Minor moves: Nick Green, Chris Jakubauskas, Pirates, Bryan Augenstein

Brian Kersey

Today's collection of minor moves from around the league.

Marlins outright Nick Green to AAA

The Miami Marlins outrighted infielder Nick Green to AAA New Orleans after designating him for assignment on Wednesday, according to the official MLB.com transactions page. The 34-year old journeyman has hit .236 with a HR and 6 RBI in 18 games so far this season for Miami, and will decide whether or not he will accept the assignment to New Orleans within the next couple of days.

Indians sign Chris Jakubauskas

The Cleveland Indians announced that they have signed right-hander Chris Jakubauskas to a minor league deal. The former Mariner, Pirate, and Oriole went 1-0 with a 3.29 ERA for AAA Nashville before being released by the Brewers on May 21st. In 69 career major league appearances over three seasons, Jakubauskas is 8-10 with a 5.58 ERA, and last appeared in the majors with the Orioles in 2011. He will report to AAA Columbus.

Pirates acquire Graham Godfrey from Red Sox

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired minor league right-hander Graham Godfrey from the Red Sox in exchange for cash considerations, the teams announced. Godfrey, 28, was traded from the Athletics to the Red Sox in December and tallied a 4-3 record and 3.83 ERA in 13 games (4 starts) with AAA Pawtucket this season. In 10 appearances (8 starts) with the A's in 2011 and 2012, Godfrey posted a 1-6 record and 5.09 ERA in 46 innings of work. He will be assigned to AAA Indianapolis.

Pirates acquire Atahualpa Severino from Royals

The Pirates also acquired minor league lefty Atahualpa Severino from the Royals in exchange for cash considerations, according to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star. The 28-year old, who has appeared in six games (0-0, 3.00 ERA) for AAA Omaha so far this season, will be assigned to AAA Indianapolis. In six career major league games with the Nationals, Severino is 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA.

Twins release Bryan Augenstein

The Minnesota Twins released righty Bryan Augenstein, who has not pitched all season due to injury. The former Diamondback and Cardinal has appeared in twelve major league games, posting a career 0-2 record and 8.34 ERA, and will look for an opportunity elsewhere.


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