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Minor League Transactions

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Transactions involving minor league players for the period Oct. 20-Nov. 5. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Players added to 40-man rosters in this installment would have qualified for minor league free agency had they not been added.

See our complete listing of all 520 minor league free agents whose contracts expired on Nov. 2.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed: RHP Luis Castillo (re-signed) | RHP Kevin McCanna (re-signed) | 1B Cody Decker (re-signed) | 1B Chris Iriart (Normal (Frontier))

Atlanta Braves
Signed:
SS Sean Kazmar (re-signed)
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jose Ramirez (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP Jacob Lindgren (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Lane Adams (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Preston Tucker (outrighted to Triple-A)

Baltimore Orioles
Signed:
RHP Gabriel Ynoa (re-signed)
Released: 3B Cam Kneeland
Elected free agency: LHP Sean Gilmartin | 2B Corban Joseph | 2B Jace Peterson
Added to 40-man roster: RHP Branden Kline
Removed from 40-man: RHP Gabriel Ynoa (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP Sean Gilmartin (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Corban Joseph (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Jace Peterson (outrighted to Triple-A)

Boston Red Sox
Elected free agency:
RHP Carson Smith | 2B Tony Renda
Removed from 40-man: RHP Justin Haley (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Carson Smith (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Tony Renda (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Mike Shawaryn | RHP Teddy Stankiewicz | LHP Darwinzon Hernandez | LHP Josh Taylor | 1B Josh Ockimey | 2B Esteban Quiroz | 3B Bobby Dalbec

Chicago Cubs
Signed
RHP Erick Leal (re-signed) | LHP Danny Hultzen (re-signed) | C Gioskar Amaya (re-signed) | OF Roberto Caro (re-signed)
Removed from 40-man: SS Mike Freeman (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Terrance Gore (outrighted to Triple-A)

Chicago White Sox
Signed:
RHP Chandler Ferguson (released by Indians, Sept. 4) | RHP Evan Marshall (elected free agency from Indians, Oct. 2)
Traded: 3B Justin Yurchak to Dodgers for LHP Manny Banuelos
Elected free agency: RHP Danny Farquhar | RHP Rob Scahill
Added to 40-man roster: LHP Manny Banuelos
Removed from 40-man: RHP Danny Farquhar (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Rob Scahill (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Ryan LaMarre (outrighted to Triple-A)

Cincinnati Reds
Signed:
RHP Rafael De Paula (re-signed) | LHP Victor Payano (re-signed)
Released: 1B Justin Bellinger | SS Hector Vargas
Removed from 40-man: 2B Dilson Herrera (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Mason Williams (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Austin Orewiler | RHP Alex Powers | RHP Wyatt Strahan | LHP Ty Boyles | C Mark Kolozsvary | 2B Shed Long | SS Alfredo Rodriguez | OF Taylor Trammell

Cleveland Indians
Signed:
RHP Shao-Ching Chiang (re-signed) | LHP R.C. Orlan (re-signed)
Elected free agency: OF Brandon Barnes
Removed from 40-man: OF Brandon Barnes (outrighted to Triple-A)

Colorado Rockies
Signed:
RHP Nelson Gonzalez (re-signed) | RHP Frederis Parra (re-signed) | C Robby Kidwell (released by Mets, Sept. 25)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Ryan Castellani | RHP Justin Lawrence | RHP Jesus Tinoco | LHP Mitch Horacek | 1B Tyler Nevin | 3B Josh Fuentes | OF Sam Hilliard
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Nelson Gonzalez | LHP Brett Oberholtzer
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Jairo Diaz

Detroit Tigers
Signed
RHP Johan Belisario (re-signed) | RHP Christian Binford (re-signed) | RHP Fernando Perez (re-signed) | RHP Andrew Schwaab (re-signed) | LHP Eudis Idrogo (re-signed) | LHP Caleb Thielbar (re-signed) | SS Pete Kozma (re-signed)
Elected free agency: RHP Louis Coleman | SS Pete Kozma | OF Jim Adduci
Removed from 40-man: RHP Louis Coleman (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Harold Castro (outrighted to Triple-A) | SS Pete Kozma (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Jim Adduci (outrighted to Triple-A)

