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Date Transaction
11/29/08 Kansas City Royals
Signed C J.R. House to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed RHP Mike Koplove Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
11/28/08 Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Wes Littleton from the Rangers for a player to be named or cash. He had been designated for assignment on Nov. 20.
11/26/08 Atlanta Braves
Claimed RHP Jairo Cuevas off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.
  Kansas City Royals
Re-signed LHP Tim Hamulack to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Signed free agent 3B Corey Smith and free agent SS Luis Hernandez to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Texas Rangers
Released RHP Kameron Loe. He had been designated for assignment on Nov. 20.
11/25/08 Milwaukee Brewers
Signed LHP R.J. Swindle to a one-year contract. Signed OF/INF Jason Bourgeois to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
11/24/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed RHP Seth Etherton to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Released INF Jamie D'Antona.
  Houston Astros
Acquired LHP Tyler Lumsden from the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named or cash.
  Kansas City Royals
Traded LHP Tyler Lumsden to the Houston Astros for a player to be named or cash.
11/23/08 Houston Astros
Sent INF David Newhan outright to Triple-A Round Rock. He refused the assignment and is a free agent.
11/21/08 Cleveland Indians
Signed INF Andy Cannizaro and C Damaso Espino to Minor League deals and invited both to Spring Training.
11/20/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Purchased the contract of SS Pedro Ciriaco and RHP Kyler Newby and LHP Leyson Septimo from Single-A Visalia. Purchased the contract of RHPs Jose Marte and Cesar Valdez from Double-A Mobile. Purchased the contract of LHP Clay Zavada from Single-A South Bend.
  Atlanta Braves
Claimed LHP Eric O'Flaherty off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Purchased the contract of INF Diory Hernandez from Triple-A Gwinnett. Purchased the contract of RHPs Stephen Marek and Todd Redmond from Double-A Mississippi.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contracts of LHP pitcher Felix Doubront from Single-A Salem, C Mark Wagner from Double-A Portland and LHP Hunter Jones from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Purchased the contracts of INF Brandon Allen and RHPs Jon Link and Jhonny Nunez from Double-A Birmingham. Purchased the contract of RHP Clevelan Santeliz from Single-A Winston-Salem.
  Cincinnati Reds
Sent LHP Tyler Pelland and INF Andy Phillips outright to Triple-A Lousiville. Phillips refused the assignment and is a free agent. Purchased the contract of RHP Carlos Fisher and LHP Matt Maloney from Triple-A Louisville. Purchased the contract of RHPs Robert Manuel and Sam Lecure from Double-A Chattanooga. Purchased the contract of INF Juan Francisco from Single-A Sarasota.
  Cleveland Indians
Purchased the contract of OF Trevor Crowe, RHP Jeff Stevens and Cs Chris Gimenez and Carlos Santana from Triple-A Columbus. Purchased the contract of RHP Hector Rondon from Single-A Kinston.
  Colorado Rockies
Sent C Edwin Bellorin outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Purchased the contract of RHPs Samuel Deduno and Ryan Mattheus, SS Chris Nelson and INF Eric Young from Double-A Tulsa. Purchased the contract of SS Hector Gomez from Single-A Modesto. Purchased the contract of RHP Shane Lindsay from Single-A Asheville.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contract of RHPs Alfredo Figaro and Zach Simons from Single-A Lakeland. Purchased the contract of RHP Guillermo Moscoso and OFs Wilkin Ramirez and Casper Wells from Double-A Erie.
  Florida Marlins
Purchased the contract of C Brett Hayes and RHP Dallas Trahern from Triple-A New Orleans. Purchased the contract of RHP Christopher Leroux from Single-A Jupiter. Purchased the contract of RHP Tim Wood from Double-A Carolina.
