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1986 Major League Baseball Transactions

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Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.
November 1, 1985

Jack Lazorko of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

The Seattle Mariners released Jim Lewis.

The Seattle Mariners released Bob Long.

The Seattle Mariners released Brian Snyder.

The Seattle Mariners released Dave Tobik.

November 2, 1985

Butch Wynegar of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

The Texas Rangers traded Jim Anderson and Bob Sebra to the Montreal Expos for Pete Incaviglia.

November 4, 1985

The San Diego Padres signed Carlos Baerga as an amateur free agent.

November 6, 1985
November 7, 1985

The New York Yankees signed Bob Geren as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Mel Rojas as an amateur free agent.

November 8, 1985
November 9, 1985

The Chicago Cubs signed Ced Landrum as an amateur free agent.

The Texas Rangers released Chris Welsh.

November 11, 1985

The San Francisco Giants traded Bob Buchanan to the Cincinnati Reds for Colin Ward. Trade was voided and players returned on November 11, 1985.

The San Francisco Giants traded Colin Ward to the Cincinnati Reds for Bob Buchanan. Trade was voided and players returned on November 11, 1985.

November 12, 1985

The Montreal Expos signed Dave Tomlin as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Andres Santana as an amateur free agent.

Benny Ayala of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Doug Bair of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Alan Bannister of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

Juan Beniquez of the California Angels granted free agency.

Tony Bernazard of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Kurt Bevacqua of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

Vida Blue of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Bruce Bochte of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Larry Bowa of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Tom Brookens of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Al Bumbry of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

Jeff Burroughs of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

Marty Bystrom of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Rod Carew of the California Angels granted free agency.

Cesar Cedeno of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Danny Darwin of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Rich Dauer of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Ivan de Jesus of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Miguel Dilone of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

Jim Dwyer of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Jamie Easterly of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Carlton Fisk of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Doug Flynn of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Kirk Gibson of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Bobby Grich of the California Angels granted free agency.

Mike Hargrove of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Richie Hebner of the Chicago Cubs granted free agency.

Al Holland of the California Angels granted free agency.

Dane Iorg of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Tommy John of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Lynn Jones of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Matt Keough of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Bruce Kison of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Aurelio Lopez of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Steve McCatty of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Hal McRae of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Rick Miller of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Donnie Moore of the California Angels granted free agency.

Steve Nicosia of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

Joe Niekro of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Phil Niekro of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Mike Norris of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Al Oliver of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

David Palmer of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Tony Perez of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

Rob Picciolo of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Jamie Quirk of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Vern Ruhle of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Lenn Sakata of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Dan Spillner of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Harry Spilman of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Rusty Staub of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Bill Stein of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

Don Sutton of the California Angels granted free agency.

Derrel Thomas of the Philadelphia Phillies granted free agency.

Dickie Thon of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

U.L. Washington of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Steve Yeager of the Los Angeles Dodgers granted free agency.

The Cleveland Indians released Bryan Clark.

The New York Yankees released Don Cooper.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Garry Maddox.

The New York Yankees released John Montefusco.

The Atlanta Braves released Dave Schuler.

The New York Yankees released Matt Winters.

November 13, 1985
November 14, 1985

The St. Louis Cardinals released Bill Campbell.

The Boston Red Sox released Jim Dorsey.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Rollie Fingers.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Willie Lozado.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Darrell Porter.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Rick Waits.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded players to be named later to the Texas Rangers for Cliff Johnson. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Matt Williams (August 29, 1985), Jeff Mays (minors) (August 29, 1985) and Greg Ferlenda (minors) (November 14, 1985) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

November 15, 1985

The Atlanta Braves signed Cliff Speck as a free agent.

Vic Rodriguez of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

The Kansas City Royals released Omar Moreno.

November 19, 1985

The California Angels signed DeWayne Buice as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Ron Tingley as a free agent.

November 21, 1985

The Detroit Tigers signed Doug Flynn as a free agent.

Pete Vuckovich of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

November 22, 1985

Yakult Swallows (Japan Central) purchased Mark Brouhard from the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Dave Huppert.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Brad Lesley.

November 23, 1985

The Detroit Tigers signed Morris Madden as a free agent.

November 25, 1985

The Milwaukee Brewers released Pete Ladd.

The Texas Rangers traded Dave Schmidt and Wayne Tolleson to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later, Ed Correa and Scott Fletcher. The Chicago White Sox sent Jose Mota (December 11, 1985) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

November 26, 1985

The California Angels signed Bobby Grich as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Steve Yeager as a free agent.

November 27, 1985

The Kansas City Royals signed Jamie Quirk as a free agent.

December 2, 1985

The Kansas City Royals signed Lynn Jones as a free agent.

December 4, 1985

The Atlanta Braves signed Dave Beard as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Bruce Bochte as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants traded David Green to the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Hector Quinones (minors) (December 11, 1985) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

December 5, 1985

The Oakland Athletics signed Ralph Citarella as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Don Cooper as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Don Sutton as a free agent.

December 6, 1985

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Garry Maddox as a free agent.

Chunichi Dragons (Japan Central) purchased Gary Rajsich from the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Jerry Koosman.

The New York Yankees traded Billy Sample to the Atlanta Braves for Miguel Sosa (minors).

December 8, 1985

The Oakland Athletics signed Rusty Kuntz as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Hal McRae as a free agent.

December 9, 1985

The Houston Astros sent Mark Ross to the St. Louis Cardinals as part of a conditional deal.

The Oakland Athletics signed Ray Smith as a free agent.

December 10, 1985

The Chicago White Sox drafted Bobby Bonilla from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jose de Jesus from the Kansas City Royals in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Clint Hurdle from the New York Mets in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jeff Parrett from the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Bip Roberts from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The California Angels drafted Carl Willis from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Eddie Williams from the Cincinnati Reds in the 1985 rule 5 draft.

The Texas Rangers signed Tom Paciorek as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Jose Cecena as an amateur free agent.

Seibu Lions (Japan Pacific) purchased George Vukovich from the Cleveland Indians.

The Boston Red Sox released Jerry Remy.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Joaquin Andujar to the Oakland Athletics for Tim Conroy and Mike Heath.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Pete Smith and Ozzie Virgil to the Atlanta Braves for Steve Bedrosian and Milt Thompson.

December 11, 1985

The Chicago White Sox drafted Roy Johnson from the Montreal Expos in the 1985 minor league draft.

The California Angels drafted Vance Lovelace from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1985 minor league draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Wilfredo Tejada from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1985 minor league draft.

The New York Yankees released Juan Bonilla.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded John Denny and Jeff Gray to the Cincinnati Reds for Tom Hume and Gary Redus.

The Cleveland Indians traded Mike Fischlin to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later. The New York Yankees sent Kevin Trudeau (minors) (April 11, 1986) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

The Detroit Tigers traded a player to be named later, Juan Berenguer and Bob Melvin to the San Francisco Giants for Eric King, Dave LaPoint and Matt Nokes. The Detroit Tigers sent Scott Medvin (December 11, 1985) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Ed Romero to the Boston Red Sox for Mark Clear.

The San Francisco Giants traded Alex Trevino to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Candy Maldonado.

