This time: June 8-14
John Manuel pinch-hitting for Matt Eddy with a special edition noting just Draft Picks Signed as well as Non-Drafted Free Agents who signed. Check out the Transactions Glossary for the key to deciphering the various inactive lists presented here.
An asterisk (*) denotes an instance of a player agreeing to terms on a minor league contract with an organization with which he already had a major league agreement.
Draft Picks Signed: RHP Derek Eitel (17); Cs Kawika Emsley-Pai (10), Andrew Whittington (33); 1B Yazy Arbelo (26); 2B Jimmy Comerota (18); 3B Eric Groff (44); OFs Adam Eaton (19); Justin Hilt (36), Michael Hur (20), Chris Jarrett (42), Westley Moss (16)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Jonathan Burns (26), Dave Filak (4), Tyler Hess (19), Willie Kempf (27), Matt Lewis (10), Ian Marshall (40), Andrew Suschak (7), Richie Tate (14), Dan Winnie (16); LHPs Stephen Foster (39), Chasen Shreve (11); Cs Ryan Delgado (32), Evan Gattis (23); OF/3B Todd Cunningham (2); SS Brandon Drury (13), Barrett Kleinknecht (12), Matt Lipka (1s), Andrelton Simmons (2); OF Kenny Fleming (30), Kurt Fleming (8), Jason Mowry (20), David Rohm (9).
Draft Picks Signed: RHP Steven Mazur (33); LHP Jacob Petitt (42); SS Brad Decater (36), Vinny Zazueta (25); 3B Michael Mosby (14); OF Preston Hale (44); David Richardson (17), Jeremy Shelby (38), Cody Young (47)
Non-Drafted Free Agents Signed: RHPs Andrew Deain (Northern Illinois), D.J. Ferguson (Carson-Newman, Tenn.), D.D. Hanks (South Alabama); LHP Chris Petrini (California).
Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox didn't report any players as having signed, though they are confirmed to have signed their top two selections, first-rounder Kolbrin Vitek and supplemental first-rounder Bryce Brentz. According to the BA Draft Database, the Sox have signed:
RHPs Keith Couch (13), Mike Gleason (34), Garrett Rau (12); C Jayson Hernandez (41); 1B Trygg Larsson-Danforth (49); 2B Kolbrin Vitek (1); SSs James Kang (45) and Nick Robinson (39); and OFs Bryce Brentz (1s) and Luke Yoder (40).
Drafted Players Signed: RHPs Dustin Fitzgerald (19), Aaron Kurcz (10), Matt Loosen (23), Colin Richardson (14), Joe Zeller (28); LHPs Hunter Ackerman (4), Brent Ebinger (32), Cameron Greathouse (8); C Jeff Vigurs (22); 1B Ryan Cuneo (20); SS Dustin Harrington (34)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: OF Anthony Giansanti (Siena)After this report, the Cubs also signed first-rounder Hayden Simpson for a $1.06 million bonus.
Chicago White Sox
Drafted Players Signed: RHPs Austin Evans (23), Jamaal Hollis (34), Ethan Icard (13), Thomas Royse (3s); C Michael Blanke (14); 1B Mike Schwartz (17); 2B Drew Lee (12); 3B Rangel Ravelo (6); SS Ethan Wilson (25); OFs Michael Earley (29), John Spatola (35)
Evans, Blanke and Schwartz were three of the nine players drafted this season out of Division II Tampa.
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Tony Amezcua (7), Pat Doyle (24), El'Hajj Muhammad (49), Daniel Wohlford (14); LHPs Stephen Hunt (15), Matt Leonard (38), Tanner Robles (9); Cs Chris Berset (20), Will Harford (45); 1B Dominic D'Anna (31), Jonathan Kaskow (41); SS Brodie Greene (4), Devin Lohman (3); 3B Adam Muenster (29), David Vidal (8); OFs Ryan LaMarre (2), Robert Maddox (18), Kurt Muller (22).
Draft Picks Signed: RHP Jordan Cooper (9); C Diego Seastrunk (14); 1B Chase Burnette (18); 2B Aaron Fields (42); OF Brian Heere (41)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: RHP Alex Kaminsky (Wright State)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Christian Bergman (24), Chad Bettis (2), Bruce Kern (23), Josh Mueller (13), Juan Perez (18), John Reid (14); LHPs Blake Keitzman (27), Kenny Roberts (25); C Ryan Casteel (17); 1B Jordan Ballard (33), Blake McDade (20), Mark Tracy (22); 3Bs Jayson Langfels (16), Brett Tanos (10); OF Corey Dickerson (8), Jared Simon (6)
Draft Picks Signed: LHPs Kyle Ryan (12), Shawn Teufel (25); C Tyson Kendrick (49); 2B Josh Ashenbrenner (18); SSs Peter Miller (40), Ryan Soares (36); 3B Matt Perry (41)
Teufel is the son of ex-big league infielder Tim Teufel, who's also a long-time manager in the Mets farm system.
