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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
    2017-12-10Seth FrankoffPSeattle MarinersMLB6-5190R-R29.105OAK: 2010-27-815Assigned to minors (2017-09-05) 
    2017-11-20Jose Miguel FernandezIFLos Angeles DodgersAAA5-10185L-R29.207UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2017-04-07) 
    2017-11-20Fernando GallegosPChicago White SoxA5-11175L-R25.077UDFAAssigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-11-20Adam PanayotovichPChicago White SoxRK5-11180R-R26.078UDFAAssigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-11-20Eriberto PercelPChicago White SoxRK6-5200R-R25.110UDFAAssigned to AZL White Sox (Rk) (2016-06-20) 
    2017-11-20Sean RenziPChicago White SoxRK6-3232R-R24.279CHA: 2016-32-956Assigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-11-20Austin CrutcherOFChicago White SoxRK6-2205R-R24.217UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Bellarmine) (2017-06-25) 
    2017-11-20Josciel VerasSSCincinnati RedsAAA5-8175R-R24.348CIN: 2014-30-905Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-20Stephen ZavalaCSt. Louis CardinalsA+5-8175R-R24.192SLN: 2015-37-1121Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk) (2017-06-26) 
    2017-11-20Juan LuisOFPhiladelphia PhilliesA6-4175L-R21.242UDFAAssigned to Williamsport (A-) (2017-07-31) 
    2017-11-20Claudio ScottiPPittsburgh PiratesRK6-4210R-R19.135UDFAReinstated to active roster (2017-07-13) 
    2017-11-20Nelson JorgeSSPittsburgh PiratesRK5-11175B-R21.342PIT: 2014-7-221Assigned to Bristol (Rk) (2017-06-28) 
    2017-11-20Silas BohannanPSt. Louis CardinalsRK6-3245R-R24.298UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-20Jordan DeLorenzoPSt. Louis CardinalsA6-1205L-L25.073SLN: 2014-12-375Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-20Jordan DeLorenzoPSt. Louis CardinalsA6-1205L-L25.073SLN: 2014-12-375Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-17Jarrett FreelandCCincinnati RedsRK6-7210L-R23.146CIN: 2013-15-465Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-17Jacob ConstantePCincinnati RedsA6-4215L-L23.240UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-17Kevin DuchenePOakland AthleticsA-6-1200L-L23.342OAK: 2015-5-158Reinstated to active roster (2017-08-26) 
    2017-11-17Brandon BingelP-IFPittsburgh PiratesA-5-10175R-R22.288PIT: 2016-22-675Signed out of draft (Bryant) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-11-17Carlos RiveraPSan Diego PadresRK6-3190R-R22.162UDFAAssigned to AZL Padres (Rk) (2017-06-26) 
    2017-11-10Thad WeberPColorado RockiesMLB6-2205R-R33.043DET: 2008-16-493Activated from disabled list (2017-08-12) 
    2017-11-10Blake ButlerIFCincinnati RedsA+6-3195R-R24.012CIN: 2015-15-445Activated from disabled list (2016-08-26) 
    2017-11-10Mitch TreesCCincinnati RedsA+6-0200R-R22.115CIN: 2014-11-335Assigned to Daytona (A+) (2017-08-28) 
    2017-11-10Andrew WrightPCincinnati RedsA6-5210R-L22.136CIN: 2016-21-618Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-10Nick RouttPCincinnati RedsAAA6-3192L-L27.074CIN: 2012-16-502Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2017-08-07) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-11-10Isaac AnestyPCincinnati RedsRK6-1185L-L20.157CIN: 2015-18-535Signed out of draft (Ontario HS) (2015-07-09) 
    2017-11-10Lucas BenenatiPCincinnati RedsA6-2205R-R24.167CIN: 2016-10-288Activated from disabled list (2017-08-18) 
    2017-11-10Austin GreenCDetroit TigersAA6-2180R-R27.261DET: 2013-13-396Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-10Bryan TorresCDetroit TigersRK6-2180R-R19.355DET: 2016-23-685Assigned to GCL Tigers West (Rk) (2016-07-04) 
    2017-11-10Matt BlandinoPCincinnati RedsA6-1180R-R22.103CIN: 2016-19-558Assigned to Dayton (A) (2017-07-14) 
    2017-11-10Matthew PageOFWashington NationalsA+6-3210L-L26.019WAS: 2014-10-304Assigned to extended spring training (2017-08-11) 
    2017-11-10C.J. PicerniCWashington NationalsRK5-10165R-R24.330WAS: 2016-31-934Assignment Unknown (2017-07-02) 