The San Francisco Giants traded Manny Trillo to the Chicago Cubs for Dave Owen.

The Seattle Mariners traded Ed Vande Berg to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Steve Yeager.

December 12, 1985

The Cleveland Indians signed Tom Candiotti as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Brian Giles as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Brad Gulden as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Randy Johnson as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Ron Musselman as a free agent.

Mike Jorgensen of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Jose Escobar.

The New York Yankees traded Rich Bordi and Rex Hudler to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later and Gary Roenicke. The Baltimore Orioles sent Leo Hernandez (December 16, 1985) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.

The Seattle Mariners traded Darnell Coles to the Detroit Tigers for Rich Monteleone.

The New York Yankees traded Joe Cowley and Ron Hassey to the Chicago White Sox for Glen Braxton (minors), Mike Soper (minors) and Britt Burns.

The Minnesota Twins traded Mike Stenhouse to the Boston Red Sox for Charlie Mitchell.

December 13, 1985

The California Angels signed Tony Fossas as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Leo Gomez as an amateur free agent.

December 15, 1985

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Jerry White as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Matias Carrillo from Poza Rica (Mexican).

December 16, 1985

The Montreal Expos signed Edgar Caceres as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Scott Roberts (minors) to the Cleveland Indians for Rich Thompson.

The Montreal Expos traded Steve Baker to the Baltimore Orioles for Nelson Norman.

The Houston Astros traded Jerry Mumphrey to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later and Billy Hatcher. The Chicago Cubs sent Steve Engel (July 24, 1986) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

December 17, 1985
December 18, 1985
December 19, 1985
December 20, 1985
December 22, 1985

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Danny Darwin as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Brian Snyder as a free agent.

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

The Philadelphia Phillies released Tim Corcoran.

December 26, 1985

The Atlanta Braves signed Kelly Heath as a free agent.

December 27, 1985

The Montreal Expos signed Curt Brown as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos traded Gary Lucas to the California Angels for Tim Arnold (minors) and Luis Sanchez.

1986

The New York Mets signed Doug Gwosdz as a free agent.

The New York Yankees released Lorenzo Gray.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Jamie Nelson.

January, 1986

The Atlanta Braves signed Bob Long as a free agent.

January 3, 1986

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Luis Sojo as an amateur free agent.

January 6, 1986

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Jose Escobar as a free agent.

January 7, 1986

The Houston Astros signed Dickie Thon as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins traded Bryan Oelkers and Ken Schrom to the Cleveland Indians for Ramon Romero and Roy Smith.

January 8, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Rod Allen as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Tony Bernazard as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Tom Brookens as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Jamie Easterly as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Carlton Fisk as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Kirk Gibson as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Donnie Moore as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Joe Niekro as a free agent.

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

The New York Yankees signed Butch Wynegar as a free agent.

January 11, 1986

The Montreal Expos signed Danny Leon as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees traded players to be named later and Jim Deshaies to the Houston Astros for Joe Niekro. The New York Yankees sent Neder Horta (minors) (September 24, 1985) and Dody Rather (minors) (January 11, 1986) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

January 13, 1986

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Vic Rodriguez as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Mike Martin to the Chicago Cubs for Rick Rembielak (minors) and Larry Whitford (minors).

The Oakland Athletics traded Tom Romano to the Montreal Expos for Mike Fuentes.

January 14, 1986

The Cleveland Indians drafted Jeff Shaw in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 11, 1986.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Moises Alou in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 23, 1986.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Kevin Brown in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Seattle Mariners drafted Eric Fox in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed January 31, 1986.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Paul McClellan in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary).

The Montreal Expos drafted Scott Ruskin in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Sean Berry in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed March 31, 1986.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jarvis Brown in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 23, 1986.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Shawn Boskie in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 9, 1986.

The San Diego Padres drafted Doug Brocail in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 16, 1986.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Alan Mills in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Lou Frazier in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Blas Minor in the 1st round (24th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Jerry Nielsen in the 1st round (26th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Steve Scarsone in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January).

The Boston Red Sox drafted Curt Schilling in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 30, 1986.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Mike Walker in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 13, 1986.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jerome Walton in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 12, 1986.

The New York Yankees drafted Dean Wilkins in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January).

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Bret Barberie in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Jaime Navarro in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Pedro Borbon in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary), but was not signed.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted John Briscoe in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Ray Lankford in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted John Patterson in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mike Dyer in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 15, 1986.

The San Diego Padres drafted Warren Newson in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 12, 1986.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Dave Veres in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 25, 1986.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Mike Butcher in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Chuck Malone in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 21, 1986.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Mark Whiten in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed April 28, 1986.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Kevin Higgins in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Derek Lee in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Darrin Chapin in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January).

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Chris Hammond in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 10, 1986.

The New York Mets drafted Terry McDaniel in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January).

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Darren Lewis in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Ken Ramos in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Rusty Richards in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Wayne Housie in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January).

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mike Schwabe in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Troy Neel in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 5, 1986.

The San Diego Padres drafted Bob Ayrault in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Jonathan Hurst in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Wade Taylor in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Rafael Bournigal in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Lonnie Maclin in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Archi Cianfrocco in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Jorge Pedre in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Dean Hartgraves in the 12th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Brian Drahman in the 13th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but was not signed.

January 15, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Juan Bonilla as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Steve Christmas as a free agent.

January 16, 1986

The Cincinnati Reds signed Derek Botelho as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Mickey Mahler as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers released Marty Castillo.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Rodger Cole (minors) and Ronnie Gideon (minors) to the New York Mets for Jeff Bittiger and Ronn Reynolds.

The New York Mets traded Billy Beane, Joe Klink and Bill Latham to the Minnesota Twins for Patrick Crosby (minors) and Tim Teufel.

The Minnesota Twins traded Dave Engle to the Detroit Tigers for Chris Pittaro and Alejandro Sanchez.

January 17, 1986

The Chicago Cubs signed Richie Hebner as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Duane Walker as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics traded Bob Bathe (minors) and Phil Stephenson to the Chicago Cubs for John Cox (minors) and Gary Jones (minors).

January 18, 1986

The Chicago White Sox signed Nick Capra as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Jerry Dybzinski as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Bill Earley as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Steve Fireovid as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Lorenzo Gray as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Pete Ladd as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ray Soff as a free agent.

January 20, 1986

The Oakland Athletics signed Dave Kingman as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Tony Perez as a free agent.

January 21, 1986

The California Angels signed Mark Ryal as a free agent.

The California Angels purchased Jeff Schaefer from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 22, 1986

The Montreal Expos signed Wallace Johnson as a free agent.

January 23, 1986
January 26, 1986

The Chicago White Sox signed Rod Craig as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Lary Sorensen as a free agent.

January 27, 1986

The San Francisco Giants signed Jon Perlman as a free agent.

January 28, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Juan Beniquez as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres signed Dane Iorg as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Darrell Porter as a free agent.

January 29, 1986

The Oakland Athletics signed Bob Stoddard as a free agent.

January 31, 1986

The Detroit Tigers signed Bill Campbell as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Joe Sambito as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox released Jim Corsi.

February 1, 1986

The Chicago Cubs signed Matt Keough as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Lenn Sakata as a free agent.

