Friday free agency roundup: Options, options, options

Johan Santana’s departure from the Mets is one of many Friday decisions. (USATSI)
Johan Santana’s departure from the Mets is one of many Friday decisions. (USATSI)

FREE AGENT TRACKER: Position players | Pitchers

Every night during MLB's free agent period, we'll be providing you with a quick-hitting recap of all the days meaningful transactions. In this first installment, we'll also do a bit of housekeeping by revisiting some earlier yet still recent transactions, as well. 

Now let's do just that ... 

SIGNINGS

Indians - Signed DH Jason Giambi to minor-league contract.
Yankees
- Signed SS Derek Jeter to a one-year, $12-million contract, which replaces their $9.5-million option on him for 2014. 

RELEASES

Indians - Released RP Chris Perez

OPTIONS EXERCISED

Athletics - Picked up 2014 options on CF Coco Crisp ($7.5 million) and LHP Brett Anderson ($8 million).
Blue Jays - Picked up 2014 options on 1B Adam Lind ($7 million), RP Casey Janssen ($4 million) and INF Mark DeRosa ($750,000). 
Brewers - Picked up option on OF Norichika Aoki ($1.5 million). 
Marlins - Exercised option on RHP Jacob Turner ($1 million). 
Pirates - SP Wandy Rodriguez exercised his $13-millon player option for 2014.
Red Sox - Picked up LHP Jon Lester's $13-million option for 2014
Royals - Picked up RHP James Shields's $13-million option for 2014
White Sox - Picked up $4-million option on RP Matt Lindstrom.

OPTIONS DECLINED (note: these players are now free agents)

Athletics - Declined options on OF Chris Young ($1.5-million buyout) and C Kurt Suzuki ($650,000 buyout). 
Blue Jays - Declined option on INF Munenori Kawasaki (no buyout).
Cardinals - Declined option on SP Jake Westbrook ($1-million buyout). 
Dodgers - Declined options on 2B Mark Ellis ($1-million buyout) and LHP Chris Capuano ($1-million buyout). 
Indians - SP Ubaldo Jimenez voided the $8-million option previously exercised by the team ... Team declined option on OF/DH Jason Kubel ($1-million buyout). 
Mariners - Declined options on CF Franklin Gutierrez ($500,000 buyout) and LHP Joe Saunders ($900,000 buyout). 
Mets - Declined option on SP Johan Santana ($5.5-million buyout). 
Rangers
- RP Joe Nathan voided the $9-million option previously exercised by the team ... Team declined option on DH Lance Berkman ($1-million buyout).
Rockies - Declined option on RP Rafael Betancourt ($250,000 buyout)
Tigers - Declined option on RP Jose Veras ($150,000 buyout). 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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