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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
    2017-07-25Alvaro DiazPSan Francisco GiantsA-6-3190R-R24.042UDFAAssigned to Salem-Keizer (A-) (2017-07-10) 
    2017-07-25Luke LoweryCArizona DiamondbacksA6-2242R-R23.229ARI: 2015-14-406Assigned to Hillsboro (A-) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-07-25Jared CheekPChicago CubsA5-11179R-R24.267CHN: 2015-21-623Activated from disabled list (2017-04-27) 
    2017-07-25Kyle SmithPHouston AstrosAAA6-0167R-R24.318KCA: 2011-4-126Assigned to Fresno (AAA) (2017-06-14) 
    2017-07-25Adam WalkerRF-OFBaltimore OriolesAAA6-5225R-R25.281MIN: 2012-3-97Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-07-25Carson BlairCChicago White SoxMLB6-1190R-R27.280BOS: 2008-35-1072Activated from disabled list (2017-05-12) 
    2017-07-25Chad HuffmanOFSt. Louis CardinalsMLB6-1205R-R32.087SDN: 2006-2-53Assigned to State College (A-) (2017-07-23) 
    2017-07-24Bobby ParnellPChicago White SoxMLB6-3180R-R32.319NYN: 2005-9-269Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) (2017-06-06) 
    2017-07-24Rickie Weeks2BTampa Bay RaysMLB6-0195R-R34.314MIL: 2003-1-2Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab (2017-07-19) 
    2017-07-24Jeremy LucasCCleveland IndiansAAA6-2190R-R26.195CLE: 2012-12-383Activated from disabled list (2017-06-25) 
    2017-07-24Jake DrehoffPBoston Red SoxAA6-4210R-L25.049BOS: 2013-12-353Activated from disabled list (2017-07-02) 
    2017-07-24Nick DeegPSan Francisco GiantsA-6-5205L-L22.028SFN: 2016-30-905Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-23Hanleth OtanoOFChicago White SoxRk6-3195R-R21.007UDFAAssigned to Great Falls (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-23Sterling WynnP Texas RangersA-6-2175B-L23.242TEX: 2014-21-636Assigned to Spokane (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-23Chris FalwellPSan Francisco GiantsA-6-6195L-L22.100SFN: 2016-16-485Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) (2017-06-24) 
    2017-07-23Matthew PopeP San Francisco GiantsA6-6225R-R23.018SFN: 2015-13-396Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) (2017-07-06) 
    2017-07-23Jacob Rogers1BTexas RangersAA6-5195L-R27.334CHN: 2012-40-1214Assigned to Spokane (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-23Jason MartinsonSSTexas RangersAAA6-1190R-R28.281WAS: 2010-5-146Activated from disabled list (2017-05-22) 
    2017-07-23Paul PaezPSeattle MarinersAAA5-9195L-L25.085NYN: 2013-38-1136Assigned to Arkansas (AA) (2017-07-12) 
    2017-07-23David GonzalezSSDetroit TigersA+5-9140R-R23.234UDFAAssigned to West Michigan (A) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-23Mario AlcantaraPBaltimore OriolesA+6-2170R-R24.208UDFAAssigned to Frederick (A+) (2017-05-31) 
    2017-07-23Zeke McGranahanPBaltimore OriolesA+6-4215R-R26.201BAL: 2014-23-691Assigned to Frederick (A+) (2017-05-04) 
    2017-07-23Jose MoralesPWashington NationalsA6-3180R-R22.161UDFAAssigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk) (2017-07-19) 
    2017-07-23Kyle SmithIFArizona DiamondbacksA6-3220R-R23.282UDFAAssigned to Missoula (Rk) (2017-07-02) 
    2017-07-23Hunter Swilling3BDetroit TigersA-6-0185R-R22.209DET: 2016-29-865Assigned to Connecticut (A-) (2016-06-22) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-07-23Jean PeraltaPNew York YankeesRk6-1170R-R23.197UDFAAssigned to GCL Yankees West (Rk) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-07-23Williams DurruthyPArizona DiamondbacksRk6-4210R-R22.285ARI: 2016-31-929Signed out of draft (Florida International) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-07-22Derek EitelPWashington NationalsAAA6-4200R-R29.244ARI: 2010-17-511Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) (2017-05-16) 
    2017-07-22Eric AlonzoPMiami MarlinsAA6-0215R-R25.329ANA: 2014-40-1199Assigned to Jupiter (A+) (2017-07-12) 
    2017-07-22Layne BrunerPBaltimore OriolesA-6-3175L-L22.301BAL: 2016-18-541Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk) (2017-06-26) 
    2017-07-22Yeizer MarrugoPBaltimore OriolesRk6-0170R-R22.294UDFAAssigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) (2016-06-24) 
    2017-07-20Benji Gonzalez3B-OFMinnesota TwinsAAA5-11160R-R27.185PIT: 2008-7-204Assigned to Rochester (AAA) (2017-04-06)Signed to Minor League Contract by Washington Nationals
    2017-07-20J.J. FrancoSSChicago White SoxA+5-7152R-R25.169ATL: 2014-38-1153Assigned to Kannapolis (A) (2017-06-22)Assigned to Columbia (A) by New York Mets
