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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.
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    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-08-04George KottarasCChicago White SoxMLB6-0180L-R32.080SDN: 2002-20-595Activated from disabled list (2015-05-07) 
    2015-08-03Michael KirkmanPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-3185L-L28.319TEX: 2005-5-159Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) (2015-05-04) 
    2015-08-03Derek EitelPMilwaukee BrewersAAA6-4200R-R27.256ARI: 2010-17-511Assigned to Biloxi (AA) (2015-07-07) 
    2015-08-03Nicholas AdditonPMilwaukee BrewersAAA6-3170L-L27.231SLN: 2006-47-1418Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-08-03Camden MaronCCincinnati RedsAA6-1175L-R24.195NYN: 2009-34-1034Activated from disabled list (2015-07-29) 
    2015-08-03Beau BishopCMilwaukee BrewersRk6-2198R-R22.028UDFAAssigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk) (2015-06-20) 
    2015-08-03Melvin MezquitaSSArizona DiamondbacksRk6-3175B-R20.062UDFAAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) (2015-06-20) 
    2015-08-03Bryan PetersenOFMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-1210L-R29.116FLO: 2007-4-136Reinstated to active roster (2015-07-30) 
    2015-08-03Erik CordierPSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-3195R-R29.159KCA: 2004-2-63Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-06-02) 
    2015-08-01Ross OhlendorfPTexas RangersMLB6-4235R-R32.358ARI: 2004-4-116Designated for Assignment (2015-07-28) 
    2015-08-01Jeff BakerLF-1BMiami MarlinsMLB6-2210R-R34.041COL: 2002-4-111DL-15 Left intercostal strain (2015-07-11) 
    2015-08-01Jose VerasPHouston AstrosMLB6-5230R-R34.285UDFAAssigned to Fresno (AAA) (2015-06-06) 
    2015-08-01Tony ThomasOFDetroit TigersAAA5-10185R-R29.022CHN: 2007-3-97Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-06-03) 
    2015-08-01Zack CatesPChicago CubsAA6-3200R-R25.227SDN: 2010-3-91Assigned to Tennessee (AA) (2015-06-28) 
    2015-07-31Esmil RogersPNew York YankeesMLB6-1146R-R29.351UDFAOutrighted to minors (2015-07-02)Signed with Hanwha Eagles (Korea)
    2015-07-31Francis EduardoPToronto Blue JaysRk6-2190R-R21.068UDFAAssigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk) (2014-06-21) 
    2015-07-31Chad ReevesPMilwaukee BrewersRk6-2190L-L24.177MIL: 2014-33-986Assigned to Helena (Rk) (2015-06-18) 
    2015-07-31Luis GuzmanOFWashington NationalsA-5-11183L-L19.325UDFAAssigned to Auburn (A-) (2015-06-19) 
    2015-07-31Brock HudgensPMilwaukee BrewersA6-1193R-R23.289MIL: 2014-31-926Activated from disabled list (2015-06-18) 
    2015-07-31Justin MarraCChicago CubsA5-10185L-R22.194CHN: 2011-15-459Activated from disabled list (2015-06-18) 
    2015-07-31Jayson Langfels3BColorado RockiesAA6-2205R-R26.348COL: 2010-16-500Activated from disabled list (2015-07-16) 
    2015-07-31Gus SchlosserPColorado RockiesMLB6-4220R-R26.284ATL: 2011-17-536Assigned to New Britain (AA) (2015-04-10) 
    2015-07-31Dan RunzlerPArizona DiamondbacksMLB6-4215L-L30.123SFN: 2007-9-284Assigned to Reno (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-31Dayan ViciedoLFOakland AthleticsMLB5-11240R-R26.143UDFAAssigned to Nashville (AAA) (2015-06-20)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago White Sox
    2015-07-30Joe ThatcherPHouston AstrosMLB6-2203L-L34.111UDFADesignated for Assignment (2015-07-22) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-07-29Mark LammPAtlanta BravesAAA6-4215R-R27.143ATL: 2011-6-206Activated from disabled list (2015-04-11) 
