Minor League Transactions: April 25-May 1

Official minor league transactions, conveyed to us by Major League Baseball, for the period April 25-May 1.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed:
RHP Robert Coe (re-signed), OF Juan Rivera (released by Yankees, March 28)
Released: RHP Nelson Figueroa, C Humberto Cota
Traded: OF Mark Teahen to Reds for cash considerations
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Evan Marshall, C Ronnie Freeman
Reinstated from DL: RHP Bryan Henry, C Chris McMurray, 3B Jake Lamb

Atlanta Braves
Released:
OF Emmanuel Alvarez
Recalled: RHP David Carpenter
Placed on 7-day DL: C Christian Bethancourt
Reinstated from DL: C Cory Brownsten, 2B Tommy La Stella, OF Kyle Russell

Baltimore Orioles
Signed:
OF Delvi Cid (released by Indians, April 25)
Released: RHP Scott Proctor, OF Mike Planeta
Traded: RHP Rob Delaney to Angels for C Chris Snyder
Recalled: RHP Zach Clark, LHP Zach Britton, C Luis Exposito
Added to 40-man roster: C Chris Snyder
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Steve Johnson, LHP Zach Britton, C Luis Exposito
Designated for assignment: C Luis Exposito
Placed on 7-day DL: SS Cale Iorg
Reinstated from DL: 3B Zelous Wheeler, OF Kyle Hudson

Boston Red Sox
Recalled:
C Ryan Lavarnway
Optioned to Triple-A: C Ryan Lavarnway
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Daniel Bard
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Pat Light, LHP Robby Scott, SS Mike Miller, OF Peter Hissey
Reinstated from DL: C Matt Spring, 3B Nick Moore, OF Ronald Bermudez

Chicago Cubs
Placed on 7-day DL:
RHP Barret Loux, RHP Yao-Lin Wang, 2B Donnie Murphy, OF Darnell McDonald
Reinstated from DL: RHP Starling Peralta, 3B Josh Vitters, OF Tim Torres

Chicago White Sox
Released:
RHP Michael Gunter, OF Bill Rice
Recalled: RHP Deunte Heath, RHP Brian Omogrosso
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Donnie Veal, OF Blake Tekotte
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Salvador Sanchez, RHP Matt Zaleski, C Mike Marjama, 3B Rangel Ravelo, OF Jared Mitchell
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jake Petricka

Center fielder Jared Mitchell hit .132 in 14 games at Triple-A Charlotte prior to a demotion to Double-A Birmingham. He lasted just five games before hitting the disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle.

Cincinnati Reds
Acquired:
OF Mark Teahen from Diamondbacks for cash considerations
Recalled: OF Donald Lutz
Placed on 7-day DL: SS Jason Donald
Reinstated from DL: RHP Armando Galarraga, C Nick O’Shea, 1B Dominic D’Anna

Cleveland Indians
Released:
2B Matt Antonelli, OF Delvi Cid
Recalled: RHP Trevor Bauer, LHP Scott Barnes, C Yan Gomes
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Trevor Bauer, LHP Scott Barnes, LHP Nick Hagadone
Option transferred: LHP T.J. House (Double-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Matt Capps, RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka, LHP Giovanni Soto, 2B Luis Hernandez, OF Anthony Gallas, OF Bryson Myles
Reinstated from DL: LHP Mike Rayl, 2B Matt Antonelli, OF Bo Greenwell

Colorado Rockies
Acquired:
OF Jose Monzon from Astros, completing deal in which Astros traded RHP Wilton Lopez and a PTBN to Rockies for RHP Alex Gillingham and RHP Alex White
Recalled: 1B Ryan Wheeler
Added to 40-man roster: 3B Nolan Arenado
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Coty Woods, LHP Christian Friedrich, 2B Tim Smalling, 3B Sam Mende

A 21-year-old Venezuelan center fielder, Jose Monzon has hit just .219/.323/.296 in 483 plate appearances over three season in domestic Rookie leagues. He shows a patient approach (11 percent walk rate) and enough range to handle center, but his offensive ceiling is limited.

