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  • 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.
  • Some released players will show that they were signed by a new organization (Follow-up Transaction) while others remain free agents or were signed by Independent or International teams (not usually recorded by TBC)
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    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-02-17J.C. BoscanCKansas City RoyalsMLB6-2190R-R37.053UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2015-11-26) 
    2017-02-16Luke Doyle2BSt. Louis CardinalsRk6-0185L-R21.303SLN: 2015-20-611Placed on restricted list (2016-03-04) 
    2017-02-15Tyler FillibenSSPittsburgh PiratesA6-2200R-R24.191PIT: 2014-12-371Assigned to West Virginia (A) (2015-04-09) 
    2016-11-03Rocky McCordPBaltimore OriolesRk6-1170R-R23.352BAL: 2015-26-793Signed out of draft (Auburn) (2015-06-30) 
    2016-11-03Yi-Hsiang LinPBaltimore OriolesA-6-0175L-L23.322UDFAAssigned to Aberdeen (A-) (2015-06-19) 
    2016-11-03Jeong-Hyeon YoonPBaltimore OriolesA-6-2220L-L23.170UDFAAssigned to Aberdeen (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-11-03MIke OdenwaelderOFBaltimore OriolesA-6-5225R-R24.046BAL: 2015-16-493SIgned out of draft (Amherst) (2015-06-19) 
    2016-11-03T.J. OlesczukOFBaltimore OriolesA+6-1180R-R24.272BAL: 2014-40-1201DL-7 Injured (2016-08-17) 
    2016-11-03Ben KlimeshPCincinnati RedsAAA6-4215R-R26.173CIN: 2012-15-472Activated from disabled list (2016-09-02) 
    2016-11-03Rock RuckerOFCincinnati RedsA+6-4229L-L23.224CIN: 2015-20-595Assigned to Daytona (A+) (2016-09-01) 
    2016-11-03Bryson SmithOFCincinnati RedsAAA6-2190R-R27.321CIN: 2011-34-1045Activated from disabled list (2016-08-05) 
    2016-11-03Ty Washington2BCincinnati RedsA+5-9160R-R23.063CIN: 2011-43-1315Assigned to Daytona (A+) (2015-08-04) 
    2016-11-03Dean Green1BDetroit TigersAAA6-3230L-R27.126DET: 2011-11-347Assigned to Toledo (AAA) (2016-06-18) 
    2016-11-03Rafael NedaCMilwaukee BrewersA+6-0205R-R28.022MIL: 2010-10-309Assignment Unknown (2016-04-08) 
    2016-11-03Julio MateoPSt. Louis CardinalsA6-3180R-R21.035UDFAAssigned to Johnson City (Rk) (2015-06-11) 
    2016-11-03Rafael CedenoPTexas RangersRk6-5210R-R22.029UDFASuspended (2016-06-30) 
    2016-11-03Alexis Maldonado2BToronto Blue JaysA5-9175R-R25.144UDFADL-7 Injured (2016-07-30) 
    2016-11-02Billy ButlerDHNew York YankeesMLB6-2225R-R30.198KCA: 2004-1-14Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m) (2016-09-15) 
    2016-11-02Daniel WebbPChicago White SoxMLB6-3210R-R27.076TOR: 2009-18-550Transferred to 60-day DL (2016-07-03) 
    2016-10-27Landon CrayOFTampa Bay RaysA+5-91165L-L22.275TBA: 2015-18-538Assigned to Bowling Green (A) (2016-08-09) 
    2016-10-27Ryan CaldwellOFTampa Bay RaysRk6-2180B-R20.307TBA: 2015-34-1018Signed out of draft (Tennessee HS) (2015-07-14) 
    2016-10-27Pat BlairSSTampa Bay RaysAA5-10180R-R25.026TBA: 2013-12-368DL-7 Injured (2016-08-19) 
    2016-10-27Jonathan PopadicsSSTampa Bay RaysA-5-10180R-R24.040UDFAAssigned to Hudson Valley (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-10-27Tommy Coyle2BTampa Bay RaysAA5-9170L-R26.003TBA: 2012-16-512Activated from disabled list (2016-08-31) 
