May 22-28

Scoreboard

Heating Up: 32 teams tied for the highest winning percentage in the league, at .000 (0-0)

Cooling Off: 32 teams tied for the lowest winning percentage in the league, at .000 (0-0)

 

Game Highlights

800 players tied for the league with 0 Game Highlights this week

 

Transactions

Waivers

  • Dante Cole (LF-Monterrey) was claimed away from Syracuse
  • Gio Roque (C-Tucson) was claimed away from Tampa Bay
  • Rio Quevedo (RP-St. Louis) was claimed away from Tampa Bay
  • Hector Herrera (3B-Scranton) was claimed away from Tampa Bay
  • Juan Guzman (C-Augusta) was claimed away from Syracuse
  • Miguel Pineda (3B-Scranton) faces an uncertain future
  • Goose Arnold (SS-Monterrey) was claimed away from Tucson
  • Larry Hiatt (RP-Las Vegas) has cleared waivers & been assigned to AAA
  • Joaquin Rios (RP-Honolulu) was claimed away from Austin
  • Elvis Hiatt (C-Little Rock) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Brian Donatello (2B-Monterrey) was claimed away from Milwaukee
  • Enny Romano (3B-Augusta) went through arbitration before being designated for assignment
  • Kenny Freese (RP-Monterrey) was claimed away from Chicago, AL
  • Jacob Miller (RP-Chicago,AL) faces an uncertain future
  • Danny Brooks (2B-Monterrey) was claimed away from Little Rock
  • Johnny Roenicke (RP-Monterrey) was claimed away from Vancouver
  • Tony Gomez (RF-Wichita) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Anderson Gragg (RF-Wichita) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Julio Sanchez (LF-Wichita) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Woody Lush (RF-Anaheim) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Rickie Bergen (LF-Augusta) was designated for assignment, then waived
  • Esmerling Castillo (CF-Monterrey) was claimed away from Chicago, AL
  • Aramis Martin (RP-Burlington) signed a 1 year, $1.6M deal before being designated for assignment & waived
  • Stuffy Gosling (C-Huntington) doesn’t know where he will play this season
  • Alex Perez (RP-Honolulu) was designated for assignment & waived
  • Travis Hundley (RP-Augusta) may have a short stay in the state of Maine

