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Transactions for August 31, 2012

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8/31/12 Baltimore Orioles optioned P Zach Britton to Triple-A Norfolk (International).
8/31/12 Pittsburgh Pirates outrighted PH Jeff Clement from the 40-man roster. Analysis
8/31/12 Arizona Diamondbacks claimed 3B Cody Ransom off waivers from Milwaukee Brewers.
8/31/12 Atlanta Braves called up C J.C. Boscan from Triple-A Gwinnett (International).
8/31/12 Tampa Bay Rays called up 2B Sean Rodriguez from Triple-A Durham (International). Analysis
8/31/12 Tampa Bay Rays placed 2B Sean Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list (Right hand fracture). Analysis
8/31/12 Atlanta Braves traded OF Michael Jordan to Detroit Tigers.
8/31/12 Detroit Tigers traded PH Jeff Baker to Atlanta Braves.
8/31/12 Houston Astros traded DH Ben Francisco to Tampa Bay Rays. Analysis
8/31/12 Tampa Bay Rays traded OF Michael Jordan to Houston Astros.
8/31/12 Texas Rangers selected the contract of P Tyler Tufts from Double-A Frisco (Texas). Analysis
8/31/12 Cincinnati Reds called up 2B Kris Negron from Triple-A Louisville (International).
8/31/12 Cincinnati Reds placed 2B Kris Negron on the 15-day disabled list (Right knee injury).
8/31/12 Tampa Bay Rays designated P Albert Suarez for assignment. Analysis
8/31/12 Chicago Cubs outrighted P Alex Hinshaw from the 40-man roster.
8/31/12 Pittsburgh Pirates signed 1B Hector Luna.
8/31/12 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned 2B Chase d'Arnaud to Advanced-A Bradenton (Florida State).
8/31/12 Minnesota Twins called up RF Matt Carson from Triple-A Rochester (International).
8/31/12 Chicago Cubs called up P Jeff Beliveau from Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast).
8/31/12 Chicago Cubs optioned P Brooks Raley to Triple-A Iowa (Pacific Coast).
8/31/12 Miami Marlins optioned P Sandy Rosario to Double-A Jacksonville (Southern).
8/31/12 Detroit Tigers called up RF Avisail Garcia from Double-A Erie (Eastern).
8/31/12 Detroit Tigers designated PH Jeff Baker for assignment.
8/31/12 Chicago White Sox outrighted P Daniel Moskos from the 40-man roster.
8/31/12 Baltimore Orioles signed P Randy Wolf.
8/31/12 St. Louis Cardinals placed 2B Rafael Furcal on the 15-day disabled list (Right elbow strain).
8/31/12 St. Louis Cardinals called up SS Pete Kozma from Triple-A Memphis (Pacific Coast).
8/31/12 St. Louis Cardinals changed SS Pete Kozma's roster status.
8/31/12 Oakland Athletics called up P Pedro Figueroa from Triple-A Sacramento (Pacific Coast).
8/31/12 Oakland Athletics optioned P Jim Miller to Advanced-A Stockton (California).
8/31/12 Atlanta Braves released SS Jack Wilson.
8/31/12 Pittsburgh Pirates called up P Kyle McPherson from Triple-A Indianapolis (International). Analysis
8/31/12 Pittsburgh Pirates called up LF Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis (International). Analysis
8/31/12 Cleveland Indians outrighted DH Shelley Duncan from the 40-man roster.

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