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Date Transaction
8/31/01 Atlanta Braves
Acquired Julio Franco from the Mexico City Tigers
  Rudy Seanez: Received Rudy Seanez, P, on a waiver claim from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later
  Boston Red Sox
Todd Erdos: Designated RHP Todd Erdos for assignment.
  Izzy Alcantara: Assigned INF Israel Alcantara to Boston from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Piersoll from Double-A Chattanooga.
  Hector Mercado: Recalled LHP Hector Mercado from Louisville.
  John Riedling: Placed pitcher John Riedling on the 60-day disabled list Aug. 31 with a strained right shoulder.
  D.T. Cromer: Optioned 1B D.T. Cromer to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Indians recalled first baseman Danny Peoples from triple-A Buffalo and placed him on the major league 15-day disabled list with a left wrist sprain.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Brandon Kolb: Recalled RHP Brandon Kolb from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Kyle Peterson: Outrighted RHP Kyle Peterson off of the 40-man roster to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Traded P Rudy Seanez to the Atlanta Braves for a player to be named later. Optioned P Junior Herndon to Triple-A Portland. Recalled P Wascar Serrano and P Brett Jodie from Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Keith McDonald: Recalled C Keith McDonald from Memphis
  Bud Smith: Optioned LHP Bud Smith to Potomac (Class A)
8/30/01 Cincinnati Reds
Calvin Pickering: Obtained 1B Calvin Pickering from the Orioles for future considerations.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Phil Hiatt: Recalled Phil Hiatt (INF) from AAA Las Vegas
  Luke Prokopec: Optioned Luke Prokopec (P) to AAA Las Vegas
8/29/01 Boston Red Sox
Lou Merloni: Recalled INF Lou Merloni from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Brian Daubach: Assigned INF Brian Daubach on injury rehab to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Nomar Garciaparra: Placed INF Nomar Garciaparra on the 15-day DL with right wrist tendintis.
  Chicago Cubs
OF Jaisen Randolph claimed off waivers by New York (N.L.)
  The Cubs signed RHP Mark Prior, the club''s No. 1 selection in the draft, and added him to the 40-man roster.
  Houston Astros
Adam Everett: Adam Everett, SS, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Minnesota Twins
Chad Allen: Chad Allen, OF, transferred from 15-day DL to 60-day DL
  Dustan Mohr, OF, had his contract purchased from Double-A New Britain
  John Barnes: John Barnes, OF, optioned to Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated LHP Rheal Cormier from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Eddie Oropesa to Single-A Clearwater.
8/28/01 Anaheim Angels
Activated INF Jose Nieves from 15-day DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Sun-Woo Kim: Transferred the option of RHP Sun Woo Kim from Sarasota (A) to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Houston Astros
Pedro Astacio: Pedro Astacio, RHP, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in the right shoulder.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Williams: Optioned Jeff Williams (P) to AAA Las Vegas.
  Kevin Brown: Reactivated Kevin Brown (P) from the disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jimmy Haynes: Placed RHP Jimmy Haynes on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to August 24, with a strained left oblique.
  Geoff Jenkins: Activated OF Geoff Jenkins from the 15-Day DL.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Bronson Arroyo to Triple-A Nashville
  Reinstated RHP Mike Lincoln from the 15-day disabled list
  Assigned OF Adrian Brown to Single-A Lynchburg for injury rehab
  Seattle Mariners
LHP Randy Myers signed to a minor league contract.
8/27/01 Boston Red Sox
Rolando Arrojo: Assigned RHP Rolando Arrojo on injury rehab to Sarasota (A).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Assigned RHP Jose Silva to Double-A Altoona for an injury rehab assignment
8/26/01 Anaheim Angels
Optioned LHP Mark Lukasiewicz to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Sun-Woo Kim: Optioned RHP Sun Woo Kim to Sarasota (A).
  Pedro Martinez: Activated RHP Pedro Martinez from the 15-day DL.
