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Date Transaction
8/31/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired INF David Eckstein from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for RHP Chad Beck and placed him on the 40-man roster.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled OF Jonathan Van Every from Triple-A Pawtucket. Optioned RHP Michael Bowden to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled LHP Boone Logan from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled UT Wilkin Castillo from Triple-A Louisville. Optioned RHP Ramon Ramirez to Class A Sarasota.
  Cleveland Indians
Traded INF Jorge Velandia to Tampa Bay for cash considerations.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed RHP Shane Loux on the 15-day disabled list due to oral surgery. Recalled INF Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake. Released RHP Alex Serrano from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed 2B Jeff Kent on 15-day disabled list with torn cartilage in left knee. Recalled INF Chin-lung Hu from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Recalled RHP Adam Eaton and LHP J.A. Happ from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Purchased the contracts of OF Greg Golson and C Lou Marson from Double-A Reading. Transferred RHP Tom Gordon and RHP Francisco Rosario to the 60-day disabled list.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Recalled OF Fernando Perez from Triple-A Durham. Optioned RHP Juan Salas to Double-A Montgomery. Recalled RHP Jae Kuk Ryu from Triple-A Durham and placed him on the 15-day disabled list. Acquired C Michael Hernandez from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations. Acquired INF Jorge Velandia from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Traded INF David Eckstein to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Chad Beck.
8/30/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Tucson.
  Baltimore Orioles
Recalled INF Oscar Salazar from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned RHP Radhames Liz to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contract of RHP Michael Bowden from Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated RHP Eric Hull for assignment.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Lance Broadway to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled RHP Ramon Ramirez from Triple-A Louisville. Optioned INF Adam Rosales to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed C Yorvit Torrealba on the 15-day disabled list with a torn meniscus in his left knee. Recalled C Adam Melhuse from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed DH Frank Thomas on the 15-day disabled list with strained right quadriceps. Optioned LHP Dan Meyer to Double-A Midland. Activated RHP Keith Foulke form the 15-day disabled list. Recalled OF Aaron Cunningham from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired OF Matt Stairs from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named. Released RHP Kris Benson from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Transfered RHP Scott Mathieson to the 60-day disabled list.
  Texas Rangers
Placed RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 25, with a strained left hamstring. Recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Traded OF Matt Stairs to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named.
8/29/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Claimed LHP Wil Ledezma off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Activated OF Justin Upton from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Max Scherzer from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson. Optioned RHP Leo Rosales to Triple-A Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Signed RHP Elmer Dessens. Optioned RHP Charlie Morton to the Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed INF Sean Casey on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20, with a strained neck. Purchased C David Ross from Triple-A Pawtucket. Transferred INF Julio Lugo from 15 to 60-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated C Victor Martinez from the 15-day disabled list. Designated INF Andy Gonzalez for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Reinstated LHP Brian Fuentes from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Steven Register to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Signed OF Darin Erstad to a one-year, $1.75-million contract extension plus bonuses, and RHP Brian Moehler to a one-year, $2.3-million contract extension plus bonuses.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned LHP Clayton Kershaw to Triple-A Las Vegas. Purchased the contract of LHP Scott Elbert from Double-A Jacksonville.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned LHP Fabio Castro to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Optioned INF Andy Tracy to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled RHP Cla Meredith from Triple-A Portland. Placed OF Scott Hairston on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb. Purchased the contracts of RHP Josh Geer and OF Will Venable from Triple-A Portland. Outrighted RHP Josh Banks to Triple-A Portland.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Released LHP Kurt Birkins.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Luis Mendoza from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned LHP Bill White to Single-A Bakersfield.
  Washington Nationals
Sent RHP Brian Sanches and RHP Chris Schroder outright to Triple-A Columbus.
8/28/08 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed INF Howie Kendrick on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Recalled INF Brandon Wood from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reinstated RHP Cory Wade from the 15-day disabled list. Designated RHP Tanyon Sturtze for assignment. Optioned LHP Clayton Kershaw to Triple-A Las Vegas. Recalled LHP Scott Elbert from Double-A Jacksonville.
