Minor League Transactions: July 19-23

Here we present official minor league transactions, conveyed to us by Major League Baseball, for the period July 19-23.

Any player listed with an asterisk (*) signed a minor league contract with the organization after being removed from the 40-man roster and clearing waivers.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed:
1B Ryan Strieby (released by Tigers)
Released: RHP Bobby O'Neill
Recalled: RHP Jonathan Albaladejo
Added to 40-man roster: 3B Ryan Wheeler
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jonathan Albaladejo, RHP Trevor Bauer, RHP Bryan Shaw
Placed on 7-day DL: OF Kyle Greene
Reinstated from DL: RHP Eric Smith

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
RHP Patrick Scoggin (NDFA—Virginia Tech), LHP Mike Tarsi (Bridgeport (Atlantic)), 1B Mike Spina (released by Athletics), 2B Jaime Pedroza (Lancaster (Atlantic))
Released: RHP Adam Russell, 2B Gerardo Reyes
Acquired: OF Dan Brewer from Yankees for cash considerations
Recalled: RHP Randall Delgado, OF Jose Constanza
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Randall Delgado, RHP Anthony Varvaro
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Juan Jaime, RHP Jarett Miller, 1B Chris Garcia
Reinstated from DL: RHP Dave Filak, RHP Cory Gearrin, RHP Adam Holland, LHP Chris Masters

Baltimore Orioles
Signed:
RHP Joe Yermal (NDFA—Charlotte)
Released: RHP Scott Copeland
Recalled: RHP Tommy Hunter
Placed on 7-day DL: 1B Aaron Baker
Placed on 60-day DL: RHP Dennis Torres
Reinstated from DL: C Cameron Edman

Boston Red Sox
Signed:
RHP Nelson Figueroa (released by Yankees)
Released: RHP Leandro Marin
Recalled: 1B Mauro Gomez
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Will Inman, RHP Aaron Kurcz, 1B Drew Hedman
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jeremiah Bayer, RHP Leandro Marin, 3B Kolbrin Vitek, OF Jason Repko

Chicago Cubs
Released:
1B Ryan Cuneo
Recalled: LHP Jeff Beliveau
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Rafael Dolis
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Corbin Hoffner, RHP Jose Rosario, OF Izaac Garsez
Placed on 60-day DL: OF Rashad Crawford
Reinstated from DL: 1B Ryan Cuneo

Chicago White Sox
Traded:
RHP Matt Heidenreich and LHP Blair Walters to Astros for RHP Brett Myers
Recalled: LHP Donnie Veal
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Dylan Axelrod, RHP Brian Omogrosso, LHP Pedro Hernandez, LHP Donnie Veal
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Nestor Molina, RHP Kevin Moran, RHP Andre Rienzo, 2B Ross Wilson, 3B Kyle Shelton
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kevin Moran

Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
LHP Will Ohman (released by White Sox)
Released: LHP Ryan Feierabend, LHP Aguido Gonzalez
Added to 40-man roster: OF Xavier Paul
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Josh Judy, RHP Brooks Pinckard, RHP Pedro Villarreal, C Dioner Navarro
Reinstated from DL: RHP Josh Ravin, LHP Aguido Gonzalez, C Brian Peacock

Cleveland Indians
Signed:
LHP J.C. Romero (released by Orioles)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Cody Allen
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Scott Barnes
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kyle Blair, LHP J.D. Reichenbach
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jeff Johnson, RHP Scott Peoples, LHP Danny Jimenez

Colorado Rockies
Signed:
OF Jeremy McLeod (NDFA—Guilford Tech (N.C.) CC)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Taylor Reid, RHP Kurt Yacko, SS Joey Wong
Reinstated from DL: RHP Stephen Dodson, RHP Josh Mueller, 1B Mike Zuanich

Detroit Tigers
Traded:
RHP Jacob Turner, LHP Brian Flynn, C Rob Brantly and 2013 supplemental second-round pick to Marlins for RHP Anibal Sanchez, 2B Omar Infante and 2013 supplemental first-round pick
Optioned to Triple-A: SS Danny Worth
Designated for assignment: LHP Kelvin de la Cruz
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Nick Avila, LHP Kelvin de la Cruz, 1B Jeff Holm
Reinstated from DL: LHP Kelvin de la Cruz, 1B Dean Green, 3B Jason King, SS Cale Iorg

Houston Astros
Signed:
C Jon Carnahan (NDFA—Delta State (Miss.))
Released: RHP Jonnathan Aristil, RHP Kirk Clark
Traded: RHP David Carpenter, RHP Brandon Lyon and LHP J.A. Happ to Blue Jays for RHP Francisco Cordero, RHP Joe Musgrove, RHP Asher Wojciechowski, LHP David Rollins, C Carlos Perez, OF Ben Francisco and a player to be named.
Traded: RHP Brett Myers to White Sox for RHP Matt Heidenreich and LHP Blair Walters
Recalled: LHP Dallas Keuchel
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Mark Hamburger
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Erick Abreu, RHP Hector Ambriz, LHP Brad Dydalewicz, C Jair Fernandez, OF Jay Austin, OF Austin Wates
Reinstated from DL: RHP R.J. Alaniz, RHP Jose Valdez

