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Minor League Transactions

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Transactions involving minor league players for the period June 16-21. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

The Baseball America Draft Database contains scouting reports and signing information for 2018 draft picks.

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Arizona Diamondbacks

Draft picks signed: RHP Travis Moths (7) | SS David Garza (38)

Released: RHP Michael Dimock | LHP Yuhei Nakaushiro

Atlanta Braves

Signed: RHP Bradey Welsh (NDFA—Arkansas State)

Draft picks signed: LHP Mitch Stallings (30) | C Ray Soderman (22) | 3B Brendan Venter (13)

Released: OF Jackson Pokorney

Acquired: OF Brandon Downes from Royals for cash

Elected free agency: RHP Luke Jackson

Baltimore Orioles

Draft picks signed: RHP Ryan Conroy (8) | RHP Yeankarlos Lleras (6) | LHP Nick Meservey (21) | 3B Trevor Putzig (17) | SS John Ham (31) | OF Andrew Jayne (19) | OF Trey Whitley (28)

Released: LHP Jayson Aquino

Added to 40-man roster: 3B Steve Wilkerson

Removed from 40-man: LHP D.J. Snelten (outrighted to Triple-A) | 3B Pedro Alvarez (outrighted to Triple-A)

Boston Red Sox

Draft picks signed: RHP Connor Berry (31) | RHP Ryan Fernandez (23) | RHP Kris Jackson (28) | RHP Eddie Jimenez (18) | RHP Yusniel Padron (22) | RHP Thad Ward (5) | LHP Logan Browning (24) | C Kole Cottam (4) | C Elih Marrero (8) | C Lane Milligan (17) | 3B Triston Casas (1) | 3B Brandon Howlett (21) | 3B Nick Northcut (11) | OF Nick Decker (2) | OF Dylan Hardy (13) | OF Bramdon Perez (32) | OF Caleb Ramsey (25)

Chicago Cubs

Signed: 3B Grant Fennell (NDFA—Nevada)

Draft picks signed: RHP Derek Casey (9) | RHP Zach Mort (8) | RHP Cam Sanders (12) | 1B Tyler Durna (15) | 3B Jake Slaughter (18) | SS Nico Hoerner (1) | OF Brennen Davis (2) | OF Jimmy Herron (3)

Chicago White Sox

Signed: RHP Carter Love (NDFA—College of Charleston) | RHP Sean Thompson (NDFA—Virginia Commonwealth) | LHP Drew Harrington (released by Braves, June 9) | OF Jay Estes (NDFA—Auburn)

Draft picks signed: RHP Isaiah Carranza (12) | 1B Ryan Fitzpatrick (22) | SS Michah Coffey (30)

Released: 1B Nick Basto | OF Michael Saunders

Cincinnati Reds

Signed: RHP Josh Rich (NDFA—Samford) | LHP Jerry D’Andrea (NDFA—Ramapo (N.J.)) | LHP Perez Knowles (NDFA—Columbus State (Ga.))

Released: C Tony Cruz

Added to 40-man roster: LHP Kyle Crockett

Cleveland Indians

Signed: LHP Marc Rzepczynski (released by Mariners, June 6) | C Brandon Benavente (released by Astros, June 15)

Draft picks signed: RHP Jack DeGroat (11) | RHP Brian Eichhorn (9) | RHP Kyle Marman (13) | RHP Cody Morris (7) | RHP Lenny Torres (1s) | LHP Tim Herrin (29) | LHP Eli Lingos (22) | C Eric Rodriguez (21) | 2B Connor Smith (30) | SS Raynel Delgado (6) | OF Ruben Cardenas (16)

Added to 40-man roster: RHP George Kontos

Removed from 40-man: OF Melky Cabrera (outrighted to Triple-A)

Elected free agency: OF Melky Cabrera

Colorado Rockies

Signed: RHP Jairo Diaz (re-signed) | RHP Cayden Hatcher (NDFA—Nicholls State) | LHP Jared Skolnicki (NDFA—Kent State) | 2B Brandon Bednar (released by Phillies, June 17)

