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Date Transaction
3/31/08 Baltimore Orioles
Signed IF Alex Cintron to a Minor League contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contracts of INF Blake DeWitt and INF Angel Chavez and placed INF Tony Abreu on the 15-day disabled list.
3/30/08 Baltimore Orioles
Released OF Jay Gibbons.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed free agent RHP Terumasa Matsuo from the Independent Shikoku Island League in Japan.
  Chicago Cubs
Placed LHP Scott Eyre on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to March 23; Optioned OF Matt Murton and LHP Sean Marshall to Triple-A Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Placed OF Jerry Owens on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 24, with a torn right hip muscle; Placed 2B Danny Richar on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a stress fracture in his rib cage; Optioned RHP Ehren Wassermann to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed RHP Matt Belisle, C David Ross and IF Alex Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Placed OF Shin-soo Choo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, as he rehabilitates from reconstructive left elbow surgery in September of 2007; Reassigned C Yamid Haad and INF Andy Gonzalez to Minor League camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed RHP Jason Hirsh on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contracts of RHP Aquilino Lopez from Triple-A Toledo and OF Clete Thomas from Double-A Erie; Optioned LHP Clay Rapada to Triple-A Toledo; Placed C Vance Wilson and RHPs Fernando Rodney, Jordan Tata and Joel Zumaya on the 15-day disabled list; Placed RHP Francisco Cruceta on the restricted list; Reassigned C Dane Sardinha to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Placed OF Alejandro De Aza on 15-day disabled list with left ankle sprain; Recalled INF Robert Andino from Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned OF Alexis Gomez to Minor League camp.
  Houston Astros
Purchased the contracts of OF Jose Cruz, Jr. and RHP Brian Moehler from Triple-A Round Rock.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Luke Hudson on the 15-day disabled list as he continues to rehab from right shoulder surgery.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned RHP Chan Ho Park, RHP Brian Falkenborg, RHP Mike Koplove, LHP Clayton Kershaw, RHP Greg Jones, C Rene Rivera, C Danny Ardoin and INF Ramon Martinez to Minor League camp; placed INF Nomar Garciaparra, INF Andy LaRoche and P Jason Schmidt to the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Jason Repko to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reassigned RHP Steve Bray, SS Ozzie Chavez, LHP Chris Narveson and IF Abraham Nunez to Minor League camp; Placed OF Mike Cameron on the restricted list, serving a 25-game drug suspension.
  New York Mets
Selected the contracts of C Raul Casanova and OF Brady Clark; Placed C Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, due to a right hamstring injury; Placed RHP Duaner Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27, due to right shoulder surgery; Placed RHP Orlando Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 29, due to right foot surgery; Designated RHP Brian Stokes for assignment; Sent INF/OF Fernando Tatis, LHP Ricardo Rincon and RHP Nelson Figueroa to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Placed LHP Sean Henn on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left shoulder tendinitis.
  San Francisco Giants
Designated LHP Steve Kline for assignment; Reassigned RHP Bartolome Fortunato and IF Justin Leone to Minor League camp; Placed RHP Vinnie Chulk on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a right shoulder strain; Placed LHP Noah Lowry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left forearm surgery; Placed INF Kevin Frandsen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left Achilles tendon surgery; Placed SS Omar Vizquel on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left knee surgery; Purchased the contracts of RHP Keiichi Yabu, C Steve Holm and SS Brian Bocock from Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed RHP Anderson Garcia on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with right shoulder tendinitis.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned RHP Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis; Purchased the contract of LHP Ron Villone and INF Rico Washington from Triple-A Memphis; Transferred OF Juan Encarnacion from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; Placed SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a right oblique strain; Reassigned IF D'Angelo Jimenez to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Designated OF Nelson Cruz and RHP Robinson Tejeda for assignment; Selected the contracts of RHPs Franklyn German, Adam Melhuse, and Jamey Wright from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma; Placed RHP Brandon McCarthy on the 60-day disabled list with severe inflammation in his right forearm; Placed LHP John Rheinecker on the 60-day disabled list recovering from February 2008 left forearm surgery; Placed RHP Luis Mendoza, retroactive to March 24, and INF Travis Metcalf, retroactive to March 21, on 15-day disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased the contract of OF Shannon Stewart from Triple-A Syracuse; Placed 3B Scott Rolen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 23, with a broken right middle finger; Placed LHP B.J. Ryan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from May 2007 Tommy John surgery.
  Washington Nationals
Placed OF Elijah Dukes on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right hamstring; Recalled RHP Chris Schroder from Triple-A Columbus.
3/29/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22; Placed INF Chad Tracy and C Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 23.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP John Smoltz (right shoulder inflammation) and LHP Chuck James (left shoulder rehabilitation) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21; Optioned OF Josh Anderson, RHP Buddy Carlyle, LHP Jeff Ridgway and C Clint Sammons to Triple-A Richmond; Reassigned OF Joe Borchard and SS Brent Lillibridge to Minor League camp; Purchased the contract of C Corky Miller from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Placed RHP Danys Baez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from September 2007 Tommy John surgery; Placed OF Freddie Bynum on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from March 2008 right knee surgery; Placed RHP Fernando Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from December 2007 right elbow surgery; Placed RHP Jim Hoey on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a tender right shoulder; Placed LHP Troy Patton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from March 2008 right labrum surgery; Placed RHP Chris Ray on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from August 2007 Tommy John surgery.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned RHP Jim Brower, OF Jolbert Cabrera and INF Jerry Hairston Jr. to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Recalled OF Brett Carroll from Triple-A Albuquerque; Placed C Mike Rabelo and OF Jeremy Hermida on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21; Transferred RHP Josh Johnson and RHP Henry Owens to the 60-day disabled list; Reassigned RHP Joe Nelson, RHP Chris Volstad, RHP Doug Waechter and C John Baker to Minor League camp; Purchased the contracts of C Paul Hoover and INF Jason Wood from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Released RHP Woody Williams; Reassigned OF David Newhan to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned LHP Neal Musser and RHP Joel Peralta, INF Ryan Shealy and OF Mitch Maier to Triple-A Omaha; Reassigned RHPs Brandon Duckworth, Brad Salmon and Hideo Nomo, and INFs Angel Berroa and Jason Smith to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHPs Nick Adenhart and Alex Serrano, INFs Hainley Statia, Brandon Wood and Kendry Morales, OFs Terry Evans and Dee Brown and Cs Ryan Budde and Bobby Wilson to Minor League camp; placed RHPs John Lackey, Kelvim Escobar, Chris Bootcheck and Scot Shields on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21; Purchased the contract of RHP Darren O'Day from Double-A Arkansas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned SS Alcides Escobar to Double-A Huntsville.
