MLB Transactions in October 2015

Oct 6, 2015

  • The Cleveland Indians promoted Chris Antonetti to president of baseball operations, Mike Chernoff to general manager and Derek Falvey to assistant general manager.
  • The Miami Marlins promoted Jeff McAvoy to vice president-player personnel, Brian Chattin to assistant general manager and David Keller to director-pro scouting. Agreed to terms with OF Ichiro Suzuki on a one-year contract.

Oct 5, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks fired pitching coach Mike Harkey.
  • The Los Angeles Angels named Billy Eppler general manager.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers announced the contracts of first base coach Mike Guerrero, pitching coach Rick Kranitz, bench coach Jerry Narron, outfield coach John Shelby and bullpen coach Lee Tunnell will not be renewed.
  • The Oakland Athletics promoted Billy Beane to executive vice president of baseball operations and David Forst to general manager.
  • The Washington Nationals fired manager Matt Williams, bench coach Randy Knorr, pitching coach Steve McCatty, hitting coach Rick Schu, third base coach Bobby Henley, first base coach Tony Tarasco, bullpen coach Matt LeCroy and defensive coordinator/advance coach Mark Weidemaier.

Oct 4, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox announced John Farrell will return as manager for 2016 and the contracts of first base coach Arnie Beyeler and strength and conditioning coach Pat Sandora will not be renewed. Announced interim bullpen coach Bob Kipper will return to his duties as pitching coach for Pawtucket (IL) in 2016.
  • The San Diego Padres announced interim manager Pat Murphy will not manage the team for the 2016 season.

Oct 2, 2015

  • The Chicago White Sox announced the contract of bench coach Mark Parent will not be renewed.

Oct 1, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves promoted John Coppolella to general manager.
  • The San Francisco Giants announced the retirement of LHP Jeremy Affeldt.
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