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December 2008

12/30/2008 Boston Signed Josh Bard
12/23/2008 NY Yankees Signed Kevin Cash to a minor league deal
Pittsburgh Signed Lincoln Holdzkom to a minor league deal
Seattle Signed Eric Hull to a minor league deal
Toronto Signed Jason Lane to a minor league deal
12/22/2008 Milwaukee Signed Chris Smith to a minor league deal
12/16/2008 Boston Released Terumasa Matsuo
St. Louis Signed Joe Thurston to a minor league deal
12/12/2008 Boston Non-tendered Kevin Cash; signed Enrique Gonzalez to a minor league deal; released Miguel Meregildo and Edwin Lopez
12/11/2008 Boston Selected Miguel Gonzalez in the Rule 5 Draft; selected Jason Rice and Miguel Marquez in the AAA portion of the Rule 5 Draft; sent Beau Vaughan to Texas as a PTBNL in an earlier deal for Wes Littleton
12/7/2008 Boston Jason Varitek and Paul Byrd declined salary arbitration
12/5/2008 Atlanta Signed David Ross
Arizona Signed Josh Wilson to a minor league deal
12/4/2008 Boston Signed international free agent Junichi Tazawa
12/3/2008 Boston Signed Dustin Pedroia to a six year deal
12/1/2008 Boston Offered salary arbitration to Jason Varitek and Paul Byrd.  Declined to offer salary arbitration to Alex Cora, David Ross, Curt Schilling, Sean Casey, Bartolo Colon, Mike Timlin, and Mark Kotsay.

 

November 2008

11/28/2008 Boston Acquired Wes Littleton from Texas for two PTBNL or cash considerations; signed Jarod Plummer to a minor league deal; re-signed Sandy Madera
Pittsburgh Signed Daniel Haigwood
11/21/2008 Boston Released Felipe Garcia, Joe Guerra, Manuel Jimenez, Jorge Rodriguez, Ricardo Burgos, and Chih-Hsiang Huang
11/20/2008 Boston Purchased the contracts of Hunter Jones, Mark Wagner, and Felix Doubront; signed Billy Traber; re-signed Gil Velazquez and Marcus McBeth
11/19/2008 Boston Acquired Ramon Ramirez from Kansas City in exchange for Coco Crisp; signed Paul McAnulty to a minor league deal
11/6/2008 Boston Manny Arambarris, Miguel Asencio, Dave Gassner, Keith Ginter, Tony Granadillo, Lee Gronkiewicz, Craig Molldrem, Zach Penprase, Miguel Tejera, Eric Hull, Edgar Martinez, Marcus McBeth, Daniel Haigwood, Jon Switzer, Sandy Madera, and Jason Lane declared minor league free agents. Jesus Rojas released.
11/4/2008 Boston Mike Timlin filed for free agency; Zach Borowiak reinstated from inactive list
11/2/2008 Boston Paul Byrd filed for free agency
11/1/2008 Boston Mark Kotsay filed for free agency

 

October 2008

10/31/2008 Boston Picked up the 2009 option for Tim Wakefield; Curt Schilling, Sean Casey, and Bartolo Colon filed for free agency
10/31/2008 Boston Jason Varitek, Alex Cora, and David Ross filed for free agency
10/28/2008 Boston Claimed Virgil Vasquez off waivers from Detroit
10/23/2008 Boston Designated Gil Velazquez for assignment and granted him free agency
10/19/2008 Boston Season ended (final roster)
10/17/2008 Boston Claimed Dewon Day off waivers from Chicago (AL); designated Chris Smith for assignment and granted him free agency
10/15/2008 Boston Granted Josh Wilson free agency
10/9/2008 Boston Set ALCS roster - removed Gil Velazquez from the active roster and added Mike Timlin; granted Lincoln Holdzkom free agency
10/6/2008 Boston Replaced Mike Lowell on the ALDS roster with Gil Velazquez; re-signed Jose Vaquedano and granted Kyle Snyder and Joe Thurston free agency
10/1/2008 Boston Set ALDS roster - removed Mike Timlin, David Pauley, Chris Smith, Devern Hansack, David Aardsma, George Kottaras, Jeff Bailey, Chris Carter, Jon Van Every, and Gil Velazquez from the active roster

 

