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Minor League Transactions

Transactions involving minor league players for the period June 27-July 8, 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
Signed: OF Dominic Gonnella (NDFA—North Dakota State) | OF Jon Jay
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Brandon Pfaadt (5) | LHP Liam Norris (3) | OF AJ Vukovich (4)

Baltimore Orioles
Signed Draft Picks: SS Jordan Westburg (1S) | OF Hudson Haskin (2) | OF Heston Kjerstad (1)

Boston Red Sox
Signed: RHP Caleb Simpson | C Jonathan Lucroy 

Chicago Cubs
Signed: RHP Graham Lawson (NDFA—South Carolina) | RHP Bailey Reid (NDFA—Westmont (Calif.)) | 2B Jason Kipnis 
Released: RHP Brandon Morrow | 2B Hernan Perez (later re-signed)

Chicago White Sox
Signed: LHP Ross Detwiler | LHP Ty Madrigal (NDFA—Saint. Mary’s) | SS Brandon Bossard (NDFA—St. John’s) | OF AJ Gill (NDFA—Aurora (Ill.))
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Jared Kelley (2)

Cincinnati Reds
Signed: RHP Myles Gayman (NDFA—Barry (Fla.)) | LHP Josh Smith
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Christian Roa (2)

Cleveland Indians
Signed: RHP David Hernandez | C Steven Baron | 2B Jake Elmore 
Signed Draft Picks: SS Milan Tolentino (4) | OF Petey Halpin (3)

Colorado Rockies
Signed: OF Matt Kemp
Signed Draft Picks: C Drew Romo (1S) 
Released: RHP Diego Blanco | RHP Roger Contreras | RHP Eliecer Guevara | RHP Ever Olmedo | RHP Yeferson Pantoja | LHP Manuel Tovar | SS Jose Colon | SS Johendry Vazquez | OF Yeikel Blandin | OF Branfiel Concepcion | OF Steven Fana | OF Johan Liberato

Detroit Tigers
Signed: RHP Carson King (NDFA—JC of Central Florida) | LHP Hector Santiago | OF Trevin Esquerra (NDFA—Loyola Marymount) | OF Austin Langworthy (NDFA—Florida) | OF DJ Poteet (NDFA—Wake Forest)
Signed Draft Picks: 3B Spencer Torkelson (1)
Released: RHP Austin Anderson | RHP Alejandro Chavez | RHP Yonson Guerrero | RHP Carson Lance | RHP Johan Lopez | RHP Maximiguel Rudecindo | RHP Chris Smith | RHP Briant Tejeda | RHP Kyle Thomas | RHP Jayce Vancena | RHP Spenser Watkins | LHP Kory Behenna | LHP Alexis Flesten | LHP Kolton Ingram | LHP Robert Klinchock | LHP Trent Szkutnik | C David Noworyta | 1B Kennys Vargas | 3B Zach Malis | 3B Jordan Pearce | SS Pavin Parks | SS Chad Sedio | SS Joswel Soriano | OF Elliott Cary | OF Matt Jarecki | OF Jared Mang | OF Luis Oviedo | OF Avery Tuck

Los Angeles Angels
Signed Draft Picks: 
LHP Reid Detmers (1)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed: RHP Alejandro Ramos
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Clayton Beeter (2S) | RHP Landon Knack (2) | OF Jake Vogel (3)
Released: RHP Jeromino Castro | RHP Yeison Cespedes | RHP Daniel Corcino | RHP Tyler Ferguson | RHP Brad Gonzales | RHP Ricky Knapp | RHP Kieran Lovegrove | RHP Chris Mathewson | RHP Riley Ottesen | LHP Igor Avila | LHP Casey Crosby | LHP Austin Hamilton | LHP Ben Holmes | C Jose Lobaton | C Hamlet Marte | C Cesar Mendoza | C Ramon Rodriguez | C Tyler Ryan | 2B Aldo Espinoza | 2B Jake Peter | 2B Eric Peterson | OF Blake Gailen | OF Starling Heredia | OF Rolando Lebron | OF Jaime Perez | OF Jeremiah Vison

Miami Marlins
Signed: RHP Nick Vincent | SS Sean Rodriguez
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Max Meyer (1)

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed Draft Picks: 
C Zavier Warren (3)

Minnesota Twins
RHP Jhoulys Chacin | RHP Cory Gearrin | LHP Lucas Sweany (NDFA—Pacific)
Signed Draft Picks: OF Kala'i Rosario (5)
Released: RHP Brandon Koch

New York Mets
RHP Erasmo Ramirez | RHP Hunter Strickland | 2B Gordon Beckham | OF Melky Cabrera | OF Ryan Cordell

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New York Yankees
 RHP Dan Otero | C Max McDowell | 3B Matt Duffy

Oakland Athletics
RHP Garrett Acton (NDFA—Illinois) | C Cooper Uhl (NDFA—Loyola Marymount) | OF D.J. Lee (NDFA—Richmond)
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Stevie Emanuels Jr. (5) | C Tyler Soderstrom (1)

Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Oscar Marcelino | LHP Jose Jimenez | OF Jose Pujols

Pittsburgh Pirates
C Joe Jimenez (NDFA—Chapman (Calif.))
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Nick Garcia (3) | RHP Jack Hartman (4) | RHP Logan Hofmann (5) | RHP Jared Jones (2) | RHP Carmen Mlodzinski (1)

San Diego Padres
Signed Draft Picks: 
RHP Cole Wilcox (3)

San Francisco Giants
RHP Trevor Cahill | 2B Yolmer Sanchez | 3B Pablo Sandoval | OF Billy Hamilton
Signed Draft Picks: 
RHP Ryan Murphy (5) | LHP Nick Swiney (2C) | C Patrick Bailey (1) | 3B Casey Schmitt (2) | SS Jimmy Glowenke (2C)

Texas Rangers
RHP Juan Nicasio*

Washington Nationals
RHP Zach Brzykcy (NDFA—Virginia Tech) | SS Quade Tomlin (NDFA—Liberty Christian Academy, Lynchburg, Va.)

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