Will Middlebrooks , 3B
The San Diego Padres have agreed to obtain Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan.
Gonzalez Germen , P
The Yankees have acquired right-hander Gonzalez Germen from the Mets for cash in the first trade in a decade between the New York rivals.
Alex Rios , RF
The Kansas City Royals announced the signing of Rios to an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season. Rios, who will take over right field for departed free agent Nori Aoki, will make $9.5 million this season. The deal includes $12.5 million the following year with a $1.5 million buyout.
Corey Hart, RF
Hart and the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract. The deal, which includes $2.5 million in performance bonuses, gives the Pirates a right-handed option at first base to join left-handed slugger Pedro Alvarez, who is moving from third to first.
Wesley Wright , P
Wright and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized a $1.7 million, one-year contract.