  New York Yankees
Placed RHP Humberto Sanchez on the 60-day disabled list recovering from April 2007 Tommy John surgery.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP Dallas Braden, OF Jeff Fiorentino and OF Carlos Gonzalez to Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned C Eliezer Alfonzo to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Acquired RHP R.A. Dickey from the Minnesota Twins for C Jair Fernandez and reassigned Dickey to Triple-A Tacoma; Reassigned INF/OF Greg Norton, LHP Arthur Rhodes, RHP Chris Reitsma, RHP Roy Corcoran and INF Tug Hulett to Minor League camp.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Purchased contract of INF/OF Eric Hinske from Triple-A Durham; Designated RHP Grant Balfour for assignment; Optioned INF Joel Guzman to Triple-A Durham; Optioned RHP Juan Salas to Single-A Hudson Valley; Released C Josh Paul; Reassigned OF Chris Richard, OF John Rodriguez OF Jon Weber, INF Andy Cannizaro, C Mike DiFelice and RHP Scott Munter to Minor League camp; Placed LHP Kurt Birkins (left elbow neuritis) and RHP Chad Orvella (right shoulder tendinitis) on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma; Designated OF Nelson Cruz and RHP Robinson Tejeda for assignment.
3/28/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Traded RHP Dustin Nippert to Rangers in exchange for RHP Jose Marte; Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson; Reassigned OF Trot Nixon to Minor League camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Claimed INF Ruben Gotay off waivers from the New York Mets; Sent INF Scott Thorman outright to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Placed RHP Rocky Cherry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22, with a right shoulder strain; Sent OF Tike Redman outright to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Place RHP Mike Timlin on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 20, with a laceration on his right ring finger; Sent RHP Kyle Jackson outright to Double-A Portland; Sent RHP Edgar Martinez outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Returned Rule 5 Draft selection LHP Jose Capellan to the Boston Red Sox; Optioned LHP Bill Bray to Triple-A Louisville; Reassigned INF Andy Phillips to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Released LHP Aaron Fultz.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contracts of LHP Micah Bowie and OF Scott Podsednik from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Optioned C Edwin Bellorin, RHP Ryan Speier and OF Cory Sullivan to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Sent RHPs Jose Capellan and Josh Towers outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Outrighted INF Mike Hessman to Triple-A Toledo.
  Houston Astros
Outrighted RHP Chad Paronto and OF Reggie Abercrombie to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned RHP Yhency Brazoban to Double-A Jacksonville; Released LHP Mike Myers.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned LHP Francisco Liriano to Single-A Ft. Myers.
  New York Mets
Optioned INF Anderson Hernandez to Triple-A New Orleans.
  New York Yankees
Placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with back spasms; Placed RHP Jeff Karstens on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin; Reassigned INF Nick Green and RHP Darrell Rasner to Minor League camp; Optioned LHP Kei Igawa, RHP Scott Patterson, RHP Edwar Ramirez and RHP Jose Veras to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Claimed RHP Tim Lahey off waivers from the Chicago Cubs; Outrighted RHP J.D. Durbin, INF Ray Olmedo and OF Chris Snelling to Triple-A Lehigh Valley ; Signed INF Chris Woodward to a Minor League contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned LHP Sean Burnett to Minor League camp; Sent SS Josh Wilson outright to Triple-A Indianapolis; Placed OF Chris Duffy on the 15-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Placed OF Jim Edmonds on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a strained right calf.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Brandon Morrow to Double-A West Tennessee and OF Jeremy Reed to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Claimed OF Nathan Haynes off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim; Placed OF Rocco Baldelli on the 60-day disabled list with metabolic and/or mitochondrial abnormalities.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired RHP Dustin Nippert from the Arizona Diamondbacks for nonroster RHP Jose Marte.
3/27/08 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned Jim Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk; Purchased the contract of RHP Steve Trachsel.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned INF Andy Green to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned OF Ben Francisco to Triple-A Buffalo; Reassigned OF Jason Tyner to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Outrighted OF Freddy Guzman to Double-A Erie.
  Florida Marlins
Purchased the contract of INF Jorge Cantu from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned LHP Mike Maroth and OF Damon Hollins to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed LHP Chris Capuano on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a sprained/torn ligament in his left elbow.
  New York Mets
Returned Rule 5 pick RHP Steven Register to the Colorado Rockies.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned INF Cody Ransom, OF Jason Lane, C Jason Brown, OF Greg Porter, OF Brett Gardner and INF Bernie Castro to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Sent Rule 5 pick LHP Travis Blackley outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Reassigned RHP Kris Benson to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Released INF Edgardo Alfonzo, RHP Jason Davis and CC hris Stewart.
3/26/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Juan Gutierrez to Triple-A Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Acquired RHP Todd Redmond from the Pittsburgh Pirates for RHP Tyler Yates.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned OF Brandon Moss to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Released INF Alex Cintron.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Homer Bailey to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Sent RHP Ramon Ramirez to the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named; Optioned OF Seth Smith and IFs Omar Quintanilla and Ian Stewart to Minor League Spring Training camp; Reassigned C Humberto Cota to Minor League Spring Training camp; Released INF Marcus Giles.