    2017-11-10Michael RishwainPWashington NationalsA-6-3220R-R23.157WAS: 2016-23-694Assigned to Auburn (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-11-10Ryan HorstmanPSeattle MarinersAA6-2185L-L25.113SEA: 2013-4-117Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-10Yeison MeloOFKansas City RoyalsA+6-1180R-R22.103UDFAAssigned to Wilmington (A+) (2017-08-09) 
    2017-11-10Jacob WakamatsuIF-OFKansas City RoyalsRK6-0180L-R25.176TOR: 2011-48-1459Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-11-10Michael ArroyoCKansas City RoyalsRK6-0181R-R21.315KCA: 2014-26-783Assigned to Burlington (Rk) (2017-08-12) 
    2017-11-07Armando RiveroPAtlanta BravesAAA6-4190R-R29.280UDFAActivated from DL and outrighted to minors (2017-10-13) 
    2017-11-07Mike TonkinPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-7215R-R27.353MIN: 2008-30-906Contract purchased from minors (2017-09-05) 
    2017-11-06Trevor RosenthalPSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-2190R-R27.161SLN: 2009-21-639Transferred to 60-day DL (2017-08-23) 
    2017-11-01Joel De La CruzPAtlanta BravesMLB6-1190B-R28.145UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-01Ramon Castro3B-SSKansas City RoyalsMLB6-0190R-R38.009UDFASigned to minor league contract (re-signed) (2016-11-08) 
    2017-11-01Ermys ReyesIFCincinnati RedsRK5-11175B-R21.080UDFAAssigned to AZL Reds (Rk) (2017-08-26) 
    2017-11-01Alejandro PaulinoSSCincinnati RedsRK6-0150R-R20.343UDFAAssigned to AZL Reds (Rk) (2017-06-25) 
    2017-11-01Gabriel OvalleSSCincinnati RedsAAA6-2170B-R22.326UDFAAssigned to Daytona (A+) (2017-08-06) 
    2017-11-01Gregory ReinosoPCincinnati RedsRK6-1170L-L21.350UDFAAssigned to Arizona Reds (Rk) (2017-08-25) 
    2017-11-01Yerry SantosPCincinnati RedsRK6-4180R-R22.336UDFAAssigned to Arizona Reds (Rk) (2017-08-10) 
    2017-11-01Alexander PerezPCincinnati RedsRK6-3195R-R22.192UDFAAssigned to AZL Reds (Rk) (2017-06-25) 
    2017-11-01Norichika AokiRFNew York MetsMLB5-9180L-R35.300UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2017-09-02) 
    2017-11-01Josmil PintoCSan Francisco GiantsMLB5-11175R-R28.215UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2016-12-21) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-11-01Cristian MachucaPSan Diego PadresRK6-1165L-L20.191UDFAAssigned to AZL Padres 2 (Rk) (2017-06-29) 
    2017-11-01Eduardo SolanoPSan Diego PadresRK6-3203L-L20.163UDFAAssigned to Arizona Padres (Rk) (2017-07-28) 
    2017-11-01Adam SonabendCSan Francisco GiantsAA5-10194R-R25.173UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-08-05) 
    2017-11-01Esmil RogersPWashington NationalsMLB6-1146R-R32.079UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2017-08-01) 
    2017-11-01Matt EuresteSSTampa Bay RaysA+6-0165L-R24.095CLE: 2011-40-1208Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-) (2017-06-20) 
    2017-11-01Matt DaceyIFTampa Bay RaysA-6-3192L-R23.215TBA: 2015-21-628Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-11-01Billy KingIF-OFTampa Bay RaysRK6-2207L-L22.185UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Oregon State) (2017-06-29) 
    2017-11-01Josh RapaczCTampa Bay RaysAA6-1205R-R27.114UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-01Michael VelasquezPTampa Bay RaysA+6-1215L-L24.246UDFAAssigned to Princeton (Rk) (2017-09-02) 
    2017-11-01Greg MaistoPTampa Bay RaysA+6-1180L-L22.349TBA: 2014-16-487Assigned to Bowling Green (A) (2017-09-01) 
    2017-11-01Noel RodriguezPTampa Bay RaysA+6-3190R-R23.137TBA: 2015-26-778Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-11-01Jayson McKinleyPTampa Bay RaysA6-4185R-R23.287UDFAReinstated to active roster (2017-08-01) 
    2017-11-01Chris CardenPTampa Bay RaysRK6-4225R-R23.088UDFAAssigned to GCL Rays (Rk) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-10-29Connor Owings1BArizona DiamondbacksA5-9190L-R23.171ARI: 2016-34-1019Assigned to Kane County (A) (2017-08-31) 
    2017-10-29Cameron GriffinPNew York MetsA+6-3200R-R26.126NYN: 2013-34-1016Assigned to Columbia (A) (2017-06-13) 
    2017-10-29Gregorix EstevezPNew York MetsA-6-5200R-R23.200UDFAAssigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2016-09-01) 
    2017-10-29Keaton AldridgeCNew York MetsA6-2180L-R25.101MIL: 2011-40-1211Assigned to Columbia (A) (2017-07-27) 
