Minor League Transactions: June 25-July 2

Here we present official minor league transactions, conveyed to us by Major League Baseball, for the period June 25-July 2.

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.

Please see the Baseball America Draft Database for much more detailed information on draft picks, including scouting reports (for subscribers), select signing bonuses and a running tally of team spending.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled:
RHP Trevor Bauer, LHP Pat Corbin
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jonathan Albaladejo, 3B Josh Bell
Placed on 7-day DL: C Mark Reed
Reinstated from DL: RHP Bryan Henry, C Zach Jones

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
RHP Donovan Drake (Windy City (Frontier)), LHP Fabian Williamson (Winnipeg (American Association)), 2B Bobby Stevens (released by Orioles)
Draft picks signed: LHP David Starn (7), OF Fernelys Sanchez (16)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Brett Cammons, C Chad Comer
Reinstated from DL: LHP Ryan Buchter, OF Cory Harrilchak

Baltimore Orioles
Draft pick signed:
RHP Jake Pintar (29)
Released: 3B Miguel Tejada
Traded: RHP Kyle Simon and C Gabriel Lino to Phillies for 1B Jim Thome
Recalled: RHP Miguel Gonzalez, RHP Steve Johnson, OF Xavier Avery
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Tommy Hunter, LHP Brian Matusz, 2B Steven Tolleson, OF Xavier Avery
Designated for assignment: LHP Zach Phillips
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Jorge Rivera, LHP Rich Rundles, C Zach Booker, 2B Nikcy Delmonico
Reinstated from DL: C Adam Davis, C Scott Thomas

Boston Red Sox
Signed:
3B Andy LaRoche (released by Indians)
Draft picks signed: RHP Austin Maddox (3), LHP Brian Johnson (1)
Released: OF Ynoel Aguero, OF Josh Kroeger
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kyle Kraus, LHP Henry Owens, C Roberto Reyes, 1B Reynaldo Rodriguez, 2B Tony Thomas
Transferred to 60-day DL: C Aly Gonzalez
Reinstated from DL: LHP Robby Scott, 2B Zach Gentile, 2B James Kang, SS Jose Iglesias

Chicago Cubs
Signed:
RHP Michael Bowden*, RHP Alvaro Sosa (re-signed)
Draft picks signed: RHP Justin Amlung (12), RHP Tyler Bremer (27), RHP Ryan McNeil (3), RHP Jasvir Rakkar (26), SS David Bote (18)
Released: RHP Ricardo Estevez, RHP Ramon Garcia, RHP Shane Lindsay, LHP Hung-Chih Kuo, OF Eduardo Gonzalez
Recalled: RHP Rafael Dolis, 1B Anthony Rizzo
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Casey Coleman, 2B Adrian Cardenas
Optioned to Rookie-level Arizona League: OF Jorge Soler
Option transferred: RHP Alberto Cabrera (Double-A to Triple-A)
Removed from 40-man: RHP Randy Wells (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Corbin Hoffner, RHP Amaury Paulino, RHP Kenny Socorro
Reinstated from DL: RHP Ricardo Estevez, RHP Shane Lindsay, LHP Hunter Ackerman, LHP Hung-Chih Kuo, OF Taiwan Easterling

Chicago White Sox
Signed:
RHP Shane Lindsay (released by Cubs), LHP Chris Hanna (released by Rangers), LHP Max Peterson (Southern Illinois (Frontier)), 3B Patrick Palmeiro (NDFA—Alabama-Birmingham)
Released: RHP Jake Wilson, OF Tillman Pugh
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Brian Omogrosso, LHP Leyson Septimo
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Simon Castro, RHP Nestor Molina, OF Greg Golson, OF Bill Rice
Reinstated from DL: RHP Robert Webb, LHP Pedro Hernandez, LHP Scott Olsen, OF Keenyn Walker

Alabama-Birmingham senior Patrick Palmeiro is the son of 569-homer man Rafael Palmeiro.

Cincinnati Reds
Draft picks signed:
RHP Jeremy Kivel (10), OF Beau Amaral (7)
Released: RHP Michael Wuertz, 1B Danny Dorn, OF Daryl Jones
Removed from 40-man: OF Willie Harris (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Josh Ravin, RHP Daniel Tuttle, 2B P.J. Phillips, SS Devin Lohman
Reinstated from DL: RHP Carlos Gonzalez, C Danny Vicioso, 1B Donald Lutz, 1B Neftali Soto, OF Denis Phipps

