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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)
  • MLB Only

    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-05-25Nick WagnerPLos Angeles AngelsRk6-3210R-R24.211ANA: 2014-31-929Signed out of draft (Cal State Dominguez Hills) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-05-25Kila Ka'aihue1BWashington NationalsMLB6-3210L-R31.057KCA: 2002-15-438Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-25Daniel MinorPHouston AstrosAA5-11188R-R24.105HOU: 2012-9-279Reinstated to active roster (2015-05-01) 
    2015-05-25Kasey CoffmanOFLos Angeles AngelsA6-3205L-R23.260DET: 2013-10-306Placed on temporary inactive list (2015-05-15) 
    2015-05-25Adrian RiveroPLos Angeles DodgersRk6-3185L-L23.361UDFAAssigned to Ogden (Rk) (2014-08-20) 
    2015-05-25Corey BassCPhiladelphia PhilliesAA5-9185R-R24.028PHI: 2013-20-601DL-7 Injured (2015-04-13) 
    2015-05-25Josh Bell3BSan Diego PadresMLB6-3205B-R28.193LAN: 2005-4-136Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-02-14) 
    2015-05-25Cole LeonidaCWashington NationalsAA6-3218R-R26.151WAS: 2010-6-176Placed on restricted list (2015-04-26) 
    2015-05-24Mike BlankeCBoston Red SoxAA6-4220R-R26.219CHA: 2010-14-428Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-05-06) 
    2015-05-24Boone WhitingPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-0160R-R25.277SLN: 2010-18-559Activated from disabled list (2014-06-16) 
    2015-05-24Mason RadekePCleveland IndiansAA6-1175R-R24.345CLE: 2011-35-1058Activated from disabled list (2015-05-06) 
    2015-05-23Kyuji FujikawaPTexas RangersMLB6-1169L-R34.306UDFADesignated for Assignment (2015-05-17) 
    2015-05-23Brock Peterson1BMinnesota TwinsMLB6-3200R-R31.185MIN: 2002-49-1450Assigned to Rochester (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-23Darin DownsPHouston AstrosMLB6-3176R-L30.148CHN: 2003-5-133Assigned to Fresno (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-22Joe PatersonPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-1195R-L29.003SFN: 2007-10-314Assigned to Omaha (AAA) (2015-04-10) 
    2015-05-21John BakerCSeattle MarinersMLB6-1220L-R34.121OAK: 2002-4-128Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-19Scott Moore3BSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-2180L-R31.184DET: 2002-1-8Assigned to Memphis (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-19Trevor GrahamPChicago CubsA+6-3220R-R23.180CHN: 2013-13-378DL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    2015-05-19C.J. BeattyOF-IFChicago White SoxA+5-10183B-R26.233SLN: 2009-26-789DL-7 Injured (2015-04-24) 
    2015-05-19Blaine SimsPHouston AstrosA+6-0185L-L26.070UDFAPlaced on temporary inactive list (2015-05-08) 
    2015-05-19Jorge MartinezOFHouston AstrosA6-2170B-R22.051UDFAAssigned to extended spring training (2015-05-01) 
    2015-05-19Albert Cartwright2BLos Angeles DodgersAA5-10180R-R27.201HOU: 2007-36-1096DL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    2015-05-19Daniel TurpenPMinnesota TwinsAAA6-4215R-R28.275SFN: 2007-8-254DL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    2015-05-19Jacob BoodenPSt. Louis CardinalsA+6-9235R-R24.278UDFAAssignment unknown (2015-04-21) 
    2015-05-19Cesar ValeraSSSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-1180R-R23.072UDFADL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-05-19Mario FernandezPTampa Bay RaysA+6-0206R-R21.254UDFAAssigned to Princeton (Rk) (2014-06-23) 
    2015-05-19Angel BaezPHouston AstrosAA6-3196R-R24.094UDFAReinstated to active roster (2015-04-17) 
    2015-05-19Starlin RodriguezOF-2BSt. Louis CardinalsAA5-9160B-R25.157UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-04-24) 
    2015-05-17Jared BurtonPNew York YankeesMLB6-5220R-R33.349OAK: 2002-8-248Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) (2015-05-10)Signed to Minor League Contract by Texas Rangers
    2015-05-16Benjamin WellsPChicago CubsA+6-3220R-R22.248CHN: 2010-7-220Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+) (2015-04-23) 
    2015-05-15Kevin MatthewsPTexas RangersA5-11180R-L22.167TEX: 2011-1-33DL-7 Shoulder surgery (2013-04-01) 
    2015-05-15Josh ElanderOFArizona DiamondbacksA+6-0200R-R24.057ATL: 2012-6-209Assigned to Kane County (A) (2015-04-17) 
    2015-05-15Dustin Geiger1BChicago CubsAA6-2180R-R23.165CHN: 2010-24-730Assigned to Tennessee (AA) (2014-04-12) 
