MLB Transactions in July 2015

Jul 28, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with 1B Jordan Lennerton on a minor league contract.
  • The Boston Red Sox claimed RHP Jean Machi off waivers from San Francisco.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Ryan Buchter on a minor league contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians traded OF David Murphy to the Los Angeles Angels for SS Eric Stamets.
  • The Colorado Rockies traded SS Troy Tulowitzki and RHP LaTroy Hawkins to Toronto for SS Jose Reyes and RHPs Jeff Hofmann, Miguel Castro and Jesus Tinoco.
  • The Los Angeles Angels acquired OF David DeJesus from the Tampa Bay Rays for RHP Eduar Lopez.
  • The Oakland Athletics traded UT Ben Zobrist and cash considerations to Kansas City for RHP Aaron Brooks and LHP Sean Manaea.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Phillippe Aumont on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals acquired RHP Jonathan Papelbon and cash considerations from Philadelphia for RHP Nick Pivetta. Agreed to terms with Papelbon on a contract extension through 2016 season.

Jul 27, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks traded RHP J.C. Ramirez to Seattle for cash or future considerations.
  • The Boston Red Sox traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge.
  • The Chicago Cubs released RHP Edwin Jackson.

Jul 26, 2015

  • The Kansas City Royals acquired RHP Johnny Cueto from Cincinnati for LHPs Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed.

Jul 25, 2015

  • The New York Yankees signed RHP Nick Goody.

Jul 24, 2015

  • The Los Angeles Angels acquired INF Conor Gillaspie from the Chicago White Sox for cash.
  • The New York Mets acquired INF Juan Uribe, OF Kelly Johnson and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves for RHP John Gant and RHP Rob Whalen.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals acquired RHP Steve Cishek from Miami for RHP Kyle Barraclough.

Jul 23, 2015

  • The Milwaukee Brewers traded INF Aramis Ramirez and cash considerations to Pittsburgh for RHP Yhonathan Barrios.
  • The Oakland Athletics traded LHP Scott Kazmir to Houston for RHP Daniel Mengden and C Jacob Nottingham.

Jul 22, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles released LHP Wesley Wright. Agreed to terms with RHP Nichel Alcantara and LHP Dana Eveland on minor league contracts.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with OF Alejandro Garcia and RHP Angelo Serrano on minor league contracts.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with LHP Jeremy Horst on a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with 3B Jonathan Galvez on a minor league contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with 3B Aderlin Rodriguez on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Eury Rodriguez on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Joba Chamberlain on a minor league contract. Claimed INF/OF Ty Kelly off waivers from St. Louis and assigned him to Buffalo (IL).

Jul 21, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox signed CF Andrew Benintendi, Tate Matheny, Jagger Rusconi and Nick Hamilton; RHPs Travis Lakins, Ben Taylor, Kevin Kelleher, Marc Brakeman, Daniel Zandona, Max Watt, Nick Duron, Trevor Kelley and Adam Lau; LHPs Logan Boyd, Logan Allen, Matt Kent, Bobby Poyner and Brad Stone; OFs Jerry Downs, Kyri Washington and Tyler Spoon; Cs Austin Rei and Andrew Noviello; 1B Tucker Tubbs; 2B Chad De La Guerra; 3B Mitchell Gunsolus and SS Yomar Valentin to minor league contracts.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers signed SS Luis Avila, RF Bryan Connell, SS Aaron Familia, CF Jesus Lujano, SS Luis Manon, C Moises Perez and C Jose Sibrian to minor league contracts.

Jul 20, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles signed INF Gui Yuan Xu to a 2016 minor league contract.

Jul 18, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Wesley Rodriguez on a minor league contract.
  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with LHP Andy Oliver on a 15-day contract.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with RHP Ryley MacEachern on a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with RHPs Michael Petersen and Jordan Desguin and C Max McDowell on minor league contracts.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with OF Destin Hood on a minor league contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with RHP Jake Thompson on a minor league contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with C Chris Betts on a minor league contract.

Jul 16, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves signed RHP Jason Frasor.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with LHP Brandon Waddell and OF Ryan Nagle on minor league contracts.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with SS Everth Cabrera on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with OF Elvis Alvarado on a minor league contract.

Jul 15, 2015

  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with LHP Matt Bower on a minor league contract.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers traded LHP Chris Reed to Miami for LHP Grant Dayton, who was assigned to Oklahoma City (PCL).
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with RHP James Kaprielian on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers waived LHP Ross Detwiler after rejecting an outright assignment to the minor leagues.

Jul 14, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox signed RHP Travis Lakins and SS Yomar Valentin to minor league contracts.

Jul 13, 2015

  • The Kansas City Royals requested unconditional release waivers on RHP Jason Frasor.

Jul 12, 2015

  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with OF Joe Benson on a minor league contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with RHP Chien-Ming Wang on a minor league contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with RHP Tate Scioneaux and LHP Ike Schlabach on minor league contracts.

Jul 11, 2015

  • The Detroit Tigers released RHP Joba Chamberlain. Agreed to terms with RHP Neftali Feliz on a one-year contract.

