MLB Transactions in January 2015

Jan 27, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox acquired LHP Robbie Ross Jr. from Texas for RHP Anthony Ranaudo.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with OF Jarrod Dyson on a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with RHP Frank Herrmann on a minor league contract.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with OF Ichiro Suzuki on a one-year contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with SS Brandon Crawford on a one-year contract.

Jan 26, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with INF Ryan Flaherty and RHP Bud Norris on one-year contracts.
  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with C Devin Mesoraco on a four-year contract.
  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with RHP Adam Ottavino on a one-year contract.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with LHP Joe Paterson, RHP Brian Broderick, C J.C. Boscan, OF Moises Sierra and INFs Ryan Jackson and Gabriel Noriega on minor league contracts.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHPs Marcos Mateo and Jay Jackson, LHPs Scott Elbert and Jason Lane, C Griff Erickson and INFs Ramiro Pena and Brett Wallace on minor league contracts.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with OFs Endy Chavez and Franklin Gutierrez on minor league contracts.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays signed team president Paul Beeston to a one-year contract extension and announced Beeston will retire at the end of the season.

Jan 25, 2015

  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with RHP Al Alburquerque on a one-year contract.

Jan 24, 2015

  • The Chicago White Sox named Vince Coleman baserunning instructor.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with LHP Brian Duensing on a one-year contract.

Jan 23, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves claimed OF Eury Perez off waivers from the New York Yankees.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with OF Dexter Fowler on a one-year contract. Claimed RHP Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with INF Marwin Gonzalez on a one-year contract.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with OF Jordan Schafer on a one-year contract.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with INF Eric Sogard on a one-year contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Vogelsong on a one-year contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with INF-DH Mitch Moreland on a one-year contract and with RHP Ross Ohlendorf on a minor league contract.

Jan 22, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with INF Kelly Johnson on a minor league contract.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with RHPs Jairo Asencio, Scott Carroll, Jesse Crain, Logan Kensing, Arcenio Leon, J.D. Martin and Brad Penny; LHPs Zach Phillips and Joe Savery; Cs George Kottaras and Geovany Soto; INFs Juan Diaz and Andy LaRoche; and OFs Tony Campana and Michael Taylor on minor league contracts.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with OF Gregor Blanco on a two-year contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with UTL Shawn O'Malley on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 1B-OF Kila Ka'aihue and RHP Evan Meek on minor league contracts.

Jan 21, 2015

  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with RHP Jason Marquis on a minor league contract.
  • The Houston Astros traded C Carlos Corporan to Texas for RHP Akeem Bostick.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with RHPs Ryan Chaffee, Vin Mazzaro and Ryan Reid; LHPs Pat Misch, Chris Narveson and Pat Urckfitz; Cs Vinny Rottino and Jhonatan Solano; INFs Reid Brignac and Scott Sizemore; and OFs Tyler Colvin, Cole Gillespie and Kenny Wilson on minor league contracts.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with LHP Dontrelle Willis on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with RHP Max Scherzer on a seven-year contract.

Jan 20, 2015

  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with LHP Omar Duran, Cs Miguel Gonzalez and Manny Pina, INFs Jeffry Marte and Josh Wilson, OF Xavier Avery and RHPs Alberto Cabrera, Rafael Dolis, Joel Hanrahan and Tim Melville on minor league contracts.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with OF Colby Rasmus on a one-year contract.
  • The New York Yankees traded RHP Gonzalez Germen to Texas for cash considerations.

Jan 19, 2015

  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with RHP Daniel Bard on a minor league contract.
  • The Houston Astros traded OF Dexter Fowler to the Chicago Cubs for INF Luis Valbuena and RHP Dan Straily.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with LHP Erik Bedard on a minor league contract.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with INF-OF Don Kelly on a minor league contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with OF Nori Aoki on a one-year contract.
  • The Texas Rangers acquired RHP Yovani Gallardo and cash considerations from Milwaukee for RHP Corey Knebel, INF Luis Sardinas and RHP Marcos Diplan.

Jan 17, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Yoan Lopez on a minor league contract.

