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Date Transaction
8/31/03 Anaheim Angels
Triple-A Salt Lake purchased the contract of INF Wilson Delgado from Triple-A Memphis of the St. Louis Cardinals organization.
  Arizona Diamondbacks
Purchased the contract of OF Felix Jose from Triple-A Tucson; optioned LHP Eddie Oropesa to Double-A El Paso.
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned LHP Horacio Ramirez to Triple-A Richmond.
  Purchased the contracts of OF Damon Hollins and IF Jesse Garcia; placed on the 15-day disabled list.
  Baltimore Orioles
Traded IF/OF Jeff Conine to the Marlins for RHPs Denny Bautista and Don Levinski.
  Chicago White Sox
Jamie Burke: Recalled catcher Jamie Burke from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Josh Stewart: Recalled left-handed pitcher Josh Stewart from Triple-A Charlotte and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with circulatory problems in his left hand.
  Cincinnati Reds
Traded catcher Kelly Stinnett to the Phillies for a player to be named.
  Florida Marlins
Placed 3B Mike Lowell (broken left hand) on the 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Brad Voyles to Triple-A Omaha and recalled RHP Nate Field.
  Minnesota Twins
Recalled OF Michael Cuddyer from Triple-A Rochester. Optioned LHP Carlos Pulido to Triple-A Rochester. Acquired LHP Jesse Orosco from the Yankees for a player to be named later. Designated 1B Todd Sears for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Activate infielder Luis Sojo.
  Oakland Athletics
Purchased the contract of IF Bobby Crosby from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned RHP Mike Wood to Double-A Midland.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Called up RHP Ryan Madson, RHP Josh Hancock and 3B Travis Chapman from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre for roster expantion.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated C Yorvit Torrealba from the bereavement list; optioned RHP Kevin Correia to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Gil Meche to Triple-A Tacoma. Recalled C Pat Borders and RHP Rett Johnson from Triple-A Tacoma, and placed Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of OF Ryan Christenson from Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/30/03 Atlanta Braves
Recalled C Johnny Estrada from Triple-A Richmond; optioned 1B Mike Hessman to Richmond.
  Designated RHP Joe Dawley for assignment.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled RHP Brandon Lyon from his rehab assignment with Pawtucket (AAA); recalled RHP Ramiro Mendoza from his rehab assignment with Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs recall RHP Todd Wellemeyer from Triple-A Iowa and option RHP Jon Leicester to Iowa. After the game, Wellemeyer was optioned to Iowa and RHP Juan Cruz was recalled.
  Chicago White Sox
Neal Cotts: Optioned left-handed pitcher Neal Cotts to Double-A Birmingham.
  Houston Astros
Optioned pitcher Jared Fernandez to Double-A Round Rock; recalled infielder Eric Bruntlett.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned LHP Jimmy Gobble to Triple-A Omaha and recalled RHP Brad Voyles from Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned Victor Alvarez (LHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Activated Kazuhisa Ishii (LHP) from the disabled list.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contract of RHP Chad Cordero from Class A Brevard County; optioned RHP Roy Corcoran to Triple-A Edmonton; Transferred 3B Fernando Tatis from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Designated Tyler Houston for assignment. Recalled INF Nick Punto to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated OF Barry Bonds from the bereavement list; placed RHP Dustin Hermanson on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 24) with a left intercostal strain.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated 2B Fernando Vina and RHP Russ Springer from the DL. Optioned RHPs Garrett Stephenson and Dan Haren to Single-A Palm Beach.
8/29/03 Boston Red Sox
Activated INF Lou Merloni; optioned RHP Todd Jones to Augusta (A).
  Houston Astros
Outrighted infielder David Matranga to Triple-A New Orleans and left-hander Greg Miller to Round Rock.
  Purchased the contract of C Mitch Meluskey from Double-A Round Rock. To make room for Meluskey on the 25-man roster, RHP Wade Miller was optioned to Round Rock.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Geoff Jenkins: Placed OF Geoff Jenkins on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left thumb. Purchased the contract of OF Jason Conti from Triple-A Indianapolis.
8/28/03 Atlanta Braves
Kevin Gryboski: Placed RHP Kevin Gryboski on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right shoulder. RHP Joe Dawley was recalled from Triple-A Richmond to take Gryboski''s spot on the 25-man roster.
