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Transactions for May 8, 2012

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5/8/12 Chicago White Sox optioned P Jose Quintana to Double-A Birmingham (Southern).
5/8/12 New York Mets selected the contract of C Rob Johnson from Triple-A Buffalo (International).
5/8/12 New York Mets placed C Josh Thole on the 7-day disabled list (Concussion).
5/8/12 Baltimore Orioles called up P Zach Phillips from Triple-A Norfolk (International). Analysis
5/8/12 Baltimore Orioles optioned P Jason Berken to Triple-A Norfolk (International). Analysis
5/8/12 San Diego Padres selected the contract of P Alex Hinshaw from Triple-A Tucson (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 San Diego Padres optioned CF Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Tucson (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 San Diego Padres placed P Micah Owings on the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-day disabled list).
5/8/12 Baltimore Orioles signed 2B Miguel Tejada.
5/8/12 New York Mets placed P Pedro Beato on the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-Day disabled list).
5/8/12 Washington Nationals signed P Michael Gonzalez.
5/8/12 Colorado Rockies called up P Alex White from Triple-A Colorado Springs (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 Colorado Rockies optioned P Edgmer Escalona to Triple-A Colorado Springs (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 Cleveland Indians optioned P Zach McAllister to Triple-A Columbus (International). Analysis
5/8/12 Washington Nationals placed RF Jayson Werth on the 15-day disabled list (Broken left wrist).
5/8/12 Washington Nationals activated LF Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day disabled list (Sore right shoulder; went on 4/28).
5/8/12 Kansas City Royals called up P Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Omaha (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 Kansas City Royals optioned P Tommy Hottovy to Triple-A Omaha (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 Houston Astros called up P Aneury Rodriguez from Triple-A Oklahoma (Pacific Coast).
5/8/12 Houston Astros signed P Erick Hurtado.

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