    2016-10-27Joe OlsonCTampa Bay RaysA-6-1215R-R23.341UDFASigned out of draft (St. Edward's) (2016-06-20) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-10-27Kevin WilliamsPTampa Bay RaysRk6-1220L-L25.198UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (LSU Shreveport) (2016-06-25) 
    2016-10-27Tyler HousePTampa Bay RaysRk6-3200L-L24.012UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Central Missouri) (2016-07-09) 
    2016-10-27Eric DiomartichPTampa Bay RaysRk6-2180L-L22.176UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk) (2016-08-29) 
    2016-10-27Brian SchlitterPColorado RockiesMLB6-5235R-R30.310PHI: 2007-16-503Activated from disabled list (2016-06-04) 
    2016-10-27Blake HigginsPSt. Louis CardinalsRk6-6215R-R24.184SLN: 2013-16-485DL-7 Injured (2016-07-04) 
    2016-10-27Aaron CressleyPSan Diego PadresA+6-1175L-R24.055SDN: 2014-26-777Assigned to Fort Wayne (A) (2016-07-18) 
    2016-10-27Seth LucioP-IFSan Diego PadresA5-10173R-R23.180SDN: 2014-12-357Assigned to Fort Wayne (A) (2016-08-30) 
    2016-10-27Angel MejiaPSan Diego PadresA+6-0160R-R21.259UDFAAssigned to Tri-City (A-) (2016-08-07) 
    2016-10-27Grant ZawadzkiIFSan Diego PadresA+5-10185R-R24.183UDFAAssigned to Arizona Padres (Rk) (2016-06-23) 
    2016-10-27Luis CaballeroSSSeattle MarinersAA6-1157R-R24.111UDFAAssigned to minors (2016-04-08) 
    2016-10-27Angel RodriguezPTampa Bay RaysRk6-2187R-R23.167UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Cal State Northridge) (2016-07-09) 
    2016-10-27Bryce ZakPTampa Bay RaysRk6-3200R-R24.361UDFAAssigned to Princeton (Rk) (2016-07-30) 
    2016-10-20Samm WigginsCTampa Bay RaysA5-8175R-R23.295UDFAAssigned to Bowling Green (A) (2016-08-28) 
    2016-10-20Anyel BeatoPArizona DiamondbacksRk6-3175R-R20.231UDFAAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) (2016-06-20) 
    2016-10-20Moreno PolancoPHouston AstrosRk6-3180R-R22.083UDFADL-7 Injured (2016-08-03) 
    2016-10-20Tyler BrosiusPAtlanta BravesA+6-4230R-R24.287ATL: 2013-21-643DL-7 Injured (2016-04-13) 
    2016-10-20Michael BraniganCArizona DiamondbacksRk5-10175R-R20.285ARI: 2014-22-660Assigned to Missoula (Rk) (2016-07-19) 
    2016-10-16Bronson ArroyoPWashington NationalsMLB6-5180R-R39.234PIT: 1995-3-69DL-7 Injured (2016-07-10) 
    2016-10-13Stephen DezziOFArizona DiamondbacksA6-1190L-R23.251ARI: 2015-25-736Assigned to Kane County (A) (2016-08-15) 
    2016-10-13Dallas NewtonPArizona DiamondbacksA-6-5215L-R22.040ARI: 2013-32-960Assigned to Hillsboro (A-) (2016-08-11) 
    2016-10-13Alex GouinPArizona DiamondbacksA-5-11200R-R25.035UDFAAssigned to Missoula (Rk) (2016-07-14) 
    2016-10-13Matt PobereykoPArizona DiamondbacksA+6-3232R-R24.294UDFAAssigned to Hillsboro (A-) (2016-08-17) 
    2016-10-13Robert GalliganPArizona DiamondbacksRk6-4220R-L23.104ARI: 2016-36-1079Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk) (2016-08-11) 
    2016-10-13Bryant HoltmannPArizona DiamondbacksRk6-5200R-L23.250ARI: 2015-24-706SIgned out of draft (Florida State) (2015-06-18) 
