Here’s a look back at this week at MLBTR.
- The Brewers acquired first baseman Adam Lind from the Blue Jays for pitcher Marco Estrada.
- Outfielder Alfonso Soriano retired.
- The Angels will sign Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin.
- The Indians extended manager Terry Francona.
- Third baseman Aramis Ramirez exercised his half of a mutual option to stay with the Brewers.
- Pitcher A.J. Burnett declined his player option with the Phillies.
- The Twins hired Paul Molitor as their next manager.
- 12 free agents received qualifying offers.
- Astros – acquired C Hank Conger from Angels for C Carlos Perez and P Nick Tropeano
- Angels – acquired P Cesar Ramos from Rays for P Mark Sappington
Team Exercised Option
- Royals – P Wade Davis (link)
- Rays – P Joel Peralta (link)
- Marlins – C Jeff Mathis (link)
- Blue Jays – C Josh Thole (link)
- Cubs – P Jacob Turner (link)
Team Declined Option
- Rockies – P Brett Anderson (link)
- Blue Jays – P Brandon Morrow, P Dustin McGowan, INF Justin Smoak (link — Smoak will remain the organization), P Sergio Santos (link)
- Royals – DH Billy Butler (link)
- Pirates – INF Jake Elmore (from Reds – link)
- Athletics – P Taylor Thompson (from White Sox – link)
- Dodgers – INF Ryan Jackson (from Padres – link)
- Mariners – INF Carlos Rivero (from Mariners – link)
- Rockies – P Jorge Rondon (from Cardinals – link)
- White Sox – OF J.B. Shuck (from Indians – link)
- Astros – P Will Harris (from Diamondbacks – link)
- Nationals – P Eric Fornataro (from Cardinals – link)
Designated For Assignment
- Angels – OF Roger Kieschnick (link)
- Padres – P Eric Stults, P Donn Roach (link)
- Rockies – P Rob Scahill (link)
- Rays – INF Vince Belnome (link)
- Rays – OF Jerry Sands (link)
- Diamondbacks – INF Jordan Pacheco (link)
- Athletics – C Bryan Anderson (link)
- Giants – C Guillermo Quiroz, P Brett Bochy (link)
- Pirates – P John Axford, P Jeanmar Gomez, INF Chase d’Arnaud (link)
- Yankees – OF Antoan Richardson (link)
- Padres – C Adam Moore (link)
- Red Sox – INF Jonathan Herrera (link)
- Indians – C Chris Gimenez (link)
Key Minor League Signings