Feb 23, 2014; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt (41) poses for a photo during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

NLW Movers & Shakers: Transactions & Injury Updates In The National League West


Here are the transactions around the National League West for the month of April including injury updates, contract extensions, and minor league assignments.

San Francisco Giants

Injury Updates:

NAME

INJURY

STATUS

Jeremy Affeldt Strained ligament, right knee on 15-day DL(3/23)
Marco Scutaro Lower back strain on 15-day DL(3/21)

Minor leagues: Dontrelle Willis

 

Official transactions:

Date Transaction
04/03/14 Tyler Colvin assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from San Francisco Giants.
04/04/14 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed LF Roger Kieschnick off waivers from San Francisco Giants.
San Francisco Giants sent LHP Jeremy Affeldt on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
San Francisco Giants signed free agent LF Javier Herrera to a minor league contract.
04/05/14 Javier Herrera assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from San Francisco Giants.
04/10/14 San Francisco Giants sent LHP Jeremy Affeldt on a rehab assignment to San Jose Giants.

 

Los Angeles Dodgers

Injury Updates: 

NAME

INJURY

STATUS

Chad Billingsley Recovery from right elbow surgery on 15-day DL(3/19)
Scott Elbert Recovery from left shoulder surgery on 60-day DL(2/8)
A.J. Ellis Left knee surgery – out 4-6 weeks on 15-day DL(4/6)
Onelki Garcia Recovery from left elbow surgery on 60-day DL(3/22)
Clayton Kershaw Inflamed back muscle on 15-day DL(3/23)
Brian Wilson Right elbow nerve inflammation on 15-day DL(3/31)

 

Official transactions:

Date Transaction
04/02/14 Los Angeles Dodgers claimed SS Carlos Triunfel off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned SS Carlos Triunfel to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Brian Wilson on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 31, 2014. Right elbow ulnar nerve inflammation.
Los Angeles Dodgers recalled RHP Jose Dominguez from Albuquerque Isotopes.
04/04/14 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RF Mike Baxter to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers activated CF Matt Kemp from the 15-day disabled list.
Los Angeles Dodgers sent RHP Josh Beckett on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
04/05/14 Los Angeles Dodgers sent RHP Brian Wilson on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
04/06/14 Los Angeles Dodgers designated RF Mike Baxter for assignment.
Cleveland Indians traded LHP Colt Hynes to Los Angeles Dodgers for RHP Duke von Schamann.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned LHP Colt Hynes to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers sent RHP Chad Billingsley on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
04/05/14 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent RHP Nick Struck to a minor league contract.
04/08/14 Los Angeles Dodgers recalled C Tim Federowicz from Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers placed C A.J. Ellis on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 6, 2014. Left knee surgery.
04/09/14 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day disabled list.
Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RHP Jose Dominguez to Albuquerque Isotopes.
Los Angeles Dodgers sent RF Mike Baxter outright to Albuquerque Isotopes.

 

Arizona Diamondbacks

Injury Updates:

NAME

INJURY

STATUS

Patrick Corbin Left elbow surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(3/19)
David Hernandez Right elbow surgery – out for season on 15-day DL(3/27)
Daniel Hudson Recovery from right elbow surgery on 15-day DL(3/29)
Matt Reynolds Recovery from left elbow surgery on 15-day DL(3/19)
Cody Ross Recovery from right hip surgery on 15-day DL(3/19)

 

Official transactions:

Date Transaction
04/03/14 Arizona Diamondbacks sent LF Cody Ross on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
04/04/14 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed LF Roger Kieschnick off waivers from San Francisco Giants.
Arizona Diamondbacks transferred LHP Patrick Corbin from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Arizona Diamondbacks optioned LF Roger Kieschnick to Reno Aces.
04/11/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LHP Randy Wolf to a minor league contract.
04/01/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent OF Everett Williams to a minor league contract.
04/05/14 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent RHP Justin Fitzgerald to a minor league contract.

 

Colorado Rockies

Injury Updates:

NAME

INJURY

STATUS

Brett Anderson Broken left index finger – out 4-6 weeks day-to-day(4/12)
Jhoulys Chacin Right shoulder strain on 15-day DL(3/21)

 

Official Transactions:

Date Transaction
04/02/14 Colorado Rockies placed RHP Tyler Chatwood on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 29, 2014. Strained left hamstring.
Colorado Rockies recalled RHP Jordan Lyles from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
04/03/14 Colorado Rockies sent LHP Boone Logan on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
04/07/14 Colorado Rockies activated LHP Boone Logan from the 15-day disabled list.
Colorado Rockies optioned LF Corey Dickerson to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
04/08/14 Colorado Rockies sent RHP Tyler Chatwood on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
04/09/14 Colorado Rockies recalled Josh Rutledge from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Colorado Rockies optioned RHP Wilton Lopez to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
04/13/14 Colorado Rockies optioned Charlie Culberson to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Colorado Rockies activated RHP Tyler Chatwood from the 15-day disabled list.

 

Contact extentions:

Jedd Gyorko

 

San Diego Padres

Injury Updates:

NAME

INJURY

STATUS

Josh Johnson Strained flexor, right forearm on 15-day DL(3/21)
Casey Kelly Recovery from right elbow surgery on 15-day DL(3/21)
Cory Luebke Left elbow surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(3/7)
Cameron Maybin Ruptured left biceps tendon on 15-day DL(3/21)
Carlos Quentin Left knee soreness on 15-day DL(3/25)
Joe Wieland Recovery from right elbow surgery on 60-day DL(3/21)

 

Official transactions:

Date Transaction
04/02/14 San Diego Padres claimed LHP Bobby LaFromboise off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
San Diego Padres optioned LHP Bobby LaFromboise to El Paso Chihuahuas.
San Diego Padres transferred RHP Joe Wieland from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2014 right elbow surgery
04/09/14 San Diego Padres recalled LHP Bobby LaFromboise from El Paso Chihuahuas.
04/10/14 San Diego Padres optioned LHP Bobby LaFromboise to El Paso Chihuahuas.
04/11/14 San Diego Padres sent CF Cameron Maybin on a rehab assignment to El Paso Chihuahuas.

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