    2016-10-13Nic Coffman3BArizona DiamondbacksA-6-3180R-R23.302OAK: 2011-40-1216Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk) (2016-07-06) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-10-13Daniel ComstockCArizona DiamondbacksRk5-11210R-R23.019ARI: 2015-18-526Signed out of draft (Menlo College) (2015-06-20) 
    2016-10-13Cameron SmithPArizona DiamondbacksRk5-11155L-L23.305ARI: 2015-36-1066Reinstated to active roster (2016-08-15) 
    2016-10-13Will LocantePArizona DiamondbacksAA6-0190L-L26.253ARI: 2011-11-334DL-7 Injured (2016-09-04) 
    2016-10-13Jeff SmithIFArizona DiamondbacksA6-0180R-R24.011ARI: 2015-30-886Assigned to Kane County (A) (2016-08-27) 
    2016-10-13Ryan McCormickPColorado RockiesA6-2200R-R22.212COL: 2015-16-467Assigned to Boise (A-) (2016-07-21) 
    2016-10-13Luis VerasOFArizona DiamondbacksA6-1180R-R22.343UDFAAssigned to Hillsboro (A-) (2016-06-23) 
    2016-10-13Logan SawyerPColorado RockiesA+6-5215R-R23.288COL: 2014-29-863Activated from disabled list (2016-08-15) 
    2016-10-13Jensen ParkOFColorado RockiesA5-9170R-R23.307COL: 2015-32-947Assigned to Asheville (A) (2016-08-12) 
    2016-10-13Gilbert Marrero1BTampa Bay RaysRk6-2195L-L20.065UDFAAssigned to GCL Rays (Rk) (2015-06-22) 
    2016-10-13Gerard HernandezOFArizona DiamondbacksA5-10195L-L20.363ARI: 2014-21-630DL-7 Injured (2016-09-03) 
    2016-10-13Pedro MarquezOFArizona DiamondbacksRk5-11190R-R22.267UDFAAssigned to Missoula (Rk) (2016-07-17) 
    2016-10-07Nicco BlankPNew York MetsA5-9165R-R23.343NYN: 2014-25-745Assigned to Columbia (A) (2016-06-29) 
    2016-10-07Enmanuel BerihuetePNew York MetsRk6-0174R-R22.336UDFAAssigned to GCL Mets (Rk) (2016-06-24) 
    2016-10-07Tyler BadamoPNew York MetsA6-2215R-R24.060NYN: 2014-24-715DL-7 Injured (2016-06-30) 
    2016-10-07Luis CarrenoPNew York MetsRk6-0169R-R21.056UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk) (2016-08-18) 
    2016-10-07Gaby AlmontePNew York MetsA6-0185R-R24.053UDFAAssigned to Columbia (A) (2016-06-09) 
    2016-10-07Dylan Cook2BLos Angeles DodgersRk6-4195R-R22.183UDFAAssigned to AZL Dodgers (Rk) (2016-06-21) 
    2016-10-07M.J. VillegasPLos Angeles DodgersRk6-2190R-R22.031LAN: 2013-23-694Assigned to Ogden (Rk) (2015-07-29) 
    2016-10-07Hector RodriguezPLos Angeles DodgersRk6-3190R-R21.355UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-08-27) 
    2016-10-07Johan DiazPLos Angeles DodgersAAA6-2195R-R23.340UDFAAssigned to Ogden (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-10-07Wilkyns JimenezCColorado RockiesA-6-2180R-R21.081UDFAAssigned to Boise (A-) (2015-06-18) 
    2016-10-07Javier PalaciosPColorado RockiesAAA6-1165R-R23.008UDFAAssigned to Asheville (A) (2016-05-12) 
    2016-10-07Robby ColesPNew York MetsA+6-2180R-R25.048NYN: 2013-28-836Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) (2014-06-19) 
    2016-10-07Mike HepplePNew York MetsAA6-6210R-R26.124UDFAAssigned to St. Lucie (A+) (2016-05-24) 
    2016-10-07Santo Marte2BNew York MetsA-5-9168R-R23.007UDFAAssigned to Kingsport (Rk) (2016-06-23) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-10-07Blake Grant-ParksCTampa Bay RaysRk6-1190R-R23.084TBA: 2014-39-1177Assigned to Princeton (Rk) (2016-06-23) 
    2016-10-07Stefan SabolOFNew York MetsAA6-0200R-R24.248NYN: 2012-17-530Activated from disabled list (2016-08-03) 
