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Date Transaction
8/31/06 Atlanta Braves
Acquired Daryle Ward from the Nationals in exchange for RHP Luis Atilano; Transferred RHP Phil Stockman from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated LHP Lenny DiNardo from the 60-day disabled list; Traded LHP David Wells to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named or cash considerations; Acquired RHP Kevin Jarvis from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named and assigned Jarvis to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Traded 1B Phil Nevin and cash considerations to the Twins for a player to be named later.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Matt Belisle to Class A Sarasota and recalled INF Brendan Harris from Triple-A Louisville.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Randy Messenger to Class A Jupiter and recalled INF Robert Andino from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired INF Marlon Anderson and cash considerations from the Washington Nationals in exchange for RHP Jhonny Nunez.
  Minnesota Twins
Acquired 1B/DH Phil Nevin and cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named or cash; Transferred OF Shannon Stewart from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Recalled INF Anderson Hernandez from Triple-A Norfolk; Optioned LHP Dave Williams to Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled 1B Dan Johnson from Triple-A Sacramento and sent INF D'Angelo Jimenez outright to Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Recalled C Carlos Ruiz from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned LHP Matt Smith to Class A Clearwater.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired LHP David Wells from the Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; Signed RHP Rudy Seanez; Recalled OF Terrmel Sledge from Triple-A Portland and optioned RHP Mike Thompson to Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased the contract of C Mike Rose; placed LHP Mark Mulder on the 15-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Acquired Minor League RHP Luis Atilano from the Braves in exchange for INF Daryle Ward; acquired Minor League RHP Jhonny Nunez from the Dodgers in exchange for INF-OF Marlon Anderson.
8/30/06 Baltimore Orioles
Claimed C Danny Ardoin from the Colorado Rockies; Designated LHP Tim Byrdak for assignment; Designated INF Ed Rogers for assignment; Acquired INF Angel Chavez from the Philadelphia Phillies as the PTBN.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed RHP Jason Johnson to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Louisville.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled LHP Hong-Chih Kuo from Triple-A Las Vegas and optioned LHP Tim Hamulack to Class A Vero Beach.
  New York Mets
Acquired minor league C Mike Nickeas from the Texas Rangers in exchange for OF Victor Diaz.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Traded INF Angel Chavez to Baltimore to complete the deal for OF Jeff Conine.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired OF Victor Diaz from the New York Mets for Minor League C Mike Nickeas; Outrighted OF Adam Hyzdu to Oklahoma.
8/29/06 Baltimore Orioles
Activated OF David Newhan from the 60-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Burns from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned LHP Kason Gabbard to Pawtucket; Placed RHP David Pauley on the 60-day disabled list.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned LHP Chris Michalak to Class A Sarasota; Recalled OF Chris Denorfia from Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of SS Troy Tulowitzki from Double-A Tulsa; Optioned INF Luis A. Gonzalez to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contract of OF Alexis Gomez from Triple-A Toledo; Designated OF Nook Logan for assignment and recalled INF Tony Giarratano and placed him on the 15-day disabled list.
8/28/06 Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Mike Burns from the Reds in exchange for RHP Tim Bausher; Purchased the contract of 1B Carlos Pena from Triple-A Pawtucket and placed LHP Jon Lester on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 24, with a back strain; Placed Adam Stern on the 60-day disabled list; Released RHP Jason Johnson and RHP Rudy Seanez.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated 1B Derrek Lee from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Buck Coats to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Agreed with C Javier Valentin on a one-year contract extension through the 2007 season with a club option for 2008; Acquired RHP Tim Bausher and cash from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for RHP Mike Burns.
  Houston Astros
Recalled INF Eric Bruntlett and C Humberto Quintero from Triple A Round Rock; Optioned C J.R. House and RHP Chris Sampson to Round Rock.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned INF Danny Sandoval to Double-A Reading.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny and LHP Mike Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list; Designated RHP Britt Reames for assignment, recalled RHP Jonah Bayliss and purchased the contracts of RHP Marty McLeary and RHP Brian Rogers from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed RHP Julio Mateo on the 60-day disabled list with a broken left hand; Selected the contract of RHP Jon Huber from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Placed OF Jonny Gomes on the disabled list with an impingement in his right shoulder; Recalled OF Delmon Young from Triple-A Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled INF Russ Adams from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/27/06 Baltimore Orioles
Traded OF-1B Jeff Conine and cash considerations to Philadelphia for a player to be named later.