  Detroit Tigers
Released LHP Tim Byrdak.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHP Jack Cassel to Triple-A Round Rock; Reassigned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired RHP Ramon Ramirez from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named; Traded 1B/OF Justin Huber to the Padres for a player to be named; Designated LHP Jorge De La Rosa for assignment; Optioned RHP Kyle Davies to Triple-A Omaha; Reassigned RHPs Roman Colon and Chin-hui Tsao and C Ken Huckaby to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Released RHP Rudy Seanez.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Outrighted C Eric Munson to Triple-A Nashville.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned C Drew Butera to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Released nonroster invitee IF Chris Woodward.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned SS Jorge Velandia to Minor League camp; Acquired RHP Tyler Yates from the Atlanta Braves for nonroster RHP Todd Redmond; Designated SS Josh Wilson for assignment; Released RHP Byung-Hyun Kim, LHP Juan Perez, RHP Hector Carrasco and nonroster invitee RHP Jaret Wright; Purchased the contract of INF Doug Mientkiewicz from Triple-A Indianapolis; RHP Masumi Kuwata announced his retirement.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired 1B/OF Justin Huber from the Royals for a player to be named; Purchased the contracts of LHP Glendon Rusch and OF Jody Gerut from Triple-A Portland; Optioned RHP Kevin Cameron and INF Luis Rodriguez to Triple-A Portland; Placed RHP Carlos Guevara with a strained right groin, RHP Clay Hensley with a right shoulder strain and LHP Justin Hampson with left shoulder tendinitis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21st; Placed RHPs Mark Prior (right shoulder strain) and Tim Stauffer (right shoulder strain) on the 60-day disabled list.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned LHP Ryan Feierabend to Triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Reassigned RHPs Cliff Politte, Chris Perez and Hugo Castellanos to Minor League camp; Placed OF Juan Gonzalez on the temporarily inactive list.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Kameron Loe and C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Placed C Johnny Estrada on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a sore right elbow; Optioned LHP John Lannan and RHP Chris Schroder to Triple-A Columbus; Sent OF Ryan Langerhans outright to Triple-A Columbus; Reassigned INF Pete Orr to Minor League camp.
3/25/08 Baltimore Orioles
Outrighted RHP Jon Leicester to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Chicago Cubs
Signed OF Reed Johnson to a one-year contract; placed RHP Angel Guzman on the 60-day disabled list; Optioned OFs Sam Fuld and Eric Patterson to Triple-A Iowa; Reassigned LHP Les Walrond and INFs Micah Hoffpauir and Casey McGehee to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned INF Josh Fields to Triple-A Charlotte; Reassigned INF Jason Bourgeois, RHP D.J. Carrasco and C Paul Phillips to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned IF/OF Jerry Gil to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Designated LHP Aaron Fultz for assignment; Purchased the contract of RHP Jorge Julio from Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned INF Josh Barfield and RHP Tom Mastny to Triple-A Buffalo; Reassigned RHP Scott Elarton to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Reassigned RHP Francis Beltran and OF Timo Perez to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned INF Dallas McPherson to Triple-Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHP Ryan Houston to Triple-A Round Rock; Reassigned C Josh Johnson to Minor League camp; Placed INF Kazuo Matsui on the 15-day disabled list today, retroactive to March 21.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned INF Mike Aviles to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Released RHP Claudio Vargas.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed 3B Eric Chavez and RHPs Chad Gaudin and Kiko Calero on the 15-day disabled list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reassigned LHP Vic Darensbourg and RHP Gary Knotts to Minor League camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Designated RHP Jonah Bayliss for assignment; Reassigned RHP Elmer Dessens and LHP Casey Fossum to Minor League camp; Optioned OF Kevin Thompson to Triple-A Indianapolis; Selected IF Luis Rivas from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned IFs Oscar Robles, Craig Stansberry and Brian Myrow to Triple-A Portland; assigned OF Chip Ambres, RHP Adam Bass and LHP Shawn Estes to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed RHPs Chris Carpenter (right elbow), Matt Clement (right shoulder), Joel Pineiro (right shoulder) and Josh Kinney (right elbow) and LHPs Mark Mulder (left shoulder) and Tyler Johnson (left shoulder) and OF Juan Encarnacion (left orbital fracture) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Placed LHP Scott Kazmir (left elbow strain) and SS Ben Zobrist (fractured left thumb) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Frank Francisco to Triple-A Oklahoma; Reassigned RHP Eric Hurley to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Granted C Sal Fasano his unconditional release.
3/24/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Billy Buckner and RHP Leo Rosales to Triple-A Tucson.
  Baltimore Orioles
Reassigned RHP Lance Cormier to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contact of C Kevin Cash from Triple-A Pawtucket; Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 19, with a lower back strain; Optioned C Dusty Brown to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned LHPs Aaron Laffey and Jeremy Sowers to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
Reassigned RHP Burke Badenhop to Minor League camp; Optioned INF Robert Andino to Triple-A Albuquerque; Placed RHP Sergio Mitre, RHP Harvey Garcia, RHP Henry Owens, RHP Anibal Sanchez and RHP Josh Johnson on 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Cameron Maybin to Double-A Carolina.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Philip Humber, IF Brian Buscher and OFs Jason Pridie and Denard Span to Triple-A Rochester; Reassigned RHPs Casey Daigle and Kane Davis to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned RHP Scott Strickland to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned SS Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Sacramento; Purchased the contract of INF Mike Sweeney from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Brad Lidge on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from February 2008 right knee surgery; Reassigned LHP Matt Smith to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned OF Wladimir Balentien and C Rob Johnson to Triple-A Tacoma; Reassigned LHP Jake Woods to Minor League camp.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Reassigned SS Reid Brignac and INF Evan Longoria to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP John Patterson to a Minor League contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled OF Buck Coats from Triple-A Syracuse.
