Transactions - 2008

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2008.

December
Date Description
12/19/2008 Signed LHP Travis Blackley to a one-year contract.
12/12/2008 Signed INF Felipe Lopez to a one-year contract. Acquired LHP Scott Schoeneweis and cash from the New York Mets for RHP Connor Robertson. Non-tendered OFs Chris Burke and Jeff Salazar, C Robby Hammock and LHP Wilfredo Ledezma.
12/11/2008 Selected C James Skelton from the Detroit Tigers in the Rule 5 Draft.
12/10/2008 Signed INF Augie Ojeda to a one-year contract.
November
Date Description
11/24/2008 Released INF Jamie D'Antona.
11/20/2008 Purchased the contract of SS Pedro Ciriaco and RHP Kyler Newby and LHP Leyson Septimo from Single-A Visalia. Purchased the contract of RHPs Jose Marte and Cesar Valdez from Double-A Mobile. Purchased the contract of LHP Clay Zavada from Single-A South Bend.
11/14/2008 Activated OF Eric Byrnes from the 60-day disabled list.
11/03/2008 Sent OF Javier Brito and RHP Edgar Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Tucson.
11/01/2008 Activated 2B Orlando Hudson from the 60-day disabled list.
October
Date Description
10/30/2008 Activated RHP Edgar Gonzalez from the 60-day disabled list.
September
Date Description
09/12/2008 Sent RHP Micah Owings to Cincinnati to complete an Aug. 11 trade for OF Adam Dunn.
09/04/2008 Sent RHP Emiliano Fruto outright to Triple-A Tucson.
09/02/2008 Recalled RHPs Billy Bucker and Leo Rosales, LHP Doug Slaten, INFs Jamie D'Antona and Josh Whitesell and OF Alex Romero from Triple-A Tucson.
09/01/2008 Designated RHP Emiliano Fruto for assignment. Recalled C Robby Hammock and RHP Jailen Peguero from Triple-A Tucson.
August
Date Description
08/31/2008 Acquired INF David Eckstein from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for RHP Chad Beck Visalia.
08/29/2008 Claimed LHP Wil Ledezma off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Recalled RHP Max Scherzer from Triple-A Tucson. Activated OF Justin Upton from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Leo Rosales and OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson.
08/24/2008 Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned LHP Doug Slaten to Triple-A Tucson.
08/14/2008 Sent C Wilkin Castillo to the Cincinnati Reds as one of the players to be named later in the Adam Dunn trade.
08/13/2008 Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Tucson. Optioned INF Jamie D'Antona to Triple-A Tucson. Activated LHP Doug Slaten from the 15-day disabled list.
08/12/2008 Optioned IF Jaime D'Antona to Triple-A Tucson.
08/11/2008 Acquired OF Adam Dunn and cash from the Reds for RHP Dallas Buck and two players to be named later. Transferred INF Orlando Hudson from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
08/10/2008 Placed INF Orlando Hudson on the 15-day disabled list. Selected the contract of OF Jeff Salazar from Triple-A Tucson. Transferred RHP Edgar Gonzalez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
08/01/2008 Activated RHP Juan Cruz from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson.
July
Date Description
07/29/2008 Optioned RHP Micah Owings to Triple-A Tucson; Recalled RHP Jailen Peguero from Tucson.
07/22/2008 Moved Eric Byrnes from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list (hamstring). Optioned RHP Connor Robertson to Triple-A Tucson; Selected the contract of Jamie D'Antona from Triple-A Tucson. Acquired RHP Jon Rauch from the Nationals for 2B Emilio Bonifacio.
07/20/2008 Activated C Chris Snyder from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned C Robby Hammock to Triple-A Tucson.
07/19/2008 Placed LHP Doug Slaten on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right knee; Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Tucson.
07/18/2008 Placed OF Justin Upton on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. Signed supplemental first-round draft pick LHP Wade Miley and assigned him to short-season Yakima.
07/17/2008 Acquired INF Tony Clark from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Minor League RHP Evan Scribner. Signed first-round draft pick LHP Daniel Schlereth and assigned him to Missoula.
07/09/2008 Sent OF Jeff Salazar outright to Triple-A Tucson.
07/06/2008 Placed RHP Juan Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique; Recalled RHP Connor Robertson from Triple-A Tucson.
07/04/2008 Designated OF Jeff Salazar for assignment. Sent RHP Connor Robertson to Triple-A Tucson; Purchased the contract of IF Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Tucson; Recalled OF Alex Romero from Triple-A Tucson.
