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Date Transaction
8/31/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Claimed RHP Chad Durbin off waivers from the Indians
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Roman Colon to Double-A Greenville; recalled OF Dewayne Wise from Triple-A Richmond.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired OF Ben Grieve from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Acquired C Mike DiFelice from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled RHP Felix Diaz from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Traded C Sandy Martinez to the Boston Red Sox for cash considerations.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Sent OF Ben Grieve to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later and cash; recalled OF Dave Krynzel from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Acquired C Pat Borders from the Mariners in exchange for OF B.J. Garbe.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed LHP Randy Wolf on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in left elbow; recalled INF Shawn Wooten, 1B Ryan Howard and C A.J. Hinch from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of OF Robert Fick and recalled INF Ramon Vazquez from Triple-A Portland; optioned C Humberto Quintero and RHP Marty McLeary to Portland club.
  Seattle Mariners
Traded C Pat Borders to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league OF B.J. Garbe.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled RHP Danny Haren from Triple-A Memphis. Outrighted RHP Al Reyes to Class A Palm Beach.
8/30/04 Chicago White Sox
Requested waivers on RHP Mike Jackson for the purpose of granting his unconditional release.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned OF Grady Sizemore to Triple-A Buffalo.
  New York Mets
Activated C Mike Piazza from the 15-day disabled list and placed RHP Mike DeJean on the 15-day disabled list; designated OF Brian Buchanan for assignment and recalled RHP Heath Bell from Triple-A Norfolk.
8/29/04 Anaheim Angels
Tim Salmon: Placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 24, with left shoulder inflammation.
  Activated DH Troy Glaus from the 60-day disabled list; purchased the contract of INF Adam Riggs from Triple-A Salt Lake; placed OF Tim Salmon on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 24, with left shoulder inflammation; optioned RHP Matt Hensley to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Scott Sullivan on the 15-day disabled list with back strain; recalled LHP Jimmy Gobble from Triple-A Omaha
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Jesse Crain to Elizabethton of the Appalachian League; recalled OF Jason Kubel from Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Yankees
Recalled OF Bubba Crosby from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned RHP Scott Proctor to the minors.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Bob File from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned LHP Dave Maurer to Syracuse.
8/28/04 Chicago Cubs
Recalled RHP Todd Wellemeyer from Triple-A Iowa.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reinstated IF Keith Ginter from the 15-day disabled list and optioned IF Trent Durrington to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  New York Mets
Signed RHP Alay Soler to a three-year contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Brad Hennessey from Triple-A Fresno; optioned RHP David Aardsma to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed RHP Clint Nageotte (back) on the 15-day disabled list; promoted RHP Cha Seung Baek from Triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed LHP Steve Kline on 15-day disabled list with strained left groin. Purchased the contract of LHP Randy Flores from Triple-A Memphis.
8/27/04 Atlanta Braves
Outrighted LHP Armando Almanza and LHP Sam McConnell to Triple-A Richmond; RHP Brett Evert was claimed off waivers by the Mariners.
  Chicago White Sox
Purchased the contract of RHP Jason Grilli from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Optioned LHP Josh Stewart to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled RHP Kazuhito Tadano from Triple-A Buffalo and RHP Jeremy Guthrie from Double-A Akron; optioned RHP Fernando Cabrera to Buffalo and designated RHP Chad Durbin for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Recalled SS Clint Barmes from Triple-A Colorado Springs; optioned RHP Chris Gissell to Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Acquired RHP Dan Wheeler from the New York Mets in exchange for minor league OF Adam Seuss. Transferred RHP Wade Miller from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Designated RHP David Weathers for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
OF Ruben Mateo cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned RHP Masao Kida to Triple-A Las Vegas and purchased the contract of LHP Scott Stewart.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contract of IF Maicer Izturis from Triple-A Edmonton and optioned OF Ron Calloway to Edmonton; transferred 2B Jose Vidro to the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Traded RHP Dan Wheeler to Houston for minor league OF Adam Seuss, who was assigned to Class-A St. Lucie; Recalled RHP Jae Seo from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Seattle Mariners
Claimed RHP Brett Evert off waivers from the Atlanta Braves and optioned to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of RHP John Wasdin from Triple-A Oklahoma. RHP Scott Erickson designated for assignment.