Cleveland Indians
Draft picks signed:
1B Nelson Rodriguez (15), SS Nick Hamilton (35)
Released: 3B Andy LaRoche
Recalled: RHP Zach McAllister, LHP Scott Barnes, SS Jason Donald
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Scott Barnes, OF Vinny Rottino
Designated for assignment: RHP Chris Schwinden
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Toru Murata, RHP Scott Peoples
Placed on 60-day DL: RHP Shao-Ching Chiang
Reinstated from DL: RHP Toru Murata, 3B Kyle Bellows, 3B Andy LaRoche

Colorado Rockies
Draft picks signed:
RHP Matt Flemer (27), OF Kyle Von Tungeln (13)
Released: 2B Casey Frawley
Recalled: RHP Tyler Chatwood, RHP Zach Putnam, LHP Edwar Cabrera, LHP Drew Pomeranz
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Guillermo Moscoso, RHP Zach Putnam, RHP Alex White, LHP Edwar Cabrera
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Stephen Dodson, RHP Jared Wells, C Dustin Garneau, 3B Matt Argyropoulos, 3B Sam Mende, OF Tyler Massey, OF Dillon Thomas
Reinstated from DL: RHP Vianney Mayo, SS Joey Wong

Detroit Tigers
Signed:
C Andrew Longley (NDFA—South Florida)
Draft picks signed: RHP Hudson Randall (7), RHP Hunter Scantling (14), LHP Josh Turley (16), OF Jake Stewart (9)
Released: LHP Tyler Barrett, LHP Alejandro Castillo, 3B Jeff Baisley, SS Brent Dlugach, OF Edwin Gomez
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Luis Marte, SS Danny Worth
Placed on 7-day DL: 2B Colin Kaline, 3B Jason King, OF Steven Moya
Transferred to 60-day DL: RHP David Paulino
Reinstated from DL: LHP Bill Castillo, OF Jason Krizan

Houston Astros
Draft picks signed:
3B Rio Ruiz (4), SS Nolan Fontana (2)
Released: RHP Jose Perdomo
Added to 40-man roster: 3B Scott Moore
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Xavier Cedeno, OF Fernando Martinez
Removed from 40-man: OF Travis Buck (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP R.J. Alaniz, RHP Jose Valdez, OF Jay Austin
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jose Perdomo, OF Austin Wates

Kansas City Royals
Signed:
RHP Joe Karlik (NDFA—Southern Utah), RHP Ben Tomchick (NDFA—Old Dominion), OF Bobby Brown (NDFA—Arizona)
Draft pick signed: 1B Sam Bates (28)
Released: OF Cameron Conner
Recalled: LHP Tommy Hottovy, LHP Everett Teaford, OF Jason Bourgeois
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Francisley Bueno, LHP Tommy Hottovy
Removed from 40-man: RHP Roman Colon (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Justin Marks
Reinstated from DL: LHP Antonio Cruz

Los Angeles Angels
Signed:
SS Ryan Barba
Draft pick signed: 3B Sherman Johnson (14)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kevin Nabors, LHP Eswarlin Jimenez, C Anthony Pacione
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kyle Hurst, LHP Eswarlin Jimenez, OF Tyson Auer

Los Angeles Dodgers
Draft pick signed:
3B Corey Seager (1)
Released: RHP Robert Purpura
Recalled: OF Scott Van Slyke
Added to 40-man roster: SS Luis Cruz
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Shawn Tolleson, 2B Ivan De Jesus Jr.
Optioned to Rookie-level Arizona League: OF Yasiel Puig
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Matt Shelton, LHP Jarret Martin, C Selme Angulo, 2B Travis Denker, 3B Kevin Taylor
Placed on 60-day DL: 3B Scott Woodward
Reinstated from DL: RHP Gustavo Gomez, RHP Bret Montgomery, RHP Chris Withrow, 3B Jesse Bosnik

Miami Marlins
Released:
RHP Brett Zawacki
Recalled: LHP Wade LeBlanc
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Corey Madden, RHP Alex Sanabia, LHP Graham Taylor, SS Terrence Dayleg, OF Isaac Galloway, OF Brent Keys
Placed on 60-day DL: RHP Junior Rincon
Reinstated from DL: RHP Josh Schmidt, RHP Brett Zawacki, LHP Charlie Lowell, SS Pedro Mendoza, OF John Schultz

Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned to Triple-A:
RHP Mike McClendon
Optioned to high Class A: SS Hector Gomez
Option transferred: 1B Brock Kjeldgaard (Double-A to high Class A)
Removed from 40-man: RHP Brandon Kintzler (outrighted to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Jimmy Nelson, RHP Tyler Thornburg, RHP Brandon Williamson, OF Scott Krieger
Reinstated from DL: RHP Stosh Wawrzasek, 1B Brock Kjeldgaard

Minnesota Twins
Draft picks signed:
RHP D.J. Baxendale (10), RHP Christian Powell (8)
Released: 1B Matt Rizzotti
Acquired: RHP Shairon Martis from Pirates for cash considerations
Recalled: RHP Cole DeVries, RHP Kyle Waldrop, LHP Tyler Robertson
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Cole DeVries, RHP Jeff Manship
Reinstated from DL: RHP David Bromberg, LHP Paul Bargas, C Danny Lehmann

Paul Bargas tragically lost his life after a year and a half battle with brain cancer. The Twins acquired him from the Rockies following the ’10 season in a trade that sent Jose Morales to Colorado.

