|8/31/08||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.|
|8/29/08||Released LHP Kurt Birkins.|
|8/18/08||Sent RHP Al Reyes outright to Triple-A Durham. Reyes refused the assignment and is a free agent.|
|8/15/08||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.|
|8/11/08||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.|
|8/10/08||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.|
|8/8/08||Designated RHP Al Reyes for assignment.|
|8/7/08||Acquired RHP Chad Bradford from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a player to be named.|
|8/5/08||Recalled INF Ben Zobrist from Triple-A Durham. Optioned OF Jonny Gomes to Triple-A Durham.|
|8/2/08||Sent RHP Gary Glover outright to Triple-A Durham. Glover refused the assignment and is a free agent.|
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