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Transactions for August 19, 2012

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8/19/12 Chicago Cubs optioned P Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast).
8/19/12 Chicago Cubs claimed P Alex Hinshaw off waivers from San Diego Padres.
8/19/12 Chicago Cubs placed P Arodys Vizcaino on the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-day disabled list).
8/19/12 Los Angeles Angels activated P Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled list (Strained right bicep; went on 7/15).
8/19/12 Los Angeles Angels optioned P Hisanori Takahashi to Triple-A Salt Lake (Pacific Coast).
8/19/12 Pittsburgh Pirates placed LF Starling Marte on the 15-day disabled list (Strained right oblique).
8/19/12 Pittsburgh Pirates called up RF Jose Tabata from Triple-A Indianapolis (International).
8/19/12 Colorado Rockies called up LF Andrew Brown from Triple-A Colorado Springs (Pacific Coast).
8/19/12 Colorado Rockies placed RF Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list (Right oblique strain).
8/19/12 Cincinnati Reds optioned P Todd Redmond to Triple-A Louisville (International).
8/19/12 Los Angeles Dodgers activated P Scott Elbert from the 15-day disabled list (Left elbow inflammation; went on 7/27).
8/19/12 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RF Elian Herrera to Triple-A Albuquerque (Pacific Coast).
8/19/12 St. Louis Cardinals optioned P Trevor Rosenthal to Triple-A Memphis (Pacific Coast).
8/19/12 St. Louis Cardinals activated P Jaime Garcia from the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-Day disabled list; went on 7/16).
8/19/12 Miami Marlins designated 3B Gil Velazquez for assignment.
8/19/12 Miami Marlins optioned PH Scott Cousins to Triple-A New Orleans (Pacific Coast).
8/19/12 Miami Marlins activated 2B Donnie Murphy from the 15-day disabled list (Left hamsring strain; went on 8/7).
8/19/12 Miami Marlins activated CF Emilio Bonifacio from the 15-day disabled list (Left thumb sprain; went on 8/4).
8/19/12 Baltimore Orioles signed CF Yariel Vargas.

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