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Minor League Transactions: May 6-12



Transactions involving minor league players for the period May 6-12. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.
Please note that optional assignments and player recalls are not included this time as a time-saving measure.
Arizona Diamondbacks Released: LHP Brian Matusz | OF Zach Nehrir Placed on 7-day DL: 3B Ramon Hernandez Reinstated from DL: C Michael Perez | OF Marcus Wilson
Atlanta Braves Released: RHP Carlos Salazar | 1B Ryan Howard | OF Adam Brett Walker Traded: LHP Kevin Chapman to Twins for OF Danny Santana Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Evan Phillips | C Carlos Castro | C Blake Lalli | SS Reed Harper Reinstated from DL: RHP Joel de la Cruz | 2B Levi Hyams | SS Emerson Landoni
Baltimore Orioles Signed: 3B Shane Hoelscher (released by Rockies, March 23) | OF Adam Brett Walker (released by Braves, May 9) Released: 3B Juan Francisco Traded: RHP Damien Magnifico to Angels for RHP Jordan Kipper Voluntarily retired: LHP Jed Bradley Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Scott McGough | C Chris Shaw | 2B Jeff Kemp | OF Glynn Davis | OF Josh Hart Reinstated from DL: OF Michael Bourn
Boston Red Sox Released: RHP Erik Cordier | RHP Jorge Hernandez Placed on 7-day DL: SS Tzu-Wei Lin Reinstated from DL: 2B Mike Miller
Chicago Cubs Released: RHP Jhondaniel Medina | LHP Gerardo Concepcion | OF Todd Glaesmann Traded: OF Matt Szczur to Padres for RHP Justin Hancock Added to 40-man roster: RHP Dylan Floro Placed on 7-day DL: RHP James Norwood | RHP Williams Perez | RHP Jose Rosario | OF Connor Myers Reinstated from DL: RHP Pedro Araujo | RHP David Berg | RHP Eddie Butler | RHP Ryan McNeil | RHP Alec Mills | LHP Manny Parra | 3B Kevin Cornelius | 3B Wladimir Galindo | SS Elliot Soto | OF John Andreoli | OF Ian Happ
Chicago White Sox Voluntarily retired: LHP Cory Luebke Placed on 7-day DL: OF Jason Bourgeois | OF Landon Lassiter Reinstated from DL: LHP Scott Snodgress | C Carson Blair
Cincinnati Reds Released: LHP Mike McGee | OF Zack Shields Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Alex Webb | RHP Rob Wooten | SS Juan Perez | SS Josciel Veras Reinstated from DL: RHP Brian Hunter | SS Zach Vincej | OF Daniel Sweet
Cleveland Indians Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Leandro Linares | C Francisco Mejia | OF Greg Allen | OF Gabriel Mejia Reinstated from DL: RHP Jared Robinson | OF Dan Robertson | OF Luigi Rodriguez Double-A Akron catcher Francisco Mejia landed on the disabled list with a groin strain. Through 21 games he hit .293/.333/.451 with 10 extra-base hits.
