A look back at the notable moves and news from around Major League Baseball over the last week…
- Blue Jays first baseman/outfielder Chris Colabello received an 80-game PED suspension.
- The Twins hired former manager Ron Gardenhire as a special assistant to GM Terry Ryan.
- The Rays promoted top pitching prospect Blake Snell.
- The Blue Jays signed two-time All-Star center fielder Michael Bourn to a minor league deal.
- Phillies – acquired OF Alfredo Marte from Orioles for cash considerations or player to be named later.
- Rockies – acquired 1B Cody Decker from Royals for cash considerations.
Designated For Assignment
- Marlins – P Chris Narveson (link)
- Reds – P Tim Melville (link)
- Red Sox – P Edwin Escobar (link)
- Rockies – P David Hale (link)
- Marlins – P Dustin McGowan (link)
- Phillies – P James Russell (link)
- Reds – P Keyvius Sampson (link)
- Tigers – P Logan Kensing (link)
- Blue Jays – C Humberto Quintero (link)
- Nationals – 1B Nate Freiman (link)
- Orioles – P Todd Redmond (link)
- Pirates – 1B/OF Michael Morse (link)
Key Minor League Signings
- Dodgers – P Joe Thatcher (link)
- Tigers – C Humberto Quintero (link)
- White Sox – P John Holdzkom (link)