Here’s a look back at a busy week in which teams made last-minute trades, signed key players to extensions, and set their rosters for Opening Day.
- The Padres acquired closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the Braves for outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin, pitcher Matt Wisler, outfield prospect Jordan Paroubeck and a Competitive Balance draft pick.
- The Indians extended pitchers Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco.
- The Royals extended pitcher Yordano Ventura.
- The Mets extended outfielder Juan Lagares.
- The Giants made a variety of moves involving their front office and management, including promoting Brian Sabean to president and Bobby Evans to GM.
- Mets – acquired P Jerry Blevins from Nationals for OF Matt den Dekker
- Mets – acquired P Alex Torres from Padres for P Cory Mazzoni and a PTBNL
- Braves – acquired P Trevor Cahill and cash from Diamondbacks for OF Josh Elander
- Rays – acquired P Erasmo Ramirez from Mariners for P Mike Montgomery
- Rangers – acquired P Sam Freeman from Cardinals for a PTBNL or cash
- Orioles – acquired P Michael Bowden from Reds for cash
- Pirates – acquired INF Hunter Morris from Brewers for a PTBNL
- Yankees – acquired INF Gregorio Petit from Astros for a PTBNL or cash
- Dodgers – acquired INF Elliot Johnson from Rangers for cash
- Orioles – acquired C Audry Perez from Rockies for cash
- Red Sox – acquired C Sandy Leon from Nationals for cash
- Cardinals – OF Gary Brown (from Giants – link)
- Rangers – P Logan Verrett (from Orioles – link)
- Braves – P Andrew McKirahan (from Marlins – link)
- Blue Jays – INF Andy Wilkins (from White Sox – link)
Designated For Assignment
- Braves – OF Carlos Quentin (not yet official –link)
- Blue Jays – P Juan Oramas (link)
- Giants – INF Ehire Adrianza (link)
- Cubs – OF Ryan Sweeney (link)
- Pirates – P Stolmy Pimentel, INF Pedro Florimon (link)
- Rangers – P Sam Freeman (link)
- Astros – P Alex White (link), OF Alex Presley (link)
- Yankees – C Austin Romine (link)
- White Sox – P Maikel Cleto, P Onelki Garcia (link)
- Phillies – P Andy Oliver (link), P Phillippe Aumont, P Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez (link)
- Mets – OF Cesar Puello (link)
- Orioles – P Ryan Webb (link)
- Cubs – P Drake Britton (link)
- Royals – P Louis Coleman (link)
- Reds – P Dylan Axelrod (link), P Sam LeCure (link)
- Braves – OF Zoilo Almonte (link)
- Twins – P Stephen Pryor (link)
- Diamondbacks – OF Cody Ross (link)
- Braves – P James Russell (link)
- Nationals – INF Kevin Frandsen (link)
Key Minor League Signings
- Dodgers – P Scott Baker (link), P Freddy Garcia (link)
- White Sox – P Matt Lindstrom (link)
- Mariners – P Joe Beimel (link)
- Blue Jays – P Felix Doubront (link)
- Nationals – OF Reed Johnson (link)