8/26/04 Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contract of LHP Bruce Chen from Triple-A Ottawa; transferred OF Luis Matos from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; released OF Karim Garcia.
  Houston Astros
Placed RHP Dan Miceli on the 15-day disabled list with conjunctivitis, retroactive to Aug. 21. Purchased the contract of RHP Russ Springer from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Montreal Expos
Placed 2B Jose Vidro (patella tendinitis in right knee, retroactive to Aug. 22) and RHP Francis Beltran (right shoulder tendinitis, retroactive to Aug. 25) on the 15-day disabled list; recalled LHP Scott Downs and RHP Gary Majewski from Triple-A Edmonton.
  Texas Rangers
Juan Dominguez: Transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Activated RHP Chan Ho Park from the 60-day disabled list; placed RHP Mickey Callaway on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation; transfered INF Brad Fullmer from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
8/25/04 Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of LHP Jeff Francis from Triple-A Colorado Springs; designated OF Kit Pellow for assignment; outrighted RHP Adam Bernero and RHP Vladimir Nunez to Colorado Springs; placed RHP Aaron Cook on the 60-day disabled list with blood clots in both lungs; recalled LHP Javier Lopez from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed LHP Chris Capuano on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow soreness and recalled RHP Pedro Liriano from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  New York Mets
Designated OF Prentice Redman for assignment.
  Signed OF Brian Buchanan and optioned RHP Heath Bell to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Extended their player development contract with Kane County of the Midwest League (Class A) through the 2006 season.
  Extended their player development contract with Kane County of the Midwest League (Class A) through the 2006 season.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Kevin Correia to Triple-A Fresno, recalled RHP David Aardsma.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Young from Triple-A Oklahoma. Placed RHP Joaquin Benoit on the 15-day disabled list with rotator cuff iritation in his right arm.
8/24/04 Cincinnati Reds
Activated OF Austin Kearns from the 60-day disabled list; optioned RHP Matt Belisle to Triple-A Louisville.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed 1B Mike Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list; recalled OF Alexis Gomez from Triple-A Omaha.
  Recalled SS Angel Berroa from Double-A Wichita; optioned SS Andres Blanco to Wichita.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned LHP Mike Venafro to Triple-A Las Vegas and purchased the contract of RHP Masao Kida.
  New York Mets
Transferred RHP Orber Moreno to the 60-day disabled list.
  Optioned RHP Aaron Heilman to Triple-A Norfolk; recalled RHP Heath Bell from Triple-A Norfolk.
  San Diego Padres
Placed LHP Sterling Hitchcock on the 15-day disabled list with a left elbow strain and recalled RHP Dennis Tankersley from Triple-A Portland. OF Brian Buchanan elected to become a free agent instead of accepting an outright assignment to Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled OF So Taguchi from Triple-A Memphis; optioned RHP Jason Simontacchi to Triple-A Memphis; released OF Armando Rios from Triple-A Memphis.
8/23/04 Colorado Rockies
Placed OF Preston Wilson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 21, with a sore left knee; recalled OF Choo Freeman from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Matt Ginter to Triple-A Norfolk; recalled RHP Aaron Heilman from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated RHP Chad Bradford from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Justin Lehr to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Kip Wells: Placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 14, with right elbow inflammation.
  Sean Burnett: Placed on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.
  Pirates purchased the contract of LHP Frank Brooks from Triple-A Nashville; recalled RHP John Van Benschoten from Triple-A Nashville; placed RHP Kip Wells on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 14, with right elbow inflammation; placed LHP Sean Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Purchased the contract of LHP Scott Kazmir from Double-A Montgomery; optioned RHP Franklin Nunez to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Activated RHP R.A. Dickey from the 15-day disabled list and placed LHP Erasmo Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder tendinitis. The Ramirez move is retroactive to August 17.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased the contract of LHP Dave Maurer from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/22/04 Detroit Tigers
Recalled RHP Craig Dingman from Triple-A Toledo; optioned RHP Roberto Novoa to Double-A Erie.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed 1B/DH Ken Harvey on the 15-day DL with a strained rib cage; Recalled 1B Calvin Pickering from Triple-A Omaha; Activated OF/1B Matt Stairs from the disabled list; Designated OF Ruben Mateo for assignment.
