steve detailed the incentives and bonus structure of Francisco Liriano's contract with the Pirates.
- Tim Dierkes broke the news of Pirates outfielder Andrew Lambo switching agencies leaving Wasserman Media Group for Beverly Hills Sports Council.
- MLBTR was the first to report right-hander Cody Eppley opted out of his minor league contract with the Twins.
- Steve asked MLBTR readers to name the best midseason free agent reliever signing. Nearly 37% of you believe Brewers GM Doug Melvin was very shrewd in bringing back Francisco Rodriguez.
- Steve updated the list of 2014 free agent pitchers with the highest ground-ball percentage.
- Jeff Todd identified Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos as an extension candidate.
- Zach Links gathered the best the baseball corner of the web had to offer in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- Steve hosted the weekly live chat.
- MLBTR has a roster of regular features. Here's the schedule and a brief synopsis of each.
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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