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Transactions Occurring on January 21

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January 21, 2016 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Matt Albers as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Chris Davis as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Munenori Kawasaki as a free agent.

The Miami Marlins signed Zach Lutz as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Lester Oliveros as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Niuman Romero as a free agent.

January 21, 2015 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed John Bowker as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Dana Eveland as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Steve Johnson as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Jason Marquis as a free agent.

The Miami Marlins signed Vin Mazzaro as a free agent.

The Washington Nationals signed Evan Meek as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Humberto Quintero as a free agent.

The Washington Nationals signed Max Scherzer as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Dontrelle Willis as a free agent.

The Houston Astros traded Carlos Corporan to the Texas Rangers for Akeem Bostick (minors).

January 21, 2014 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Bobby Abreu as a free agent.

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed Shelley Duncan as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Chad Gaudin as a free agent.

January 21, 2013 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Erik Bedard as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Pedro Feliciano as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Ben Francisco as a free agent.

January 21, 2012 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Vinnie Chulk as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Brad Eldred as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Chris George as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Charlie Haeger.

The Colorado Rockies traded Clayton Mortensen to the Boston Red Sox for Marco Scutaro.

January 21, 2011 Standings

The Florida Marlins signed Chris Aguila as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Blaine Boyer as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Tim Byrdak as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Matt Fox as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Rays signed Dirk Hayhurst as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Jason Lane as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Nick Punto as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Jeremy Reed as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed Virgil Vasquez as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Vernon Wells to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera.

January 21, 2010 Standings

The Kansas City Royals signed Rick Ankiel as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Denny Bautista as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Harvey Garcia as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Khalil Greene as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Shawn Hill as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Paul Lo Duca as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Mark McLemore as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Vicente Padilla as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Jay Payton as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Jared Wells as a free agent.

January 21, 2009 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Brad Ausmus as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Henry Blanco as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Erik Kratz as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Ty Taubenheim as a free agent.

January 21, 2008 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles signed Lance Cormier as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Joe Hietpas as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

January 21, 2007 Standings

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed Chad Harville as a free agent.

The Washington Nationals signed Sandy Leon as an amateur free agent.

January 21, 2006 Standings

The New York Mets signed Mike Venafro as a free agent.

January 21, 2005 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Ricky Bottalico as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Luis Figueroa as a free agent.

The Florida Marlins signed Bryce Florie as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Ben Grieve as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Denny Hocking as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Steve Reed as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Damian Rolls as a free agent.

The Washington Nationals signed Jared Sandberg as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Chris Singleton as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Aaron Small as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed Mark Watson as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Paulo Orlando as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies selected Edwin Moreno off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

January 21, 2004 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Marvin Benard as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Ivanon Coffie as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Jeff D'Amico as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Ryan Dempster as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed David Doster as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Lou Merloni as a free agent.

The Florida Marlins signed Larry Sutton as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Turk Wendell as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox selected Reynaldo Garcia off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

January 21, 2003 Standings

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Jorge Fabregas as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Pete Harnisch as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Bobby Jones as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Fernando Seguignol as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Lee Stevens as a free agent.

Chuck Smith of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

The Anaheim Angels released Lou Pote.

The Milwaukee Brewers selected Brady Clark off waivers from the New York Mets.

January 21, 2002 Standings
January 21, 2000 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Frank Charles as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Hideo Nomo as a free agent.

The New York Mets traded Luis Lopez to the Milwaukee Brewers for Bill Pulsipher.

January 21, 1999 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Alex Diaz as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Randy Knorr as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Jeff McCurry as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Bob Scanlan as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Brian Williams as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Ray Olmedo as an amateur free agent.

January 21, 1998 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Alex Diaz as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Pete Harnisch as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Phil Hiatt as a free agent.

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed Tim Hyers as a free agent.

January 21, 1997 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Lee Smith as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Brian Williams as a free agent.

January 21, 1994 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Mike Christopher as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Russ Swan as a free agent.

January 21, 1993 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Joe Boever as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Kevin Campbell as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Dave Gallagher as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Jeff Parrett as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Rafael Ramirez as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Dale Sveum as a free agent.

The Houston Astros released Rich Scheid.

The Montreal Expos traded to the California Angels for unknown compensation. Jeff Tuss (minors) refused to report to his new team. The Montreal Expos sent Keith Morrison (minors) (January 21, 1993) to the California Angels to complete the trade.

January 21, 1992 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Hector Carrasco as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Matt Sinatro as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Mike Stanley as a free agent.

January 21, 1991 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Skeeter Barnes as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Rick Cerone as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Greg Mathews as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Scott May as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Paul Zuvella as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers traded Dave Richards (minors) to the Seattle Mariners for Todd Haney.

January 21, 1989 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Tony Fossas as a free agent.

January 21, 1987 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Jerry Royster as a free agent.

January 21, 1986 Standings

The California Angels signed Mark Ryal as a free agent.

The California Angels purchased Jeff Schaefer from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 21, 1983 Standings

The New York Yankees signed Steve Comer as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Ellis Valentine as a free agent.

The New York Mets released Bruce Bochy.

The Seattle Mariners traded Jim Essian to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later. The Cleveland Indians sent Tom Owens (minors) (May 18, 1983) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

January 21, 1982 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Sid Monge as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Tony Scott as a free agent.

January 21, 1981 Standings
January 21, 1979 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Larry Pashnick as an amateur free agent.

January 21, 1978 Standings

The Texas Rangers signed Mike Jorgensen as a free agent.

January 21, 1975 Standings
January 21, 1973 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Curt Blefary as a free agent.

January 21, 1969 Standings

The New York Yankees signed Tom Buskey as an amateur free agent.

January 21, 1965 Standings
January 21, 1963 Standings
January 21, 1960 Standings
January 21, 1959 Standings
January 21, 1952 Standings
January 21, 1946 Standings
January 21, 1943 Standings

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Johnny Cooney as a free agent.

The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Paul Waner as a free agent.

January 21, 1939 Standings

Syracuse (International) purchased Tommy Heath from the St. Louis Browns.

January 21, 1933 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Waite Hoyt as a free agent.

Toronto (International) purchased Johnnie Heving from the Philadelphia Athletics.

January 21, 1925 Standings
January 21, 1919 Standings
January 21, 1916 Standings
January 21, 1915 Standings

Bobby Vaughn jumped from Buffalo (International) to the St. Louis Terriers.

January 21, 1893 Standings
January 21, 1890 Standings

The Rochester Broncos purchased Bill Greenwood from the Columbus Solons for $500.

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