February 3, 1986

The San Francisco Giants signed Chris Jones as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Randy Kutcher as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Mike LaCoss as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Rick Waits as a free agent.

February 4, 1986

The Montreal Expos signed Ivan de Jesus as a free agent.

February 5, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jim Dwyer as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Milt Wilcox as a free agent.

February 6, 1986

The New York Yankees signed Al Holland as a free agent.

February 7, 1986

The Seattle Mariners signed Al Cowens as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Rick Lancellotti as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Jack Lazorko as a free agent.

The New York Mets released Ross Jones.

February 8, 1986

The Cleveland Indians signed Dickie Noles as a free agent.

February 10, 1986

The Detroit Tigers signed Tim Tolman as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased Greg Bargar from the Montreal Expos.

The Cleveland Indians released Butch Benton.

February 13, 1986

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Ed Farmer as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed David Palmer as a free agent.

The New York Yankees traded Glen Braxton (minors), Neil Allen, Scott Bradley and cash to the Chicago White Sox for Chris Alvarez (minors), Eric Schmidt (minors), Ron Hassey and Matt Winters.

February 14, 1986

The Montreal Expos signed Bert Roberge as a free agent.

Yomiura Giants (Japan Central) purchased Luis Sanchez from the Montreal Expos.

February 18, 1986

The Seattle Mariners signed Ross Jones as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Dale Mohorcic as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Harry Spilman as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jose Vizcaino as an amateur free agent.

February 20, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Luis DeLeon as a free agent.

February 25, 1986

The Chicago White Sox signed Bryan Clark as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Terry Clark as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Jim Kern as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Bob Owchinko as a free agent.

February 27, 1986
February 28, 1986

The Atlanta Braves signed Omar Moreno as a free agent.

March 4, 1986

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

March 5, 1986

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Ted Simmons to the Atlanta Braves for Flavio Alfaro (minors), David Clay (minors) and Rick Cerone.

March 6, 1986

The New York Mets signed Julio Valera as an amateur free agent.

March 14, 1986

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Cesar Cedeno as a free agent.

March 15, 1986

Mike Fuentes sent from the Oakland Athletics to the Houston Astros in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 17, 1986

The New York Yankees signed John Montefusco as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Alan Knicely.

March 18, 1986

The California Angels signed Ken Forsch as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers released Doug Flynn.

March 19, 1986

The Boston Red Sox released Ed Jurak.

March 20, 1986

The San Francisco Giants signed Joel Youngblood as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners released Donnie Scott.

The Seattle Mariners released Frank Wills.

March 21, 1986

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Alan Knicely as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics released Barbaro Garbey.

The California Angels released Frank LaCorte.

March 23, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Mike Kinnunen as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres released Roy Lee Jackson.

The Minnesota Twins signed Roy Lee Jackson as a free agent.

March 24, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Tom Magrann as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants released Dave Owen.

March 25, 1986
March 26, 1986
March 27, 1986

The Texas Rangers signed Dave Owen as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Frank Wills as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers released Burt Hooton.

The Texas Rangers released Duane Walker.

March 28, 1986
March 29, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Donnie Scott as a free agent.

March 30, 1986
March 31, 1986

The St. Louis Cardinals returned Mark Ross to the Houston Astros as part of a conditional deal.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Ron Musselman as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos released Jose Alvarez.

The Seattle Mariners released Jerry Dybzinski.

The Chicago Cubs released Reggie Patterson.

The Chicago Cubs released Gary Woods.

The Montreal Expos traded a player to be named later and Norm Charlton to the Cincinnati Reds for Wayne Krenchicki. The Montreal Expos sent Tim Barker (minors) (April 2, 1986) to the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade.

The Minnesota Twins traded Mike Hart to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later, Ben Bianchi (minors) and Steve Padia (minors). The Baltimore Orioles sent Jeffrey Hubbard (minors) (April 23, 1986) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Tom Nieto to the Montreal Expos for Fred Manrique.

April, 1986
April 1, 1986 Standings
April 2, 1986 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Jack O'Connor as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Bob Bailor.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Bobby Castillo.

The New York Mets traded Ed Olwine to the Atlanta Braves for Mike Santiago (minors).

April 3, 1986 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays returned Jose de Jesus (earlier draft pick) to the Kansas City Royals.

The Cleveland Indians signed Phil Niekro as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Duane Walker as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles released Rod Allen.

The Toronto Blue Jays released Cesar Cedeno.

The Baltimore Orioles released Wayne Gross.

The San Diego Padres traded Bob Patterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Marvell Wynne.

April 4, 1986 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Jose Alvarez as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Rudy Law as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Chris Welsh as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Jerry Willard as a free agent.

The New York Yankees released Al Holland.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Johnnie LeMaster.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Sixto Lezcano.

The Cincinnati Reds released Frank Pastore.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Jason Thompson to the Montreal Expos for players to be named later. The Montreal Expos sent Ben Abner (minors) (April 7, 1986) and Ronnie Giddens (minors) (April 7, 1986) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade.

April 5, 1986 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Jim Corsi as a free agent.

The New York Mets traded Rodger Cole (minors) and Joe Graves (minors) to the Montreal Expos for Doug Frobel.

April 6, 1986 Standings

The California Angels returned Carl Willis (earlier draft pick) to the Cincinnati Reds.

April 7, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Ron Roenicke as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs released Warren Brusstar.

The Montreal Expos released Scot Thompson.

April 8, 1986 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Joe Beckwith as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins released Houston Jimenez.

April 9, 1986 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed David Green as a free agent.

April 10, 1986 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Cesar Cedeno as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Al Holland as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos released Bert Roberge.

April 11, 1986 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ray Burris as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners signed Jerry Reed as a free agent.

April 15, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Bill Dawley as a free agent.

April 16, 1986 Standings

The California Angels signed Terry Forster as a free agent.

April 18, 1986 Standings
April 19, 1986 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Tom Gorman as a free agent.

April 24, 1986 Standings

The Minnesota Twins signed Frank Pastore as a free agent.

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

April 25, 1986 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Brian Harper as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Pat Sheridan as a free agent.

The New York Mets traded Joe Redfield to the Baltimore Orioles for Rick Lockwood (minors).

April 28, 1986 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Len Barker as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Carlos Maldonado as an amateur free agent.

April 29, 1986 Standings
April 30, 1986 Standings
May 1, 1986 Standings
May 2, 1986 Standings

The Chicago Cubs signed Terry Francona as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Tommy John as a free agent.

May 4, 1986 Standings

The Baltimore Orioles signed Nelson Simmons as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Andy Ashby as an amateur free agent.

May 5, 1986 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Lary Sorensen as a free agent.

May 6, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Jorge Brito as an amateur free agent.

The Texas Rangers released Dave Rozema.

The Chicago Cubs released Dick Ruthven.

May 7, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Jack Perconte as a free agent.

May 8, 1986 Standings
May 9, 1986 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Bert Roberge as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies purchased Ron Roenicke from the Oakland Athletics.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Dave Stewart.

May 12, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Wayne Gross as a free agent.

May 13, 1986 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Ricky Bones as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Hector Wagner as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Larry Andersen.

