MLB Rumor and Transaction Tracker

The Major League Baseball offseason is here, and the Hot Stove is just starting to heat up. Over the next few months, trades, signings, and everything in between are bound to happen. We’re going to keep track of all rumors and transactions that take place during this Hot Stove season. Refresh your browser to see all happenings.

NOTE (December 2, 2016): All the latest news and rumors will now be at the top of the article, below this note. You no longer have to scroll to the bottom to get your news.

January 16

  • SIGNING: The Philadelphia Phillies have signed OF Michael Saunders

January 13

  • TRADE: The Atlanta Braves have acquired 2B Micah Johnson from the Los Angeles Dodgers for a PTBNL or cash

January 11

  • TRADE: The Seattle Mariners have acquired OF Mallex Smith and RHP Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves for LHPs Luis Gohara and Thomas Burrows
  • TRADE: The Seattle Mariners have acquired LHP Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for OF Mallex Smith, LHP Ryan Yarbrough, and SS Carlos Vargas

January 6

  • TRADE: The Baltimore Orioles have acquired OF Seth Smith from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for RHP Yovani Gallardo
  • TRADE: The Seattle Mariners have acquired OF Jarrod Dyson from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for RHP Nathan Karns

January 5

  • SIGNING: The Cleveland Indians signed 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion

January 3

  • SIGNING: The Oakland Athletics have signed OF Rajai Davis
  • SIGNING: The Cincinnati Reds have signed RHP Drew Storen
  • TRADE: The Kansas City Royals have acquired OF Peter O’Brien from the Arizona Diamondbacks for RHP Sam Lewis

December 27

  • SIGNING: The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed RHP Ivan Nova

December 23

  • SIGNING: The Miami Marlins have signed RHP Brad Ziegler
  • SIGNING: The Detroit Tigers have signed C Alex Avila
  • SIGNING: The Los Angeles Angels have signed OF Ben Revere

December 21

  • SIGNING: The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed RHP Daniel Hudson

December 20

  • TRADE: The Philadelphia Phillies acquire RHP Clay Buchholz from the Boston Red Sox for 2B Josh Tobias

December 16

  • SIGNING: The Miami Marlins signed LHP Junichi Tazawa

December 15

  • SIGNING: The Colorado Rockies have signed LHP Mike Dunn

December 14

  • SIGNING: The Orioles signed catcher Wellington Castillo to a one year, $13M deal.

December 13

  • SIGNING: The Dodgers have signed Justin Turner to a four year, $64M deal.

December 12

  • RUMOR: The Dodgers are close to signing both Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen.
  • SIGNING: The Dodgers have signed RHP Kenley Jansen to a five year, $80M deal.

December 10

  • TRADE: The Nationals trade IF Danny Espinoza to the Angels.

December 8

  • SIGNING: The Yankees have signed RHP Aroldis Chapman to a five year, $85M contract.
  • RUMOR: The Rockies are deeply involved in talks with 1B/DH Mark Trumbo.
  • RUMOR: The Tigers aren’t actively pursuing OFs Ben Revere or Andrew McCutchen at this time.
  • SIGNING: The Chicago Cubs have signed RHP Koji Uehara.
  • SIGNING: The Cardinals have signed OF Dexter Fowler.

December 7

  • TRADE: The Cubs acquire RHP Wade Davis from the Royals for OF Jorge Soler.
  • SIGNING: The Rangers have signed Carlos Gomez to a one year, $11.5M deal.
  • RUMOR: The White Sox are in serious trade talks involving LHP Jose Quintana.
  • RUMOR: The Tigers are having trouble moving OF J.D Martinez and 2B Ian Kinsler, but they’re getting hits on RHP Anibal Sanchez and LHP Justin Wilson.
  • SIGNING: The Miami Marlins have signed LHP Jeff Locke to a one year, $3M deal.
  • SIGNING: The Colorado Rockies have signed OF/IF Ian Desmond to five year, $70M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Rangers don’t have the money for Edwin Encarnacion.
  • SIGNING: The Miami Marlins signed RHP Dustin McGowan to a one year deal.
  • SIGNING: The Blue Jays have signed RHP Brett Oberholtzer
  • SIGNING: The Marlins sign C AJ Ellis to a one year, $2.5M contract.
  • RUMOR: The White Sox are working on a trade that would send OF Adam Eaton to the Nationals.
  • RUMOR: The Mariners and Giants are discussing a trade around RHP Chris Heston.
  • TRADE: The Nationals have acquired OF Adam Eaton from the White Sox for RHP Lucas Giolito, RHP Dane Dunning, and RHP Reynaldo Lopez.
  • TRADE: The Seattle Mariners have acquired RHP Chris Heston from the San Francisco Giants for a PTBNL.