3/23/08 Colorado Rockies
Optioned INF Jonathan Herrera, INF Joe Koshansky, LHP Josh Newman to Minor League camp; reassigned RHP Darren Clarke, RHP Victor Zambrano, LHP Chris George, INF Matt Kata, C Mike Rose to Minor League camp
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Luke Hochevar to Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reassigned OF Laynce Nix to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Placed OF Moises Alou on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from March 2008 hernia surgery; Placed RHP Ambiorix Burgos on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from August 2007 Tommy John surgery; Placed LHP Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from March 2008 left hip surgery.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Reassigned RHP Dan Giese and LHP Heath Phillips to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned RHP Jared Wells and OF Chase Headley to Triple-A Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released OF Reed Johnson.
  Washington Nationals
Retained the rights to OF Garrett Guzman, acquiring him from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations; Reassigned C Wil Nieves to Minor League camp.
3/22/08 Atlanta Braves
Moved Mike Gonzalez from the 60-day disabled list to the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
  Placed INF Omar Infante (recovering from broken hand) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21.
  Optioned OF Brandon Jones, LHP Jo-Jo Reyes, RHP Jorge Campillo, RHP Ryan Drese and LHP Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Richmond; Optioned OF Jordan Schafer to Double-A Mississippi; C Javy Lopez retired.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned LHP Jon Coutlangus and RHP Gary Majewski to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed C Humberto Cota to a Minor League contract.
  New York Yankees
Added INF Morgan Ensberg to 40-man roster; Placed RHP Carl Pavano on the 60-day disabled list.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reassigned INF Casey Smith to Minor League camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned C Michel Hernandez and C Raul Chavez to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Released OF Jeff DaVanon and C Robert Fick.
  San Francisco Giants
Claimed INF Jose Castillo on waivers from the Florida Marlins.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Optioned RHP Jeff Niemann to Triple-A Durham and reassigned C Hector Gimenez to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Reassigned RHPs Sidney Ponson and Elizardo Ramirez to Minor League camp.
  Washington Nationals
Returned 1B Matthew Whitney to the Cleveland Indians; Reassigned LHP Mike O'Connor to Minor League camp; Selected the contract of LHP Ray King.
3/21/08 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Anthony Lerew on the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned LHP Neal Cotts to Triple-A Iowa; Reassigned C Koyie Hill to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned C Alvin Colina and LHP Scott Sauerbeck to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Outrighted OF Garrett Jones to Triple-A Rochester; Reassigned LHPs Ricky Barrett and Randy Kiesler, and INFs Randy Ruiz and Tommy Watkins to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned LHP Pat Misch and C Guillermo Rodriguez to Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Scott Feldman to Minor League camp and reassigned IF Edgardo Alfonzo, RHP Jason Davis, IF Ryan Roberts and IF Chris Shelton to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Returned RHP Lance Carter to Minor League camp.
3/20/08 Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHPs Jose Ascanio and Sean Gallagher to Triple-A Iowa; Reassigned OF Josh Kroeger to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned OF Jay Bruce and RHPs Josh Roenicke and Tom Shearn to Minor League camp. Optioned OF Drew T. Anderson and RHP Marcus McBeth to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned OF Brad Snyder to Triple-A Buffalo; Reassigned RHP Matt Ginter, RHP Jeff Harris, LHP Rich Rundles, C Armando Camacaro, C David Wallace, INF Aaron Herr and INF Danny Sandoval to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned OF Brett Carroll to Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned INF Chris Barnwell to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed LHP Randy Choate on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand.
  New York Mets
Reassigned INF Olmedo Saenz to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned C Kyle Anson to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed RHP Adam Wainwright to a four-year contract extension with a club option through 2013.
  Washington Nationals
Released RHP John Patterson; Purchased the contract of LHP Odalis Perez; Placed RHP Shawn Hill on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right forearm; Placed OF Wily Mo Pena on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain; Placed RHP Ryan Wagner on the 15-day disabled list recovering from right shoulder surgery; Reassigned INF Bret Boone to Minor League camp.
3/19/08 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned C Donny Lucy and LHP Andrew Sisco to Class AAA Charlotte; Reassigned INF Brad Eldred and RHP Tomo Ohka to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Assigned RHP Bartolo Colon, INF Keith Ginter and INF Joe Thurston to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned C Donny Lucy and LHP Andrew Sisco to Triple-A Charlotte; Reassigned INF Brad Eldred and RHP Tomo Ohka to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Traded RHP Brad Salmon to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
  Houston Astros
Sent LHP Mark McLemore outright to Triple-A Round Rock; Placed RHP Felipe Paulino on the 15-day disabled list with a pinched nerve in his upper right arm; Reassigned RHP Mike DeJean, OF Victor Diaz, OF Nick Gorneault, RHP Carlos Hines, C J.R. House and LHP Stephen Randolph to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired RHP Brad Salmon from the Reds for a player to be named.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned LHPs Greg Miller and Eric Stults to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Reassigned OF Fernando Martinez, RHP Tony Armas, RHP Nate Field and RHP Joselo Diaz to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Billy Sadler to Triple-A Fresno and reassigned RHP Victor Santos to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned C Jeff Clement, RHPs Jon Huber and Sean White and LHP Cesar Jimenez to Triple-A Tacoma; Reassigned LHP Philip Barzilla and INF Matt Tuiasosopo to Minor League camp.