  John Smoltz: Placed John Smoltz on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with slight tendinitis in his right elbow. The move was made retroactive to Sunday. Recalled Jung Bong from Triple-A Richmond to take Smoltz''s spot.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired INF Lou Merloni from San Diego in exchange for minor league RHP Rene Miniel; transferred RHP Robert Person from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired pitcher Mike Crudale from the St. Louis Cardinals as one of the two players to be named in the Mike DeJean trade.
  Montreal Expos
Optioned LHP Eric Knott to Triple-A Edmonton and purchased the contract of LHP Vic Darensbourg from Edmonton.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP Jason Anderson from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned OF Prentice Redman to Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Jeff Weaver: Recalled right-handed pitcher Jeff Weaver from Single-A Tampa.
  David Dellucci: Placed outfielder Dave Dellucci on the 15-day DL with a sprained left ankle.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Mike Williams: Placed RHP Mike Williams on bereavement leave.
8/27/03 Chicago Cubs
Cubs place RHP Dave Veres on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 22, with right shoulder tendinitis and recall RHP Jon Leicester from Double-A West Tenn.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed RHP Chin-hui Tsao on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 24) with a strained left hamstring; purchased the contract of LHP Jesus Sanchez from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated OF Rondell White, who was obtained in a trade on Tuesday with the Padres. To make room for White on the 40-man roster, the Royals transferred RHP Runelvys Hernandez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Placed RHP Jose Lima on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 24, with a strained right groin.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Brandon Duckworth: Recalled RHP Brandon Duckworth from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Terry Adams: Placed RHP Terry Adams on the 15-day disabled list today with a left oblique strain.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed C Yorvit Torrealba on the bereavement list; recalled C Alberto Castillo from a rehab assignment at Triple-A Fresno.
8/26/03 Colorado Rockies
Signed C Gregg Zaun; designated C Mandy Romero for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
RHP Runelvys Hernandez placed on the 15-day disabled list and will require Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
  Placed RHP Kevin Appier on the 15-day disabled list with elbow tightness.
  Acquired OF Rondell White from the Padres for minor league pitching prospects Brian Sanches and Chris Tierney
  New York Yankees
Jesse Orosco: Designated left-handed pitcher Jesse Orosco for assignment.
  Jeff Weaver: Optioned right-handed pitcher Jeff Weaver to Class-A Tampa (FSL).
  Felix Heredia: Added left-handed pitcher Felix Heredia to their 25-man roster
  Gabe White: Reinstated left-handed pitcher Gabe White from the 15-day disabled list.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Traded OF Brian Giles to the Padres for LHP Oliver Perez, OF Jason Bay and a player to be named.
8/25/03 Cincinnati Reds
Acquired from the Chicago Cubs LHP Phil Norton in exchange for LHP John Koronka.
  Signed to a Class AAA Louisville contract LHP Danny Serafini.
  OF Stephen Smitherman was recalled from Double-A Chattanooga to take Felix Heredia''s roster spot.
  LHP Felix Heredia was claimed off waivers by the Yankees.
  Cleveland Indians
Traded LHP Brian Anderson to Kansas City for OF Trey Dyson and RHP Kieran Mattison.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired LHP Brian Anderson from the Cleveland Indians for minor league outfielder Trey Dyson and minor league RHP Kieran Mattison and cash considerations.
  New York Yankees
Yankees claimed LHP Felix Heredia off waivers from the Reds.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Called RHP Doug Waechter up from Triple-A Durham. Optioned OF Jason Tyner to Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Cory Lidle from DL. Optioned RHP Dan Reichert to Triple-A Syracuse.
8/24/03 San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Barry Bonds on the bereavement list; activated LHP Kirk Rueter from the 15-day disabled list.
  Seattle Mariners
Activated 3B Carlos Guillen from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned IF Chad Meyers to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Pete Walker from DL. Optioned RHP Brian Bowles to Triple-A Syracuse.
8/23/03 Cincinnati Reds
Purchased the contract of utilityman Jim Chamblee from Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Mark Bellhorn: Activated IF Mark Bellhorn from injury rehab assignment at Triple-A Colorado Springs. Optioned 3B Garrett Atkins to Colorado Springs.
  New York Mets
Optioned LHP Jaime Cerda to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled OF Prentice Redman from Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Jose Contreras: Activated P Jose Contreras from the 15-day disabled list
  San Francisco Giants
Transferred rehab assignment of OF Marvin Benard to Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled reliever Rosman Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma and optioned pitcher Juan Dominguez to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/22/03 Baltimore Orioles
Recalled OF Tim Raines Jr. from Triple-A Ottawa and optioned IF Jose Leon to Triple-A. RHP Travis Driskill was removed from the 40-man roster.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned LHP Casey Fossum to Pawtucket (AAA); purchased the contract of RHP Bronson Arroyo from Pawtucket; recalled RHP Bob Howry from Pawtucket and placed him on the 60-day DL recovering from season-ending surgery to reposition the ulnar nerve in his right elbow.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled RHP Joe Valentine from Class AAA Louisville.
