Minor League Transactions

Transactions involving minor league players for the period of March 9-15, 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 to minor league camp.

Arizona Diamondbacks
INF Ryan Dobson, RHP Brad Goldberg, OF Will Gorman, LHP Steve Hathaway, LHP Tyler Jandron, LHP Matt Marksberry, RHP Carlos Penalver, 3B Eudy Ramos, LHP Robby Sexton, RHP Shane Watson
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Taylor Clarke, 1B Kevin Cron, RHP Joe Krehbiel, SS Domingo Leyba, RHP Joel Payamps, RHP Jimmie Sherfy
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Bo Takahashi, RHP Emilio Vargas

Atlanta Braves
Optioned to Triple-A: 
LHP Kolby Allard, LHP Grant Dayton, LHP Luiz Gohara, C Alex Jackson, RHP Jacob Webb, RHP Patrick Weigel, RHP Huascar Ynoa

Baltimore Orioles
Signed: RHP Jalen Miller (Vallejo (Pacific))
Released: OF Markel Jones
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Luis Ortiz, OF DJ Stewart
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Dillon Tate

Boston Red Sox
Optioned to Triple-A: SS Michael Chavis, RHP Travis Lankins, RHP Chandler Shepherd, LHP Josh Taylor
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Denyi Reyes

Chicago Cubs
OF Donnie Dewees from Royals for RHP Stephen Ridings
Released: RHP Wilfre Delgado, RHP Rob Scahill
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Adbert Alzolay, RHP James Norwood, RHP Jen-Ho Tseng, RHP Duane Underwood, RHP Rowan Wick
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Oscar De La Cruz, LHP Justin Steele

Cincinnati Reds
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jimmy Herget, RHP Keury Mella, RHP Jackson Stephens
Optioned to Double-A: OF Jose Siri

Cleveland Indians
Optioned to Triple-A: 1B Bobby Bradley, SS Yu Chang, RHP Chih-Wei Hu, RHP Jefry Rodriguez, RHP Ben Taylor
Optioned to Double-A: LHP Sam HentgesRHP Jean Carlos Mejia

Colorado Rockies
Released: RHP Alec Asher, RHP Kenny Oakley
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Yency Almonte, RHP Ryan Castellani, OF Yonathan Daza, 3B Josh Fuentes, RHP Rayan Gonzalez, OF Sam Hilliard, RHP Jesus Tinoco
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Justin Lawrence

Chicago White Sox
Removed from 40-man: RHP Juan Minaya (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Dylan Cease, OF Eloy Jimenez, RHP Jordan Stephens, C Seby Zavala
Optioned to Double-A: OF Micker Adolfo, OF Luis Alexander Basabe, LHP Kodi Medeiros

Detroit Tigers
C Cameron Rupp from Giants for cash considerations
OF Garrett McCain
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Sandy Baez, SS Willi Castro, LHP Jose Fernandez, LHP Matt Hall, OF Victor Reyes
Optioned to Double-A: SS Sergio Alcantara
Optioned to high Class A: RHP Franklin Perez

Houston Astros
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Rogelio Armenteros, RHP Francis Martes, RHP Brady Rodgers, OF Kyle Tucker 
Optioned to high Class A: RHP Bryan Abreu

Kansas City Royals
Acquired: RHP Stephen Ridings from Cubs for OF Donnie Dewees
Released: SS Ruben De Leon
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Scott Blewett, RHP Conner Greene, 3B Kelvin Gutierrez, RHP Arnaldo Hernandez, RHP Ben Lively, RHP Jake Newberry, RHP Josh Staumont

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed: OF David Popkins (Sioux City (American Association))
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Yadier Alvarez, C Matt Beaty, C Rocky Gale, LHP Donnie Hart, LHP Adam McCreery, 1B Edwin Rios, RHP Dennis Santana, RHP Josh Sborz, RHP Brock Stewart
Optioned to Double-A: C Keibert Ruiz

Los Angeles Angels
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP John Curtiss, LHP Williams Jerez, LHP Jose Suarez
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Jesus Castillo
Optioned to high Class A: RHP Luis Madero

Miami Marlins
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jeff Brigham, 2B Isan Diaz, OF Monte Harrison, RHP Elieser Hernandez, RHP Kyle Keller, LHP Jose Quijada, OF Magneuris Sierra, RHP Jordan Yamamoto
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Jorge Guzman
Optioned to high Class A: RHP Jordan Holloway