Free Agency

  • Matthew Theriot (LF) has hit the market after his release
  • Erubiel Soto (LF) was released despite a .362 average in S36
  • Jeff Spencer (SS) could not perform up to expectations defensively
  • Peaches Tucker (SS) likely asked too much in arbitration & was released
  • Don Park (SP) played his way out of a job in the north side of Chicago
  • Harry Sosa (RP) earned his release with a 10.95 ERA in S36
  • Jim Stevens (SP) was the victim of an ownership change
  • Mac Wan (RP) also did not benefit from that ownership change
  • Shigetoshi Lin (SP-Anaheim) signed a 4 year, $26M contract extension that includes a $6.5M mutual option for S40.
  • Chet House (LF-Anaheim) signed a 4 year, $25.2M contract extension that includes a $6.3M mutual option for S40.
  • Alex Samuel (2B) has opted for the open market rather than staying with Scranton
  • Jim Boyd (RF) was released from Scranton
  • Trenidad Valentin (2B-New York) accepted a $10M mutual option
  • Sam Morse (SP-New York) signed a 3 year, $18M contract extension
  • Joe Griffey (SP) opted for the open market, declining a $5.8M mutual option
  • Larry Brow (LF-Buffalo) signed a 4 year, $37M contract extension
  • Fernando Lee (SP-Tucson) signed a 5 year, $27M contract extension
  • Rick Wolf (SP-Tucson) signed a 5 year, $31.5M contract extension
  • York Dupler (SS) will hit the open market after being released
  • Alfredo Tocci (SP-Vancouver) accepted a $7.5M mutual option
  • Junior Martinez (SP-Syracuse) signed a 3 year, $12.9M contract extension
  • Andre Clinton (3B-Syracuse) signed a 3 year, $15.6M contract extension
  • Omar Mota (SS) declined a $5.5M contract extension to hit the market
  • Frank Inouoe (LF) declined a $6.1M contract extension, and is now a Free Agent
  • Al Delgado (SS) turned down a $6.8M mutual option for more money on the market
  • Sean McEnerney ( C ) turned down a $7M mutual option to stay with Monterrey
  • Reggie Darling (2B) refused the $16M mutual option in his contract with Monterrey
  • Jack Kirby (2B) had his $4.3M team option declined by Monterrey
  • Josh Walker (RF-Chicago, AL) signed a 3 year, $22.5M contract extension
  • Domingo Pescado (1B) will look for a new employer following his release from Boston
  • Anibal Sanchez (LF-Austin) signed a 4 year, $25.2M contract extension
  • Pep Krause (SS-Seattle) accepted a $1.1M mutual option
  • Pedro Leon (RP) received a Spring Training Invitation from Tucson
  • Salvador Perez (SS) re-signed with Boston for 4 years, $18.8M
  • Cristobal Miro (RP) re-signed with Huntington for 2 years, $6.8M
  • Einar Guerrero (RP) re-signed with Vancouver for 5 years, $15M including a No-Trade Clause
  • Eugene Connelly (RP) re-signed with Vancouver for 1 year, $3.4M
  • Sun Park (SP) signed a minor league contract with a Spring Training Invite
  • Rich Simpkins (SP) re-signed with Louisville for 1 year, $3.8M including a No-Trade Clause
  • Pedro Herrera (SS) re-signed with Louisville for 1 year, $2.8M
  • Harry Leslie (RP) re-signed with Austin for 1 year, $4M including a No-Trade Clause
  • Storm Brooks ( C ) re-signed with Chicago,NL for 2 years, $10M
  • David Silva (RP) signed a 1 year, $2.6M contract extension
  • Sam Henry ( C ) believes he is worth more than the $5M his mutual option with Wichita
  • Joe Edwards (SP) turned down his $10M mutual option with Wichita
  • Ramon Yang (3B) accepted a $5.4M mutual option with Wichita
  • Lance DeHart (1B) re-signed with Wichita for 2 years, $4.2M including a $2.1M mutual option for S38
  • Howard Ball (DH) re-signed with Burlington for 1 year, $650k including a No-Trade Clause
  • Chip Cross (SP) is now a Free Agent following his release from Wichita
  • Yamil Aybar (RP) needs someone new to sign his checks
  • Pablo Sosa (RP) is no longer employed by the team he made his ML debut with
  • Gary Rigdon (RP) and his 7.36 ERA are looking for work after his release from Wichita
  • Eric Reynolds ( C ) will not wear a Ligers uniform in S37
  • Benji Gonzalez (1B) re-signed with Burlington for 3 years, $5.7M including a $1.9M mutual option for S39
  • Ty Harrison (CF) is free to negotiate with all 32 teams after declining his $7.2M mutual option
  • Phillip Murphy (C-Little Rock) accepted his $10.9M mutual option
  • Pascual Machado (SP-Little Rock) signed a 5 year, $34M contract extension
  • Ichiro Abe (RP-St. Louis) signed a 5 year, $22.5M contract extension
