MLB Transactions in January 2017

Jan 14, 2017

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with C Chris Ianetta on a one-year contract.

Jan 13, 2017

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with LHP Patrick Corbin, SS Chris Owings, C Chris Herrmann and RHP Randall Delgado on one-year contracts.
  • The Atlanta Braves acquired INF Micah Johnson from the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named or cash considerations. Agreed to terms with LHP Ian Krol and RHP Arodys Vizcaino on one-year contracts.
  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with RHP Chris Tillman, INFs Jonathan Schoop, Manny Machado and Ryan Flahertry, and LHPs Zach Britton and T.J. McFarland on one-year contracts.
  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with INF Brock Holt, SS Xander Bogaerts, OF Jackie Bradley Jr., C Sandy Leon, LHP Robbie Ross Jr. and RHPs Joe Kelly and Tyler Thornburg on one-year contracts. Extended their Player Development Contract with Portland (EL) for an additional two years, through the 2020 season.
  • The Chicago Cubs named David Ross special assistant to baseball operations. Agreed to terms with RHPs Jake Arrieta, Hector Rondon and Justin Grimm on one-year contracts.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with 3B Todd Frazier, LHP Dan Jennings and RHPs Miguel Gonzalez, Zach Putnam and Jake Petricka on one-year contracts.
  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with LHP Tony Cingrani, SS Zack Cozart, CF Billy Hamilton and RHP Blake Wood on one-year contracts.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHPs Danny Salazar, Bryan Shaw, Cody Allen and Zach McAllister and OF Lonnie Chisenhall on one-year contracts and with RHP Steve Delabar and RHP Travis Banwart on minor league contracts.
  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with 3B Nolan Arenado on a two-year contract and with OF Charlie Blackmon and RHP Tyler Chatwood on one-year contracts.
  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with LHP Justin Wilson, RHPs Bruce Rondon and Alex Wilson, INFs Nick Castellanos, Jose Iglesias and Andrew Romine on one-year contracts.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with LHP Dallas Keuchel and OFs Jake Marisnick and George Springer on one-year contracts and with INF Reid Brignac, C Juan Centeno and LHP C.J. Riefenhauser on minor league contracts.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with 1B Eric Hosmer on a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angels Angels agreed to terms with OF Kole Calhoun, 2B Danny Espinosa and RHPs Garrett Richards and Matt Shoemaker on one-year contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with RHP Josh Fields, C Yasmani Grandal and LHPs Alex Wood and Luis Avilan on one-year contracts.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with 2B Derek Dietrich, SS Adeiny Hechavarria, OF Marcell Ozuna and RHPs Tom Koehler and A.J. Ramos on one-year contracts.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with RHP Wily Peralta and RHP Carlos Torres on one-year contracts.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with LHP Hector Santiago and RHPs Brandon Kintzler and Kyle Gibson on one-year contracts.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with C Travis d'Arnaud, LHP Josh Edgin and RHPs Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey and Addison Reed on one-year contracts.
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with SS Didi Gregorius, OF Aaron Hicks, LHP Tommy Layne, RHP Michael Pineda, C Austin Romine and RHP Adam Warren on one-year contracts.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with RHPs Sonny Gray and Liam Hendriks, and C Stephen Vogt on one-year contracts.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with SS Freddy Galvis and RHP Jeanmar Gomez on one-year contracts.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with INF Jody Mercer and RHPs Jared Hughes, Juan Nicasio, Gerrit Cole and Drew Hutchison on one-year contracts.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHPs Carter Capps and Brandon Maurer, LHPs Christian Friedrich and Brad Hand on one-year contracts and INF Yangervis Solarte on a two-year contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with INF Eduardo Nunez, LHP Will Smith and RHP George Kontos on one-year contracts.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with OFs Jarrod Dyson and Leonys Martin, INFs Jean Segura and Danny Valencia, LHPs James Paxton and Drew Smyly and RHPs Evan Scribner and Nick Vincent on one-year contracts. Assigned RHP Cody Martin outright to Tacoma (PCL).
  • The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with RHP Trevor Rosenthal and LHP Kevin Siegrist on one-year contracts.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with LHP Xavier Cedeno, SSs Tim Beckham and Brad Miller, OFs Corey Dickerson and Kevin Kiermaier, and RHPs Brad Boxberger, Alex Cobb, Danny Farquhar and Erasmo Ramirez on one-year contracts.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with C Robinson Chirinos, INF Jurickson Profar, LHP Jake Diekman and RHPs Jeremy Jeffress, Sam Dyson, A.J. Griffin and Tanner Scheppers on one-year contracts.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with INF Darwin Barney, LHP Aaron Loup and OF Ezequiel Carrera on one-year contracts
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with OF Bryce Harper, C Derek Norris, 3B Anthony Rendon and RHP Tanner Roark on one-year contracts and with LHP Neal Cotts on a minor league contract.

Jan 12, 2017

  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHP Trevor Bauer and RHP Dan Otero to one-year contracts.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with 1B Lucas Duda on a one-year contract and LHP Adam Wilk on a minor league contract.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with SS Freddy Galvis on a one-year contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with 3B Conor Gillaspie to a one-year contract.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with 1B Matt Adams on a one-year contract.

