Here’s a look back at the past week at MLBTR.
- MLB permanently banned Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia after Mejia had his third positive PED test.
- The Athletics acquired outfielder Khris Davis from the Brewers for prospects Jacob Nottingham and Bubba Derby.
- The Diamondbacks signed reliever Tyler Clippard to a two-year deal.
- Players avoiding arbitration this week included Aroldis Chapman (link) and Brandon Belt (link). A full list of arbitration-avoiding deals can be found at MLBTR’s Arbitration Tracker.
- Blue Jays – IF Josh Donaldson (two years)
- Diamondbacks – OF A.J. Pollock (two years)
- Royals – IF Mike Moustakas (two years)
Signings / Re-signings
Designated For Assignment
- Athletics – P Sean Nolin (link)
- Indians – C Tony Wolters (link)
- Cubs – P Edgar Olmos (link)
- Phillies – P Bobby LaFromboise (later outrighted)
- Diamondbacks – P Will Locante (link)
Key Minor League Signings
- Marlins – P Craig Breslow (link)
- Cubs – OF Matt Murton (link)
- Brewers – P Blaine Boyer (link)
- Pirates – P Cory Luebke (link), P Eric O’Flaherty (link)
- Braves – P Carlos Torres (link)
- Orioles – P Dale Thayer (link)
- Mariners – P Joel Peralta (link)
- White Sox – 1B Travis Ishikawa (link)
- Padres – IF Skip Schumaker (link)
- Indians – P Craig Stammen (link)