  • David Silva  (RP-Buffalo) signed a 2 year, $5.2M contract extension
  • Pedro Sanchez (SP) declined a $5.8M mutual option
  • Tomas James (RP-Santa Fe) signed a 4 year, $18.4M contract extension
  • Alex Komatsu (RF-Santa Fe) signed a 5 year, $62.5M contract extension
  • Einar Cervantes (SS) was released from the Beavers organization
  • Yannick Rowan (C-Montreal) signed a 1 year, $4M contract extension
  • AJ Wells (RP-Montreal) signed a 5 year, $27M contract extension
  • Louie Viriato (SP) played his way out of Buffalo
  • Vince Lowery (CF) will not be wearing a Clouds uniform next season
  • Ron Edmonds (RP) played for 2 teams last year, but will play for none this season
  • Jason Lawrie (RP) and his career 5.51 ERA will no longer be employed in Buffalo
  • Rock Darwin ( C ) proved to be the extra catcher on the Titans roster
  • Richard Hara (RP-Tampa Bay) signed a 3 year, $16.8M contract extension
  • Tim Bush (RP) will be looking for a new employer despite a 4.73 ERA in S36
  • Alex Marquez (SP) has been released from the only team he’s ever played for
  • Deivi Vincente (2B) is out of a job despite a .333 average in limited action during S36
  • Julio Lecuona (LF) no longer calls Tropicana Field home
  • Don Dirks (3B) will look for someone new to sign his checks
  • Turner Daley ( C ) does not know where he will be playing next season
  • Torey Coco (RP) will need to find a new team to play for
  • Everth Campos ( C ) will hit the market after his release from Augusta
  • Diory Samuel (SP) and his 5.22 career ERA are on the lookout for a new employer
  • BC Galvez ( C ) is now a Free Agent after his release from Augusta
  • Cristhian Munson (SP) looks for a team to continue his streak of seasons with 30+ starts
  • Gerald Ogawa (LF) has a chance to play for any of the 32 teams after his release
  • Brant Kaline (2B) spent parts of 6 ML seasons with LAA, but his run there is over
  • Vicente Vallarta (RP-Anaheim) signed a 2 year, $10.4M contract extension that includes a $5.2M mutual option for S38
  • Cooper Gibbs (C-Anaheim) signed a 2 year, $7.6M contract extension that includes a $3.8M mutual option for S38  
  • Rafael Espinosa (1B) can negotiate with all 32 teams after his release from Huntington
  • Vance Henry (CF-Louisville) signed a 1 year, $3.6M contract extension
  • Antonio Chang (3B-Louisville) accepted a $1.5M mutual option
  • Michael Stanley (SP-Louisville) accepted a $3.9M mutual option
  • Jared Young (SP-Louisville) accepted a $3.4M mutual option
  • Victor Sauveur (2B) was released from Louisville
  • James Broome (RP) played his way out of Louisville with his 7.48 ERA
  • Alfredo Jose (2B) and his .279 OBP in S36 earned his release from Toledo
  • Sergio Fisher (SS) accrued a .580 OPS in S36 and was also released from Toledo
  • Cord Stone (SP) was released despite a career 4.50 ERA
  • Dave Lorraine (RP) was released by Kansas City
  • Andy Brow (2B) is negotiating with all 32 squads after his release
  • Eliezer Azocar (RP-Burlington) accepted a $3M mutual option
  • Eduardo Carrasco (SP-Burlington) accepted a $5.8M mutual option
  • Kirt Porter (RP) was released from Salem
  • Aaron Morgan (SS-Madison) accepted a $1.2M mutual option
  • Shaggy Phelps (RP-Anaheim) accepted a $5.8M mutual option
  • Calvin Field ( C ) signed a 1 year, $327k deal with Monterrey
  • Alex Boggs (RP) signed a 1 year, $4.8M deal with Boston
  • Reggie Darling (2B) signed a 2 year, $10M deal with Boston
  • Yusmeiro Mesa (RP) signed a 3 year, $14.4M deal with Huntington
  • Gary Newman (RP) signed a 1 year, $4.2M deal with Tampa Bay
  • Theodore Lockwood (CF) signed a 2 year, $10.8M deal with Madison
  • Blade Bradley (RP) signed a 2 year, $10.8M deal with Montreal
  • Jim Stevens (RP) signed a 1 year, $3.6M deal with Wichita
  • Jeff Spencer (SS) signed a 3 year, $16.2M deal with Vancouver
  • Einar Cervantes (SS) signed a 1 year, $3.4M deal with Vancouver
  • BC Rosado (RF) signed a 2 year, $10.8M deal with Las Vegas that includes a No-Trade Clause
  • Angel Allen (2B) signed a 4 year, $29.4M deal with Honolulu
  • Howard Surtain (SP) signed a 2 year, $11.8M deal with Honolulu
  • Eswalin Ramirez (RP) signed a 2 year, $10M deal with Burlington that includes a $6M mutual option and a No-Trade Clause
  • Eric Reynolds ( C ) signed a 2 year, $3.2M deal with Syracuse
  • Pedro Sanchez (SP) signed a 1 year, $5M deal with Syracuse