Jan 16, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Hellickson on a one-year contract.
  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with INF Chris Davis, LHP Brian Matusz, RHP Chris Tillman, and C Matt Wieters on one-year contracts.
  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with RHP Rick Porcello and RHP Junichi Tazawa on one-year contracts.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with OF Chris Coghlan, RHP Jake Arrieta, C Welington Castillo, 3B Luis Valbuena and LHP Travis Wood on one-year contracts.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with C Tyler Flowers and RHP Jeff Samardzija on one-year contracts.
  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with SS Zack Cozart and RHP Mike Leake on one-year contracts.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with OF Brandon Moss, RHP Bryan Shaw and RHP Josh Tomlin on one-year contracts.
  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with LHP Rex Brothers, RHP Jhoulys Chacin and C Michael McKenry on one-year contracts.
  • The Detroit Lions agreed to terms with LHP David Price, RHP Alfredo Simon and OF J.D. Martinez on one-year contracts.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with C Jason Castro, C Hank Conger and LHP Tony Sipp on one-year contracts.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with RHP Louis Coleman and LHP Tim Collins on one-year contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with C Drew Butera, OF Collin Cowgill, LHP Cesar Ramos and rhp Fernando Salas on one-year contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with RHP Kenley Jansen, RHP Juan Nicasio and INF Justin Turner on one-year contracts.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with RHP Henderson Alvarez, RHP Steve Cishek, RHP Aaron Crow and 2B Dee Gordon on one-year contracts.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with OF Gerardo Parra on a one-year contract.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with LHP Tommy Milone, RHP Casey Fien, INF Eduardo Nunez and 3B Trevor Plouffe on one-year contracts.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with 2B Daniel Murphy, RHP Dillon Gee and SS Ruben Tejada on one-year contracts.
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with INF Stephen Drew, RHP Michael Pineda, RHP Nathan Eovaldi and David Carpenter on a one-year contracts.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Cook, INF Brett Lawrie, OF Sam Fuld, OF Craig Gentry and OF Josh Reddick on one-year contracts.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies alaimed OF Jordan Danks off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. Agreed to terms with OF Domonic Brown and OF Ben Revere on one-year contracts.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with INF Jung Ho Kang on a four-year contract and with C Chris Stewart, LHP Antonio Bastardo, RHP Jared Hughes, INF Josh Harrison, RHP Mark Melancon, INF Sean Rodriguez, OF Travis Snider, LHP Tony Watson and C Francisco Cervelli on one-year contracts.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHPs Andrew Cashner, Shawn Kelley, Ian Kennedy, Tyson Ross and Dale Thayer and INF Yonder Alonso on one-year contracts and INF-OF Alexi Amarista on a two-year contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with RHP Yusmeiro Petit on a one-year contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with OF Dustin Ackley, LHP Charlie Furbush, OF Austin Jackson, 1B Logan Morrison and OF Justin Ruggiano on one-year contracts.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with RHP Alex Cobb, LHP Drew Smyly, RHP Kevin Jepsen, LHP Jake McGee, OF Desmond Jennings, C Rene Rivera, INF Logan Forsythe and DH-C John Jaso on one-year contracts and with INF Juan Francisco, C Mayo Acosta, OF Joey Butler, RHP Jhan Marinez and LHP Everett Teaford on minor league contracts.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with LHP Ross Detwiler on a one-year contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with OF Michael Saunders and RHP Marco Estrada on one-year contracts and with INF Munenori Kawasaki on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with RHP Stephen Strasburg, RHP Doug Fister and RHP Drew Storen on one-year contracts.

Jan 15, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with LHP James Russell on a one-year contract.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Felix Doubront on a one-year contract.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with RHPs Javy Guerra, Nate Jones and Hector Noesi on one-year contracts.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHP Carlos Carrasco, 3B Lonnie Chisenhall and LHP Marc Rzepczynski on one-year contracts and RHP Anthony Swarzak on a minor league contract.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with C Carlos Corporan on a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with C Hector Santiago on a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with OF Chris Heisey on a one-year contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with C Martin Maldonado on a two-year contract.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with RHP Lance Lynn on a three-year contract and C Tony Cruz and OF Peter Bourjos on one-year contracts.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Neftali Feliz on a one-year contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with LHP Brett Cecil on a one-year contract and OF Andy Dirks on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with C Wilson Ramos, 2B Danny Espinosa, C Jose Lobaton and RHP Craig Stammen on one-year contracts.

