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Transactions for August 14, 2012

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8/14/12 Detroit Tigers optioned P Duane Below to Triple-A Toledo (International).
8/14/12 Seattle Mariners called up 1B Justin Smoak from Triple-A Tacoma (Pacific Coast).
8/14/12 Seattle Mariners placed 1B Mike Carp on the 15-day disabled list (Strained left groin muscle).
8/14/12 Kansas City Royals released 1B Yuniesky Betancourt.
8/14/12 Baltimore Orioles outrighted RF Endy Chavez from the 40-man roster.
8/14/12 Baltimore Orioles designated P Miguel Socolovich for assignment.
8/14/12 Cleveland Indians placed P Josh Tomlin on the 15-day disabled list (Right elbow inflammation).
8/14/12 Cleveland Indians activated P Roberto Hernandez from the restricted list (went on 1/25). Analysis
8/14/12 St. Louis Cardinals signed PH Brock Peterson.
8/14/12 San Francisco Giants placed P Brad Penny on the 15-day disabled list (Right shoulder impingement).
8/14/12 San Francisco Giants called up P Dan Otero from Triple-A Fresno (Pacific Coast).
8/14/12 San Francisco Giants assigned P Guillermo Mota to Rookie AZL (Arizona).
8/14/12 Toronto Blue Jays signed C Yorvit Torrealba.
8/14/12 Pittsburgh Pirates signed 1B Dallas McPherson.
8/14/12 Milwaukee Brewers optioned SS Jeff Bianchi to Triple-A Nashville (Pacific Coast).
8/14/12 Atlanta Braves signed P Daniel Rodriguez.
8/14/12 Seattle Mariners signed P Luiz Gohara.
8/14/12 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of P J.C. Romero from Triple-A Norfolk (International).
8/14/12 San Diego Padres designated P Alex Hinshaw for assignment.
8/14/12 Detroit Tigers called up P Luke Putkonen from Triple-A Toledo (International).
8/14/12 Arizona Diamondbacks signed 3B Matt Mangini.
8/14/12 Boston Red Sox traded C Kelly Shoppach to New York Mets. Analysis
8/14/12 New York Mets traded OF Michael Jordan to Boston Red Sox.
8/14/12 Oakland Athletics placed PH Brandon Inge on the 15-day disabled list (Sprained right shoulder). Analysis
8/14/12 Oakland Athletics called up 3B Josh Donaldson from Triple-A Sacramento (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/14/12 St. Louis Cardinals placed P Brian Fuentes on the restricted list
8/14/12 St. Louis Cardinals called up P Trevor Rosenthal from Triple-A Memphis (Pacific Coast).
8/14/12 New York Mets outrighted P Garrett Olson from the 40-man roster.
8/14/12 Arizona Diamondbacks placed P Takashi Saito on the 15-day disabled list (Strained left hamstring).
8/14/12 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of P Mike Zagurski from Triple-A Reno (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/14/12 Baltimore Orioles placed P Troy Patton on the 15-day disabled list (Sprained right ankle).
8/14/12 Baltimore Orioles called up P Steve Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk (International).
8/14/12 Boston Red Sox activated P Andrew Bailey from the 60-day disabled list (Recovering from April 2012 right thumb surgery; went on 4/4).
8/14/12 San Diego Padres selected the contract of P Tom Layne from Double-A San Antonio (Texas).
8/14/12 New York Yankees signed OF Daniel Aldrich.

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