Minor League Transactions: June 8-14

Players listed with an asterisk (*) signed minor league contracts, replacing major league pacts with the same organization. That's a fancy way of saying the player has been optioned or outrighted to the minors.

Number in parentheses indicate draft round. Here we present 374 signings for your perusal.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed:
RHP Conrad Flynn (NDFA—Tulane), RHP Sean Johnson (NDFA—Oral Roberts), LHP Keith Hessler (NDFA—Coastal Carolina), 1B Joe Weik (NDFA—Texas Christian), 3B Tyler Williams (NDFA—Pima (Ariz.) CC), SS Patrick Donahue (NDFA—Tampa), OF Marc Bourgeois (NDFA—Southern Mississippi)
Draft picks signed: RHP Alex Capaul (43), RHP Jesse Darrah (8), RHP Ross Gerdeman (35), RHP Raymond Hernandez (48), RHP Evan Marshall (4), RHP Dexter Price (30), RHP Truman Sample (28), RHP Seth Simmons (40), LHP Michael Blake (16), LHP John Pedrotty (13), LHP Taylor Siemens (18), LHP Elroy Urbina (37), C Brian Henry (36), C Steven Rodriguez (15), 2B Derek Luciano (44), 2B Danny Pulfer (19), 3B Ryan Court (23), SS John Leonard (9), SS Josh Parr (12), SS Garrett Weber (22), OF Chris Ellison (39), OF Kerry Jenkins (38)
Acquired: RHP Gaby Hernandez from White Sox for cash considerations
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Bryan Shaw
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Zach Kroenke
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Armando Galarraga, RHP Kevin Mulvey, RHP Daniel Stange, 1B Andy Tracy
Reinstated from DL: RHP Josh Ellis

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
RHP Gary Moran (River City (Frontier))
Draft picks signed: RHP Ryne Harper (37), RHP Cody Martin (7), RHP Charlie Robertson (27), RHP Greg Ross (18), LHP Matt Chaffee (12), LHP Mike Hashem (35), C Troy Snitker (19), 2B Tommy La Stella (8), 3B Kyle Kubitza (3), SS Kirk Walker (26), OF Chase Larsson (9), OF Sam Munson (23), OF Will Skinner (25)
Released: RHP Yoshinori Yamarin, LHP Steven Kent, LHP Shohei Sekiguchi, C Brendan Rowland, 2B Jim Linger, 2B Michael Noboa, 2B C.J. Retherford, OF Victor Cadette, OF Bobby Rauh
Recalled: LHP Mike Minor, SS Brandon Hicks
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Cory Gearrin
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Ryan Weber, C Braeden Schlehuber, 1B Chris Garcia, 3B Shawn Bowman
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kenshin Kawakami, LHP Dimasther Delgado, LHP Ronan Pacheco, SS Mike Brownsten

Baltimore Orioles
Signed:
C Jake Fox*
Draft picks signed: LHP Zach Fowler (34), C Cameron Edman (29), 2B Jerome Pena (38)
Released: OF Marcus Jones
Recalled: 1B Brandon Snyder
Removed from 40-man: C Jake Fox (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: 1B Brandon Snyder
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Dan Klein, LHP Mark Hendrickson, 1B Tyler Townsend, OF Trent Mummey
Reinstated from DL: 1B Joe Mahoney

Boston Red Sox
Draft picks signed:
RHP Mike McCarthy (14), LHP Kevin Brahney (11), OF Drew Turocy (24)
Recalled: RHP Michael Bowden, C Luis Exposito
Optioned to Triple-A: C Luis Exposito, 2B Drew Sutton
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Kyle Fernandes, C Mark Wagner, 3B Will Middlebrooks, OF Che-Hsuan Lin
Reinstated from DL: RHP Stolmy Pimentel, C Leonel Escobar, OF Bryce Brentz

