Transactions - 2009

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2009.

December
Date Description
12/30/2009 Signed free agent 2B Kelly Johnson.
12/28/2009 Signed free agent RHP Bob Howry. Signed free agent 1B Jeff Bailey.
12/12/2009 1B Josh Whitesell filed for free agency.
12/10/2009 Claimed Zach Kroenke off waivers from Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees.
12/09/2009 Detroit Tigers traded RHP Edwin Jackson to Arizona Diamondbacks; New York Yankees traded RHP Ian Kennedy to Arizona Diamondbacks; Arizona Diamondbacks traded Daniel Schlereth and RHP Max Scherzer to Detroit Tigers; New York Yankees traded CF Austin Jackson and LHP Phil Coke to Detroit Tigers and Detroit Tigers traded CF Curtis Granderson to New York Yankees.
12/04/2009 Signed free agent RHP T.J. Beam, CF Drew Macias, and C Carlos Corporan.
12/03/2009 Outrighted RHP Kyler Newby and C Luke Carlin to the Reno Aces.
November
Date Description
11/20/2009 Activated RHP Chad Qualls, LF Conor Jackson, RHP Brandon Webb from the 60-Day disabled list. Called up Cole Gillespie from Reno Aces. Called up Roque Mercedes. Daniel Stange, Jordan Norberto from Mobile BayBears.
11/19/2009 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Aaron Heilman to Arizona Diamondbacks for 1B Ryne White and LHP Scott Maine.
11/06/2009 LHP Scott Schoeneweis filed for free agency.
11/05/2009 1B Chad Tracy filed for free agency.
11/04/2009 Outrighted Trent Oeltjen to Reno Aces. Outrighted Alex Romero to Reno Aces. RHP Daniel Cabrera filed for free agency. Washington Nationals claimed Doug Slaten off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks. Seattle Mariners claim Yusmeiro Petit off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
October
Date Description
10/19/2009 Activated LHP Doug Slaten, RHP Cesar Valdez, LHP Leyson Septimo, RHP Kyler Newby, 1B Josh Whitesell, SS Pedro Ciriaco, Jose Marte.
10/16/2009 Activated C Chris Snyder from the 15-Day disabled list.
10/13/2009 Outrighted Bobby Korecky to Reno Aces.
10/09/2009 Designated RHP Bobby Korecky for assignment. Los Angeles Dodgers traded Tony Abreu to Arizona Diamondbacks to complete Jon Garland trade.
September
Date Description
09/08/2009 Recalled C Luke Carlin from the Triple-A Reno Aces. Recalled LF Trent Oeltjen from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
09/07/2009 Activated LHP Scott Schoeneweis from the 15-Day disabled list.
09/05/2009 Activated LF Eric Byrnes from the 15-Day disabled list.
09/03/2009 Called up Daniel Cabrera from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
09/02/2009 Called up RHP Bryan Augenstein from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
09/01/2009 Claimed RHP Kevin Mulvey off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
August
Date Description
08/31/2009 Placed RHP Chad Qualls on the 60-day disabled list with dislocated left kneecap. Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/29/2009 Recalled OF Chris Young from the Triple-A Reno Aces. Placed C Chris Snyder on the 15-day disabled list with back problems. Recalled RHP Daniel Schlereth from the Triple-A Reno Aces. Optioned OF Trent Oeltjen to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/28/2009 Arizona Diamondbacks trade RHP Jon Rauch to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later. Called up C John Hester from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/26/2009 Optioned LHP Daniel Schlereth to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Activated RF Justin Upton from the 15-Day disabled list.
08/22/2009 Optioned 1B Josh Whitesell to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Recalled 1B Brandon Allen from Reno Aces.
08/20/2009 Assigned IF Matt Helm to Yakima Bears
08/18/2009 Assigned Daniel Cabrera to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Signed IF Matt Helm.
08/14/2009 Signed 3B Bobby Borchering.
08/11/2009 Placed LHP Scott Schoeneweis on the 15-Day disabled list for depression. Released RHP Tom Gordon. Recalled LHP Daniel Schlereth from Mobile BayBears.
08/10/2009 Signed free agent RHP Daniel Cabrera. Optioned outfielder Chris Young to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Called up infielder Rusty Ryal from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
08/06/2009 Placed RF Justin Upton on the 15-Day disabled list. Purchased the contract of OF Trent Oeltjen from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
July
Date Description
07/28/2009 Activated C Chris Snyder from the 15-Day Disabled List. Optioned C Luke Carlin to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/20/2009 Recalled IF Ryan Roberts from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/19/2009 Traded 2B Felipe Lopez to Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for 2B Cole Gillespie and 2B Roque Mercedes. Assigned Cole Gillespie to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Assigned 2B Roque Mercedes to the Double-A Mobile Baybears.
07/18/2009 Assigned C Alex Herrnberger to the Short-Season Class-A Missoula Osprey.
07/17/2009 Signed C Alex Herrnberger.