September 2008

9/25/2008 Boston Placed Bartolo Colon on the restricted list and purchased the contract of Gil Velazquez from Pawtucket
9/18/2008 Boston Placed Bartolo Colon on the suspended list; signed a two-year player development contract with the Salem Red Sox of the Carolina League
9/17/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Robert Coello from Edmonton of the GBL and signed him to a minor league deal
9/13/2008 Boston 2009 option vested for Hideki Okajima
9/12/2008 Boston Recalled Jon Van Every from Pawtucket
9/11/2008 Lancaster Added Terumasa Matsuo from Greenville; placed Chris Jones on the DL
9/10/2008 Boston Activated David Aardsma
Lowell Season ended (final roster)
9/9/2008 Boston Recalled Bartolo Colon from Pawtucket; placed David Aardsma in Lowell on rehab assignment
9/8/2008 Boston Recalled George Kottaras and Chris Carter from Pawtucket; activated JD Drew; outrighted Marcus McBeth to Pawtucket
Lancaster Placed Jason Place on the DL; Jered Stanley assigned to Lancaster
Lowell Released Robert Romero and activated Stolmy Pimentel
9/7/2008 Boston Bartolo Colon activated from the 60-day DL and optioned to Pawtucket; Eric Hull outrighted to Pawtucket; Devern Hansack recalled to Boston; Marcus McBeth designated for assignment
Pawtucket Season ended (final roster)
Lancaster Activated Matt Sheely
9/5/2008 Boston Activated Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell, and Sean Casey
Portland Season ended (final roster)
9/4/2008 Lowell Received Lance McClain from Greenville; activated Alex Hale; placed Jorge Rodriguez on the DL; placed Stolmy Pimentel on the TIA
9/3/2008 Boston Optioned Jon Van Every to Pawtucket
Pawtucket Transferred Lincoln Holdzkom to Greenville; activated Sandy Madera; rehab assignment of Bartolo Colon ended
Portland Received Bryce Cox from Lancaster; assigned Jered Stanley to Greenville (paper move)
Lowell Received Wang-Yi Lin from the GCL and placed Seth Garrison on the DL
9/2/2008 Boston Recalled Chris Smith from Greenville
Pawtucket Received Adam Mills from Portland and sent Miguel Asencio to Portland
Greenville Kyle Foster returned to Greenville
9/1/2008 Pawtucket Chris Smith transferred to Greenville (paper move)
Portland Activated Juan Apodaca and placed John Otness on the DL
Greenville Received Jeremy Kehrt from the GCL; placed Felix Ventura on the DL; season ended (final roster); transferred Kyle Foster to the GCL (paper move)
Lowell Placed Wilfred Pichardo on the DL and received Kade Keowen from Lancaster

 

