Arizona hired a new manager, and the Angels landed an outfielder in one of the first trades of the offseason. Here are this week’s top headlines.
Rangers shopping Derek Holland
Texas is making it known he is available in trades.
Jeurys Familia arrested
New York’s reliever was arrested on domestic violence charges.
Cardinals extend Mike Matheny
Matheny received a new three-year deal.
Phillies decline options on Howard, Morton
It might be the end of the Ryan Howard era in Philadelphia.
Cardinals exercise Jaime Garcia’s option
The lefty starter is staying in St. Louis.
Nationals exercise option on Gio Gonzalez
Gonzalez will remain in Washington’s rotation.
Mets bring Bruce, Reyes back
New York seems to be pleased with those two members of its core.
Twins hire Thad Levine
Minnesota made it official.
Royals exercise options on Davis, Escobar
Kansas City could still try and trade Escobar.
Cleveland picks up Carlos Santana’s option
This seemed to be a fairly obvious choice.
Astros claim Aoki
The outfielder heads to Houston in fairly surprising early move.
Mariners exercise option on Smith
Seattle might be seeking some catching depth, though.
Angels acquire Cameron Maybin
Los Angeles added some outfield depth.
Diamondbacks hire Lovullo
Arizona hired its new manager.
Tigers exercise K-Rod’s option
Detroit is keeping its closer.
Fowler will become a free agent
There is a chance he still remains with the Cubs, though.
Phillies acquire Neshek
Philadelphia started its offseason by adding some depth.
Royals, Duffy open extension talks
Kansas City is considering a new deal.