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Minor League Transactions

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Transactions involving minor league players for the period Dec. 8-18. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Rule 5 picks lost are designated as major or minor depending on which phase of the draft players were selected. For major league picks, the listed organization reflects the team for which the player will report to big league spring training camp.

PTBN stands for player to be named.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Traded:
1B Paul Goldschmidt to Cardinals for RHP Luke Weaver, C Carson Kelly, 2B Andy Young and 2019 supplemental second-round pick
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Jason Creasy (Braves, minor) | RHP Cristofer Ogando (Rays, minor)

Baltimore Orioles
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Jeffeson Medina (Rangers, minor) | 1B Wilson Garcia (Indians, minor) | 2B Corban Joseph (Athletics, minor) | OF Randolph Gassaway (Pirates, minor)

Boston Red Sox
Rule 5 pick lost:
OF Tyler Hill (Tigers, minor)

Chicago Cubs
Acquired:
LHP Conor Lillis-White from Angels as PTBN for 3B Tommy La Stella
Rule 5 picks lost: RHP David Garner (Blue Jays, minor) | LHP Yapson Gomez (Indians, minor)

Chicago White Sox
Signed:
SS Ryan Goins
Released:
RHP Nelson Acosta | RHP Chris Comito | RHP Aron McRee | RHP Yosmer Solorzano | C Brett Austin | C Adam McGinnis | OF Jay Estes
Traded: RHP Yordi Rosario and 2018-19 international bonus pool money ($500,000) to Pirates for RHP Ivan Nova
Traded: OF Alex Call to Indians for 1B Yonder Alonso
Rule 5 pick lost: RHP Cris Melendez (Padres, minor)

Cincinnati Reds
Released:
RHP Miguel Aguilar | SS Urwin Juaquin | OF Satchel McElroy | OF J.D. Salmon-Williams
Rule 5 picks lost: RHP Rafael De Paula (Braves, minor) | RHP Taylor Grover (Orioles, minor)

Cleveland Indians
Signed:
RHP James Hoyt | LHP Anthony Gose
Traded:
RHP Cole Sulser and 3B Yandy Diaz to Rays and 1B Edwin Encarnacion and 2019 supplemental first-round pick to Mariners in three-team trade in which Indians acquired 1B Jake Bauers from Rays and 1B Carlos Santana from Mariners
Traded:
1B Yonder Alonso to White Sox for OF Alex Call
Acquired:
SS Andruw Monasterio from Nationals as PTBN for C Yan Gomes
Rule 5 picks lost: RHP Kyle Dowdy (Mets, major) | RHP Matt Esparza (Angels, minor) | RHP Hector Figueroa (Rays, minor) | 1B Anthony Miller (Athletics, minor)

Colorado Rockies
Signed:
3B JaVon Shelby
Released:
RHP Scott McGough
Acquired: C Chris Rabago from Royals for cash
Rule 5 pick lost: RHP Brandon Brennan (Mariners, major)

Detroit Tigers
Released:
RHP Christian Binford | RHP Ronaldo Lopez | RHP Kilber Santana | RHP Eric Villanueva | SS Jose Salas
Traded: OF Tyler Hill to Yankees for cash
Rule 5 pick lost: RHP Andrew Schwaab (Red Sox, minor)

Houston Astros
Released:
RHP Yoanys Quiala
Rule 5 picks lost: RHP Riley Ferrell (Marlins, major) | RHP Ryan Thompson (Rays, minor) | OF Drew Ferguson (Giants, major)

Kansas City Royals
Traded:
C Chris Rabago to Rockies for cash
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Elvis Luciano (Blue Jays, major) | LHP Luis Lugo (Cubs, minor)

Los Angeles Angels
Traded:
LHP Conor Lillis-White to Cubs as PTBN for 3B Tommy La Stella
Rule 5 picks lost: C Mitch Ghelfi (Mets, minor) | SS Julio Garcia (Brewers, minor) | SS Alberto Triunfel (Cardinals, minor) | SS Riley Unroe (Braves, minor)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Rule 5 picks lost:
C Connor Joe (Reds, major) | 2B Drew Jackson (Orioles, major)

