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  1. 10-22-08: Atlanta Braves: Purchased the contract of RHP Luis Valdez from Double-A Mississippi. Boston Red Sox: Sent RHP Chris Smith outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  2. 10-20-08: Los Angeles Angels: Purchased the contract of RHP Rafael Rodriguez from Double-A Arkansas. Sent RHP Darren O'Day outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  3. It's that time of year once again. Sorry I stopped with the season transactions. There was a lot going on and started a new job so it's been a little hectic. So, I will continue with a new thread for this off-season and hopefully the up-coming season as well. It's a lot of work but I enjoy doing it. I apologize now if I miss a day or two here and there. Also, just a reminder, if I miss an former Tiger please let me know so I can bold him. All I ask is that you give me the date and the team so it's easier for me to find. Thank you in advance! Now, here we go! 9-29-08: Florida Marlins: Released RHP Sergio Mitre. Philadelphia Phillies: Sent LHP Fabio Castro to the Toronto Blue Jays completing the Aug. 30 trade. Toronto Blue Jays: Acquired LHP Fabio Castro from the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the Aug. 30 trade for OF Matt Stairs. 9-30-08: San Diego Padres: Acquired LHP Michael Watt and RHP Eduardo Perez from the Los Angeles Dodgers. 10-1-08: Florida Marlins: Activated OF Alejandro De Aza and RHPs Lee Gardner and Henry Owens from the 60-day disabled list and sent them outright to Triple-A New Orleans. Sent RHP Doug Waechter outright to Triple-A New Orleans. Philadelphia Phillies: Released RHP Francisco Rosario. Claimed RHP Scott Nestor off waivers from the Marlins. Seattle Mariners: Activated LHP Erik Bedard from the 15-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Activated LHPs A.J. Murray and John Rheinecker from the 60-day disabled list and sent them outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. Sent LHP Bill White and RHP Brian Gordon outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. 10-2-08: Baltimore Orioles: Activated RHP Daniel Cabrera, RHP Jim Johnson and RHP Dennis Sarfate from the 15-day disabled list. San Diego Padres: Activated SS Khalil Greene and OF Scott Hairston from the 15-day disabled list. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated C Shawn Riggans and RHP Jae Kuk Ryu from the 15-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Activated RHP Eric Hurley, RHP Doug Mathis, OF David Murphy and LHP C.J. Wilson from the 15-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated LHP Scott Downs, RHP Jeremy Accardo and RHP Dustin McGowan from the 15-day disabled list. 10-3-08: Atlanta Braves: Sent INF Ruben Gotay, C Corky Miller and RHP Vladimir Nunez outright to Triple-A Gwinnett. Cincinnati Reds: Sent RHP Jon Adkins and LHP Adam Pettyjohn outright to Triple-A Louisville. Sent OF Jolbert Cabrera outright to Triple-A Louisville. He refused the assignment and is a free agent. Cleveland Indians: Acquired Double-A OF Michael Brantley from the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the CC Sabathia trade. Oakland Athletics: Sent INF Donnie Murphy and RHP Kirk Saarloos outright to Triple-A Sacramento. Activated RHP Justin Duchscherer from the 15-day disabled list. Philadelphia Phillies: Sent OF T.J. Bohn outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Washington Nationals: Activated INF Ronnie Belliard, RHP Matt Chico, C Jesus Flores, RHP Shawn Hill and OF Austin Kearns from from the 15-day disabled list. 10-6-08: San Diego Padres: Sent C Luke Carlin and SS Sean Kazmar outright to Triple-A Portland. C Josh Bard and LHP Shawn Estes cleared waivers and have elected to become free agents. Toronto Blue Jays: Claimed RHP Dirk Hayhurst off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Designated INF Kevin Melillo for assignment. 10-8-08: Chicago Cubs: Activated LHP Rich Hill from the 15-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Sent RHPs Dave Borkowski, Jack Cassel and Ryan Houston and INF Jose Castillo outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Borkowski and Castillo refused the assignment and are now free agents. Milwaukee Brewers: Re-signed RHP Joe Bateman, LHP Lindsay Gulin, LHP Sam Narron and LHP Chris Narveson to Minor League contracts and invited them to Spring Training. San Diego Padres: Sent RHP Kevin Cameron and 2B Craig Stansberry outright to Triple-A Portland. Activated RHP Tim Stauffer from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Portland. San Francisco Giants: Sent RHP Kevin Correia, LHP Geno Espineli, RHP Brad Hennessey, INF Scott McClain and SS Ivan Ochoa outright to Triple-A Fresno. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated LHP Jaime Garcia and OF Joe Mather from the 15-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Sent INF Kevin Melillo outright to Triple-A Las Vegas. 10-9-08: Los Angeles Angels: Activated INF Maicer Izturis from the 15-day disabled list. New York Mets: Activated LHP Billy Wagner from the 15-day disabled list. San Francisco Giants: Activated LHP Noah Lowry and RHP Merkin Valdez from the 60-day disabled list. 10-10-08: San Diego Padres: Activated C Michael Barrett from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Portland. Claimed INF Travis Denker off waivers from the San Francisco Giants. San Francisco Giants: Sent C Eliezer Alfonzo and RHP Tyler Walker outright to Triple-A Fresno. Walker refused the assignment and is a free agent. 10-13-08: Chicago Cubs: Sent LHP Carmen Pignatiello outright to Triple-A Iowa. 10-14-08: San Diego Padres: Sent OF Chip Ambres outright to Triple-A Portland. He refused the assignment and is a free agent. 10-15-08: St. Louis Cardinals: Claimed LHP Charlie Manning off waivers from the Washington Nationals; Designated 1B Josh Phelps for assignment. Washington Nationals: Outrighted OF Ryan Langerhans and RHP Lavale Speigner to Triple-A Syracuse. 10-17-08: Boston Red Sox: Claimed RHP Dewon Day off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. Designated RHP Chris Smith for assignment. Chicago White Sox: Sent INF Jason Bourgeois and Cs Donny Lucy and Paul Phillips outright to Triple-A Charlotte. Activated RHP Jose Contreras from the 60-day disabled list. Activated LHP Andrew Sisco from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Charlotte. 10-20-08: Baltimore Orioles: Released LHP Adam Loewen. Outrighted RHP Randor Bierd and RHP Rocky Cherry, INF Brandon Fahey, OF Jeff Fiorentino and CA Omir Santos to Triple-A Norfolk.
  4. 9-4-08: Los Angeles Dodgers: Purchased the contract of C A.J. Ellis from Triple-A Las Vegas. Transferred RHP Takashi Saito from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Recalled OF Melky Cabrera from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 9-5-08: Baltimore Orioles: Acquired RHP Brian Bass from the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Recalled INF Brandon Fahey. Selected the contracts of C Omir Santos and RHP Alfredo Simon from Triple-A Norfolk. Released RHP Fernando Cabrera. Designated INF Eider Torres for assignment. Transferred RHP Chris Ray to the 60-day disabled list. Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP Josh Beckett, INF Mike Lowell and INF Sean Casey from the 15-day disabled list. Sent RHP Eric Hull outright to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago White Sox: Reinstated OF Dewayne Wise from the 15-day disabled list. Colorado Rockies: Recalled RHP Greg Reynolds from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Purchased the contract of INF Pablo Ozuna from Triple-A Las Vegas. Placed RHP Mario Alvarez on the 60-day disabled list. Milwaukee Brewers: Signed INF Mike Lamb. Designated C Lou Palmisano for assignment. Oakland Athletics: Recalled RHP Jeff Gray from Triple-A Sacramento. Philadelphia Phillies: Signed INF Tadahito Iguchi. 9-6-08: Chicago White Sox: Purchased the contract of INF/OF Jason Bourgeois from Triple-A Charlotte. Designated RHP Charlie Haeger for assignment. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled RHP Jason Bulger from Triple-A Salt Lake. San Diego Padres: Purchased the contracts of OF Drew Macias and RHP Mike Ekstrom from Double-A San Antonio. San Francisco Giants: Purchased the contract of 3B Conor Gillaspie from Class A Salem-Keizer. Sent OF Clay Timpner outright to Triple-A Fresno. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated INF Evan Longoria from the 15-day disabled list. 9-7-08: Boston Red Sox: Designated RHP Marcus McBeth for assignment. Recalled RHP Devern Hansack from Triple-A Pawtucket. Activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Cleveland Indians: Recalled LHP Scott Lewis from Double-A Akron. Los Angeles Angels: Purchased the contract of RHP Kevin Jepsen from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  5. 9-1-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Designated RHP Emiliano Fruto for assignment. Recalled C Robby Hammock and RHP Jailen Peguero from Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Activated 1B Casey Kotchman from the restricted list. Activated INF Ruben Gotay from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled SS Brent Lillibridge and LHP Jeff Ridgway from Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Activated OF Adam Jones from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Garrett Olson from Triple-A Norfolk. Selected the contract of RHP Jim Miller from Norfolk. Chicago Cubs: Activated RHP Jon Lieber from the 15-day disabled list. Activated RHP Angel Guzman from the 60-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Michael Wuertz from Triple-A Iowa. Recalled INF Micah Hoffpauir from Iowa. Selected the contracts of C Koyie Hill and INF Casey McGehee from Iowa; Transferred RHP Chad Fox from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Rich Hill from the Single-A Daytona and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with lower back soreness. Chicago White Sox: Activated RHP Scott Linebrink from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Mike MacDougal, OF Jerry Owens and RHP Ehren Wasserman from Triple-A Charlotte. Purchased the contract of C Paul Phillips from Triple-A Charlotte. Transfered RHP Jose Contreras to the 60-day disabled list. Colorado Rockies: Activated OF Ryan Spilborghs from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Steven Register from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Recalled LHP Dontrelle Willis and RHP Freddy Dolsi from Triple-A Toledo. Florida Marlins: Activated LHP Andrew Miller and OF Brett Carroll from the disabled list. Recalled C Mike Rabelo from Triple-A Albuquerque and transferred him to 60-day disabled list. Recalled INF Robert Andino, INF Dallas McPherson and RHP Eulogio De La Cruz from Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Recalled RHP Jack Cassel and RHP Fernando Nieve from Triple-A Round Rock. Recalled RHP Alberto Arias and C J.R. Towles from Round Rock. Purchased the contract of INF Edwin Maysonet from Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Recalled INF Ryan Shealy from Triple-A Omaha. Purchased the contracts of INF Kila Ka'aihue, and RHPs Devon Lowery and Yasuhiko Yabuta from Triple-A Omaha. Los Angeles Dodgers: Recalled RHP James McDonald, LHP Eric Stults, INF Chin-lung Hu and OF Jason Repko from Triple-A Las Vegas. Activated OF Andruw Jones and OF Delwyn Young from the 15-day disabled list. Activated RHP Scott Proctor from the 60-day disabled list. Placed INF Jeff Kent on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 30, with torn cartilage in his left knee. Milwaukee Brewers: Purchased the contract of INF Mat Gamel from Triple-A Nashville. Recalled RHP Mark DiFelice, RHP Tim Dillard, INF Joe Dillon, OF Tony Gwynn, 1B Brad Nelson, C Vinny Rottino and LHP Mitch Stetter from Triple-A Nashville. Purchased the contract of C Angel Salome from Double-A Huntsville. Recalled SS Alcides Escobar from Huntsville. Transferred LHP Chris Capuano from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Designated RHP Richie Gardner for assignment. Minnesota Twins: Purchased the contract of C Ryan Jorgensen from Triple-A Rochester. Recalled RHP Bobby Korecky, RHP Philip Humber, INF Matt Macri and OF Jason Pridie from Rochester. Recalled LHP Jose Mijares from Double-A New Britain. Activated INF Matt Tolbert from the 15-day disabled list. New York Mets: Recalled RHP Carlos Muniz, INF Argenis Reyes and C Gustavo Molina from Triple-A New Orleans. Purchased the contract of LHPs Ricardo Rincon and Jonathan Niese, RHPs Brandon Knight and Bobby Parnell and INF Ramon Martinez from New Orleans. Reinstated OF Marlon Anderson from the 15-day disabled list. Transferred OF Trot Nixon, RHP Matt Wise, RHP Orlando Hernandez and LHP Jason Vargas to the 60-day disabled list. Designated LHP Willie Collazo for assignment. New York Yankees: Purchased the contracts of C Chad Moeller and LHP Phil Coke from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Philadelphia Phillies: Recalled RHP Adam Eaton and LHP J.A. Happ from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Purchased the contract of OF Greg Golson and C Lou Marson from Double-A Reading. Transferred RHPs Tom Gordon and Francisco Rosario from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. San Diego Padres: Purchased the contracts of INF Matt Antonelli and LHP Wade LeBlanc from Triple-A Portland. Released INF Tadahito Iguchi and RHP Brett Tomko. Activated RHP Chris Young and LHP Shawn Estes from the 15-day disabled list. San Francisco Giants: Activated LHP Jonathan Sanchez from the 15-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of INF Scott McClain from Triple-A Fresno. Recalled C Steve Holm and RHP Brad Hennessey from Fresno; Released C Guillermo Rodriguez. Seattle Mariners: Selected the contracts of LHP Justin Thomas and INF Luis Valbuena from Triple-A Tacoma. Activated RHP Carlos Silva from the 15-day disabled list. Transferred INF/OF Mike Morse to the 60-day disabled list. