MLB News and Updates: March 30, 2014

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Other MLB Highlights:

  • *Diamondbacks Selected the contracts of RHP Daniel Hudson and LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith from Reno (PCL). Placed LHP Patrick Corbin and RHPs David Hernandez and Hudson on the 15-day DL; Corbin retroactive to March 19 and Hernandez to March 27. Optioned SS Didi Gregorius and RHP Bo Schultz to Reno.
  • *Orioles Placed INFs Michael Almanzar and Manny Machado and OFs Francisco Peguero and Nolan Reimold on the 15-day DL; Machado and Peguero retroactive to March 21, Almanzar to March 23 and Reimold to March 26. Placed RHP Edgmer Escalona on the 60-day DL. Selected the contracts of OF Delmon Young and RHP Evan Meek from Norfolk (IL). Designated LHP Mike Belfiore for assignment. Reassigned LHP Johan Santana to minor league camp.
  • *Cubs Selected the contracts of RHP Brian Schlitter, INF Emilio Bonifacio, OF Ryan Kalish and C John Baker from Iowa (PCL). Optioned LHP Chris Rusin to Iowa. Designated RHP Alberto Cabrera for assignment. Placed RHPs Kyuji Fujikawa and Jake Arrieta on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21, and RHP James McDonald on the 60-day DL.
  • *White Sox Placed INFs Gordon Beckham and Jeff Keppinger on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
  • *Reds laced LHPs Aroldis Chapman and Sean Marshall, RHPs Mat Latos and Jonathan Broxton, C Devin Mesoraco and INF/OF Skip Schumaker on the 15-day list; Chapman, Latos, Marshall and Mesoraco retroactive to March 21, Broxton and Schumaker to March 22. Placed INF Jack Hannahan and RHP Brett Marshall on the 60-day DL. Designated RHP Pedro Beato for assignment. Reassigned OF Jason Bourgeois, RHP Jumbo Diaz, LHP Jeff Francis, C Corky Miller and INF/OF Kristopher Negron to Louisville (IL). Recalled C Tucker Barnhart and RHP Curtis Partch from Louisville. Selected the contracts of RHP Trevor Bell, OF Roger Bernardina and INF Ramon Santiago from Louisville.
  • *IndiansSelected the contracts of RHP Scott Atchison, DH Jason Giambi and OF Nyjer Morgan from Columbus (IL). Placed Giambi and OF Michael Bourn on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Designated RHPs Preston Guilmet and Frank Herrmann and LHP Colt Hynes for assignment. Reassigned OF Matt Carson and INF Ryan Rohlinger to minor league camp.
  • *Tigers Placed OF Andy Dirks on the 15-day DL and SS Jose Iglesias and RHP Bruce Rondon on the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of OF Tyler Collins from Erie (EL).
  • *Astros Placed RHPs Alex White, Jesse Crain and Alex Wojchiechowski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
  • *Royals Sold the contract of LHP Everett Teaford to the LG Twins (South Korea). Placed RHPs Louis Coleman and Luke Hochevar on the 15-day DL; Coleman retroactive to March 24 and Hochevar to March 21. Assigned INF Jason Donald to minor league camp. Released C Ramon Hernandez.
  • *Angels Optioned LHP Jose Alvarez, 2B Grant Green, RHP Cory Rasmus and OF J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake (PCL). Placed LHPs Sean Burnett and Brian Moran and RHPs Dane De La Rosa and Ryan Brasier on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Selected the contract of 3B Ian Stewart from Salt Lake.
  • *Dodgers Placed LHP Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 23. Optioned RHP Jose Dominguez to Albuquerque (PCL).
  • *Marlins Placed INF Rafael Furcal and 3B Ed Lucas on the 15-day DL. Selected the contracts of OF Reed Johnson and RHP Kevin Slowey from New Orleans (PCL). Designated RHP Michael Brady and OF Brian Bogusevic for assignment. Recalled INF Donovan Solano from New Orleans.
  • *Brewers Selected the contracts of 1B Lyle Overbay, 1B/3B Mark Reynolds and LHP Zach Duke from Nashville (PCL). Placed LHP Tom Gorzelanny on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21. Reassigned C Lucas May to Nashville.
  • *Mets Selected the contract of INF Omar Quintanilla from Las Vegas (PCL). Reassigned INFs Eric Campbell and Anthony Seratelli, C Taylor Teagarden and RHPs Daisuke Matsuzaka and Kyle Farnsworth to minor league camp. Placed LHP Jonathon Niese on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to March 21, and RHP Matt Harvey on the 60-day DL.
  • *Yankees Agreed to terms with RHP Alfredo Aceves on a minor league contract.
  • *Phillies Optioned RHP Phillippe Aumont to Lehigh (IL).
  • *Cardinals Placed RHP Jason Motte and LHP Jaime Garcia, on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21 and INF Mark Ellis, retroactive to March 27 . Selected the contract of RHP Pat Neshek from Memphis (PCL).
  • *Rays Placed RHPs Jeremy Hellickson and Juan Carlos Oviedo and INF Tim Beckham on the 15-day DL.
  • *Rangers Selected the contract of INF Josh Wilson from Round Rock (PCL). Designated INF Adam Rosales for assignment. Placed RHP Yu Darvish, INF Jurickson Profar and LHP Matt Harrison on the 15-day DL; Darvish retroactive to March 21, Profar to March 23 and Harrison to Saturday. Placed C Geovany Soto on the 60-day DL.
  • *Blue Jays Placed RHP Casey Janssen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled C Erik Kratz from Buffalo (IL). Assigned OF Matt Tuiasosopo outright to Buffalo (IL).
  • *Nationals Acquired RHP Omar Poveda from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations. Agreed to terms with LHP Aaron Laffey on a minor league contract.

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