    2017-10-29Kurtis HornePNew York MetsA-6-5200L-L21.085NYN: 2014-31-925Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-10-29Gunnar KinesPNew York MetsA6-3210L-L24.096MIA: 2015-36-1076Signed to minor league contract (2017-06-22) 
    2017-10-29Placido TorresPNew York MetsA5-11170L-L24.165NYN: 2016-8-250Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2017-08-16) 
    2017-10-29Marty AndersonPNew York MetsA6-1175R-L24.289UDFAAssigned to Columbia (A) (2017-07-29) 
    2017-10-29Jacob TurnerPWashington NationalsMLB6-4205R-R26.161DET: 2009-1-9Outrighted to minors (2017-07-20) 
    2017-10-29Boomer WhiteC-OFSan Diego PadresA+5-8195R-R24.093SDN: 2016-10-294Activated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-10-29Enmanuel ZabalaOFNew York MetsA+6-0185R-R23.030UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-08-24) 
    2017-10-29Leon Byrd2B New York MetsA+5-8165B-R23.244TEX: 2015-10-288Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) (2017-05-25) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-10-13Mark SavaresePDetroit TigersRK6-1200R-R22.364UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (South Florida) (2017-07-18) 
    2017-10-13Brett Pill1BDetroit TigersMLB6-4215R-R33.034SFN: 2006-7-206Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-09) 
    2017-10-13Joey PankakePDetroit TigersA+6-2190R-R24.324DET: 2014-7-220Activated from disabled list (2017-08-13) 
    2017-10-13Sam MachonisOFDetroit TigersA6-1195B-L23.119DET: 2016-10-295Assigned to West Michigan (A) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-10-13Allan SantosOFDetroit TigersRK6-1180R-R19.130UDFAAssigned to GCL Tigers East (Rk) (2016-06-24) 
    2017-10-13Tyler FalwellPKansas City RoyalsA6-5210R-R21.340KCA: 2016-19-583Activated from disabled list (2017-08-02) 
    2017-10-13Jeremy GwinnPKansas City RoyalsRK6-5195R-R22.012KCA: 2016-12-373Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-10-13Garrett HarrisPKansas City RoyalsRK6-2210R-R23.206UDFAAssigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-10-13Colton FrabasilioC-OFKansas City RoyalsA+6-3200R-R24.178KCA: 2015-23-699Assigned to Wilmington (A+) (2017-06-26) 
    2017-10-13Logan GraySSKansas City RoyalsRK6-2184R-R22.274KCA: 2016-13-403Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-10-13Bryan TejedaCDetroit TigersA-6-0190R-R21.270UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk) (2017-06-26) 
    2017-10-13Will SavageIFDetroit TigersA6-0165R-R22.308DET: 2016-16-475Assigned to Connecticut (A-) (2017-05-13) 
    2017-10-13Oliver PolancoPArizona DiamondbacksRK6-3210R-R20.153UDFAAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) (2015-06-21) 
    2017-10-13Nestor RamirezPArizona DiamondbacksA-6-4195R-R22.039UDFAAssigned to Hillsboro (A-) (2017-09-02) 
    2017-10-13Walter HigueraOFArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-3159R-R21.148UDFAAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) (2016-06-21) 
    2017-10-13Cesar Galvez2BColorado RockiesAAA5-9145B-R26.081UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-10-04) 
    2017-10-13Franchi BatistaPDetroit TigersRK6-0170R-R21.140UDFAAssigned to GCL Tigers East (Rk) (2016-06-25) 
    2017-10-13Ryan CastellanosP Detroit TigersA+6-3185R-R23.181DET: 2015-25-760Assigned to Connecticut (A-) (2016-08-04) 
    2017-10-13Enrique De PenaPDetroit TigersRK6-2175R-R21.237UDFAAssigned to GCL Tigers East (Rk) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-10-13Julio GuantePDetroit TigersA+6-3180R-R20.137UDFAAssigned to GCL Tigers East (Rk) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-10-13Tyler HowePDetroit TigersRK6-1235R-R23.267UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk) (2017-07-27) 
    2017-10-13Drew WestonPDetroit TigersRK6-2170L-L22.304UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk) (2017-08-16) 
    2017-10-13Travis MaezesSSKansas City RoyalsA+6-0188L-R23.307KCA: 2015-13-399Activated from disabled list (2017-07-24) 
    2017-10-13Jose SanchezOFKansas City RoyalsAA5-10155L-L23.084UDFAAssigned to Burlington (Rk) (2017-08-09) 
    2017-10-13Justin BrantleyPNew York MetsAA5-11167R-R26.222UDFAAssigned to Columbia (A) (2017-07-21) 


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