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled LHP Randy Flores from Triple-A Memphis. Activated RHP Chris Carpenter from the 15-day disabled list. Tampa Bay Rays: Recalled OF Fernando Perez from Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Recalled INF German Duran and C Taylor Teagarden from Triple-A Oklahoma. Washington Nationals: Purchased the contracts of LHP Mike Hinckley, RHP Shairon Martis and RHP Levale Speigner from Triple-A Columbus. Recalled OF Roger Bernadina and INF Kory Casto from Triple-A Columbus. Activated INF Alberto Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list. 9-2-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Recalled RHPs Billy Bucker and Leo Rosales, LHP Doug Slaten, INFs Jamie D'Antona and Josh Whitesell and OF Alex Romero from Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Recalled RHP Charlie Morton from Triple-A Richmond. Purchased the contracts of RHP James Parr, RHP Jorge Julio and C Corky Miller from Triple-A Richmond. Transferred OF Matt Diaz and RHP Rafael Soriano to the 60-day disabled list. Baltimore Orioles: Recalled RHPs Kam Mickolio, Bob McCrory and Radhames Liz from Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Single-A Greenville. Chicago White Sox: Recalled RHP Lance Broadway, INF Josh Fields and INF Chris Getz from Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Reinstated RHP Jared Burton from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Ramon Ramirez from Single-A Sarasota. Cleveland Indians: Recalled INF Michael Aubrey, RHPs Tom Mastny, John Meloan and Brian Slocum from Triple-A Buffalo. Activated INF Josh Barfield from the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of LHP Rich Rundles from Triple-A Buffalo. Sent INF Andy Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Reinstated RHP Matt Herges from 15-day disabled list. Selected the contract of OF Dexter Fowler from Double-A Tulsa. Recalled INF Joe Koshansky, C Edwin Bellorin and RHP Jason Hirsh from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Recalled RHP Chris Lambert and LHP Clay Rapada from Triple-A Toledo. Purchased the contracts of INF Mike Hessman and C Dusty Ryan from Toledo. Transferred RHP Jeremy Bonderman and C Vance Wilson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Activated INF Kazuo Matsui from the 15-day disabled list. Sent RHP Runelvys Hernandez outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Transferred INF Mark Grudzielanek to the 60-day disabled list. Recalled SS Angel Sanchez with a sprained middle finger on his left hand, OF Shane Costa recovering from right wrist surgery and RHP Carlos Rosa with a strained right elbow from Triple-A Omaha and placed them on the 60-day disabled list. Reinstated LHPs Jimmy Gobble and Ron Mahay from the 15-day disabled list and LHP John Bale from the 60-day disabled list. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled C Ryan Budde and RHPs Dustin Moseley and Darren O'Day from Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Recalled LHP Clayton Kershaw from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Yankees: Activated RHP Joba Chamberlain and RHP Dan Giese from the 15-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Recalled LHP Dan Meyer from Double-A Midland. Selected LHP Josh Outman from Triple-A Sacramento. Outrighted LHP Lenny DiNardo to Triple-A Sacramento. Philadelphia Phillies: Recalled INFs Mike Cervenak and Andy Tracy from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Purchased the contract of LHP Les Walrond from Triple-A High Valley. Designated INF Oscar Robles for assignment. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled INF Brian Bixler, Cs Robinzon Diaz and Ronny Paulino, OF Steve Pearce, RHPs T.J. Beam, Craig Hansen, Ross Ohlendorf, Marino Salas and Romulo Sanchez from Triple-A Indianapolis; Selected the contract of INF Luis Cruz from Triple-A Indianapolis. Released RHP Ty Taubenheim. San Diego Padres: Recalled C Luke Carlin from Triple-A Portland. Purchased the contract of OF Chip Ambres from Triple-A Portland. San Francisco Giants: Recalled LHP Pat Misch, LHP Geno Espineli, INF/OF John Bowker and OF Nate Schierholtz from Triple-A Fresno. Seattle Mariners: Recalled C Rob Johnson and RHPs Mark Lowe, Brandon Morrow and Jared Wells from Triple-A Tacoma. Selected the contract of INF Matt Tuiasosopo from Triple-A Tacoma. Transferred INF Willie Bloomquist to the 60-day disabled list. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RHP Josh Kinney from the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contracts of C Mark Johnson and SS Brian Barden from Triple-A Memphis. Recalled RHPs Jason Motte and Kelvin Jimenez and INF Brendan Ryan from Triple-A Memphis. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated RHP Troy Percival from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Juan Salas from Double-A Montgomery. Recalled C John Jaso from Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Recalled LHP Bill White from Class-A Bakersfield. Voided the option of RHP Doug Mathis to Triple-A Oklahoma and placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 11, with right shoulder inflammation. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated OF Brad Wilkerson from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHPs Shaun Marcum, Brian Wolfe and Scott Rochmond, OF Kevin Mench and C Curtis Thigpen from Triple-A Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Recalled RHPs Tyler Clippard and Ryan Wagner, LHP Mike O'Connor and C Luke Montz from Triple-A Columbus. Recalled OF Justin Maxwell from Double-A Harrisburg. Placed OF Justin Maxwell on the 60-day disabled list. 9-3-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned OF Jonathan Van Every to Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Recalled RHP Kevin Hart from Triple-A Iowa. New York Mets: Designated RHP Ruddy Lugo for assignment. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated DH Mike Sweeney from the 60-day disabled list. Transferred DH Frank Thomas to the 60-day disabled list.
  6. 8-26-08: Baltimore Orioles: Recalled LHP Brian Burres from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned RHP Kameron Mickolio to Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Purchased the contract of INF/OF Joe Thurston from Triple-A Pawtucket. Transferred RHP Bartolo Colon to the 60-day disabled list. Activated RHP Tim Wakefield from the 15-day disabled list. Placed OF J.D. Drew on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with a lower back strain. Colorado Rockies: Placed LHP Brian Fuentes on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Steven Register from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Lambert from Triple-A Toledo. Designated RHP Francis Beltran for assignment. Florida Marlins: Placed LHP Renyel Pinto on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 24, with a left hamstring strain. Reinstated RHP Doug Waechter from the disabled list. San Francisco Giants: Optioned RHP Matt Palmer to Triple-A Fresno. Recalled RHP Osiris Matos from Triple-A Fresno. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed OF Brian Barton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 25, with a strained right oblique. Recalled OF Nick Stavinoha from Triple-A Memphis. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated INF Scott Rolen from the 15-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Placed OF Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 25, with a stress fracture of his left foot. Activated OF Elijah Dukes from the 15-day disabled list. 8-27-08: Atlanta Braves: Acquired OF Luis Sumoza from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for OF Mark Kotsay. Recalled OF Josh Anderson from Triple-A Richmond. Placed INF Casey Kotchman on the restricted list. Baltimore Orioles: Activated RHP Greg Aquino from the 15-day disabled list and designated him for assignment. Boston Red Sox: Acquired OF Mark Kotsay from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for OF Luis Sumoza. Designated OF Joe Thurston for assignment. Detroit Tigers: Optioned RHP Chris Lambert to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled INF Jeff Larish from Toledo. Los Angeles Angels: Activated OF Reggie Willits from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Jason Bulger to Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Designated INF Pablo Ozuna for assignment. Recalled INF Blake DeWitt from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Mets: Selected the contract of RHP Nelson Figueroa from Triple-A New Orleans. Recalled C Robinson Cancel from New Orleans. Placed C Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quad. Optioned INF Argenis Reyes to New Orleans. LHP Ricardo Rincon was returned on loan from the Mexico City Reds of the Mexican League and assigned to Triple-A New Orlean. Philadelphia Phillies: Designated INF Andy Tracy for assignment. Transferred LHP Mike Zagurski to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Andrew Carpenter from Double-A Reading. Pittsburgh Pirates: Selected the contract of RHP Jesse Chavez from Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned RHP Craig Hansen to Indianapolis. Transferred LHP Phil Dumatrait to the 60-day disabled list. San Diego Padres: Optioned RHP Josh Banks to Triple-A Portland. Reinstated RHP Bryan Corey from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted him to Portland. San Francisco Giants: Recalled RHP Osiris Matos from Double-A Connecticut. Optioned RHP Matt Palmer to Triple-A Fresno. St. Louis Cardinals: Purchased the contract of INF Josh Phelps from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned LHP Jaime Garcia to Triple-A Memphis; Transferred LHP Mark Mulder from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Sent OF Jason Ellison outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. 8-28-08: Boston Red Sox: Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list. Los Angeles Angels: Placed INF Howie Kendrick on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Recalled INF Brandon Wood from Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reinstated RHP Cory Wade from the 15-day disabled list. Designated RHP Tanyon Sturtze for assignment. Optioned LHP Clayton Kershaw to Triple-A Las Vegas. Recalled LHP Scott Elbert from Double-A Jacksonville. New York Yankees: Purchased the contract of RHP Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned RHP Dave Robertson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Activated OF Ryan Sweeney from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Carlos Gonzalez to Triple-A Sacramento. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned RHP Andrew Carpenter to Double-A Reading. Recalled LHP Fabio Castro from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Toronto Blue Jays: Designated OF Matt Stairs for assignment. Purchased the contract of OF Travis Snider from Triple-A Syracuse. 8-29-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Claimed LHP Wil Ledezma off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Activated OF Justin Upton from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Max Scherzer from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson. Optioned RHP Leo Rosales to Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Signed RHP Elmer Dessens. Optioned RHP Charlie Morton to the Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Placed INF Sean Casey on 15-day disabled list. Purchased C David Ross from Triple-A Pawtucket. Transferred INF Julio Lugo from 15 to 60-day disabled list. Cleveland Indians: Activated C Victor Martinez from the 15-day disabled list. Designated INF Andy Gonzalez for assignment. Colorado Rockies: Reinstated LHP Brian Fuentes from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Steven Register to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Houston Astros: Signed OF Darin Erstad to a one-year, $1.75-million contract extension plus bonuses, and RHP Brian Moehler to a one-year, $2.3-million contract extension plus bonuses. Los Angeles Dodgers: Optioned LHP Clayton Kershaw to Triple-A Las Vegas. Purchased the contract of LHP Scott Elbert from Double-A Jacksonville. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned LHP Fabio Castro to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Optioned INF Andy Tracy to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Diego Padres: Recalled RHP Cla Meredith from Triple-A Portland. Placed OF Scott Hairston on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb. Purchased the contracts of RHP Josh Geer and OF Will Venable from Triple-A Portland. Outrighted RHP Josh Banks to Triple-A Portland. Tampa Bay Rays: Released LHP Kurt Birkins. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Luis Mendoza from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned LHP Bill White to Single-A Bakersfield. Washington Nationals: Sent RHP Brian Sanches and RHP Chris Schroder outright to Triple-A Columbus. 8-30-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Tucson. Baltimore Orioles: Recalled INF Oscar Salazar from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned RHP Radhames Liz to Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Purchased the contract of RHP Michael Bowden from Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated RHP Eric Hull for assignment. Chicago White Sox: Optioned RHP Lance Broadway to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Recalled RHP Ramon Ramirez from Triple-A Louisville. Optioned INF Adam Rosales to Triple-A Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Placed C Yorvit Torrealba on the 15-day disabled list with a torn meniscus in his left knee. Recalled C Adam Melhuse from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Oakland Athletics: Placed DH Frank Thomas on the 15-day disabled list with strained right quadriceps. Optioned LHP Dan Meyer to Double-A Midland. Activated RHP Keith Foulke form the 15-day disabled list. Recalled OF Aaron Cunningham from Triple-A Sacramento. Philadelphia Phillies: Acquired OF Matt Stairs from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named. Released RHP Kris Benson from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Transfered RHP Scott Mathieson to the 60-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Placed RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 25, with a strained left hamstring. Recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Traded OF Matt Stairs to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named. 8-31-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Acquired INF David Eckstein from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for RHP Chad Beck and placed him on the 40-man roster. Boston Red Sox: Recalled OF Jonathan Van Every from Triple-A Pawtucket. Optioned RHP Michael Bowden to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago White Sox: Recalled LHP Boone Logan from Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Recalled UT Wilkin Castillo from Triple-A Louisville. Optioned RHP Ramon Ramirez to Class A Sarasota. Cleveland Indians: Traded INF Jorge Velandia to Tampa Bay for cash considerations. Los Angeles Angels: Placed RHP Shane Loux on the 15-day disabled list due to oral surgery. Recalled INF Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake. Released RHP Alex Serrano from Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed 2B Jeff Kent on 15-day disabled list with torn cartilage in left knee. Recalled INF Chin-lung Hu from Triple-A Las Vegas. Philadelphia Phillies: Recalled RHP Adam Eaton and LHP J.A. Happ from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Purchased the contracts of OF Greg Golson and C Lou Marson from Double-A Reading. Transferred RHP Tom Gordon and RHP Francisco Rosario to the 60-day disabled list. Tampa Bay Rays: Recalled OF Fernando Perez from Triple-A Durham. Optioned RHP Juan Salas to Double-A Montgomery. Recalled RHP Jae Kuk Ryu from Triple-A Durham and placed him on the 15-day disabled list. Acquired C Michael Hernandez from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations; Acquired INF Jorge Velandia from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations. Toronto Blue Jays: Traded INF David Eckstein to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Chad Beck.
