Here's a look back at this week at MLBTR.
- MLBPA executive director Michael Weiner died of brain cancer at age 51.
- The Rangers acquired first baseman Prince Fielder and cash from the Tigers for second baseman Ian Kinsler.
- Pitcher Chris Carpenter officially retired.
- The Yankees will sign catcher Brian McCann to a five-year deal.
- The Cardinals will sign shortstop Jhonny Peralta to a four-year deal.
- The Royals signed pitcher Jason Vargas to a four-year deal.
- The Phillies re-signed catcher Carlos Ruiz to a three-year deal.
- The Angels will sign reliever Joe Smith to a three-year deal.
- The Giants will re-sign reliever Javier Lopez to a three-year deal.
- The Giants also signed pitcher Tim Hudson to a two-year deal.
- The Indians signed outfielder David Murphy to a two-year deal.
- The Rays will re-sign catcher Jose Molina to a two-year deal.
- The Reds signed utilityman Skip Schumaker to a two-year deal.
- The Padres signed pitcher Josh Johnson to a one-year deal.
- The Mets will sign outfielder Chris Young to a one-year deal.
- The Rockies signed reliever LaTroy Hawkins to a one-year deal.
- The Yankees signed infielder Brendan Ryan to a one-year deal.
- The Tigers signed reliever Phil Coke to a one-year deal, avoiding arbitration.
- The Orioles signed pitchers Edgmer Escalona and Kelvin De La Cruz to one-year deals.
- The Cardinals acquired outfielders Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk from the Angels for third baseman David Freese and reliever Fernando Salas.
- The Red Sox acquired reliever Burke Badenhop from the Brewers for minor-league pitcher Luis Ortega.
- The Pirates re-acquired reliever Duke Welker from the Twins for pitcher Kris Johnson.
- The Cardinals extended the contract of manager Mike Matheny.
- The Astros claimed infielder Ryan Jackson from the Cardinals, and outrighted outfielder J.D. Martinez.
- The White Sox claimed utilityman Jake Elmore from the Astros.
- The Rangers claimed pitcher Shawn Tolleson from the Dodgers.
- The Royals designated pitcher Noel Arguelles, second baseman Irving Falu and catcher George Kottaras for assignment.
- The Padres designated outfielder Jaff Decker and pitchers Brad Brach, Miles Mikolas, and Jose De Paula for assignment.
- The Giants designated pitcher Guillermo Moscoso for assignment.
- The Nationals designated pitchers Fernando Abad and Tyler Robertson for assignment.
- The Diamondbacks designated pitcher Tony Sipp for assignment.
- The Indians designated infielder Cord Phelps for assignment.
- The Athletics outrighted infielder Scott Sizemore.
- The Yankees outrighted infielder Corban Joseph.
- The Twins outrighted pitcher B.J. Hermsen.
- The Rangers outrighted pitcher Edwar Cabrera.
- The Rangers re-signed pitcher Colby Lewis to a minor-league deal.
- The Royals signed pitcher P.J. Walters to a minor-league deal.
- The Nationals re-signed pitcher Chris Young to a minor-league deal.
- The Phillies signed infielder Reid Brignac to a minor-league deal.
- The Dodgers signed infielder Brendan Harris to a minor-league deal.
- The Braves hired former Indians and Rangers executive John Hart as an advisor.
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