Minor League Transactions

Sept. 9-15

Transactions involving minor league players for the period Sept. 9-15. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Players listed as “re-signed” in this installment have signed minor league contracts for 2018 with their current organization. Had they not re-upped, they would have been eligible for minor league free agency after the World Series.


Arizona Diamondbacks
Released:
RHP Jake Buchanan
Added to 40-man roster: 1B Christian Walker

Christian Walker, a 26-year-old first baseman, won the MVP award in the Pacific Coast League after hitting .309/.382/.597 at Triple-A Reno. He led the PCL with 114 RBIs, 104 runs and 75 extra-base hits. He ranked second in homers (32) and doubles (34).


Atlanta Braves
Removed from 40-man:
C Tony Sanchez (outrighted to Triple-A)


Baltimore Orioles
Removed from 40-man:
LHP Jayson Aquino, LHP Andrew Faulkner (outrighted to Triple-A)


Boston Red Sox
Signed:
SS Deiner Lopez (re-signed)
Removed from 40-man: RHP Kyle Martin (outrighted to Triple-A)


Chicago Cubs
Signed:
RHP Jose Rosario (re-signed)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Jen-Ho Tseng
Designated for assignment: RHP Pierce Johnson (lost on waivers to Giants)


Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
RHP Jose Adames (re-signed)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Deck McGuire
Designated for assignment: RHP Barrett Astin


Detroit Tigers
Signed:
RHP Johan Belisario (re-signed), 2B Harold Castro (re-signed)
Released: RHP Arcenio Leon
Acquired: RHP Elvin Rodriguez from Angels as player to be named for OF Justin Upton
Added to 40-man roster: OF Tyler Collins


Kansas City Royals
Signed:
3B Jecksson Flores (re-signed)
Removed from 40-man: LHP Onelki Garcia (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Angels
Traded:
RHP Elvin Rodriguez to Tigers as player to be named for OF Justin Upton
Removed from 40-man: RHP Brooks Pounders (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Dodgers
Released:
RHP Kevin Brown
Removed from 40-man: RHP Fabio Castillo (outrighted to Triple-A)


Miami Marlins
Signed:
SS Peter Mooney (re-signed), OF Isaac Galloway (re-signed)
Released: 3B David Vidal


Milwaukee Brewers
Traded:
RHP Eric Hanhold to Mets as player to be named for 2B Neil Walker
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Aaron Wilkerson
Designated for assignment: SS Yadiel Rivera


Minnesota Twins
Added to 40-man roster:
LHP Gabriel Moya
Designated for assignment: SS Engelb Vielma (lost on waivers to Giants)


New York Mets
Acquired:
RHP Eric Hanhold from Brewers as player to be named for 2B Neil Walker


Philadelphia Phillies
Added to 40-man roster:
RHP Henderson Alvarez, RHP Victor Arano


Pittsburgh Pirates
Added to 40-man roster:
LHP Dan Runzler
Removed from 40-man: RHP Drew Hutchison (outrighted to Triple-A)


San Diego Padres
Added to 40-man roster:
RHP Cory Mazzoni


San Francisco Giants
Signed:
RHP Jose Dominguez (re-signed), LHP Carlos Diaz (re-signed)


Seattle Mariners
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Ryan Weber (outrighted to Triple-A)


Texas Rangers
Signed:
OF Michael O’Neill (re-signed)
Added to 40-man roster: OF Willie Calhoun


Toronto Blue Jays
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Nick Tepesch (outrighted to Triple-A)


Washington Nationals
Signed:
RHP Brady Dragmire (re-signed), LHP Hector Silvestre (re-signed), 2B Khayyan Norfork (re-signed)

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