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Date Transaction
5/31/06 Boston Red Sox
Placed LHP David Wells on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 27) with a right knee contusion; Recalled RHP David Pauley from Double-A Portland.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired INF Phil Nevin and cash considerations from the Texas Rangers in exchange for INF Jerry Hairston Jr.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned LHP Brian Shackelford to Louisville and recalled RHP Esteban Yan.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contract of RHP Zach Miner from Triple-A Toledo and optioned INF Jack Hannhan to Triple-A Toledo.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated LHP Mark Redman from the Bereavement List and optioned RHP Joe Nelson to Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Angels
Sent RHP Esteban Yan and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for RHP Kyle Edens; Signed Kelvim Escobar to a three-year contract extension (through the 2009 season).
  New York Yankees
Recalled RHP Darrell Rasner from Triple-A Columbus and designated C Koyie Hill for assignment.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Recalled LHP Eude Brito from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Sikorski from Triple-A Portland; Designated RHP Jim Brower for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired INF/OF Jerry Hairston, Jr. from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for INF Phil Nevin and cash considerations.
  Washington Nationals
Placed LHP Joey Eischen on the 60-day disabled list with a thickness tear of one of his left rotator cuff muscles.
5/30/06 Atlanta Braves
Purchased the contract of RHP Tyler Yates from Triple-A Richmond and optioned RHP Lance Cormier to Richmond.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed RHP Matt Belisle on the 15-day disabled list; called up RHP Justin Germano from Triple-A Louisville.
  Acquired RHP Esteban Yan from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and cash in exchange for RHP Kyle Edens.
  New York Mets
Placed OF Xavier Nady on the 15-day disabled list; Transferred RHP Brian Bannister from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Recalled OF Lastings Milledge from Triple-A Norfolk.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated 1B Lance Niekro from the 15-day disabled list and optioned 1B Travis Ishikawa to Double-A Connecticut.
  Seattle Mariners
Requested waivers on OF Matt Lawton for the purpose of granting his unconditional release.
  Requested waivers on OF Matt Lawton for the purpose of granting his unconditional release.
  Texas Rangers
Signed INF Chris Kemp, RHP Luke Massetti and OF Tim Rodriguez.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned LHP Brian Tallet to Triple-A Syracuse and activated LHP Gustavo Chacin from the 15-day disabled list.
5/29/06 Chicago Cubs
Recalled RHP David Aardsma from Triple-A Iowa and optioned RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to Iowa.
  Florida Marlins
Activated RHP Franklyn German from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Renyel Pinto to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated OF David DeJesus from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Aaron Guiel to Triple-A Omaha; Purchased the contract of RHP Seth Etherton from Triple-A Omaha and outrighted RHP Brian Bass to Double-A Wichita.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Jon Lieber on 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin and recalled RHP Brian Sanches from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Activated C Mike Lieberthal from 15-day disabled list and optioned C Carlos Ruiz to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP A.J. Burnett on the 60-day disabled list, retroactive to April 22; Placed INF John McDonald on the 15-day disabled list; Purchased the contract of INF Edgardo Alfonzo from Double-A New Hampshire.
5/28/06 Boston Red Sox
Activated OF Coco Crisp from 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Manny Delcarmen from Pawtucket; Placed RHP Mike Timlin and OF Wily Mo Pena (retroactive to May 27) on 15-day disabled list.
  Chicago Cubs
Recalled RHP Jae Kuk Ryu from Triple-A Iowa and optioned RHP Michael Wuertz to Iowa.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed INF Luis Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in both wrists and recalled OF Ryan Spilborghs from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of OF Matt Kemp from Double-A Jacksonville and optioned RHP Lance Carter to Triple-A Las Vegas; transferred INF Cesar Izturis from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled RHP Matt Roney from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned RHP Santiago Casilla to Sacramento.
  San Diego Padres
Reinstated C Rob Bowen from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned 1B/OF Paul McAnulty to Triple-A Portland.
5/27/06 Atlanta Braves
Placed C Brian McCann on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 24, with a sprained left ankle; activated LHP Horacio Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Nonroster C Pat Borders announced his retirement.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Carlos Villanueva to Double-A Huntsville.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated OF Aaron Rowand from 15-day disabled list.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated RHP Sidney Ponson from 15-day disabled list and optioned 1B/OF Chris Duncan to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Placed LHP Casey Fossum on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP James Shields from Triple-A Durham.
