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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
    2017-09-17Maikel SepulvedaPHouston AstrosRk6-1165L-L20.260UDFAAssigned to Greeneville (Rk) (2017-08-11) 
    2017-09-17Darian SandfordCF-LFWashington NationalsAA5-9170B-R30.142KCA: 2010-47-1409Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-06-17) 
    2017-09-17Francisco VillegasPHouston AstrosRk6-2175L-L20.017UDFAAssigned to Greeneville (Rk) (2017-07-02) 
    2017-09-17Martin FigueroaC-IFHouston AstrosRk5-11205B-R21.278HOU: 2017-32-961Signed out of draft (Rhode Island) (2017-06-23) 
    2017-09-17Reiny Beltre3BHouston AstrosRk6-0180R-R21.063UDFAAssigned to Greeneville (Rk) (2016-07-17) 
    2017-09-17Edrick AgostoPLos Angeles AngelsRk6-3240R-R20.293TBA: 2015-20-598Assigned to Orem (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-09-17Drew RucinskiPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-2209R-R28.261UDFAAssigned to Rochester (AAA) (2017-06-18) 
    2017-09-17Caleb GindlOFSan Francisco GiantsMLB5-9185L-L29.017MIL: 2007-5-161Assigned to Richmond (AA) (2017-07-16) 
    2017-09-17Matt Williams3BPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-0165R-R28.019SLN: 2011-15-470Reinstated to active roster (2017-08-28) 
    2017-09-17Amaurys Minier3BMinnesota TwinsA6-2190B-R21.231UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-08-31) 
    2017-09-12Tyson RossPTexas RangersMLB6-6225R-R30.143OAK: 2008-2-58Activated from DL (2017-08-12) 
    2017-09-05Derek HollandPChicago White SoxMLB6-2185B-L30.331TEX: 2006-25-748Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($6m) (2016-12-13) 
    2017-09-05Evan ScribnerPSeattle MarinersMLB6-0190R-R32.048ARI: 2007-28-853Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab (2017-09-04) 
    2017-09-03Louis ColemanPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-3190B-R31.152KCA: 2009-5-152Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2017-08-08) 
    2017-09-02Brett EibnerOFLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-3195R-R28.274KCA: 2010-2-54Designated for Assignment (2017-09-01) 
    2017-09-01Rubby De La RosaPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-1170R-R28.181UDFADL-7 Injured (2017-08-15) 
    2017-09-01Lisalverto BonillaPCincinnati RedsMLB6-1164R-R27.075UDFADL-10 Right elbow inflammation (2017-08-10) 
    2017-09-01Casey FienPPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6-2195R-R33.316DET: 2006-20-592Activated from disabled list (2017-08-21) 
    2017-09-01Neftali FelizPKansas City RoyalsMLB6-3180R-R29.122UDFADL-10 Right ulnar nerve palsy (2017-08-19) 
    2017-08-30Thomas DorminyPSan Diego PadresAA6-0195L-L25.090SDN: 2014-10-297Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) (2017-08-22) 
    2017-08-29Drew StubbsRFTexas RangersMLB6-5190R-R32.329CIN: 2006-1-8Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-05-16) 
    2017-08-29Norichika AokiRFToronto Blue JaysMLB5-9180L-R35.236UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-08-28)Signed to Minor League Contract by New York Mets
    2017-08-29Adrian NietoCCincinnati RedsMLB6-0200B-R27.290WAS: 2008-5-151Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2017-06-29) 
    2017-08-29Jeanmar GomezPSeattle MarinersMLB6-3168R-R28.331UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2017-08-12) 
    2017-08-26Elliott BarzilliIFMiami MarlinsRk5-11169R-R22.115MIA: 2017-32-959Signed out of draft (TCU) (2017-07-08) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-08-25Sean DonatelloPDetroit TigersAAA6-2205R-R27.001FLO: 2011-25-763Assigned to Erie (AA) (2017-07-18) 