Kansas City Royals
Signed:
C Jason Kendall
Released: RHP Gates Dooley, RHP Brian Edelen
Recalled: LHP Francisley Bueno, LHP Will Smith
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Vin Mazzaro, LHP Francisley Bueno, LHP Ryan Verdugo
Placed on 7-day DL: 2B Angel Franco, OF Nick Van Stratten
Reinstated from DL: RHP Juan Gutierrez

Jason Kendall retired after about a week under contract with Double-A Northwest Arkansas. He missed all of last season after injuring his shoulder.

Los Angeles Angels
Released:
RHP Shane Riedie
Elected free agency: RHP Eric Hurley
Recalled: RHP Eric Hurley, SS Jean Segura
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP David Carpenter, RHP Barry Enright, OF Kole Calhoun
Removed from 40-man: RHP Eric Hurley (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Steve Geltz, RHP Brandon Lodge, SS Eric Stamets
Reinstated from DL: LHP Eswarlin Jimenez, OF Gary Mitchell, OF Travis Witherspoon

The Angels purchased the contract of Barry Enright from the Diamondbacks, for whom he had been getting lit up at Triple-A Reno (5.87 ERA, 1.53 WHIP). He has two option years remaining after this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed:
LHP Erick Threets (released by Athletics)
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Stephen Fife, RHP Josh Wall
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Gustavo Gomez, RHP Steve Smith, 2B Alexis Aguilar, 3B Jeff Hunt, OF Brian Cavazos-Galvez
Reinstated from DL: SS Joe Becker, SS Charlie Mirabal, SS Delvis Morales

Miami Marlins
Traded:
RHP Anibal Sanchez, 2B Omar Infante and 2013 supplemental first-round pick to Tigers for RHP Jacob Turner, LHP Brian Flynn, C Rob Brantly and 2013 supplemental second-round pick
Placed on 7-day DL: SS Danny Black, OF Cameron Flynn
Reinstated from DL: OF Brent Keys, OF Ryan McIntyre

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed:
RHP Tim Dillard*
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Andy Moye, RHP Chad Thompson

Minnesota Twins
Recalled:
RHP Nick Blackburn, 1B Chris Parmelee
Optioned to Triple-A: 1B Chris Parmelee
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Brendan Wise
Option transferred: OF Rene Tosoni (high Class A to Double-A)
Reinstated from DL: LHP Matt Tomshaw

New York Mets
Signed:
RHP Jake Kuebler (released by Royals)
Released: RHP Kent Tsuijimoto
Recalled: RHP Jeremy Hefner, RHP Elvin Ramirez
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Pedro Beato
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Cory Mazzoni
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kent Tsuijimoto, C Jean Luc Blaquiere, OF Pedro Zapata

The Mets signed Jake Kuebler as a righthanded pitcher after the ’08 17th-rounder topped out in high Class A with the Royals this season.

New York Yankees
Released:
RHP Nelson Figueroa
Traded: RHP Danny Farquhar and RHP D.J. Mitchell to Mariners for OF Ichiro Suzuki
Traded: OF Dan Brewer to Braves for cash considerations
Recalled: RHP David Phelps
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP D.J. Mitchell
Option transferred: SS Eduardo Nunez (Triple-A to high Class A)
Removed from 40-man: OF Darnell McDonald (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Dawerd Cruz, RHP Taylor Morton, LHP Eric Erickson, C Wes Wilson, OF Ray Kruml
Placed on 60-day DL: RHP Andury Acevedo, RHP Victor Beriguete, SS Joaquin Perez
Transferred to 60-day DL: RHP Felipe Gonzalez
Reinstated from DL: RHP Stefan Lopez, RHP Robert Paullus, LHP Daniel Camarena, 2B Matt Antonelli, SS Eduardo Nunez, OF Dan Brewer

Oakland Athletics
Signed:
RHP Matt McSwain (released by Pirates)
Released: RHP Kurt Wunderlich, C Juan Nunez
Recalled: 2B Eric Sogard
Placed on 7-day DL: OF Michael Choice
Reinstated from DL: 2B Wes Timmons, 3B Tony Thompson

Philadelphia Phillies
Signed:
OF Kyle Hoppy (released by Orioles)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Matt Wright, 2B Carlos Perdomo, OF Gauntlett Eldemire
Reinstated from DL: OF Carlos Tocci

