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Minor League Transactions



Transactions involving minor league players for the period July 29-Aug. 4. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Trade Central has scouting reports for all prospects traded in July.

• BA ranks the more than 60 prospects traded in July.

Organization talent rankings after the trade deadline.


Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: SS Jorge Flores (released by Phillies, July 30) | OF Emilio Bonifacio (released by Braves, June 6) Traded: RHP Luis Madero to Angels for RHP David Hernandez Traded: RHP Jeferson Mejia to Athletics for SS Adam Rosales


Atlanta Braves Released: 2B Andrew Daniel Added to 40-man roster: 2B Ozzie Albies


Baltimore Orioles Traded: RHP Tobias Myers to Rays for SS Tim Beckham Traded: LHP Garrett Cleavinger, OF Hyun-Soo Kim and 2017-18 international bonus pool money to Phillies for RHP Jeremy Hellickson Added to 40-man roster: OF Craig Gentry Removed from 40-man: 2B Johnny Giavotella (outrighted to Triple-A)


Boston Red Sox Traded: RHP Gerson Bautista, RHP Jamie Callahan and RHP Steve Nogosek to Mets for RHP Addison Reed


Chicago Cubs Traded: 3B Jeimer Candelario and SS Isaac Paredes to Tigers for LHP Justin Wilson and C Alex Avila Designated for assignment: RHP Dylan Floro (lost on waivers to Dodgers)


Chicago White Sox Traded: OF Melky Cabrera to Royals for RHP A.J. Puckett and LHP Andre Davis Added to 40-man roster: 1B Nicky Delmonico


Cincinnati Reds Released: RHP Anderson DeLeon Traded: LHP Tony Cingrani to Dodgers for C Hendrik Clementina and OF Scott Van Slyke


Cleveland Indians Released: Jeremy Lucas Traded: LHP Thomas Pannone and 2B Samad Taylor to Blue Jays for RHP Joe Smith Designated for assignment: RHP Perci Garner


Detroit Tigers Released: OF Elvis Rubio Traded: LHP Justin Wilson and C Alex Avila to Cubs for 3B Jeimer Candelario and SS Isaac Paredes Added to 40-man roster: RHP Edward Mujica


Houston Astros Released: 1B Connor MacDonald | 2B Tyler Wolfe


Kansas City Royals Signed: RHP Mark Peterson (released by Phillies, July 9) Traded: RHP A.J. Puckett and LHP Andre Davis to White Sox for OF Melky Cabrera Designated for assignment: RHP Andrew Edwards


Los Angeles Angels Signed: RHP Branden Pinder (released by Yankees, July 26) | OF Brandon Diaz (released by Brewers, July 29) Traded: RHP David Hernandez to Diamondbacks for RHP Luis Madero Added to 40-man roster: RHP Troy Scribner | OF Ramon Flores Removed from 40-man: 2B Nick Franklin (outrighted to Triple-A)


Los Angeles Dodgers Released: LHP Tommy Layne Traded: RHP A.J. Alexy, 2B Willie Calhoun and SS Brendon Davis to Rangers for RHP Yu Darvish Traded: RHP Angel German and SS Oneil Cruz to Pirates for LHP Tony Watson Traded: Hendrik Clementina and OF Scott Van Slyke to Reds for LHP Tony Cingrani Designated for assignment: 2B Mike Freeman Removed from 40-man: OF Peter O'Brien (outrighted to Triple-A)


Miami Marlins Signed: RHP Max Duval (Evansville (Frontier)) | 3B Bubba Hollins (NDFA—St. Bonaventure) Traded: RHP A.J. Ramos to Mets for RHP Merandy Gonzalez and OF Ricardo Cespedes Acquired: OF Eury Perez from Pirates for cash


Milwaukee Brewers Released: RHP Juan Diaz | OF Brandon Diaz | OF Yeraldy Martinez Traded: RHP Tayler Scott to Rangers for RHP Jeremy Jeffress Added to 40-man roster: LHP Wei-Chung Wang | OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis Removed from 40-man: RHP Wily Peralta | OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis (both players outrighted to Triple-A)


