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Minor League Transactions



Transactions involving minor league players for the period June 20-June 29, 2020. A full breakdown of official releases by each club can be found here.

An asterisk (*) denotes a released player who subsequently re-signed a minor league deal with the organization because his name appears on its 60-man player pool for the 2020 season.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Released: OF Jon Jay*

Atlanta Braves
Signed: OF Ethan Workinger (NDFA—San Diego City JC)

Baltimore Orioles
Signed: OF Dylan Harris (NDFA—North Carolina)

Boston Red Sox
Released: C Jonathan Lucroy*

Chicago Cubs
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Koen Moreno (5) | LHP Burl Carraway (2) | SS Ed Howard (1)
Released: 2B Jason Kipnis*

Chicago White Sox
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Garrett Crochet (1)
Released: RHP Zach Putnam | LHP Ross Detwiler* | LHP Caleb Frare | LHP Matt Tomshaw | 3B Matt Skole | SS Ramon Torres

Cincinnati Reds
Signed: RHP Brett Lockwood (NDFA—Kansas State) | RHP Leo Nierenberg (NDFA—Washington) | RHP James Proctor (NDFA—Princeton) | RHP Carson Spiers (NDFA—Clemson)

Colorado Rockies
Released: LHP Evan Grills | LHP Zac Rosscup | 2B Kelby Tomlinson | SS Carlos Herrera

Detroit Tigers
Signed Draft Picks: OF Daniel Cabrera (2S)
Released: RHP Alex Wilson | LHP Hector Santiago*

Kansas City Royals
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Christian Chamberlain (4)
Signed: RHP John McMillon (NDFA—Texas Tech) | LHP A.J. Block (NDFA—Washington State) | C Kale Emshoff (NDFA—Arkansas-Little Rock) | 1B Matt Schmidt (NDFA—Michigan) | OF Tucker Bradley (NDFA—Georgia)
Released: C Parker Morin

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Bobby Miller (1) | C Carson Taylor (4)
Signed: RHP Robbie Peto (NDFA—Stetson)

Miami Marlins
Released: RHP Jairo Garcia | RHP Zaquiel Puentes | RHP Luis Tejeda | LHP Dakota Bennett | C Jonathan Chinchilla | C Gunner Pollman | 2B J.C. Millan | SS Raul Campos | SS Walner Espinal | SS Sean Rodriguez | SS Jack Strunc | OF Matt Kemp | OF Milton Smith

Minnesota Twins
Signed Draft Picks: 1B Aaron Sabato (1)
Released: RHP Jhoulys Chacin* | RHP Cory Gearrin*

New York Mets
Signed Draft Picks: OF Isaiah Greene (2s)
Released: RHP Erasmo Ramirez | OF Ryan Cordell

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New York Yankees
Signed: RHP Blane Abeyta (NDFA—Nevada) | LHP Clay Aguilar (NDFA—Houston) 
Released: RHP Chad Bettis | RHP Dan Otero*

Oakland Athletics
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Dane Acker (4) | RHP Jeff Criswell (2) | OF Michael Guldberg (3) 
Signed: C William Simoneit (NDFA—Wake Forest)

Philadelphia Phillies
Released: RHP Drew Storen | RHP Anthony Swarzak | OF Matt Szczur

San Francisco Giants
Signed: RHP Will Jensen (NDFA—Pepperdine)
Released: RHP Trevor Cahill* | RHP Tyson Ross | RHP Nick Vincent | 2B Yolmer Sanchez* | SS Jamie Westbrook | 3B Pablo Sandoval* | OF Billy Hamilton*

Seattle Mariners
Released: LHP Wei-Yin Chen | 2B Alen Hanson | OF Carlos Gonzalez

Texas Rangers
Released: 3B Matt Duffy

Washington Nationals
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Cole Henry
Signed: RHP Edward Urena (NDFA—Western Oklahoma State JC) | Landon Dieterich (NDFA—Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas))

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