Miami added an outfielder in the absence of Giancarlo Stanton, and Baltimore signed Tommy Hunter. Here are this week’s top headlines.
Clayton Kershaw could return soon
Kershaw said this week he is close to feeling 100 percent.
Pirates sign David Freese to two-year extension
Freese’s deal includes an option for the 2019 season.
Nationals place Strasburg on disabled list
Washington will be without its ace yet again.
Rangers release Josh Hamilton
Hamilton could be signed to a major league deal this winter.
Orioles place Chris Tillman on DL
A thin rotation got even more thin.
Cespedes won’t opt out
New York’s outfielder is expected to stay with the Mets for the final two years of his contract.
Marlins acquire Jeff Francoeur
Atlanta added a pair of minor league prospects in the three-team deal.
Nationals acquire Rzepczynski
Washington added a veteran lefty to its bullpen.
Dodgers acquire Carlos Ruiz
Los Angeles sent A.J. Ellis to Philadelphia in the deal.
A.J. Pollock joins Diamondbacks
However, Arizona is well out of it.
Phillies promote Jorge Alfaro
Philadelphia called upon one of its top catching prospects.
Yasiel Puig ‘doubtful’ to play with Dodgers again this season
Puig could be traded.
Jeremy Jeffress arrested for DWI
It hasn’t been the best of starts for the newest Rangers reliever.
Blue Jays acquire Dioner Navarro
Toronto added catching depth.
Baltimore signs Tommy Hunter
Hunter returns for another stint with the Orioles.