August 2008

8/31/2008 Boston Optioned Michael Bowden to Pawtucket and recalled Jon Van Every
Pawtucket Added Miguel Asencio from Portland
Portland Activated Ryan Khoury; received Dave Gassner from Greenville (paper move); transferred Daniel Bard to Greenville (paper move)
Lancaster Activated Reid Engel and placed Matt Sheely on the DL
8/30/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Michael Bowden from Pawtucket; Eric Hull designated for assignment
Pawtucket Joe Thurston outrighted to Pawtucket
Lancaster Activated Daniel Nava
8/29/2008 Boston Placed Josh Beckett and Sean Casey on the DL; transferred Julio Lugo to the 60-day DL; purchased the contract of David Ross from Pawtucket
Pawtucket Activated Devern Hansack
8/28/2008 Pawtucket Sandy Madera assigned back to Pawtucket (paper move) and placed on the DL
Lowell Pete Hissey and Wilfred Pichardo promoted to Lowell; rehab assignment of Scott Lonergan transferred to Lowell
8/27/2008 Boston Acquired Mark Kotsay from Atlanta in exchange for Luis Sumoza; designated Joe Thurston for assignment
Portland Jered Stanley promoted from Greenville; Dave Gassner sent to Greenville (paper move)
GCL Red Sox Season ended (final roster)
8/26/2008 Boston Activated Tim Wakefield; purchased the contract of Joe Thurston from Pawtucket; optioned Chris Smith to Pawtucket; placed JD Drew on the DL; transferred Bartolo Colon to the 60-day DL
Pawtucket Activated Chris Carter
Portland Released Carlos Vasquez
Lowell Casey Kelly promoted from the GCL; Drake Britton and Mike Lee placed on the DL
8/25/2008 Portland Activated John Otness and placed Juan Apodaca on the DL
8/24/2008 GCL Red Sox Scott Lonergan placed in the GCL on rehab assignment
DSL Red Sox Season ended (final roster)
8/23/2008 Boston Recalled David Pauley from Pawtucket and placed David Aardsma on the DL
Portland Placed Bryan Pritz on the DL
8/22/2008 Boston Recalled Chris Smith from Pawtucket; outrighted Lincoln Holdzkom to Pawtucket
Lowell Sandy Madera transferred to Lowell (paper move)
8/21/2008 Boston Optioned Clay Buchholz to Portland
Lowell Derrik Gibson promoted from the GCL
8/20/2008 Boston Signed David Ross to a minor league deal and assigned him to Pawtucket; signed international free agent Yunior Ortega
8/19/2008 Pawtucket Signed Jason Lane, activated Marcus McBeth, and placed Devern Hansack on the DL
8/18/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Robert Romero from San Angelo of the United League, signed him to a minor league deal, and assigned him to Lowell
Portland Received Tony Granadillo from Pawtucket
Lancaster Felix Doubront promoted from Greenville; Reid Engel placed on the DL
Greenville Activated Eammon Portice and Will Vazquez
8/17/2008 Lancaster Kade Keowen received from Lowell
8/16/2008 Pawtucket Tony Granadillo received from Portland
Portland Activated Chad Rhoades and placed Carlos Vasquez on the DL
8/15/2008 Boston Signed 2008 draft picks Pete Hissey, Ryan Westmoreland, Hunter Cervenka, Carson Blair, and Kyle Stroup
Greenville Placed Will Vazquez on the TIA
8/14/2008 Boston Optioned David Pauley to Pawtucket and recalled Jeff Bailey from Pawtucket
Lancaster Ryan Kalish promoted from Greenville; placed Daniel Nava on the DL
DSL Red Sox Activated Randy Consuegra
8/13/2008 Boston Optioned Charlie Zink to Pawtucket; placed Mike Lowell on the DL; recalled David Pauley from Pawtucket; designated Lincoln Holdzkom for assignment; claimed Marcus McBeth off waivers from Cincinnati and optioned him to Pawtucket
Pawtucket Activated Kyle Snyder
Greenville Rafael Cabreja and Matt Cooney promoted to Greenville
Lowell Received Yeiper Castillo from Greenville (paper move); Armando Zerpa promoted from the GCL; Mike Tomoleoni sent to the GCL
8/12/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Charlie Zink from Pawtucket; acquired Paul Byrd from Cleveland for a PTBNL or cash
Portland Released Kyle Jackson
Lancaster Released Kevin Guyette and James Russ
8/11/2008 Boston Placed Tim Wakefield on the DL; signed 2008 draft pick Tyler Wilson
GCL Red Sox Eammon Portice placed in the GCL on rehab assignment
8/10/2008 Portland Received Ryne Lawson from Lancaster (paper move) and sent Kyle Jackson to Lancaster (paper move)
GCL Red Sox Activated Caleb Clay
8/9/2008 Pawtucket Placed Chris Carter on the DL and activated Sandy Madera
Greenville Placed John Otness on the DL and received Juan Apodaca sent to Portland
Lowell Dennis Neuman promoted from the GCL; assigned Yeiper Castillo to Greenville (paper move)
8/8/2008 Pawtucket Beau Vaughan promoted from Portland; placed Michael Tejera on the DL
Portland Activated Dave Gassner
8/7/2008 Boston Activated David Aardsma and optioned Chris Smith to Pawtucket
8/6/2008 Portland Received Adam Mills from paper move to Lowell and sent Ryne Lawson to Lancaster (paper move)
Lowell Activated Ryan Lavarnway and Mike Lee
8/5/2008 Pawtucket Received Bartolo Colon from Boston on rehab assignment
8/4/2008 Greenville Activated Juan Apodaca and returned Maykol Sanchez to the GCL
8/3/2008 Pawtucket Received David Aardsma from Boston on rehab assignment
Greenville Received Maykol Sanchez from the GCL
Lowell Received Chad Rhoades from Portland on rehab assignment; rehab assignment of Matt Godson ended
8/2/2008 Boston Acquired Josh Wilson from Pittsburgh for a PTBNL and assigned him to Pawtucket
GCL Red Sox Rehab assignment of Kyle Snyder transferred to the GCL; rehab assignment of Ryan Colvin ended
8/1/2008 Boston Recalled Chris Smith from Pawtucket
Portland Placed Dave Gassner and Tony Granadillo on the DL; activated Ryan Khoury; received Ryne Lawson from Greenville
GCL Red Sox Activated Richie Wasielewski

 

