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Transactions Occurring on January 20

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Jan 19 / Jan 21

January 20, 2014 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Lars Anderson as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Chris Coghlan as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Chris Getz as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Edgar Gonzalez as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Lyle Overbay as a free agent.

January 20, 2013 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Yohan Pino as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Chris Volstad as a free agent.

January 20, 2012 Standings

The Miami Marlins signed Chris Aguila as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Jordan Brown as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Tim Corcoran as a free agent.

The Miami Marlins signed Gary Glover as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Brad Hawpe as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dennys Reyes as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Bobby Scales as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Chris Snyder as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Ryan Spilborghs as a free agent.

The Miami Marlins signed Terry Tiffee as a free agent.

The New York Mets released Casey Fossum.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim released Chris Pettit.

The Colorado Rockies traded Kevin Slowey and cash to the Cleveland Indians for Zach Putnam.

January 20, 2011 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Jody Gerut as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Scott Hairston as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Warner Madrigal as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Nate Robertson as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Jeff Suppan as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Chris Young as a free agent.

??? signed Rafael Montero as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 2010 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed D.J. Carrasco as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Octavio Dotel as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed Juan Mateo as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed Joel Pineiro as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Mike Rabelo as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Cory Sullivan as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays purchased Merkin Valdez from the San Francisco Giants.

The Arizona Diamondbacks released Eric Byrnes.

January 20, 2009 Standings

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed Luke Carlin as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Jason Dubois as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Brandon Fahey as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Rommie Lewis as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Tom Martin as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Juan Rincon as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Luis Rivas as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Mike Stanton as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Cory Sullivan as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox traded David Aardsma to the Seattle Mariners for Fabian Williamson (minors).

January 20, 2008 Standings

The Colorado Rockies signed Cedrick Bowers as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Chan Ho Park as a free agent.

January 20, 2007 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Jason Kershner as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Jose Reyes as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Randy Ruiz as a free agent.

January 20, 2006 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Troy Cate as a free agent.

January 20, 2005 Standings

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Roberto Alomar as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Jason Gilfillan as a free agent.

The Florida Marlins signed Frank Gracesqui as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Wilton Guerrero as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Keith McDonald as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Alex Prieto as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Cody Ransom as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Carlos Peguero as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 2004 Standings

The Kansas City Royals signed Adrian Brown as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Sandy Martinez as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Mike Matthews as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Jose Parra as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Willis Roberts as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Glendon Rusch as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Esteban Yan as a free agent.

January 20, 2003 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Rafael Betancourt as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Tony Clark as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Mark Guthrie as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Bill Haselman as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Dustin Hermanson as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Marcus Jensen as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Brian Moehler as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Jim Parque as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Ismael Valdez as a free agent.

January 20, 2002 Standings

The Colorado Rockies signed Carlos Almanzar as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Mike Bell as a free agent.

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed Rick Helling as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed David Manning as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Pedro Santana as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Dan Wheeler as a free agent.

January 20, 2001 Standings

The Anaheim Angels signed Brendan Donnelly as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Scott Radinsky as a free agent.

January 20, 2000 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Trent Hubbard as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Chad Kreuter as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Terry Mathews as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Juan Melo as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Mark Portugal as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Curtis Pride as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Chris Prieto as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Johnny Ruffin as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Deion Sanders as a free agent.

January 20, 1999 Standings

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Norm Charlton as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Steve Cooke as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Steve Ontiveros as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Chance Sanford as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Everett Stull as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Marc Valdes as a free agent.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed Bobby Witt as a free agent.

January 20, 1998 Standings

The Kansas City Royals signed Terry Pendleton as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Phil Plantier as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Chris Seelbach as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Lee Smith as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jesus Tavarez as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs traded Jon Ratliff to the Atlanta Braves for Ray King.

The New York Yankees selected Hector Ramirez off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 20, 1997 Standings

The Anaheim Angels signed Steve Ontiveros as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Mike Rivera as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1996 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Vince Coleman as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Tony Phillips as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Leslie Brea as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1995 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Jim Corsi as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Mike Sharperson as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Joe Slusarski as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Anthony Telford as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Agustin Montero as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1994 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Geronimo Berroa as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Tony Fossas as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Todd Frohwirth as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Chris Howard as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Lee Smith as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres released Jeff Gardner.

January 20, 1993 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Jim Eisenreich as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Jerry Goff as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Jim Walewander as a free agent.

Franklin Stubbs of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

The Montreal Expos traded Ron Gerstein (minors) and Todd Samples (minors) to the Milwaukee Brewers for Oreste Marrero and Charlie Montoyo.

January 20, 1992 Standings
January 20, 1991 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Ron Kittle as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Melvin Rosario as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1990 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Joe Kmak as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Randy O'Neal as a free agent.

January 20, 1988 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Dave Hostetler as a free agent.

January 20, 1987 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Vida Blue as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed U.L. Washington as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Dion James to the Atlanta Braves for Brad Komminsk.

January 20, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Dave Kingman as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Tony Perez as a free agent.

January 20, 1984 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Pete Rose as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox chose Tom Seaver from the New York Mets as a free agent compensation pick.

January 20, 1983 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Jose Cano as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners chose Danny Tartabull from the Cincinnati Reds as a free agent compensation pick.

January 20, 1982 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Bill Nahorodny as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Ron Reed as a free agent.

January 20, 1981 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Dale Murray as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Rusty Torres as a free agent.

January 20, 1980 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed John Hale as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Angel Salazar as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1979 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Steve Waterbury as a free agent.

January 20, 1977 Standings
January 20, 1972 Standings

The Houston Astros released Glenn Adams.

The Chicago Cubs traded Johnny Callison to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later. The New York Yankees sent Jack Aker (May 17, 1972) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

January 20, 1969 Standings
January 20, 1965 Standings

As part of a 3-team trade: The Chicago White Sox sent Cam Carreon to the Cleveland Indians. The Chicago White Sox sent a player to be named later, Mike Hershberger and Jim Landis to the Kansas City Athletics. The Cleveland Indians sent Tommie Agee, Tommy John and John Romano to the Chicago White Sox. The Kansas City Athletics sent Rocky Colavito to the Cleveland Indians. The Chicago White Sox sent Fred Talbot (February 10, 1965) to the Kansas City Athletics to complete the trade.

January 20, 1964 Standings
January 20, 1960 Standings

The Cleveland Indians selected Bob Hale off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 20, 1954 Standings
January 20, 1953 Standings

The Chicago White Sox traded Dixie Upright and $25,000 to the St. Louis Browns for Fred Marsh.

January 20, 1952 Standings

Toledo-Charleston (American Association) purchased Nino Escalera from the New York Yankees. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

January 20, 1951 Standings

The St. Louis Browns signed Johnny Berardino as a free agent.

Seattle (PCL) traded Wayne McLeland to the Detroit Tigers for Marv Grissom and Sam Vico.

January 20, 1949 Standings

The Detroit Tigers purchased Don Lund from the St. Louis Browns for $15,000.

January 20, 1948 Standings

The Boston Red Sox purchased Tommy O'Brien from the St. Louis Cardinals. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

January 20, 1940 Standings
January 20, 1938 Standings
January 20, 1934 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Herb Pennock as a free agent.

January 20, 1933 Standings
January 20, 1931 Standings
January 20, 1926 Standings
January 20, 1914 Standings
January 20, 1912 Standings

The Boston Braves signed King Brady as a free agent.

January 20, 1910 Standings
January 20, 1890 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds purchased Lefty Marr from the Columbus Solons for $2,000.

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