    2017-08-25Taylor GroverPBoston Red SoxAA6-3195R-R26.125BOS: 2013-10-293Activated from disabled list (2017-08-01) 
    2017-08-25Gerardo RomeroSSArizona DiamondbacksRk5-9160B-R21.325UDFAAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) (2016-06-21) 
    2017-08-23Dustin HuntPHouston AstrosA6-4175R-R23.021HOU: 2016-10-307Assigned to Quad Cities (A) (2017-08-19) 
    2017-08-23Spencer JohnsonIF-OFHouston AstrosAAA6-4200R-R23.295HOU: 2016-16-487Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) (2017-08-13) 
    2017-08-23Alberth MartinezOFSan Diego PadresAAA6-1170R-R26.212UDFASigned to minor league contract (re-signed) (2016-11-03) 
    2017-08-23Mark LowePChicago White SoxMLB6-4180R-R34.077SEA: 2004-5-153Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) (2017-07-24) 
    2017-08-21Melvin UptonCFSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-2170R-R33.000TBA: 2002-1-2Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) (2017-07-01) 
    2017-08-20Danny Espinosa2BSeattle MarinersMLB6-0190B-R30.117WAS: 2008-3-87Contract purchased from minors (2017-07-24)Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m) by Tampa Bay Rays
    2017-08-19Aroni NinaPSan Diego PadresAAA6-4178R-R27.132UDFAAssigned to El Paso (AAA) (2017-08-15) 
    2017-08-19Jose MartinezPArizona DiamondbacksA6-1160R-R23.127UDFAAssigned to Kane County (A) (2017-08-09) 
    2017-08-19Billy EndrisOFArizona DiamondbacksA6-1155L-L23.305ARI: 2016-35-1049Reinstated to active roster (2017-06-22) 
    2017-08-18Arcenio LeonPDetroit TigersMLB6-1162R-R30.330UDFADL-7 Injured (2017-07-08) 
    2017-08-17Bobby LaFromboisePTexas RangersMLB6-4190L-L31.053SEA: 2008-8-252DL-7 Injured (2017-08-09) 
    2017-08-16Ryley MacEachernPMiami MarlinsA6-2213R-R23.081MIA: 2015-33-986Activated from disabled list (2017-08-07) 
    2017-08-16Kyle McMynePCincinnati RedsAAA6-0210R-R27.302CIN: 2011-4-145Assigned to Louisville (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-08-16Jason AdamPSan Diego PadresAAA6-4225R-R26.012KCA: 2010-5-149Assigned to San Antonio (AA) (2017-08-10)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) by Kansas City Royals
    2017-08-16Jeff KobernusOFSeattle MarinersMLB6-2195R-R29.047WAS: 2009-2-50Activated from disabled list (2017-07-02) 
    2017-08-16Argenis DiazSSDetroit TigersMLB5-11155R-R30.185UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-08-13) 
    2017-08-16Fernando SalasPNew York MetsMLB5-10198R-R32.078UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-08-10)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2017-08-15Zach LeePSan Diego PadresMLB6-3195R-R25.337LAN: 2010-1-28Outrighted to minors (2017-06-22) 
    2017-08-14Sebastian KessayPHouston AstrosA+6-2200L-L24.056HOU: 2013-22-647Assigned to Buies Creek (A+) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-08-14Chris CoghlanLF-CFToronto Blue JaysMLB6-1190L-R32.057FLO: 2006-1-36Activated from DL and designated for assignment (2017-08-12) 
    2017-08-14Taylor ColePToronto Blue JaysMLB6-1185R-R27.359TOR: 2011-29-889DL-10 Fractured right toe (2017-08-10)Signed to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    2017-08-13Hank MorrisonOFMinnesota TwinsA6-2225R-R23.141MIN: 2016-22-663Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A) (2017-05-25) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-08-13Ashur TolliverPHouston AstrosMLB5-11155L-L29.202BAL: 2009-5-146Outrighted to minors (2017-07-26)Signed to Minor League Contract by Seattle Mariners