  New York Mets
Optioned INF Craig Brazell to Triple-A Norfolk; recalled RHP Matt Ginter from Triple-A Norfolk.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of RHP Marty McLeary from Triple-A Portland; outrighted OF Brian Buchanan to Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed OF Frank Catalanotto on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin; purchased the contract of LHP Dave Maurer from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/21/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled INF Jerry Gil from Triple-A Tucson; optioned OF Doug Devore to Triple-A Tucson.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated LHP Jeremy Affeldt from the disabled list and optioned RHP Jorge Vasquez to Double-A Wichita.
  Montreal Expos
Placed 1B Nick Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right cheekbone and recalled OF Ryan Church from Triple-A Edmonton.
8/20/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson; Optioned INF Tim Olson to Triple-A Tucson; Recalled INF Alan Zinter from injury rehab assignment and activated him from 60-day DL; Placed OF Luis Gonzalez on 60-day DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated 2B Mark Bellhorn from the 15-day disabled list; optioned 3B Earl Snyder to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed RHP Danny Graves on the 15-day disabled list with lower back spasms; recalled pitcher Matt Belisle from Triple-A Louisville; signed RHP Jake Meyer to a minor league contract and assigned him to Double-A Chattanooga.
  Colorado Rockies
Designated RHP Vladimir Nunez for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Outrighted LHP Matt Ford to Double-A Huntsville.
  New York Mets
Placed INF Joe McEwing on the 60-day disabled list with a broken left fibula; recalled INF Jeff Keppinger from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Nelson Figueroa from Triple-A Nashville and optioned RHP Ian Snell to Double-A Altoona.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed RHP Bill Simas to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled RHP Al Reyes from Triple-A Memphis and optioned RHP Danny Haren to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned OF Joey Gathright to Triple-A Durham.
8/19/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Traded RHP Elmer Dessens to the Dodgers in exchange for minor league OF Jereme Milons.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Tim Drew on the 15-day disabled list and RHP Roman Colon was recalled from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contract of OF Val Majewski from Double-A Bowie.
  Chicago Cubs
Signed INF Neifi Perez to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Transfered DH Frank Thomas from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Josh Stewart from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Optioned RHP Felix Diaz to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Sent 3B Brandon Larson to Louisville on a rehabilitation assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Gissell from Triple-A Colorado Springs; optioned RHP Allan Simpson to Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Signed RHP Reggie Harris to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired RHP Elmer Dessens and cash considerations from the Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league OF Jereme Milons.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Victor Zambrano on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Bartolome Fortunato from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Ian Snell from Double-A Altoona and optioned RHP John Van Benschoten to Triple-A Nashville.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated RHP Jesse Foppert from the disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed 1B Randall Simon.
8/18/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed C Koyie Hill on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured ankle; activated 1B Alan Zinter from the 60-day disabled list and purchased the contract of C Chris Snyder from Double-A El Paso; optioned INF Tim Olson to Triple-A Tucson.
  Baltimore Orioles
Larry Bigbie: Placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sore groin.
  Placed OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left ankle; placed OF Larry Bigbie on the 15-day disabled list with a sore groin; recalled OF Darnell McDonald to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Jerry Hairston Jr.: Placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left ankle.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled RHP Fernando Cabrera from Triple-A Buffalo; optioned LHP Cliff Bartosh to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Houston Astros
Placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list to repair the torn flexor tendon in his left elbow and recalled RHP Brandon Backe from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
C Mike Tonis cleared waivers and was outrighted to Double-A Wichita. He will be placed on the Temporary Inactive List as he is currently playing in the Olympics in Greece.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Aquired nonroster LHP Scott Stewart from the Indians for cash or a PTBN.
