In this edition of minor matters, we take a look at several minor league players that have been released and now find themselves looking for work. Let's start the run down with old friend,
- Burt Reynolds, cousin of second baseman Robinson Cano, has been released by the New York Yankees from their minor league system, according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus. A short stint for Reynolds, who the Yankees just signed five days ago.
- Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus also reports the Detroit Tigers have released outfielder Deik Scream. Scream's career highlight may have been winning MVP of the 2007 Midwest League All-Star game, as noted by Goldstein.
- The Colorado Rockies released former third-round selection Aaron Weatherford, who hasn't pitched since 2009 because of injuries, according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus.
- Last but not least, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus reports the Arizona Diamondbacks released former Met prospect Kevin Mulvey, who pitched in Triple-A for the organization.