Minnesota Twins Signed: RHP Randy Dobnak (Utica (United Shore) | LHP Kevin Marnon (Birmingham-Bloomfield (United Shore)) | C Taylor Grzelakowski (Utica (United Shore)) | OF Jimmy Kerrigan (River City (Frontier)) Released: RHP David Fischer | 2B Andre Jernigan Traded: RHP Brandon Kintzler to Nationals for LHP Tyler Watson Traded: LHP Jaime Garcia to Yankees for RHP Zack Littell and LHP Dietrich Enns


New York Mets Traded: RHP Merandy Gonzalez and OF Ricardo Cespedes to Marlins for RHP A.J. Ramos Traded: RHP Addison Reed to Red Sox for RHP Gerson Bautista, RHP Jamie Callahan and RHP Steve Nogosek Removed from 40-man: LHP Josh Edgin (outrighted to Triple-A)


New York Yankees Released: SS Austin Aune Traded: RHP James Kaprielian, SS Jorge Mateo and OF Dustin Fowler to Athletics for RHP Sonny Gray and 2017-18 international bonus pool money ($1.5 million) Traded: RHP Zack Littell and LHP Dietrich Enns to Twins for LHP Jaime Garcia


Oakland Athletics Signed: RHP Logan Bawcom (released by Padres, Aug. 1) Traded: RHP Sonny Gray and 2017-18 international bonus pool money ($1.5 million) to Yankees for RHP James Kaprielian, SS Jorge Mateo and OF Dustin Fowler Traded: SS Adam Rosales to Diamondbacks for RHP Jeferson Mejia


Philadelphia Phillies Signed: 1B Jake Fox Released: RHP Matt Hockenberry | SS Jorge Flores Traded: RHP Joaquin Benoit to Pirates for RHP Seth McGarry Traded: RHP Jeremy Hellickson to Orioles for LHP Garrett Cleavinger, OF Hyun-Soo Kim and 2017-18 international bonus pool money Traded: OF Howie Kendrick to Nationals for LHP McKenzie Mills Added to 40-man roster: RHP Pedro Beato | RHP Jesen Therrien


Pittsburgh Pirates Traded: RHP Seth McGarry to Phillies for RHP Joaquin Benoit Traded: LHP Tony Watson to Dodgers for RHP Angel German and SS Oneil Cruz Traded: OF Eury Perez to Marlins for cash Added to 40-man roster: OF Jordan Luplow


St. Louis Cardinals Signed: RHP Jason Zgardowski (River City (Frontier))


San Diego Padres Released: RHP Logan Bawcom | SS Westhers Magdaleno


San Francisco Giants Signed: RHP Casey Kelly (released by Cubs, July 20)


Seattle Mariners Signed: RHP Bryan Evans (Lancaster (Atlantic)) | RHP Aaron West (released by Astros, July 18) Added to 40-man roster: RHP Cody Martin | OF Leonys Martin Designated for assignment: 1B D.J. Peterson | SS Tyler Smith (lost on waivers to Rangers) Removed from 40-man: RHP Evan Marshall (outrighted to Triple-A)


Tampa Bay Rays Released: RHP Thomas Lebron | RHP Neil Wagner Traded: SS Tim Beckham to Orioles for RHP Tobias Myers Removed from 40-man: OF Shane Peterson (outrighted to Triple-A)


Texas Rangers Traded: RHP Yu Darvish to Dodgers for RHP A.J. Alexy, 2B Willie Calhoun and SS Brendon Davis Traded: RHP Jeremy Jeffress to Brewers for RHP Tayler Scott


Toronto Blue Jays Traded: RHP Joe Smith to Indians for LHP Thomas Pannone and 2B Samad Taylor Added to 40-man roster: LHP Brett Oberholtzer Removed from 40-man: LHP Brett Oberholtzer (outrighted to Triple-A)


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Washington Nationals Signed: RHP Neil Ramirez (elected free agency from Mets, July 23) | RHP Esmil Rogers (Hanwha (Korea) in 2016) | RHP Connor Zwetsch (NDFA—Oregon) | OF Chad Huffman (released by Cardinals, July 25) Released: RHP Tyler Skulina | SS Ryan Merrill | OF Randy Encarnacion | OF Luis Perdomo | OF Caleb Ramsey Traded: LHP McKenzie Mills to Phillies for OF Howie Kendrick Traded: LHP Tyler Watson to Twins for RHP Brandon Kintzler Added to 40-man roster: RHP Erick Fedde Designated for assignment: RHP Jimmy Cordero | 1B Matt Skole

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