July 2008

7/31/2008 Boston Obtained Jason Bay from Pittsburgh in a three way deal that sent Manny Ramirez and cash considerations to Los Angeles and Brandon Moss and Craig Hansen to Pittsburgh, with Los Angeles (NL) sending Andy LaRoche and Bryan Morris to Pittsburgh
Portland Activated Carlos Vasquez and assigned Adam Mills to Lowell (paper move)
7/30/2008 Lowell Brock Huntzinger promoted to Greenville
GCL Red Sox Ryan Colvin placed in the GCL on rehab assignment
7/29/2008 Pawtucket Activated Jeff Natale and released Chad Spann; Sandy Madera received back from Lowell (paper move) and placed on the DL
Lancaster Kris Negron and Kyle Fernandes promoted from Greenville; Chih-Hsien Chiang placed on the TIA (Olympics)
Greenville Che-Hsuan Lin placed on the TIA (Olympics); Boston purchased the contract of Zach Penprase from Fargo of the Northern League, signed him to a minor league deal, and assigned him to Greenville; activated Jose Alvarez from the DL
Lowell Matt Goodson placed in Lowell on rehab assignment
7/27/2008 Boston Signed 2008 draft pick Ryan Lavarnway
Lancaster Tony Bajoczky retired
Greenville Placed Juan Apodaca on the DL and added Will Vazquez from Lowell
Lowell Ryan Khoury placed in Lowell on rehab assignment
7/25/2008 Boston Activated David Ortiz from the DL
7/24/2008 Boston Optioned Brandon Moss to Pawtucket; Sandy Madera transferred to Lowell (paper move)
7/22/2008 Lowell Jorge Rodriguez activated and assigned to Lowell; Dennis Neuman returned to the GCL; rehab assignment of Kyle Snyder completed; Will Vazquez added from Greenville (paper move)
7/21/2008 Pawtucket Activated Michael Bowden
Portland Rehab assignment of David Ortiz transferred to Portland
Greenville Pete Gilardo promoted from the GCL
7/20/2008 Boston Recalled Justin Masterson from Pawtucket and placed David Aardsma on the DL
Portland Josh Reddick promoted from Lancaster; placed Bubba Bell on the DL
Greenville Lance McClain promoted from Lowell; placed Jordan Craft on the DL
7/19/2008 Greenville Michael Almanzar promoted from the GCL; placed Ty Weeden on the DL
DSL Red Sox Received Eddie Lora from the GCL
7/18/2008 Portland Activated Daniel Haigwood and placed Chad Rhoades on the DL
7/17/2008 Boston Signed 2008 draft pick Casey Kelly and assigned him to the GCL
Pawtucket David Ortiz placed in Pawtucket on rehab assignment
Lowell Rehab assignment of Kyle Snyder transferred to Lowell
7/16/2008 Pawtucket Sandy Madera promoted from Portland to Pawtucket
7/15/2008 Boston Signed 2008 draft pick Derrik Gibson and assigned him to the GCL; voided the contract of Hansel Suero
Pawtucket Michael Bowden and Jeff Corsaletti promoted from Portland
Portland Lars Anderson and Argenis Diaz promoted from Lancaster; received Bryan Pritz from Pawtucket
Lancaster Mike Jones and Yamaico Navarro promoted from Greenville
Greenville Carlos Fernandez promoted from Lowell; received Kris Negron from Portland
Lowell Dennis Neuman promoted from the GCL
7/14/2008 Lowell Received Jeff Natale from GCL (rehab assignment)
7/12/2008 Boston Placed Julio Lugo on the DL and recalled Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket; signed 2008 draft pick Richie Wasielewski and assigned him to the GCL
Pawtucket Activated Bryan Pritz and granted Bobby Kielty his release
Portland Placed Michael Bowden on the DL and activated Dustin Richardson
7/11/2008 Boston Recalled Clay Buchholz from Pawtucket
Portland Added Kris Negron from Greenville; placed Ryan Khoury on the DL
Greenville Added Thomas Di Benedetto from the GCL
7/10/2008 Boston Optioned Jeff Bailey to Pawtucket
Portland Received Miguel Asencio from Pawtucket and activated him from the DL; placed Daniel Haigwood on the DL
Lancaster Signed Craig Molldrem
Greenville Added Mike Rozier and placed Jose Alvarez on the DL
GCL Red Sox Added Jeff Natale on rehab assignment
7/9/2008 Portland Richie Lentz promoted to Portland from Lancaster; Carlos Vasquez placed on the DL
Lowell Activated Tim Federowicz and placed Mike Lee on the DL
7/8/2008 GCL Red Sox Added Moko Moanaroa to the active roster
7/7/2008 Boston Recalled Jeff Bailey and optioned Justin Masterson to Pawtucket
Lowell Activated Mitch Herold and placed Alex Hale on the DL
7/6/2008 Lowell Activated Bryan Price and returned Jeremy Kehrt to the GCL
7/3/2008 Boston Activated Mike Timlin and optioned Chris Smith to Pawtucket; agreed to terms on a contract with 2008 draft pick Tim Federowicz and assigned him to Lowell
Pawtucket Placed Miguel Asencio on the DL
Lancaster Placed Brian Steinocher on the DL; released Dennis Blackmon
7/2/2008 Boston Signed international free agents Oscar Perez, Juan Ugas, Hansel Suero, William Enrique Cuevas, and Aly Gonzalez
Pawtucket Activated Bobby Kielty and placed Bryan Pritz on the DL
7/1/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Felipe Garcia from Alexandria of the ULB, signed him to a minor league deal, and assigned him to Lancaster
Lowell Added Jeremy Kehrt from the GCL

