2023 American League Transactions

 

Dec. 4

The Baltimore Orioles signed Philadelphia Phillies free agent Kyle Gibson to a one-year contract.

 

 

Dec. 3

The Boston Red Sox signed Los Angeles Dodgers free agent Chris Martin to a two-year contract running thru 2024 and outrighted Ronaldo Hernandez to Worcester.

 

The Los Angeles Angels re-signed non-tendered free agent Nash Walters to a AAA contract.

 

New York Yankees free agent Miguel Castro signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 

The Texas Rangers signed New York Mets free agent Jacob deGrom to a five-year contract running thru 2027 with a club option for 2028.

 

 

Dec. 2

The Baltimore Orioles signed Boston Red Sox non-tendered free agent Franchy Cordero to a split one-year/AAA contract.  Lost Jake Cave to the Philadelphia Phillies on waivers and outrighted Daz Cameron to Norfolk.  Claimed Lewin Diaz off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

The Houston Astros placed free agent Jason Castro on the voluntary-retired list.  Claimed Rylan Bannon off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

 

The Seattle Mariners traded Jesse Winker and Abraham Toro to the Milwaukee Brewers for Kolten Wong.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays signed Philadelphia Phillies free agent Zach Eflin to a three-year contract running thru 2025.

 

 

Dec. 1

The Cleveland Guardians re-signed minor league free agent Anthony Gose to a two-year AAA contract.

 

The Detroit Tigers signed Seattle Mariners free agent Matthew Boyd to a one-year contract.

 

 

Nov. 29

The Chicago White Sox re-signed non-tendered free agent Mark Payton to a AAA contract.

 

The Detroit Tigers re-signed non-tendered free agents Brendon Davis, Miguel Diaz and Michael Papierski to AAA contracts.  Non-tendered free agent Jeimer Candelario signed a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals.

 

The Seattle Mariners signed Milwaukee Brewers non-tendered free agent Trevor Gott to a one-year contract.

 

 

Nov. 28

Cleveland Indians non-tendered free agent Luke Maile signed a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds.

 

The Houston Astros signed Chicago White Sox free agent Jose Abreu to a three-year contract running thru 2025.

 

The Los Angeles Angels signed Chicago Cubs minor league free agent Jonathan Holder and Philadelphia Phillies minor league free agent Chris Devenski to AAA contracts.

 

 

Nov. 27

The Chicago White Sox signed San Diego Padres free agent Mike Clevinger to a one-year contract.

 

The Minnesota Twins re-signed minor league free agent Jair Camargo to a AAA contract.

 

 

Nov. 25

Seattle Mariners free agent Carlos Santana signed a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

 

Nov. 24

The Boston Red Sox traded Inmer Lobo to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Hoy Park.

 

The Los Angeles Angels signed Atlanta Braves minor league free agent Jacob Webb to a AAA contract.

 

 

Nov. 23

The Boston Red Sox signed New York Mets free agent Joely Rodriguez to a one-year contract with a club option for 2024.  Signed Chicago Cubs minor league free agent Narciso Crook to a AAA contract.

 

The Los Angeles Angels re-signed minor league free agent Chad Wallach to a AAA contract.

 

The Minnesota Twins re-signed minor league free agent Elliot Soto to a AAA contract.

 

The Seattle Mariners signed New York Mets minor league free agent Jose Rodriguez to a AAA contract.

 

 

Nov. 22

The Houston Astros signed San Francisco Giants minor league free agent Dixon Machado to a AAA contract.

 

The Los Angeles Angels traded Janson Junk, Elvis Peguero and Adam Seminaris to the Milwaukee Brewers for Hunter Renfroe.

 

 

Nov. 20

Kansas City Royals non-tendered free agent Nathan Webb signed a AAA contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays re-signed non-tendered free agent Vinny Capra to a AAA contract.

 

 

2023 Non-Tendered Free Agents:

Boston:  Yu Chang

 

Chicago:  Adam Engel, Danny Mendick

 

Detroit:  Harold Castro, Willi Castro, Kyle Funkhouser

 

Houston:  Josh James

 

Kansas City:  Jake Brentz, Nathan Webb

 

Los Angeles:  Jhonathan Diaz, Touki Toussaint, Rob Zastryzny

 

Oakland:  David MacKinnon, Jared Koenig, Deolis Guerra

 

Seattle:  Brian O’Keefe, Luis Torrens, Luke Weaver

 

Tampa Bay:  Ryan Yarbrough

 

Texas:  Nick Snyder

 

Toronto:  Raimel Tapia, Bradley Zimmer

 

 

Nov. 19

The Baltimore Orioles lost Jake Reed to the Los Angeles Dodgers on waivers.

 

The Boston Red Sox declined to offer Franchy Cordero and Yu Chang 2023 contracts.

