Minor League Transactions

July 29-Aug. 4

Transactions involving minor league players for the period July 29-Aug. 4. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Trade Central has scouting reports for all prospects traded in July.

• BA ranks the more than 60 prospects traded in July.

Organization talent rankings after the trade deadline.


Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed: 
SS Jorge Flores (released by Phillies, July 30) | OF Emilio Bonifacio (released by Braves, June 6)
Traded: RHP Luis Madero to Angels for RHP David Hernandez
Traded: RHP Jeferson Mejia to Athletics for SS Adam Rosales


Atlanta Braves
Released: 
2B Andrew Daniel
Added to 40-man roster: 2B Ozzie Albies


Baltimore Orioles
Traded: 
RHP Tobias Myers to Rays for SS Tim Beckham
Traded: LHP Garrett Cleavinger, OF Hyun-Soo Kim and 2017-18 international bonus pool money to Phillies for RHP Jeremy Hellickson
Added to 40-man roster: OF Craig Gentry
Removed from 40-man: 2B Johnny Giavotella (outrighted to Triple-A)


Boston Red Sox
Traded: 
RHP Gerson Bautista, RHP Jamie Callahan and RHP Steve Nogosek to Mets for RHP Addison Reed


Chicago Cubs
Traded: 
3B Jeimer Candelario and SS Isaac Paredes to Tigers for LHP Justin Wilson and C Alex Avila
Designated for assignment: RHP Dylan Floro (lost on waivers to Dodgers)


Chicago White Sox
Traded: 
OF Melky Cabrera to Royals for RHP A.J. Puckett and LHP Andre Davis
Added to 40-man roster: 1B Nicky Delmonico


Cincinnati Reds
Released: 
RHP Anderson DeLeon
Traded: LHP Tony Cingrani to Dodgers for C Hendrik Clementina and OF Scott Van Slyke


Cleveland Indians
Released: 
Jeremy Lucas
Traded: LHP Thomas Pannone and 2B Samad Taylor to Blue Jays for RHP Joe Smith
Designated for assignment: RHP Perci Garner


Detroit Tigers
Released: 
OF Elvis Rubio
Traded: LHP Justin Wilson and C Alex Avila to Cubs for 3B Jeimer Candelario and SS Isaac Paredes
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Edward Mujica


Houston Astros
Released: 
1B Connor MacDonald | 2B Tyler Wolfe


Kansas City Royals
Signed: 
RHP Mark Peterson (released by Phillies, July 9)
Traded: RHP A.J. Puckett and LHP Andre Davis to White Sox for OF Melky Cabrera
Designated for assignment: RHP Andrew Edwards


Los Angeles Angels
Signed: 
RHP Branden Pinder (released by Yankees, July 26) | OF Brandon Diaz (released by Brewers, July 29)
Traded: RHP David Hernandez to Diamondbacks for RHP Luis Madero
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Troy Scribner | OF Ramon Flores
Removed from 40-man: 2B Nick Franklin (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Dodgers
Released: 
LHP Tommy Layne
Traded: RHP A.J. Alexy, 2B Willie Calhoun and SS Brendon Davis to Rangers for RHP Yu Darvish
Traded: RHP Angel German and SS Oneil Cruz to Pirates for LHP Tony Watson
Traded: Hendrik Clementina and OF Scott Van Slyke to Reds for LHP Tony Cingrani
Designated for assignment: 2B Mike Freeman
Removed from 40-man: OF Peter O’Brien (outrighted to Triple-A)


Miami Marlins
Signed: 
RHP Max Duval (Evansville (Frontier)) | 3B Bubba Hollins (NDFA—St. Bonaventure)
Traded: RHP A.J. Ramos to Mets for RHP Merandy Gonzalez and OF Ricardo Cespedes
Acquired: OF Eury Perez from Pirates for cash


Milwaukee Brewers
Released: 
RHP Juan Diaz | OF Brandon Diaz | OF Yeraldy Martinez
Traded: RHP Tayler Scott to Rangers for RHP Jeremy Jeffress
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Wei-Chung Wang | OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis
Removed from 40-man: RHP Wily Peralta | OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (both players outrighted to Triple-A)