  New York Yankees
Purchased the contract of RHP Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned RHP Dave Robertson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated OF Ryan Sweeney from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Carlos Gonzalez to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Andrew Carpenter to Double-A Reading. Recalled LHP Fabio Castro from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Designated OF Matt Stairs for assignment. Purchased the contract of OF Travis Snider from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/27/08 Atlanta Braves
Acquired OF Luis Sumoza from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for OF Mark Kotsay. Recalled OF Josh Anderson from Triple-A Richmond. Placed INF Casey Kotchman on the restricted list.
  Baltimore Orioles
Activated RHP Greg Aquino from the 15-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired OF Mark Kotsay from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for OF Luis Sumoza. Designated OF Joe Thurston for assignment.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned RHP Chris Lambert to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled INF Jeff Larish from Toledo.
  Los Angeles Angels
Activated OF Reggie Willits from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Jason Bulger to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Designated INF Pablo Ozuna for assignment. Recalled INF Blake DeWitt from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Selected the contract of RHP Nelson Figueroa from Triple-A New Orleans. Recalled C Robinson Cancel from New Orleans. Placed C Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quad. Optioned INF Argenis Reyes to New Orleans. LHP Ricardo Rincon was returned on loan from the Mexico City Reds of the Mexican League and assigned to Triple-A New Orlean.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Designated INF Andy Tracy for assignment. Transferred LHP Mike Zagurski to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Andrew Carpenter from Double-A Reading.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Selected the contract of RHP Jesse Chavez from Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned RHP Craig Hansen to Indianapolis. Transferred LHP Phil Dumatrait to the 60-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned RHP Josh Banks to Triple-A Portland. Reinstated RHP Bryan Corey from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted him to Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Osiris Matos from Double-A Connecticut. Optioned RHP Matt Palmer to Triple-A Fresno.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased the contract of INF Josh Phelps from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned LHP Jaime Garcia to Triple-A Memphis. Transferred LHP Mark Mulder from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  Texas Rangers
Sent OF Jason Ellison outright to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/26/08 Baltimore Orioles
Recalled LHP Brian Burres from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned RHP Kameron Mickolio to Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Purchased the contract of INF/OF Joe Thurston from Triple-A Pawtucket. Transferred RHP Bartolo Colon to the 60-day disabled list. Activated RHP Tim Wakefield from the 15-day disabled list. Placed OF J.D. Drew on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with a lower back strain.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed LHP Brian Fuentes on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Steven Register from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Lambert from Triple-A Toledo. Designated RHP Francis Beltran for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Placed LHP Renyel Pinto on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 24, with a left hamstring strain. Reinstated RHP Doug Waechter from the disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Matt Palmer to Triple-A Fresno. Recalled RHP Osiris Matos from Triple-A Fresno.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed OF Brian Barton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 25, with a strained right oblique. Recalled OF Nick Stavinoha from Triple-A Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated INF Scott Rolen from the 15-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Placed OF Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 25, with a stress fracture of his left foot. Activated OF Elijah Dukes from the 15-day disabled list.
8/25/08 Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Reinstated INF Joe Crede from the 15-day disabled list. Placed OF Dewayne Wise on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 21, with a strained left adductor. Recalled RHP Lance Broadway from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned INF Chris Getz to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated RHP Matt Ginter from the 15-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Minnesota Twins
Acquired LHP Eddie Guardado from the Texas Rangers in exchange for RHP Mark Hamburger. Designated INF Mike Lamb for assignment.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP John Maine on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 24, with a bone spur in his right shoulder. Activated INF Luis Castillo from the 15-day disabled list.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired C Robinzon Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays and assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Mark Lowe to Triple-A Tacoma. Selected the contract of RHP Randy Messenger from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of OF Nelson Cruz from Triple-A Oklahoma. Designated OF Jason Ellison for assignment. Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Syracuse. Acquired RHP Mark Hamburger from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for LHP Eddie Guardado. Purchased the contract of LHP Bill White from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Syracuse. Sent C Robinson Diaz to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
8/24/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned LHP Doug Slaten to Triple-A Tucson.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP David Aardsma on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 21, with a right groin strain. Recalled RHP David Pauley from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Omaha. Purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Duckworth from Triple-A Omaha. Transferred RHP Luke Hochevar to the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Yankees
Released INF Richie Sexson.
