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* RP John Axford (Port Dover, Ont.) has signed with the Colorado Rockies. Axford who has pitched with the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, has his best years with the Milwaukee Brewers. As Ron Darling said on MLB Network  “I’ve never met a bad Canadian and Axford fits that axiom.

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Letters of Intent

CANADIAN OFF SEASON PLAYER TRANSACTIONS AND MOVES
By George Farelli

Nov. 6-to-30, 2014
ADDUCI, Jim Designated for Assignment by the Texas Rangers, cleared waivers and his contract was purchased by Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Association (KBO)

ALBERS, Andrew Contract option for 2015 held by Hanwha Eagles in Korea (KBO) declined, he becomes a Free Agent

AXFORD, John Outrighted by Pittsburgh Pirates to AAA Indianapolis, refused assignment and becomes a Free Agent

BOUCHER, Sebastien Traded by Quebec Capitales to 2015 expansion Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League

ELIAS, Ethan Free Agent re-signs with Normal Cornbelters IND Frontier League

LAWRIE, Brett Traded by Toronto Blue Jays to the Oakland A’s in deal which included Josh Donaldsonbrett lawrie

MARTIN, Russell Free Agent signs 5 year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays

MOLLEKEN, Dustin Free Agent signs Minor League contract with the Cleveland Indians, N/R invite to spring training

ORR, Pete Free Agent re-signs with the Milwaukee Brewers, and N/R invite to spring training

PURDY, Nick Traded by Trois Rivieres Eagles to 2015 expansion Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League

ROMAK,Jamie Free Agent signs Minor League contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, N/R invite to spring training

SEIFRIT, Logan Released by the Seattle Mariners

TAILLON, Jameson Moved by Pittsburgh Pirates from Triple A Indianapolis to Major League 40 Man Roster

2014 December
Cleveland Indians v Minnesota TwinsALBERS, Andrew Free Agent signs Minor League contract with Toronto Blue Jays, N/R invite to spring training

KOTTARAS, George Free Agent signs Minor League contract with Chicago White Sox, N/R invite to spring training

MILLER, Zak Released by the Los Angeles Angels

ROY, Alex Released by the Seattle Mariners

SAUNDERS, Michael Traded by Seattle Mariners to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Pitcher J.A. Happ

SMITH, Damion Released by the Arizona Diamondbacks

STANG, Chad Joliette Slammers IND Frontier League pick up club’s option for 2015 season

2015 January
BALKWILL, Larry Free Agent signs with Windy City Thunderbolts IND Frontier League

BEDARD, Erik Free Agent signs with the Los Angeles Dodgers, N/R invite to spring training

BOUCHER, Sebastien Acquired in trade from Quebec Capitales, signs Contract with Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League

BRATTON, Taylor Free Agent re-signs with Winnipeg Goldeyes IND American Association

CARLIN, Luke Free Agent signs Minor League contract with the Oakland A’s

CRAIN, Jesse Free Agent signs Minor League contract with Chicago White Sox, N/R invite to spring trainingJesse_Crain_on_August_8,_2011

CROUSE, Mike Free Agent signs with Lancaster Barnstormers IND Atlantic League

JOHNSON, Josh Free Agent re-signs with the San Diego Padres

LENNERTON, Jordan Free Agent re-signs Minor League contract with the Detroit Tigers, N/R invite to spring training

LEROUX, Chris Free Agent signs with the Milwaukee Brewers

LOTZKAR, Kyle Free Agent re-signs Minor League contract with the Texas Rangers

RICHARDS, Tommy Signs a Contract Extension with Gateway Grizzlies IND Frontier League

THORMAN, Scott Named by Kansas City Royals as Manager of Rookie Class Burlington Royals in Appalachian League

VITALE, Carson Named by Los Angeles Angels as Manager of Rookie Class Dominican Summer League Team

2015 February
AXFORD, John Free Agent signs Minor League contract with Colorado Rockies, N/R invite to spring training

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