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Transactions for August 27, 2012

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8/27/12 Boston Red Sox activated P Daisuke Matsuzaka from the 15-day disabled list (Right upper trapezius strain; went on 7/3).
8/27/12 San Diego Padres selected the contract of P Casey Kelly from Double-A San Antonio (Texas).
8/27/12 San Diego Padres optioned P Brad Boxberger to Triple-A Tucson (Pacific Coast).
8/27/12 San Diego Padres optioned P Josh Spence to Triple-A Tucson (Pacific Coast).
8/27/12 San Diego Padres changed P Dale Thayer's roster status.
8/27/12 San Diego Padres placed C Nick Hundley on the 60-day disabled list (to the 60-day disabled list).
8/27/12 Texas Rangers changed 3B Michael Young's roster status.
8/27/12 Texas Rangers designated SS Luis Hernandez for assignment.
8/27/12 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned P Shawn Tolleson to Advanced-A Rancho Cucamonga (California).
8/27/12 Los Angeles Dodgers called up P Josh Wall from Triple-A Albuquerque (Pacific Coast).
8/27/12 Arizona Diamondbacks changed P Matt Lindstrom's roster status. Analysis
8/27/12 Texas Rangers signed P Michael Zouzalik.
8/27/12 Baltimore Orioles P J.C. Romero filed for free agency.
8/27/12 Chicago Cubs optioned C Anthony Recker to Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast). Analysis
8/27/12 Chicago Cubs designated P Scott Maine for assignment. Analysis
8/27/12 Boston Red Sox optioned P Pedro Beato to Triple-A Pawtucket (International).
8/27/12 Boston Red Sox called up LF Ryan Kalish from Triple-A Pawtucket (International).
8/27/12 Boston Red Sox placed DH David Ortiz on the 15-day disabled list (right Achilles tendon injury).
8/27/12 Kansas City Royals called up P Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Omaha (Pacific Coast).
8/27/12 Kansas City Royals optioned P Jeremy Jeffress to Double-A NW Arkansas (Texas).
8/27/12 Houston Astros called up 3B Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Oklahoma (Pacific Coast).
8/27/12 New York Yankees traded OF Michael Jordan to Houston Astros.
8/27/12 Houston Astros traded LF Steve Pearce to New York Yankees. Analysis
8/27/12 New York Yankees designated 1B Brandon Laird for assignment. Analysis
8/27/12 Seattle Mariners activated RF Franklin Gutierrez from the 15-day disabled list (; went on 7/13).
8/27/12 Seattle Mariners optioned LF Casper Wells to Triple-A Tacoma (Pacific Coast).
8/27/12 Oakland Athletics traded C Anthony Recker to Chicago Cubs. Analysis
8/27/12 Chicago Cubs traded PH Blake Lalli to Oakland Athletics. Analysis
8/27/12 Toronto Blue Jays signed SS Amadeo Zazueta.

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