Week In Review: 1/27/13 – 2/2/13

Let's catch up on the week that was here at MLBTR…

  • The Diamondbacks agreed to a four-year contract through 2016 with infielder/outfielder Martin Prado. The deal will pay Prado $40MM in total.
  • The Mets signed outfielder Marlon Byrd to a minor league deal with an invite to Major League Spring Training.
  • The Reds signed left-hander Manny Parra to a one-year contract. The club designated right-hander Todd Redmond for assignment in a corresponding move.
  • The Yankees signed Travis Hafner to a one-year, Major League contract. The deal is worth $2MM plus up to $4MM in incentives.
  • The White Sox claimed first baseman Lars Anderson off of waivers from the Diamondbacks.
  • The Reds signed catcher Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract with an invitation to MLB Spring Training.
  • The Red Sox signed Lyle Overbay to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to MLB Spring Training.
  • The Indians signed Matt Capps to a minor league deal with an invitation to MLB Spring Training. 
  • The Mets signed LaTroy Hawkins to a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training.
  • The Marlins claimed right-hander Sam Dyson off of waivers from the Blue Jays. Miami designated center fielder Kevin Mattison for assignment in a related move.
  • The Mariners agreed to sign free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach to a one-year deal that will pay him $1.5MM in base salary with an extra $500K available in incentives.
  • The Phillies designated right-hander J.C. Ramirez for assignment. The move creates roster space for right-hander Chad Durbin, whose one-year deal with the Phillies is now official.
  • The Brewers signed free agent shortstop Alex Gonzalez to a one-year, Major League contract. Gonzalez will obtain a $1.5MM guarantee and could earn an additional $1MM in incentives.
  • The Mets signed right-hander Scott Atchison to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to MLB Spring Training.
  • The Padres agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Freddy Garcia
  • The Yankees agreed to sign Juan Rivera to a minor league deal.
  • The Cardinals agreed to sign Ronny Cedeno to a one-year, Major League contract worth $1.15MM and includes $850K in performance bonuses.
  • The Padres avoided arbitration with reliever Luke Gregerson by agreeing to a one-year, $3.2MM contract for 2013.
  • The Phillies signed infielder Yuniesky Betancourt to a minor league deal with an invite to Major League Spring Training.
  • The Rays agreed to sign second baseman Kelly Johnson to a one-year deal.


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