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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
    2017-06-22Adam WilkPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-2175L-L29.196DET: 2009-11-330Designated for Assignment (2017-06-16) 
    2017-06-22Francisco RodriguezPDetroit TigersMLB6-0175R-R35.166UDFAReinstated from bereavement list (2016-04-28) 
    2017-06-22Chase SimpsonIFPittsburgh PiratesAA6-1193B-R25.126PIT: 2014-14-431Assigned to Altoona (AA) (2017-04-07) 
    2017-06-21Travis HissongPNew York YankeesAA6-0180R-R25.338UDFAAssigned to Tampa (A+) (2017-05-21) 
    2017-06-21Ryan LamarreOFOakland AthleticsMLB6-2185R-L28.212CIN: 2010-2-62Designated for Assignment (2017-06-16) 
    2017-06-20Austin KubitzaPSeattle MarinersAA6-5190R-R25.217DET: 2013-4-126Assigned to Arkansas (AA) (2017-05-13) 
    2017-06-20Waldis JoaquinPDetroit TigersMLB6-2190R-R30.177UDFAAssigned to Erie (AA) (2017-05-09) 
    2017-06-19Neftali FelizPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-3180R-R29.048UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-06-14)Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0.507m) by Kansas City Royals
    2017-06-19Frank LopezPTexas RangersAAA6-1175L-L23.121UDFAAssigned to Down East (A+) (2017-06-05)Assigned to Carolina (A+) by Milwaukee Brewers
    2017-06-19Kyle Petty1BSeattle MarinersAA6-5220R-R26.110SEA: 2013-23-687Activated from disabled list (2017-04-22) 
    2017-06-17Andrew DanielIFLos Angeles AngelsAA6-1200R-R24.141ANA: 2014-11-329Assigned to Mobile (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-17Cleuluis Rondon2BChicago White SoxAAA6-0155R-R23.065UDFAAssigned to Birmingham (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-17Brady DragmirePTexas RangersAAA6-0185R-R24.132TOR: 2011-17-529Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) (2017-04-18)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) by Washington Nationals
    2017-06-17Louis ColemanPCincinnati RedsMLB6-3190B-R31.074KCA: 2009-5-152Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Arizona Diamondbacks
    2017-06-16Desmond JenningsCFNew York MetsMLB6-2180R-R30.229TBA: 2006-10-289Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-04-05) 
    2017-06-16Jon NiesePNew York YankeesMLB6-3190L-L30.232NYN: 2005-7-209Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-03-28) 
    2017-06-16Stephen FifePMiami MarlinsMLB6-3210R-R30.255BOS: 2008-3-85Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-16Eric RuthPNew York YankeesAAA6-0195R-R26.263UDFAAssigned to Trenton (AA) (2017-06-04) 
    2017-06-16Tom WilhelmsenPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-6190R-R33.183MIL: 2002-7-199Designated for Assignment (2017-06-11)Signed to Minor League Contract by Milwaukee Brewers
    2017-06-15Kristian Brito1BSeattle MarinersA6-50R-R22.177SEA: 2012-11-341Assigned to Clinton (A) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-15Kevin ChapmanPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-3197L-L29.117KCA: 2010-4-119Traded from Braves to Twins for Danny Santana (2017-05-08) 
    2017-06-15Grant Green2BWashington NationalsMLB6-3170R-R29.262OAK: 2009-1-13Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2017-04-25)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2017-06-15Patrick SchusterPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-2165R-L26.228ARI: 2009-13-396DL-7 Injured (2017-05-29)Signed to Minor League Contract by Oakland Athletics