Minnesota Twins
Signed: 
RHP Randy Dobnak (Utica (United Shore) | LHP Kevin Marnon (Birmingham-Bloomfield (United Shore)) | C Taylor Grzelakowski (Utica (United Shore)) | OF Jimmy Kerrigan (River City (Frontier))
Released: RHP David Fischer | 2B Andre Jernigan
Traded: RHP Brandon Kintzler to Nationals for LHP Tyler Watson
Traded: LHP Jaime Garcia to Yankees for RHP Zack Littell and LHP Dietrich Enns


New York Mets
Traded: 
RHP Merandy Gonzalez and OF Ricardo Cespedes to Marlins for RHP A.J. Ramos
Traded: RHP Addison Reed to Red Sox for RHP Gerson Bautista, RHP Jamie Callahan and RHP Steve Nogosek
Removed from 40-man: LHP Josh Edgin (outrighted to Triple-A)


New York Yankees
Released: 
SS Austin Aune
Traded: RHP James Kaprielian, SS Jorge Mateo and OF Dustin Fowler to Athletics for RHP Sonny Gray and 2017-18 international bonus pool money ($1.5 million)
Traded: 
RHP Zack Littell and LHP Dietrich Enns to Twins for LHP Jaime Garcia


Oakland Athletics
Signed: 
RHP Logan Bawcom (released by Padres, Aug. 1)
Traded: RHP Sonny Gray and 2017-18 international bonus pool money ($1.5 million) to Yankees for RHP James Kaprielian, SS Jorge Mateo and OF Dustin Fowler
Traded: SS Adam Rosales to Diamondbacks for RHP Jeferson Mejia


Philadelphia Phillies
Signed: 
1B Jake Fox
Released: RHP Matt Hockenberry | SS Jorge Flores
Traded: RHP Joaquin Benoit to Pirates for RHP Seth McGarry
Traded: RHP Jeremy Hellickson to Orioles for LHP Garrett Cleavinger, OF Hyun-Soo Kim and 2017-18 international bonus pool money
Traded: OF Howie Kendrick to Nationals for LHP McKenzie Mills
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Pedro Beato | RHP Jesen Therrien


Pittsburgh Pirates
Traded: 
RHP Seth McGarry to Phillies for RHP Joaquin Benoit
Traded: LHP Tony Watson to Dodgers for RHP Angel German and SS Oneil Cruz
Traded: OF Eury Perez to Marlins for cash
Added to 40-man roster: OF Jordan Luplow


St. Louis Cardinals
Signed: 
RHP Jason Zgardowski (River City (Frontier))


San Diego Padres
Released: 
RHP Logan Bawcom | SS Westhers Magdaleno


San Francisco Giants
Signed: 
RHP Casey Kelly (released by Cubs, July 20)


Seattle Mariners
Signed: 
RHP Bryan Evans (Lancaster (Atlantic)) | RHP Aaron West (released by Astros, July 18)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Cody Martin | OF Leonys Martin
Designated for assignment: 1B D.J. Peterson | SS Tyler Smith (lost on waivers to Rangers)
Removed from 40-man: RHP Evan Marshall (outrighted to Triple-A)


Tampa Bay Rays
Released: 
RHP Thomas Lebron | RHP Neil Wagner
Traded: SS Tim Beckham to Orioles for RHP Tobias Myers
Removed from 40-man: OF Shane Peterson (outrighted to Triple-A)


Texas Rangers
Traded: 
RHP Yu Darvish to Dodgers for RHP A.J. Alexy, 2B Willie Calhoun and SS Brendon Davis
Traded: RHP Jeremy Jeffress to Brewers for RHP Tayler Scott


Toronto Blue Jays
Traded: 
RHP Joe Smith to Indians for LHP Thomas Pannone and 2B Samad Taylor
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Brett Oberholtzer
Removed from 40-man: LHP Brett Oberholtzer (outrighted to Triple-A)


Washington Nationals
Signed: 
RHP Neil Ramirez (elected free agency from Mets, July 23) | RHP Esmil Rogers (Hanwha (Korea) in 2016) | RHP Connor Zwetsch (NDFA—Oregon) | OF Chad Huffman (released by Cardinals, July 25)
Released: RHP Tyler Skulina | SS Ryan Merrill | OF Randy Encarnacion | OF Luis Perdomo | OF Caleb Ramsey
Traded: LHP McKenzie Mills to Phillies for OF Howie Kendrick
Traded: LHP Tyler Watson to Twins for RHP Brandon Kintzler
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Erick Fedde
Designated for assignment: RHP Jimmy Cordero | 1B Matt Skole

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