    2017-08-13Pete KozmaSSTexas RangersMLB6-0170R-R29.124SLN: 2007-1-18Outrighted to minors (2017-07-23) 
    2017-08-12Nolan SanburnPWashington NationalsAA6-0175R-R26.022OAK: 2012-2-74Assigned to Potomac (A+) (2017-05-17) 
    2017-08-12Wade Hinkle1BDetroit TigersAA5-11226L-L27.341ANA: 2012-27-837Assigned to Erie (AA) (2017-06-29) 
    2017-08-12Dan RobertsonOFCleveland IndiansMLB5-8175R-R31.316SDN: 2008-33-1005Designated for Assignment (2017-08-10)Signed to Minor League Contract by Cleveland Indians
    2017-08-11Casey TurgeonSSSt. Louis CardinalsAA5-10155L-R24.317SLN: 2014-24-735Assigned to Palm Beach (A+) (2017-07-12) 
    2017-08-11Patrick JohnsonPMiami MarlinsAA5-10170R-R28.362COL: 2011-25-768Activated from disabled list (2017-08-09) 
    2017-08-10Juan PerezOFDetroit TigersMLB5-11185R-R30.270SFN: 2008-13-387Activated from disabled list (2017-06-24) 
    2017-08-09Jaye ChapmanPTexas RangersMLB6-0180R-R30.079ATL: 2005-16-497Activated from disabled list (2017-08-06) 
    2017-08-09Michael DimockPLos Angeles AngelsAAA6-2177R-R27.287HOU: 2012-37-1119Activated from disabled list (2017-06-30) 
    2017-08-09Rafael De PaulaPSan Diego PadresAAA6-2212R-R26.138UDFAAssigned to El Paso (AAA) (2017-07-25)Assigned to Daytona (A+) by Cincinnati Reds
    2017-08-09Raul FernandezPMinnesota TwinsAAA6-2180R-R27.048UDFAActivated from disabled list (2017-07-06) 
    2017-08-09Alexis BastardoOFPittsburgh PiratesA+5-11190R-R23.164UDFAAssigned to Bradenton (A+) (2017-06-30) 
    2017-08-09Evan SmithPLos Angeles AngelsA6-5190R-L21.358TOR: 2013-4-115Assigned to Orem (Rk) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-08-09Ronnie GlennP-OFLos Angeles AngelsA6-3225L-L24.025ANA: 2015-22-675Reinstated to active roster (2017-05-16) 
    2017-08-09Victor RoacheOFLos Angeles DodgersAA6-1215R-R25.327MIL: 2012-1-28Activated from disabled list (2017-08-02) 
    2017-08-08Grant Green2BChicago White SoxMLB6-3170R-R29.316OAK: 2009-1-13Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-06-21)Signed to Minor League Contract by Miami Marlins
    2017-08-08Alec SoleSSTampa Bay RaysAAA6-2190L-R24.068TBA: 2014-18-547Assigned to Charlotte (A+) (2017-07-18) 
    2017-08-08Alex BlackfordPLos Angeles AngelsAAA5-11175R-R26.265ANA: 2013-37-1117Activated from disabled list (2017-08-03) 
    2017-08-08Drew MurenOFArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-6185R-R28.259HOU: 2011-22-670Assigned to Jackson (AA) (2017-06-23)Assigned to San Jose (A+) by San Francisco Giants
    2017-08-08Stewart IjamesOFArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-1195L-R28.352NYA: 2010-29-895Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2017-07-27) 
    2017-08-08Bryan De La RosaCMiami MarlinsA5-8193R-R23.135ATL: 2012-3-116Assigned to Greensboro (A) (2017-06-30) 
    2017-08-07Collin CowgillLF-CFSan Diego PadresMLB5-9195R-L31.077ARI: 2008-5-168Assigned to El Paso (AAA) (2017-07-15) 
    2017-08-05Dexter KjerstadOFMiami MarlinsAAA6-1210R-R25.199CIN: 2010-50-1507Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) (2017-07-26) 
    2017-08-05Tom WilhelmsenPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-6190R-R33.233MIL: 2002-7-199Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) (2017-06-22) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2017-08-04Yerald MartinezOFMilwaukee BrewersRk6-2180R-R21.245UDFAAssigned to Helena (Rk) (2016-06-19) 
