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Dec 31, 2009

The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with outfielder Marlon Byrd on a three-year contract.

Dec 30, 2009

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with infielder Kelly Johnson on a one-year contract.

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with pitcher Justin Duchscherer on a one-year contract.

Dec 29, 2009

The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with Mark DeRosa on a two-year contract.

Dec 28, 2009

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with pitcher Bob Howry on a one-year contract.

The New York Mets agreed to terms with pitcher Kelvim Escobar on a one-year contract.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with first baseman Josh Whitesell and infielder Eric Bruntlett on minor league contracts.

Dec 26, 2009

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with pitcher Eddie Guardado on a minor league contract.

Dec 24, 2009

The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with pitcher Fernando Rodney on a two-year contract.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with pitcher Matt Capps on a one-year contract.

Dec 23, 2009

The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with outfielder Brian Anderson on a one-year contract.

The New York Yankees agreed to terms with designated hitter Nick Johnson on a one-year contract.

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with outfielder Coco Crisp on a one-year contract.

The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with pitcher Jack Taschner on a minor league contract.

The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with pitcher Darren Oliver on a one-year contract.

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired pitcher Brandon Morrow from Seattle for pitcher Brandon League and outfielder Johermyn Chavez.

Dec 22, 2009

The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with infielder Garrett Atkins on a one-year contract.

The New York Yankees traded outfielder Melky Cabrera, pitchers Michael Dunn and Arodys Vizcaino and cash considerations to Atlanta for pitchers Javier Vazquez and Boone Logan.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with pitcher Jason Marquis on a two-year contract.

Dec 21, 2009

The Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Mitch Talbot from Tampa Bay to complete an earlier trade; agreed to terms with pitcher Saul Rivera on a minor league contract.

The San Diego Padres acquired catcher Dusty Ryan from Detroit for a player to named or cash considerations.

Dec 19, 2009

The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with third baseman Scott Rolen on a two-year contract extension through 2012.

Dec 18, 2009

The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with pitcher Mariano Gomez, catcher Orlando Mercado and J.C. Boscan, infielder Joe Thurston, and outfielders Brent Clevlen and Mitch Jones on minor league contracts.

The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with pitcher Mike Gonzalez on a two-year contract.

The Chicago White Sox claimed pitcher Freddy Dolsi off waivers from Detroit; sent pitchers John Ely and Jon Link to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete an earlier trade.

The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with outfielder Laynce Nix on a minor league contract.

The Florida Marlins agreed to terms with pitcher Ricky Nolasco on a one-year contract.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher Claudio Vargas on a one-year contract; agreed to terms with pitcher Kameron Loe and catcher Matt Treanor on minor league contracts.

The New York Mets agreed to terms with pitcher Clint Everts on a one-year contract and pitcher Elmer Dessens on a minor league contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies exercised the 2011 club option on shortstop Jimmy Rollins.

The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with pitcher Javier Lopez on a one-year contract.

The Seattle Seahawks acquired outfielder Milton Bradley from the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Carlos Silva and cash; agreed to terms with outfielder Ryan Langerhans on a one-year contract.

The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with infielder Joe Dillon and first baseman Ryan Shealy on minor league contracts.

Dec 17, 2009

The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with infielder Doug Mientkiewicz, infielder Angel Berroa, pitchers Luis Ayala, Francisco Felix, Justin Miller, Juan Perez, first baseman John Lindsey, outfielder Prentice Redman and pitchers Josh Towers on minor league contracts.

The New York Mets agreed to terms with pitcher Ryota Igarashi on a two-year contract.

Dec 16, 2009

The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with pitcher John Lackey on a five-year contract and outfielder Mike Cameron on a two-year contract.

The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with infielder Ramon Santiago on a two-year contract.

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with pitcher Edgar Ferreira on a minor league contract.

The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with outfielder Shane Costa on a minor league contract.

The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with designated hitter Hideki Matsui on a one-year contract.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher LaTroy Hawkins on a two-year contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded pitcher Cliff Lee to Seattle for pitchers Phillippe Aumont and Juan Ramirez and outfielder Tyson Gillies; agreed to terms with pitcher Roy Halladay on a three-year contract extension through 2013.

