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Minor League Transactions: Sept. 4-10

Here we present official minor league transactions, conveyed to us by Major League Baseball, for the period Sept. 4-10.

Organizations have begun re-signing players to minor league deals to preempt minor league free agency in November. Elsewhere, teams restore players from the disabled list.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Added to 40-man roster:
OF Adam Eaton
Placed on 7-day DL: 3B Matt Mangini, OF Ollie Linton

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
RHP Aldo Silva
Recalled: RHP Erik Cordier, RHP Cory Gearrin, RHP Jair Jurrjens, RHP Julio Teheran, RHP Anthony Varvaro

Baltimore Orioles
Recalled:
RHP Jake Arrieta, LHP Zach Britton

Boston Red Sox
Recalled:
RHP Clayton Mortensen
Added to 40-man roster: C Guillermo Quiroz
Reinstated from DL: RHP Will Inman

Chicago Cubs
Signed:
3B Jesse Hodges (NDFA—Lambrick Park HS, Victoria, B.C.)
Recalled: RHP Jaye Chapman, RHP Rafael Dolis, LHP Chris Rusin, C Anthony Recker
Reinstated from DL: RHP Jake Brigham, RHP David Cales, RHP Zach Cates, RHP Casey Coleman, RHP Mike Hamann, RHP Ty'Relle Harris, RHP David Henrie, RHP Michael Jensen, RHP Rodrigo Lopez, RHP Amaury Paulino, RHP Jose Rosario, RHP Alvaro Sosa, RHP Austin Urban, RHP Randy Wells, RHP Joe Zeller, LHP Gerardo Concepcion, LHP Andrew McKirahan, LHP Kyle Shepard, C Carlos Escobar, C Nathan Maldonado, 1B Paul Hoilman, 2B Blake DeWitt, 2B Carlos Figueroa, 2B Nate Samson, 3B Jonathan Mota, 3B Brad Zapenas, SS Elliot Soto, OF Taiwan Easterling, OF Reggie Golden, OF Dong-Yub Kim, OF David Macias, OF Ty Wright

The Cubs signed undrafted Vancouver high school third baseman Jesse Hodges after scouting him at the World Junior Tournament in Seoul, South Korea.

Chicago White Sox
Signed:
RHP Salvador Sanchez (re-signed)
Recalled: RHP Dylan Axelrod
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kevin Moran, RHP Thomas Royse, C Jeremy Dowdy, 2B Ross Wilson

Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
RHP Josh Ravin (re-signed)
Recalled: RHP Todd Redmond, RHP Pedro Villarreal
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Tony Cingrani
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jordan Smith, 2B Chris Valaika (both players outrighted to Triple-A)

Tony Cingrani won the minor league ERA title (1.73) and finished runner-up with 173 strikeouts. Not bad for a pitcher drafted as a college senior who lost his rotation spot as a junior at Rice.

Cleveland Indians
Recalled:
LHP David Huff, LHP Scott Maine, 2B Cord Phelps, OF Vinny Rottino

Colorado Rockies
Recalled:
LHP Josh Outman, 1B Matt McBride
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Rob Scahill

Detroit Tigers
Recalled:
RHP Luke Putkonen
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Matt Little
Reinstated from DL: RHP Brian Stroud, C Curtis Casali

Houston Astros
Recalled:
RHP Chuckie Fick, LHP Dallas Keuchel, C Carlos Corporan, OF J.D. Martinez
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Enerio Del Rosario
Placed on 7-day DL: OF Adam Bailey
Reinstated from DL: SS Jonathan Villar

Kansas City Royals
Recalled:
RHP Jeremy Jeffress
Reinstated from DL: OF Terry Evans
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Edwin Carl, RHP Tim Melville, LHP Jonathon Keck, SS Orlando Calixte, SS Alex McClure, OF Brian Fletcher, OF Whit Merrifield

Los Angeles Angels
Recalled:
RHP Barry Enright, C Hank Conger

Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled:
RHP Rubby de la Rosa, RHP Josh Wall, 2B Alex Castellanos
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Paco Rodriguez
Placed on 7-day DL: OF Blake Smith
Reinstated from DL: SS Charlie Mirabal

Second-rounder Paco Rodriguez became the first player from the ’12 draft to make his major league debut when he appeared in Dodgers' Sept. 9 game against the Giants.

Miami Marlins
Added to 40-man roster:
RHP A.J. Ramos

Milwaukee Brewers
Recalled:
RHP Wily Peralta, RHP Josh Stinson, RHP Tyler Thornburg, 3B Taylor Green, OF Logan Schafer
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Michael White
Reinstated from DL: RHP Sean Albury, RHP Fautino de los Santos, RHP Andre Lamontagne, RHP Cody Scarpetta, C Brent Dean

Minnesota Twins
Recalled:
RHP Luis Perdomo, SS Eduardo Escobar

New York Mets
Recalled:
RHP Jeurys Familia, RHP Jenrry Mejia, RHP Elvin Ramirez, 2B Jordany Valdespin
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Justin Hampson, OF Fred Lewis
Reinstated from DL: SS Oswaldo Navarro, OF Jonathan Clark, OF Eudy Pina, OF Stefan Sabol