8/23/08 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Manny Acosta from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Matt DeSalvo to Triple-A Richmond.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed INF Alex Gordon on the 15-day disabled list with a torn right quadriceps muscle. Activated INF Alberto Callaspo from the 15-day disabled list.
  Los Angeles Angels
Optioned INF Kendry Morales to Triple-a Salt Lake. Recalled RHP Jason Bulger from Salt Lake.
  New York Yankees
Reinstated RHP Carl Pavano from the 60-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Billy Traber to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed OF Geoff Jenkins on 15-disabled list with a right hip flexor strain. Recalled INF Andy Tracy from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated RHP Matt Capps from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Tom Gorzelanny from Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned RHP Romulo Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned RHP T.J. Beam to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of RHP Dirk Hayhurst from Triple-A Portland. Optioned INF Brian Myrow to Triple-A Portland.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Brandon McCarthy from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Shaun Marcum to Triple-A Syracuse. Recalled LHP John Parrish from Triple-A Syracuse
8/22/08 Baltimore Orioles
Recalled RHP Radhames Liz from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket. Signed C David Ross to a Minor League contract. Sent RHP Lincoln Holdzkom outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Colorado Rockies
Reinstated OF Scott Podsednik from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Adam Melhuse to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed LHP Ron Mahay on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. Recalled RHP Kyle Davies from Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Activated OF Ryan Church from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Robinson Cancel to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reinstated INF Doug Mientkiewicz from the bereavement list. Optioned OF Steven Pearce to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Reinstated C Josh Bard from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Luke Carlin to Triple-A Portland.
  Texas Rangers
Reinstated INF Hank Blalock from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Travis Metcalf to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed OF Brad Wilkerson on the 15-day disabled list.
8/21/08 Kansas City Royals
Placed OF Mitch Maier on the 15-day disabled list with facial fractures. Recalled OF Joey Gathright from Triple-A Omaha.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Justin Duchscherer on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 19, with a strained right hip. Placed RHP Sean Gallagher on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 20, with right shoulder fatigue. Recalled LHP Dana Eveland and LHP Dan Meyer from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Sent INF Jose Bautista to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired INF Jose Bautista from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later.
8/20/08 Atlanta Braves
Placed INF Casey Kotchman on the bereavement list. Recalled OF Brandon Jones from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Selected the contract of RHP Kam Mickolio from Triple-A Norfolk. Transferred RHP Matt Albers from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Garrett Olson to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Clay Buchholz to Double-A Portland.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with a strained right hamstring. Recalled INF Adam Rosales from Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed RHP Matt Herges on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 18, with lower back stiffness. Recalled RHP Ryan Speier from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Claimed INF Jose Castillo on outright waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion of the rib cage. Recalled LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Reinstated INF Alexi Casilla from the 15-day disabled list. Sent RHP Brian Bass outright to Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Mets
Signed RHP Al Reyes to a Minor League contract. Sent INF Anderson Hernandez to the Washington Nationals as the player to be named later in the Aug. 17 trade.
  Oakland Athletics
Sent INF Wes Bankston outright to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated INF Pedro Feliz from the 15-day disabled list. Designated LHP Les Walrond for assignment.
  Washington Nationals
Acquired INF Anderson Hernandez from the New York Mets to complete the trade for RHP Luis Ayala.
8/19/08 Atlanta Braves
Recalled LHP Jo-Jo Reyes from Triple-A Richmond. Placed INF Ruben Gotay on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
  Baltimore Orioles
Placed LHP George Sherrill on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 16, with inflammation of the left shoulder.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed OF Jason Lane to a Minor League contract.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Kip Wells to a Major League contract. Optioned LHP Josh Newman to Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired RHP Greg Maddux from the San Diego Padres for two players to be named later or cash considerations. Optioned LHP Eric Stults to Triple-A Las Vegas. Transferred RHP Scott Proctor from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Yankees
Activated OF/DH Hideki Matsui from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Justin Christian to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired two players to be named later or cash considerations from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for RHP Greg Maddux. Reinstated RHP Brett Tomko from the 15-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Purchased the contract of RHP Marco Estrada from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned INF Kory Casto to Triple-A Columbus.