  Colorado Rockies
Mark Little: OF Mark Little placed on the 15-day disabled list with turf toe of the big toe on the right foot (retroactive to Aug. 24).
  Mario Encarnacion: OF Mario Encarnacion recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Assigned OF Derek Bell to Triple-A Nashville on injury rehab assignment
  San Diego Padres
Placed INF Alex Arias on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 20, with a left oblique strain. Recalled INF Cesar Crespo from Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Ryan Jensen: Recalled RHP Ryan Jensen from Triple-A Fresno; optioned LHP Chad Zerbe to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Standridge: To accommodate Bryan Rekar''s return to the pitching rotation from the disabled list, the Devil Rays have optioned RHP Jason Standridge to Double-A Orlando.
  Bryan Rekar: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have activated RHP Bryan Rekar from the disabled list. Rekar went on the DL July 20 with right shoulder tendinitis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled OF Vernon Wells from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned RHP Matt DeWitt to Syracuse.
8/25/01 Cincinnati Reds
Chris Nichting: Optioned to Louisville RHP Chris Nichting.
  Robin Jennings: Purchased from Louisville the contract of OF Robin Jennings.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Designated Al Reyes (P) for assignment
  Luke Prokopec: Reactivated Luke Prokopec (P) from the disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Gus Gandarillas: Purchased the contract of RHP Gus Gandarillas from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Raul Casanova: Transferred C Raul Casanova to the 60-Day DL.
  Nick Neugebauer: Placed RHP Nick Neugebauer on the 15-day DL with a strained rotator cuff in his right shoulder.
8/24/01 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled C Rod Barajas from Triple-A Tucson
  Optioned C Mike DiFelice to Triple-A Tucson
  Baltimore Orioles
Mike Kinkade (OF) placed on 15-day disabled list (contusion of left shoulder) and Luis Matos (OF) recalled and activated from minor league assignment.
  Boston Red Sox
Allen McDill: Assigned LHP Allen McDill from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston.
  Cleveland Indians
Jake Westbrook: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have have recalled RHP JAKE WESTBROOK from AAA Buffalo. to take Charles Nagy''s place on the roster.
  Charles Nagy: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have placed RHP CHARLES NAGY on the 15-day disabled list with a re-aggravation of the right elbow that sidelined him for much of the 2000 season.
  Colorado Rockies
Gary Bennett: C Gary Bennett activated to the 25-man roster.
  Todd Belitz: LHP Todd Belitz optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
The Royals announced that they will pick up the option on the contract of closer Roberto Hernandez for the 2002 season. Hernandez, who was acquired from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Jan. 8, originally signed a four-year contract in 1998 with an option for 2002 with the Devil Rays.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Allen Levrault: Recalled RHP Allen Levrault from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Lance Painter: Placed LHP Lance Painter on the 15-Day DL retroactive to August 22 with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled LHP Chad Zerbe from Triple-A Fresno.
8/23/01 Boston Red Sox
Bill Pulsipher: Announced that LHP Bill Pulsipher was claimed off waivers by Chicago White Sox.
  Chicago White Sox
Bill Pulsipher: Bill Pulispher, LHP, was claimed on waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
  Jim Parque: Jim Parque, LHP, was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Matt Ginter: Matt Ginter, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
C Gary Bennett acquired from the New York Mets for a player to be named later.
  Jose Jimenez: RHP Jose Jimenez placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20, with right shoulder inflammation.
  Jason Jennings: RHP Jason Jennings contract selected from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
Designated infielder Luis Ordaz for assignment and recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Austin from Triple-A Omaha.
  San Francisco Giants
Shawn Estes: Placed LHP Shawn Estes on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left ankle.
  Texas Rangers
Kenny Rogers: Moved LHP Kenny Rogers from the 15 to the 60-day disabled list.
