Here's a look back at this week at MLBTR.
- The Pirates acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd, catcher John Buck and cash from the Mets for reliever Vic Black and second baseman Dilson Herrera. The Bucs also acquired first baseman Justin Morneau from the Twins for outfielder Alex Presley and a player to be named.
- The Dodgers acquired infielder Michael Young and cash from the Phillies for pitcher Rob Rasmussen.
- The Phillies officially signed Cuban pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez.
- The Cardinals acquired reliever John Axford from the Brewers for reliever Michael Blazek.
- The Orioles acquired outfielder Mike Morse from the Mariners for outfielder Xavier Avery.
- The Indians acquired outfielder Jason Kubel and cash from the Diamondbacks for pitcher Matt Langwell.
- The Red Sox acquired infielder John McDonald and cash from the Phillies for pitcher Nefi Ogando. They also acquired outfielder Quintin Berry from the Royals for pitcher Clayton Mortensen.
- The Dodgers signed pitcher Edinson Volquez.
- The Mariners promoted top prospect Taijuan Walker.
- The Athletics designated catcher Luke Montz for assignment.
- The Rangers designated outfielder Joe Benson for assignment.
- The Orioles designated outfielder Eric Thames and catcher Taylor Teagarden for assignment.
- The Cubs designated reliever Eduardo Sanchez for assignment.
- The Reds designated pitcher Justin Freeman for assignment.
- The Indians designated outfielder Tim Fedroff and infielder Juan Diaz for assignment.
- The Red Sox designated pitcher Daniel Bard for assignment.
- The Brewers outrighted pitcher Mark Rogers.
- The Pirates outrighted utilityman Russ Canzler.
- The Rockies outrighted pitcher Edgmer Escalona.
- The Athletics outrighted reliever Pat Neshek.
- The Blue Jays outrighted pitcher Chien-Ming Wang.
- The Angels outrighted pitcher Billy Buckner.
- The Rays outrighted outfielder Jason Bourgeois.
- The Mariners released pitcher Aaron Harang.
- The Yankees released outfielder Melky Mesa.
- The Rangers released reliever Justin Miller.
- The Indians released pitcher Brett Myers.
- The Marlins released first baseman Casey Kotchman.
- The Twins released pitchers Tim Wood and Luis Perdomo.
- The Orioles released outfielder Lew Ford.
- First baseman David Cooper opted out of his deal with the Indians.
- The Angels acquired minor-league utilityman Rusty Ryal from the Dodgers.
- The Orioles signed first baseman Dan Johnson to a minor-league deal.
- The Indians signed catcher Kelly Shoppach to a minor-league deal.
- The Royals signed first baseman Carlos Pena to a minor-league deal.
- The Mets signed pitcher Cory Wade to a minor-league deal.
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