    2015-07-29Pedro RuizSSLos Angeles AngelsA+5-11165B-R23.334UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-07-05) 
    2015-07-29Alexander HernandezSSHouston AstrosA5-8170R-R23.116HOU: 2014-40-1186Assigned to Quad Cities (A) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-28Edwin JacksonPChicago CubsMLB6-3190R-R31.323LAN: 2001-6-190Designated for Assignment (2015-07-20) 
    2015-07-28Scott SnodgressPLos Angeles AngelsMLB6-5210L-L25.311CHA: 2011-5-171Assigned to Arkansas (AA) (2015-07-01) 
    2015-07-28Philip PohlCColorado RockiesAAA5-10205R-R25.006OAK: 2012-28-859Activated from disabled list (2015-07-06) 
    2015-07-28Chris Smith2BNew York YankeesAA6-3180R-R26.344UDFAAssigned to Tampa (A+) (2015-06-11)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) by Toronto Blue Jays
    2015-07-27Ulises Montilla2BPittsburgh PiratesA-5-11170R-R23.076UDFAAssigned to West Virginia (A-) (2015-06-19) 
    2015-07-27Eric FornataroPWashington NationalsMLB6-1217R-R27.207SLN: 2008-6-185Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-27Chris Nelson3BWashington NationalsMLB5-11185R-R29.327UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2015-06-21) 
    2015-07-26Francisco CarrilloPChicago CubsA6-0190R-R25.133UDFAAssigned to Eugene (A-) (2015-06-27) 
    2015-07-26Wirfin ObispoPMilwaukee BrewersAAA6-2180R-R30.303UDFAAssigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) (2015-06-01) 
    2015-07-26Andrew RobinsonPAtlanta BravesAAA6-1179R-R27.164HOU: 2010-12-363Traded from Astros to Braves for PTBNL (Jared Cruz) (2014-07-05) 
    2015-07-25Wesley FreemanLFPittsburgh PiratesA+6-4215R-R25.177PIT: 2008-16-474Assigned to Bradenton (A+) (2015-06-28) 
    2015-07-25Gustavo MartinezOFPhiladelphia PhilliesA+5-11155R-R21.306UDFAAssigned to Lakewood (A) (2015-06-25) 
    2015-07-25Ramon Santiago2B-SSToronto Blue JaysMLB5-11150B-R35.329UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-06-01) 
    2015-07-24Wesley WrightPBaltimore OriolesMLB5-10150R-L30.177LAN: 2003-7-211Activated from DL and designated for assignment (2015-07-16)Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    2015-07-24Francisco RondonPAtlanta BravesAAA6-1160L-L27.096UDFAAssigned to Mississippi (AA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-24Mark ShannonOFLos Angeles AngelsAA6-0180L-L24.103ANA: 2013-24-727Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) (2015-07-12) 
    2015-07-24Aaron GreenwoodPHouston AstrosA+6-4200R-R23.341HOU: 2014-28-826Assigned to Lancaster (A+) (2015-06-30) 
    2015-07-24Chris MazzaPMinnesota TwinsA6-4175R-R25.280MIN: 2011-27-838Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A) (2015-07-15) 
    2015-07-23Jose ValverdePWashington NationalsMLB6-4220R-R35.365UDFAAssigned to Syracuse (AAA) (2015-05-05) 
    2015-07-23Joel PineiroPToronto Blue JaysMLB6-1180R-R36.301SEA: 1997-12-373Reinstated to active roster (2015-07-05) 
    2015-07-23Moises SierraRF-OFKansas City RoyalsMLB6-1185R-R26.302UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-06-02) 
    2015-07-23Cody KendallPTexas RangersAAA6-2190R-R25.223TEX: 2012-8-276Activated from disabled list (2015-07-07) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-07-23Vince Belnome1B-3BTampa Bay RaysMLB6-1210L-R27.134SDN: 2009-28-834Activated from disabled list (2015-06-12)Signed to Minor League Contract by New York Mets
    2015-07-23Jimmy Yezzo1BWashington NationalsA+6-0200L-R23.147WAS: 2013-7-226Activated from disabled list (2015-07-10) 
