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Recently Released Players

+ 100 most recent release transactions
  • The list below is of players who were recently released from a Major League organization and who subsequently became free agents. The list includes minor leaguers but they can be filtered out with the MLB toggle button.
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    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-09-29Riley Palmer3BBaltimore OriolesA6-4215L-R24.319BAL: 2014-31-931Activated from disabled list (2015-08-07) 
    2016-06-29Taylor JordanPWashington NationalsMLB6-3190R-R27.163WAS: 2009-9-262DL-7 Injured (2016-05-03) 
    2016-06-29Kyle DrabekPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-1190R-R28.204PHI: 2006-1-18Placed on temporary inactive list (2016-06-24) 
    2016-06-28Scott Sizemore2BWashington NationalsMLB6-0185R-R31.175DET: 2006-5-142Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2016-04-08) 
    2016-06-28Juan GutierrezPWashington NationalsMLB6-3200R-R32.350UDFAAssigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2016-04-29) 
    2016-06-28Tony CampanaOFWashington NationalsMLB5-8160L-L30.029CHN: 2008-13-401Activated from disabled list (2016-05-11) 
    2016-06-28Greg WilliamsPCincinnati RedsA+6-5215L-L26.180TEX: 2011-12-384Assigned to Daytona (A+) (2016-05-05) 
    2016-06-28Argenis AldazoroRFCincinnati RedsA6-2160L-L23.284UDFAAssigned to Dayton (A) (2016-06-03) 
    2016-06-27Cory LuebkePPittsburgh PiratesMLB6-4200R-L31.115SDN: 2007-1-63Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA) (2016-06-05) 
    2016-06-26Max SchuhPBaltimore OriolesA+6-4205L-L24.105BAL: 2014-7-211Assigned to Frederick (A+) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-25Steven DelabarPCincinnati RedsMLB6-4220R-R32.344SDN: 2003-29-851Placed on temporary inactive list (2016-06-23)Signed with Hiroshima (Japan)
    2016-06-24David CarpenterPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-2200R-R30.344SLN: 2006-12-376Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-05-10) 
    2016-06-24Brock HuntzingerPChicago White SoxAAA6-3200R-R27.357BOS: 2007-3-114Assigned to Birmingham (AA) (2016-05-13) 
    2016-06-24Luke IrvinePArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-1200R-R27.205TBA: 2011-27-840Assigned to Mobile (AA) (2016-05-28) 
    2016-06-24Mike StrongPMinnesota TwinsAAA6-0175L-L27.219MIL: 2011-10-311Activated from disabled list (2016-04-25) 
    2016-06-24Josh BlancoPTexas RangersA+6-2190L-L26.220ANA: 2008-6-199Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-05-26) 
    2016-06-24Joshua Banuelos1BKansas City RoyalsA+6-2215R-R24.295KCA: 2014-28-843Assigned to Wilmington (A+) (2016-05-02) 
    2016-06-24Jimy Perez3BLos Angeles DodgersA6-2185R-R22.132UDFAAssigned to Great Lakes (A) (2016-06-05) 
    2016-06-24Sikes Orvis1BChicago White SoxA6-3210L-R23.224CHA: 2015-17-502Assigned to Kannapolis (A) (2016-06-10) 
    2016-06-24Jose ReyesSSColorado RockiesMLB6-0160B-R33.013UDFAReinstated from restricted list and designated for assignment (2016-06-16)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) by New York Mets
    2016-06-23Antoan RichardsonOFLos Angeles DodgersMLB5-8165B-R32.259SFN: 2005-35-1062Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2016-05-29) 
    2016-06-23Dan RunzlerPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-4215L-L31.085SFN: 2007-9-284Activated from disabled list (2016-06-01) 
    2016-06-23Juan SilvaOFNew York YankeesAAA6-0190L-L25.166CIN: 2009-8-239Activated from disabled list (2016-06-17) 
    2016-06-23Samuel HicianoOFPhiladelphia PhilliesA+6-1203R-R22.149UDFAAssigned to Clearwater (A+) (2016-06-09) 
