A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Ryan Galla of CAA Baseball told MLBTR the Super Two cutoff is projected to be two years and 121 days (2.121) of service time. Players achieving Super Two status earn an extra year of salary arbitration.
- MLBTR was the first to learn left-hander Mike Zagurski opted out of his minor league deal with the A's.
- MLBTR was the first to report right-hander Mark Lowe opted out of his minor league contract with the Nationals.
- Steve Adams listed the notable September extensions from the previous two seasons.
- Jeff Todd examined whether the Braves will join the current trend in baseball of locking up young talent or continue with their philosophy of not signing players with less than five years of MLB service time to contract extensions.
- Jeff then surveyed MLBTR readers on how the Braves should handle 11 such players.
- Zach Links asked MLBTR readers whether Adam Dunn and/or Paul Konerko will retire after the season. Nearly 60% of you believe both will continue their playing careers in 2014.
- Steve hosted this week's chat.
- MLBTR contributor Marc Hulet updated the Prospect Rumor Roundup.
- Zach compiled the latest edition of Baseball Blogs Weigh In.
- There are many ways to enjoy MLB Trade Rumors. Here's a refresher on how to use MLBTR.
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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