Transaction Log: 04/04-04/10

Arizona Diamondbacks
Monday, April 7, 2008: Jon Coutlangus traded from Cincinnati for OF Daniel Perales; Coutlangus sent to the minors; Chris Young signed to a 5 year extension (2009-2013; Opt 2014).
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Doug Davis placed on the DL (15-day, thyroid surgery – out 4-6 weeks); Jailen Peguero called up from the minors.

Atlanta Braves
Friday, April 4, 2008: Jo-Jo Reyes called up from the minors; Sal Fasano signed to a minor league contract; Mike Hampton placed on the DL (15-day, strained left pectoral).
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Jo-Jo Reyes sent to the minors; John Smoltz removed from the DL.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Rafael Soriano placed on the DL (15-day, right elbow tendinitis); Chuck James removed from the DL.

Baltimore Orioles

Boston Red Sox
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Josh Beckett removed from the DL; Kyle Snyder designated for assignment.
Monday, April 7, 2008: Mike Timlin sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Eric Hull traded from Los Angeles Dodgers for IF Christian Lara & cash; Hull sent to the minors.
Thursday, April 10, 2008: Mike Lowell placed on the DL (15-day, sprained left thumb).

Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Sean Marshall called up from the minors; Carmen Pignatiello sent to the minors.

Chicago White Sox
Friday, April 4, 2008: Jeff DaVanon signed to a minor league contract.

Cincinnati Reds
Friday, April 4, 2008: David Ross sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Matt Belisle sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Mike Stanton released.

Cleveland Indians

Colorado Rockies
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Luis Vizcaino placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder strain); Ryan Speier called up from the minors.

Detroit Tigers
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Francis Beltran purchased from the minors.
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Ryan Raburn sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Casey Fossum signed to a minor league contract.

Florida Marlins
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Jason Wood designated for assignment; Wes Helms traded from Philadelphia for cash and player to be named.
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Rick VandenHurk sent to the minors.
Monday, April 7, 2008: Harvey Garcia transferred to 60-Day DL (right shoulder tendinitis).
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Jeremy Hermida removed from the DL; Brett Carroll sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Jason Wood outrighted to the minors.
Thursday, April 10, 2008: Paul Hoover sent to the minors; Mike Rabelo removed From the DL.

Houston Astros
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Josh Paul signed to a minor league contract.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Kazuo Matsui sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Humberto Quintero outrighted to the minors.

Kansas City Royals
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Miguel Olivo reinstated from league suspension; Hideo Nomo purchased from the minors.

Los Angeles Angels
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Rich Thompson sent to the minors; Scot Shields removed from the DL.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Angel Chavez outrighted to the minors.

Milwaukee Brewers
Friday, April 4, 2008: Yovani Gallardo sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Tony Gwynn placed on the DL (15-day, strained left hamstring); Yovani Gallardo removed from the DL.

Minnesota Twins
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Denard Span called up from the minors; Michael Cuddyer placed on the DL (15-day, dislocated right index finger).

New York Mets
Friday, April 4, 2008: Duaner Sanchez sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Matt Wise placed on the DL (15-day, right forearm contusion); Carlos Muniz called up from the minors.
Thursday, April 10, 2008: Claudio Vargas signed to a minor league contract.

New York Yankees
Friday, April 4, 2008: Melky Cabrera starting to serve suspension.
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Andy Pettitte removed from the DL; Jonathan Albaladejo sent to the minors.
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Shelley Duncan starting to serve suspension; Melky Cabrera reinstated from league suspension.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Sean Henn Sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Alberto Gonzalez called up from the minors; Shelley Duncan reinstated from league suspension; Duncan sent to the minors.

Oakland Athletics
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Justin Duchscherer placed on the DL (15-day, strained right biceps); Chad Gaudin removed from the DL.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Greg Smith purchased from the minors; Dan Johnson designated for assignment.
Thursday, April 10, 2008: Rich Harden placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder strain); Joey Devine called up from the minors.

Philadelphia Phillies
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Brad Lidge removed from the DL.

Pittsburgh Pirates
Friday, April 4, 2008: Matt Capps signed to a 2 year extension (2008-2009).
Sunday, April 6, 2008: Brian Bixler called up from the minors; Jack Wilson placed on the DL (15-day, strained left calf).
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Craig Wilson signed to a minor league contract.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Juan Perez signed to a minor league contract.

San Diego Padres
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Jody Gerut sent to the minors; Jim Edmonds removed from the DL.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Michael Barrett placed on the DL (15-day, right elbow strain); Colt Morton called up from the minors.

San Francisco Giants
Friday, April 4, 2008: Steve Kline released; Vinnie Chulk sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Dave Roberts placed on the DL (15-day, left knee inflammation); Clay Timpner called up from the minors.

Seattle Mariners

St. Louis Cardinals
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Russ Springer placed on the DL (15-day, nerve iritation in right elbow); Kelvin Jimenez called up from the minors.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Joel Pineiro sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Tampa Bay Rays
Friday, April 4, 2008: Jonny Gomes starting to serve suspension.
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Dioner Navarro placed on the DL (15-day, lacerations on middle and ring fingers); Mike DiFelice purchased from the minors; Juan Salas placed on restricted list (visa issues); Jonny Gomes reinstated from league suspension.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Matt Garza placed on the DL (15-day, nerve irritation, right arm); Cliff Floyd placed on the DL (15-day, torn meniscus in right knee); Justin Ruggiano called up from the minors; Jae Kuk Ryu called up from the minors.

Texas Rangers
Monday, April 7, 2008: Luis Mendoza sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Robinson Tejada outrighted to the minors.

Toronto Blue Jays
Friday, April 4, 2008: Alex Rios signed to a six year extension (2009-2014; Opt 2015).
Saturday, April 5, 2008: B.J. Ryan sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Thursday, April 10, 2008: Randy Wells designated for assignment; Jesse Carlson purchased from the minors.

Washington Nationals
Friday, April 4, 2008: Johnny Estrada sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Saturday, April 5, 2008: Chad Cordero placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder tendinitis); John Lannan called up from the minors.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008: Dmitri Young placed on the DL (15-day, lower back sprain); Johnny Estrada removed from the DL; Shawn Hill sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008: Chad Cordero sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

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