The 17th week of the 2013 Major League Baseball season included a bunch of hype. Wednesday was the last day for teams to make non-waiver trades, and the speculation of which players were going to go to which team was at its highest.
Overall, however, the action at the trade deadline was fairly minimal this year. Only a handful of major trades took place, with many teams still feeling they are in contention for the playoffs.
There was more than trades that happened this past week, of course. We saw a team establish a new franchise record. There were several dominating pitching performances this week, as well as some clutch offensive heroes.
Of course, there was much talk with the unfortunate events surrounding the players whose names have been linked to Biogenesis. Let's take a look back at the winners and losers of Week 17.