Transaction Log: 4/18-4/24

Transaction Log: 4/18 – 4/24

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

Arizona Diamondbacks
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Alex Romero sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Miguel Montero removed from the DL.

Atlanta Braves
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Chuck James called up from the minors; Tom Glavine placed on the DL (15-day, strained right hamstring).
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Chuck James sent to the minors.

Baltimore Orioles

Boston Red Sox
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Joe Thurston designated for assignment; David Pauley called up from the minors; Bryan Corey signed to a minor league contract.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: David Pauley sent to the minors; Craig Hansen called up from the minors; Hansen sent to the minors.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Justin Masterson purchased from the minors; Masterson sent to the minors.

Chicago Cubs
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Eric Patterson sent to the minors; Matt Murton called up from the minors.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Scott Eyre sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Chicago White Sox
Friday, April 18, 2008: Jerry Owens removed from the DL; Owens Sent to Minors.

Cincinnati Reds
Sunday, April 20, 2008: David Weathers placed on the DL (15-day, ulnar nerve irritation, right elbow).
Monday, April 21, 2008: Matt Belisle removed from the DL; Juan Castro designated for assignment; Jerry Hairston Jr. purchased from the minors.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Wayne Krivsky fired as GM; Walt Jocketty named GM; David Ross removed from the DL; Norris Hopper placed on the DL (15-day, right elbow inflammation).

Cleveland Indians
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Jake Westbrook placed on the DL (15-day, left intercostal strain); Ben Francisco called up from the minors.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Jason Stanford signed to a minor league contract.

Colorado Rockies
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Micah Bowie placed on the DL (15-day, left forearm injury); Josh Newman called up from the minors.

Detroit Tigers
Friday, April 18, 2008: Francis Beltran outrighted to the minors; Curtis Granderson sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Monday, April 21, 2008: Jordan Tata removed from the DL; Tata sent to the minors.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Francisco Cruceta reinstated from restricted list; Cruceta sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Curtis Granderson removed from the DL; Clete Thomas sent to the minors.

Florida Marlins
Friday, April 18, 2008: Lee Gardner placed on the DL (15-day, right elbow inflammation); Sergio Mitre transferred to the 60-Day DL; Doug Waechter purchased from the minors.

Houston Astros
Friday, April 18, 2008: Kazuo Matsui removed from the DL; Humberto Quintero designated for assignment.
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Alay Soler signed to a minor league contract.
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Wandy Rodriguez placed on the DL (15-day, strained left groin); Tim Byrdak purchased from the minors.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Jack Cassel called up from the minors; Tomas Perez designated for assignment.

Kansas City Royals
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Luke Hochevar called up from the minors; Hideo Nomo designated for assignment.

Los Angeles Angels
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Alex Serrano sent to the minors; Sean Rodriguez called up from the minors; Howie Kendrick placed on the DL (15-day, strained left hamstring).
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Chris Bootcheck removed from the DL; Jason Bulger sent to the minors; Kendry Morales called up from the minors.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: John Lackey sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Andy LaRoche sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Cory Wade called up from the minors; Blake DeWitt sent to the minors.

Milwaukee Brewers
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Joe Dillon sent to the minors; Yovani Gallardo removed from the DL.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Tony Gwynn recalled from minors – rehab assignment.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Tony Gwynn removed from the DL.

Minnesota Twins
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Brian Buscher called up from the minors; Adam Everett placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder strain).
Monday, April 21, 2008: Kevin Slowey sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Denard Span sent to the minors.

New York Mets
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Moises Alou sent to minors for rehabilitation.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Gustavo Molina purchased from the minors; Brady Clark designated for assignment.

New York Yankees
Friday, April 18, 2008: Jonathan Albaladejo sent to the minors; Edwar Ramirez called up from the minors.
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Kyle Farnsworth suspension announced by the league (three games); Edwar Ramirez sent to the minors; Joba Chamberlain reinstated from bereavement list.

Oakland Athletics
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Keith Foulke placed on the DL (15-day, neck stiffness).
Monday, April 21, 2008: Justin Duchscherer sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Dallas Braden called up from the minors.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Rajai Davis acquired off waivers from San Francisco; Kirk Saarloos designated for assignment.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Frank Thomas signed as free agent (2008); Travis Buck placed on the DL (15-day, shin splints); Eric Chavez transferred to the 60-day DL.

Philadelphia Phillies
Sunday, April 20, 2008: T.J. Bohn called up from the minors; Chris Snelling placed on the DL (15-day, left knee inflammation); Jimmy Rollins placed on the DL (15-day, sprained left ankle).
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Shane Victorino sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Pittsburgh Pirates

San Diego Padres
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Clay Hensley sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Josh Banks acquired off waivers from Toronto; Banks sent to the minors.

San Francisco Giants
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Rajai Davis designated for assignment.
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Keiichi Yabu called up from the minors; Erick Threets placed on the DL (15-day, right intercostal strain); Emmanuel Burriss purchased from the minors.

Seattle Mariners
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Anderson Garcia sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: J.J. Putz removed from the DL; R.A. Dickey Sent to Minors.

St. Louis Cardinals
Monday, April 21, 2008: Russ Springer removed from the DL; Rico Washington sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Brendan Ryan removed from the DL; Brad Thompson sent to the minors.

Tampa Bay Rays
Friday, April 18, 2008: Dioner Navarro sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Dan Johnson acquired off waivers from Oakland; Scott Kazmir sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Jeff Niemann sent to the minors; Matt Garza sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Dioner Navarro removed from the DL; Gabe Gross traded from Milwaukee for RHP Josh Butler; Josh Labandeira signed to a minor league contract; Mike DeFelice designated for assignment.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Dan Johnson designated for assignment.

Texas Rangers
Tuesday, April 22, 2008: Dustin Nippert placed on the DL (15-day, sore right foot); Frank Francisco called up from the Minors.
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Scott Feldman called up from the minors; Kazuo Fukumori called up from the minors; Kason Gabbard placed on the DL (15-day, lower back spasms); Wes Littleton sent to the minors.

Toronto Blue Jays
Saturday, April 19, 2008: Josh Banks designated for assignment; Shawn Camp purchased from the minors; David Purcey sent to the minors.
Sunday, April 20, 2008: Frank Thomas released; Scott Rolen sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Washington Nationals
Friday, April 18, 2008: Shawn Hill removed from the DL; Paul Lo Duca placed on the DL (15-day, bruised right hand).
Thursday, April 24, 2008: Mike O’Connor purchased from the minors; Ray King sent to the minors.

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