Here’s a look back at the past week at MLBTR.
- The Tigers signed outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year, $132.75MM deal.
- The Mets agreed to re-sign star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a three-year, $75MM deal with an opt-out after the first year.
- A number of players avoided arbitration, including Lucas Duda, Jenrry Mejia (link), Garrett Richards (link) and Kevin Jepsen (link). For a full list, check out MLBTR’s Arbitration Tracker.
Signings / Re-signings
- Mets – P Antonio Bastardo (two years)
- White Sox – P Matt Albers (one year plus option)
- Rays – 1B/OF Steve Pearce (one year)
- Padres – P Fernando Rodney (one year)
- Dodgers – P Joe Blanton (one year)
Designated For Assignment
- Mets – P Carlos Torres (link)
- Padres – OF Rymer Liriano (link)
- Twins – P Logan Darnell (link)
- Orioles – IF Joey Terdoslavich (link)
- Tigers – IF Jefry Marte (link)
- Rockies – OF Kyle Parker (link)
- Angels – 1B/OF Efren Navarro (link)
- Pirates – P Yoervis Medina (link)
Key Minor League Signings
- Mariners – 1B Gaby Sanchez (link)
- Cardinals – OF Carlos Peguero (link)
- Astros – P Wandy Rodriguez (link)
- Cubs – IF Munenori Kawasaki (link)
- Reds – C/IF Jordan Pacheco (link)