    2016-06-23Logan Wade2BMinnesota TwinsA+6-1189B-R24.223UDFAAssigned to Fort Myers (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-06-23Trever Adams1B-OFTexas RangersAAA6-0200R-R27.266TEX: 2011-16-504Reinstated to active roster (2016-06-09) 
    2016-06-22Omar Infante2BKansas City RoyalsMLB5-9150R-R34.178UDFADesignated for Assignment (2016-06-16) 
    2016-06-22Zach Lutz3BMiami MarlinsMLB6-2215R-R30.019NYN: 2007-5-183Activated from disabled list (2016-06-01) 
    2016-06-22Braulio LaraPSan Francisco GiantsAAA6-1180L-L27.184UDFAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA) (2015-08-27) 
    2016-06-22Reinier RoibalPPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-2215R-R27.154UDFAAssigned to Reading (AA) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-06-21John ChurchPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-3235R-R29.229NYN: 2009-23-704Assigned to Memphis (AAA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-19Chipper SmithPMiami MarlinsAA6-2195L-L26.148MIA: 2012-38-1157Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) (2016-06-04) 
    2016-06-19Fabio CastilloPSan Diego PadresAAA6-1190R-R27.120UDFAAssigned to El Paso (AAA) (2016-05-13) 
    2016-06-18Guido KnudsonPPittsburgh PiratesMLB6-1185R-R26.317DET: 2011-28-857Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) (2016-06-05) 
    2016-06-17Mat LatosPChicago White SoxMLB6-5210R-R28.191SDN: 2006-11-333Designated for Assignment (2016-06-10) 
    2016-06-16Jimmy RollinsSSChicago White SoxMLB5-8154B-R37.201PHI: 1996-2-46Designated for Assignment (2016-06-11) 
    2016-06-16Antonio RomeroPCleveland IndiansAAA6-0187R-R25.176UDFAAssigned to Lynchburg (A+) (2016-05-19) 
    2016-06-16Cutter Dykstra3B-2BWashington NationalsAAA5-11180R-R26.352MIL: 2008-2-54Activated from disabled list (2016-05-24) 
    2016-06-14Kyle WestwoodPToronto Blue JaysAA6-2170R-R25.062HOU: 2013-13-377Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-04-16) 
    2016-06-14Venn BiterOFPhiladelphia PhilliesA6-1181L-R21.230PHI: 2013-30-901Assigned to Lakewood (A) (2016-05-23) 
    2016-06-14Neal CottsPNew York YankeesMLB6-2200L-L36.081OAK: 2001-2-69Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) (2016-05-22)Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers
    2016-06-14Carl CrawfordLFLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-2219L-L34.313TBA: 1999-2-52Designated for Assignment (2016-06-07) 
    2016-06-14Alex SanabiaPChicago CubsMLB6-1165R-R27.279FLO: 2006-32-965Assigned to Iowa (AAA) (2016-05-14) 
    2016-06-13Dale ThayerPAtlanta BravesMLB6-0190R-R35.178CHN: 1999-47-1404Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) (2016-06-06) 
    2016-06-13Ike Davis1BTexas RangersMLB6-4215L-L29.083NYN: 2008-1-18Activated from disabled list (2016-04-22)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m) by New York Yankees
    2016-06-13Jose TabataRF-LFLos Angeles DodgersMLB5-11160R-R27.305UDFADL-7 Injured (2016-05-24) 
    2016-06-12Dan Paolini1B-OFSeattle MarinersAAA6-1180R-R26.244SEA: 2011-10-303Activated from disabled list (2016-04-14) 
    2016-06-12Buddy BordenPTampa Bay RaysAA6-3200R-R24.044PIT: 2013-7-209Assigned to Montgomery (AA) (2016-04-07)Assigned to Bradenton (A+) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    2016-06-12Taylor Smith-Brennan3BMilwaukee BrewersA+6-0190R-R24.133MIL: 2012-37-1145Assigned to Brevard County (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    2016-06-12Marcus CrescentiniPLos Angeles DodgersA6-4225R-R23.168LAN: 2015-26-792Activated from disabled list (2016-05-23)Assigned to Batavia (A-) by Miami Marlins
