2018 January

4th In a 3-team deal, the Dodgers acquire pitchers Joakim Soria and Scott Alexander from the Royals in exchange for IF Erick Mejia and P Trevor Oaks. LA then sends Soria, cash and P Luis Avilan to the White Sox for 2B Jake Peter.

6th The Padres trade 2B Yangervis Solarte to the Blue Jays for OF Edward Olivares and P Jared Carkuff.

10th    The White Sox obtain IF Jose Rondon from the Padres for cash considerations.

The Brewers sign free agent P Boone Logan to a 1-year contract.

11th    The White Sox sign free agent P Miguel Gonzalez to a 1-year deal.

13th    The Pirates trade their best pitcher, Gerrit Cole, to the Astros for 3B Colin Moran, OF Jason Martin, and pitchers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz.

15th    The Pirates send OF Andrew McCutchen and cash to the Giants for P Kyle Crick, OF Bryan Reynolds, and future considerations.

The Twins sign free agent P Addison Reed to a 2-year contract.

16th    The Mets sign free agent OF Jay Bruce to a 3-year deal.

17th    The Pirates trade P Shane Carle to the Braves for a player to be named or cash.

18th    The Mets sign free agent 1B Adrian Gonzalez to a 1-year deal.

19th    The outfield-rich Cardinals trade OF Randal Grichuk to the Blue Jays for pitchers Dominic Leone and Conner Greene.

22nd   The Giants sign free agent OF Austin Jackson to a 2-year contract.

23rd   The Blue Jays sign free agent OF Curtis Granderson to a 1-year deal.

24th    Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

25th    The Marlins trade OF Christian Yelich to the Brewers for OF Lewis Brinson, 2B Isan Diaz, OF Monte Harrison and P Jordan Yamamoto. Yelich will win the MVP award and almost win the Triple Crown.

26th    The Brewers sign free agent OF Lorenzo Cain to a 5-year contract.

29th    The Royals send DH Brandon Moss, P Ryan Buchter and cash to the Athletics for pitchers Heath Fillmyer and Jesse Hahn.

30th    The Reds sign free agent P David Hernandez to a 2-year contract.

The Brewers sign free agent P Matt Albers to a 2-year deal.

31st     The Pirates trade P Daniel Zamora and cash to the Mets for P Josh Smoker.

The Diamondbacks sign free agent C Alex Avila to a 2-year deal.