 

June 2008

6/30/2008 Boston Placed Kyle Snyder in the GCL on rehab assignment
Portland Adam Mills promoted from Lancaster; Matt Goodson placed on the DL
Lancaster Activated Derrick Loop
Lowell Rafael Cabreja assigned to Lowell after GCL rehab assignment ended; placed Mitch Herold and Will Latimer on the DL
6/29/2008 Lowell Received Dustin Richardson from Portland and Bobby Kielty from Pawtucket, both on rehab assignment
6/28/2008 Boston Signed 2008 draft pick Bryan Price and assigned him to Lowell; signed undrafted free agent Roberto Ramos and assigned him to the GCL
6/27/2008 Portland Received Jorge Jimenez from Lancaster (through Pawtucket) and released Andrew Pinckney
6/26/2008 Boston Placed Mike Timlin in Pawtucket on rehab assignment
Lancaster Activated Reid Engel and placed Dennis Blackmon on the DL
Greenville Received Will Latimer from Greenville and activated him from the DL; placed Joe Guerra on the DL
6/25/2008 Pawtucket Jorge Jimenez added from Lancaster (inactive until reporting)
Lancaster Luis Exposito promoted from Greenville
Greenville Juan Apodaca promoted from the GCL
GCL Red Sox Added Rafael Cabreja and Christian Vazquez
6/21/2008 Boston Placed Mike Timlin on the DL and activated Daisuke Matsuzaka
Greenville Activated Jordan Craft
6/20/2008 GCL Red Sox Set 2008 Opening Day Roster
6/19/2008 Lowell Added Charle Rosario from XST and Dan Buller from Greenville
DSL Red Sox Activated Roman Mendez
6/18/2008 Boston Purchased the contract rights of Derrick Loop from Chico of the Golden Baseball League, and signed him to a minor league deal
Portland Promoted Miguel Asencio to Pawtucket, received TJ Large from Lancaster, and placed Dustin Richardson on the DL
Lancaster Activated Brian Steinocher
6/17/2008 Boston Placed Bartolo Colon on the DL and recalled Chris Smith from Pawtucket
Lowell Set 2008 Opening Day Roster
6/16/2008 Boston Placed Daisuke Matsuzaka in Pawtucket on rehab assignment
6/14/2008 Boston Signed undrafted free agent Mike Tomoleoni; purchased the contract of Kyle Foster from St. Paul of the American Association, signed him to a minor league deal, and assigned him to Greenville; agreed to terms with 2008 draft picks Pete Ruiz and Dustin Mercadante
Greenville Placed Will Latimer on the DL
6/12/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with 2008 draft picks Kyle Weiland, Christian Vazquez, Lance McClain, Mitch Herold, Seth Garrison, and Zach Gentile
GCL Red Sox Eddie Lora promoted from the DSL Red Sox
6/11/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with 2008 draft picks Stephen Fife and Jeremy Kehrt; released Jackvid Avila, Nelson Bonilla, Marcial De La Nieve, Luis Diaz, and German Reyes
Greenville Added Dan Buller from XST, and placed  Jordan Craft on the DL
6/10/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with 2008 draft picks Mike Lee, Andrew Frezza, and Thomas Di Benedetto
Greenville Placed Eammon Portice on the DL and added Will Latimer from XST
6/8/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with 2008 draft picks Bryan Peterson, Tyler Yockey, Jon Hee, and Alex Hale; signed international free agent Moko Moanaroa
Pawtucket Placed Bobby Kielty on the DL and activated Bryan Pritz
Lancaster Placed Reid Engel on the DL
6/7/2008 Portland Recalled Dave Gassner from XST
6/6/2008 Boston Recalled Brandon Moss from Pawtucket and optioned Chris Carter to Pawtucket
Lancaster Placed Brian Steinocher on the DL
6/5/2008 Lancaster Bryce Cox promoted from Greenville
Greenville Javier Garcia added from XST
6/4/2008 Boston Purchased the rights to Dave Gassner from York of the Atlantic League and signed him to a minor league contract
Pawtucket Placed Kyle Snyder on the DL and activated Lincoln Holdzkom
6/3/2008 Boston Recalled Justin Masterson and Chris Carter from Pawtucket; optioned Jeff Bailey to Pawtucket
6/2/2008 Boston Placed David Ortiz on the DL
Lancaster Activated Lars Anderson and Matt Sheely from the DL
6/1/2008 Lancaster Chris Province promoted from Greenville; sent Scott Lonergan, Jimmy James, and James Russ to XST
Greenville Received Jose Capellan from XST, activated Ty Weeden, sent Matt Cooney to XST

