MLB Transactions in May 2019

May 23, 2019

  • The Minnesota Twins released RHP Addison Reed.
  • The New York Mets claimed OF Aaron Altherr off waivers from San Francisco.
  • The San Francisco Giants signed RHP Keith Weisenberg to a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays signed LHP Buddy Boshers to a minor league contract. Claimed LHP Zac Rosscup off waivers from Seattle.

May 22, 2019

  • The Baltimore Orioles claimed RHP Chandler Shepherd off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Norfolk (IL).
  • The Minnesota Twins released RHP Addison Reed.
  • The New York Mets traded OF Keon Broxton to Baltimore for international bonus pool money.
  • The Washington Nationals announced LHP Dan Jennings elected free agency.

May 21, 2019

  • The Seattle Mariners signed RHP Anthony Bass to a one-year contract.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals released RHP Luke Gregerson.

May 20, 2019

  • The Atlanta Braves traded RHPs Arodys Vizcaino and LHP Jesse Biddle to Seattle for RHP Anthony Swarzak.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays sent RHP Matt Seelinger to San Francisco to complete an earlier trade.
  • The Texas Rangers announced Rule V selection RHP Reed Garrett was returned by Detroit and assigned to Nashville (PCL).
  • The Washington Nationals claimed RHP Javy Guerra off waivers from Toronto.

May 19, 2019

  • The Atlanta Braves released LHP Jonny Venters.
  • The Kansas City Royals released 1B Frank Schwindel.
  • The Oakland Athletics signed C Cameron Rupp to a minor league contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants signed 3B Zach Houchins to a minor league contract.

May 18, 2019

  • The Chicago Cubs claimed RHP Chandler Shepherd off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Tennessee (SL).

May 17, 2019

  • The Seattle Mariners claimed RHP Andrew Moore off waivers from San Francisco and assigned him to Arkansas (TL).

May 16, 2019

  • The Boston Red Sox signed RHP Dylan Thompson to a minor league contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants traded C Erik Kratz and cash considerations to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

May 15, 2019

  • The Baltimore Orioles added RHP Evan Phillips from Norfolk (IL) and returned him after Wednesday's doubleheader.
  • The New York Yankees added 1b/DH Kendrys Morales. Returned OF Mike Tauchman to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays claimed RHP Jimmy Cordero off waivers from Washington.
  • The Washington Nationals signed RHP Bryan Bonnell to a minor league contract.

May 14, 2019

  • The New York Yankees added OF Mike Tauchman as 26th man for Wednesday's doubleheader. Acquired 1B/DH Kendrys Morales and cas considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
  • The Washington Nationals signed RHP Michael Blazek to a minor league contract.

May 13, 2019

  • The New York Mets sent RHP Neraldo Catalina to Tampa Bay to complete an earlier trade.

May 12, 2019

  • The Los Angeles Angels released OF Peter Bourjos.

May 11, 2019

  • The Cleveland Indians announced INF Max Moroff cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Columbus.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired RHP Chris Stratton from the Los Angeles Angels for cash considerations.
  • The San Francisco Giants claimed OF Aaron Altherr off waivers from Philadelphia.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays acquired RHP Edwin Jackson from Oakland for cash considerations.

May 9, 2019

  • The New York Yankees signed LHP Nestor Cortes, Jr. and selected him to the 25-man roster.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with OF Gerardo Parra on a one-year contract.

May 8, 2019

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates announced OF JB Shuck cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Indianapolis (IL).

May 7, 2019

  • The San Francisco Giants announced OF Gerardo Parra refused his outright assignment to Sacramento an elected free agency.

May 6, 2019

  • The New York Mets acquired RHP Wilmer Font from Tampa Bay for a player to be named or cash.

May 4, 2019

  • The Cincinnati Reds released OF Matt Kemp.
  • The Los Angeles Angels appointed INF Taylor Ward as the 26th man.
  • The Seattle Mariners announced INF Joey Curletta was claimed by Boston (AL). Acquired RHP Austin Adams from Washington for LHP Nick Wells and cash considerations.

May 2, 2019

  • The San Francisco Giants acquired C Francisco Pena from St. Louis Cardinals for cash considerations and assigned him to Sacramento (PCL).
  • The Washington Nationals fired pitching coach Derek Lilliquist. Named Paul Menhart pitching coach.