MLB Transactions in December 2019

Dec 8, 2019

  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with OF Keon Broxton on a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets named Hensley Meulens bench coach, Jeremy Hefner pitching coach, and Tony DeFrancesco first base coach. Promoted Jeremy Accardo to assistant pitching coach.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Finnegan.

Dec 7, 2019

  • The Kansas City Royals signed RHP Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets designated RHP Chris Flexen for assignment.

Dec 6, 2019

  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with RHP Dan Winkler on a one-year contract. Named Dan Kantrovitz vice president, scouting; and Jasmine Horan amateur scouting analyst.
  • The Chicago White Sox claimed RHP Tayron Guerrero off waivers from Miami.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with C Beau Taylor on a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Brad Brach on a one-year contract.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with RHPs Tanner Anderson, Ben Bracewell, Wandisson Charles, Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Miguel Romero; INFs Nick Allen and Logan Davidson and OFs Greg Deichmann and Mark Payton to minor league contracts.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays acquired OF Hunter Renfroe, INF Xavier Edwards and a player to be named from the San Diego Padres for OF Tommy Pham and INF/RHP Jake Cronenworth.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Gibson on a three-year contract.

Dec 5, 2019

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with 2B Dilson Herrera on a minor league contract.
  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with LHP Josh Osich and INF Marco Hernandez on one-year contracts.
  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with INF Mike Moustakas on a four-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHP James Hoyt on a one-year contract.
  • The Houston Astros traded OF Jake Marisnick to the N.Y. Mets for LHP Blake Taylor and OF Kenedy Corona.
  • The Kansas City Royals named Terry Bradshaw hitting coach, Cal Eldred pitching coach, Pedro Grifol bench coach, Rusty Kuntz first base coach, John Mabry major league coach, Vance Wilson third base coach and Rafael Belliard special assignment coach.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with OF Jarrett Parker and INF Max Moroff on minor league contracts.
  • The San Diego Padres named Larry Rothschild pitching coach, Bobby Dickerson bench coach, Wayne Kirby first base coach and Ben Fritz bullpen coach. Promoted Skip Schumaker to associate manager.
  • The Seattle Mariners traded C Omar Narvaez to Milwaukee for RHP Adam Hill and a 2020 Competitive Balance Round B draft pick.

Dec 4, 2019

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with LHP Cole Hamels on a one-year contract.
  • The Boston Red Sox signed 2B Marco Hernandez and LHP Josh Osich to one-year contracts.
  • The Cleveland Indians re-signed RHP James Hoyt to a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Angels acquired RHP Dylan Bundy from Baltimore for RHPs Kyle Bradish, Isaac Mattson, Kyle Brnovich and Zach Peek.
  • The Seattle Mariners signed RHP Carl Edwards Jr.

Dec 3, 2019

  • The Kansas City Royals named Mitch Maier director of baseball operations.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with LHP Jake Diekman on a two-year contract and RHP Jordan Weems and OF Dillon Thomas on minor league contracts.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates named Steve Sanders assistant general manager.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with LHP Tyler Anderson on a one-year contract.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with LHP Tyler Anderson on a one-year contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Anthony Bass on a one-year contract.

Dec 2, 2019

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks declined to tender 2020 contracts to OF Steven Souza Jr., RHP Taijuan Walker and C Caleb Joesph.
  • The Atlanta Braves declined to tender 2020 contracts to INF/OF Charlie Culberson, C John Ryan Murphy and OF Rafael Ortega.
  • The Baltimore Orioles acquired LHP Easton Lucas from Miami Marlins for INF Jonathan Villar.
  • The Boston Red Sox traded C Sandy Leon to Cleveland for RHP Adenys Bautista. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to INF Marco Hernandez and LHP Josh Osich.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with RHP Jharel Cotton on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to INF Addison Russell and LHP Danny Hultzen.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with C James McCann on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to RHP Ryan Burr, LHP Caleb Frare and INF Yolmer Sanchez. Released RHP Thyago Vieira.
  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with OF Travis Jankowski on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to RHP Kevin Gausman, IF/OF Jose Peraza and RHP Jimmy Herget.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with C Sandy Leon and UTL Andrew Velazques on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to RHP James Hoyt and C Kevin Plawecki.
  • The Colorado Rockies declined to tender 2020 contract to RHP Wes Parsons.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with RHP Joe Biagini on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contract to RHP Aaron Sanchez.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with LHP Mike Montgomery on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to SS Humberto Arteaga, 3B Cheslor Cuthbert, SS Erick Mejia and RHP Jesse Hahn.
  • The Los Angeles Angels declined to tender a 2020 contracts to C Kevan Smith.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with C Austin Barnes and LHP Scott Alexander on one-year contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contract to RHP Yimi Garcia.
  • The Miami Marlins claimed 1B Jesus Aguilar off waivers from Tampa Bay. Designated RHP Tayron Guerrero and INF J.T. Riddle for assignment, then declined to tender 2020 contract to INF J.T. Riddle.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with OF Ben Gamel and SS Orlando Arcia on one-year contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to LHP Alex Claudio, RHP Junior Guerra, RHP Jimmy Nelson, INF Tyler Saladino and 3b Travis Shaw.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with INF Ehire Adrianza and RHP Matt Wisler on one-year contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to 1B C.J. Cron and RHP Trevor Hildenberger.
  • The Oakland Athletics acquired C Austin Allen and a player to be named from San Diego for 2B Jurickson Profar. Agreed to terms with LHP T.J. McFarland on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to LHP Ryan Buchter, RHP Blake Treinen and C Josh Phegley.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies claimed RHP Trevor Kelley off waivers from Boston. Agreed to terms with C Andrew Knapp on a one-year contract. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to 2B Cesar Hernandez and 3B Maikel Franco.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates declined to tender 2020 contract to C Elias Diaz. Agreed to terms with SS Erik Gonzalez on a one-year contract.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with 2B Jurickson Profar and INF Greg Garcia on one-year contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to RHP Pedro Avila and RHP Miguel Diaz.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with OF Alex Dickerson, LHP Wandy Peralta and IF Donovan Solano on one-year contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to LHP Tyler Anderson, RHP Rico Garcia, OF Kevin Pillrd and OF Joey Rickard.
  • The Seattle Mariners declined to tender 2020 contracts to INF Tim Beckham and OF Domingo Santana.
  • The Texas Rangers announced RHP Nick Goody accepted his assignment to the club and was placed on the major league roster. Claimed RHP Jimmy Herget off waivers from Cincinnati. Designated LHP Jeffrey Springs for assignment. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to RHP Ian Gibaul and RHP Wei-Chieh Huang.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Anthony Bass on a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with 2B Andy Burns, OF Patrick Kivlehan and RHPs Phillippe Aumont, A.J. Cole and Justin Miller on minor league contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to C Luke Maile, RHP Derek Law and RHP Jason Adam.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with INF Wilmer Difo and RHP Hunter Strickland on one-year contracts. Agreed to terms with LHP Roenis Elias, SS Trea Turner, RHP Joe Ross and OF Michael A. Taylor on one-year contracts. Declined to tender 2020 contracts to RHP Javy Guerra and RHP Koda Glover.