The 2021-22 MLB free-agency hot stove is cooking, with teams already making some major moves in an effort to win a title next season.
Below is a running list of notable transactions, along with analysis and grades for the most important ones. Remember: Trades and signings can happen at practically any hour of the day, so make sure to check back regularly.
Mets snag INF Eduardo Escobar
Red Sox add RHP Michael Wacha
Mets sign OF Nick Plummer
Rays go all-in on SS Wander Franco
• Why 20-year-old Wander Franco is worth every penny to the Rays. David Schoenfield (ESPN+)
• Franco? Rays? MLB? Why EVERYBODY wins with new megadeal. Kiley McDaniel (ESPN+)
White Sox sign RHP Kendall Graveman
Cardinals add LHP Steven Matz
What Steven Matz's signing does for the Cards
David Schoenfield likes the Cardinals' signing of Steven Matz and has no patience for gripes from the Mets' owner.
Starting pitcher Steven Matz, a key component to a turnaround season for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2021, has agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, pending a physical, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Tuesday night. Story »
More: Mets owner Steve Cohen calls out Matz's agent for "unprofessional behavior." Story »
Angels add LHP Aaron Loup
Giants keep RHP Anthony DeSclafani
Brewers add C Pedro Severino
Astros bring back RHP Justin Verlander
Grade: Astros bet on more greatness from Verlander. Bradford Doolittle (ESPN+)
Giants retain 1B Brandon Belt
Brandon Belt accepted a $18.4 million qualifying offer from the San Francisco Giants, the only one to accept among the 14 free agents who received the offers from their former clubs on Nov. 7. Story »
Angels add RHP Noah Syndergaard
What Syndergaard's deal with Angels means for pitching landscape
Joon Lee breaks down what Noah Syndergaard's contract with the Angels means for the free-agent pitching landscape.
Grade: Is Thor the hero the Angels need? Alden Gonzalez (ESPN+)
Blue Jays extend RHP Jose Berrios
Tigers add LHP Eduardo Rodriguez
What Eduardo Rodriguez in Detroit means for Tigers, Red Sox
Joon Lee breaks down how Eduardo Rodriguez signing with Detroit affects the Tigers and Red Sox.
Analysis: Under-the-radar Eduardo Rodriguez brings competitive fire to the Tigers. Buster Olney (ESPN+)
Grade: Tigers add E-Rod, make offseason's first splash. Bradford Doolittle (ESPN+)
Braves add C Manny Pina
Manny Pina signed with the World Series-champion Braves on a two-year, $8 million deal after hitting 13 home runs in 75 games with the Brewers in 2020. Story »
Marlins add RHP Louis Head
Rays trade INF Mike Brosseau to Brewers
Rockies keep RHP Jhoulys Chacin
Yankees keep LHP Joely Rodriguez
Dodgers add LHP Andrew Heaney
Cardinals keep LHP T.J. McFarland
Left-handed reliever T.J. McFarland became the first of this year's major league free agents to reach an agreement, getting a one-year, $2.5 million contract to stay with the St. Louis Cardinals. Story »