  7. 8-15-08: Baltimore Orioles: Signed 2008 Draft pick LHP Brian Matusz to a Major League contract. Cincinnati Reds: Signed 2008 Draft pick INF Yonder Alonso to a Major League contract. Detroit Tigers: Activated RHP Todd Jones from the 15-day disabled list. Florida Marlins: Designated RHP Justin Miller for assignment. Los Angeles Angels: Placed INF Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 14, with a left thumb injury. Recalled INF Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake. Texas Rangers: Activated RHP Kevin Millwood from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Luis Mendoza to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned RHP Scott Richmond to Triple-A Syracuse. Activated LHP Brian Tallet from the 15-day disabled list. 8-16-08: Cincinnati Reds: Optioned INF Adam Rosales to Triple-A Louisville. Reinstated INF Joey Votto from the bereavement list. Florida Marlins: Selected the contract of C Paul Lo Duca from Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Placed INF Kazuo Matsui on the 15-day disabled list with an irritated disc, retroactive to Aug. 13. Purchased the contract of C/INF J.R. House from Triple-A Round Rock. Philadelphia Phillies: Activated RHP Rudy Seanez from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Mike Cervenak to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Diego Padres: Recalled RHP Chad Reineke from Triple-A Portland. Optioned RHP Cla Meredith to Triple-A Portland. San Francisco Giants: Recalled RHP Sergio Romo from Triple-A Fresno; Placed LHP Jonathan Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left shoulder, retroactive to Aug. 12. Seattle Mariners: Placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow tendinitis. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Tommy Hunter to Triple-A Oklahoma. 8-17-08: Detroit Tigers: Placed RHP Todd Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 16, with a sore right shoulder. Purchased the contract of RHP Gary Glover from Triple-A Toledo. New York Mets: Acquired RHP Luis Ayala from the Nationals in exchange for a player to be named later. Transferred OF Moises Alou from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Optioned LHP Dan Meyer to Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Recalled LHP Ryan Feierabend from Triple-A Tacoma. Washington Nationals: Sent RHP Luis Ayala to the New York Mets for a player to be named later. 8-18-08: Cincinnati Reds: Released C David Ross. Signed 2008 Draft pick INF Yonder Alonso to a Major League contract. New York Mets: Optioned RHP Eddie Kunz to Triple-A New Orleans. New York Yankees: Released nonroster OF Jason Lane. Oakland Athletics: Selected RHP Kirk Saarloos from Triple-A Sacramento. Designated INF Wes Bankston for assignment. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed INF Doug Mientkiewicz on the bereavement list. Recalled OF Nyjer Morgan from Triple-A Indianapolis. Tampa Bay Rays: Sent RHP Al Reyes outright to Triple-A Durham. Reyes refused the assignment and is a free agent. Texas Rangers: Placed INF Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list with a sports hernia. Recalled INF Joaquin Arias from Triple-A Oklahoma. 8-19-08: Atlanta Braves: Recalled LHP Jo-Jo Reyes from Triple-A Richmond. Placed INF Ruben Gotay on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Baltimore Orioles: Placed LHP George Sherrill on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 16, with inflammation of the left shoulder. Boston Red Sox: Signed OF Jason Lane to a Minor League contract. Kansas City Royals: Signed RHP Kip Wells to a Major League contract. Optioned LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Omaha. Los Angeles Dodgers: Acquired RHP Greg Maddux from the San Diego Padres for two players to be named later or cash considerations. Optioned LHP Eric Stults to Triple-A Las Vegas. Transferred RHP Scott Proctor from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Activated OF/DH Hideki Matsui from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Justin Christian to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. San Diego Padres: Acquired two players to be named later or cash considerations from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for RHP Greg Maddux. Reinstated RHP Brett Tomko from the 15-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Purchased the contract of RHP Marco Estrada from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned INF Kory Casto to Triple-A Columbus. 8-20-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed INF Casey Kotchman on the bereavement list. Recalled OF Brandon Jones from Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Selected the contract of RHP Kam Mickolio from Triple-A Norfolk. Transferred RHP Matt Albers from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Garrett Olson to Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Clay Buchholz to Double-A Portland. Cincinnati Reds: Placed INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with a strained right hamstring. Recalled INF Adam Rosales from Triple-A Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Placed RHP Matt Herges on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with lower back stiffness. Recalled RHP Ryan Speier from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Houston Astros: Claimed INF Jose Castillo on outright waivers from the San Francisco Giants. Kansas City Royals: Placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion of the rib cage. Recalled LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Omaha. Minnesota Twins: Reinstated INF Alexi Casilla from the 15-day disabled list. Sent RHP Brian Bass outright to Triple-A Rochester. New York Mets: Signed RHP Al Reyes to a Minor League contract. Sent INF Anderson Hernandez to the Washington Nationals as the player to be named later in the Aug. 17 trade. Oakland Athletics: Sent INF Wes Bankston outright to Triple-A Sacramento. Philadelphia Phillies: Activated INF Pedro Feliz from the 15-day disabled list. Designated LHP Les Walrond for assignment. Washington Nationals: Acquired INF Anderson Hernandez from the New York Mets to complete the trade for RHP Luis Ayala. 8-21-08: Kansas City Royals: Placed OF Mitch Maier on the 15-day disabled list with facial fractures. Recalled OF Joey Gathright from Triple-A Omaha. Oakland Athletics: Placed RHP Justin Duchscherer on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 19, with a strained right hip. Placed RHP Sean Gallagher on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20, with right shoulder fatigue. Recalled LHP Dana Eveland and LHP Dan Meyer from Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Sent INF Jose Bautista to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named. Toronto Blue Jays: Acquired INF Jose Bautista from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later. 8-22-08: Baltimore Orioles: Recalled RHP Radhames Liz from Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket. Signed C David Ross to a Minor League contract. Sent RHP Lincoln Holdzkom outright to Triple-A Pawtucket. Colorado Rockies: Reinstated OF Scott Podsednik from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Adam Melhuse to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Outrighted RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque. Kansas City Royals: Placed LHP Ron Mahay on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. Recalled RHP Kyle Davies from Triple-A Omaha. New York Mets: Activated OF Ryan Church from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Robinson Cancel to Triple-A New Orleans. Pittsburgh Pirates: Reinstated INF Doug Mientkiewicz from the bereavement list. Optioned OF Steven Pearce to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Reinstated C Josh Bard from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Luke Carlin to Triple-A Portland. Texas Rangers: Reinstated INF Hank Blalock from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Travis Metcalf to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed OF Brad Wilkerson on the 15-day disabled list. 7-23-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated RHP Manny Acosta from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Matt DeSalvo to Triple-A Richmond. Kansas City Royals: Placed INF Alex Gordon on the 15-day disabled list with a torn right quadriceps muscle. Activated INF Alberto Callaspo from the 15-day disabled list. Los Angeles Angels: Optioned INF Kendry Morales to Triple-a Salt Lake. Recalled RHP Jason Bulger from Salt Lake. New York Yankees: Reinstated RHP Carl Pavano from the 60-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Billy Traber to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Philadelphia Phillies: Placed OF Geoff Jenkins on 15-disabled list with a right hip flexor strain. Recalled INF Andy Tracy from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Pittsburgh Pirates: Activated RHP Matt Capps from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Tom Gorzelanny from Triple-A Indianapolis; Optioned RHP Romulo Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned RHP T.J. Beam to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Purchased the contract of RHP Dirk Hayhurst from Triple-A Portland. Optioned INF Brian Myrow to Triple-A Portland. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Brandon McCarthy from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned RHP Shaun Marcum to Triple-A Syracuse. Recalled LHP John Parrish from Triple-A Syracuse. 8-24-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned LHP Doug Slaten to Triple-A Tucson. Boston Red Sox: Placed RHP David Aardsma on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 21, with a right groin strain. Recalled RHP David Pauley from Triple-A Pawtucket. Kansas City Royals: Optioned LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Omaha. Purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Duckworth from Triple-A Omaha. Transferred RHP Luke Hochevar to the 60-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Released INF Richie Sexson. 8-25-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago White Sox: Reinstated INF Joe Crede from the 15-day disabled list. Placed OF Dewayne Wise on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 21, with a strained left adductor. Recalled RHP Lance Broadway from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned INF Chris Getz to Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Activated RHP Matt Ginter from the 15-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Minnesota Twins: Acquired LHP Eddie Guardado from the Texas Rangers in exchange for RHP Mark Hamburger. Designated INF Mike Lamb for assignment. New York Mets: Placed RHP John Maine on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 24, with a bone spur in his right shoulder. Activated INF Luis Castillo from the 15-day disabled list. Pittsburgh Pirates: Acquired C Robinzon Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays and assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis. Seattle Mariners: Optioned RHP Mark Lowe to Triple-A Tacoma. Selected the contract of RHP Randy Messenger from Triple-A Tacoma. Texas Rangers: Purchased the contract of OF Nelson Cruz from Triple-A Oklahoma. Designated OF Jason Ellison for assignment. Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Syracuse. Acquired RHP Mark Hamburger from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for LHP Eddie Guardado. Purchased the contract of LHP Bill White from Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Syracuse. Sent C Robinson Diaz to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  8. Thanks everyone! Sorry I haven't been around in awhile. I've been very busy and just a lot going on! I'll try to be better. Hopefully things will get easier and I'll have a little more time to check the message board!