December 6

  • TRADE: The Chicago White Sox have traded LHP Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox for INF Yoan Moncada, RHP Michael Kopech, and two other prospects.
  • RUMOR: The Baltimore Orioles called on 1B Chris Carter.
  • SIGNING: The Boston Red Sox have signed 1B Mitch Moreland to a one year deal.
  • RUMOR: The Tigers are receiving significant interest in LHP Justin Wilson.
  • RUMOR: The Tigers are scanning the free agent and trade market for a backup catcher and they believe they’ll get one through trade.
  • RUMOR: A trade of Wade Davis could happen soon.
  • RUMOR: The Mariners are in serious talks with 1B/DH Mark Trumbo.
  • RUMOR: The Angels and Padres are discussing a trade that possibly involves a 2B.
  • RUMOR: The Blue Jays are in talks with OF Jose Bautista. The Indians are also interested in him.
  • RUMOR: The Mariners are likely to check in in Boston SPs Clay Buchholz and/or Drew Pomeranz.
  • RUMOR: The Cardinals are not motivated to deal 2B Kolten Wong.
  • RUMOR: The Royals are moving closer to a deal involving OF Jarrod Dyson. The Athletics are very interested.
  • RUMOR: The Cubs are close to acquiring Wade Davis.
  • RUMOR: The Rays have offered catcher Wilson Ramos a two year deal and he’s close to a decision.
  • RUMOR: There could be a hold up in the Davis to the Cubs deal.
  • SIGNING: The Tampa Bay Rays have signed catcher Wilson Ramos to a two year, $12.5M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Washington Nationals have made a late push for Wade Davis.
  • RUMOR: The Indians have talked to Edwin Encarnacion, Mark Trumbo, Jose Bautista, and Mike Napoli.
  • RUMOR: The DBacks are close to signing RHP Fernando Rodney.
  • RUMOR: The Cubs are close to acquiring Wade Davis from the Royals for Jorge Soler.
  • RUMOR: The Rangers and OF Carlos Gomez are making headway and a deal could come quickly.

December 5

  • RUMOR: The Rangers are interested in Cincinnati Reds OF Billy Hamilton.
  • SIGNING: The Toronto Blue Jays signed 1B Steve Pearce to a two year, $12.5M deal.
  • SIGNING: The San Francisco Giants have signed RHP Mark Melancon to a four year, $62M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Mets and the Orioles are talking about a trade.
  • RUMOR: The Angels have emerged as a landing spot for 2B Chase Utley.
  • RUMOR: The Royals and St. Louis Cardinals discussing a trade around OF Lorenzo Cain, RHP Wade Davis, and 2B Kolten Wong.
  • RUMOR: There is a legitimate chance that LHP Chris Sale gets dealt to the Washington Nationals. The teams are haggling over the final pieces and details of a deal.
  • RUMOR: The Cleveland Indians are discussing a multi year deal with 1B Edwin Encarnacion.

