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Transactions for May 18, 2009

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5/18/09 Miami Marlins designated P John Koronka for assignment.
5/18/09 Colorado Rockies designated P Steven Register for assignment.
5/18/09 San Francisco Giants assigned P Sergio Romo to Triple-A Fresno (Pacific Coast).
5/18/09 San Francisco Giants assigned LF Andres Torres to Triple-A Fresno (Pacific Coast).
5/18/09 Boston Red Sox assigned 3B Kevin Youkilis to Triple-A Pawtucket (International). Analysis
5/18/09 New York Mets activated P Tim Redding from the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to March 27, 2009; went on 4/5).
5/18/09 New York Mets designated P Nelson Figueroa for assignment.
5/18/09 New York Mets placed SS Alex Cora on the 15-day disabled list (Torn ligament in right thumb).
5/18/09 New York Mets selected the contract of SS Ramon Martinez from Triple-A Buffalo (International).
5/18/09 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of P Joel Peralta from Triple-A Colorado Springs (Pacific Coast).
5/18/09 Pittsburgh Pirates released P Jimmy Barthmaier.
5/18/09 Colorado Rockies placed P Matt Daley on the 15-day disabled list (Sprained left foot).
5/18/09 Tampa Bay Rays activated P Jason Isringhausen from the 15-day disabled list (Recovering from September 2008 right elbow surgery; went on 4/5).
5/18/09 Philadelphia Phillies assigned P J.C. Romero to Triple-A Lehigh Valley (International).
5/18/09 Miami Marlins selected the contract of P Brian Sanches from Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast).
5/18/09 Oakland Athletics placed P Dan Giese on the 15-day disabled list (Right elbow ulnaritis).
5/18/09 Oakland Athletics called up P Gio Gonzalez from Triple-A Sacramento (Pacific Coast).
5/18/09 Pittsburgh Pirates claimed P Steven Jackson off waivers from New York Yankees. Analysis
5/18/09 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned P Steven Jackson to Triple-A Indianapolis (International). Analysis
5/18/09 Detroit Tigers changed RF Magglio Ordonez's roster status.

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