Draft Picks Signed: RHP Alan Oaks (8), Jared Rogers (36), Chris Squires (37); LHPs Forrest Moore (38), Zach Robertson (30), Ken Toves (21); C Gregg Glime (24); 2B Dallas Poulk (19); SS Alfredo Lopez (20), Todd Muecklisch (26); OF Kentrell Dewitt (13), Ryan Fisher (15)
Non-Drafted Free Agents Signed: LHP Jon Lambert (N.C. State); RHP Scott Rembisz (Florida International)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Jake Buchanan (8), Ryan Cole (34), Jermaine Cotton (15), Bobby Duran (4), Michael Ness (33), Drew Robinson (12), Jordan Scott (14), Brian Streilein (37); LHPs Adam Champion (24), Jeremiah Meiners (40), Tommy Shirley (9), Alex Sogard (25); Cs Kenny Diaz (49), Ben Heath (5), Mike Kvasnicka (1s), Roberto Pena (7), Chris Wallace (16); SS Jacke Healey (27); 3B Tyler Burnett (17); OFs Daniel Adamson (20), Adam Bailey (23), Bryce Lane (41), Josh MaGee (18)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: SS Jonathan Merritt (Alabama-Birmingham)
Kansas City Royals
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Chad Blauer (30), Charles Byrne (16), Eric Cantrell (7), Jonathan Dooley (26), Mike Giovenco (14), Nick Graffeo (38), Tyler Graham (22), Daniel Hernandez (12), Cole Lohden (33), Michael Mariot (8), Jason Mitchell (15), Robbie Penny (37), Alex Rivers (39); LHP Scott Alexander (6); Cs Dale Cornstubble (40), Kevin David (19), Ryan Jenkins (17); 1B Murray Watts (28); SSs Michael Liberto (21), Alex McClure (12), Drew Robertson (46), Tom Zebroski (45); OF Cameron Conner (20), Tim Ferguson (10), Jose Rodriguez (27), Darian Sandford (47)
Non-Drafted Free Agents Signed: RHPs Tyler Gatrell (Marshall), Justin Mazur (Wayne State), Nick Rogers (North Carolina A&T); LHPs Kyle Kreich (Jacksonville), Jordan Roualdes (Nebraska) and LHP James Martin (Memphis); C Seth Furmanek (Oral Roberts).
No other team has been as active signing NDFAs as the Royals, who signed 20 new pitchers total in this period.
Los Angeles Angels
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Eric Cendejas (33), Bryant George (13), Kevin Johnson (20), Chance Mistric (42); LHPs Carmine Giardina (15), Aaron Meade (10), Dakota Robinson (26), John Wiedenbauer (50); C Drew Beuerlein (32), Drew Oldfield (40); 1B Ryan Rivers (35), Jerod Yakubik (34); 2B Steven Irvine (30); OF Ryan Bolden (1s), Gary Mitchell (21), Mike Turner (44)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: LHP Kris Marshall (Southern Arkansas)
Los Angeles Dodgers
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Bret Montgomery (46), Red Patterson (29); LHPs Alex McRee (14), Andrew Pevsner (16); Cs Steve Domecus (9), B.J. LaRosa (23); 3B Jesse Bosnik (13); SS Jake Lemmerman (5); OF Mike Drowne (28)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: C Angelo Ponte (Fordham)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Ryan Bernal (23), Dan Britt (29), Seth Harvey (37), Alex Jones (27), Austin Ross (8), Michael Schaub (38), Tyler Thornburg (3); LHPs Dane Amedee (28), Marques Kyles (48); Cs Kevin Berard (22), Mike Melillo (31); 1B Hunter Morris (4), Jason Rogers (32); 3B Greg Hopkins (24), Mike Walker (14); SS Nick Shaw (25), Shea Vucinich (20); OF Kenny Allison (39), John Bivens (12), Johnny Dishon (42), T.J. Mittelstaedt (44)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: C Greg Ogrinc (Wright State)
Draft Picks Signed: RHP Kyle Necke (34); LHPs Brett Carroll (42), Bart Carter (39), David Deminsky (44), Ryan O'Rourke (13), Justin Parker (33), Sam Spangler (41); C Kyle Knudson (9); 3B Brian Burke (29); SS Jamaal Hawkins (28), Andy Leer (25); OF Brandon Henderson (27), Eddie Rosario (4)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: 1B/3B Gunner Glad (Kentucky).