Detroit Tigers
Recalled:
RHP Jose Ortega
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Bruce Rondon, OF Avisail Garcia
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kevin Eichhorn, RHP Drew Verhagen, LHP Pat Misch

Houston Astros
Released:
1B Rafael Valenzuela
Traded: OF Jose Monzon to Rockies, completing deal in which Astros traded RHP Wilton Lopez and a PTBN to Rockies for RHP Alex Gillingham and RHP Alex White
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Rhiner Cruz, RHP Brad Peacock
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Aaron West, LHP Rudy Owens, 3B Rio Ruiz
Reinstated from DL: C Tyler Heineman, C Max Stassi, OF Domingo Santana, OF Austin Wates

Kansas City Royals
Recalled:
LHP Will Smith
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Will Smith
Option transferred: LHP Justin Marks (Double-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Santiago Garrido, C Cameron Gallagher, OF Brett Eibner
Reinstated from DL: RHP Chas Byrne, C Alex Marquez, OF Chris Elder, OF Alex Llanos

Los Angeles Angels
Traded:
C Chris Snyder to Orioles for RHP Rob Delaney
Recalled: RHP Ryan Brasier, RHP Barry Enright, RHP Elvin Ramirez
Added to 40-man roster: OF Scott Cousins
Optioned to Double-A: LHP Nick Maronde, LHP Michael Roth
Removed from 40-man: RHP Elvin Ramirez (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Daniel Tillman, C Zac Livingston, 2B Tommy Field
Reinstated from DL: RHP Brandon Hynick, C Sandy Martinez, 1B Matt Scioscia

A 28-year-old righty reliever, Delaney has no single pitch that excites scouts, but he has a long track record at Triple-A, where he’s logged a 1.21 WHIP and 3-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio over 265 innings.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed:
LHP Aaron Laffey (elected free agency from Blue Jays, April 29)
Recalled: RHP Javy Guerra, RHP Matt Magill
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Josh Wall
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Gustavo Gomez, RHP JonMichael Redding, LHP Onelki Garcia, C Jan Vazquez, 1B Chris Jacobs, 2B Alex Castellanos, 2B Rafael Ynoa
Reinstated from DL: RHP Matt Palmer, SS Ozzie Martinez, OF Yasiel Puig

Miami Marlins
Signed:
RHP Rob Waite (released by Tigers, April 4), OF Alex Burg (released by Giants, March 27)
Recalled: LHP Brad Hand, OF Marcell Ozuna
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Duane Below, LHP Brad Hand
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Elih Villanueva, 1B Aaron Dudley, 3B Zack Cox
Reinstated from DL: LHP Greg Nappo, C Jake Jefferies, C Kyle Skipworth, OF Jake Marisnick

Milwaukee Brewers
Released:
RHP Carlos Sosa
Optioned to Triple-A: OF Khris Davis
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Jacob Barnes, RHP Tyler Cravy, RHP Taylor Jungmann, RHP Martin Viramontes, C Adam Weisenburger
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jorge Lopez

Minnesota Twins
Placed on 7-day DL:
RHP Chris Mazza, RHP Miguel Munoz
Reinstated from DL: RHP Dakota Watts, LHP Matthew Tomshaw, SS Levi Michael

New York Mets
Released:
1B Travis Ozga
Optioned to Double-A: LHP Josh Edgin
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Hansel Robles, LHP Darin Gorski, 1B Rhyne Hughes
Reinstated from DL: LHP Carlos Vazquez, C Kai Gronauer

New York Yankees
Recalled:
C Austin Romine, 2B Corban Joseph
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Vidal Nuno
Optioned to Triple-A: 2B Corban Joseph
Placed on 7-day DL: C Kyle Higashioka, OF Shane Brown, OF Thomas Neal, OF Rob Segedin
Reinstated from DL: RHP Matt Daley, RHP Jose Ramirez, LHP Josh Romanski, 2B Reegie Corona, OF Ronnier Mustelier