8/18/08 Cincinnati Reds
Released C David Ross. Signed 2008 Draft pick INF Yonder Alonso to a Major League contract.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Eddie Kunz to Triple-A New Orleans.
  New York Yankees
Released nonroster OF Jason Lane.
  Oakland Athletics
Selected RHP Kirk Saarloos from Triple-A Sacramento. Designated INF Wes Bankston for assignment.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed INF Doug Mientkiewicz on the bereavement list. Recalled OF Nyjer Morgan from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Sent RHP Al Reyes outright to Triple-A Durham. Reyes refused the assignment and is a free agent.
  Texas Rangers
Placed INF Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list with a sports hernia. Recalled INF Joaquin Arias from Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/17/08 Detroit Tigers
Placed RHP Todd Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 16, with a sore right shoulder. Purchased the contract of RHP Gary Glover from Triple-A Toledo.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Luis Ayala from the Nationals in exchange for a player to be named later. Transferred OF Moises Alou from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP Dan Meyer to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Seattle Mariners
Recalled LHP Ryan Feierabend from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Washington Nationals
Sent RHP Luis Ayala to the New York Mets for a player to be named later.
8/16/08 Cincinnati Reds
Optioned INF Adam Rosales to Triple-A Louisville. Reinstated INF Joey Votto from the bereavement list.
  Florida Marlins
Selected the contract of C Paul Lo Duca from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Placed INF Kazuo Matsui on the 15-day disabled list with an irritated disc, retroactive to Aug. 13. Purchased the contract of C/INF J.R. House from Triple-A Round Rock.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Rudy Seanez from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Mike Cervenak to Triple-A Lehigh Valley
  San Diego Padres
Recalled RHP Chad Reineke from Triple-A Portland. Optioned RHP Cla Meredith to Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Sergio Romo from Triple-A Fresno; Placed LHP Jonathan Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left shoulder, retroactive to Aug. 12.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow tendinitis.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Kameron Loe from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Tommy Hunter to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/15/08 Atlanta Braves
Placed LHP Tom Glavine on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left elbow. Transferred RHP Tim Hudson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Matt DeSalvo from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Signed 2008 Draft pick LHP Brian Matusz to a Major League contract.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled LHP Clayton Richard from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed 2008 Draft pick INF Yonder Alonso to a Major League contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Activated RHP Todd Jones from the 15-day disabled list.
  Florida Marlins
Designated RHP Justin Miller for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Kyle Davies to Triple-A Omaha. Recalled RHP Jeff Fulchino from Triple-A.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed INF Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 14, with a left thumb injury. Recalled INF Kendry Morales from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  New York Yankees
Optioned OF Melky Cabrera to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated INF Richie Sexson for assignment. Recalled INF Brett Gardner and RHP Chris Britton from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Purchased the contract of INF Cody Ransom. Placed RHP Dan Giese on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Placed RHP Chris Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 11, with a right posterior shoulder strain. Activated OF Brian Barton from the 15-day disabled list.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Placed RHP Troy Percival on the 15-day disabled list with a cartilage injury to the right knee. Recalled RHP Juan Salas from Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Activated RHP Kevin Millwood from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Luis Mendoza to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Scott Richmond to Triple-A Syracuse. Activated LHP Brian Tallet from the 15-day disabled list.
8/14/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Sent C Wilkin Castillo to the Cincinnati Reds.
  Atlanta Braves
Activated LHP Tom Glavine from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP David Pauley to Triple-A Pawtucket. Recalled INF Jeff Bailey from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Lance Broadway to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired C Wilkin Castillo from the Arizona Diamondbacks and optioned him to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of C Adam Melhuse from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Optioned OF Cory Sullivan to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Signed RHP Oscar Villarreal to a Minor League contract. Released RHP Kip Wells.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned RHP Freddy Dolsi to Triple-A Toledo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed RHP Brad Penny on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Placed RHP Cory Wade on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 9, with right shoulder inflammation. Recalled LHP Eric Stults from Triple-A Las Vegas. Purchased the contract of RHP Tanyon Sturtze from Las Vegas.
