2016 February

2ndThe Mets send OF Darrell Ceciliani to the Blue Jays for a player to be named or cash.

4th The Orioles obtain P Odrisamer Despaigne from the Padres in exchange for P Jean Cosme.

6th The Blue Jays sign free agent P Gavin Floyd to a one-year contract.

8thThe Diamondbacks sign free agent P Tyler Clippard to a two-year contract.

9th The White Sox sign free agent P Mat Latos to a one-year contract.

11th The Brewers send OF Khris Davis to the Athletics for pitcher Bubba Derby and  C Jacob Nottingham. Davis will hit 42 homers this year, the first A’s player to reach 40 since 2000.

The Indians sign free agent P Tommy Hunter to a one-year deal.

Former Mets closer Jenrry Mejia becomes the first player in MLB history to earn a lifetime ban following his third positive test for a performance-enhancing drug. He won’t go without a fight.

25thIn a surprise move, CF Dexter Fowler re-signs with the Cubs for $13M. Fowler had been linked with the Orioles but at the last minute spurned their offer. In a related move, the Cubs trade OF Chris Coghlan to the Athletics for P Aaron Brooks. The versatile Coughlin will see more playing time in Oakland than he was expected to see in Chicago.

The Orioles sign free agent P Yovani Gallardo to a two-year contract. He will win 6 games in 2016, his worst total in his 10 years.

MLB and the Players Association agree on a new rule defining how a player can slide into a base while protecting the infielder.

28th The Indians sign veteran free agent IF Juan Uribe to a one-year contract. He’ll end up splitting his year between Cleveland and Baltimore.

29th    The Rangers sign free agent SS Ian Desmond to a one-year deal worth $8 million. Desmond will make the switch to the outfield and be the Opening Day left fielder.