MLB Transactions in August 2017

Aug 16, 2017

  • The San Diego Padres announced the retirement of RHP Jered Weaver.

Aug 15, 2017

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers traded RHP Chris Hatcher to the Oakland Athletics for international amateur signing bonus pool space.

Aug 14, 2017

  • The Chicago White Sox traded RHP Tyler Clippard to Houston for a player to named.

Aug 13, 2017

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with LHP Cesilio Pimentel on a minor league contract.
  • The San Diego Padres extended the contract of manager Andy Green three years through 2021.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays released 3B Chris Coghlan.

Aug 12, 2017

  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with 1B Ryan Howard on a minor league contract.
  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with RHP Jackson Sigman on a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers acquired 2B Neil Walker and cash from the New York Mets in for a player to be named.
  • The Texas Rangers claimed INF Phil Gosselin off waivers from Pittsburgh and optioned him to Round Rock.

Aug 11, 2017

  • The Chicago White Sox acquired RHP Ryan Burr from Arizona for international signing bonus pool money.
  • The Los Angeles Angels announced OF Shane Robinson cleared waivers and was sent outright to Salt Lake.
  • The Texas Rangers added RHP Jhan Marinez to active roster.

Aug 10, 2017

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Andury Acevedo on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers claimed RHP Jhan Marinez from Pittsburgh (NL).

Aug 9, 2017

  • The Cincinnati Reds claimed RHP Luke Farrell off waivers from the L.A. Dodgers and optioned him to Louisville (IL).
  • The Cleveland Indians acquired OF Jay Bruce from the New York Mets for RHP Ryder Ryan.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with 3B Jose Brizuela on a minor league contract.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with LHP Carlos Diaz on a minor league contract.
  • The Oakland Athletics named Wade Martin vice president of corporate partnerships and hospitality.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHP Jordan Lyles on a minor league contract.

Aug 8, 2017

  • The Texas Rangers traded RHP Ernesto Frieri to the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations.

Aug 7, 2017

  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with 2B Mike Freeman on a minor league contract.

Aug 6, 2017

  • The Chicago White Sox claimed INF D.J. Peterson off waivers from Seattle and optioned him to Charlotte (IL).
  • The Oakland Athletics traded 1B Yonder Alonso to Seattle for OF Boog Powell.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with RHPs Brian McAfee and Scott Kuzminsky on minor league contracts.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays traded RHP Ryan Garton and C Mike Marjama to Seattle for LHP Anthony Misiewicz, INF Luis Rengifo and a player to be named.

Aug 5, 2017

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired INF-OF Sean Rodriguez from Atlanta for INF Connor Joe. Claimed RHP George Kontos off waivers from San Francisco.
  • The Texas Rangers acquired International slot compensation from Baltimore for INF Brallan Perez.

Aug 4, 2017

  • The Cincinnati Reds acquired OF Randy Ventura from Atlanta for international bonus pool space.
  • The Cleveland Indians signed LHP Craig Breslow to a minor league contract and assigned him to Columbus (IL).
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed RHP Dylan Floro from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Oklahoma City (PCL).
  • The Oakland Athletics claimed C Dustin Garneau off waivers from Colorado.

Aug 2, 2017

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with SS Jorge Flores and OF Emilio Bonifacio on minor league contracts.
  • The Boston Red Sox promoted Sam Kennedy to president and CEO and signed him to a contract extension.
  • The Colorado Rockies released RHP Jordan Lyles.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with RHP Randy Dobnak and OF Taylor Grzelakowski on minor league contracts.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with RHP Bryan Evans on a minor league contract.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with RHP Jason Zgardowski on a minor league contract.