  Florida Marlins
Placed OF Todd Hollandsworth (lower-back inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20. Placed LHP Armando Almanza (left shoulder tendinitis) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 14. Selected the contract of INF Lenny Harris from Triple-A Albuquerque. Agreed to terms with RHP Rick Helling. Transferred RHP Tim Spooneybarger (right elbow sprain) and RHP Kevin Olsen (concussion) to the 60-day DL from the 15-day.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Activated Fred McGriff (1B) off the disabled list.
  Optioned Scott Mullen (LHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Traded RHP Mike DeJean to the St. Louis Cardinals for two players to be named later. Reinstated 3B Wes Helms and LHP Glendon Rusch from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted OF Jason Conti to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  New York Yankees
Yankees traded LHP Sterling Hitchcock to the Cardinals for RHP Justin Pope and LHP Ben Julianel.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Acquired LHP Sterling Hitchcock from the New York Yankees for minor league pitchers Justin Pope and Ben Julianel.
  Acquired RHP Mike DeJean from the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later.
8/21/03 Chicago White Sox
Scott Sullivan: Acquired right-handed pitcher Scott Sullivan and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired from the White Sox a player to be named in exchange for RHP Scott Sullivan and an undisclosed amount of cash.
  New York Mets
Traded Norfolk Tides infielder Jorge Toca to the Pittsburgh Pirates Triple-A club Nashville Sounds for a player-to-be-named-later or cash considerations.
  Outrighted LHP Mike Bacsik from the 40-man roster. Bacsik remains at Triple-A Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed LHP Mark Mulder on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Mike Wood from Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Jesse Foppert on the 15-day disabled list with neuritis in his right elbow; recalled OF Todd Linden from Triple-A Fresno.
8/20/03 Cincinnati Reds
Recalled from Louisville IF Ryan Freel.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Recalled outfielder Jason Conti from Triple-A Indianapolis'' assigned pitcher Greg Burso to Double-A Huntsville.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Rick Reed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain. Optioned OF Michael Restovich to Triple-A Rochester. Announced that RHP James Baldwin elected free agency. Recalled C Rob Bowen and selected the contract of LHP Carlos Pulido from Triple-A Rochester.
  Montreal Expos
Signed free-agent Todd Zeile (INF).
  New York Yankees
Juan Rivera: Recalled OF Juan Rivera from Triple-A Columbus; optioned RHP Jorge DePaula to Triple-A Columbus.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned OF Todd Linden to Triple-A Fresno; designated LHP Jeff Urban for assignment.
  Acquired 2B Eric Young from the Brewers for minor league RHP Greg Bruso.
  Activated OF Barry Bonds from the bereavement list; activated SS Rich Aurilia from the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Tony Torcato to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned LHP Jon Switzer to Double-A Orlando.
8/19/03 Anaheim Angels
Trent Durrington: Recalled infielder/outfielder Trent Durrington from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate OF Tom Goodwin from the DL and option IF Augie Ojeda to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cubs acquire IF Tony Womack from the Rockies in exchange for RHP Enmanuel Ramirez.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed RHP Shawn Chacon on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 17) with right elbow inflammation and recalled LHP Cory Vance from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Recalled INF Pablo Ozuna from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Traded INF Tony Womack to the Chicago Cubs for minor league RHP Enmanuel Ramirez and cash considerations.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Traded INF Eric Young to Giants in exchange for minor league RHP Greg Bruso.
  New York Mets
Placed OF Cliff Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right Achilles'' tendon. Recalled OF Jeff Duncan from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled OFs J.J. Davis and Rob Mackowiak from Triple-A Nashville. Optioned C Humberto Cota to Nashville.
