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  1. 6-4-08: Atlanta Braves: Recalled RHP Phil Stockman from Triple-A Richmond. Cincinnati Reds: Released INF Scott Hatteberg; Sent OF Drew T. Anderson outright to Triple-A Louisville. Minnesota Twins: Optioned INF Matt Macri to Triple-A Rochester. New York Mets: Placed C Raul Casanova on the bereavement list. Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed RHP Franklyn German to a Minor League contract. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed INF Carlos Pena on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left index finger; Recalled OF Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham. 6-5-08: Baltimore Orioles: Sent INF Luis Hernandez outright to Triple-A Norfolk; Claimed OF Jeff Fiorentino off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. Boston Red Sox: Optioned 1B/OF Chris Carter to Triple-A Pawtucket and recalled 1B/OF Brandon Moss from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Recalled from RHP Homer Bailey from Triple-A Louisville; Optioned LHP Danny Herrera to Triple-A Louisville. Detroit Tigers: Placed INF Ramon Santiago on the 15-day disabled list with a separated left shoulder; Reinstated RHP Denny Bautista from the disabled list. Houston Astros: Optioned C J.R. Towles to Triple-A Round Rock; Purchased the contract of C Humberto Quintero from Triple-A Round Rock. Minnesota Twins: Activated RHP Scott Baker from the 15-day disabled list; Placed INF Nick Punto on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring; Voided the option of INF Matt Macri from Triple-A Rochester. New York Mets: Purchased the contract of INF Abraham Nunez from Triple-A New Orleans; Optioned OF Nick Evans to Double-A Binghamton. Oakland Athletics: Traded INF Kevin Melillo to the Blue Jays for cash considerations. Pittsburgh Pirates: Activated C Ryan Doumit from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Ronnie Paulino to Triple-A Indianapolis. Toronto Blue Jays: Acquired INF Kevin Melillo from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for cash considerations and optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse; Sent INF Hector Luna outright to Triple-A Syracuse. 6-6-08: Boston Red Sox: Recalled OF/INF Brandon Moss from Triple-A Pawtucket; optioned OF/INF Chris Carter to Triple-A Pawtucket. Colorado Rockies: Activated OF Brad Hawpe from 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Cory Sullivan to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Placed OF Clete Thomas on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 4, with a sprained right ankle; Placed RHP Aquilino Lopez on the bereavement list; Purchased the contract of INF Michael Hollimon from Triple-A Toledo; Recalled OF Brent Clevlen from Triple-A Toledo. Houston Astros: Asked waivers on OF Jose Cruz Jr. for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release; purchased the contract of OF Reggie Abercrombie from Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Acquired nonroster INF Juan Rivera and cash from the Dodgers for nonroster INF Angel Berroa. Los Angeles Dodgers: Acquired non-roster INF Angel Berroa from the Royals for non-roster INF Juan Rivera and cash. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Chris Britton on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled right ribcage; Recalled RHP Dan Giese from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. San Diego Padres: Placed INF Tadahito Iguchi on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled INF Craig Stansberry from Triple-A Portland; Reinstated RHP Clay Hensley from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Portland. St. Louis Cardinals: Voided the option of RHP Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis and placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 31, with a bruised right hand; transferred LHP Tyler Johnson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Purchased the contract of RHP Mitchell Boggs from Triple-A Memphis; optioned P Mike Parisi to the Pacific Coast League club. Texas Rangers: Reinstated RHP Vicente Padilla from bereavement list; Designated RHP Sidney Ponson for assignment. 6-7-08: Cleveland Indians: Signed LHP John Halama to a minor league contract. Colorado Rockies: Activated RHP Luis Vizcaino from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Glendon Rusch to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Placed RHP Jeremy Bonderman on the 15-day disabled list due to a blood clot of the axillary vein. Los Angeles Dodgers: Purchased the contract of SS Angel Berroa from Triple-A Las Vegas; designated INF Terry Tiffee for assignment. New York Mets: Activated C Raul Casanova from the bereavement list; Optioned C Robinson Cancel to Triple-A New Orleans. Philadelphia Phillies: Activated OF Jayson Werth from the 15-day disabled list; designated OF Chris Snelling for assignment. Toronto Blue Jays: Reinstated CF Vernon Wells and INF John McDonald from the 15-day disabled list; recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Triple-A Syracuse; placed 2B Aaron Hill on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 30, designated RHP Armando Benitez for assignment; optioned INF Joe Inglett to Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Released OF Rob Mackowiak. 6-8-08: Cleveland Indians: Recalled LHP Jeremy Sowers from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned RHP Brian Slocum to Buffalo. Detroit Tigers: Reinstated LHP Clay Rapada from the 15-day disabled list. Florida Marlins: Optioned C Paul Hoover to Triple-A Albuquerque; purchased the contract of RHP Ryan Tucker from Double-A Carolina. Kansas City Royals: Purchased the contract of RHP Jeff Fulchino from Triple-A Omaha; optioned RHP Joel Peralta to Omaha. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated RHP Andrew Brown from the 15-day disabled list; optioned LHP Dallas Braden to Triple-A Sacramento. Texas Rangers: Recalled INF German Duran from Triple-A Oklahoma; designated RHP Elizardo Ramirez for assignment. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed OF Shannon Stewart on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle sprain; recalled INF Joe Inglett from Triple-A Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Recalled RHP Garrett Mock from Triple-A Columbus. 6-9-08: Cleveland Indians: Recalled INF Josh Barfield from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned INF Asdrubal Cabrera from Triple-A Buffalo. Los Angeles Angels: Placed RHP Chris Bootcheck on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm; Recalled RHP Darren O'Day from Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Optioned SS Chin-lung Hu to Triple-A Las Vegas. Milwaukee Brewers: Placed INF Rickie Weeks on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 7, with a sprained left knee. New York Yankees: Released INF Morgan Ensberg. Texas Rangers: Activated RHP Luis Mendoza from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma. Washington Nationals: Optioned RHP Garrett Mock to Triple-A Columbus; Recalled RHP Tyler Clippard from Triple-A Colombus. 6-10-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed LHP Tom Glavine on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left elbow. Baltimore Orioles: Designated RHP Steve Trachsel for assignment; Selected the contract of INF Oscar Salazar from Triple-A Norfolk; Signed LHP Randy Keisler to a Minor League contract. Cincinnati Reds: Purchased the contract of INF Jolbert Cabrera from Triple-A Louisville; Placed INF Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left thumb; Placed RHP Gary Majewski on the bereavement list; Recalled LHP Danny Herrera from Triple-A Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Activated OF Matt Holliday from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Seth Smith to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Optioned LHP Dontrelle Willis to Single-A Lakeland. Los Angeles Dodgers: Recalled INF Andy LaRoche from Triple-A Las Vegas. Milwaukee Brewers: Recalled INF Hernan Iribarren from Triple-A Nashville. New York Mets: Activated OF Moises Alou and OF/INF Marlon Anderson from the 15-day disabled list; Placed OF Ryan Church on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with post-concussion syndrome; Designated C Raul Casanova for assignment. San Diego Padres: Designated LHP Wil Ledezma for assignment; Recalled LHP Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Adam Wainwright on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 8, with a sprained right middle finger. Washington Nationals: Optioned RHP Tyler Clippard to Triple-A Columbus; Activated INF Ronnie Belliard from the 15-day disabled list. 6-11-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned OF Josh Anderson to Triple-A Richmond; Recalled OF Brandon Jones and LHP Jeff Ridgway from Triple-A Richmond. Detroit Tigers: Activated RHP Aquilino Lopez from the bereavement list. Florida Marlins: Designated OF Jacque Jones for assignment; Recalled INF Robert Andino from Triple-A Albuquerque. Milwaukee Brewers: Released RHP Jeff Weaver. New York Mets: Designated INF Abraham Nunez for assignment; Purchased the contract of OF Chris Aguila from Triple-A New Orleans. Philadelphia Phillies: Released LHP Steve Kline. San Francisco Giants: Sent LHP Erick Threets outright to Triple-A Fresno. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled OF Chris Duncan from Triple-A Memphis. Texas Rangers: Sent RHP Elizardo Ramirez outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. He had been designated for assignment on June 8. Toronto Blue Jays: Sent RHP Armando Benitez outright to Triple-A Syracuse. He had been designated for assignment on June 6. 6-12-08: Chicago Cubs: Placed OF Alfonso Soriano on the 15-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left hand; Optioned RHP Kevin Hart to Triple-A Iowa; Recalled OFs/INFs Micah Hoffpauir and Eric Patterson from Triple-A Iowa; Signed OF Ben Broussard to a Minor League contract. Cleveland Indians: Placed C Victor Martinez on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation; Placed INF Josh Barfield the 15-day disabled list with a finger sprain; Transferred RHP Jake Westbrook from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Purchased the contract of C Yamid Haad and INF Jorge Velandia from Triple-A Buffalo; Acquired C Damaso Espino from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations; Designated RHP Oneli Perez for assignment. Kansas City Royals: Recalled RHP Carlos Rosa from Triple-A Omaha; Designated RHP Brett Tomko for assignment; Traded C Damaso Espino to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for cash considerations. Los Angeles Angels: Optioned INF Brandon Wood to Triple-A Salt Lake. Minnesota Twins: Recalled 3B Brian Buscher from Triple-A Rochester; Sent RHP Juan Rincon outright to Triple-A Rochester. San Diego Padres: Activated RHP Jake Peavy from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Joe Thatcher to Triple-A Portland. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed INF Albert Pujols on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 11, with a strained left calf; Activated RHP Joel Pineiro from the 15-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Purchased the contract of RHP Eric Hurley; Optioned RHP Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma. 6-13-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Traded OF Trot Nixon to the Mets for a player to be named or cash considerations; optioned RHP Max Scherzer to Triple-A Tucson; recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Tuscon. Chicago White Sox: Placed RHP Esteban Loaiza on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 12, with a right shoulder inflammation; Recalled RHP Adam Russell from Triple-A Charlotte. Colorado Rockies: Activated RHP Jason Hirsh from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs; sent OF Cory Sullivan outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Purchased the contract of RHP Eddie Bonine from Triple-A Toledo. Optioned LHP Clay Rapada to Toledo; Sent RHP Jordan Tata outright to Single-A Lakeland. Kansas City Royals: Sent Minor League RHP Henry Arias to the Reds, completing the March 19 trade for Minor League RHP Brad Salmon. Los Angeles Angels: Activated INF Chone Figgins from the 15-day disabled list. New York Mets: Recalled C Robinson Cancel from Triple-A New Orleans; placed OF Moises Alou on the 15-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Optioned INF Shelley Duncan to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Recalled INF Alberto Gonzalez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated OF Ryan Sweeney from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Travis Buck to Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Placed RHP J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list with a hyper-extended right elbow; Recalled RHP Roy Corcoran from Triple-A Tacoma. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Al Reyes on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis; activated RHP Troy Percival from the 15-day disabled list. 6-14-08: Cincinnati Reds: Reinstated RHP Gary Majewski from the bereavement list; optioned LHP Danny Herrera to Triple-A Louisville. Washington Nationals: Placed LHP Odalis Perez on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 4, with left shoulder tendinitis; recalled RHP Tyler Clippard from Triple-A Columbus.
