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Prospect transactions: July 13-19
Top hurlers Bauer, Perez back down to earth -- Triple-A
07/20/2012 10:00 AM ET
Trevor Bauer (left) and Martin Perez will return to Triple-A Reno and Round Rock, respectively.
Trevor Bauer (left) and Martin Perez will return to Triple-A Reno and Round Rock, respectively. 
Readers: "Prospect Transactions" updates you weekly on the most notable moves involving prospects in the Minor Leagues. All comings and goings of MLB.com's top prospects are included and are ordered by organization.

Player Org Move
Trevor Bauer ARI Optioned from D-backs to Triple-A Reno
Notes: MLB.com's No. 6 prospect went 1-2 with a 6.06 ERA in his first four big league starts.
Patrick Corbin ARI Optioned from D-backs to Triple-A Reno
J.R. Graham ATL Promoted to Double-A Mississippi
Ryan Adams BAL Assigned to Gulf Coast League (rehab)
Tyler Townsend BAL Assigned to Class A Adv. Frederick
Xavier Avery BAL Optioned from O's to Triple-A Norfolk
Bobby Bundy BAL Placed on Double-A Bowie DL (elbow)
Chris Carpenter BOS Assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket (rehab, elbow)
Kolbrin Vitek BOS Assigned to Gulf Coast League (rehab, intercostal)
Josh Rutledge COL Promoted from Double-A Tulsa to Rockies
Keenyn Walker CWS Promoted to Class A Adv. Winston-Salem
Pedro Hernandez CWS Optioned from White Sox to Triple-A Charlotte
Notes: Hernandez, acquired with Simon Castro in the deal that sent Carlos Quentin to San Diego in the offseason, made his MLB debut with the White Sox on Wednesday, allowing eight runs -- including three home runs -- on 12 hits in four innings, before being sent back down to Charlotte.
Nestor Molina CWS Activated off Double-A Birmingham DL
Simon Castro CWS Activated off Triple-A Charlotte DL
Jhan Marinez CWS Optioned from White Sox to Triple-A Charlotte
Jacob Turner DET Recalled from Triple-A Toledo to Tigers
Notes: MLB.com's No. 10 prospect pitched a three-hit shutout in his last Minors appearance on 7/7.
Andrew Oliver DET Placed on Triple-A Toledo DL
Jonathan Villar HOU Placed on Double-A Corpus Christi DL (hand)
Jarred Cosart HOU Activated off Double-A Corpus Christi DL (blister)
Christian Colon KC Assigned to Rookie-level Arizona League (rehab)
Josh Wall LA Promoted from Triple-A Albuquerque to Dodgers
Scott Van Slyke LA Optioned from Dodgers to Triple-A Albuquerque
Garrett Richards LAA Recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake to Angels
Andrew Romine LAA Optioned from Angels to Triple-A Salt Lake
Kole Calhoun LAA Recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake to Angels
Cam Bedrosian LAA Activated off Class A Cedar Rapids DL (foot)
Jose Alvarez MIA Activated off Double-A Jacksonville DL
Adrian Salcedo MIN Placed on Class A Adv. Fort Myers DL
Matt Summers MIN Promoted from Class A Beloit to Class A Adv. Fort Myers
Joe Benson MIN Assigned to Double-A New Britain
Daniel Muno NYM Activated off Class A Adv. St. Lucie DL
Josh Edgin NYM Promoted from Triple-A Buffalo to Mets
Austin Romine NYY Assigned to Gulf Coast League (rehab, back)
Justin De Fratus PHI Optioned from Phillies to Triple-A Lehigh Valley
Lisalverto Bonilla PHI Placed on Double-A Reading DL (thumb)
Donn Roach SD Placed on Double-A San Antonio DL
Francisco Martinez SEA Activated off Double-A Jackson DL
Stephen Pryor SEA Assigned to Triple-A Tacoma (rehab, groin)
Jesus Galindo SF Activated off Class A Augusta DL (wrist)
Matt Adams STL Activated off Triple-A Memphis DL (elbow)
Maikel Cleto STL Optioned from Cardinals to Triple-A Memphis
Trevor Rosenthal STL Promoted from Double-A Springfield to Cardinals
Scott Gorgen STL Demoted from Triple-A Memphis to Double-A Springfield
Martin Perez TEX Optioned from Rangers to Triple-A Round Rock
Notes: MLB.com's No. 22 prospect went 1-1 with a 5.54 ERA in his first four Major League appearances.
Matt West TEX Assigned to Rookie-level Arizona League (rehab)
Luis Sardinas TEX Activated off Class A Hickory DL
David Perez TEX Place on D.L. Class A Short-Season Spokane DL
Josh Sale TB Activated off Class A Bowling Green DL
Anthony Gose TOR Promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to Blue Jays
Notes: MLB.com's No. 46 prospect posted .292/.375/.432 marks for the 51s. He also stole 29 bases in 39 attempts and displayed his plus defensive capabilities. Gose went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts in his first two games with Toronto.
Alex Meyer WAS Promoted to Class A Adv. Potomac
Notes: MLB.com's No. 69 prospect will make his debut on 7/20. The 22-year-old right-hander compiled a 3.10 ERA in his first 18 pro starts at Class A Hagerstown.
Chris Marrero WAS Placed on Triple-A Syracuse DL

Andrew Pentis is a contributor to MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at AndrewMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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