    2017-06-14Zach PhillipsPSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-1178L-L30.266TEX: 2004-23-681Assigned to Memphis (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-14Sean Coyle2BBaltimore OriolesAAA5-8175R-R25.149BOS: 2010-3-110Assigned to Bowie (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-06-13Luis Tejada1BLos Angeles AngelsAA6-3175R-R24.244UDFAAssigned to Mobile (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-13Brandon PetersonPLos Angeles AngelsAA6-1198R-R25.264MIN: 2013-13-380Activated from disabled list (2017-05-26) 
    2017-06-13Carlos ArroyoOFTexas RangersAAA5-11150L-R23.350UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-05-31) 
    2017-06-13Jhonny PeraltaSSSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-1185R-R35.016UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-06-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Boston Red Sox
    2017-06-12Jon FitzsimmonsPLos Angeles AngelsAA6-2202R-R25.196UDFAAssigned to Inland Empire (A+) (2017-05-11) 
    2017-06-12Jake EschPSan Diego PadresMLB6-3186R-R27.077FLO: 2011-11-343Designated for Assignment (2017-06-11) 
    2017-06-11Eric TooleOFColorado RockiesA6-1170L-R23.338COL: 2015-22-647Assigned to Asheville (A) (2017-05-04) 
    2017-06-11Ryan WebbPSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-6190R-R31.126OAK: 2004-4-127Activated from disabled list (2017-06-06) 
    2017-06-10Mel RojasOFAtlanta BravesAAA6-3200B-R27.017PIT: 2010-3-84Signed to minor league contract (re-signed) (2016-09-30) 
    2017-06-10Jeff McVaneyOFDetroit TigersAAA6-2210R-L27.145DET: 2012-8-274Assigned to Erie (AA) (2017-06-07) 
    2017-06-09Keyvius SampsonPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-0185R-R26.154SDN: 2009-4-114Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-09Logan DarnellPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-2200L-L28.127MIN: 2010-6-195DL-7 Injured (2017-05-17) 
    2017-06-09Giovanni SotoPChicago White SoxMLB6-4150L-L26.022DET: 2009-21-630Activated from disabled list (2017-06-08) 
    2017-06-08Zach WelzOFLos Angeles AngelsAA6-1185R-R25.032UDFAAssigned to Mobile (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-08Zack TilleryIF-PMinnesota TwinsA6-3204R-R24.147MIN: 2014-13-380Activated from disabled list (2017-05-17) 
    2017-06-07Nick TepeschPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-4200R-R28.238TEX: 2010-14-436Assigned to Rochester (AAA) (2017-05-13)Signed to Minor League Contract by Minnesota Twins
    2017-06-06A.J. AchterPDetroit TigersMLB6-5190R-R28.283MIN: 2010-46-1395Assigned to Erie (AA) (2017-04-08) 
    2017-06-04Dayron VaronaOFTampa Bay RaysAAA5-11185R-R29.101UDFAAssigned to Durham (AAA) (2017-05-31) 
    2017-06-03Bobby ParnellPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-3180R-R32.268NYN: 2005-9-269Assigned to Omaha (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2017-06-03Mike BroadwayPWashington NationalsMLB6-5190R-R30.065ATL: 2005-4-137Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Tampa Bay Rays
    2017-06-03Jason RichmanPTexas RangersAAA6-3205L-L23.231TEX: 2015-18-528Assigned to Down East (A+) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-03Omarlin LopezPTexas RangersA+6-3175R-R23.238UDFAAssigned to Down East (A+) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-01Chris DenorfiaRF-LFColorado RockiesMLB6-1180R-R36.321CIN: 2002-19-555DL-7 Injured (2017-05-05) 
    2017-06-01Braulio OrtizPCincinnati RedsAA6-5205R-R25.164UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-05-10)Assigned to Helena (Rk) by Milwaukee Brewers
    2017-06-01Christian CorreaCHouston AstrosA+5-10200R-R24.014UDFAAssigned to Buies Creek (A+) (2017-04-06)Assigned to Boise (A-) by Colorado Rockies