December 4

  • RUMOR: The Los Angeles Dodgers have been aggressive in pursuit of Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Doizer and have now interested Minnesota.
  • RUMOR: The Los Angeles Dodgers are likely to re-sign 3B Justin Turner.
  • RUMOR: The Cleveland Indians have showed interest in a few 1B, including Mike Napoli, Adam Lind, Mitch Moreland, and Chris Carter.
  • RUMOR: Mitch Moreland has also drawn interest from the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • RUMOR: 16 teams are interested in RHP Daniel Hudson.
  • SIGNING: The Atlanta Braves have signed LHP Jacob Lingdren to a MLB deal.
  • RUMOR: The Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants are trying hard for RHP Mark Melancon. There could be another team involved.
  • RUMOR: The Chicago White Sox want SS Dansby Swanson in a deal for LHP Chris Sale, but the Atlanta Braves said no. They will consider 3B Ozzie Albies in a deal, however.
  • RUMOR: The Detroit Tigers position on cutting payroll is “overstated”. They’ll look to make good deals or no deals.
  • RUMOR: The Chicago Cubs are looking to add pitching at the Winter Meetings.
  • RUMOR: Kansas City Royals executives are meeting tonight to decide how to proceed with their players in walk years (RHP Wade Davis, OF Lorenzo Cain, RHP Danny Duffy, 1B Eric Homer, and 3B Mike Moustakas).
  • RUMOR: The Miami Marlins are in on RHP Mark Melancon.
  • RUMOR: The Yankees, Nationals, Marlins, Giants, and Dodgers are all looking for closers.
  • RUMOR: The New York Yankees are close to a deal with OF Matt Holliday.
  • SIGNING: The New York Yankees have signed OF Matt Holliday on a one year, $13M deal.
  • RUMOR: The White Sox don’t view the Dodgers and the Rangers as serious players for LHP Chris Sale. The Nationals are trying but the Sox want SS Trea Turner in return, which is a no go.
  • RUMOR: The Rangers, Blue Jays, and two NL teams are in on 1B Edwin Encarnacion.
  • RUMOR: The Blue Jays are interested in multiple OFs, including Dexter Fowler. This could impact Encarnacion’s chances of returning.
  • RUMOR: The Washington Nationals believe they can trade for both LHP Chris Sale and OF Andrew McCutchen.
  • RUMOR: The San Diego Padres are aggressively shopping 3B Yangervis Solarte.
  • RUMOR: The Blue Jays and Dexter Fowler are far apart on talks. The St. Louis Cardinals are a possibility for him.
  • RUMOR: The Colorado Rockies have checked in on 1B/DH Mark Trumbo.
  • RUMOR: The Philadelphia Phillies are close to signing RHP Joaquin Benoit.
  • RUMOR: The Rangers are balking at the White Sox price for LHP Chris Sale
  • RUMOR: The Tigers are willing to deal RHP Francisco Rodriguez for the right price.
  • RUMOR: The Houston Astros are going to listen to trade offers for DH Evan Gattis and RHP Colin McHugh.

December 3

  • SIGNING: The Seattle Mariners have signed LHP Marc Rzepczynski to a two year, $11M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Tampa Bay Rays are expected to aggressively pursue catcher Wellington Castillo. The Atlanta Braves also may have some interest. Castillo has received a lot of calls.
  • SIGNING: The Houston Astros have signed OF Carlos Beltran to a one year, $16M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Boston Red Sox do not plan on making a run at 1B Edwin Encarnacion.
  • RUMOR: The Washington Nationals are in talks with the Chicago White Sox for LHP Chris Sale and the Pittsburgh Pirates for OF Andrew McCutchen.
  • RUMOR: Talks between OF Ian Desmond and the Texas Rangers have intensified within the last few days.
  • RUMOR: Ian Desmond is expected to sign a four year deal with an unknown team.
  • RUMOR: A team that attempted to sign LHP Rich Hill believes Hill has a three year, $40M deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • RUMOR: The New York Mets are positioned to trade either Curtis Granderson or Jay Bruce “fairly quickly”
  • SIGNING: The Dodgers and Rich Hill have agreed to a three year deal worth more than $40M.
  • RUMOR: The Colorado Rockies are interested in OF/DH/1B Mark Trumbo.
  • SIGNING: The Seattle Mariners have signed RHP Casey Fien to a major league deal.
  • RUMOR: A rival GM believes that a trade of Detroit Tigers OF J.D Martinez is “all but certain”.
  • RUMOR: RHP Mark Melancon has multiple offers of four years, and $60M+ plus.

December 2

  • RUMOR: The closers market is heating up.
  • RUMOR: Mark Melancon talks are moving along. The Giants and Nationals are in the mix.
  • RUMOR: The Giants and Nationals aren’t the only teams in on Melancon, but he could very likely be the first closer off the board.
  • TRADE: The Washington Nationals have acquired catcher Derek Norris from the San Diego Padres for RHP Pedro Avila.
  • SIGNING: The Chicago Cubs have signed LHP Brian Duensing to a one year, $2M deal.
  • SIGNING: The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed catcher Jeff Mathis to a two year, $4M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Pittsburgh Pirates want OF Victor Robles and a top young SP in any package involving OF Andrew McCutchen going to the Washington Nationals.