  Washington Nationals
Placed OF Jose Guillen on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury, recalled OF Mike Vento from Triple-A New Orleans and moved RHP Zach Day from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Outrighted C Wiki Gonzalez to Triple-A New Orleans and purchased the contract of RHP Shawn Hill from New Orleans.
5/26/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Casey Daigle to Triple-A Tucson and recalled RHP Enrique Gonzalez.
  Atlanta Braves
RHP Travis Smith has declined his assignment to Triple-A Richmond and has become a free agent.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated LHP David Wells from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Dustan Mohr to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Selected INF Tony Womack from Triple-A Iowa and optioned INF Ryan Theriot to Iowa; Transferred RHP Mark Prior to the 60-day disabled list.
  Cincinnati Reds
Traded OF Cody Ross to the Marlins for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
  Activated LHP Kent Mercker from the 15-day disabled list.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed C Danny Ardoin on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 25, with a strained left knee and recalled C J.D. Closser from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Placed LHP Mike Maroth on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Chris Spurling from Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned OF Chris Aguila to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Acquired OF Cody Ross from the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later or cash; transferred RHP Sergio Mitre to the 60-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired RHP Seth Etherton from the Padres for a player to be named later or cash.
  Los Angeles Angels
Selected the contract of RHP Jered Weaver from Triple-A Salt Lake and designated RHP Esteban Yan for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired RHP Jeremi Gonzalez from the Mets in exchange for RHP Mike Adams; Recalled RHP Chris Mabeus from Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Mike Adams from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for RHP Jeremi Gonzalez; Optioned Adams to Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Recalled C Koyie Hill from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned LHP Matt Smith to Columbus; Transferred RHP Tanyon Sturtze from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned OF Chris Roberson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Purchased the contract of LHP Jonathan Sanchez from Double-A Connecticut.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Wes Littleton from Double-A Frisco; Sent OF Adrian Brown outright to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased the contract of INF Luis Figueroa and recalled LHP Brian Tallet from Triple-A Syracuse.
  Washington Nationals
Activated C Brian Schneider from the 15-day disabled list and placed RHP Felix Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 20, with right shoulder tendinitis.
5/25/06 Cincinnati Reds
Acquired Minor League RHP Robert Manuel from the New York Mets in exchange for LHP Dave Williams and an undisclosed amount of cash.
  Detroit Tigers
Released nonroster RHP Matt Mantei.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Leo Nunez to Triple-A Omaha and purchased the contract of RHP Bobby Keppel from Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Assigned RHP Justin Lehr outright to the Nashville Sounds.
  New York Mets
Acquired LHP Dave Williams from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for non-roster RHP Robert Manuel and cash; Assigned Williams to Triple-A Norfolk; Designated RHP Jeremi Gonzalez for assignment.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled 1B Travis Ishikawa from Double-A Connecticut and optioned OF Dan Ortmeier to Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Activated INF Ian Kinsler from the 15-day disabled list and designated OF Adrian Brown for assignment; Recalled LHP John Rheinecker from Triple-A Oklahoma and optioned RHP Robinson Tejeda to Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed INF Edgardo Alfonzo to a Minor League contract.
5/24/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Jorge Julio from the New York Mets in exchange for RHP Orlando Hernandez.
  Baltimore Orioles
Activated 2B Brian Roberts from the 15-day disabled list and optioned INF Ed Rogers to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed LHP Lenny DiNardo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 22, with a neck strain and recalled RHP Jermaine Van Buren from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Kansas City Royals
Sent OF Kerry Robinson outright to Triple-A Omaha.
  Placed LHP Mark Redman on the Bereavement List and recalled RHP Leo Nunez from Double-A Wichita.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Chris Demaria to Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Orlando Hernandez from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Jorge Julio; Recalled RHP Heath Bell from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Recalled LHP Matt Smith from Triple-A Columbus; Optioned OF Kevin Reese to Columbus; Acquired IF Nick Green from the Devil Rays for cash considerations and assigned him to Columbus.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed LHP Cole Hamels on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 19, with a strained left shoulder and recalled RHP Clay Condrey from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reinstated INF/OF Jose Bautista from the Bereavement List and optioned INF/OF Yurendell DeCaster to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Scott Munter to Double-A Connecticut.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted RHP Josh Towers to Triple-A Syracuse and optioned SS Russ Adams to Syracuse.