Jan 14, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves traded C Evan Gattis and RHP James Hoyt to the Houston Astros for RHP Mike Foltynewicz, RHP Andrew Thurman and INF Rio Ruiz.
  • The Boston Red Sox traded C Dan Butler to Washington for LHP Danny Rosenbaum.
  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with OF Drew Stubbs and RHP Jordan Lyles on one-year contracts and RHP Tyler Chatwood on a two-year contract.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with DH Chris Carter on a one-year contract
  • The Seattle Mariners traded RHP Lars Huijer to the Chicago Cubs for LHP Mike Kickham.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays claimed RHP Matt West off waivers from Texas.
  • The Washington Nationals acquired INF Yunel Escobar from the Oakland Athletics for RHP Tyler Clippard.

Jan 13, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with LHP Wandy Rodriguez on a minor league contract.
  • The Colorado Rockies traded RHP Chris Martin to the N.Y. Yankees for cash considerations.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with manager Ned Yost on a one-year contract extension through the 2016 season.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with C A.J. Ellis on a one-year contract.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with RHP Nick Masset on a minor league contract.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHP Jose Valverde on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with OF Carlos Peguero, LHP Chad James, C Kevin Torres, RHPs Kyle Lotzkar and Francisco Mendoza and INFs Edwin Garcia, Guilder Rodriguez and J.T. Wise on minor league contracts.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 1B/OF Mike Carp and C Steven Lerud on minor league contracts.

Jan 12, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with RHP Tommy Hunter on a one-year contract.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with OF Dayan Viciedo on a one-year contract.
  • The New York Yankees named Jeff Pentland hitting coach, Joe Espada third base coach and Alan Cockrell assistant hitting coach. Reassigned third base coach Rob Thomson to bench coach and bench coach Tony Pena to first base coach.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with RHP Jesse Chavez on a one-year contract.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with RHP Jeanmar Gomez on a minor league contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates named Jamey Carroll special assistant to the baseball operations staff.

Jan 11, 2015

  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with SS Adrubal Cabrera.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays traded INFs Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar to Oakland for C John Jaso, INF Daniel Robertson, OF Boog Powell and cash.

Jan 10, 2015

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with LHPs Ryan Buchter and David Huff on minor league contracts.

Jan 9, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with OF Delmon Young on a one-year contract and with C J.P. Arencibia on a minor league contract.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with OF Chris Denorfia on a one-year contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with RHP Wilfredo Boscan and LHP Charlie Leesman on minor league contracts.

Jan 8, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves acquired LHP Ricardo Sanchez from the Los Angeles Angels for 3B Kyle Kubitza and RHP Nate Hyatt.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with INF-OF Emilio Bonifacio on a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Angels acquired INF Kyle Kubitza and RHP Nate Hyatt from Atlanta for LHP Ricardo Sanchez.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers named Naomi Rodriguez senior director, external affairs and community relations. Agreed to terms with RHP Sergio Santos on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with 1B Mike McDade and RHP Mason Tobin on minor league contracts.

Jan 7, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with INF Nick Punto on a minor league contract.
  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with RHP Jason Grilli on a two-year contract and LHP Josh Outman and C A.J. Pierzynski on one-year contracts.
  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with LHP Craig Breslow on a one-year contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Bobby Parnell on a one-year contract.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHP Josh Johnson on a one-year contract.

Jan 6, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks named Randy Johnson special assistant to the president and CEO.
  • The Cleveland Indians named Jason Bere bullpen coach. Released RHP Tyler Cloyd. Agreed to terms with LHP Michael Roth on a minor league contract.
  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with LHP Tom Gorzelanny on a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Angels signed INF Roberto Baldoquin.

Jan 5, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with INF Cliff Pennington on a one-year contract.
  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with C Nick Hundley a two-year contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Buddy Carlyle on a minor league contract.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Harang on a one-year contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with INF Adam Rosales on a one-year contract. Signed RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo to a minor league contract.

Jan 4, 2015

  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Madson on a minor league contract.

Jan 2, 2015

  • The Toronto Blue Jays named Dane Johnson bullpen coach, Eric Owens assistant hitting coach, Sal Fasano minor league pitching coordinator, Darold Knowles rehabilitation pitching coach and Rick Langford senior pitching advisor. Promoted Heather Connolly to manager, major league administration and Joe Sheehan to manager, baseball research and development.

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