It was a very uneventful August around MLB and especially the Giants (thankfully Sabian didn’t move Hunter Pence, Javier Lopez or Tim Lincecum despite placing them on waivers last week). Below are updates from the National League West from August 23 to the waiver trade deadline which passed on August 31. I’ve included all reported DFA’s, waivers, acquired/traded/signed and released players in our division.
- Arizona Diamondbacks: LF Jason Kubel (8/27)
- Colorado Rockies: RHP Edgmer Escalona (8/23)
- San Diego Padres: RHP Edinson Volquez (8/24)
Placed on Revocable Waivers
- San Francisco Giants: Javier Lopez, Hunter Pence, TIm Lincecum (8/26) – no transactions/trades
- Arizona Diamondbacks: Heath Bell (8/26) – no transactions/trades
- San Francisco Giants: none
- Los Angeles Dodgers: signed free agent RHP Edinson Volquez (8/30), Michael Young and cash from the Phillies for minor-league left-hander Rob Rasmussen (8/31)
- Arizona Diamondbacks: traded LF Jason Kubel to Cleveland Indians for RHP Matt Langwell.
- Colorado Rockies: signed free agent 1B David Bergin (8/22)
- San Diego Padres: none