5/23/06 Chicago White Sox
Purchased the contract of RHP Jeff Nelson from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Activated OF Cody Ross from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Mike Burns to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated RHP Sun-Woo Kim from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Scott Dohmann to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Placed 1B Dmitri Young on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of 3B Jack Hannahan from Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Reinstated OF Jeremy Hermida from 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Robert Andino to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Purchased the contract of RHP Joe Winkelsas from Double-A Huntsville; Designated RHP Justin Lehr for assignment.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP Alay Soler from Double-A Binghamton; Optioned RHP Anderson Garcia to Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Activated Gary Sheffield from the 15-day disabled list and designated Colter Bean for assignment; Signed OF Richard Hidalgo to a Minor League contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Tim Worrell on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 21, with a right cervical muscle strain and recalled RHP Brian Wilson from Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled DH/OF Jason Botts from Triple-A Oklahoma and optioned INF Drew Meyer to Oklahoma.
5/22/06 Baltimore Orioles
Placed RHP Hayden Penn on the 15-day disabled list with appendicitis and recalled LHP Adam Loewen from Double-A Bowie.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated RHP David Riske from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Abe Alvarez to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Agustin Montero to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Los Angeles Angels
Recalled INF Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned RHP Jason Bulger to Salt Lake; Activated RHP Chris Bootcheck from the disabled list and optioned to him Salt Lake.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Recalled RHP Carlos Villanueva from Double-A Huntsville.
  Minnesota Twins
Recalled Jason Kubel from Triple-A Rochester.
  Placed OF Shannon Stewart on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 20.
  New York Mets
Activated 2B Anderson Hernandez from the disabled list and assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled OF Jody Gerut from Triple-A Indianapolis; Placed Gerut on the 15-day disabled list due to patella tendinitis in his right knee.
  Washington Nationals
Placed OF Alex Escobar and RHP Zach Day on the 15-day disabled list.
  Recalled RHP Saul Rivera and purchased the contract of RHP Santiago Ramirez from Triple-A New Orleans; Transferred RHP Ryan Drese from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
5/21/06 Atlanta Braves
Recalled C Brayan Pena from Triple-A Richmond; designated RHP Travis Smith for assignment.
  Baltimore Orioles
Recalled RHP Hayden Penn from Triple-A Ottawa and optioned RHP Julio Manon to Ottawa.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned LHP Rich Hill to Triple-A Iowa and recalled RHP Michael Wuertz from Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Reinstated RHP Jose Contreras from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Boone Logan to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Houston Astros
Activated 2B Chris Burke from the 15-day disabled list and optioned INF Joe McEwing to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Angels
Released INF Edgardo Alfonzo and recalled RHP Jason Bulger from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Ben Hendrickson to Triple-A Nashville and recalled RHP Chris Mabeus from Nashville.
  New York Yankees
Placed RHP Shawn Chacon on the 15-day disabled list with a left leg hematoma; Purchased the contract of OF Terrence Long from Triple-A Columbus; Signed DH Erubiel Durazo to a Minor League contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed LHP Joe Kennedy on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 11, with a sore left shoulder and recalled RHP Santiago Casilla from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Announced the retirement of INF Alex Gonzalez and purchased the contract of INF Chris Coste from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Pirates recalled INF/OF Yurendell Decaster from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Brian Wilson from a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Fresno, activated him from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Fresno.
  Placed 1B Lance Niekro on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 15, with right shoulder bursitis and recalled IF Kevin Frandsen from Triple-A Fresno.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled 1B/OF Chris Duncan from Triple-A Memphis; Optioned Anthony Reyes to Memphis.
5/20/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Purchased the contract of RHP Kevin Jarvis from Triple-A Tuscon, optioned RHP Greg Aquino to Tucson and designated RHP Brian Bruney for assignment.
  Atlanta Braves
Purchased the contract of RHP Travis Smith from Triple-A Richmond, transfered RHP Kyle Davies to the 60-day disabled list and optioned RHP Peter Moylan to Triple-A Richmond.
  Chicago Cubs
Claimed OF Miguel Negron off waivers from the Blue Jays.
  Cincinnati Reds
Activated LHP Eric Milton from 15-day disabled list and designated LHP Dave Williams for assignment.