  Kevin Foster: Offered RHP Kevin Foster an outright assignment to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/22/01 Chicago Cubs
The Cubs purchased the contract of LHP Ron Mahay from Iowa (AAA), optioned RHP Carlos Zambrano to Iowa and placed RHP Jay Yennaco on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Detroit Tigers
C.J. Nitkowski: Pitcher CJ Nitkowski outrighted to Triple A Toledo.
  Mark Redman: LHP Mark Redman activated from the DL.
  Florida Marlins
Jeff Abbott: Optioned OF Jeff Abbott to Triple-A Calgary
  Eric Owens: OF Eric Owens reinstated from the 15-day disabled list
  Montreal Expos
RHP Darwin Cubillan was recalled from Triple-A Ottawa
  OF/1B Fernando Seguignol was outrighted by the club
  OF Tim Raines activated from the 60-day DL
  New York Yankees
Activated P Orlando Hernandez from the 15-day disabled list; recalled 1B Nick Johnson from Columbus of the International League (AAA); optioned P Ted Lilly and P Randy Choate to Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with pitcher Jeremy Bonderman and outfielder Marcus McBeth.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms with 3B Mark Teixeira on a four-year, $9.5 million Major League contract.
  Chris Michalak: Received LHP Chris Michalak on a waiver claim from the Toronto Blue Jays.
8/21/01 Chicago Cubs
The Cubs purchased the contract of RHP Juan Cruz from West Tenn (AA) and placed reliever Felix Heredia on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder soreness.
  Florida Marlins
Benito Baez: Purchased the contract of LHP Benito Baez from Triple-A Calgary.
  Vic Darensbourg: LHP Vic Darensbourg placed on the 15-day disabled list (left shoulder inflammation)
  Minnesota Twins
Brad Radke: Brad Radke, RHP, activated from the 15-day disabled list.
  Adam Johnson: Adam Johnson, RHP, optioned to Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Montreal Expos
RHP Carl Pavano optioned to Triple-A Ottawa
8/20/01 Boston Red Sox
Todd Erdos: Assigned RHP Todd Erdos from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston.
  Hipolito Pichardo: Placed RHP Hipolito Pichardo on the restricted list.
  Chicago Cubs
The Cubs purchased the contract of RHP Carlos Zambrano from Iowa (AAA) and optioned Will Ohman to Iowa.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Paul Rigdon: Transferred RHP Paul Rigdon to the 60-day DL (right elbow ulnar neuritis).
  Purchased the contract of RHP Rocky Coppinger from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Allen Levrault: Optioned RHP Allen Levrault to Class AAA Indianapolis.
8/19/01 Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Williams: Recalled Jeff Willians (P) from AAA Las Vegas
  Jesse Orosco: Placed Jesse Orosco (P) on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back
  Montreal Expos
OF Curtis Pride was activated to the 25-man roster.
  OF Brad Wilkerson was optioned to Triple-A Ottawa.
  San Francisco Giants
Shawon Dunston: Activated OF/IF Shawon Dunston from the 15-day disabled list; placed RHP Wayne Gomes on the 15-day DL with recurrent right patella tendinitis.
  Texas Rangers
Craig Monroe: Optioned OF Craig Monroe to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Dan Kolb: Purchased the contract of RHP Danny Kolb from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased contract of LHP Scott Eyre from Triple-A Syracuse and designated LHP Chris Michalak for assignment.
8/18/01 Baltimore Orioles
Kris Foster (RHP) optioned to Triple-A Rochester and Jorge Julio (RHP) recalled from Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Hipolito Pichardo: Activated RHP Hipolito Pichardo from the 15-day DL.
  Colorado Rockies
Todd Belitz: LHP Todd Belitz contract purchased from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Chris Truby: Chris Truby, INF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Shane Reynolds: Shane Reynolds, RHP, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with lower back stiffness.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Brandon Kolb: Optioned RHP Brandon Kolb to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Nick Neugebauer: Purchased the contract of RHP Nick Neugebauer.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned OF Tike Redman to Triple-A Nashville
  Returned IF/OF Rob Mackowiak from injury rehab assignment at Triple-A Nashville and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list
  Seattle Mariners
OF Jay Buhner reassigned to injury rehab with Everett.