  Recalled OFs J.J. Davis and Rob Mackowiak from Triple-A Nashville. Optioned C Humberto Cota to Nashville.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Marvin Benard on rehab assignment with Single-A San Jose; placed LHP Kirk Rueter on rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Activated 3B Jeff Cirillo from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Brian Sweeney to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Claimed OF Adam Piatt off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
8/18/03 Anaheim Angels
Requested release waivers on INF Benji Gil for the purpose of granting his unconditional release.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed Julio Franco on the 15-day disabled list (fractured and lacerated left middle finger); recalled Mike Hessman from Triple-A Richmond
  Boston Red Sox
Sent minor league LHP Tyler Pelland to Cincinnati to complete the July 29 trade for Scott Williamson.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired LHP Tyler Pelland from the Red Sox to complete the July 29 trade that sent RHP Scott Williamson to Boston for LHP Phillip Dumatrait, a player to be named and an undisclosed amount of cash.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated RHP Jose Lima from the 15-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned LHP Chad Zerbe and SS Cody Ransom to Triple-A Fresno; activated RHP Felix Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list.
  Texas Rangers
Ismael Valdez: Activated right-handed pitcher Ismael Valdes from the 15-day disabled list.
8/17/03 Chicago Cubs
Cubs option IF Hee Seop Choi and OF David Kelton to Triple-A Iowa
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned Chris Mears (RHP) to Triple-A Toledo.
  Recalled Nate Robertson (LHP) from Triple-A Toledo.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Double-A Wichita.
  New York Yankees
Todd Zeile: Released INF Todd Zeile; recalled pitcher Jorge DePaula from Columbus of the International League (AAA).
  Philadelphia Phillies
Purchased the contract of RHP Amaury Telemaco from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; optioned INF Nick Punto to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed 1B J.T. Snow on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin; purchased the contract of OF Todd Linden from Triple-A Fresno; designated RHP Luis Estrella for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased the contract of LHP Jason Pearson from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned LHP Pedro Borbon Jr. to Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Robert Ellis: Optioned right-handed pitcher Robert Ellis to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/16/03 Chicago Cubs
Cubs acquire IF Randall Simon from the Pirates in exchange for OF Ray Sadler.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled from Louisville RHP Seth Etherton.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled Scott Mullen (LHP) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Optioned Masao Kida (RHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed OF J.D. Drew on the 15-day DL with a right oblique strain. Recalled OF So Taguchi from Triple-A Memphis.
8/15/03 Baltimore Orioles
Rick Helling: Designated RHP Rick Helling for assignment.
  John Parrish: Purchased the contract of LHP John Parrish from Double-A Bowie.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs option RHP Juan Cruz to Triple-A Iowa and recall OF David Kelton.
  Colorado Rockies
Recalled C Mandy Romero from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Placed C Bobby Estalella on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 11) with right shoulder inflammation.
  New York Yankees
Reinstated pitcher Antonio Osuna from the bereavement list; optioned pitcher Bret Prinz to Columbus of the International League (AAA).
  Seattle Mariners
Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Sweeney from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned C Pat Borders to Tacoma. Recalled LHP Matt Thornton from Tacoma and placed him on the 60-day disabled list.
8/14/03 Cincinnati Reds
Acquired RHP Matt Belisle to complete the 8/12 trade that sent LHP Kent Mercker to the Braves; designated for assignment OF Mark Budzinski.
  Minnesota Twins
Designated RHP James Baldwin for assignment. Recalled RHP Grant Balfour from Triple-A Rochester.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Recalled 2B Chase Utley from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Optioned RHP Brandon Duckworth to Scranton.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Barry Bonds on the bereavement list; recalled OF Tony Torcato from Triple-A Fresno.
8/13/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned RHP Bart Miadich to Triple-A Salt Lake and selected the contract of IF/OF Adam Riggs.
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned LHP Jung Keun Bong to Triple-A Richmond; activated RHP Trey Hodges from the disabled list and placed RHP Roberto Hernandez on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring.
  Baltimore Orioles
Activated OF B.J. Surhoff from the DL and optioned RHP Travis Driskill to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Chicago White Sox
Jon Adkins: Recalled right-handed pitcher Jon Adkins from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Billy Koch: Placed right-handed reliever Billy Koch on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed IF/OF Russell Branyan on the 15-day DL with a high right ankle sprain; Purchased contract of OF Dernell Stenson from Triple-A Louisville.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of Masao Kida (RHP) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Optioned Jason Romano (OF) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Optioned OF Jeff Duncan to Triple-A Norfolk. Activated C Mike Piazza from the 15-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated RHP Jim Mecir from the 15-day disabled list and designated OF Adam Piatt for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Activated RHP Kazuhiro Sasaki from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP J.J. Putz to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Named Tim Wilken Special Assistant to the General Manager.
