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Transactions for May 8, 2009

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5/8/09 San Diego Padres assigned P Cha Seung Baek to Triple-A Portland (Pacific Coast).
5/8/09 Toronto Blue Jays assigned P Ricky Romero to Advanced-A Dunedin (Florida State).
5/8/09 New York Yankees designated P Steven Jackson for assignment.
5/8/09 Atlanta Braves activated C Brian McCann from the 15-day disabled list (Left eye infection; went on 4/25).
5/8/09 Atlanta Braves optioned C Clint Sammons to Triple-A Gwinnett (International).
5/8/09 New York Yankees optioned P Mark Melancon to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (International).
5/8/09 New York Yankees selected the contract of C Kevin Cash from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (International).
5/8/09 New York Yankees placed C Jose Molina on the 15-day disabled list (Strained left quad).
5/8/09 New York Yankees activated 3B Alex Rodriguez from the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to March 27, 2009; went on 4/5).
5/8/09 Chicago Cubs called up P Randy Wells from Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast).
5/8/09 Baltimore Orioles traded CF Ryan Freel to Chicago Cubs.
5/8/09 Chicago Cubs outrighted LF Joey Gathright from the 40-man roster.
5/8/09 Cleveland Indians assigned 3B Jamey Carroll to Triple-A Columbus (International).
5/8/09 Houston Astros assigned C Humberto Quintero to Triple-A Round Rock (Pacific Coast).
5/8/09 Miami Marlins selected the contract of LF Chris Coghlan from Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast).
5/8/09 Miami Marlins placed P Anibal Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list (Right shoulder strain).
5/8/09 Pittsburgh Pirates assigned SS Jack Wilson to Triple-A Indianapolis (International).
5/8/09 signed C Adam Melhuse.

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