3/18/08 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned LHP Garrett Olson to Triple-A Norfolk; Reassigned LHP Craig Anderson, RHP Ryan Bukvich and RHP Roberto Novoa to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned RHP Virgil Vasquez and OF Brent Clevlen to Triple-A Toledo; Reassigned RHP Freddy Dolsi, RHP Chris Lambert, RHP Preston Larrison, C Max St. Pierre, C Nick Trzesniak, IF Michael Hollimon and IF Scott Sizemore to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Reassigned INF Tagg Bozied, RHP Marcus Gwyn, C Brett Hayes, RHP Gaby Hernandez and LHP Randall Williams to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned RHP Jason Johnson to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Joey Devine to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned LHP Fabio Castro to Double-A Reading; Outrighted LHP Shane Youman to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP John Van Benschoten to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Returned Rule 5 pick RHP Michael Gardner to the Yankees; Optioned C Colt Morton and RHP Mauro Zarate to Triple-A Portland; Optioned RHP Ernesto Frieri to Double-A San Antonio and RHP Wilton Lopez to Single-A Lake Elsinore; Reassigned RHP Paul Abraham, 2B Matt Antonelli, OF Mike Baxter, 2B Edgar Gonzalez, C Nick Hundley, LHP Wade LeBlanc, C Jose Lobaton, LHP Arturo Lopez, OF Drew Macias, 3B Marshall McDougall, OF Vince Sinisi and OF Will Venable to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned IFs Travis Denker, IF Travis Ishikawa and OF Nate Schierholtz to Triple-A Fresno, reassigned IF Emmanuel Burriss and IF Ivan Ochoa to Minor League camp and added IF Ryan Rohlinger as a non-roster invitee to Major League camp.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Optioned RHP Calvin Medlock to Triple-A Durham.
  Washington Nationals
Reassigned C Humberto Cota and OF Alex Escobar to Minor League camp. Cota refused assignment and became free agent.
3/17/08 Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Craig Hansen, RHP Lincoln Holdzkom, C George Kottaras and INF/OF Chris Carter to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned RHP Juan Morillo to Minor League camp and reassigned LHP John Koronka, C Michael McKenry and OF Sean Barker to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Reassigned LHP Gio Gonzalez and LHP Greg Smith to Minor League camp and released nonroster C Matthew LeCroy.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned C Jason Jaramillo to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Reassigned 3B Brennan King and C Pete Laforest to Minor League camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned SS Brian Bixler, RF Steve Pearce, RHP Ty Taubenheim and RHP Bryan Bullington to Triple-A Indianapolis; Reassigned OF Andrew McCutchen, 3B Neil Walker, RHP T.J. Beam, IF Luis Cruz, RHP Brian Rogers and RHP Marino Salas to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Reassigned OF Colby Rasmus, C Mark Johnson and RHP Clayton Mortensen to Minor League camp; Optioned OF Joe Mather, RHP Jason Motte and RHP Mike Parisi to Triple-A Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Claimed LHP Bill Murphy off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks and placed RHP Casey Janssen on the 60-day disabled list.
3/16/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned IF Emilio Bonifacio, C Wilkin Castillo and RHP Emiliano Fruto to Triple-A Sacramento; Reassigned OF Tim Raines Jr. to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned RHP Ryan Braun to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHP Henry Bonilla, RHP Nick Green, RHP Jeff Kennard, RHP Kasey Olenberger, RHP Matt Wilhite, INF Matt Brown, INF Sean Rodriguez and INF Freddy Sandoval to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Outrighted LHP Carmen Cali to Triple-A Rochester; Reassigned RHP Kevin Mulvey to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP Jerry Blevins and RHP Henry Rodriguez to Triple-A Sacramento; Reassigned RHP Kirk Saarloos and C Matthew LeCroy to Minor League camp.
3/15/08 Cincinnati Reds
Optioned C Craig Tatum and RHP Daryl Thompson to Double-A Chattanooga; Reassigned RHP Jon Adkins to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Edward Mujica and C Wyatt Toregas to Triple-A Buffalo; Reassigned RHP Rick Bauer 1B Jordan Brown, OF Trevor Crowe, C Chris Gimenez, RHP J.D. Martin, 1B Beau Mills and RHP Jeff Stevens to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned RHP Eric Hull, C Lucas May, OF Xavier Paul; Reassigned to Minor League camp RHP Matt Riley, IF Terry Tiffee, IF John Lindsey, OF George Lombard, OF John-Ford Griffin.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Tim Dillard to Triple-A Nashville; Reassigned C Andy Bouchie and OF Matt LaPorta to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Ruddy Lugo to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned 3B/OF Kory Casto to Triple-A Columbus; Reassigned LHP Arnie Munoz and RHP Steven Shell to Minor League camp.
3/14/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Claimed INF Josh Whitesell from the Washington Nationals.
  Chicago Cubs
Reassigned INF Andres Blanco to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Assigned RHPs Jack Egbert and Adam Russell to Triple-A Charlotte and C Cole Armstrong to Double-A Birmingham.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned INF Paul Janish and OF Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Louisville; Reassigned RHP Justin Lehr to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Ross Wolf to Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned RHP Bobby Keppel and OF John Gall to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHPs Julio DePaula and Bobby Korecky and INFs Alexi Casilla and Matt Macri; Reassigned LHP Mariano Gomez and INFs Chris Basak and Howie Clark.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned RHP Scott Strickland to Major League camp; Released INF Billy Crystal.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned T.J. Bohn to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Reassigned RHP Carlos Carrasco, LHP Josh Outman and OFs Greg Golson and Brandon Watson to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed RHP Kyle Lohse to a one-year contract.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Optioned RHP Mitch Talbot to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned OF Brandon Boggs, LHPs Matt Harrison and A.J. Murray and RHP Warner Madrigal to Minor League camp; Assigned INF Nate Gold and C Taylor Teagarden to Minor League camp.