8/17/01 Arizona Diamondbacks
Greg Colbrunn: Activated INF Greg Colbrunn from 15-day DL - left knee bruise
  Erubiel Durazo: Placed 1B Erubiel Durazo on 15-day DL - strained lower back.
  Boston Red Sox
Morgan Burkhart: Optioned INF Morgan Burkhart to Pawtucket (AAA) after the game.
  Cincinnati Reds
Joey Hamilton: Signed to a Class AAA contract RHP Joey Hamilton.
  Jose Rijo: Purchased from Louisville the contract of RHP Jose Rijo.
  Colorado Rockies
Jacob Cruz: OF Jacob Cruz designated for assignment.
  Houston Astros
Glen Barker: Glen Barker, OF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Scott Servais: Scott Servais, C, was placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to 8/12) with a left thigh contusion.
  Kansas City Royals
First baseman Mike Sweeney began serving a 10-game suspension for his part in the Aug. 10 brawl with the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Carlos Chantres: Outrighted RHP Carlos Chantres to Class AAA Indianapolis
  Minnesota Twins
Bobby Kielty: Bobby Kielty, OF, optioned to Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Cristian Guzman: Cristian Guzman, SS, reinstated from injury rehabilitation assignment and activated from the 15-day disabled list.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Timlin: Activated RHP Mike Timlin from the 15-day disabled list
  T.J. Mathews: Optioned RHP T.J. Matthews to Memphis (Class AAA)
8/16/01 Chicago White Sox
Josh Paul: Josh Paul, C, was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Mark Dalesandro: Mark Dalesandro, C, was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte.
8/15/01 Boston Red Sox
Sun-Woo Kim: Recalled RHP Sun Woo Kim from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Rolando Arrojo: Placed RHP Rolando Arrojo on the 15-day DL with right shoulder strain retroactive to August 13.
  Brian Daubach: Placed INF Brian Daubach on the 15-day DL with a right shin hematoma and infection retroactive to August 12.
  Morgan Burkhart: Recalled INF Morgan Burkhart from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs outrighted the contract of RHP Joe Borowski to Iowa (AAA) and recalled OF Corey Patterson from the Triple-A affiliate.
  Cincinnati Reds
Aaron Boone: Placed 3B Aaron Boone on the 15-day disabled list.
  Houston Astros
Brian Powell: Brian Powell, RHP, was outrighted to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Carlos Hernandez: Carlos Hernandez, LHP, was recalled from Double-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Bruce Aven: Recalled Bruce Aven (OF) from AAA Las Vegas
  Minnesota Twins
John Barnes: John Barnes, OF, recalled from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Chad Allen: Chad Allen, OF, placed on the 15-day disabled list with a completely torn ACL and torn medial meniscus cartilage in the right knee
  Oakland Athletics
Terrence Long: Signed outfielder Terrence Long to a four-year contract extension.
8/14/01 Anaheim Angels
Placed INF Jose Nieves on 15-day DL (retro to Aug. 9) with sore right shoulder. Recalled OF Jeff DaVanon from triple-A Salt Lake.
  Cincinnati Reds
Leo Estrella: Outrighted to Louisville RHP Leo Estrella.
  Scott Winchester: Optioned to Louisville RHP Scott Winchester.
  Dennys Reyes: Recalled from Louisville LHP Dennys Reyes.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
McKay Christensen: Sent McKay Christensen (OF) to AAA Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Everett Stull: Reinstated RHP Everett Stull from a 30-day Minor League rehab assignment, recalled him from Huntsville and outrighted him back to Huntsville. Stull accepted the assignment.
  Brandon Kolb: Recalled RHP Brandon Kolb from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Ben Sheets: Placed RHP Ben Sheets on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 6, with rotator cuff tendonitis in right shoulder.