    2015-07-23Brett BoothCHouston AstrosAA5-10165R-R24.284HOU: 2013-34-1007Reinstated to active roster (2015-07-06) 
    2015-07-23Roderick Shoulders1BTexas RangersAAA6-2225L-R23.301CHN: 2011-25-759Assigned to Hickory (A) (2015-05-16) 
    2015-07-22Juan FigueroaPPhiladelphia PhilliesA-6-0185L-L22.325UDFAAssigned to Williamsport (A-) (2015-06-19) 
    2015-07-22Ethan ChapmanOFPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-0180L-R25.198KCA: 2012-30-913Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2015-07-04) 
    2015-07-22Xavier AveryOFSan Francisco GiantsMLB5-11180L-L25.202BAL: 2008-2-50Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-07-03)Signed to Minor League Contract by Minnesota Twins
    2015-07-22John ElyPMilwaukee BrewersMLB6-1190R-R29.066CHA: 2007-3-119Activated from disabled list (2015-07-05) 
    2015-07-21Ryan BuchterPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-3200L-L28.158WAS: 2005-33-984Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2015-04-13)Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs
    2015-07-21Alex WhitePAtlanta BravesMLB6-3185R-R26.326CLE: 2009-1-15Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-06-12) 
    2015-07-21Willy ParedesPArizona DiamondbacksAAA6-3180R-R26.169UDFAAssigned to Mobile (AA) (2015-07-04) 
    2015-07-21Jordan ParrisCColorado RockiesA+6-2192R-R23.019COL: 2014-20-593Assigned to Modesto (A+) (2015-06-09) 
    2015-07-21Robert Ramirez3B-2BCincinnati RedsA+6-1170L-R23.002UDFAAssigned to Daytona (A+) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-20Alex CastellanosOFNew York MetsMLB6-0165R-R28.350SLN: 2008-10-305Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-20Cameron GarfieldCMilwaukee BrewersA+6-0192R-R24.058MIL: 2009-2-74Assigned to Brevard County (A+) (2013-04-11) 
    2015-07-20Josue CarrenoPChicago CubsA6-1170R-R24.024UDFAAssigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) (2014-07-24) 
    2015-07-19Matt AngleOFOakland AthleticsMLB5-10175L-R29.312BAL: 2007-7-219Assigned to Midland (AA) (2015-04-13) 
    2015-07-19Blake ForsytheCPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA6-2213R-R25.353NYN: 2010-3-89Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) (2015-05-21) 
    2015-07-19Adam EhrlichCSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-0185L-R22.218SLN: 2011-6-200Activated from disabled list (2015-06-25) 
    2015-07-19Brent KeysOFMiami MarlinsAA6-1210L-R25.005FLO: 2009-17-518Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) (2015-07-02) 
    2015-07-19Iden NazarioPSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-0192L-L26.113SLN: 2010-30-919Activated from disabled list (2015-04-24) 
    2015-07-19Jose OrtizCCincinnati RedsA5-11206R-R21.038CIN: 2012-17-532Assigned to Dayton (A) (2014-06-19) 
    2015-07-18Mike BowdenPBaltimore OriolesMLB6-3215R-R28.312BOS: 2005-1-47Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) (2015-04-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Minnesota Twins
    2015-07-18Drew HeidOFPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA5-9170L-R27.217ANA: 2010-9-294Signed to Minor League Contract (From Indy) (2015-06-27) 
    2015-07-18Eric MarzecPMilwaukee BrewersAAA5-11210R-R27.187MIL: 2010-30-909Assigned to Brevard County (A+) (2015-05-16) 
    Released DatePlayerPositionTeamHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TransactionSince Release
    2015-07-18Pierce RankinCToronto Blue JaysAA6-0190R-R26.083TOR: 2010-38-1146Activated from disabled list (2015-04-27) 