Chicago Cubs
Signed:
RHP Nick Johnson (NDFA—Cincinnati), LHP Frank Del Valle, C Pat Terry (NDFA—Santa Clara), 1B Ryan Durrence (NDFA—Bethune-Cookman (Fla.))
Draft picks signed: RHP P.J. Francescon (40), RHP Pete Levitt (32), RHP Casey Lucchese (38), RHP James Pugliese (18), RHP Scott Weismann (46), LHP Sheldon McDonald (33), 1B Danny Hoilman (19), 3B Travis Garcia (36), SS Kenny Socorro (44), SS Brad Zapenas (42), OF Ben Klafczynski (20)
Recalled: RHP Casey Coleman
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Chris Carpenter
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Casey Coleman, OF Tyler Colvin
Reinstated from DL: RHP Brett Wallach, SS Elliot Soto

Frank Del Valle defected from Cuba and worked out for at least three teams during spring training.

Chicago White Sox
Draft picks signed:
RHP Chris Bassitt (16), RHP Bryan Blough (18), RHP Joe DePinto (21), RHP Joseph Dvorsky (35), LHP Todd Kibby (37), LHP Blair Walters (11), C Martin Medina (20), C Kevan Smith (7), 1B Kyle Robinson (28), 3B Grant Buckner (26), OF Mark Haddow (24), OF Collin Kuhn (17)
Traded: RHP Gaby Hernandez to Diamondbacks for cash considerations
Recalled: RHP Lucas Harrell
Optioned to Double-A: LHP Leyson Septimo
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kyle Cofield
Reinstated from DL: RHP Dylan Axelrod, 3B Jon Gilmore

The White Sox claimed Leyston Septimo on waivers from the Diamondbacks.

Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
SS Phil Bauer (NDFA—Xavier)
Draft picks signed: RHP Eric Alessio (49), RHP James Allen (7), RHP Justice French (25), RHP Carlos Gonzalez (21), RHP Dan Jensen (20), RHP Jon Matthews (8), RHP Kyle McMyne (4), RHP Jimmy Moran (18), RHP Ronald Pinckard (10), LHP Tony Cingrani (3), LHP Chris Joyce (19), 1B Nick O'Shea (24), 2B Juan Perez (26), 3B Sean Buckley (6)
Released: LHP Lee Tabor, OF Brent Clevlen
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Aguido Gonzalez, LHP Luca Panerati, 1B Chris Richburg, 2B Jose Castro
Reinstated from DL: OF Dave Sappelt

Cleveland Indians
Signed:
1B Shelley Duncan*
Draft picks signed: RHP Grant Sides (12), OF Cody Elliott (21), OF Bryson Myles (6)
Added to 40-man roster: 2B Cord Phelps
Optioned to Triple-A: 1B Shelley Duncan
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Matt Packer, LHP Giovanni Soto, OF Bo Greenwell, OF Donnie Webb
Reinstated from DL: 2B Matt Lawson, SS Jason Donald, SS Josh Rodriguez

Colorado Rockies
Signed:
RHP Edgar Gonzalez
Draft picks signed: RHP Ben Alsup (18), RHP Chris Dennis (34), RHP Will Rankin (17), RHP Mike Wolford (26), LHP Brook Hart (23), LHP Logan Mahon (22), C Richard Pirkle (35), 1B Jordan Ribera (21), 1B Harold Riggins (7), 3B Matt Argyropoulos (27), SS Sam Mende (31), SS Tim Smalling (15), OF Jarod Berggren (32)
Released: 1B Kala Ka'aihue, 2B Maikol Gonzalez, OF Jeff Salazar
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Greg Reynolds
Placed on 7-day DL: 3B Darin Holcomb, SS Hector Gomez, OF Cole Garner, OF Orlando Sandoval
Reinstated from DL: RHP Chad Rose, RHP Rafael Suarez, 1B Kala Ka'aihue, 1B Mike Paulk, OF Brian Rike, OF Jeff Salazar