  2. 5-30-08: Chicago White Sox: Acquired non-roster RHP Jim Brower from the Reds for cash. Cleveland Indians: Signed RHP Dan Reichert to a Minor League contract. Colorado Rockies: Purchased the contract of LHP Glendon Rusch from Triple-A Colorado Springs; optioned LHP Josh Newman to Colorado Springs. San Francisco Giants: Placed OF Daniel Ortmeier on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture in his left middle finger and purchased the contract of OF Brian Horwitz from Triple-A Fresno; transferred LHP Noah Lowry from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL. 5-31-08: Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP Clay Buchholz from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago White Sox: Activated INF Juan Uribe from the 15-day disabled list; designated OF Dewayne Wise for assignment. Florida Marlins: Sent RHP Ross Wolf outright to Triple-A Albuquerque. Kansas City Royals: Optioned LHP Neal Musser to Triple-A Omaha; Recalled RHP Kyle Davies from Triple-A Omaha; designated C Brayan Pena for assignment. Minnesota Twins: Designated INF Howie Clark for assignment; Reinstated INF Nick Punto from the 15-day disabled list; designated INF Howie Clark for assignment. San Diego Padres: Placed LHP Shawn Estes on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture in his left thumb; activated RHP Carlos Guevara from the DL. 6-1-08: Cincinnati Reds: Placed RHP Josh Fogg on the 15-day disabled list with lumbar back spasms; recalled RHP Gary Majewski from Triple-A Louisville. Houston Astros: Optioned RHP Jack Cassel to Triple-A Round Rock. New York Yankees: Recalled RHP Scott Patterson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Designated INF Morgan Ensberg for assignment. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned RHP Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis; recalled RHP Mark Worrell from Triple-A Memphis. 6-2-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated John Smoltz from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Phil Stockman to Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Recalled RHP Radhames Liz from Triple-A Norfolk; Designated INF Luis Hernandez for assignment. Cleveland Indians: Recalled RHP Tom Mastny from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned INF Michael Aubrey to Buffalo. Houston Astros: Activated RHP Geoff Geary from 15-day disabled list. New York Mets: Signed OF Raul Gonzalez to a Minor League contract. Philadelphia Phillies: Optioned OF T.J. Bohn to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Activated OF Chris Snelling from the 15-day disabled list. San Diego Padres: Reinstated LHP Justin Hampson from 15-day disabled list; Sent LHP Sean Henn outright to Triple-A Portland. San Francisco Giants: Activated LHP Erick Threets from the 15-day disabled list and designated him for assignment; Signed RHP Scott Munter to a Minor League contract. Texas Rangers: Recalled LHP A.J. Murray from Triple-A Oklahoma; placed RHP Vicente Padilla on the bereavement list. 6-3-08: Boston Red Sox: Placed DH David Ortiz on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 1, with a partial tear of the ECU tendon sheath in his left wrist; Recalled 1B/OF Chris Carter from Triple-A Pawtucket; Recalled RHP Justin Masterson from Triple-A Pawtucket; Optioned 1B/OF Jeff Bailey to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Recalled RHP Kevin Hart from Triple-A Iowa; Optioned INF Micah Hoffpauir to Triple-A Iowa. Cincinnati Reds: Placed LHP Kent Mercker on the 60-day disabled list; Selected the contract of LHP Danny Herrera from Triple-A Louisville. Cleveland Indians: Placed RHP Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 29, with right elbow inflammation; Recalled RHP Jensen Lewis from Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Activated RHP Ryan Speier from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Alberto Arias to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Detroit Tigers: Purchased the contract of LHP Casey Fossum from Triple-A Toledo; Designated RHP Francisco Cruceta for assignment. Florida Marlins: Optioned LHP Taylor Tankersley to Triple-A Albuquerque. New York Mets: Optioned RHP Carlos Muniz to Triple-A New Orleans; Activated RHP Pedro Martinez from the 15-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Recalled RHP Dan Giese from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned RHP Scott Patterson to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Sent LHP Lenny DiNardo outright to Triple-A Sacramento. Washington Nationals: Placed INF Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26, with a small labral tear in his left (non-throwing) shoulder; Recalled INF Kory Casto from Triple-A Columbus. 6-4-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP John Smoltz on the 15-day disabled list. Chicago White Sox: Signed RHP Esteban Loaiza to a one-year contract; Optioned RHP Ehren Wassermann to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Placed INF/OF Ryan Freel on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring; Recalled OF Corey Patterson from Triple-A Louisville. Cleveland Indians: Recalled RHP Brian Slocum from Triple-A Buffalo; Purchased the contract of RHP Rick Bauer from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned RHP Jensen Lewis and RHP Tom Mastny to Triple-A Buffalo. Florida Marlins: Recalled C Paul Hoover from Triple-A Albuquerque. New York Mets: Purchased the contract of C Robinson Cancel from Triple-A New Orleans. New York Yankees: Optioned RHP Dan Giese to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Activated C Jorge Posada from the disabled list. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma; purchased the contract of RHP Elizardo Ramirez from Triple-A Oklahoma; optioned INF Travis Metcalf to Triple-A Oklahoma; placed LHP A.J. Murray on the 15-day disabled list with a left rotator cuff strain. Toronto Blue Jays: LHP Brian Wolfe activated from the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Syracuse.
  3. 5-27-08: Houston Astros: Activated LHP Wandy Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Dave Borkowski for assignment. Pittsburgh Pirates: Activated SS Jack Wilson from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned SS Brian Bixler to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Acquired RHP Cha Seung Baek from the Seattle Mariners for RHP Jared Wells; Sent RHP Justin Germano outright to Triple-A Portland. Seattle Mariners: Acquired RHP Jared Wells from the San Diego Padres for RHP Cha Seung Baek. 5-28-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed OF Matt Diaz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained ligament in his left knee; Activated Rafael Soriano from the 15-day disabled list. Cincinnati Reds: Optioned OF Corey Patterson to Triple-A Louisville; Selected the contract of INF Andy Phillips from Triple-A Louisville; Transferred SS Alex Gonzalez to the 60-day disabled list. Cleveland Indians: Activated RHP Jake Westbrook from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Jorge Julio for assignment. Houston Astros: Signed RHP Jorge Sosa to a Minor League contract. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Ian Kennedy on the 15-day disabled list with bursitis and a strained right back muscle; Recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Seattle Mariners: Optioned RHP Jared Wells to Triple-A Tacoma. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Joel Pineiro on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 21, due to a right groin strain; Recalled RHP Kelvin Jimenez from Triple-A Memphis. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed C Gregg Zaun on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26, with a strained right elbow; Recalled C Curtis Thigpen from Triple-A Syracuse. 5-29-08: Chicago Cubs: Recalled LHP Neal Cotts from Triple-A Iowa; Optioned RHP Jose Ascanio to Triple-A. Chicago White Sox: Reinstated INF Danny Richar from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Optioned RHP Matt Belisle to Triple-A Louisville; Reinstated LHP Kent Mercker from the 15-day disabled list. Detroit Tigers: Optioned OF Matt Joyce to Triple-A Toledo; Recalled OF Clete Thomas from Triple-A Toledo. Houston Astros: Signed LHP Ray King to a Minor League contract; Sent RHP Dave Borkowski outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Placed RHP Leo Nunez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 28, with a right lat strain; Recalled LHP Neal Musser from Triple-A Omaha; Purchased the contract of INF Mike Aviles from Triple-A Omaha; Optioned INF Billy Butler to Triple-A Omaha. Minnesota Twins: Claimed LHP Craig Breslow off waivers from the Cleveland Indians; Transferred LHP Pat Neshek from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Bobby Korecky to Triple-A Rochester. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated 3B Eric Chavez from the 60-day disabled list; Placed DH Frank Thomas on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 28 with right quadriceps tendinitis; Designated OF Jeff Fiorentino for assignment. Pittsburgh Pirates: Recalled RHP Bryan Bullington from Triple-A Indianapolis; Optioned RHP Marino Salas to Triple-A Indianapolis. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Troy Percival on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain; Reinstated INF Willy Aybar from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Ben Zobrist to Triple-A Durham; recalled RHP Grant Balfour from Triple-A. Texas Rangers: Reinstated RHP Kevin Millwood from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled INF Travis Metcalf from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned INF German Duran to Triple-A Oklahoma; Outrighted RHP Franklyn German to Triple-A Oklahoma. 5-30-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed OF Mark Kotsay on the 15-disabled list; Recalled OF Josh Anderson from Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Placed RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 28, with mild right rotator cuff strain and purchased the contract of INF/OF Jeff Bailey from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Sold the contract of Minor League RHP Tom Shearn to the Samsung Lions of the Korean Professional League; Traded Minor League RHP Jim Brower to the Cubs in exchange for cash considerations. Cleveland Indians: Placed DH Travis Hafner on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26 with a right shoulder strain; Activated OF Shin-Soo Choo from the 15-day disabled list. Kansas City Royals: Claimed C Brayan Pena off waivers from the Atlanta Braves; Transferred RHP Luke Hudson to the 60-day disabled list. Los Angeles Angels: Activated 2B Howie Kendrick from the 15-day disabled list and placed 3B Chone Figgins on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 22) with a strained right hamstring. Oakland Athletics: Recalled OF Travis Buck from Triple-A Sacramento; Recalled OF Carlos Gonzalez from Triple-A Sacramento; Selected RHP Brad Ziegler from Triple-A Sacramento; Reinstated RHP Kiko Calero from the 60-day disabled list; Placed RHP Joey Devine on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26, with a right elbow inflammation; Placed INF Mike Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 29, with a left knee inflammation; Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 29, with a left toe contusion; Designated LHP Lenny DiNardo and INF Kevin Melillo for assignment. St. Louis Cardinals: Recalled OF Joe Mather from Triple-A Memphis; Optioned OF Chris Duncan to Memphis. Texas Rangers: Optioned LHP Kason Gabbard to Triple-A Oklahoma; Purchased contract of RHP Robinson Tejada from Triple-A Oklahoma; Activated RHP Dustin Nippert from the 15-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  4. 