  Chicago Cubs
Selected LHP Les Walrond from Triple-A Iowa; optioned RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to Iowa; Transferred RHP Kerry Wood to the 60-day disabled list.
  Detroit Tigers
Recalled LHP Andrew Miller from Class A Lakeland; Optioned RHP Colby Lewis to Triple-A Toledo and OF Brent Clevlen to Double-A Erie.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired OF Jeff Conine and cash from the Orioles in exchange for a player to be named.
  Seattle Mariners
Recalled OF Mike Morse from Triple-A Tacoma; Optioned OF T.J. Bohn to Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Syracuse.
8/26/06 Baltimore Orioles
Released nonroster OF Tony Alvarez.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled OF Jerry Owens from Triple-A Charlotte and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled RHP Edward Mujica from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned RHP Fausto Carmona to Buffalo.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of C Chris Iannetta from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Designated C Danny Ardoin for assignment.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled LHP Tim Hamulack from Triple-A Las Vegas; Designated RHP Giovanni Carrara for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Placed RHP Scott Williamson on the 15-day disabled list due to a right elbow strain; Recalled RHP Jon Adkins from Triple-A Portland and optioned OF Ben Johnson to Portland.
  Washington Nationals
Placed OF Alex Escobar on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder separation and purchased the contract of RHP Kevin Gryboski from Triple-A New Orleans.
8/25/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Activated 1B Tony Clark from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned INF Alberto Callaspo to Triple-A Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Danys Baez on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Lance Cormier from Triple-A Richmond.
  Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted RHP Mike Burns to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated OF/INF Casey Blake from the 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed OF Reggie Sanders on the 15-day disabled list with a partial tear in his left patellar tendon and a synovial cyst under the bottom of his left kneecap; Recalled INF Jeff Keppinger from Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Brian Bannister to Triple-A Norfolk; Recalled LHP Oliver Perez from Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed SS Bobby Crosby on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 22, with a lower back strain; Selected INF D'Angelo Jimenez from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Brian Sanches to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Recalled LHP Matt Smith from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired INF Russell Branyan from the Devil Rays in exchange for Minor League RHP Evan Meek and a player to be named later or cash considerations; Transferred LHP Shawn Estes from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Placed LHP Scott Kazmir on the disabled list with left shoulder tightness; Recalled LHP J.P. Howell from Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of INF/OF Eric Young from Triple-A Oklahoma and optioned RHP Nick Masset to Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Reinstated C/1BRobert Fick from the 15-day disabled list; Released INF Damian Jackson.
8/24/06 Cleveland Indians
Acquired LHP Shawn Nottingham from the Seattle Mariners; Optioned OF Franklin Gutierrez to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Los Angeles Angels
Recalled SS Erick Aybar from Triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned RHP Greg Jones to Salt Lake.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned OF Josh Rabe to Triple-A Rochester; Activated DH Rondell White from the disabled list.
  New York Mets
Designated OF Ricky Ledee for assignment; Activated RHP Brian Bannister from the 60-day disabled list; Transferred C Ramon Castro from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Transferred Duaner Sanchez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Optioned OF Lastings Milledge to Triple-A Norfolk; Signed C Kelly Stinnett to a minor league contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned OF Michael Bourn to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Seattle Mariners
Sent LHP Shawn Nottingham to the Cleveland Indians.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Acquired RHP Evan Meek from the San Diego Padres and either a player to be named later or cash for INF Russell Branyan; Purchased the contract of 1B Kevin Witt from Triple-A Durham.
8/23/06 Baltimore Orioles
Designated RHP Eddy Rodriguez for assignment; Purchased the contract of RHP Jim Hoey from Double-A Bowie; Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Bowie.
  Chicago Cubs
Placed LHP Ryan O'Malley on the 15-day disabled list with a medial left elbow strain and recalled RHP Jae Kuk Ryu from Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reinstated LHP Chris Michalak from the bereavement list and optioned OF Norris Hopper to Triple-A Louisville.
