Transaction Log: 4/11-4/17

Transaction Log: 4/11 – 4/17

Here are the Major League transactions for the last 7 days.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Friday, April 11, 2008: Miguel Montero sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Sunday, April 13, 2008: Jailen Peguero sent to the minors.
Monday, April 14, 2008: Randy Johnson removed from the DL.

Atlanta Braves
Friday, April 11, 2008: Jorge Campillo purchased from the minors; Chuck James sent to the minors.
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Scott Spiezio Released.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Peter Moylan placed on the DL (15-day, right elbow soreness); Buddy Carlyle called up from the minors.

Baltimore Orioles
Friday, April 11, 2008: Scott Moore sent to the minors; Jim Johnson called up from the minors.

Boston Red Sox
Friday, April 11, 2008: Bryan Corey designated for assignment; Mike Timlin removed from the DL.
Monday, April 14, 2008: Kyle Snyder outrighted to the minors.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Alex Cora placed on the DL (15-day, sore right elbow).
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Joe Thurston purchased from the minors.
Thursday, April 17, 2008: Bryan Corey refused minor league assignment – Becomes free agent.

Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Alfonso Soriano placed on the DL (15-day, right calf strain); Eric Patterson called up from the minors.

Chicago White Sox
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Jerry Owens sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Jim Thome suspension announced by League (one game); Thome starting to serve suspension.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Jim Thome reinstated from league suspension.

Cincinnati Reds

Cleveland Indians
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Joe Borowski placed on the DL (15-day, strained right triceps); Tom Mastny called up from the minors.

Colorado Rockies

Detroit Tigers
Friday, April 11, 2008: Clay Rapada called up from the minors; Yorman Bazardo designated for assignment.
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Ryan Raburn called up from the minors; Dontrelle Willis placed on the DL (15-day, hyperextended right knee).
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Francis Beltran designated for assignment; Armando Galarraga called up from the minors.

Florida Marlins
Friday, April 11, 2008: Mike Rabelo removed from the DL; Paul Hoover sent to the minors.

Houston Astros
Friday, April 11, 2008: Ty Wigginton placed on the DL (15-day, fracture in left thumb); David Newhan called up from the minors.
Monday, April 14, 2008: Humberto Quintero purchased from the minors; David Newhan designated for assignment.

Kansas City Royals
Thursday, April 17, 2008: Joel Peralta called up from the minors; John Bale placed on the DL (15-day, left shoulder tightness).

Los Angeles Angels
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Chris Bootcheck sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Alex Serrano purchased from the minors; Reggie Willits sent to the minors.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Nomar Garciaparra sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Nomar Garciaparra removed from the DL; Ramon Troncoso sent to the minors.

Milwaukee Brewers
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Yovani Gallardo sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Jeff Weaver signed to a minor league contract.
Thursday, April 17, 2008: Hernan Iribarren sent to the minors; Tony Gwynn sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Mitch Stetter called up from the minors.

Minnesota Twins
Friday, April 11, 2008: Kevin Slowey placed on the DL (15-day, right biceps strain); Francisco Liriano called up from the minors.

New York Mets
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Carlos Muniz sent to the minors; Duaner Sanchez removed from the DL.

New York Yankees
Monday, April 14, 2008: Wilson Betemit placed on the DL (15-day, conjunctivitis); Joba Chamberlain placed on bereavement list; Humberto Sanchez transferred to the 60-Day DL; Jonathan Albaladejo called up from the minors; Chad Moeller purchased from the minors.

Oakland Athletics
Monday, April 14, 2008: Kirk Saarloos purchased from the minors; Fernando Hernandez designated for assignment.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Fernando Hernandez returned to the White Sox (Rule V draftee).

Philadelphia Phillies
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Chris Snelling purchased from the minors; Shane Victorino placed on the DL (15-day, strained right calf).

Pittsburgh Pirates

San Diego Padres
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Kevin Cameron called up from the minors; Enrique Gonzalez outrighted to the minors.

San Francisco Giants
Saturday, April 12, 2008: John Bowker called up from the minors; Clay Timpner sent to the minors.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Keiichi Yabu sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Vinnie Chulk removed from the DL.

Seattle Mariners
Friday, April 11, 2008: Charlton Jimerson designated for assignment; Greg Norton purchased from the minors.
Monday, April 14, 2008: Eric O’Flaherty sent to the minors; R.A. Dickey called up from the minors; Mike Morse placed on the DL (15-day, dislocated left shoulder); Arthur Rhodes purchased from the minors.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: Erik Bedard placed on the DL (15-day, left hip inflammation).
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Brandon Morrow called up from minors; Charlton Jimerson released; Jimerson signed to a minor league contract.

St. Louis Cardinals
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Joel Pineiro removed from the DL; Kelvin Jimenez sent to the minors.
Monday, April 14, 2008: Brendan Ryan sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Tampa Bay Rays
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Evan Longoria purchased from the minors; Willy Aybar placed on the DL (15-day, sore left hamstring); Chad Orvella transferred to 60-Day DL.
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Jeff Niemann called up from the minors; Jae Kuk Ryu sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Kurt Birkins removed from the DL.

Texas Rangers
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Eddie Guardado placed on the DL (15-day, sore left shoulder); Luis Mendoza removed from the DL.
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Scott Feldman called up from the minors; Kazuo Fukumori sent to the minors.
Monday, April 14, 2008: Scott Feldman sent to the minors; Wes Littleton called up from the minors.
Thursday, April 17, 2008: Marlon Byrd placed on the DL (15-day, left knee inflammation); Thomas Diamond called up from the minors; Diamond placed on the 60-Day DL (Right elbow); German Duran purchased from minors.

Toronto Blue Jays
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Joe Inglett called up from the minors; Buck Coats sent to the minors.
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Brandon League sent to the minors; B.J. Ryan removed from the DL.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Randy Wells returned to the Cubs (Rule V Draftee).
Thursday, April 17, 2008: Brian Wolfe placed on the DL (15-day, strained right triceps).

Washington Nationals
Saturday, April 12, 2008: Wily Mo Pena sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Jason Bergmann sent to the minors.
Sunday, April 13, 2008 : Chad Cordero removed from the DL; Wily Mo Pena removed from the DL; Jesus Flores sent to the minors
Wednesday, April 16, 2008: Wil Nieves purchased from the minors; Chris Schroder sent to the minors.

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