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-06-12Will VenableRF-CFPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-2205L-L33.226SDN: 2005-7-218Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2016-04-08)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m) by Los Angeles Dodgers
    2016-06-12Angelys Nina2BPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA5-11165R-R27.208UDFAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2016-04-08) 
    2016-06-12Kenny TownsIF-PLos Angeles AngelsA+5-10170R-R23.175ANA: 2015-20-615Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) (2016-05-02) 
    2016-06-10Brandon GomesPChicago CubsMLB5-11175R-R31.330SDN: 2007-17-537Reinstated to active roster (2016-04-28) 
    2016-06-10Jean MachiPChicago CubsMLB6-0160R-R33.129UDFAAssigned to Iowa (AAA) (2016-04-07)Signed to Minor League Contract by San Francisco Giants
    2016-06-10Stolmy PimentelPNew York MetsMLB6-3165R-R26.129UDFAAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-09Jarrett GrubePCleveland IndiansMLB6-4220R-R34.216COL: 2004-10-290DL-7 Injured (2016-06-07) 
    2016-06-09Wandy RodriguezPBaltimore OriolesMLB5-11160B-L37.142UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2016-04-30) 
    2016-06-09Alex GuerreroIFLos Angeles DodgersMLB5-10205R-R29.171UDFADesignated for Assignment (2016-06-01) 
    2016-06-09Bryce MorrowPSan Diego PadresAAA6-2180R-R28.159UDFAAssigned to San Antonio (AA) (2016-04-22) 
    2016-06-09Chad Christensen3BMinnesota TwinsA+6-3208R-R25.246MIN: 2013-25-740Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    2016-06-08Yeison AsencioRF-OFSan Diego PadresAAA6-1175R-R26.206UDFAAssigned to San Antonio (AA) (2016-05-16) 
    2016-06-08Gabriel NoriegaSSArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-2170B-R25.268UDFAAssigned to Mobile (AA) (2016-04-07)Assigned to Biloxi (AA) by Milwaukee Brewers
    2016-06-08Zach ConeOFTexas RangersAA6-2200R-R26.176TEX: 2011-1-37Assigned to Frisco (AA) (2015-07-03) 
    2016-06-07Chad SmithPTexas RangersMLB6-3210L-R26.248DET: 2011-17-527Activated from disabled list (2016-06-02) 
    2016-06-07Alex GlennOFOakland AthleticsAA5-11180L-L24.362ARI: 2012-12-393Assigned to Stockton (A+) (2016-05-17)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) by Miami Marlins
    2016-06-07Joe ThatcherPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-2203L-L35.058UDFAAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2016-06-03) 
    2016-06-07Joey DonofrioPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-3180R-R27.028SLN: 2012-31-960Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2015-07-28) 
    2016-06-06Hak-Ju LeeSSSan Francisco GiantsAAA6-2175L-R25.214UDFAAssigned to Sacramento (AAA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-05Joel PeraltaPSeattle MarinersMLB5-11155R-R40.074UDFADesignated for Assignment (2016-06-03)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs
    2016-06-05Nick TepeschPTexas RangersMLB6-4200R-R27.236TEX: 2010-14-436Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) (2016-04-07)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Dodgers
    2016-06-04Andy OliverPBaltimore OriolesMLB6-4205L-L28.184DET: 2009-2-58Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) (2016-04-07)Signed to Minor League Contract by Baltimore Orioles
    2016-06-04Dan BurawaPAtlanta BravesMLB6-3190R-R27.156NYA: 2010-12-385Outrighted to minors (2016-04-28) 
    2016-06-04Matt TracyPNew York YankeesMLB6-4205L-L27.190NYA: 2011-24-749Assigned to Trenton (AA) (2015-06-28)Signed to Minor League Contract by Miami Marlins