    2015-05-15Engel BeltreCF-OFChicago White SoxMLB6-1169L-L25.195UDFAAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-15Mike NessethPPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-5213R-R27.026PHI: 2010-17-531Assigned to Reading (AA) (2015-04-15)Signed to Minor League Contract by Atlanta Braves
    2015-05-14Jake FoxOFToronto Blue JaysMLB5-11210R-R32.298CHN: 2003-3-73Assigned to New Hampshire (AA) (2015-04-10)Signed with Hanwha Eagles (Korea)
    2015-05-13Preston MattinglyRF-LFNew York YankeesA+6-3205R-R27.259LAN: 2006-1-31 (2012-01-11) 
    2015-05-12Alex HassanOFOakland AthleticsMLB6-3200R-R27.041BOS: 2009-20-618Designated for Assignment (2015-05-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    2015-05-11Joel PayampsPColorado RockiesA-6-2170R-R21.034UDFAAssigned to Tri-City (A-) (2014-08-21) 
    2015-05-11Jay GausePHouston AstrosA-6-2215R-R23.017HOU: 2014-10-286Signed out of draft (Faulkner) (2014-06-14) 
    2015-05-11Juan HernandezPHouston AstrosRk6-3170R-R22.107UDFAAssigned to GCL Astros (Rk) (2014-08-05) 
    2015-05-11Krishawn HolleyPHouston AstrosA-6-0195R-R23.093HOU: 2010-39-1173Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) (2014-08-05) 
    2015-05-11Randall FantPHouston AstrosA+6-4185L-L24.103HOU: 2013-29-857Placed on temporary inactive list (2015-04-26) 
    2015-05-11Christian PerdomoPHouston AstrosRk6-6180L-L21.183UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk) (2014-06-23) 
    2015-05-11Chad ThompsonPMilwaukee BrewersA6-8205R-R24.094MIL: 2011-27-821Assignment unknown (2015-04-23) 
    2015-05-11Dawson BrownPOakland AthleticsRk6-6200R-R21.360OAK: 2014-24-732Signed out of draft (West Florida) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-05-11Reinaldo LopezPTampa Bay RaysAA6-2221R-R24.014UDFAAssigned to Montgomery (AA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-11Jose AriasPMiami MarlinsA6-5220R-R24.114UDFAAssigned to Greensboro (A) (2014-08-09) 
    2015-05-11Jonathan CorneliusPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-0200L-L26.345SLN: 2011-24-740Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2014-08-31) 
    2015-05-11Juan PerezPTexas RangersMLB6-0150R-L36.250UDFAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-05-11Chaz FrankOFToronto Blue JaysA5-10160L-L24.205TOR: 2013-20-595Assignment unknown (2015-04-23) 
    2015-05-11Justin Howard1BPittsburgh PiratesAA6-1205L-R27.257PIT: 2010-24-717Assignment unknown (2015-04-16) 
    2015-05-09Chris Nelson3BPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB5-11185R-R29.248UDFAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-09Kevin MattisonOFWashington NationalsMLB6-0180L-L29.231FLO: 2008-28-838Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2015-05-01) 
    2015-05-09Ryan Wheeler3BLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-4220L-R26.303ARI: 2009-5-156Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) (2015-04-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Minnesota Twins
    2015-05-09Kes CarterOFTampa Bay RaysAA6-1190L-L25.067TBA: 2011-1-56Assigned to Montgomery (AA) (2014-06-25) 
    2015-05-09Ambiorix De LeonPHouston AstrosA+6-3185L-L23.306UDFAReinstated to active roster (2015-04-26) 
    2015-05-09Chih Fang Pan2BOakland AthleticsA+6-1170L-R24.178UDFAAssigned to Stockton (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-09Jobduan MoralesCHouston AstrosA+5-10190B-R23.337FLO: 2009-9-278Assigned to Lancaster (A+) (2014-05-15) 
    2015-05-09Jobduan MoralesCHouston AstrosA+5-10190B-R23.337FLO: 2009-9-278Assigned to Lancaster (A+) (2014-05-15) 
    2015-05-08Mike CarpLF-1BLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-2205L-R28.312NYN: 2004-9-254Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-04-27) 
    2015-05-07Blake ParkerPChicago CubsMLB6-3200R-R29.322CHN: 2006-16-479Designated for Assignment (2015-05-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs
    2015-05-07Daniel CabreraPCincinnati RedsMLB6-7170R-R33.344UDFAAssigned to Louisville (AAA) (2015-04-30) 
    2015-05-07Justin JirscheleOFChicago White SoxAAA5-11195L-R25.022UDFAAssigned to Birmingham (AA) (2015-04-23) 
    2015-05-07Martire GarciaPTexas RangersAAA5-11150L-L25.067UDFAAssigned to Frisco (AA) (2015-04-27) 
    2015-05-07Kevin WalterPPhiladelphia PhilliesA+6-5215R-R23.006PHI: 2010-20-621Assigned to Clearwater (A+) (2014-04-12) 
    2015-05-06Jared MitchellOFChicago White SoxAAA6-0190L-L26.205CHA: 2009-1-23Outrighted to minors (2014-11-24)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2015-05-06Jarrod SaltalamacchiaCMiami MarlinsMLB6-4235B-R30.004ATL: 2003-1-36Designated for Assignment (2015-04-27)Signed to Minor League Contract by Arizona Diamondbacks
