Pittsburgh signed David Freese and the Mets are still hoping to add a veteran backup catcher. Here are this week's top headlines.
Johnny Peralta out 2-3 months
St. Louis will be without Peralta as a result of a thumb injury.
Orioles sign Pedro Alvarez
Alvarez heads to Baltimore after being non-tendered by the Pirates.
Carter Capps undergoes Tommy John surgery
Capps was thought to be a candidate to compete for the closing job in the Marlins' bullpen.
Aaron Altherr out 4-6 months
The Philadelphia outfielder will be out after wrist surgery.
Royals, Padres interested in Tim Lincecum
Lincecum has yet to throw off a mound for scouts.
Adrian Beltre seeking three-year extension
Beltre is hoping to receive a deal worth close to $19 million.
Braves have high asking price for Erick Aybar
It appears unlikely Atlanta will move the veteran shortstop.
Danny Hultzen 'shut down indefinitely'
Seattle's lefty might not be pitching in the near future.
Blue Jays sign Randy Choate
The veteran lefty joins Toronto on a minor league deal.
Pirates sign David Freese
Freese heads to Pittsburgh on a one-year contract.
Jarrod Parker out with re-fracture
The Oakland pitcher left the mound in pain earlier this week.
Six clubs interested in Alejandro De Aza
De Aza is currently projected to be the Mets' fifth outfielder.
Mets want to add backup catcher
New York might have to trade for another backstop.
Cardinals interested in Ruben Tejada
If he is not on the Mets' Opening Day roster, Tejada will likely be moved.