  • Sean McEnerney ( C ) signed a 1 year, $3.6M deal with Syracuse
  • Enrique Osuna (SS) signed a 4 year, $20M deal with Austin
  • Everth Campos ( C ) signed a 3 year, $12M deal with Buffalo
  • Yeico Olmedo (RP) signed a 1 year, $4.8M deal with Santa Fe that includes a No-Trade Clause
  • Placido Aybar (SP) signed a 3 year, $16.8M deal with Madison
  • Hal Darr (1B) signed a 2 year, $8.4M deal with Madison
  • Alfredo Jose (2B) signed a 5 year, $23M deal with Anaheim
  • Neil Cardona (RP) signed a 3 year, $8.9M deal with Augusta that includes an $8M signing bonus
  • John Hanson (DH) will be open to negotiations following his release from Syracuse
  • Domingo Torres (RP) signed a 1 year, $750k contract with Boston
  • Quilvio Alarcon (RP) signed a 2 year, $7.6M contract with Cleveland
  • Sam Bibby ( C ) signed a 1 year, $2M contract with Madison
  • Cliff Clinton (RP) signed a 2 year, $6M contract with Montreal
  • Deivi DeLeon ( C ) signed a 3 year, $13.8M contract with Las Vegas including a $4.6M mutual option for S39
  • Francisco Cairo (LF) was released from Montreal and is free to negotiate
  • Kirt Porter (RP) signed a 1 year, $1.7M contract with Boston
  • Joe Phillips (SP) signed a 4 year, $23.2M contract with Madison
  • Luis Rivera (RP) signed a 3 year, $16.2M contract with Madison
  • Victor Navarre (SP) signed a 2 year, $24.6M contract with Huntington that includes a No-Trade Clause
  • Stan Mason (RP) signed a 2 year, $7.4M deal with Anaheim that includes a $3.7M mutual option for S38
  • Russell Hodges ( C ) signed a 3 year, $9.6M deal with Augusta that includes a $6M signing bonus
  • Philip Doerr (RP) signed a 2 year, $10M deal with Madison
  • Albert Randall (RF) signed a 1 year, $2.4M deal with Augusta
  • Enrique Palacios (RP) signed a 2 year, $9M deal with Seattle that includes a No-Trade Clause and $3M signing bonus
  • Joaquin Paz (RP) signed a 1 year, $2.4M deal with Las Vegas
  • Sadie Burks (RP) signed a 2 year, $9.2M deal with Kansas City
  • Ramiro Aceves (SP) signed a 5 year, $88.5M deal with Huntington
  • Randy James (RP) and his 6.90 ERA from S36 will be looking for work
  • Bob Carey (RP) is newly unemployed due to a 6.05 ERA in S36
  • Rafael Espinosa ( C ) signed a 4 year, $18.8M deal with Salem that includes a $4.7M mutual option for S40
  • Gabe Caufield (RF) signed a 1 year, $2.2M deal with Boston
  • Ron Edmonds (RP) signed a 1 year, $2.2M deal with Boston
  • Gerald Gil (RP) signed a 3 year, $11.1M deal with Burlington that includes a $3.7M mutual option for S39
  • Frank Charleston (RP) signed a 1 year, $3.8M deal with Louisville that includes a No-Trade Clause
  • Jeurys Miranda (C-Buffalo) signed a 3 year, $15.6M contract extension after he was traded
  • Luis Mercedes (SP) signed a 1 year, $2.1M deal with Boston that includes a No-Trade Clause
  • Jake Loux ( C ) re-signed with Boston for 1 year, $1.4M
  • Pinky Walsh (SS) signed a 1 year, $3M deal with Little Rock
  • Gary Maxwell (SP) signed a 5 year, $110M deal with Burlington that includes a $10M signing bonus, a No-Trade Clause and a $20M player option for S41
  • Don Park (SP) signed a 2 year, $7.4M deal with Montreal
  • Cooper Helton (SP) signed a 5 year, $18M deal with Burlington that includes a $3.6M mutual option for S41
  • Chip Cross (SP) signed a 2 year, $5M deal with Chicago, AL
  • Boomer Damon (DH) signed a 4 year, $9.2M deal with Burlington that includes a $2.3M team option for S40
  • Daichi Lee (SP) re-signed with Seattle for 2 years, $5.6M
  • Domingo Lugo (SS) signed a 2 year, $4.6M deal with Cleveland
  • Joe Singleton (SP) signed a 1 year, $2.4M deal with Scranton  
  • Yamil Aybar (RP) signed a 2 year, $2.6M deal with Anaheim that includes a $1.3M mutual option for S38
  • Pablo Sosa (RP) signed a 2 year, $7.2M deal with Honolulu
  • Eric Booker (RP) signed a 5 year, $36.3M deal with Honolulu that includes a $4M signing bonus
  • Cord Stone (SP) signed a 4 year, $27.8M deal with New York
  • Trenidad Megias (RP) signed a 1 year, $2.3M deal with Scranton
  • Jhoulys Gandarillas (SS) signed a 3 year, $12.9M deal with Buffalo
  • Carlos Montanez (LF) re-signed with Burlington for 2 years, $5M including a $2.5M mutual option for S38
  • Alex Marichal (SP) signed a 2 year, $3.8M deal with Kansas City
  • Alex Pena (SP) signed a 2 year, $4.8M deal with Kansas City
  • Christopher Bush (SP) signed a 1 year, $1.7M deal with Kansas City

