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Draft rounds for 2005 draftees are noted in parentheses

Arizona Diamondbacks

Signed LHPs Aaron Gamboa (48), Matt Krohe (21), Craig Pfautz (16), Keith Ramsey, Mark Romanczuk (4), Greg Smith (6)and Bayron Zepeda; RHPs Vince Bongiovanni (24), Anthony Cupps (7), Ryan Doherty, Peter Duda (20), Cody Evans (10), Matt Fowles (27), Jason Neighborgall (3), Maels Rodriguez (22nd round)and Matt Torra (1), Cs Jake Elder (18), Josh Ford (9) and Houston Summers (47), 1Bs Bryan Byrne (12) and Will Crouch, 3B Rusty Ryal (14), and OFs Joel Melendez (28), Chris Rahl (5), Greg Thomson (15) and Travis Tully (23). Released LHPs Kevin Tolar and Carlton Wells, RHP Kerry Ligtenberg and 1B Josh Terrell. Traded LHP Keith Ramsey to Phillies for future considerations. Reinstated LHP Carlton Wells from inactive list. Signed RHPs Anthony Cupps (7) and Micah Owings (3) and LHP Mark Romanczuk (4).Released OF Josh Buhagiar. Announced LHP Armando Almanza elected to become a free agent. Signed 2B David Doster. Signed RHP Eric Butler (43)and LHP Forrest Cory.Released RHP Vladimir Nunez.Placed RHPs Elvin Nina and Mike Koplove on temporarily inactive list. Placed OF Edwin Roman on suspended list.

Atlanta Braves

Signed RHPs Seth Bobbitt, Michael Broadway (4), Tyler Bullock (6) and Chad Paronto, and OF Kerry Robinson. Placed 1Bs Keith Eichas and Lawrence Williams, and OF Michael Rodriguez on suspended list. Released RHPs Seth Greisinger and Chris Mears. Signed RHPs Joey Devine (1), Michael Nix (11) and Jeff Lyman (2). Released LHP Mike Porzio and RHPs Ted Blakeney and Oscar Severino. Traded RHP Kevin Gryboski to Rangers for RHP Matt Lorenzo. Traded RHPs Zach Miner and Roman Colon to Tigers for RHP Kyle Farnsworth. Placed 1B Carlos Guzman on suspended list. Signed LHP Steve Kent. Released OF Jamie Hemingway. Placed RHP Paul Bacot on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated C Alonzo Ruelas from inactive list.

Baltimore Orioles

Signed LHP Garrett Olson (1), RHP Brandon Erbe (3), C Yorman Sosa, and OFs Kieron Pope (4) and Paul Winterling. Placed LHP Zach Dixon and RHP James Tiller on restricted list. Placed LHP Garrett Olson on temporarily inactive list. Signed RHPs David Hernandez (16), Charles Smith and John Stephens and 2B David Newhan. Released OF Eugene Kingsale and RHP David Manning. Released RHP Matt Bolander. Placed LHP Brian McNichol on temporarily inactive list. Placed C Cody Wargo on restricted list. Reinstated LHP Brian McNichol from inactive list.

