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MLB Transactions, Player Trades & Signings

Player Pos Description Date
Baltimore Denyi Reyes RP Signed SP Denyi Reyes to a minor league contract. 11/23
St. Louis Juan Yepez LF Activated 1B Juan Yepez. 11/23
Minnesota Emilio Pagan RP Activated RP Emilio Pagan. 11/23
Arizona Stone Garrett RF Signed LF Stone Garrett to a one-year contract. 11/29
Detroit Jeimer Candelario 3B Signed 3B Jeimer Candelario to a one-year, $5 million contract. 11/29
Cleveland Luke Maile C Signed C Luke Maile to a one-year contract. 11/28
Chi. White Sox Jose Abreu 1B Signed 1B Jose Abreu to a three-year, $58.5 million contract. 11/28
LA Dodgers Matt Thaiss 1B Activated 1B Matt Thaiss. 11/28
Philadelphia Johan Camargo 3B Signed 3B Johan Camargo to a minor league contract. 11/27
Chi. White Sox Zach Muckenhirn SP Signed SP Zach Muckenhirn to a minor league contract. 11/23
Boston Garrett Whitlock RP Activated RP Garrett Whitlock. 11/28
Arizona Jacob Webb RP Signed RP Jacob Webb to a minor league contract. 11/25
Seattle Carlos Santana 1B Signed 1B Carlos Santana to a one-year, $6.725 million contract. 11/26
Seattle Carlos Santana 1B Signed 1B Carlos Santana to a one-year, $6.7 million contract. 11/29
Miami Anthony Bender RP Activated RP Anthony Bender. 11/28
Miami Nick Fortes C Activated C Nick Fortes. 11/28
Miami Braxton Garrett SP Activated SP Braxton Garrett. 11/28
Minnesota Trevor Larnach RF Activated LF Trevor Larnach. 11/23
Miami Lewin Diaz 1B Designated 1B Lewin Diaz for assignment. 11/30
Milwaukee Trevor Gott RP Signed RP Trevor Gott to a one-year, $1.2 million contract. 11/30
Minnesota Bailey Ober SP Activated SP Bailey Ober. 11/23
Minnesota Ronny Henriquez RP Activated SP Ronny Henriquez. 11/23
St. Louis Kodi Whitley RP Outrighted RP Kodi Whitley to Memphis (IL). 11/01
NY Mets Kramer Robertson SS Outrighted 2B Kramer Robertson to Memphis (IL). 11/01
St. Louis Yadier Molina C Announced C Yadier Molina has retired. 11/01
Albert Pujols 1B Announced 1B Albert Pujols has retired. 11/01
LA Angels Chad Wallach C Outrighted C Chad Wallach to Salt Lake (PCL). 11/02
Miami Sean Guenther SP Claimed SP Sean Guenther off waivers from the Miami Marlins. 11/02
Miami Paul Campbell SP Activated SP Paul Campbell from the 60-day IL. 11/02
Miami Jake Fishman RP Outrighted RP Jake Fishman to Jacksonville (IL). 11/02
Miami Paul Campbell SP Outrighted SP Paul Campbell to Jacksonville (IL). 11/02
Seattle Drew Ellis 3B Outrighted 3B Drew Ellis to Tacoma (PCL). 11/03
Oakland Yonny Hernandez 2B Claimed 2B Yonny Hernandez off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. 11/03
Oakland Nate Mondou 2B Outrighted 2B Nate Mondou to Las Vegas (PCL). 11/03
Oakland Austin Pruitt RP Outrighted RP Austin Pruitt to Las Vegas (PCL). 11/03
Oakland Norge Ruiz RP Outrighted RP Norge Ruiz to Las Vegas (PCL). 11/03
Oakland Sam Selman RP Outrighted RP Sam Selman to Las Vegas (PCL). 11/03
Oakland Collin Wiles RP Outrighted RP Collin Wiles to Las Vegas (PCL). 11/03
Arizona Keynan Middleton RP Outrighted RP Keynan Middleton to Reno (PCL). 11/03
Arizona Jake Hager 2B Outrighted SS Jake Hager to Reno (PCL). 11/03
Chi. White Sox Kyle Crick RP Activated RP Kyle Crick from the 60-day IL. 11/04
Chi. White Sox Adam Haseley CF Outrighted CF Adam Haseley to Charlotte (IL). 11/04
Colorado Scott Oberg RP Activated RP Scott Oberg from the 60-day IL. 11/07
Colorado Helcris Olivarez SP Activated SP Helcris Olivarez from the 60-day IL. 11/07
Colorado Ryan Rolison SP Activated SP Ryan Rolison from the 60-day IL. 11/07
Colorado Tyler Kinley RP Activated RP Tyler Kinley from the 60-day IL. 11/07
San Diego Drew Pomeranz RP Activated RP Drew Pomeranz from the 60-day IL. 11/07
Tampa Bay Ji-Man Choi 1B Activated 1B Ji-Man Choi. 11/08
Miami Miguel Rojas SS Activated SS Miguel Rojas. 11/08
Miami Cody Poteet SP Activated SP Cody Poteet from the 60-day IL. 11/08
  • MLB Signings and Trades