  Cleveland Indians
Purchased the contract of C Tim Laker from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned C Kelly Shoppach to Buffalo. Transferred RHP Matt Miller from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Designated RHP Jose Lima for assignment; Recalled RHP Anderson Garcia from Triple-A Norfolk; Released RHP Bartolome Fortunato.
  New York Yankees
Optioned OF Mitch Jones to Triple-A Columbus.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed INF/OF Jose Bautista on the Bereavement List.
  Seattle Mariners
Designated OF Matt Lawton for assignment; recalled INF/OF Mike Morse from Triple-A Tacoma
  Optioned RHP Emiliano Fruto to Triple-A Tacoma; activated RHP Julio Mateo from the 15-day disabled list.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled RHP Anthony Reyes from Triple-A Memphis and optioned RHP Brian Falkenborg to Memphis.
5/19/06 Boston Red Sox
Placed LHP Mike Holtz on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 17) with a left elbow strain and recalled LHP Abe Alvarez from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Signed OF Tony Torcato to a Minor League contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Activated 3B Rich Aurilia from 15-day disabled list.
  Signed RHP Joe Mays to a Minor League contract; Released nonroster OF Brian Buchanan.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled OF Shane Costa from his Minor League rehab assignment at Double-A Wichita and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; Recalled SS Andres Blanco from Triple-A Omaha; Optioned 1B Justin Huber to Triple-A Omaha and designated OF Kerry Robinson for assignment.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled RHP Lance Carter from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned RHP Franquelis Osoria to Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Sent RHP Jared Fernandez outright to Triple-A Nashville; Nonroster LHP Justin Thompson announced his retirement.
  New York Yankees
Placed OF Bubba Crosby on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring; Purchased the contract of OF Mitch Jones from Triple-A Columbus and recalled RHP Colter Bean from Columbus.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Robinson Tejeda from Triple-A Oklahoma and placed RHP Antonio Alfonseca on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 10, with a sore right elbow.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Shaun Marcum to Triple-A Syracuse; Purchased the contract of RHP Ty Taubenheim from Triple-A Syracuse; OF Miguel Negron was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs.
  Washington Nationals
Transferred RHP Pedro Astacio from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  Optioned OF Ryan Church to Double-A Harrisburg and recalled OF Alex Escobar from Harrisburg.
5/18/06 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Lance Cormier off the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Anthony Lerew to Triple-A Richmond.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated RHP Kerry Wood from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to Triple-A Iowa; Signed 2B Tony Womack to a Minor League contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned INF Ray Olmedo to Triple-A Louisville; Activated INF Rich Aurilia from the 15-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Sent RHP Danny Graves outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
  New York Yankees
Signed OF Terrence Long to a Minor League contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Reinstated LHP Randy Keisler from the bereavement list and optioned RHP Matt Roney to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed OF Chris Duffy on the Restricted List for failure to report to Triple-A Indianapolis within the allotted 72 hour time period.
5/17/06 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Kyle Davies on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Anthony Lerew from Triple-A Richmond.
  Cleveland Indians
Purchased the contract of INF Lou Merloni from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned INF Ramon Vazquez to Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned OF Eric Reed to Triple-A Albuquerque and recalled INF Robert Andino from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Released RHP Joe Mays.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed SS J.J. Hardy on the 15-day disabled with a severe sprain of the distal ligament in his right ankle and recalled OF Corey Hart from Triple-A Nashville.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Kyle Lohse to Triple-A Rochester and recalled RHP Boof Bonser from Rochester.
  Oakland Athletics
Sold the contract of Minor League OF Matt Watson to Chiba Lotte of the Japanese Leagues.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Shaun Marcum from Triple-A Syracuse.
5/16/06 Baltimore Orioles
Sent OF Luis Terrero outright to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated RHP Rafael Betancourt from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Jeremy Guthrie to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Los Angeles Angels
Recalled INF Erick Aybar from Salt Lake.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Claimed RHP Chris Mabeus off waivers from the Oakland Athletics and optioned to Triple-A Nashville; RHP Jared Fernandez was designated for assignment.
  Oakland Athletics
Selected RHP Steve Karsay and recalled RHP Matt Roney from Triple-A Sacramento; Optioned C Jeremy Brown to Sacramento and placed LHP Randy Keisler on the Bereavement List retroactive to May 15; RHP Chris Mabeus was claimed on waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled RHP Mike Thompson from Triple-A Portland and optioned RHP Cla Meredith to Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed Gustavo Chacin on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 11.