Boston Red Sox

Signed RHPs Scott Blue (4), Clay Buchholz (1), John Jefferson, William Phillips, Travis Rios, Kyle Tabeek and Ken Towery, C Jonathan Egan (2nd round), SS Zak Farkes and OF Jeff Corsaletti (6). Released LHP Phil Devey, C Clinton Chauncey, 1B John Burgess and 3B Heriberto Guzman. Placed LHP Kason Gabbard on temporarily inactive list. Signed RHPs Craig Hansen (1), Scott Blue (4), Kevin Frederick, Michael Bowden (1) and T.J. Large (46), LHP Robert Jordan and 2B Jed Lowrie (1). Released RHP John Jefferson. Traded RHP Scott Cassidy to Padres for OF Adam Hyzdu. Reinstated LHP Kason Gabbard and RHP Anibal Sanchez from inactive list. Placed RHPs Cla Meredith and Craig Hansen on temporarily inactive list. Signed LHP Roger Lincoln and RHP Craig Hansen (1). Released RHP Junior Frias. Reinstated RHPs Rich Garces, Jarrett Gardner and Craig Hansen and LHP Tae Che from inactive list. Placed 3B Stefan Bailie on voluntarily retired list. Placed LHP Roger Lincoln and RHP Jarrett Gardner on temporarily inactive list. Signed LHPs Matt Perisho and David Jones,IF Vince Harrison and RHP Ricky Bottalico.Released OF Bryan Goelz and LHP Jason Pearson. Traded RHP Olivo Astacio to Cubs for LHP Mike Remlinger. Traded 3B Dirimo Chavez to Mets for a player to be named. Traded OF Jose Cruz Jr. to Dodgers for 2B Tony Schrager. Placed OF Chris Durbin and RHP Gary Galvez on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated OF Chris Durbin, RHP Gary Galvez and LHP Roger Lincoln from inactive list.

Chicago Cubs

Signed RHPs Matt Avery (9), Michael Billek (3), Stephen Bronder, Marco Carrillo, Joe Dawley, Erik Foor, Brett Jackson (13), Michael Lefort, Michael Phelps (11), Scott Taylor (5) and Jeff Teasley, LHPs Luis Astorga, Trey Taylor (7) and Donald Veal (2nd round), C Peter Farina (21), Enrique Lujan and Jake Muyco (8), 2B Joel Hernandez, 3B Brandon Taylor (17), SSs Cody Ransom, Kyle Reynolds (6) and Joe Simokaitis (10) and OFs John Defendis (29) and Jesse Schmidt. Released LHP Brad Stiles, RHPs Kevin McGlinchy and Travis Phelps, C Al Corbeil and OFs Trenidad Hubbard and Michael Mallory. Placed SS Enrique Wilson on restricted list. Signed OF D.J. Lewis (25), RHPs Brett Jackson (13) and Scott Taylor (5). Signed C Yusuf Carter (12), RHP Nate Sevier, OFs Josh Westphal and Steven Harris and 3B Billy Paganetti. Released SS Enrique Wilson. Signed SS Dylan Johnston (4). Acquired RHP Olivo Astacio from Red Sox. Placed SS Scott Hode on restricted list.

Chicago White Sox

Signed LHPs Israel Chirino (10) and Jacob Jean, RHPs Ricky Brooks (3), Daniel Cortes (7) and Tim Day (34), C Matt Sharp and 1B Brad Fullmer. Released RHP Julio Ramirez, SSs Ricky Gutierrez and Richard Martinez, and OF Juan Ortiz. Placed RHP Augusto Perez on suspended list. Signed LHPs Chris Brennan and Bobby M. Jones. Placed RHP Orionny Lopez on the restricted list. Signed 1B Ross Gload and 2B Tom Nicholson. Released RHP Shingo Takatsu.

Cincinnati Reds

Signed RHPs Woody Abraham, James Avery (5), Enerio Del Rosario, Sam LeCure (4), Travis Phelps and Jason Standridge, 2B Michael Griffin (14), 3B Rick Bell and SS Enmanuel Cabrera. Released RHP Jared Fernandez, 2B Josh Renick, SS Hermes Teran, and OFs Johan Mirely and Casimiro Zorrilla. Reinstated RHP Jeffrey Bruksch from inactive list. Reinstated 2B William Bergolla and 3B Edwin Encarnacion from inactive list. Announced that OF Jason Romano elected to become a free agent. Traded 3B Joe Randa to Padres for RHPs Travis Chick and Justin Germano. Reinstated RHPs Brad Cherry and Carlos Bohorquez and LHP Eric Eckenstahler from inactive list. Placed 3B Brad Key on temporarily inactive list. Signed RHP Ben Weber,LHP Alex Graman, 1B Eric Crozier and 3B Jose Leon. Released RHP Miguel Saladin.Placed C Jason Ellis on voluntarily retired list. Placed C Chris Kroski on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated 3B Brad Key from inactive list.