Oakland Athletics
Released:
1B Jacob Tanis
Recalled: RHP Evan Scribner, RHP Dan Straily (twice)
Added to 40-man roster: C Luke Montz
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jesse Chavez, RHP Dan Straily, SS Andy Parrino
Placed on 7-day DL: 2B Michael Fabiaschi, OF Aaron Shipman
Reinstated from DL: 3B Chad Lewis, OF Rashun Dixon

Philadelphia Phillies
Released:
RHP Brandon Erbe, RHP Edgar Garcia
Traded: C Matt Hitt to Blue Jays for future considerations
Placed on 7-day DL: 1B Art Charles, SS Matt Tolbert, OF Jonathan Roof
Reinstated from DL: RHP Brody Colvin, RHP Edgar Garcia, C Kevin Quaranto, OF Kelly Dugan

Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed:
RHP Jeff Gibbs (released by D-backs, April 18)
Released: SS Anderson Hernandez
Recalled: RHP Bryan Morris
Option transferred: RHP Phil Irwin (Double-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Zack Von Rosenberg
Reinstated from DL: 2B Adalberto Santos

St. Louis Cardinals
Added to 40-man roster:
RHP Seth Maness, 3B Jermaine Curtis
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Marc Rzepczynski
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Sam Gaviglio, C Cody Stanley, OF Mike Swinson, OF Jordan Walton
Reinstated from DL: C J.R. Towles, OF Nick Martini

San Diego Padres
Placed on 7-day DL:
LHP Frank Garces, C Jason Hagerty, 1B Tommy Medica, SS Chris Bisson

San Francisco Giants
Recalled:
RHP Sandy Rosario
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Sandy Rosario
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Joan Gregorio, SS Kelby Tomlinson, OF Tyler Hollick
Reinstated from DL: LHP Kelvin Marte, LHP Steven Okert, 2B Ydwin Villegas, OF Francisco Peguero, OF Rafael Rodriguez

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
OF Corey Patterson (released by Mets, March 30)
Recalled: LHP Lucas Luetge
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Blake Beavan, OF Carlos Peguero
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Danny Hultzen
Reinstated from DL: RHP Matt Brazis, LHP Anthony Fernandez, OF Mike McGee

Tampa Bay Rays
Placed on 7-day DL:
LHP Sean Bierman, OF Ty Morrison
Reinstated from DL: OF Brett Nommensen

Texas Rangers
Released:
1B Jhonny Gomez
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Collin Balester, LHP Sam Stafford, OF Joey Butler, OF Nick Williams
Reinstated from DL: RHP Francisco Mendoza, OF Jhonny Gomez

Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired:
C Matt Hitt from Phillies for future considerations
Elected free agency: LHP Aaron Laffey
Recalled: RHP Brad Lincoln
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Justin Germano
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Brad Lincoln
Removed from 40-man: RHP Ramon Ortiz, LHP Aaron Laffey (both players outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Buddy Carlyle, RHP Roberto Osuna, LHP Griffin Murphy, C Santiago Nessy, 1B Gabe Jacobo, OF Brian Van Kirk, OF Kenny Wilson
Reinstated from DL: RHP Miguel Batista, RHP Clint Everts, LHP Tyler Ybarra

The Blue Jays placed righthander Roberto Osuna and catcher Santiago Nessy on the low Class A Lansing disabled list with undisclosed injuries. They ranked as the Nos. 8 and 10 on last season’s Top 20 Prospects list for the Rookie-level Appalachian League.

Washington Nationals
Released:
LHP Gregori Baez
Optioned to Triple-A: C Jhonatan Solano
Placed on 7-day DL: C Sam Palace, OF J.R. Higley
Reinstated from DL: LHP Bryan Harper, C Sam Palace