CttP Weekly Recap: 2/3/12 – 2/9/12

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

Friday

Matt revealed his early picks for the 2012 AL and NL Comeback Player of the Year.

Justin H. told us why the Nationals are ready to compete right now.

Joe broke down a pair of deals, Cleveland’s agreement with Casey Kotchman and the Dodgers signing of Todd Coffey.

Saturday

Justin H. provided his take on the Justin Hamilton relapse.

Tim offered readers some firsts in African-American Major League Baseball history.

Sunday

I looked at Matt Garza trade rumors and news that a pair of clubs were bowing out of the Yoenis Cespedes sweepstakes.

Monday

Joe analyzed the trade in which the Orioles sent Jeremy Guthrie to the Rockies in exchange for Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom.

September 14, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (46) throws in the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-US PRESSWIRE

Doug told readers why Michael Pineda probably isn’t the answer for the Yankees.

Justin H. dug into the evolution of statistics.

Tuesday

Kyle shared some other possible tweets Guthrie considered following his trade to Colorado.

Matt examined David Ortiz’s desire for a multi-year contract with the Red Sox.

Joe broke down the Mariners signing of Hong-Chih Kuo.

Wednesday

Chris told a tale of two arbitration hearings involving John Lannan and Anibal Sanchez.

Sept. 20, 2011; Miami, FL, USA; Florida Marlins starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) kisses the baseball during the first inning against he Atlanta Braves at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE

Tim took a look back at the Dodgers previous Spring Training home.

Thursday

Kyle gave us all a taste of what we’ve been missing this long winter season.

I checked in on the two-year extension the Rangers reached with slugger Nelson Cruz.

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Topics: Anibal Sanchez, Casey Kotchman, David Ortiz, Hong Chih Kuo, Jason Hammel, Jeremy Guthrie, John Lannan, Matt Garza, Matt Lindstrom, Michael Pineda, Nelson Cruz, Todd Coffey

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