Cleveland Indians

Signed LHPs Thomas Cowley (26) and Ryan Edell (8), RHPs Kevin Dixon (5), Jensen Lewis (3), Matt Loberg (31), Sandy Mendez and Joe Ness (6), 1Bs Stephen Head (2nd round) and Nick Weglarz (3), SS Matt Fornasiere (12), and OFs Trevor Crowe (1) and John Drennen (1). Placed 3B Michael Bell on temporarily inactive list. Traded RHP Steve Green to Tigers for future considerations. Signed OF Brent Thomas (32). Signed C Mark Obradovich. Signed RHP Angel Claudio and SS Jerad Head. Released LHP Chad Zerbe. Placed RHP Chris Niesel on temporarily inactive list.

Colorado Rockies

Signed LHPs David Bechtold (28), Brandon Durden (4) and Jimmy Freeman (17), RHPs Agustin Arias, Byron Binda (19), James Burok (8), Thomas Johnson, Andrew Johnston (9), Ethan Katz (26), Andy Kreidermacher (20), Chaz Roe (1), Sean Ruthven (27), Zach Simons (2nd round), Brett Strickland (18), Carlos Suarez and Josh Sullivan (5), C Kyle Blumenthal (14), 1B Chris Cook (36), 2B Corey Wimberly (6), 3B Phillip Cuadrado (23), SSs Michael Milliron (30), Radames Nazario (22nd round), Geoff Strickland (7) and Troy Tulowitzki (1), and OFs Travis Becktel (15), Bret Berglund (16), Daniel Carte (2nd round) and Chris Frey (11). Released RHPs Radhames Manzueta and Alex Serrano, 2B Thomas Nicholson and OF Angel Valdez. Released OF Brian Buchanan. Reinstated SS Hector Tena from inactive list. Traded RHP Jay Witasick and LHP Joe Kennedy to Athletics for SS Omar Quintanilla and OF Eric Byrnes. Traded OF Preston Wilson to Nationals for RHP Zach Day and OF J.J. Davis and a player to be named or cash. Traded RHP Chris Young to Pirates for a player to be named. Traded RHP Gerrit Simpson to Brewers for a player to be named. Signed RHPs Kyle Hancock (3)and Stephen Day. Placed RHP Kyle Hancock on restricted list.

Detroit Tigers

Signed RHPs Garrett Berger, Jeff Hahn (35), Phil Napolitan and Kevin Whelan (4), C Chris Robinson (3), and SS Jason Smith. Released RHP Matt Roney. Acquired RHP Steve Green from Indians for future considerations. Signed RHP Nate Cornejo. Traded RHP Kyle Farnsworth to Braves for RHPs Zach Miner and Roman Colon. Signed LHPs Joey Watts and John Weis, RHP Gibbs Wilson and 1B Jeff Larish (5).

Florida Marlins

Signed RHPs Adalberto Flores (32nd round), Rafael Galbizo (20), Jason Jarrett (27), Blake Jones (25), Alan Levine, Jon Lewis (16), Scott Lindeen (26), Ryan Tucker (1), Chris Volstad (1) and Kyle Winters (5), LHPs Matt Goyen (3), Donovan Osborne, Travis Talbott (14), Aaron Thompson (1) and Sean West, Cs Chris Haupt (30), Andy Jenkins (11) and Justin Webb (23), 1B Matt Ellington, 3B Cody Allen (10), SS Paul Witt (15), IF Matt DeMarco, and OFs Kris Harvey (2nd round), Matt Kutler (24), Luis Ramos and Colin Roberson (21). Released LHP Les Walrond, RHP Peter Bauer and C Luis Alen. Reinstated RHPs Allen Baxter and Clint Sodowsky, 3B Cole Seifrig and OF Xavier Arroyo from inactive list. Placed LHP Manuel Olivera on temporarily inactive list. Placed OF Kevin Sewell on restricted list. Signed LHP Avi Rasowsky.Released RHP Al Levine. Placed RHP Ryan Baker on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated LHP Manuel Olivera from inactive list. Signed 1B John Lindsey,OF Jason Romano,C John Pachot, LHP Matt Perisho and RHPs John Reidling, Brandon Pello and Andy Torres. Released LHP Matt Perisho. Reinstated RHP Ryan Baker from inactive list. Signed IF Matt Erickson.

