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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.
  • 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
    2015-03-29Luke PutkonenPDetroit TigersMLB6-6200R-R28.323DET: 2007-3-121Outrighted to minors (2015-01-16) 
    2015-03-29Ryan Roberts2BKansas City RoyalsMLB5-10190R-R34.191TOR: 2003-18-530Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-11-13) 
    2015-03-29Nate SchierholtzRFTexas RangersMLB6-2215L-R31.043SFN: 2003-2-63Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-02-07) 
    2015-03-29Juan Carlos OviedoPTexas RangersMLB6-1150R-R31.228UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2015-01-06) 
    2015-03-29Matt LindstromPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-5210R-R35.047NYN: 2002-10-297Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-02-18) 
    2015-03-29Felix DoubrontPChicago CubsMLB6-2166L-L27.158UDFASigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.925m) Avoids arbitration (2015-01-16) 
    2015-03-27Jared BurtonPNew York YankeesMLB6-5220R-R33.298OAK: 2002-8-248Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-02-17) 
    2015-03-27Mitchell BoggsPBoston Red SoxMLB6-3195R-R31.041SLN: 2005-5-170Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-01-06) 
    2015-03-25Aaron CunninghamOFArizona DiamondbacksMLB5-11195R-R28.335CHA: 2005-6-185Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-01-12) 
    2015-03-25Donnie JosephPMiami MarlinsMLB6-2175L-L27.145CIN: 2009-3-88Activated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-03-24Heath BellPWashington NationalsMLB6-2244R-R37.176TBA: 1997-69-1583Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-12-23) 
    2015-03-24Joe BeimelPTexas RangersMLB6-2201L-L37.339PIT: 1998-18-538Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.5m) (2015-03-07) 
    2015-03-24Jose MijaresPCincinnati RedsMLB6-0180L-L30.146UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2014-12-13) 
    2015-03-23Alex PolancoPNew York YankeesRk6-4230R-R20.319NYA: 2013-23-704Signed out of draft (2013-06-20) 
    2015-03-23Dayton DawePNew York YankeesRk6-2175R-R20.344NYA: 2012-15-487 (2012-07-26) 
    2015-03-23Christopher CabreraPNew York YankeesRk6-0180R-R22.088UDFAAssigned to GCL Yankees (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Harlan RichterPLos Angeles DodgersRk6-6225R-R22.180LAN: 2014-27-819Assigned to AZL Dodgers (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Dane OpelOFChicago White SoxRk6-2193L-L23.306WAS: 2009-41-1222Activated from DL (2014-09-22) 
    2015-03-23Zach StonerCChicago White SoxRk6-3200L-R21.097CHA: 2012-12-381Assigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2014-06-16) 
    2015-03-23Luis SierraCChicago White SoxAAA5-11150R-R27.244UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2014-09-29) 
    2015-03-23Jose BarrazaCChicago White SoxA6-1220L-R20.238CHA: 2012-7-231Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Dylan ChavezPChicago White SoxA6-3190L-L23.342BOS: 2012-14-451Assigned to Kannapolis (A) (2014-04-12) 
    2015-03-23Dane StonePChicago White SoxA+6-7225R-R23.283MIA: 2012-25-767Assigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2014-06-16) 
    2015-03-23Ryan KussmaulPChicago White SoxAAA6-4185R-R28.185FLO: 2006-42-1265Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) (2014-06-06) 
    2015-03-23Jon BengardPChicago White SoxRk6-4180R-R24.075CHA: 2013-30-903Assigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2014-06-16) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-03-23Willie EthingtonPBoston Red SoxA-6-3190R-R21.105BOS: 2012-17-541Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk) (2014-08-27) 
    2015-03-23Will SkinnerOFAtlanta BravesA+6-0205R-R25.287ATL: 2011-25-776Activated from disabled list (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Jhoulys ChacinPColorado RockiesMLB6-1168R-R27.076UDFASigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($5.5m) Avoids arbitration (2015-01-17) 
    2015-03-23David RodriguezPNew York YankeesRk5-11156R-R22.067UDFAAssigned to GCL Yankees (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Scott CousinsOFTexas RangersMLB6-2180L-L30.060FLO: 2006-3-95Signed to minor league contract (2014-04-15) 
    2015-03-23Melvi SalazarPWashington NationalsRk6-1175R-R20.096UDFAAssigned to GCL Nationals (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Ritchie MirowskiPWashington NationalsAA6-2190R-R25.327WAS: 2011-45-1357Activated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-03-23Brett TeschnerCTexas RangersAAA6-1235R-R23.213UDFAAssigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) (2014-07-06) 