5-24-08: Cincinnati Reds: Sold the contract of Minor League RHP Justin Lehr to the Doosan Bears of the Korean Professional League. Cleveland Indians: Purchased the contract of RHP Scott Elarton from Triple-A Buffalo; recalled RHP Edward Mujica from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned RHP Jensen Lewis to Triple-A Buffalo; Placed RHP Fausto Carmona on 15-day disabled list with a left hip strain. Colorado Rockies: Placed IF Clint Barmes on the 15-day DL with a right knee sprain; Placed OF Brad Hawpe on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring sprain; Recalled OF Seth Smith and IF Ian Stewart from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Placed OF Brett Carroll on the 15-day disabled list with a separated right shoulder; Recalled INF Robert Andino from Triple-A Albuquerque. Los Angeles Dodgers: Recalled LHP Clayton Kershaw from Double-A Jacksonville; activated RHP Esteban Loaiza from the DL, and designated him for assignment; optioned RHP Yhency Brazoban to Triple-A Las Vegas. Milwaukee Brewers: Optioned OF Tony Gwynn Jr. to Triple-A Nashville; purchased the contract of 3B Russell Branyan from Triple-A Nashville. Minnesota Twins: Recalled INF Matt Macri from Triple-A Rochester. New York Mets: Placed OF Marlon Anderson on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain; Purchased the contract of OF Nick Evans from Double-A Binghamton. Philadelphia Phillies: Placed OF Jayson Werth on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 23, with strained right oblique; recalled OF T.J. Bohn from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Diego Padres: Activated C Michael Barrett from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Colt Morton to Double-A San Antonio. Washington Nationals: Signed IF Pokey Reese to a Minor League contract. He will report to Triple-A Columbus. 5-25-08: Boston Red Sox: Sent RHP Clay Buchholz to Triple-A Pawtucket on rehab assignment. Colorado Rockies: Placed OF Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list; recalled OF Cory Sullivan from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Florida Marlins: Recalled RHP Eulogio De La Cruz from Triple-A Albuquerque; Optioned INF Robert Andino to Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Optioned RHP Fernando Nieve to Triple-A Round Rock; recalled RHP Jack Cassel from Triple-A Round Rock. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed OF Andruw Jones on the 15-day disabled list with torn cartilage in right knee; Purchased the contract of OF/INF Terry Tiffee from Triple-A Las Vegas; Transferred INF Nomar Garciaparra from the 15-day to 60-day disabled list. 5-26-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Reinstated INF Chad Tracy from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Robby Hammock to Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Activated RHP Buddy Carlyle from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Chris Resop for assignment. Florida Marlins: Selected the contract of RHP Joe Nelson from Triple-A Albuquerque; Optioned RHP Eulogio De La Cruz to Triple-A Albuquerque; Transferred OF Alejandro De Aza from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Los Angeles Angels: Activated RHP Dustin Moseley from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Salt Lake. New York Yankees: Activated INF Wilson Betemit from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Alberto Gonzalez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 5-27-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed OF Eric Byrnes on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain; Recalled OF Alex Romero from Triple-A Tucson. Cincinnati Reds: Purchased the contract of OF Jay Bruce from Triple-A Louisville. Cleveland Indians: Signed INF Jorge Velandia to a Minor League contract; Signed RHP Todd Linden to a Minor League contract. Detroit Tigers: Placed Gary Sheffield on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. Milwaukee Brewers: Signed RHP Julian Tavarez; Optioned LHP Zach Jackson to Triple-A Nashville. New York Mets: Placed RHP Matt Wise on the 15-day disabled list with right rotator cuff tendinitis; recalled RHP Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated SS David Eckstein from the 15-day disabled list and optioned INF Hector Luna to Triple-A Syracuse.
  5. I fixed it! I was thinking Mike and actually read it as Mike. LOL. 5-20-08: Cleveland Indians: Sent OF Jason Tyner outright to Triple-A Buffalo. San Francisco Giants: Optioned INF/OF Eugenio Velez to Triple-A Fresno; Recalled INF Travis Denker from Triple-A Fresno. Washington Nationals: Recalled RHP Chris Schroder from Triple-A Columbus. 5-21-08: Boston Red Sox: Purchased the contract of RHP Bartolo Colon from Triple-A Pawtucket; Optioned RHP Justin Masterson to Triple-A Pawtucket. Detroit Tigers: Reinstated LHP Dontrelle Willis from the 15-day disabled list; Placed LHP Clay Rapada on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis. Kansas City Royals: Signed LHP Horacio Ramirez to a Minor League contract. Los Angeles Angels: Placed SS Erick Aybar on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated right pinkie; Activated 3B Chone Figgins from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Matthew Brown to Triple-A Salt Lake; Recalled INF Brandon Wood from Triple-A Salt Lake. New York Mets: Released RHP Jorge Sosa. New York Yankees: Activated RHP Jeff Karstens from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Seattle Mariners: Designated RHP Cha Seung Baek for assignment. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma; Designated RHP Franklyn German. 5-22-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Activated LHP Doug Davis from the 15-day disabled list and designated RHP Brandon Medders for assignment. Minnesota Twins: Placed INF Adam Everett on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain. New York Mets: Placed OF Moises Alou on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf; Purchased the contract of C Raul Casanova. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated OF Chris Denorfia from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento. San Diego Padres: Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Adams from Triple-A Portland; Recalled RHPs Jared Wells and Josh Banks from Triple-A Portland; Recalled C Colt Morton from Double-A San Antonio; Designated RHP Justin Germano for assignment; Optioned LHP Joe Thatcher to Triple-A Portland. Seattle Mariners: Recalled RHP R.A. Dickey from Triple-A Tacoma. Washington Nationals: Placed OF Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list. 5-23-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated C Brayan Pena from the 15-day disabled list and designated him for assignment. Baltimore Orioles: Activated RHP Rocky Cherry from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk. Chicago White Sox: Placed INF Juan Uribe on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 16, with a strained left hamstring; Purchased the contract of OF DeWayne Wise from Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Activated RHP Joe Borowski from the 15-day disabled list; Designated LHP Craig Breslow for assignment. Florida Marlins: Selected the contract of OF Jacque Jones; Optioned IF Robert Andino to Triple-A Albuquerque. Milwaukee Brewers: Recalled RHP Tim Dillard from Triple-A Nashville; Placed RHP Eric Gagne on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to 5/21, with right rotator cuff tendinitis. Washington Nationals: Optioned LHP Matt Chico and RHP Chris Schroder to Triple-A Columbus; Selected the contracts of OF Ryan Langerhans, LHP Charlie Manning and RHP Brian Sanches from Triple-A Columbus; Transferred RHP Ryan Wagner from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.
  6. 5-14-08: Chicago Cubs: Signed OF Jim Edmonds; Optioned OF Felix Pie to Triple-A Iowa. Colorado Rockies: Placed RHP Ryan Speier on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder contusion; Recalled LHP Josh Newman from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Washington Nationals: Recalled RHP Jason Bergmann from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned RHP Chris Schroder to Triple-A Columbus. 5-15-08: Milwaukee Brewers: Placed RHP David Riske on the 15-day disabled list with a hyper-extended right elbow. New York Yankees: Recalled RHP Ian Kennedy from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned LHP Kei Igawa to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. San Francisco Giants: Placed RHP Merkin Valdez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 13, with a right elbow strain; Purchased the contract of LHP Alex Hinshaw from Triple-A Fresno; Transferred INF Kevin Frandsen from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Tampa Bay Rays: Sent INF Andy Cannizaro outright to Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Released INF Ben Broussard. Washington Nationals: Placed INF Nick Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 14, with a torn tendon sheath in his right wrist; Activated INF Dmitri Young from the 15-day disabled list. 5-16-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned LHP Chuck James to Triple-A Richmond; Recalled RHP Phil Stockman from Richmond. Cleveland Indians: Recalled LHP Jeremy Sowers from Triple-A Buffalo; Designated OF Jason Tyner for assignment. Houston Astros: Placed RHP Geoff Geary on 15-day disabled list; recalled RHP Fernando Nieve from Triple-A. Kansas City Royals: Placed C John Buck on the bereavement list; Recalled C Matt Tupman from Triple-A Omaha. Milwaukee Brewers: Recalled LHP Zach Jackson from Triple-A Nashville; Optioned LHP Mitch Stetter to Triple-A Nashville; Purchased the contract of RHP Mark DiFelice from Triple-A Nashville. Minnesota Twins: Placed INF Matt Tolbert on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb. New York Mets: Sent RHP Nelson Figueroa outright to Triple-A New Orleans, he had been designated for assignment on May 13. Oakland Athletics: Recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Sacramento; Placed RHP Santiago Casilla on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his right elbow. San Diego Padres: Returned Rule 5 Draft pick INF Callix Crabbe to the Milwaukee Brewers. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Jason Isringhausen on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand laceration; Purchased RHP Chris Perez from Triple-A Memphis; Transferred RHP Josh Kinney from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Recalled LHP David Purcey from Triple-A Syracuse; Recalled INF Hector Luna from Triple-A Syracuse; Optioned LHP David Purcey to Triple-A; Designated INF Jorge Velandia for assignment. 5-17-08: Cleveland Indians: Recalled INF Michael Aubrey from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned LHP Jeremy Sowers to Buffalo. Minnesota Twins: Purchased the contract of INF Howie Clark from Triple-A Rochester. 5-18-08: Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket; optioned OF Jonathan Van Every to Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Placed INF Daryle Ward on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 14, with a bulging disc in his lower back; Selected the contract of INF Micah Hoffpauir from Triple-A Iowa. Seattle Mariners: Optioned C Jeff Clement to Triple-A Tacoma. 5-19-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Placed RHP Chad Fox on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar neuritis; Recalled RHP Jose Ascanio from Triple-A Iowa. Cleveland Indians: Claimed RHP Oneli Perez off waivers from the Chicago White Sox and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Florida Marlins: Signed OF Jacque Jones to a Minor League contract. Kansas City Royals: Activated C John Buck from the bereavement list; optioned C Matt Tupman to Triple-A Omaha. New York Mets: Signed INF Abraham Nunez to a Minor League contract. Oakland Athletics: Recalled LHP Dallas Braden from Triple-A Sacramento; Placed INF Donnie Murphy on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, retroactive to May 18. Seattle Mariners: Recalled OF Jeremy Reed from Triple-A Tacoma; claimed RHP Tracy Thorpe off waivers from Toronto. Toronto Blue Jays: Recalled OF Jeremy Reed from Triple-A Tacoma; RHP Tracy Thorpe claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners; INF Jorge Velandia declined outright assignment to Triple-A Syracuse to become a free agent. Washington Nationals: Placed INF Ronnie Belliard on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 16, with a left calf strain; Recalled RHP Chris Schroder from Triple-A Columbus. 5-20-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Justin Masterson to Triple-A Pawtucket; Recalled RHP Justin Masterson from Double-A Portland. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed C Gary Bennett on 15-day disabled list; Purchased contract of C Danny Ardoin from Triple-A Las Vegas; Moved RHP Jason Schmidt to 60-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Activated INF Alex Rodriguez from the 15-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 May 14, after undergoing an appendectomy; recalled LHP Lenny DiNardo from Triple-A Sacramento. San Diego Padres: Placed RHP Jake Peavy on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 15, with a strained right elbow; Recalled LHP Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland.
