The Mariners signed A.J. Pollock to a one year deal. They also traded with the Brewers for right hander Justin Topa. The Dodgers added pitcher Tayler Scott on a minor league deal. The Tigers traded their closer, Gregory Soto, to the Phillies for several controllable major league ready players. They then signed Aneurys Zabala to a minor league deal. Masahiro Tanaka re-signed with the Rakuten Golden Eagles. Former Reds pitcher Keyvius Sampson will return to the Uni-Lions of the China Professional Baseball League.
Liam Hendricks will undergo treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
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