Draft picks signed: RHP Andrew Quezada (7) | 1B Grant Lavigne (1s) | SS Terrin Vavra (3)

Detroit Tigers

Signed: RHP Juan Aguilera (NDFA—Arizona) | RHP Austin Anderson (NDFA—Nevada-Las Vegas) | RHP Wes Noble (NDFA—Campbell) | C David Noworyta (NDFA—Hawaii) | C Jon Rosoff (NDFA—Army)

Draft picks signed: RHP Maddux Conger (22) | RHP Ethan DeCaster (18) | RHP Chance Kirby (25) | RHP Stevie Ledesma (27) | RHP Angel Reyes (19) | RHP Hugh Smith (6) | RHP Jayce Vancena (31) | LHP Jeb Bargfeldt (29) | LHP Tarik Skubal (9) | LHP Jared Tobey (30) | LHP Adam Wolf (5) | C Kevynn Arias (40) | C Chris Proctor (13) | 1B Justin Childers (33) | 2B Jeremiah Burks (8) | 3B Zach Malis (24) | SS Luke Sherley (14) | OF Clark Brinkman (32) | OF Vinny Esposito (34) | OF Matthew Jarecki (37) | OF Daniel Reyes (28) | OF Avery Tuck (17)

Houston Astros

Draft picks signed: RHP Brett Conine (11) | RHP Miguel Figueroa (24) | RHP R.J. Freure (6) | RHP Joey Gonzalez (28) | LHP Jonathan Bermudez (23) | C Juan Paulino (27) | SS Austin Dennis (20) | OF Scott Schreiber (9)

Released: 1B Roman Garcia | 2B Kyle Davis | 3B Jonathan Matute | SS Ozziel Sanchez-Galan

Kansas City Royals

Signed: RHP Eduard Rosillo (released by Rays, Oct. 11) | C Stephan Vidal (NDFA—Jackson State) | SS Colby Schultz (NDFA—UC Riverside)

Draft picks signed: LHP Kris Bubic (1s) | OF David Hollie (37) | OF Kevon Jackson (9)

Traded: RHP Kelvin Herrera to Nationals for RHP Yohanse Morel, 3B Kelvin Gutierrez and OF Blake Perkins

Acquired: OF Brandon Downes to Braves for cash

Added to 40-man roster: RHP Wily Peralta

Los Angeles Angels

Signed: RHP Tanner Chock (NDFA—Presbyterian (S.C.)) | RHP Matt Leon (NDFA—Seton Hall) | LHP Christian Aragon (NDFA—South Carolina-Aiken) | LHP Cody Eckerson (NDFA—Niagara) | SS Justin Jones (NDFA—Georgia State) | OF Kiki Menendez (NDFA—Texas Wesleyan)

Draft picks signed: RHP Luis Alvarado (17) | RHP Kyle Bradish (4) | RHP Chase Chaney (16) | RHP Dazon Cole (25) | RHP Nick Frank (15) | RHP Aaron Hernandez (3) | RHP Dylan King (18) | RHP Cristian Reyes (21) | RHP Connor Van Scoyoc (11) | RHP Jacob Voss (27) | RHP Darrien Williams (26) | LHP Connor Higgins (30) | C D.C. Clawson (37) | OF Jordyn Adams (1) | OF Datren Bray (19) | OF William English (5) | OF William Rivera (23)

Released: RHP Branden Pinder

Added to 40-man roster: LHP John Lamb

Designated for assignment: C Juan Graterol

Removed from 40-man: RHP Oliver Drake (outrighted to Triple-A)

Los Angeles Dodgers

Signed: RHP Drew Hutchison (elected free agency from Phillies, June 5) | RHP Madison Younginer (released by Giants, June 4)

Draft picks signed: RHP Jacob Gilliland (32) | RHP Stephen Kolek (11) | LHP Austin Drury (34) | LHP Bryan Warzek (6) | C Hunter Feduccia (12) | OF Sam McWilliams (19)

Released: LHP Chad Girodo | C Gervin Ramones | OF Pascal Amon | OF Mitch Hansen | OF Felix Osorio