    2016-10-07Hengelbert RojasOFNew York MetsA-6-1188R-R22.345UDFAAssigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2015-07-16) 
    2016-10-07Vicente LupoOFNew York MetsA6-0180R-R22.315UDFAAssigned to Columbia (A) (2016-06-23) 
    2016-10-07Maikis De La CruzOFNew York MetsAA5-11174R-R26.031UDFAAssigned to Binghamton (AA) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-10-07Will BarringOFNew York MetsA6-1200R-R23.166UDFAAssigned to Columbia (A) (2016-08-31) 
    2016-10-07Michael KatzIFNew York MetsA+6-3220R-R24.062NYN: 2014-9-265Activated from disabled list (2016-07-23) 
    2016-10-07Lednier RicardoCNew York MetsA+5-10180R-R28.268UDFAAssigned to St. Lucie (A+) (2016-05-01) 
    2016-10-07Darryl KnightCNew York MetsA-6-2220R-R23.223NYN: 2014-14-415Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-10-07Raul JacobsonPNew York MetsA6-0195R-R24.178UDFAAssigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2016-08-09) 
    2016-10-07Luis Ortega3BNew York MetsA5-10187R-R23.185UDFAAssigned to Columbia (A) (2016-05-23) 
    2016-09-30Luis TorrealbaOFDetroit TigersRk6-1175B-R20.007UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk) (2016-06-25) 
    2016-09-29Riley Palmer3BBaltimore OriolesA6-4215L-R24.319BAL: 2014-31-931Activated from disabled list (2015-08-07) 
    2016-09-22Chien-Ming WangPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-3230R-R36.175UDFAActivated from DL and designated for assignment (2016-09-17) 
    2016-09-21Robert AndinoSSMiami MarlinsMLB6-0170R-R32.149FLO: 2002-2-52Designated for Assignment (2016-09-15) 
    2016-09-15Jorge GonzalezPLos Angeles AngelsAAA5-9175L-L19.355UDFAAssigned to Ogden (Rk) (2016-06-16)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2016-09-14Reymond FuentesOFKansas City RoyalsMLB6-0160L-L25.214BOS: 2009-1-28Designated for Assignment (2016-09-06) 
    2016-09-12Quintin BerryOFToronto Blue JaysMLB6-1165L-L31.295PHI: 2006-5-157Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-09-01) 
    2016-09-11Ryan WebbPChicago White SoxMLB6-6190R-R30.218OAK: 2004-4-127DL-7 Injured (2016-07-23) 
    2016-09-11Billy ButlerDHOakland AthleticsMLB6-2225R-R30.146KCA: 2004-1-14Activated from DL (2016-08-29)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m) by New York Yankees
    2016-09-08Dean Anna2B-SSSt. Louis CardinalsMLB5-11180L-R29.288SDN: 2008-26-795Designated for Assignment (2016-09-04) 
    2016-09-04Alexei RamirezSS-3BSan Diego PadresMLB6-3185R-R34.347UDFASigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3m) [Free Agent] Option year for 2017 @$4m (2016-01-22)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m) by Tampa Bay Rays
    2016-09-04Andre RienzoPMiami MarlinsMLB6-3160R-R28.091UDFAAssigned to New Orleans (AAA) (2016-08-05) 
    2016-09-02Randy ChoatePLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-3180L-L40.363NYA: 1997-5-169Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2016-07-23) 
    2016-09-02Matt WestPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-1200R-R27.285TEX: 2007-2-80Activated from disabled list (2016-06-05) 


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