Transactions - 2007

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2007.

December
Date Description
12/03/2007 Traded OF Carlos Quentin to the Chicago White Sox for 1B Chris Carter.
November
Date Description
11/20/2007 Purchased the contracts of 1B Javier Brito, C Wilkin Castillo and RHP Esmerling Vasquez from Double-A Mobile.
11/12/2007 Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 60-day disabled list.
September
Date Description
09/16/2007 Activated IF Chad Tracy from 15-day Disabled List.
09/07/2007 Signed RHP Bob Wickman and designated RHP Enrique Gonzalez for assignment.
09/04/2007 Recalled IF Alberto Callaspo from Triple-A Tucson.
09/02/2007 Recalled RHP Brandon Medders from Triple-A Tucson.
09/01/2007 Activated OF Carlos Quentin from the 15-day disabled list; recalled C Robby Hammock, RHP Jailen Peguero, RHP Bill Murphy and LHP Dana Eveland from Triple-A Tucson; recalled INF Emilio Bonifacio from Double-A Mobile.
August
Date Description
08/19/2007 Recalled RHP Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson.
08/15/2007 Placed INF Chad Tracy on the 15-day disabled list (right knee); designated LHP Joe Kennedy and RHP Byung-Hyun Kim for assignment.; recalled RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Jailen Peguero and OF Jeff Salazar.
08/07/2007 Signed OF Eric Byrnes on a three-year contract extension through the 2010 season.
08/04/2007 Optioned RHP Yusmeiro Petit to Triple-A Tucson. Designated OF Jeff DaVanon for assignment. Claimed LHP Joe Kennedy off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. Optioned RHP Dustin Nippert to Triple-A Tucson.
08/03/2007 Claimed INF Jeff Cirillo off waivers from the Twins; claimed RHP Byung-Hyun Kim off waivers from the Marlins; transferred LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL; designated 3B Brian Barden for assignment.
08/02/2007 Placed OF Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain; Selected the contract of OF Justin Upton.
July
Date Description
07/27/2007 Recalled OF Carlos Quentin from Triple-A Tuscon. Traded OF Scott Hairston to San Diego for RP Leo Rosales. Optioned Rosales to Triple-A Tuscon.
07/26/2007 Named Roland Hemond special assistant to the president.
07/20/2007 Named Rick Schu hitting coach.
07/17/2007 Activated OF Jeff DaVanon from the 60-day disabled list and optioned OF Jeff Salazar to Triple-A Tucson.
07/11/2007 Fired hitting coach Kevin Seitzer.
07/06/2007 Optioned OF Carlos Quentin to Triple-A Tucson and promoted OF Jeff Salazar from Triple-A Tucson.
07/03/2007 Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 29, with a sore back and recalled RHP Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Tucson.
June
Date Description
06/28/2007 Activated LHP Randy Johnson from 15-day disabled list and designated LHP Randy Choate for assignment.
06/26/2007 Purchased the contract for LHP Randy Choate from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson.
06/20/2007 Recalled RHP Dustin Nippert from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned RHP Enrique Gonzalez to Triple-A Tucson.
06/16/2007 Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the DL (glute) and promoted RHP Enrique Gonzalez from Triple-A Tucson. Traded IF Danny Richar to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for OF Aaron Cunningham.
06/15/2007 The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the following 2007 draft picks have been signed: Evan Frey (10th round), Sean Coughlin (13th), Michael Mee (16th), Evan Wheeless (17th), Peter Clifford (20th), Anthony Smith (21st), Ian Harrington (23rd), Luke Prihoda (24th), William Spottiswood (25th), Thomas Layne (26th), Evan Scribner (28th), Omar Arif (29th), William Musselman (30th), Jimmy Principe (37th), Elijah Rumler (39th), Joseph Ayers (48th), and Aaron Hanke (38th).
06/14/2007 Purchased the contract of INF Augie Ojeda from Triple-A Tucson and optioned INF Alberto Callaspo to Tucson. Designated RHP Mike Schultz for assignment.
06/10/2007 Activated 3B Chad Tracy from the 15-day disabled list and optioned INF/OF Robby Hammock to Triple-A Tucson.
06/08/2007 Recalled RHP Jailen Peguero from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned RHP Brandon Medders to Triple-A Tucson.
May
Date Description
05/31/2007 Added RHP Max Scherzer to the 40-man roster; designated LHP Evan MacLane for assignment.
05/27/2007 Placed IF Jason Smith on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 19 with a burst appendix.
05/22/2007 RHP Casey Daigle cleard waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Tucson
05/21/2007 IF Donnie Sadler cleard waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Tucson