3/13/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned INF Javier Brito and RHP Max Scherzer to Triple-A Tucson and reassigned C Ed Easley to Minor League camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Reassigned C Tyler Flowers to Class A Myrtle Beach; Reassigned INFs Diory Hernandez and Javier Guzman to Minor League camp.
  Baltimore Orioles
Optioned RHPs Hayden Penn, Fredy Deza and Bob McCrory to Triple-A Norfolk; Reassigned C Ben Davis to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Released C Doug Mirabelli; Signed RHP Lincoln Holdzkom to a one-year contract; Optioned RHP Devern Hansack, OF Jonathan Van Every to Triple-A Pawtucket; Reassigned LHPs Jon Switzer and Michael Tejera and RHP Lee Gronkiewicz to Minor League camp; Placed RHP Curt Schilling on the 60-day disabled list with degeneration in his right biceps tendon.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Brian Slocum and LHP Tony Sipp to Triple-A Buffalo.
  New York Mets
Reassigned IF Michel Abreu to Minor League camp; Optioned LHP Willie Collazo and RHP Carlos Muniz to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reassigned C Tim Gradoville to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Joe Woerman, 2B Yung Chi Chen and 1B Bryan LaHair to Triple-A Tacoma; reassigned RHP Phillippe Aumont, RHP Brodie Downs, RHP Stephen Kahn, LHP Robert Rohrbaugh, C Jair Fernandez, C Adam Moore, C Brant Ust, OF Bronson Sardinha and IF Mark Kiger to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned C Curtis Thigpen, C Robinzon Diaz, OF Adam Lind, OF Buck Coats and INF Joe Inglett to Triple-A Syrcacuse; Returned OF Wayne Lydon and OF Ryan Patterson to Minor League camp.
3/12/08 Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Jairo Cuevas, RHP Charlie Morton, RHP Zach Schreiber and RHP Phil Stockman to Triple-A Richmond; Reassigned C J.C. Boscan and RHP Matt DeSalvo to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Reassigned RHP Dan Kolb to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Lance Broadway, RHP Dewon Day, RHP Charlie Haeger and RHP Oneli Perez to Class AAA Charlotte; Optioned RHP Lucas Harrell to Class AA Birmingham; Requested waivers on LHP Carlos Vasquez; Reassinged INF Chris Getz, INF Royce Huffman, INF Jeff Liefer, OF Miguel Negron, INF Mike Rouse and C Ryan Smith to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Claimed LHP Jose Capellan off waivers from the San Francisco Giants; Outrighted LHP Alexander Smit to Sarasota; Optioned RHP Richie Gardner and LHP Tyler Pelland to Louisville; Reassigned C Chris Kroski, LHP Matt Maloney and LHP Adam Pettyjohn to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned RHP Armando Galarraga and LHP Macay McBride to Triple-A Toledo; Optioned RHP Rick Porcello to Single-A Lakeland; Reassigned C Joseph Bowen, RHP Jeff Gerbe, OF Matthew Joyce, 1B Jeff Larish, OF Wilkin Ramirez, C Dusty Ryan, C James Skelton, OF Clete Thomas and SS Daniel Worth to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Daniel Barone to Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned RHP Brett Sinkbeil, LHP Aaron Thompson and RHP Ryan Tucker to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Added LHP Billy Traber to the 40-man roster; transferred RHP Andrew Brackman to the 60-day disabled list.
  Signed IF Billy Crystal to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training; optioned RHPs Jeff Marquez, Steven White and LHP Chase Wright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; optioned C Francisco Cervelli to Double-A Trenton.
  San Francisco Giants
LHP Jose Capellan claimed on waivers by the Cincinnati Reds; Released RHP Randy Messenger.
  Seattle Mariners
Released LHP Horacio Ramirez.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Reassigned RHP Chris Mason to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned LHP Gustavo Chacin and RHP Josh Banks to Triple-A Syracuse; Returned OF Travis Snider to Minor League camp
3/11/08 Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP Juan Mateo and OF Jake Fox to Triple-A Iowa; optioned RHP Jeff Samardzija to Double-A Tennessee; Reassigned LHP Ed Campusano, INF Luis Figueroa and C JD Closser to Minor League camp; granted RHP Shingo Takatsu his unconditional release.
  Colorado Rockies
Reassigned IF Christian Colonel, IF Chris Nelson, OF Dexter Fowler, OF Joe Gaetti and C Neil Wilson to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned C Lou Palmisano to Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Yankees
Optioned IF Juan Miranda to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and reassigned him to Minor League camp; reassigned OFs Colin Curtis, Austin Jackson and Jose Tabata, and C P.J. Pilittere to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Reassigned INF Jeff Baisley and INF Wes Bankston to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Sent OFs Clay Timpner and John Bowker and Ps Osiris Matos and Kelvin Pichardo to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned 2B Jarrett Hoffpauir to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Optioned LHP David Price, OF Justin Ruggiano and RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to the Minor Leagues.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed RHP Armando Benitez to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training; Optioned INF Russ Adams, INF Sergio Santos, RHP Jean Machi and LHP David Purcey to Triple-A Syracuse; Returned INF Pedro Lopez and C Brian Jeroloman to Minor League camp.
