2016 January

5thThe Indians sign free agent 1B Mike Napoli to a one-year contract.

6thKen Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the BWAA. Griffey sets a record by receiving 99.3% of the vote.

The Nationals sign free agent second baseman Daniel Murphy to a three-year contract as well as signing free agent second baseman Stephen Drew to a one-year deal.

7thThe Mariners sign free agent P Ryan Cook to a one year deal.

The Dodgers finalize a $25 million 8-year contract with Kenta Maeda, a deal that could be worth $106.2 million if he stays healthy.

The Royals sign former Cy Young runner-up Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league contract. The 35-year old spent last year in the minor leagues, but he will end up starting the year in Kansas City.

8thThe Braves sign free agent IF Kelly Johnson to a one year deal.

The Pirates sign free agent P Neftali Feliz to a one year contract.

The Brewers sign free agent 1B Chris Carter to a one year contact. Carter will hit 41 homers to tie for the lead in the NL, but the Brewers will cut him in November.

The Giants sign free agent OF Denard Span to a three-year contract. He will make $10.33M a year.

The Yankees obtain P Kirby Yates from the Indians for cash.

The Nationals send P Drew Storen to the Blue Jays in exchange for OF Ben Revere.

12thThe Yankees acquire P Tyler Olson and IF Ronald Torreyes from the Dodgers in exchange for IF Rob Segedin.

The Dodgers send P Joe Wieland to the Mariners for P Erick Mejia.

The Marlins sign free agent IF Chris Johnson to a one year contract.

13thThe Marlins sign free agent P Edwin Jackson to a one year contract.

14thThe Padres sign free agent P Carlos Villanueva to a one year deal.

19thThe Marlins sign free agent P Wei­ Yin Chen to a five­ year contract.

20thThe Rockies sign free agent OF Gerardo Parra to a three-year contract.

The Tigers sign Justin Upton to a 6-year contract worth $132.5 million. The agreement contains an opt-out clause for Upton after the 2017 season.

22ndThe Mets sign free agent P Antonio Bastardo to a two­ year contract. He’ll last until August.

26thThe Mets make a critical deal, signing slugger Yoenis Cespedes to a three-year contract worth $75 million. Cespedes  can opt out after 2016 if he chooses.

27thThe Tigers send 3B Jefry Marte to the Angels for IF Kody Eaves.

28thThe Astros sign free agent P Doug Fister to a one year contract.

The Rays obtain OF Corey Dickerson and 3B Kevin Padlo from the Rockies in exchange for pitchers Jake McGee and German Marquez. Tampa Bay also signs free agent OF Steve Pearce to a one year contract.

29thThe Royals sign free agent Ian Kennedy to a five­year contract. The workhorse pitcher will improve from 9-15 at San Diego to 11-11 in 2016.

30thThe Brewers send SS Jean Segura and P Tyler Wagner to the Diamondbacks for P Chase Anderson, IF Aaron Hill and SS Isan Diaz. Segura will open the season with five straight multi-hit games.

The Dodgers sign free agent P Joe Blanton to a one year contract. Blanton will match his 2015 record of 7-2.

The Angels sign free agent P Al Albuquerque to a one-year deal.

The Tigers sign free agent OF Justin Upton to a six-­year contract.

The Padres sign free agent SS Alexei Ramirez to a one-year deal.