Minor League Transactions: Oct. 8-13

Official minor league transactions, conveyed to Baseball America by Major League Baseball, for the period Oct. 8-13.

For a refresher on how “outright” free agency works, which applies to all players here who have elected free agency, please see the introduction to last week’s installment of Minor League Transactions.


Arizona Diamondbacks
Released:
RHP Alex Gouin, RHP Dallas Newton, RHP Matt Pobereyko, LHP Rob Galligan, LHP Bryant Holtmann, LHP Will Locante, LHP Cameron Smith, C Daniel Comstock, 2B Jeff Smith, 3B Nic Coffman, OF Stephen Dezzi, OF Gerard Hernandez, OF Pedro Marquez, OF Luis Veras


Atlanta Braves
Signed:
C Blake Lalli (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP Joe Wieland, 1B Tyler Moore
Removed from 40-man: LHP Matt Marksberry, LHP Andrew McKirahan (both players outrighted to Double-A), SS Daniel Castro (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Chris Ellis, RHP Akeel Morris, RHP Dave Peterson, RHP Evan Phillips, C Kade Scivicque, 2B Travis Demeritte, 3B Dylan Moore, OF Dustin Peterson


Baltimore Orioles
Signed:
C Pedro Perez (re-signed), C Joel Polanco (re-signed)

The Orioles employ Pedro Perez (high Class A Frederick) and Joel Polanco (Double-A Bowie) as player-coaches.


Boston Red Sox
Signed:
2B Jose Sermo (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP Sean O’Sullivan


Chicago Cubs
Elected free agency:
OF Ryan Kalish


Chicago White Sox
Signed:
C Sean O’Connell (re-signed), 1B Kevin Davidson (NDFA—Cal State Monterey Bay), 1B Telvin Nash (re-signed), 2B Gerson Montilla (re-signed)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: LHP Louie Lechich

According to his Cal State Monterey Bay bio page, Kevin Davidson is the younger brother of White Sox third-base prospect Matt Davidson, who made his Chicago debut this year but broke his right foot in a freak baserunning play. Both Davidson brothers attended Yucapia (Calif.) High.


Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
RHP Hawtin Buchanan (Birmingham-Bloomfield (United Shore)), 2B Angelo Gumbs (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP J.J. Hoover, 1B Brandon Allen
Removed from 40-man: RHP Matt Magill, RHP Jon Moscot, C Rafael Lopez, OF Tyler Holt, OF Patrick Kivlehan (all players outrighted to Triple-A)

The Mariners released 6-foot-8 righthander Hawtin Buchanan, a 20th-round pick in 2014 from Mississippi, at the end of spring training this year. He walked 8.1 batters per nine innings as a reliever at low Class A Clinton in 2015, but he revamped his mechanics in the United Shore League this year and now reportedly pitches at 94-96 mph.


Cleveland Indians
Signed:
RHP Luis Carlos Garcia


Colorado Rockies
Released:
RHP Ryan McCormick, RHP Logan Sawyer, OF Jensen Park
Elected free agency: RHP Justin Miller
Removed from 40-man: RHP Christian Bergman, RHP Justin Miller (both players outrighted to Triple-A)


Detroit Tigers
Signed:
C Miguel Gonzalez (re-signed), SS Argenis Diaz (re-signed)


Kansas City Royals
Released:
RHP J.C. Boscan


Los Angeles Angels
Signed:
C Jose Briceno (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP A.J. Achter, 2B Johnny Giavotella, OF Nick Buss
Removed from 40-man: RHP A.J. Achter, OF Nick Buss (both players outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Dodgers
Elected free agency:
RHP Brandon Beachy
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Chris Anderson, RHP Joe Broussard, RHP Ralston Cash, RHP Corey Copping, 1B Cody Bellinger, 2B Willie Calhoun, 2B Tim Locastro, OF Alex Verdugo


Miami Marlins
Elected free agency:
LHP Chris Narveson, 2B Cole Figueroa
Signed: RHP Enmanuel Mercedes, RHP Henry Valencio, C Rafael Eysseric, SS Walner Espinal, SS Joseph Gilma, SS Peter Mooney (re-signed), OF Danyeli Espinal, OF Daniel Paulino, OF Moises Sierra (re-signed), OF Maicol Sosa


New York Mets
Elected free agency:
C Johnny Monell
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Marcos Molina, 1B Matt Oberste, SS Gavin Cecchini, OF Champ Stuart


New York Yankees
Signed:
C Francisco Diaz (re-signed)
Elected free agency: 2B Donovan Solano
Removed from 40-man: 2B Donovan Solano (outrighted to Triple-A)


Oakland Athletics
Elected free agency:
RHP Donn Roach


Philadelphia Phillies
Elected free agency:
RHP Frank Herrmann, LHP Patrick Schuster, OF Jimmy Paredes


Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed:
RHP Casey Sadler (re-signed), RHP Angel Sanchez (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP Jorge Rondon


St. Louis Cardinals
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Mitch Harris, C Mike Ohlman, C Alberto Rosario (all players outrighted to Triple-A)


San Diego Padres
Assigned to Arizona Fall League:
LHP Jose Torres


San Francisco Giants
Elected free agency:
2B Grant Green
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Rodolfo Martinez, RHP Tyler Mizenko, RHP Tyler Rogers, RHP Chris Stratton, C Aramis Garcia, C Eliezer Zambrano, 3B Ryder Jones, OF Hunter Cole


Tampa Bay Rays
Signed:
RHP Neil Wagner (re-signed)
Released: 1B Gilbert Marrero
Elected free agency: LHP Dana Eveland, OF Jaff Decker


Texas Rangers
Assigned to Arizona Fall League:
LHP Andrew Faulkner, LHP Brett Martin


Washington Nationals
Signed:
C Jake Lowery (re-signed), OF Zach Collier (re-signed)
Released: RHP Bronson Arroyo

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