Colorado Rockies Signed: RHP Edison Frias (released by Astros, May 7) | RHP Thad Weber (released by Tigers, March 29) | 1B Conner Hale (released by Mariners, April 22) | 2B Jordan Ebert (released by Royals, March 28) | 2B Avery Romero (released by Marlins, March 27) | 3B Bobby Wernes (released by Astros, March 28) | OF Tyler Bates (released by Angels, April 22) Released: 2B Antony Brito Acquired: RHP Barry Enright from Padres for cash Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Zach Jemiola | 1B Jacob Bosiokovic | 1B Stephen Cardullo | OF Chris Denorfia Reinstated from DL: RHP Brandon Gold | RHP Cristian Quintin | SS Max George
Detroit Tigers Released: 1B James Loney Placed on restricted list: RHP Paul Voelker Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Joe Jimenez | C Tim Remes Reinstated from DL: RHP Sandy Baez | 2B Joey Pankake
Houston Astros Released: RHP Edison Frias Voluntarily retired: RHP Tyler Britton Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Akeem Bostick | RHP Ryan Deemes | RHP Edgardo Sandoval | RHP Keegan Yuhl | SS Alex De Goti | SS Antonio Nunez Reinstated from DL: RHP Tyler Britton | LHP Ashur Tolliver | 3B J.D. Davis
Kansas City Royals Released: LHP Rex Hill Added to 40-man roster: RHP Al Alburquerque | RHP Seth Maness Designated for assignment: OF Peter O'Brien Reinstated from DL: OF Tanner Stanley
Los Angeles Angels Signed: RHP Emilker Guzman | RHP Troy Rallings (22nd-round pick last year) | RHP Carlos Salazar (released by Braves, May 6) Released: RHP Ronnie Muck | SS Angel Rosa Traded: RHP Jordan Kipper to Orioles for RHP Damien Magnifico Placed on restricted list: LHP John Lamb Designated for assignment: RHP Jose Valdez (lost on waivers to Padres) Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Ty Barkell | RHP Alex Blackford | RHP Tyler Carpenter | RHP Brandon Peterson | LHP Nate Smith Reinstated from DL: RHP Abel de los Santos | RHP Ivan Hernandez | RHP Osmer Morales | LHP Nate Smith | SS David Fletcher Lefthander John Lamb drew a 50-game suspension for recreational drug use. The 26-year-old California native signed a minor league deal with the Angels in November.
Los Angeles Dodgers Signed: RHP Daniel Corcino (released by Cubs, April 27) | LHP Logan Darnell (Somerset (Atlantic)) Released: RHP Jose Santos Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Isaac Anderson | RHP Steve Geltz | LHP Austin French | C Paul Hoenecke Reinstated from DL: RHP Tim Shibuya | LHP Christian Stolo
Miami Marlins Released: RHP Travis Ballew | RHP Kurt Heyer Acquired: SS Nick Noonan from Brewers for cash Added to 40-man roster: 1B Tyler Moore | 2B Steve Lombardozzi | SS Mike Aviles Designated for assignment: OF Yefri Perez Removed from 40-man: RHP Joe Gunkel (outrighted to Double-A) Placed on 7-day DL: C Corey Bass Reinstated from DL: RHP Hunter Adkins | C Roy Morales | OF Cal Towey
Milwaukee Brewers Released: C Adam Weisenburger Traded: SS Nick Noonan to Marlins for cash Added to 40-man roster: 2B Eric Sogard Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Luke Barker | RHP Colton Cross | RHP Eric Hanhold | SS Trever Morrison | OF Michael Choice Reinstated from DL: RHP David Goforth | RHP Jon Olczak | RHP Jordan Yamamoto | SS Gabriel Noriega
Minnesota Twins Signed: RHP Kam Mickolio (Rakuten (Japan)) Released: RHP Quin Grogan | OF Quintin Berry Traded: OF Danny Santana to Braves for LHP Kevin Chapman Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Kohl Stewart | RHP Tyler Wells Reinstated from DL: RHP Alex Muren | 1B Byung-Ho Park A 6-foot-9 reliever drafted by the Mariners in 2006, righthander Kam Mickolio appeared in the majors each year from 2008 to 2011, totaling 32 innings for the Orioles and Diamondbacks. Seattle included Mickolio in the same 2008 trade with Baltimore that exchanged Adam Jones and Chris Tillman for Erik Bedard. Mickolio, who is now 33, washed out of the U.S. majors with a 4.83 ERA but launched a successful five-year career in Japan after signing with Hiroshima for the 2012 season. He immediately ascended to the role of closer for the Carp and saved 73 games with a 2.43 ERA in three seasons. He signed with Rakuten for 2015 but pitched only in 2016 because of injury.