Promotions

  • Raul Either (RP-Austin) will make his ML debut this season
  • Lou Wolf (2B-Austin) will join Either in making his ML debut in S37
  • Jesus Franco (CF-Cleveland) will make his ML debut in his next game
  • Henderson Adams (SS-Montreal) has finally got the call to the big club
  • Joaquin Cantu (CF-Burlington) will make his team debut in S37
  • Mike May (C-Tampa Bay) will finally play ML baseball after three seasons at AAA
  • Alex Barker (RP-Cleveland) will carry a 4.63 MiLB ERA into his ML debut
  • Adrian Webster (SS-Cleveland) will try and replicate his .902 MiLB SLG% in the majors
  • Ozzie Schnieder (RP-Cleveland) got the call to the ML squad for the first time
  • Chris Scott (C-Wichita) will make his ML debut in his first game this season
  • Rico Barrios (SP-Wichita) will make his ML debut in S37
  • Javy Juarez (RP-Wichita) is part of the Fighting Sea Otters youth movement
  • Luis Duran (RP-Wichita) is set to make his ML debut
  • Richard Clarkson (RP-New York) will make his ML debut the first time he pitches
  • Yovani Sanchez (1B-Augusta) got the call after just 58 games in AAA
  • Wilkin Pena (3B-Huntington) will play ML baseball after three full seasons of AAA
  • Yank Moore (SP-Huntington) got the call after a season and a half at AAA
  • Chad Donatello (SP-Huntington) will play ML baseball for the second straight season
  • Cristobal Nicaso (RP-Huntington) returns to the majors after a year at AAA

Trades

To Augusta To Honolulu
Hank Tracy-RP Tom Logan-3B

Ramon Sasaki-SP

 

To Boston To Monterrey
Vladimir Cora-SP Rob Figueroa-1B

Braulio Corpas-SP

Norman Beirne-SP

 

To Salem To Monterrey
Emilio Flores-1B

$2.5M

Charlie Swan-2B

Sarma Weaver-RP

Alvin Dye-SS

 

To Salem To Montreal
Randy Pence-SP

Louie Santos-2B

Dorssys Espada-1B

 

To Syracuse To Monterrey
Alex Kirk-SS

Kris Brock-SP

$4M

Jose DeJesus-3B

Jeffrey Lee-LF

Zip Kotsay-SP

 

To Wichita To Salem
Kiki Cubillan-RF Bruce Rupp-SP

Houston Kile-CF

Nigel Donald-1B

 

To Tucson To Salem
Maicer Rivera-SP Gio Abreu-RF

Leary Asencio-3B

 

To Boston To Cleveland
Enerio Peron-SP Footsie Vickers-LF

Douglas Plesac-1B

 

To Augusta To Wichita
Martin Knight-RP Braden Griffith-RP

Tony Martinez-RP

 

To Salem To Buffalo
Granden Simms-SS

Tony Rios-SP

Jeurys Miranda-C

 

To Augusta To Milwaukee
Travis Hundley-RP Rico James-SP

 

International Free Agency

Arbitration

 

DL Report

Placed on the DL this week:

Removed from the DL this week:

 

Noteworthy Games

  • None

 

Misc.

  • The following players retired after seeing ML action in S36
  • The blog is getting a little bit of a facelift to make various posts easier to locate. In my spare time, I am in the process of creating subpages for each blog segment so that less hunting-and-pecking is required if you wish to look back through the archives.
  • Other blog posts in production:
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