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Minor MLB Transactions: 1/13/19

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

Catching up on some recent minor league moves from around the baseball world...
The Cubs signed catcher Francisco Arcia to a minor league deal, as originally reported by the Cubs Prospects Twitter feed. Originally signed as a teenager by the Yankees in 2006, the 29-year-old Arcia finally cracked the big leagues last season, appearing 40 games for the Angels and hitting .204/.226/.427 with six homers over 106 plate appearances. Arcia will provide the Cubs with some depth behind backup Victor Caratini , and Arcia could also battle for the backup role himself in Spring Training.
The Rays signed right-hander Luis Santos to a minors contract, Baseball America's Matthew Eddy reports. Santos posted a 5.15 ERA over 36 2/3 innings out of the Blue Jays' bullpen over the last two seasons, though a big problem with the long ball belied some better peripherals, such as a 9.8 K/9 and a 2.86 K/BB rate.
Also from Eddy, the Rockies re-signed left-hander Sam Howard to a minors deal, after originally non-tendering...

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