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Transactions for April 8, 2011

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4/8/11 Toronto Blue Jays optioned P Casey Janssen to Triple-A Las Vegas (Pacific Coast). Analysis
4/8/11 Chicago Cubs placed P Randy Wells on the 15-day disabled list (Rght forearm strain).
4/8/11 Chicago Cubs called up P Jeff Stevens from Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast).
4/8/11 Chicago Cubs changed P Jeff Stevens's roster status.
4/8/11 Arizona Diamondbacks signed P Ron Mahay.
4/8/11 Chicago Cubs assigned P Polin Trinidad to Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast).
4/8/11 Seattle Mariners placed C Adam Moore on the 60-day disabled list (Torn medial meniscus in his right knee).
4/8/11 Atlanta Braves assigned C J.C. Boscan to the major league roster.
4/8/11 Seattle Mariners selected the contract of C Chris Gimenez from Triple-A Tacoma (Pacific Coast).
4/8/11 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of 1B Casey Kotchman from Triple-A Durham (International). Analysis
4/8/11 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett (International).
4/8/11 Atlanta Braves optioned P Mike Minor to Triple-A Gwinnett (International).
4/8/11 Toronto Blue Jays activated P Octavio Dotel from the 15-day disabled list (Sore left hamstring; went on 3/30). Analysis
4/8/11 Chicago Cubs placed P Andrew Cashner on the 15-day disabled list (Right rotator cuff strain).
4/8/11 Texas Rangers placed P Omar Beltre on the 60-day disabled list (n/a).
4/8/11 Minnesota Twins placed 2B Tsuyoshi Nishioka on the 15-day disabled list (Fractured left fibula). Analysis
4/8/11 Minnesota Twins called up 3B Luke Hughes from Triple-A Rochester (International). Analysis
4/8/11 Minnesota Twins changed 3B Luke Hughes's roster status. Analysis
4/8/11 Boston Red Sox placed P Matt Albers on the 15-day disabled list (Sore right lat).
4/8/11 Boston Red Sox called up P Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Pawtucket (International).
4/8/11 Boston Red Sox designated P Dennys Reyes for assignment.
4/8/11 Boston Red Sox activated P Felix Doubront from the 15-day disabled list (Left forearm inflammation; went on 3/31).
4/8/11 Baltimore Orioles assigned P Sean Gleason to Advanced-A Frederick (Carolina).
4/8/11 DH Manny Ramirez announced his retirement. Analysis
4/8/11 Colorado Rockies assigned P Andy Graham to Triple-A Colorado Springs (Pacific Coast).
4/8/11 Texas Rangers claimed P Ramon Aguero off waivers from Pittsburgh Pirates.
4/8/11 Texas Rangers optioned P Ramon Aguero to Triple-A Round Rock (Pacific Coast).
4/8/11 Miami Marlins signed 1B Oscar Salazar.

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