  Montreal Expos
2B Henry Mateo optioned to Triple-A Ottawa
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reinstated LHP Dennis Cook from the 15-day DL.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed IF Warren Morris on the 15-day disabled list
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted P Rodney Myers to Triple-A Portland. Purchased the contract of P Jeremy Fikac from Double-A Mobile.
8/13/01 Chicago Cubs
The Cubs reinstated INF Bill Mueller to the active roster.
  Cincinnati Reds
Hector Mercado: Optioned to Louisville LHP Hector Mercado.
  Johnny Ruffin: signed to a minor league contract RHP Johnnny Ruffin.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Bronson Arroyo from Triple-A Nashville
  Placed RHP Mike Lincoln on the 15-day disabled list
  Designated IF Luis Figueroa for assignment
  Claimed IF Mendy Lopez off waivers from the Houston Astros
  Seattle Mariners
OF Jay Buhner assigned to injury rehab with Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Bobby Seay: The Devil Rays have recalled LHP Bobby Seay from AA Orlando. He will be the 12th rookie on the club, 45th player used this season and 102nd player in franchise history. Seay''s line at Orlando: 2-5, 6.14 ERA 14G/12GS, 63.0-IP, 79-H, 48-R, 43-ER, 49-SO, 26-BB.
  Jeff Wallace: The Devil Rays have placed LHP Jeff Wallace on the 15-Day DL (left elbow tendinitis) retro-active to 8/7.
8/12/01 Chicago Cubs
The Cubs placed RHP Kerry Wood on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 4) with right shoulder tendinitis.
  Cincinnati Reds
Scott Winchester: Designated for assignment RHP Scott Winchester.
  John Riedling: Recalled from Louisville and reinstated from the 60-day disabled list RHP John Riedling.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled left-handed pitcher Scott Mullen from Triple-A Omaha and optioned left-handed pitcher Tony Cogan to Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Brad Thomas: Brad Thomas, LHP, optioned to Double-A New Britain of the Eastern League.
  Adam Johnson: Adam Johnson, RHP, recalled from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed LHP Rheal Cormier on the 15-day DL with a strained left elbow.
8/11/01 Milwaukee Brewers
Kevin Brown: Recalled C Kevin Brown from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Raul Casanova: Placed C Raul Casanova on the 15-day DL with cartilage damage in the left knee.
  New York Yankees
Announced that P Ted Lilly has dropped his appeal and will begin serving a six-game suspension.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Transferred OF Armando Rios to the 60-day disabled list
  Optioned 1B/OF Alex Hernandez to Triple-A Nashville
  Texas Rangers
Brandon Villafuerte: Optioned RHP Brandon Villafuerte to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Ruben Sierra: Activated OF Ruben Sierra from the 15-day disabled list.
8/10/01 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned RHP Ryan Kohlmeier to Triple-A ROchester and recalled LHP John Bale from Triple-A Rochester.
  Chicago Cubs
The Cubs announced that OF Gary Matthews Jr. was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates and INF Miguel Cairo was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs recalled LHP Will Ohman from Iowa (AAA) and also purchased the contract of RHP Joe Borowski from the Triple-A affiliate.
  Florida Marlins
Chad Mottola: Outrighted the contract of OF Chad Mottola to Triple-A Calgary.
  Preston Wilson: Reinstated OF Preston Wilson from the disabled list.
  Houston Astros
Brian Powell: The contract of Brian Powell, RHP, was purchased from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Mendy Lopez: Mendy Lopez, INF, was designated for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Mike Coolbaugh: Recalled INF Mike Coolbaugh from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Ronnie Belliard: Placed 2B Rollie Belliard on the 15-day DL (high right ankle sprain).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Claimed OF Gary Matthews, Jr. off waivers from the Chicago Cubs
  St. Louis Cardinals
Carlos Hernandez: C Carlos Hernandez transferred to 60-day disabled list
  Stubby Clapp: INF Stubby Clapp optioned to Memphis (Class AAA)
  Miguel Cairo: Acquired Miguel Cairo on waivers from Chicago Cubs
  Ray Lankford: Outrighted OF Ray Lankford to San Diego for RHP Woody Williams
8/9/01 Cincinnati Reds
Scott Winchester: Recalled from Louisville RHP Scott Winchester.