 

May 2008

5/31/2008 Boston Activated Clay Buchholz and optioned him to Pawtucket
5/30/2008 Boston Placed Daisuke Matsuzaka on the DL and purchased the contract of Jeff Bailey from Pawtucket
Pawtucket Added Bobby Kielty from Lancaster
DSL Red Sox Set 2008 Opening Day Roster
5/28/2008 Portland Placed Tommy Hottovy on the DL and received Miguel Asencio from Pawtucket
5/27/2008 Pawtucket Activated Kyle Snyder and Bobby Kielty
Lancaster Received Bobby Kielty from Pawtucket and placed Lars Anderson on the DL
5/25/2008 Boston Assigned Clay Buchholz to Pawtucket on rehab assignment
5/24/2008 Boston Optioned Brandon Moss to Pawtucket after rehab assignment ended
Portland Received Sandy Madera from Pawtucket and assigned Jered Stanley to Greenville
Greenville Placed Ty Weeden on the DL
5/23/2008 Boston Julian Tavarez opted for free agency
5/22/2008 Boston Assigned Brandon Moss to Pawtucket on rehab assignment; signed international free agents Darlin Machiz, Juan Rodriguez, Raynel Velette, and Jose Garcia; released Manny Solano
5/21/2008 Boston Optioned Justin Masterson to Pawtucket and purchased the contract of Bartolo Colon from Pawtucket; signed international free agent Boss Moanaroa
Portland Activated Matt Goodson from the DL
5/20/2008 Boston Recalled Justin Masterson from Portland and optioned Chris Smith to Pawtucket
Pawtucket Julian Tavarez accepted outright assignment to Pawtucket
5/19/2008 Boston Purchased the contract rights of Javier Garcia from Sioux Falls and assigned him to XST
Pawtucket Placed Lincoln Holdzkom on the DL
5/17/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Chris Smith from Pawtucket and optioned Jon Van Every to Pawtucket
5/16/2008 Pawtucket Placed Kyle Snyder on the DL; received Miguel Asencio from Portland
Portland Placed Matt Goodson on the DL; received Daniel Bard from Greenville; activated Tommy Hottovy from the DL
Lancaster Placed Matt Sheely on the DL and activated Scott Lonergan
Greenville Received Ryne Miller from XST
5/15/2008 Pawtucket Received Hunter Jones from Portland
Portland Received Carlos Vasquez from Lancaster
5/14/2008 Boston Placed Clay Buchholz on the DL and recalled Jon Van Every from Pawtucket
5/12/2008 Boston Activated Sean Casey and designated Julian Tavarez for assignment
Lancaster Activated Cody McAllister; placed James Russ on the DL
5/11/2008 Boston Activated Alex Cora and optioned Jed Lowrie to Pawtucket
Pawtucket Received Jose Vaquedano from Portland; traded Bryan Corey to San Diego for a PTBNL or cash; released Abe Alvarez
Portland Received Jered Stanley from XST
5/10/2008 Pawtucket Activated Bartolo Colon
5/9/2008 Lancaster Activated Luis Segovia
5/8/2008 Boston Sean Casey assigned to Pawtucket on rehab assignment
Lancaster Placed Scott Lonergan on the DL and activated Jason Blackey
5/7/2008 Boston Alex Cora assigned to Pawtucket on rehab assignment
Greenville Received Luis Exposito from Lowell and placed Ryan Colvin on the DL
5/5/2008 Boston Traded Matt Miller to Pittsburgh for a PTBNL
5/4/2008 Boston Placed Brandon Moss on the DL and recalled Craig Hansen
5/3/2008 Pawtucket Received Sean Danielson from Portland; placed Bryan Pritz on the DL
Portland Activated Zach Daeges from the DL
Greenville Transferred Anthony Rizzo from the TIA List to the DL; transferred Luis Exposito to Lowell and recalled Matt Cooney from XST
5/1/2008 Pawtucket Bryan Corey accepted outright assignment; placed Lee Gronkiewicz on the DL