3/10/08 Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP Adam Harben to Double-A Tennessee.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Adam Miller and LHP Reid Santos to Triple-A Buffalo and optioned INF Michale Aubrey and LHP Scott Lewis to Double-A Akron; Reassigned LHP Chuck Lofgren to Minor League camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Assigned non-roster RHPs Greg Reynolds, Alberto Arias, Brandon Hynick, Casey Weathers and Zach McClellan to Minor League camp. Also assigned RHPs Esmil Rogers and Pedro Strop to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Eulogio De La Cruz, RHP Scott Nestor and OF Jai Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned INF Chris Coghlan to Minor League camp.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHP Paul Estrada, RHP Fernando Nieve and RHP Chad Reineke and OF Yordany Ramirez to Triple-A Round Rock; Optioned RHP Sammy Gervacio and RHP Brad James to Double-A Corpus Christi; Reassigned INF Tommy Manzella, INF Lance Niekro and LHP Josh Muecke to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Released LHP Tom Martin and reassigned RHP Mario Alvarez, RHP James McDonald, RHP Jon Meloan and RHP Justin Orenduff to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
reassigned RHP Alan Horne, RHP Jeff Marquez and LHP Chase Wright to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Chris Gissell, C Anthony Recker and OF Aaron Cunningham to Minor League camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned LHP Dave Davidson, RHP Luis Munoz and RHP Romulo Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis; Optioned RHP Jimmy Barthmaier, RHP Ronald Belisario and RHP Yoslan Herrera to Double-A Altoona; Optioned RHP Olivo Astacio Class A Lynchburg; Reassigned RHP Adam Bernero, RHP Jesse Chavez, LHP Daniel Moskos, C Miguel Perez and INF/OF Jose Macias to Minor League camp.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Reassigned LHP Jacob McGee and RHP Wade Davis to Minor League camp; optioned OF Fernando Perez and LHP James Houser to Triple-A Durham; and optioned C John Jaso to Triple-A Durham.
  Washington Nationals
Reassigned RHP Collin Balester, RHP Rob Bell, LHP Eude Brito, RHP Bobby Brownlie, RHP Adam Carr, SS Ian Desmond, OF Jason Dubois, C Javier Herrera, 1B Luis Jimenez, IF Ed Rogers, RHP Brian Sanches, LHP Jason Stanford and RHP Dennis Tankersley to Minor League camp; Optioned OF Rogeravin Bernadina to Double-A Harrisburg, RHP Tyler Clippard to Triple-A Columbus, LHP Ross Detwiler to Single-A Potomac, OF Justin Maxwell to Double-A Harrisburg, RHP Garrett Mock and 1B Josh Whitesell to Triple-A Columbus; Released C Chad Moeller unconditionally.
  Signed INF Tony Batista and RHP Chris Booker to Minor League contracts.
3/9/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed RHP Billy Buckner, RHP Emiliano Fruto, RHP Edgar Gonzalez, RHP Juan Gutierrez, RHP Brandon Medders, LHP Bill Murphy, RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Micah Owings, RHP Jailen Peguero, RHP Yusmeiro Petit, RHP Leo Rosales, LHP Doug Slaten, RHP Esmerling Vasquez, C Wilkin Castillo, C Robbie Hammock, C Miguel Montero, INF Emilio Bonifacio, INF Javier Brito, INF Conor Jackson, INF Mark Reynolds, OF Alex Romero, OF Jeff Salazar and OF Justin Upton to one-year contracts; Reassigned RHP Hector Ambriz, RHP Brooks Brown, RHP Barry Enright, RHP Matt Green, RHP Wes Roemer, LHP Mark Rosen, INF Jamie D'Antona, C Frank Curreri and OF Chris Rahl to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Jesus Delgado to Double-A Carolina; Released OF Jorge Piedra; Reassigned RHP Marcos Carvajal, RHP Tim Corcoran, LHP Chris Seddon, RHP Dallas Trahern, C Brad Davis, C Chris Hatcher, INF Lee Mitchell, INF Rex Rundgren, INF Gabriel Sanchez to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHP Stephen Marek, RHP Sean O'Sullivan, RHP Fernando Rodriguez, RHP Rafael Rodriguez, RHP Jordan Walden, INF Peter Bourjos, C Tim Duff, C Ben Johnson, INF Adam Pavkovich, INF PJ Phillips, INF Nate Sutton, INF Mark Trumbo to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned C Jose Morales to Triple-A Rochester; Optioned LHP Jose Mijares and RHP Oswaldo Sosa to Double-A New Britain; Reassigned RHPs Zach Day, Armando Gabino, Deolis Guerra, LHP Brian Duensing, Cs Jeff Christy, Allan de San Miguel, IFs Alejandro Machado, Felix Molina and OF Darnell McDonald to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Joe Bisenius, RHP Scott Mathieson, LHP J.A. Happ, IF Brad Harman to Minor Leagues. Reassigned RHP Ron Chiavacci, RHP Zack Segovia, LHP Brian Mazone, LHP Joe Savery, C Tuffy Gosewisch, C Lou Marson, IF Jason Donald, IF Mike Cervenak, IF Andy Tracy, OF Valentino Pascucci to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Reassigned INF Brian Barden, LHP Ron Flores and OF Amaury Marti to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Sidney Ponson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training camp.
3/8/08 Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Edgar Martinez and RHP David Pauley to Triple-A Pawtucket; optioned RHP Kyle Jackson and INF Argenis Diaz to Double-A Portland; reassigned RHP Michael Bowden, LHP Hunter Jones, RHP Justin Masterson, INF Jeff Bailey, INF Tony Granadillo and INF Gil Velazquez to Minor League camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Released non-roster LHP Sean Thompson.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned RHP Steven Jackson, RHP Daniel McCutchen, RHP Mark Melancon and 3B Marcos Vechionacci to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Steven White to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Reassigned C Bryan Anderson, RHP Mitchell Boggs, RHP Dewon Brazelton, C David Carpenter, C Nick Derba, to Minor League camp, 3B David Freese, LHP Jaime Garcia, C Gabe Johnson, RHP Adam Ottavino, RHP Chris Perez to Minor League camp, 1B Josh Phelps, OF Nick Stavinoha, RHP P.J. Walters, IF Rico Washington, C Brandon Yarbrough to Minor League camp.
