MLB Transactions in August 2015

Aug 27, 2015

  • The Chicago Cubs acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from Seattle for cash.

Aug 26, 2015

  • The Texas Rangers claimed LHP Chris Rearick off waivers from San Diego and optioned him to Round Rock (PCL).

Aug 25, 2015

  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with OF Quintin Berry on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays claimed RHP Donn Roach off waivers from Cincinnati.

Aug 24, 2015

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks released C Gerald Laird.
  • The New York Yankees announced LHP Chris Capuano declined outright assignment, declared free agency and agreed to terms on a one-year contract.
  • The Oakland Athletics fired third base coach Mike Gallego. Promoted Ron Washington to third base coach.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with OF Drew Stubbs and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL).

Aug 23, 2015

  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 3B Scott Sizemore on a minor league contract.

Aug 22, 2015

  • The Cleveland Indians acquired OF Michael Choice from Texas and optioned him to Columbus (IL).
  • The Detroit Tigers released 1B Marc Krauss.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with RHP Chuck Weaver on a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers traded LHP Neal Cotts to Minnesota for a player to be named.
  • The New York Mets acquired OF Eric Young from Atlanta for cash considerations and assigned him to Las Vegas.

Aug 21, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves agreed to terms with OF Ryan Gebhardt on a minor league contract.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers claimed LHP Cesar Jimenez off waivers from Philadelphia.
  • The San Diego Padres acquired RHP Jon Edwards from Texas to complete an earlier trade and optioned him to El Paso (PCL).

Aug 20, 2015

  • The Colorado Rockies released OF Drew Stubbs.
  • The Detroit Tigers acquired LHP Randy Wolf from Toronto for cash.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates signed OF Travis Snider to a minor league contract.
  • The San Francisco Giants acquired OF Marlon Byrd and cash from Cincinnati for RHP Stephen Johnson.

Aug 19, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox released RHP Justin Masterson.
  • The New York Mets released OF Cesar Puello.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies traded 2B Chase Utley to the Los Angeles Dodgers for OF Darnell Sweeney and RHP John Richy.

Aug 18, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox named Dave Dombrowski president. Announced general manager Ben Cherington is leaving the team.
  • The Chicago White Sox waived INF Emilio Bonifacio.
  • The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with LHP Tyler Frankoff on a minor league contract.
  • The Texas Rangers acquired OF Will Venable from San Diego for C-OF Marcus Greene and a player to be named.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Derek Blacksher on a minor league contract.

Aug 17, 2015

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers named Ron Roenicke third base coach.
  • The San Diego Padres announced INF Taylor Lindsey cleared outright waivers and was sent to San Antonio (Texas).

Aug 16, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles released OF Travis Snider.
  • The Kansas City Royals signed LHP Wandy Rodriguez and RHP Joba Chamberlain to minor league contracts.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with RHP Frank Herrmann on a minor league contract.

Aug 15, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves claimed RHP Danny Burawa off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees. Agreed to terms with RHP Edwin Jackson on a one-year contract.
  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with LHP Rich Hill on a minor league contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with OF Brenden Webb on a minor league contract.

Aug 14, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox announced manager John Farrell will take a medical leave. Named Torey Lovullo interim manager.

Aug 13, 2015

  • The New York Yankees signed INF Greg Bird and selected him from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

Aug 12, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox named Jerry Dipoto consultant.
  • The Cincinnati Reds traded RHP Matt Buschmann to Baltimore for cash.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Robert Coello on a minor league contract.

Aug 11, 2015

  • The Milwaukee Brewers announced the resignation of general manager Doug Melvin, who will remain as president of baseball operations.
  • The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with RHP Bud Norris on a one-year contract.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with RHP Juan Gutierrez on a minor league contract.

Aug 10, 2015

  • The Texas Rangers traded INF Tyler Pastornicky to Philadelphia for cash.

Aug 9, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with LHP Nick Additon on a minor league contract.
  • The Boston Red Sox acquired 3B Carlos Rivero from Seattle for cash and assigned him to Pawtucket (IL).
  • The Houston Astros released RHP Roberto Hernandez.

Aug 8, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles released RHP Bud Norris.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with OF John Mayberry Jr. on a minor league contract.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with RHPs Omar Bencomo and Nick Anderson on minor league contracts.
  • The San Diego Padres claimed LHP Caleb Thielbar off waivers from Minnesota and optioned him to El Paso.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Ross Ohlendorf on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays traded SS Dawel Lugo to Arizona for INF Cliff Pennington and cash.

Aug 7, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves acquired OF Michael Bourn and OF Nick Swisher from Cleveland for 3B Chris Johnson and cash.
  • The Detroit Tigers promoted David Chadd to assistant general manager, Scott Bream to vice president of player personnel, Sam Menzin to director of baseball operations and John Westhoff to general counsel.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers released OF Chris Heisey.
  • The Oakland Athletics acquired RHP Dawrin Frias from the New York Mets to complete an earlier trade.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the waiver claim of RHP Deolis Guerra by Cleveland was been rescinded and placed him on the 15-day DL.
  • The Texas Rangers acquired 1B Mike Napoli and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Aug 5, 2015

  • The Atlanta Braves released LHP Josh Outman.
  • The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Clayton Richard on a one-year contract.
  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with 2B Tony Thomas on a minor league contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians claimed RHP Deolis Guerra off waivers from Pittsburgh.
  • The Houston Astros re-signed LHP Joe Thatcher.
  • The New York Yankees announced INF/OF Garrett Jones elected free agency and signed him to a one-year contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays claimed OF Daniel Nava off waivers from Boston.
  • The Texas Rangers re-signed RHP Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contract.

Aug 4, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with RHP Andrew Robinson on a minor league contract.
  • The Detroit Tigers fired president and general manager Dave Dombrowski. Promoted assistant general manager Al Avila to executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager.
  • The Miami Marlins agreed to terms with C Robert Llera on a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets acquired LHP Eric O'Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Robert Coello on a minor league contract.

Aug 3, 2015

  • The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with RHP Austin Glorius on a minor league contract.
  • The Chicago White Sox promoted Nick Hostetler to director of amateur scouting and Doug Laumann to senior adviser to scouting operations.
  • The Oakland Athletics claimed INF-OF Danny Valencia off waivers from Toronto.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Dallas Gallant on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays claimed RHP Ben Rowen off waivers from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Buffalo.

Aug 2, 2015

  • The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with LHP Sean Bierman on a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets agreed to terms with RHP Tim Stauffer on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to terms with RHP Chris Smith and SS Ronald Concepcion on minor league contracts.

Aug 1, 2015

  • The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with OF Dayan Viciedo and assigned him to Charlotte.
  • The Miami Marlins released 1B Jeff Baker.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers claimed RHP Preston Guilmet off waivers from the L.A. Dodgers.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with RHP Phil Irwin on a minor league contract.
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