Seattle added an arm to its starting rotation, and the Athletics signed a veteran infielder to a short-term deal. Here are this week’s top headlines.
Pirates have had extension talks with Jordy Mercer
Still, it doesn’t seem a new deal is imminent.
Rays sign Colby Rasmus
Rasmus received a one-year deal to join Tampa Bay.
Reunion between Orioles, Mark Trumbo “less likely”
It seems Trumbo won’t be returning to Baltimore in 2017.
These are the best remaining free agents
Jose Bautista is among them, but it doesn’t seem he signing anytime soon.
Athletics sign Trevor Plouffe
Plouffe could be dealt this summer if he has success in Oakland.
Twins sign Ryan Vogelsong
Vogelsong heads to Minnesota on a minor league deal but could have a chance to make the roster.
Braves acquire Luiz Gohara
The Mariners landed Shae Simmons and Mallex Smith in the deal.
Mariners acquire Drew Smyly
Smyly becomes the most recent addition after the team traded for Yovani Gallardo last week.
Athletics sign Santiago Casilla
Casilla received a two-year deal from the Athletics and will remain in California.
Angels interested in Matt Wieters
Los Angeles could emerge as the favorite to sign the free agent catcher.
Rangers sign Tyson Ross
Ross was thought to be one of the best free agent pitchers still available.
Diamondbacks sign Chris Iannetta
Iannetta will join Jeff Mathis as catching options for Arizona.
Padres, Trevor Cahill close to deal
San Diego would likely be a candidate to join the club’s starting staff.
Brewers close to deal with Neftali Feliz
Feliz could be a closing candidate in Milwaukee.