Miami Marlins
Removed from 40-man:
RHP Brett Graves (outrighted to Triple-A) | SS Yadiel Rivera (outrighted to Triple-A)
Rule 5 pick lost: OF Braxton Lee (Mets, minor)

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed:
C Tuffy Gosewisch
Released:
RHP Roberto Delgado | LHP Brandon Presley | C Mike Alescio | C Johan Mojica | C Moises Perez | 2B Kenny Corey

Minnesota Twins
Signed: RHP Preston Guilmet

New York Mets
Signed:
2B Dilson Herrera

New York Yankees
Acquired:
OF Tyler Hill from Tigers for cash
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Anyelo Gomez (Red Sox, minor) | RHP Nick Green (D-backs, major) | RHP Gilmael Troya (Phillies, minor) | RHP Alexander Vargas (Cubs, minor) | C Chris Rabago (Royals, minor) | OF Mark Payton (Athletics, minor)

Oakland Athletics
Released:
RHP Argenis Blanco
Rule 5 picks lost: SS Richie Martin (Orioles, major)

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Philadelphia Phillies
Signed:
OF Shane Robinson

Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired: RHP Cris Melendez from Padres for cash
Traded:
RHP Ivan Nova to White Sox for RHP Yordi Rosario and 2018-19 international bonus pool money ($500,000)
Rule 5 picks lost:
C Rafelin Lorenzo (Cubs, minor) | 1B Jordan George (White Sox, minor)

St. Louis Cardinals
Released:
RHP Juan Alvarez | RHP Ty Cohen | RHP Oneiver Diaz | RHP Troy Montemayor | RHP Chris Rivera | RHP Jake Sylvester | C Joe Freiday
Traded: RHP Luke Weaver, C Carson Kelly, 2B Andy Young and 2019 supplemental second-round pick to D-backs for 1B Paul Goldschmidt
Rule 5 picks lost: RHP Chris Ellis (Royals, major) | RHP Winston Nicacio (Pirates, minor)

San Diego Padres
Signed:
OF Alex Dickerson (re-signed)
Released:
1B Alex Burg
Traded: RHP Cris Melendez to Prates for cash

San Francisco Giants
Signed:
C Cameron Rupp
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Ian Gardeck (Rays, minor) | RHP Dusten Knight (Twins, minor) | OF Jeffrey Baez (D-backs, minor)

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
LHP Ian McKinney (Sioux City (American Association)) | RHP Tayler Scott | LHP Tommy Milone | C Jose Lobaton
Traded: 1B Carlos Santana to Indians in three-team trade in which Mariners acquired 1B Edwin Encarnacion and 2019 supplemental first-round pick from Indians, Indians acquired 1B Jake Bauers from Rays, and Rays acquired RHP Cole Sulser and 3B Yandy Diaz from Rays 
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Adonis De la Cruz (Yankees, minor) | RHP Chris Mazza (Mets, minor) | OF Chuck Taylor (Nationals, minor)

Tampa Bay Rays
Traded:
1B Jake Bauers to Indians in three-team trade in which Rays acquired RHP Cole Sulser and 3B Yandy Diaz from Rays, Mariners acquired 1B Edwin Encarnacion and 2019 supplemental first-round pick from Indians, and Indians acquired 1B Carlos Santana from Mariners
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Sam McWilliams (Royals, major) | C Alexander Alvarez (Brewers, minor) | 3B Peter Maris (Giants, minor)

Texas Rangers
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP John Fasola (Cardinals, minor) | RHP Reed Garrett (Tigers, major)

Toronto Blue Jays
Signed:
C Pat Cantwell
Rule 5 picks lost:
RHP Jordan Romano (Rangers, major) | LHP Travis Bergen (Giants, major) | LHP Sam Moll (Giants, minor)

Washington Nationals
Traded:
SS Andruw Monasterio to Indians as PTBN for C Yan Gomes
Rule 5 picks lost: C Alejandro Flores (Astros, minor)

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