  7. 5-11-08: Baltimore Orioles: Purchased the contract of SS Alex Cintron from Triple-A Norfolk; Optioned RHP Bob McCrory to Triple-A Norfolk. Minnesota Twins: Recalled INF Alexi Casilla from Triple-A Rochester. New York Yankees: Placed INF Wilson Betemit on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring; Recalled INF Alberto Gonzalez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 5-12-08: Boston Red Sox: Activated 1B Sean Casey off the 15-day disabled list and designated RHP Julian Tavarez for assignment. Los Angeles Angels: Optioned INF Brandon Wood and RHP Nick Adenhart to Triple-A Salt Lake; Recalled INF Matthew Brown and RHP Jose Arredondo from Salt Lake. San Diego Padres: Purchased the contract of INF Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Portland; Designated INF Callix Crabbe for assignment. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated INF Ben Zobrist from the 15-day disabled list; Designated INF Andy Cannizaro for assignment. 5-13-08: Detroit Tigers: Released OF Jacque Jones. Los Angeles Angels: Activated RHP John Lackey and INF Maicer Izturis from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Kendry Morales and RHP Darren O'Day to Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed SS Rafael Furcal on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of INF Luis Maza from Triple-A Las Vegas; Transferred INF Tony Abreu from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. New York Mets: Purchased the contracts of RHP Claudio Vargas and INF/OF Fernando Tatis from Triple-A New Orleans; Activated RHP Matt Wise from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHPs Jorge Sosa and Nelson Figueroa for assignment; Placed OF Angel Pagan on the 15-day disabled list, with a left shoulder contusion; Sent C Raul Casanova outright to Triple-A New Orleans. Pittsburgh Pirates: Purchased the contract of RHP Marino Salas from Triple-A Indianapolis; Optioned RHP John Van Benschoten to Triple-A Indianapolis. 5-14-08: Boston Red Sox: Placed RHP Clay Buchholz on the 15-day disabled list with a broken nail on his right middle finger. Recalled outfielder Jonathan Van Every from Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Placed SS Jeff Keppinger on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left kneecap; Recalled IF Paul Janish from Triple-A Louisville. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed C Ryan Doumit on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb fracture; Selected the contract of C Raul Chavez from Triple-A Indianapolis. Tampa Bay Rays: Reinstated RHP Al Reyes from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Scott Dohmann for assignment. Texas Rangers: Reinstated OF Marlon Byrd from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Travis Metcalf to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  8. 5-9-08: Los Angeles Dodgers: Recalled RHP Yhency Brazoban from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Mets: Activated C Ramon Castro from the 15-day disabled list; Designated C Raul Casanova for assignment. New York Yankees: Recalled LHP Kei Igawa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated RHP Keith Foulke from the 15-day disabled list. Philadelphia Phillies: Activated SS Jimmy Rollins from the 15-day disabled list; optioned IF Brad Harman to Double-A Reading. San Diego Padres: Recalled OF Jody Gerut from Triple-A Portland; Requested unconditional release waivers on OF Jim Edmonds; Claimed LHP Sean Henn off waivers from the New York Yankees; Purchased the contract of C Luke Carlin from Triple-A Portland; Optioned C Colt Morton to Double-A San Antonio. San Francisco Giants: Optioned SS Brian Bocock to Triple-A Fresno. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated OF Cliff Floyd from the 15-day DL; designated OF Nathan Haynes for assignment. Texas Rangers: Traded OF Kevin Mench to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations. Toronto Blue Jays: Acquired OF Kevin Mench from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations; Signed OF Brad Wilkerson; Designated LHP Gustave Chacin and INF Sergio Santos for assignment; Optioned INF Joe Inglett to Triple-A Syracuse. 5-10-08: Minnesota Twins: Placed INF Nick Punto on the 15-day disabled list and recalled INF Alexi Casilla from Triple-A Rochester; Placed RHP Pat Neshek on the 15-day disabled list and recalled LHP Glen Perkins from Triple-A Rochester. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated OF Travis Buck from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento. San Diego Padres: Outrighted LHP Glendon Rusch to Triple-A Portland. San Francisco Giants: Activated SS Omar Vizquel from the 15-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed CF Vernon Wells (broken left wrist) and RHP Jeremy Accardo (right forearm strain) on the 15-day disabled list; recalled INF Joe Inglett from Triple-A Syracuse; purchased the contract of RHP Armando Benitez from Triple-A Syracuse; designated RHP Tracy Thorpe for assignment. 5-11-08: Boston Red Sox: Activated INF Alex Cora from 15-day disabled list and optioned INF Jed Lowrie to Triple-A Pawtucket; Traded RHP Bryan Corey to the San Diego Padres in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Cleveland Indians: Purchased the contract of OF Jason Tyner from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned RHP Tom Mastny to Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Purchased the contract of RHP Greg Reynolds from Triple-A Colorado Springs; optioned LHP Mark Redman Triple-A Colorado Springs. Los Angeles Angels: Placed INF Chone Figgins on the 15-day disabled list with a hamstring strain. Recalled INF Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake. Oakland Athletics: Reinstated RHP Rich Harden from the 15-day disabled list and placed OF Chris Denorfia on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 7, with tightness in his lower back. San Diego Padres: Acquired RHP Bryan Corey from the Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; Optioned LHP Joe Thatcher to Triple-A Portland. Tampa Bay Rays: Reinstated RHP Gary Glover from the 15-day disabled list; optioned LHP Kurt Birkins to Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Placed RHP Kevin Millwood on the 15-day DL; purchased the contract of RHP Doug Mathis from Triple-A Oklahoma; outrighted RHP Kazuo Fukumori from 40-man roster. Washington Nationals: Optioned LHP Mike O'Connor to Triple-A Columbus; Recalled RHP Chris Schroder from Columbus.
  9. I recieved mine in the mail a few days ago. I took it right out of the package and put it on and haven't taken it off since! They are extremely nice and I love it! Thank you again Angela for thinking of all of us.
  10. 5-5-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed INF Martin Prado on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb. Chicago White Sox: Optioned RHP Adam Russell to Triple-A Charlotte. Cincinnati Reds: Activated RHP David Weathers from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Bill Bray to Triple-A Louisville. Colorado Rockies: Sent RHP Jose Capellan outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs, he refused the assignment and is a free agent. Seattle Mariners: Traded IF/OF Greg Norton to the Atlanta Braves for a player to be named or cash considerations. 5-6-08: Chicago Cubs: Signed RHP Hector Carrasco to a Minor League contract. Chicago White Sox: Reinstated INF/OF Alexei Ramirez from the restricted list. Cleveland Indians: Recalled OF Ben Francisco from Triple-A; Designated OF Jason Michaels for assignment; Signed OF Bronson Sardinha to a Minor League contract. Colorado Rockies: Optioned LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Purchased the contract of RHP Alberto Arias from Triple-A Colorado Springs. New York Yankees: Activated INF Wilson Betemit from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Alberto Gonzalez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 5-7-08: Colorado Rockies: Signed LHP Aaron Fultz to a Minor League contract. Minnesota Twins: Placed RHP Scott Baker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 4, with a right groin strain. San Francisco Giants: Optioned RHP Brad Hennessey to Triple-A Fresno; Recalled RHP Billy Sadler from Triple-A Fresno. Tampa Bay Rays: Signed RHP Colter Bean to a Minor League contract. Texas Rangers: Sent INF Jason Botts outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned OF Adam Lind to Triple-A Syracuse; Purchased the contract of INF Jorge Velandia. 5-8-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated INF Omar Infante from the 15-day disabled list; Placed C Brayan Pena on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 5, with a with a back sprain. Baltimore Orioles: Reinstated INF/OF Freddie Bynum from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Eider Torres to Triple-A Norfolk. Cleveland Indians: Sent OF Jason Michaels and cash considerations to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a player to be named. Minnesota Twins: Reinstated RHP Kevin Slowey from the 15-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Optioned LHP Dallas Braden to Triple-A Sacramento. Pittsburgh Pirates: Acquired OF Jason Michaels and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for a player to be named; Optioned OF Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Placed RHP Kevin Cameron on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 7 with a first-degree right elbow sprain; Purchased the contract of LHP Shawn Estes from Triple-A Portland. Texas Rangers: Activated LHP Kason Gabbard and INF Travis Metcalf from 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP A.J. Murray to Triple-A Oklahoma; Designated 1B Ben Broussard for assignment. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed SS David Eckstein, retroactive to May 7, with a strained right hip; Placed SS John McDonald on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 7, with a sprained right ankle; Recalled INF Joe Inglett from Triple-A Syracuse. 5-9-08: Chicago Cubs: Activated LHP Scott Eyre from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Sean Marshall to Triple-A Iowa. Cincinnati Reds: Placed LHP Kent Mercker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 6, with lower back pain; Recalled LHP Bill Bray from Triple-A Louisville. Milwaukee Brewers: Outrighted RHP Derrick Turnbow to Triple-A Nashville. Washington Nationals: Placed C Paul Lo Duca on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand; Placed C Johnny Estrada on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar neuritis in his right elbow; Recalled C Jesus Flores from Triple-A Columbus; Reinstated OF Elijah Dukes from the 15-day disabled list.
