Good morning! Happy Hot Stove Monday -- we had over 100 articles posted over the past week, many of which received several updates throughout the course of a day of rumors...so it's little wonder if you missed something.
Here's a selection of the biggest news of the past week, along with some excellent original content and analysis. Stay right here with us all day as we keep you posted on the latest trades, transactions, rumors, and news around MLB. Until then, enjoy:
Rockies Trade Ty Wigginton To Phillies For Future Considerations - MLB Daily Dish
"The Colorado Rockies traded corner infielder/outfielder Ty Wigginton to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The Rockies announced the trade via Twitter."
Colorado Rockies Interested in Jonny Gomes - MLB Daily Dish
"Troy Renck of the Denver Post is reporting that the Colorado Rockies are showing interest in outfielder Jonny Gomes. The Rockies were interested in Michael Cuddyer and Josh Willingham, but may not want to give them the three year deals they are looking for, so they will look to have someone like Gomes platoon with Steve Smith."
Clint Barmes, Pirates Nearing Deal - MLB Daily Dish
"The Pittsburgh Pirates look like they're taking the lead in discussions for Clint Barmes, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Heyman. Rosenthal suggested the Giants and Brewers might still be involved, but Heyman quickly added that his sources (presumably) confirm that the Pirates are the team likely to close the deal."
Twins Sign Ryan Doumit - MLB Daily Dish
The Minnesota Twins agreed to sign catcher Ryan Doumit to a one-year contract on Friday.
2012 Roster Projection: Cincinnati Reds - MLB Daily Dish
"Over at MLB Daily Dish, we're projecting Opening Day 2012 rosters for all 30 teams, and today we're doing the Cincinnati Reds."
5 Questions with Detroit Tigers' Expert Kurt Mensching - MLB Daily Dish
Kurt Mensching of Bless You Boys was nice enough to answer our 5 Questions about the candidacy of Justin Verlander, what the team's off-season needs are, and other topics.
2012 Roster Projection: New York Mets - MLB Daily Dish
Over at MLBDD, we're going through a series that projects the 2012 25-man roster for each team based on players already under contract. We're going in the reverse order of win-loss record, and today we're getting to the New York Mets.
Philadelphia Phillies Sign Jonathan Papelbon - MLB Daily Dish
"There's officially a new market for closers, courtesy of the Philadelphia Phillies. According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly.com, the Phillies have reached an agreement with former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon, pending a physical. The deal is reportedly for 4 years and just over $50M."
John Danks: What's His Trade Market? - MLB Daily Dish
"One of the moves the White Sox could make is dealing LHP John Danks. Last week, FOXsports.com's Ken Rosenthal quickly mentioned Chicago is drawing interest on the Austin, TX native. If the White Sox do decide to move Danks, let's take a look at the pros, cons, and which teams would be interested in his services."
MLB Rumors: Team-Specific Rumors! - MLB Daily Dish
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