November 10th, 2016

  • SIGNING: The Atlanta Braves have signed RHP R.A. Dickey to a one year deal with a club option for a second year.
  • RUMOR: The San Francisco Giants have met with the representatives of closers Aroldis Chapman, Mark Melancon, and Kenley Jansen.
  • RUMOR: According to comments made by New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman, a trade of C/DH Brian McCann is not imminent.
  • RUMOR: Multiple teams showed interest in Minnesota Twins 2B Brian Dozier during this week’s General Manager meetings.
  • RUMOR: The Detroit Tigers are receiving interest in 2B Ian Kinsler, as expected, but also pitchers Anibal Sanchez and Mike Pelfrey.
  • RUMOR: Teams have called the Arizona Diamondbacks on Paul Goldschmidt but he’s going no where.
  • RUMOR: The Tampa Bay Rays feel they have a strong chance of trading one of Chris Archer, Jake Odorizzi, and Drew Smyly, with an outside chance of trading Alex Cobb.
  • RUMOR: OF Jose Bautista does not plan on accepting the $17.2M qualifying offer he received from the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • RUMOR: Although there were no substantial talks at the GM meetings, the Los Angeles Dodgers do see Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler as a fit for their roster.
  • RUMOR: The Baltimore Orioles are pursuing OF Josh Reddick.
  • RUMOR: The Seattle Mariners, who are determined to add a LH reliever, are interested in LHP Brett Cecil.
  • RUMOR: The Cleveland Indians, Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, and Seattle Mariners all show interest in RHP Greg Holland.
  • RUMOR: The Cincinnati Reds are open to trading SS Zach Cozart.
  • NEWS: Matt Holliday is now a free agent after the St. Louis Cardinals waived a provision on his contract about guaranteed money in the 2017 season.

November 11th

  • RUMOR: RHP Bartolo Colon has signed with a team that is not the New York Mets
  • SIGNING: The Atlanta Braves have signed RHP Bartolo Colon to a one year, $12.5M deal.
  • RUMOR: The catchers market is heating up, and top tier C Jason Castro has three offers from American League teams.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays are interested in OF Josh Reddick, however, they won’t decide whether or not to pursue him until they know Jose Bautista’s offical answer to their qualifying offer.
  • SIGNING: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed INF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. to a seven year, $22M deal.
  • RUMOR: The New York Yankees are willing to eat some of Brian McCann’s remaining $34M but would require multiple top prospects to do so.
  • RUMOR: Along with Josh Reddick, OF Dexter Fowler is also a “player of interest” for the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays are “making a push” for DH Kendrys Morales.
  • NEWS: RHP Mark Melancon is scheduled to be in San Francisco for an in-person visit. Worth noting that a Giants official told the Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan “We are getting one of the big closers.”
  • SIGNING: The Toronto Blue Jays have signed DH Kendrys Morales to a three year, $33M deal.
  • TRADE: The Philadelphia Phillies acquire OF/INF Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Dodgers for 1B Darin Ruf and 2B Darnell Sweeney.
  • RUMOR: Closer Mark Melancon, who still has an in person visit with San Francisco today, and the Colorado Rockies have mutual interest in a deal.
  • RUMOR: Phillies 2B Cesar Hernandez was a “hot name” in trade talks at the GM Meetings.
  • SIGNING: The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have signed RHP Jesse Chavez to a one year, $5.75M deal.
  • SIGNING: The Washington Nationals sign OF Chris Heisey to a one year, $1.4M deal.

November 12th

  • RUMOR: The representatives of OF Jose Bautista had a “long meeting” with a Boston Red Sox executive at the GM Meetings.
  • RUMOR: Both the New York Mets and New York Yankees have interest in LHP Boone Logan.
  • RUMOR: Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips is “more willing” to waive no trade clause this offseason than he was last offseason.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays are interested in INF Steve Pearce.
  • TRADE: The Seattle Mariners acquire INF Danny Valencia from the Oakland Athletics for RHP Paul Blackburn.
  • RUMOR: LHP Derek Holland is interesting in signing a deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • RUMOR: Three teams are in play for 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion, including the Toronto Blue Jays. A deal is likely soon, according to Encarnacion’s agent.

November 13th

  • RUMOR: The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to field inquiries on star OF Andrew McCutchen
  • RUMOR: Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto would waive his no-trade clause if it meant going to his hometown Toronto Blue Jays.
  • RUMOR: LHP Derek Holland still hopes to re-sign with his former team, the Texas Rangers.
  • RUMOR: RHP Ivan Nova has offers of three years and $36M on the table.
  • RUMOR: The New York Mets would like to re-sign LHP Jerry Blevins and add another LHP to their bullpen.
  • RUMOR: The New York Mets feel that OF Yoenis Cespedes will reject their QO, but 2B Neil Walker “could go either way”.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays have engaged the New York Mets in trade talks for OF Jay Bruce.