  9. 8-9-08: Chicago White Sox: Acquired LHP Horacio Ramirez from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for nonroster OF Paulo Orlando. Optioned INF Josh Fields to Triple-A Charlotte. Houston Astros: Placed OF Carlos Lee on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured distal left fifth finger. Purchased the contract of OF Reggie Abercrombie from Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Acquired Minor League OF Paulo Orlando from the White Sox in exchange for LHP Horacio Ramirez. New York Mets: Recalled RHP Brian Stokes. Optioned RHP Rudy Lugo to Triple-A New Orleans. Transferred RHP Tony Armas from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL with a strained abdominal muscle. Seattle Mariners: Recalled LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned RHP Jared Wells to Triple-A Tacoma. 8-10-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed INF Orlando Hudson on the 15-day disabled list. Selected the contract of OF Jeff Salazar from Triple-A Tucson. Transferred RHP Edgar Gonzalez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Chicago White Sox: Optioned LHP Boone Logan to Triple-A Charlotte. Placed RHP Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list with a ruptured left Achilles' tendon. Recalled LHP Lance Broadway from Triple-A Charlotte; Purchased the contract of INF Chris Getz from Triple-A Charlotte. Acquired nonroster RHP Franklyn German from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later. Cincinnati Reds: Returned RHP Aaron Harang from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Homer Bailey to Triple-A Louisville. Designated C David Ross for assignment. Recalled C Ryan Hanigan from Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Added RHP Livan Hernandez to the active roster. Designated RHP Kip Wells for assignment. Transferred INF Todd Helton from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Kansas City Royals: Recalled LHP Josh Newman from Triple-A Omaha. New York Yankees: Optioned RHP Ian Kennedy to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Recalled LHP Billy Traber from Triple-A. Seattle Mariners: Placed OF Willie Bloomquist on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. Recalled INF Tug Hulett from Triple-A Tacoma. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed OF Carl Crawford on the 15-day disabled list with a right middle finger tendon subluxation. Activated OF Rocco Baldelli from the 60-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated OF Vernon Wells from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Syracuse. Placed INF Scott Rolen on the 15-day disabled list. 8-11-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Acquired OF Adam Dunn and cash from the Cincinnati Reds for RHP Dallas Buck and two players to be named later. Transferred INF Orlando Hudson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Cincinnati Reds: Acquired RHP Dallas Buck and two players to be named later from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for OF Adam Dunn and cash. Florida Marlins: Placed RHP Doug Waechter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 7, with right shoulder inflammation. Recalled RHP Logan Kensing from Triple-A Albuquerque. Minnesota Twins: Signed OF Bobby Kielty to a Minor League contract. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed OF Evan Longoria on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist fracture, retroactive to Aug. 8. Recalled OF Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Activated RHP Doug Mathis from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Reinstated OF Shannon Stewart from the disabled list and released him outright. Recalled OF Kevin Mench from Triple-A Syracuse. Recalled RHP Jesse Litsch from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned LHP John Parrish to Triple-A Syracuse. 8-12-08: Boston Red Sox: Acquired RHP Paul Byrd from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named or cash. Placed RHP Tim Wakefield on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 7, with tightness in the back of his right shoulder. Purchased the contract of RHP Charlie Zink from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Recalled OF Chris Dickerson from Triple-A Louisville. Cleveland Indians: Sent RHP Paul Byrd to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named or cash. Detroit Tigers: Signed RHP Freddy Garcia to a Minor League contract. Los Angeles Dodgers: Activated INF Nomar Garciaparra from the 15-day disabled list. Placed OF Andruw Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 10, with patella tendinitis in left knee. New York Mets: Optioned RHP Carlos Muniz to Triple-A New Orleans. Oakland Athletics: Selected INF Cliff Pennington from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo to Triple-A. Designated INF Brooks Conrad for assignment. San Diego Padres: Placed RHP Bryan Corey on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 10 with a strained left hamstring. Purchased the contract of INF Sean Kazmar from Double-A San Antonio. 8-13-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Tucson. Optioned INF Jamie D'Antona to Triple-A Tucson. Activated LHP Doug Slaten from the 15-day disabled list. Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Charlie Zink to Triple-A Pawtucket. Placed INF Mike Lowell on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP David Pauley from Pawtucket. Claimed RHP Marcus McBeth off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated RHP Lincoln Holdzkom for assignment. Cleveland Indians: Recalled LHP Zach Jackson from Triple-A Buffalo. Detroit Tigers: Placed RHP Joel Zumaya on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder. Purchased the contract of RHP Francis Beltran from Triple-A Toledo. Milwaukee Brewers: Placed INF Russell Branyan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 12, with a right oblique strain. Purchased the contract of OF Laynce Nix from Triple-A Nashville. New York Mets: Activated RHP John Maine from the 15-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb. Recalled OF Eric Patterson from Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned INF Jose Bautista to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Claimed RHP Brian Falkenborg off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers. San Francisco Giants: Recalled INF Travis Ishikawa from Triple-A Fresno. Purchased the contracts of C/INF Pablo Sandoval and INF Ryan Rohlinger from Double-A Connecticut. Optioned INF/OF John Bowker and C Steve Holm to Triple-A Fresno. Designated INF Jose Castillo for assignment. Seattle Mariners: Released DH Jose Vidro. 8-14-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Sent C Wilkin Castillo to the Cincinnati Reds. Atlanta Braves: Activated LHP Tom Glavine from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP David Pauley to Triple-A Pawtucket. Recalled INF Jeff Bailey from Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago White Sox: Optioned RHP Lance Broadway to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Acquired C Wilkin Castillo from the Arizona Diamondbacks and optioned him to Triple-A Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Purchased the contract of C Adam Melhuse from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Optioned OF Cory Sullivan to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Optioned RHP Freddy Dolsi to Triple-A Toledo. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed RHP Brad Penny on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Placed RHP Cory Wade on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 9, with right shoulder inflammation. Recalled LHP Eric Stults from Triple-A Las Vegas. Purchased the contract of RHP Tanyon Sturtze from Las Vegas. Pittsburgh Pirates: Activated INF Adam LaRoche from the 15-day disabled list. San Diego Padres: Placed RHP Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 11, with a strained right forearm. San Francisco Giants: Recalled RHP Matt Palmer from Triple-A Fresno. Optioned LHP Geno Espineli to Triple-A Fresno. Transferred RHP Merkin Valdez from 15-day disabled list to 60-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Activated INF Aaron Boone from the 15-day disabled list. Placed INF Alberto Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 5, with a left hamstring strain. 8-15-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed LHP Tom Glavine on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left elbow. Purchased the contract of RHP Matt DeSalvo from Triple-A Richmond. Chicago White Sox: Recalled LHP Clayton Richard from Triple-A Charlotte. Kansas City Royals: Optioned RHP Kyle Davies to Triple-A Omaha. Recalled RHP Jeff Fulchino from Triple-A. New York Yankees: Optioned OF Melky Cabrera to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated INF Richie Sexson for assignment; Recalled INF Brett Gardner and RHP Chris Britton from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Purchased the contract of INF Cody Ransom. Placed RHP Dan Giese on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Chris Carpenter with a right posterior shoulder strain on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 11. Activated OF Brian Barton from the 15-day disabled list. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Troy Percival on the 15-day disabled list with a cartilage injury to the right knee. Recalled RHP Juan Salas from Triple-A Durham.
  10. 8-1-08: Atlanta Braves: Recalled LHP Chuck James from Triple-A Richmond. Designated C Corky Miller for assignment. Baltimore Orioles: Activated SS Alex Cintron from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Brian Burres to Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Activated INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Todd Coffey to Triple-A Louisville. Detroit Tigers: Optioned LHP Clay Rapada to Triple-A Toledo. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed INF Nomar Garciaparra on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 28, with a strained ligament in his left knee. Minnesota Twins: Purchased the contract of INF Randy Ruiz from Triple-A Rochester. Designated RHP Livan Hernandez and OF Craig Monroe for assignment. Recalled LHP Francisco Liriano from Triple-A Rochester. New York Yankees: Activated RHP Brian Bruney from the 60-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Placed RHP Andrew Brown on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 26, with right shoulder soreness. Reinstated INF Daric Barton from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Sacramento. Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RHP Rudy Seanez on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Recalled LHP Les Walrond from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Diego Padres: Placed INF Khalil Greene on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 31, with a fracture of the fifth metacarpal on his left hand. Reinstated INF Tadahito Iguchi from the 15-day disabled list; Outrighted OF Chip Ambres to Triple-A Portland. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned RHP Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis. Recalled LHP Jaime Garcia from Triple-A Memphis. Texas Rangers: Recalled INF Travis Metcalf from Triple-A Oklahoma. Purchased the contract of RHP Tommy Hunter from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Oklahoma. Placed RHP Eric Hurley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with right shoulder inflammation. Transferred LHP Kason Gabbard from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Recalled INF Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned RHP Garrett Mock to Triple-A Columbus. Activated RHP Ryan Wagner from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Columbus. 8-2-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Activated RHP Juan Cruz from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Designated LHP Royce Ring for assignment. Purchased the contract of Vladimir Nunez from Triple-A Richmond. Houston Astros: Designated RHP Chad Paronto for assignment. Kansas City Royals: Placed INF Mark Grudzielanek on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle. Purchased the contract of INF Jason Smith from Triple-A Omaha. Designated RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta for assignment. New York Mets: Purchased the contract of INF/OF Dan Murphy from Triple-A New Orleans. Placed INF/OF Marlon Anderson on 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Signed INF Ramon Martinez to a Minor League contract. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated RHP Joey Devine from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Brooks Conrad to Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Selected the contract of LHP Jake Woods from Triple-A Tacoma. St. Louis Cardinals: Released RHP Matt Clement from Triple-A Memphis. Tampa Bay Rays: Sent RHP Gary Glover outright to Triple-A Durham. He had been designated for assignment on July 28. Glover refused the assignment and is a free agent. 8-3-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP Rafael Soriano on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. Purchased the contract of LHP Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Richmond. New York Mets: Placed RHP John Maine on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 29, with soreness in the rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Transferred OF Angel Pagan from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Eddie Kunz from Double-A Binghamton. Oakland Athletics: Selected the contract of LHP Dan Meyer from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned LHP Dana Eveland to Triple-A Sacramento. 8-4-08: Baltimore Orioles: Optioned SS Brandon Fahey to Triple-A Norfolk. Chicago White Sox: Optioned LHP Clayton Richard to Triple-A Charlotte. Colorado Rockies: Purchased the contract of RHP Steven Register from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Designated LHP Valerio De Los Santos for assignment. Los Angeles Angels: Purchased the contract of RHP Shane Loux from Triple-A Salt Lake. Optioned RHP Darren O'Day to Triple-A Salt Lake. Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned RHP Yoslan Herrera to Double-A Altoona. 8-5-08: Baltimore Orioles: Placed OF Adam Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 3, with a fractured left foot. Transferred LHP Adam Loewen from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Transferred RHP Jim Hoey from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of OF Luis Montanez from Double-A Bowie. Purchased the contract of LHP Chris Waters from Triple-A Norfolk. Chicago Cubs: Activated RHP Kerry Wood from the 15-day disabled list. Designated LHP Scott Eyre for assignment. Chicago White Sox: Recalled RHP Adam Russell from Triple-A Charlotte. Florida Marlins: Activated C Matt Treanor from 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Paul Hoover to Triple-A Albuquerque. New York Mets: Placed LHP Billy Wagner on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 3, with a strained left forearm. Recalled RHP Ruddy Lugo from Triple-A New Orleans. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP Romulo Sanchez from Triple-A Indianapolis. Seattle Mariners: Optioned RHP Brandon Morrow to Triple-A Tacoma. Recalled RHP Jared Wells from Triple-A Tacoma. Designated DH Jose Vidro for assignment. Recalled OF Wladimir Balentien from Triple-A Tacoma. St. Louis Cardinals: Signed INF Felipe Lopez. Optioned INF Brendan Ryan to Triple-A Memphis. Tampa Bay Rays: Recalled INF Ben Zobrist from Triple-A Durham. Optioned OF Jonny Gomes to Triple-A Durham. 8-6-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket. Cleveland Indians: Optioned RHP Tom Mastny to Triple-A Buffalo. Placed RHP Matt Ginter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 4, with a right forearm strain. Colorado Rockies: Reinstated LHP Jeff Francis from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Steven Register to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Claimed RHP Livan Hernandez off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Joba Chamberlain on the 15-day disabled list with rotator cuff tendinitis. Recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Selected the contract of LHP Gio Gonzalez from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Sacramento; Transferred INF Eric Chavez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. San Francisco Giants: Optioned RHP Osiris Matos to Triple-A Fresno. Designated RHP Sergio Romo for assignment. Recalled RHP Billy Sadler from Triple-A Fresno. Activated RHP Keiichi Yabu from the 15-day disabled list. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled RHP Chris Perez from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned OF Nick Stavinoha to Triple-A Memphis. Texas Rangers: Reinstated RHP Joaquin Benoit from 15-day disabled list. Placed LHP C.J. Wilson on 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left elbow. Outrighted INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Oklahoma. 8-7-08: Baltimore Orioles: Sent RHP Chad Bradford to the Tampa Bay Rays via a waiver claim for a player to be named later. Chicago Cubs: Traded LHP Scott Eyre to the Philadelphia Phillies for RHP Brian Schlitter. Philadelphia Phillies: Acquired LHP Scott Eyre from the Chicago Cubs for RHP Brian Schlitter. Tampa Bay Rays: Acquired RHP Chad Bradford from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a player to be named. Texas Rangers: Placed OF David Murphy on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain. Purchased the contract of OF Jason Ellison from Triple-A Oklahoma. Transferred LHP A.J. Murray to the 60-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Placed OF Elijah Dukes on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 3, with a right calf strain. Recalled RHP Garrett Mock from Triple-A Columbus. 8-8-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated 3B Chipper Jones from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Chuck James to Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Recalled RHP Rocky Cherry from Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP David Aardsma from the 15-day disabled list. Cleveland Indians: Transferred INF Josh Barfield from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Brendan Donnelly from Triple-A Buffalo. Recalled RHP Anthony Reyes from Triple-A Buffalo. Florida Marlins: Signed C Paul Lo Duca to a Minor League contract. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled C Mike Napoli from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Ryan Budde to Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reinstated RHP Brad Penny from the 15-day disabled list. Designated RHP Brian Falkenborg for assignment. New York Yankees: Recalled RHP Ian Kennedy from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes/Barre. Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes/Barre. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned LHP J.A. Happ to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. 8-9-08: Chicago White Sox: Activated RHP Jose Contreras from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Ehren Wassermann to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Placed INF Joey Votto on the bereavement list; Selected the contract of INF Adam Rosales from Triple-A Louisville. Los Angeles Angels: Placed OF Reggie Willits on the 15-day disabled list with a concussion. Recalled 2B Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake. San Diego Padres: Placed C Josh Bard on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 7, with a strained right tricep. Recalled C Luke Carlin from Triple-A Portland. Tampa Bay Rays: Designated RHP Al Reyes for assignment.