Houston Astros

Signed LHP Chris Blazek (23), RHPs Drew Himes (19), Ryan Mitchell (20), Brandon Stricklen (42nd round) and Sean Walker (24), Cs James Goethals and Bryan Mulhern, 1Bs Cole Graham (32nd round) and Mark Ori (14), 3B Billy Hart (5), SSs Tim Johnson (7), Eric King (13) and Tommy Manzella (3), and OFs Brandon Barnes (6), Aaron Bulkley (16) and Eli Iorg (1). Released LHP Tom Martin, RHP Chris Fussell and OFs Adam Seuss and Jose Cruceta. Signed LHP Brian Bogusevic (1), RHP Tim Mathews, 1B Charles Phillips, 3B Koby Clemens (8) and RHP Scott Strickland. Released C Reinaldo Ruiz. Released 1B Kevin Vital.

Kansas City Royals

Signed LHPs Matt Ford and Shane Nance, RHP Mario Santiago and IF Antonio Jimenez. Reinstated RHPs Matt Kniginyzky and Carlos Morban from inactive list. Placed C Derek Norman on restricted list. Signed Cs Nick Doscher (8)and J.P. Lowen. Released RHP Carlos Morban. Reinstated RHP Kyle Middleton from inactive list. Signed 2B Jon Aughey, SS Brenan Herrera and RHP Brian Steffek. Signed RHP David Eldert, Scott Strickland, Peter Bauer and Brian Tolberg, LHP Christian Campos, C Raul Chavez and IF Jason Clements.Released RHPs Jason Kaanoi, Shawn Sonnier and Byron Embry and SS Luis Ugueto. Placed RHP Angelo Morales on suspended list. Reinstated RHP Angelo Morales from inactive list.

Los Angeles Angels

Signed RHPs Kevin Lynch (26) and Anthony Sullivan (19), 1B Ryan Pressley (17) and OF Jerome Moore (6). Placed C David Hernandez on voluntarily retired list. Released LHP Corey Lee, Cs Tomas Duenas and Patrice Lepage. Placed IFs Kelvin Morel and Alex Severino and RHP Nick Veras on suspended list. Traded C Tom Gregorio to Athletics for a player to be named. Released SS Jason Ramos. Signed RHPs Jason Olson and Brok Butcher (25). Released 3B Jonathan Rivas.Reinstated RHP Matt Wilhite from temporarily inactive list.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Signed RHPs James Gilbert, Jonathan Haldis and Justin Wayne, LHP Carlos Figueroa, 1B Rick Taloa (35), SS Ivan DeJesus (2nd round) and OFs Sergio Pedroza (3) and Trayvon Robinson (10). Released OF Hector Arias. Placed RHP Kenny Plaisance on voluntarily retired list. Reinstated IF Sergio Garcia from inactive list. Placed SS Chin-Lung Hu on temporarily inactive list. Signed LHP Mike Pete and RHPs Trevor Bell (1), Alex Serrano, Chris Howell and Jim West (18), and SS Ryan Mount (2). Released RHP Michael Brunet. Signed OF Scott Van Slyke (14). Signed RHP Josh Wall (2). Released RHP Jason Olson and1B Derek Michaelis. Traded 2B Joe Thurston to Yankees for a player to be named. Traded 2B Tony Schrager to Red Sox for OF Jose Cruz Jr. Placed OF Sam Steidl on voluntarily retired list.

Milwaukee Brewers

Signed LHP Sam Narron, RHPs Omar Aguilar (30) and Keith Stamler, C James Stanfield, 2B Warren Morris, 3B Carlos Hereaud (9) and SSs Nelson Castro and Corey Hart. Released RHP Alvaro Martinez Sosa and IF Matt Erickson. Reinstated LHP David Welch from inactive list. Placed RHP Tom Wilhelmsen on voluntarily retired list. Placed RHP Jorge Fermin and 3B Carlos Hereaud on restricted list. Signed LHP Joe Thatcher.Released 1B Angel Ayala.Reinstated RHP Darwin Soto from inactive list. Acquired RHP Gerrit Simpson from Rockies for a player to be named. Signed C Richard Cormier.Placed RHP Brian Montalbo on restricted list.

