MLB Transactions in September 2016

Sep 26, 2016

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired INF Chris Bostick from Washington for C Taylor Gushue and cash considerations.

Sep 23, 2016

  • The Seattle Mariners suspended C Steve Clevenger for the rest of the season for his tweets regarding a recent police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Named Justin Hollander director of baseball operations.
  • The Texas Rangers announced MLB has reinstated RHP Jeremy Jeffress from the restricted list and he has been added to the active roster.

Sep 22, 2016

  • The Kansas City Royals requested unconditional release waivers on RHP Chien-Ming Wang.
  • The New York Yankees traded LHP Phil Coke to Pittsburgh for cash.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to player development contracts with Arkansas (TL) for two years and Modesto (Cal) for four years.
  • The Texas Rangers named Katie Pothier executive vice president and general counsel.

Sep 21, 2016

  • The Atlanta Braves announced RHP Jose Ramirez has dropped the appeal of his three-game suspension for throwing a pitch near the head of Marlins' Jose Fernandez.
  • The Miami Marlins released 2B Robert Andino.

Sep 20, 2016

  • The Detroit Tigers extended their player development agreement with Toledo (IL) through the 2018 season.

Sep 19, 2016

  • The Baltimore Orioles extended their working agreement with Aberdeen (NYP) through the 2018 season.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays named Paul Beeston president emeritus.

Sep 18, 2016

  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with INF Donovan Solano and selected his contract from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Sep 16, 2016

  • The Atlanta Braves announced a four-year player development contract with Brevard County (FSL) through the 2020 season. The team will move their operation from Brevard County to Osceola County Stadium, in Kissimmee, beginning in 2017.
  • The Kansas City Royals announced OF Rey Fuentes cleared unconditional waivers and became a free agent. Extended their development contract with Wilmington (Carolina) through the 2018 season.

Sep 15, 2016

  • The Chicago Cubs traded RHP Josh Collmenter to Atlanta for cash.
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with DH/1B Billy Butler.
  • The Seattle Mariners traded RHP Joe Wieland to Atlanta for a player to be named.

Sep 14, 2016

  • The Kansas City Royals requested unconditional waivers on OF Rey Fuentes.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays named Ben Cherington vice president of baseball operations.

Sep 13, 2016

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers extended their player development contract with Ogden (Pioneer) for two years.
  • The Seattle Mariners traded LHP Wade LeBlanc to Pittsburgh for cash or a player to be named.
  • The Washington Nationals renewed their player development contracts with Auburn (NYP) and Potomac (Carolina) through 2018.

Sep 12, 2016

  • The New York Mets announced Wally Backman will not return as manager of Las Vegas (PCL).

Sep 11, 2016

  • The Oakland Athletics released DH Billy Butler.

Sep 9, 2016

  • The Oakland Athletics extended their player development contract with Beloit (MWL) through 2018.

Sep 8, 2016

  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with OF Tim Tebow on a minor league contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with INF Alexei Ramirez.

Sep 7, 2016

  • The Seattle Mariners announced the extension of the Player Development Contract with the Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League through the 2020 season.

Sep 6, 2016

  • The Minnesota Twins added Rochester hitting coach Chad Allen to the staff.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays fired hitting coach Derek Shelton. Named Chad Mottola hitting coach.
  • The Texas Rangers named Wade Howell general manager for Kinston (Carolina).

Sep 5, 2016

  • The Oakland Athletics claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from Detroit and assigned him to Nashville (PCL).
  • The Texas Rangers sent INF-OF Ryan Cordell to Milwaukee to complete and Aug. 1 trade.

Sep 4, 2016

  • The San Diego Padres released INF Alexei Ramirez.

Sep 2, 2016

  • The San Diego Padres announced the renewal of their Player Development Contract with Lake Elsinore (Calif.) through the 2018 season.
  • The Seattle Mariners promoted Tom McNamara to special assistant to the general manager.

Sep 1, 2016

  • The Detroit Tigers suspended minor league RHP Warwick Saupold for five games after he was reportedly arrested last weekend.