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MLB Week-in-Review: Rangers land Desmond, Fowler re-signs with Cubs

Texas lands a shortstop to play in the outfield while Chicago gets another powerful outfield bat back.

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Chicago adds an experienced outfielder while the Rangers signed a shortstop to be their starting left fielder. Here is your Week-in-Review.

MLB Top Headlines:

Cubs sign Manny Parra

The veteran lefty heads to Chicago on a minor league deal.

Leonys Martin's agent arrested

The agent was arrested for human trafficking.

White Sox sign Jimmy Rollins

Rollins gives Chicago shortstop depth and was cheaper than Ian Desmond,.

Astros, Brewers discussed Jonathan Lucroy trade

A deal never got done, though.

Braves sign Jeff Francoeur

Francoeur had success with the Braves from 2005-2009.

Blue Jays' deal for Jay Bruce falls through

The three-team deal was never completed.

Jose Bautista wants a $150 million extension

Toronto is probably not interested.

Cliff Lee likely to retire

Several clubs appeared to be interested in Lee if he was open to making a comeback.

Tigers sign Casey McGehee

McGehee receives a minor league deal to head to Detroit.

Nationals have explored Bryce Harper extension

But Harper might be complacent hitting the free agent market in the future.

Orioles sign Yovani Gallardo to two-year deal

Baltimore ended up restructuring the initial contract.

Athletics acquire Chris Coghlan

Oakland added its second outfielder in two weeks.

Cubs re-sign Dexter Fowler

Fowler heads back to the Cubs, spurning the Orioles in the process.

Abraham Almonte suspended for 80 games

Almonte will sit out for his use of PEDs.

Rangers sign Ian Desmond

Desmond was one of the best remaining free agents.