5/15/06 Baltimore Orioles
Placed RHP Daniel Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Chris Britton from Double-A Bowie.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired nonroster RHP Brad Baker from the Braves to complete the April 5 trade.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Chris Booker on the 15-day disabled list with a groin injury and recalled RHP Joe Nelson from Triple-A Omaha.
  Texas Rangers
Released nonroster DH Erubiel Durazo.
5/14/06 Cincinnati Reds
Placed LHP Kent Mercker on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 11, with an inflamed left elbow; Recalled RHP Mike Burns from Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Traded Minor League RHP Steve Karsay to the Oakland A's for cash considerations.
  Florida Marlins
Recalled LHP Renyel Pinto from Triple-A Albuquerque and optioned LHP Jason Vargas to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Los Angeles Angels
Optioned INF Howie Kendrick to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Jared Fernandez to Triple-A Nashville.
  Oakland Athletics
Obtained RHP Steve Karsay from the Indians for an undisclosed amount of cash and assigned him to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned OF Chris Duffy to Triple-A Indianapolis and recalled INF/OF Mike Edwards from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Seattle Mariners
Recalled RHP Emiliano Fruto from Triple-A Tacoma; optioned LHP Bobby Livingston to Tacoma.
  Washington Nationals
Purchased the contract of catcher Wiki Gonzalez from Triple-A New Orleans; optioned RHP Jason Bergmann to New Orleans; transferred SS Cristian Guzman from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
5/13/06 Baltimore Orioles
Activated C/DH Javy Lopez from the 15-day disabled list and designated OF Luis Terrero for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Recalled RHP Jae Kuk Ryu from Triple-A Iowa and optioned RHP Angel Guzman to Iowa.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP Sergio Mitre on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation; Recalled RHP Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired LHP Brian Shouse from the Texas Rangers in exchange for INF Enrique Cruz; transferred RHP Vince Perkins to the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Bartolome Fortunato on the 60-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his right elbow.
  New York Yankees
Placed RHP Tanyon Sturtze on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in the front of his right shoulder and recalled RHP Scott Erickson from Triple-A Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Justin Duchscherer on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 7, with right elbow tendinitis and recalled RHP Chad Gaudin from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Julio Santana on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow tendinits and recalled RHP Geoff Geary from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Placed RHP Woody Williams on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of RHP Jim Brower; Recalled RHP Cla Meredith from Triple-A Portland and optioned OF Ben Johnson to Portland.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired INF Enrique Cruz and a player to be named later from the Milwaukee Brewers for LHP Brian Shouse.
  Washington Nationals
Placed C Brian Schneider on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left hamstring; activated C/1B Robert Fick from the disabled list.
5/12/06 Baltimore Orioles
Placed INF Chris Gomez on the 60-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left hand and purchased the contract of INF Ed Rogers from Triple-A Ottawa.
  Chicago White Sox
Purchased the contract of RHP Agustin Montero from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled RHP Fausto Carmona from Triple-A Buffalo and designated RHP Danny Graves for assignment; Released nonroster LHP Felix Heredia.
  Houston Astros
Activated LHP Trever Miller from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Ezequiel Astacio to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed RHP Chris Booker off waivers from Philadelphia and optioned RHP Steve Andrade to Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed 3B Bill Mueller on the 15-day disabled list with right knee inflammation and recalled INF Oscar Robles from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of RHP Jeremi Gonzalez from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP Heath Bell to Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Placed OF Hideki Matsui on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist fracture, retroactive to May 11 and recalled OF Kevin Reese from Triple-A Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled LHP Randy Keisler from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned RHP Matt Roney to Sacramento; Designated RHP Chris Mabeus for assignment.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed OF Aaron Rowand on the 15-day DL with a fractured nose. Recalled OF Chris Roberson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Cole Hamels from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Placed C Rob Bowen on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb sprain and recalled OF/1B Paul McAnulty from Triple-A Portland; Outrighted RHP Dewon Brazelton to Triple-A Portland and recalled RHP Jon Adkins from Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated 2B Ray Durham from the 15-day disabled list and placed RHP Brian Wilson on rehabilitation assignment with Class A San Jose.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Sent INF Nick Green outright to Triple-A Durham.
