A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- MLBTR introduced a new recurring series called Free Agent Profile. Tim Dierkes penned the first two installments: Omar Infante and Ricky Nolasco.
- Charlie Wilmoth examined Brewers shortstop Jean Segura as a possible extension candidate.
- Steve Adams interviewed Pirates GM Neal Huntington, who shared his rationale for signing free agents Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano, re-signing Jason Grilli, and trading for A.J. Burnett and Mark Melancon, five key pieces to ending the franchise's streak of two decades without a winning season.
- Tim listed the top 34 free agent starting pitchers.
- Steve asked MLBTR readers who is the Angels' best trade chip other than Mike Trout. More than 62% of you believe Mark Trumbo would bring back the best return.
- Aaron Steen asked MLBTR readers whether the Blue Jays should extend a qualifying offer to Josh Johnson. Approximately 72% of you believe doing so would be a mistake.
- Zach Links tracked the progress players with a 2014 vesting option are making toward exercising those options.
- Steve hosted the MLBTR live chat this week.
- Zach put together the best of the baseball blogosphere in 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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