Minor League Transactions

Dec. 7-11

Transactions involving minor league players for the period Dec. 7-11. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

• The commissioner’s office granted free agency to 12 Braves prospects in November as a punitive measure for the club’s circumvention of international signing rules. Some of those prospects have officially signed with new teams, as reflected in this installment.

Trade Central updates readers about prospects exchanged in trades.


Cincinnati Reds
Assigned to Australian Baseball League:
C Jake Turnbull
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Jose Adames | RHP Rafael De Paula | RHP Ariel Hernandez | RHP Keury Mella | LHP Juan Martinez | SS Luis Gonzalez | OF Aristides Aquino | OF Gabby Guerrero | OF Jose Siri
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: RHP Miguel Aguilar | LHP Brennan Bernardino | OF Sebastian Elizalde
Assigned to Venezuelan League: 2B Jose Peraza | SS Alberti Chavez


Colorado Rockies
Signed:
C Greg Jones (Utica (United Shore))


Detroit Tigers
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Victor Alcantara (outrighted to Triple-A)


Kansas City Royals
Signed:
RHP Yefry Del Rosario (granted free agency from Braves) | OF Terrance Gore (non-tendered and re-signed)
Assigned to Venezuelan League: 3B Angelo Castellano


Los Angeles Angels
Signed:
RHP Shohei Ohtani (Nippon-Ham (Japan))
Traded: OF Jacob Pearson to Twins for international bonus pool money ($1 million)

The Angels won the bidding for 23-year-old Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani, sending a $20 million posting fee to Nippon-Ham and as much as $2.315 million in bonus dollars to Ohtani. The club says it is “pleased with the results” of a physical that revealed a first-degree degree sprain of his UCL because the damage is “consistent with players his age.”


Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed:
RHP Guillermo Zuniga (granted free agency from Braves)


Miami Marlins
Traded:
2B Dee Gordon and international bonus pool money ($1 million) to Mariners for RHP Robert Dugger, RHP Nick Neidert and SS Chris Torres
Traded: OF Giancarlo Stanton to Yankees for RHP Jorge Guzman, 2B Starlin Castro and SS Jose Devers
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Esmerling de la Rosa | RHP Tyler Kinley | LHP Nestor Bautista | LHP Carlos Diaz | SS Chris Diaz
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Jorgan Cavanerio | RHP Severino Gonzalez | LHP Jose Quijada | C Tomas Telis | SS Rony Cabrera


Milwaukee Brewers
Assigned to Venezuelan League:
OF Johnny Davis


Minnesota Twins
Signed:
2B Yunior Severino (granted free agency from Braves)
Acquired: C David Banuelos from Mariners for international bonus pool money ($1 million)
Acquired: OF Jacob Pearson from Angels for international bonus pool money ($1 million)


New York Yankees
Traded:
RHP Jorge Guzman, 2B Starlin Castro and SS Jose Devers to Marlins for OF Giancarlo Stanton


Philadelphia Phillies
Assigned to Dominican League:
C Logan Moore
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: 3B Mitch Walding


Seattle Mariners
Signed:
1B Matt Hague
Traded: RHP Robert Dugger, RHP Nick Neidert and SS Chris Torres to Marlins for 2B Dee Gordon and international bonus pool money ($1 million)
Traded: C David Banuelos to Twins for international bonus pool money ($1 million)


Texas Rangers
Signed:
SS Yenci Pena (granted free agency from Braves) | LHP Anthony Gose | 2B Christian Lopes


Washington Nationals
Assigned to Dominican League:
RHP Ronald Pena | LHP Enny Romero

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