  11. 7-28-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP Tim Hudson on the 15-day disabled list; Placed INF Chipper Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 24, with a strained left hamstring; Optioned LHP Jo-Jo Reyes to Triple-A Richmond; Recalled C Jeff Bennett, C Clint Sammons and RHP Charlie Morton from Triple-A Richmond. Colorado Rockies: Purchased the contract of LHP Valerio De Los Santos from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Optioned RHP Ryan Speier to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Recalled LHP Taylor Tankersley from Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Activated RHP Roy Oswalt from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Triple-A Round Rock. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned RHP Adam Eaton to the Minor Leagues. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled OF Nick Stavinoha from Triple-A Memphis; Optioned RHP Mitchell Boggs to Triple-A Memphis. Tampa Bay Rays: Designated RHP Gary Glover for assignment. Toronto Blue Jays: Selected the contract of RHP Scott Richmond from Triple-A Syracuse; Placed LHP Brian Tallet on the 15-day disabled list with a non-displaced spiral fracture of his small right toe; Transferred INF Aaron Hill from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. 7-29-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Optioned RHP Micah Owings to Triple-A Tucson; Recalled RHP Jailen Peguero from Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Acquired INF Casey Kotchman and RHP Steve Marek from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for INF Mark Teixiera. Colorado Rockies: Placed OF Scott Podsednik on the 15-day disabled list with a non-displaced fracture of his left pinky finger; Purchased the contract of OF Cory Sullivan from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Designated RHP Alberto Arias for assignment. Los Angeles Angels: Acquired INF Mark Teixiera from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for INF Casey Kotchman and RHP Steve Marek. New York Mets: Reinstated RHP Pedro Martinez from the bereavement list; Optioned LHP Willie Collazo to Triple-A New Orleans. Philadelphia Phillies: Placed INF Pedro Feliz on the 15-day disabled list with lower back inflammation; Recalled INF Mike Cervenak and LHP J.A. Happ from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed INF Adam LaRoche on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 28, with a right intercostal strain; Recalled INF Brian Bixler from Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Designated OF Chip Ambres for assignment; Activated RHP Eric Hurley from the 15-day disabled list; Activated RHP Kevin Cameron from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Portland. Texas Rangers: Placed INF Hank Blalock on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 28, with inflammation in his right shoulder; Purchased the contract of INF Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Oklahoma; Transferred RHP Jason Jennings to the 60-day disabled list. 7-30-08: Detroit Tigers: Acquired RHP Kyle Farnsworth from the New York Yankees for C Ivan Rodriguez. Florida Marlins: Activated RHP Anibal Sanchez from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Taylor Tankersley to Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Acquired RHP LaTroy Hawkins from the New York Yankees for INF Matt Cusick. Minnesota Twins: Placed INF Alexi Casilla on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 29, with a torn tendon in his right thumb; Activated INF Adam Everett from the 15-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Acquired C Ivan Rodriguez from the Detroit Tigers for RHP Kyle Farnsworth; Acquired INF Matt Cusick from the Houston Astros for RHP LaTroy Hawkins and cash considerations. Oakland Athletics: Optioned INF Wes Bankston and INF Eric Patterson to Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Claimed RHP Luis Munoz off waivers from Pittsburgh and optioned him to Double-A West Tennessee. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned LHP Randy Flores to Triple-A Memphis; Reinstated RHP Chris Carpenter from the 60-day disabled list. 7-31-08: Boston Red Sox: Sent OF Manny Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers; Acquired OF Jason Bay from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Chicago White Sox: Acquired OF Ken Griffey Jr. and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for RHP Nick Masset and INF Danny Richar. Cincinnati Reds: Acquired RHP Nick Masset and INF Danny Richar from the White Sox for OF Ken Griffey Jr. and cash considerations; Transferred OF Ryan Freel from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Detroit Tigers: Placed RHP Todd Jones on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled LHP Clay Rapada from Triple-A Toledo. Florida Marlins: Optioned INF Robert Andino to Triple-A Albuquerque; Acquired LHP Arthur Rhodes from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for RHP Gaby Hernandez; Transferred RHP Burke Badenhop from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Claimed RHP Alberto Arias off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. Los Angeles Dodgers: Acquired OF Manny Ramirez from the Boston Red Sox; Sent INF Andy LaRoche and RHP Avery (Bryan) Morris to the Pittsburgh Pirates. New York Yankees: Recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Designated C Chad Moeller for assignment; Acquired RHP Jhonny Nunez from the Washington Nationals in exchange for SS Alberto Gonzalez. Oakland Athletics: Activated DH Frank Thomas from the 15-day disabled list. Pittsburgh Pirates: Acquired INF Andy LaRoche and RHP Avery (Bryan) Morris from the Los Angeles Dodgers; acquired RHP Craig Hansen and OF Brandon Moss from the Boston Red Sox; traded OF Jason Bay to Boston; assigned Morris to Class A Hickory; optioned SS Brian Bixler to Triple-A Indianapolis; designated for assignment OF Chris Duffy and RHP Franquelis Osoria. Seattle Mariners: Acquired RHP Gaby Hernandez from the Florida Marlins in exchange for LHP Arthur Rhodes. Washington Nationals: Activated OF Elijah Dukes from the 15-day disabled list; Added SS Alberto Gonzalez; Released C Paul Lo Duca, C Johnny Estrada and IF Felipe Lopez; Acquired SS Alberto Gonzalez from the New York Yankees in exchange for RHP Jhonny Nunez.
  12. 7-21-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated RHP Rafael Soriano from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Vladimir Nunez for assignment. Colorado Rockies: Reinstated SS Troy Tulowitzki from the 15-day disabled list; Reinstated RHP Kip Wells from the 60-day disabled list; Optioned INF Joe Koshansky and RHP Juan Morillo to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Sent INF Jayson Nix outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Recalled RHP Rick VandenHurk from Double-A Carolina; Optioned RHP Jesus Delgado to Double-A Carolina. Houston Astros: Recalled RHP Jack Cassel from Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Activated RHP Leo Nunez from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Joel Peralta to Triple-A Omaha. New York Yankees: Placed C Jorge Posada on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 20, with a partially torn right labrum; Activated OF Johnny Damon from the 15-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Purchased the contract of INF Brooks Conrad from Triple-A Sacramento; Designated INF Donnie Murphy for assignment. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP John Van Benschoten from Triple-A Indianapolis; Optioned RHP Marino Salas to Triple-A Indianapolis. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned LHP Jaime Garcia to Triple-A Memphis; Recalled RHP Mitchell Boggs from Memphis. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Double-A Frisco; Optioned C Taylor Teagarden to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned RHP Brian Wolfe to Triple-A Syracuse. 7-22-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Optioned RHP Connor Robertson to Triple-A Tucson; Selected the contract of Jamie D'Antona from Triple-A Tucson; Acquired RHP Jon Rauch from the Nationals for INF Emilio Bonifacio; Moved Eric Byrnes from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Atlanta Braves: Activated INF Omar Infante from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Brent Lillibridge to Triple-A Richmond. Colorado Rockies: Sent LHP Mark Redman outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Houston Astros: Activated C Humberto Quintero from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C J.R. Towles to Triple-A Round Rock; Designated RHP Dave Borkowski for assignment; Acquired LHP Randy Wolf from the San Diego Padres in exchange for RHP Chad Reineke. Kansas City Royals: Placed LHP Jimmy Gobble on the 15-day disabled list with a stiff lower back; Recalled RHP Joel Peralta from Triple-A Omaha. Los Angeles Angels: Placed OF Torii Hunter on the bereavement list; Recalled INF Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Recalled LHP Clayton Kershaw from Double-A Jacksonville; Optioned LHP Eric Stults to Triple-A Las Vegas. Milwaukee Brewers: Reinstated RHP Jeff Suppan from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Mitch Stetter to Triple-A Nashville. San Diego Padres: Acquired RHP Chad Reineke from the Houston Astros in exchange for LHP Randy Wolf. San Francisco Giants: Activated OF Dave Roberts from the 60-day disabled list. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed OF Chris Duncan on the 15-day disabled list with a bulging disk in his neck; Recalled OF Joe Mather from Triple-A Memphis. Texas Rangers: Sent RHP Joselo Diaz outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated RHP Shaun Marcum from the 15-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Reinstated INF Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list; Acquired 2B Emilio Bonifacio from Arizona for RHP Jon Rauch; Recalled RHP Garrett Mock from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned 2B Emilio Bonifacio to Columbus. 7-23-08: Atlanta Braves: Sent RHP Vladimir Nunez outright to Triple-A Richmond. Chicago Cubs: Activated OF Alfonso Soriano and LHP Scott Eyre from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Kevin Hart and INF Micah Hoffpauir to Triple-A Iowa. Florida Marlins: Optioned RHP Ryan Tucker to Double-A Carolina. Houston Astros: Optioned RHP Jack Cassel to Triple-A Round Rock. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled RHP Jason Bulger from Triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned INF Sean Rodriguez to Salt Lake. Oakland Athletics: Sent INF Donnie Murphy outright to Triple-A Sacramento. San Diego Padres: Purchased the contract of LHP Wilfredo Ledezma from Triple-A Portland. San Francisco Giants: Recalled C Steve Holm from Triple-A Fresno; Optioned C Eliezer Alfonzo to Fresno; Activated IF/OF Daniel Ortmeier from the 15-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Fresno. Tampa Bay Rays: Optioned SS Ben Zobrist to Triple-A Durham. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned RHP Jesse Litsch to Triple-A Syracuse; Recalled LHP David Purcey from Triple-A Syracuse. 7-24-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned OF Brandon Moss to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Placed RHP Kerry Wood on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 14, with a blister on his right index finger. Florida Marlins: Reinstated RHP Justin Miller from the 15-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Sent RHP Dave Borkowski outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Placed OF Joey Gathright on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his right shoulder; Recalled OF Mitch Maier from Triple-A Omaha. Los Angeles Dodgers: Sent INF Luis Maza outright to Triple-A Las Vegas. He had been designated for assignment on July 20. San Diego Padres: Reinstated C Josh Bard from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled LHP Justin Hampson from Triple-A Portland; Optioned C Luke Carlin and LHP Joe Thatcher to Portland. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated SS Jason Bartlett from the 15-day disabled list. Washington Nationals: Activated OF Lastings Milledge from the 15-day disabled list; Designated C Johnny Estrada for assignment. 7-25-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated RHP Anthony Lerew from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Activated DH David Ortiz from the 15-day disabled list. Chicago Cubs: Recalled RHP Jeff Samardzija from Triple-A Iowa. Chicago White Sox: Placed INF Joe Crede on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22, with back lumbar inflammation; Recalled INF Josh Fields from Triple-A Charlotte; Activated RHP Esteban Loaiza from the disabled list and released him. Los Angeles Angels: Optioned RHP Jason Bulger to Triple-A Salt Lake; Activated OF Torii Hunter from the bereavement list. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reinstated OF Juan Pierre from the 15-day disabled list; Placed OF Delwyn Young on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 24, with a right shoulder bone bruise. Seattle Mariners: Signed RHP Jorge Sosa to a Minor League contract. 7-26-08: Atlanta Braves:[/b[ Activated LHP Mike Hampton from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Charlie Morton to Triple-A Richmond. Chicago White Sox: Placed RHP Scott Linebrink on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Ehren Wassermann from Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Acquired C Carlos Santana and RHP Jonathan Meloan from the Dodgers in exchange for INF Casey Blake and cash considerations; Acquired RHP Anthony Reyes from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for RHP Luis Perdomo; Activated RHP Fausto Carmona from the 15-day disabled list; Purchased the contract of INF Andy Gonzalez from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned LHP Aaron Laffey to Buffalo; Transferred DH Travis Hafner from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Los Angeles Dodgers: Optioned INF Blake DeWitt to Triple-A Las Vegas; Acquired INF Casey Blake and cash considerations from the Indians in exchange for C Carlos Santana and RHP Jonathan Meloan. New York Mets: Placed RHP Pedro Martinez on the bereavement list; Purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Knight from Triple-A New Orleans. New York Yankees: Acquired OF Xavier Nady and LHP Damaso Marte from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RHPs Jeff Karstens, Daniel McCutchen, Ross Ohlendorf and OF Jose Tabata; Optioned OF Brett Gardner to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Designated RHP LaTroy Hawkins for assignment; Outrighted LHP Kei Igawa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Pittsburgh Pirates: Acquired RHPs Jeff Karstens, Daniel McCutchen and Ross Ohlendorf and OF Jose Tabata from the Yankees in exchange for OF Xavier Nady and LHP Damaso Marte; Recalled OF Steve Pearce from Triple-A Indianapolis. St. Louis Cardinals: Acquired Minor League RHP Luis Perdomo from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for RHP Anthony Reyes. Texas Rangers: Activated C Gerald Laird from the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Kevin Millwood on the 15-day disabled list. 7-27-08: Baltimore Orioles: Activated LHP Jamie Walker from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Radhames Liz to Triple-A Norfolk. Florida Marlins: Optioned RHP Rick VandenHurk to Triple-A Albuquerque. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reinstated INF Mark Sweeney from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Andy LaRoche to Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Mets: Designated RHP Brandon Knight for assignment; Recalled LHP Willie Collazo from Triple-A New Orleans. Oakland Athletics: Recalled INF Eric Patterson from Triple-A Sacramento; Optioned OF Matt Murton to Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Purchased the contract of RHP Jason Davis from Triple-A Indianapolis; Designated RHP Luis Munoz for assignment. Texas Rangers: Reinstated RHP Eric Hurley from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Max Ramirez to Double-A Frisco.