New York Yankees
Recalled:
3B Casey McGehee
Placed on 7-day DL: C Ryan Baker

Oakland Athletics
Recalled:
RHP Jesse Chavez, RHP Jim Miller, RHP Dan Straily, 1B Daric Barton, 2B Jemile Weeks

Philadelphia Phillies
Added to 40-man roster:
1B Darin Ruf, 2B Pete Orr

Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled:
RHP Bryan Morris, SS Chase d'Arnaud
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Rick VandenHurk
Designated for assignment: RHP Evan Meek
Removed from 40-man: OF Oscar Tejeda (outrighted to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: C Tony Sanchez

St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled:
C Steve Hill, SS Ryan Jackson, OF Adron Chambers
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Shelby Miller
Reinstated from DL: RHP Kyle Barraclough, RHP Logan Billbrough, RHP Richard Castillo, RHP Tyrell Jenkins, RHP Josh Lucas, RHP Travis Miller, RHP Tyler Mills, LHP Nick Additon, LHP Ryan Copeland, C Roberto Espinoza, 1B Matt Adams, 1B David Bergin, 1B Jonathan Rodriguez, 2B Lance Zawadzki, 3B Packy Elkins, OF Anthony Garcia, OF Virgil Hill, OF Ray Kruml, OF Charlie Tilson

Despite running up a 4.74 ERA with Triple-A Memphis, Shelby Miller still went 7-2, 2.88 in his last 10 starts while notching 70 strikeouts and just seven walks in 59 1/3 innings. He also ranked seventh among all qualified minor league pitchers with 10.5 strikeouts per nine innings.

San Diego Padres
Recalled:
RHP Brad Boxberger, 2B Andy Parrino
Added to 40-man roster: C Ali Solis
Removed from 40-man: RHP Ross Ohlendorf, C Eddy Rodriguez (both players outrighted to Triple-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: SS Stephen Carmon
Reinstated from DL: C Matt Colantonio, C Jeremy Rodriguez

San Francisco Giants
Signed:
SS Juan Ciriaco (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP Eric Hacker
Recalled: RHP Danny Otero, LHP Dan Runzler
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Yusmeiro Petit, 2B Emmanuel Burriss
Designated for assignment: RHP Steve Edlefsen
Removed from 40-man: RHP Hector Correa, RHP Eric Hacker (outrighted to Triple-A)
Reinstated from DL: RHP Luis Angeles, RHP Ray Black, RHP Brett Bochy, RHP Jorge Bucardo, RHP Jose Casilla, RHP E.J. Encinosa, RHP Miguel Ferrer, RHP Jason Forjet, RHP Derek Law, RHP Cameron McVey, RHP Raymundo Montero, RHP Reinier Roibal, RHP Luis Rojas, RHP Jake Smith, LHP Mitchell Beacom, LHP Ty Blach, LHP Keurin Feliz, LHP Matt Yourkin, C Jesus Navarro, C Ben Turner, C Joel Weeks, 1B Joey Rapp, 2B Cristian Paulino, 3B Jose Cuevas, SS Matt Duffy, SS Jeremy Sy, OF Chris Dominguez

Seattle Mariners
Recalled:
RHP Shawn Kelley, RHP Hector Noesi, 3B Alex Liddi, SS Carlos Triunfel, OF Casper Wells
Added to 40-man roster: 1B Luis Jimenez
Removed from 40-man: OF Johermyn Chavez (outrighted to Double-A)
Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Matt Brazis, 2B Timmy Lopes, 2B Carlos Ramirez
Reinstated from DL: C Jack Marder, OF Julio Morban

Tampa Bay Rays
Released:
RHP Hugo Duarte
Recalled: RHP Chris Archer, RHP Dane de la Rosa, C Stephen Vogt
Reinstated from DL: RHP Bryan Augenstein, RHP Alex Colome, RHP Joe Cruz, RHP Jake Floethe, RHP Jason McEachern, RHP Zach Quate, RHP Trevor Shull, C Mayobanex Acosta, 3B Tyler Goeddel, SS Hak-Ju Lee, OF Brad Coon, OF Brett Nommensen, OF Isaias Velasquez

Texas Rangers
Released:
C Koyie Hill
Reinstated from DL: RHP Carlos Pimentel

Toronto Blue Jays
Released:
1B Koby Clemens
Recalled: RHP Chad Beck, RHP David Carpenter, RHP Joel Carreno, C Yan Gomes, OF Anthony Gose
Reinstated from DL: RHP Casey Beck

The Blue Jays released Koby Clemens so that he could sign with independent Sugar Land of the Atlantic League, the team for which father Roger is attempting a comeback at age 50.

Washington Nationals
Released:
OF Jonny Tucker
Recalled: OF Corey Brown
Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Blake Monar, RHP Jeff Fulchino, RHP Waldis Joaquin, RHP Nate Karns, RHP Alex Meyer, RHP Cameron Selik, LHP Paul Applebee, LHP Michael Ballard, LHP Blake Monar, LHP Sammy Solis, LHP Cory VanAllen, LHP John Wall, C Sam Palace, C Beau Seabury, 2B Jeff Kobernus, SS Brent Greer, OF Erik Komatsu, OF Jason Michaels, OF Randolph Oduber, OF Chris Rahl, OF Michael Taylor

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