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Minnesota Twins Transactions - 2018

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 20, 2018Agreed to terms with 3B Randy Cesar and RHPs Preston Guilmet and Zack Weiss on minor league contracts. Selected the contracts of SS Nick Gordon and OF LaMonte Wade from Rochester (IL).
November 16, 2018Named Wes Johnson pitching coach, Tony Diaz third base coach, Jeremy Hefner assistant pitching coach and Tommy Watkins first base coach.
November 12, 2018Announced the retirement of C/1B Joe Mauer.
November 9, 2018Announced the retirement of C Joe Mauer.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 31, 2018Claimed OF Michael Reed off waivers from Atlanta.
October 30, 2018Reinstated 1B Logan Morrison, LHP Adalberto Mejia, C Jason Castro and RHPs Ervin Santana and Michael Pineda from the 60-day DL. Declined their 2019 options on RHP Ervin Santana and 1B Logan Morrison.
October 25, 2018Named Rocco Baldelli manager.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 4, 2018Selected the contract of SS Gregorio Petit from Rochester (IL). Recalled RHPs Chase De Jong and John Curtiss from Rochester. Transferred 1B Logan Morrison to the 60-day DL.
September 3, 2018Recalled RHP Zack Littell from Rochester (IL).
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 30, 2018Traded C Bobby Wilson to the Chicago Cubs for C Chris Gimenez and a player to be named or cash.
August 19, 2018Placed RHP Ervin Santana on the 10-day DL. Reinstated OF Robbie Grossman from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Alan Busenitz from Rochester (IL). Optioned OF Johnny Field to Rochester.
August 12, 2018Placed 1B Logan Morrison on the 7-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Kohl Stewart from Rochester (IL).
August 11, 2018Placed LHP Adalberto Mejia on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Tyler Duffey and 1B Tyler Austin from Rochester (IL). Sent RHP Michael Pineda to Fort Myers (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
August 7, 2018Placed RHP Matt Belisle on the 10-day DL. Reinstated RHP Matt Magill from paternity leave.
August 6, 2018Placed OF Robbie Grossman on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Johnny Field from Rochester (IL). Sent RHP Michael Pineda to the GCL Twins for a rehab assignment.
August 5, 2018Sent RHP Aaron Slegers to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.
August 4, 2018Placed RHP Matt Magill on paternity leave.
August 3, 2018Claimed OF Johnny Field off waivers from Cleveland and optioned him to Rochester (IL). Claimed RHP Oliver Drake off waivers from Toronto.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2018Traded 2B Brian Dozier to the L.A. Dodgers for INF Logan Forsythe, OF Luke Raley and LHP Devin Smeltzer. Reinstated RHP Addison Reed from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Trevor May from Rochester (IL).
July 30, 2018Traded LHP Zach Duke and cash to Seattle for RHP Chase De Jong and INF Ryan Costello.
July 28, 2018Assigned SS Taylor Motter outright to Rochester (IL). Sent RHP Addison Reed to Rochester for a rehab assignment. Recalled 3B Miguel Sano and LHP Gabriel Moya from Rochester.
July 27, 2018Acquired RHP Jorge Alcala and OF Gilberto Celestino from the Houston Astros for RHP Ryan Pressly.
July 24, 2018Designated INF Taylor Motter for assignment.
July 23, 2018Optioned RHP Alan Busenitz to Rochester (IL). Recalled LHP Adalberto Mejia from Rochester.
July 22, 2018Reinstated DH-1B Logan Morrison from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF-OF Willians Astudillo and RHP Alan Busenitz to Rochester (IL).
July 20, 2018Recalled INF-OF Taylor Motter from Rochester (IL).
July 15, 2018Optioned RHP Fernando Romero to Rochester (IL).
July 14, 2018Placed RHP Aaron Slegers on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 11. Recalled RHP Fernando Romero from Rochester (IL).
July 12, 2018Placed DH/1B Logan Morrison on the 10-day DL. Reinstated SS Ehire Adrianza from the 10-day DL.
July 11, 2018Placed RHP Addison Reed on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Alan Busenitz from Rochester (IL). Sent RHP Ervin Santana to Chattanooga (SL) for a rehab assignment. Signed C LaRon Smith to a minor league contract.