Minnesota Twins

Signed LHPs Alvaro Caceres, Brian Duensing (3) and Ryan Mullins (3), RHPs Alex Burnett (12) and Jose Cordero, Cs Miguel Barrientos and Greg Yersich (7), 1B Marion Knowles, SSs Drew Thompson (2nd round) and Steven Tolleson (5), and OF J.W. Wilson (6). Signed OF Brian Buchanan. Released RHP Steven Duguay.

New York Mets

Signed LHPs Daniel Arizmendi (33), Eric Domangue (16) and Grady Hinchman, RHPs Jared Eichelberger, Wandy Hernandez, Robert Manuel, Kyle Risinger (24), Jeramy Simmons (36) and Jim Wladyka, Cs Luis Campusano and Benito Santiago, 2B Joseph Mihalics (34) and SSs Jose Castro and Jon Schemmel. Released RHP David Lee, Cs John Pachot and James Wallace, 1B Jabe Bergeron and SS Benji Gil. Reinstated LHP Brian Walker and C Zach Clements from inactive list. Placed RHPs Carlos Muniz and Lino Urdaneta on temporarily inactive list. Signed LHPs Josh Appell, Dustin Childress and Ryan Cullen and RHPs Brandon Nall and Lino Urdaneta. Released LHPs Horace Lawrence and Brian Walker,RHP Patrick Harkey and C Fernando Lunar. Reinstated C Aaron Hathaway and RHP Tim Worthington from inactive list. Reinstated RHPs Manny Aybar and Carlos Muniz from inactive list. Placed C Matthew Bacon on temporarily inactive list. Signed OF Wil Cordero and 2B Hector Pellot (4). Released RHP Charles Bowman and OF Jeff Duncan. Acquired 3B Dirimo Chavez from Red Sox for a player to be named. Placed OF Angel Pagan on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated RHP Lino Urdaneta and C Matt Bacon from inactive list.

New York Yankees

Signed LHPs Jesse Bahr (37), Garrett Patterson (7) and Bryan Rueger (20), RHPs Andy Carter (35), Jim Conroy (19), Carlos de los Santos, Keaton Everitt (17), Michael Mlotkowski (33), Lance Pendleton (4), Josh Schmidt (15), Steven Schroer and David Seccombe, Cs Joe Burke (18), Brad Canada (25), Jared Greenwood, J.T. LaFountain and Joe Muich (12), 1Bs Felipe Garcia (34) and Kyle Larson, 2Bs Chris Malec (16) and Tony Roth, 3B Kyle Anson (10), SS C.J. Henry (1) and OFs James Cooper (9) , Brett Gardner (3), Austin Jackson (8) and Joel Perez (14). Reinstated RHPs Jeffrey Kennard, Calvin Maduro and Grant Roberts from inactive list. Released RHPs Josgregth Perez and Mathew Brumit and SS Ebert Serrano. Acquired LHP Darrell May, RHP Tim Redding and cash from Padres for RHP Paul Quantrill. Signed 2Bs Mark Carroll and Danny Garcia.Released 3B Damian Rolls, OF Colin Porter and RHPMarc Valdes. Placed SS Deivi Mendez on restricted list. Signed RHPs Mike Brunet and Hideo Nomo, SS Josh Hollingsworth and C Schuyler Mann. Acquired 2B Joe Thurston from Dodgers for a player to be named. Announced LHP Alex Graman elected to become a free agent.

