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Minor League Transactions

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Transactions involving minor league players for the period May 30-June 7. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

The Baseball America Draft Database tracks all 2,014 picks in the 2018 draft, complete with scouting reports for nearly every player taken in the top 10 rounds, plus notable prospects beyond the 10th round. Signing bonus updates are forthcoming.

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Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired:
RHP Brad Goldberg from White Sox for cash
Traded: RHP Elvis Luciano and LHP Gabe Speier to Royals for OF Jon Jay
Added to 40-man roster: SS Kristopher Negron

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
LHP Tyler Watson (released by Mariners, May 10)
Released: RHP Aaron Blair | RHP Devan Watts
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Luke Jackson | RHP Miguel Socolovich | OF Peter Bourjos
Removed from 40-man: RHP Miguel Socolovich (outrighted to Triple-A)

Baltimore Orioles
Released:
RHP Perci Garner

Boston Red Sox
Signed:
1B Adam Lind (released by Yankees, May 25)
Draft picks signed: LHP Brian Brown (9) | 2B Grant Williams (10) | OF Devlin Granberg (6)

Chicago White Sox
Released:
2B David Cronin | 3B Alex Maloney | OF Jose Garcia | OF Logan Taylor
Traded: RHP Brad Goldberg to Diamondbacsk for cash
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Xavier Cedeno
Removed from 40-man: RHP Ricardo Pinto (outrighted to Triple-A) | C Alfredo Gonzalez (outrighted to Triple-A)

Cincinnati Reds
Released:
RHP Kevin Shackelford
Acquired: C Curt Casali from Rays for cash
Added to 40-man roster: C Curt Casali
Designated for assignment: OF Rosell Herrera (lost on waivers to Royals)

Cleveland Indians
Signed:
RHP George Kontos (released by Pirates, May 28)
Draft picks signed: LHP Adam Scott (4) | C Bryan Lavastida (15)
Released: 3B Richie Shaffer
Traded: 2B Jon Berti to Blue Jays for cash
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Shane Bieber
Removed from 40-man: LHP Jeff Beliveau (outrighted to Triple-A)

Colorado Rockies
Released:
RHP Matt Flemer | RHP Chris Jensen

Detroit Tigers
Signed:
RHP Gerson Moreno (re-signed) | RHP Junichi Tazawa (released by Marlins, May 23) | RHP Jacob Turner (released by Marlins, June 2) | LHP Hunter Cervenka (Sugar Land (Atlantic))
Released: RHP Gerson Moreno
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Drew VerHagen | SS Ronny Rodriguez
Removed from 40-man: SS Pete Kozma (outrighted to Triple-A)

Houston Astros
Released:
RHP Asael Uribe | LHP Sean Stutzman | OF Alejandro Garcia
Loaned to Mexican League: RHP Lupe Chavez (to Quintana Roo)

Kansas City Royals
Traded:
OF Jon Jay to Diamondbacks for RHP Elvis Luciano and LHP Gabe Speier

Los Angeles Angels
Draft picks signed:
RHP Jake Lee (9) | RHP Ben Morrison (10) | RHP Tyler Smith (8) | RHP Andrew Wantz (7) | RHP Austin Warren (6) | OF Drevian Nelson (14)
Released: RHP Kyle Halbohn
Elected free agency: LHP Ian Krol
Removed from 40-man: LHP Ian Krol (outrighted to Triple-A)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Released:
RHP C.C. Lee | 2B Danny Espinosa
Traded: 1B Peter O'Brien to Marlins for cash
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Caleb Ferguson

Miami Marlins
Released:
RHP Colton Murray | RHP Jacob Turner | RHP Alex Wimmers | OF Kyle Barrett
Acquired: 1B Peter O'Brien from Dodgers for cash
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Ben Meyer | RHP Drew Rucinski

Milwaukee Brewers
Released:
RHP Joaquin De La Cruz | RHP Radhames Liz | RHP Danny Reynolds (Sugar Land (Atlantic)) | RHP Chase Williams | OF Carlos Belonis
Removed from 40-man: C Jett Bandy (outrighted to Triple-A)

Minnesota Twins
Signed:
C Cameron Rupp (released by Rangers, June 1)
Released: 3B Jermaine Curtis

New York Mets
Added to 40-man roster:
RHP Scott Copeland | RHP Tim Peterson | C Jose Lobaton
Designated for assignment: LHP P.J. Conlon (lost on waivers to Dodgers) | 2B Phillip Evans
Removed from 40-man: RHP Scott Copeland (outrighted to Double-A)

New York Yankees
Draft picks signed:
RHP Frank German (4) | RHP Connor Van Hoose (8) | RHP Mick Vorhof (9) | LHP Josh Maciejewski (10)
Released: LHP Oliver Perez | C Samuel De La Cruz | C Malvin Del Orbe | C Roberto Espinosa | C Eduardo Rodriguez | 2B Yeison Corredera | 3B Nate Coronado | OF Jonathan Amundaray | OF Victor Hernandez | OF Jhon Moronta

Oakland Athletics
Signed:
RHP Edwin Jackson (released by Nationals, June 1)
Added to 40-man roster: OF Nick Martini

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Philadelphia Phillies
Signed:
RHP Luis Cedeno (released by Yankees, May 25) | 2B Harold Garcia
Elected free agency: RHP Drew Hutchison
Added to 40-man roster: 3B Mitch Walding
Removed from 40-man: RHP Drew Hutchison (outrighted to Triple-A)

Pittsburgh Pirates
Released:
RHP Brett McKinney | C Yoel Gonzalez | SS Andrew Walker

St. Louis Cardinals
Draft picks signed:
C Matt Duce (9)
Released: RHP Robert Calvano | 2B Caleb Lopes | 2B J.D. Murders | OF Jonathan Rivera | OF Carlos Rodriguez
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Preston Guilmet
Designated for assignment: C Steven Baron
Removed from 40-man: C Steven Baron (outrighted to Triple-A)

San Diego Padres
Draft picks signed:
RHP Steven Wilson (8) | 2B Luke Becker (9)
Released: RHP Jared Carkuff | RHP Will Stillman | C Arturo Nieto
Removed from 40-man: LHP Kyle McGrath (outrighted to Triple-A)

San Francisco Giants
Released:
RHP Rayan Hernandez | RHP Madison Younginer | C Nishell Gutierrez | 1B K.C. Hobson | 1B Kyle Jensen
Elected free agency: RHP Jose Valdez
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jose Valdez (outrighted to Triple-A)

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
RHP Tyler Higgins (New Britain (Atlantic)) | RHP Williams Perez (Southern Illinois (Frontier)) | LHP Ross Detwiler (York (Atlantic)) | LHP Daniel Schlereth (Long Island (Atlantic))

Tampa Bay Rays
Released:
RHP Reynier Montero | RHP Jairo Munoz | RHP Reimin Ramos | OF Yerson Santana
Traded: C Curt Casali to Reds for cash

Texas Rangers
Released:
LHP Adam Loewen | C Sergio Leon | C Luis Mendez | C Cameron Rupp | 1B Correlle Prime | SS Yeyker Caygua | OF Rayner Damian
Removed from 40-man: 2B Eliezer Alvarez (outrighted to Double-A)

Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired:
2B Jon Berti from Indians for cash

Washington Nationals
Released:
RHP Edwin Jackson | RHP Cody Satterwhite | LHP Nick Lee | OF Austin Guibor

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