Minor League transactions for week of May 21
Have to be quick today guys, what with the Draft less than a week from now (Speaking of which, check out the Draft Top 100, which has be shuffled a bit in terms of order). So no time for rank on a team list, but here’s what we’ve got. My thanks for MLB.com colleague Chris Barth for assembling the list.
Zoilo Almonte (NYY): Rejoined Trenton Thunder after missing a month with hamstring spasms and rehabbing in Florida.
Joe Benson (MIN): Underwent surgery on the hamate bone in his left wrist, will miss 6-8 weeks.
Jed Bradley (MIL): Returned to the Manatees after time on the DL with a groin strain.
Zach McAllister (CLE): Returned to the Minors after four starts in the Majors.
Mike Wright (BAL): Called up to the Double-A Bowie Baysox.
Conor Gillaspie (SF): A groin injury landed him on the DL.
Darrell Ceciliani (NYM): Rejoined the St. Lucie Mets after missing over a month with a hamstring injury.
Dan Jennings (MIA): Called up to the Marlins for the second time and picked up his first Major League win.
Chih-Hsien Chiang (SEA): Sent down to Double-A after 40 games in Triple-A.
Tommy Joseph (SF): Returned to the Flying Squirrels after missing almost two weeks with concussion symptoms after being hit by a batter’s backswing while catching.
Marcus Semien (CWS): A right shoulder injury landed him on the DL.
Andrew Romine (LAA): Called up to join the Major League club.
Kevin Mattison (MIA): Called up to the Major League club for the second time this year, after Austin Kearns landed on the DL.
Charlie Culberson (SF): Rejoined the Triple-A Grizzlies after getting his first start in the Majors.
Jace Peterson (SD): Returned to the Fort Wayne TinCaps after missing nearly two weeks due to concussion symptoms after colliding with a teammate.
Avisail Garcia (DET): Landed on the DL.
Kolbrin Vitek (BOS): On the DL with an intercostal strain.
Santo Manzanillo (MIL): Rejoined the Double-A Stars after shoulder tightness.
Pat Corbin (ARI): Returned to Triple-A Reno after stint in the Majors.
Brandon Jacobs (BOS): Hit the DL with a left hand contustion.
Will Smith (KC): Called him up to the Major Leagues.