  11. 5-3-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned SS Brent Lillibridge to Triple-A Richmond; Recalled LHP Jo-Jo Reyes from Triple-A Richmond. 5-4-08: Los Angeles Angels: Placed RHP Dustin Moseley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 2, with right forearm stiffness; Recalled INF Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake. New York Yankees: Optioned RHP Ian Kennedy to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and purchased the contract of RHP Darrell Rasner from Triple-A; transferred RHP Brian Bruney from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL. Pittsburgh Pirates: Purchased the contract of LHP Sean Burnett from Triple-A Indianapolis; Designated RHP Evan Meek for assignment. St. Louis Cardinals: Sent RHP Anthony Reyes down to Triple-A Memphis; recalled RHP Mike Parisi. 5-5-08: Atlanta Braves: Acquired 1B Greg Norton from the Mariners for a player to be named or cash, he had been designated for assignment on April 30; Transferred RHP Peter Moylan from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Boston Red Sox: Placed OF Brandon Moss on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 3, and recalled RHP Craig Hansen from Triple-A Pawtucket. Detroit Tigers: Designated OF Jacque Jones for assignment; Purchased the contract of OF Matt Joyce from Triple-A Toledo.
  12. 5-2-08: Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Gary Glover on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 26, with right shoulder tendinitis; recalled OF Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham. 5-3-08: Chicago Cubs: Recalled RHP Sean Gallagher from Triple-A Iowa; optioned LHP Rich Hill to Iowa. Colorado Rockies: Placed shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 30, with a left quadriceps tendon tear; selected LHP Jorge De La Rosa to the 25-man roster. Detroit Tigers: Placed RHP Denny Bautista on the 15-day disabled list with shoulder soreness; purchased the contract of RHP Freddy Dolsi from Double-A Erie. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reinstated 3B Andy LaRoche from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Tampa Bay Rays: Activated LHP Scott Kazmir from the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Justin Ruggiano to Triple-A Durham.
  13. 4-29-08: Baltimore Orioles: Recalled LHP Garrett Olson and RHP Bob McCrory from Triple-A Norfolk; Optioned SS Brandon Fahey to Triple-A Norfolk; Designated RHP Greg Aquino for assignment. Cincinnati Reds: Released INF Juan Castro. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled INF Mark Brown from Triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned C Bobby Wilson to Salt Lake. Milwaukee Brewers: Reinstated OF Mike Cameron from the restricted list. New York Mets: Sent OF Brady Clark outright to Triple-A New Orleans. Pittsburgh Pirates: Released RHP Olivo Astacio. Washington Nationals: LHP Ray King refused the assignment to Triple-A Columbus and is now a free agent. 4-30-08: Colorado Rockies: Optioned LHP Franklin Morales to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Recalled INF Omar Quintanilla from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Sent INF Jayson Nix outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Placed RHP Kip Wells on the 15-day disabled list with a blood clot in his right hand; Recalled INF Jonathan Herrera from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Acquired LHP Jorge De La Rosa from the Kansas City Royals; Acquired RHP Jason Grilli from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for RHP Zach Simons; Designated RHP Jose Capellan for assignment. Detroit Tigers: Acquired RHP Zach Simons from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for RHP Jason Grilli. Houston Astros: Optioned RHP Jack Cassel to Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Traded LHP Jorge De La Rosa and cash to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for a player to be named. Minnesota Twins: Optioned INF Brian Buscher to Triple-A Rochester. New York Yankees: Placed INF Alex Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list with a Grade 2 strain of his right quadriceps, retroactive to April 29; Placed RHP Phil Hughes on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique; Reinstated LHP Sean Henn from the disabled list and designated him for assignment; Recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Signed C Chad Moeller to a Major League contract; Optioned C Chris Stewart to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Pittsburgh Pirates: RHP Matt Morris announced his retirement. San Francisco Giants: C Eliezer Alfonzo suspended for fifty games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Seattle Mariners: Recalled C Jeff Clement and OF Wladimir Balentien from Triple-A Tacoma; Designated INF Greg Norton and OF Brad Wilkerson for assignment. 5-1-08: Atlanta Braves: Sent RHP Zach Schreiber outright to Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Sent RHP Greg Aquino outright to Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Sent RHP Bryan Corey outright to Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago Cubs: Activated OF Alfonso Soriano from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Matt Murton to Triple-A Iowa. Detroit Tigers: Reinstated RHP Francisco Cruceta from the restricted list. Los Angeles Angels: Purchased the contract of RHP Nick Adenhart from Triple-A Salt Lake; Placed INF Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 28, with a strained lower back; Transferred RHP Kelvim Escobar from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Recalled OF Reggie Willits from Triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned INF Matthew Brown to Triple-A Salt Lake. 5-2-08: Baltimore Orioles: Placed RHP Randor Bierd on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 30, with a right shoulder impingement; Selected the contract of RHP Lance Cormier from Triple-A Norfolk. Chicago Cubs: Purchased the contract of RHP Chad Fox from Double-A Tennessee; Optioned RHP Kevin Hart to Triple-A Iowa; Outrighted RHP Juan Mateo to Single-A Daytona. Chicago White Sox: Placed INF/OF Alexei Ramirez on the restricted list; Recalled RHP Adam Russell from Triple-A Charlotte. Colorado Rockies: Designated RHP Jose Capellan for assignment; Agreed to terms with INF Juan Castro on a Minor League contract. Florida Marlins: Placed OF Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled OF Brett Carroll from Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Activated INF Ty Wigginton from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Jack Cassel to Triple-A Round Rock. Milwaukee Brewers: Designated RHP Derrick Turnbow for assignment; Recalled OF Joe Dillon from Triple-A Nashville. New York Yankees: Recalled RHP Jose Veras from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Texas Rangers: Placed RHP Jason Jennings on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 1, with a strained right elbow; recalled LHP A.J. Murray from Triple-A Oklahoma. Washington Nationals: Placed RHP Chad Cordero on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 30, with a tear in the right latissimus dorsi muscle; Reinstated C Paul Lo Duca from the 15-day disabled list.
  14. 4-28-08: Houston Astros: Sent INF Tomas Perez outright to Triple-A Round Rock. 4-29-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP John Smoltz on the 15-day disabled list with a severely inflamed bicep tendon and inflammation of the rotator cuff in his right shoulder; Activated LHP Tom Glavine from the 15-day disabled list. Boston Red Sox: Activated 3B Mike Lowell from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Bryan Corey for assignment. Kansas City Royals: Released RHP Hideo Nomo. New York Yankees: Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Recalled RHP Edwar Ramirez from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Philadelphia Phillies: Activated OF Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF T.J. Bohn to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Claimed INF Oscar Robles off waivers from San Diego and assigned him to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Diego Padres: Sent RHP Mauro Zarate outright to Triple-A Portland. Texas Rangers: Designated INF Jason Botts for assignment; Purchased the contract of 1B Chris Shelton from Triple-A Oklahoma; Placed 3B Hank Blalock on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 26, with a torn left hamstring; Recalled OF Brandon Boggs from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  15. 4-24-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned LHP Chuck James to Triple-A Richmond. Houston Astros: Designated OF Tomas Perez for assignment; Recalled RHP Jack Cassel from Triple-A Round Rock. New York Mets: Purchased the contract of C Gustavo Molina from Triple-A New Orleans; Designated OF Brady Clark for assignment. 4-25-08: Baltimore Orioles: Placed LHP Adam Loewen on the 15-day disabled list; Selected INF Eider Torres from Triple-A Norfolk. Boston Red Sox: Purchased the contract of RHP Bryan Corey from Triple-A Pawtucket; Assigned INF Joe Thurston outright to Triple-A Pawtucket. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled RHP Jose Arredondo and RHP Rich Thompson from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned 1B Kendry Morales and INF Sean Rodriguez to Salt Lake. Los Angeles Dodgers: Optioned INF Blake DeWitt to Triple-A Las Vegas; Recalled RHP Cory Wade from Double-A Jacksonville. Minnesota Twins: Activated OF Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Bobby Korecky from Triple-A Rochester; Optioned LHP Francisco Liriano to Triple-A Rochester. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Brian Bruney on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Designated C Chad Moeller for assignment; Recalled RHP Jonathan Albaladejo from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Outrighted RHP Kirk Saarloos to Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Agreed to terms with C Kenji Johjima on a three-year contract extension. 4-26-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned RHP Phil Stockman to Triple-A Richmond; Purchased the contract of SS Brent Lillibridge from Triple-A Richmond; Designated RHP Zach Schreiber for assignment. Boston Red Sox: Placed 1B Sean Casey on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled 1B-OF Brandon Moss from Triple-A Pawtucket. Chicago White Sox: Optioned RHP Mike MacDougal to Triple-a Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Recalled LHP Jeremy Sowers from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned OF Ben Francisco to Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Designated IF Jayson Nix for assignment; purchased the contract of RHP Jose Capellan from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed IF Nomar Garciaparra on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf; recalled IF Blake DeWitt from Triple-A Las Vegas. New York Yankees: Recalled INF/OF Shelley Duncan from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned LHP Billy Traber to Scranton/Wilkes Barre. Oakland Athletics: Activated RHP Justin Duchscherer from the 15-day disabled list; optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo to Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Activated LHP Erik Bedard from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Roy Corcoran to Triple-A Tacoma. Tampa Bay Rays: Selected INF Andy Cannizaro from Triple-A Durham; optioned INF Elliot Johnson to Durham. Texas Rangers: Purchased the contract of RHP Sidney Ponson from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Kazuo Fukumori to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Recalled OF Adam Lind from Triple-A Syracuse; Optioned INF Joe Inglett to Triple-A Syracuse. 4-27-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Recalled RHP Max Scherzer from Triple-A Tuscon; Optioned RHP Yusmeiro Petit to Triple-A Tuscon. Chicago White Sox: Recalled RHP Ehren Wassermann from Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Recalled OF Brad Snyder from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned LHP Jeremy Sowers to Buffalo. Milwaukee Brewers: Optioned RHP Dave Bush to Triple-A Nashville. Pittsburgh Pirates: Released RHP Matt Morris; recalled RHP recalled John Van Benschoten from Triple-A Indianapolis. 4-28-08: Cincinnati Reds: Recalled LHP Bill Bray from Triple-A Louisville; Optioned RHP Todd Coffey to Triple-A Louisville. Cleveland Indians: Recalled LHP Aaron Laffey from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned OF Brad Snyder to Triple-A Buffalo. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled INF Brandon Wood and C Bobby Wilson from Triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned RHPs Jose Arredondo and Rich Thompson to Salt Lake. New York Yankees: Placed C Jorge Posada on the 15-day disabled list; Purchased the contract of C Chris Stewart from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Brad Thompson on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, retroactive to April 23.