The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with pitcher Geoff Geary and infielder Ray Olmedo on minor league contracts.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded pitcher Roy Halladay and cash considerations to Philadelphia for pitcher Kyle Drabek, outfielder Michael Taylor and catcher Travis d'Arnaud, then traded Taylor to Oakland for infielder Brett Wallace; agreed to terms with catcher John Buck on a one-year contract and pitcher Lance Broadway on a minor league contract.

Dec 15, 2009

The Chicago White Sox acquired outfielder Juan Pierre and cash from the Los Angeles Dodgers for two players to be named.

The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with pitcher Philip Humber on a minor league contract.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher A.J. Murray on a minor-league contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with outfielder Ross Gload on a two-year contract.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with pitchers Joel Peralta, Logan Kensing and Ryan Speier, catcher Jamie Burke, infielder Pete Orr and outfielder Jerry Owens on minor league contracts.

Dec 14, 2009

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with outfielder Jason Michaels on a one-year contract and pitcher Gustavo Chacin on a minor league contract.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher Randy Wolf on a three-year contract and infielder Craig Counsell and pitcher Claudio Vargas on one-year contracts.

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with pitcher Cedrick Bowers, pitcher Fernando Hernandez, pitcher Marcus McBeth, pitcher Matt Wright, infielder Dallas McPherson and infielder Matt Whitney on minor league contracts.

The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with first baseman Chris Richard, pitchers Winston Abreu, Joe Bateman, Jeff Bennett, Richard De Los Santos, Jason Cromer, Carlos Hernandez and R.J. Swindle on minor league contracts.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with pitcher Scott Olsen on a one-year contract.

Dec 13, 2009

The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with pitcher Anthony Reyes and Adam Miller on minor league contracts.

The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with pitcher Grant Balfour on a one-year contract.

The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with outfielder Jose Bautista and pitchers Dustin McGowan on a one-year contracts; agreed to terms with outfielder Joey Gathright and catcher Raul Chavez on minor league contracts.

Dec 12, 2009

The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with outfielder Matt Diaz on a one-year contract.

The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with pitchers Matt Albers and Cla Meredith on one-year contracts.

The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with pitcher Boof Bonser on a one-year contract; sent pitcher Chris Province to Minnesota to complete trade for Bonser.

The Florida Marlins agreed to terms with catcher Ronny Paulino on a one-year contract.

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with pitcher Brandon Lyon on a three-year contract.

The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with pitchers Brian Bannister, Kyle Davies and Roman Colon on one-year contracts.

The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with infielder Ronny Cedeno on a one-year contract.

The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with pitcher Kevin Correia on a one-year contract.

The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with pitchers Randy Choate and Lance Cormier and catcher Dioner Navarro on one-year contracts.

The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with infielder Esteban German on a one-year contract.

Dec 11, 2009

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with pitcher Blaine Boyer and infielder Augie Ojeda on one-year contracts.

The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with pitcher J.J. Putz on a one-year contract.

The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with catcher Jason Kendall on a two-year contract and with pitchers Adam Bostick, Bruce Chen, Devon Lowery, Francisco Rosario, first baseman Ernesto Mejia and catcher Vance Wilson on minor league contracts.

The New York Mets agreed to terms with pitcher Elmer Dessens on a minor league contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with outfielder Chris Duffy, catcher Paul Hoover, infielder Cody Ransom, infielder Andy Tracy, outfielder DeWayne Wise, infielder Wilson Valdez and pitcher Bill White on minor league contracts.

The Tampa Bay Rays acquired pitcher Rafael Soriano from Atlanta for pitcher Jesse Chavez; agreed to terms with Soriano on a one-year contract.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with cathcer Ivan Rodriguez on a two-year contract.

Dec 10, 2009

The Baltimore Orioles sent pitcher Ben Snyder to Texas to complete an earlier trade.

The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Boof Bonser from Minnesota for a player to be named.

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with third baseman Pedro Feliz on a one-year contract; sent infielder Jorge Jimenz to Florida to complete an earlier trade.

The Kansas City Royals placed first baseman Mike Jacobs and pitcher John Bale on waivers for the purpose of their unconditional releases.