 

April 2008

4/30/2008 Lancaster Placed Jimmy James on the DL
4/29/2008 Boston Activated Mike Lowell from the DL and designated Bryan Corey for assignment.  Released Alberto Gil and Arbert Jimenez
4/26/2008 Boston Placed Sean Casey on the DL and recalled Brandon Moss from Pawtucket
Pawtucket Activated Devern Hansack from the DL and released Dan Kolb; received Sandy Madera from Portland
Greenville Activated Jordan Craft; placed Anthony Rizzo on the TIA; received Kyle Fernandes from XST; returned Joseph Guerra to XST
4/25/2008 Boston Optioned Justin Masterson to Portland and purchased the contract of Bryan Corey from Pawtucket
Pawtucket Joe Thurston accepted outright assignment to Pawtucket; Mike Lowell assigned to Pawtucket on rehab assignment; transferred Aaron Reza to Lancaster;
Lancaster Placed Luis Segovia on the DL
4/24/2008 Boston Optioned Craig Hansen to Pawtucket and purchased the contract of Justin Masterson from Portland
Greenville Received Ryan Kalish from XST
4/23/2008 Boston Optioned David Pauley to Pawtucket and recalled Craig Hansen
Pawtucket Signed Bryan Corey
Portland Received Mickey Hall from Lancaster
Lancaster Josh Reddick promoted from Greenville
4/22/2008 Boston Recalled David Pauley from Pawtucket and designated Joe Thurston for assignment
Pawtucket Received Aaron Reza from Greenville; placed Jeff Natale on the DL
Portland Activated Aaron Bates and placed Jay Johnson on the DL
Greenville Received Oscar Tejeda from XST
4/21/2008 Portland Returned Kyle Fernandes to XST
4/20/2008 Pawtucket Placed Bobby Kielty on the DL and activated Bryan Pritz
Greenville Placed Nick Hagadone on the DL and activated Bryce Cox
4/18/2008 Lancaster Received Carlos Vasquez from XST
4/17/2008 Boston Bryan Corey refused assignment to Pawtucket and elected for free agency
Portland Placed Aaron Bates on the Temporary Inactive List; transferred Daniel Haigwood to Lowell; received Kyle Fernandes and Sandy Madera from XST
4/16/2008 Boston Placed Alex Cora on the DL and purchased the contract of Joe Thurston from Pawtucket
Pawtucket Received Jeff Natale from Portland
Portland Activated Jeff Corsaletti
4/15/2008 Pawtucket Activated Kyle Snyder from the DL and placed Devern Hansack on the DL
Portland Activated Matt Goodson from the DL and placed Zach Daeges on the DL
4/14/2008 Pawtucket Kyle Snyder cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Pawtucket
Lancaster Activated Scott Lonergan from the DL and placed Jason Blackey on the DL
4/13/2008 Greenville Received Terumasa Matsuo from XST and placed Jordan Craft on the DL
4/12/2008 Pawtucket Activated Eric Hull
4/11/2008 Boston Activated Mike Timlin from the DL and designated Bryan Corey for assignment
4/10/2008 Boston Placed Mike Lowell on the DL and purchased the contract of Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket
4/9/2008 Boston Purchased the contract of Sandy Madera from New Jersey (Can Am) and placed Hayato Doue on the restricted list
Portland Received Miguel Asencio from XST
4/8/2008 Boston Signed international free agent Swen Huijer
Lancaster Received Luis Segovia from XST
Greenville Placed Austin Bailey on the DL and received Joe Guerra from XST
4/7/2008 Boston Acquired Eric Hull from Los Angeles (NL) for Christian Lara and cash considerations; optioned Hull to Pawtucket
Pawtucket Placed Bartolo Colon on the DL and received Chris Smith from Portland; received Mike Timlin on rehab assignment from Boston.
4/5/2008 Boston Activated Josh Beckett from the DL and designated Kyle Snyder for assignment
4/3/2008 Boston Organization set 2008 initial rosters; transferred the option of Argenis Diaz from Portland to Lancaster; released David Thorne.
4/1/2008 Boston Released Rich Thompson

 