Pittsburgh Pirates
Released:
OF Rodarrick Jones
Recalled: RHP Evan Meek
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Tim Alderson, RHP Colten Brewer, RHP John Kuchno, C Ryan Hornback
Transferred to 60-day DL: C Ryan Hornback
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jose Diaz, RHP Kevin Kleis, LHP Porfirio Lopez, C Derek Trent, 1B Jeff Larish

St. Louis Cardinals
Released:
RHP Brian Broderick, RHP Eduardo Hiraldo, RHP Scott Schneider
Placed on 7-day DL: 3B Zack Cox
Reinstated from DL: LHP Nick Additon, 2B Garrett Wittels, 3B Daniel Stienstra, OF Aaron Luna, OF Lou Montanez

San Diego Padres
Optioned to Triple-A:
RHP Nick Vincent, OF Jeremy Hermida
Designated for assignment: RHP Mark Hamburger
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Luis de la Cruz, RHP Zach Eflin, RHP Donn Roach, LHP Daniel Lazzaroni, C Nick Hundley, 2B Cody Gabella
Reinstated from DL: RHP Chris Fetter, RHP Ruben Mejia, C Robert Kral

The Astros claimed Mark Hamburger on waivers following his DFA from the Padres.

San Francisco Giants
Signed:
OF Jarrad Page (released by Dodgers)
Released: 3B John Eshleman, OF Eldred Barnett
Recalled: C Eli Whiteside
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Miguel Ferrer, RHP Chris Heston, C Rey Duran, C Drew Stiner, C Joel Weeks, 3B Russ Mitchell, OF Andrew Cain, OF Chris Dominguez, OF Rafael Rodriguez
Reinstated from DL: LHP Kelvin Marte, C Eliezer Zambrano, 3B John Eshleman, 3B Conor Gillaspie

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
C Tyler Jones (NDFA—Long Island)
Traded: OF Ichiro Suzuki to Yankees for RHP Danny Farquhar and RHP D.J. Mitchell
Recalled: RHP Steve Delabar
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP D.J. Mitchell, RHP Stephen Pryor, 1B Justin Smoak
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Andrew Carraway, RHP Scott Patterson, RHP Jordan Pries
Reinstated from DL: RHP Mayckol Guaipe, RHP Willy Kesler

Tampa Bay Rays
Signed:
RHP Matt Nevarez (Wichita (American Association))
Recalled: RHP Brandon Gomes, LHP Cesar Ramos
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Brandon Gomes, LHP Cesar Ramos
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Joe Cruz, RHP Romulo Sanchez, 1B Ryan Garko
Reinstated from DL: C Nevin Ashley

Texas Rangers
Recalled:
LHP Martin Perez
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Martin Perez, C Luis Martinez
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Fabio Castillo, RHP Neil Ramirez, RHP Matt Thompson, RHP Matt West, C Dusty Brown, OF Josh Richmond
Reinstated from DL: RHP Fabio Castillo, RHP Roman Mendez, RHP Jose Monegro, OF Jhonny Gomez

Toronto Blue Jays
Signed:
RHP Cody Evans (Sioux Falls (American Association)), RHP Chorye Spoone (released by Red Sox), OF Kipp Schutz (released by Orioles)
Released: RHP Devyn Rivera, LHP Les Walrond
Traded: RHP Francisco Cordero, RHP Joe Musgrove, RHP Asher Wojciechowski, LHP David Rollins, C Carlos Perez, OF Ben Francisco and a player to be named to Astros for RHP David Carpenter, RHP Brandon Lyon and LHP J.A. Happ
Recalled: C Yan Gomes, OF Travis Snider
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP David Carpenter, RHP Sam Dyson
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Jesse Chavez, RHP Stephen Marek, RHP Drew Permison, RHP Thomas Robson, LHP Robert Brosnahan, LHP Jared Potts, LHP Nate Robertson, C Paul Phillips, SS Kevin Nolan
Placed on 60-day DL: SS Cody Bartlett
Reinstated from DL: RHP Yohan Pino, LHP Evan Crawford, C Luis Hurtado, C Chris Schaeffer, 1B Gabe Jacobo, SS Kevin Nolan

Released last week, Devyn Rivera never played for a Blue Jays affiliate after signing as a 35th-round pick from Cal Baptist.

Washington Nationals
Signed:
LHP Andrew Wall (Alpine (Pecos))
Released: RHP Mike Schultz
Recalled: LHP John Lannan, C Sandy Leon, OF Corey Brown
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP John Lannan
Option transferred: OF Eury Perez (Double-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Rob Gilliam, LHP Bryan Harper, LHP Kylin Turnbull, C Jeff Howell, C Sam Palace, OF Brett Newsome
Reinstated from DL: RHP Taylor Jordan, RHP Alex Kreis, RHP Kevin Pucetas, RHP Mike Schultz, C Devin Ivany, C James Skelton, 3B Matt Skole

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