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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)

Baltimore Orioles Traded: RHP Steve Johnson to White Sox for cash Acquired: 2B Brallan Perez from Rangers for international bonus pool money ($500,000)

Boston Red Sox Signed: 1B Conrad Gregor (New Jersey (Can-Am))

Chicago Cubs Signed: 2B Mike Freeman (elected free agency from Dodgers, Aug. 5) Released: LHP David Rollins

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

Cleveland Indians Signed: LHP Craig Breslow (released by Twins, July 30) Released: RHP Paul Hendrix Traded: RHP Ryder Ryan to Mets for OF Jay Bruce Designated for assignment: OF Dan Robertson

Colorado Rockies Signed: LHP Nick Additon (Lotte (Korea)) Added to 40-man roster: 1B Ryan McMahon Designated for assignment: LHP Sam Moll

Detroit Tigers Signed: LHP Drew Weston (NDFA—Spring Arbor (Mich.)) Released: 1B Wade Hinkle | OF Juan Perez

Houston Astros Signed: OF Rico Noel (Lancaster (Atlantic)) Added to 40-man roster: 3B J.D. Davis

Kansas City Royals Signed: RHP C.J. Eldred (NDFA—Iowa) | RHP Jackson Sigman (Gateway (Frontier)) Removed from 40-man: RHP Andrew Edwards (outrighted to Double-A)

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.

As reader Joshua Payton (@josh_payton) notes on Twitter, Cal Eldred is employed by the Royals as a special assistant to general manager Dayton Moore.

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: 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

Miami Marlins Signed: LHP Carlos Diaz (Gary (American Association)) Released: RHP Patrick Johnson | C Bryan de la Rosa | OF Dex Kjerstad Added to 40-man roster: RHP Javy Guerra

Milwaukee Brewers Released: RHP Jeanmar Gomez | RHP Tom Wilhelmsen

Minnesota Twins Released: RHP Raul Fernandez | OF Ryan Strausborger

New York Mets Traded: OF Jay Bruce to Indians for RHP Ryder Ryan Added to 40-man roster: 1B Dominic Smith

Oakland Athletics Removed from 40-man: Ryan Lavarnway (outrighted to Triple-A)

Philadelphia Phillies Added to 40-man roster: 1B Rhys Hoskins

Pittsburgh Pirates Released: OF Alexis Bastardo Traded: OF Connor Joe to Braves for 2B Sean Rodriguez Removed from 40-man: OF Danny Ortiz (outrighted to Triple-A)

St. Louis Cardinals Released: 2B Casey Turgeon | 3B Danny Diekroeger

San Diego Padres Signed: RHP Jordan Lyles (released by Rockies, Aug. 1) Released: RHP Rafael De Paula | LHP Keith Hessler | OF Collin Cowgill

San Francisco Giants Added to 40-man roster: 3B Pablo Sandoval Removed from 40-man: 3B Conor Gillaspie (outrighted to Triple-A)

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)

Tampa Bay Rays Released: SS Alec Sole Traded: RHP Ryan Garton and C Mike Marjama to Mariners for LHP Anthony Misiewicz, 2B Luis Rengifo and a player to be named

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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Washington Nationals Released: RHP Nolan Sanburn Removed from 40-man: RHP Jimmy Cordero (outrighted to Double-A)

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