    2015-07-17Luis MateoSS-2BLos Angeles DodgersAAA6-0160R-R25.055SLN: 2008-20-605Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2015-06-15)Assigned to Mississippi (AA) by Atlanta Braves
    2015-07-17Dustin LawleyOFNew York MetsAAA6-1195R-R26.097NYN: 2011-19-582Activated from disabled list (2014-06-04)Assigned to Salem (A+) by Boston Red Sox
    2015-07-17Scott Sizemore2BMiami MarlinsMLB6-0185R-R30.194DET: 2006-5-142Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) (2015-04-09) 
    2015-07-17Pat MischPMiami MarlinsMLB6-2170R-L33.333SFN: 2003-7-213Activated from disabled list (2015-06-01) 
    2015-07-17Jose ConstanzaLF-OFCincinnati RedsMLB5-9150B-L31.320UDFASigned to Minor League Contract (2015-05-09) 
    2015-07-17Joe PatersonPCincinnati RedsMLB6-1195R-L29.059SFN: 2007-10-314Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-06-20) 
    2015-07-17Guillermo QuirozCSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-1202R-R33.230UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-07-04) 
    2015-07-17Brett JacksonOFSan Francisco GiantsMLB6-2210L-R26.349CHN: 2009-1-31Activated from disabled list (2015-06-16) 
    2015-07-17Ross DetwilerPTexas RangersMLB6-5185R-L29.133WAS: 2007-1-6Designated for Assignment (2015-07-12)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m) [Free Agent] by Atlanta Braves
    2015-07-17Rudy OwensPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-3215L-L27.212PIT: 2006-28-830Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) (2015-06-21)Signed to Minor League Contract by Colorado Rockies
    2015-07-17Aderlin Rodriguez3BNew York MetsAA6-3210R-R23.242UDFAAssigned to Binghamton (AA) (2015-04-09)Assigned to Jackson (AA) by Seattle Mariners
    2015-07-17Clayton CookPCleveland IndiansAA6-3175R-R24.359CLE: 2008-9-291Assigned to Lynchburg (A+) (2015-04-18)Assigned to Carolina (A+) by Atlanta Braves
    2015-07-17Patrick GradyOFTampa Bay RaysRk6-0225R-L23.207TBA: 2014-33-997Assigned to Princeton (Rk) (2014-07-01) 
    2015-07-17Ryan Jones2BSan Francisco GiantsA5-10165R-R24.312SFN: 2012-13-418Activated from disabled list (2015-06-11) 
    2015-07-17Brandon BixlerPMinnesota TwinsA5-10169L-L23.199MIN: 2013-16-470Activated from disabled list (2015-06-25) 
    2015-07-17Dexter KjerstadOFKansas City RoyalsA+6-1210R-R23.180CIN: 2010-50-1507Assigned to Wilmington (A+) (2015-04-24) 
    2015-07-17Nate StrizPColorado RockiesAA6-2210R-R26.275CLE: 2010-22-660Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk) (2015-06-18) 
    2015-07-17Jairo Perez3BNew York MetsAAA5-10160R-R27.037UDFAActivated from disabled list (2015-06-29) 
    2015-07-17Carlos HerreraPKansas City RoyalsRk6-3180L-L22.013UDFAAssigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) (2015-06-18) 
    2015-07-17Ryan HutchisonOFArizona DiamondbacksA+6-3210R-R25.208SDN: 2011-49-1493Assigned to Visalia (A+) (2015-07-02) 
    2015-07-17Jordan SwagertyPSt. Louis CardinalsAA6-0175B-R26.003SLN: 2010-2-75Activated from disabled list (2015-05-07) 
    2015-07-16Scott AtchisonPMinnesota TwinsMLB6-2180R-R39.109SEA: 1998-49-1423Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-07-04) 
    2015-07-16Erik KratzCSeattle MarinersMLB6-4240R-R35.031TOR: 2002-29-866Signed to Minor League Contract (2015-07-03)Signed to Minor League Contract by Philadelphia Phillies
    2015-07-16Jeremy HorstPLos Angeles DodgersMLB6-4225L-L29.288CIN: 2007-21-649Assigned to Tulsa (AA) (2015-04-09)Signed to Minor League Contract by Milwaukee Brewers


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