Transaction Log: 5/02-5/05

Transaction Log: 5/02 – 5/05

Here are the Major League transactions for the last few days. Transactions will start to be posted daily.

Arizona Diamondbacks

Atlanta Braves
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Julio Franco retired; Brent Lillibridge sent to the minors; Jo-Jo Reyes called up from the minors.
Monday, May 5, 2008: Peter Moylan transferred to the 60-Day DL; Greg Norton traded from Seattle for future considerations; Martin Prado placed on the DL (15-day, sprained left thumb); Omar Infante sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Baltimore Orioles
Friday, May 2, 2008: Lance Cormier purchased from the minors; Freddie Bynum sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Randor Bierd placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder impingement).

Boston Red Sox
Monday, May 5, 2008: Craig Hansen called up from the minors; Brandon Moss placed on the DL (15-day, appendectomy).

Chicago Cubs
Friday, May 2, 2008: Juan Mateo called up from the minors; Juan Mateo outrighted to the minors; Kevin Hart sent to the minors; Chad Fox purchased from the minors.
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Juan Mateo refused minor league assignment – free agent; Rich Hill sent to the minors; Sean Gallagher called up from the minors.

Chicago White Sox
Friday, May 2, 2008: Alexei Ramirez placed on the restricted list (visa issues preventing trip to Canada).

Cincinnati Reds
Monday, May 5, 2008: Bill Bray sent to the minors; David Weathers removed from the DL.

Cleveland Indians

Colorado Rockies
Friday, May 2, 2008: Jose Capellan designated for assignment; Juan Castro signed to a minor league contract.
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Troy Tulowitzki placed on the DL (15-day, torn tendon, left quad- out 2-3 months); Jorge De La Rosa purchased from the minors.

Detroit Tigers
Friday, May 2, 2008: Dontrelle Willis sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Denny Bautista placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder tendinitis).
Monday, May 5, 2008: Matt Joyce purchased from the minors; Jacque Jones designated for assignment.

Florida Marlins
Friday, May 2, 2008: Josh Willingham placed on the DL (15-day, lower back soreness); Brett Carroll called up from the minors.

Houston Astros

Kansas City Royals
Friday, May 2, 2008: Mike Maroth released.

Los Angeles Angels
Friday, May 2, 2008: Reggie Willits called up from the minors; Matt Brown sent to the minors.
Sunday, May 4, 2008: Sean Rodriguez called up from the minors; Dustin Moseley placed on the DL (15-day, forearm stiffness); Howie Kendrick sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Andy LaRoche removed from the DL; LaRoche sent to the minors.

Milwaukee Brewers
Friday, May 2, 2008: Joe Dillon called up from the minors; Derrick Turnbow designated for assignment.
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Yovani Gallardo placed on the DL (15-day, torn ACL, right knee); Dave Bush called up from the minors.

Minnesota Twins
Friday, May 2, 2008: Adam Everett removed from the DL.

New York Mets
Friday, May 2, 2008: Gustavo Molina sent to the minors; Moises Alou removed from the DL.
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Matt Wise sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

New York Yankees
Friday, May 2, 2008: Wilson Betemit sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Jose Veras called up from the minors; JD Closser signed to a minor league contract.
Sunday, May 4, 2008: Ian Kennedy sent to the minors; Darrell Rasner purchased from the minors; Brian Bruney transferred to 60-Day DL.

Oakland Athletics
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Travis Buck sent to the minors for rehabilitation.
Monday, May 5, 2008: Keith Foulke sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Philadelphia Phillies
Friday, May 2, 2008: Chris Woodward released; Vic Darensbourg released.

Pittsburgh Pirates
Sunday, May 4, 2008: Evan Meek designated for assignment; Sean Burnett purchased from the minors; Matt Miller traded from Boston for a player to be named later.

San Diego Padres

San Francisco Giants
Sunday, May 4, 2008: Omar Vizquel sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Seattle Mariners

St. Louis Cardinals
Sunday, May 4, 2008: Anthony Reyes sent to the minors; Mike Parisi purchased from the minors.

Tampa Bay Rays
Friday, May 2, 2008: Gary Glover placed on the DL (15-day, right shoulder tendinitis); Justin Ruggiano called up from the minors.
Sunday, May 4, 2008: Justin Ruggiano sent to the minors; Scott Kazmir removed from the DL.

Texas Rangers
Friday, May 2, 2008: A.J. Murray called up from the minors; Dustin Nippert sent to the minors for rehabilitation; Jason Jennings placed on the DL (15-day, ulnar nerve irritation).
Saturday, May 3, 2008: Kason Gabbard sent to the minors for rehabilitation.

Toronto Blue Jays

Washington Nationals
Friday, May 2, 2008: Chad Cordero placed on the DL (15-day, torn shoulder muscle – out 4-6 weeks); Paul Lo Duca removed rrom the DL.

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