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Designated for Assignment

+ Players removed from 40-man Roster
  • When a player is Designated for Assignment (DFA'd), he is removed from his team's 40-man roster but is still considered on the team until resolution of the status.
  • Within 10 days, the team must
  • Return him to the 40-man roster
  • Trade him
  • Release him (once he has cleared waivers)
  • Place the player on waivers (first 7 days only) for the purpose of outrighting him to a minor league team.
  • Outright the player to the minors
  • A player may only be outrighted without his consent 1 time in his career but he still must clear waivers.
  • Players on waivers may be claimed by other organizations.
  • Wikipedia Description
  • Pending Designated for Assignment

    DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedSince DFA
    Richie Shaffer3BCleveland IndiansMLB6-2190R-R25.319TBA: 2012-1-25
    Brady DragmirePToronto Blue JaysAA6-0185R-R23.237TOR: 2011-17-529

    Recent Designated for Assignment (Last 50)

    DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedSince DFA
    Jumbo DiazPCincinnati RedsMLB6-0175R-R33.007UDFAClaimed off waivers from Reds by Rays by Tampa Bay Rays
    Spencer KieboomCWashington NationalsMLB6-0220R-R25.352WAS: 2012-5-174Outrighted to minors by Washington Nationals
    Christian Walker1BBaltimore OriolesMLB6-2225R-R25.329BAL: 2012-4-132Claimed off waivers from Orioles by Braves by Atlanta Braves
    T.J. McFarlandPBaltimore OriolesMLB6-3190L-L27.255CLE: 2007-4-137Released by Orioles
    Richard BleierPNew York YankeesMLB6-3195L-L29.305TEX: 2008-6-183Traded from Yankees to Orioles for future considerations by Baltimore Orioles
    Francisco PenaCBaltimore OriolesMLB6-2197R-R27.120UDFAOutrighted to minors by Baltimore Orioles
    Deolis GuerraPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-5200R-R27.298UDFAOutrighted to minors by Los Angeles Angels
    Nefi OgandoPPittsburgh PiratesMLB6-2185R-R27.251UDFAClaimed off waivers from Pirates by Reds by Cincinnati Reds
    Lisalverto BonillaPPittsburgh PiratesMLB6-1164R-R26.235UDFAClaimed off waivers from Pirates by Reds by Cincinnati Reds
    Chad GirodoPToronto Blue JaysMLB6-1183L-L26.001TOR: 2013-9-265Outrighted to minors by Toronto Blue Jays
    Ty Kelly2B-3BNew York MetsMLB6-0185B-R28.202BAL: 2009-13-386Outrighted to minors by New York Mets
    David RollinsPChicago CubsMLB5-11175L-L27.048TOR: 2011-24-739Outrighted to minors by Chicago Cubs
    Alec MillsPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-3165R-R25.069KCA: 2012-22-673Assigned to Iowa (AAA) by Chicago Cubs
    Austin AdamsPCleveland IndiansMLB5-11185R-R30.171CLE: 2009-5-155Traded from Indians to Angels for cash considerations by Los Angeles Angels
    Phil Gosselin2BArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-1185R-R28.126ATL: 2010-5-164Traded from Diamondbacks to Pirates for Frank Duncan by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Pat LightPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-5190R-R25.313BOS: 2012-1-37Traded from Twins to Pirates for future considerations by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Byung-Ho Park1BMinnesota TwinsMLB6-1236R-R30.207UDFAOutrighted to minors by Minnesota Twins
    Ehire AdrianzaSSMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-1155B-R27.164UDFAClaimed off waivers from Brewers by Twins by Minnesota Twins
    Dylan FloroPChicago CubsMLB6-2180L-R26.035TBA: 2012-13-422Outrighted to minors by Chicago Cubs
    Rob ScahillPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-2205L-R29.349COL: 2009-8-241Outrighted to minors by Milwaukee Brewers
    Eddie ButlerPColorado RockiesMLB6-2165B-R25.319COL: 2012-1-46Traded from Rockies to Cubs for James Farris + Intl Bonus Slot) by Chicago Cubs
