Atlanta Braves: Declined mutual 2019 option for
$7.5 million on outfielder Billy Hamilton, according to MLB
Network's Jon Heyman.
Boston Red Sox: Claimed left-handed pitcher Josh Osich off
waivers from the Chicago White Sox in first move by new Red Sox
general manager Chaim Bloom, the team announced.
Chicago White Sox: All-Star first baseman Jose Abreu became a
free agent along with outfielder Jon Jay, right-hander Ivan Nova
and left-handers Ross Detwiler and Hector Santiago, the team
Cincinnati Reds: Acquired outfielder Travis Jankowski from the
San Diego Padres for international cap space. Also, left-hander
Alex Wood and infielder Jose Iglesias became free agents.
Cleveland Indians: Exercised $17.5 million option for 2020
season on right-hander Corey Kluber. The Indians also declined
options on second baseman Jason Kipnis ($2.5 million buyout) and
right-hander Dan Otero ($1.5 million), making them both free
Los Angeles Dodgers: Added minor league left-hander Victor
Gonzalez to the 40-man roster.
Milwaukee Brewers: Picked up $1.85 million team option on
catcher Manny Pina, according to Heyman.
New York Yankees: Outfielder Aaron Hicks underwent UCL
reconstructive surgery earlier this week, the team said. Hicks
is expected to miss 8-to-10 months. The Yankees also announced
they've declined the 2020 team option on DH Edwin Encarnacion,
who would've made $20 million.
Seattle Mariners: Declined the 2020 club option of left-hander
Wade LeBlanc ($5 million), making him a free agent. Also, former
star right-hander Felix Hernandez became a free agent, along
with left-hander Tommy Milone and right-hander Arodys Vizcaino.
Texas Rangers: Outfielder Hunter Pence became a free agent along
with infielder Logan Forsythe and right-hander Edinson Volquez.
Texas acquired catcher Welington Castillo and an international
signing bonus pool slot from the Chicago White Sox for minor
league infielder/outfielder Jonah McReynolds.
--Field Level Media
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