Oakland Athletics

Signed LHPs Ron Madej (26) and Mike Massaro (13), RHPs Kevin Bunch (7), Scott Deal (5), Scott Fairbanks, Jess Lacasse (27), Mike Nannini and Trey Shields (9), C Shawn Callahan (22nd round), 2B Isaac Omura (17), 3B Jeff Baisley (12), SSs Zeke Parraz (25) and Justin Sellers (6) and OF Jeff Bieker (15). Released RHPs Keith Perez, Grant Reynolds and Jim Serrano, C Travis Chapman and SS Jesse Acosta. Acquired C Tom Gregorio from Angels for a player to be named. Released OF Chris Tritle,LHP Steve Smyth and RHP Steve Sparks. Reinstated C David Castillo from inactive list. Placed RHPs Evan Fahrner and Alex Santos on restricted list. Released LHPs Nick Brannon and John Weis. Reinstated RHPs Evan Fahrner and Alex Santos on inactive list.

Philadelphia Phillies

Signed LHPs Matt Maloney (3) and Josh Outman (10), RHPs Terry Adams, Brett Harker (5) and Pat Overholt (22nd round), Cs Aaron Cheesman (29) and Tuffy Gosewich (11), 1B Les Nichols, 2Bs Clay Harris (9) and Cooper Osteen (31) , 3B Michael Durant (4), SSs P.J. Antoniato (15) and Jesus Merchan and OFs Tommy Paterson and Jeremy Slayden (8). Released RHPs Lesther Javier Espinoza and Norman Lopez and C Javier Brito. Signed OF Doug Glanville and placed him on voluntarily retired list. Acquired LHP Keith Ramsey from Diamondbacks for future considerations. Placed RHP Amaury Telemaco on restricted list. Placed RHP Chris Rojas on temporarily inactive list. Released LHP Kyle Allen and RHP Travis Thompson. Reinstated RHPs Dan Giese, Terry Adams and Chris Rojas from inactive list. Placed LHP Bill Parcus on temporarily inactive list. Signed RHP Jared Fernandez. Released RHP Nate Cabrera and OF Josh Carter. Reinstated LHP Bill Parcus from inactive list.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Placed RHP Steven Herce on voluntarily retired list. Placed OF Hector Cedano on restricted list. Acquired SS Hyung Cho from Mariners for a player to be named. Traded OF Scott Neuberger to Devil Rays for no compensation. Reinstated 3B Jose Bautista and LHP Paul Maholm from inactive list. Placed RHP Kurt Shafer on voluntarily retired list. Placed RHP Jason Roach on temporarily inactive list. Signed RHPs Emmanuel Ramirez, Cliff Smith, Ramon Linares and Jason Roach.Acquired RHP Chris Young from Rockies for a player to be named.Reinstated RHP Eric Krebs from inactive list. Placed RHP David Mazurek on voluntarily retired list. Placed RHP Basilio Alvarez on suspended list.

St. Louis Cardinals

Signed LHPs Adam Daniels (15), Reid Price (29), Josh Schwartz (42nd round) and Zach Zuercher (9), RHPs Mitch Boggs (5), Jason Cairns (8), Ryan Campbell, Michael Cooper (17), Ryan Dixon, Kevin Fitzgerald (45), Ashley Hooks, Mark McCormick (1), David Phillips (24), Kyle Sadlowski (34) and Matt Trent (30), C Bryan Anderson (4), 1Bs Geoff Desmond, Adam Rodgers (25) and Jon Skorupski, SS Brandon Garner, IF Kevin Richmond and OFs Chuck Carter (27), Sean Danielson, Nick Stavinoha (7) and Matt Wilkerson. Placed LHP Stephen Schweitzer and 2B Dominic Rich on voluntarily retired list. Placed LHP Gabe White on restricted list. Released C Cody McKay. Released RHP Chris Mears. Placed RHP Brian Miller on restricted list.Placed LHP Adam Daniels on suspended list. Signed RHPs Alan Benes and Joe Nelson and LHP Michael Meagher (43). Released LHP Gabe White. Placed SS Calvin Hayes on temporarily inactive list. Signed OF John Allen, LHP Armando Almanza and RHP Brian Falkenborg.Released C Brandon Marcelli. Reinstated LHP Adam Daniels and SS Calvin Hayes from inactive list. Placed RHP Quinton Robertson on suspended list. Placed RHP Ricky Stone on restricted list.