    Jesus Aguilar1BCleveland IndiansMLB6-3241R-R26.209UDFAClaimed off waivers from Indians by Brewers by Milwaukee Brewers
    Jonathan AroPSeattle MarinersMLB6-1175R-R26.107UDFAOutrighted to minors by Seattle Mariners
    Jesus SucreCSeattle MarinersMLB6-0200R-R28.270UDFAOutrighted to minors by Seattle Mariners
    Dillon OvertonPOakland AthleticsMLB6-2172L-L25.160OAK: 2013-2-63Traded from Athletics to Mariners for Jason Goldstein by Seattle Mariners
    Carlos FriasPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-4170R-R27.072UDFATraded from Dodgers to Indians for cash considerations by Cleveland Indians
    Ehire AdrianzaSSSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-1155B-R27.155UDFAClaimed off waivers from Giants by Brewers by Milwaukee Brewers
    Leonel CamposPToronto Blue JaysMLB6-3185R-R29.187UDFAOutrighted to minors by Toronto Blue Jays
    Brett EibnerOFOakland AthleticsMLB6-3195R-R28.048KCA: 2010-2-54Traded from Athletics to Dodgers for Jordan Tarsovich by Los Angeles Dodgers
    Jabari BlashOFSan Diego PadresMLB6-4195R-R27.199SEA: 2010-8-252Outrighted to minors by San Diego Padres
    Severino GonzalezPPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-1153R-R24.112UDFATraded from Phillies to Marlins for future considerations by Miami Marlins
    Blake ParkerPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-3200R-R31.213CHN: 2006-16-479Outrighted to minors by Los Angeles Angels
    Steve Selsky1B-OFCincinnati RedsMLB6-1205R-R27.182CIN: 2011-33-1015Claimed off waivers from Reds by Red Sox by Boston Red Sox
    Zach NealPOakland AthleticsMLB6-2209R-R28.069FLO: 2010-17-527Outrighted to minors by Oakland Athletics
    Anthony GoseCF-OFDetroit TigersMLB6-1190L-L26.160PHI: 2008-2-51Outrighted to minors by Detroit Tigers
    Juan GraterolCArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-1170R-R27.332UDFAClaimed off waivers from Diamondbacks by Angels by Los Angeles Angels
    Cody MartinPSeattle MarinersMLB6-2200R-R27.128ATL: 2011-7-236Outrighted to minors by Seattle Mariners
    Dylan FloroPTampa Bay RaysMLB6-2180L-R26.014TBA: 2012-13-422Claimed off waivers from Rays by Cubs by Chicago Cubs
    Micah Johnson2BLos Angeles DodgersMLB5-10185B-R26.022CHA: 2012-9-291Traded from Dodgers to Braves for future considerations by Atlanta Braves
    Jason CoatsOFChicago White SoxMLB6-2200R-R26.315CHA: 2012-29-891Claimed off waivers from White Sox by Rays by Tampa Bay Rays
    Edwin EscobarPCleveland IndiansMLB6-1185L-L24.257UDFAReleased by Indians
    Max Muncy1BOakland AthleticsMLB6-0190L-R26.130OAK: 2012-5-169Outrighted to minors by Oakland Athletics
    Jason Rogers1BPittsburgh PiratesMLB6-2250R-R28.284MIL: 2010-32-969Outrighted to minors by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Elvis AraujoPMiami MarlinsMLB6-6215L-L25.160UDFASigned with Chunichi (Japan)
    Angel NesbittPDetroit TigersMLB6-1175R-R26.018UDFAOutrighted to minors by Detroit Tigers
    Ji-Man Choi1BLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-1195L-R25.217UDFAOutrighted to minors by Los Angeles Angels
    Peter O'BrienCArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-5235R-R26.160NYA: 2012-2-94Traded from Diamondbacks to Royals for Sam Lewis by Kansas City Royals
    Willy GarciaOFPittsburgh PiratesAAA6-3177R-R24.109UDFAClaimed off waivers from Pirates by White Sox by Chicago White Sox
    Tyrell JenkinsPTexas RangersMLB6-4180R-R24.153SLN: 2010-1-50Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Reds by Cincinnati Reds
    Richie Shaffer3BPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-2190R-R25.279TBA: 2012-1-25Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Reds by Cincinnati Reds

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