A look back at the original reporting and analysis found on MLBTR this past week:
- Tim Dierkes ushered in a new season of MLBTR’s recurring series Free Agent Profile with his prediction of a seven-year, $105MM contract for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas.
- Agent Matt Sosnick told Tim Josh Willingham has yet to a make a definitive decision about retirement.
- Tim was the first to report Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr., while in Japan, scouted Kenta Maeda.
- Mark Polishuk examined the trade candidacy of four members of the Reds’ starting rotation: Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos, Mike Leake, and Alfredo Simon.
- Steve Adams asked MLBTR readers to name the best in-season waiver claim. Nearly 21% of you cited the Twins’ pick-up of outfielder Sam Fuld as the shrewdest move.
- Steve hosted the MLBTR live chat this week.
- Zach Links put together the best of the baseball blogosphere in Baseball Blogs Weigh In.