    2015-05-04Cody RossLF-RFOakland AthleticsMLB5-11180R-L34.132DET: 1999-4-117Designated for Assignment (2015-05-03) 
    2015-05-04Cody LavalliOFLos Angeles AngelsRk6-4190R-R23.103ANA: 2014-27-809Signed out of draft (Lewis-Clark State) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-05-04Seth BlairPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-2190R-R26.062SLN: 2010-1-46DL-7 Injured (2015-04-13) 
    2015-05-04Isaac SilvaPSt. Louis CardinalsRk6-2190L-L22.234UDFAAssigned to Johnson City (Rk) (2014-06-19) 
    2015-05-04Jorge RodriguezPTampa Bay RaysA+5-11187R-R23.141UDFADL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    2015-05-04Francisco GracesquiPToronto Blue JaysA6-0175L-L23.160UDFADL-7 Injured (2015-04-15) 
    2015-05-02Nick MutzPSan Diego PadresA+6-1195R-R24.321ANA: 2011-9-285Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-05-02Casper WellsLF-RFDetroit TigersMLB6-2205R-R30.160DET: 2005-14-420Assigned to Erie (AA) (2015-04-10) 
    2015-05-02Fabio Martinez MesaPLos Angeles DodgersAAA6-3190R-R25.185UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-04-26) 
    2015-05-02Jeremy HazelbakerOFLos Angeles DodgersAAA6-3180L-R27.262BOS: 2009-4-138Assigned to Tulsa (AA) (2015-04-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by St. Louis Cardinals
    2015-05-02Jonathan GarciaOFLos Angeles DodgersAA5-110R-R23.173LAN: 2009-8-247Reinstated to active roster (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-02Omar DuranPDetroit TigersAA6-3209L-L25.065UDFAAssigned to Erie (AA) (2015-04-10)Signed to Minor League Contract by Oakland Athletics
    2015-05-02Exicardo CayonesOFLos Angeles AngelsA+6-0183L-L23.206UDFAAssigned to Burlington (A) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-02Brett BrueningPChicago White SoxA6-6210R-R26.123CHA: 2010-42-1268Assigned to Kannapolis (A) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-05-02Richie Pedroza2BSt. Louis CardinalsA5-6140B-R23.286SLN: 2013-17-515Activated from disabled list (2015-04-24) 
    2015-05-02Zach LorainePSt. Louis CardinalsA6-3205R-R24.267SLN: 2013-21-635Activated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-05-01Matt CappsPAtlanta BravesMLB6-2220R-R31.241PIT: 2002-7-193Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-04-13) 
    2015-04-29Grant BalfourPTampa Bay RaysMLB6-2170R-R37.120UDFADesignated for Assignment (2015-04-19)Signed to Minor League Contract by Tampa Bay Rays
    2015-04-29Chris CarpenterPCincinnati RedsMLB6-4215R-R29.124CHN: 2008-3-97Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-04-29Fred LewisPNew York YankeesAAA6-2215L-L28.134NYA: 2010-47-1435Activated from disabled list (2014-09-29) 
    2015-04-29Kramer SneedPLos Angeles AngelsAA6-3185L-L26.204NYA: 2010-32-985Activated from disabled list (2015-04-23) 
    2015-04-28Chris PerezPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-4225R-R29.301SLN: 2006-1-42Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-04-27Matt KochCLos Angeles AngelsAA6-1205R-R26.157MIN: 2011-12-388Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-04-27Trent MillerC-OFToronto Blue JaysA-6-1205B-R23.266TOR: 2014-40-1194Assigned to Vancouver (A-) (2014-08-11) 
    2015-04-27Adam ReiferPPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-2195R-R28.328SLN: 2007-11-352Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-04-07) 
    2015-04-27Josh LudyCOakland AthleticsA+5-9195B-R25.009PHI: 2012-8-278DL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    2015-04-27Ryan LipkinCOakland AthleticsAAA6-0200R-R27.202OAK: 2010-24-725DL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 
    2015-04-27Gabriel PerezPArizona DiamondbacksInd6-0185R-R23.329UDFAAssigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk) (2014-08-09) 
    2015-04-26Andrew BarbosaPArizona DiamondbacksAA6-8205R-L27.160ARI: 2012-36-1113Assigned to Mobile (AA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-04-25Ricky RomeroPToronto Blue JaysMLB6-1195R-L30.170TOR: 2005-1-6DL-7 Injured (2015-04-18)Signed to Minor League Contract by San Francisco Giants
    2015-04-24Dan Johnson1BCincinnati RedsMLB6-2220L-R35.258OAK: 2001-7-221Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2015-04-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by St. Louis Cardinals
    2015-04-24Andy DirksLFToronto Blue JaysMLB6-0195L-L29.090DET: 2008-8-253DL-7 Injured (2015-04-11) 


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