Minor League Transactions
Transactions involving minor league players for the period Aug. 5-11. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.
Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: RHP Andury Acevedo (released by Cubs, July 6) | RHP Louis Coleman (re-signed) | RHP Kevin McCanna (Sioux City (American Association)) Released: RHP Louis Coleman (subsequently re-signed) | RHP Drew Muren | OF Stewart Ijames Traded: RHP Ryan Burr to White Sox for cash
Atlanta Braves Traded: LHP Andrew Albers to Mariners for cash Acquired: 1B Kevin Franklin from Reds for cash Traded: 2B Sean Rodriguez to Pirates for OF Connor Joe Traded: OF Randy Ventura to Reds for international bonus pool money ($1.25 million)
Boston Red Sox Signed: 1B Conrad Gregor (New Jersey (Can-Am))
Chicago White Sox Signed: RHP Al Alburquerque (elected free agency from Royals, July 31) Released: 3B Grant Green Acquired: RHP Ryan Burr from Diamondbacks for cash Acquired: RHP Steve Johnson from Orioles for cash Removed from 40-man: LHP David Holmberg (outrighted to Triple-A)
Cincinnati Reds Signed: OF Adam Brett Walker (released by Orioles, July 23) Traded: 1B Kevin Franklin to Braves for cash Acquired: OF Randy Ventura from Braves for international bonus pool money ($1.25 million) Designated for assignment: OF Scott Van Slyke
C.J. Eldred made one appearance for Iowa this season prior to having elbow surgery in March to repair a partial tear of his UCL. Doctors targeted a seven- to eight-month recovery period. Eldred, a junior this season, is the son of 14-year big league veteran righthander Cal Eldred.
Los Angeles Angels Signed: SS Dylan Woods (NDFA—Nova Southeastern (Fla.)) Released: RHP Alex Blackford | RHP Cody Buckel | RHP Michael Dimock | LHP Ronnie Glenn | LHP Evan Smith Added to 40-man roster: OF Cesar Puello Removed from 40-man: OF Ramon Flores | OF Shane Robinson (both players outrighted to Triple-A)
Los Angeles Dodgers Signed: C Jonah Jarrard (NDFA—The Master's (Calif.)) | 3B Jose Brizuela (Florence (Frontier)) Released: LHP Chris Rearick | OF Victor Roache Removed from 40-man: 2B Mike Freeman (outrighted to Triple-A) Elected free agency: 2B Mike Freeman
Oakland Athletics Removed from 40-man: C Ryan Lavarnway (outrighted to Triple-A)
Philadelphia Phillies Added to 40-man roster: 1B Rhys Hoskins
Seattle Mariners Signed: RHP George Capen (NDFA—Holy Cross) | RHP A.J. Franks (NDFA—Grand Canyon) | RHP Jeanmar Gomez (released by Brewers, Aug. 7) | RHP Scott Kuzminsky (Windy City (Frontier)) | RHP Brian McAfee (Lincoln (American Association)) | RHP Mitch Viydo (NDFA—College of Idaho) Acquired: RHP Ernesto Frieri from Rangers for cash Acquired: LHP Andrew Albers from Braves for cash Traded: LHP Anthony Misiewicz, 2B Luis Rengifo and a player to be named to Rays for RHP Ryan Garton and C Mike Marjama Removed from 40-man: RHP Christian Bergman | RHP Cody Martin | C Tuffy Gosewisch (all players outrighted to Triple-A)
Texas Rangers Released: RHP Jaye Chapman | LHP Bobby LaFromboise Traded: RHP Ernesto Frieri to Mariners for cash Traded: 2B Brallan Perez to Orioles for international bonus pool money ($500,000) Added to 40-man roster: RHP Ricardo Rodriguez
Toronto Blue Jays Signed: 3B Ricky Negron (released by Braves, July 9) Added to 40-man roster: RHP Taylor Cole | RHP Nick Tepesch | C Rafael Lopez Removed from 40-man: RHP Mike Bolsinger (outrighted to Triple-A)
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