MLB Transactions in March 2015

Mar 26, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves announced the retirement of C John Buck.
  • The Boston Red Sox released RHP Mitchell Boggs.
  • The Cincinnati Reds traded INF Devin Lohman to Philadelphia for a player to be named or cash.
  • The Houston Astros traded INF Dan Johnson to Cincinnati for a player to be named.
  • The New York Yankees released RHP Jared Burton from his minor league contract.
  • The San Diego Padres claimed RHP Jandel Gustave off waivers from Kansas City.

Mar 25, 2015

  • The Cleveland Indians released 1B Jerrud Sabourin.
  • The Texas Rangers released LHP Efrain Nieves. Traded 1B Mike McDade to Baltimore for future considerations.

Mar 24, 2015

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with OF Hector Olivera on a six-year contract.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with 2B Brian Dozier on a four-year contract.

Mar 23, 2015

  • The Cincinnati Reds traded INF Neftali Soto to the Chicago White Sox for cash. Released LHP Jose Mijares.

Mar 22, 2015

  • The Colorado Rockies released RHP Jhoulys Chacin.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with OF Christian Yelich on a seven-year contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with INF Tyler Pastornicky on a minor league contract.

Mar 20, 2015

  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with OF Adam Eaton on a five-year contract.

Mar 19, 2015

  • The Milwaukee Brewers exercised their 2016 option on manager Ron Roenicke.

Mar 18, 2015

  • The Texas Rangers released LHP Scott Cousins from a minor league contract.

Mar 17, 2015

  • The Los Angeles Angels traded C Jackson Williams to the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations.
  • The Texas Rangers released LHP Michael Kirkman.
  • The Washington Nationals released INF/OF Jeff Kobernus.

Mar 16, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles released LHP Mark Hendrickson.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers signed C Tyler LaTorre and OF Ariel Estades to minor league contracts.

Mar 13, 2015

  • The Milwaukee Brewers announced the retirement of LHP Dontrelle Willis.

Mar 12, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox signed INF Yoan Moncada to a minor league contract.

Mar 11, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with RHP Peter Moylan on a minor league contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHP Corey Kluber on a one-year contract.

Mar 10, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with RHPs Brad Brach, Jason Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Logan Verrett, Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright; LHPs Tim Berry and T.J. McFArland; Cs Steve Clevenger and Caleb Joseph; INFs Manny Machado, Jimmy Paredes, Jonathan Schoop, and Christian Walker; and OFs David Lough and Henry Urrutia on one-year contracts.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with INFs Jesus Aguilar and Erik Gonzalez, OF Tyler Holt, C Roberto Perez, LHP TJ House and RHPs Austin Adams, Trevor Bauer, Charles Brewer, C.C. Lee, Zach McAllister and Danny Salazar on one-year contracts.
  • The New York Yankees named Hideki Matsui special adviser to the general manager.

Mar 9, 2015

  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Phil Coke on a minor league contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHPs Cody Allen, Cody Anderson and Shawn Armstrong; LHPs Kyle Crockett, Nick Hagadone and Ryan Merritt; OF Carlos Moncrief; INFs Jose Ramirez, Giovanny Urshela and Zach Walters and C-INF Tony Wolters on one-year contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with OF Kole Calhoun, 1B Efren Navarro, 2B Josh Rutledge, LHP Jose Alvarez, RHP Matt Shoemaker, LHP Andrew Heaney, 2B Johnny Giavotella, RHP Nick Tropeano, LHP Tyler Skaggs, RHP Cam Bedrosian, RHP Michael Morin, RHP Drew Rucinski, RHP Cory Rasmus, C Jett Bandy, 1B C.J Cron, 2B Taylor Featherston, 1B Marc Krauss, 3B Kyle Kubitza, OF Grant Green, C Carlos Bandy, OF Daniel Robertson and RHP Danny Reynolds on one-year contracts.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Correia on a minor league contract.

Mar 8, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with RHPs Matt Barnes, Heath Hembree, Joe Kelly, Zeke Spruill, Anthony Varvaro, Brandon Workman and Steven Wright; LHPs Edwin Escobar, Tommy Layne, Eduardo Rodriguez and Robbie Ross Jr.; Cs Blake Swihart and Christian Vazquez; INFs Xander Bogaerts, Garin Cecchini, Sean Coyle, Brock Holt, and Travis Shaw; and OFs Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Bryce Brentz on one-year contracts.

Mar 7, 2015

  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a one-year contract.