Detroit Tigers
Signed:
1B Zach Maxfield (NDFA—Florida Gulf Coast), 2B C.J. Retherford
Draft picks signed: RHP Nick Avila (37), RHP Eric Heckaman (35), RHP Dan Kickham (33), RHP Scott Matyas (27), RHP Montreal Robertson (29), RHP Jake Sabol (36), RHP Brian Stroud (31), RHP Ryan Woolley (13), LHP Tyler Barrett (20), C Zach Maggard (34), 2B Colin Kaline (26), 3B Jason King (4), OF Brandon Eckerle (32), OF Jeff Holm (12), OF Chad Wright (9)
Released: C Byron Aird
Removed from 40-man: RHP Enrique Gonzalez (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: C Omir Santos
Placed on 7-day DL: 2B Justin Henry

Florida Marlins
Signed:
3B Jose Lopez
Draft picks signed: RHP Collin Cargill (22), RHP Sean Donatello (25), RHP Brad Mincey (28), RHP Matthew Neil (29), RHP Johnny Omahen (35), RHP Chase Wier (21), LHP Frankie Reed (27), C Jose Behar (30), C Tony Caldwell (24), C Sharif Othman (32), 3B Ryan Goetz (26), OF John Schultz (34), OF Jhiomar Veras (15)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kyle Winters, SS Ryan Klosterman
Reinstated from DL: RHP Robert Morey

Houston Astros
Signed:
RHP Jeff Fulchino*, RHP Justin Gill (NDFA—Kent State), LHP Steve Dennison (NDFA—Wheaton (Ill.)), LHP Paris Shewey (NDFA—Washington State), C Jake Meskin (NDFA—Arizona), C Joe Witkowski (NDFA—St. John's)
Draft picks signed: RHP Brandon Culbreth (8), RHP Zach Dando (32), RHP Jonas Dufek (9), RHP Blake Ford (44), RHP Adrian Houser (2), RHP Tyson Perez (17), RHP Brad Propst (38), RHP Nick Tropeano (5), LHP Kyle Hallock (10), LHP Zack Hardoin (47), LHP Chris Lee (4), LHP Scott Zuloaga (16), C Miles Hamblin (12), 1B Chase Davidson (41), 1B Justin Shults (46), 2B John Hinson (13), 3B Matt Duffy (20), SS Jimmy Howick (21), SS Alex Todd (27), OF Chris Epps (45), OF Justin Gominsky (11), OF Jarrod McKinney (31), OF Brandon Meredith (6), OF Drew Muren (22), OF Javaris Reynolds (7)
Released: RHP Francis Beltran, C Wilder Parra
Added to 40-man roster: C Carlos Corporan
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jeff Fulchino, RHP Jose Valdez, C Robinson Cancel
Option transferred: RHP Henry Villar (Triple-A to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Tanner Bushue, LHP Doug Arguello, LHP Shane Wolf
Reinstated from DL: RHP Henry Villar

Kansas City Royals
Signed:
RHP Cody Fassold (NDFA—Lewis-Clark State (Idaho), RHP Nathan Johnson (NDFA—Whitworth (Wash.)), RHP Andrew Stueve (NDFA—Cal State Stanislaus), C Tyler Smith (NDFA—Arkansas State), 1B Brian Gaylord (NDFA—Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)), 2B Mike Aviles*, SS Nick DelGuidice (NDFA—Florida Atlantic)
Draft picks signed: RHP Aaron Brooks (9), RHP Nic Cuckovich (17), RHP Andrew Durden (38), RHP Andy Ferguson (18), RHP Kellen Moen (7), RHP Julio Morales (45), RHP Matt Murray (10), RHP Spencer Patton (24), RHP Ali Williams (34), RHP Christian Witt (36), LHP Abel Gonzales (33), LHP Dave Middendorf (22), C Lance Harper (23), C Travis Lane (41), 1B Dean Espy (15), 3B Adrian Bringas (46), 3B Mark Threlkeld (25), OF Jerrell Allen (11), OF Tyler Chism (43), OF Terrance Gore (20), OF Gabriel Gray (35), OF D'Andre Toney (14)
Added to 40-man roster: 3B Mike Moustakas
Designated for assignment: RHP Kevin Pucetas
Optioned to Triple-A: 2B Mike Aviles
Reinstated from DL: OF Brett Eibner, OF Brian Fletcher

