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Aug 30, 2008

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

The Oakland Athletics purchased the contract of outfielder Aaron Cunningham from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired outfielder Matt Stairs from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named.

Aug 29, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks claimed pitcher Wilfredo Ledezma off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of catcher David Ross from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

The Houston Astros signed outfielder Darin Erstad to a one-year contract extension and pitcher Brian Moehler to a one-year contract extension with an option for 2010.

The Los Angeles Dodgers purchased the contract of pitcher Scott Elbert from Jacksonville of the Southern League (AA).

The San Diego Padres purchased the contracts of pitcher Josh Geer and outfielder Will Venable from Portland.

Aug 28, 2008

The New York Yankees purchased the contract of pitcher Alfredo Aceves from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Aug 27, 2008

The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Mark Kotsay from the Atlanta Braves for outfielder Luis Sumoza.

The New York Mets purchased the contract of pitcher Nelson Figueroa.

The Philadelphia Phillies purchased the contract of pitcher Andrew Carpenter from Reading of the Eastern League (AA).

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

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased the contract of infielder Josh Phelps from Memphis of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 26, 2008

The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of infielder-outfielder Joe Thurston from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

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

Aug 25, 2008

The Minnesota Twins acquired pitcher Eddie Guardado from the Texas Rangers for pitcher Mark Hamburger.

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of outfielder Nelson Cruz from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Toronto Blue Jays traded catcher Robinson Diaz to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete an earlier trade.

Aug 23, 2008

The Philadelphia Phillies purchased the contract of infielder Andy Tracy from Lehigh Valley of the International League (AAA).

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

Aug 22, 2008

The Atlanta Braves signed pitcher Rodrigo Lopez to a minor league contract.

The Boston Red Sox signed catcher David Ross to a minor league contract.

Aug 21, 2008

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded infielder Jose Bautista to the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later.

Aug 20, 2008

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

The Houston Astros claimed infielder Jose Castillo off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

The New York Mets signed pitcher Al Reyes to a minor league contract and assigned him to Binghamton of the Eastern League (AA).

The Washington Nationals acquired shortstop Anderson Hernandez from the New York Mets to complete a previous trade.

Aug 19, 2008

The Boston Red Sox signed outfielder Jason Lane to a minor league contract.

The Kansas City Royals signed pitcher Kip Wells.

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired pitcher Greg Maddux and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres for two minor league players to be named or cash considerations.

The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of pitcher Marco Estrada from Columbus of the International League (AAA).

Aug 18, 2008

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

Aug 17, 2008

The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of pitcher Gary Glover from Toledo of the International League.

The New York Mets acquired pitcher Luis Ayala from the Washington Nationals for a player to be named.

Aug 16, 2008

The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of catcher Paul Lo Duca from Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Houston Astros purchased the contract of catcher-infielder J.R. House from Round Rock of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 15, 2008

The Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of pitcher Matt DeSalvo from Richmond of the International League (AAA).

The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with pitcher Brian Matusz.

The Cincinnati Reds signed first baseman Yonder Alonso and outfielder Yorman Rodriguez.

The Kansas City Royals signed pitcher Tim Melville; agreed to terms with first baseman Eric Hosmer.

The New York Yankees released first baseman Richie Sexson; purchased the contract of infielder Cody Ransom from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with pitcher Brent Hunter.

The San Diego Padres signed infielder James Darnell; agreed to terms with infielder Allan Dykstra.

The San Francisco Giants signed catcher Buster Posey.

The Texas Rangers signed pitcher Robbie Ross and first baseman Justin Smoak.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with outfielders Marcus Jones and J.P. Ramirez.

Aug 14, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded catcher Wilkin Castillo to the Cincinnati Reds.

The Cleveland Indians signed pitcher Zach Putnam.

The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of catcher Adam Melhuse from Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Milwaukee Brewers signed third baseman-outfielder Thomas Dedrick.

The San Francisco Giants signed shortstop Brandon Crawford; purchased the contract of pitcher Matt Palmer from Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 13, 2008

The Boston Red Sox claimed pitcher Marcus McBeth off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds and optioned him to Pawtucket.

The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with infielder Gordon Beckham.

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

The San Diego Padres signed catcher Adam Zornes; claimed pitcher Brian Falkenborg off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The San Francisco Giants purchased the contracts of catcher-infielder Pablo Sandoval and third baseman Ryan Rohlinger from Connecticut of the Eastern League (AA); signed outfielder Roger Kieschnick. Grand Prairie AirHogs (American Association/Independent) - signed pitcher John Wesley; released pitcher Matt Righter.

Aug 12, 2008

The Detroit Tigers signed pitcher Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract.

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

Aug 11, 2008

The Arizona Diamomnbacks acquired outfielder Adam Dunn and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Dallas Buck and two players to be named.

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Adam Dunn and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Dallas Buck and two players to be named.

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with shortstop Daniel Espinosa and pitcher Graham Hicks.

Aug 10, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks purchased the contract of outfielder Jeff Salazar from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 9, 2008

The Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Paulo Orlando from the Chicago White Sox for pitcher Horacio Ramirez.

The New York Mets purchased the contract of pitcher Brian Stokes from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 8, 2008

The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of pitcher Brendan Donnelly from Buffalo.

The Florida Marlins signed catcher Paul Lo Duca to a minor league contract and assigned him to Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

The Texas Rangers signed pitchers Edwin Escobar and Wilmer Batista, catcher Oswaldo Pirela, second baseman Luis Villegas, shortstops Oduber Herrera and Santiago Chirino, third basemen Carlos Torrez and Carlos Oropesa and outfielders Teodoro Martinez, Esdras Abreu, Hector Martinez and Francisco Lugo.

Aug 7, 2008

The Chicago Cubs acquired pitcher Brian Schlitter from the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Scott Eyre.

The Tampa Bay Rays acquired pitcher Chad Bradford from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named.

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of outfielder Jason Ellison from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 6, 2008

The Houston Astros signed pitcher Jack Tilghman to a minor league contract.

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

The San Francisco Giants signed third baseman Conor Gillaspie.

Aug 5, 2008

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with pitcher Dan Haren on a four-year contract extension with a club option for 2013.

The Houston Astros agreed to terms with pitcher Christopher Hicks.

The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with third baseman-catcher Brett Lawrie.

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms with outfielder Chris Berroa, shortstop Dustin Coleman and pitcher Justin Murray.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed infielder Felipe Lopez.

Aug 3, 2008

The Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of pitcher Francisley Bueno from Richmond of the International League (AAA).

The New York Mets purchased the contract of pitcher Eddie Kunz from Binghamton of the Eastern League (AA).

Aug 2, 2008

The Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of pitcher Vladimir Nunez from Richmond of the International League (AAA).

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

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

The St. Louis Cardinals released pitcher Matt Clement.

Aug 1, 2008

The Houston Astros signed pitcher Ross Seaton.

The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Tommy Hunter from Oklahoma.