Here’s a look back at this week at MLBTR.
- The Cubs traded pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for pitcher Dan Straily, prospects Addison Russell and Billy McKinney and a player to be named.
- The Padres signed outfielder Seth Smith to a two-year extension with a team option for 2017.
- The Yankees acquired pitcher Brandon McCarthy from the Diamondbacks for pitcher Vidal Nuno.
- The Angels acquired pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Diamondbacks for outfielder Zach Borenstein and pitcher Joey Krehbiel.
Top Prospect Promotions
Signed / Agreed To Terms
- Braves – acquired P Andrew Robinson from Astros for cash considerations or a PTBNL
- Rockies – acquired P Jair Jurrjens from Reds for 1B Harold Riggins
- Dodgers – acquired 1B Brock Peterson from Nationals for cash considerations
- Angels – acquired P Rich Hill from Red Sox for cash considerations
- Marlins – acquired P Donnie Joseph from Royals for cash considerations
- Diamondbacks – acquired INF Ronny Cedeno from Phillies for C Raywilly Gomez
- White Sox – P Angel Sanchez (from Rays — link)
- Rays – P Cory Burns (from Rangers – link)
- Blue Jays – OF Nolan Reimold (from Orioles – link), OF Cole Gillespie (from Mariners — link)
- Pirates – INF Dean Anna (from Yankees – link)
Designated For Assignment
- Yankees – OF Alfonso Soriano (link)
- Athletics – P Jeff Francis (link), OF Nick Buss (link)
- Astros – P Jerome Williams (link)
- Royals – OF Justin Maxwell (link)
- Orioles – P Ramon Ramirez (link)
- Angels – P Rich Hill (link)
- Blue Jays – OF Kenny Wilson (link), OF Brad Glenn (link)
- Rockies – P Raul Fernandez (link)
- Nationals – UT Greg Dobbs (link)
- Marlins – OF Brent Keys (link)
- Phillies – P Sean O’Sullivan (link), OF Zach Collier (link)
- Giants – P Jake Dunning (link)
- Royals – OF Pedro Ciriaco (link)
Key Draft Signings
- Blue Jays – P Jeff Hoffman, C Max Pentecost (link)
- Royals – P Brandon Finnegan (link)
- Reds — P Nick Howard (link)
- Astros – OF Derek Fisher (link)
- Indians – 1B/OF Mike Papi (link)
- Cubs – P Dylan Cease (link)
Key Minor-League Signings