Minor League Transactions

This week’s installment considers all transactions reported between Sept. 22-28. Last week’s transactions available here.

Suspended players who were reinstated from 50-game suspensions will continue serving their time in 2008.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Reinstated from inactive list:
SS Donnie Sadler

Atlanta Braves
Outrighted off 40-man roster:
RHP Kevin Barry

Boston Red Sox
Reinstated from inactive list:
C Luis Exposito, 3B Claudio Arias
Reinstated from disabled list: RHP Antony Alvarado, RHP Adam Bernero, RHP Caleb Clay, RHP Felix Diaz, RHP Matt Goodson, RHP Kevin Guyette, RHP Wang-Yi Lin, RHP Brantley New, RHP Thomas Pressly, RHP Pedro Rodriguez, LHP William Latimer, LHP Mike Rozier, C Daniel Milano, 2B Luis Segovia, 3B Manny Arambarris, OF Bubba Bell, OF Ryan Kalish, OF Yahmed Yema
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Craig Hansen, RHP Jose Vaquedano, LHP Daniel Haigwood, LHP Hunter Jones, C Dusty Brown, C Jon Still, SS Jed Lowrie

Chicago White Sox
Assigned to Arizona Fall League:
RHP Adam Russell, C Donny Lucy

Cincinnati Reds
Selected to 40-man roster:
2B Mark Bellhorn
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Sam LeCure, LHP Ben Jukich, LHP Tyler Pelland, LHP Pedro Viola, C Craig Tatum, IF Adam Rosales, OF Chris Dickerson

Rosales came up in the Reds system as a shortstop, but he played mostly first base this season, with a bit of short, third base and left field mixed in. He likely will not play first much in the AFL, as he’s on the same Surprise Rafters team as Michael Aubrey (Indians) and Kila Kaaihue (Royals).

Cleveland Indians
Released:
RHP Nate Bunton, RHP Kyle Collins, RHP Matt Robinson, 1B Fernando Pacheco, 3B Nick Petrucci
Placed on restricted list: LHP Chris Hicks
Recalled: RHP J.D. Martin, RHP Matt Miller, RHP Brian Slocum, 1B Michael Aubrey, OF Shin-Soo Choo
Reinstated from inactive list: LHP Chris Hicks, OF Stephen Douglas, OF Juan Valdes
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP T.J. Burton, RHP Michael Finocchi, RHP Randy Newsom, RHP Jeff Stevens, LHP David Huff, LHP Rich Rundles, 1B Michael Aubrey, 3B Chris Gimenez, OF Trevor Crowe
Assigned to Hawaii Winter Baseball: RHP Erik Stiller, RHP Neil Wagner, LHP Reid Santos, OF Todd Martin

Valdes was serving a 50-day drug suspension.

Detroit Tigers
Recalled:
LHP Andrew Miller

Florida Marlins
Recalled:
RHP Jesus Delgado, RHP Carlos Martinez, RHP Ricky Nolasco, RHP Anibal Sanchez
Reinstated from inactive list: RHP Carlos Martinez

Milwaukee Brewers
Reinstated from inactive list:
RHP Jeremy Jeffress, C Angel Salome
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Tim Dillard, RHP Dave Johnson, LHP Steve Hammond, LHP Mitch Stetter, C Lou Palmisano, 3B Adam Heether, OF Matt LaPorta
Assigned to Hawaii Winter Baseball: RHP Omar Aguilar, RHP Kevin Roberts, 1B Chris Errecart, 3B Matt Gamel

Both Jeffress and Salome were serving drug suspensions.

Minnesota Twins
Assigned to Arizona Fall League:
RHP Eduardo Morlan, 3B Matt Macri

Morlan takes the roster spot of lefthander Brian Duensing, who will pitch for Team USA in the IBAF World Cup this November. Macri is filling in for David Winfree, who is rehabbing a sore left shoulder.

New York Mets
Recalled:
RHP Ambiorix Burgos, LHP Adam Bostick
Outrighted off 40-man roster: RHP Brian Lawrence

New York Yankees
Released:
C Caleb Ginsberg

Oakland Athletics
Recalled:
RHP Shane Komine, RHP Connor Robertson, RHP Jason Windsor, LHP Ron Flores, LHP Brad Halsey, 2B Kevin Melillo, OF Javi Herrera, OF Danny Putnam
Reinstated from disabled list: RHP Michael Madsen

Philadelphia Phillies
Signed:
LHP Charles Merricks
Recalled: LHP Matt Smith
Reinstated from disabled list: RHP Reymond Cruz, RHP Kyle Drabek, RHP Ben Pfinsgraff, RHP Robert Roth, RHP Zach Segovia, RHP Sam Walls, RHP Luke Wertz, LHP Daniel Brauer, LHP Matt Smith, 2B Alberto Cambero, 3B Herman Demmink, 3B Orlando Guevara, OF Branden Florence, OF Nic Jackson
Reinstated from inactive list: RHP Jason Wylie

St. Louis Cardinals
Released:
RHP Kris Bakey
Recalled: RHP Dennis Dove, RHP Blake Hawksworth, OF Cody Haerther, OF John Rodriguez

San Diego Padres
Selected to 40-man roster:
OF Drew Macias
Reinstated from disabled list: RHP Jon Adams, RHP Manny Ayala, RHP Matt Buschmann, RHP Matt Bush, RHP Cesar Carrillo, RHP John Hudgins, RHP John Madden, RHP Drew Miller, RHP Jose Oyervidez, RHP Steve Watkins, LHP Frank Brooks, LHP Mike Johnston, LHP Matt Lachappa, LHP Nick Schmidt, C Todd Greene, 1B Brett Bonvechio, 1B Daryl Jones, 2B Rayner Contreras, 2B Frank Menechino, 2B Ray Stokes, OF Hiram Bocachica, OF Bill Conlon, OF Mike Sansoe, OF Vince Sinisi
Reinstated from inactive list: LHP Brooks Dunn, C Brandon Gottier

San Francisco Giants
Recalled:
OF Fred Lewis

Seattle Mariners
Released:
1B Andy Hargrove

Last Hargrove standing: Andy’s father Mike stepped down as Mariners’ manager in July. Andy combined to hit .192/.274/.360 with 10 homers in 214 at-bats for low Class A Wisconsin and high Class A High Desert.

Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Reinstated from inactive list:
LHP James Houser
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Nick DeBarr, RHP Calvin Medlock, RHP Evan Meek, LHP Mike Prochaska, C John Jaso, 3B Evan Longoria, 3B Chris Nowak, SS Reid Brignac

Texas Rangers
Reinstated from inactive list:
SS Matt West

West will finish serving his 50-game drug suspension next season.

Toronto Blue Jays
Selected to 40-man roster:
OF John-Ford Griffin

Griffin, 27, batted .252/.330/.488 with 26 homers for Triple-A Syracuse, completing his sixth minor league season.

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