March 2008

3/29/2008 Boston Placed Mike Timlin on the 15-day DL; signed international free agent Terumasa Matsuo; signed Carlos Vasquez to a minor league deal.
3/28/2008 Boston Received Jose Capellan from Cincinnati per Rule 5; released Scott White, Adam Blackley, and Steve Torrealba; outrighted Kyle Jackson to Portland and Edgar Martinez to Pawtucket.
3/26/2008 Boston Following 3/26 game, optioned Brandon Moss to Pawtucket; Signed James Russ to a minor league deal
3/25/2008 Boston Placed Josh Beckett on 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 19; purchased contract of Kevin Cash from Pawtucket; optioned Dusty Brown to Pawtucket; placed Mike Timlin and Tim Wakefield on the "inactive" list pursuant to special roster rules for Japan trip.  Released Dan Milano, Ben Howard, and Pedro Vasquez.
3/23/2008 Cleveland Claimed Craig Breslow off waivers from Boston
3/21/2008 Boston Released Barry Hertzler, Ismael Casillas, Mike Chambers, Victor Serrano, Junior Spivey, Luis Soto, and Paul Smyth. Brett Lewis retired. 
3/19/2008 Boston Assigned Bartolo Colon, Keith Ginter, and Joe Thurston to minor league camp.  Invited Carlos Vasquez to minor league spring training. 
3/18/2008 Boston Set 30-man roster for Japan trip
3/17/2008 Boston Optioned Craig Hansen, Lincoln Holdzkom, George Kottaras, and Chris Carter to Pawtucket
3/13/2008 Boston Placed Curt Schilling on the 60-day DL.  Received Lincoln Holdzkom from Philadelphia per Rule 5.  Optioned Devern Hansack and Jonathan Van Every to Pawtucket.   Reassigned Michael Tejera, Jon Switzer, and Lee Gronkiewicz to minor league camp.  Released Doug Mirabelli.
3/12/2008 Boston Reassigned Dan Kolb to minor league camp.
3/11/2008 Boston Jonathan Egan retired
3/8/2008 Boston Optioned Edgar Martinez and David Pauley to Pawtucket.  Optioned Kyle Jackson and Argenis Diaz to Portland.  Reassigned Michael Bowden, Hunter Jones, Justin Masterson, Jeff Bailey, Tony Granadillo, and Gil Velazquez  to minor league camp.
3/6/2008 Boston Signed David Aardsma, Clay Buchholz, Bryan Corey, Manny Delcarmen, Devern Hansack, Kyle Jackson, Edgar Martinez, Jonathan Papelbon, David Pauley, Craig Breslow, Jon Lester, Dusty Brown, George Kottaras, Chris Carter, Argenis Diaz, Dustin Pedroia, Jacoby Ellsbury and Brandon Moss to one-year contracts.
3/5/2008 Kansas City (Northern) Signed Brad Correll
3/1/2008 Boston Ryan Phillips, Zach Borowiak, and Dan Miceli retired.  Invited Hayato Doue, Sandy Madera, Mike Conroy, and Melvin Mancebo to minor league spring training.

 

February 2008

2/25/2008 Boston Signed Bartolo Colon to a minor league deal
2/18/2008 Boston Released Victor Galue
2/11/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with Kevin Youkilis on a 2008 contract.  Brantley New retired.
2/6/2008 Tampa Bay Signed Eric Hinske to a minor league deal
Cleveland Signed Brendan Donnelly to a minor league deal
2/5/2008 Boston Re-signed Bobby Kielty to a minor league deal
2/1/2008 Boston Signed Sean Casey.  Signed international free agents Heiker Meneses, Luis Bastardo, and Felix Sanchez.

 

January 2008

1/28/2008 Boston Acquired David Aardsma from Chicago (AL) for Willy Mota and Miguel Socolovich
1/26/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with Kyle Snyder on a one-year deal.  Signed Matt Miller to a minor league deal.
1/22/2008 Boston Signed Dan Kolb, Dan Miceli, Miguel Asencio, David Thorne, Steve Torrealba, and Rich Thompson to minor league deals.  Re-signed Junior Spivey to a minor league deal.
1/11/2008 Boston Agreed to terms with Javier Lopez on a one-year deal
1/12/2008 Boston Released Emilis Guerrero and Argenis Paulino
Pittsburgh Signed Mike Burns
1/11/2008 Boston Re-signed Doug Mirabelli and signed Ben Howard to a minor league deal.
1/4/2008 Boston Signed Jon Switzer and Michael Tejera to minor league deals. Released Carlos Gonzalez. Joe McEwing retired. 
1/3/2008 St. Louis Signed Matt Clement

 
 
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