Minor Moves: Lou Montanez, Chris Robinson

Here are today's minor moves from around the league…

  • The Angels have signed Lou Montanez to a minor league contract and assigned him to Double-A Arkansas, tweets Ryan Dunleavy of New Jersey Press Media. Montanez, 31, had been playing in the independent Atlantic League and compiled a .313/.359/.478 batting line for the Somerset Patriots. The Cubs selected Montanez with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2000 draft, but he's hit just .223/.258/.328 in 129 big league games between the Cubs and Orioles.
  • The Orioles have traded catcher Chris Robinson has been traded to the Padres for cash, CSNBaltimore.com's Rich Dubroff tweets. Robinson will be assigned to the Padres' Triple-A affiliate in Tucson. The 29-year-old was batting .241/.268/.278 in 29 games for the Tides this season.

Chris Cotillo contributed to this post.

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