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MLB Week-in-Review: Mariners acquire Drew Smyly, Athletics sign Trevor Plouffe

Here are this week’s top headlines.

Tampa Bay Rays v Houston Astros Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

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.