    2017-08-04David RollinsPChicago CubsMLB5-11175L-L27.226TOR: 2011-24-739Activated from disabled list (2017-08-01) 
    2017-08-04Keith HesslerPSan Diego PadresMLB6-4215L-L28.142ARI: 2010-28-841Outrighted to minors (2017-04-05) 
    2017-08-04Louis ColemanPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-3190B-R31.122KCA: 2009-5-152Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2017-06-23)Assigned to Reno (AAA) by Arizona Diamondbacks
    2017-08-04Neil WagnerPTampa Bay RaysMLB6-0200R-R33.216CLE: 2005-21-634Assigned to Durham (AAA) (2017-07-26)Signed to Minor League Contract by New York Mets
    2017-08-04Danny DiekroegerIFSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-1190L-R25.071SLN: 2014-10-315Assigned to Springfield (AA) (2017-07-26) 
    2017-08-04Paul Hendrix2BCleveland IndiansA+6-1180R-R25.260CLE: 2013-18-531Assigned to Lynchburg (A+) (2017-04-22) 
    2017-08-04Westhers MagdalenoSSSan Diego PadresA+6-1190R-R20.278UDFAAssigned to Tri-City (A-) (2017-06-22) 
    2017-08-04Juan DiazPMilwaukee BrewersRk6-0185R-R24.314UDFAAssigned to Helena (Rk) (2016-08-16) 
    2017-08-03Perci GarnerPCleveland IndiansMLB6-1222R-R28.233PHI: 2010-2-77Designated for Assignment (2017-07-31)Signed to Minor League Contract by Cleveland Indians
    2017-08-02Tom LaynePLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-3185L-L32.273ARI: 2007-26-793Signed to Minor League Contract (2017-07-19) 
    2017-08-02Andrew DanielIFAtlanta BravesAA6-1200R-R24.187ANA: 2014-11-329Assigned to Florida (A+) (2017-07-13) 
    2017-08-02Austin AuneRF-OFNew York YankeesA+6-2185L-R23.330NYA: 2012-2-89Assigned to Tampa (A+) (2017-05-31) 
    2017-08-02David FischerPMinnesota TwinsA+6-5175R-R27.114WAS: 2012-18-564Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-07-31John AxfordPOakland AthleticsMLB6-5185R-R34.121CIN: 2005-42-1259Designated for Assignment (2017-07-27) 
    2017-07-31Ricky MotaSSChicago White SoxRk5-11170R-R19.160UDFAAssigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk) (2017-07-23) 
    2017-07-31Brett AndersonPChicago CubsMLB6-4215L-L29.181ARI: 2006-2-55Activated from DL and designated for assignment (2017-07-26)Signed to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    2017-07-30Al AlburquerquePKansas City RoyalsMLB6-0150R-R31.050UDFADesignated for Assignment (2017-07-24)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2017-07-30Chris HeiseyLFWashington NationalsMLB6-0195R-R32.228CIN: 2006-17-504DL-10 Left groin strain (2017-07-23) 
    2017-07-30Craig BreslowPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-1180L-L36.356MIL: 2002-26-769Designated for Assignment (2017-07-24)Signed to Minor League Contract by Cleveland Indians
    2017-07-30Hank CongerCArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-0205B-R29.183ANA: 2006-1-25Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2017-04-06) 
    2017-07-30Matt HockenberryPPhiladelphia PhilliesAA6-3200R-R25.335PHI: 2014-9-262Assigned to Clearwater (A+) (2017-05-04) 
    2017-07-30Tyler SkulinaPWashington NationalsAA6-5252R-R25.316CHN: 2013-4-108Activated from disabled list (2017-07-25) 
    2017-07-30Tyler WolfeIFHouston AstrosAA5-11185R-R23.312HOU: 2016-39-1177Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) (2017-07-24) 
    2017-07-30Andre JerniganSSMinnesota TwinsA6-0205R-R23.256MIN: 2016-14-423Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A) (2017-06-29) 


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