Jul 10, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with 1B Matt Fields on a minor league contract.
  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with RHP Vin Mazzaro and LHP Andrew Barbosa on minor league contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers released RHP Brandon League. Claimed RHP Preston Guilmet off waivers from Tampa Bay.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to term with 3B Casey McGehee on a one-year contract.
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with RHP Patrick O'Brien on a minor league contract.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with 3B Dylan Becker on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with C Zach Wright on a minor league contract.

Jul 9, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles released OF Delmon Young.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with INF Luke Wakamatsu.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with OF Jhailyn Ortiz to a minor league contract.

Jul 8, 2015

  • The San Francisco Giants signed SSs Lucius Fox, Robinson Batista and Wascar De Leon; RHPs Abe Adames, Miguel Figueroa, Joan Herrera, Jose Marte, William Suarez, Oliver Pinto, Kervin Castro and Kervin Labrador; OFs Franklin Labour and Diego Rincones; and Cs Ricardo Genoves and Nishell Gutierrez to minor league contracts.

Jul 7, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves signed RHPs Mike Soroka, Anthony Guardado, Josh Graham, Ryan Clark, Matt Withrow, Patrick Weigel, Taylor Lewis, Stephen Moore, Grayson Jones, Evan Phillips, Gilbert Suarez, Sean McLaughlin, Dalton Geekie and Matt Custred; LHPs A.J. Minter, Ryan Lawlor, Chase Johnson-Mullins, Trevor Belicek, Jaret Hellinger and Ben Libuda; Cs Lucas Herbert, Trey Keegan, Jonathan Morales and Collin Yelich; 3Bs Austin Riley, Jacob Lanning and Robby Nesovic; OF Bradley Keller; 2B Kurt Hoekstra and CF Justin Ellison to minor league contracts.
  • The Colorado Rockies claimed RHP Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Albuquerque (PCL).
  • The Houston Astros signed LHP Patrick Sandoval to a minor-league contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners released SS Willie Bloomquist.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with RHP Jesus Ortiz on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms INF Andy Ibanez on an international free-agent contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with OF Reggie Pruitt on a minor league contract.

Jul 6, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves traded RHP Aaron Kurcz to Oakland for international bonus pool slot No. 113.
  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with OF Ryan McKenna on a minor league contract.
  • The Detroit Tigers claimed 1B/OF Marc Krauss off waivers from Tampa Bay.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with RHP Breck Kline on a minor league contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with 2B Tyler Brown and LHPs Andrew Suarez and Grant Watson on minor league contracts.

Jul 5, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with SS Derian Cruz and OF Cristian Pache on minor league contracts.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with RHP Ben Rowen on a minor league contract.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies traded RHP Chris Oliver and LHP Josh Taylor to Arizona for the 2015-16 No. 1 international signing slot.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed 1B Travis Ishikawa off waivers from San Francisco.

Jul 3, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with SS Derian Cruz and OF Cristian Pache.
  • The Chicago Cubs acquired LHP Manny Rondon and international slot number four from the Los Angeles Angels for C Rafael Lopez. Acquired LHP Clayton Richard from Pittsburgh for cash considerations.
  • The Chicago White Sox signed RHP Carson Fulmer to a minor league contract.
  • The Cincinnati Reds placed assistant hitting coach Lee Tinsley on administrative leave.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with RHP Boomer Biegalski on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers traded OF Jake Skole to the New York Yankees for cash considerations. Signed SS Adrian Pernalete, RHP Rodolfo Garcia and C Max Morales.

Jul 2, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves acquired International Bonus Pool Slot No. 87 in exchange for RHP Caleb Dirks and OF Jordan Paroubeck.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with SS Santo Vasquez, 3B Fernando Tatis, INF Brayant Nova and OF Franklin Reyes on minor league contracts.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Bryan Hudson on a minor league contract.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with RHP Andrew Thome and OF Gilberto Celestino on minor league contracts.
  • The Miami Marlins signed 1B Josh Naylor.
  • The New York Mets acquired International Bonus Pool Slot No. 90 from the Los Angeles Angels for RHP Gaither Bumgardner.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals fired scouting director Chris Correa.
  • The Texas Rangers traded RHP Jason Hoppe to the L.A. Angels for 2015 international slot compensation. Agreed to terms with OF Leodys Taveras on an international free agent contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with OF Vladimir Guerrero Jr. on an international free agent contract. Traded RHPs Chase DeJong and Tim Locastro to the L.A. Dodgers for three international signing slots.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with OF Juan Soto and INF Luis Aquino on international free agent contracts.

Jul 1, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with RHPs Kory Groves and Steven Klimek and LHPs Xavier Borde and Will Shepley on minor league contracts.
  • The Cleveland Indians agreed to terms with RHP Triston McKenzie on a minor league contract.
  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with SS Austin Simcox on a minor league contract.
  • The Houston Astros agreed to terms with OF Daz Cameron and RHP Thomas Eshelman on minor league contracts.
  • The Los Angeles Angels announced the resignation of Jerry DiPoto general manager. Named Bill Stoneman interim general manager.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with RHPs Nolan Long and Imani Abdullah on minor league contracts.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with C Matthew Foley and RHP Ryan Hafner on minor league contracts.
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with OF Joseph Falcone on a minor league contract.
  • The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with SS Richie Martin on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Phillips on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with SS Max Schrock and 2B Jake Jefferies and Melvin Rodriguez on minor league contracts.
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