Los Angeles Angels
Signed:
RHP Jake Negrete
Draft picks signed: RHP Josh Alvarado (25), RHP Brandon Efferson (37), RHP Shane Riedie (21), LHP Stephen Tromblee (35), C Jett Bandy (31), C Kyle Mahoney (43), C Matt Scioscia (45), 2B Landis Ware (44), 3B Jason Nappi (42), SS Brandon Brewer (36), SS Trevor Hairgrove (18), OF Zach Borenstein (23), OF Chris Giovinazzo (39)
Released: 1B Jamie Mallard
Recalled: RHP Bobby Cassevah, SS Andrew Romine
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Kevin Jepsen
Placed on 7-day DL: 2B Ryan Mount, 2B P.J. Phillips
Reinstated from DL: SS Adam Younger

According to this account, Jake Negrete pitched for Mount San Jacinto (Calif.) JC in ’09 and, apparently, took the past two seasons off to attend to the demands of fatherhood.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed:
OF Jay Gibbons*
Draft picks signed: RHP Garrett Bolt (23), RHP Scott McGough (5), LHP Rick Anton (8), LHP Gregg Downing (47), LHP Mike Thomas (35), 3B Alexander Santana (2), SS Kevin Thompson (48), OF Jeff Schaus (16), OF Devin Shines (38), OF Joey Winker (28)
Released: RHP Stuart Pomeranz, C Alex Garabedian, OF Gabe Kapler
Added to 40-man roster: OF Trent Oeltjen
Removed from 40-man: RHP Luis Vasquez (outrighted to High-A), C Hector Gimenez (outrighted to Double-A), SS Juan Castro (outrighted to Triple-A), OF Jay Gibbons (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: OF Jerry Sands
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Francisco Felix, RHP Beyker Fructuoso, LHP Alberto Bastardo, LHP Bolivar Medina, LHP Aaron Miller, C Steve Cilladi, SS Juan Castro
Reinstated from DL: LHP Cole St. Clair

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed:
RHP Greg Davis (NDFA—UC Santa Barbara), LHP Stephen Peterson (NDFA—Rhode Island), SS Brandon Macias (NDFA—Kansas)
Draft picks signed: RHP Sean Albury (31), RHP Jacob Barnes (14), RHP Mitch Conner (36), RHP Casey Medlen (37), RHP Andy Moye (15), RHP Chad Pierce (38), RHP Brandon Williamson (20), LHP Mike Francisco (48), LHP Mike Strong (10), C Parker Berberet (25), C Adam Weisenburger (34), 2B Gant Elmore (49), 3B Jalen Harris (41), SS Adrian Williams (45), OF Malcolm Dowell (9), OF Matt Franco (50)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Skyler Crawford, RHP Jameson Dunn, RHP Justin James, RHP Seth Lintz, 3B Joey Paciorek, SS Anderson Machado
Reinstated from DL: RHP Darren Byrd, RHP Tyler Cravy, SS Josh Prince