Miami Marlins

Signed: RHP Jared Crescentini (NDFA—Southeastern (Fla.)) | RHP Jameson McGrane (NDFA—Limestone (S.C.)) | RHP Tyler Mitzel (NDFA—Augustana (S.D.)) | LHP Marty Anderson (Florence (Frontier)) | LHP Scott Sebald (Normal (Frontier))

Draft picks signed: RHP Cam Baird (20) | RHP C.J. Carter (29) | RHP Tyler Jones (26) | RHP Zack Leban (12) | RHP Jake Norton (32) | RHP Jackson Rose (35) | RHP Joe Strzelecki (34) | RHP Eli Villalobos (14) | RHP Zach Wolf (18) | LHP Alex Vesia (17)

Released: RHP Severino Gonzalez | RHP Osman Gutierrez | LHP Sean Burnett | OF Cade Gotta

Milwaukee Brewers

Draft picks signed: LHP Clayton Andrews (17) | C Caleb Marquez (39) | C Kekai Rios (28) | OF Pablo Garabitos (25)

Released: C Mitch Ghelfi | 1B Ronnie Gideon

Minnesota Twins

Draft picks signed: RHP Hunter Lee (27) | RHP Jon Olsen (12) | RHP Dylan Stowell (34) | RHP Josh Winder (7) | LHP Erik Cha (17) | C Trevor Casanova (13) | C Austin Hale (28)

Released: RHP Zack Jones | 2B Taylor Featherston | OF Nick Buss

New York Mets

Signed: 1B Joey Terdoslavich (Lancaster (Atlantic)) | 2B Josh Allen (NDFA—West Florida)

Draft picks signed: RHP Tommy Wilson (19) | RHP Simeon Woods-Richardson (2) | LHP Andrew Mitchell (14) | C Nick Meyer (6) | 1B Chase Chambers (18) | OF Jarred Kelenic (1) | OF David Miranda (25)

Released: RHP Vance Worley

New York Yankees

Draft picks signed: RHP Nick Ernst (15) | RHP Marcus Evey (20) | SS Sincere Smith (32) |OF Alex Junior (19)

Released: RHP Yordy Nunez | RHP Jose Pujols | RHP Wandy Soto | C Algeni Mateo | C Ysaac Pena | C Brayan Rodriguez | C David Vergel | OF Leobaldo Cabrera | OF Erick Mendez | OF Dario Unda

Oakland Athletics

Draft picks signed: RHP Calvin Coker (15) | 3B Jonah Bride (23) | SS Jeremy Eierman (2s) | OF Devin Foyle (17) | OF Alonzo Jones (25) | OF Kyler Murray (1)

Released: 3B Jean Carlo Rodriguez | OF Grant Desme | OF Adrian Spitz | OF James Terrell

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Talented Wilmington Trio Down But Not Out

The Royals believe prospects Nick Pratto, MJ Melendez and Seuly Matias will learn from their struggles in the Carolina League.

Philadelphia Phillies

Signed: RHP Brian Auerbach (NDFA—Rollins (Fla.)) | RHP Blake Bennett (NDFA—Memphis) | LHP Ethan Evanko (NDFA—Grand Canyon) | LHP Taylor Lehman (NDFA—Penn State)

Draft picks signed: RHP Tyler McKay (16) | RHP Jack Perkins (11) | RHP Brandon Ramey (30) | C Jack Conley (27) | C Jesse Wilkening (14) | 3B Madison Stokes (10)

Released: 2B Brandon Bednar

Added to 40-man roster: LHP Austin Davis

Pittsburgh Pirates

Signed: 2B Patrick Dorrian (NDFA—Lynn (Fla.)) | 2B Matt Morrow (NDFA—Wright State) | 2B Kyle Mottice (NDFA—Cincinnati)

Draft picks signed: RHP Jake Mielock (40) | RHP Cody Smith (39) | C Ryan Haug (27) | 1B Nick Patten (28) | OF Justin Harrer (35) | OF Jack Herman (30) | OF Travis Swaggerty (1)