The New York Mets selected pitcher Carlos Monasterios from Philadelphia in the Rule 5 draft and traded him to the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash considerations.

The Oakland Athletics released pitcher Santiago Casilla.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed infielder Bobby Crosby to a one-year contract.

The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with pitcher Rich Harden on a one-year contract.

The Washington Nationals selected outfielder Jamie Hoffmann from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Rule 5 Draft and traded him to the New York Yankees to complete an earlier trade; released pitcher Zach Segovia.

Dec 9, 2009

The Baltimore Orioles traded pitcher Chris Ray and a player to be named to Texas for pitcher Kevin Millwood and cash.

The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with pitcher Fabio Castro on a one-year contract; claimed pitcher Ramon Ramirez off waivers from Tampa Bay.

The Detroit Tigers traded outfielder Curtis Granderson to the New York Yankees for outfielder Austin Jackson and pitcher Phil Coke; traded pitcher Edwin Jackson to Arizona for pitcher Max Scherzer and pitcher Daniel Schlereth; the Yankees sent pitcher Ian Kennedy to Arizona to complete the trade.

The Florida Marlins traded pitcher Matt Lindstrom to Houston for pitcher Robert Bono and infielder Luis Bryan.

The Houston Astros acquired pitcher Matt Lindstrom from Florida for pitcher Robert Bono, infielder Luis Bryan and a player to be named.

The New York Yankees agreed to terms with pitcher Andy Pettitte on a one-year contract.

The San Diego Padres requested unconditional release waivers on pitcher Eulogio De La Cruz.

Dec 8, 2009

The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with infielder Mark Teahen on a three-year contract.

The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with pitcher Brad Thomas on a one-year contract.

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with pitcher Roy Corcoran, pitcher Casey Daigle, pitcher Gary Majewski, second baseman Drew Meyer, infielder Oswaldo Navarro, outfielder Alex Romero, pitcher Ryan Sadowski, and infielder Chris Shelton on minor league contracts.

The Seattle Mariners signed infielder Chone Figgins to a four-year contract.

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with pitcher Brad Penny on a one-year contract.

Dec 7, 2009

The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with pitcher Scott Atchison on a one-year contract.

The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with shortstop Adam Everett and pitcher Brad Thomason on one-year contracts; traded pitcher Clay Rapada to Texas for a player to be named or cash considerations.

The Milwaukee Brewers claimed infielder Luis Cruz off waivers from Pittsburgh.

The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with pitcher Vinnie Chulk on a minor league contract.

The Washington Nationals acquired pitcher Brian Bruney from the New York Yankees for a player to be named; released pitcher Saul Rivera.

Dec 4, 2009

The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with shortstop Marco Scutaro on a two-year contract.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with catcher Gregg Zaun on a one-year contract; signed outfielder Trent Oeltjen to a minor-league contract.

The Texas Rangers claimed infielder Joe Inglett off waivers from Toronto.

Dec 3, 2009

The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with pitcher Takashi Saito on a one-year contract.

The New York Mets agreed to terms with catcher/first baseman Chris Coste and catcher Henry Blanco on one-year contracts.

The Oakland Athletics traded pitcher Jeff Gray, outfielder Matt Spencer and pitcher Ronny Morla to the Chicago Cubs for third baseman Jake Fox, second baseman Aaron Miles and cash considerations.

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with infielder Placido Polanco on a three-year contract and infielder Juan Castro on a one-year contract.

The Tampa Bay Rays released pitcher Ramon Ramirez.

Dec 2, 2009

The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with pitcher Billy Wagner on a one-year contract.

The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with infielder Brian Buscher, pitchers Mike Gosling and Jason Grilli and infielder Luis Rodriguez on minor league contracts.

The Oakland Atheltics agreed to terms with pitcher Joey Devine on a one-year contract.

Dec 1, 2009

The Cleveland Indians traded catcher Kelly Shoppach to Tampa Bay for a player to be named.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher John Halama on a minor league contract.

The New York Mets agreed to terms with infielder Alex Cora on a one-year contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with catcher Brian Schneider on a two-year contract.