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National League West Transactions - Movers & Shakers


It’s the end of Spring training and time to report on the National League West injuries, minor league demotions, singings and releases.

Below is the list starting with our own San Francisco Giants.

San Francisco Giants Transactions

Date Transaction
03/06/14 San Francisco Giants optioned Angel Villalona to Fresno Grizzlies.
03/08/14 LF Ryan Lollis assigned to San Francisco Giants.
SS Juan Ciriaco assigned to San Francisco Giants.
OF Jarrett Parker roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.
03/09/14 OF Brett Krill assigned to San Francisco Giants.
RHP Edwin Quirarte assigned to San Francisco Giants.
RHP Jorge Bucardo assigned to San Francisco Giants.
RHP Chris Stratton assigned to San Francisco Giants.
LHP Adalberto Mejia assigned to San Francisco Giants.
OF Chris Lofton assigned to San Francisco Giants.
OF Elliott Blair assigned to San Francisco Giants.
Trevor Brown assigned to San Francisco Giants.
RF Tyler Graham assigned to San Francisco Giants.
San Francisco Giants signed CF Darren Ford.
IF Blake Miller assigned to San Francisco Giants.
SS Ydwin Villegas assigned to San Francisco Giants.
SS Kelby Tomlinson assigned to San Francisco Giants.
Tyler LaTorre assigned to San Francisco Giants.
SS Jeremy Sy assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/12/14 San Francisco Giants optioned Gary Brown to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Jose De Paula to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Adam Duvall to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Kendry Flores to San Jose Giants.
San Francisco Giants optioned Mike Kickham to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Hunter Strickland to San Jose Giants.
03/13/14 LHP Bryce Bandilla assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/14/14 3B Myles Schroder assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/15/14 LHP Tom Vessella assigned to San Francisco Giants.
RHP Daryl Maday assigned to San Francisco Giants.
OF Charles Jones assigned to San Francisco Giants.
2B Rando Moreno assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/08/14 SS Matt Duffy roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.
03/16/14 Cody Hall assigned to San Francisco Giants.
RHP Ty Ross assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/14/14 San Francisco Giants optioned Nick Noonan to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Roger Kieschnick to Fresno Grizzlies.
03/18/14 San Francisco Giants optioned Edwin Escobar to Fresno Grizzlies.
03/03/14 CF Darren Ford roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.
03/19/14 San Francisco Giants released RHP Casey Weathers.
03/20/14 SS Bobby Haney assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/21/14 San Francisco Giants optioned Erik Cordier to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Jake Dunning to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants optioned Heath Hembree to Fresno Grizzlies.
03/22/14 San Francisco Giants released RHP Kameron Loe.
03/23/14 San Francisco Giants released 2B Tony Abreu.
San Francisco Giants optioned George Kontos to Fresno Grizzlies.
03/25/14 SS Alberto Robles assigned to San Francisco Giants.
03/26/14 LHP Josh Osich assigned to San Francisco Giants.

Notable Injuries: Marco Scutaro (back injury), Jeremy Affeldt (knee strain)

Sent down to minor leagues: Roger Kieschnick (OF), Nick Noonan (2B), Edwin Escobar (SP), Heath Hembree (RP), Jake Dunning (RP), George Kontos (RP), Eric Cordier (RP), Mike Kickham (RP), Kendry Flores (RP), Hunter Strickland (SP), Gary Brown (OF), Adam Duvall (3B), Angel Villalona (1B).

Signed: Darren Ford (OF)

Released: Kameron Loe (RP), Tony Abreu (2B), Casey Weathers (RP).