  16. Where are you talking about?! Sorry I haven't posted transactions in a few days. I've had company in from out of town and been busy! 4-15-08: Detroit Tigers: Recalled RHP Armando Galarraga from Triple-A Toledo; Designated RHP Francis Beltran for assignment. 4-16-08: Boston Red Sox: Purchased the contract of 2B Joe Thurston from Triple-A Pawtucket; Placed IF Alex Cora on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 10, with a right elbow sprain. Chicago Cubs: Placed OF Alfonso Soriano on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf; Called up INF/OF Eric Patterson from Triple-A Iowa. Los Angeles Angels: Purchased the contract of RHP Alex Serrano from Triple-A Salt Lake; optioned OF Reggie Willits to Triple-A Salt Lake. Oakland Athletics: Returned Rule 5 Draft pick RHP Fernando Hernandez to the Chicago White Sox. San Francisco Giants: Activated RHP Vinnie Chulk from the 15-day disabled list; optioned Keiichi Yabu to Triple-A Fresno. Seattle Mariners: Recalled RHP Brandon Morrow from Double-A West Tennessee; Re-signed OF Charlton Jimerson to a Minor League contract, he had been designated for assignment on April 10. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed RHP Al Reyes on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15, with an impingement in his right shoulder; Activated LHP Kurt Birkins from the 15-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Returned Rule 5 pick RHP Randy Wells to the Cubs, he had been designated for assignment on April 9. Washington Nationals: Purchased the contract of C Wil Nieves from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned RHP Chris Schroder to Triple-A Columbus. 4-17-08: Boston Red Sox: Sent RHP Bryan Corey outright to Triple-A Pawtucket, he had been designated for assignment on April 10. Corey refused the assignment and is a free agent. Detroit Tigers: Sent RHP Yorman Bazardo outright to Triple-A Toledo, he had been designated for assignment on April 11. Kansas City Royals: Placed LHP John Bale on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 16, with left shoulder fatigue and recalled RHP Joel Peralta from Triple-A Omaha. Milwaukee Brewers: Optioned OF Hernan Iribarren to Triple-A Nashville; Recalled LHP Mitch Stetter from Triple-A Nashville. Texas Rangers: Purchased the contract of IF German Duran from Triple-A Oklahoma; Placed OF Marlon Byrd on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left knee; Recalled RHP Thomas Diamond from Double-A Frisco and placed him on the 60-day disabled list recovering from March 2007 Tommy John surgery. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed RHP Brian Wolfe on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right triceps; Recalled LHP David Purcey from Triple-A Syracuse. 4-18-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed LHP Tom Glavine on the 15-day disabled list. Chicago White Sox: Activated OF Jerry Owens from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte. Detroit Tigers: Sent RHP Francis Beltran outright to Triple-A Toledo, he had been designated for assignment on April 15. Florida Marlins: Placed RHP Lee Gardner on 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. Selected the contract of RHP Doug Waechter from Triple-A Albuquerque. Transferred RHP Sergio Mitre to the 60-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Activated second baseman Kazuo Matsui from the 15-day disabled list; designated catcher Humberto Quintero for assignment. Los Angeles Angels: Placed 2B Howard Kendrick on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 14, with a strained left hamstring; recalled INF Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake. New York Yankees: Optioned RHP Jonathan Albaladejo to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; recalled RHP Edwar Ramirez from Triple-A. Tampa Bay Rays: Claimed 1B Dan Johnson off waivers from the Athletics, he had been designated for assignment on April 9; Designated RHP Calvin Medlock for assignment. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned LHP David Purcey to Triple-A Syracuse; Designated RHP Josh Banks for assignment; Purchased the contract of RHP Shawn Camp from Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Placed C Paul Lo Duca on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 14, with a bruised right hand. 4-19-08: Atlanta Braves: Recalled LHP Chuck James from Triple-A Richmond. Chicago Cubs: Recalled OF Matt Murton from Triple-A Iowa and optioned INF Eric Patterson to Iowa. Los Angeles Angels: Activated RHP Chris Bootcheck from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Alex Serrano to Triple-A Salt Lake. Minnesota Twins: Placed SS Adam Everett on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15, with a right shoulder strain and recalled INF Brian Buscher from Triple-A Rochester. New York Yankees: Activated RHP Joba Chamberlain from the Major League bereavement list; optioned RHP Edwar Ramirez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. San Francisco Giants: Placed LHP Erick Threets on the 15-day disabled list with a right intercostal strain, recalled RHP Keiichi Yabu from Triple-A Fresno and designated OF Rajai Davis for assignment. Washington Nationals: Activated RHP Shawn Hill from the 15-day disabled list. 4-20-08: Cincinnati Reds: Placed RHP David Weathers on the 15-day disabled list with ulnar nerve irritation in his right elbow. Houston Astros: Placed LHP Wandy Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list with a groin injury; purchased the contract of LHP Tim Byrdak from Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Designated RHP Hideo Nomo for assignment; recalled RHP Luke Hochevar from Triple-A Omaha. Los Angeles Angels: Recalled 1B Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned RHP Jason Bulger to Triple-A Salt Lake. Milwaukee Brewers: Activated RHP Yovani Gallardo from the 15-day disabled list; optioned utility man Joe Dillon to Triple-A Nashville. Oakland Athletics: Placed RHP Keith Foulke on the disabled list with neck stiffness retroactive to April 11. San Francisco Giants: Purchased the contract of IF Emmanuel Burriss from Triple-A Fresno. Tampa Bay Rays: Optioned RHP Jeff Niemann to Triple-A Durham and added INF Dan Johnson to roster. Toronto Blue Jays: Released DH Frank Thomas; Recalled C Robinzon Diaz from Triple-A Syracuse. 4-21-08: Cincinnati Reds: Activated RHP Matt Belisle from the 15-day disabled list; Designated INF Juan Castro for assignment; Purchased the contract of INF Jerry Hairston Jr. from Triple-A Louisville. Detroit Tigers: Activated RHP Jordan Tata from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Single-A Lakeland. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated RHP Russ Springer from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned 3B/OF Rico Washington to Triple-A Memphis. 4-22-08: Boston Red Sox: Recalled RHP David Pauley from Triple-A Pawtucket and designated INF/OF Joe Thurston for assignment. Cleveland Indians: Placed RHP Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 20th, with a left intercostal strain; Recalled OF Ben Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo. Colorado Rockies: Placed LHP Micah Bowie on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left forearm; recalled LHP Josh Newman from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Milwaukee Brewers: Traded OF Gabe Gross to the Rays in exchange for RHP Josh Butler. Oakland Athletics: Recalled LHP Dallas Braden from Triple-A Sacramento. Seattle Mariners: Activated RHP J.J. Putz from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP R.A. Dickey to Triple-A Tacoma. Tampa Bay Rays: Acquired OF Gabe Gross from the Brewers in exchange for RHP Josh Butler; Activated C Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list; Designated C Mike DiFelice for assignment. Texas Rangers: Placed RHP Dustin Nippert on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right foot; Recalled RHP Frank Francisco from Triple-A Oklahoma. 4-23-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Activated C Miguel Montero from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson. Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP RHP David Pauley to Triple-A Pawtucket and recalled RHP Craig Hansen; Optioned RHP Craig Hansen to Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Reinstated C David Ross from the 15-day disabled list; Placed OF Norris Hopper on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 19, with right elbow inflammation. Detroit Tigers: Activated OF Curtis Granderson from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Clete Thomas to Triple-A Toledo. Houston Astros: Called up RHP Jack Cassel from Triple-A Round Rock; designated INF Tomas Perez for assignment; Sent C Humberto Quintero outright to Triple-A Round Rock, he had been designated for assignment on April 18. Milwaukee Brewers: Activated OF Tony Gwynn from the 15-day disabled list. Oakland Athletics: Claimed OF Rajai Davis off waivers from the San Francisco Giants; Designated RHP Kirk Saarloos for assignment. San Diego Padres: Claimed RHP Josh Banks off waivers from the Blue Jays and optioned him to Triple-A Portland, he had been designated for assignment on April 18. San Francisco Giants: OF Rajai Davis claimed off waivers by Oakland. St. Louis Cardinals: Activated INF Brendan Ryan from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Brad Thompson to Triple-A Memphis. Tampa Bay Rays: Designated INF Dan Johnson for assignment. 4-24-08: Boston Red Sox: Optioned RHP Justin Masterson to Double-A Portland following Thursday's game; Purchased the contract of RHP Justin Masterson from Double-A Portland. Cleveland Indians: Sent RHP Sean Smith to the Colorado Rockies to complete the December 8, 2007 trade for INF Jamey Carroll. Colorado Rockies: Received RHP Sean Smith from the Cleveland Indians to complete the December 8, 2007 trade for INF Jamey Carroll. Minnesota Twins: Reinstated OF Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Denard Span to Triple-A Rochester. Oakland Athletics: Agreed to terms with DH Frank Thomas; Placed OF Travis Buck on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 19 with shin splints; Transferred INF Eric Chavez to the 60-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Placed LHP Kason Gabbard on the 15-day disabled list with a sore back; Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma; Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Double-A Frisco and RHP Kazuo Fukumori from Triple-A Oklahoma. Washington Nationals: Optioned LHP Ray King to Columbus of the Triple-A International League; Selected the contract of LHP Mike O'Connor from Columbus.