Minnesota Twins
Signed:
RHP Marcus Limon (NDFA—Wayland Baptist (Texas)), RHP Kyle Wahl (NDFA—Southern), LHP Nick Cicio (NDFA—Central Florida)
Draft picks signed: RHP Garrett Jewell (31), RHP Cole Johnson (44), RHP Bobby O'Neill (43), RHP Tim Shibuya (23), LHP Steven Evans (13), LHP Steve Gruver (7), LHP David Hurlbut (28), LHP Corey Kimes (18), LHP Matthew Tomshaw (42), SS Adam Bryant (9), SS Tyler Grimes (5), SS A.J. Pettersen (25), OF Tyler Koelling (19), OF Drew Leachman (37)
Recalled: LHP Dusty Hughes, OF Rene Tosoni
Removed from 40-man: LHP Dusty Hughes (outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Brad Stillings, SS James Dozier, OF Jeremy Reed
Reinstated from DL: RHP Yorman Bazardo

New York Mets
Signed:
RHP Robert Lake (NDFA—Winthrop), C Tyler Carpenter (NDFA—Texas-San Antonio)
Draft picks signed: RHP Chase Bradford (35), RHP Casey Hauptman (26), RHP Seth Lugo (34), RHP Cory Mazzoni (2), RHP Rich Ruff (46), 1B Ryan Hutson (36), 2B Danny Muno (8), SS Chad Zurcher (31), OF Jonathan Clark (17), OF Dustin Lawley (19), OF Greg Pron (42)
Released: 1B Eddie Lora
Recalled: RHP D.J. Carrasco, OF Lucas Duda
Removed from 40-man: 1B Nick Evans (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Dale Thayer
Option transferred: 3B Zach Lutz (High-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis

New York Yankees
Signed:
RHP Cory Wade, LHP Greg Smith (Grand Prairie (American Association)), C Wes Wilson (NDFA—Indiana), OF Bobby Rinard (NDFA—Arizona)
Draft picks signed: RHP Zach Arneson (9), RHP Corey Maines (23), RHP Mark Montgomery (11), RHP Ben Paullus (19), RHP Branden Pinder (16), RHP Phil Wetherell (8), LHP Matt Tracy (24), OF Cody Grice (12)
Recalled: RHP Hector Noesi, RHP Amauri Sanit, SS Ramiro Pena, OF Chris Dickerson
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Kevin Whelan
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Hector Noesi, OF Chris Dickerson
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Buddy Carlyle, RHP Tim Norton, RHP Kanekoa Texeira, 1B Kyle Roller, OF Dan Brewer, OF Slade Heathcott, OF Neil Medchill, OF Eduardo Sosa
Reinstated from DL: RHP Daniel Burawa, RHP Amauri Sanit, C Francisco Arcia

Oakland Athletics
Draft picks signed:
RHP Nate Eppley (29), RHP Thomas Girdwood (28), RHP Drew Granier (32), RHP Max Perlman (35), RHP Tanner Peters (16), RHP Sam Roberts (26), RHP Cecil Tanner (23), RHP T.J. Walz (15), LHP Eric Potter (19), LHP Brent Powers (18), C Nick Rickles (14), C Beau Taylor (5), 3B Jacob Tanis (13), SS Sean Jamieson (17), OF Xavier Macklin (12), OF Chad Oberacker (25), OF Rhett Stafford (22)
Released: OF Kent Walton
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Graham Godfrey
Removed from 40-man: 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff (outrighted to Triple-A), 3B Andy LaRoche (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Bobby Cramer
Option transferred: 1B Chris Carter (High-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Connor Hoehn, RHP John Meloan, LHP Bobby Cramer
Reinstated from DL: RHP Chris Mederos, LHP Polin Trinidad, SS Josh Horton

Philadelphia Phillies
Draft picks signed:
RHP Ian Durham (28), C John Hill (19), C Logan Moore (9)
Released: RHP Brian Gordon, C Joel Naughton
Placed on 7-day DL: C Sebastian Valle, OF D'Arby Myers, OF Scott Podsednik
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jason Grilli, C Joel Naughton, 3B Travis Mattair, OF Tyson Gillies, OF Rich Thompson

