Here’s a look back at last week at MLBTR.
- The Red Sox acquired closer Craig Kimbrel from the Padres for prospects Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen.
- The Angels acquired shortstop Andrelton Simmons and catcher Jose Briceno from the Braves for shortstop Erick Aybar and pitchers Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis.
- The Twins submitted the winning bid for Korean first baseman Byung-ho Park.
- 16 players declined their qualifying offers, but Matt Wieters (Orioles), Brett Anderson (Dodgers) and Colby Rasmus (Astros) all accepted theirs. Another player to receive a qualifying offer, pitcher Marco Estrada, re-signed with the Blue Jays for two years.
- Mariners – acquired reliever Joaquin Benoit from Padres for P Enyel De Los Santos and IF Nelson Ward
- Yankees – acquired OF Aaron Hicks from Twins for C John Ryan Murphy
- Padres – acquired IF Jose Pirela from Yankees for P Ronald Herrera
- Diamondbacks – acquired C/OF Chris Herrmann from Twins for OF/1B Daniel Palka
Signings / Re-signings
- Indians – IF/OF Michael Martinez (link; Martinez later re-signed with the Indians on a minor league deal)
- Mets – C Anthony Recker, IF Wilfredo Tovar (link)
- Astros – P Sam Deduno (link)
- Angels – IF Ryan Jackson (link)
Key Minor League Signings