|3/29/08||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.|
|3/28/08||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.|
|3/25/08||Placed LHP Scott Kazmir (left elbow strain) and SS Ben Zobrist (fractured left thumb) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21.|
|3/24/08||Reassigned SS Reid Brignac and INF Evan Longoria to Minor League camp.|
|3/22/08||Optioned RHP Jeff Niemann to Triple-A Durham and reassigned C Hector Gimenez to Minor League camp.|
|3/18/08||Optioned RHP Calvin Medlock to Triple-A Durham.|
|3/14/08||Optioned RHP Mitch Talbot to Triple-A Durham.|
|3/12/08||Reassigned RHP Chris Mason to Minor League camp.|
|3/11/08||Optioned LHP David Price, OF Justin Ruggiano and RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to the Minor Leagues.|
|3/10/08||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.|
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