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-06-01John SewaldOF Houston AstrosA+5-11170L-R23.202HOU: 2015-14-409Assigned to Buies Creek (A+) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-01Jonathan WandlingPToronto Blue JaysA+6-3205R-R25.004UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-05-21) 
    2017-06-01Tanner StanleyOFKansas City RoyalsA+5-11185L-L23.262KCA: 2015-36-1089Activated from disabled list (2017-05-14) 
    2017-06-01Brian MatuszPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-4200L-L30.110BAL: 2008-1-4Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-06-01Raudel LazoPMiami MarlinsMLB5-10175L-L28.050UDFAAssigned to Jacksonville (AA) (2017-04-29) 
    2017-06-01Whit MayberryPWashington NationalsAA6-0185R-R27.003DET: 2014-21-640Assigned to Potomac (A+) (2017-04-14) 
    2017-06-01J.B. MossOFAtlanta BravesA+6-0185R-R23.345ATL: 2016-7-199Assigned to Florida (A+) (2017-05-11)Assigned to Boise (A-) by Colorado Rockies
    2017-06-01David RamosPWashington NationalsA6-0175R-R25.262UDFAAssigned to Hagerstown (A) (2017-04-21) 
    2017-05-31Ernesto FrieriPNew York YankeesMLB6-2168R-R31.316UDFAAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) (2017-04-10)Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers
    2017-05-31Lucas LuetgePCincinnati RedsMLB6-3198L-L30.096MIL: 2008-21-638Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Baltimore Orioles
    2017-05-30Jonathan BroxtonPSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-4240R-R32.348LAN: 2002-2-60Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($7.5m) (2015-12-15) 
    2017-05-30Joe NathanPWashington NationalsMLB6-4205R-R42.189SFN: 1995-6-159Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2017-04-10) 
    2017-05-30Mat LatosPToronto Blue JaysMLB6-5210R-R29.173SDN: 2006-11-333Outrighted to minors (2017-05-08) 
    2017-05-29Kolton MahoneyPNew York YankeesA6-0195R-R25.009NYA: 2015-16-483Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A) (2017-04-06)Assigned to Greensboro (A) by Miami Marlins
    2017-05-27Manuel SanchezOFTampa Bay RaysA+6-2220R-R21.234UDFAAssigned to Charlotte (A+) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-05-27Juan HerreraSSSt. Louis CardinalsAA5-11165R-R23.333UDFAAssigned to Palm Beach (A+) (2017-05-10) 
    2017-05-26Kyle Blanks1B-LFSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-6270R-R30.257SDN: 2004-42-1241Signed to minor league contract (re-signed) (2016-10-27) 
    2017-05-26Jay BaumIF-OFSeattle MarinersAA5-11180R-R24.213SEA: 2014-21-621Assigned to Modesto (A+) (2017-05-10) 
    2017-05-26Drew VettlesonOFTexas RangersAA6-0185L-B25.312TBA: 2010-1-42Assigned to Frisco (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-05-26Kody KerskiPSeattle MarinersAAA5-11170R-R25.038SEA: 2014-8-231Assigned to Modesto (A+) (2017-05-23) 
    2017-05-26Chantz MackOFSeattle MarinersAAA5-11205R-L26.022SEA: 2013-29-867Assigned to Arkansas (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-05-26Joel FisherC-IFPhiladelphia PhilliesAA6-2215R-R24.138PHI: 2014-23-682Activated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-05-25Henry UrrutiaOFBaltimore OriolesMLB6-5200L-R30.101UDFAAssigned to Norfolk (AAA) (2017-04-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Boston Red Sox
    2017-05-24Michael BournCFBaltimore OriolesMLB5-11180L-R34.148PHI: 2003-4-115Activated from disabled list (2017-05-08)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2017-05-24Justin BohnSSMiami MarlinsAA6-0180R-R24.203MIA: 2013-7-202Activated from disabled list (2016-07-19) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-05-24Jose RosarioSSBoston Red SoxAAA5-11160R-R25.177UDFAAssigned to Portland (AA) (2017-05-10) 