 

The Chicago White Sox declined to offer Adam Engel, Danny Mendick and Mark Payton 2023 contracts.

 

The Cleveland Guardians declined to offer Luke Maile a 2023 contract.

 

The Detroit Tigers declined to offer Jeimer Candelario, Harold Castro, Willi Castro, Brendon Davis, Miguel Diaz, Kyle Funkhouser and Michael Papierski 2023 contracts.  Claimed Bligh Madris off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.

 

The Houston Astros declined to offer Josh James a 2023 contract.

 

The Kansas City Royals declined to offer Jake Brentz and Nathan Webb 2023 contracts.

 

The Los Angeles Angels declined to offer Jhonathan Diaz, Touki Toussaint, Nash Walters and Rob Zastryzny 2023 contracts.  Designated Jhonathan Diaz for assignment.

 

The Minnesota Twins traded Giovanny Urshela to the Los Angeles Angels for acquired Alejandro Hidalgo.  Traded Casey Legumina to the Cincinnati Reds for Kyle Farmer.

 

The New York Yankees claimed Junior Fernandez off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

 

The Oakland Athletics declined to offer David MacKinnon, Jared Koenig and Deolis Guerra 2023 contracts.

 

The Seattle Mariners declined to offer Brian O’Keefe, Luis Torrens and Luke Weaver 2023 contracts.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays traded Javy Guerra to the Milwaukee Brewers for as player to be named.  Declined to offer Ryan Yarbrough a 2023 contract.

 

The Texas Rangers declined to offer Nick Snyder a 2023 contract.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays declined to offer Vinny Capra, Raimel Tapia and Bradley Zimmer 2023 contracts.

 

 

Nov. 17

The Cleveland Guardians released Kirk McCarty from the Columbus roster.

 

The Oakland Athletics claimed Brent Rooker off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

 

The Seattle Mariners traded Kyle Lewis to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Cooper Hummel.

 

 

Nov. 16

The Chicago White Sox signed New York Mets minor league free agent Nate Fisher to a AAA contract.

 

The Houston Astros signed Minnesota Twins minor league free agent Austin Davis to a AAA contract.

 

The Los Angeles Angels signed Los Angeles Dodger free agent Tyler Anderson to a three-year contract running thru 2025.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Teoscar Hernandez to the Seattle Mariners for Erik Swanson and Adam Macko.

 

 

Nov. 15

The Baltimore Orioles designated Mark Kolozsvary and Jake Reed for assignment.  Added Joey Ortiz, Noah Denoyer, Seth Johnson, Drew Rom and Grayson Rodriguez to the 40-man roster.

 

The Boston Red Sox outrighted Caleb Hamilton to Worcester.  Added Wilyer Abreu, David Hamilton, Ceddanne Rafaela, Chris Murphy and Brandon Walter to the 40-man roster.

 

The Chicago White Sox added Jose Rodriguez and Bryan Ramos to the 40-man roster.

 

The Cleveland Guardians traded Nolan Jones to the Colorado Rockies for Juan Brito.  Traded Carlos Vargas to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Ross Carver.  Released Kirk McCarty and designated Anthony Gose for assignment.  Added Angel Martinez, Joey Cantillo and Tim Herrin to the 40-man roster.

 

The Detroit Tigers acquired Steele Walker from the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations.  Designated Michael Papierski, Brendon Davis, Miguel Diaz and Kyle Funkhouser for assignment.  Outrighted Sean Guenther to Toledo.  Added Wenceel Perez, Andre Lipcius, Parker Meadows, Reese Olson and Brendan White to the 40-man roster.

 

The Houston Astros re-signed free agent Rafael Montero to a three-year contract running thru 2025.  Added J.P. France to the 40-man roster.

 

The Kansas City Royals designated Brent Rooker, Jake Brentz and Nathan Webb for assignment.  Added Freddy Fermin, Diego Hernandez and Alec Marsh to the 40-man roster.

 

The Los Angeles Angels designated Touki Toussaint, Nash Walters and Rob Zastryzny for assignment.  Added Kolton Ingram and Jose Soriano to the 40-man roster.

 

The Minnesota Twins added Edouard Julien, Matt Canterino, Brent Headrick and Casey Legumina to the 40-man roster.

 

The New York Yankees re-signed free agent Anthony Rizzo to a two-year contract running thru 2024 with a club option for 2025.  Lost Stephen Ridings to the New York Mets on waivers.  Added Randy Vasquez to the 40-man roster.

 

The Oakland Athletics added Lawrence Butler and Hogan Harris to the 40-man roster.

