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Aug 31, 2005

The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of outfielder Jeremy Hermida from Carolina of the Southern League (AA).

Aug 30, 2005

The Washington Nationals acquired infielder Deivi Cruz from the San Francisco Giants for minor league pitcher Ben Cox; sent outright pitcher Danny Rueckel to Harrisburg of the Eastern League (AA).

The New York Yankees signed second baseman Mark Bellhorn; transferred pitcher Carl Pavano to the 60-day disabled list; optioned infielder Felix Escalona to Columbus of the International League (AAA).

The Los Angeles Angels acquired pitcher Jason Christiansen from the San Francisco Giants for minor league pitcher Dusty Bergman and Ronnie Ray.

The San Francisco Giants purchased the contract of infielder Angel Chavez from Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Edison Volquez from Frisco of the Texas League (AA).

Aug 29, 2005

The Chicago Cubs acquired pitchers Todd Blackford and Angelo Burrows from the Atlanta Braves for outfielder Todd Hollandsworth.

The Boston Red Sox claimed pitcher Chad Harville off waivers from the Houston Astros.

Aug 27, 2005

The New York Yankees acquired outfielder Matt Lawton from the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Justin Berg.

The Chicago Cubs purchased the contract of infielder Scott McClain from Iowa of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired outfielder Michael Tucker from the San Francisco Giants for pitcher Kelvin Pichardo and cash.

The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of pitcher Matt White from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of pitcher Paul Maholm from Indianapolis of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 26, 2005

The Seattle Mariners claimed pitcher Francisco Cruceta off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

The San Francisco Giants purchased the contract of pitcher Matt Cain.

Aug 25, 2005

The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of outfielder Aaron Guiel from Omaha of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 24, 2005

The Minnesota Twins signed pitcher Brian Kirwan.

Aug 22, 2005

The New York Mets recalled pitcher Heath Bell from Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

The Baltimore Orioles claimed pitcher James Baldwin off waivers from the Texas Rangers; transferred outfielder Eli Marrero to the 60-day disabled list.

Aug 21, 2005

The San Francisco Giants purchased the contract of pitcher Brian Cooper from Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 20, 2005

The Seattle Mariners released infielder Scott Spiezio; recalled infielder Greg Dobbs from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of pitcher Joey Devine, their first-round draft pick, from Mississippi of the Southern League (AA); designated pitcher Jim Brower for assignment.

Aug 19, 2005

The Los Angeles Angels signed pitcher Chris Howell and assigned him to Mesa of the Arizona League (Rookie).

The Boston Red Sox designated second baseman Mark Bellhorn for assignment.

Aug 18, 2005

The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of pitcher John Halama from New Orleans.

Aug 17, 2005

The Cleveland Indians claimed pitcher Jason Young off waivers from the Colorado Rockies and optioned him to Buffalo of the International League (AAA); designated pitcher Francisco Cruceta for assignment.

The Boston Red Sox activated first baseman John Olerud from the 15-day disabled list; optioned infielder Kevin Youkilis to Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

Aug 16, 2005

The Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract of infielder Aaron Holbert from Louisville of the International League (AAA).

The Los Angeles Angels purchased the contract of pitcher Greg Jones from Salt Lake.

The Texas Rangers purchased the contracts of pitchers Justin Thompson from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) and Scott Feldman of Frisco of the Texas League (AA).

Aug 15, 2005

The Colorado Rockies transferred pitcher Dan Miceli to 60-day disabled list.

The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of shortstop Wilson Valdez from Portland of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 11, 2005

The Chicago White Sox signed pitcher Jim Bullinger and assigned him to Charlotte of the International League (AAA).

Aug 10, 2005

The Detroit Tigers signed first baseman Jeff Larish.

Aug 9, 2005

The Los Angeles Dodgers Acquired outfielder Jose Cruz Jr. from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named.

Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Mike Remlinger and cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Olivo Astacio; placed pitcher Wade Miller on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder soreness.

The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of first baseman Alejandro Freire from Ottawa.

Aug 6, 2005

The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of infielder Denny Hocking from Omaha of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 5, 2005

The Kansas City Royals released catcher Alberto Castillo.

The Colorado Rockies claimed pitcher Sun-Woo Kim off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed first baseman Tony Clark to a two-year contract extension.

Aug 4, 2005

The Baltimore Orioles fired manager Lee Mazzilli; named Sam Perlozzo interim manager.

The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of first baseman Roberto Petagine from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Steve Karsay from Frisco of the Texas League (AA).

Aug 3, 2005

The St. Louis Cardinals Signed pitchers Armando Almanza and Alan Benes to minor league contracts.

The Cleveland Indians exercised the club option on third baseman Aaron Boone for the 2006 season.

Aug 2, 2005

The Philadelphia Phillies claimed pitcher Aquilino Lopez off waivers from the Colorado Rockies and optioned him to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre of the International League (AAA).

The Detroit Tigers signed second baseman Placido Polanco to a four-year contract extension through the 2009 season.

The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of outfielder Midre Cummings from Ottawa of the International League (AAA).

Aug 1, 2005

The Seattle Mariners released pitcher Aaron Sele; recalled pitcher Jorge Campillo from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Minnesota Twins released second baseman Bret Boone; recalled shortstop Jason Bartlett from Rochester of the International League (AAA).

The Chicago White Sox released pitcher Shingo Takatsu.