Canuck transactions: Axford, Deglan, Gagne, Wick
By George Farelli
Canadian Baseball Network
TRANSACTIONS and PLAYER MOVEMENTS for CANADIANS
(Feb. 1-28, 2018)
David Chavarria (Burnaby, B.C.) - Named by Milwaukee Brewers as pitching coach for Biloxi Shuckers, their affiliate in the Class AA Southern League.
Dustin Houle (Penticton, B.C.) - Free Agent re-signs minor league contract with Milwaukee Brewers including an invitation to Spring Training.
Evan Rutckyj (Windsor, Ont.) - Traded by Winnipeg Goldeyes IND American Association to Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League. Signed a contract with Ottawa.
Eric Gagne (Mascouche, Que.) - Named by Texas Rangers as pitching coach with AZL Rangers their affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League.
John Axford (Port Dover, Ont.) - Free Agent signs minor league contract with Toronto Blue Jays, which includes an invitation to Spring Training
Skylar Janisse (Maidstone, Ont.) - Signs 2018 contract extension with Joliet Slammers IND Frontier League.
Rowan Wick (North Vancouver, B.C.) - Removed from 40-man roster and designated for assignment by St. Louis Cardinals. Claimed off the waiver wire by San Diego Padres and placed on their 40-man roster.
Kellin Deglan (Langley, B.C.) - Free Agent re-signs Minor League Contract with New York Yankees.
Tyson Gillies (Vancouver, B.C.) - Traded by the Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League to Gary South Shore Railcats IND American Association.
Michael Saunders (Victoria, B.C.) - Free Agent signs minor league contract with Pittsburgh Pirates which included an invitation to Spring Training. After only two days in camp, he secured his release and signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals
Sebastien Boucher (Gatineau, Que.) - Re-signs in his dual role as a player/coach with Ottawa Champions IND Can Am League.
Dustin Molleken (Regina, Sask.) - Free Agent re-signs with Somerset Patriots IND Atlantic League.
Marcus Knecht (Toronto, Ont.) - Released by Quebec Capitales IND Can Am League.
David Glaude (Quebec City, Que.) - Re-signs with Trois Rivieres Aigles IND Can Am League.