  Oakland Athletics
Sent INF Brooks Conrad outright to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated INF Adam LaRoche from the 15-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Placed RHP Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 11, with a strained right forearm.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Matt Palmer from Triple-A Fresno. Optioned LHP Geno Espineli to Triple-A Fresno. Transferred RHP Merkin Valdez from 15-day disabled list to 60-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Activated INF Aaron Boone from the 15-day disabled list. Placed INF Alberto Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 5, with a left hamstring strain.
8/13/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Tucson. Optioned INF Jamie D'Antona to Triple-A Tucson. Activated LHP Doug Slaten from the 15-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Charlie Zink to Triple-A Pawtucket. Placed INF Mike Lowell on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP David Pauley from Pawtucket. Claimed RHP Marcus McBeth off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Designated RHP Lincoln Holdzkom for assignment.
  Cleveland Indians
Recalled LHP Zach Jackson from Triple-A Buffalo.
  Detroit Tigers
Placed RHP Joel Zumaya on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder. Purchased the contract of RHP Francis Beltran from Triple-A Toledo.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed INF Russell Branyan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 12, with a right oblique strain. Purchased the contract of OF Laynce Nix from Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Mets
Activated RHP John Maine from the 15-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb. Recalled OF Eric Patterson from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned INF Jose Bautista to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Claimed RHP Brian Falkenborg off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled INF Travis Ishikawa from Triple-A Fresno. Purchased the contracts of C/INF Pablo Sandoval and INF Ryan Rohlinger from Double-A Connecticut. Optioned INF/OF John Bowker and C Steve Holm to Triple-A Fresno. Designated INF Jose Castillo for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Released DH Jose Vidro.
8/12/08 Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Paul Byrd from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named or cash. Placed RHP Tim Wakefield on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 7, with tightness in the back of his right shoulder. Purchased the contract of RHP Charlie Zink from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Recalled OF Chris Dickerson from Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Sent RHP Paul Byrd to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named or cash.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed RHP Freddy Garcia to a Minor League contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Activated INF Nomar Garciaparra from the 15-day disabled list. Placed OF Andruw Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 10, with patella tendinitis in left knee.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Carlos Muniz to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Oakland Athletics
Selected INF Cliff Pennington from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo to Triple-A. Designated INF Brooks Conrad for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Placed RHP Bryan Corey on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 10 with a strained left hamstring. Purchased the contract of INF Sean Kazmar from Double-A San Antonio.
8/11/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired OF Adam Dunn and cash from the Cincinnati Reds for RHP Dallas Buck and two players to be named later. Transferred INF Orlando Hudson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired RHP Dallas Buck and two players to be named later from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for OF Adam Dunn and cash.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP Doug Waechter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 7, with right shoulder inflammation. Recalled RHP Logan Kensing from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed OF Bobby Kielty to a Minor League contract.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Placed OF Evan Longoria on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist fracture, retroactive to Aug. 8. Recalled OF Justin Ruggiano from Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Activated RHP Doug Mathis from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reinstated OF Shannon Stewart from the disabled list and released him outright. Recalled OF Kevin Mench from Triple-A Syracuse. Recalled RHP Jesse Litsch from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned LHP John Parrish to Triple-A Syracuse.
8/10/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed INF Orlando Hudson on the 15-day disabled list. Selected the contract of OF Jeff Salazar from Triple-A Tucson. Transferred RHP Edgar Gonzalez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned LHP Boone Logan to Triple-A Charlotte. Placed RHP Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list with a ruptured left Achilles' tendon. Recalled LHP Lance Broadway from Triple-A Charlotte. Purchased the contract of INF Chris Getz from Triple-A Charlotte. Acquired nonroster RHP Franklyn German from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reinstated RHP Aaron Harang from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Homer Bailey to Triple-A Louisville. Designated C David Ross for assignment. Recalled C Ryan Hanigan from Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Added RHP Livan Hernandez to the active roster. Designated RHP Kip Wells for assignment. Transferred INF Todd Helton from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled LHP Josh Newman from Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP Ian Kennedy to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Recalled LHP Billy Traber from Triple-A.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed OF Willie Bloomquist on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. Recalled INF Tug Hulett from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Placed OF Carl Crawford on the 15-day disabled list with a right middle finger tendon subluxation. Activated OF Rocco Baldelli from the 60-day disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated OF Vernon Wells from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Syracuse. Placed INF Scott Rolen on the 15-day disabled list.