Released: RHP Jess Amedee | RHP Hector Quinones

St. Louis Cardinals

Signed: RHP Jake Sylvester (NDFA—Cal State Northridge) | LHP Tommy Layne (released by Red Sox, May 17) | C Joe Freiday (NDFA—Virginia Tech)

Draft picks signed: RHP Mike Brettell (15) | RHP Francisco Justo (12) | RHP Parker Kelly (20) | RHP Chris Rivera (33) | RHP Griffin Roberts (1s) | LHP Colin Schmid (13) | C Benito Santiago Jr. (34) | 1B Luken Baker (2s) | 3B Cole Kreuter (36) | SS Mateo Gil (3) | SS Michael Perri (21) | SS Liam Sabino (35) | SS Kevin Vargas (22)

San Diego Padres

Draft picks signed: LHP Hazahel Quijada (17)

San Francisco Giants

Signed: RHP Mack Meyer (NDFA—Virginia) | LHP J.J. Santa Cruz (NDFA—Fresno State) | OF Tyler Flores (NDFA—Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.))

Draft picks signed: RHP Alex DuBord (10) | RHP Sean Hjelle (2) | RHP Trevor Horn (39) | RHP Travis Perry (28) | RHP Blake Rivera (4) | RHP Chris Roberts (35) | C Joey Bart (1) | C Angel Guzman (21) | 3B Abdiel Layer (40) | 3B Sean Roby (12) | SS Edison Mora (7)

Seattle Mariners

Signed: RHP Bryan Evans (re-signed)

Draft picks signed: RHP Logan Gilbert (1) | 2B Beau Branton (28)

Released: RHP Lindsey Caughel | RHP John Richy | C Tyler Baker | OF Jose Sandoval | OF Aaron Stroosma

Removed from 40-man: RHP Mike Morin (outrighted to Triple-A)

Tampa Bay Rays

Draft picks signed: RHP Tanner Dodson (2s) | RHP Miller Hogan (6) | RHP Jack Labosky (22) | LHP Trey Cumbie (13) | C Kevin Melendez (12) | OF Nick Schnell (1)

Texas Rangers

Signed: RHP Tyler Cohen (NDFA—Loyola Marymount) | RHP Chris Jensen (released by Rockies, June 3) | RHP Zach Reeg (NDFA—Augustana (S.D.)) | RHP Robby Rowland (Southern Illinois (Frontier)) | RHP Justin Topa (Rockland (Can-Am)) | RHP Francis Ventura (NDFA—Western Oklahoma State JC) | LHP Braden Pearson (NDFA—Texas State) | LHP Erne Valdes (NDFA—St. Thomas (Fla.))

Draft picks signed: RHP Tim Brennan (7) | RHP Noah Burkholder (34) | RHP Sean Chandler (6) | RHP Nic Laio (20) | RHP Billy Layne (11) | RHP David Lebron (26) | RHP Reggie Meyer (38) | RHP Glen Richardson (29) | RHP Leury Tejada (10) | RHP Cole Uvila (40) | LHP Destin Dotson (12) | LHP Josh Smith (25) | C Scott Kapers (17) | C Reynaldo Pichardo (33) | SS Frainyer Chavez (22) | SS Tyler Depreta-Johnson (35) | SS Kenen Irizarry (13) | OF Ryan Anderson (31) | OF Troy Dixon (24)

Released: RHP Greyson Lambert | 3B Welin Liriano | OF Ulises Villa

Added to 40-man roster: RHP Yovani Gallardo

Designated for assignment: RHP Deck McGuire (sold to Angels)

Toronto Blue Jays

Signed: RHP Jackson Rees (NDFA—Hawaii) | LHP Ryan Thurston (NDFA—Western Kentucky)

Draft picks signed: RHP Fitz Stadler (18) | C Brett Wright (26) | OF Griffin Conine (2)

Washington Nationals

Draft picks signed: LHP Carson Teel (16) | SS Kyle Marinconz (24)

Released: C Jose Cabello | SS Stephen Perez

Traded: RHP Yohanse Morel, 3B Kelvin Gutierrez and OF Blake Perkins to Royals for RHP Kelvin Herrera

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