  New York Yankees
Placed RHP Mike Mussina on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Columbus; Released RHP Sidney Ponson.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Claimed RHP Juan Perez off waivers from the New York Mets; Activated C Ryan Doumit from the 15-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled RHP Brian Sweeney from Triple-A Portland and optioned RHP Tim Stauffer to Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed free agent IF Jose Vizcaino; Activated LHP Mark Mulder from 15-day disabled list; Placed SS David Eckstein on 15-day disabled list; Designated OF Timo Perez for assignment.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Recalled RHP Jason Hammel from Triple-A Durham and placed RHP Jae Seo on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated LHP Gustavo Chacin from the 15-day disabled list.
8/22/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Traded OF Shawn Green and cash to the Mets in exchange for Minor League LHP Evan MacLane; Activated INF Craig Counsell off the 15-day DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed SS Alex Gonzalez on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 19; Purchased the contract of INF Dustin Pedroia from Triple-A Pawtucket; Optioned LHP Javier Lopez to Pawtucket; Recalled LHP Kason Gabbard from Pawtucket; Sent LHP Lenny DiNardo on rehab assignment to Double-A Portland of the Eastern League.
  Chicago Cubs
Selected OF Buck Coats from Triple-A Iowa; Placed INF Cesar Izturis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
  Colorado Rockies
Recalled INF Kazuo Matsui from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Designated INF Jason Smith for assignment.
  Houston Astros
Placed RHP Fernando Nieve on 15-day disabled list; recalled Chris Sampson from Triple-A Round Rock.
  New York Mets
Designated Minor League OF Victor Diaz for assignment.
  Acquired OF Shawn Green and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Minor League LHP Evan MacLane; Optioned LHP Royce Ring to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled LHP Brad Halsey from Triple-A Sacramento and optioned LHP Ron Flores to Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed OF Aaron Rowand on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left ankle; Recalled OF Michael Bourn from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Purchased the contract of 2B Joe Thurston from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Acquired INF/OF Jose Hernandez from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash.
  San Diego Padres
Placed RHP Chan Ho Park on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 21, with intestinal bleeding; recalled RHP Mike Thompson from Triple-A Portland.
  Seattle Mariners
Selected the contract of RHP Cha Seung Baek from Triple-A Tacoma; Recalled OF T.J. Bohn from Triple-A Tacoma; Optioned OF Adam Jones to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Activated INF Luis Ordaz from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Dustin McGowan to Triple-A Syracuse.
  Washington Nationals
Purchased the contract of INF Henry Mateo from Triple-A New Orleans and designated RHP Travis Hughes for assignment.
8/21/06 Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Lance Cormier to Triple-A Richmond and recalled INF Martin Prado.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contract of RHP Bryan Corey from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned RHP Craig Hansen to Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated OF Freddie Bynum and LHP Glendon Rusch from the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Carlos Marmol on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder fatigue, retroactive to Aug. 19.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned INF Ramon Santiago to Triple-A Toledo; Placed RHP Roman Colon on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Colby Lewis from Toledo.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP T.J. Beam to Triple-A Columbus; Activated RHP Cory Lidle from the bereavement list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Tom Gordon on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to August 13) with a right shoulder strain.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled RHP Tim Stauffer from Triple-A Portland; optioned RHP Jon Adkins to Portland.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released RHP Chad Harville.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Nick Masset from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned LHP John Koronka to Oklahoma.
8/20/06 Boston Red Sox
Recalled LHP Javier Lopez from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned RHP Jermaine Van Buren to Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Traded IF Neifi Perez to Detroit for Minor League C Chris Robinson.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed LHP Eddie Guardado on the 15-day disabled list; Reinstated RHP Matt Belisle from the 15-day disabled list; Placed LHP Chris Michalak on the bereavement list; Purchased the contract of IF/OF Norris Hopper from Triple-A Louisville; Designated RHP Mike Burns for assignment.
  Cleveland Indians
Traded RHP Guillermo Mota to the New York Mets for a player to be named or cash considerations.
  Detroit Tigers
Acquired INF Neifi Perez from Chicago Cubs in exchange for C Chris Robinson.
  Houston Astros
Purchased the contract of C J.R. House from Triple-A Round Rock and designated C Eric Munson for assignment.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed OF Curtis Pride on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 15, and recalled RHP Greg Jones from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Guillermo Mota and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for a player to be named.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Huston Street on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 19, with a strained right groin and recalled LHP Ron Flores from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Scott Mathieson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of INF Manny Alexander and optioned RHP Mike Thompson to Triple-A Portland.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed RHP Mark Lowe on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Sean Green from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled LHP John Koronka from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Oklahoma.