Pittsburgh Pirates
Draft picks signed:
RHP Matt Benedict (30), C Derek Trent (31), SS Brian Sharp (24), SS Kirk Singer (29)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Tim Wood, C Wyatt Toregas
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jose Ascanio (outrighted to Triple-A)
Option transferred: RHP Kyle McPherson (High-A to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Dan Meyer, C Rodolfo Pena, 2B Shelby Ford
Reinstated from DL: LHP Tyler Cox, LHP Garrett Olson, LHP Jhonathan Ramos, OF Justin Bencsko, OF Corey Wimberly

St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled:
RHP Mitchell Boggs
Added to 40-man roster: OF Andrew Brown
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jess Todd (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Lance Lynn
Placed on 7-day DL: 1B Kleininger Teran, OF Kyle Conley
Reinstated from DL: LHP Ryan Copeland, 2B Packy Elkins, OF Nick Longmire, OF Oscar Taveras

San Diego Padres
Draft picks signed:
RHP Matt Andriese (3), RHP Kyle Brule (32), RHP Greg Gonzalez (15), RHP Justin Hancock (9), RHP James Jones (33), RHP Dennis O'Grady (34), RHP Kevin Quackenbush (8), RHP Colin Rea (12), RHP Matt Stites (17), LHP R.L. Eisenbach (23), LHP Jeremy Gigliotti (19), C Matt Colantonio (22), C Zach Kometani (21), C Jeremy Rodriguez (16), 1B Paul Karmas (25), 2B Rashaad Ingram (28), 2B Travis Whitmore (35), 3B Cory Spangenberg (1), SS Cody Gabella (43), SS Clint Moore (31), SS Jace Peterson (1.5), OF Kyle Gaedele (6), OF Michael Gallic (18), OF Justin Miller (30), OF Lee Orr (13)
Recalled: RHP Evan Scribner, LHP Wade LeBlanc, OF Will Venable
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Anthony Bass, 1B Anthony Rizzo
Designated for assignment: LHP Aaron Poreda
Optioned to Triple-A: C Kyle Phillips, OF Aaron Cunningham
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Anthony Bass, OF Blake Tekotte
Option transferred: 1B Kyle Blanks (Double-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Chris Fetter
Reinstated from DL: RHP Aaron Breit, OF Dan Meeley

San Francisco Giants
Draft pick signed:
SS Joe Panik (1)
Optioned to Triple-A: 3B Conor Gillaspie
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Eric Surkamp, 3B Drew Biery, SS Carter Jurica, OF Juan Perez
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jeremy Toole, OF Juan Perez

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
RHP Ben Cornwell (NDFA—Georgia)
Draft picks signed: RHP Maxx Catapano (46), RHP David Colvin (27), RHP Josh Corrales (44), RHP Joe DiRocco (21), RHP Max Krakowiak (48), RHP Trevor Miller (40), RHP Brandon Plotz (47), RHP Marcos Reyna (43), RHP Brett Shankin (28), RHP Bobby Shore (41), RHP Alex Sunderland (38), RHP Cody Weiss (14), LHP Jeremy Dobbs (33), LHP Cameron Hobson (11), LHP Kyle Hunter (31), C Mike Dowd (12), C David Villasuso (42), 2B Dillon Hazlett (20), 2B Dan Paolini (10), OF Chris Andreas (39), OF Jamal Austin (13), OF Charles Jimenez (45), OF Nathan Melendres (17), OF Kenny Straus (26)
Released: RHP Chris Kirkland
Recalled: 1B Mike Carp
Optioned to Triple-A: OF Mike Wilson
Optioned to High-A: LHP Mauricio Robles
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Brandon Maurer, 1B Ji-Man Choi, 2B Cesar Fuentes, OF Scott Savastano
Reinstated from DL: RHP Matt Bischoff, RHP Yoervis Medina, OF Kuo Hui Lo