    2017-07-20Casey KellyPChicago CubsMLB6-3194R-R27.289BOS: 2008-1-30Activated from disabled list (2017-05-22) 
    2017-07-20Danny Espinosa2BLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-0190B-R30.086WAS: 2008-3-87Designated for Assignment (2017-07-15)Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m) by Seattle Mariners
    2017-07-20Danny FarquharPTampa Bay RaysMLB5-10170R-R30.153TOR: 2008-10-309Outrighted to minors (2017-07-03)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2017-07-20Domonic BrownLFColorado RockiesMLB6-5204L-L29.321PHI: 2006-20-607Activated from disabled list (2017-06-07) 
    2017-07-20Brad SchreiberPTampa Bay RaysAAA6-4235R-R26.157MIN: 2012-40-1210Assigned to Montgomery (AA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-07-20Osmel AguilaOFPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-0185R-R28.002UDFAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2017-06-13) 
    2017-07-20Eric O'FlahertyPAtlanta BravesMLB6-2195L-L32.165SEA: 2003-6-176DL-10 Left rotator cuff tendinitis (2017-06-11) 
    2017-07-20Antonio RodriguezOFChicago White SoxA6-0180R-R22.074UDFAAssigned to Kannapolis (A) (2017-07-04) 
    2017-07-20Conner HaleIFColorado RockiesA6-2191R-R24.283SEA: 2015-9-275Assigned to Boise (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-20John Michael KnightonPChicago CubsA6-2190R-R23.081CHN: 2014-17-499Assigned to South Bend (A) (2017-07-01) 
    2017-07-20Joel ToribioPLos Angeles DodgersRk6-6180R-R23.039LAN: 2016-34-1031Activated from DL (2016-09-30) 
    2017-07-20Tyrell JenkinsPSan Diego PadresMLB6-4180R-R25.000SLN: 2010-1-50Activated from disabled list (2017-07-18) 
    2017-07-19Pablo Sandoval3BBoston Red SoxMLB5-11180B-R30.342UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-07-13)Signed to Minor League Contract by San Francisco Giants
    2017-07-19Wesley WrightPTexas RangersMLB5-10150R-L32.172LAN: 2003-7-211Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-07-19Aaron WestPHouston AstrosAAA6-1200R-R27.048HOU: 2012-17-519Assigned to Fresno (AAA) (2016-08-03) 
    2017-07-19Tyson PerezPHouston AstrosAAA6-3215R-R27.204HOU: 2011-17-520Assigned to Fresno (AAA) (2017-04-24) 
    2017-07-18Sam TollesonOFLos Angeles AngelsRk6-3197R-R24UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (Central Florida) (2017-06-25) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-07-18Chris CottonPLos Angeles DodgersAAA5-9170L-L26.239HOU: 2013-14-407Activated from disabled list (2017-07-14) 
    2017-07-18Ross DetwilerPChicago CubsMLB6-5185R-L31.134WAS: 2007-1-6Assigned to Iowa (AAA) (2017-06-23) 
    2017-07-18Fernando RodriguezPChicago CubsMLB6-3210R-R33.030ANA: 2003-18-540Activated from disabled list (2017-06-11) 
    2017-07-17Justin MillerPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-3190R-R30.034TEX: 2008-16-483Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-07-17Matt Williams3BLos Angeles AngelsAAA6-0165R-R27.322SLN: 2011-15-470Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) (2017-04-06)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) by Philadelphia Phillies
    2017-07-17Stephen KohlscheenPMilwaukee BrewersAAA6-6200R-R28.300SEA: 2010-45-1362Assigned to Helena (Rk) (2017-07-13) 
    2017-07-17Kam UterPLos Angeles DodgersA6-3200R-R21.173LAN: 2014-12-369Assigned to Great Lakes (A) (2017-07-15) 
    2017-07-17Roger GonzalezCOakland AthleticsA5-9195B-R23.257OAK: 2016-22-652Assigned to Vermont (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-16Crusito MiesesPLos Angeles AngelsRk6-5187R-R21.089UDFAAssigned to Orem (Rk) (2016-08-09) 
    2017-07-16Dustin AntolinPWashington NationalsMLB6-2180R-R27.341TOR: 2008-11-339Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-07-14Andrew PotterPPittsburgh PiratesA6-0208R-R23.155ARI: 2012-31-963Assigned to West Virginia (A) (2017-06-24) 
    2017-07-13Steve AscherPColorado RockiesAA6-0185L-L23.268TBA: 2014-17-517Assigned to Asheville (A) (2017-06-30) 
    2017-07-13Brett BarbierCPhiladelphia PhilliesA5-11190R-R23.219PHI: 2016-16-467Assigned to Lakewood (A) (2017-04-08) 
    2017-07-13Edgar Rondon2BChicago CubsA-5-7170L-R22.180UDFAAssigned to Eugene (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-13Elliot SurreyPSeattle MarinersA-6-0175L-L23.141SEA: 2016-26-777Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk) (2017-07-09) 
    2017-07-13Jed CarterPChicago CubsA-6-0190R-R22.168CHN: 2016-15-464Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) (2017-06-24) 
    2017-07-13Chandler HawkinsPSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-1170L-L24.135SLN: 2015-33-1001Assigned to Palm Beach (A+) (2017-06-09) 