 

The Seattle Mariners added Jonatan Clase, Cade Marlow, Prelander Berroa and Isaiah Campbell to the 40-man roster.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays traded J.T. Chargois and Xavier Edwards to the Miami Marlins for Marcus Johnson and Santiago Suarez.  Traded Miles Mastrobuoni to the Chicago Cubs for Alfredo Zarraga.  Traded Brent Wisely to the San Francisco Giants for Tristan Peters.  Designated Ryan Yarbrough, Javy Guerra and Bligh Madris for assignment.  Added Osleivis Basabe, Greg Jones, Curtis Mead, Taj Bradley and Colby White to the 40-man roster.

 

The Texas Rangers traded Dennis Santana to the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations.  Added Luisangel Acuna, Dustin Harris, Jonathan Ornelas, Owen White, Zak Kent and Cole Winn to the 40-man roster.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays designated Raimel Tapia and Bradley Zimmer for assignment.  Added Spencer Horwitz, Addison Barger and Yosver Zulueta to the 40-man roster.  Released Foster Griffin from the Buffalo roster.

 

 

Nov. 14

The Oakland Athletics outrighted Daulton Jefferies to Las Vegas.  Signed Baltimore Orioles minor league free agent Rico Garcia to a AAA contract.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays released Brendan McKay from the Durham roster.

 

 

2023 MLB Free Agents

Baltimore:  Jesus Aguilar, Robinson Chirinos, Jordan Lyles, Rougned Odor

 

Boston:  Xander Bogaerts, Nathan Eovaldi, Rich Hill, Eric Hosmer, J.D. Martinez, Tommy Pham, Matt Strahm, Michael Wacha

 

Chicago:  Elvis Andrus, Johnny Cueto, Josh Harrison, A.J. Pollock, Vince Velasquez

 

Cleveland:  Austin Hedges, Bryan Shaw

 

Detroit:  Tucker Barnhart, Andrew Chafin, Daniel Norris, Wily Peralta, Michael Pineda

 

Houston:  Michael Brantley, Aledmys Diaz, Yuli Gurriel, Trey Mancini, Will Smith, Christian Vazquez, Justin Verlander

 

Kansas City:  Zack Greinke

 

Los Angeles:  Archie Bradley, Matt Duffy, Michael Lorenzen

 

Minnesota:  Chris Archer, Dylan Bundy, Carlos Correa, Michael Fulmer, Billy Hamilton, Sandy Leon, Aaron Sanchez, Gary Sanchez, Miguel Sano

 

New York:  Andrew Benintendi, Zack Britton, Matt Carpenter, Aroldis Chapman, Tyler Duffey, Marwin Gonzalez, Chad Green, Aaron Judge, Jameson Taillon

 

Oakland:  Chad Pinder

 

Seattle:  Curt Casali, Adam Frazier, Mitch Haniger, Jake Lamb

 

Tampa Bay:  Kevin Kiermaier, Corey Kluber, David Peralta, Mike Zunino

 

Texas:  Kole Calhoun, Charlie Culberson, Matt Moore, Kevin Plawecki

 

Toronto:  Jackie Bradley Jr., David Phelps, Ross Stripling

 

 

Nov. 10

The Baltimore Orioles outrighted Yusniel Diaz to Norfolk.

 

The Boston Red Sox added Emmanuel Valdez to the 40-man roster.

 

The Detroit Tigers claimed Andy Ibanez off waivers from the Texas Rangers.  Outrighted Luis Castillo, Jermaine Palacios, Victor Reyes, Luis Castillo, Bryan Garcia and Elvin Rodriguez to Toledo.

 

The Houston Astros announced that Justin Verlander had opted out of his 2023 contract.

 

The Kansas City Royals released Sebastian Rivero and added Samad Taylor to the 40-man roster.

 

The Kansas City Royals added Richard Lovelady to the 40-man roster.

 

The Minnesota Twins outrighted Cody Stashak to St. Paul.

 

The New York Yankees outrighted Tim Locastro to Scranton.  Added Jhony Brito, Jimmy Cordero and Matt Krook to the 40-man roster.

 

The Tampa Bay Rays traded Ji-Man Choi to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Jack Hartman.  Declined to exercise their 2023 club option on Kevin Kiermaier.  Outrighted Roman Quinn, Nick Anderson, Brendan McKay and Jimmy Yacabonis to Durham.

 

The Texas Rangers traded Nick Solak to the Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations.  Lost Meibrys Viloria to the San Francisco Giants and Tyson Miller to the Milwaukee Brewers on waivers.  Outrighted Jesus Tinoco to Round Rock.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays added Nathan Lukes to the 40-man roster.

 

 

Nov. 9

The Baltimore Orioles declined to exercise their 2023 club option on Jordan Lyles.

 

The Boston Red Sox announced that James Paxton had exercised his 2023 player option.

 

The Cleveland Guardians traded Jose Fermin to the St. Louis Cardinals for cash considerations.

 

The Detroit Tigers lost Daz Cameron to the Baltimore Orioles on waivers.  Outrighted Josh Lester to Toledo.