Houston Astros
Elected free agency:
RHP Jandel Gustave
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jandel Gustave (outrighted to Triple-A)

Kansas City Royals
Signed:
RHP Bryan Brickhouse (re-signed) | RHP Chris Nelson (re-signed) | C Allan de San Miguel (re-signed)
Released: RHP Luis Alcantara | RHP Justin Camp | RHP Gabe Cramer | RHP Malcom Culver | RHP Emmanuel Estevez | RHP Jack Klein | RHP Connor Mayes | RHP Clayton Mortensen | RHP Garrett Suchey | LHP Jordan Floyd | LHP Stephen Greenlees | 3B Andy LaRoche | SS Julio Gonzalez | OF Andres Martin
Removed from 40-man: RHP Nate Karns (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Ramon Torres (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Paulo Orlando (outrighted to Triple-A)

Los Angeles Angels
Elected free agency:
RHP Odrisamer Despaigne
Removed from 40-man: RHP Odrisamer Despaigne (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Deck McGuire (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Eduardo Paredes (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP John Lamb (outrighted to Triple-A) | C Francisco Arcia (outrighted to Triple-A) | C Joe Hudson (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Sherman Johnson (outrighted to Triple-A) | 3B Jefry Marte (outrighted to Triple-A)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed:
LHP Ben Holmes (re-signed)
Traded: LHP Manny Banuelos to White Sox for 3B Justin Yurchak

Miami Marlins
Signed:
OF Victor Victor Mesa | OF Victor Mesa Jr.
Elected free agency: RHP Drew Rucinski | C Bryan Holaday
Removed from 40-man: RHP Drew Rucinski (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP Miguel Del Pozo (outrighted to Double-A) | C Bryan Holaday (outrighted to Triple-A)

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed:
SS Jake Hager (re-signed)
Released: RHP Jim Henderson | C Natanael Mejia | 2B Fidel Pena
Added to 40-man roster: OF Tyrone Taylor
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Aaron Wilkerson
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Paolo Espino | RHP Jake Thompson
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: RHP Victor Castaneda
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Wuilder Rodriguez | 3B Andres Blanco

Minnesota Twins
Released:
1B Kennys Vargas

New York Mets
Elected free agency:
RHP Rafael Montero | 2B Phillip Evans
Removed from 40-man: RHP Jamie Callahan (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Rafael Montero (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP P.J. Conlon (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Phillip Evans (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Carlos Hernandez | Jenrry Mejia | OF John Mora
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: C Juan Uriarte
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Yeizo Campos | 2B Luis Carpio | OF Wuilmer Becerra

New York Yankees
Signed:
C Francisco Diaz (re-signed) | 3B Gio Urshela (re-signed)
Released: OF Quintin Berry
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Jordan Foley | RHP Hobie Harris | RHP Matthew Wivinis | RHP Kyle Zurak | SS Thairo Estrada | OF Estevan Florial | OF Steven Sensley
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Carlos Espinal | RHP Raynel Espinal | RHP Adonis Rosa | LHP Nestor Cortes
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: 1B Ryan McBroom
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Daniel Alvarez | RHP Anderson Munoz | C Francisco Diaz | 3B Angel Aguilar | SS Wilkerman Garcia

Oakland Atheltics
Signed:
RHP Pedro Santos
Released: SS Javier Godard
Removed from 40-man: C Beau Taylor (outrighted to Triple-A)

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Philadelphia Phillies
Released:
1B Joey Meneses
Removed from 40-man: SS Pedro Florimon (outrighted to Triple-A)

Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed:
OF Patrick Kivlehan (elected free agency from D-backs, Oct. 11)
Elected free agency: C Ryan Lavarnway
Removed from 40-man: C Ryan Lavarnway (outrighted to Triple-A)

St. Louis Cardinals
Signed:
C Jose Godoy (re-signed) | 1B Rangel Ravelo (re-signed)
Removed from 40-man: C Francisco Pena (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Junior Fernandez | RHP Kevin Herget | RHP Yeison Medina | RHP Ramon Santos | LHP Genesis Cabrera
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: LHP Javier Villalobos
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Franyel Casadilla | RHP Will Changarotty