  Kansas City Royals
Selected RHP Henry Barrera from Single-A Wilmington. Designated LHP Tyler Lumsden for assignment.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of RHPs Jesus Castillo and Travis Schlichting, LHP Brent Leach and OF Jamie Hoffmann from Double-A Jacksonville. Purchased the contract of LHP Victor Garate from Single-A Inland Empire.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of INF Mike Carp from Double-A Binghamton.
  New York Yankees
Purchased the contract of RHPs Anthony Claggett and Christian Garcia and LHP Michael Dunn from Double-A Trenton. Purchased the contract of RHP Steven Jackson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Purchased the contract of OF John Mayberry from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Purchased the contract of RHP Ronald Uviedo from Single-A Lynchburg. Purchased the contract of C Steven Lerud, OF Jose Tabata and RHP Jeff Sues from Double-A Altoona. Purchased the contract of INF Neil Walker from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of RHPs Matt Bush and Jackson Quezada from Single-A Fort Wayne. Purchased the contract of RHP Cesar Carrillo and OF Luis Durango from Single-A Lake Elsinore. Purchased the contract of C Jose Lobaton from Double-A San Antonio. Purchased the contract of LHP Cesar Ramos from Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Purchased the contract of RHP Henry Sosa from Single-A Augusta. Purchased the contract of LHP Jesse English and RHP Waldis Joaquin from Single-A San Jose. Purchased the contract of RHP Joseph Martinez from Double-A Connecticut.
  Seattle Mariners
Sent RHPs Luis Munoz and Tracy Thorpe outright to Triple-A Tacoma. Purchased the contract of OF Greg Halman and RHPs Gaby Hernandez, Stephen Kahn and Marwin Vega from Double-A West Tenn.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Sent RHP Mike Parisi outright to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Purchased the contract of RHPs Wade Davis and Dale Thayer from Triple-A Durham. Purchased the contract of LHP Jacob McGee from Double-A Montgomery.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired OF Greg Golson from the Philadelphia Phillies for OF John Mayberry. Designated RHPs Wes Littleton and Kameron Loe for assignment. Purchased the contract of RHP Willie Eyre from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Purchased the contract of RHP John Bannister and INF Jose Vallejo from Double-A Frisco. Purchased the contract of RHP Omar Poveda from Single-A Bakersfield.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released LHP Les Walrond. Purchased the contract of LHP Luis Perez from Single-A Lansing. Purchased the contract of RHP Robert Ray from Double-A New Hampshire. Purchased the contract of LHP Ricky Romero from Triple-A Las Vegas.
11/19/08 Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Ramon Ramirez from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for OF Coco Crisp.
  Chicago Cubs
Purchased the contracts of RHPs Mitch Atkins and RHP Justin Berg from Triple-A Iowa and the contract of RHP Marcos Mateo from Single-A Daytona.
  Houston Astros
Purchased the contract of INF Tommy Manzella from Triple-A Round Rock and the contracts of OF Brian Bogusevic and INF Drew Sutton from Double-A Corpus Christi.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired OF Coco Crisp from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for RHP Ramon Ramirez. Sent RHP Luke Hudson and LHP Josh Newman outright to Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Purchased the contracts of RHPs Omar Aguilar and Alex Periard from Double-A Huntsville. Purchased the contract of RHP Mark Rogers from Single-A Brevard. Purchased the contract of RHP Cody Scarpetta from Rookie Helena.
  Minnesota Twins
Purchased the contract of C Drew Butera and INF Steven Tolleson from Double-A New Britain. Purchased the contract of INF Trevor Plouffe, LHP Brian Duensing, RHP Anthony Swarzak, INF Luke Hughes from Triple-A Rochester. Purchased the contract of C Wilson Ramos from Single-A Fort Myers. Purchased the contract of INF Deibinson Romero from Single-A Beloit.
  Oakland Athletics
Signed RHP Chris Schroder to a one-year contract. Purchased the contract of RHP Ryan Webb from Double-A Huntsville.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased the contracts of SS Tyler Greene and RHP Matt Scherer from Triple-A Memphis. Signed LHP Ian Ostlund to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Sent SS Angel Sanchez outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.
