CttP Weekly Recap: 1/6/12 – 1/12/12

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 readers why Carlos Zambrano needs the Marlins more than the Marlins need him.

Lew examined the prospects of Joe Torre becoming an owner of the Dodgers.

Tim took us back to the dominant A’s, Reds and Yankees clubs of the 1970’s.


Joe broke down the trade that sent Anthony Rizzo to the Chicago Cubs.

Lew checked in on Josh Hamilton’s decision to stay fan friendly.


Justin H. analyzed Jorge Posada’s rank among Yankee greats.

Lew took a look at his favorite major league ballparks.


Doug broke down the Rizzo-to-Cubs trade.

Joe took a deeper look into the contract extension Howie Kendrick signed with the Angels.

Lew reviewed the BBWAA’s decision to elect Barry Larkin into the Hall of Fame.


I took a look at the Orioles signing of Wei-Yin Chen and the Cubs agreement with Paul Maholm.


Tim looked back at the player who taught recent Hall of Fame inductee Barry Larkin a thing or two about playing shortstop.

Justin H. chronicled the two Bud Selig’s known to baseball fans, the hero and the villain.

Lew remembered “the Washington Monument”, Frank Howard.


Chris examined Ryan Vogelsong’s extension with the Giants.

Lew told readers why, at this point, Prince Fielder costs too much.

Tags: Anthony Rizzo Barry Larkin Carlos Zambrano Howie Kendrick Jorge Posada Josh Hamilton Paul Maholm Prince Fielder Ryan Vogelson Wei-Yin Chen

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