5/11/06 Cincinnati Reds
Activated CF Ken Griffey Jr. from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Chris Denorfia to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated 1B Ryan Shealy from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Geoff Geary to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired RHP John Hudgins and 1B/OF Vince Sinisi from the Texas Rangers in exchange for OF Freddy Guzman and RHP Cesar Rojas; Agreed to terms with RHP Jim Brower on a Minor League contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned 2B Kevin Frandsen to Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired OF Freddy Guzman and nonroster RHP Cesar Rojas from the San Diego Padres for nonroster RHP John Hudgins and nonroster OF Vince Sinisi.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Jason Frasor from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned RHP Dustin McGowan to Triple-A.
5/10/06 Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Charles Haeger to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Detroit Tigers
Recalled RHP Roman Colon from Triple-A Toledo and optioned RHP Jordan Tata to Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP Franklyn German on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis and recalled RHP Logan Kensing from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed OF Jason Repko on the 15-day disabled list with a high ankle sprain; called up 2B/3B Willy Aybar from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed RHP Ben Sheets on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 3, with tendinitis in his right shoulder; Recalled LHP Dana Eveland from Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Mets
Signed LHP Jeriome Robertson to a Minor League contract.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed RHP Sidney Ponson on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled LHP Tyler Johnson from Triple-A Memphis; Signed RHP Will Cunnane to a Minor League contract.
5/9/06 Atlanta Braves
Purchased the contract of RHP Chad Paronto from Triple-A Richmond; Transferred LHP John Foster from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contract of LHP Mike Holtz from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Placed RHP Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 5 and recalled RHP Charlie Haeger from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Detroit Tigers
Sent OF Alexis Gomez outright to Triple-A Toledo.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed 1B Casey Kotchman on the 15-day disabled list and recalled 3B Dallas McPherson from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Activated LHP Odalis Perez from the bereavement list; optioned 3B Oscar Robles to Triple-A Las Vegas; Signed RHP Giovanni Carrara to a Minor League contract.
  New York Mets
Recalled Heath Bell from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP Bartolome Fortunato to Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Placed OF Gary Sheffield on the 15-day disabled list with a left hand contusion, retroactive to May 6 and recalled OF Melky Cabrera from Triple-A Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Announced that C Jason Kendall dropped his appeal of the four-game suspension and will begin serving the suspension May 9; Recalled C Jeremy Brown from Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Francisco Giants
Designated LHP Jeff Fassero for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Released nonroster RHP Jose Silva.
5/8/06 Baltimore Orioles
Released RHP Jim Brower.
  Chicago Cubs
Sent outright OF Michael Restovich to Triple-A Iowa and recalled INF Ryan Theriot.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated Denny Bautista from the 15-day disabled list and designated LHP Joe Mays for assignment.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed OF Darin Erstad on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 1, and activated DH/OF Juan Rivera from the DL.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned C Justin Knoedler to Double-A Connecticut and then transferred his option to Triple-A Fresno; Recalled OF Dan Ortmeier from Triple-A Fresno; Activated LHP Noah Lowry from the 15-day disabled list and designated LHP Jeff Fassero for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated OF Larry Bigbie from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF John Gall to Triple-A Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Robinson Tejeda to Triple-A Oklahoma; Designated LHP Brian Shouse for Assignment.
5/7/06 Atlanta Braves
Placed LHP Horacio Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Manny Delcarmen to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Houston Astros
Placed IF/OF Chris Burke on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated left shoulder and purchased the contract of IF/OF Joe McEwing from Triple-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of RHP Aaron Sele from Triple-A Las Vegas and transferred RHP Yhency Brazoban from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Placed LHP Odalis Perez on the bereavement list.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of RHP Jose Lima from Triple-A Norfolk; placed RHP Victor Zambrano on the 60-day disabled list with a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed OF Milton Bradley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 27, with a sprained right knee.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed 3B Joe Randa on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 2, with a bone contusion of the right foot and recalled INF/OF Jose Bautista from Triple-A Indianapolis.
5/6/06 Atlanta Braves
Placed LHP Chuck James on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring; activated LHP Horacio Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
RHP Luke Hudson cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP John Maine on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right middle finger; recalled RHP Bartolome Fortunato from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Julio Santana from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Clay Condrey to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Moises Alou on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle; recalled C Justin Knoedler from Double-A Connecticut.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Placed RHP Dan Miceli on the 15-day disabled list and selected RHP Chad Harville from Triple-A Durham.
