MLB Transactions in October 2016

Oct 29, 2016

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates named Kimera Bartee outfield, baserunning/first base coach, Joey Cora infield/third base coach and Tom Prince bench coach.

Oct 28, 2016

  • The Chicago White Sox claimed OF Rymer Liriano off waivers from Milwaukee.
  • The Los Angeles Angels claimed RHP Abel De Los Santos off waivers from Cincinnati.

Oct 27, 2016

  • The Texas Rangers announced RHP Shawn Tolleson declined his outright assignment to Round Rock (PCL) and became a free agent.

Oct 26, 2016

  • The Oakland Athletics claimed LHP Giovanni Soto off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.
  • The Texas Rangers announced RHPs Shawn Tolleson and Lucas Harrell cleared outright waivers and assigned them to Round Rock (PCL). Named Vinny Rottino and Donzell McDonald professional scouts.
  • The Washington Nationals announced RHP Aaron Barrett refused his outright assignment Syracuse (IL) and elected free agency.

Oct 25, 2016

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks named Amiel Sawdaye senior vice president and assistant general manager.
  • The Boston Red Sox named Eddie Romero senior vice president/assistant general manager.

Oct 24, 2016

  • The Seattle Mariners named Lisa Winsby vice president of human resources.

Oct 22, 2016

  • The Chicago White Sox named Chris Getz director of player development.
  • The Texas Rangers promoted Jake Krug to national crosschecker and Ross Fenstermaker to international crosschecker.

Oct 21, 2016

  • The Detroit Tigers named Lloyd McClendon hitting coach and Leon ''Bull'' Durham assistant hitting coach.

Oct 20, 2016

  • The Chicago Bears activated LB Pernell McPhee from the PUP list. Waived FB Paul Lasike.
  • The Green Bay Packers placed RB Eddie Lacy on injured reserve. Signed RB Don Jackson from the practice squad.
  • The New England Patriots signed LB Trevor Reilly to the practice squad. Released WR Shaquelle Evans from the practice squad.

Oct 18, 2016

  • The Oakland Athletics named Chip Hale third base coach, Jeff Collins assistant athletic trainer and Josh Cuffe strength and conditioning coach.

Oct 16, 2016

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks named Mike Hazen executive vice president and general manager.

Oct 14, 2016

  • The Chicago White Sox named Joe McEwing bench coach, Nick Capra third-base coach and Curt Hasler bullpen coach.

Oct 13, 2016

  • The Los Angeles Angels announced RHP A.J. Achter and OF Nick Buss elected free agency in lieu of outright assignments.

Oct 12, 2016

  • The San Diego Padres fired president Mike Dee.

Oct 11, 2016

  • The Atlanta Braves named Brian Snitker manager and Bo Porter special assistant to the general manager, Chuck Hernandez pitching coach and Ron Washington third base coach. Exercised the 2017 contract options on bench coach Terry Pendleton, first base coach Eddie Perez, hitting coach Kevin Seitzer and assistant hitting coach Jose Castro.
  • The Colorado Rockies announced hitting coach Blake Doyle, catching and defensive positioning coach Rene Lachemann, bench coach Tom Runnells and baserunning/outfield and first base coach Eric Young will not return.

Oct 10, 2016

  • The Cincinnati Reds announced OF Tyler Holt, INF-OF Patrick Kivlehan, C Rafael Lopez, RHP Matt Magill and RHP Jon Moscot cleared waivers and were sent outright to Louisville (IL).
  • The New York Yankees announced INF Donovan Solano refused his outright assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL) and elected to become a free agent.

Oct 8, 2016

  • The Detroit Tigers announced hitting coach Wally Joyner will not return in 2017.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays replaced LHP Francisco Liriano on the ALDS roster with RHP Danny Barnes.

Oct 7, 2016

  • The Atlanta Braves declined their 2017 option on pitching coach Roger McDowell.
  • The Baltimore Orioles claimed LHP Jed Bradley off waivers from Atlanta.
  • The New York Yankees signed pitching coach Larry Rothschild to a one-year contract.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks announced chief baseball officer Tony La Russa will shift into an advisory role.

Oct 6, 2016

  • The Baltimore Orioles announced the retirement of pitching coach Dave Wallace.
  • The Cincinnati Reds claimed INF-OF Arismendy Alcantara off waivers from Oakland.
  • The New York Yankees announced OF Eric Young Jr. declined an outright assignment and elected to become a free agent.

Oct 5, 2016

  • The Detroit Tigers exercised its 2017 option on the contract of manager Brad Ausmus.
  • The Miami Marlins fired hitting coach Barry Bonds, third base coach Lenny Harris and bullpen coach Reid Cornelius. Exercised its 2017 option on the contract of OF/DH Ichiro Suzuki. Agreed to terms with 3B Martin Prado on a three-year contract.
  • The New York Yankees announced RHP Anthony Swarzak elected free agency instead of accepting an outright assignment. Announced the Los Angeles Angels claimed RHPs Blake Parker and Kirby Yates off waivers.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired RHP Brady Dragmire from Toronto for cash considerations.

Oct 4, 2016

  • The Seattle Mariners named Trevor Gooby Vice President of Ballpark Operations.

Oct 3, 2016

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks fired general manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale.
  • The Chicago White Sox named Rick Renteria manager.
  • The Colorado Rockies announced the resignation of manager Walt Weiss.
  • The Minnesota Twins named Derek Falvey executive vice president and chief baseball officer.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies fired hitting coach Steve Henderson.

Oct 2, 2016

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with RHP Jim Johnson on a two-year contract.
  • The Chicago White Sox announced the resignation of manager Robin Ventura.