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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
    2017-03-25C.J. RiefenhauserPHouston AstrosMLB6-0180L-L27.054TBA: 2010-20-611Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-12-05) 
    2017-03-25Kevin JepsenPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-3200R-R32.242ANA: 2002-2-53Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-02-12) 
    2017-03-24David HernandezPSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-3215R-R31.315BAL: 2005-16-483Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-02-13) 
    2017-03-21David CarpenterPAtlanta BravesMLB6-2200R-R31.249SLN: 2006-12-376Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.5325m) (2014-02-25) 
    2017-03-21Myles BabittOFArizona DiamondbacksRK5-9180L-L24.004ARI: 2016-25-749Signed out of draft (Cal State East Bay) (2016-06-20) 
    2017-03-21Stryker TrahanCArizona DiamondbacksA+6-1215L-R22.330ARI: 2012-1-26Activated from disabled list (2016-08-23) 
    2017-03-21Logan SooleOFArizona DiamondbacksRK6-0185L-L20.297ARI: 2015-23-676Assigned to Missoula (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-03-21Jason HeinrichOFArizona DiamondbacksA-6-1205R-R20.287BAL: 2015-5-163Assigned to Hillsboro (A-) (2016-09-03) 
    2017-03-21Jim HendersonPChicago CubsMLB6-4190R-R34.151MON: 2003-26-777Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-19) 
    2017-03-21Joey ArmstrongIFArizona DiamondbacksA+5-10175R-R23.213ARI: 2015-10-286Assigned to Visalia (A+) (2016-08-27) 
    2017-03-21Trevor Mitsui1BArizona DiamondbacksA+6-5225R-R24.171ARI: 2014-30-900Assigned to Visalia (A+) (2016-08-15) 
    2017-03-21Alex GunnPArizona DiamondbacksA6-4203L-L25.195UDFAAssigned to Kane County (A) (2016-08-31) 
    2017-03-21Johnny OmahenPArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-0190R-R28.006FLO: 2011-35-1063Activated from disabled list (2016-08-26) 
    2017-03-21Max DuvalIFArizona DiamondbacksA+6-5235R-R25.341UDFAAssigned to Kane County (A) (2016-07-16) 
    2017-03-21Joba ChamberlainPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-3225R-R31.179NYA: 2006-1-41Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-18) 
    2017-03-21Ryan WebbPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-6190R-R31.044OAK: 2004-4-127Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-12-09) 
    2017-03-21Gordon Beckham2BSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-0175R-R30.186CHA: 2008-1-8Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-02-07) 
    2017-03-21Ethan EliasPArizona DiamondbacksA+6-3180R-R23.328CHN: 2011-22-669Assigned to Visalia (A+) (2016-09-01) 
    2017-03-20Ryan VogelsongPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-3195R-R39.241SFN: 1998-5-158Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-09) 
    2017-03-20John DanksPAtlanta BravesMLB6-2190L-L31.339TEX: 2003-1-9Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-12-09) 
    2017-03-20Jonathan SanchezPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-2165L-L34.121SFN: 2004-27-820Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-12-21) 
    2017-03-20Paul ClemensPSan Diego PadresMLB6-4170R-R29.035ATL: 2008-7-220Claimed off waivers from Marlins by Padres (2016-06-29) 
    2017-03-18Brandon LeaguePKansas City RoyalsMLB6-2180R-R34.002TOR: 2001-2-59Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-05) 
    2017-03-17Sean CarleyPNew York YankeesA+6-4235R-R26.079NYA: 2014-14-422Assigned to Tampa (A+) (2016-08-20) 
    2017-03-17Kyle JohnsonOFNew York MetsAAA5-10170R-R27.128ANA: 2012-25-777Activated from disabled list (2016-09-03) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-03-17Junior FloresPMilwaukee BrewersRK6-1175R-R22.155UDFAAssigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk) (2016-07-30) 
    2017-03-17Jared ReavesSS-2BDetroit TigersAA5-10185R-R26.240DET: 2012-25-784Activated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-03-17Daniel SueroPColorado RockiesA-6-0165L-L22.189UDFAAssigned to Boise (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-03-17Terry McClureOFColorado RockiesA6-2190R-R21.170COL: 2013-8-229Assigned to Asheville (A) (2016-04-07) 
    2017-03-17Zach TaylorCColorado RockiesRK6-1220R-R21.140MIL: 2015-15-451Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-12-21) 
    2017-03-17Daniel KogerPColorado RockiesA6-5174R-L23.217COL: 2015-19-557Assigned to Asheville (A) (2016-07-21) 