8/12/03 Atlanta Braves
Kent Mercker: Acquired LHP Kent Mercker from the Reds for a player to be named later.
  Cincinnati Reds
Mark Watson: Acquired a player to be named from the Braves in exchange for LHP Kent Mercker; purchased the contract of LHP Mark Watson from Triple-A Louisville to fill Kent Mercker''''s roster slot.
  Recalled from Triple-A Louisville C Corky Miller and optioned to Louisville RHP Joe Valentine.
  Florida Marlins
Placed LHP Tommy Phelps on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow tendinitis and selected the contract of RHP Chad Fox from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Reinstated INF Mendy Lopez from the disabled list and designated 2B Carlos Febles for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Purchased the contract of pitcher Doug Davis from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned 1B Todd Sears to Triple-A Rochester. Recalled outfielder Michael Ryan from Triple-A Rochester.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of Triple-A pitcher Juan Dominguez and optioned right-handed pitcher Rosman Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma; transferred pitcher Ricardo Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
8/11/03 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned INF Carlos Mendez to Triple-A Ottawa. Recalled RHP Rick Bauer from Ottawa.
  Chicago White Sox
Jamie Burke: Optioned catcher Jamie Burke to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Neal Cotts: Purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Neal Cotts from Double-A Birmingham.
  Kansas City Royals
LHP Les Walrond cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Omaha.
  Optioned RHP Kris Wilson to Triple-A Omaha.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Paul Abbott from Triple-A Omaha.
  Designated RHP Jason Gilfillan for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Yankees placed RHP Antonio Osuna on bereavement leave and recalled RHP Bret Prinz from Triple-A Columbus.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled LHP Mike Gonzalez from Triple-A Nashville and optioned RHP Ryan Vogelsong to Nashville.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed C Alberto Castillo on rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled RHP Jimmy Journell from Triple-A Memphis and optioned RHP Josh Pearce to Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Recalled OF Jason Tyner from Triple-A Durham. Outrighted 3B-OF Jeff Liefer to Durham.
8/10/03 Cleveland Indians
Purchased the contract of RHP David Cortes (233694) from AAA Buffalo and transferred IF Ricky Gutierrez (115263) from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Outrighted RHP David Manning to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Kevin Correia from Triple-A Fresno; activated LHP Chad Zerbe from the 15-day disabled list; placed RHP Felix Rodriguez (right intercostal strain, retroactive to Aug. 3) and OF Marvin Benard (inflamed left knee) on the 15-day DL.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released RHP Scott Service, recalled C Kevin Cash from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/9/03 Anaheim Angels
Option RHP Kevin Gregg to Triple-A Salt Lake, recall RHP Bart Miadich from Salt Lake. Place OF Darin Erstad on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 7), recall INF Chone Figgins from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled from Louisville RHP Aaron Harang; optioned to Louisville OF Mark Budzinski.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled C Josh Bard from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned INF Zach Sorensen to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Placed C Victor Martinez on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised right navicular in his right ankle. Recalled INF Zach Sorensen from Triple-AAA Buffalo.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Dan Reichert: Called up Josh Towers and Dan Reichert from Triple-A Syracuse.
  Juan Acevedo: Released RHP Juan Acevedo.
  Cory Lidle: Placed RHP Cory Lidle on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.
8/8/03 Anaheim Angels
Designated IF Benji Gil for assignment. Called up RHP Kevin Gregg from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled LHP Casey Fossum from Pawtucket (AAA); placed RHP Ramiro Mendoza on 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 3 with right knee tendinitis.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Matt Ginter to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Purchased contract of catcher Jamie Burke from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired RHP Paul Abbott from Arizona for minor league LHP Aric Leclair.
  Activated 1B Mike Sweeney from the disabled list and optioned RHP Nate Field to Triple-A Omaha.
  Designated LHP Les Walrond for assignment.
  Montreal Expos
Placed RHP Claudio Vargas on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Scott Downs from Triple-A Edmonton.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed 2B Ray Durham on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 7) with a strained right hamstring; activated OF Marvin Benard from the DL.
8/7/03 Atlanta Braves
Purchased contract of RHP Will Cunnane from Triple-A Richmond; placed RHP Darren Holmes on 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed OF Michael Tucker on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right leg.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Purchased contract of OF Mark Smith from Triple-A Indianapolis; placed 3B Wes Helms on 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring retroactive to Aug. 6. Transferred RHP Todd Ritchie from 15-day to 60-day DL.
  Seattle Mariners
Recalled RHP J.J. Putz from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned RHP Aaron Looper to Tacoma.