  Cleveland Indians
Chuck Finley: The Indians announced that they have activated LHP CHUCK FINLEY from the 15-day disabled list. To clear room for Finley on Tribe''s 25-man roster the Indians have optioned LHP MIKE BACSIK to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Luke Prokopec: Placed Luke Prokopec (P) on the 15-day disabled list with a blister on his right middle finger.
  Tom Goodwin: Activated Tom Goodwin (OF) from the disabled list.
  Montreal Expos
RHP Carl Pavano recalled from his rehab assignment and added to 25-man roster
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Assigned IF/OF Rob Mackowiak to Triple-A Nashville for an injury rehab assignment
  Texas Rangers
Chad Curtis: Activated OF Chad Curtis from the 15-day disabled list.
  Joaquin Benoit: Optioned RHP Joaquin Benoit to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/8/01 Boston Red Sox
Frank Castillo: Activated RHP Frank Castillo off the 15-day DL.
  Bret Saberhagen: Placed RHP Bret Saberhagen on the 15-day DL with recurrent post-operative right rotator cuff tendonopathy.
  Chicago White Sox
Mark Dalesandro: Mark Dalesandro, C, had his contract purchased from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cal Eldred: Cal Eldred, RHP, was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Sandy Alomar: Sandy Alomar Jr., C, was placed on the 15-day DL due to a sore right knee.
  Cincinnati Reds
Named Mike Easler roving minor league hitting instructor.
  Osvaldo Fernandez: RHP Osvaldo Fernandez accepted an outright assignment to Louisville.
  Minnesota Twins
Brad Thomas: Brad Thomas, LHP, recalled from Double-A New Britain of the Eastern League.
  Brad Radke: Brad Radke, RHP, placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 4, with a bruised distal PCP joint on right thumb.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed pitcher Jim Mecir on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 2, with inflammation in his right knee; recalled pitcher Chad Bradford from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Ryan Franklin recalled from triple-A Tacoma. OF Ed Sprague placed on the 15-day DL.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Mike James: RHP Mike James sent to Memphis for rehab assignment
  Texas Rangers
Joaquin Benoit: Recalled RHP Joaquin Benoit from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Bo Porter: Optioned OF Bo Porter to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/7/01 Boston Red Sox
Pete Schourek: Gave LHP Pete Schourek his unconditional release.
  Frank Castillo: Recalled RHP Frank Castillo from his injury rehab assignment with Pawtucket (AAA).
  Florida Marlins
Optioned the contract of RHP Gary Knotts to Triple-A Calgary
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed LHP Dennis Cook on the 15-day DL due to personal reasons. Recalled LHP Eddie Oropesa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Shawon Dunston on the 15-day DL with a sprained right ankle; activated 1B J.T. Snow from the 15-day DL.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Steve Cox: The Devil Rays have placed first baseman Steve Cox on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain. The move is retroactive to August 7.
  Jared Sandberg: In conjunction with the addition of first baseman Steve Cox to the 15-day DL, the Devil Rays have recalled third baseman Jared Sandberg from Triple-A Durham.
8/6/01 Colorado Rockies
Kane Davis: RHP Kane Davis activated from the disabled list.
  Juan Acevedo: RHP Juan Acevedo traded to the Florida Marlins for INF Josue Espada.
  Florida Marlins
Juan Acevedo: Acquired RHP Juan Acevedo from the Colorado Rockies for INF Josue Espada.
8/5/01 Colorado Rockies
Kimera Bartee: OF Kimera Bartee was designated for assignment.
  Mark Little: OF Mark Little activated from the disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed 41st round draft selection RHP Hubert Pruett.
