MAJOR TRANSACTION NEWS
Wednesday, 5/1/1918
Friday 2/1/1918 :
Cleveland: Free agent P Pete Alexander has been signed to a contract of $8,500,000 per year, for 6 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent CF Beals Becker has been signed to a contract of $250,000 per year, for 1 years.
Cleveland: Free agent RF Ted Cather has been signed to a contract of $750,000 per year, for 3 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent 1B Ben Taylor has been signed to a contract of $733,001 per year, for 2 years.
Saturday 2/2/1918 :
Cincinnati: Free agent P Dutch Hinrichs has been signed to a contract of $750,000 per year, for 4 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Cy Barger has been signed to a contract of $735,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent C Frank Owens has been signed to a contract of $467,001 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 2/3/1918 :
Cincinnati: Free agent RF Hurley Mcnair has been signed to a contract of $5,100,000 per year, for 5 years.
Detroit: Free agent P John Raleigh has been signed to a contract of $500,500 per year, for 2 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent P Frank Allen has been signed to a contract of $576,000 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Ed Kusel has been signed to a contract of $467,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Dixie Walker has been signed to a contract of $555,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent P George Suggs has been signed to a contract of $533,001 per year, for 2 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent 3B John Dodge has been signed to a contract of $260,000 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 2/4/1918 :
Pittsburgh: Free agent P Charlie Rhodes has been signed to a contract of $3,635,000 per year, for 4 years.
Detroit: Free agent C Hick Cady has been signed to a contract of $500,500 per year, for 1 years.
Tuesday 2/5/1918 :
Brooklyn: Free agent C Tommy Clarke has been signed to a contract of $370,000 per year, for 1 years.
Cleveland: Free agent 1B Eddie Onslow has been signed to a contract of $510,000 per year, for 4 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent 3B Joe Mathes has been signed to a contract of $500,000 per year, for 2 years.
Wednesday 2/6/1918 :
Detroit: Free agent CF Benny Kauff has been signed to a contract of $8,505,500 per year, for 4 years.
Thursday 2/7/1918 :
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Nick Maddox has been signed to a contract of $533,001 per year, for 2 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent P Johnny Lush has been signed to a contract of $500,000 per year, for 3 years.
Cincinnati: Free agent P Bill Doak has been signed to a contract of $750,000 per year, for 3 years.
Friday 2/8/1918 :
Cleveland: Free agent 1B Vic Saier has been signed to a contract of $4,950,000 per year, for 5 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent CF Jimmy Johnston has been signed to a contract of $955,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent 3B Billy Francis has been signed to a contract of $555,001 per year, for 2 years.
Saturday 2/9/1918 :
St. Louis (N): Free agent RF Amos Strunk has been signed to a contract of $333,001 per year, for 2 years.
Sunday 2/10/1918 :
Detroit: Free agent P Frank Corridon has been signed to a contract of $1,505,500 per year, for 1 years.
Tuesday 2/12/1918 :
Cincinnati: P Frank Allen was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: P Bill Doak was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: P Dutch Hinrichs was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: 3B John Dodge was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: 3B Joe Mathes was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: LF Jim Kelly was sent down from the active roster to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cleveland: Put P Rube Geyer on waivers and designate for assignment for the purpose of his unconditional release.
Cleveland: 1B Eddie Onslow was assigned to AAA Buffalo Bisons.
Cleveland: Put P Rube Foster on waivers and designated him for assignment.
Cincinnati: Free agent SS Donie Bush has been signed to a contract of $500,000 per year, for 1 years.
Thursday 2/14/1918 :
Detroit: Free agent 2B Buck Herzog has been signed to a contract of $3,505,000 per year, for 3 years.
Wednesday 2/20/1918 :
Cincinnati: SP Rube Foster has been claimed off waivers from Cleveland.
Sunday 2/24/1918 :
Boston (A): Put 1B Morrie Rath on the 15 Day DL.
St. Louis (A): Free agent P Hub Pernoll has been signed to a contract of $667,001 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 2/25/1918 :
St. Louis (N): Free agent 1B Chick Gandil has been signed to a contract of $1,333,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Chuck Tompkins has been signed to a contract of $1,250,001 per year, for 2 years.
Tuesday 2/26/1918 :
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Bill Brady has been signed to a contract of $1,250,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (A): Free agent P Lou Fiene has been signed to a contract of $775,001 per year, for 2 years.
St. Louis (N): Free agent P Chet Hoff has been signed to a contract of $1,250,001 per year, for 2 years.
Monday 4/1/1918 :
Boston (A): Put P Reb Russell on the 15 Day DL.
Boston (A): Released LF Johnny Bates.
Cleveland: P Stan Coveleski was put on the 15-Day DL.
Cleveland: Released P Rube Geyer.
Pittsburgh: Placed 1B Bill Mckechnie on irrevocable waivers.
Pittsburgh: P Hank Griffin was promoted from AAA Kingston Pirates to the active roster.
Cincinnati: P Rube Foster was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: CF Beals Becker was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: SS Donie Bush was assigned to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: 1B Mule Suttles was sent down from AAA Nashville Sounds to AA Lexington Legends.
Cincinnati: CF Cliff Heathcote was sent down from AAA Nashville Sounds to AA Lexington Legends.
Cincinnati: P Speed Martin was sent down from the active roster to AAA Nashville Sounds.
Cincinnati: P Garland Buckeye was sent down from AAA Nashville Sounds to AA Lexington Legends.
Cincinnati: P Red Torkelson was sent down from AAA Nashville Sounds to AA Lexington Legends.
Cincinnati: SS Donie Bush was promoted from AAA Nashville Sounds to the active roster.
St. Louis (N): P Ed Hawk was assigned to AAA Carolina`Doves.
St. Louis (N): P George Suggs was assigned to AAA Carolina`Doves.
St. Louis (N): CF Ray Demmitt was assigned to AAA Carolina`Doves.
St. Louis (N): P Ed Kusel was assigned to AAA Carolina`Doves.
St. Louis (N): LF Red Mcdermott was assigned to AAA Carolina`Doves.
Monday 4/15/1918 :
Chicago (A) : Free agent Sherry Smith has been signed to a contract of $3,600,000 per year, for 1 years.
Monday 4/22/1918 :
Chicago (A): P Jimmy Dygert was assigned to AAA .

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