07/01/2008 Placed OF Eric Byrnes on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring; Placed C Chris Snyder on the 15-day disabled list with a left testicular fracture; Purchased the contract of RHP Connor Robertson from Triple-A Tucson; Recalled C Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson.
June
Date Description
06/28/2008 Place RHP Edgar Gonzalez on the 15-Day disabled list with a strained elbow. Recalled RHP Yusmiero Petit from Triple-A Tucson.
06/23/2008 Activated OF Eric Byrnes from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson. Signed LHP Patrick McAnaney and OF Winston "Ollie" Linton.
06/15/2008 Sent RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Tucson. Purchased the contract of RHP Leo Rosales from Tucson.
06/13/2008 Sent RHP Max Scherzer to Triple-A Tucson. Purchased the contract of RHP Billy Buckner from Tucson. Traded OF Trot Nixon to the New York Mets for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
06/11/2008 Signed OFs Collin Cowgill, Robert Stone, Brendan Duffy, SSs Justin Parker, David Cooper, RHPs Miles Reagan, Bryan Woodall, Terry Hose, Jesse Orosco, Jr., 3B Kyle Green, Nelson Gomez, 1B Dan Kauffman
May
Date Description
05/27/2008 Placed OF Eric Byrnes on the 15-day disabled list; recalled OF Alex Romero from Triple-A Tucson.
05/26/2008 Reinstated IF Chad Tracy from the 15-day disabled list; optioned C Robby Hammock to Triple-A Tucson.
05/22/2008 Activated LHP Doug Davis from the 15-day disabled list and designated RHP Brandon Medders for assignment.
April
Date Description
04/27/2008 Optioned RHP Yusmeiro Petit to Triple-A Tucson. Called up RHP Max Scherzer from Triple-A Tucson.
04/23/2008 Optioned OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Tucson. Activated C Miguel Montero from the 15-day disabled list.
04/14/2008 Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.
04/13/2008 Optioned RHP Jailen Peguero to Triple-A Tucson.
04/09/2008 Placed LHP Doug Davis on 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Jailen Peguero from Triple-A Tucson.
04/07/2008 Acquired LHP Jon Coutlangus from the Reds for OF Daniel Perales; Optioned Coutlangus to Triple-A Tucson.
March
Date Description
03/29/2008 Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22; Placed INF Chad Tracy and C Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 23.
03/28/2008 Traded RHP Dustin Nippert to the Texas Rangers in exchange for RHP Jose Marte. Reassigned RHP Jalien Peguero to Triple-A Tucson. IF Trot Nixon accepted an assignment with Triple-A Tucson.
03/26/2008 Optioned RHP Juan Gutierrez to Triple-A Tucson.
03/24/2008 Optioned RHP Billy Buckner and RHP Leo Rosales to Triple-A Tucson.
03/16/2008 Optioned IF Emilio Bonifacio, C Wilkin Castillo and RHP Emiliano Fruto to Triple-A Sacramento; Reassigned OF Tim Raines Jr. to Minor League camp.
03/14/2008 Claimed INF Josh Whitesell from the Washington Nationals.
03/13/2008 Optioned INF Javier Brito and RHP Max Scherzer to Triple-A Tucson and reassigned C Ed Easley to Minor League camp.
03/09/2008 Reassigned Ps Hector Ambriz, Brooks Brown Barry Enright, Matt Green, Wes Roemer and Mark Rosen; IF Jamie D'Antona; C Frank Curreri; and OF Chris Rahl to Minor League camp.
Reassigned Ps Hector Ambriz, Brooks Brown Barry Enright, Matt Green, Wes Roemer and Mark Rosen; IF Jamie D'Antona; C Frank Curreri; and OF Chris Rahl to Minor League camp.
Agreed to terms with Ps Billy Buckner, Emiliano Fruto, Edgar Gonzalez, Juan Gutierrez, Brandon Medders, Bill Murphy, Dustin Nippert, Micah Owings, Jailen Peguero, Yusmeiro Petit, Leo Rosales, Doug Slaten and Esmerling Vasquez; Cs Wilkin Castillo, Robby Hammock and Miguel Montero; IFs Emilio Bonifacio, Javier Brito, Conor Jackson and Mark Reynolds; and OFs Alex Romero.
February
Date Description
02/22/2008 Signed OF Trot Nixon to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training; Reassigned RHP Jarrod Parker to Minor League camp.
January
Date Description
01/31/2008 Signed SS Don Kelly, SS Jesus Merchan, OF Trent Oeltjen, LHP Mark Rosen and OF Tim Raines Jr. to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training; Invited RHP Hector Ambriz, RHP Brooks Brown, RHP Frank Curreri, 3B Jamie D'Antona, C Ed Easley, RHP Barry Enright, RHP Matthew Green, RHP Jarrod Parker, OF Gerardo Parra, OF Chris Rahl, RHP Connor Robertson and RHP Wes Roemer to Spring Training.
01/18/2008 Signed RHP Chad Qualls, RHP Brandon Lyon, INF Chris Burke, INF Orlando Hudson and C Chris Snyder to one-year contracts.

 

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