8/19/06 Boston Red Sox
Recalled RHP Jermaine Van Buren from Triple-A Pawtucket and designated RHP Rudy Seanez for assignment.
  Houston Astros
Placed RHP Brandon Backe on 15-day disabled list with right elbow sprain; Recalled LHP Wandy Rodriguez from Triple-A Round Rock.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed RHP Matt Wise on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 14, with ulnar neuritis and recalled OF Laynce Nix from Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Yankees
Designated RHP Sidney Ponson for assignment; Optioned RHP Brian Bruney to Triple-A Columbus; Recalled OF Aaron Guiel and RHP Jeff Karstens from Triple-A Columbus.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired LHP Jamie Moyer from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Minor League RHPs Andrew Baldwin and Andrew Barb.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated John Van Benschoten from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled RHP Mike Thompson from Triple-A Portland and placed INF Khalil Greene on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 18.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed IF Kevin Frandsen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with a fractured jaw, purchased the contract of IF Tomas De La Rosa from Triple-A Fresno and designated IF Chad Santos for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Traded LHP Jamie Moyer to the Philadelphia Phillies for RHP Andy Baldwin and RHP Andrew Barb.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Robinson Tejeda from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned OF Freddy Guzman to Oklahoma.
8/18/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled OF Chris Young from Triple-A Tucson, and optioned OF Scott Hairston to Tucson.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated RHP Keith Foulke from the 15-day disabled list and designated RHP Jason Johnson for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Adam Bernero on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation; Recalled INF Andres Blanco from Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned 1B James Loney to Triple-A Las Vegas and activated RHP Elmer Dessens from the 15-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Recalled LHP Dave Williams from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP Heath Bell to Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Placed 1B Andy Phillips on the 15-day disabled list (strained left rib muscle); Recalled RHP T.J. Beam from Triple-A Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Reinstated SS Bobby Crosby from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted D'Angelo Jimenez to Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed IF Jose Vizcaino on release waivers.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed OF Preston Wilson for the remainder of the season; Optioned RHP Anthony Reyes to Triple-A Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased the contract of C Jason Phillips from Triple-A Syracuse.
  Washington Nationals
Reinstated 2B Jose Vidro from the 15-day disabled list.
8/17/06 Boston Red Sox
Acquired INF/OF Eric Hinske and cash from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be name; optioned Craig Breslow to Triple-A Pawtucket; Signed 1B Carlos Pena to a Minor League contract.
  New York Yankees
Placed RHP Cory Lidle on the Major League bereavement list and purchased the contract of RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Columbus; Signed INF Frank Menechino to a Minor League contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Activated 1B Richie Sexson from the bereavement list and optioned OF/IF Michael Morse to Triple-A Tacoma; Recalled OF Chris Snelling from Triple-A Tacoma and optioned RHP Sean Green to Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Traded OF Eric Hinske and cash to the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named or cash considerations; Recalled INF John Hattig from Triple-A Syracuse; Optioned RHP Francisco Rosario to Triple-A Syracuse.
  Washington Nationals
Placed LHP Micah Bowie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 10, with a left latissimus dorsi strain.
8/16/06 Chicago Cubs
Selected LHP Ryan O'Malley from Triple-A Iowa and placed LHP Scott Eyre on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired LHP Scott Schoeneweis from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash; Transferred LHP Kent Mercker to the 60-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Brian Shackelford to Triple-A to Louisville; INF William Bergolla cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
INF Ramon Vazquez has cleared outright waivers and been assigned to the Triple-A Buffalo roster.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Pedro Martinez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 15, with a mild right calf strain; Recalled RHP Heath Bell from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Reinstated RHP Octavio Dotel from 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Jose Veras to Triple-A Columbus; Released nonroster 1B Carlos Pena.
  Seattle Mariners
Selected LHP Eric O?Flaherty from Triple-A Tacoma; Optioned INF Greg Dobbs to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Placed OF Brad Wilkerson on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder soreness and has recalled OF Freddy Guzman from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Traded LHP Scott Schoeneweis to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later or cash considerations; Purchased the contract of LHP Davis Romero from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/15/06 Atlanta Braves
Optioned OF Scott Thorman to Triple-A Richmond; Recalled RHP Lance Cormier from Richmond.