    You can find an updated table above that lists the latest MLB transactions.

    MLB Transactions explained

    Baseball has long been considered by many as one of the most difficult North American sports to handicap, which makes staying on top of daily transactions very important. If you want to stay updated, you can follow all league transactions like MLB signings, trades, free agency, and minor-league assignments right here with Sports Interaction.

    What is a trade in MLB and how do they work?

    If you follow other leagues like the NFL or NBA, you’re aware that the MLB trades work a bit differently. Unlike other pro sports in North America, MLB teams aren’t permitted to include draft picks in trades. . Because teams can only trade players under contract, MLB trade rumors are always covering the possibility of a big-name trade.

    Even though MLB trades don’t include draft picks, teams are penalized for spending over the ‘bonus pool’, which is a set amount of money that can be used for draft picks. This helps level the playing field for smaller-revenue teams.

    Another part of MLB transactions you’ll want to follow is trade consent. Players that have been in the MLB for a full 10 seasons and have spent at least five straight seasons with one team can’t be traded without their consent. Some players also look to add no-trade clauses to their contracts.

    When is the MLB trade deadline?

    The MLB unofficially starts with the Spring Training pre-season period, which usually begins in February. The MLB season doesn’t officially start until Opening Day in late March or early April. The regular season runs until late September or early October. The post-season usually continues until early November and concludes with the World Series.

    For the most important MLB trades, you’ll want to pay attention during the off-season. The trade window starts two days after the World Series ends. At this time, you’ll start to see huge trades between teams, and coverage from every MLB trade tracker. The trade window continues until late July, making it one of the longest trading periods in any professional sport.

    Keep in mind that the new MLBPA collective bargaining agreement means the trade deadline date has now changed. You may have pencilled in July 30 because the trade deadline has been held on that date for years, but the MLB can now shift that date between July 28 and August 3.

    Can teams trade after the deadline?

    The MLB no longer has a ‘soft’ trade deadline. Before 2019, players could be traded after the deadline if they had a revocable trade waiver. This meant some players who were waived could be traded up until the end of August.

    This changed in 2019. Now, you’ll see that there’s a single MLB trade deadline between July 28 and August 4. The MLB still allows players to be placed and claimed on waivers until the end of August, but no trading is allowed.

    What is a Free Agent in baseball?

    Free agent signings are one of the most important baseball transactions you’ll want to follow. A free agent is a player who has a lapsed contract with a club or who has been released from a contract. This means the player can start to look for a new club and a new contract. Free agency transactions happen throughout the trade window, which means free agent rumors are common in the off-season.

    If you follow free agency signings, you’ll have a better idea of how each team will fare before Spring Training starts. But keep an eye out, as free agency signings can occur up until the trade deadline in mid-summer. You may also want to follow these types of Major League Baseball transactions because big-name signings will affect your team’s salary cap.

    How does a player become a free agent?

    Players become free agents in one of two ways. First, a team can release them from their contract before it ends. Second, they can spend six years with a single team, which then ends their contract unless renegotiated.

    A free agent can sign with any club according to their own terms, so long as the player and club are in agreement. Players who are traded under contract don’t have the right to decide which team they go to or under what conditions.

    When does MLB free agency begin and end?

    Free agency begins one day after the World Series ends (the trade window starts two days after). Players in free agency can’t sign with a new team until five days after the World Series concludes. This gives their team a chance to renegotiate terms for players whose contracts are ending. This is called a contract ‘option’.

    During this five-day window, other teams can also make offers to free agents. Free agents have up to 10 days to decide whether to accept an offer. Recently, ‘opt-outs’ have become common in free agency baseball transactions. This gives players under contract the right to opt-out of a contract after a certain period of time and look for a new contract.

    At this time, the MLB is still undergoing CBA updates with its Players’ Association, so changes may be pending.