November 14th

  • RUMOR: OF/INF Ian Desmond will reject the Qualifying Offer from the Texas Rangers.
  • RUMOR: OF Yoenis Cespedes will reject the Qualifying Offer from the New York Mets.
  • RUMOR: OF Jose Bautista will reject the Qualifying Offer from the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • RUMOR: The New York Yankees are receiving calls from multiple teams on prospect 3B Miguel Andujar.
  • RUMOR: OF/DH Mark Trumbo’s market is “bustling”, so he may not accept the Qualifying Offer from the Baltimore Orioles.
  • RUMOR: RHP Kenley Jansen will decline the QO from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • RUMOR: INF Justin Turner will decline the QO from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly made a three year offer to LHP Brett Cecil.
  • RUMOR: OF Dexter Fowler will reject the QO from the Chicago Cubs.
  • RUMOR: RHP Jeremy Hellickson will accept the QO from the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • RUMOR: The Qualifying Offer system as we know it is going to die out next year with a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • RUMOR: The Washington Nationals have inquired on Chicago White Sox LHP Chris Sale.
  • NEWS: RHP Jeremy Hellickson (Phillies) and 2B Neil Walker (Mets) are the only players to accept the $17.2M qualifying offer from their respective clubs.
  • NEWS: Chicago White Sox 1B Jose Abreu has opted out of his guaranteed contract and into year by year arbitration for the next three years.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays and 1B Edwin Encarnacion are no longer talking about a deal.

November 15th

  • RUMOR: The Boston Red Sox are one of the more aggressive pursuers of RHP Greg Holland.
  • RUMOR: The Atlanta Braves are showing strong interest in LHP Chris Sale, among other teams.
  • RUMOR: The Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants have had recent discussions about a trade involving OF J.D. Martinez.
  • RUMOR: The New York Yankees and San Diego Padres are interested in LHP Derek Holland.
  • RUMOR: The Astros are a team to watch and they expect to have one or two transactions done prior to the Winter Meetings.

November 16th

  • SIGNING: The Houston Astros have signed RHP Charlie Morton to a two year, $14M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Dodgers have talked a trade around 2B Ian Kinsler. The Tigers are said to have interest in Dodgers #1 Prospect Cody Bellinger.

November 17th

  • RUMOR: The SPs trade market has been “intense” during the last 24-48 hours.
  • TRADE: The Houston Astros have acquired C/DH Brian McCann from the New York Yankees for RHPs Albert Abreu and Jorge Guzman.
  • SIGNING: The Houston Astros have signed OF Josh Reddick to a four year, $52M deal.

November 18

  • RUMOR: Multiple teams inquiring about RHP Junior Guerra of the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • RUMOR: The Texas Rangers are nearing an agreement with RHP Andrew Cashner.
  • SIGNING: The Texas Rangers have signed RHP Andrew Cashner to a one year, $10M deal.
  • NEWS: The Minnesota Twins have outright 3B Trevor Plouffe. Unless he’s claimed by another team, he’ll become a free agent.
  • SIGNING: The Kansas City Royals have signed C Drew Butera to a two year deal.
  • RUMOR: The New York Yankees are looking into Edwin Encarnacion, Carlos Beltran, and Yoenis Cespedes for their DH options.
  • RUMOR: The Houston Astros still want OF Carlos Beltran after acquiring Brian McCann and Josh Reddick.
  • TRADE: The New York Yankees have traded LHP James Pazos to the Seattle Mariners for RHP Zach Littell.
  • NEWS: The New York Yankees have released UTIL Dustin Ackley, DFA’d RHP Nathan Evoaldi, LHP Joe Mantiply, and RHP Nick Rumbelow.

November 19

  • RUMOR: The Miami Marlins are interested in pitchers Kenley Jansen, Mike Dunn, Edison Volquez, and Travis Wood.
  • SIGNING: The St. Louis Cardinals have signed LHP Brett Cecil to a four year, $30. 5M deal.
  • NEWS: The Houston Astros have placed 1B Jon Singleton on outright waivers.
  • RUMOR: The Chicago White Sox are willing to trade any player that has less than four years of control remaining.
  • RUMOR: Mike Napoli is receiving interest from NL teams as a full time 1B.
  • RUMOR: The Tampa Bay Rays have “serious interest” in UTIL Steve Pearce.

November 20

  • RUMOR: The Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics, and San Diego Padres have all expressed interest in OF Eric Thames.
  • RUMOR: The Seattle Mariners are giving the Cleveland Indians “serious competition” for 1B/DH Mike Napoli.
  • RUMOR: The Los Angeles Dodgers have interest in Tampa Bay Rays 2B Logan Forsythe.
  • RUMOR: The Houston Astros are interested in 1B/DH Mike Napoli.
  • RUMOR: The Seattle Mariners inquired about Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen, but talks went nowhere.