New York Mets
Draft picks signed:
RHP Chris Flexen (14), 1B Jayce Boyd (6), 3B Matt Reynolds (2)
Released: RHP Rich Ruff
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Justin Hampson
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Christian Montgomery, LHP Jeremy Gould, LHP Carlos Valdez, 3B Joe Bonfe, 3B Alex Sanchez, SS Jorge Rivero, SS Ismael Tijerina, OF Darrell Ceciliani, OF Pedro Zapata
Transferred to 60-day DL: RHP Brandon Welch
Reinstated from DL: LHP Alex Panteliodis, 3B Joe Bonfe, SS Jorge Rivero, OF Adam Loewen, OF Cesar Puello

New York Yankees
Released:
RHP Michael Dubee, RHP Adam Miller, RHP Deivi Mojica
Recalled: RHP Ryota Igarashi, RHP D.J. Mitchell, RHP David Phelps
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Adam Warren
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Ryota Igarashi, RHP Chris Schwinden, RHP Cory Wade, RHP Adam Warren
Option transferred: RHP Dellin Betances (Triple-A to Double-A)
Designated for assignment: 3B Matt Antonelli
Removed from 40-man: RHP Danny Farquhar (outrighted to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Ricky Orta, RHP Wilton Rodriguez, LHP Justin Thomas, 2B Angelo Gumbs, 2B Kevin Russo, 3B Jackson Valera, OF Abe Almonte, OF Shane Brown
Transferred to 60-day DL: LHP Josh Romanski
Reinstated from DL: RHP Craig Heyer, RHP Brett Marshall, LHP Eric Erickson, LHP Kramer Sneed, OF Cole Garner, OF Cody Grice, OF Slade Heathcott, OF Ray Kruml

Oakland Athletics
Signed:
LHP Beau Jones (released by Marlins)
Draft picks signed: RHP Derek DeYoung (18), OF Robert Martinez (19)
Released: LHP Anthony Capra
Recalled: 1B Chris Carter
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Tyson Ross
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Blake Treinen, 2B Nino Leyja
Reinstated from DL: LHP Anthony Capra, OF Shane Peterson

Philadelphia Phillies
Draft pick signed:
SS Tim Carver (19)
Traded: 1B Jim Thome to Orioles for RHP Kyle Simon and C Gabriel Lino
Recalled: C Erik Kratz
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Brian Sanches, LHP Jeremy Horst, OF Jason Pridie
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Joe Savery, SS Michael Martinez
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Marek Minarik, RHP Matt Wright, LHP Ervis Manzanillo, C Kyle Lafrenz, OF Domonic Brown
Reinstated from DL: LHP Lino Martinez

Pittsburgh Pirates
Draft picks signed:
SS Jimmy Rider (26), OF Tyler Gaffney (24)
Released: RHP Kyle Cofield, C Jake Fox, OF Miles Durham
Traded: RHP Shairon Martis to Twins for cash considerations
Added to 40-man roster: C Eric Fryer
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Bryan Morris, LHP Doug Slaten, 1B Matt Hague, OF Jose Tabata
Optioned to Double-A: OF Oscar Tejeda
Designated for assignment: LHP Daniel Moskos, LHP Doug Slaten
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kyle Cofield, RHP Logan Kensing, C Miguel Perez

St. Louis Cardinals
Signed:
C Ricardo Lizcano (NDFA—Heidelberg (Ohio))
Draft picks signed: LHP Max Foody (12), OF James Ramsey (1)
Released: LHP Daniel Bibona, LHP Adam Bileckyj
Recalled: RHP Maikel Cleto
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Barret Browning
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Eduardo Sanchez, LHP Sam Freeman
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Trevor Rosenthal, LHP Matt Rein, C Adam Lewis, 1B Matt Adams, 2B Leandro Mateo, 3B Colin Walsh, 3B Jake Wilson, SS Luis Mateo, OF Virgil Hill
Reinstated from DL: RHP Tyrell Jenkins, RHP Zach Russell, LHP Matt Rein, 3B Jake Wilson, 3B Pat Wisdom, OF Kyle Conley