 

Los Angeles Dodgers Transactions

Date Transaction
03/01/14 RHP Henry Sosa assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/02/14 Los Angeles Dodgers traded SS Justin Sellers to Cleveland Indians for cash.
OF Jon Garcia assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/03/14 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Ryan Sadowski to a minor league contract.
03/04/14 RHP Romulo Sanchez assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Pedro Baez to Chattanooga Lookouts.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Nick Buss to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Stephen Fife to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Yimi Garcia to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Jarret Martin to Chattanooga Lookouts.
03/05/14 OF Scott Schebler assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/06/14 RHP Chris Anderson assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/07/14 LHP Tom Windle assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
OF Jacob Scavuzzo assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/08/14 IF Ozzie Martinez assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
Kyle Farmer assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jose Capellan assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
OF Noel Cuevas assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
2B Jesmuel Valentin assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/09/14 SS Corey Seager assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/10/14 RHP Blake Smith assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
RHP Juan Gonzalez assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/09/14 RHP Steve Edlefsen assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/10/14 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Matt Magill to Albuquerque Isotopes.
03/11/14 Webster Rivas assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
RHP Craig Stem assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
LHP Daniel Coulombe assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/14/14 1B O’Koyea Dickson assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/15/14 Los Angeles Dodgers placed LHP Onelki Garcia on the 60-day disabled list retroactive to March 14, 2014. Recovering from November 2013 left elbow surgery
LHP Julio Urias assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
03/16/14 RHP Rob Rogers assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jan Vazquez assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Erisbel Arruebarrena to Chattanooga Lookouts.
Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of Justin Turner from Albuquerque Isotopes.
03/17/14 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of 3B Chone Figgins from Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers designated RHP Javy Guerra for assignment.
03/19/14 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list. Right thumb sprain
Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Chad Billingsley on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from April 2013 Tommy John surgery
Los Angeles Dodgers placed CF Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from October 2013 left ankle surgery
03/21/14 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Tim Federowicz to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers placed LF Carl Crawford on the paternity list.
03/25/14 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LF Carl Crawford from the paternity list.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned Alex Guerrero to Albuquerque Isotopes.
03/26/14 Texas Rangers claimed Seth Rosin off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers.
Chicago White Sox claimed Javy Guerra off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers.

Notable Injuries: Clayton Kershaw (SP) back muscle inflammation, Matt Kemp (OF) recovering from ankle surgery, Chad Billingsley (SP) recovering from Tommy JohnJosh Beckett (SP) right thumb sprain, Onelki Garcia (LHP) recovering from left elbow surgery, Scott Elbert (RHP) recovering from Tommy John.

Signed: none.

Released: Seth Rosin (claimed by Texas Rangers), Javy Guerra (claimed by White Sox).

 

Arizona Diamondbacks Transactions:

Date Transaction
03/03/14 IF Ryan Court assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
OF Brandon Jacobs assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
OF Colin Bray assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/01/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent C Lars Davis to a minor league contract.
03/04/14 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Chase Anderson to Reno Aces.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Charles Brewer to Reno Aces.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Santos Rodriguez to Mobile BayBears.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Alex Sanabia to Reno Aces.
03/05/14 RHP Derek Eitel assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/06/14 RHP Evan Marshall assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/08/14 RHP Kaleb Fleck assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
B.J. Lopez assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
SS Andrew Velazquez assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
OF Zach Esquerra assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
OF David Peralta assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/09/14 Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Eury De La Rosa to Reno Aces.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Ender Inciarte to Reno Aces.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Alfredo Marte to Reno Aces.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Zeke Spruill to Reno Aces.
03/10/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LHP Oliver Perez.
Arizona Diamondbacks sent Santos Rodriguez outright to Reno Aces.
RHP Bryan Woodall assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
SS Kevin Medrano assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
SS Raul Navarro assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/11/14 RHP Blake Cooper assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
OF Jordan Parraz assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
OF Chuck Taylor assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/12/14 RHP Michael Lee assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
RHP Mark Serrano assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
IF Carter Bell assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
IF Fidel Pena assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
1B Steve McQuail assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
RHP Jimmie Sherfy assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
Stryker Trahan assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
Marcos Mateo returned to Iowa Cubs from Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/15/14 IF Garrett Weber assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/16/14 RHP Kyle Winkler assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned Joe Paterson to Reno Aces.
03/06/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LHP Armando Reyes to a minor league contract.
03/12/14 Arizona Diamondbacks released LHP Sean Mahley.
Arizona Diamondbacks released LHP Eric Perrault.
03/20/14 Toronto Blue Jays claimed LF Matt Tuiasosopo off waivers from Arizona Diamondbacks.
03/19/14 Arizona Diamondbacks placed LHP Matt Reynolds on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from September 2013 Tommy John surgery
Arizona Diamondbacks placed LF Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from August 2013 right hip fracture
03/18/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent RHP Kevin Munson to a minor league contract.
03/26/14 LF Aaron Cunningham assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.

