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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
    2016-09-29Riley Palmer3BBaltimore OriolesA6-4215L-R24.319BAL: 2014-31-931Activated from disabled list (2015-08-07) 
    2016-07-24Torey DeshazierPKansas City RoyalsA+6-0160R-R22.311UDFAAssigned to Lexington (A) (2015-07-23) 
    2016-07-23Casey Frawley2BDetroit TigersAA5-10160R-R28.310CLE: 2009-17-515Assigned to Erie (AA) (2016-05-27) 
    2016-07-23Luis BarriosPAtlanta BravesRk6-4210L-L19.141UDFAAssigned to GCL Braves (Rk) (2015-06-22) 
    2016-07-23Miguel HernandezOFTampa Bay RaysA-6-2175R-R20.208UDFAAssigned to Hudson Valley (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-23Brandon MageeOFBoston Red SoxA-6-0230L-R25.274BOS: 2012-23-721Reinstated to active roster (2016-07-04) 
    2016-07-23Conor KraussPCincinnati RedsA+6-5205R-R23.039CIN: 2014-20-605Assigned to Daytona (A+) (2016-07-06) 
    2016-07-23Yordany SalvaCKansas City RoyalsRk5-10196B-R19.267KCA: 2016-28-853Signed out of draft (Puerto Rico HS) (2016-06-23) 
    2016-07-21Josh SilverIFChicago CubsA6-1185B-R26.088UDFAAssigned to South Bend (A+) (2016-06-12) 
    2016-07-21Sthervin Matos3BMilwaukee BrewersA6-1185R-R22.158UDFAAssigned to Wisconsin (A) (2016-06-17) 
    2016-07-21Michael McKenryCSt. Louis CardinalsMLB5-9210R-R31.139COL: 2006-7-198Designated for Assignment (2016-07-20)Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves
    2016-07-21Manolo ReyesPNew York YankeesA+6-1190R-R26.249UDFAAssigned to Charleston (sc) (A) (2016-06-14) 
    2016-07-20Nick WilliamsPMiami MarlinsA+6-2235R-R24.248MIA: 2014-26-767Activated from disabled list (2016-07-14) 
    2016-07-20Craig BreslowPMiami MarlinsMLB6-1180L-L35.346MIL: 2002-26-769Outrighted to minors (2016-05-13)Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers
    2016-07-19Colby SuggsPMiami MarlinsA+6-0225R-R24.268MIA: 2013-2-73Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) (2016-07-14) 
    2016-07-18Matt AlvarezPKansas City RoyalsAAA6-1184R-R25.188UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-07-11) 
    2016-07-18Jonny DrozdPNew York YankeesA+6-7205L-L24.305UDFAAssigned to Tampa (A+) (2016-06-04) 
    2016-07-18Max BrownOFArizona DiamondbacksA-6-5200R-R23.079ARI: 2015-37-1096Assigned to Missoula (Rk) (2016-06-30) 
    2016-07-18Joseph MaherPNew York YankeesA+6-5200R-R23.347NYA: 2011-38-1169Reinstated to active roster (2016-07-05) 
    2016-07-18Heath WyattPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-2190R-R27.325SLN: 2011-33-1010Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2016-05-29) 
    2016-07-18Angel RinconPNew York YankeesAA6-1180R-R23.295UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-06-05) 
    2016-07-18Dylan BeckerIF-OFSt. Louis CardinalsA6-0185L-R23.193UDFAAssigned to Peoria (A) (2016-04-27) 
    2016-07-18A.J. VanegasPLos Angeles DodgersA+6-3205R-R23.336LAN: 2014-11-339Activated from disabled list (2016-07-16) 
    2016-07-18Jose RamosPHouston AstrosRk6-1160R-R19.348UDFAAssigned to GCL Astros (Rk) (2016-06-25) 
    2016-07-17Jeremy BleichPPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-2200L-L29.029NYA: 2008-1-44Assigned to Reading (AA) (2016-06-21) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-07-17Brett LeePMilwaukee BrewersAA6-4185L-L25.300MIN: 2011-10-328Assigned to Biloxi (AA) (2016-05-12) 
    2016-07-17Cody Dent2B-SSWashington NationalsA+5-11180L-R24.351WAS: 2013-22-676Assigned to Hagerstown (A) (2016-05-14) 
