MLB Transactions: March 20th, 2018 (Antonio Bastardo, Anyelo Gomez)

Below is a full list of MLB Transactions from March 20th, 2018. 

Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Released Antonio Bastardo: Antonio Bastardo joined the Diamondbacks on a minor league contract back in January with a chance to be added to the Diamondbacks bullpen. This spring, Bastardo struggled mightily posting a 3.18 ERA in 7 games with the Diamondbacks. Only 32-years old, Antonio Bastardo will look for another minor league deal with his 6th MLB team.


  • Spring demotions: Diamondbacks optioned OF Jeremy Hazelbaker, 1B Christian Walker, and RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Triple-A Reno; reassigned RHP Neftali Feliz and C Anthony Recker to minor league camp.

New York Yankees

  • Yankees re-acquire Anyelo Gomez: This afternoon, the New York Yankees re-acquired Anyelo Gomez from the Atlanta Braves and have sent him to AAA. Anyelo Gomez was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 2017 MLB Rule 5 Draft and had a chance to crack the Braves roster but a down spring sent him back to New York.


  • Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned infielder Max Moroff, infielder Chris Bostick and pitcher Nick Kingham to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  • Washington Nationals: Optioned OF Victor Robles to AAA.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers: Optioned OF Alex Verdugo to Triple-A Las Vegas; assigned catcher Rocky Gale to minor league camp.
  • New York Mets: Optioned INFs Gavin Cecchini and Luis Guillorme to Triple-A Las Vegas; reassigned LHP P.J. Conlon, OF Matt den Dekker, RHP A.J. Griffin, INF Ty Kelly, C Jose Lobaton, RHP Matt Purke, RHP Drew Smith, and RHP Corey Taylor to minor league camp.
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