  New York Yankees
Activated RHP Mike Mussina from disabled list and optioned INF Andy Phillips to Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated LHP Arthur Rhodes from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Jairo Garcia to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Brian Powell on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right bicep muscle. Recalled RHP Geoff Geary from AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP John Van Benschoten from Triple-A Nashville and designated RHP Willis Roberts for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Placed Jay Witasick on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of RHP Steve Watkins from Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Brad Hennessey to Triple-A Fresno; activated LHP Wayne Franklin from the 15-day disabled list.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed INF Justin Leone on the 15-day disabled list; recalled INF Ramon Santiago from Triple-A Tacoma.
8/17/04 Anaheim Angels
Placed IF Robb Quinlan on the disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle; activated C Bengie Molina from the DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed 3B Kevin Youkilis on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 16) with bone bruise in right ankle; placed 1B David McCarty on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 13) with ganglion cyst in right wrist; activated RHP Curtis Leskanic from 15-day disabled list; recalled 3B Earl Snyder from Triple-A Pawtucket; transferred RHP Scott Williamson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Placed C Sandy Alomar Jr. on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 16) with a pulled left groin and recalled C Jamie Burke from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Claimed OF Alex Escobar off release waivers from the Indians and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a fracture in his right foot.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired nonroster C Tom Wilson from the Mets for nonroster C Tony Socarras.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Purchased the contract of RHP Travis Phelps from Triple-A Indianapolis and optioned RHP Ben Hendrickson to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Grant Balfour from 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Matt Guerrier to Triple-A Rochester.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled OF Freddy Guzman from Triple-A Portland and requested unconditional release waivers on RHP Rod Beck.
8/16/04 Baltimore Orioles
C Ken Huckaby refused an assignment to Triple-A Ottawa and is a free agent. He had been designated for assignment on August 10.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed LHP Damian Moss to a minor league contract and assigned to Louisville.
  Montreal Expos
Recalled RHP Francis Beltran from Triple-A Edmonton.
  New York Yankees
Signed OF Shane Spencer to a minor league contract.
  San Diego Padres
Placed C Miguel Ojeda on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist contusion; recalled C Humberto Quintero from Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed RHP Danny Patterson to a minor league contract.
  Texas Rangers
Activated RHP Mickey Callaway from the 60-day disabled list. Placed IF/DH Herbert Perry on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left knee. Transferred RHP Ricardo Rodriguez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
8/15/04 Cincinnati Reds
Recalled RHP Luke Hudson from Triple-A Louisville; optioned INF Tim Hummel to Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated LHP Brian Fuentes from the 15-day disabled list; optioned SS Clint Barmes to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of LHP Mike Venafro from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Brewers optioned LHP Jorge De La Rosa to Triple-A Indianapolis and recalled RHP Ben Hendrickson.
  New York Mets
Placed SS Kazuo Matsui on 15-day disabled list with back spasms, retroactive to Aug. 9. Recalled 1B Craig Brazell from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of IF Manny Alexander from Triple-A Oklahoma. LHP Mike Bacsik designated for assignment.
8/14/04 Cincinnati Reds
Placed RHP Paul Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with low back soreness and recalled RHP Joe Valentine from Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Recalled SS Clint Barmes from Triple-A Colorado Springs; optioned RHP Adam Bernero to Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Nate Field on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique tear.
  Activated RHP Matt Kinney.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP Bret Prinz to Triple-A Columbus and recalled INF Andy Phillips from Triple-A Columbus.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated 1B Daryle Ward from the 15-day disabled list; recalled RHP Mark Corey from Triple-A Nashville; placed LHP Dave Williams on the 15-day disabled list with a strained rib cage; released 1B Randall Simon.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Placed OF Rocco Baldelli on the 15-day DL with a strained right quadriceps; recalled OF Joey Gathright from Triple-A Durham; released LHP Damian Moss from Triple-A Durham.
8/13/04 Chicago Cubs
Acquired LHP Eric Eckenstahler from the Tigers to complete the April 29 Felix Sanchez deal.
  Detroit Tigers
Activated RHP Gary Knotts from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP John Ennis to Triple-A Toledo. Sent Triple-A Toledo LHP Eric Eckenstahler to the Chicago Cubs to complete a previous trade.
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed RHP Matt Kinney off waivers from the Brewers and designated C Mike Tonis for assignment.