  Detroit Tigers
Placed 2B Placido Polanco on the 15-day disabled list with a separated left shoulder and recalled IF Ramon Santiago from Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Activated C Matt Treanor from the 15-day disabled list and optioned C Paul Hoover to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Requested waivers on OF Preston Wilson for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release.
  Kansas City Royals
Named Mike Toomey and Donnie Williams as special assistants to the general manager; Named Gene Watson as a Major League scout; Named Steve Williams assistant director of scouting.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned RHP Brad Thompson to Triple-A Memphis and recalled OF Timo Perez.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Recalled RHP Chad Orvella from Triple-A Durham and designated RHP Chad Harville for assignment; Released nonroster 3B Sean Burroughs.
  Texas Rangers
Placed RHP Kip Wells on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 12, with a sprained left foot; Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/14/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed RHP Greg Aquino on the 15-day disabled list with forearm stiffness; recalled RHP Jose Valverde from Triple-A Tucson.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled LHP Craig Breslow from Triple-A Pawtucket and designated C Corky Miller for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed Vinny Castilla to a Minor League contract.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed OF Rondell White on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 10, with a strained left hamstring and activated OF Lew Ford from the 15-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Reinstated LHP Joe Kennedy from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Ron Flores to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed OF Nate McLouth on the 15-day disabled list; recalled OF Rajai Davis from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Francisco Giants
Designated INF Jose Vizcaino for assignment and recalled INF Kevin Frandsen from Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed 1B Richie Sexson on the bereavement list; Recalled INF Mike Morse from Triple-A Tacoma.
8/13/06 Atlanta Braves
Placed IF Willy Aybar on the 15-day disabled list and activated 3B Chipper Jones from the 15-day disabled list.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Elizardo Ramirez to Triple-A Louisville; Recalled LHP Brian Shackleford from Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled RHP Andrew Brown from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned RHP Jeremy Guthrie to Buffalo.
  Kansas City Royals
Named J.J. Picollo director of player development; Named Rene Francisco as special assistant to the general manager/international operations.
  Los Angeles Angels
Optioned RHP Chris Bootcheck to Triple-A Salt Lake and recalled OF Reggie Willits from Salt Lake.
8/12/06 Baltimore Orioles
Activated RHP Kris Benson from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Julio Manon to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Chicago Cubs
Placed RHP Mark Prior on the 15-day disabled list right shoulder tendinitis; recalled RHP Angel Guzman from Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Purchased the contract of LHP Chris Michalak from Triple-A Louisville; Placed LHP Kent Mercker on 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation; Designated INF William Bergolla for assignment.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled RHP Jeremy Guthrie from Triple-A Buffalo; Designated INF Ramon Vazquez for assignment.
  Houston Astros
Recalled RHP Jason Hirsh from Triple-A Round Rock; Designated OF Preston Wilson for assignment.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of C Einar Diaz from Triple-A Buffalo in the Cleveland organization and assigned him to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Brian Wilson to Triple-A Fresno and recalled LHP Jack Taschner from Fresno.
8/11/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed OF Jeff DaVanon on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle sprain, and recalled OF Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed LHP Horacio Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Kevin Barry from Triple-A Richmond; Sent RHP Jason Shiell and 1B James Jurries outright to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Claimed RHP Anderson Garcia off waivers from the New York Mets. He had been designated for assignment on August 8.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled INF Ramon Vazquez from AAA Buffalo; Designated RHP Guillermo Mota for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Designated OF Jorge Piedra for assignment; Recalled OF Ryan Spilborghs from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated LHP Scott Sauerbeck from the 15-day disabled list.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed RHP Josh Sharpless on 15-day disabled list and purchased contract of RHP Britt Reames from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Reinstated RHP Chan Ho Park from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Mike Thompson to Triple-A Portland.
  Texas Rangers
Signed INF/OF Eric Young to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Unconditionally released OF Luis Matos; Recalled RHP Jason Bergmann from Triple-A New Orleans.
8/10/06 Boston Red Sox
Sent 1B Hee-Seop Choi outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned OF Chris Denorfia to Triple-A Louisville.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled RHP Adam Bernero from Triple-A Omaha and optioned OF Shane Costa to Omaha.