    2015-03-23Jacob RaffaelePTexas RangersRk6-3210L-L24.028UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Easton NapiontekPTexas RangersRk6-8255R-R21.339TEX: 2013-34-1030Signed out of draft (2013-06-22) 
    2015-03-23Arlett MavarePTexas RangersAAA6-0175R-R25.032UDFAAssigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) (2014-08-15) 
    2015-03-23Daniel LopezOFNew York YankeesA6-2175R-R23.066UDFAAssigned to Charleston (Sc) (A) (2014-08-27) 
    2015-03-23Anderson Feliz3BNew York YankeesA+6-0155B-R22.316UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-03-23Casey Stevenson3BNew York YankeesAAA6-3200L-R26.309NYA: 2010-25-775Activated from disabled list (2014-06-04) 
    2015-03-23Jake Anderson2B-3BNew York YankeesA+6-0170L-R23.111NYA: 2010-7-235Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) (2014-08-04) 
    2015-03-23Bubba Jones1BNew York YankeesA6-1205L-R22.215NYA: 2011-7-239Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A) (2014-08-19) 
    2015-03-23R.J. JohnsonPNew York YankeesRk6-3185R-R23.000MIL: 2010-36-1089Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Abel MoraPNew York YankeesRk6-5175L-L23.111UDFAAssigned to GCL Yankees (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Hector MartinezPNew York YankeesRk6-1185L-L23.188UDFAAssigned to GCL Yankees (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-03-23Hayden SharpPNew York YankeesRk6-6200R-R22.144NYA: 2011-18-569 (2012-06-18) 
    2015-03-20Jose VerasPAtlanta BravesMLB6-5230R-R34.151UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2015-02-12) 
    2015-03-20Buddy BoshersPColorado RockiesMLB6-3205L-L26.315ANA: 2008-4-139Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-12-06) 
    2015-03-20Tyler Pastornicky2BAtlanta BravesMLB5-11170R-R25.097TOR: 2008-5-159Outrighted to minors (2015-01-17)Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers
    2015-03-18Michael KirkmanPTexas RangersMLB6-3185L-L28.181TEX: 2005-5-159Optioned to Round Rock (AAA) (2012-03-31) 
    2015-03-18Jeff KobernusOFWashington NationalsMLB6-2195R-R26.261WAS: 2009-2-50Sent to minors (2015-03-15) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-03-16Xavier PaulLFPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB5-11185L-R30.019LAN: 2003-4-121Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-11-14) 
    2015-03-16Ben FranciscoOFArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-1180R-R33.144CLE: 2002-5-154Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-12-16) 
    2015-03-16Jairo HerediaPAtlanta BravesAAA6-1190R-R25.159UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2014-11-24) 
    2015-03-16Alan GarciaPLos Angeles DodgersA6-4223R-R24.081LAN: 2012-22-686Assignment unknown (2014-04-01) 
    2015-03-16Miles Head3BOakland AthleticsAA6-0215R-R23.319BOS: 2009-26-798Activated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-03-16Kevin Ross1BPittsburgh PiratesA-6-1205R-R21.180PIT: 2012-8-256Assigned to Jamestown (A-) (2014-06-13) 
    2015-03-16Roman MadridPSan Diego PadresA+5-9195R-R24.018UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-03-16Ariel HernandezPSan Francisco GiantsRk6-3180R-R23.014UDFAAssignment unknown (2014-08-20) 
    2015-03-16Mark HendricksonPBaltimore OriolesMLB6-9230L-L40.266TOR: 1997-20-599Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-02-01) 
    2015-03-15Mat Gamel1BNew York YankeesMLB6-0205L-R29.232MIL: 2005-4-115Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-03-07) 
    2015-03-10Suk-Min YoonPBaltimore OriolesAAA6-0180R-R28.229UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-08-02) 
    2015-03-10Kyle WheelerCOakland AthleticsA-5-10175R-R24.145OAK: 2013-26-791Assigned to Vermont (A-) (2014-06-13) 
    2015-03-10Jonesy ZarragaOFOakland AthleticsRk6-1170R-R22.280UDFA (2013-06-23) 
    2015-03-08Beau MaggiCPittsburgh PiratesAAA6-0189L-R24.117KCA: 2012-24-733Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-02-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2015-03-08Drew MaggiOF-SSPittsburgh PiratesAA6-0175R-R25.296PIT: 2010-15-447Activated from disabled list (2014-08-26)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2015-03-06Tony CampanaOFChicago White SoxMLB5-8160L-L28.280CHN: 2008-13-401Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-11-29) 
    2015-03-04Joel HanrahanPDetroit TigersMLB6-2191R-R33.149LAN: 2000-2-57Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-11-15) 