Tampa Bay Rays
Draft picks signed:
RHP Andy Bass (18), RHP Brooks Belter (25), RHP Dan Bream (33), RHP Zach Butler (34), RHP Charlie Cononie (24), RHP Luke Irvine (27), RHP Dave Kubiak (36), RHP Stayton Thomas (43), RHP Ryan Turner (32), LHP Shay Crawford (41), LHP T.J. Geith (39), C Mike Bourdon (42), C Brandon Choate (38), C Matt Rice (9), C Ian Tomkins (50), 1B Cameron Seitzer (11), 2B Raymond Church (26), 2B Jonathan Koscso (29), 3B Ryan Terry (21), SS Taylor Motter (17), SS Garret Smith (20), OF Kes Carter (1.5), OF Granden Goetzman (2), OF Matt Johnson (23)
Released: RHP Cory Wade
Removed from 40-man: 3B Felipe Lopez (outrighted to Triple-A)

Texas Rangers
Draft picks signed:
RHP Kyle Hendricks (8), RHP Phil Klein (30), RHP Chance Sossamon (21), LHP Will Lamb (2), LHP Greg Williams (12), SS Ryan Rua (17), OF Trever Adams (16), OF Chris Grayson (13), OF Rashard Harlin (9), OF Saquan Johnson (28), OF Jeremy Williams (36)
Released: RHP Braden Tullis, C Michael Thomas
Recalled: C Taylor Teagarden, 1B Chris Davis
Optioned to Triple-A: 1B Chris Davis
Placed on 7-day DL: 2B Esteban German, OF Leonys Martin
Reinstated from DL: RHP Mike Perconte, C Jose Felix, 1B Chris McGuiness, 3B Brian Barden

The Rangers released Michael Thomas, one-third of last July's Jarrod Saltalamacchia trade with the Red Sox, out of extended spring training. He had been attempted to convert from catcher to pitcher.

Toronto Blue Jays
Signed:
RHP Phil Brua (NDFA—Oberlin (Ohio), RHP Tucker Jensen (NDFA—Embry-Riddle (Fla.)), RHP Ian Kadish (NDFA—Marshall), RHP Jon Lucas (NDFA—Wagner), RHP Blake McFarland (NDFA—San Jose State), RHP Ajay Meyer (NDFA—Ashland (Ohio)), RHP Chris Roman (NDFA—Nova Southeastern (Fla.)), RHP Randall Thompson (NDFA—Florida Tech), RHP Ben White (NDFA—Temple), C George Carroll (NDFA—New York Tech), C Chris Schaeffer (NDFA—North Carolina State), 3B Kevin Howard (Lancaster (Atlantic)), SS Chris Peters (NDFA—Cincinnati)
Draft picks signed: RHP Colby Broussard (44), RHP Taylor Cole (29), RHP Andrew Sikula (36), RHP Les Williams (37), LHP Shane Davis (42), LHP David Rollins (24), C Luis Munoz (34), 1B Kevin Patterson (30), 2B Jon Berti (18), SS Cody Bartlett (41), SS Jorge Vega-Rosado (28), OF Eric Arce (25), OF Nick Baligod (40), OF Kevin Pillar (32), OF Nico Taylor (38)
Released: OF Dewayne Wise
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Kyle Drabek
Option transferred: OF Darin Mastroianni (Double-A to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Misaul Diaz, RHP Robert Webb, OF Jason Lane, OF Kenny Wilson
Reinstated from DL: RHP Robert Ray, LHP Egan Smith, 2B Ryan Schimpf, OF Jonathan Jones

Washington Nationals
Draft picks signed:
RHP Travis Henke (22), LHP Ben Hawkins (36), LHP Bobby Lucas (27), C Sean Cotten (29), 2B Trey Karlen (33), 2B Khayyan Norfork (23), 3B Matt Skole (5), OF Tony Nix (50), OF Caleb Ramsey (11)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Ryan Mattheus
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Craig Stammen
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Matt Chico, OF Justin Moore
Reinstated from DL: RHP Pat Lehman, RHP Shairon Martis, RHP Rob Wort, 3B Tim Pahuta

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