Minor League Transactions
Transactions involving minor league players for the period of March 2-8, 2019. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.
The optional assignments displayed here should not be considered official Opening Day assignments. They merely designate that a player has been transferred from major league spring training camp to minor league camp.
Signed: RHP Justin Vernia (Sioux City (American Association))
Signed: RHP Junichi Tazawa
Signed: 1B Hanley Ramirez (released by Red Sox, June 1)
Released: 3B Randel Alcantara, SS Anthony Pereira, RHP Hector Rodriguez, RHP Chris Smith
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Sandy Baez, LHP Matt Hall, SS Dawel Lugo
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Eduardo Jimenez
Optioned to high Class A: RHP Franklin Perez
Signed: 2B Bruce Caldwell, RHP Tyler Gillies (Les Capitales de Quebec (Canadian-American Association)), 3B Brett Lawrie (Did not play 2017 or 2018), 3B Patrick Leonard, C Nick Rickles
Released: RHP Dean Aldridge
Traded: RHP Xavier Moore to Orioles for 2018-19 international bonus pool money
Traded: OF Zack Granite to Rangers for RHP Xavier Moore
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Kohl Stewart
New York Yankees
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Domingo Acevedo
60-Man Player Pools Give Insights Into How First-Rounders Have Panned Out
We looked at which first-round picks from the 2015, 2016 and 2017 drafts have been added to 60-man player pools and which players were left out to see which first-rounders worked out.
Tampa Bay Rays
Released: C Angel Nelo