11/18/08 Baltimore Orioles
Signed C Jose Reyes to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Purchased the contracts of RHP Bradley Bergesen, LHP Wilfrido Perez, OF Nolan Reimold and RHP David Hernandez from Double-A Bowie. Purchased the contract of RHP Chorye Spoone from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Chicago Cubs
Re-signed RHP Ryan Dempster to a four-year contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Purchased the contract of RHPs Carlos Carrasco and Drew Naylor from Single-A Clearwater. Purchased the contract of C Joel Naughton from Single-A Lakewood. Purchased the contract of LHP Sergio Escalona from Double-A Reading.
11/17/08 Baltimore Orioles
Signed RHP Brad Hennessey and INF Donnie Murphy to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Chicago White Sox
Claimed RHP Kelvin Jimenez off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
  Los Angeles Angels
Purchased the contract of RHP Anthony Ortega and 1B Mark Trumbo from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed LHP Jeremy Affeldt to a two-year contract.
11/16/08 Washington Nationals
Signed 1B Matthew Whitney to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
11/15/08 New York Yankees
Sold the contract of RHP Darrell Rasner to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League.
11/14/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Activated OF Eric Byrnes from the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Outrighted RHP Mike MacDougal to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed LHP Macay McBride to a one-year deal.
  Kansas City Royals
Reinstated RHPs Ryan Braun, Luke Hochevar, Luke Hudson, Carlos Rosa and OF Shane Costa from the 60-day disabled list. Released RHP Ryan Braun. Designated RHP Luke Hudson and LHP Josh Newman for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Activated RHP Jonathan Albaladejo, DH Hideki Matsui, C Jorge Posada and RHP Chien-Ming Wang from the 60-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated RHP Andrew Brown, 3B Eric Chavez and 2B Mark Ellis from the 60-day disabled list.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Activated RHP Chad Orvella from the 60-day disabled list.
  Texas Rangers
Activated LHP Kason Gabbard and 2B Ian Kinsler from the 60-day disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Casey Janssen and INF Aaron Hill from the 60-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Signed INF Pete Orr to a Minor League contract.
11/13/08 Chicago Cubs
Acquired RHP Kevin Gregg from the Florida Marlins in exchange for RHP Jose Ceda.
  Chicago White Sox
Acquired INF Wilson Betemit and RHPs Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez from the Yankees in exchange for INF/OF Nick Swisher and RHP Kaneoka Texeira.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated RHP Jake Westbrook from the 60-day disabled list.
  Florida Marlins
Acquired RHP Jose Ceda from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for RHP Kevin Gregg.
  New York Yankees
Acquired INF/OF Nick Swisher and RHP Kanekoa Texeira from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for INF Wilson Betemit and RHPs Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Sent INF Tadahito Iguchi outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated LHPs Phil Dumatrait and Tom Gorzelanny from the 60-day disabled list.
11/12/08 Colorado Rockies
Acquired RHP Huston Street, LHP Greg Smith and OF Carlos Gonzalez from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for OF Matt Holliday.
  Florida Marlins
Activated RHPs Burke Badenhop and Harvey Garcia and C Mike Rabelo from the 60-day disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Exercised the option on RHP Salomon Torres.
  New York Yankees
Re-signed LHP Damaso Marte to a three-year contract with a club option for 2012.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired OF Matt Holliday from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for RHP Huston Street, LHP Greg Smith and OF Carlos Gonzalez. Claimed INF Yung Chi Chen off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.
  Seattle Mariners
Sent RHPs Jared Wells and Joe Woerman and LHP Jake Woods outright to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released RHP Jean Machi.
11/11/08 Florida Marlins
Acquired INF Emilio Bonifacio, RHP P.J. Dean and INF Jake Smolinski from the Washington Nationals in exchange for LHP Scott Olsen and OF Josh Willingham.
