Transaction Log: 4/25-5/02

Transaction Log: 4/25 – 5/1

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

Arizona Diamondbacks
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Yusmeiro Petit sent to the minors.

Atlanta Braves
Friday, April 25, 2008: Mike Hampton sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Phil Stockman called up from the minors.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Phil Stockman sent to the minors; Brent Lillibridge purchased from the minors
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: John Smoltz placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder inflammation); Tom Glavine removed from the DL.

Baltimore Orioles
Friday, April 25, 2008: Adam Loewen placed on the DL (15-day, left elbow soreness); Eider Torres purchased from the minors.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Garrett Olson called up from the minors; Brandon Fahey sent to the minors; Greg Aquino designated for assignment; Bob McCrory called up from the minors.
Thursday, May 1, 2008: Greg Aquino outrighted to the minors.

Boston Red Sox
Friday, April 25, 2008: Bryan Corey purchased from the minors; Joe Thurston outrighted to the minors; Mike Lowell sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Brandon Moss called up from the minors; Sean Casey placed on the DL (15-day, right hip flexor strain).
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Dan Kolb released.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Bryan Corey designated for assignment; Mike Lowell removed from the DL.

Chicago Cubs
Thursday, May 1, 2008: Alfonso Soriano removed from the DL; Matt Murton sent to the minors.

Chicago White Sox
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Mike MacDougal sent to the minors.
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Ehren Wassermann called up from the minors.

Cincinnati Reds
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Todd Coffey sent to the minors; Bill Bray called up from the minors.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: David Weathers sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Cleveland Indians
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Ben Francisco sent to the minors; Jeremy Sowers called up from the minors.
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Jeremy Sowers sent to the minors.
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Aaron Laffey called up from the minors.

Colorado Rockies
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Jayson Nix designated for assignment; Jose Capellan purchased from the minors.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Franklin Morales sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Jayson Nix outrighted to the minors; Omar Quintanilla called up from the minors; Kip Wells placed on the DL (15-day, blood clot in right hand); Jason Grilli traded from Detroit for Zach Simons; Jon Herrera called up from the minors; Jorge De La Rosa traded from Kansas City (PTBNL as part of Ramon Ramirez trade).

Detroit Tigers
Thursday, May 1, 2008: Francisco Cruceta reinstated from restricted list.

Florida Marlins

Houston Astros
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Tomas Perez outrighted to the minors; Ty Wigginton sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Jack Cassel sent to the minors.
Thursday, May 1, 2008: Ty Wigginton removed from the DL.

Kansas City Royals
Friday, April 25, 2008: Hideo Nomo released.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Hideo Nomo cleared waivers and became a free agent.

Los Angeles Angels
Friday, April 25, 2008: Sean Rodriguez sent to the minors; Kendry Morales sent to the minors.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Rich Thompson called up from the minors.
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Rich Thompson sent to the minors; Bobby Wilson called up from the minors; Brandon Wood called up from the minors.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Matt Brown called up from the minors; Bobby Wilson sent to the minors.
Thursday, May 1, 2008: Howie Kendrick sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Maicer Izturis placed on the DL (15-day, lower back strain); Kelvim Escobar transferred to the 60-Day DL; Nick Adenhart purchased from the minors.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Blake DeWitt called up from the minors; Nomar Garciaparra placed on the DL (15-day, strained left calf); Mike Myers released.

Milwaukee Brewers
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Dave Bush sent to the minors.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Mike Cameron reinstated from illegal substance suspension.

Minnesota Twins
Friday, April 25, 2008: Michael Cuddyer removed from the DL; Bobby Korecky called up from the minors; Francisco Liriano sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Brian Buscher sent to the minors.

New York Mets
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Ramon Castro sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

New York Yankees
Friday, April 25, 2008: Brian Bruney placed on the DL (15-day, torn ligament in right foot); Jonathan Albaladejo called up from the minors; Chad Moeller designated for assignment; Chris Britton called up from the minors.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Shelley Duncan called up from the minors; Billy Traber sent to the minors.
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Chris Stewart purchased from the minors; Jorge Posada placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder pain).
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Alex Rodriguez placed on the DL (15-day, right quad strain); Edwar Ramirez called up from the minors: Chris Britton sent to the minors.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Chad Moeller signed as a free agent; Sean Henn removed from the DL; Henn designated for assignment; Chris Britton called up from the minors; Chris Stewart sent to the minors.
Thursday, May 1, 2008: Phil Hughes placed on the DL (15-day, strained right oblique).

Oakland Athletics
Friday, April 25, 2008: Kirk Saarloos outrighted to the minors.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Lenny DiNardo sent to the minors; Justin Duchscherer removed from the DL.

Philadelphia Phillies
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Oscar Robles acquired off waivers from San Diego; Robles sent to the minors; T.J. Bohn sent to the minors; Shane Victorino removed from the DL.

Pittsburgh Pirates
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Matt Morris released; John Van Benschoten called up from the minors.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Matt Morris retired.

San Diego Padres
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Mauro Zarate called up from the minors; Zarate outrighted to the minors.

San Francisco Giants
Sunday, April 27, 2008: Patrick Misch called up from the minors; Kevin Correia placed on the DL (15-day, strained left oblique).

Seattle Mariners
Friday, April 25, 2008: Kenji Johjima signed to a 3 year extension (2009-2011).
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Roy Corcoran sent to the minors; Erik Bedard removed from the DL.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008: Wladimir Balentien called up from the minors; Brad Wilkerson designated for assignment; Jeff Clement called up from the minors; Greg Norton designated for assignment.

St. Louis Cardinals
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Brad Thompson placed on the DL (15-day, right elbow inflammation).

Tampa Bay Rays
Friday, April 25, 2008: Dan Johnson outrighted to the minors; Matt Garza removed from the DL; Justin Ruggiano sent to the minors.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Al Reyes sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Elliot Johnson sent to the minors; Andy Cannizaro purchased from the minors.

Texas Rangers
Friday, April 25, 2008: Adam Melhuse released; Jarrod Saltalamacchia called up from the minors; Eddie Guardado removed from the DL; Luis Mendoza placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder inflammation).
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Sidney Ponson purchased from the minors; Kazuo Fukumori sent to the minors.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Jason Botts designated for assignment; Brandon Boggs called up from the minors; Hank Blalock placed on the DL (15-day, torn left hamstring – out 3-6 weeks); Chris Shelton purchased from the minors.

Toronto Blue Jays
Friday, April 25, 2008: Scott Rolen removed from the DL; Robinzon Diaz sent to the minors.
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Joe Inglett sent to the minors; Adam Lind called up from the minors.

Washington Nationals
Saturday, April 26, 2008: Elijah Dukes sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Monday, April 28, 2008 : Paul Lo Duca sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008: Ray King cleared waivers and became a free agent.

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