    2017-05-24Elias TorresOFTampa Bay RaysA6-1176R-R25.092UDFAAssigned to Bowling Green (A) (2016-07-16)Assigned to Tri-City (A-) by San Diego Padres
    2017-05-24Zach MorrisPPhiladelphia PhilliesA6-5225L-L24.079PHI: 2015-24-714Assigned to Lakewood (A) (2017-05-14) 
    2017-05-23Mario HollandsPPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-5205L-L28.270PHI: 2010-10-321Assigned to Reading (AA) (2017-04-14) 
    2017-05-22James Loney1BAtlanta BravesMLB6-3200L-L33.015LAN: 2002-1-19Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-05-18) 
    2017-05-21Blake LalliCAtlanta BravesMLB6-1205L-R34.009UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-05-17)Signed to Minor League Contract by Arizona Diamondbacks
    2017-05-21Zach WaltersSSCincinnati RedsMLB6-3195L-R27.258ARI: 2010-9-271Activated from disabled list (2017-05-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Kansas City Royals
    2017-05-19Stephen CardulloSSColorado RockiesMLB6-0197R-R29.262ARI: 2010-24-721DL-7 Injured (2017-05-07)Signed to Minor League Contract by Colorado Rockies
    2017-05-18David LoughRF-LFDetroit TigersMLB6-0185L-L31.118KCA: 2007-11-336Assigned to Toledo (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Cleveland Indians
    2017-05-17Tyler HoltOFLos Angeles DodgersMLB5-11175R-R28.068CLE: 2010-10-300Assigned to Tulsa (AA) (2017-05-06) 
    2017-05-17Eric PetersonPHouston AstrosAA6-4195R-R24.070HOU: 2014-37-1096Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) (2016-05-24) 
    2017-05-17Jake JohansenPWashington NationalsAA6-6235R-R26.114WAS: 2013-2-68Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) (2017-04-07)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+) by Chicago White Sox
    2017-05-17Mark BlackmarPWashington NationalsAA6-2205R-R25.019BAL: 2011-16-485Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) (2016-07-18) 
    2017-05-16Avain Rachal2BCincinnati RedsA+6-0195R-R23.094CIN: 2012-22-682Assigned to Dayton (A) (2016-08-21) 
    2017-05-16Chris AndersonPMinnesota TwinsAAA6-4215R-R24.291LAN: 2013-1-18Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) (2017-04-27) 
    2017-05-16Daniel BardPSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-4185R-R31.325BOS: 2006-1-28Reinstated to active roster (2017-04-27)Signed to Minor League Contract by New York Mets
    2017-05-16Juan Francisco1B-3BBaltimore OriolesMLB6-2180B-R29.327UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2017-02-13) 
    2017-05-15Ben Paulsen1BMinnesota TwinsMLB6-3205L-R29.201COL: 2009-3-90Assigned to Rochester (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-05-15Ross DetwilerPOakland AthleticsMLB6-5185R-L31.070WAS: 2007-1-6Assigned to Nashville (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs
    2017-05-15Andrew LamboOFOakland AthleticsMLB6-3198L-L28.277LAN: 2007-4-146DL-7 Injured (2017-04-25) 
    2017-05-15Dalier HinojosaPPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-1195R-R31.094UDFADL-7 Injured (2017-04-06) 
    2017-05-14Zach NehrirOFArizona DiamondbacksA+6-2205R-R24.106ARI: 2015-16-466Assigned to Kane County (A) (2017-04-28) 
    2017-05-14Joe Bennie2BOakland AthleticsAA6-1180R-R26.007OAK: 2013-28-851Assigned to Midland (AA) (2016-08-09) 
    2017-05-14Angel RosaSSLos Angeles AngelsAAA6-2185R-R24.237ANA: 2013-13-397Assigned to Mobile (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-05-14Carlos CorporanCChicago CubsMLB6-3210B-R33.128MIL: 2003-12-339DL-7 Injured (2017-04-22) 


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