Notable Injuries: Patrick Corbin, Bronson ArroyoMatt Reynolds recovering from Tommy John surgery, Cody Ross (LF) recovering from right hip fracture.

Signed:  Oliver Perez (LHP), Armando Reyes (LHP).

Released: Sean Mahley (LHP), Eric Perrault (LHP), Matt Tuiasosopo (LF) claimed by Blue Jays.

 

San Diego Padres Transactions:

Date Transaction
03/02/14 SS Franchy Cordero assigned to San Diego Padres.
Robert Kral assigned to San Diego Padres.
RF Franmil Reyes assigned to San Diego Padres.
CF Mallex Smith assigned to San Diego Padres.
OF Henry Charles assigned to San Diego Padres.
RHP Trevor Gott assigned to San Diego Padres.
Jason Hagerty assigned to San Diego Padres.
3B Duanel Jones assigned to San Diego Padres.
RF Jose Urena assigned to San Diego Padres.
SS Josh VanMeter assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/03/14 RHP Tim Sexton assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/07/14 San Diego Padres placed LHP Cory Luebke on the 60-day disabled list. Tommy John surgery
San Diego Padres claimed RF Alex Castellanos off waivers from Texas Rangers.
03/09/14 San Diego Padres optioned Yeison Asencio to San Antonio Missions.
03/10/14 San Diego Padres optioned Juan Pablo Oramas to El Paso Chihuahuas.
03/02/14 San Diego Padres signed free agent C Victor Romero to a minor league contract.
03/13/14 San Diego Padres optioned RF Rymer Liriano to San Antonio Missions.
San Diego Padres optioned Keyvius Sampson to El Paso Chihuahuas.
03/15/14 San Diego Padres optioned Reymond Fuentes to El Paso Chihuahuas.
03/16/14 San Diego Padres optioned Burch Smith to El Paso Chihuahuas.
CF Ronnie Richardson assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/17/14 OF Lee Orr assigned to San Diego Padres.
OF Jeremy Baltz assigned to San Diego Padres.
OF Travis Jankowski assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/18/14 San Diego Padres signed C John Nester.
1B Luis Tejada assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/09/14 John Nester roster status changed by San Diego Padres.
03/20/14 OF Alberth Martinez assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/21/14 OF Hunter Renfroe assigned to San Diego Padres.
OF Mason Smith assigned to San Diego Padres.
Michael Miller assigned to San Diego Padres.
San Diego Padres released LHP Zach Braddock.
San Diego Padres released SS Brandon Wood.
03/22/14 OF Brian Adams assigned to San Diego Padres.
3B Gabriel Quintana assigned to San Diego Padres.
SS Jake Lemmerman assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/23/14 IF Bridger Hunt assigned to San Diego Padres.
San Diego Padres optioned RHP Jesse Hahn to San Antonio Missions.
03/24/14 San Diego Padres optioned Alex Castellanos to El Paso Chihuahuas.
San Diego Padres optioned Ryan Jackson to El Paso Chihuahuas.
2B Brooks Conrad assigned to San Diego Padres.
03/25/14 Kansas City Royals claimed Patrick Schuster off waivers from San Diego Padres.
Kansas City Royals traded C Adam Moore to San Diego Padres for Player To Be Named Later.
LHP Jeff Ibarra assigned to San Diego Padres.
RHP Jorge Reyes assigned to San Diego Padres.
SS Clint Moore assigned to San Diego Padres.
San Diego Padres signed free agent RF Jeff Francoeur to a minor league contract.
03/26/14 RHP Johnny Barbato assigned to San Diego Padres.
RHP Cody Hebner assigned to San Diego Padres.
IF Chase Jensen assigned to San Diego Padres.
IF Casey McElroy assigned to San Diego Padres.
IF Reynaldo Bruguera assigned to San Diego Padres.
RHP Nick Mutz assigned to San Diego Padres.