8/4/01 Baltimore Orioles
Activated 1B David Segui from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Larry Bigbie to Triple-A Rochester.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed LHP Randy Wolf on the 15-day DL with a sprained left ankle. Recalled RHP Brandon Duckworth from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled P Brian Tollberg from Triple-A Portland. Optioned P Wascar Serrano to Triple-A Portland. Designated OF Emil Brown for assignment. Purchased the contract of P Dave Lundquist from Triple-A Portland.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Darren Daulton resigns as bullpen coach citing personal reasons; Rays hire Glenn Ezell as their new bullpen coach.
8/3/01 Boston Red Sox
Hipolito Pichardo: Placed RHP Hipolito Pichardo on the 15-day DL with a right hand blister/torn callus.
  Casey Fossum: Recalled LHP Casey Fossum from Trenton (AA).
  Cleveland Indians
Tim Drew: The Indians optioned RHP Tim Drew to Buffalo.
  Mike Bacsik: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have purchased the contract of LHP Mike Bacsik from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Detroit Tigers
Luis Pineda: Righthander Luis Pineda recalled from Triple A Toledo.
  Kevin Tolar: Lefthander Kevin Tolar optioned to Triple A Toledo.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Will Cunnane: RHP Will Cunnane, who was designated for assignment on July 27, has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Seattle Mariners
DH Edgar Martinez activated from the 15-day DL. RHP Ryan Franklin optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released RHP Joey Hamilton. ... Purchased the contracts of IF Felipe Lopez and RHP Brandon Lyon from Triple-A Syracuse. ... Optioned IF Luis Lopez to Syracuse. ... Designated OF Andy Thompson for assignment.
8/2/01 Cincinnati Reds
Named Jose Cardenal special consultant to the general manager and farm director.
  Colorado Rockies
Ben Petrick: C Ben Petrick placed on the 15-day disabled list with right biceps tendinitis.
  John Thomson: RHP John Thomson activated from the disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Purchased the contract of infielder F.P. Santangelo from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned infielder Mark Bellhorn to Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled 1B/OF Alex Hernandez from Triple-A Nashville
  Placed OF Armando Rios on the 15-day disabled list
  San Diego Padres
Acquired OF Ray Lankford from the St. Louis Cardinals for P Woody Williams. Recalled P Junior Herndon from Triple-A Portland.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Juan Guzman: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have reinstated pitcher Juan Guzman from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Durham. He starts tonight for Durham at home.
8/1/01 Atlanta Braves
Jesse Garcia: Optioned INF, Jesse Garcia to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Sent SS Mike Bordick to Double-A Bowie on a rehabilitation assignment.
  Boston Red Sox
Ugueth Urbina: Added RHP Ugueth Urbina to the active roster, wearing #41.
  Casey Fossum: Optioned LHP Casey Fossum to Trenton (AA).
  Cleveland Indians
Jake Westbrook: The Indians have optioned RHP Jake Westbrook to AAA Buffalo.
  Ryan Drese: The Indians have optioned RHP Ryan Drese to AAA Buffalo.
  Tim Drew: The Indians have recalled RHP Tim Drew from AAA Buffalo.
  Ellis Burks: The Indians have activated OF/DH Ellis Burks off the 15-day DL.
  Houston Astros
Tim Redding: Tim Redding, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled second baseman Carlos Febles from Triple-A Omaha to fill the open roster spot created by the trade of Rey Sanchez to Atlanta on July 31. Febles had been optioned to Omaha on July 1.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Williams: Optioned Jeff Williams (P) to AAA Las Vegas
  San Francisco Giants
Damon Minor: Optioned 1B Damon Minor to Triple-A Fresno.
  St. Louis Cardinals
T.J. Mathews: RHP T.J. Matthews purchased from Memphis (Class AAA)
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated 2B Homer Bush from the 15-day DL. ... Optioned IF Cesar Izturis to Triple-A Syracuse.