    2017-03-17Michael SullivanPCincinnati RedsA+6-0210L-L23.062CIN: 2014-29-875Assigned to Daytona (A+) (2016-07-14) 
    2017-03-17Jordan RamseyPCincinnati RedsA6-4198L-R24.192CIN: 2015-7-205Activated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-03-17Keenan KishPCincinnati RedsRK6-4220L-R25.117CIN: 2014-34-1025Assigned to Billings (Rk) (2016-08-09) 
    2017-03-17Jake JohnsonPCincinnati RedsA6-2188R-R23.285CIN: 2015-16-475Assigned to Dayton (A) (2016-09-02) 
    2017-03-17Johnny HellwegPCincinnati RedsMLB6-7200R-R28.139ANA: 2008-16-499Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-11-14) 
    2017-03-17Deunte HeathPCincinnati RedsMLB6-4205R-R31.201ATL: 2006-19-580Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-05) 
    2017-03-17Hawtin BuchananPCincinnati RedsA6-8230R-R23.322SEA: 2014-20-591Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-10-13) 
    2017-03-17Matt MarksberryPAtlanta BravesMLB6-2185L-L26.204ATL: 2013-15-463Activated from DL and outrighted to minors (2016-10-10) 
    2017-03-17Kyle HalbohnPNew York YankeesRK6-7230R-R24.057UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Belmont Abbey) (2016-06-24) 
    2017-03-17Cody HamlinPNew York YankeesA6-3188R-R24.036UDFAAssigned to Tampa (A+) (2016-09-04) 
    2017-03-17Tripp Martin3B-SSTexas RangersA+6-2190R-R24.349TEX: 2014-22-666Activated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-03-17Alexeis BellOFTexas RangersAAA5-8187R-R33.167UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2017-02-10) 
    2017-03-17London LindleyOFTexas RangersA5-11160R-R23.278TEX: 2015-40-1188Assigned to Hickory (A) (2016-08-30) 
    2017-03-17Connor McKayOFTexas RangersA6-4195R-R24.158COL: 2011-24-738Assigned to Hickory (A) (2016-06-07) 
    2017-03-17Josh MerriganOFTexas RangersA-6-2175L-R23.183TEX: 2016-10-309Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) (2016-08-04) 
    2017-03-17Starlyn SurielPToronto Blue JaysAA5-11180R-R23.120UDFAAssigned to New Hampshire (AA) (2016-09-04) 
    2017-03-17Nathaniel AbelPToronto Blue JaysA+6-1190L-L24.135UDFAAssigned to Vancouver (A-) (2016-07-14) 
    2017-03-17Hunter BarnettPToronto Blue JaysRK6-3205L-L22.216TOR: 2015-34-1022Assigned to Bluefield (Rk) (2016-06-23) 
    2017-03-17Christian CoxOF-PToronto Blue JaysA-6-0195L-L24.329UDFAAssigned to Vancouver (A-) (2016-08-30) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-03-17Justin Atkinson3B-1BToronto Blue JaysA6-1205R-R23.236TOR: 2011-26-799Assigned to Lansing (A) (2015-09-05) 
    2017-03-17Seth ConnerCToronto Blue JaysAA6-2205R-R25.048TOR: 2010-41-1236Activated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-03-17Aaron AttawayIFToronto Blue JaysA+5-11175R-R25.011TOR: 2014-20-594Activated from disabled list (2016-08-11) 
    2017-03-17Jacob AndersonRFToronto Blue JaysA6-4190R-R24.115TOR: 2011-1-35Assigned to Vancouver (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-03-17Kalik MayOFToronto Blue JaysRK6-4210B-R24.163TOR: 2015-33-992Assigned to Bluefield (Rk) (2016-06-28) 
    2017-03-17Emanuel ChavezPDetroit TigersA-6-3175R-R22.057UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk) (2016-08-25) 
    2017-03-17Sherman LacrusOF Texas RangersAA5-11185R-R23.084TEX: 2013-27-820Assigned to Hickory (A) (2016-06-13) 
    2017-03-17Tyler StubblefieldPTexas RangersA-6-5215R-L23.149ATL: 2013-36-1093Assigned to Spokane (A-) (2016-07-14) 
    2017-03-17Tim HolmesPNew York YankeesRK6-2200R-R23.152UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (San Jacinto) (2016-06-25) 
    2017-03-17Kane SweeneyIF-OFNew York YankeesA6-3210L-R24.162NYA: 2015-29-873Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A) (2016-08-27) 
    2017-03-17Josh GardinerIFNew York YankeesRK5-8155R-R23.271UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Radford) (2016-06-24) 
    2017-03-17Dan FioritoSS-3BNew York YankeesAAA6-4215R-R26.209UDFAActivated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-03-17Nathan MikolasOFNew York YankeesA6-0200L-L23.077NYA: 2012-3-124Assigned to Staten Island (A-) (2016-08-04) 
    2017-03-17David WhiteheadPPhiladelphia PhilliesAA6-4215R-R24.330PHI: 2013-34-1021Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-02-10) 
    2017-03-17Daniel GarnerCPhiladelphia PhilliesRK6-2230R-R23.055PHI: 2016-32-947Signed out of draft (Alabama HS) (2016-06-24) 
    2017-03-17Nathan ForiestPSan Diego PadresA+6-1208R-L25.049SDN: 2015-35-1047Assigned to Tri-City (A-) (2016-07-18) 