8/9/08 Chicago White Sox
Acquired LHP Horacio Ramirez from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for nonroster OF Paulo Orlando. Optioned INF Josh Fields to Triple-A Charlotte. Activated RHP Jose Contreras from the 15-day disabled list.
  Cincinnati Reds
Placed INF Joey Votto on the bereavement list. Selected the contract of INF Adam Rosales from Triple-A Louisville.
  Houston Astros
Placed OF Carlos Lee on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured distal left fifth finger. Purchased the contract of OF Reggie Abercrombie from Triple-A Round Rock.
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired Minor League OF Paulo Orlando from the White Sox in exchange for LHP Horacio Ramirez.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed OF Reggie Willits on the 15-day disabled list with a concussion. Recalled INF Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP Brian Stokes. Optioned RHP Rudy Lugo to Triple-A New Orleans. Transferred RHP Tony Armas from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL with a strained abdominal muscle.
  San Diego Padres
Placed C Josh Bard on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 7, with a strained right tricep. Recalled C Luke Carlin from Triple-A Portland
  Seattle Mariners
Recalled LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned RHP Jared Wells to Triple-A Tacoma.
8/8/08 Atlanta Braves
Activated 3B Chipper Jones from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Chuck James to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Recalled RHP Rocky Cherry from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated RHP David Aardsma from the 15-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Ehren Wassermann to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Transferred INF Josh Barfield from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Brendan Donnelly from Triple-A Buffalo. Recalled RHP Anthony Reyes from Triple-A Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
Signed C Paul Lo Duca to a Minor League contract.
  Los Angeles Angels
Activated C Mike Napoli from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Ryan Budde to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reinstated RHP Brad Penny from the 15-day disabled list. Designated RHP Brian Falkenborg for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Recalled RHP Ian Kennedy from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes/Barre. Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes/Barre.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned LHP J.A. Happ to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned OF Chris Duffy outright to Triple-A Indianapolis. Optioned RHP Franquelis Osoria outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Designated RHP Al Reyes for assignment.
8/7/08 Baltimore Orioles
Sent RHP Chad Bradford to the Tampa Bay Rays via a waiver claim for a player to be named later.
  Chicago Cubs
Traded LHP Scott Eyre to the Philadelphia Phillies for RHP Brian Schlitter.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired LHP Scott Eyre from the Chicago Cubs for RHP Brian Schlitter.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Sergio Romo to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Acquired RHP Chad Bradford from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a player to be named.
  Texas Rangers
Placed OF David Murphy on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain. Purchased the contract of OF Jason Ellison from Triple-A Oklahoma. Transferred LHP A.J. Murray to the 60-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Placed OF Elijah Dukes on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 3, with a right calf strain. Recalled RHP Garrett Mock from Triple-A Columbus.
8/6/08 Atlanta Braves
Optioned C Corky Miller outright to Triple-A Richmond. Optioned LHP Royce Ring outright to Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Tom Mastny to Triple-A Buffalo. Placed RHP Matt Ginter on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 4, with a right forearm strain.
  Colorado Rockies
Reinstated LHP Jeff Francis from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Steven Register to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Claimed RHP Livan Hernandez off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. Optioned LHP Valerio De Los Santos outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta outright to Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Released OF Craig Monroe.
  New York Yankees
Placed RHP Joba Chamberlain on the 15-day disabled list with rotator cuff tendinitis. Recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Optioned C Chad Moeller outright to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre.
  Oakland Athletics
Selected the contract of LHP Gio Gonzalez from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned INF Gregorio Petit to Triple-A Sacramento. Transferred INF Eric Chavez from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Osiris Matos to Triple-A Fresno. Designated RHP Sergio Romo for assignment. Recalled RHP Billy Sadler from Triple-A Fresno. Activated RHP Keiichi Yabu from the 15-day disabled list.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Recalled RHP Chris Perez from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned OF Nick Stavinoha to Triple-A Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Reinstated RHP Joaquin Benoit from 15-day disabled list. Placed LHP C.J. Wilson on 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left elbow. Outrighted INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Oklahoma.
