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MLB Offseason moves from November and December

Who wants Kyle Schwarber?

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It’s time to catch up on some MLB transactions. Themes from this week:

  • Relievers changing teams (Corey Knebel)
  • A slew of outfield free agents, given that David Dahl, Eddie Rosario, Adam Duvall and Kyle Schwarber did not receive contracts.
  • The Orioles continue their fire sale
  • The White Sox brought on new staff

Al Central

Chicago White Sox
-Miguel Cairo named bench coach (previously with Yankees minor leagues).
-Ethan Katz named pitching coach (previously Giants assistant pitching coach).
-Frank Menechio named hitting coach (previously hitting coach with Triple-A Charlotte Knights team).

Cleveland Indians
-Traded P Adam Cimber to Miami for cash.
-Claimed P Jordan Humphreys off waivers from San Francisco.
-Did NOT offer contracts to Tyler Naguin, Delino DeShields and Jefry Rodriguez.

Detroit Tigers

Kansas City Royals
-Signed Hunter Dozier, Jesse Hahn, Jakob Junis, Franchy Cordero, and Jorge Soler to 1-year contracts. Signed Mike Minor to a two-year contract.
-Did NOT offer contracts to Maikel Franco, Jeison Guzman, Erick Mejia, Bubba Starling, Foster Griffin and Carlos Sanabria.

Minnesota Twins
-Signed Jose Berrios, Tyler Duffey, Caleb Thielbar, Mitch Garver and Byron Buxton to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT sign Matt Wisler and Eddie Rosario.

AL East

Baltimore Orioles
-Acquired P Garret Stallings and P Jean Pinto for SS Jose Iglesias.
-Claimed Chris Shaw off waivers, released Renato Nunez.

Boston Red Sox
-Acquired INF Christian Koss for P Yoan Aybar.
-Signed Matt Barnes, Chris Mazza, Ryan Brasier, Austin Bryce, Yairo Munoz, Kevin Plawecki and Eduardo Rodriguez to 1-year contracts.
-Claimed Joel Payamps off waivers.

New York Yankees
-Signed Luis Cessa and Ben Heller to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT offer a contract to Jonathan Holder.

Tampa Bay Rays
-Did NOT sign Edgar Garcia.

Toronto Blue Jays
-Did NOT sign A.J. Cole and Travis Shaw.

AL West

Houston Astros
-Signed Austin Pruitt to a 1-year contract.

Los Angeles Angels
-Acquired SS Jose Iglesias from Baltimore in exchange for P Garret Stallings and P Jean Pinto.
-Did NOT sign Justin Anderson, Matt Andriese, Kenyan Middleton, Hoby Milner and Hansel Robles.

Oakland Athletics
-Signed Matt Olson, Burch Smith, Chad Pinder and Tony Kemp to 1-year contracts.

Seattle Mariners

Texas Rangers
-Named Chris Young GM.
-Signed Joey Gallo and Scott Heineman to 1-year contracts.
-Claimed Aramis Garcia off waivers.
-Did NOT sign Jimmy Herget, Scott Heineman and Danny Santana.

NL Central

Chicago Cubs
-Signed Colin Rea, Dan Winkler and Kyle Ryan to 1-year contracts.
-Claimed Robert Stock off waivers from Boston.
-Did NOT sign Jose Martinez, Ryan Tepera, Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber.

Cincinnati Reds
-Did NOT sign Brian Goodwin, R.J. Alaniz, Kyle Farmer, Archie Bradley and Curt Casali.

Milwaukee Brewers
-Signed Omar Narvaez, Daniel Vogelbach, Manny Pina and Orlando Arcia to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT sign Ben Gamel, Jace Peterson and Alex Claudio.

Pittsburgh Pirates
-Signed Michael Feliz, Erik Gonzalez and Jameson Taillon to 1-year contracts.
-Claimed Ashton Goudeau off waivers from Colorado.
-Did NOT sign Clay Holmes.

St. Louis Cardinals
-Did NOT sign John Brebbia and Rangel Ravelo.


NL East

Atlanta Braves
-Signed Grant Dayton, Luke Jackson and Johan Camargo to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT sign Adam Duvall.

Miami Marlins
-Signed Jesus Aguilar and Garrett Cooper to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT sign Ryne Stanek and Jose Urena.

New York Mets
-Signed Trevor May to a 2-year contract.
-Signed Steven Matz, Jacob Barnes and Guillermo Heredia to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT sign Chasen Shreve, Ariel Jurado, Paul Sewald and Nick Tropeano.

Philadelphia Phillies
-Signed David Hale, Hector Neris and Andrew Knapp to 1-year contracts.

Washington Nationals
-Signed Joe Ross to a 1-year contract.

NL West

Arizona Diamondbacks

Colorado Rockies
-Acquired INF Yoan Aybar from Boston for INF Christian Koss.
-Acquired P Robert Stephenson and OF Jameson Hannah from Cincinnati for P Jeff Hoffman and P Case Williams.
-Did NOT sign David Dahl, Chi Chi Gonzalez and Tony Wolters.

Los Angeles Dodgers
-Signed Scott Alexander to a 1-year contract.
-Acquired Corey Knebel from Milwaukee for cash.

San Diego Padres
-Signed Matt Strahm to a 1-year contract.
-Did NOT sign Greg Garcia.

San Francisco Giants
-Signed Alex Dickerson, Trevor Gott, Wandy Peralta, Darin Ruf, Austin Slater and Jarlin Garcia to 1-year contracts.
-Did NOT sign Rico Garcia, Chadwick Tromp, Tyler Anderson and Daniel Robertson.