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Jul 31, 2008

The Chicago White Sox acquired outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. from the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Nick Masset and infielder Danny Richar.

The Florida Marlins acquired pitcher Arthur Rhodes from the Seattle Mariners for pitcher Gaby Hernandez.

The Houston Astros claimed pitcher Alberto Arias off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired outfielder Manny Ramirez from the Boston Red Sox for third baseman Andy LaRoche and pitcher Bryan Morris.

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired pitchers Craig Hansen and Bryan Morris, third baseman Andy LaRoche and outfielder Brandon Moss from the Boston Red Sox for outfielder Jason Bay.

The Washington Redskins acquired shortstop Alberto Gonzalez from the New York Yankees for pitcher Jhonny Nunez.

Jul 30, 2008

The Detroit Tigers acquired pitcher Kyle Farnsworth from the New York Yankees for catcher Ivan Rodriguez.

The Houston Astros acquired pitcher LaTroy Hawkins and cash considerations from the New York Yankees for infielder Matt Cusick.

The Seattle Mariners claimed pitcher Luis Munoz off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Jul 29, 2008

The Atlanta Braves traded infielder Mark Teixiera to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for infielder Casey Kotchman and minor league pitcher Steve Marek.

The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of outfielder Cory Sullivan from Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

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

Jul 28, 2008

The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of pitcher Valerio De Los Santos from Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League.

Jul 27, 2008

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of pitcher Jason Davis from Indianapolis of the International League (AAA).

Jul 26, 2008

The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of infielder Andy Gonzalez from Buffalo of the International League (AAA).

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired third baseman Casey Blake and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians for pitcher Jon Meloan and catcher Carlos Santana.

The New York Yankees acquired outfielder Xavier Nady and pitcher Damaso Marte from the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Jose Tabata and pitchers Dan McCutchen, Jeff Karstens and Ross Ohlendorf.

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired pitcher Luis Perdomo and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians for pitcher Anthony Reyes.

Jul 25, 2008

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with pitcher Brad Dydalewicz.

The San Diego Padres signed infielder Cole Figueroa.

Jul 23, 2008

The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of pitcher Wil Ledezma from Portland of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Toronto Blue Jays signed shortstop Gustavo Pierre.

Jul 22, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired pitcher Jon Rauch from the Washington Nationals for infielder Emilio Bonafacio.

The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with outfielder Tyler Massey.

The Houston Astros acquired pitcher Randy Wolf from the San Diego Padres for pitcher Chad Reineke.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with shortstop Cristian Guzman on a two-year contract extension.

Jul 21, 2008

The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Clayton Richard from Charlotte of the International League (AAA).

The Oakland Athletics purchased the contract of infielder Brooks Conrad from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with infielder William Weems.

Jul 20, 2008

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired second baseman Ray Durham from the San Francisco Giants for pitcher Steve Hammond and outfielder Darren Ford.

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

Jul 19, 2008

The Balitmore Orioles acquired infielder Juan Castro from the Colorado Rockies for infielder Mike McCoy; purchased the contract of Castro from Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

Jul 18, 2008

The Houston Astros signed pitcher Daniel Meszaros.

The New York Yankees signed first baseman Richie Sexson.

The Oakland Athletics purchased the contract of pitcher Lenny DiNardo from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of catcher Taylor Teagarden from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Jul 17, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed pitcher Daniel Schlereth; acquired first baseman Tony Clark from the San Diego Padres for pitcher Evan Scribner.

The Boston Red Sox signed shortstop Casey Kelly.

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired pitcher Joe Blanton from the Oakland Athletics for pitcher Josh Outman, second baseman Adrian Cardenas and outfielder Matt Spencer.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with outfielder Destin Hood.

Jul 13, 2008

The San Francisco Giants signed outfielder Rafael Rodriguez.

Jul 12, 2008

The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of pitcher Matt Ginter from Buffalo of the International League (AAA).

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with catcher Jason Castro.

The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with outfielder Blake Tekotte.

Jul 11, 2008

The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with pitcher Ryan Perry.

The Kansas City Royals claimed pitcher Josh Newman off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

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

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Joselo Diaz from Frisco.

Jul 10, 2008

The Cleveland Indians claimed pitcher Bryan Bullington off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Houston Astros waived pitcher Oscar Villarreal.

The Seattle Mariners released first baseman Richie Sexson.

Jul 9, 2008

The Chicago Cubs signed pitcher Andrew Cashner.

The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of pitcher D.J. Carrasco from Charlotte of the International League (AAA).

The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of pitcher Juan Rincon from Buffalo of the International League (AAA).

Jul 8, 2008

The Atlanta Braves signed pitcher Julian Tavarez.

The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of pitcher Alberto Castillo from Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

The Chicago Cubs acquired pitchers Rich Harden and Chad Gaudin from the Oakland Athletics for pitcher Sean Gallagher, outfielder Matt Murton, infielder Eric Patterson and catcher Josh Donaldson.

The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of infielder Jayson Nix from Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of catcher John Baker from Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Milwaukee Brewers signed pitcher Seth Lintz.

The Oakland A's agreed to terms with infielder Jemile Weeks; signed outfielder Tyreace House.

The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of outfielder Chip Ambres from Portland of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Jul 7, 2008

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired pitcher C.C. Sabathia from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Matt LaPorta, pitchers Zach Jackson, Rob Bryson and a player to be named.

Jul 6, 2008

The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of pitcher Chris Volstad from Carolina of the Southern League (AA).

The Philadelphia Phillies signed pitcher Brad Lidge to a three-year contract.

Jul 5, 2008

The Cleveland Indians signed pitcher Jeff Weaver to a minor league contract.

Jul 4, 2008

The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of catcher Nick Hundley from Portland of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to terms with pitchers Santo Franco, Dennis Montero and Jose Weffer, shortstops Grabiel Hernandez and Cesar Valera and third baseman Roberto De La Cruz.

Jul 3, 2008

The Cincinnati Reds claimed infielder Andy Phillips off waivers from the New York Mets.

The New York Mets purchased the contract of infielder Argenis Reyes.

The San Francisco Giants signed pitchers Edwin Quirarte, Eric Surkamp, Aaron King, Scott Barnes, Justin Fitzgerald, Ari Ronick, Brian Irving, Michael Eifel, Kyle Woodruff, Shane Kaufman and Christopher Wilson, catcher Aaron Lowenstein, infielders Daniel Cook, Craig Ziegler, Brooks Lindsley, Ryan Lormand, Robert Flanigan and Vladimir Frias and outfielders Caleb Curry, Ryan Mantle, Damon Wright and Ryne Price; agreed to terms with outfielder Benjamin Woodbury, catcher Joel Weeks and first baseman Josh Mazzola.

The Tampa Bay Rays purchased the contract of shortstop Reid Brignac from Durham of the International League (AAA).

Jul 2, 2008

The Houston Astros purchased the contract of pitcher Dave Borkowski.

The Oakland A's agreed to terms with pitcher Michael Inoa.

The San Diego Padres signed infielder Corey Adamson, pitchers Adis Portillo and Elvin Tavarez, shortstop Alvaro Aristy and outfielder Luis Domoromo.

The San Francisco Giants signed pitcher Luis Angel Mateo.

Jul 1, 2008

The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of shortstop Freddie Bynum from Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of pitcher Cedrick Bowers from Colorado Springs.

The Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with shortstop Anthony Hewitt and assigned him to Clearwater of the Florida State League (A).

The St. Louis Cardinals signed third baseman Brett Wallace and assigned him to Quad Cities of the Midwest League (A).