  17. 4-11-08: Houston Astros: Placed INF Ty Wigginton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 6, with a fractured left thumb. Toronto Blue Jays: Optioned OF Buck Coats to Triple-A Syracuse; recalled INF Joe Inglett from Syracuse. 4-12-08: Baltimore Orioles: Recalled RHP Jim Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk; optioned INF Scott Moore to Triple-A Durham. Detroit Tigers: Placed LHP Dontrelle Willis on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled OF John Bowker from Triple-A Toledo. Houston Astros: Purchased the contract of IF David Newhan from Triple-A Round Rock. Minnesota Twins: Recalled LHP Francisco Liriano from Triple-A Rochester. Philadelphia Phillies: Placed OF Shane Victorino on 15-day disabled list with a strained right calf; recalled OF Chris Snelling from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. San Francisco Giants: Optioned OF Clay Timpner to Triple-A Fresno; recalled OF John Bowker from Fresno. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed 3B Willy Aybar on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 10, with a left hamstring strain; Recalled 3B Evan Longoria from Triple-A Durham; Optioned RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to Durham. Texas Rangers: Placed LHP Eddie Guardado on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 5, with left shoulder soreness. Activated RHP Luis Mendoza from the disabled list. Washington Nationals: Optioned RHP Jason Bergmann to Triple-A Columbus; activated RHP Chad Cordero from the 15-day disabled list. 4-13-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson. Tampa Bay Rays: Recalled RHP Jeff Niemann from Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Double-A Frisco; optioned RHP Kazuo Fukumori to Triple-A Oklahoma. 4-14-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day disabled list. Boston Red Sox: Sent RHP Kyle Snyder outright to Triple-A Pawtucket, he had been designated for assignment on April 6. Houston Astros: Purchase the contract of C Humberto Quintero from Triple-A Round Rock; Designated IF David Newhan for assignment. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Joba Chamberlain on Major League bereavement list; placed INF Wilson Betemit on 15-day disabled list (conjunctivitis); recalled C Chad Moeller and RHP Jonathan Albaladejo from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Oakland Athletics: Purchased the contract of RHP Kirk Saarloos from Triple-A Sacramento; Designated Rule 5 pick RHP Fernando Hernandez for assignment. Seattle Mariners: Selected the contract of LHP Arthur Rhodes from Double-A West Tennessee; Recalled RHP R.A. Dickey from Triple-A Tacoma; Placed OF Mike Morse on 15-day disabled list with a dislocated left shoulder; Optioned LHP Eric O'Flaherty to Double-A West Tennesee. Texas Rangers: Recalled RHP Wes Littleton from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Double-A Frisco. 4-15-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP Peter Moylan on the 15-day DL; recalled RHP Buddy Carlyle from Triple-A Richmond. Milwaukee Brewers: Reached an agreement with RHP Jeff Weaver on a Minor League contract. San Diego Padres: Outrighted RHP Enrique Gonzalez to Triple-A Portland and recalled RHP Kevin Cameron. Seattle Mariners: Placed LHP Erik Bedard on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 9, with inflammation in his left hip. Toronto Blue Jays: Activated LHP B.J. Ryan from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Brandon League to Triple-A Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Optioned C Jesus Flores to Triple-A Columbus; recalled OF Wily Mo Pena from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list.
  18. 4-9-08: Florida Marlins: Activated OF Jeremy Hermida from the 15-day disabled list. Houston Astros: Sent C Humberto Quintero outright to Triple-A Round Rock. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed OF Cliff FLoyd to the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 7, with torn cartilage in his right knee; Recalled OF Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham. Texas Rangers: Sent RHP Robinson Tejeda outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. Toronto Blue Jays: Designated RHP Randy Wells for assignment; Purchased the contract of LHP Jesse Carlson from Triple-A Syracuse. Washington Nationals: Placed INF Dmitri Young on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained lower back; Activated C Johnny Estrada from the disabled list. 4-10-08: Atlanta Braves: Optioned LHP Chuck James to Triple-A Richmond; purchased contract of RHP Jorge Campillo from Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Placed 3B Mike Lowell on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb; Purchased the contract of IF Jed Lowrie from Triple-A Pawtucket. Florida Marlins: Optioned C Paul Hoover to Triple-A Albuquerque; Activated C Mike Rabelo from the 15-day disabled list. New York Mets: Signed RHP Claudio Vargas to a Minor League contract. Oakland Athletics: Placed Rich Harden on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 3; Selected RHP Joey Devine from Triple-A Sacramento. 4-11-08: Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP Mike Timlin from the 15-day disabled list and designated RHP Bryan Corey for assignment. Detroit Tigers: Recalled LHP Clay Rapada from Triple-A Toledo; Designated RHP Yorman Bazardo for assignment. Seattle Mariners: Recalled OF Greg Norton from Triple-A Tacoma; OF Charlton Jimerson for assignment.
  19. 4-8-08: Boston Red Sox: Acquired RHP Eric Hull from the Los Angeles Dodgers for SS Christian Lara and cash; Optioned RHP Eric Hull to Triple-A Pawtucket. Cincinnati Reds: Released LHP Mike Stanton. Los Angeles Dodgers: Sent INF Angel Chavez outright to Triple-A Las Vegas; Sent RHP Eric Hull to the Boston Red Sox for SS Christian Lara and cash. New York Mets: Placed RHP Matt Wise on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 2, with right forearm stiffness; Recalled RHP Carlos Muniz from Triple-A New Orleans. 4-9-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed LHP Doug Davis on 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Jailen Peguero from Triple-A Tucson. Atlanta Braves: Activated LHP Chuck James from the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Rafael Soriano on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 7, with right elbow tendinitis. Chicago Cubs: Recalled LHP Sean Marshall from Triple-A Iowa; Optioned LHP Carmen Pignatiello to Triple-A Iowa. Florida Marlins: Outrighted INF Jason Wood to Triple-A Albuquerque. Milwaukee Brewers: Placed OF Tony Gwynn on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4, with a strained left hamstring; recalled INF Hernan Iribarren from Triple-A Nashville; recalled RHP Yovani Gallardo from his rehab assignment. He remains on the 15-day disabled list. New York Yankees: Optioned 1B/DH Shelley Duncan to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; recalled SS Alberto Gonzalez from Triple-A. Oakland Athletics: Selected LHP Greg Smith from Triple-A Sacramento; Designated INF Dan Johnson for assignment. Tampa Bay Rays: Place RHP Matt Garza on the 15-day disabled list with radial nerve irritation in his right arm; Recalled RHP Jae Kuk Ryu.
  20. 4-8-08: Florida Marlins: Optioned OF Brett Carroll to Triple-A Albuquerque. Oakland Athletics: Activated RHP Chad Gaudin from the 15-day disabled list; placed RHP Justin Duchscherer on the 15-day disabled list. Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed INF/OF Craig Wilson to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis. San Diego Padres: Placed C Michael Barrett on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ligament in his right elbow and recalled C Colt Morton from Double-A San Antonio. San Francisco Giants: Placed OF Dave Roberts on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left knee and recalled OF Clay Timpner from Triple-A Fresno. Washington Nationals: Placed INF Dmitri Young on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained lower back; activated C Johnny Estrada from the disabled list.
  21. 4-5-08: Colorado Rockies: Placed RHP Luis Vizcaino on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4, with a strained right shoulder; Recalled RHP Ryan Speier from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Los Angeles Angels: Activated RHP Scot Shields from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Rich Thompson to Triple-A Salt Lake. 4-6-08: Atlanta Braves: Activated RHP John Smoltz from the 15-day disabled list; optioned LHP Jo-Jo Reyes to Triple-A Richmond. Boston Red Sox: Activated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Kyle Snyder for assignment. Florida Marlins: Optioned RHP Rick VandenHurk to Double-A Carolina. Houston Astros: Signed C Josh Paul to a Minor League contract and assign him to Triple-A Round Rock. Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed SS Jack Wilson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 4; recalled IF Brian Bixler from Triple-A Indianapolis. 4-7-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Acquired LHP Jon Coutlangus from the Reds for OF Daniel Perales; optioned Coutlangus to Triple-A Tucson. Cincinnati Reds: Acquired from the Diamondbacks Minor League OF Daniel Perales in exchange for LHP Jon Coutlangus. Florida Marlins: Purchased the contract of RHP Burke Badenhop from Double-A Carolina; Transferred RHP Harvey Garcia from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  22. 4-2-08: Kansas City Royals: LHP Jorge De La Rosa cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Omaha. New York Mets: Sent RHP Brian Stokes outright to Triple-A New Orleans. Tampa Bay Rays: Sent RHP Grant Balfour outright to Triple-A Durham. 4-3-08: Atlanta Braves: Placed Mike Hampton on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left pectoral muscle; Recalled LHP Jo-Jo Reyes from Triple-A Richmond. Kansas City Royals: Assigned RHP Hideo Nomo to Advanced Rookie League Idaho Falls. Los Angeles Dodgers: Purchased the contract of RHP Chan Ho Park from Triple-A Las Vegas and designated INF Angel Chavez for assignment. Texas Rangers: Sent OF Nelson Cruz outright to Triple-A Oklahoma. 4-4-08: Minnesota Twins: Placed OF Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated right index finger; recalled OF Denard Span from Triple-A Rochester. Tampa Bay Rays: Placed C Dioner Navarro on the 15-day disabled list; selected the contract of C Mike DiFelice from Triple-A Durham; placed RHP Juan Salas on the restricted list to make room for DiFelice on the 40-man roster. Washington Nationals: Placed RHP Chad Cordero on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis; Recalled LHP John Lannan from Triple-A Columbus. 4-5-08: Detroit Tigers: Optioned OF Ryan Raburn to Triple-A Toledo; recalled RHP Francis Beltran from Toledo. Florida Marlins: Acquired Wes Helms and cash from the Phillies in exchange for a player to be named later or cash; designated Jason Wood for assignment. Kansas City Royals: Optioned C Matt Tupman to Triple-A Omaha; reinstated C Miguel Olivo from the suspended list; purchased the contract of RHP Hideo Nomo from Advanced Rookie level Idaho Falls. New York Yankees: Activated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Jonathan Albaladejo to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Philadelphia Phillies: Activated RHP Brad Lidge from 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Tim Lahey for assignment. San Diego Padres: Activated OF Jim Edmonds from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Jody Gerut to Triple-A Portland. St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RHP Russ Springer on 15-day disabled list with an inflamed ulnar nerve; Recalled RHP Kelvin Jimenez from Triple-A Memphis.
  23. I've decided to just keep this thread going! I know many of you enjoy it. There may be some days that there aren't any transactions but I'll keep it going anyways! 4-1-08: Tampa Bay Rays: Exercised the 2009 option on OF Carl Crawford's contract; Declined to exercise the 2009 option on OF Rocco Baldelli's contract; Signed RHP Dan Wheeler to a two-year contract extension with a club option for 2011. 4-2-08: New York Mets: Placed RHP Pedro Martinez on the 15-day disabled list; selected RHP Nelson Figueroa from Triple-A New Orleans. Philadelphia Phillies: Designated INF Wes Helms for assignment; Signed RHP Rudy Seanez to a one-year contract. Seattle Mariners: Placed RHP J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list; selected RHP Roy Corcoran from Triple-A Tacoma.