07/16/2009 Recalled 1B Josh Whitesell from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/13/2009 Released 1B Tony Clark. Victor Acosta assigned to DSL Diamondbacks.
07/12/2009 Signed RHP Victor Acosta.
07/11/2009 Optioned LHP Doug Slaten to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Recalled RHP Leo Rosales from the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/08/2009 Recalled LHP Doug Slaten from Reno Aces.
07/07/2009 Traded RHP Tony Pena to Chicago White Sox in exchange for 1B Brandon Allen.
07/06/2009 Assigned Bryan Escanio to DSL Diamondbacks. Assigned Jose Dicent to DSL Diamondbacks. Signed free agent C Matt Tupman./td>
07/05/2009 Signed 3B Jose Dicent. Signed RHP Bryan Escanio.
07/04/2009 Activated RHP Yusmeiro Petit from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned IF Ryan Roberts to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
07/03/2009 Assigned RHP Billy Buckner to the Triple-A Reno Aces
June
Date Description
06/30/2009 Activated 1B Chad Tracy from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned RHP Leo Rosales to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Assigned OF A.J. Pollock to Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks.
06/27/2009 Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to the Triple-A Reno Aces. Recalled RHP Leo Rosales from Triple-A Tucson. Assigned RHP Eric Smith to Missoula Osprey.
06/26/2009 Placed LF Eric Byrnes on the 15-Day disabled list with a fractured left hand. Called up CF Alex Romero from the Triple-A Reno Aces. Transferred RHP Tom Gordon from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list.
06/25/2009 Signed CF A.J. Pollock.
06/23/2009 Transferred LF Conor Jackson from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list. Placed C Chris Snyder on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to June 21, 2009. Lower back strain, recalled Luke Carlin from Reno Aces.
06/22/2009 Arizona Diamondbacks assigned Keon Broxton, David Narodowski, Roidany Aguila, Chase Anderson, Scott Allen, Bradin Hagens, Ryan Robowski, Adam Worthington, Miguel Pena, Charles Brewer, Michael Belfiore, Keith Cantwell, Paul Goldschmidt, David Nick to Missoula Osprey in the Pioneer League (Rookie).
06/20/2009 Arizona Diamondbacks signed OF Keon Broxton, 1B Paul Goldschmidt, SS David Narodowski, C Roidany Aguila, RHP Scott Allen, RHP Chase Anderson, LHP Michael Belfiore, RHP Charles Brewer, RHP Keith Cantwell, RHP Bradin Hagens, LHP Ryan Robowski, RHP Adam Worthington.
06/19/2009 Arizona Diamondbacks activated 1B Tony Clark from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned 1B Josh Whitesell to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
06/17/2009 C Tyson Van Winkle, C Zachary Varnell, OF Tim Sherlock, SS Evan Button, 3B Matthew Davidson, RHP Brian Budrow, RHP Brad Gemberling, RHP Jake Hale, RHP Randy Hamrick, RHP William Harvil, RHP Chrisopher Odegaard, LHP Daniel Taylor, RHP Brad Wilson, RHP Andrew Wolcott, SS Brent Greer, SS Daniel Kaczrowski, 1B Ryan Wheeler assigned to the Single-A Yakima Bears from Arizona Diamondbacks.
06/16/2009 OF Marc Krauss assigned to the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks from Arizona Diamondbacks. Arizona Diamondbacks signed C Tyson Van Winkle, C Zachary Varnell.
06/15/2009 Arizona Diamondbacks signed OF Marc Krauss, OF Tim Sherlock, SS Evan Button, 3B Matthew Davidson, RHP Brian Budrow, RHP Brad Gemberling, RHP Jake Hale, RHP Randy Hamrick, RHP William Harvil, RHP Chrisopher Odegaard, LHP Daniel Taylor, RHP Brad Wilson, RHP Andrew Wolcott, SS Brent Greer, SS Daniel Kaczrowski, 1B Ryan Wheeler.
06/09/2009 Arizona Diamondbacks activated RHP Blaine Boyer. Activated LHP Scott Schoeneweis from the restricted list. Optioned Daniel Schlereth to the Double-A Mobile BayBears. Optioned RHP Leo Rosales to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
06/08/2009 Assigned RHP Yusmeiro Petit to Triple-A Reno Aces. Claimed RHP Blaine Boyer off waivers from St. Louis Cardinals.
May
Date Description
05/30/2009 Placed IF Chad Tracy on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique muscle. Recalled 1B Josh Whitesell from Triple-A Reno Stars.
05/29/2009 Optioned LHP Doug Slaten to Triple-A Reno Aces. Purchased the contract of LHP Daniel Schlereth from Double-A Mobile Bay Bears.
05/28/2009 Placed LHP Scott Schoeneweis on the restricted list.
05/22/2009 Optioned RHP Kyler Newby to Double-A Mobile BayBears. Recalled RHP Billy Buckner from Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/21/2009 Optioned RHP Bryan Augenstein to Triple-A Reno Aces. Placed LHP Scott Schoeneweis on the bereavement leave list. Recalled RHP Kyler Newby from Double-A Mobile BayBears. Recalled LHP Clay Zavada from Double-A Mobile BayBears.