May 15, 1986 Standings

The Kansas City Royals signed Onix Concepcion as a free agent.

May 16, 1986 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Larry Andersen as a free agent.

May 19, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Doug Bair as a free agent.

May 20, 1986 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Rod Allen as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Dave Rozema as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics traded Keith Atherton to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later and cash. The Minnesota Twins sent Eric Broersma (minors) (May 23, 1986) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

May 21, 1986 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Matt Turner as an amateur free agent.

The Seattle Mariners traded Terry Bell to the Kansas City Royals for Mark Huismann.

May 23, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Dave Stewart as a free agent.

May 24, 1986 Standings
May 25, 1986 Standings
May 27, 1986 Standings
May 29, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Fernando Arroyo as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics released Steve Henderson.

May 30, 1986 Standings

The Texas Rangers signed Juan Gonzalez as an amateur free agent.

May 31, 1986 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ralph Citarella as a free agent.

June, 1986 Standings
June 1, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics purchased Dave Von Ohlen from Miami (Florida State).

June 2, 1986 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Dan Driessen as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Jeff King in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed July 10, 1986.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Greg Swindell in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed July 31, 1986.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Matt Williams in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Kevin Brown in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed July 17, 1986.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Greg Vaughn in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 13, 1986.

The Houston Astros drafted Lou Frazier in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 3, 1986.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Kent Mercker in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1986.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Jim Bruske in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 22, 1986.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Gary Sheffield in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 1986.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Brad Brink in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 28, 1986.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Pat Lennon in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Alan Mills in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 10, 1986.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Derrick May in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Derek Parks in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft.

The San Diego Padres drafted Thomas Howard in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1986.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Greg Briley in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 9, 1986.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Scott Hemond in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed August 6, 1986.

The Houston Astros drafted Ryan Bowen in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Roberto Hernandez in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1986.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted John Briscoe in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Scott Scudder in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Derek Lee in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Phil Clark in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The California Angels drafted Lee Stevens in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Bret Barberie in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Luis Alicea in the 1st round (23rd pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 1986.

The California Angels drafted Mike Fetters in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 1986.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Cliff Brantley in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1986.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jeff Bronkey in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Mike Butcher in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Steve Cummings in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Milt Cuyler in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Brian Drahman in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Dave Hansen in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Erik Hanson in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1986.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Kirt Manwaring in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The Texas Rangers drafted Roger Pavlik in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Rich Scheid in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Jeff Tabaka in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1986.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Kevin Tapani in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1986.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Mike Walker in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Kevin Wickander in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Todd Zeile in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Jonathan Hurst in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Jaime Navarro in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Wade Taylor in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Boston Red Sox drafted Scott Cooper in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1986.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Jerry Goff in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Reggie Jefferson in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Tim Layana in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Lonnie Maclin in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Tim McIntosh in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 30, 1986.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mike Munoz in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The Texas Rangers drafted Dean Palmer in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1986.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Harvey Pulliam in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 1986.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Scott Radinsky in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Houston Astros drafted Tuffy Rhodes in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1986.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Scott Ruskin in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary).

The Cleveland Indians drafted Joe Skalski in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jack Armstrong in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Mike Schwabe in the 3rd round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Bill Bean in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Mike Bell in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Kent Bottenfield in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Pat Gomez in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Kip Gross in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed August 19, 1986.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Xavier Hernandez in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Bo Jackson in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Steve Rosenberg in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Rudy Seanez in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1986.

The California Angels drafted Paul Sorrento in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 25, 1986.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Archi Cianfrocco in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Mark Guthrie in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Texas Rangers drafted Rob Richie in the 4th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Kevin Campbell in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Bruce Egloff in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Bien Figueroa in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Joe Girardi in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Montreal Expos drafted Gene Harris in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Pat Hentgen in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 1986.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jim McNamara in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted John Ramos in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Dave Rohde in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Mets drafted Eddie Zosky in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Jim Austin in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1986.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted George Canale in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1986.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Rich DeLucia in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1986.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Tom Gordon in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1986.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Ed Taubensee in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 6, 1986.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Tom Goodwin in the 6th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Houston Astros drafted Gary Cooper in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Bryan Hickerson in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Tommy Hinzo in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Mike Loynd in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Matt Merullo in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Jeff Richardson in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Cris Carpenter in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The California Angels drafted Tony Scruggs in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Tony Longmire in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Chuck McElroy in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The New York Yankees drafted Hal Morris in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The New York Mets drafted Jerry Nielsen in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Blaine Beatty in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 1986.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jim Bullinger in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1986.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Chuck Carr in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1986.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Russ Swan in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The California Angels drafted Jon Shave in the 9th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Stan Belinda in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Lance Blankenship in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Montreal Expos drafted Mike Blowers in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 1986.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Larry Carter in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Randy Knorr in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1986.

The New York Mets drafted Curtis Pride in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1986.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Jeff Reboulet in the 10th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1986.

The Texas Rangers drafted John Barfield in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Willie Blair in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Darryl Hamilton in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1986.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Tom Lampkin in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1986.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Keith Lockhart in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Keith Shepherd in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 28, 1986.

The California Angels drafted Colby Ward in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Steve Finley in the 11th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Jim Bowie in the 12th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 1986.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Mark Davis in the 12th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Houston Astros drafted Trent Hubbard in the 12th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 1986.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Mike Perez in the 12th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1986.

The New York Yankees drafted Andy Stankiewicz in the 12th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1986.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Rod Beck in the 13th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 1986.

The Minnesota Twins drafted Scott Leius in the 13th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 1986.

The Texas Rangers drafted Rey Sanchez in the 13th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 1986.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Carlos Diaz in the 14th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Gordon Dillard in the 14th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Scott Kamieniecki in the 14th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed August 23, 1986.

The New York Yankees drafted Steve Adkins in the 15th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Tommy Shields in the 15th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Scott Aldred in the 16th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed August 21, 1986.

The New York Mets drafted Archie Corbin in the 16th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Greg Hibbard in the 16th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1986.

The Houston Astros drafted Brian Meyer in the 16th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Jim Pena in the 16th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jimmy Rogers in the 16th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Dennis Moeller in the 17th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Erik Bennett in the 17th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Dann Howitt in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1986.

The New York Yankees drafted Turner Ward in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1986.

The Houston Astros drafted Ed Whited in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Chuck Knoblauch in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Tim Salmon in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Detroit Tigers drafted Chris Hoiles in the 19th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1986.

The Texas Rangers drafted Bob Malloy in the 19th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Steve Hosey in the 19th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Craig Colbert in the 20th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 1986.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Keith Brown in the 21st round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The New York Yankees drafted Kevin Maas in the 22nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed July 20, 1986.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Pete Young in the 22nd round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Mark Grater in the 23rd round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Rick Wilkins in the 23rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed May 28, 1987.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Jamie McAndrew in the 23rd round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The San Diego Padres drafted Alan Zinter in the 23rd round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Garland Kiser in the 24th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

The Texas Rangers drafted Wayne Rosenthal in the 24th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Jeff Banister in the 25th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Rick Reed in the 26th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed July 2, 1986.