    2017-07-13Chad NadingPSan Diego PadresAA6-6215R-R30.004TEX: 2009-37-1114Activated from disabled list (2017-05-31) 
    2017-07-13Corey BakerPSt. Louis CardinalsAAA6-0173R-R27.232SLN: 2011-49-1490Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2016-07-26) 
    2017-07-13Jhonny PeraltaSSBoston Red SoxMLB6-1185R-R35.046UDFAAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA) (2017-06-28) 
    2017-07-13Josh LindblomPPittsburgh PiratesMLB6-5240R-R30.028LAN: 2008-2-61Activated from DL and outrighted to minors (2017-06-24) 
    2017-07-13Francisco RodriguezPWashington NationalsMLB6-0175R-R35.187UDFAAssigned to Hagerstown (A) (2017-07-12) 
    2017-07-13Antonio BastardoPPittsburgh PiratesMLB5-11160L-L31.295UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-07-06) 
    2017-07-13Francisco RodriguezPWashington NationalsMLB6-0175R-R35.187UDFAAssigned to Hagerstown (A) (2017-07-12) 
    2017-07-13Jose LeidenzPChicago CubsRk6-1171R-R22.270UDFAAssigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) (2016-06-20) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-07-13Jose Mac DonnaPChicago CubsRk6-2195L-L21.314UDFAAssigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) (2017-06-25) 
    2017-07-13Andin DiazPChicago CubsA-6-0182L-L24.314UDFAAssigned to Eugene (A-) (2016-07-19) 
    2017-07-13Jesus De Los SantosPPhiladelphia PhilliesRk6-2165R-R21.203UDFAAssigned to GCL Phillies (Rk) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-07-13Holden CammackCChicago CubsA-6-1190R-R24.029CHN: 2016-16-494Assigned to Eugene (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-13Braxton LorenziniPSan Diego PadresA6-4172R-R22.099SDN: 2015-33-987Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk) (2017-06-25) 
    2017-07-13Landon LassiterSS Chicago White SoxA+5-11172R-R24.029CHA: 2015-21-622Activated from disabled list (2017-05-16) 
    2017-07-13Cristian QuintinPColorado RockiesA+6-3165R-R23.198UDFAAssigned to Lancaster (A+) (2017-06-27) 
    2017-07-13Audie AfenirC-1BNew York YankeesA+6-2220R-R25.149NYA: 2015-25-753Assigned to Tampa (A+) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-13Telvin Nash1BChicago White SoxAA6-1230R-R26.143HOU: 2009-3-100Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+) (2017-06-10) 
    2017-07-13Nestor MurielOFHouston AstrosRk6-2170R-R19.032HOU: 2015-6-169Signed out of draft (Puerto Rico) (2015-06-22) 
    2017-07-13Everth CabreraSSChicago White SoxMLB5-8160B-R30.238UDFAAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) (2017-05-08) 
    2017-07-13Isaac BallouOFWashington NationalsAAA6-2178B-R27.118WAS: 2013-15-466Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) (2017-05-01) 
    2017-07-13John RichyPPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-4215R-R24.350LAN: 2014-3-98Assigned to Reading (AA) (2017-06-26) 
    2017-07-13Mark PetersonPPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-1190R-R26.309UDFAAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2017-06-24) 
    2017-07-12Reign LetkemanPTampa Bay RaysA-6-3165L-R22.061TBA: 2015-23-688Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-12Erik GarciaCSt. Louis CardinalsA+5-11215R-R24.111UDFAAssigned to State College (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-12Rehiner Cordova2BMiami MarlinsAA6-0150B-R23.182UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-07-09) 
    2017-07-11Blake McKnightPSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-1182R-R26.148SLN: 2013-38-1145Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2016-08-26) 
    2017-07-10Chris Carter1B-LFNew York YankeesMLB6-4220R-R30.204CHA: 2005-15-455Designated for Assignment (2017-07-04)Signed to Minor League Contract by Oakland Athletics
    2017-07-10Max BethellPLos Angeles AngelsA+6-3225L-L23.063UDFAAssigned to Orem (Rk) (2017-06-25) 
    2017-07-10Yefry SantanaOFLos Angeles AngelsRk6-1170R-R21.245UDFAAssigned to Orem (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-07-09Jared LakindPPittsburgh PiratesAA6-2195L-L25.122PIT: 2010-23-687Signed to minor league contract (re-signed) (2016-10-07)Assigned to Greensboro (A) by Miami Marlins
    2017-07-09Sebastian ValleCSeattle MarinersAAA6-1168L-R26.350UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-07-06) 
    2017-07-08Mike McCannUTKansas City RoyalsRk6-2205L-R21.363KCA: 2016-24-733Signed out of draft (Seattle) (2016-07-24) 
    2017-07-08Curtiss PomeroySSNew York YankeesRk6-1190R-R24.064ATL: 2015-28-840Signed as undrafted free agent (Georgetown) (2016-07-23) 


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