Minor League Transactions

Sept. 5-8

Transactions involving minor league players for the period Sept. 5-8. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.


Atlanta Braves
Added to 40-man roster: 
LHP Luiz Gohara


Baltimore Orioles
Traded: 
RHP Jon Keller to Rockies as player to be named for RHP Miguel Castro
Added to 40-man roster: OF Austin Hays
Designated for assignment: LHP Jayson Aquino | LHP Andrew Faulkner
Removed from 40-man: RHP Logan Verrett | RHP Tyler Wilson (outrighted to Triple-A)

A finalist for the BA Minor League Player of the Year, Austin Hays hit .329/.365/.593 with 32 home runs at two minor league levels to earn his callup. Find out how Orioles instructors transformed Hays’ swing to unlock his power.


Boston Red Sox
Designated for assignment: 
RHP Kyle Martin


Chicago Cubs
Added to 40-man roster: 
C Taylor Davis

Signed as a nondrafted free agent out of the Cape Cod League in 2011, Taylor Davis received the unlikely call to Chicago in September.


Chicago White Sox
Added to 40-man roster: 
RHP Al Alburquerque | RHP Chris Volstad | LHP Jace Fry


Colorado Rockies
Acquired: 
RHP Jon Keller from Orioles as player to be named for RHP Miguel Castro


Houston Astros
Released: 
LHP Maikel Sepulveda| LHP Francisco Villegas | C Martin Figueroa | 2B Reiny Beltre


Los Angeles Angels
Released: 
RHP Edrick Agosto
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Deolis Guerra| OF Shane Robinson
Designated for assignment: RHP Vicente Campos| RHP Mike Morin (lost on waivers to Royals) | RHP Brooks Pounders
Removed from 40-man: RHP Daniel Wright (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Dodgers
Added to 40-man roster: 
RHP Walker Buehler
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jordan Jankowski | LHP Luis Ysla (outrighted to Triple-A)


Milwaukee Brewers
Added to 40-man roster: 
OF Quintin Berry
Removed from 40-man: RHP Aaron Brooks (outrighted to Triple-A)


Minnesota Twins
Released: 
RHP Drew Rucinski | 1B Amaurys Minier
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Michael Tonkin


New York Mets
Added to 40-man roster: 
2B Phillip Evans


Oakland Athletics
Added to 40-man roster: 
RHP Raul Alcantara


Philadelphia Phillies
Released: 
SS Matt Williams
Added to 40-man roster: SS J.P. Crawford


San Diego Padres
Removed from 40-man: 
RHP Kevin Quackenbush (outrighted to Triple-A)


San Francisco Giants
Signed: 
SS Juan Ciriaco (re-signed)
Released: OF Caleb Gindl
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Roberto Gomez
Removed from 40-man: OF Carlos Moncrief (outrighted to Triple-A)


Seattle Mariners
Removed from 40-man: 
2B Shawn O’Malley (outrighted to Triple-A)


Tampa Bay Rays
Added to 40-man roster: 
RHP Chaz Roe


Texas Rangers
Removed from 40-man: 
LHP Dario Alvarez | LHP Joely Rodriguez (outrighted to Triple-A)


Toronto Blue Jays
Signed: 
RHP Emerson Jimenez (re-signed)
Released: RHP Geno Encina | RHP Mike Estevez


Washington Nationals
Released: 
OF Darian Sandford
Added to 40-man roster: OF Victor Robles

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