    2016-07-17Dominic BlancoCSeattle MarinersA+6-2215L-R20.250SEA: 2014-28-831Signed out of draft (Florida HS) (2014-06-21) 
    2016-07-17Luis TorresPWashington NationalsA6-3190R-R22.043UDFAAssigned to Hagerstown (A) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-07-17Ramire CletoPSeattle MarinersA6-0190R-R23.104UDFAAssigned to Clinton (A) (2016-07-04) 
    2016-07-17Grofi CruzSSCleveland IndiansA-6-2175R-R20.105UDFAAssigned to AZL Indians (Rk) (2016-07-02) 
    2016-07-16Joe BeimelPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-2201L-L39.088PIT: 1998-18-538Signed to Minor League Contract (2016-06-06) 
    2016-07-16Carson BlairCOakland AthleticsMLB6-1190R-R26.271BOS: 2008-35-1072Assigned to Nashville (AAA) (2016-07-03) 
    2016-07-16Justin De FratusPTexas RangersMLB6-4215B-R28.269PHI: 2007-11-353Traded from Mariners to Rangers to complete an earlier deal (2016-06-12)Signed to Minor League Contract by Washington Nationals
    2016-07-16Brandon AlgerPSan Diego PadresAA6-2180L-L25.012SDN: 2012-26-795Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) (2016-06-11) 
    2016-07-16Mason SmithOFSan Diego PadresAA6-2195R-R21.122SDN: 2013-4-118Assigned to Tri-City (A-) (2016-06-23) 
    2016-07-16Jordan HillyerP Miami MarlinsA6-2195R-R22.297MIA: 2015-14-416Assigned to Greensboro (A) (2016-06-29) 
    2016-07-16Cameron PalmerPLos Angeles DodgersA6-3199R-R24.226LAN: 2015-24-732Assigned to Ogden (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-15Francis GuerreroCCincinnati RedsRk6-3185R-R21.241UDFAAssigned to Billings (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-15Nik TurleyPBoston Red SoxAAA6-3210L-L26.307NYA: 2008-50-1502Assigned to Portland (AA) (2016-06-26) 
    2016-07-15Wesley WrightPBoston Red SoxMLB5-10150R-L31.168LAN: 2003-7-211Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) (2016-04-14) 
    2016-07-15Edward MujicaPPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-2180R-R32.066UDFAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2016-04-08)Signed to Minor League Contract by Kansas City Royals
    2016-07-15George KottarasCSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-0180L-R33.060SDN: 2002-20-595DL-7 Injured (2016-06-22)Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves
    2016-07-14Bernardo MoretaPCincinnati RedsA6-2180R-R23.162UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-06-29) 
    2016-07-14Gabe ClarkIF-OFToronto Blue JaysA-6-0201R-R21.282TOR: 2015-26-782Assigned to Vancouver (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-14Dakota BehrPColorado RockiesRk6-2185R-R24.218UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Colorado Mesa) (2015-06-19) 
    2016-07-14Hernys BlancoOFBaltimore OriolesRk5-10175R-R21.280UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Dutchess CC) (2015-06-23) 
    2016-07-14Josh SmithPArizona DiamondbacksRk6-3181R-R20.006UDFASigned out of draft (California HS) (2014-07-26) 
    2016-07-14Leland ClemmonsOFKansas City RoyalsRk5-9164R-R23.027UDFAAssigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) (2016-07-01) 
    2016-07-14Victor RamirezPBaltimore OriolesRk6-1190R-R21.063UDFAAssigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) (2016-06-24) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-07-14Will LowmanPArizona DiamondbacksRk5-11180R-L21.352ARI: 2015-20-586Assigned to Missoula (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-13Luis MoralesPPhiladelphia PhilliesA6-4212R-R23.119UDFAAssigned to Lakewood (A) (2016-05-27) 