  13. 7-18-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed OF Justin Upton on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed RHP Takashi Saito on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 13, with a sprained ligament in his right elbow. Seattle Mariners: Recalled 1B Bryan LaHair from Triple-A Tacoma. 7-19-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed LHP Doug Slaten on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right knee; Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Tucson. Baltimore Orioles: Acquired INF Juan Castro from the Rockies in exchange for INF Mike McCoy; Purchased Castro's contract from Triple-A Norfolk and outrighted INF Freddie Bynum to Norfolk; Returned RHP Randor Bierd from his rehab assignment and activated him from the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Greg Aquino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 13, with a left hamstring strain. Cincinnati Reds: Placed RHP Jared Burton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 11, with a strained right latissimus muscle; Recalled RHP Todd Coffey from Triple-A Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Recalled INF Ian Stewart from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Designated INF Jayson Nix for assignment; Acquired INF Mike McCoy from the Orioles in exchange for INF Juan Castro. Houston Astros: Placed RHP Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 12, with a strained left hip abductor. Los Angeles Dodgers: Purchased the contract of RHP Jason Johnson from Triple-A Las Vegas; Placed RHP Yhency Brazoban on the 60-day disabled list with shoulder problems. Oakland Athletics: Recalled INF Wes Bankston from Triple-A Sacramento; Placed 1B Daric Barton on the 15-day disabled list with a neck strain, retroactive to July 14. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned RHP Joe Bisenius to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Washington Nationals: Placed 1B Dmitri Young on the 15-day disabled list with complications from diabetes. 7-20-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Activated C Chris Snyder from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Robby Hammock to Triple-A Tucson. Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP Justin Masterson from Triple-A Pawtucket; Placed RHP David Aardsma on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 19, with a right groin strain. Chicago White Sox: Placed RHP Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 18, with right elbow tendinitis; Recalled RHP D.J. Carrasco from Triple-A Charlotte. Los Angeles Dodgers: Signed INF Pablo Ozuna; Designated INF Luis Maza for assignment. Milwaukee Brewers: Acquired INF Ray Durham from San Francisco for OF Darren Ford and LHP Steve Hammond; Optioned INF Joe Dillon to Triple-A Nashville. San Francisco Giants: Placed RHP Keiichi Yabu on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right middle finger; Purchased the contract of LHP Geno Espineli from Triple-A Fresno; Transferred OF Dave Roberts from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL; Acquired OF Darren Ford and LHP Steve Hammond from the Brewers for IF Ray Durham. Seattle Mariners: Activated RHP J.J. Putz from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith to Triple-A Tacoma. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Gary Glover on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain; Reinstated RHP Troy Percival from the 15-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Reinstated RHP Vicente Padilla from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF German Duran to Triple-A Oklahoma. 7-21-08: Chicago White Sox: Purchased the contract of LHP Clayton Richard from Triple-A Charlotte; Optioned RHP Adam Russell to Charlotte; Transferred LHP Andrew Sisco from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Recalled RHP Runelvys Hernandez from Triple-A Round Rock. Philadelphia Phillies: Recalled RHP Brett Myers from Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Optioned INF Mike Cervenak to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned LHP Jaime Garcia to Triple-A Memphis; Recalled RHP Mitchell Boggs from Memphis.
  14. 7-17-08: Philadelphia Phillies: Acquired RHP Joe Blanton from the Oakland Athletics for INF Adrian Cardenas, LHP Josh Outman and OF Matthew Spencer. 7-18-08: Chicago Cubs: Recalled INF Micah Hoffpauir from Triple-A Iowa; Placed RHP Jon Lieber on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 11, with a right foot strain. Chicago White Sox: Activated RHP Bobby Jenks from 15-day disabled list. Cleveland Indians: Recalled INF Asdrubal Cabrera from Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Recalled RHP Juan Morillo from Triple-A Colorado Springs; designated LHP Mark Redman for assignment. Florida Marlins: Placed LHP Andrew Miller on the 15-day disabled list with right patella tendinitis; Recalled RHP Jesus Delgado from Double-A Carolina. New York Yankees: Signed INF Richie Sexson to a Major League contract; Optioned LHP Billy Traber to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Transferred RHP Phil Hughes to the 60-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated INF Bobby Crosby from the 15-day disabled list; selected LHP Lenny DiNardo from Triple-A Sacramento; optioned INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP Marino Salas from Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: San Diego recalls RHP Clay Hensley from Triple-A Portland. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated LHP Randy Flores from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Kelvin Jimenez from Triple-A Memphis; Optioned RHP Chris Perez and OF Joe Mather to Triple-A Memphis. Tampa Bay Rays: Reinstated RHP Al Reyes from the 15-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Reinstated INF Hank Blalock from 15-day disabled list; purchased the contract of C Taylor Teagarden Triple-A Oklahoma; optioned RHP Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma; designated RHP Joselo Diaz for assignment. Washington Nationals: Placed OF Wily Mo Pena on the 15-day disabled list; Reinstated C Johnny Estrada from the 15-day disabled list.
  15. 7-15-08: Detroit Tigers: Optioned OF Clete Thomas to Triple-A Toledo. New York Mets: Sent OF Chris Aguila outright to Triple-A New Orleans. 7-16-08: Chicago White Sox: Sent INF Pablo Ozuna outright to Triple-A Charlotte. Ozuna refused the assignment and is a free agent. Cleveland Indians: Sent INF Jorge Velandia outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Los Angeles Angels: Activated INF Chone Figgins from the bereavement list. 7-17-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Acquired INF Tony Clark from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Minor League RHP Evan Scribner. Chicago White Sox: Optioned RHP D.J. Carrasco to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Placed INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 14; Reinstated INF Jolbert Cabrera from the 15-day disabled list; Reinstated LHP Bobby Livingston from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Double-AA Chattanooga; Transferred OF Norris Hopper from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Detroit Tigers: Activated OF Magglio Ordonez from the 15-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Acquired Minor League 2B Adrian Cardenas, LHP Josh Outman and OF Matt Spencer from the Phillies for RHP Joe Blanton. San Diego Padres: Acquired RHP Evan Scribner from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for INF Tony Clark. Seattle Mariners: Optioned INF Tug Hulett to Triple-A Tacoma; Signed OF Julio Morban and RHP Francisco Valdivia.
  16. 7-14-08: Detroit Tigers: Outrighted C Dane Sardinha to Triple-A Toledo.
  17. 7-3-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated INF Martin Prado from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned SS Brent Lillibridge to Triple-A Richmond. Florida Marlins: Recalled LHP Taylor Tankersley from Triple-A Albuquerque. Los Angeles Angels: Activated RHP Chris Bootcheck from the 15-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Salt Lake. Philadelphia Phillies: Recalled LHP J.A. Happ from Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Optioned LHP R.J. Swindle to Lehigh Valley. Texas Rangers: Signed RHP Kiko Calero to a Minor League contract. 7-4-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Designated OF Jeff Salazar for assignment; Optioned RHP Connor Robertson to Triple-A Tucson; Recalled OF Alex Romero and INF Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Optioned OF Jeff Francoeur to Double-A Mississippi; Recalled OF Jason Perry from Triple-A Richmond. Chicago Cubs: Activated RHP Carlos Zambrano from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Jose Ascanio to Triple-A Iowa. Cleveland Indians: Signed RHP Preston Larrison to a Minor League contract; Recalled RHP Jensen Lewis and RHP Brian Slocum from Triple-A Buffalo; Designated RHP Joe Borowski and RHP Rick Bauer for assignment. Colorado Rockies: Placed INF Todd Helton on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back; Recalled INF Joe Koshansky from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reinstated INF Nomar Garciaparra from the 60-day disabled list; Reinstated OF Andruw Jones from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Jason Repko to Triple-A Vegas; Placed INF Mark Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring; Transferred INF Rafael Furcal from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Recalled LHP Billy Traber from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned INF Alberto Gonzalez to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Placed RHP Keith Foulke on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 3, with right shoulder inflammation; Recalled LHP Jerry Blevins from Triple-A Sacramento. San Diego Padres: Placed C Michael Barrett on the 15-day disabled list with a broken nose; Purchased the contract of C Nick Hundley from Triple-A Portland; Recalled INF Luis Rodriguez from Portland; Optioned RHP Clay Hensley to Portland. 7-5-08: Baltimore Orioles: Selected the contract of RHP Greg Aquino from Triple-A Norfolk; Designated RHP Ryan Bukvich for assignment. Cincinnati Reds: Reinstated RHP Josh Fogg from the 15-day disabled list; Placed OF Norris Hopper on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 2, with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Cleveland Indians: Signed RHP Jeff Weaver to a Minor League contract. Colorado Rockies: Placed INF Troy Tulowitzki on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand laceration; Optioned RHP Greg Reynolds to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Recalled OF Seth Smith and LHP Glendon Rusch from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Placed RHP Justin Miller on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation; Recalled RHP Matt Lindstrom from Triple-A Albuquerque; Optioned LHP Taylor Tankersley to Triple-A Albuquerque. Oakland Athletics: Placed SS Bobby Crosby on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 3, with a strained left hamstring; Recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned LHP Tom Gorzelanny to Triple-A Indianapolis. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RHP Anthony Reyes from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Memphis. Texas Rangers: Placed RHP Joaquin Benoit on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 3, with right shoulder inflammation; Purchased the contract of RHP Dustin Nippert from Triple-A Oklahoma. 7-6-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed RHP Juan Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique; Recalled RHP Connor Robertson from Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP Jeff Bennett, RHP Manny Acosta and INF Omar Infante on the 15-day disabled list. Cincinnati Reds: Placed INF Jolbert Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list. Detroit Tigers: Optioned INF Michael Hollimon to Triple-A Toledo. Florida Marlins: Selected the contract of RHP Chris Volstad from Double-A Carolina. Houston Astros: Designated OF Reggie Abercrombie for assignment; Purchased the contract of RHP Chad Paronto from Triple-A Round Rock. Los Angeles Angels: Placed C Mike Napoli on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation; Recalled C Ryan Budde from Triple-A Salt Lake. New York Yankees: Placed OF Johnny Damon on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left shoulder; Recalled OF Justin Christian from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RHP Tom Gordon on 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation; Recalled LHP R.J. Swindle from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Francisco Giants: Optioned OF Brian Horwitz to Triple-A Fresno. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled OF Joe Mather from Triple-A Memphis; Activated INF Cesar Izturis from the 15-day disabled list; Placed OF Brian Barton on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist deep bone bruise; Optioned RHP Mitchell Boggs to Triple-A Memphis. 7-7-08: Atlanta Braves: Recalled OF Jeff Francoeur from Double-A Mississippi; Recalled SS Brent Lillibridge from Triple-A Richmond; Purchased the contract of RHP Vladimir Nunez from Triple-A Richmond; Transferred RHP John Smoltz from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Boston Red Sox: Recalled 1B/OF Jeff Bailey from Triple-A Pawtucket; optioned RHP Justin Masterson to Triple-A Pawtucket. Cleveland Indians: Acquired OF Matt LaPorta, LHP Zach Jackson, RHP Rob Bryson and a player to be named from the Milwaukee Brewers for LHP CC Sabathia. Milwaukee Brewers: Placed RHP Jeff Suppan on the 15-day disabled list with a joint irritation of the right elbow; Acquired LHP CC Sabathia from the Cleveland Indians for OF Matt LaPorta, LHP Zach Jackson, RHP Rob Bryson and a player to be named. Pittsburgh Pirates: Reinstated LHP Phil Dumatrait from the 15-day disabled list. Seattle Mariners: Released RHP Anderson Garcia. 