Here’s a look back at a wild week at MLBTR. The following is a listing of confirmed transactions that doesn’t include moves that appear to be close, like the Dodgers’ reported trade for Jimmy Rollins or signing of Brandon McCarthy.
- The Cubs signed P Jon Lester to a six-year deal with a vesting option.
- The Padres agreed to acquire OF Matt Kemp, C Tim Federowicz and cash from the Dodgers for C Yasmani Grandal, P Joe Wieland and P Zach Eflin.
- The White Sox agreed to acquire P Jeff Samardzija and P Michael Ynoa from the Athletics for INF Marcus Semien, P Chris Bassitt, C Josh Phegley and INF Rangel Ravelo.
- The Marlins acquired 2B Dee Gordon, P Dan Haren, INF Miguel Rojas and a PTBNL or cash from the Dodgers for P Andrew Heaney, INF Enrique Hernandez, P Chris Hatcher and C Austin Barnes.
- The Dodgers acquired 2B Howie Kendrick from the Angels for Heaney.
- The Red Sox acquired P Rick Porcello from the Tigers for OF Yoenis Cespedes, P Alex Wilson and P Gabe Speier.
- The Marlins acquired P Mat Latos from the Reds for P Anthony DeSclafani and C Chad Wallach.
- The Cubs acquired C Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks for P Zack Godley and P Jeferson Mejia.
- The Indians acquired 1B/OF Brandon Moss from the Athletics for 2B Joe Wendle.
- The White Sox signed P David Robertson to a four-year deal.
- The Twins signed P Ervin Santana to a four-year deal.
- The Pirates re-signed P Francisco Liriano to a three-year deal.
Signed / Agreed To Terms
- Cubs – P Jason Hammel (two years with club option)
- Astros – P Luke Gregerson (three years), P Pat Neshek (two years)
- Royals – DH Kendrys Morales (two years)
- Red Sox – P Justin Masterson (one year)
- Cardinals – INF Mark Reynolds (one year)
- Rangers – P Kyuji Fujikawa (one year with club option)
- Mets – OF John Mayberry Jr. (one year)
- Braves – OF Dian Toscano (link)
- Tigers – acquired P Alfredo Simon from Reds for INF Eugenio Suarez and P Jonathon Crawford
- Red Sox – acquired P Wade Miley from Diamondbacks for P Rubby De La Rosa, P Allen Webster and INF Raymel Flores
- Red Sox – acquired P Zeke Spruill from Diamondbacks for P Myles Smith
- Angels – acquired INF Josh Rutledge from Rockies for P Jairo Diaz
- Pirates – acquired P Antonio Bastardo from Phillies for P Joely Rodriguez
- Rangers – acquired P Ross Detwiler from Nationals for P Abel De Los Santos and INF Chris Bostick
- Marlins – acquired P Andre Rienzo from White Sox for P Dan Jennings
- Angels – acquired C Drew Butera from Dodgers for a PTBNL or cash
- Rays – acquired P Buddy Borden from Pirates to complete the Sean Rodriguez trade
- White Sox – C Rob Brantly (from Marlins – link)
- Blue Jays – INF/OF Chris Colabello (from Twins – link)
- Angels – INF/OF Marc Krauss (from Astros – link)
- Rangers – P Scott Barnes (from Orioles – link)
Designated For Assignment
- Diamondbacks – P Eury De La Rosa (link)
- Pirates – P Josh Lindblom (link)
- Athletics – INF Shane Peterson (link), P Jorge De Leon (link)
- Tigers – P Melvin Mercedes (link)
- Dodgers – C Ryan Lavarnway (link)
- Indians – P Bryan Price (link)
- Orioles – P Pat McCoy, INF Steve Lombardozzi (link)
- Red Sox – INF Jemile Weeks (link)
- Pirates – P Angel Sanchez (link)
- Braves – INF Ramiro Pena (elected free agency)
- More than a dozen players changed teams in the big-league portion of the Rule 5 Draft.