Recent transactions in the MLB

Yasiel Puig is one of seven players that was involved in the Dodgers/Reds blockbuster. [image source: Arturo Pardavilla III- Wikimedia Commons]
Yasiel Puig is one of seven players that was involved in the Dodgers/Reds blockbuster. [image source: Arturo Pardavilla III- Wikimedia Commons]

A bunch of players are on different teams for the upcoming baseball season and it should be an interesting turn for those teams.

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Usually, the winter meetings are when most of the moves take place but this years' winter meetings saw little to no transactions made. Turns out that most transactions occurred just weeks after the meetings took place. Here are the moves that have occurred recently.

1

Daniel Muprhy signs with Rockies

The Rockies mad their first big move of the offseason by signing Daniely Murphy to a two-year deal worth $24 million. Last season split between the Nationals and Cubs, Murphy slashed .299/.336/.454. Murphy has a career slash line of .299/.344/.458. As of now, Murphy is expected to play second base but could move over to first depending on the moves the Rockies make the rest of the offseason.

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2

Joakim Soria signs two year deal with the Athletics

The Athletics bolstered their bullpen by signing Joakim Soria to a two-year, $15 million deal. Last season, Soria spent time with the White Sox and Brewers where he posted a 3.12 E.R.A. in 66 games. In 60 2/3 innings pitched, he struck out 75 and gave up 53 hits.

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