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Minor League Transactions



Transactions involving minor league players for the period Sept. 9-15. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Players listed as "re-signed" in this installment have signed minor league contracts for 2018 with their current organization. Had they not re-upped, they would have been eligible for minor league free agency after the World Series.


Arizona Diamondbacks Released: RHP Jake Buchanan Added to 40-man roster: 1B Christian Walker

Christian Walker, a 26-year-old first baseman, won the MVP award in the Pacific Coast League after hitting .309/.382/.597 at Triple-A Reno. He led the PCL with 114 RBIs, 104 runs and 75 extra-base hits. He ranked second in homers (32) and doubles (34).


Atlanta Braves Removed from 40-man: C Tony Sanchez (outrighted to Triple-A)


Baltimore Orioles Removed from 40-man: LHP Jayson Aquino, LHP Andrew Faulkner (outrighted to Triple-A)


Boston Red Sox Signed: SS Deiner Lopez (re-signed) Removed from 40-man: RHP Kyle Martin (outrighted to Triple-A)


Chicago Cubs Signed: RHP Jose Rosario (re-signed) Added to 40-man roster: RHP Jen-Ho Tseng Designated for assignment: RHP Pierce Johnson (lost on waivers to Giants)


Cincinnati Reds Signed: RHP Jose Adames (re-signed) Added to 40-man roster: RHP Deck McGuire Designated for assignment: RHP Barrett Astin


Detroit Tigers Signed: RHP Johan Belisario (re-signed), 2B Harold Castro (re-signed) Released: RHP Arcenio Leon Acquired: RHP Elvin Rodriguez from Angels as player to be named for OF Justin Upton Added to 40-man roster: OF Tyler Collins


Kansas City Royals Signed: 3B Jecksson Flores (re-signed) Removed from 40-man: LHP Onelki Garcia (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Angels Traded: RHP Elvin Rodriguez to Tigers as player to be named for OF Justin Upton Removed from 40-man: RHP Brooks Pounders (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Dodgers Released: RHP Kevin Brown Removed from 40-man: RHP Fabio Castillo (outrighted to Triple-A)


Miami Marlins Signed: SS Peter Mooney (re-signed), OF Isaac Galloway (re-signed) Released: 3B David Vidal


Milwaukee Brewers Traded: RHP Eric Hanhold to Mets as player to be named for 2B Neil Walker Added to 40-man roster: RHP Aaron Wilkerson Designated for assignment: SS Yadiel Rivera


Minnesota Twins Added to 40-man roster: LHP Gabriel Moya Designated for assignment: SS Engelb Vielma (lost on waivers to Giants)


New York Mets Acquired: RHP Eric Hanhold from Brewers as player to be named for 2B Neil Walker


Philadelphia Phillies Added to 40-man roster: RHP Henderson Alvarez, RHP Victor Arano


Pittsburgh Pirates Added to 40-man roster: LHP Dan Runzler Removed from 40-man: RHP Drew Hutchison (outrighted to Triple-A)


San Diego Padres Added to 40-man roster: RHP Cory Mazzoni


San Francisco Giants Signed: RHP Jose Dominguez (re-signed), LHP Carlos Diaz (re-signed)


Seattle Mariners Removed from 40-man: RHP Ryan Weber (outrighted to Triple-A)


Texas Rangers Signed: OF Michael O'Neill (re-signed) Added to 40-man roster: OF Willie Calhoun


Toronto Blue Jays Removed from 40-man: RHP Nick Tepesch (outrighted to Triple-A)


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Michael Baumann Finishes Strong At Double-A

Baumann settled in quickly at Double-A and helped pitch Bowie to the Eastern League finals.

Washington Nationals Signed: RHP Brady Dragmire (re-signed), LHP Hector Silvestre (re-signed), 2B Khayyan Norfork (re-signed)

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