  New York Mets
Placed 2B Jose Reyes on 15-day disabled list with stress fracture in left fibula, retroactive to Aug. 12. Recalled LHP Pedro Feliciano from Triple-A Norfolk.
  San Francisco Giants
Requested release waivers on INF Neifi Perez; recalled RHP Kevin Correia from Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released OF Robert Fick. Purchased the contract of RHP Franklin Nunez from Triple-A Durham. Optioned RHP Jeremi Gonzalez to Durham. Recalled IF Jorge Cantu from Durham.
8/12/04 Cincinnati Reds
Placed OF Ken Griffey Jr. on the 60-day disabled list with a complete tear of his right hamstring; purchased the contract of OF Darren Bragg from Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Released OF Alex Escobar.
  Colorado Rockies
Outrighted RHP Travis Driskill to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Florida Marlins
Activated RHP Armando Benitez from 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed INF Kevin Hooper to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed RHP Brooks Kieschnick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 9, with right shoulder tendinitis, and recalled LHP Jorge De La Rosa from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  New York Mets
Transferred RHP Jose Parra from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Optioned RHP Matt Ginter and LHP Pedro Feliciano to Triple-A Norfolk; recalled RHP Dan Wheeler and purchased the contract of INF Wilson Delgado.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled RHP Jason Simontacchi from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned OF So Taguchi to Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled LHP Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Nick Regilio to Oklahoma.
8/11/04 Cincinnati Reds
Acquired RHP Elizardo Ramirez from the Phillies as the PTBN in the Aug. 9 Cory Lidle trade.
  Cleveland Indians
Placed INF Lou Merloni on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation (retroactive to Aug. 9) and recalled LHP Cliff Bartosh from Triple-A Buffalo.
  Colorado Rockies
Acquired LHP Luis Martinez and RHP Chris Narveson from the St. Louis Cardinals as players to be named in earlier trade that sent OF Larry Walker to St. Louis for RHP Jason Burch. Assigned Martinez to Triple-A Colorado Springs and Narveson to Double-A Tulsa.
  Detroit Tigers
Released RHP Danny Patterson. He had been designated for assignment on August 3.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Ben Howard to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed OF Dee Brown on the 15-day disabled list with a right ribcage injury. Recalled OF Aaron Guiel from Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Placed C Mike Piazza on the 15-day disabled list and recalled Danny Garcia from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Recalled RHP Bret Prinz from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned OF Bubba Crosby to Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated OF Billy McMillon from the 15-day disabled list and optioned INF Esteban German to Triple-A Sacramento.
8/10/04 Anaheim Angels
Activated OF Jeff DaVanon from the 15-day disabled list; optioned C Wil Nieves to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Baltimore Orioles
Activated OF Jay Gibbons from the disabled list; designated C Ken Huckaby for assignment.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reinstated RHP John Riedling from the bereavement list.
  Colorado Rockies
Reinstated LHP Joe Kennedy from the 15-day disabled list. Designated RHP Travis Driskill for assignment. Placed C Todd Greene on the 15-day disabled list with strained left hamstring (retroactive to Aug. 8). Recalled C J.D. Closser from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHP Tim Redding to Triple-A New Orleans and placed LHP Darren Oliver on 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Chad Qualls and LHP Carlos Hernandez from New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled RHP Jorge (Luis) Vasquez from Double-A Wichita and optioned RHP Ryan Bukvich to Triple-A Omaha.
  Optioned SS Angel Berroa to Double-A Wichita and recalled SS Andres Blanco from Wichita.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Resigned OF Jon Nunnally to a minor league contact and assigned him Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned LHP Aaron Fultz to Triple-A Rochester; recalled RHP Matt Guerrier from Triple-A Rochester.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Designated RHP Paul Abbott for assignment; activated RHP Vicente Padilla from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Geoff Geary to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Seattle Mariners
Selected the contract of OF Hiram Bocachica from Triple-A Tacoma; optioned RHP Cha Seung Baek to Triple-A Tacoma.
8/9/04 Chicago White Sox
Recalled RHP Felix Diaz from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired OF Javon Moran, LHP Joe Wilson and a player to be named later in exchange for RHP Cory Lidle.