    2016-06-04Dixon LlorensPLos Angeles AngelsAA5-10170R-R23.198SLN: 2012-25-780Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) (2016-04-14) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-06-04Mike FaganPOakland AthleticsA5-11160R-L24.023OAK: 2014-9-282Assigned to Beloit (A) (2016-04-27) 
    2016-06-04Victor AraujoPMiami MarlinsAA5-11171R-R23.207UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-06-02) 
    2016-06-03Bobby LaFromboisePPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-4190L-L29.343SEA: 2008-8-252Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2016-04-08) 
    2016-06-03Jeremy GuthriePSan Diego PadresMLB6-1200B-R37.056CLE: 2002-1-22Assigned to El Paso (AAA) (2016-04-07)Signed to Minor League Contract by Miami Marlins
    2016-06-03Edwin JacksonPMiami MarlinsMLB6-3190R-R32.268LAN: 2001-6-190Designated for Assignment (2016-06-01)Signed to Minor League Contract by San Diego Padres
    2016-06-03Chris Jacobs1BSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-5260R-R27.190LAN: 2007-17-536Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-03Jose JosePMiami MarlinsAAA6-2175L-L25.317UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-05-28) 
    2016-06-03Austin WoodPLos Angeles AngelsAA6-4205R-R25.327ANA: 2011-6-195Assigned to Arkansas (AA) (2015-04-09) 
    2016-06-03Rob WortPBoston Red SoxAA6-2170R-R27.116WAS: 2009-30-892Assigned to Portland (AA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-03Maxx Tissenbaum2BMiami MarlinsA+6-0205B-R24.314SDN: 2012-11-345Activated from disabled list (2016-05-22) 
    2016-06-03Joe ThatcherPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-2203L-L35.054UDFAAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2016-04-21) 
    2016-06-02Ruben TejadaSSSt. Louis CardinalsMLB5-11162R-R26.218UDFADesignated for Assignment (2016-05-28)Signed to Minor League Contract by San Francisco Giants
    2016-06-02Brett MarshallPTampa Bay RaysMLB6-0195R-R26.072NYA: 2008-6-200Assigned to Montgomery (AA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-02Justin BrantleyPCleveland IndiansAA5-11167R-R25.089UDFAAssigned to Akron (AA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-06-02Ryan GortonCOakland AthleticsAA6-2190R-R26.095OAK: 2012-31-949Assigned to Stockton (A+) (2016-05-19) 
    2016-06-02Brian MatuszPAtlanta BravesMLB6-4200L-L29.111BAL: 2008-1-4Traded from Orioles to Braves for Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek (2016-05-24)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs
    2016-06-01Slade SmithPDetroit TigersAA6-1184R-R25.248DET: 2012-17-544Activated from disabled list (2016-05-14) 
    2016-05-30Ramon BenjaminPSan Diego PadresAA6-2180R-R28.351UDFAAssigned to San Antonio (AA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-05-30Deibinson Romero3BNew York YankeesAAA6-1170R-R29.248UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-05-03) 
    2016-05-30Alexander LaviskyCCleveland IndiansAAA6-1200R-R25.137CLE: 2010-8-240Activated from disabled list (2016-05-18) 
    2016-05-29Ryan ReidPMiami MarlinsMLB6-0215L-R31.035TBA: 2006-7-199Assigned to Jupiter (A+) (2016-05-07) 
    2016-05-29Ramon RamirezPLos Angeles AngelsMLB5-11170R-R34.271UDFAAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-05-28Alberto GonzalezSSDetroit TigersMLB5-11160R-R33.040UDFAAssigned to Toledo (AAA) (2016-05-18) 
    2016-05-28Daniel FieldsOFChicago White SoxMLB6-1201L-R25.125DET: 2009-6-180Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) (2016-03-12)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Dodgers
    2016-05-28K.C. Hobson1BToronto Blue JaysAA6-2205L-L25.279TOR: 2009-6-190Reinstated from suspension (2014-06-24) 


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