    2016-07-12Mike BroadwayPSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-5190R-R29.104ATL: 2005-4-137Designated for Assignment (2016-07-05)Signed with Yokohama (Japan)
    2016-07-12Vinnie PestanoPNew York YankeesMLB6-1205R-R31.142CLE: 2006-20-611DL-7 Injured (2016-05-07) 
    2016-07-12Kevin JepsenPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-3200R-R31.351ANA: 2002-2-53Designated for Assignment (2016-07-04)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m) by Tampa Bay Rays
    2016-07-12Donavan TateOFLos Angeles DodgersA+6-2184R-R25.288SDN: 2009-1-3Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) (2016-06-25) 
    2016-07-11Tom BelzaOFArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-0181L-R26.345ARI: 2010-43-1291Activated from disabled list (2016-06-01)Assigned to Biloxi (AA) by Milwaukee Brewers
    2016-07-11Joba ChamberlainPCleveland IndiansMLB6-3225R-R30.291NYA: 2006-1-41Designated for Assignment (2016-07-05) 
    2016-07-10Justin GarciaOFHouston AstrosRk6-3225L-L22.277HOU: 2015-17-499SIgned out of draft (State College of Florida) (2015-06-23) 
    2016-07-10Michael PiersonIF-PLos Angeles AngelsA6-0180L-R24.068ANA: 2015-21-645Assigned to Burlington (A) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-07-10Ramon RodriguezPLos Angeles AngelsRk6-0180R-R22.293UDFAAssigned to Orem (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-10David HuffPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-2185B-L31.322CLE: 2006-1-39Placed on temporary inactive list (2016-07-06) 
    2016-07-09Carlos PegueroOFSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-5210L-L29.137UDFAActivated from disabled list (2016-06-16) 
    2016-07-09Ivan PineyroPMiami MarlinsAAA6-1198R-R24.284UDFAAssigned to Jacksonville (AA) (2016-06-29) 
    2016-07-09Corey WilliamsPMinnesota TwinsAA6-1194L-L26.005MIN: 2011-3-117Assigned to Chattanooga (AA) (2015-08-14) 
    2016-07-09Arby FieldsRF-OFSeattle MarinersA+5-9190B-R25.014SDN: 2011-27-833Assigned to Bakersfield (A+) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-07-09Connor BachPMiami MarlinsA6-6187L-L24.015WAS: 2014-21-634Assigned to Batavia (A-) (2016-06-18) 
    2016-07-09Kyle RuchimIFChicago White SoxA5-10175R-R23.332SLN: 2014-39-1185Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk) (2016-06-25) 
    2016-07-09David WalkerOFChicago White SoxRk5-9185L-R24.107CHA: 2015-31-922Signed out of draft (Grand Canyon) (2015-06-20) 
    2016-07-09Juan GomesCCleveland IndiansA-6-2180R-R24.197CLE: 2014-37-1118Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-) (2016-06-19)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk) by Miami Marlins
    2016-07-09Taylor PerezSSSeattle MarinersRk5-9170R-R22.195SEA: 2015-28-845Signed out of draft (St. Leo) (2015-06-20) 
    2016-07-08Eric SurkampPTexas RangersMLB6-5220L-L28.358SFN: 2008-6-177Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Rangers (2016-06-30) 
    2016-07-07Sutton Whiting2BChicago CubsAAA5-8170B-R24.055CHN: 2015-24-713Activated from disabled list (2016-06-11) 
    2016-07-07Scott LymanPMiami MarlinsAA6-3185R-R26.108FLO: 2011-10-313Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) (2016-06-10) 
    2016-07-07Dylan JamesPHouston AstrosA-6-2185R-R24.010UDFAAssigned to Tri City (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2016-07-07Victor MartinezSSCincinnati RedsRk6-1170R-R19.159UDFAAssigned to AZL Reds (Rk) (2016-06-20) 
