Here's a look back at the week that was here at MLBTR:
- The Yankees inched closer to completing a trade for outfielder Vernon Wells of the Angels.
- The Astros signed infielder Ronny Cedeno, who had been released by the Cardinals.
- The Rockies agreed to terms with starting pitcher Jon Garland, who had been released by the Mariners.
- The Pirates acquired shortstop John McDonald from the Diamondbacks for a player to be named later.
- Shortstop Edgar Renteria officially retired.
- The Cubs signed Cuban pitcher Armando Rivero, who received a $3.1MM bonus.
- Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals discussed an extension.
- Paul Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks also discussed an extension.
- The Rangers say they will not trade shortstop Elvis Andrus.
- The Angels signed catcher Chris Snyder, who had been released by the Nationals.
- The Mariners signed outfielder Endy Chavez to a minor-league deal after Chavez was released by the Royals.
- The Marlins signed infielder Wilson Valdez to a minor-league deal after Valdez was released by the Giants.
- The Phillies released infielder Yuniesky Betancourt.
- The Marlins released utilityman Chone Figgins.
- The Angels released utilityman Bill Hall.
- The Padres released pitcher Freddy Garcia.
- The Dodgers released pitcher Mark Lowe, along with infielder Dallas McPherson, plus utility player Nick Evans and catcher Ramon Castro.
- The Rays released DH Jack Cust.
- The Mariners released first baseman Mike Jacobs.
- The Phillies released pitcher Rodrigo Lopez.
- The Pirates released outfielder Brad Hawpe.
- The Brewers released infielder Bobby Crosby.
- The Giants released pitcher Ramon Ramirez.
- The Rays released outfielder Nick Weglarz.
- The Cardinals released corner infielder Robert De La Cruz.
- The Nationals signed lefty J.C. Romero to a minor-league deal.
- The Yankees signed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to a minor-league deal.
- The Rangers re-signed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama to a minor-league deal after releasing him on Thursday.
- The Rockies signed pitcher Giancarlo Alvarado to a minor-league deal.
- The Athletics claimed first baseman Nate Freiman from the Astros.
- The Blue Jays claimed pitcher Todd Redmond from the Orioles.
- The Rangers claimed lefty Brad Mills off waivers from the Angels.
- The Nationals outrighted infielder Carlos Rivero.
- The Giants outrighted pitcher Yusmeiro Petit.
- The Nationals acquired minor-league lefty Ian Krol from the Athletics to complete the Michael Morse deal.
- The Orioles traded outfielder Ronnie Welty to the Phillies for pitcher Julio Rodriguez in a swap of minor-leaguers.
- The Brewers traded righty Darren Byrd to the Athletics for third baseman Stephen Parker in a minor-league deal.
- The Padres traded minor-league infielder Jose Dore to the Cubs for a player to be named.
- The Reds traded utilityman Cody Puckett to the White Sox for a player to be named later.
- The Rangers released catcher Konrad Schmidt.
- The Rockies returned Rule 5 pick Daniel Rosenbaum to the Nationals.
- The Tigers returned Rule 5 pick Jeff Kobernus to the Nationals.
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