The New York Mets drafted Cal Eldred in the 26th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Scott Livingstone in the 26th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Charlie Montoyo in the 26th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Paul Quantrill in the 26th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Tom Quinlan in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed September 23, 1986.

The Cleveland Indians drafted Kevin Bearse in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Paul Carey in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Yankees drafted Erik Johnson in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Torey Lovullo in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Ben McDonald in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Paul Miller in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted John Olerud in the 27th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Darren Hall in the 28th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1986.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Joe Grahe in the 28th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Jim Czajkowski in the 29th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 1986.

The San Francisco Giants drafted Mark Leonard in the 29th round of the 1986 amateur draft.

The Cincinnati Reds drafted Jim Byrd in the 31st round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Ever Magallanes in the 31st round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Kansas City Royals drafted David Howard in the 32nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed May 15, 1987.

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Mike Mordecai in the 33rd round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Kansas City Royals drafted Tom Urbani in the 33rd round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Houston Astros drafted Eric Anthony in the 34th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 1986.

The New York Mets drafted Scott Erickson in the 36th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Montreal Expos drafted Brian Johnson in the 36th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Philadelphia Phillies drafted Jesse Levis in the 36th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Baltimore Orioles drafted Rob Lukachyk in the 37th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The New York Mets drafted Todd Jones in the 41st round of the 1986 amateur draft, but was not signed.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Doug Linton in the 43rd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed September 5, 1986.

June 3, 1986 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Aurelio Lopez as a free agent.

June 5, 1986 Standings

The California Angels signed Vern Ruhle as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Cesar Cedeno.

June 6, 1986 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Tim Fortugno as an amateur free agent.

June 8, 1986 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Bob McClure to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named later. The Montreal Expos sent Kent Bachman (minors) (September 12, 1986) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.

June 9, 1986 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers purchased Jim Hunter from the Montreal Expos.

The New York Mets released Tim Corcoran.

June 10, 1986 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Johnnie LeMaster as a free agent.

June 12, 1986 Standings

The Seattle Mariners released Al Cowens.

The Detroit Tigers released Harry Spilman.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Jerry White.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Randy Ready to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later. The San Diego Padres sent Tim Pyznarski (October 29, 1986) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.

June 13, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Bobby Castillo as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Harry Spilman as a free agent.

June 14, 1986 Standings
June 16, 1986 Standings

The New York Yankees signed Chris Howard as an amateur free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Ken Ryan as an amateur free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles traded a player to be named later and Dennis Martinez to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named later. The Baltimore Orioles sent John Stefero (December 8, 1986) to the Montreal Expos to complete the trade. The Montreal Expos sent Rene Gonzales (December 16, 1986) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

June 17, 1986 Standings

The Cleveland Indians released Jim Kern.

June 18, 1986 Standings

The Texas Rangers sent George Wright to the Montreal Expos as part of a conditional deal.

June 19, 1986 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Rusty Richards as an amateur free agent.

The Atlanta Braves released Ron Tingley.

June 20, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Steve Henderson as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins traded John Butcher to the Cleveland Indians for Neal Heaton.

June 22, 1986 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Steve Kemp as a free agent.

June 23, 1986 Standings

The Cleveland Indians signed Ron Tingley as a free agent.

June 24, 1986 Standings

Kintetsu Buffaloes (Japan Pacific) purchased David Green from the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Steve Carlton.

The New York Yankees released Ivan de Jesus.

June 25, 1986 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Brad Moore as an amateur free agent.

The Seattle Mariners released Gorman Thomas.

June 26, 1986 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies released Randy Lerch.

The Chicago White Sox traded Scott Bradley to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later. The Seattle Mariners sent Ivan Calderon (July 1, 1986) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

June 29, 1986 Standings
June 30, 1986 Standings
July, 1986 Standings

The Minnesota Twins signed Clay Christiansen as a free agent.

July 2, 1986 Standings
July 4, 1986 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Steve Carlton as a free agent.

The New York Yankees released Ozzie Canseco.

July 6, 1986 Standings
July 9, 1986 Standings
July 10, 1986 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Ozzie Canseco as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Mike Bordick as an amateur free agent.

July 12, 1986 Standings

The Seattle Mariners signed Ken Forsch as a free agent.

July 13, 1986 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Willie Smith as an amateur free agent.

July 14, 1986 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Jim Slaton as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Chris Bushing as an amateur free agent.

July 15, 1986 Standings

The Chicago Cubs released Steve Lake.

July 16, 1986 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds signed Ivan de Jesus as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Gorman Thomas as a free agent.

July 18, 1986 Standings
July 19, 1986 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Cesar Cedeno as a free agent.

July 21, 1986 Standings
July 23, 1986 Standings
July 24, 1986 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Steve Lake as a free agent.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jose Offerman as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Tom Foley and Lary Sorensen to the Montreal Expos for Skeeter Barnes and Dan Schatzeder.

July 25, 1986 Standings

The Montreal Expos signed Razor Shines as a free agent.

July 26, 1986 Standings

The Texas Rangers traded a player to be named later and Bryan Dial (minors) to the Chicago Cubs for Ron Meridith. The Texas Rangers sent Rich Surhoff (July 28, 1986) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

July 27, 1986 Standings
July 28, 1986 Standings
July 30, 1986 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Julio Peguero as an amateur free agent.

The New York Yankees traded a player to be named later, Ron Hassey and Carlos Martinez to the Chicago White Sox for Ron Kittle, Joel Skinner and Wayne Tolleson. The New York Yankees sent Bill Lindsey (December 24, 1986) to the Chicago White Sox to complete the trade.

July 31, 1986 Standings
August 1, 1986 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Pete Vuckovich as a free agent.

The Houston Astros released Duane Walker.

August 3, 1986 Standings

The New York Mets signed Lee Mazzilli as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Duane Walker as a free agent.

August 4, 1986 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Dale Berra as a free agent.

August 7, 1986 Standings
August 8, 1986 Standings
August 10, 1986 Standings

The Detroit Tigers released Dave Engle.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Mike Heath to the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named later and Ken Hill. The Detroit Tigers sent Mike Laga (September 2, 1986) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

August 12, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Steve Carlton as a free agent.

August 13, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Craig Grebeck as an amateur free agent.

The Minnesota Twins traded Dewayne Coleman (minors) and Ron Davis to the Chicago Cubs for Julius McDougal (minors), Ray Fontenot and George Frazier.

August 15, 1986 Standings
August 16, 1986 Standings

The Kansas City Royals signed Jacob Brumfield as a free agent.

August 19, 1986 Standings

The Seattle Mariners traded Dave Henderson and Spike Owen to the Boston Red Sox for players to be named later, Rey Quinones and cash. The Boston Red Sox sent Mike Brown (August 22, 1986), Mike Trujillo (August 22, 1986) and John Christensen (September 25, 1986) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

August 20, 1986 Standings

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

August 24, 1986 Standings

The New York Mets signed Alex Diaz as an amateur free agent.

August 27, 1986 Standings
August 29, 1986 Standings

The Detroit Tigers released Mike York.

September 1, 1986 Standings
September 2, 1986 Standings
September 3, 1986 Standings
September 5, 1986 Standings

The Seattle Mariners purchased Pat Rice from Salt Lake City (PCL).

