Black Monday for Phillies Minor Leaguers

Today was the day for big cuts in the minors.  Here is a list of the Phillies transactions based on the latest minor league roster , and a summary of the changes from the week 3 roster including the cuts made today.

AAA – Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs

Released P Ryan Cameron   
Signed P Steve Green      
C Tim Gradoville sent to AA Reading    
C Lou Marson sent to AA Reading     
C John Suomi sent to AA Reading      
Inf Luke Appert sent to AA Reading       
Inf Neil Sellers sent to AA Reading       
OF Jovan Moran sent to AA Reading       
P Kip Bouknight to AA Reading       
P Travis Minix to AA Reading        
P Pat Overholt to AA Reading       
P Justin Pope to AA Reading       
P Zack Segovia to AA Reading  

 AA Reading Phillies

C Tuffy Gosewisch sent to Clearwater
C Tim Kennelly sent to extended Spring Training (Group 5)
C Alan Robbins sent to Clearwater   
Added Inf Carlos Leon 
Inf Welinson Baez sent to Clearwater  
Inf Zach Penprase sent to Clearwater   
Released OF Brian Burgamy  
Released OF Matt Thayer  
P Andrew Cruse sent to Clearwater 
P Brett Harker sent to Clearwater  
P Garet Hill sent to Lakewood  
Released P Charles Merricks 
P Brian Schlitter sent to Clearwater  
Released P Zac Stott   
Released P Cory Willey
Released P JJ Trujillo   

Clearwater Threshers

C Luis Arzeno sent to extended Spring Training
C Travis D’Arnaud sent to extended Spring Training
C Jesus Sanchez sent to Lakewood
Inf Derrick Mitchell sent to Lakewood
Inf Matt Rizzotti sent to Lakewood
Released Inf Jamie Morales
Released Inf Charlie Yarbrough   
Inf Domonic Brown sent to Lakewood  
P Tyson Brummett sent to Lakewood 
P Chance Chapman sent to Lakewood
P Sergio Escalona sent to Lakewood 
Released P Jean Guillen
P Zach Sterner sent to Lakewood   

Lakewood Blueclaws

Released C Kirk Bacsu   
Added C Joel Naughton    
Converted C Josh Eachus to Pitcher and sent to extended Spring Training   
Released Inf Phillip Cuevas   
Inf J Villegas-Andion sent to extended Spring Training    
OF Darin McDonald sent to extended Spring Training     
Released OF Jermaine Williams      
P Richard Austin sent to extended Spring Training      
Inf Arlon Quiroz sent to extended Spring Training      
P Heitor Correa sent to extended Spring Training      
P Justin De Fratus sent to extended Spring Training     
Released P Jared Locke     
Released P Chris Rhoads     
Released P Daniel Schwartz      
P Robert Roth sent to extended Spring Training      
P Kyle Slate sent to extended Spring Training   

Williamsport / Extended Spring Training

Released Inf Ambiorix Rincon   
Converted OF Tim Binkoski to INF  
Released P Jon Forest   
Released P Nate Jeans   
Released P Nolan Mulligan   
Released P Eric Smolin   
Released P Jack Tilghman   
Inf Clay Harris placed on DL   
Inf Francisco Murillo 
placed on DL
P Gilmir Pereira placed on DL    
P Nauricio Romero placed on DL             



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