  Detroit Tigers
Alex Sanchez: Placed on the 15-day DL with a right quadricep strain.
  Placed CF Alex Sanchez on the 15-day DL with a right quadricep strain; INF Nook Logan was recalled from Toledo.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Chad Bradford on the 15-day DL with a lower back strain.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Jairo Garcia from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired RHP Cory Lidle from Cincinnati for OF Javon Moran and LHP Joe Wilson and a player to be named later or cash.
  Texas Rangers
Activated RHP Doug Brocail from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Rosman Garcia to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/8/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned LHP Randy Choate to Triple-A Tucson; recalled LHP Shane Nance from Triple-A Tucson.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned C Jamie Burke to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Kazuhito Tadano to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Designated OF Alex Escobar for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed RHP Aaron Cook on the 15-day disabled list with blood clots in both lungs; recalled LHP Javier Lopez from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
8/7/04 Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of OF Jorge Piedra from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Activated OF Craig Monroe from the 15-day disabled list; optioned C Mike DiFelice to Triple-A Toledo.
  Kansas City Royals
Transferred OF Juan Gonzalez, who has been on the DL since May 27, to the 60-day disabled list. He is suffering from a disk problem in his back.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Jimmy Serrano from Double-A Wichita.
  Placed OF Matt Stairs on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned SS Jason Bartlett to Triple-A Rochester; purchased the contract of INF Augie Ojeda from Triple-A Rochester and transferred INF Nick Punto from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated RHP Tim Hudson from the 15-day disabled list; placed RHP Kirk Saarloos on 15-day disabled list with bone spurs in his right elbow.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed RHP Kiko Calero on 15-day disabled list with inflamed rotator cuff; activated OF Larry Walker.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Rosman Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma and optioned LHP Ryan Snare to Oklahoma.
8/6/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Purchased the contract of OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired LHP Mike Myers from the Mariners for cash or a player to be named later and designated RHP Jamie Brown for assignment; optioned LHP Mark Malaska to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Placed LHP Scott Schoeneweis on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 5) with inflammation in his left elbow.
  Cincinnati Reds
LHP Nick Bierbrodt had his minor league contract voided after failing to pass his physical.
  Cleveland Indians
Acquired 1B/DH Josh Phelps from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for INF Eric Crozier.
  Colorado Rockies
Traded OF Larry Walker and cash considerations to the St. Louis Cardinals for minor-league RHP Jason Burch and two players to be named.
  Houston Astros
Placed SS Adam Everett on 15-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left wrist; recalled INF Eric Bruntlett from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Recalled RHP Wes Obermueller from Triple-A Indianapolis and designated RHP Matt Kinney for assignment.
  Montreal Expos
Recalled RHP Jon Rauch from Triple-A Edmonton; optioned RHP Roy Corcoran to Triple-A Edmonton.
  New York Mets
Released OF Shane Spencer. He had been designated for assignment on July 31.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed OF Pat Burrell on 15-day DL (retroactive to Aug. 4) with a strained left wrist; purchased the contract of OF/INF Lou Collier from AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; placed RHP Kevin Millwood on 15-day DL with acute tendinitis in right elbow; recalled RHP Geoff Geary from AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed LHP Wayne Franklin on a rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Fresno.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Brad Hennessey from Triple-A Fresno; optioned RHP Merkin Valdez to Double-A Norwich; designated IF Angel Chavez for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Traded LHP Mike Myers to the Boston Red Sox for future considerations; recalled RHP Cha Seung Baek from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A).
  St. Louis Cardinals
Traded RHP Jason Burch and two players to be named later to Colorado Rockies for OF Larry Walker.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired minor league IF/OF Eric Crozier from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for DH Josh Phelps. Recalled OF Gabe Gross from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/5/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Traded 2B Roberto Alomar to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for cash considerations and a player to be named and purchased the contract of OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
  Chicago White Sox
Acquired 2B Roberto Alomar from the Diamondbacks for cash and a player to be named.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed LHP Nick Bierbrodt to a minor league contract and assigned to Triple-A Louisville.