July 7, 2018Signed OF Erick Rivera to a minor league contract.
July 6, 2018Reinstated INF-OF Taylor Motter from the 7-day DL and optioned him to Rochester (IL).
July 5, 2018Optioned LHP Gabriel Moya to Rochester (IL). Released RHP Felix Jorge. Recalled RHP Aaron Slegers from Rochester. Signed OF Trevor Larnach to a minor league contract and assigned him to Elizabethton (Appalachian).
July 3, 2018Recalled LHP Gabriel Moya from Rochester (IL). Optioned RHP Zack Littell to Rochester.
July 2, 2018Optioned LHP Adalberto Mejia to Rochester (IL). Placed INF Ehire Adrianza on the 10-day DL. Reinstated OF Byron Buxton from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Rochester. Designated OF Ryan LaMarre for assignment. Reinstated SS Jorge Polanco from the restricted list. Recalled RHP Zack Littell from Rochester.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2018Optioned RHP Alan Busenitz to Rochester (IL). Recalled LHP Adalberto Mejia from Rochester.
June 29, 2018Placed INF Taylor Motter on the 7-day DL. selected the contract of C-INF Willians Astudillo from Rochester (IL). Designated RHP Felix Jorge for release or assignment.
June 26, 2018Recalled OF Jake Cave from Rochester. Signed LHP J.T. Perez to a minor league contract.
June 25, 2018Recalled RHP Alan Busenitz from Rochester (IL).
June 24, 2018Optioned OF Ryan LaMarre to Rochester (IL).
June 20, 2018Signed RHP Jon Olsen and C Austin Hale to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2018Sent OF Byron Buxton to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 18, 2018Signed 1B Gabe Snyder, OFs Tyler Webb and Willie Joe Garry Jr. and RHPs Dylan Stowell and Tanner Howell to minor league contracts.
June 15, 2018Reinstated 1B Joe Mauer from the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Taylor Motter from Rochester (IL).
June 12, 2018Designated UT Gregorio Petit for assignment. Signed RHP Matt Belisle to a one-year contract. Sent 1B Joe Mauer to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 10, 2018Sent 1B Joe Mauer to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 9, 2018Recalled OF Jake Cave from Rochester (IL). Optioned RHP Tyler Duffey to Rochester.
June 7, 2018Reinstated RHP Trevor May from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Rochester (IL). Transferred C Jason Castro to the 60-day DL.
June 6, 2018Optioned RHP Zack Littell to Rochester (IL).
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 31, 2018Placed OF Byron Buxton on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Aaron Slegers to Rochester (IL). Recalled RHP Tyler Duffey from Rochester.
May 30, 2018Traded RHP Myles Jaye to Cleveland for cash. Placed OF Byron Buxton on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Aaron Slegers from Rochester (IL).
May 29, 2018Sent RHP Ervin Santana on a rehab assignment to Fort Myers (FSL).
May 28, 2018Claimed INF Taylor Motter off waivers from Seattle and assigned him to Rochester (IL).
May 27, 2018Traded RHP Phil Hughes, cash and the 74th overall draft pick in 2018 to San Diego for C Janigson Villalobos.
May 24, 2018Optioned OF Jake Cave to Rochester (IL). Reinstated 3B Miguel Sano from the 10-day DL.
May 23, 2018Sent RHP Ervin Santana to Chattanooga (SL) for a rehab assignment.
May 22, 2018Designated RHP Phil Hughes for release or assignment. Recalled OF Ryan LaMarre from Rochester (IL).
May 21, 2018Designated RHP Phil Hughes for assignment.
May 20, 2018Sent 3B Miguel Sano to Rochester (IL) for a rehab assignment.
May 19, 2018Placed 1B Joe Mauer on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Jake Cave from Rochester (IL).
May 13, 2018Sent RHP Trevor May to Fort Myers (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
May 10, 2018Reinstated OF Byron Buxton from the 10-day DL. Optioned OF Ryan LaMarre to Rochester (IL).
May 9, 2018Reinstated OF Byron Buxton from the 10-day DL. Optioned OF Ryan LaMarre to Rochester (IL).