  Washington Nationals
Acquired LHP Scott Olsen and OF Josh Willingham from the Marlins in exchange for INF Emilio Bonifacio, RHP P.J. Dean and INF Jake Smolinski.
11/10/08 Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Brandon Duckworth to a Major League contract and outrighted him to Triple-A Omaha.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated OF Juan Encarnacion from the 60-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Purchased the contract of RHP Luis Atilano from Single-A Potomac, the contract of OF Leonard Davis from Triple-A Syracuse and the contract of SS Ian Desmond from Double-A Harrisburg.
11/7/08 Houston Astros
Signed RHP Chia-Jen Lo to a Minor League contract. Signed RHP LaTroy Hawkins to a one-year contract.
  Los Angeles Angels
Activated RHP Kelvim Escobar from the 60-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Exercised 2009 option on OF Brian Giles.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated OF Chris Duncan and LHP Tyler Johnson from the 60-day disabled list.
  Texas Rangers
Exercised 2009 option on INF Hank Blalock.
11/6/08 Cincinnati Reds
Activated RHP Matt Belisle, OFs Ryan Freel and Norris Hopper, SS Alex Gonzalez and INF Brandon Phillips from the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Yankees
Declined option on LHP Damaso Marte.
11/5/08 Boston Red Sox
Activated SS Julio Lugo from the 60-day disabled list.
11/4/08 Los Angeles Dodgers
Activated C Gary Bennett, INF Tony Abreu, OF Andruw Jones, RHPs Brad Penny, Jason Schmidt, Mario Alvarez, and Yhency Brazoban from the 60-day disabled list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated LHP Michael Zagurski and RHP Scott Mathieson from the 60-day disabled list. Released OF So Taguchi. Sent INF Andy Tracy outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated LHP Mark Mulder from the 60-day disabled list. Re-signed C Jason LaRue to a one-year contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Claimed LHP Les Walrond off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.
  Washington Nationals
Activated INF Dmitri Young from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Syracuse.
11/3/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Sent OF Javier Brito and RHP Edgar Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP John Smoltz, LHP Tom Glavine, RHP Tim Hudson, RHP Peter Moylan and RHP Rafael Soriano from the 60-day disabled list.
  Baltimore Orioles
Sent LHP Alberto Castillo outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated RHP Curt Schilling from the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated RHP Jon Lieber from the 60-day disabled list.
  Cincinnati Reds
Sent LHP Bobby Livingston outright to Triple-A Louisville. Activated LHP Kent Mercker from the 60-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated RHP Scott Elarton from the 60-day disabled list.
  Detroit Tigers
Activated C Vance Wilson from the 60-day disabled list.
  Florida Marlins
Claimed LHP Dan Meyer off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
  Houston Astros
Sent INF Mark Saccomanno outright to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contract of C Brayan Pena from Triple-A Omaha. Sent C Matt Tupman and RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta outright to Omaha.
  New York Mets
Activated RHP Ambiorix Burgos, OF Angel Pagan and LHP Jason Vargas from the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Yankees
Signed free-agent RHP Sergio Mitre to a one-year deal with a team option for 2010.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated DH Frank Thomas from the 60-day disabled list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Sent 3B Mike Cervenak outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Purchased the contract of RHP Evan Meek from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Activated RHP Mark Prior from the 60-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed free agent 1B Josh Phelps to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Purchased the contract of OF Michael Wilson from Double-A West Tennessee.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Declined options for DH Cliff Floyd and LHP Trever Miller. Sent C Michel Hernandez outright to Triple-A Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Claimed SS Angel Sanchez off waivers from the Kansas City Royals. Claimed RHP Kelvin Jimenez off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.
11/1/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Activated 2B Orlando Hudson from the 60-day disabled list.
  Atlanta Braves
  Cincinnati Reds
Activated RHP Josh Fogg from the 60-day disabled list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Tom Gordon from the 60-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed free agent RHP Justin Miller to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated RHP Jason Isringhausen from the 60-day disabled list.