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Minor League Transactions

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Transactions involving minor league players for the period April 27-May 3. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Please note that career transactions have returned to Baseball America players pages.

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Arizona Diamondbacks
Traded:
RHP Sam McWilliams and LHP Colin Poche to Rays as players to be named in three-team deal in which D-backs acquired OF Steven Souza from Rays

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
OF Peter Bourjos (re-signed)
Released: RHP Bladimir Matos | 2B Omar Obregon | OF Jaff Decker | OF Justin Ellison
Elected free agency: OF Lane Adams
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Mike Soroka

Baltimore Orioles
Acquired:
C Wilson Garcia from Phillies for cash

Boston Red Sox
Signed:
2B Tony Renda (released by D-backs, March 21)

Chicago White Sox
Added to 40-man roster:
RHP Dylan Covey

Cincinnati Reds
Released:
OF Patrick Kivlehan
Loaned to Mexican League: OF Sebastian Elizalde (to Monterrey)
Removed from 40-man: SS Cliff Pennington (outrighted to Triple-A)

Cleveland Indians
Signed:
2B Ordomar Valdez (Pittsburg (Pacific Association))
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Evan Marshall | RHP Ben Taylor
Removed from 40-man: LHP Jack Leathersich (outrighted to Triple-A)

Colorado Rockies
Added to 40-man roster:
2B Daniel Castro

Detroit Tigers
Released:
RHP Ken Figueroa
Removed from 40-man: RHP Drew VerHagen (outrighted to Triple-A)

Houston Astros
Released:
3B Arturo Michelena

Kansas City Royals
Released:
RHP Clay Buchholz | C M.J. Sanchez | OF Tyler Collins
Removed from 40-man: RHP Brandon Maurer (outrighted to Triple-A)

Los Angeles Angels
Signed:
RHP Zack Kelly (released by Athletics, April 18)
Acquired: RHP Max Cordy from Twins for cash
Returned Rule 5 pick: RHP Luke Bard (to Twins)

Miami Marlins
Released:
2B Johnny Giavotella
Removed from 40-man: C Tomas Telis (outrighted to Triple-A)

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed:
RHP Paolo Espino (released by Rangers, April 19)
Released: OF Johnny Davis
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Wade Miley

The Brewers released 28-year-old outfielder Johnny Davis after he started 2-for-17 (.118) at Triple-A Colorado Springs and ceded playing time to others on a crowded roster. Last season Davis led the Double-A Southern League with 52 stolen bases, which ranked second in the minors.

Minnesota Twins
Traded:
RHP Max Cordy to Angels for cash
Elected free agency: RHP David Hale
Returned Rule 5 pick: RHP Tyler Kinley (to Marlins)
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Matt Magill | SS Gregorio Petit
Designated for assignment: LHP Dietrich Enns
Removed from 40-man: RHP David Hale (outrighted to Triple-A)

New York Mets
Released:
LHP Kelly Secrest

New York Yankees
Signed:
RHP David Hale (elected free agency from Twins, April 30)
Released: OF Cody Asche
Added to 40-man roster: RHP David Hale

Oakland Athletics
Released:
RHP Simon Castro | RHP Tucker Healy
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Brett Anderson

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Philadelphia Phillies
Traded:
C Wilson Garcia to Orioles for cash

San Diego Padres
Released:
1B Luis Anguizola | OF Cole Gillespie | OF Angel Santos

San Francisco Giants
Released:
RHP Michael Cederoth | RHP Eduardo Rivera
Added to 40-man roster: 2B Alen Hanson

Seattle Mariners
Released:
SS Jhombeyker Morales | SS Rey Navarro
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Erik Goeddel

Tampa Bay Rays
Released:
LHP Austin Wright
Acquired: RHP Sam McWilliams and LHP Colin Poche from Diamondbacks as players to be named in three-team deal in which Rays traded OF Steven Souza to D-backs

In addition to acquiring Triple-A lefthander Anthony Banda when they dealt Steven Souza to Arizona in February, the Rays also picked up a pair of promising pitching prospects as the two players to be named.

Texas Rangers
Released:
RHP Clayton Cook

Toronto Blue Jays
Released:
2B Danny Espinosa
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Luis Santos
Designated for assignment: SS Gift Ngoepe

Washington Nationals
Signed:
1B Matt Hague (released by Mariners, April 23)

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