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed: RHP Aaron Kurcz (Tijuana (Mexican League)), OF Michael O’Neill
Optioned to Triple-A: SS Mauricio Dubon, OF Troy Stokes, OF Tyrone Taylor, RHP Aaron Wilkerson
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Marcos Diplan, RHP Trey Supak

Minnesota Twins
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Stephen Gonsalves, INF Nick Gordon, RHP Zack Littell, RHP Kohl Stewart, LHP Lewis Thorpe, LHP Andrew Vasquez, OF LaMonte Wade
Optioned to Double-A: 2B Luis Arraez

New York Mets
Released: RHP Gabriel Llanes, RHP Matt Pobereyko
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Walker Lockett, RHP Corey Oswalt, RHP Jacob Rhame, RHP Paul Sewald

New York Yankees
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Chance Adams, SS Thairo Estrada, RHP Joe Harvey
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Albert Abreu, RHP Domingo Acevedo

Oakland Athletics
Signed: LHP Jerry Blevins, SS Cliff Pennington (March 13, 2019)
Released: LHP Jerry Blevins, SS Cliff Pennington (March 12, 2019)
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Tanner Anderson, RHP Paul Blackburn, OF Dustin Fowler, RHP Daniel Mengden, RHP Andrew Triggs

Philadelphia Phillies
2B Jesus Henriquez, SS Emmanuel Marrero, 1B Quincy Nieporte, 1B Edwin Rodriguez, RHP Victor Sobil
Optioned to Triple-A: LHP Austin Davis, RHP Enyel De Los Santos, RHP Edgar Garcia, LHP Ranger Suarez
Optioned to Double-A: SS Arquimedes Gamboa, RHP Adonis Medina

Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned to Triple-A: 
RHP JT Brubaker, RHP Luis Escobar, RHP Mitch Keller, RHP Jesus Liranzo, OF Jason Martin, RHP Aaron Slegers, SS Cole Tucker

St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned to Triple-A:
LHP Genesis Cabrera, RHP Giovanny Gallegos, OF Adolis Garcia, RHP Ryan Helsley, SS Edmundo Sosa, OF Lane Thomas, SS Ramon Urias

San Diego Padres
LHP Sammy Solis
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Anderson Espinoza
Optioned to Double-A: OF Edward Olivares

Seattle Mariners
Signed: C Jose Lobaton (March 13)
Released: OF Dustin Ackley, C Jose Lobaton (March 12)
Removed from 40-man: SS Kristopher Negron (outrighted to Triple-A)
Optioned to Triple-A: SS J.P. Crawford, 2B Shed Long, LHP Justus Sheffield, RHP Erik Swanson

San Francisco Giants
Cameron Ruppto Tigers for cash considerations
Optioned to Triple-A: SS Abiatal Avelino, RHP Sam Coonrod, 3B Ryder Jones, RHP Jose Lopez, OF Chris Shaw, OF Austin Slater, UTL Breyvic Valera, RHP/LHP Pat Venditte
Optioned to Double-A: RHP Melvin Adon, RHP Merandy Gonzalez, RHP Logan Webb

Tampa Bay Rays
Optioned to Triple-A: 
SS Christian Arroyo, C Nick Ciuffo, RHP Jacob Faria, RHP Ian Gibaut, RHP Brent Honeywell, OF Joe McCarthy, RHP Andrew Moore, OF Jesus Sanchez, SS Andrew Velazquez

Texas Rangers
LHP Jack Leathersich, RHP Chris Morris, OF Austin O’Banion, LHP Braden Pearson, RHP Austin Pettibone, OF Kobie Taylor, LHP Christian Torres, RHP Cole Wiper
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Nick Gardewine, LHP Taylor Hearn, LHP C.D. Pelham, OF Carlos Tocci, 3B Patrick Wisdom
Optioned to Double-A: LHP Brock Burke, RHP Jonathan Hernandez, RHP Wei-Chieh Huang, LHP Joe Palumbo

Toronto Blue Jays
RHP Bud Norris
Released: LHP Joe DiBenedetto, RHP Alvaro Galindo, LHP Tyler Olander, RHP Brennan Price
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Yennsy Diaz, RHP Julian Merryweather, RHP Patrick Murphy, RHP Hector Perez, RHP Jacob Waguespack

Washington Nationals
Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Austin Adams, C Raudy Read
Optioned to Double-A: RHP James Bourque

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