MLB Transactions in October 2009

Oct 30, 2009

  • The San Francisco Giants agreed to terms with second baseman Freddy Sanchez on a two-year contract.

Oct 29, 2009

  • The Baltimore Orioles declined their 2010 contract options on third baseman Melvin Mora and catcher Chad Moeller.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed pitcher Justin Thomas off waivers from Seattle.
  • The Texas Rangers agreed to terms with catcher Kevin Richardson on a minor league contract.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays claimed pitcher Sean Henn off waivers from Baltimore.

Oct 27, 2009

  • The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms with outfielder Gabe Kapler on a one-year contract.

Oct 26, 2009

  • The Houston Astros claimed utility man Jason Bourgeois off waivers from Milwaukee.

Oct 21, 2009

  • The Chicago White Sox claimed outfielder Alejandro De Aza off waivers from Florida.

Oct 20, 2009

  • The New York Mets released pitcher Ken Takahashi.

Oct 19, 2009

  • The Seattle Mariners announced catcher Kenji Johjima has opted out of the final two years of his contract.

Oct 16, 2009

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers decided not to exercise option on pitcher Will Ohman.

Oct 14, 2009

  • The New York Yankees signed first baseman Trent Lockwood.

Oct 9, 2009

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired infielder Tony Abreu from the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete an earlier trade.

Oct 8, 2009

  • The Houston Astros mutually agreed with pitcher Brian Moehler to exercise his 2010 contract option.
  • The San Diego Padres waived pitcher Cha Seung Baek, pitcher Shawn Hill and outfielder Cliff Floyd.

Oct 7, 2009

  • The New York Mets acquired outfielder Chris Carter and first baseman Eddie Lora from the Boston Red Sox to complete an earlier trade.

Oct 6, 2009

  • The Chicago White Sox exercised the 2010 club options on the contracts of pitcher Freddy Garcia and pitcher Matt Thornton.

Oct 5, 2009

  • The Milwaukee Brewers agreed to terms with pitcher Trevor Hoffman on a one-year contract.