San Diego Padres
Elected free agency:
OF Alex Dickerson
Removed from 40-man: OF Alex Dickerson (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Blake Rogers
Assigned to Dominican League RHP Luis Perdomo | C Webster Rivas | 2B Eguy Rosario | 2B Esteury Ruiz | 3B Luis Almanzar | OF Manuel Margot
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: RHP Chris Huffman
Assigned to Puerto Rican League: RHP Colby Blueberg
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Pedro Avila | 2B Jose Pirela

San Francisco Giants
Signed:
LHP Yhonson Rojas (re-signed) | C Ronnie Freeman (re-signed) | 1B Brock Stassi (re-signed)
Released: LHP Jose Maita
Elected free agency: RHP Casey Kelly | 2B Chase d'Arnaud
Removed from 40-man: RHP Tyler Herb (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Pierce Johnson (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Casey Kelly (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Chase d'Arnaud (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Miguel Gomez (outrighted to Triple-A) | 2B Kelby Tomlinson (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Dominican League: SS Manuel Geraldo
Assigned to Venezuelan League: RHP Norwith Gudino | SS Anyesber Sivira

Seattle Mariners
Signed:
RHP Ryan Garton (re-signed)
Released: 3B David Greer
Elected free agency: RHP Ryan Cook
Added to 40-man roster: 1B Joey Curletta
Removed from 40-man: RHP Ryan Cook (outrighted to Triple-A)

Tampa Bay Rays
Signed:
LHP Ryan Sherriff (released by Cardinals, Aug. 28)
Released: RHP Andrew Bernstein | RHP J.D. Busfield | RHP Reece Karalus | LHP Andrew Gist | C Danny de la Calle | C Jean Ramirez | 2B Garrett Giovannelli | 2B Trey Hair | 3B Allen Smoot | OF Jake Stone
Elected free agency: C Adam Moore | C Jesus Sucre
Removed from 40-man: RHP Andrew Kittredge (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP Vidal Nuno (outrighted to Triple-A) | C Adam Moore (outrighted to Triple-A) | C Jesus Sucre (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: C Ronaldo Hernandez

Texas Rangers
Signed:
RHP Richelson Pena (re-signed) | 2B Eliezer Alvarez (re-signed)
Released: C Shaquille Matta
Removed from 40-man: RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Clayton Blackburn (outrighted to Triple-A) | LHP Brandon Mann (outrighted to Triple-A) | C Carlos Perez (outrighted to Triple-A) | OF Ryan Rua (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Arizona Fall League: RHP Joe Kuzia
Assigned to Dominican League: SS Hanser Alberto

Toronto Blue Jays
Released:
RHP Connor Eller | RHP Joel Espinal | RHP Alexander Molina | RHP Orlando Pascual | RHP Dalton Rodriguez | LHP Juliandry Higuera | C Owen Spiwak | OF Freddy Rodriguez
Removed from 40-man: RHP Rhiner Cruz (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Taylor Guerrieri (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Jake Petricka (outrighted to Triple-A) | RHP Justin Shafer (outrighted to Triple-A)

Washington Nationals
Signed:
RHP Aaron Barrett (re-signed) | SS Bengie Gonzalez (re-signed)
Elected free agency: C Jhonatan Solano
Removed from 40-man: C Jhonatan Solano (outrighted to Triple-A)
Assigned to Dominican League: RHP Joan Baez | RHP Jimmy Cordero | RHP Roman Mendez | RHP Phillips Valdez | C Taylor Gushue | C Raudy Read | C Pedro Severino | 1B Jose Marmolejos | 3B Jacob Wilson | SS Osvaldo Abreu | OF Telmito Agustin | OF Yadiel Hernandez | OF Victor Robles
Assigned to Mexican Pacific League: RHP David Goforth | RHP Jaron Long | RHP Cesar Vargas | C Alejandro Flores
Assigned to Venezuelan League: SS Andruw Monasterio | OF Aldrem Corredor

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