September 7, 1986 Standings
September 13, 1986 Standings

The San Francisco Giants signed Juan Guerrero as an amateur free agent.

September 15, 1986 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Omar Olivares as an amateur free agent.

September 18, 1986 Standings
September 23, 1986 Standings

The Texas Rangers signed Wilson Alvarez as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Royals traded Darryl Motley to the Atlanta Braves for Steve Shields.

September 27, 1986 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Eddie Perez as an amateur free agent.

September 29, 1986 Standings

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Oreste Marrero as an amateur free agent.

September 30, 1986 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Pedro Martinez as an amateur free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Ron Rightnowar as an amateur free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Kevin Hickey.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Chuck Porter.

The Texas Rangers traded Randy Kramer to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Jeff Zaske.

October, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox released Joe DeSa.

October 1, 1986 Standings

The Houston Astros signed Andujar Cedeno as an amateur free agent.

October 2, 1986 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Marc Hill as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals selected Jim Eisenreich off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

October 5, 1986 Standings

Pat Keedy of the California Angels granted free agency.

October 6, 1986 Standings

The Texas Rangers signed Cris Colon as an amateur free agent.

October 7, 1986 Standings
October 8, 1986 Standings
October 9, 1986 Standings

The San Diego Padres released Dane Iorg.

October 11, 1986 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Mike York as a free agent.

October 12, 1986 Standings

The San Diego Padres signed Jose Valentin as an amateur free agent.

October 13, 1986 Standings

The Atlanta Braves released Omar Moreno.

The Atlanta Braves released Mike Payne.

October 15, 1986 Standings

Fernando Arroyo of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Skeeter Barnes of the Philadelphia Phillies granted free agency.

Dave Beard of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Bob Buchanan of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

Nick Capra of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Ralph Citarella of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Rod Craig of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Keith Creel of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Andre David of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Butch Davis of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Trench Davis of the Pittsburgh Pirates granted free agency.

Steve Fireovid of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

Doug Frobel of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Jerry Don Gleaton of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Mike Griffin of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Mike Hart of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Paul Householder of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Kurt Kepshire of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Jack Lazorko of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Mike Madden of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Scotti Madison of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Ron Mathis of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Paul Mirabella of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

Jeff Moronko of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

Jack O'Connor of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

Tom O'Malley of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Larry Owen of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Rick Ownbey of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Al Pardo of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Kelly Paris of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Casey Parsons of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

John Rabb of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

George Riley of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Dan Rohn of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Mark Ross of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Alejandro Sanchez of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Bill Scherrer of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Matt Sinatro of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Mike Stenhouse of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Bill Swaggerty of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Rich Thompson of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Duane Walker of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Brad Wellman of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Tack Wilson of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Matt Winters of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

The Detroit Tigers released Bill Campbell.

The New York Yankees released Leo Hernandez.

The New York Yankees released Bryan Little.

The Detroit Tigers released Jim Slaton.

October 16, 1986
October 18, 1986

Terry Francona of the Chicago Cubs granted free agency.

October 20, 1986
October 21, 1986
October 24, 1986
October 28, 1986
October 29, 1986
October 30, 1986
October 31, 1986
November 1, 1986
November 2, 1986

Gary Roenicke of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

November 7, 1986
November 10, 1986

Doug Bair of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Dusty Baker of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Bruce Bochte of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

The San Francisco Giants released Rick Lancellotti.

The San Francisco Giants released Bill Laskey.

The San Francisco Giants released Luis Quinones.

November 11, 1986
November 12, 1986

Doyle Alexander of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Larry Andersen of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Tony Armas of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Alan Ashby of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Jim Beattie of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

Vida Blue of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Bob Boone of the California Angels granted free agency.

Rick Burleson of the California Angels granted free agency.

Enos Cabell of the Los Angeles Dodgers granted free agency.

Steve Carlton of the Chicago White Sox granted free agency.

Rick Cerone of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Chris Chambliss of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Jim Clancy of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

Dave Concepcion of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

Doug Corbett of the California Angels granted free agency.

Andre Dawson of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Doug DeCinces of the California Angels granted free agency.

Rick Dempsey of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

John Denny of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

Brian Downing of the California Angels granted free agency.

Jim Dwyer of the Baltimore Orioles granted free agency.

Mike Fischlin of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Bob Forsch of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Terry Forster of the California Angels granted free agency.

Phil Garner of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Rich Gedman of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Ron Guidry of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Toby Harrah of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

Danny Heep of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Glenn Hoffman of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Bob Horner of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Tom Hume of the Philadelphia Phillies granted free agency.

Clint Hurdle of the St. Louis Cardinals granted free agency.

Reggie Jackson of the California Angels granted free agency.

Roy Lee Jackson of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Cliff Johnson of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

Tommy John of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Lynn Jones of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Dave Kingman of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Ray Knight of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Wayne Krenchicki of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Mike LaCoss of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Rudy Law of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Charlie Lea of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Davey Lopes of the Houston Astros granted free agency.

Buck Martinez of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

Dennis Martinez of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Charlie Moore of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Jack Morris of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Randy Niemann of the New York Mets granted free agency.

Dickie Noles of the Cleveland Indians granted free agency.

Ben Oglivie of the Milwaukee Brewers granted free agency.

Bob Owchinko of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

David Palmer of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Lance Parrish of the Detroit Tigers granted free agency.

Frank Pastore of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Darrell Porter of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

Joe Price of the Cincinnati Reds granted free agency.

Jamie Quirk of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Tim Raines of the Montreal Expos granted free agency.

Willie Randolph of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Jerry Royster of the San Diego Padres granted free agency.

Vern Ruhle of the California Angels granted free agency.

Lenn Sakata of the Oakland Athletics granted free agency.

Joe Sambito of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Billy Sample of the Atlanta Braves granted free agency.

Tom Seaver of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Lonnie Smith of the Kansas City Royals granted free agency.

Chris Speier of the Chicago Cubs granted free agency.

Harry Spilman of the San Francisco Giants granted free agency.

Dave Stapleton of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Sammy Stewart of the Boston Red Sox granted free agency.

Gary Ward of the Texas Rangers granted free agency.

Claudell Washington of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Ernie Whitt of the Toronto Blue Jays granted free agency.

Al Woods of the Minnesota Twins granted free agency.

Steve Yeager of the Seattle Mariners granted free agency.

The Baltimore Orioles released Juan Bonilla.

The Detroit Tigers released Larry Herndon.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Ray Krawczyk.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Dave Rucker.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Bill Russell.

The New York Mets traded Ron Gardenhire to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later. The Minnesota Twins sent Donnie Iasparro (minors) (April 4, 1987) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

November 13, 1986

The Montreal Expos signed Dave Collins as a free agent.

November 14, 1986

The Chicago White Sox signed Pat Keedy as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Scotti Madison as a free agent.

November 15, 1986

The Kansas City Royals signed Joe DeSa as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Jerry Don Gleaton as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Jamie Nelson as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Bill Swaggerty as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Ben Rivera as an amateur free agent.

November 16, 1986
November 17, 1986

The Atlanta Braves signed Trench Davis as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Chuck Hensley as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Al Pardo as a free agent.