  24. 3-30-08: Chicago White Sox: Placed OF Jerry Owens on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 24, with a torn right hip muscle; Placed 2B Danny Richar on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a stress fracture in his rib cage; Optioned RHP Ehren Wassermann to Triple-A Charlotte. Cleveland Indians: Placed OF Shin-soo Choo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, as he rehabilitates from reconstructive left elbow surgery in September of 2007; Reassigned C Yamid Haad and INF Andy Gonzalez to Minor League camp. Colorado Rockies: Placed RHP Jason Hirsh on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder. Milwaukee Brewers: Reassigned RHP Steve Bray, SS Ozzie Chavez, LHP Chris Narveson and IF Abraham Nunez to Minor League camp. New York Yankees: Placed LHP Sean Henn on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left shoulder tendinitis. St. Louis Cardinals: Optioned RHP Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis; Placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a right oblique strain; Reassigned IF D'Angelo Jimenez to Minor League camp. Toronto Blue Jays: Placed 3B Scott Rolen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 23, with a broken right middle finger; Placed LHP B.J. Ryan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from May 2007 Tommy John surgery. Washington Nationals: Placed OF Elijah Dukes on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right hamstring; Recalled RHP Chris Schroder from Triple-A Columbus. 3-31-08: Baltimore Orioles: Signed IF Alex Cintron to a Minor League contract. Los Angeles Dodgers: Purchased the contracts of INF Blake DeWitt and INF Angel Chavez and placed INF Tony Abreu on the 15-day disabled list.
  25. 3-28-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Traded RHP Dustin Nippert to Rangers in exchange for RHP Jose Marte; Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson; Reassigned OF Trot Nixon to Minor League camp. Boston Red Sox: Place RHP Mike Timlin on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 20, with a laceration on his right ring finger; Sent RHP Kyle Jackson outright to Double-A Portland; Sent RHP Edgar Martinez outright to Triple-A Pawtucket. Colorado Rockies: Purchased the contracts of LHP Micah Bowie and OF Scott Podsednik from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Optioned C Edwin Bellorin, RHP Ryan Speier and OF Cory Sullivan to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Sent RHPs Jose Capellan and Josh Towers outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Optioned RHP Yhency Brazoban to Double-A Jacksonville; Released LHP Mike Myers. New York Mets: Optioned INF Anderson Hernandez to Triple-A New Orleans. New York Yankees: Placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with back spasms; Placed RHP Jeff Karstens on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin; Reassigned INF Nick Green and RHP Darrell Rasner to Minor League camp; Optioned LHP Kei Igawa, RHP Scott Patterson, RHP Edwar Ramirez and RHP Jose Veras to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Pittsburgh Pirates: Sent SS Josh Wilson outright to Triple-A Indianapolis. Seattle Mariners: Optioned RHP Brandon Morrow to Double-A West Tennessee and OF Jeremy Reed to Triple-A Tacoma. Texas Rangers: Acquired RHP Dustin Nippert from the Arizona Diamondbacks for nonroster RHP Jose Marte. 3-29-08: Arizona Diamondbacks: Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22; Placed INF Chad Tracy and C Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 23. Atlanta Braves: Placed RHP John Smoltz (right shoulder inflammation) and LHP Chuck James (left shoulder rehabilitation) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21; Optioned OF Josh Anderson, RHP Buddy Carlyle, LHP Jeff Ridgway and C Clint Sammons to Triple-A Richmond; Reassigned OF Joe Borchard and SS Brent Lillibridge to Minor League camp; Purchased the contract of C Corky Miller from Triple-A Richmond. Baltimore Orioles: Placed RHP Danys Baez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from September 2007 Tommy John surgery; Placed OF Freddie Bynum on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from March 2008 right knee surgery; Placed RHP Fernando Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from December 2007 right elbow surgery; Placed RHP Jim Hoey on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a tender right shoulder; Placed LHP Troy Patton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from March 2008 right labrum surgery; Placed RHP Chris Ray on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from August 2007 Tommy John surgery. Cincinnati Reds: Reassigned RHP Jim Brower, OF Jolbert Cabrera and INF Jerry Hairston Jr. to Minor League camp. Florida Marlins: Recalled OF Brett Carroll from Triple-A Albuquerque; Placed C Mike Rabelo and OF Jeremy Hermida on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21; Transferred RHP Josh Johnson and RHP Henry Owens to the 60-day disabled list; Reassigned RHP Joe Nelson, RHP Chris Volstad, RHP Doug Waechter and C John Baker to Minor League camp; Purchased the contracts of C Paul Hoover and INF Jason Wood from Triple-A Albuquerque. Houston Astros: Released RHP Woody Williams; Reassigned OF David Newhan to Minor League camp. Kansas City Royals: Optioned LHP Neal Musser and RHP Joel Peralta, INF Ryan Shealy and OF Mitch Maier to Triple-A Omaha; Reassigned RHPs Brandon Duckworth, Brad Salmon and Hideo Nomo, and INFs Angel Berroa and Jason Smith to Minor League camp. Los Angeles Angels: Reassigned RHPs Nick Adenhart and Alex Serrano, INFs Hainley Statia, Brandon Wood and Kendry Morales, OFs Terry Evans and Dee Brown and Cs Ryan Budde and Bobby Wilson to Minor League camp; placed RHPs John Lackey, Kelvim Escobar, Chris Bootcheck and Scot Shields on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21; Purchased the contract of RHP Darren O'Day from Double-A Arkansas. Milwaukee Brewers: Optioned SS Alcides Escobar to Double-A Huntsville. New York Yankees: Placed RHP Humberto Sanchez on the 60-day disabled list recovering from April 2007 Tommy John surgery. Oakland Athletics: Optioned LHP Dallas Braden, OF Jeff Fiorentino and OF Carlos Gonzalez to Triple-A Sacramento. San Francisco Giants: Optioned C Eliezer Alfonzo to Triple-A Fresno. Seattle Mariners: Acquired RHP R.A. Dickey from the Minnesota Twins for C Jair Fernandez and reassigned Dickey to Triple-A Tacoma; Reassigned INF/OF Greg Norton, LHP Arthur Rhodes, RHP Chris Reitsma, RHP Roy Corcoran and INF Tug Hulett to Minor League camp. Tampa Bay Rays: Purchased contract of INF/OF Eric Hinske from Triple-A Durham; Designated RHP Grant Balfour for assignment; Optioned INF Joel Guzman to Triple-A Durham; Optioned RHP Juan Salas to Single-A Hudson Valley; Released C Josh Paul; Reassigned OF Chris Richard, OF John Rodriguez OF Jon Weber, INF Andy Cannizaro, C Mike DiFelice and RHP Scott Munter to Minor League camp; Placed LHP Kurt Birkins (left elbow neuritis) and RHP Chad Orvella (right shoulder tendinitis) on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21. Texas Rangers: Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma; Designated OF Nelson Cruz and RHP Robinson Tejeda for assignment. 3-30-08: Baltimore Orioles: Released OF Jay Gibbons. Boston Red Sox: Signed free agent RHP Terumasa Matsuo from the Independent Shikoku Island League in Japan. Chicago Cubs: Placed LHP Scott Eyre on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to March 23; Optioned OF Matt Murton and LHP Sean Marshall to Triple-A Iowa. Cleveland Indians: Placed OF Shin-soo Choo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, as he rehabilitates from reconstructive left elbow surgery in September of 2007; Reassigned CA Yamid Haad and INF Andy Gonzalez to Minor League Camp. Detroit Tigers: Purchased the contracts of RHP Aquilino Lopez from Triple-A Toledo and OF Clete Thomas from Double-A Erie; Optioned LHP Clay Rapada to Triple-A Toledo; Placed C Vance Wilson and RHPs Fernando Rodney, Jordan Tata and Joel Zumaya on the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Francisco Cruceta on the restricted list. Florida Marlins: Placed OF Alejandro De Aza on 15-day disabled list with left ankle sprain; Recalled INF Robert Andino from Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned OF Alexis Gomez to Minor League camp. Houston Astros: Purchased the contracts of OF Jose Cruz, Jr. and RHP Brian Moehler from Triple-A Round Rock. Kansas City Royals: Placed RHP Luke Hudson on the 15-day disabled list as he continues to rehab from right shoulder surgery. Los Angeles Dodgers: Reassigned RHP Chan Ho Park, RHP Brian Falkenborg, RHP Mike Koplove, LHP Clayton Kershaw, RHP Greg Jones, C Rene Rivera, C Danny Ardoin and INF Ramon Martinez to Minor League camp; placed INF Nomar Garciaparra, INF Andy LaRoche and P Jason Schmidt to the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Jason Repko to Triple-A Las Vegas. Milwaukee Brewers: Placed OF Mike Cameron on the restricted list, serving a 25-game drug suspension. New York Mets: Selected the contracts of C Raul Casanova and OF Brady Clark; Placed C Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, due to a right hamstring injury; Placed RHP Duaner Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27, due to right shoulder surgery; Placed RHP Orlando Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 29, due to right foot surgery; Designated RHP Brian Stokes for assignment; Sent INF/OF Fernando Tatis, LHP Ricardo Rincon and RHP Nelson Figueroa to Minor League camp. San Francisco Giants: Designated LHP Steve Kline for assignment; Reassigned RHP Bartolome Fortunato and IF Justin Leone to Minor League camp; Placed RHP Vinnie Chulk on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a right shoulder strain; Placed LHP Noah Lowry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left forearm surgery; Placed INF Kevin Frandsen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left Achilles tendon surgery; Placed SS Omar Vizquel on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left knee surgery; Purchased the contracts of RHP Keiichi Yabu, C Steve Holm and SS Brian Bocock from Triple-A Fresno. Seattle Mariners: Placed RHP Anderson Garcia on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with right shoulder tendinitis. St. Louis Cardinals: Purchased the contract of LHP Ron Villone and INF Rico Washington from Triple-A Memphis; Transferred OF Juan Encarnacion from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Texas Rangers: Designated OF Nelson Cruz and RHP Robinson Tejedafor assignment; Selected the contracts of RHPs Franklyn German, Adam Melhuse, and Jamey Wright from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma; Placed RHP Brandon McCarthy on the 60-day disabled list with severe inflammation in his right forearm; Placed LHP John Rheinecker on the 60-day disabled list recovering from February 2008 left forearm surgery; Placed RHP Luis Mendoza, retroactive to March 24, and INF Travis Metcalf, retroactive to March 21, on 15-day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays: Purchased the contract of OF Shannon Stewart from Triple-A Syracuse.
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