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Minor League Transactions: Oct. 3-9

Official minor league transactions, conveyed to us by Major League Baseball, for the period Oct. 3-9.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed:
RHP Ryan Stovall (re-signed)
Released: RHP Robbie Buller, RHP Blake Forslund, RHP Matt Gorgen, RHP Bobby Hillier, RHP Chase Stevens, C Anderso Bolivar, 3B Raul Garcia, 3B Matt Helm, OF Brian Billigen, OF Ty Linton
Removed from 40-man: RHP Matt Langwell (outrighted to Triple-A), OF Keon Broxton (outrighted to Double-A)

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
RHP Albert Campos (released by Rockies, April 16, 2012)

This is the same Albert Campos who ranked No. 2 on the Rookie-level Pioneer League Top 20 Prospects list in 2010, one place behind Billy Hamilton. The Rockies released him following a rough 2011 season at low Class A Asheville in which he ran up a 5.19 ERA over 87 innings.

Baltimore Orioles
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Eric Beaulac (outrighted to Triple-A)

Chicago Cubs
Signed:
RHP Marcus Hatley (re-signed), 2B Edgar Gonzalez (re-signed), OF Jonathan Mota (re-signed)
Removed from 40-man: RHP Rafael Dolis, RHP Trey McNutt, RHP Zach Putnam, C J.C. Boscan, OF Darnell McDonald, OF Thomas Neal (all players outrighted to Triple-A)

Chicago White Sox
Elected free agency:
RHP Brian Omogrosso, RHP Ramon Troncoso, C Bryan Anderson
Removed from 40-man: RHP Brian Omogrosso, RHP Ramon Troncoso, C Bryan Anderson (all players outrighted to Triple-A)

Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
SS Kris Negron (re-signed)
Released: RHP Abel de los Santos, RHP Ibrahin Redan, C Danny Vicioso, 3B Taylor Terrasas, OF Adam Matthews

A 30th-round pick from Louisiana Tech this year, Taylor Terrasas got into 38 games for Rookie-level Billings this summer and hit .190/.312/.267. He’s the son of Mets pro scout—and former amateur scouting director—Rudy Terrasas.

Cleveland Indians
Elected free agency:
C Omir Santos
Removed from 40-man: LHP Clay Rapada (outrighted to Triple-A)

Colorado Rockies
Released:
RHP Adam Paulencu, RHP Juan Perez, OF Jeff Popick

Houston Astros
Elected free agency:
RHP Phil Humber, C Matt Pagnozzi, 3B Brandon Laird

Kansas City Royals
Signed:
C Juan Graterol (re-signed)

Los Angeles Angels
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Robert Coello, LHP Brandon Sisk, (both players outrighted to Triple-A)

Miami Marlins
Signed:
RHP Reid Redman (re-signed)
Elected free agency: LHP Zach Phillips
Removed from 40-man: RHP Steve Ames, RHP Jose Ceda, LHP Zach Phillips, 1B Joe Mahoney, Gil Velazquez (all players outrighted to Triple-A)

Milwaukee Brewers
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Nick Bucci, 3B Taylor Green, OF Josh Prince (all players outrighted to Triple-A)

Minnesota Twins
Signed:
SS James Beresford (re-signed), SS Doug Bernier (re-signed following outright)
Elected free agency: RHP Shairon Martis
Removed from 40-man: SS Doug Bernier (outrighted to Triple-A)

New York Yankees
Signed:
2B Jose Pirela (re-signed), 2B Jose Toussen (re-signed)
Elected free agency: LHP Mike Zagurski
Removed from 40-man: LHP Mike Zagurski (outrighted to Triple-A)

Oakland Athletics
Assigned to Arizona Fall League:
RHP Ryan Dull, RHP Seth Frankoff, LHP Omar Duran, LHP Jeff Urlaub, C David Freitas, 1B Max Muncy, SS Addison Russell

Philadelphia Phillies
Released:
LHP Jim Birmingham
Elected free agency: RHP Zach Miner, 2B Michael Martinez, 2B Pete Orr
Removed from 40-man: RHP Zach Miner, LHP Mauricio Robles, 2B Michael Martinez, 2B Pete Orr (all players outrighted to Triple-A)

St. Louis Cardinals
Released:
1B Joe Almaraz
Elected free agency: RHP Victor Marte
Removed from 40-man: RHP Victor Marte (outrighted to Triple-A)

San Diego Padres
Removed from 40-man:
C Chris Robinson (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Dennis O’Grady

San Francisco Giants
Released:
C Joe Staley

Tampa Bay Rays
Elected free agency:
RHP J.D. Martin, OF Jason Bourgeois

Texas Rangers
Signed:
2B Guilder Rodriguez (re-signed)

Toronto Blue Jays
Released:
RHP Casey Beck, RHP Tim Brechbuehler, RHP Justin D’Alessandro, RHP Brandon Dorsett, RHP Shawn Griffith, RHP Matt Johnson, 1B Shaun Valeriote, RF Nico Taylor
Removed from 40-man: LHP Ricky Romero, C Mike Nickeas (both players outrighted to Triple-A)

Washington Nationals
Reinstated from DL:
RHP Reynaldo Lopez, C Brian Jeroloman