Notable Injuries: Cory Luebke (LHP) recovering from Tommy John, Josh Johnson  (P) right forearm strain, Kelly Casey (P) recovering from Tommy John, Cameron Maybin (CF) ruptured left biceps tendon, Joseph Wieland (P) recovering from right elbow surgery,

Signed/Claimed: Alex Castellanos off waivers from Rangers, Victor Romero (C), John Nester (C), Jeff Francoeur (OF)

Released: Zach Braddock (LHP), Brandon Wood (SS), Patrick Schuster (Royals claimed off waivers)

 

Colorado Rockies Transactions:

Date Transaction
03/03/14 2B Michael Benjamin assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/04/14 RHP Dan Houston assigned to Colorado Rockies.
RHP Mike McClendon assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/05/14 OF Jaron Shepherd assigned to Colorado Rockies.
IF Dean Espy assigned to Colorado Rockies.
IF Patrick Valaika assigned to Colorado Rockies.
SS Joey Wong assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF Dillon Thomas assigned to Colorado Rockies.
Chris O’Dowd assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/06/14 OF Tyler Massey assigned to Colorado Rockies.
IF Matt Argyropoulos assigned to Colorado Rockies.
RHP Cole White assigned to Colorado Rockies.
RHP Justin Berg assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/01/14 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Brandon Erbe to a minor league contract.
Colorado Rockies signed free agent C Victor Monteagudo to a minor league contract.
03/10/14 2B Niuman Romero assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/12/14 OF Francisco Sosa assigned to Colorado Rockies.
IF Tim Smalling assigned to Colorado Rockies.
IF Taylor Featherston assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF Delta Cleary Jr. assigned to Colorado Rockies.
2B Drew Garcia assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF Brian Humphries assigned to Colorado Rockies.
Colorado Rockies signed RHP Raul Hernandez.
Colorado Rockies optioned Jayson Aquino to Modesto Nuts.
Colorado Rockies optioned Rosell Herrera to Modesto Nuts.
Colorado Rockies optioned Tyler Matzek to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
03/13/14 Colorado Rockies optioned Raul Fernandez to Modesto Nuts.
Colorado Rockies optioned Kraig Sitton to Tulsa Drillers.
3B Sam Mende assigned to Colorado Rockies.
SS Trevor Story assigned to Colorado Rockies.
RHP Leuris Gomez assigned to Colorado Rockies.
RHP Daniel Winkler assigned to Colorado Rockies.
Colorado Rockies optioned Cristhian Adames to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Colorado Rockies optioned Christian Friedrich to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Colorado Rockies optioned Kent Matthes to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Colorado Rockies optioned Kyle Parker to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
03/14/14 Dallas Tarleton assigned to Colorado Rockies.
2B Juan Ciriaco assigned to Colorado Rockies.
3B Jayson Langfels assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF David Kandilas assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF Tyler Kuhn assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF Jared Simon assigned to Colorado Rockies.
RHP Steven Hensley assigned to Colorado Rockies.
2B Jose Rivera assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/16/14 RHP Bruce Kern assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/19/14 RHP Ryan Arrowood assigned to Colorado Rockies.
03/20/14 Oakland Athletics claimed RF Kent Matthes off waivers from Colorado Rockies.
Colorado Rockies selected the contract of C Michael McKenry from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
03/22/14 RHP Joe Gardner assigned to Colorado Rockies.
OF David Dahl assigned to Colorado Rockies.
CF Max White assigned to Colorado Rockies.
Will Swanner assigned to Colorado Rockies.
Colorado Rockies optioned Rob Scahill to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
03/23/14 Colorado Rockies released RHP Bobby Cassevah.

Notable Injuries: Jhoulys Chacin  right shoulder strain, Boone Logan (P) left elbow surgery.

Signed: Brandon Erbe (RHP), Victor Monteagudo (C), Raul Hernandez (RHP).

Released: Kent Matthes (claimed off waivers by A’s), Bobby Cassevah (RHP).

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