  Los Angeles Angels
Recalled RHP Chris Bootcheck from Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned OF Tommy Murphy to Salt Lake.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed LHP Francisco Liriano on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 8, with muscular inflammation in his left elbow; Recalled RHP Boof Bonser from Triple-A Rochester.
8/9/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Jeff Bajenaru to Triple-A Tucson.
  Boston Red Sox
Sent RHP Bryan Corey outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired OF Todd Hollandsworth from the Indians for a PTBN; Transferred LHP Brandon Claussen from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Traded OF Todd Hollandsworth to Cincinnati in exchange for a PTBN; Recalled OF Franklin Gutierrez.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP Logan Kensing on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist flexor strain; Activated RHP Sergio Mitre from the 60-day disabled list; Designated RHP Jeff Fulchino for assignment.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Activated 1B Nomar Garciaparra from the 15-day disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reinstated RHP Jose Capellan from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned OF Tony Gwynn to Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Mets
Placed OF Cliff Floyd on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his left Achilles, and purchased the contract of OF Michael Tucker from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Designated OF Eli Marrero and RHP Anderson Garcia for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Sent OF Bubba Crosby outright to Triple-A Columbus.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP Brad Halsey to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Reinstated RHP Jay Witasick from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Shane Komine to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired RHP Zac Stott from the Cincinnati Reds.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned OF John Rodriguez to Triple-A Memphis and recalled RHP Brad Thompson from Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Justin Speier on 15-day disabled list with right forearm tightness and recalled RHP Jason Frasor from Triple-A Syracuse; Sent C Jason Phillips outright to Syracuse.
8/8/06 Cleveland Indians
Signed LHP Cliff Lee to a three-year contract extenstion through the 2009 season with a club option for 2010; Placed OF/INF Casey Blake on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle; retroactive to August 6; Recalled INF Ryan Garko from Triple-A Buffalo.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned LHP Andrew Miller to Class A Lakeland and outrighted the contracts of IF Jack Hannahan to Triple-A Toledo and RHP Mark Woodyard to Double-A Erie.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled 1B/DH Mike Sweeney from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list; Recalled LHP Andrew Sisco from Triple-A Omaha; Optioned INF Andres Blanco and RHP Leo Nunez to Omaha; Transferred RHP Scott Elarton to the 60-day disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Selected the contract of RHP Matt Garza from Triple-A Rochester and optioned RHP Mike Smith to Rochester.
  New York Mets
Claimed OF Ricky Ledee off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  New York Yankees
Activated 2B Robinson Cano from the 15-day disabled list; Placed INF Miguel Cairo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 6, with a strained left hamstring.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Transferred RHP Tyler Walker from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Activated LHP Scott Kazmir from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP J.P. Howell to Triple-A Durham.
  Washington Nationals
Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Schroder from Triple-A New Orleans.
8/7/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Livan Hernandez and cash considerations from the Washington Nationals in exchange for nonroster RHP Garrett Mock and nonroster LHP Matt Chico.
  Baltimore Orioles
Optioned RHP Winston Abreu to Triple-A Ottawa and recalled RHP Daniel Cabrera from Ottawa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired RHP Ryan Franklin and cash from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for a player to be named later; Activated LHP Kent Mercker from the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Gary Majewski on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder; placed RHP Jason Standridge on the 15-day disabled list with back spasms.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Activated IF Jeff Kent off the 15-day disabled list; placed RHP Elmer Dessens on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 3.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Traded RHP Ryan Franklin to Cincinnati for a player to be named later.
  Seattle Mariners
Released DH Carl Everett.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Edinson Volquez from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned LHP John Koronka to Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Acquired RHP Garrett Mock and LHP Matt Chico from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Livan Hernandez.
8/6/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Designated LHP Randy Choate for assignment and optioned Dustin Nippert to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled RHP Jeff Bajenaru and 2B Alberto Callaspo from Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Purchased the contract of LHP Wayne Franklin from Triple-A Richmond.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Activated RHP Dan Miceli from the 60-day disabled list and optioned RHP Edwin Jackson to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Signed 1B Randall Simon to a Minor League contract.
  Washington Nationals
Recalled LHP Billy Traber from Triple-A New Orleans.
8/5/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled RHP Dustin Nippert from Triple-A Tucson and designated RHP Mike Koplove for assignment.
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Jason Shiell to Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contract of C Corky Miller from Triple-A Pawtucket and designated RHP Bryan Corey for assignment.
