It was a very active week in the MLB (outside of the Orioles), in fact so much happened that it got hard to keep track of. Warning, this may make you depressed about the Orioles Here's a rundown of notable moves in the A.L. East and across MLB:
American League East
- Signed Brendan Ryan to a two-year, $4 million contract with an option for 2016.
- Signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million contract with a vesting option for 2019.
- Signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million contract.
- Re-signed Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year, $16 million contract.
- Signed Kelly Johnson to one-year, $3 million contract.
- Signed Carlos Beltran to a three-year, $45 million contract.
- Signed A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year, $8.25 million contract.
- Signed Edward Mujica to two-year, $9.5 million contract.
- Re-signed Mike Napoli to a two-year, $32 million contract.
- Re-signed Jose Molina to a two-year, $4.5 million contract.
- Signed Hanigan to a two-year extension for $10.75 million with an option.
- Re-Signed Juan Carlos Oviedo (aka Leo Nunez) to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.
- Signed Dioner Navarro to a two-year, $8 million contract.
- Marlins signed Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three-year, $21 million contract.
- Mariners signed Willie Bloomquist to a two-year, $5.8 million contract.
- Orioles explored contract extension before Jim Johnson trade
- Nationals sign Nate McLouth to two-year deal; Orioles miss out again
- Orioles to begin with Brian Matusz as starter in spring training in 2014
- Orioles offseason: Peter Angelos responsible for Jim Johnson trade, until he's suddenly not
- Orioles news: Team signs RHP Ryan Webb to a two-year, $4.5 million contract