February 19, 2012; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) talks to pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) during camp at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-US PRESSWIRE

CttP Weekly Recap: 2/17/12 – 2/23/12

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


Matt told us how Bobby Valentine is look to change how the Red Sox operate.

Justin H. took a look at the career of the late, great Garry Carter.

Tim also devoted his Friday article to the Kid.

With the offseason winding down, Joe examined the market for free agent reliever Mike Gonzalez.

July 11, 2010; Anaheim, CA, USA; Television actor James Denton (left) jokes with New York Mets former player Gary Carter during the 2010 All Star celebrity softball game at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE


Joe and Justin H. offered analysis on the A.J. Burnett trade.

Mickey checked in on what the Yankees can expect from Phil Hughes in 2012.


Justin H. examined the two very different comeback stories of Joe Mauer and Buster Posey.

Joe broke down Kyle Kendrick’s two-year extension with the Phillies.


I examined Yadier Molina’s contract negotiations (or lack thereof) with the Cardinals.

Justin H. told readers why Ryan Vogelsong’s injury should raise concern in San Francisco.


Kyle introduced us all to an unfortunate new trend.

Matt discussed the Giants decision to order Buster Posey not to block the plate.

Joe analyzed New York’s agreement with Raul Ibanez.


I checked in on Hanley Ramirez’s transition to third base.

Joe broke down Eric Chavez’s new deal with the Yankees.


The Yankees stayed busy, but not busy enough for Joe.  He weighed in on New York’s deal with David Aardsma.

Chris kept up the Yankee talk, examining how Brian Cashman added several role playing veterans this offseason.

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Tags: A.J. Burnett Buster Posey David Aardsma Eric Chavez Hanley Ramirez Joe Mauer Kyle Kendrick Mike Gonzalez Phil Hughes Raul Ibanez Ryan Vogelsong Yadier Molina

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