MLB Transactions in May 2018

May 20, 2018

  • The Atlanta Braves released 3B Jose Bautista.
  • The Colorado Rockies signed RHP Braxton Lorenzini to a minor league contract.
  • The Oakland Athletics claimed RHP Carlos Ramirez from Toronto.

May 19, 2018

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers released LHP Henry Owens.
  • The New York Yankees signed RHP David Hale to a minor league contract.

May 18, 2018

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers signed OF Tyler Goeddel to a minor league contract. Claimed RHP Erik Goeddel off waivers from Seattle.
  • The New York Mets signed INF Christian Colon and OF Ezequiel Carrera to minor league contract
  • The New York Yankees announced RHP David Hale elected free agency in lieu of accepting an outright assignment.
  • The San Diego Padres released 3B Chase Headley.
  • The Texas Rangers signed INF Cliff Pennington to a minor league contract .

May 16, 2018

  • The Cleveland Indians signed RHP Matt Belisle to a minor league contract.
  • The Miami Marlins named Elisa Padilla senior vice president of marketing and community relations, Travis Apple vice president of ticket sales and service and Michael Shaw vice president/head of customer engagement.

May 15, 2018

  • The Atlanta Braves claimed LHP Chad Bell off waivers from Detroit Tigers and optioned him to Gwinnett (IL).
  • The Baltimore Orioles announced INF Renato Nunez cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Norfolk (IL).
  • The Boston Red Sox acquired LHP Josh Taylor from the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade for INF Deven Marrero.

May 13, 2018

  • The Baltimore Orioles claimed INF Renato Nunez off waivers from Texas.
  • The Colorado Rockies signed a two-year player development contract extension with Asheville (SAL).

May 10, 2018

  • The Cincinnati Reds promoted Nick Krall to general manager.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with CF Anfernee Seymour on a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers named Jason Hartlund chief revenue officer. Agreed to terms with 2B Darren Seferina on a minor league contract.

May 9, 2018

  • The Cleveland Indians traded 3B Gio Urshela to Toronto for a player to be named or cash.
  • The Minnesota Twins traded LHP Anthony McIver to Seattle Mariners for cash.

May 8, 2018

  • The New York Mets traded RHP Matt Harvey to Cincinnati for C Devin Mesoraco.

May 7, 2018

  • The San Francisco Giants signed C Ryan Hanigan to a minor league contract.
  • The Seattle Mariners signed RHP Tucker Healy to a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers acquired RHP Emmanuel Clase from San Diego as the player to be named in the April 6 trade for C Brett Nicholas.

May 6, 2018

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers signed SS Danny Espinosa to a minor league contract.

May 5, 2018

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Clay Buchholz on a minor league contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians acquired RHP Oliver Drake from Milwaukee for cash considerations and added him to the major league roster.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers traded RHP Oliver Drake to the Cleveland Indians for cash.

May 2, 2018

  • The Atlanta Braves signed OF Peter Bourjos to a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers signed RHP Paolo Espino to a minor league contract and assigned him to extended spring training.
  • The Texas Rangers claimed C Carlos Perez off waivers from Atlanta.

May 1, 2018

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks traded LHP Colin Poche and RHP Sam McWilliams to Tampa Bay Rays to complete an earlier trade for OF Steven Souza.
  • The Kansas City Royals released RHP Clay Buchholz from a minor league contract.
  • The New York Yankees agreed to terms with RHP David Hale on a minor league contract.