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
Mariners Top MiLB Overall Standings, Nationals Bring Up The Rear
The Mariners have the best combined record among minor league teams as well as the best run differential in the minors. The Nationals sit on the other end of the spectrum.
Tampa Bay Rays
Released: C Angel Nelo