New York Mets
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Hunter Carnevale (33), Jacob deGrom (9); LHP Joash Edgin (30), Adam Kolarek (11); 2B J.B. Brown (14), Justin Schafer (34); 3B Brian Harrison (13); OF Tillman Pugh (15), Cory Vaughn (4)
New York Yankees
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Preston Claiborne (17), Nathan Forer (46), Mike Gipson (31), Conor Mullee (24), Will Oliver (35), Zach Varce (11), Chase Whitley (15); LHPs Trevor Johnson (22), Freddy Lewis (47); C Nick McCoy (36); C/OF Shane Brown (23); 1B Kyle Roller (8); OF Mike Ferraro (20)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: OF Eric Saavedra (Miami-Dade JC)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Andrew Bailey (35), Logan Chitwood (19), Seth Frankoff (27), A.J. Griffin (13), Aaron Larsen (34), Jose Macias (18), J.C. Menna (14), Sean Murphy (33), Drew Tyson (17), Tyler Vail (5); LHPs Jake Brown (26), Jeff Urlaub (30); C Ryan Lipkin (24), Daniel Petitti (37); 1B A.J. Kirby-Jones (9); 2B Mike Fabiaschi (38); 3Bs Wade Kirkland (11), Tony Thompson (6), Josh Whitaker (25); OF Zach Hurley (29), Rashad Ramsey (20)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Perci Garner (2), Matt Hutchison (25), Tyler Knigge (12), Eric Pettis (35), Marshall Schuler (37); LHPs Jesse Biddle (1), Mario Hollands (10); C Jim Klocke (31), Chance Numata (14), Bob Stumpo (33); 1B Jeff Cusick (18), Pat Murray (34); OF Chris Duffy (26)
Draft Picks Signed: RHP Kevin Decker (39); OF Justin Bencsko (20)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: SS Kevin Mort (Mississippi)
St. Louis Cardinals
Draft Picks Signed: SS Patrick Elkins (37); OF Anthony Bryant (16)
San Diego Padres
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Matt Branham (27), Xavier Esquivel (34), Rob Gariano (36), Daniel Ottone (33), Robert Sabo (44), Adam Schrader (39); LHP Noah Mull (38); Cs Justin Echevarria (40), Rocky Gale (24); 1B Wes Cunningham (17); 2B Tyler Stubblefield (22); SS Paul Bingham (20), Cole Tyrell (42); OF Houston Slemp (10), Daniel Meeley (18), Gunner Terhune (50)
San Francisco Giants
No Giants were reported as having signed, and no Giants are listed as having signed in BA's Draft Database.
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Mike Aviles (42), Matt Bischoff (20), Tim Boyce (44), Tim Griffin (28), Willy Kesler (18), Stephen Pryor (5), Forrest Snow (36); LHPs Ryan Kiel (37), Nate Reed (40), Tyler Whitney (34); C Andrew Giobbi (32); 1B Ethan Paquette (35); 2B Patrick Brady (48); 3B Matt Browning (43); SSs Danny Lopez (17), Derek Poppert (30), Jake Schlander (31); OF Robbie Anston (26), Frankie Christian (19), James Wood (47)
Non-Drafted Free Agent Signed: C Jimmy Jacquot (Cincinnati)
Tampa Bay Rays
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Wade Broyles (40), Nate Garcia (16), Austin Hubbard (14), Mickey Jannis (44); LHP Robert Dickmann (36), Adam Liberatore (21), Chris Rearick (41), Matt Spann (25); C Justin O'Conner (1); 1B Steve Tinoco (34); 2B Craige Lyerly (19), Robby Price (13); 3B Nick Schwaner (30); SS Derek Dietrich (2s); OF Bryan Fogle (32), Kevin Kiermaier (31), Chris Winder (27)
Non-Drafted Free Agents Signed: RHP Garret Carruth (Texas State), C Kyle Holloway (Lynn); 1B Ryan McCrann, (Fordham)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Colby Killian (41), Zack Osborne (9), Ryan Rodebaugh (15), Ben Rowen (22), Joe Van Meter (21); LHPs Justin Earls (31), Chris Hanna (11), Matt Hill (33); C Kellin Deglan (1), Jonathan Moore (45); 1B Andrew Clark (13); SS Jared Hoying (10), Kevin Rodland (34), Jonathan Roof (8); OF Jordan Akins (3), Jason Kudlock (36), Jake Skole (1), Ryan Strausborger (16)
Skole and Akins, both Georgia prep products, had football scholarships to Georgia Tech (Skole) and Central Florida (Akins). Both were late risers who we profiled as Top 200 talents we had left out of the Top 200.
Toronto Blue Jays
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Dan Barnes (35), Brandon Berl (40), Drew Permison (42), Tyler Powell (34), Aaron Sanchez (1s), Noah Syndergaard (1s); 2B Matt Abraham (49), Steve McQuail (30); 3B Christopher Hawkins (3); OF Marcus Knecht (3s), Ronnie Melendez (24)
Draft Picks Signed: RHPs Mark Herrera (16), RHP Neil Holland (11), Chris McKenzie (13), Cameron Selik (22); LHPs Christopher Manno (26), Christian Meza (25); C David Freitas (15); 1B Tyler Oliver (35); SS Blake Kelso (10), Jason Martinson (5); OF Rashad Hatcher (49), Wade Moore (19), Chad Mozingo (20)
Non-Drafted Free Agents Signed: RHPs Michael Gallo (Milligan, Tenn.), Ben Graham (Emporia, Kan., State), SS Mills Rogers (Carson-Newman, Tenn.)
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