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Baseball Off-Season Moves of 12/15/2012

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Well it’s been a little over two weeks since I last posted and a lot has happened. Remember when I report these transactions, it’s when the ink has dried and everything has become official. So if you don’t see something don’t get mad, it will probably be on the next edition. With that being said lets look at all the wheeling and dealing since the last time I reported.

-Atlanta Braves traded RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for RHP Jordan Walden. Also agreed to terms with OF Reed Johnson on a one-year contract.
-Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with OF Jonny Gomes on a two-year contract. Also agreed to terms with OF Shane Victorino on a three-year contract.

-Toronto Blue Jays claimed C Eli Whiteside off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees.

-Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Joakim Soria on a two-year contract. Also agreed to terms with C Geovany Soto on a one-year contract. Also traded INF Michael Young to Philadelphia for RHP Josh Lindblom and RHP Lisalverto Bonilla.
-Washington Nationals agreed to terms with RHP Dan Haren on a one-year contract.
-Kansas City Royals acquired RHP James Shields, RHP Wade Davis and a player to be named or cash considerations from Tampa Bay for OF Wil Myers, RHP pitcher Jake Odorizzi, LHP Mike Montgomery and 3B Patrick Leonard.

Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with RHP Zack Greinke on a six-year contract.

-Cleveland Indians traded OF Shin-Soo Choo, INF-OF Jason Donald and cash to Cincinnati for OF Drew Stubbs and SS Didi Gregorius. Traded LHP Tony Sipp, 1B Lars Anderson and SS Didi Gregorius to Arizona for RHP Trevor Bauer, RHP Matt Albers and RHP Bryan Shaw.
-Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Brandon McCarthy on a two-year contract.

-Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with RHP Joe Blanton and LHP Sean Burnett on two-year contracts.
-New York Yankees agreed to terms with INF Kevin Youkilis on a one-year contract.

Yes I know about Josh Hamilton and R.A. Dickey but those transactions have not been made official. They will become official and be on the next edition of off-season moves which is New Years Eve. So with the being said, check back then for more wheeling, dealing and big moves. 

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