November 21

  • RUMOR: The Baltimore Orioles have interest in C Nick Hundley.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays have interest in LHP Jerry Blevins.
  • RUMOR: The Los Angeles Dodgers are “very open” to re-signing 2B Chase Utley, however they view him as a fallback option should they not acquire a 2B through trade.
  • RUMOR: LHP Javier Lopez has a “very short list of teams that could keep him out of retirement”.
  • RUMOR: The Minnesota Twins are not looking to attach the contract of RHP Phil Hughes to any trade involving 2B Brian Doizer.
  • RUMOR: Many teams view Jason Castro as Plan A and Nick Hundley as Plan B when it comes to catchers, except the Baltimore Orioles, who view Hundley as Plan A. Castro has multiple three year offers on the table.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays offered 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion a four year, $80M deal but he turned it down.

November 22

  • SIGNING: The Minnesota Twins have signed C Jason Castro to a three year, $24.5M deal.

November 23

  • RUMOR: The Seattle Mariners are on the verge of a multi player trade with an unknown team. That team is believed to be the Arizona Diamondbacks but it has not been confirmed.
  • TRADE: The Arizona Diamondbacks acquire RHP Taijuan Walker and SS Ketel Marte from the Seattle Mariners for 2B Jean Segura, CF Mitch Hanigar, and LHP Zac Curtis.

November 24

  • SIGNING: The Atlanta Braves have signed INF Sean Rodriguez to a two year, $11. 5M deal.

November 25

  • RUMOR: The Minnesota Twins are telling teams that they are not looking to deal 2B Brian Dozier unless they receive an excellent return.
  • RUMOR: The Chicago Cubs are interested in Colorado Rockies OF Charlie Blackmon.

November 27

The 26th was quiet, so let’s get back into the rumors.

  • RUMOR: Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez is drawing interest from several teams.

November 28

  • RUMOR: The Miami Marlins are nearing an agreement with RHP Edison Volquez.
  • SIGNING: The Miami Marlins have signed RHP Edison Volquez to a two year, $22M deal.
  • TRADE: The Atlanta Braves have acquired OF Alex Jackson and a PTBNL from the Seattle Mariners for RHPs Rob Whalen and Max Povse.

November 29

  • SIGNING: The Milwaukee Brewers have signed OF Eric Thames to a three year deal to play 1B.
  • RUMOR: The St. Louis Cardinals are interested in 3B Justin Turner, but they’d need to trade SS Jhonny Peralta for the match to be realistic.
  • RUMOR: The New York Mets are interested in Detroit Tigers OF J.D Martinez
  • RUMOR: The Pittsburgh Pirates are open to trading INF Josh Harrison.
  • RUMOR: The Seattle Mariners are interested in RHP Doug Fister
  • SIGNING: The New York Mets have signed OF Yoenis Cespedes to a four year, $110M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays are making a push for OF Jay Bruce.
  • SIGNING: The Chicago Cubs have signed OF Jon Jay to a one year, $8M deal.
  • RUMOR: The Toronto Blue Jays, while making a push for Bruce, are showing strong interest in OF Dexter Fowler.

November 30

  • RUMOR: New York Mets OF Curtis Granderson is drawing more interest than teammate Jay Bruce, but the Mets would rather deal the latter.
  • SIGNING: The Oakland Athletics have signed OF Matt Joyce to a two year, $11M deal
  • RUMOR: The Pittsburgh Pirates have been the aggressors in trade talks surrounding OF Andrew McCutchen, offering him to teams rather than teams calling about him.
  • NEWS: MLB and MLBPA agree to a five year deal on a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

December 1

  • RUMOR: The Baltimore Orioles interested in Mets OF Curtis Granderson
  • RUMOR: The Washington Nationals are talking with the Pirates about OF Andrew McCutchen. Prospect OF Victor Robles is a target of Pittsburgh.
  • RUMOR: Talks have accelerated between the Pirates and Nationals.
  • TRADE: The Atlanta Braves have acquired LHP Jamie Garcia from the St. Louis Cardinals for INFLuke Dykstra, RHP Chris Ellis, and RHP John Gant.
  • RUMOR: The Tigers and Mets had discussions on a J.D Martinez trade until the Tigers asked for OF Michael Conforto in return.
  • RUMOR: OF Dexter Fowler believes he can get $18M a year.

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