Transactions - 2011

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2011.

December
Date Description
12/22/2011 Signed free agent 1B Mike Jacobs.
12/20/2011 Signed free agent RF Jason Kubel.
12/19/2011 Signed free agent C Mark Reed.
12/14/2011 Signed free agent RHP Takashi Saito.
12/13/2011 Signed free agent Jonathan Albaladejo.
12/12/2011 LHP Joe Saunders elected free agency. RHP Micah Owings elected free agency.
12/09/2011 Signed free agent 1B Lyle Overbay.
12/08/2011 Claim RHP Brett Lorin off waivers from Bradenton Marauders.
12/06/2011 Signed free agent Joe Martinez.
12/03/2011 RF Jason Lane assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
12/01/2011 Signed free agent 3B Cody Ransom.
November
Date Description
11/15/2011 C Ryan Budde assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks. Signed free agent 2B Aaron Hill.
11/09/2011 Signed free agent SS Willie Bloomquist.
11/08/2011 2B Rusty Ryal assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks. RHP Chris Jakubauskas assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
11/07/2011 Released RHP Kam Mickolio.
11/04/2011 Signed free agent LHP Alexander Carreras.
11/03/2011 Signed free agent C Henry Blanco.
11/02/2011 Signed free agent SS John McDonald.
11/01/2011 C Henry Blanco elected free agency.
October
Date Description
10/31/2011 Activated SS Stephen Drew from the 60-Day disabled list. 2B Aaron Hill elected free agency. SS John McDonald elected free agency. SS Willie Bloomquist elected free agency. 1B Xavier Nady elected free agency. 1B Lyle Overbay elected free agency. LHP Zach Duke elected free agency. RHP Jason Marquis elected free agency.
10/20/2011 Called up David Winfree from Reno Aces.
10/19/2011 Outrighted Alberto Castillo to Reno Aces. Outrighted Sean Burroughs to Reno Aces. Outrighted Robby Hammock to Reno Aces.
10/13/2011 Released RHP Juan Gutierrez.
10/11/2011 Activated 1B Xavier Nady from the 15-Day disabled list.
10/10/2011 Activated C Robby Hammock. Activated LHP Alberto Castillo. Added C Konrad Schmidt to 40-man roster. Activated LHP Zach Kroenke. Activated LF Cole Gillespie. Activated RHP Ryan Cook. Activated LHP Wade Miley. Activated LHP Mike Zagurski. Activated RHP Kam Mickolio. Activated RHP Yonata Ortega. Activated RHP Trevor Bauer. Activated RHP Barry Enright. Activated LHP Zach Duke.
10/01/2011 Reassigned C Robby Hammock to the minor leagues. Reassigned RHP Ryan Cook to the minor leagues. Reassigned LHP Wade Miley to the minor leagues. Reassigned LHP Mike Zagurski to the minor leagues. Reassigned RHP Sam Demel to the minor leagues. Reassigned LHP Alberto Castillo to the minor leagues. Reassigned LHP Zach Duke to the minor leagues. Reassigned LF Cole Gillespie to the minor leagues.
September
Date Description
09/27/2011 Minnesota Twins claim RHP Esmerling Vasquez off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
09/26/2011 Activated LHP Mike Zagurski.
09/23/2011 Designated RHP Esmerling Vasquez for assignment. Philadelphia Phillies traded LHP Mike Zagurski to Arizona Diamondbacks.
09/21/2011 Outrighted SS Tommy Manzella to Reno Aces.
09/19/2011 Designated SS Tommy Manzella for assignment. Called up RHP Jarrod Parker from the Double-A Mobile BayBears.
09/16/2011 Recalled LF Cole Gillespie from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
09/02/2011 Called up C Robby Hammock from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
09/01/2011 Activated 1B Geoff Blum from the 15-Day disabled list. Activated LHP Alberto Castillo from the 15-Day disabled list. Recalled RHP Ryan Cook and RHP Sam Demel from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
August
Date Description
08/28/2011 Assigned LHP Andrew Chafin to the Summer League AZL D-backs
08/27/2011 Outrighted 3B Cody Ransom to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/24/2011 Activated 2B Aaron Hill and SS John McDonald. Designated 3B Cody Ransom for assignment.
08/23/2011 Transferred RHP Jason Marquis from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list. Toronto Blue Jays traded 2B Aaron Hill and SS John McDonald to Arizona Diamondbacks for 2B Kelly Johnson.
08/18/2011 Outrighted Kevin Mulvey to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/16/2011 Placed RHP Jason Marquis on the 15-Day disabled list with a fractured right fibula. Designated RHP Kevin Mulvey for assignment. Called up Wade Miley from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/15/2011 Released RHP Juan Jaime. Signed C Michael Perez, LHP Andrew Chafin, RHP Anthony Meo, RHP Archie Bradley, OF Joseph Loftus, and LHP Will Locante.
08/14/2011 Signed RHP Kyle Winkler.
