Here’s a look back at the past week at MLBTR.
- The White Sox acquired veteran starter James Shields and cash from the Padres for pitcher Erik Johnson and infielder Fernando Tatis Jr.
- We’re in the midst of the MLB Draft, with the Phillies selecting California high school outfielder Mickey Moniak first overall. Teams are already negotiating with draftees, with the Mariners coming to terms with top pick Kyle Lewis.
- The White Sox promoted top infield prospect Tim Anderson, designating veteran Jimmy Rollins in the process.
- The Pirates promoted top pitching prospect Jameson Taillon to make his first big-league start.
- The Dodgers designated outfielder Carl Crawford for assignment.
- Cubs – acquired OF Chris Coghlan from Athletics for UT Arismendy Alcantara
- Mets – acquired UT Kelly Johnson from Braves for P Akeel Morris
- Angels – acquired P Jose Valdez from Tigers for cash considerations
- White Sox – acquired C Brett Hayes from Diamondbacks for cash considerations
Designated For Assignment
- White Sox – P Mat Latos (link), 1B/OF Jerry Sands (link), OF Daniel Fields (link)
- Rangers – P Phil Klein (link)
- Brewers – P Neil Ramirez (link)
- Yankees – P Tyler Olson (link)
- Rays – OF Jake Goebbert (link)
- Angels – P Javy Guerra, P Chris Jones (link)
- Reds – P Stephen Johnson, C Kyle Skipworth (link)
- Mets – P Jeff Walters (link)
- Dodgers – OF James Ramsey (link)
Key Minor League Signings