7-8-08: Atlanta Braves: Signed RHP Julian Tavarez; Optioned OF Jason Perry to Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Placed LHP Adam Loewen on the 15-day list; Transferred RHP Troy Patton to the 60-day disabled list; Purchased the contract of LHP Alberto Castillo from Triple-A Norfolk. Chicago Cubs: Acquired RHPs Rich Harden and Chad Gaudin from the Oakland Athletics for RHP Sean Gallagher, OF Matt Murton, INF Eric Patterson and C Josh Donaldson. Chicago White Sox: Reinstated INF Paul Konerko from 15-day disabled list; Designated INF Pablo Ozuna for assignment. Cleveland Indians: Transferred RHP Scott Elarton from the restricted list to the 15-day disabled list with a non-baseball medical condition; sent RHP Rick Bauer outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Optioned OF Seth Smith to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Purchased the contract of INF Jayson Nix; Designated LHP Josh Newman for assignment. Detroit Tigers: Activated INF Ramon Santiago from the 15-day disabled list. Florida Marlins: Placed C Matt Treanor on the 15-day disabled list with a left hip strain; Selected the contract of C John Baker from Triple-A Albuquerque; Transferred RHP Lee Gardner from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Recalled RHP Chad Reineke from Triple-A Round Rock; Optioned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Triple-A Round Rock. New York Mets: Placed OF Ryan Church on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 6; Recalled OF Nick Evans from Double-A Binghamton. Oakland Athletics: Sent RHPs Rich Harden and Chad Gaudin to the Chicago Cubs for RHP Sean Gallagher, C Josh Donaldson, INF Eric Patterson and OF Matt Murton; Recalled LHP Dallas Braden from Triple-A Sacramento; Transferred INF Mike Sweeney to the 60-day disabled list. San Diego Padres: Outrighted OF Paul McAnulty and RHP Carlos Guevara to Triple-A Portland; Purchased the contract of OF Chip Ambres and also recalled INF Brian Myrow and LHP Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland; Placed RHP Brett Tomko on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 1, with a right elbow strain. San Francisco Giants: Recalled INF Eugenio Velez from Triple-A Fresno. Texas Rangers: Recalled LHP Matt Harrison from Triple-A Oklahoma; Placed RHP Eric Hurley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 30, with a strained left hamstring. Washington Nationals: Placed OF Elijah Dukes on the 15-day disabled list with a knee injury; Recalled OF Kory Casto from Triple-A Columbus. 7-9-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Sent OF Jeff Salazar outright to Triple-A Tucson. Baltimore Orioles: Sent RHP Ryan Bukvich outright to Triple-A Norfolk. Chicago White Sox: Placed RHP Bobby Jenks on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 30, with left scapula bursitis; Purchased the contract of RHP D.J. Carrasco from Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Purchased the contract of RHP Juan Rincon from Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Placed OF Ryan Spilborghs on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain; Recalled OF Seth Smith from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Optioned RHP Eddie Bonine to Double-A Erie. Florida Marlins: Optioned RHP Logan Kensing to Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Activated INF Kazuo Matsui from the 15-day disabled list; Sent OF Reggie Abercrombie outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Texas Rangers: Placed RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 5, with a strained muscle in the right side of his neck; Recalled RHP Wes Littleton from Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed RHP Dustin McGowan on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his right shoulder; Recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Syracuse. 7-10-08: Cleveland Indians: Released RHP Joe Borowski; claimed RHP Bryan Bullington off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Detroit Tigers: Activated 3B/C Brandon Inge from the 15-day disabled list; Designated C Dane Sardinha from assignment; Recalled 1B Jeff Larish from Triple-A Toledo. Florida Marlins: Reinstated RHP Josh Johnson from the 60-day disabled list; Transferred OF Brett Carroll (right shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Released RHP Oscar Villarreal. He had been designated for assignment on July 2. Milwaukee Brewers: Reinstated LHP Randy Choate from the 15-day disabled list and was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned LHP J.A. Happ to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Purchased the contract of INF Mike Cervenak from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP Luis Munoz from Double-A Altoona; Optioned RHP John Van Benschoten to Triple-A Indianapolis; Acquired RHP Dan Reichert and INF/OF Ryan Mulhern from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations and assigned both players to Triple-A Indianapolis; Sent INF Craig Wilson to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. Seattle Mariners: Recalled RHP Jared Wells from Triple-A Tacoma; Selected the contract of INF Tug Hulett from Triple-A Tacoma; Placed LHP Erik Bedard on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 5, with stiffness in his left shoulder; Released INF Richie Sexson. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed LHP Mark Mulder on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury; Recalled LHP Jamie Garcia from Triple-A Memphis. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed OF Vernon Wells on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. Washington Nationals: Placed INF Aaron Boone on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 7 with a left calf strain; Recalled INF Pete Orr from Triple-A Columbus. 7-11-08: Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP Clay Buchholz from Triple-A Pawtucket; optioned 1B/OF Jeff Bailey to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Recalled RHP Kevin Hart from Triple-A Iowa; Optioned RHP Michael Wuertz to Triple-A Iowa. Colorado Rockies: Optioned LHP Cedrick Bowers to Triple-A Colorado Springs; recalled RHP Ryan Speier from Triple-A Colorado Springs; claimed LHP Josh Newman off outright waivers by the Kansas City Royals. Kansas City Royals: Claimed LHP Josh Newman off waivers from the Colorado Rockies and optioned him to Triple-A Omaha; recalled RHP Ryan Braun from Triple-A Omaha and placed him on the 60-day disabled list. New York Mets: Recalled C Robinson Cancel from Triple-A New Orleans; optioned OF Chris Aguila to New Orleans. Oakland Athletics: Optioned INF Wes Bankston to Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned RHP Luis Munoz to Double-A Altoona. San Francisco Giants: Purchased the contract of INF Ivan Ochoa from Triple-A Fresno; Optioned INF Travis Denker to Class A San Jose. Seattle Mariners: Activated RHP Felix Hernandez from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Jared Wells to Triple-A Tacoma. Texas Rangers: Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Double-A Frisco; optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma; recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma; purchased the contract of RHP Joselo Diaz from Double-A Frisco. Toronto Blue Jays: Recalled OF Kevin Mench from Triple-A Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Selected OF Ryan Langerhans from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned OF Roger Bernadina to Triple-A Columbus. 7-12-08: Boston Red Sox: Placed SS Julio Lugo on the 15-day disabled list with a torn left quadriceps muscle; recalled INF Jed Lowrie from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cleveland Indians: Purchased the contract of RHP Matt Ginter from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned RHP Brian Slocum to Buffalo; transferred RHP Scott Elarton from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL. I hope I'm thinking of the right Ginter! Los Angeles Angels: Placed INF Chone Figgins on the bereavement list; recalled INF Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake. Pittsburgh Pirates: Activated RHP Franquelis Osoria from the 15-day disabled list; recalled RHP Yoslan Herrera from Double-A Altoona; Placed LHP Phil Dumatrait on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his left shoulder. 7-13-08: Cincinnati Reds: Recalled RHP Homer Bailey from Triple-A Louisville; placed RHP Aaron Harang on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 9. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled RHP Dustin Moseley from Triple-A Salt Lake; optioned INF Sean Rodriguez to Salt Lake; optioned Moseley back to Salt Lake. Philadelphia Phillies: Recalled RHP Joe Bisenius from Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Optioned LHP R.J. Swindle to Lehigh Valley. Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned RHP Romulo Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. Tampa Bay Rays: Optioned SS Reid Brignac to Triple-A Durham.
  18. 7-1-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated OF Mark Kotsay from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Brandon Jones to Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Transferred RHP Danys Baez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Colorado Rockies: Recalled LHP Cedrick Bowers from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Optioned RHP Ryan Speier to Triple-A Colorado Springs. New York Mets: Sent RHP Claudio Vargas outright to Triple-A New Orleans. Philadelphia Phillies: Purchased the contract of LHP R.J. Swindle from Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Optioned RHP Brett Myers to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Francisco Giants: Recalled C Eliezer Alfonzo from Triple-A Fresno; Recalled RHP Osiris Matos from Double-A Connecticut; Optioned C Steve Holm and RHP Billy Sadler to Triple-A Fresno. 7-2-08: Colorado Rockies: Placed LHP Jeff Francis on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 29, with left shoulder inflammation; Recalled LHP Mark Redman from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Optioned RHP Zach Miner to Triple-A Toledo; Recalled RHP Aquilino Lopez from Triple-A Toledo. Florida Marlins: Optioned RHP Eulogio De La Cruz to Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Designated RHP Oscar Villarreal for assignment; Recalled RHP Dave Borkowski from Triple-A Round Rock; Placed C Humberto Quintero on the 15-day disabled list with a concussion; Recalled C J.R. Towles for Triple-A Round Rock. Los Angeles Dodgers: Activated RHP Hiroki Kuroda from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Clayton Kershaw to Double-A Jacksonville. Oakland Athletics: Placed 3B Eric Chavez on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder inflammation; Selected INF Wes Bankston from Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RHP Matt Capps on the 15-day disabled list with bursitis in his right shoulder and internal rotation deficit; Recalled OF Steve Pearce from Triple-A Indianapolis. 7-3-08: Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP Mike Timlin from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Activated OF Reed Johnson from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Eric Patterson to Triple-A Iowa. Cincinnati Reds: Claimed INF Andy Phillips off waivers from the New York Mets; Optioned RHP Daryl Thompson to Triple-A Louisville. New York Mets: Placed INF Luis Castillo on 15-day disabled list with a strained left hip flexor; Selected the contract of INF Argenis Reyes from Triple-A New Orleans; Recalled OF Chris Aguila from Triple-A New Orleans; Optioned RHP Carlos Muniz to Triple-A New Orleans. Pittsburgh Pirates: Reinstated OF Chris Duffy from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him back to Altoona; Designated RHP Bryan Bullington for assignment. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed SS Jason Bartlett on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled INF Ben Zobrist and selected SS Reid Brignac from Triple-A Durham; Optioned RHP Mitch Talbot to Triple-A Durham. Washington Nationals: Recalled RF Austin Kearns from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF/OF Kory Casto to Triple-A Columbus.
  19. 6-28-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed RHP Edgar Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow; Recalled RHP Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Tucson. 6-29-08: Cincinnati Reds: Signed OF Rob Mackowiak to a Minor League contract. Detroit Tigers: Placed OF Magglio Ordonez on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled oblique; recalled OF Matt Joyce from Triple-A Toledo. Milwaukee Brewers: Optioned RHP Mark DiFelice to Triple-A Nashville; Activated RHP Eric Gagne from the 15-day disabled list. Minnesota Twins: Placed OF Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 28, with a strained tendon in his left index finger; recalled OF Denard Span from Triple-A Rochester. New York Mets: Placed OF Trot Nixon on the 15-day disabled list; Activated OF Ryan Church from the 15-day disabled list. Pittsburgh Pirates: Optioned RHP Ty Taubenheim to Triple-A Indianapolis; recalled RHP Romulo Sanchez from Triple-A Indianapolis. 6-30-08: Baltimore Orioles: Placed LHP Jamie Walker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 26 with left elbow inflammation; Activated LHP Adam Loewen from the DL. Cleveland Indians: Recalled RHP Tom Mastny from Triple-A Buffalo; Placed RHP Scott Elarton on the restricted list. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed OF Juan Pierre on the 15-day disabled list with sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee; Recalled OF Jason Repko from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Yankees: Purchsed the contract of OF Brett Gardner from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned OF Justin Christian to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Designated C Chris Stewart for assignment. Seattle Mariners: Placed RHP Felix Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 24, with a sprained left ankle; Recalled LHP Cesar Jimenez from Triple-A Tacoma. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled RHP Brad Thompson from Triple-A Memphis; Optioned OF Nick Stavinoha to Triple-A Memphis. Washington Nationals: Optioned INF Pete Orr to Triple-A Columbus; Purchased the contract of RHP Collin Balester from Triple-A Columbus. 7-1-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed OF Eric Byrnes and C Chris Snyder on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Connor Robertson and C Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson. Baltimore Orioles: Placed SS Alex Cintron on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring; Selected the contract of SS Freddie Bynum from Triple-A Norfolk. New York Mets: Purchased the contract of RHP Tony Armas from Triple-A New Orleans; Designated INF Andy Phillips for assignment. San Diego Padres: Recalled RHP Clay Hensley from Triple-A Portland; Optioned INF Craig Stansberry to Portland. Seattle Mariners: Placed RHP Felix Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left ankle retroactive to June 24; Recalled LHP Cesar Jimenez from Triple-A Tacoma. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Troy Percival on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Mitch Talbot from Triple-A Durham.