05/20/2009 Optioned 1B Josh Whitesell to Triple-A Reno Aces. Recalled LHP Doug Slaten from Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/13/2009 Designated IF Josh Wilson for assignment. Optioned LHP Clay Zavada to Double-A Mobile Bay Bears. Purchased the contract of RHP Bryan Augenstein from Double-A Mobile Bay Bears. Purchased the contract of OF Gerardo Parra from Double-A Mobile Bay Bears.
05/12/2009 Placed OF Conor Jackson on the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned RHP Bobby Korecky to Triple-A Reno Aces. Purchased the contract of LHP Clay Zavada from Double-A Mobile Bay Bears. Activated SS Stephen Drew from the 15-Day disabled list.
05/09/2009 Placed RHP Yusmeiro Petit on the 15-Day disabled list with a right shoulder strain. Recalled RHP Bobby Korecky from Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/07/2009 Fired manager Bob Melvin and hitting coach Rick Schu. Accepted resignation of pitching coach Bryan Price. Named AJ Hinch as manager, Jack Howell as hitting coach, and Mel Stottlemyre Jr. as pitching coach.
05/06/2009 Placed 1B Tony Clark on the 15-day disabled list with a strained ligament in his right hand. Recalled 1B Josh Whitesell from Triple-A Reno.
05/04/2009 Placed RHP Tom Gordon on the 15-Day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. Recalled RHP Leo Rosales from Triple-A Reno Aces.
05/01/2009 Outrighted Jon Coutlangus to the Triple-A Reno Aces.
April
Date Description
04/27/2009 Activated RHP Tom Gordon from the 15-Day disabled list. Optioned RHP Bobby Korecky to Triple-A Reno Aces.
04/26/2009 Placed SS Stephen Drew on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Optioned LHP Doug Slaten to Triple-A Reno. Recalled RHP Esmerling Vasquez from Triple-A Reno. Selected the contract of INF Josh Wilson from Triple-A Reno.
04/14/2009 Activated RHP Max Scherzer from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Billy Buckner to Triple-A Reno.
04/12/2009 Placed RHP Brandon Webb on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 7.  Recalled RHP Bobby Korecky from Triple-A Reno.
04/02/2009 Traded RHP Brooks Brown to the Detroit Tigers for the rights to retain C James Skelton. Sent C James Skelton outright to Double-A Mobile.
04/01/2009 Sent LHP Travis Blackley outright to Triple-A Reno.
March
Date Description
03/31/2009 Optioned RHP Bobby Korecky and RHP Leo Rosales to Triple-A Reno.
03/30/2009 Reassigned OFs Gerardo Parra and Chris Roberson to Minor League camp.
03/29/2009 Reassigned OF Evan Frey to Minor League camp.
03/25/2009 Sent OF Alex Romero outright to Triple-A Reno.
03/21/2009 Reassigned C John Hester and OFs Trent Oeltjen and Brandon Watson to Minor League camp.
03/19/2009 Released RHP Jailen Peguero.
03/18/2009 Reassigned RHP Seth Etherton to Minor League camp. Optioned LHP Jon Coutlangus and RHP Esmerling Vasquez to Triple-A Reno.
03/16/2009 Reassigned INF Rusty Ryal and LHP Daniel Schlereth to Minor League camp. Optioned RHP Cesar Valdez to Triple-A Reno. Optioned SS Pedro Ciriaco, LHP Clay Zavada and RHPs Jose Marte and Kyler Newby to Double-A Mobile. Optioned LHP Leyson Septimo to Single-A Visalia.
03/13/2009 Reassigned RHPs Hector Ambriz, Tony Barnette, Brooks Brown and C Ed Easley to Minor League camp.
February
Date Description
02/24/2009 Reassigned RHP Reid Mahon to Minor League camp.
02/20/2009 Sent RHP Jailen Peguero outright to Triple-A Reno and invited him to Spring Training.
02/18/2009 Claimed RHP Bobby Korecky off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. Designated RHP Jailen Peguero for assignment.
02/10/2009 Invited RHP Hector Ambriz, RHP Tony Barnette, RHP Brooks Brown, C Ed Easley, OF Evan Frey, C John Hester, RHP Reid Mahon, OF Trent Oeltjen, OF Gerardo Parra, INF Rusty Ryal, LHP Daniel Schlereth to Spring Training. Signed OF Brandon Watson to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
02/06/2009 Signed RHP Tom Gordon, who had been with the Phillies, to a one-year contract.
January
Date Description
01/29/2009 Signed RHP Jon Garland, who had been with the Angels, to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2010.
01/20/2009 Signed RHP Chad Qualls to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
01/11/2009 Signed free agent C Luke Carlin, who had been with the Padres, to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
01/02/2009 Re-signed free agent 1B Tony Clark to a one-year contract.

 

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