San Diego Padres

Signed RHPs Miguel Asencio, Pedro Astacio, Cesar Carrillo (1) and Josh Geer (3), Cs Nick Hundley (2nd round)and John Slone (24), 3B Chase Headley (2nd round) and OFs Josh Alley (10) and Will Venable (7). Traded LHP Darrell May, RHP Tim Redding and cash to Yankees for RHP Paul Quantrill. Released OF Ruben Mora. Placed C John Slone on restricted list. Released 1B Lachlan Dale,RHPs Angel Tovar and Mathieu DeMontigny,OF Brian Fryer and LHPs Scott Stewart and Jake Upwood. Traded OF Adam Hyzdu to Red Sox for RHP Scott Cassidy. Traded RHPs Travis Chick and Justin Germano to Reds for 3B Joe Randa.Placed 1B Rielly Embrey and LHP Danny de la O on voluntarily retired list. Signed OF Josh Howard andLHP Ryan Snare.Released C Lee Evans and RHP Brian Falkenborg. Signed LHP Scott Fogelson. Placed 2B Brett Dowdy on temporarily inactive list.

San Francisco Giants

Signed RHPs Rich Bauer, Wayne Foltin (31), Robert Grace (21), Julio Paulino and Mitch Wylie, Cs Barry Gunther (25), Henry Gutierrez (11) and Greg McCarthy, OFs Ben Copeland (4), Richard Janeway and Antoan Richardson (35). Placed SS Jeremiah Luster and OF Daniel Desouza on suspended list. Released LHP Kevin Pickford. Reinstated RHP Daniel Portorreal from inactive list. Placed RHP Robert Ventura on suspended list. Released LHP Tim Alvarez. Placed C Eliezer Alfonzo on restricted list. Placed C Keith Anderson and RHPs Tim Grant and John Redmond on voluntarily retired list. Signed RHP R.D. Spiehs. Acquired LHP Stephen Randolph from Nationals for future considerations.

Seattle Mariners

Signed LHPs Derrick Ellison, Donny Langdon, Miguel Martinez, Edward Pardes and Robert Rohrbaugh (7), RHPs Angel Echevarria, Justin Jordan and Juan Carlos Ramirez, 1Bs Curtis Ledbetter (18) and Bryan Sabatella (9), 2B Robby Hudson and OF Kuo Hui Lo. Released LHPs Casey Abrams and Kendall Bergdall, RHP Tanner Watson, C Bryan Terveen and SS Eric Blakeley. Placed RHPs Michael Bumstead and Chia An Huang on temporarily inactive list. Traded SS Hyung Cho to Pirates for a player to be named. Placed RHP Michael Schilling on restricted list. Released RHP Phillip Wilson.Reinstated RHP Michael Bumstead, SS Yuni Betancourt-Perez and OF Shin-Soo Choo from inactive list. Signed C Julian Henson (33).Released RHPs Brian Kappel and R.D. Spiehs,LHP Derrick Ellison and OF B.J. Garbe. Signed C Julian Henson (33).

Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Signed LHPs Jimmy Anderson, Chad Pendarvis (29) and Dan Sullivan, RHPs Kevin Lynn and Brett Nagy, C Ryder Mathias, 3B Michael Rainville, IF Kevin Colon and OFs James Gann and Darnell McDonald. Reinstated LHPs Joseph Little and Aaron Walker and RHPs Thomas Carnes and Willy Corporan from inactive list. Placed LHP Aaron Walker, RHP Wade Townsend, C Bud Woodruff and SS Nestor Perez on temporarily inactive list. Placed OF Michael Curry on suspended list. Released OF James Gann. Released RHP Joe Nelson.Acquired OF Scott Neuberger from Pirates for no compensation.Placed LHPs Mike Prochaska and Jason Cromer, OF Matt Rico and C Graig Merritt on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated SS Nestor Perez, LHP Jason Cromer andRHPs Wade Townsend and Dave Coggin from inactive list. Signed RHP Jeremy Hellickson (4),LHP Lance Carter and OF Shane Sullivan.Released RHP Michael Navaroli and OFs Jay Sitzman and Blair Irvin. Placed LHP Brian Henderson on temporarily inactive list. Placed RHP Jean Machi and OF Carlos Ramos on suspended list. Reinstated RHP Jeff Niemann,LHPs Brian Henderson and Mike Prochaska and OFs Matt Rico and Elijah Dukes from inactive list. Signed C Jared Edwards (17) and Henry Wrigley. Released LHP Sam Walton.Placed RHP Jim Magrane and LHP Lavelle Morgan on temporarily inactive list. Reinstated C Ernest Woodruff, OF Eljiah Dukes and 1B Tom Nichols Ivy from inactive list. Placed RHP Jeff Autrey on suspended list.

