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Apr 30, 2008

The Colorado Rockies acquired pitcher Jorge De La Rosa and cash from the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named and assigned him to Colorado Springs; acquired pitcher Jason Grilli from the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Zach Simons.

Apr 29, 2008

The Kansas City Royals released pitcher Hideo Nomo.

The Philadelphia Phillies claimed infielder Oscar Robles off waivers from the San Diego Padres and optioned him to Lehigh Valley.

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of first baseman Chris Shelton from Oklahoma.

Apr 28, 2008

The New York Yankees purchased the contract of catcher Chris Stewart from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre of the International League (AAA).

Apr 26, 2008

The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of pitcher Jose Capellan from Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Sidney Ponson from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Bryan Corey from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

Apr 25, 2008

The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of infielder Eider Torres from Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

The Texas Rangers released catcher Adam Melhuse.

Apr 24, 2008

The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Bryan Corey from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

The Colorado Rockies acquired pitcher Sean Smith from the Cleveland Indians to complete a previous trade.

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with designated hitter Frank Thomas.

Apr 23, 2008

The Oakland A's claimed outfielder Rajai Davis off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

The San Diego Padres claimed pitcher Josh Banks off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Apr 22, 2008

The Boston Red Sox signed pitcher Bryan Corey to a minor league contract.

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired pitcher Josh Butler from the Tampa Bay Rays for outfielder Gabe Gross and assigned him to Brevard County of the Florida State League (A).

Apr 21, 2008

The Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract of infielder Jerry Hairston Jr. from Louisville of the International League (AAA).

Apr 20, 2008

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

The Toronto Blue Jays released designated hitter Frank Thomas.

Apr 18, 2008

The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of pitcher Doug Waechter from Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with third baseman Evan Longoria on a nine-year contract; claimed first baseman Dan Johnson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

Apr 17, 2008

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of infielder German Duran from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Apr 16, 2008

The Oakland A's returned pitcher Fernando Hernandez to the Chicago White Sox.

The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of catcher Wil Nieves from Columbus of the International League (AAA).

Apr 15, 2008

The Houston Astros purchased the contract of catcher Humberto Quintero from Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher Jeff Weaver on a minor league contract.

Apr 14, 2008

The Oakland A's purchased the contract of pitcher Kirk Saarloos from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of pitcher Arthur Rhodes from West Tenn of the Southern League (AA).

Apr 11, 2008

The Houston Astros purchased the contract of infielder-outfielder David Newhan from Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Tampa Bay Rays purchased the contract of third baseman Evan Longoria from Durham of the International League (AAA).

Apr 10, 2008

The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of infielder Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

The Cleveland Indians signed pitcher Fausto Carmona to a four-year contract extension with club options for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

The New York Mets signed pitcher Claudio Vargas to a minor league contract.

Apr 9, 2008

The Oakland A's purchased the contract of pitcher Greg Smith from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Apr 8, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with outfielder Chris Young on a five-year contract extension with a club option for 2014.

The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Eric Hull from the Los Angeles Dodgers for infielder Christian Lara and cash.

Apr 7, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired pitcher Jon Coutlangus from Cincinnati Reds in exchange for outfielder Daniel Perales.

Apr 5, 2008

The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of pitcher Francis Beltran from Toledo of the International League (AAA).

The Florida Marlins acquired infielder Wes Helms and cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named or cash considerations.

The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of pitcher Hideo Nomo from Omaha.

The Tampa Bay Rays purchased the contract of catcher Mike DiFelice from Durham of the International League (AAA).

Apr 4, 2008

The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with pitcher Matt Capps on a two-year contract.

Apr 2, 2008

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with pitcher Rudy Seanez on a one-year contract.

The Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of pitcher Roy Corcoran from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Apr 1, 2008

The Tampa Bay Rays exercised the 2009 contract option on outfielder Carl Crawford; agreed to terms with pitcher Dan Wheeler on a three-year contract with a club option for 2011.