Mar 6, 2015

  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with RHPs Christian Bergman, Chad Bettis, Brooks Brown, Eddie Butler, Jairo Diaz, David Hale, Tommy Kahnle and Jorge Rondon; LHPs Tyler Anderson, Tyler Matzek, Chris Rusin and Christian Friedrich; INFs Cristhian Adames, Nolan Arenado, Charlie Culberson, D.J. LeMahieu, Ben Paulsen and Rafael Ynoa; and OFs Brandon Barnes, Charlie Blackmon, Corey Dickerson, Rosell Herrera and Kyle Parker on one-year contracts.
  • The Texas Rangers returned LHP Edgar Olmos to Seattle after voiding his waiver claim. Agreed to terms with LHP Joe Beimel on a one-year contract.

Mar 5, 2015

  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with RHPs Dallas Beeler, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm, Kyle Hendricks, Blake Parker, Neil Ramirez, Hector Rondon and Brian Schlitter; LHPs Drake Britton, Eric Jokisch, Joe Ortiz and Zac Rosscup; C Rafael Lopez; INFs Arismendy Alcantara, Javier Baez, Tommy La Stella, Mike Olt and Christian Villanueva; and OFs Junior Lake and Matt Szczur on one-year contracts.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHPs Carlos Torres, Matt Harvey, Jeurys Familia, Zack Wheeler, Vic Black, Jacob deGrom, Rafael Montero, Erik Goeddel, Hansel Robles, Cory Mazzoni, Akeel Morris, Noah Syndergaard, Gabriel Ynoa and Sean Gilmartin; LHPs Josh Edgin, Dario Alvarez, Steven Matz and Jack Leathersich; INFs Wilmer Flores, Eric Campbell, Dilson Herrera and Wilfredo Tovar; OFs Juan Lagares, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Matt den Dekker and Cesar Puello; and Cs Anthony Recker and Travis d'Arnaud on one-year contracts.

Mar 4, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles named Ramon Martinez special assignment pitching instructor.
  • The Detroit Tigers released RHP Joel Hanrahan from a minor league contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with RHPs Arquimedes Caminero, Gerrit Cole, Brandon Cumpton, John Holzdkom, Nick Kingham, Stolmy Pimentel, Casey Sadler, Rob Scahill and Jameson Taillon; OFs Jaff Decker, Willy Garcia, Andrew Lambo and Gregory Polanco; Cs Elias Diaz and Tony Sanchez; SSs Pedro Florimon, Alen Hanson, Justin Sellers and Jordy Mercer; and LHPs Bobby LaFromboise and Jeff Locke on one-year contracts.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHPs Luke Jackson, Phil Klein, Nick Martinez, Roman Mendez, Tanner Scheppers and C Robinson Chirinos on one-year contracts. Renewed the contract of RHP Shawn Tolleson.

Mar 3, 2015

  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with RHPs Maikel Cleto, Raul Fernandez, Erik Johnson, Frankie Montas, Jake Petricka, Zach Putnam, Daniel Webb and Michael Ynoa; LHPs Onelki Garcia, Dan Jennings and Eric Surkamp; Cs Rob Brantly, Adrian Nieto and Kevan Smith; INFs Matt Davidson, Leury Garcia, Conor Gillaspie, Tyler Saladino, Carlos Sanchez and Andy Wilkins; OFs Adam Eaton, Avisail Garcia, J.B. Shuck and Trayce Thompson on one-year contracts.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with RHPs Jandel Gustave and Yordano Ventura, C Francisco Pena, INFs Orlando Calixte and Christian Colon and OFs Reymond Fuentes, Terrance Gore and Paulo Orlando on one-year contracts.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with RHPs A.J. Achter, Kyle Gibson, J.R. Graham, Trevor May, Alex Meyer, Lester Oliveros, Ryan Pressly, Stephen Pryor and Michael Tonkin; LHPs Logan Darnell, Caleb Thielbar, Aaron Thompson and Jason Wheeler; Cs Chris Herrmann and Josmil Pinto; INFs Brian Dozier, Eduardo Escobar, Jorge Polanco, Miguel Sano, Danny Santana and Kennys Vargas; OFs Oswaldo Arcia, Aaron Hicks, Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario on one-year contracts.

Mar 2, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with RHPs Mauricio Cabrera, Brandon Cunniff, Mike Foltynewicz, Juan Jaime, Tyrell Jenkins, Shelby Miller, Williams Perez, Shae Simmons, Arodys Vizcaino and Dan Winkler; LHPs Luis Avilan, Manny Banuelos, Yean Carlos Gil, Ian Thomas and Alex Wood; INFs Phil Gosselin, Jose Peraza, Jace Peterson and Elmer Reyes; OFs Todd Cunningham, Eury Perez and Joey Terdoslavich and C Christian Bethancourt on one-year contracts.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with OF Tony Gwynn Jr. on a minor league contract.

Mar 1, 2015

  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with LHP Kyle Lobstein, C Bryan Holaday, INFs Hernan Perez and Andrew Romine and OFs Tyler Collins and Anthony Gose on one-year contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with RHP Mike Adams on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with OF Dayan Viciedo on a minor league contract.