Here's a look back at the week that was here at MLBTR.
- The Astros signed second baseman Jose Altuve to an extension.
- The Nationals acquired outfielder Scott Hairston from the Cubs in exchange for pitching prospect Ivan Pineyro.
- The Red Sox acquired reliever Matt Thornton from the White Sox in exchange for outfielder Brandon Jacobs.
- The Rockies acquired pitcher Mitchell Boggs from the Cardinals in exchange for international bonus spending rights. To make room for Boggs, the Rockies designated pitcher Joe Gardner for assignment, then outrighted him to the minors.
- The Cardinals released infielder Ty Wigginton.
- The Cubs released reliever Shawn Camp.
- Tom Garfinkel resigned as the Padres' president and CEO.
- The Cubs claimed outfielder Cole Gillespie from the Giants.
- The Cubs designated pitcher Henry Rodriguez for assignment.
- The Royals designated pitcher J.C. Gutierrez for assignment.
- The Yankees designated first baseman Travis Ishikawa for assignment. Ishikawa cleared waivers and elected free agency.
- The Giants designated minor-league pitcher Chris Heston for assignment.
- The Padres designated infielder Pedro Ciriaco for assignment.
- The Orioles designated pitcher Jair Jurrjens for assignment.
- The Indians outrighted catcher Omir Santos.
- The Athletics outrighted infielder Adam Rosales.
- The Twins outrighted pitcher P.J. Walters.
- The Red Sox outrighted infielder Jonathan Diaz.
- The Mets requested release waivers for pitcher Brandon Lyon.
- The Cubs signed first-round pick Kris Bryant.
- The Marlins signed first-round pick Colin Moran.
- The Padres signed first-round pick Hunter Renfroe.
- The Yankees signed first-round pick Aaron Judge.
- The Blue Jays signed 11th-round pick Jake Brentz and 30th-rounder Rowdy Tellez to hefty bonuses, but did not sign first-round pick Phil Bickford.
- The Astros promoted top pitching prospect Jarred Cosart.
- The Pirates acquired 1B/OF Russ Canzler from the Orioles for minor-league pitcher Tim Alderson. The Pirates also acquired shortstop Brian Bocock from the Nationals.
- The Giants signed outfielder Jeff Francoeur to a minor-league deal.
- The Tigers signed pitcher Jeremy Bonderman to a minor-league deal after the Mariners designated him for assignment.
- The Brewers signed utilityman Eric Patterson and pitcher/outfielder Micah Owings to minor-league deals.
- The Red Sox signed pitcher Bobby Lanigan to a minor-league deal.
- The Blue Jays released catcher Ramon Hernandez.
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