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

Chicago Cubs
Elected free agency:
OF Ryan Kalish

Chicago White Sox
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
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
RHP Luis Carlos Garcia

Colorado Rockies
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
C Miguel Gonzalez (re-signed), SS Argenis Diaz (re-signed)

Kansas City Royals
RHP J.C. Boscan

Los Angeles Angels
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
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
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
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
C Jake Lowery (re-signed), OF Zach Collier (re-signed)
Released: RHP Bronson Arroyo