  Houston Astros
Recalled RHP Fernando Nieve from Triple-A Round Rock and optioned RHP Matt Albers to Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Released OF Jose Cruz Jr.
  Minnesota Twins
Released nonroster DH Erubiel Durazo.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned RHP Roy Corcoran to Triple-A New Orleans.
8/4/06 Baltimore Orioles
Traded C Javy Lopez to Boston along with cash considerations for a PTBN; Signed C Chris Widger; Placed RHP Kris Benson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 26; Activated RHP LaTroy Hawkins from the bereavement list.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired C Javy Lopez and cash from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations and designated C Ken Huckaby for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated IF Omar Quintanilla from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed LHP Andrew Miller to a four-year contract.
  Los Angeles Angels
Optioned RHP Greg Jones to Triple-A Salt Lake and recalled OF Tommy Murphy.
  New York Mets
Placed C Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique and recalled C Mike DiFelice from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Recalled RHP Jose Veras from Triple-A Columbus and designated OF Bubba Crosby for assignment.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed SS Bobby Crosby on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 31, with a lower back strain; Selected INF D?Angelo Jimenez from Triple-A Sacramento; Designated LHP Randy Keisler for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Activated RHP Rafael Soriano from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Emiliano Fruto to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Designated C Jason Phillips for assignment; Recalled RHP Francisco Rosario from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/3/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Koplove from Triple-A Tucson and put INF Andy Green on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left shoulder.
  Chicago Cubs
Placed LHP Glendon Rusch on the 15-day disabled list with left lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow); Recalled RHP David Aardsma from Triple-A Iowa.
  Florida Marlins
Purchased the contract of C Paul Hoover from Triple-A Albuquerque; Transferred RHP Carlos Martinez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Placed C Matt Treanor on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left shoulder.
  Kansas City Royals
Agreed to terms with RHP Luke Hochevar on a four-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Activated RHP Kameron Loe from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma; Released RHP John Wasdin.
8/2/06 Houston Astros
Reinstated OF Orlando Palmeiro from the bereavement list and optioned IF/OF Eric Bruntlett to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated C Paul Bako from the 15-day disabled list and optioned C Paul Phillips to Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Boof Bonser to Triple-A Rochester and selected the contract of RHP Mike Smith from Rochester.
  New York Mets
Recalled LHP Royce Ring from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP Mike Pelfrey to Norfolk.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Recalled RHP Seth McClung from Triple-A Durham and placed RHP Travis Harper on the 15-day disable list with a right shoulder impingement.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Placed LHP Mike O'Connor on the 15-day disabled list with a mild elbow flexor strain.
8/1/06 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned RHP Eddy Rodriguez to Triple-A Ottawa and recalled RHP Winston Abreu from Ottawa.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled RHP Jason Johnson from Triple-A Pawtucket, purchased the contract of C Ken Huckaby from Pawtucket, placed C Jason Varitek on the 15-day disabled list with an injured left knee and designated 1B Hee-Seop Choi for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Purchased the contract of RHP Juan Mateo from Double-A West Tenn.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned LHP Brian Shackelford to Triple-A Louisville; OF Dewayne Wise cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Louisville.
  Houston Astros
Activated 3B Morgan Ensberg from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Chris Sampson to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Angels
Optioned OF Reggie Willits to Triple-A Salt Lake and recalled LHP Joe Saunders.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Designated OF Jose Cruz Jr. for assignment.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Scott Baker and INF Terry Tiffee to Triple-A Rochester; recalled RHP Boof Bonser from Triple-A Rochester and reinstated RHP Matt Guerrier from the 15-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Recalled OF Lastings Milledge from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled OF Chris Duffy and RHP Josh Sharpless from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Reinstated OF Ben Johnson from the 15-day disabled list and optioned OF Terrmel Sledge to Triple-A Portland; Released INF/OF Eric Young; Acquired nonroster LHP Matt Blank from the Marlins for nonroster RHP Jim Brower.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned RHP Josh Kinney to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Recalled INF B.J. Upton and INF Ben Zobrist from Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Scott Feldman from Triple-A Oklahoma and optioned LHP John Rheinecker to Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Placed C Robert Fick on the 15-day disabled list with left rib cartilage separation; Purchased the contract of C Brandon Harper from Triple-A New Orleans.