Official minor league transactions, conveyed to Baseball America by Major League Baseball, for the period Jan. 30-Feb. 5.
Signed: RHP Brian Broderick
Released: RHP Yiomer Camacho, RHP Eric Meyerchick, 2B Ronny Mejias, OF Yeisson Rosario
Signed: RHP Luis Mora
Released: C Dave Valle
Signed: RHP Evan Meek, LHP Roy Merritt (Somerset (Atlantic)), C Shawn McGill, SS Alex Gonzalez (released by Brewers, June 3), OF Jack Cust (did not play in 2013)
Released: C Scott Thomas
Boston Red Sox
Signed: RHP Chris Resop, C Mike Brenly
Removed from 40-man: RHP Brayan Villarreal (outrighted to Triple-A)
Released: RHP Daniel Adrian, RHP Carlos Martinez-Pumarino, RHP Eddie Orozco, LHP Matt Iannazzo, LHP Sheldon McDonald, OF Taiwan Easterling
Chicago White Sox
Signed: LHP Dylan Chavez (released by Red Sox, Dec. 13), LHP Gregg Downing (Gateway (Frontier))
Signed: SS Ramon Santiago (Article XX-B free agent)
Signed: RHP Alejandro Izaguirre
Signed: RHP Owen Dew (released by Indians, Jan. 8), RHP Ryan Gibbard (released by Brewers, Oct. 25), LHP Garrett Schlecht (released by Cubs, Jan. 7), C Jose Gonzalez (re-signed), SS Paul Janish (non-tendered by Braves)
Listed as a lefthanded pitcher here, Garrett Schlecht played outfield for three seasons in the Cubs system, batting .224/.335/.294 in 214 at-bats in the Rookie-level Arizona League. The 2011 ninth-rounder will attempt to make the conversion to the mound in the Rockies system.
Signed: 1B Lance Durham (re-signed)
Kansas City Royals
Signed: C Troy Snitker (Southern Maryland (Atlantic))
Los Angeles Angels
Signed: 3B Chad Tracy (Article XX-B free agent)
Los Angeles Dodgers
Released: RHP Jose Agusto Diaz, RHP Jackson Mateo, LHP Jake Fisher, C Jonathan Linares
Signed: OF Reed Johnson (Article XX-B free agent)
Signed: C Lucas May
Signed: RHP Matt Guerrier (Article XX-B free agent), 2B Tony Thomas
New York Mets
Signed: RHP Kyle Farnsworth (Article XX-B free agent), C Taylor Teagarden, 1B Matt Clark (Chunichi (Japan)), OF Brian Burgamy (Sugar Land (Atlantic))
Matt Clark mashed 25 home runs while batting .238/.328/.457 in 132 games in Japan’s Central League last year. The 27-year-old hit as many 28 bombs with Double-A San Antonio in the Padres system in 2010. Members of the Mets front office, including general manager Sandy Alderson and VP of scouting and player development Paul DePodesta, previously worked for the Padres, the club that drafted Clark out of Louisiana State in the 12th round in 2008.
New York Yankees
Signed: RHP Cole Kimball
Signed: OF Sam Fuld (non-tendered by Rays)
Elected free agency: OF Corey Brown
Signed: 3B K.C. Serna (Amarillo (American Association)), SS Brian Bixler
Signed: OF Quincy Latimore (Washington (Frontier))
The Pirates originally signed Quincy Latimore out of high school as a fourth-rounder in 2007, then traded him to the Indians for righthander Jeanmar Gomez, who had been designated for assignment, in January 2013.
San Diego Padres
Released: SS Beamer Weems
San Francisco Giants
Signed: OF Tyler Graham (Winnipeg (American Association))
The Giants originally signed center fielder Tyler Graham as a 19th-round pick out of Oregon State in 2006. He played exclusively in independent ball in 2013, hitting .296/.342/.339 with 31 steals in 65 games for two American Association clubs.
Tampa Bay Rays
Signed: 3B Wilson Betemit (released by Orioles, Sept. 24)
Signed: RHP Daniel Bard (non-tendered by Cubs), RHP Armando Galarraga, LHP Martire Garcia (did not play in 2012-13), OF Che-Hsuan Lin
Elected free agency: RHP Chaz Roe
Removed from 40-man: RHP Chaz Roe (outrighted to Triple-A)
Though not reflected here, the Rangers actually signed Che-Hsuan Lin as a righthanded pitcher, according to a press release. Known for his outstanding throwing arm when he played the outfield, Lin made two relief appearances for Triple-A Oklahoma City last year in the Astros system. The 25-year-old appeared in nine big league games for the Red Sox in 2012.
Signed: C Koyie Hill