 

The Houston Astros declined to exercise their 2023 mutual option on Trey Mancini and declined to exercise their 2023 club option on Will Smith.

 

The Seattle Mariners outrighted Ryan Borucki and Casey Sadler to Tacoma.  Claimed Gabe Speier off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.  Acquired Easton McGee from the Boston Red Sox for cash considerations.

 

The Texas Rangers traded Kolby Allard to the Atlanta Braves for Jake Odorizzi and cash considerations.  Exercised their 2023 club option on Jose Leclerc.  Lost Drew Strotman to the San Francisco Giants on waivers.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays lost Taylor Saucedo to the New York Mets on waivers.  Outrighted Casey Lawrence to Buffalo.

 

 

Nov. 8

The Baltimore Orioles outrighted Cam Gallagher to Norfolk.

 

The Chicago White Sox announced that A.J. Pollock had declined his 2023 player option.

 

The Detroit Tigers placed Dustin Garneau on the voluntary-retired list.

 

The Los Angeles Angels placed Kurt Suzuki on the voluntary-retired list.

 

The Oakland Athletics signed Korean free agent Kevin Cron to a AAA contract.

 

The Texas Rangers declined their 2023 club option on Kole Calhoun.

 

The Toronto Blue Jays exercised their 2023 club option on Anthony Bass.

 

 

Nov. 7

The Boston Red Sox declined to exercise their 2023 and 2024 club options on James Paxton and declined their 2023 mutual option on Tommy Pham.  Announced that Xander Bogaerts had opted out of his 2023-25 contracts. 

 

The Chicago White Sox exercised their 2023 club option on Tim Anderson but declined to exercise their 2023 club option on Josh Harrison.

 

The Detroit Tigers announced that Andrew Chafin had declined his 2023 player option.

 

The Minnesota Twins exercised their 2023 club option on Sonny Gray but declined to exercise their 2023 club options on Chris Archer, Dylan Bundy and Miguel Sano.  Announced that Carlos Correa had opted out of his 2023 and 2024 contracts. 

 

The New York Yankees exercised their 2023 club option on Luis Severino.  Announced that Anthony Rizzo had opted out of his 2023 contract.

 

The Oakland Athletics placed Stephen Vogt on the voluntary-retired list.

 

 

Nov. 4

The Baltimore Orioles outrighted Anthony Bemboom to Norfolk.

 

The Chicago White Sox outrighted Adam Haseley and Kyle Crick to Charlotte.

 

 

Nov. 3

The Los Angeles Angels outrighted Chad Wallach to Salt Lake.

 

The Oakland Athletics outrighted Nate Mondou, Austin Pruitt, Norge Ruiz, Sam Selman and Collin Wiles to Las Vegas.  Claimed Yonny Hernandez off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 

The Seattle Mariners outrighted Drew Ellis to Tacoma.

 

 

Nov. 2

The Detroit Tigers claimed Sean Guenther off waivers from the Miami Marlins.

 

 

Oct. 31

The Boston Red Sox outrighted Tyler Danish to Worcester.

 

 

Oct. 30

The Baltimore Orioles outrighted Aramis Garcia and Chris Ellis to Norfolk.

 

 

Oct. 26

The Kansas City Royals lost Tyler Zuber to the Arizona Diamondbacks on waiver and outrighted Ryan Weiss to Omaha.

 

The Seattle Mariners claimed Luke Weaver off waivers from the Kansas City royals and outrighted Derek Hill to Tacoma.

 

 

Oct. 20

The Minnesota Twins outrighted Danny Coulombe to St. Paul.

 

 

Oct. 18

The Baltimore Orioles lost Beau Sulser to the Pittsburgh Pirates on waivers.

 

The Detroit Tigers lost Ali Sanchez to the Pittsburgh Pirates on waivers.

 

 

Oct. 14

The Baltimore Orioles designated Beau Sulser for assignment and outrighted Louis Head to Norfolk.  Claimed Aramis Garcia and Mark Kolozsvary off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

 

The Detroit Tigers designated Ali Sanchez for assignment and claimed Michael Papierski off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

 

 

Oct. 13

The Baltimore Orioles re-signed Anthony Bemboom to a split one-year/AAA contract.

 

The Boston Red Sox outrighted Eduard Bazardo to Norfolk and claimed Jake Reed off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

 

 

Oct. 11

The Baltimore Orioles designated Jake Reed for assignment and claimed Jake Cave off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

 

The Boston Red Sox designated Abraham Almonte for assignment and claimed Caleb Hamilton off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

 

The Detroit Tigers designated Drew Hutchison for assignment and claimed Jermaine Palacios off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

 

The Minnesota Twins outrighted Devin Smeltzer and Jhon Romero to St. Paul.

 

 

Oct. 6

The Baltimore Orioles outrighted Anthony Castro to Norfolk and added Anthony Bemboom to the 40-man roster.