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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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