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Minor League Transactions: March 4-10



Transactions involving minor league players, i.e. those not on 40-man rosters, for the period March 4-10. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Arizona Diamondbacks Signed: LHP T.J. McFarland (released by Orioles, Feb. 24)
Atlanta Braves Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Jason Hursh Optioned to Double-A: LHP Jesse Biddle
Baltimore Orioles Signed: RHP Steve Johnson, 1B Michael Katz (released by Mets, Sept. 29) Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Parker Bridwell, RHP Jason Garcia, OF Dariel Alvarez
Boston Red Sox Released: RHP Ramses Rosario
Chicago Cubs Signed: OF Brandon Cummins (Southern Illinois (Frontier))
Chicago White Sox Signed: RHP Miguel Chalas (re-signed), RHP Chad Rogers (released by Braves, Aug. 18) Released: C Jeremy Dowdy
Detroit Tigers Released: OF Mike O'Neill
Kansas City Royals Signed: RHP Adrian Alcantara Optioned to Double-A: RHP Kyle Zimmer
Milwaukee Brewers Released: RHP Emerson Gibbs, C Johel Atencio, 1B Nicol Valderrey Optioned to Double-A: RHP Adrian Houser
Minnesota Twins Signed: RHP David Fischer (Rockland (Can-Am)), LHP Jonny Drozd (Lancaster (Atlantic))
New York Mets Signed: RHP Justin Brantley (New Jersey (Can-Am)), RHP Donovan Hand (Somerset (Atlantic)), 2B Leon Byrd (released by Angels, June 20), SS Danny Hoy (Schaumburg (Frontier)), RHP Joensy Abreu
Philadelphia Phillies Draft pick signed: 1B Alex Wojciechowski (15) The Phillies selected Minnesota-Duluth first baseman Alex Wojciechowski in the 15th round of the draft last year. As a senior with no college eligibility remaining, the July 15 signing deadline did not apply to him. He signed right around the time minor league camp opened.
Pittsburgh Pirates Signed: RHP Holden Helmink (Bridgeport (Atlantic))
San Diego Padres Signed: RHP Chad Nading (Wichita (American Association)) Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Cesar Vargas
San Francisco Giants Released: LHP Alberto Rodriguez Optioned to Double-A: RHP Ray Black
Seattle Mariners Signed: LHP Brandon Sisk (re-signed) Removed from 40-man: 2B Mike Freeman (outrighted to Triple-A)
Tampa Bay Rays Signed: OF Jason Coats (re-signed) The Rays released 27-year-old outfielder Jason Coats from the 40-man roster on Jan. 30, then re-signed him to a minor league deal last week. He had Tommy John surgery shortly after Tampa Bay claimed him on waivers from the White Sox in January. Coats made his big league debut last season and might have figured in the Rays' outfield picture had he not injured his elbow.
Texas Rangers Signed: RHP Joe Kuzia (New Britain (Atlantic)) Optioned to Triple-A: RHP Connor Sadzeck, LHP Andrew Faulkner, LHP Yohander Mendez
Washington Nationals Signed: 2B Alian Silva (Vallejo (Pacific Association)) Removed from 40-man:

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