Texas Rangers

Signed LHPs Broc Coffman (48), Jesse Hall (16), Robert Lee, Chris Marini and Hector Mercado, RHPs Justin Abbott, Armando Astacio, Tim Crabtree, Nate Fogle (11), Josh Giles, Brandon James (21), Tanner McElroy, Jake Rasner (7) and Daniel Touchet, C Alberto Puello, 2B Joey Hooft (20), 3B Johnny Whittleman (2nd round), SS Julio Gonzalez, OF Joe Napoli (50). Placed RHP Gener Diaz on voluntarily retired list. Placed SS Antonio Pena on restricted list. Placed RHP Tim Crabtree on temporarily inactive list. Released 3B Brandon Larson. Signed SS David Peterson and RHP Matt Roney. Placed RHP Juan Dominguez on restricted list. Traded RHP Matt Lorenzo to Braves for RHP Kevin Gryboski. Signed C Taylor Teagarden (3). Signed RHP Aaron Sele. Released OF John Allen and RHP Aaron Sele.

Toronto Blue Jays

Signed LHPs Eric Fowler (5) and Ricky Romero (1), C Josh Bell (6) and OFs Zach Kalter (20) and Brian Pettway (3). Released OF Junior Chourio. Placed RHP Alex McRobbie and 3B Greg Powers on voluntarily retired list. Placed RHP Matt Whiteside on restricted list. Reinstated LHP Zach Jackson from inactive list. Placed RHP Michael Rider on voluntarily retired list. Released RHP Josue Matos. Reinstated RHP Matt Whiteside from inactive list. Placed SS Raul Tablado on temporarily inactive list. Placed RHP Brian Grant on suspended list. Signed LHP Kevin Tolar. Reinstated IF Jason Alfaro from inactive list.

Washington Nationals

Signed LHPs Joe Horgan, John Lannan (11), Coby Mavroulis (21), Stephen Randolph and Jack Spradlin (8), RHPs Amado de los Santos, Andre Enriquez (13), Marco Estrada (6), Antonio Evangelista (22nd round), Bryan Lambert, Eduardo Pichardo (17), Ricky Shefka (20), Billy Sylvester, Jeff Taylor (24) and Michael Watkins (15), Cs Brian Peacock and Emilio Soto, 1B Tim Pahuta (18), SS Juan Melo, IF Jonathan Martinez, OFs Dee Brown (10), Ryan Delaughter (5) and John Michael Howell (9). Released RHP Aaron Coonrod, C Lyndsey Simmons, 3B David Travis and SS Gabriel Suarez. Placed RHP Jacobo Sequea on temporarily inactive list. Placed RHP David Thorne on voluntarily retired list. Traded RHP Zach Day and OF J.J. Davis and a player to be named or cash to Rockies for OF Preston Wilson. Reinstated RHP Jacobo Sequea from inactive list. Signed LHP Anthony Ferrari. Placed RHPs Carlos Martinez and Nehomar Ochoa and C John Poppert on suspended list. Placed SS Ramon Castro on restricted list. Signed LHP John Halama and C Keith Osik. Traded LHP Stephen Randolph to Giants for future considerations. Reinstated C John Wilson and LHP C.J. Nitkowski from inactive list. Placed C Andrew McMillan on temporarily inactive list.

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