Toronto was able to re-sign one of the best power bats in the game, and the Royals extended one of their productive starting pitchers. Here are this week’s top headlines.
Phillies sign Michael Saunders
Saunders gives the Phillies the outfielder they were seeking on a short-term deal.
Royals sign Danny Duffy to five-year extension
Duffy was slated to become a free agent at the end of the season.
Texas signs Josh Hamilton
Hamilton heads back to Texas on a minor league deal.
Rangers sign Dillon Gee to minors deal
Gee will have a chance to earn a spot in Texas’ rotation this spring.
Diamondbacks sign Gregor Blanco
Blanco joins Arizona after spending five seasons with the Giants.
Blue Jays re-sign Jose Bautista
Bautista’s deal also includes a pair of options.
Indians sign Brandon Guyer to two-year extension
The deal also includes an option for a third season.
Angels sign Kole Calhoun to three-year extension
The contract also features a $14 million mutual option for 2020.
Tigers acquire Mikie Mahtook
The outfielder will replace Anthony Gose in Detroit.
Marlins acquire Dan Straily
Miami sent three prospects to Cincinnati in the trade.
Brewers sign Neftali Feliz
Feliz will likely serve as Milwaukee’s closer in 2017.
Orioles sign Mark Trumbo to three-year deal
Baltimore is able to reach an agreement with one of its top free agent targets.
Angels sign Luis Valbuena
Valbuena received a two-year deal from the Angels.
Athletics sign Alejandro De Aza
De Aza will have a good chance to make Oakland’s roster.
Brewers sign Joba Chamberlain
Chamberlain gets a minors deal from Milwaukee.
Dodgers interested in Jurickson Profar
Los Angeles is still seeking a second baseman.
Braves sign Kurt Suzuki
Atlanta added another veteran catcher to the mix.
Yordano Ventura dies in car accident
Ventura passed away, the Royals announced Sunday.