8/5/08 Baltimore Orioles
Placed OF Adam Jones on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 3, with a fractured left foot. Transferred LHP Adam Loewen from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Transferred RHP Jim Hoey from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of OF Luis Montanez from Double-A Bowie. Purchased the contract of LHP Chris Waters from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated RHP Kerry Wood from the 15-day disabled list. Designated LHP Scott Eyre for assignment.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled RHP Adam Russell from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Florida Marlins
Activated C Matt Treanor from 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Paul Hoover to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  New York Mets
Placed LHP Billy Wagner on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 3, with a strained left forearm. Recalled RHP Ruddy Lugo from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Romulo Sanchez from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Brandon Morrow to Triple-A Tacoma. Recalled RHP Jared Wells from Triple-A Tacoma. Designated DH Jose Vidro for assignment. Recalled OF Wladimir Balentien from Triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed INF Felipe Lopez. Optioned INF Brendan Ryan to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Recalled INF Ben Zobrist from Triple-A Durham. Optioned OF Jonny Gomes to Triple-A Durham.
8/4/08 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned SS Brandon Fahey to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned LHP Clayton Richard to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of RHP Steven Register from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Designated LHP Valerio De Los Santos for assignment.
  Los Angeles Angels
Purchased the contract of RHP Shane Loux from Triple-A Salt Lake. Optioned RHP Darren O'Day to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Yoslan Herrera to Double-A Altoona.
8/3/08 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Rafael Soriano on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. Purchased the contract of LHP Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Richmond.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP John Maine on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 29, with soreness in the rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Transferred OF Angel Pagan from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of RHP Eddie Kunz from Double-A Binghamton.
  Oakland Athletics
Selected the contract of LHP Dan Meyer from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned LHP Dana Eveland to Triple-A Sacramento.
8/2/08 Arizona Diamondbacks
Activated RHP Juan Cruz from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson.
  Atlanta Braves
Designated LHP Royce Ring for assignment. Purchased the contract of Vladimir Nunez from Triple-A Richmond.
  Houston Astros
Designated RHP Chad Paronto for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed INF Mark Grudzielanek on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle. Purchased the contract of INF Jason Smith from Triple-A Omaha. Designated RHP Yasuhiko Yabuta for assignment.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of INF/OF Dan Murphy from Triple-A New Orleans. Placed INF/OF Marlon Anderson on 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Signed INF Ramon Martinez to a Minor League contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Reinstated RHP Joey Devine from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Brooks Conrad to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Seattle Mariners
Selected the contract of LHP Jake Woods from Triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Released RHP Matt Clement from Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Sent RHP Gary Glover outright to Triple-A Durham. Glover refused the assignment and is a free agent.
8/1/08 Atlanta Braves
Recalled LHP Chuck James from Triple-A Richmond. Designated C Corky Miller for assignment
  Baltimore Orioles
Activated SS Alex Cintron from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Brian Burres to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Cincinnati Reds
Activated INF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Todd Coffey to Triple-A Louisville.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned LHP Clay Rapada to Triple-A Toledo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Placed INF Nomar Garciaparra on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 28, with a strained ligament in his left knee.
  Minnesota Twins
Purchased the contract of INF Randy Ruiz from Triple-A Rochester. Designated RHP Livan Hernandez and OF Craig Monroe for assignment. Recalled LHP Francisco Liriano from Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Yankees
Activated RHP Brian Bruney from the 60-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed RHP Andrew Brown on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 26, with right shoulder soreness. Reinstated INF Daric Barton from the 15-day disabled list. Recalled INF Gregorio Petit from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Rudy Seanez on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Recalled LHP Les Walrond from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  San Diego Padres
Placed INF Khalil Greene on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 31, with a fracture of the fifth metacarpal on his left hand. Reinstated INF Tadahito Iguchi from the 15-day disabled list. Outrighted OF Chip Ambres to Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned RHP Kelvin Jimenez to Triple-A Memphis. Recalled LHP Jaime Garcia from Triple-A Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled INF Travis Metcalf from Triple-A Oklahoma. Purchased the contract of RHP Tommy Hunter from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Oklahoma. Placed RHP Eric Hurley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with right shoulder inflammation. Transferred LHP Kason Gabbard from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.
  Washington Nationals
Recalled INF Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Columbus. Optioned RHP Garrett Mock to Triple-A Columbus. Activated RHP Ryan Wagner from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Columbus.