    2015-03-02Miguel PenaPBoston Red SoxAA6-2170L-L24.129BOS: 2011-6-202Suspended 100 games after testing positive for a banned substance (2014-06-17) 
    2015-03-02Luis PerezOFSt. Louis CardinalsA+5-10160R-R23.222UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-08-19) 
    2015-03-02Josh SaleLFTampa Bay RaysA+6-0215L-R23.241TBA: 2010-1-17Suspended 50 games for violating Minor League policy on drugs of abuse (2014-08-13) 
    2015-02-23Dalfis Ortiz2BKansas City RoyalsRk5-10160B-R23.013UDFAAssigned to DSL Royals (Dsl) (2014-07-20) 
    2015-02-16Joe GardnerPAtlanta BravesAA6-4220R-R26.335CLE: 2009-3-94Signed to Minor League Contract (From Indy) (2014-08-20) 
    2015-02-16Francisco VillaPLos Angeles DodgersAAA6-0194R-R22.321UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-02-16Drew StinerCSan Francisco GiantsRk6-1200R-R22.164SFN: 2011-43-1317Assignment unknown (2014-08-20) 
    2015-02-16Leopoldo Correa1B-3BTampa Bay RaysA-6-0186L-R23.075UDFAAssigned to Hudson Valley (A-) (2014-06-13) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-02-15Joel ZumayaPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-3210R-R30.098DET: 2002-11-320 (2012-01-18) 
    2015-02-09Jonathon KeckPColorado RockiesAA6-6215L-L26.236KCA: 2009-42-1262Assigned to Modesto (A+) (2014-05-13) 
    2015-02-06Nick Delmonico3BMilwaukee BrewersA+6-2196L-R22.209BAL: 2011-6-185Suspended 50 games for violating Minor League drug policy (2014-07-28)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2015-02-05Dayan ViciedoLFChicago White SoxMLB5-11240R-R25.332UDFADesignated for Assignment (2015-01-29)Signed to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    2015-02-04Chris Dominguez3BSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-5235R-R28.074SFN: 2009-3-86Designated for Assignment (2015-01-30)Signed to Minor League Contract by Cincinnati Reds
    2015-02-02Tyler GonzalesPPhiladelphia PhilliesRk6-2175R-R22.011TOR: 2012-1-60Signed to Minor League Contract (2014-11-24) 
    2015-02-02Ruben MejiaPSan Diego PadresAAA6-1175R-R22.345UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-01-29Marco Scutaro2BSan Francisco GiantsMLB5-9190R-R39.091UDFADesignated for Assignment (2015-01-22) 
    2015-01-26Hayden FoxPMiami MarlinsA-6-3175R-L23.331MIA: 2012-21-647Assigned to Batavia (A-) (2014-06-13) 
    2015-01-26Nelson ZuluetaPMiami MarlinsRk6-3175R-R20.169MIA: 2013-22-652Activated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-01-26Brad MinceyPMiami MarlinsA+5-11173R-R26.048FLO: 2011-28-853Assigned to Jupiter (A+) (2014-06-20) 
    2015-01-26Yeims MendozaPMiami MarlinsA-6-2155R-R21.333UDFAAssigned to GCL Marlins (Rk) (2014-07-18) 
    2015-01-26Mason HopePMiami MarlinsA6-3190R-R22.213FLO: 2011-5-163Assignment unknown (2014-04-01) 
    2015-01-26Justin HepnerPMiami MarlinsRk6-3190R-R22.357MIA: 2014-36-1067Signed out of draft (San Diego State) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-01-26Ray HansonPLos Angeles AngelsA+6-7235R-R24.333SFN: 2010-47-1428Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) (2014-06-27) 
    2015-01-26Samuel CrafortOFDetroit TigersA-6-0147B-R21.179UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk) (2014-06-20) 
    2015-01-26Yorfrank LopezPDetroit TigersA+6-3170R-R24.056UDFAAssigned to Lakeland (A+) (2014-04-12) 
    2015-01-26Cesar BurgosPDetroit TigersA-6-2185R-R21.331UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk) (2014-06-30) 
    2015-01-26Kyle SimonPColorado RockiesAAA6-5195R-R24.161BAL: 2011-4-125Drafted from Phillies by Rockies in Minor League Rule 5 Draft (2014-12-16)Suspended 50 games for violating MLB drug program
    2015-01-26Antonio ValerioCChicago CubsA6-0190R-R23.311UDFAAssigned to Kane County (A) (2014-06-08) 
    2015-01-26Lance RymelCChicago CubsAAA6-0195R-R24.269CHN: 2012-28-854Placed on temporary inactive list (2014-09-01)Signed to Minor League Contract by Colorado Rockies
    2015-01-26Nathan DorrisPChicago CubsA+6-3185L-L24.048CHN: 2012-17-524Activated from disabled list (2014-08-23) 
    2015-01-26Charlie LowellPMiami MarlinsA+6-4225L-L24.093FLO: 2011-6-193Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) (2014-07-16) 
    2015-01-26Will WhitePMiami MarlinsRk6-3190L-L21.192MIA: 2013-19-562Placed on temporary inactive list (2014-04-01) 
    2015-01-26Elisaul GomezPWashington NationalsRk6-1165L-L22.306UDFAActivated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 


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