5/5/06 Baltimore Orioles
Activated OF Luis Matos from the 15-day disabled list and placed DH-C Javy Lopez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 28, with a mid-back strain.
  Cincinnati Reds
Released nonroster OF Terrence Long.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated 1B Todd Helton from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Ryan Spilborghs to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Activated DH Dmitri Young from the 15-day disabled list; Designated OF Alexis Gomez for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Sent OF Matt Cepicky outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned 3B Mark Teahen to Triple-A Omaha and recalled OF Aaron Guiel from Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed C Dioner Navarro on the 15-day disabled list with a deep bone bruise on his right wrist and recalled C Russell Martin from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Recalled RHP Jared Fernandez from Triple-A Nashville.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled RHP Matt Roney from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned RHP Chad Gaudin to Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed C Mike Lieberthal on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee bone contusion; recalled C Carlos Ruiz from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Activated INF Julio Lugo and INF Aubrey Huff from the disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Vinnie Chulk to Triple-A Syracuse and called up RHP Francisco Rosario from Syracuse.
5/4/06 Boston Red Sox
Recalled INF Hee-Seop Choi from rehabilitation assignment at class AAA Pawtucket and optioned him to Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed INF Rich Aurilia on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin; Recalled INF Ray Olmedo from Triple-A Louisville.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed RHP Chris Bootcheck on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring, retroactive to May 3; Recalled CF Tommy Murphy from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  New York Mets
Re-signed 1B Jose Offerman to a Minor League contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned 3B Sean Burroughs to Triple-A Durham and designated INF Nick Green for assignment.
5/3/06 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Lance Cormier on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and recalled RHP Peter Moylan from Triple-A Richmond; Signed RHP Tyler Yates to a Minor League contract.
  Florida Marlins
Claimed OF Joe Borchard off waivers from Seattle and designated OF Matt Cepicky for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed 1B/DH Mike Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list with a bulging disk in his upper back and recalled 1B Justin Huber from Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Angels
Recalled C Mike Napoli from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Optioned C Jeff Mathis to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed RHP Tomo Ohka on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 2, with a partial undersurface tear of the right rotator cuff.
5/2/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed RHP Russ Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 24, with a right calf strain and recalled RHP Casey Daigle from Triple-A Tucson.
  Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contracts of LHP Kurt Birkins and RHP Julio Manon from Triple-A Ottawa; Designated RHP Jim Brower for assignment and optioned RHP Eddy Rodriguez to Ottawa; Designated C Eli Whiteside for assignment.
  Chicago White Sox
Signed RHP Jeff Nelson to a Minor League contract and sent him to extended Spring Training.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed OF Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 29, with a bruised left pinky finger; Recalled OF Chris Denorfia from Triple-A Louisville; Gave INF Tony Womack his unconditional release. He was designated for assignment on April 24.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Brian Slocum to Triple-A Buffalo; Signed LHP Vic Darensbourg to a Minor League contract; Activated LHP C.C. Sabathia from the 15-day disabled list.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated OF Jorge Piedra from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed OF Ricky Ledee on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin and recalled OF Andre Ethier from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned INF Mike Edwards to Triple-A Indianapolis and recalled C Ryan Doumit.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Falkenborg from Triple-A Memphis and optioned OF Skip Schumaker to Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Placed LHP Fabio Castro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin and recalled RHP Robinson Tejeda from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned LHP Brian Tallet to Triple-A Syracuse and removed LHP Scott Downs from the bereavement list.
5/1/06 Boston Red Sox
Acquired C Doug Mirabelli from the San Diego Padres in exchange for C Josh Bard, RHP Cla Meredith, and a PTBN or cash.
  Chicago Cubs
Recalled LHP Rich Hill from Triple-A Iowa and optioned RHP David Aardsma to Iowa.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned hitting coach Andre David; Named roving Minor League hitting instructor Mike Barnett as Major League hitting coach.
  Designated RHP Luke Hudson for assignment and purchased the contract of RHP Steve Andrade from Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Angels
Recalled RHP Chris Bootcheck from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned RHP Lance Carter to Triple-A Las Vegas and recalled RHP Jonathan Broxton from Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP John Maine from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned OF Victor Diaz to Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Esteban Loaiza on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 29 with a strained left trapezius muscle; Recalled OF Bobby Kielty from Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired C Josh Bard, RHP Cla Meredith, and a PTBN or cash from the Red Sox in exchange for C Doug Mirabelli.