This Week in Transactions - Jan 6 through Jan 12

Stephen Strasburg - Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE

All transactions reported for the week running from 1/6 to 1/12.

Hello everyone and welcome to This Week in Transactions where we let you in the loop on all moves made throughout the week. It was light on major league signings but there were plenty of minor league deals cut. A manager was extended in Hollywood, a certain phenom from D.C. avoided arbitration and a handful of top prospects received invites to Spring Training. Now on to the goodies.

Trades

  • None

MLB Free Agent Signings

  • None

Avoided Arbitration

  • 1/7 - OAK - RHP Jesse Chavez (1/$775K)
  • 1/10 - KC - C Brett Hayes (1/$630K)
  • 1/10 - WAS - RHSP Stephen Strasburg (1/$3.975M with $125K of incentives)

Extensions

  • 1/7 - DET - SS Jose Iglesias (1/$1.65M, not arb-eligible until after 2015)
  • 1/7 - LAD - Manager Don Mattingly (3 years)

DFA's

  • 1/7 - TB - OF Jerry Sands
  • 1/10 - NYY - OF Vernon Wells

Outrights

  • 1/7 - SD - RHP Adys Portillo (to AA)
  • 1/9 - TB - OF Jerry Sands (to AAA)

Waiver Claims

  • 1/6 - STL - OF Rafael Ortega (DFA'd by TEX)
  • 1/7 - TB - LHP Pedro Figueroa (DFA'd by OAK)
  • 1/10 - AZ - LHP Santos Rodriguez (DFA'd by CWS)

Non-tenders/Released

  • 1/7 - MIL - RHP Nick Bucci
  • 1/8 - CLE - RHP Kyle Blair, RHP Owen Dew, RHP Rafael Holmbert, RHP Michael Goodnight, IF Manuel Boscan, OF Victor De Jesus

40-Man Additions

  • None

MiLB Free Agent Signings

  • 1/6 - PIT - OF Chris Dickerson
  • 1/6 - SEA - C Humberto Quintero
  • 1/6 - CLE - RHP Scott Atchison
  • 1/6 - CLE -  RF Jeff Francouer (1/$1M if he makes MLB roster with $500K of incentives)
  • 1/6 - TB - IF Ray Olmedo, 3B/OF James Darnell, C Ali Solis, RHP Santiago Garrido
  • 1/6 - NYM - C Taylor Teagarden (1/$725K if he makes MLB roster with $50K of incentives)
  • 1/6 - NYM - RHP Jeremy Hefner
  • 1/6 - COL - RHP Richard Castillo
  • 1/7 - PIT - SS Robert Andino
  • 1/7 - KC - C Ramon Hernandez
  • 1/7 - SD - 1B/OF Xavier Nady
  • 1/7 - BAL - RHP Eddie Gamboa, RHP Zach Clark
  • 1/8 - MIA - RHP Kevin Slowey, RHP Craig Westcott, LHP Jose Gonzalez
  • 1/8 - NYY - RHP Yoshinori Tateyama, RHP Bruce Billings
  • 1/8 - ATL - LHP Atahualpa Severino
  • 1/8 - MIN - 2B/OF Corey Wimberly
  • 1/8 - DET - OF Trevor Crowe, OF Ezequiel Carrera, RHP Eduardo Sanchez, C Luis Exposito
  • 1/9 - TB - IF Jayson Nix
  • 1/9 - MIL - LHP Brad Mills, 1B/OF Brock Kjeldgaard
  • 1/9 - WAS - IF Mike Fontenot
  • 1/9 - CWS - UT Eric Patterson
  • 1/9 - MIA - RHP Jesus Sanchez, OF Matt Angle, LHP Josh Spence
  • 1/10 - SF - LHP Dontrelle Willis
  • 1/10 - BAL - IF Alexi Casilla
  • 1/10 - SD - RHP Blaine Boyer
  • 1/10 - BOS - RHP Hideyoshi Otake
  • 1/11 - NYY - RHP Robert Coello
  • 1/11 - SD - LHP Zach Braddock
  • 1/11 - CIN - RHP Bobby Keppel
  • 1/11 - AZ - SS Tommy Manzella
  • 1/12 - NYY - IF Scott Sizemore (5/1 and 8/1 opt-out dates)

Retirements

  • 1/6 - IF Ryan Theriot

Free Agency Elections

  • None

Foreign Signings

  • 1/7 - Rakuten Golden Eagles (NPB) - OF Andruw Jones (1/$3.8M)

Spring Training Invites

*Players in bold are top prospects

  • 1/6 - PIT - RHP Jameson Taillon
  • 1/8 - PHI - LHP Jesse Biddle, 3B Maikel Franco, LHP Mario Hollands, RHP Ken Giles, C Sebastian Valle
  • 1/8 - AZ - RHP Archie Bradley, LHP Andrew Chafin, SS Nick Ahmed, 3B Jake Lamb, RHP Aaron Barrett, RHP Matt Stites, RHP Michael Bolsinger, 1B Nick Evans, 2B Mike Freeman, LF Justin Greene, RHP RJ Hively, 1B Mike Jacobs, SS Sean Jamieson, CF Evan Marzilli, RHP Willy Paredes, C Steve Rodriguez, RHP Seth Simmons
  • 1/9 - MIN - CF Byron Buxton, 3B Miguel Sano, RHP Alex Meyer, C Stuart Turner, C Matt Koch, C Kyle Knudson
  • 1/9 - DET - 2B Devon Travis, LHP Robbie Ray, LF Tyler Collins, RHP Drew VerHagen, C James McCann, C John Murrian, C Luis Exposito
  • 1/9 - KC - RHP Kyle Zimmer, RF Jorge Bonifacio, RHP Jason Adam, RHP Sugar Ray Marimon, LF Paulo Orlando, C Adam Moore, C Juan Graterol, RHP Aaron Brooks, LHP Scott Alexander
  • 1/9 - MIA - LHP Andrew Heaney, LHP Justin Nicolino, 3B Colin Moran, LHP Adam Conley, RHP Nick Wittgren, RHP Colby Suggs, RHP Anthony DeSclafani, C Austin Barnes, SS Danny Black, 1B Mark Canha, RHP Bryan Evans, LHP James Leverton, LHP Greg Nappo, SS Austin Nola, RHP Rett Varner

Previous "This Week in Transactions" posts -

December 30 through January 5 - "New Year's Edition"

December 23 through December 29 - "The Holiday Lull"
December 9 through December 15 - "Winter Meetings Special Edition"


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