November 20, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jim Dwyer as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Jeff Moronko as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox released Vicente Palacios.

November 22, 1986

Rod Scurry of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

November 24, 1986

The New York Mets signed Bob Buchanan as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Keith Comstock as a free agent.

November 26, 1986
November 28, 1986

The Cleveland Indians signed Casey Parsons as a free agent.

December, 1986

The Milwaukee Brewers purchased Narciso Elvira from Leon (Mexican).

December 1, 1986

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Duane Walker as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos traded Bill Cutshall (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds for Mike Smith.

December 3, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Mike Hart as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Alan Knicely as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Tom O'Malley as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Dave Rucker as a free agent.

December 4, 1986

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Butch Davis as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Vicente Palacios as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Mark Ross as a free agent.

December 5, 1986

The Cincinnati Reds signed Dave Concepcion as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Mike Griffin as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Darrell Porter as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Joe Sambito as a free agent.

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

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Rick Renteria to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later. The Seattle Mariners sent Bob Siegel (minors) (December 10, 1986) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade.

December 6, 1986

The New York Yankees signed Rod Scurry as a free agent.

December 7, 1986

The New York Yankees signed Claudell Washington as a free agent.

December 8, 1986

The Seattle Mariners drafted Stan Clarke from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Cecil Espy from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Chicago White Sox drafted Bob Gibson from the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Toronto Blue Jays drafted Jose Nunez from the Kansas City Royals in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Milwaukee Brewers drafted Vicente Palacios from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Atlanta Braves drafted Joe Redfield from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Oakland Athletics drafted Cliff Young from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1986 rule 5 draft.

The Detroit Tigers signed Larry Herndon as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Rudy Law as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Jamie Quirk as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Jeff Bittiger.

The Oakland Athletics released Wayne Gross.

December 9, 1986

The Cleveland Indians drafted Gibson Alba from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1986 minor league draft.

The Texas Rangers drafted Jose Cecena from the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1986 minor league draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Mike Hartley from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1986 minor league draft.

The Seattle Mariners drafted Jeff Nelson from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1986 minor league draft.

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Jeff Schaefer from the California Angels in the 1986 minor league draft.

The Chicago Cubs drafted Heathcliff Slocumb from the New York Mets in the 1986 minor league draft.

The Texas Rangers signed Keith Creel as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Mike LaCoss as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Mike Madden as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Dave Meier as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed John Mizerock as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Harry Spilman as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres purchased Guillermo Velasquez from Monterrey (Mexican).

December 10, 1986
December 11, 1986

The Oakland Athletics traded Donnie Hill to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later and Gene Nelson. The Chicago White Sox sent Bruce Tanner (December 18, 1986) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Jeff Knox (minors) and Charles Hudson to the New York Yankees for Tom Barrett and Mike Easler.

The San Diego Padres traded Adam Ging (minors), Kevin McReynolds and Gene Walter to the New York Mets for Kevin Armstrong (minors), Kevin Brown (minors), Shawn Abner, Stan Jefferson and Kevin Mitchell.

December 12, 1986

The San Francisco Giants signed Chris Speier as a free agent.

December 15, 1986

The Houston Astros signed Davey Lopes as a free agent.

December 16, 1986

The Texas Rangers released Ricky Wright.

December 17, 1986

The New York Yankees signed Lenn Sakata as a free agent.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Jeff Grotewold as an amateur free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals released Ken Dayley.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Jack Fimple.

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Ed Vande Berg.

The Kansas City Royals traded Jimmy Daniel (minors) and Joseph Jarrell (minors) to the Baltimore Orioles for Juan Beniquez.

The Oakland Athletics traded Bill Bathe to the Chicago Cubs for Joe Hicks (minors).

The Seattle Mariners traded Ricky Nelson to the New York Mets for Doug Gwosdz.

December 18, 1986

The Texas Rangers signed Mike Jeffcoat as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox signed Clemente Alvarez as an amateur free agent.

The Kansas City Royals released Mike Brewer.

The San Diego Padres released Dave LaPoint.

The San Diego Padres released Graig Nettles.

December 19, 1986

The Houston Astros signed Alan Ashby as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Bob Forsch as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Jack Morris as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed David Palmer as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants released Juan Berenguer.

The Kansas City Royals released Buddy Biancalana.

The Minnesota Twins released Ray Fontenot.

The San Francisco Giants released Jim Gott.

The California Angels released Bobby Grich.

The San Francisco Giants released Atlee Hammaker.

The California Angels released Rufino Linares.

The Kansas City Royals released Hal McRae.

The Chicago White Sox released Luis Salazar.

The Baltimore Orioles released Nate Snell.

The Montreal Expos released George Wright.

The New York Yankees traded Butch Wynegar to the California Angels for a player to be named later and Ron Romanick. The California Angels sent Alan Mills (June 22, 1987) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.

December 20, 1986

The Atlanta Braves signed Jeff Bittiger as a free agent.

The Boston Red Sox signed Glenn Hoffman as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins released Juan Agosto.

The Montreal Expos released Dann Bilardello.

The Detroit Tigers released Darrell Evans.

The Chicago White Sox released Jack Perconte.

The Chicago White Sox released Dave Schmidt.

The New York Yankees released Bob Shirley.

The Montreal Expos released Bryn Smith.

The Minnesota Twins released Roy Smith.

The Seattle Mariners released Roy Thomas.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Lee Tunnell.

December 21, 1986

The Houston Astros signed Larry Andersen as a free agent.

December 22, 1986
December 23, 1986

The Seattle Mariners signed Dave Stapleton as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians released John Butcher.

The Milwaukee Brewers released Jaime Cocanower.

December 24, 1986

The Oakland Athletics signed Reggie Jackson as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Gary Ward as a free agent.

December 26, 1986

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Tom Hume as a free agent.

December 29, 1986

The Minnesota Twins signed German Gonzalez as an amateur free agent.

December 30, 1986

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dave Van Gorder as a free agent.

1987

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

The Minnesota Twins signed John Butcher as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Kurt Kepshire as a free agent.

The Chicago Cubs signed Dan Rohn as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds signed Bill Scherrer as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Dave Schuler as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Chris Welsh as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed George Wright as a free agent.

The New York Mets released Bruce Berenyi.

The Montreal Expos released John Mizerock.

Bobby Castillo sent from the Oakland Athletics to the Seattle Mariners in an unknown transaction.

Mike Fuentes sent from the Houston Astros to ??? in an unknown transaction.

Ron Musselman sent from the Toronto Blue Jays to ??? in an unknown transaction.

The Kansas City Royals signed Mike Fuentes as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Ron Musselman as a free agent.

January 1, 1987

The Kansas City Royals signed Tom Gilles as a free agent.

January 3, 1987

The Baltimore Orioles signed Ravelo Manzanillo as a free agent.

January 5, 1987

The Chicago White Sox signed Ralph Citarella as a free agent.

The New York Yankees traded Mike Soper (minors) and Scott Nielsen to the Chicago White Sox for Pete Filson and Randy Velarde.

January 6, 1987

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Jim Clancy as a free agent.

The Houston Astros signed Phil Garner as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Jack Lazorko as a free agent.