May 6, 2018Transferred RHP Ervin Santana to the 60-day DL.
May 5, 2018Placed C Jason Castro on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of C Bobby Wilson from Rochester (IL).
May 2, 2018Designated LHP Dietrich Enns for assignment. Optioned RHP John Curtiss to Rochester (IL).
May 1, 2018Placed 3B Miguel Sano on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 28. Selected the contract of INF Gregorio Petit from Rochester (IL). Returned Rule 5 draft pick RHP Tyler Kinley to Miami. Recalled RHP Fernando Romero from Rochester.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2018Recalled RHP John Curtiss from Rochester (IL).
April 29, 2018Optioned RHP Tyler Duffey to Rochester (IL).
April 28, 2018Selected the contract of RHP Matt Magill from Rochester (IL).
April 27, 2018Optioned RHP Aaron Slegers to Rochester (IL). Announced the Los Angeles Angels returned 2017 Rule 5 selection RHP Luke Bard. Designated RHP David Hale for release or assignment.
April 26, 2018Designated RHP Tyler Kinley for assignment. Recalled RHP Aaron Slegers from Rochester (IL).
April 24, 2018Recalled RHP Tyler Duffey from Rochester (IL).
April 23, 2018Optioned LHP Gabriel Moya and RHP Alan Busenitz to Rochester (IL). Reinstated RHP Phil Hughes from the 10-day DL.
April 22, 2018Sent OF Byron Buxton to Fort Myers (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
April 21, 2018Activated RHP Phil Hughes from rehab assignment. Optioned LHP Gabriel Moya to Rochester (IL).
April 18, 2018Placed OF Byron Buxton on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled OF Ryan LaMarre from Rochester (IL).
April 17, 2018Recalled OF Ryan LaMarre from Rochester (IL).
April 15, 2018Recalled RHP Alan Busenitz from Rochester (IL).
April 13, 2018Optioned OF Ryan LaMarre to Rochester (IL).
April 6, 2018Sent RHP Phil Hughes to Fort Myers (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 29, 2018Selected the contract of OF Ryan LaMarre. Placed RHPs Ervin Santana and Phil Hughes on the 10-day DL.
March 27, 2018Announced 1B/DH Kennys Vargas cleared waivers and was assigned to Rochester (IL). Optioned OF Zack Granite to Rochester. Reassigned C Willians Astudillo, INFs Taylor Featherston and Gregorio Petit, and C Bobby Wilson to minor league camp.
March 25, 2018Released INF Erick Aybar.
March 24, 2018Claimed DH Kennys Vargas off waivers from Cincinnati.
March 23, 2018Optioned OF Jake Cave to Rochester (IL).
March 22, 2018Optioned RHPs Alan Busenitz and Tyler Duffey, OF Jake Cave to Rochester (IL). Reassigned 1B Brock Stassi to minor league camp. Released OF Chris Heisey.
March 18, 2018Reassigned RHPs Jake Reed and Myles Jaye, C Jordan Pacheco, INF Nick Gordon, and OFs Nick Buss and LaMonte Wade to their minor league camp.
March 16, 2018Designated 1B Kennys Vargas for assignment.
March 13, 2018Optioned LHPs Adalberto Mejia and Stephen Gonsalves and RHPs Aaron Slegers and John Curtiss to Rochester (IL) and RHP Fernando Romero to Chattanooga (SL).
March 11, 2018Released RHP Anibal Sanchez.
March 7, 2018Optioned RHP Felix Jorge and LHP Dietrich Enns to Rochester (IL) and RHP Zack Littell and LHP Lewis Thorpe to Chattanooga (SL).
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 24, 2018Agreed to terms with SS Erick Aybar on a minor league contract.
February 17, 2018Agreed to terms with OF Chris Heisey on a minor league contract.
February 7, 2018Agreed to terms with RHPs Myles Jaye, Michael Kohn and Jake Reed; Cs Willians Astudillo, Brian Navarreto and Bobby Wilson; INFs Taylor Featherston, Nick Gordon, Gregorio Petit and Brock Stassi; and OFs Nick Buss, Ryan LaMarre and LaMonte Wade on minor league contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 24, 2018LHP Glen Perkins announced his retirement.