  20. 6-28-08: Chicago Cubs: Placed LHP Scott Eyre on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 27, with a left groin strain; recalled RHP Jose Ascanio from Triple-A Iowa. Kansas City Royals: Placed INF Alberto Callaspo on the 15-day disabled list for the evaluation and treatment for an unspecified medical condition; recalled 1B/DH Billy Butler from Triple-A Omaha. New York Yankees: Purchased the contract of RHP David Robertson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; optioned LHP Kei Igawa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; designated RHP Oneli Perez for assignment. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RHP Franquelis Osoria on the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Nyjer Morgan and RHP Jimmy Barthmaier to Triple-A Indianapolis; recalled RHP T.J. Beam, RHP John Van Benschoten and RHP Ty Taubenheim from Triple-A Indianapolis. Texas Rangers: Placed LHP Kason Gabbard on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation; recalled RHP Warner Madrigal from Triple-A Oklahoma. Washington Nationals: Placed CF Lastings Milledge on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin injury and recalled OF Roger Bernadina from Double-A Harrisburg.
  21. 6-25-08: Baltimore Orioles: Sent SS Freddie Bynum outright to Triple-A Norfolk. Colorado Rockies: Sent INF Doug Bernier outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Activated LHP Micah Bowie from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. New York Mets: Claimed INF Andy Phillips off waivers from the Reds and optioned C Robinson Cancel to Triple-A New Orleans. 6-26-08: Baltimore Orioles: Placed RHP Matt Albers on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation; Activated RHP Fernando Cabrera from his rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Norfolk. Cincinnati Reds: Reinstated IF/OF Jerry Hairston from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned IF Paul Janish to Triple-A Louisville. Houston Astros: Released RHP Shawn Chacon; Purchased the contract of Runelvys Hernandez from Triple-A Round Rock. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RHP Ian Snell on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 23, with a sore right elbow; Optioned RHP T.J. Beam to Triple-A Indianapolis. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated INF Albert Pujols from the 15-day disabled list; Placed LHP Randy Flores on the 15-day disabled list with peroneal tendonitis in the left ankle. Texas Rangers: Recalled INF Chris Davis from Triple-A Oklahoma; Designated INF Chris Shelton for assignment. Washington Nationals: Placed RHP Shawn Hill on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 25, with a right forearm strain; Reinstated LHP Odalis Perez from the 15-day disabled list; Transferred 1B Nick Johnson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. 6-27-08: Baltimore Orioles: Recalled INF Brandon Fahey from Triple-A Norfolk; optioned INF Oscar Salazar to Triple-A Norfolk. New York Yankees: Optioned RHP Ross Ohlendorf to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; recalled LHP Kei Igawa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Placed OF Hideki Matsui on the 15-day disabled list; purchased the contract of RHP Sidney Ponson from Double-A Trenton. Oakland Athletics: Released RHP Kiko Calero. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP Jimmy Barthmaier from Triple-A Indianapolis; optioned RHP T.J. Beam to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Signed RHP Brett Tomko to Major League contract; Optioned LHP Justin Hampson to Triple-A Portland; Outrighted C Colt Morton to Double-A San Antonio. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated LHP Mark Mulder from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Mike Parisi to Triple-A Memphis. Toronto Blue Jays: John Parrish: Purchased the contract of LHP John Parrish from Triple-A Syracuse; optioned RHP Brian Wolfe to Triple-A Syracuse.
  22. 6-21-08: Washington Nationals: Selected the contracts of INF Pete Orr and RHP Steven Shell from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned RHPs Garrett Mock and Brian Sanches to Columbus. 6-22-08: Baltimore Orioles: Designated UT Freddie Bynum for assignment; purchased the contract of RHP Ryan Bukvich from Triple-A Norfolk. Cincinnati Reds: Returned INF Jeff Keppinger from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; Designated INF Andy Phillips for assignment. Colorado Rockies: Activated INF Clint Barmes from the 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Ian Stewart to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Placed RHP Burke Badenhop on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis. Kansas City Royals: Recalled LHP Horacio Ramirez from Triple-A Omaha; Optioned RHP Carlos Rosa to Triple-A Omaha. Milwaukee Brewers: Optioned OF Hernan Iribarren to Triple-A Nashville; Activated 2B Rickie Weeks from the 15-day disabled list. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed RHP Phil Dumatrait on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 20, with left shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis; recalled RHP T.J. Beam from Triple-A Indianapolis; moved OF Chris Duffy from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. St. Louis Cardinals: Purchased the contract of OF Nick Stavinoha from Triple-A Memphis; placed INF Cesar Izturis on 15-day disabled list; moved P Chris Carpenter from 15-day to 60-day disabled list. 6-23-08: Florida Marlins: Optioned OF Jai Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque. Kansas City Royals: Recalled RHP Joel Peralta from Triple-A Omaha; Optioned RHP Jeff Fulchino to Triple-A Omaha. 6-24-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Activated OF Eric Byrnes from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson. Chicago Cubs: Recalled LHP Sean Marshall from Triple-A Iowa; Activated INF Daryle Ward from the 15-day disabled list; Placed OF Reed Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 18, with lower back spasms; Optioned INF Micah Hoffpauir to Triple-A Iowa. Cleveland Indians: Signed INF Tony Graffanino and RHP Juan Rincon to Minor League contracts; Sent C Yamid Haad outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Detroit Tigers: Reinstated OF Gary Sheffield from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Jeff Larish to Triple-A Toledo. Florida Marlins: Reinstated OF Josh Willingham from the disabled list; Optioned C Mike Rabelo and RHP Matt Lindstrom to Triple-A Albuquerque; Recalled C Paul Hoover from Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Placed INF Kazuo Matsui on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring; Purchased the contract of INF David Newhan from Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Claimed RHP Robinson Tejeda off waivers from the Texas Rangers; Transferred LHP John Bale to the 60-day disabled list. Minnesota Twins: Activated INF Nick Punto from the 15-day disabled list. New York Mets: Designated RHP Claudio Vargas for assignment; Recalled RHP Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans. New York Yankees: Purchased the contract of OF Justin Christian from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned LHP Billy Traber to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Outrighted RHP Steven White to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. San Francisco Giants: Purchased the contract of RHP Sergio Romo from Double-A Connecticut and designated RHP Vinnie Chulk for assignment. Seattle Mariners: Acquired LHP Nelson Payano from the Atlanta Braves to complete the May 5 trade. Tampa Bay Rays: Recalled INF Ben Zobrist from Triple-A Durham; Optioned OF Justin Ruggiano to Triple-A Durham. 6-25-08: Detroit Tigers: Placed C/INF Brandon Inge on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 23, with a pulled oblique; purchased the contract of C Dane Sardinha from Triple A Toledo; acquired RHP Kyle Pearson from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RHP Denny Bautista. Florida Marlins: Recalled RHP Eulogio De La Cruz from Triple-A Albuquerque. Kansas City Royals: Optioned RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta to Triple-A Omaha; activated RHP Robinson Tejeda, who was claimed off waivers from the Rangers on June 24. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed RHP Scott Proctor on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow tendinitis; Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Falkenborg from Triple-A Las Vegas; Transferred C Gary Bennett to the 60-day disabled list from the 15-day DL. Pittsburgh Pirates: Acquired RHP Denny Bautista from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for RHP Kyle Pearson; Released OF Kevin Thompson.
  23. 6-16-08: Detroit Tigers: Activated RHP Fernando Rodney from the 15-day disabled list. Seattle Mariners: Recalled C Jeff Clement from Triple-A Tacoma; Optioned OF Wladimir Balentien to Triple-A Tacoma. 6-17-08: Boston Red Sox: Placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list with back stiffness; Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Recalled OF Matt Murton from Triple-A Iowa; Optioned INF Eric Patterson to Triple-A Iowa. Chicago White Sox: Placed 1B Paul Konerko on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 15) with a Grade 1 strain of his left oblique muscle; Purchased the contract of OF DeWayne Wise from Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Signed INF Morgan Ensberg to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Optioned C Edwin Bellorin to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Transferred LHP Micah Bowie to the 60-day disabled list; Selected the contract of INF Doug Bernier from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Sent outfielder Jacque Jones outright to Triple-A Albuquerque. Jones refused the assignment and is a free agent. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled INF Erick Aybar from Class A Rancho Cucamonga; Optioned INF Sean Rodriguez to Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed RHP Brad Penny on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 15, with right shoulder tendinitis; Recalled LHP Eric Stults from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Chien-Ming Wang on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 16, with a partial tear of a tendon in his right foot; Recalled LHP Billy Traber from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. San Diego Padres: Recalled OF Chase Headley from Triple-A Portland and outrighted OF Justin Huber to Portland. Washington Nationals: Activated C Paul Lo Duca from the 15-day disabled list. 6-18-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated LHP Mike Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Phil Stockman to Triple-A Richmond. Cincinnati Reds: Activated OF Norris Hopper from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Homer Bailey to Triple-A Louisville. Detroit Tigers: Activated OF Clete Thomas from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Brent Clevlen to Triple-A Toledo. Minnesota Twins: Released RHP Juan Rincon. He had been designated for assignment on June 13. New York Yankees: Claimed RHP Oneli Perez off waivers from the Cleveland Indians and optioned him to Double-A Trenton; Transferred RHP Jonathan Albaladejo from 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Signed RHP Sidney Ponson to a Minor League contract. 6-19-08: Cleveland Indians: Acquired C Sal Fasano from the Braves for a player to be named; Designated C Yamid Haad for assignment. Milwaukee Brewers: Designated RHP Julian Tavarez for assignment; Activated RHP David Riske from the disabled list. New York Yankees: Sent RHP Steven White outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated RHP Santiago Casilla from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Kiko Calero for assignment. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Anthony Reyes on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 16, with right elbow irritation; Activated RHP Brad Thompson from the 15-day disabled list. 6-20-08: Colorado Rockies: Activated INF Troy Tulowitzki from 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Doug Bernier to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Activated RHP Joel Zumaya from the 15-day disabled list; designated RHP Denny Bautista for assignment. Kansas City Royals: Released RHP Brett Tomko. He had been designated for assignment on June 12. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed Hiroki Kuroda on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder soreness; Recalled RHP Ramon Troncoso from Triple-A Las Vegas. Milwaukee Brewers: Recalled LHP Mitch Stetter from Triple-A Nashville; optioned RHP Tim Dillard to Nashville. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated INF Donnie Murphy from the 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled OF Nyjer Morgan from Triple-A Indianapolis; optioned RHP Marino Salas to Triple-A Indianapolis. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned RHP Brad Thompson to Triple-A Memphis and recalled RHP Mike Parisi from Memphis. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Luis Mendoza from Triple-A Oklahoma; Placed RHP Doug Mathis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 16, with right shoulder inflammation. Washington Nationals: Recalled RHP Garrett Mock from Triple-A Columbus; sent OF Ryan Langerhans outright to Triple-A Columbus. 6-21-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned LHP Jeff Ridgway to Triple-A Richmond; Recalled INF Brent Lillibridge from Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka from the 15-day disabled list; placed RHP Mike Timlin on the 15-day DL with left knee tendinitis. Chicago Cubs: Placed RHP Carlos Zambrano on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 19, with a minor strain in his right shoulder; recalled INF Eric Patterson from Triple-A Iowa. Cincinnati Reds: Placed INF Jolbert Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with a compound dislocation of his left index finger; recalled RHP Daryl Thompson from Triple-A Louisville. Texas Rangers: Placed C Gerald Laird on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring; recalled C Max Ramirez from Double-A Frisco. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed RHP Shaun Marcum on the 15-day disabled list; recalled OF Adam Lind from Triple-A Syracuse.
  24. 6-14-08: Atlanta Braves: Purchased the contract of RHP Charlie Morton from Triple-A Richmond; Placed RHP Rafael Soriano on the 15-day disabled list. Colorado Rockies: Recalled C Edwin Bellorin from Triple-A Colorado Springs; C Yorvit Torrealba begins his two-game suspension for a June 3 fracas. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RHP Jason Isringhausen from 15-day disabled list; recalled RHP Anthony Reyes from Triple-A Memphis; optioned RHP Mark Worrell and OF Joe Mather to Triple-A Memphis. 6-15-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Recalled RHP Leo Rosales from Triple-A Tucson; Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Tucson. Colorado Rockies: Optioned INF Jonathan Herrera to Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Optioned RHP Aquilino Lopez to Triple-A Toledo. New York Mets: Purchased the contract of outfielder Trot Nixon; Designated OF Chris Aguila for assignment. San Francisco Giants: Activated RHP Kevin Correia from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Pat Misch to Triple-A Fresno. Texas Rangers: Recalled LHP Kason Gabbard from Triple-A Oklahoma; designated RHP Robinson Tejeda for assignment. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated C Gregg Zaun from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Curtis Thigpen to Triple-A Syracuse. 6-16-08: Texas Rangers: Rangers placed RHP Sidney Ponson on release waivers; Reinstated RHP Thomas Diamond from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Double-A Frisco. Washington Nationals: Optioned RHP Tyler Clippard to Triple-A Columbus.
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