Jan 11, 2017

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with OF Reymond Fuentes; LHPs Josh Taylor, Yuhei Nakaushiro, Jared Miller and Daniel Gibson; and RHPs Joey Krehbiel, J.J. Hoover, Miller Diaz and Rubby De La Rosa on minor league contracts.
  • The Atlanta Braves traded OF Mallex Smith and RHP Shae Simmons to Seattle for LHPs Luiz Gohara and Thomas Burrows.
  • The Boston Red Sox named Eric Velazquez trainer of Pawtucket (IL), Lee May Jr. hitting coach of Portland (EL), Wilton Veras hitting coach and Phil Millan trainer of Greenville (SAL), Nate Spears hitting coach and Joel Harris trainer of Lowell (NY-P), Angel Berroa assistant coach and Nick Green coaching assistant of the GCL Red Sox, Carlos Coste catching coach and Leonel Vasquez bullpen coach of the DSL Red Sox.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with RHPs Ryan Vogelsong and Nick Tepesch on minor league contracts.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Zack Wheeler on a one-year contract.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with RHP Pedro Beato, C Bryan Holaday and LHP Cesar Ramos on minor league contracts.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHP Carter Capps on a one-year contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with 3B Conor Gillaspie on a one-year contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners traded OF Mallex Smith, SS Carlos Vargas and LHP Ryan Yarbrough to Tampa Bay for LHP Drew Smyly
  • The Tampa Bay Rays claimed OF Jason Coats off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

Jan 10, 2017

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with RHP Cody Satterwhite on a minor league contract.
  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with RHP Louis Coleman on a minor league contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians released LHP Edwin Escobar.
  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with RHPs A.J. Achter, Collin Balester, Jake Brigham, Waldis Joaquin, Jorge Marban, Edward Mujica and Thad Weber; LHPs Travis Blackley and Anthony Vasquez; INFs Omar Artsen, Zack Cox, Sean Halton, Efren Navarro, Brett Pill, Gabriel Quintana, Brendan Ryan and Logan Watkins; and OFs Jim Adduci, Quincy Latimore, Ronnie Mitchell, Juan Perez and Alex Presley on minor league contracts.
  • The Houston Astros named Darryl Robinson hitting coach, Aaron DelGiudice development coach and Lee Meyer trainer of Fresno (PCL); Omar Lopez manager, Chris Holt pitching coach, Troy Snitker hitting coach, Mickey Storey development coach, John Gregorich trainer and Mark Spadavecchia strength coach of Buies Creek (Carolina), Russ Steinhorn manager, Drew French pitching coach, Ben Rosenthal hitting coach, Jason Bell development coach, Elliot Diehl trainer and Hazael Wessin strength coach of Quad Cities (MWL); Morgan Ensberg manager, Bill Murphy pitching coach, Jeremy Barnes hitting coach and Daniel Cerquera trainer of Tri-City (NY-P).
  • The Kansas City Royals named Phil Falco strength and conditioning coach of Omaha (PCL); Leon Roberts hitting coach and Jarret Abell strength and conditioning coach of Northwest Arkansas (TL); Will Gilmore strength and conditioning coach of Wilmington (Carolina); Scott Thorman manager, Jesus Azuaje hitting coach and Saburo Hagihara strength and conditioning coach of Lexington (SAL); Damon Hollins hitting coach of Idaho Falls (Pioneer); Omar Ramirez manager, Andre David hitting coach and Daniel Accola trainer of Burlington (Appalachian); Gustavo Martinez pitching coach, Onil Joseph and Jose Gualdron hitting coaches and Ramon Martinez and Sergio de Luna infield coaches of the DSL Royals.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with RHP Kenley Jansen on a five-year contract and Vidal Nuno on a one-year contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Jennry Mejia on a one-year contract.
  • The Washington Nationals named Mike Warren strength and conditioning coach of Syracuse (IL); Tony Rogowski Latin American strength and conditioning supervisor and strength and conditioning coach of the GCL Nationals; R.J. Guyer strength and conditioning coach of Harrisburg (EL); Gabe Torres strength and conditioning coach of Potomac (Carolina); Jorge Vasquez strength and conditioning coach of Hagerstown (SAL); and Shane Hill strength and conditioning coach of Auburn (NY-P).

Jan 9, 2017

  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with C Luis Barajas on a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with C Cody Decker on a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Williams Valencia on a minor league contract.

Jan 7, 2017

  • The Kansas City Royals signed RHP Yender Caramo, INF Humberto Arteaga, LHP Jonathan Sanchez, RHP Al Alburquerque, RHP Brandon League, RHP Bobby Parnell, RHP Chris Withrow and INF Garin Cecchini to minor-league contracts.

Jan 6, 2017

  • The Chicago White Sox claimed OF Willy Garcia off waivers from Pittsburgh.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with RHPs Raul Fernandez, Drew Rucinski and Alex Wimmers; Cs Eddy Rodriguez and Dan Rohlfing; INFs Tommy Field, Bengie Gonzalez, Niko Goodrum, Matt Hague, Leonardo Reginatto and Ben Paulsen; and OF J.B. Shuck on minor league contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners traded OF Seth Smith to Baltimore for RHP Yovani Gallardo and cash, and RHP Nathan Karns to Kansas City for OF Jarrod Dyson.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with OF Travis Snider on a minor league contract.

Jan 5, 2017

  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with DH Edwin Encarnacion on a three-year contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with C Steve Lerud and RHP Jaye Chapman on minor league contracts.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Gavin Floyd on a minor league contract.

Jan 4, 2017

  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with 1B Tyler Moore, LHP Kelvin Marte, OF Brandon Barnes, SS Ryan Jackson and RHPs Juan Benitez and Javy Guerra on minor league contracts.
  • The Oakland Athletics named Don Schulze pitching coach of Midland (TL).

Jan 3, 2017

  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with RHP Drew Storen on a one-year contract.
  • The Kansas City Royals acquired OF Peter O'Brien from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Sam Lewis.
  • The Oakland Athletics signed OF Rajai Davis to a one-year contract.
  • The San Diego Padres claimed RHP Tyrell Jenkins off waivers from Cincinnati.