January 7, 1987

The Baltimore Orioles signed Rick Burleson as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Jack Fimple as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics released Joe Strong.

January 8, 1987

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

The California Angels signed Doug DeCinces as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Brian Downing as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Tommy John as a free agent.

The New York Yankees signed Willie Randolph as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Ernie Whitt as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants traded Timber Mead (minors), Mike Villa (minors) and Frank Williams to the Cincinnati Reds for Eddie Milner.

January 9, 1987

The Minnesota Twins signed Juan Berenguer as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Carlos Garcia as an amateur free agent.

January 10, 1987

The Texas Rangers signed Nick Capra as a free agent.

January 12, 1987

The Kansas City Royals signed Buddy Biancalana as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Steve Fireovid as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Hal McRae as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Jorge Orta as a free agent.

January 13, 1987

The San Diego Padres signed Tom Gorman as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Jose Hernandez as an amateur free agent.

January 15, 1987

The Seattle Mariners signed Jim Weaver as a free agent.

January 16, 1987

The Minnesota Twins signed Randy Niemann as a free agent.

January 19, 1987

The California Angels signed Chris Cron as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ken Dayley as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Dave Engle as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians signed Doug Frobel as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Dave LaPoint as a free agent.

The Houston Astros released Roger Samuels.

January 20, 1987

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 21, 1987

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

January 22, 1987

The Oakland Athletics signed Luis Quinones as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Dave Schmidt as a free agent.

The California Angels purchased Jim Eppard from the Oakland Athletics.

January 23, 1987

The Montreal Expos signed Bruce Berenyi as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves signed Gary Roenicke as a free agent.

January 24, 1987

The Houston Astros signed Ron Mathis as a free agent.

January 26, 1987

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Skeeter Barnes as a free agent.

The Cleveland Indians released Jim Wilson.

January 27, 1987

The Cleveland Indians signed Ed Vande Berg as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers traded Chuck Cary and Randy O'Neal to the Atlanta Braves for Freddy Tiburcio (minors) and Terry Harper.

January 28, 1987

The New York Yankees signed Bob Shirley as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Dave Nilsson as an amateur free agent.

January 30, 1987

The Baltimore Orioles signed Jack O'Connor as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics traded Luis Quinones to the Chicago Cubs for Ron Cey.

February 2, 1987

The Detroit Tigers signed Nate Snell as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Damaso Garcia and Luis Leal to the Atlanta Braves for Craig McMurtry.

February 3, 1987
February 4, 1987

The San Francisco Giants signed Atlee Hammaker as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Bill Laskey as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers signed Mike Stenhouse as a free agent.

February 5, 1987

The Cleveland Indians signed Dennis Lamp as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Joe Price as a free agent.

February 6, 1987

The Cleveland Indians signed Rick Dempsey as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Johnnie LeMaster as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants signed Roger Samuels as a free agent.

The Kansas City Royals signed Bob Stoddard as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Lee Tunnell as a free agent.

February 9, 1987

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Onix Concepcion as a free agent.

The New York Mets signed Clint Hurdle as a free agent.

February 11, 1987

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jack Perconte as a free agent.

February 12, 1987

The Baltimore Orioles signed Ray Knight as a free agent.

February 13, 1987

The Houston Astros signed Juan Agosto as a free agent.

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

The Kansas City Royals signed Matt Winters as a free agent.

The California Angels released Chris Green.

February 14, 1987

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Paul Mirabella as a free agent.

February 16, 1987

The Montreal Expos signed Charlie Lea as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos signed Pascual Perez as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles signed Luis Mercedes as an amateur free agent.

February 17, 1987

The Texas Rangers signed Ed Jurak as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Wade Rowdon to the Chicago Cubs for Guy Hoffman.

February 19, 1987

The San Francisco Giants signed Ray Fontenot as a free agent.

The California Angels signed Vern Ruhle as a free agent.

February 20, 1987

The New York Mets signed Andre David as a free agent.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Ivan de Jesus as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos traded Al Newman to the Minnesota Twins for Mike Shade (minors).

February 22, 1987

The Atlanta Braves signed John Rabb as a free agent.

February 23, 1987
February 24, 1987

The Detroit Tigers signed Darrell Evans as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Billy Sample as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins signed Roy Smith as a free agent.

February 25, 1987

The Kansas City Royals signed Steve Balboni as a free agent.

February 26, 1987

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jaime Cocanower as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers signed Frank Pastore as a free agent.

February 27, 1987

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

The Montreal Expos signed Bryn Smith as a free agent.

March 4, 1987

The Texas Rangers signed Steve Kemp as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Angel Miranda as an amateur free agent.

March 6, 1987

The Montreal Expos signed Bill Campbell as a free agent.

March 9, 1987

The Chicago Cubs signed Andre Dawson as a free agent.

March 11, 1987

The Chicago White Sox signed Kevin Hickey as a free agent.

The Montreal Expos released Bruce Berenyi.

March 13, 1987

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Lance Parrish as a free agent.

March 16, 1987

The Cincinnati Reds signed Rosario Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

March 17, 1987

The New York Yankees signed Rich Thompson as a free agent.

March 18, 1987
March 20, 1987

The California Angels signed Tack Wilson as a free agent.

The New York Yankees purchased Carlos Rodriguez from Mexico City Tigers (Mexican).

The Montreal Expos released Len Barker.

The Oakland Athletics released Rusty Tillman.

The Kansas City Royals traded Pete Carey (minors) and Eddie Tanner (minors) to the Cincinnati Reds for Derek Botelho.

March 21, 1987

The Montreal Expos released Chris Welsh.

March 22, 1987
March 23, 1987

The Cincinnati Reds signed Terry Francona as a free agent.

The Chicago White Sox released Julio Cruz.

The Detroit Tigers released Brian Harper.

The Cleveland Indians released Kurt Kepshire.

The Cleveland Indians released Dennis Lamp.

The Chicago Cubs released Mike Martin.

March 24, 1987

The Texas Rangers traded Orlando Mercado to the Detroit Tigers for Dario Guzman (minors).

March 25, 1987

The Houston Astros signed Ray Fontenot as a free agent.

The Seattle Mariners released Bobby Castillo.

March 26, 1987
March 27, 1987
March 28, 1987

The Montreal Expos signed Ron Shepherd as a free agent.

March 29, 1987
March 30, 1987
March 31, 1987

The Kansas City Royals signed Larry Owen as a free agent.

The Pittsburgh Pirates released Mike Brown.

The Montreal Expos released Dave Collins.

The Minnesota Twins released Mickey Hatcher.

The Seattle Mariners released Pete Ladd.

The Seattle Mariners released Dave Stapleton.

The San Francisco Giants traded David Blakley (minors) and Dan Gladden to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later, Jose Dominguez (minors) and Ray Velasquez (minors). The Minnesota Twins sent Bryan Hickerson (June 15, 1987) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

April, 1987

The New York Mets released Chris Green.

April 1, 1987

The Atlanta Braves signed Graig Nettles as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics signed Matt Sinatro as a free agent.

The Cincinnati Reds released Chuck Carr.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Mike Dunne, Mike LaValliere and Andy Van Slyke to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Tony Pena.

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