3/7/08 Chicago Cubs
Returned RHP Esmailin Caridad, RHP Jose Ceda, LHP Geoff Jones, OF Tyler Colvin, OF Andres Torres, INF Bobby Scales, C Welington Castillo and C Josh Donaldson to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Billy Petrick to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cleveland Indians
Agreed to terms with OF Shin-Soo Choo, OF Ben Francisco, LHP Juan Lara, RHP Jensen Lewis, RHP Tom Mastny and C Kelly Shoppach.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned C Hank Conger, C Anel De Los Santos and INF Ryan Mount to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Optioned LHP Adam Bostick to Triple-A New Orleans; Sent RHP Robert Parnell, RHP Eddie Kunz, RHP Juan Padilla, RHP Andy Cavazos, RHP Brant Rustich, RHP Ivan Maldonado, LHP Jonathan Niese, LHP Ryan Cullen, C Salomon Manriquez, C Mike Nickeas, INF Anderson Machado, OF Ben Johnson to Minor League camp for reassignment.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned OFs Javier Herrera and Richie Robnett to Triple-A Sacramento and reassigned OF Danny Putnam to Minor League camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned nonroster RHP Josh Sharpless and nonroster C Carlos Maldonado to Minor League Camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned RHP Cody Haerther to Triple-A Memphis.
3/6/08 Boston Red Sox
Signed RHPs David Aardsma, Clay Buchholz, Bryan Corey, Manny Delcarmen, Devern Hansack, Kyle Jackson, Edgar Martinez, Jonathan Papelbon and David Pauley; LHPs Craig Breslow and Jon Lester; Cs Dusty Brown and George Kottaras; INFs Chris Carter, Argenis Diaz, and Dustin Pedroia; and OFs Jacoby Ellsbury and Brandon Moss to one-year contracts.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed LHP Bill Bray and RHP Gary Majewski to one-year contracts.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned C Landon Powell to Triple-A Sacramento and reassigned RHP Arnold Leon, LHP Jay Marshall, LHP Ryan Wing and RHP Brad Ziegler to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Reassigned RHP Josh Geer, RHP Edwin Moreno, LHP Mike Megrew, LHP Cesar Ramos and INF Kyle Blanks to Minor League Spring Training.
3/5/08 Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned RHP Rick Asadoorian, RHP Fernando De La Cruz, C A.J. Ellis, C Gabriel Gutierrez, LHP Brian Shackelford and RHP Alfredo Simon to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Released RHP Scott Williamson, optioned RHP Randy Messenger to Triple-A Fresno and reassigned 1B Brett Harper and IF Scott McClain to Minor League camp.
  Washington Nationals
Transferred RHP Adam Carr and SS Ian Desmond to major league camp; Reassigned LHP Mike Bacsik, INF William Bergolla, RHP Tristan Crawford, INF Yurendell de Caster, OF Frank Diaz, LHP Michael Hinckley, LHP Charlie Manning, OF Tommy Murphy, OF Jorge Padilla, INF Antonio Perez, RHP Ismael Ramirez, LHP Josh Smoker and RHP Jim Ed Warden to Minor League camp.
3/4/08 Cincinnati Reds
Singed 3B Edwin Encarnacion to a one-year contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Released RHP Matt Mantei.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed RHPs Blake Hawksworth, Kelvin Jimenez, Josh Kinney, Kyle McClellan, Jason Motte, Mike Parisi, Brad Thompson and Mark Worrell, LHP Tyler Johnson, INFs Brian Barden, Jarrett Hoffpauir and Brendan Ryan and OFs Brian Barton, Chris Duncan, Cody Haerther, Ryan Ludwick, Joe Mather and Skip Schumaker.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned LHP Ryan Ketchner, RHP Jeremy Cummings and RHP Jamie Vermilyea to Minor League camp.
3/3/08 Cincinnati Reds
Signed 2B Jerry Hairston and OF Corey Patterson to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned INF Marcos Vechionacci to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Signed RHP Heath Bell, RHP Kevin Cameron, RHP Ernesto Frieri, RHP Mike Gardner, RHP Justin Germano, RHP Carlos Guevara, RHP Clay Hensley, RHP Wilton Lopez, RHP Cla Meredith, RHP Tim Stauffer, RHP Jared Wells, RHP Mauro Zarate, LHP Justin Hampson, LHP Joe Thatcher, C Colt Morton, INF Callix Crabbe, INF Chase Headley, INF Kevin Kouzmanoff, INF Paul McAnulty, INF Brian Myrow, INF Oscar Robles, INF Luis Rodriguez, INF Craig Stansberry and OF Scott Hairston to one-year contracts.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned C Pablo Sandoval, C Jackson Williams, OF Ben Copeland, OF Brian Horwitz and OF Mike McBryde to Minor League camp.
3/2/08 Florida Marlins
Signed OF Jai Miller, RHP Rick Van Den Hurk, RHP Eulogio De La Cruz, RHP Lee Gardner, RHP Matt Lindstrom, RHP Carlos Martinez, RHP Renyel Pinto, RHP Anibal Sanchez, LHP Taylor Tankersley, OF Jeremy Hermida, OF Cameron Maybin, OF Cody Ross, 1B Mike Jacobs, SS Hanley Ramirez and 2B Dan Uggla to one-year contracts.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Brian Bannister, INF Billy Butler, INF Alex Gordon, INF Ryan Shealy and OF Joey Gathright to one-year contracts.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed OF Gabe Gross and 2B Rickie Weeks to one-year contracts; Renewed the contracts of OF Ryan Braun, 1B Prince Fielder and OF Corey Hart; Announced the retirement of RHP Scott Cassidy.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned INF Eric Duncan and INF Eduardo Nunez to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Returned C J.P. Arencibia to Minor League camp.
3/1/08 Cleveland Indians
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with INF Ryan Garko, LHP Aaron Laffey, LHP Reid Santos, RHP Brian Slocum and OF Brad Snyder.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned C Jesus Montero and C Austin Romine to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Re-signed RHP John Ennis to a minor League contract.