CttP Weekly Recap: 12/09/11 – 12/15/11

Check in to catch up on anything you may have missed in the week that was here at Call to the Pen.


Justin H. told us why the Rangers need to extend Josh Hamilton’s contract.

Justin K. took us through his re-application to the MLB Fan Cave as only he could.

With the upcoming sentencing of Barry Bonds, Lew wondered if the home run champ will truly become a jailbird.


Joe broke down the Cubs acquisition of Ian Stewart as well as the trade that sent Trevor Cahill to the Diamondbacks.

Tim told us how Curt Flood and Albert Pujols will be forever linked in history.


Lew explained why we can all expect plenty of backlash as a result of the Albert Pujols signing.


Lew checked in on the Ryan Braun situation, asking if the reigning NL MVP really is a cheater, and gave his thoughts on why winning a batting title doesn’t mean as much as it used to.


Mickey told us why Pujols to Los Angeles is absolutely great for baseball.

According to Lew, George Altman is a man for all leagues.

Justin H. explained why money doesn’t necessarily make a team.

Joe broke down the Brewers signing of Aramis Ramirez and the resulting trade of Casey McGehee.


Mickey asked if the Blue Jays should go big on Yu Darvish.

Joe gave his take on the Red Sox trade that sent Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Astros in exchange for Mark Melancon.

Tim chronicled some BBWAA history for our readers.


Lew offered Prince Fielder several suggestions regarding his next landing spot and told us why this could be Dontrelle Willis’s last chance.

Chris offered his analysis of the Brewers signing of Aramis Ramirez.

Tags: Albert Pujols Aramis Ramirez Barry Bonds Casey McGehee Dontrelle Willis Ian Stewart Jed Lowrie Josh Hamilton Kyle Weiland Mark Melancon Prince Fielder Ryan Braun Trevor Cahill Yu Darvish

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