  Texas Rangers
Placed RHP Jeff Nelson on 15-day with flexor tendonitis and recalled LHP Ryan Snare from Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/4/04 Anaheim Angels
Purchased the contract of minor league RHP Dominic Woody, who was playing for the Gary SouthShore RailCats of the independent Northern League, and assigned him to Class A Rancho Cucamonga.
  Called up C-1B Wil Nieves from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Signed 1B Andres Galarraga to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Grant Balfour on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder and recalled C Rob Bowen from Double-A New Britain.
  New York Yankees
Optioned LHP Felix Heredia to Class A Tampa; purchased the contract of LHP C.J. Nitkowski from Triple-A Columbus; designated INF Ferdin Tejeda for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled LHP Sterling Hitchcock from his rehabilitation assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; purchased the contract of OF Brian Buchanan from Triple-A Portland, optioned OF Xavier Nady to the same Portland club and requested unconditional release waivers for IF Jeff Cirillo.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Recalled RHP Jeremi Gonzalez from Triple-A Durham and optioned RHP John Webb to Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Mike Nakamura to Triple-A Syracuse and activated RHP Justin Miller from disabled list.
8/3/04 Anaheim Angels
Placed C Bengie Molina on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right index finger.
  Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled INF Andy Green from Triple-A Tucson.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reinstated OF Ken Griffey Jr. from the 15-day disabled list and placed RHP John Riedling on the bereavement list.
  Cleveland Indians
Acquired LHP Pierre-Luc Marceau from the Montreal Expos for LHP Jeriome Robertson.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contract of RHP John Ennis from Triple-A Toledo and designated RHP Danny Patterson for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Recalled OF Chris Aguila from Triple-A Albuquerque and designated for assignment RHP Aaron Small.
  Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contract of INF Ruben Gotay from Double-A Wichita.
  Placed 2B Tony Graffanino on the 15-day disabled list with a partial tear in the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed IF Keith Ginter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 25, with a sprained left wrist and purchased OF Chris Magruder's contract from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Montreal Expos
Transferred RHP Tomo Ohka from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Acquired LHP Jeriome Robertson from the Cleveland Indians for LHP Pierre-Luc Marceau; designated RHP Jeremy Fikac for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP Juan Padilla to Triple-A Columbus; transferred RHP Sam Marsonek from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; signed 1B John Olerud.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Geoff Geary to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to make room for RHP Felix Rodriguez.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled LHP Noah Lowry from Triple-A Fresno; optioned RHP Kevin Correia to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Activated RHP Seth McClung from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Durham.
8/2/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
OF Luis Gonzalez underwent season-ending surgery to repair a tendon in his right (throwing) elbow.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed INF Mark Bellhorn on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left thumb.
  Added OF Dave Roberts to the 25-man roster.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP Armando Benitez on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
  Montreal Expos
Placed RHP Zach Day on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right middle finger; activated LHP Joey Eischen.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
LHP Dave Williams was recalled from Triple-A Nashville.
  Recalled C Humberto Cota from a rehab assignment with Nashville and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list (strained left oblique).
  LHP Mike Johnston was recalled from a rehab assignment with Nashville and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list (left medial elbow inflammation) and optioned to Nashville.
  Seattle Mariners
Recalled RHP Clint Nageotte from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A); optioned LHP Travis Blackley to Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned LHP Erasmo Ramirez to Triple-A Oklahoma and transferred RHP Jay Powell from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
8/1/04 Atlanta Braves
Transferred LHP Horacio Ramirez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Added SS Orlando Cabrera to the 25-man roster and optioned C/1B Andy Dominique to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated RHP Ryan Dempster from the disabled list and optioned RHP Todd Wellemeyer to Triple-A Iowa.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Ben Hendrickson to Triple-A Indianapolis and recalled INF Trent Durrington from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Purchased the contract of RHP Jesse Crain from Triple-A Rochester.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Mark Corey and C J.R. House to Triple-A Nashville.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed LHP Eddie Guardado on the 15-day disabled list, retro to Aug. 1, with a fatigued left shoulder and recalled LHP Matt Thornton from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Purchased the contracts of SS B.J. Upton and INF Damian Rolls from Triple-A Durham; optioned OF Joey Gathright and INF Jorge Cantu to Durham.