08/13/2011 Placed 1B Xavier Nady on the 15-Day disabled list with a fractured left hand. Designated RHP Juan Jaime for assignment. Signed free agent 1B Lyle Overbay.
08/11/2011 Transferred RHP Juan Gutierrez from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list. Claimed SS Tommy Manzella off waivers from Houston Astros. Assigned SS Tommy Manzella to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/01/2011 Activated RHP Brad Ziegler and RHP Jason Marquis. Purchased the contract of 1B Paul Goldschmidt from the Double-A Mobile BayBears. Optioned RHP Sam Demel and RHP Ryan Cook to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Assigned Brian Stokes to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
July
Date Description
07/31/2011 Oakland Athletics traded RHP Brad Ziegler to Arizona Diamondbacks for 1B Brandon Allen and Jordan Norberto.
07/30/2011 Placed LHP Alberto Castillo on the 15-Day disabled list with Left Shoulder Tendonitis. Recalled Ryan Cook from the Triple-A Reno Aces. Transferred SS Stephen Drew from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list. South Bend Silver Hawks traded Zachary Walters to Potomac Nationals. Washington Nationals traded RHP Jason Marquis to Arizona Diamondbacks.
07/27/2011 Assigned OF Michael Restovich to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/26/2011 Activated RHP J.J. Putz from the 15-Day disabled list. Placed 1B Geoff Blum on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to July 25, 2011 with a fractured right pinkie finger. Called up Collin Cowgill from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/25/2011 Optioned RHP Ryan Cook to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Signed first round draft pick RHP Trevor Bauer. Signed free agent SS Angel Berroa.
07/24/2011 Released LF Wily Mo Pena.
07/21/2011 Placed SS Stephen Drew on the 15-Day disabled list with a fractured right ankle. Called up 3B Cody Ransom from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/20/2011 Optioned RHP Barry Enright to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Outrighted RHP Yhency Brazoban to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Called up RHP Ryan Cook from the Double-A Mobile BayBears. Recalled RHP Bryan Shaw from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/19/2011 Released RHP Aaron Heilman. Recalled RHP Barry Enright from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/18/2011 Assigned OF Breland Brown to the Rookie-level Missoula Osprey.
07/17/2011 Signed free agent OF Breland Brown.
07/15/2011 Activated 1B Geoff Blum from the 15-Day disabled list. Assigned Jacob Williams to the AZL D-backs. Designated LF Wily Mo Pena for assignment. Outrighted Juan Miranda to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Signed free agent RHP Adam Osteen. Recalled Brandon Allen from Reno Aces.
07/14/2011 Signed 1B Jacob Williams. Assigned RHP Geordy Parra to the DSL Diamondbacks.
07/13/2011 Signed RHP Geordy Parra.
07/06/2011 Assigned RHP D.J. Johnson to the Rookie-level Missoula Osprey.
07/05/2011 Signed free agent RHP D.J. Johnson.
07/01/2011 Activated RHP Sam Demel from the 15-Day disabled list. Placed RHP J.J. Putz on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to June 29, 2011 with right elbow tendinitis. Called up 3B Sean Burroughs from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
June
Date Description
06/30/2011 Released 3B Melvin Mora.
06/28/2011 Optioned RHP Esmerling Vasquez and RHP Bryan Shaw to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Called up RHP Yhency Brazoban and LHP Alberto Castillo from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
06/24/2011 Assigned RHP Drew Zizinia to the Single-A Yakima Bears. Assigned RHP Jason Postill to the Rookie Short-Season Missoula Osprey.
06/23/2011 Signed free agent RHP Drew Zizinia.
06/22/2011 Signed free agent RHP Jason Postill.
06/21/2011 Assigned RHP Mike Lebo and 3B Tyler Williams to AZL D-backs. Called up OF Wily Mo Pena from Reno Aces.
06/20/2011 Outrighted 3B Sean Burroughs to Reno Aces. Signed 3B Tyler Williams and free agent RHP Mike Lebo.
06/18/2011 Assigned OF Chris Ellison, LHP Keith Hessler, RHP Seth Simmons, 2B Matthew Jensen to the Short-Season Missoula Osprey.
06/16/2011 Assigned IF Daniel Pulfer, 3B Tyler Bream, OF Marc Bourgeois, RHP Evan Marshall, C Zachary Jones, LHP John Pedrotty, LHP Michael Blake, SS Garrett Weber, OF Kerry Jenkins, C Steven Rodriguez to the Short-Season Yakima Bears.
06/15/2011 Signed free agent OF Marc Bourgeois.
06/14/2011 Signed 3B Tyler Bream, LHP Michael Blake, C Zachary Jones, RHP Cody Geyer, C Steven Rodriguez, 3B Carter Bell, OF Justin Bianco.