    2017-03-17Jesus PirelaPTexas RangersAAA6-0152R-R28.004UDFAAssigned to extended spring training (2016-04-19) 
    2017-03-17Kevin LenikPTexas RangersA-6-5225R-R25.229UDFAAssigned to Spokane (A-) (2016-06-20) 
    2017-03-17Matt MilroyPTexas RangersA+6-3205L-R26.163MIA: 2012-11-347Activated from disabled list (2016-07-19) 
    2017-03-17Chris DulaPTexas RangersA+6-2200R-R24.223TEX: 2013-25-760Assigned to Hickory (A) (2016-09-01) 
    2017-03-17Garrett BrummettPTexas RangersA6-0188R-R22.342UDFAAssigned to Spokane (A-) (2016-08-09) 
    2017-03-17John WernerPTexas RangersAAA6-2210R-R25.074TEX: 2015-32-948Assigned to Spokane (A-) (2016-08-30) 
    2017-03-16Joe RogersPDetroit TigersAA6-0200L-L26.026DET: 2012-5-184Assigned to Lakeland (A+) (2016-08-05)Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves
    2017-03-16Logan OndrusekPCincinnati RedsMLB6-8195R-R32.031CIN: 2005-13-392Assigned to Carolina (A+) (2009-05-19) 
    2017-03-15Derek NorrisCWashington NationalsMLB6-0210R-R28.029WAS: 2007-4-130Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($4.2m) [Avoids arbitration] (2017-01-12) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-03-15Dana EvelandPTampa Bay RaysMLB6-1220L-L33.138MIL: 2002-16-469Signed to minor league contract (re-signed) (2016-11-03) 
    2017-03-13David PerezPTexas RangersAA6-5200R-R24.083UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2016-12-21)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2017-03-12Maikel CletoPChicago CubsMLB6-3218R-R27.315UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2016-12-09) 
    2017-03-10Alberto RodriguezPSan Francisco GiantsRK6-5205L-L21.088UDFATraded from Braves to Giants for cash (2016-12-22) 
    2017-03-10Nicol Valderrey1BMilwaukee BrewersRK6-2180R-R20.049UDFAAssigned to AZL Brewers (Rk) (2016-06-20) 
    2017-03-10Johel AtencioCMilwaukee BrewersRK5-10180R-R20.174UDFAAssigned to Helena (Rk) (2016-08-26) 
    2017-03-10Emerson GibbsPMilwaukee BrewersRK6-1180L-R22.258MIL: 2016-33-981Assigned to Helena (Rk) (2016-08-13) 
    2017-03-10Mike O'NeillOFDetroit TigersAAA5-9180L-L29.027SLN: 2010-31-949Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-01-08) 
    2017-03-03Yohan MatosCChicago CubsRK6-0175R-R20.148UDFAAssigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) (2015-06-20) 
    2017-03-03Victor PadronOFDetroit TigersA5-8160L-R22.241UDFAAssigned to West Michigan (A) (2016-08-08) 
    2017-03-03Jesus AparicioCNew York YankeesA+5-11186R-R22.197UDFAAssigned to Tampa (A+) (2016-08-03) 
    2017-03-03Kyle DavisIF-PSeattle MarinersNCAA6-0190R-R23.163SEA: 2016-14-417Signed out of draft (USC) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-03-03V.J. CollinsPTampa Bay RaysRK5-10170R-R24.240UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Manhattanville) (2016-08-05) 
    2017-03-03Joseph AstacioSSTampa Bay RaysA-6-0155L-R22.271UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Dom Republic) (2015-07-22) 
    2017-03-02Brett Lawrie3BChicago White SoxMLB5-11200R-R27.043MIL: 2008-1-16Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.5m) [Avoids arbitration] (2016-12-01) 
    2017-02-24Jorge MartinezCHouston AstrosRK5-11184R-R20.067HOU: 2015-25-739Signed out of draft (Puerto Rico) (2015-06-22) 
    2017-02-24Christopher Luciano1BHouston AstrosRK6-0180R-R20.269UDFAAssigned to GCL Astros (Rk) (2016-06-25) 
    2017-02-24Edgar LorenzoOFHouston AstrosRK5-11160R-R20.040UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) (2016-06-25) 
    2017-02-24Chaz PalOFHouston AstrosRK6-0200R-R23.294HOU: 2016-38-1147Signed out of draft (South Carolina-Aiken) (2016-06-23) 
    2017-02-24Cory GeislerPLos Angeles AngelsRK6-0185R-L23.229UDFAAssigned to Orem (Rk) (2016-08-25) 
    2017-02-24Galvi MoscatOFMiami MarlinsA-6-0180R-R22.240UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) (2016-06-24) 
    2017-02-24Brayan UlloaPMiami MarlinsRK6-1180L-L21.364UDFAActivated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-02-24Lenny LinskyPTampa Bay RaysA+6-3180R-R26.357TBA: 2011-2-89Assignment Unknown (2016-04-11) 
    2017-02-24Abrahan RodriguezPTampa Bay RaysRK6-2182R-R21.310UDFAAssignment Unknown (2016-07-01) 
    2017-02-23T.J. McFarlandPBaltimore OriolesMLB6-3190L-L27.260CLE: 2007-4-137Designated for Assignment (2017-02-18)Signed to Minor League Contract by Arizona Diamondbacks


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