    2016-07-07David MartinezPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-2180B-R28.338UDFAAssigned to Rochester (AAA) (2016-04-07)Assigned to Erie (AA) by Detroit Tigers
    2016-07-07Justin MaxwellRF-CFBoston Red SoxMLB6-5225R-R32.244WAS: 2005-4-114Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) (2016-04-08)Signed with Lotte (Korea)
    2016-07-06Maximo ValerioPWashington NationalsA-6-2175R-R20.350UDFAAssigned to Auburn (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-06Justin LangleyPMiami MarlinsA-6-6225L-L21.307MIA: 2015-16-476Assigned to Batavia (A-) (2015-08-11) 
    2016-07-06Jake Jefferies2B Washington NationalsA-6-1180B-R22.333WAS: 2015-39-1184Signed out of draft (Cal State Fullerton) (2015-06-30) 
    2016-07-06Kyle HansenPChicago White SoxAA6-8200R-R25.077CHA: 2012-6-201Activated from disabled list (2016-06-26) 
    2016-07-06Ryan WebbPTampa Bay RaysMLB6-6190R-R30.151OAK: 2004-4-127Designated for Assignment (2016-06-27)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2016-07-05Quinnton MackOFArizona DiamondbacksA6-0185R-R24.145ARI: 2015-35-1036Assigned to Kane County (A) (2016-06-15) 
    2016-07-05Jon MacielPDetroit TigersAA6-2210R-R23.230DET: 2013-18-546Assigned to West Michigan (A) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-07-05Roberto HernandezPToronto Blue JaysMLB6-4180R-R35.309UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2016-04-27)Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves
    2016-07-04Ian ThomasPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-4200L-L29.075UDFADesignated for Assignment (2016-07-01) 
    2016-07-04Alex BautistaOFChicago CubsAAA6-0200R-R22.301CHN: 2015-22-653Assigned to Eugene (A-) (2016-06-24) 
    2016-07-04Elliot MorrisPSan Diego PadresAA6-4210R-R24.069ANA: 2013-4-127Assigned to Fort Wayne (A) (2016-06-15) 
    2016-07-04Connor OliverOFNew York YankeesA+6-0180L-R22.264ATL: 2013-23-703Assigned to Tampa (A+) (2016-06-20) 
    2016-07-04Ricardo MarcanoOFChicago CubsA-6-2190L-R21.259UDFAAssigned to Eugene (A-) (2015-06-18) 
    2016-07-04Juan GarciaOFCleveland IndiansRk6-3195R-R18.321UDFAAssigned to AZL Indians (Rk) (2015-06-20) 
    2016-07-03Nick Swisher1BNew York YankeesMLB6-0200B-L35.220OAK: 2002-1-16Placed on temporary inactive list (2016-06-30) 
    2016-07-03Alexi OgandoPAtlanta BravesMLB6-4160R-R32.272UDFADesignated for Assignment (2016-06-27)Signed to Minor League Contract by Arizona Diamondbacks
    2016-07-03Casey ColemanPSeattle MarinersMLB6-0180L-R29.000CHN: 2008-15-461Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) (2016-04-07)Signed to Minor League Contract by Tampa Bay Rays
    2016-07-03Yoervis MedinaPPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-3210R-R27.341UDFAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2016-07-01) 
    2016-07-03Stephen Wickens3BMinnesota TwinsAAA5-10162R-R27.120MIN: 2011-33-1018Activated from disabled list (2016-04-14) 
    2016-07-03Robert TasinPPhiladelphia PhilliesA6-1190R-R24.289PHI: 2015-19-564Assigned to Lakewood (A) (2016-04-07) 
    2016-07-03Gandy StubblefieldPPhiladelphia PhilliesA-6-5190R-R23.345HOU: 2011-14-430Assigned to Williamsport (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2016-07-03Enger JimenezRFPhiladelphia PhilliesRk6-1187R-R20.365UDFAAssigned to GCL Phillies (Rk) (2016-06-25) 


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