06/13/2011 Activated RHP Esmerling Vasquez. Assigned RHP Raymond Hernandez, LHP Elroy Urbina, RHP Sean Johnson to the Arizona League D-backs. Chicago White Sox claimed LHP Leyson Septimo off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
06/12/2011 Signed RHP Sean Johnson.
06/11/2011 RHP Esmerling Vasquez suspended for two games.
06/10/2011 Optioned LHP Zach Kroenke to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Called up RHP Bryan Shaw from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
06/09/2011 Signed RHP Evan Marshall, RHP Austin Platt, LHP Taylor Siemens, IF Daniel Pulfer, RHP Jesse Darrah, IF Jonathan Griffin, IF Garrett Weber, LHP John Pedrotty, IF Ryan Court, IF John Leonard, RHP Truman Sample, C Bryan Henry, RHP Alex Capaul, RHP Derek Luciano, IF Matthew Jensen, LHP Elroy Urbina, OF Freeman Jenkins, RHP Dexter Price, OF Chris Ellison, RHP Tyler Simmons, RHP Raymond Hernandez, RHP Ross Gerdeman, IF Joshua Parr.
06/02/2011 Signed free agent RHP Yhency Brazoban and assigned him to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
06/01/2011 Kansas City Royals traded C Lucas May to Arizona Diamondbacks who assigned him to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
May
Date Description
05/30/2011 Signed SS Juan Heredia and assigned him to the Dominican Summer League. Signed LHP Enyel Cuevas and assigned him to the Dominican Summer League.
05/28/2011 Activated LHP Zach Duke from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned RHP Kam Mickolio to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/25/2011 Placed RHP Juan Gutierrez on the 15-Day disabled list with inflammation of the right shoulder. Recalled LHP Zach Kroenke from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/24/2011 Placed RHP Sam Demel on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to May 22, 2011 with right shoulder tendinitis. Recalled RHP Kam Mickolio from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/23/2011 Activated 3B Melvin Mora from the bereavement leave list. Designated SS Josh Wilson for assignment.
05/20/2011 Released 1B Russell Branyan. Called up RHP Micah Owings from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/18/2011 Designated RHP Armando Galarraga for assignment. Recalled 3B Sean Burroughs from the Triple-A Reno Aces. Placed 3B Melvin Mora on bereavement leave list. Activated LF Willie Bloomquist from the 15-Day disabled list.
05/05/2011 Activated RHP Aaron Heilman from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned RHP Barry Enright to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
April
Date Description
04/30/2011 Traded C Jon Hester to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade for Mark Reynolds.
04/25/2011 Placed OF Willie Bloomquist on the 15-Day Disabled List retroactive to April 22, 2011 with strained right hamstring. Called up SS Josh Wilson from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
04/15/2011 Placed RHP Aaron Heilman on the 15-Day Disabled List retroactive to April 14, 2011 with right shoulder tendinitis. Recalled RHP Josh Collmenter from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
04/13/2011 Optioned RHP Kam Micolio to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Recalled RHP Esmerling Vasquez from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
04/08/2011 Signed free agent LHP Ron Mahay to a minor league contract.
04/07/2011 Assigned RHP Micah Owings to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
04/06/2011 Assigned SS Cody Ransom, OF Wily Mo Pena to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
04/01/2011 Signed free agent SS Josh Wilson to a minor league contract.
March
Date Description
03/30/2011 Optioned RHP Esmerling Vasquez, 1B Brandon Allen, SS Tony Abreu to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Placed 1B Geoff Blum and LHP Zach Duke on the 15-Day Disabled List retroactive to March 22, 2011.
03/29/2011 Released RHP Carlos Rosa.
03/28/2011 Optioned LHP Jordan Norberto to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
03/26/2011 LHP Mike Hampton announces his retirement.
03/25/2011 Added 1B Russell Branyan to the 40-man roster.
03/21/2011 Optioned C Konrad Schmidt to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Outrighted C John Hester to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
03/14/2011 Signed free agent LHP Adam Kudryk.
03/13/2011 Optioned RHP Josh Collmenter, LF Cole Gillespie, RHP Kevin Mulvey, LHP Zach Kroenke, and C John Hester to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Optioned RHP Yonata Ortega to the High Class-A Visalia Rawhide.
03/10/2011 Optioned Juan Jaime to the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks.
February
Date Description
02/17/2011 Signed free agent 1B Russell Branyan.
02/01/2011 Outrighted RHP Raphael Rodriguez to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
January
Date Description
01/27/2011 Outrighted RHP Brian Sweeney to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
01/26/2011 Outrighted RHP Daniel Stange to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
01/24/2011 Designated RHP Raphael Rodriguez for assignment. Signed free agent RHP Micah Owings.
01/19/2011 Signed free agent LHP Mike Hampton, RF David Winfree, LF Wily Mo Pena, and 3B Cody Ransom.
01/18/2011 Signed free agent RHP Aaron Heilman and RF Willie Bloomquist. Designated RHP Daniel Stange and RHP Brian Sweeney for assignment.

 

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