New York Mets Signed: SS Gustavo Nunez (released by Tigers, April 27) Added to 40-man roster: LHP Adam Wilk Placed on 7-day DL: C Anthony Dimino Reinstated from DL: OF Victor Cruzado
New York Yankees Signed: SS Starlin Paulino Placed on 7-day DL: C Francisco Diaz | 1B Matt Snyder | 3B Dante Bichette Jr. Reinstated from DL: C Sharif Othman | SS Kyle Holder
Oakland Athletics Released: OF Joe Bennie Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Brandon Bailey Reinstated from DL: OF Luis Barrera
Philadelphia Phillies Released: 3B Danny Zardon Acquired: RHP Casey Fien from Mariners for cash Reinstated from DL: RHP John Richy
Pittsburgh Pirates Voluntarily retired: C Boomer Synek Added to 40-man roster: RHP Josh Lindblom Placed on 7-day DL: C Kevin Krause Reinstated from DL: RHP Jess Amedee | RHP Nick Kingham | 1B Albert Baur
St. Louis Cardinals Released: RHP Mitch Harris | RHP Jery Then | RHP Greg Tomchick | LHP Jimmy Reed Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Brennan Leitao | RHP Daniel Poncedeleon | RHP Rowan Wick | 2B J.R. Davis | OF Blake Drake Reinstated from DL: RHP Mitch Harris | LHP Marco Gonzales | LHP Jimmy Reed | 2B Luke Dykstra | OF Nick Plummer
San Diego Padres Released: RHP Dari Lopez | 2B Jose Savinon | 1B Jamie Romak Traded: RHP Barry Enright to Rockies for cash Traded: RHP Justin Hancock to Cubs for OF Matt Szczur Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Jean Cosme | RHP Charles Nading Reinstated from DL: RHP Jose Ruiz | 1B Josh Naylor | OF Jorge Ona The Padres released 31-year-old first baseman Jamie Romak so that he could sign with the SK Wyverns in Korea. He previously spent the 2016 season in Japan.
San Francisco Giants Signed: RHP Collin Balester (released by Tigers, March 30) Elected free agency: OF Drew Stubbs Added to 40-man roster: OF Justin Ruggiano Removed from 40-man: OF Drew Stubbs (outrighted to Triple-A) Placed on 7-day DL: SS Manuel Geraldo | SS Rando Moreno | OF Chris Bono Reinstated from DL: RHP Rodolfo Martinez | LHP Sandro Cabrera | C Aramis Garcia | SS C.J. Hinojosa | SS Cristian Paulino | SS Juniel Querecuto | OF Shawon Dunston Jr. | OF Ryan Kirby | OF Anthony Marks
Seattle Mariners Signed: RHP Tyler Cloyd (Somerset (Atlantic)) | RHP Justin De Fratus (Southern Maryland (Atlantic)) | RHP Austin Kubitza (released by Tigers, March 24) | LHP Tyler Watson (released by Angels, March 21) | 2B Danny Muno (Southern Maryland (Atlantic)) Released: SS Brock Hebert Acquired: RHP Bryan Bonnell from Rays for international bonus slot three ($321,100) Traded: RHP Casey Fien to Phillies for cash Added to 40-man roster: RHP Christian Bergman | RHP Sam Gaviglio Placed on 7-day DL: LHP Matt Clancy | LHP Steven Moyers Reinstated from DL: 1B Justin Seager | SS Jhombeyker Morales | OF Ricky Eusebio
Tampa Bay Rays Released: LHP Porter Clayton Traded: RHP Bryan Bonnell to Mariners for international bonus slot three ($321,100) Added to 40-man roster: RHP Diego Moreno Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Alexis Tapia | LHP Mike Velasquez | OF Granden Goetzman | OF Angel Moreno | OF Garrett Whitley | OF Justin Williams Reinstated from DL: RHP Jose De Leon | RHP Brian McAfee | RHP Jairo Munoz | 2B Riley Unroe
Texas Rangers Voluntarily retired: LHP Mike Lagrange Added to 40-man roster: RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx Placed on 7-day DL: RHP Tanner Scheppers | LHP Brett Martin Reinstated from DL: LHP Joe Filomeno
Toronto Blue Jays Added to 40-man roster: RHP Mike Bolsinger | C Mike Ohlman Designated for assignment: RHP Casey Lawrence (lost on waivers to Mariners) Removed from 40-man: RHP Mat Latos (outrighted to Triple-A) Placed on 7-day DL: C Pat Cantwell Reinstated from DL: C Alex Monsalve | 3B Carl Wise | OF Nick Sinay
Washington Nationals Placed on 7-day DL: C Felipe Barrera Reinstated from DL: RHP

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