Originally posted on MLB Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 12/18/11
Here's a look back at the original reporting and analysis produced by our writing staff this week.. MLBTR learned that the the Cubs and Dodgers have been in discussions with Coco Crisp to play left field.  The 32-year-old hasn't played left regularly since 2005 with the Indians.  Crisp hit .264/.314/.379 in 583 plate appearances for the Athletics this year, his healthiest season since '07. Free agent Prince Fielder is said to be looking for a ten-year deal.  We asked our readers how many years they think Fielder will wind up getting.  More than 27,000 of you weighed in on the poll with most readers seeing the slugger getting either six or seven years.  Just 4.52% of MLBTR readers believe that the Scott Boras client will land a ten-year pact. David Ortiz, Francisco Rodriguez, and Kelly Johnson accepted their teams' offers of arbitration last week, making them signed players for 2012.  On Monday, Tim Dierkes talked to a team executive, a former agency employee, and MLBTR ...
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