8/6/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed IF Mark Grace on the 15-day DL with a hyper-extended right elbow; Called up IF Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson
  Boston Red Sox
Outrighted INF/OF Lou Collier to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Detroit Tigers
Placed C A.J. Hinch on the 15-day disabled list; recalled C Brandon Inge from Triple-A Toledo.
  Houston Astros
Signed RHP Rick White. Optioned RHP Kirk Saarloos to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Kevin Appier for the remainder of the 2003 season.
  Place RHP Kyle Snyder on the 15-day disabled list with stiffness in his right shoulder and recalled RHP Nate Field from Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned Larry Barnes (INF/OF) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Optioned Scott Mullen (LHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Yankees
Yankees acquired RHP acquired Jeff Nelson from the Seattle Mariners for RHP Armando Benitez and cash.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Ryan Vogelsong: Recalled RHP Ryan Vogelsong from Triple-A Nashville; optioned OF Adam Hyzdu to Nashville.
  Seattle Mariners
Acquired RHP Armando Benitez and cash considerations from the New York Yankees in exchange for RHP Jeff Nelson.
8/5/03 Baltimore Orioles
Placed OF Melvin Mora on the DL with a contusion of his right hand. Recalled OF Jack Cust from Triple-A Ottawa.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed OF/1B David McCarty off waivers from Oakland Athletics; placed DH/OF Jeremy Giambi on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder tendinitis.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled from Louisville RHP Joe Valentine; added Freddie Benavides to the coaching staff.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Nate Field to Triple-A Omaha and recalled INF Julius Matos from Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Joe DePastino: Optioned RHP Jeremy Griffiths to Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased the contract of C Joe DePastino from Norfolk.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled SS Cody Ransom from Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Transferred OF Ben Grieve from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
8/4/03 San Francisco Giants
Placed SS Rich Aurilia on the 15-day disabled list following an emergency appendectomy.
8/3/03 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Jeff Suppan on the active roster; designated INF/OF Lou Collier for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place 2B Mark Grudzielanek on 15-day DL with fractured hand and recall IF Augie Ojeda from Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Purchased the contract of OF Mark Budzinski from Triple-A Louisville; optioned RHP Josh Hall to Double-A Chattanooga.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Outrighted Eric Langill (C) to Single-A Vero Beach.
  Activated Ron Coomer (INF) off the 15-day disabled list.
  Designated Scott Mullen (LHP) for assignment.
  Designated Larry Barnes (INF/OF) for assignment.
  Purchased the contract of Scott Mullen (LHP) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated 3B Corey Koskie from 15-day disabled list. Optioned IF Alex Prieto to Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP Jeremy Griffiths from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned RHP Edwin Almonte to Norfolk. Recalled RHP Grant Roberts minor league rehabilitation assignment at Norfolk. Roberts remains on 60-day disabled list.
8/2/03 Chicago Cubs
Cubs recall RHP Sergio Mitre from Double-A West Tenn and place IF Lenny Harris on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled from Chattanooga RHP Josh Hall.
  Colorado Rockies
Recalled 3B Garett Atkins from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Placed Mark Bellhorn on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 1) with right shoulder tendinitis.
  Detroit Tigers
Steve Avery: Outrighted LHP Steve Avery off the 40-man roster, remaining in Triple-A Toledo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled Victor Alvarez (LHP) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  San Francisco Giants
Purchased the contract of RHP Dustin Hermanson from Triple-A Fresno; optioned LHP Jeff Urban to Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Aaron Taylor to Triple-A Tacoma and purchased the contract of RHP Aaron Looper from Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Terry Shumpert: Placed INF Terry Shumpert on the DL with a strained right hamstring.
  Chad Gaudin: Purchased the contracts of RHP Chad Gaudin and LHP Jon Switzer from Double-A Orlando.
8/1/03 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Scott Williamson on the active roster; optioned RHP Jason Shiell to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago White Sox
Dan Wright: Recalled right-handed pitcher Danny Wright from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Rick White: Designated right-handed pitcher Rick White for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Sean Lowe to Triple-A Omaha to make room on the roster for RHP Al Levine.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Jim Mecir on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 24, with inflammation of the right knee. Selected RHP Chad Harville from Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed LHP Kirk Rueter on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 26) with a left shoulder strain; recalled LHP Jeff Urban from Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned IF Luis Ugueto to Double-A San Antonio and promoted IF/OF Chad Meyers from Triple-A Tacoma.