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.