05/19/2007 Activated Alberto Callaspo from the restricted list. Designated IF Jason Smith for assignment.
05/17/2007 Added IF Jason Smith to active roster. Designated IF Donnie Sadler for assignment.
05/16/2007 Purchased the contract of IF Mark Reynolds from Double-A Mobile. Placed IF Chad Tracy on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left rib cage muscle. Claimed 2B Jason Smith off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Designated RHP Casey Daigle for assignment. Transferred OF Jeff DaVanon from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
05/11/2007 Purchased the contract of IF Donnie Sadler from Triple-A Tuscon. Placed IF Alberto Callaspo on the restricted list. Activated RHP Juan Cruz from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Dustin Nippert to Triple-A Tucson.
05/03/2007 Activated RHP Micah Owings from the disabled list; Optioned 3B Brian Barden to Triple-A Tucson.
05/02/2007 Recalled 3B Brian Barden from Triple-A Tucson; optioned LHP Dana Eveland to Triple-A Tucson.
April
Date Description
04/24/2007 Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Yusmeiro Petit to Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders.
04/22/2007 Purchased the contract of RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the Tucson Sidewinders. Optioned RHP Mike Schultz to Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders.
04/21/2007 Placed RHP Juan Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle in his upper triceps and recalled RHP Dustin Nippert from Triple-A Tucson.
04/20/2007 Placed RHP Micah Owings on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to April 18) with a strained right hamstring and recalled LHP Dana Eveland and RHP Mike Schultz from Triple-A Tucson.
04/19/2007 Optioned RHP Dustin Nippert to Triple-A Tucson.
04/16/2007 Activated OF Carlos Quentin from the 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Brian Barden to Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders.
04/05/2007 Purchased the contract of RHP Micah Owings of the Tucson Sidewinders. Designated RHP J.D. Durbin for assignment.
04/01/2007 Assigned pitcher Yusmeiro Petit to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League.
March
Date Description
03/31/2007 Placed outfielder Jeff DaVanon on 15 day Disabled List (Sore shoulder, ankle sprain). Placed pitcher Randy Johnson on 15 day Disabled List (Recovery from back surgery). Placed outfielder Carlos Quentin on 15 day Disabled List (shoulder injury) retroactive to March 23.
03/29/2007 Optioned RHP Enrique Gonzalez and LHP Dana Eveland to Triple-A Tucson; Claimed RHP J.D. Durbin from the Minnesota Twins and designated OF Dave Krynzel for assignment.
03/28/2007 Claimed OF Jeffrey Salazar from the Colorado Rockies and optioned him to Triple-A Tucson.
03/27/2007 Reassigned RHP Casey Daigle to Minor League camp.
03/26/2007 Acquired RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the Marlins for RHP Jorge Julio and cash.
03/18/2007 Reassigned RHPs Jeff Bajenaru and Chad Harville and OF Rich Thompson to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Mike Schultz Triple-A Tucson.
03/13/2007 Optioned INF Emilio Bonifacio, INF Danny Richar, OF Carlos Gonzalez, OF Alex Romero, LHP Evan MacLane and RHP Jailen Peguero; Reassigned RHP Adam Bass, OF Justin Upton and C Wilkin Castillo to Minor League camp.
February
Date Description
02/06/2007 Signed OF Eric Byrnes to a one-year contract; Invited nonroster C Josh Ford, C Wilkin Castillo , 1B Chris Carter, INF Mark Reynolds, LHP Greg Smith, Justin Upton, RHP Adam Bass, RHP Matt Elliott and RHP Micah Owings to Spring Training; Signed LHP Bill Murphy, OF Rich Thompson and RHP Chad Harville to Minor League contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
02/05/2007 C Mark Johnson signed to a minor league contract; SS Augie Ojeda signed to a minor league contract.
January
Date Description
01/19/2007 Claimed OF Alex Romero off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
01/18/2007 LHP Doug Davis signed three-year extension through 2009.
01/16/2007 RHP Brandon Lyon signed one year contract; RHP Jose Valverde signed one year contract; 2B Orlando Hudson signed one year contract.
01/15/2007 Signed RHPs Juan Cruz and Jorge Julio to one-year contracts.
01/09/2007 Acquired LHP Randy Johnson and cash from the New York Yankees in exchange for RHP Luis Vizcaino, RHP Ross Ohlendorf, RHP Steven Jackson and INF Alberto Gonzalez and extended Johnson's contract through the 2008 season.

 

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