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Transactions for August 5, 2011

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8/5/11 Toronto Blue Jays placed P Carlos Villanueva on the 15-day disabled list (Right forearm strain). Analysis
8/5/11 Baltimore Orioles placed P Zach Britton on the 15-day disabled list (Left shoulder strain).
8/5/11 Baltimore Orioles placed P Zach Britton on the 15-day disabled list (Left Shoulder Strain).
8/5/11 Baltimore Orioles designated P Brandon Erbe for assignment.
8/5/11 Colorado Rockies assigned LF Dillon Thomas to Rookie Casper (Pioneer).
8/5/11 Pittsburgh Pirates released 1B Lyle Overbay.
8/5/11 Detroit Tigers signed 2B Brandon Loy.
8/5/11 New York Mets signed P John Gant.
8/5/11 Chicago White Sox signed P Chris Devenski.
8/5/11 San Francisco Giants signed P Steven Neff.
8/5/11 Detroit Tigers signed P Chad Smith.
8/5/11 Tampa Bay Rays signed P Alberto Casanas.
8/5/11 Cincinnati Reds signed P Juan Martinez.
8/5/11 Cincinnati Reds signed CF Jose Fernandez.
8/5/11 Chicago Cubs signed C Justin Marra.
8/5/11 Baltimore Orioles assigned P Willie Eyre to Triple-A Norfolk (International).
8/5/11 Seattle Mariners called up LF Trayvon Robinson from Triple-A Tacoma (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/5/11 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of 2B Johnny Giavotella from Triple-A Omaha (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/5/11 Toronto Blue Jays optioned PH Travis Snider to Triple-A Las Vegas (Pacific Coast).
8/5/11 Toronto Blue Jays called up P Luis Perez from Triple-A Las Vegas (Pacific Coast).
8/5/11 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of 3B Brett Lawrie from Triple-A Las Vegas (Pacific Coast).
8/5/11 Houston Astros designated CF Luis Durango for assignment. Analysis
8/5/11 Houston Astros selected the contract of LF J.B. Shuck from Triple-A Oklahoma (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/5/11 Baltimore Orioles activated SS Cesar Izturis from the 60-day disabled list (Right elbow ulnar nerve injury; went on 5/21).
8/5/11 Cleveland Indians outrighted P Mitch Talbot from the 40-man roster.
8/5/11 Oakland Athletics assigned P J.J. Leaper to Advanced-A Stockton (California).
8/5/11 Miami Marlins placed 2B Omar Infante on the 15-day disabled list (Fractured right middle finger).
8/5/11 Miami Marlins selected the contract of 2B Joe Thurston from Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast).
8/5/11 Miami Marlins placed PH Scott Cousins on the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-Day disabled list).
8/5/11 Toronto Blue Jays assigned P Chad Gaudin to Triple-A Las Vegas (Pacific Coast).
8/5/11 Boston Red Sox assigned CF Brett Carroll to Triple-A Pawtucket (International).
8/5/11 Cleveland Indians called up DH Shelley Duncan from Triple-A Columbus (International).
8/5/11 Kansas City Royals optioned 2B Yamaico Navarro to Triple-A Omaha (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/5/11 New York Yankees signed OF Alan Ramirez.

Ben Lindbergh was the Editor-in-Chief of Baseball Prospectus from 2012 to 2014. He now writes for Grantland, has written for four BP annuals and Extra Innings: More Baseball Between the Numbers, and served as assistant editor of Baseball Prospectus 2011 and editor of the two-volume Best of Baseball Prospectus collection. He formerly worked as a baseball analyst for Bloomberg Sports, and has interned for multiple MLB teams. He was inducted into the Baseball Writers' Association of America in December of 2011.

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