San Diego Padres
Signed:
C Cade Kreuter (NDFA—Miami)
Draft picks signed: RHP Corey Kimber (25), RHP Walker Lockett (4), LHP Kyle Ottoson (34), 2B Maxx Tissenbaum (11), OF Travis Jankowski (1.5)
Released: RHP Marlon Claveria, C Brad Davis, 2B Bryan Altman, SS Amadeo Zazueta, OF T.J. Steele
Recalled: RHP Andrew Cashner, RHP Nick Vincent, C Yasmani Grandal
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Kip Wells
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Brad Boxberger, RHP Brad Brach, RHP Mark Hamburger, C Nick Hundley, 2B Andy Parrino
Option transferred: OF Rymer Liriano (high Class A to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Jeremy Gigliotti, 1B Zach Kometani, 2B Cory Spangenberg, 3B Fernando Perez, 3B Jonathan Roof, OF Luis Domoromo, OF Marvin Orr, OF Blake Tekotte
Reinstated from DL: RHP Josh Geer, RHP Alexis Lara, C Jason Hagerty, 2B Vince Belnome, 2B Cory Spangenberg, 3B Fernando Perez, SS Jesus Merchan, SS Beamer Weems, OF Kyung-Min Na, OF Jorge Padilla

San Francisco Giants
Signed:
LHP Clayton Tanner (released by Reds), SS John Polonius (NDFA—West Virginia)
Draft picks signed: LHP Zach Edgington (34), LHP Steven Okert (4), C Trevor Brown (10)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Brad Penny
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Dan Runzler
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Raymond Black, RHP Hector Correa, RHP Lorenzo Mendoza, RHP Andrew Reichard, LHP Mitchell Beacom, 1B Wes Hodges, SS John Eshleman, SS Ydwin Villegas
Transferred to 60-day DL: LHP Keurin Feliz
Reinstated from DL: RHP Edward Concepcion, RHP Danny Sandbrink, 2B Carlos Willoughby, SS Ehire Adrianza, SS Carter Jurica

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
RHP Cameron Copping (NDFA—Buffalo)
Draft pick signed: C Mike Zunino (1)
Released: RHP Austin Hudson, C Andrew Giobbi, 3B Eric Campbell
Recalled: RHP Steve Delabar
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Josh Kinney
Designated for assignment: C Adam Moore
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Tyler Blandford, RHP Willy Kesler
Reinstated from DL: RHP Wes Alsup, RHP Jordan Pries, RHP Jandy Sena, C Brandon Bantz, 1B Rich Poythress, OF Johermyn Chavez

Tampa Bay Rays
Released:
RHP Jhonny Nunez
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Chris Archer, RHP Brandon Gomes, LHP Cesar Ramos
Placed on 7-day DL: C Stephen Vogt
Reinstated from DL: RHP Chris Andujar, RHP Jake Floethe, 1B Leslie Anderson

Texas Rangers
Draft pick signed:
LHP Zach Brill (31)
Released: LHP Chris Hanna, LHP Cliff Springston
Recalled: RHP Yoshinori Tateyama, LHP Martin Perez
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Tyler Tufts
Reinstated from DL: RHP Fabio Castillo, LHP Tim Murphy, C Kellin Deglan

Toronto Blue Jays
Signed:
LHP Jamie Moyer (released by Orioles), SS Franklin Barreto, SS Luis Castro
Draft pick signed: RHP Devyn Rivera (35)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Scott Richmond, 1B Adam Lind
Removed from 40-man: RHP Alan Farina (outrighted to high Class A)
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Bill Murphy, LHP Matt Smoral, C Travis d'Arnaud, C Sean Ochinko, SS Kevin Nolan, OF Alexander Azor, OF Markus Brisker, OF Brad McElroy, OF Dalton Pompey
Reinstated from DL: C Luis Hurtado, C Pierce Rankin, SS Jorge Vega-Rosado, OF Brad Glenn

The Blue Jays signed the Nos. 1 and 9 international prospects for July 2, a pair of Venezuelan shortstops in Franklin Barreto and Luis Castro. Check out Ben Badler's detailed scouting reports on both players . . . and 18 others (subscription required).

Washington Nationals
Draft pick signed:
RHP Robert Benincasa (7)
Optioned to Triple-A: C Carlos Maldonado
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Josh Smoker, C Jeff Howell, C Devin Ivany, 3B Carlos Lopez, SS Jose Lozada, OF Brandon Miller
Placed on 60-day DL: LHP Robert Orlan
Transferred to 60-day DL: RHP Brian Dupra, RHP Dean Weaver
Reinstated from DL: OF Destin Hood

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