Toronto Blue Jays Transactions - 2018

September
DATETRANSACTION
September 5, 2018Placed RHP Joe Biagini on the 10-day DL. Designated RHP Mike Hauschild for assignment. Selected the contract of OF Jonathan Davis from Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Jake Petricka, OF Dwight Smith Jr., 1B Rowdy Tellez and SS Richard Urena from Buffalo.
September 4, 2018Assigned RHP Murphy Smith outright to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated RHP Marcus Stroman from the 10-day DL.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2018Acquired OF Demi Orimoloye from the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Curtis Granderson.
August 19, 2018Placed RHP Marcus Stroman on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday, Aug. 16. Recalled LHP Thomas Pannone from Buffalo (IL). Purchased the contract of RHP Justin Shafer from Buffalo. Optioned LHP Luis Santos was optioned to Buffalo. Transferred RHP Aaron Sanchez to the 60-day DL.
August 14, 2018Acquired RHP Brian Baker from Colorado to complete an earlier trade.
August 12, 2018Placed 3B Yangervis Solarte on the 10-day DL. Recalled C Danny Jansen from Buffalo (IL).
August 7, 2018Placed 3B Brandon Drury on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled SS Richard Urena from Buffalo (IL).
August 6, 2018Assigned OF Darnell Sweeney outright to Buffalo (IL).
August 4, 2018Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated OF Kevin Pillar from the 10-day DL. Traded INF Giovanny Urshela to the N.Y. Yankees for cash.
August 3, 2018Optioned OF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo (IL). Designated OF Darnell Sweeney for assignment. Signed RHP Mike Hauschild to a one-year contract.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2018Traded RHP John Axford to the L.A. Dodgers for RHP Corey Copping. Designated RHP Oliver Drake for assignment. Reinstated RHP Marco Estrada from the 10-day DL.
July 30, 2018Traded RHP Roberto Osuna to Houston for RHPs Ken Giles, David Paulino and Hector Perez.
July 29, 2018Optioned OF Billy McKinney to Buffalo (IL).
July 26, 2018Acquired 1B Chad Spanberger, OF Forrest Wall and a player to be named or cash considerations from Colorado for RHP Seunghwan Oh. Claimed RHP Oliver Drake off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.
July 24, 2018Optioned LHP Tim Mayza to Buffalo (IL). Sent RHP Marco Estrada to Buffalo and RHP Danny Barnes to the GCL Blue Jays for rehab assignments.
July 23, 2018Optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from the 7-day DL.
July 17, 2018Optioned RHP Chris Rowley to Buffalo (IL).
July 16, 2018Placed OF Kevin Pillar on the 10-day DL and 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. on the 7-day DL. Reinstated LHP Jaime Garcia and RHP Ryan Tepera from the 10-day DL.
July 13, 2018Placed RHP Marco Estrada on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo (IL).
July 12, 2018Sent LHP Jaime Garcia to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
July 8, 2018Placed RHP Rhiner Cruz on the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Tim Mayza from Buffalo (IL).
July 7, 2018Optioned LHP Thomas Pannone to Buffalo (IL). Assigned RHP Preston Guilmet outright to Buffalo (IL).
July 6, 2018Signed SSs Michael Arias, Orelvis Martinez and Emmanuel Sanchez; LHPs Wilgenis Alvarado, Soenni Martinez and Yaifer Perdomo; INFs Willfrann Astudillo and Adrian Montero; OFs Amell Brazoban, Yeison Jimenez, Abner King, Daniel Oliva, Juan Pizarro and Gary David; UTLs Leonel Callez and Francisco Fajardo; RHPs Juanfer Castro, Jose Garcia, Jorman Gonzalez, Pedro Guzman, Yunior Lara, Juan Martinez, Bejardi Meza and Julian Valdez; Cs Javier D'Orazio and Junior Ramos; and 2B Gustavo Gutierrez to minor league contracts.
July 5, 2018Optioned LHP Tim Mayza to Buffalo (IL). Designated RHP Preston Guilmet for assignment. Selected the contracts of RHPs Luis Santos and Rhiner Cruz from Buffalo. Signed SS Orelvis Martinez and RHPs Zach Stewart and Brandon Cumpton to a minor league contract.
July 4, 2018Assigned 3B Gio Urshela outright to Buffalo (IL).
July 3, 2018Signed RHPs Josh Hiatt and Andy McGuire and C Brett Wright to minor league contracts.
July 2, 2018Optioned OF Darnell Sweeney to Buffalo (IL). Recalled 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from Buffalo.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2018Placed RHP Ryan Tepera on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled RHP Jake Petricka from Buffalo. Selected the contract of OF Darnell Sweeney from Buffalo.
June 27, 2018Designated 3B Gio Urshela for assignment. Recalled LHP Ryan Borucki from Buffalo (IL).
June 23, 2018Placed RHP Aaron Sanchez and LHP Jaime Garcia on the 10-day DL. Activated RHP Marcus Stroman from the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Tim Mayza from Buffalo (IL).
June 20, 2018Placed RHP Sam Gaviglio on paternity leave. Recalled 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from Buffalo (IL). Signed OF Griffin Conine, LHP Ryan Thurston and RHP Jackson Reese to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2018Sent RHP Marcus Stroman to New Hampshire (EL) for a rehab assignment. Signed RHPs Austin Havekost, Fitz Stadler, Matt Harris and Grant Townsend to minor league contracts.
June 17, 2018Sent OF Steve Pearce to Buffalo (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 12, 2018Signed LHP Nick Allgeyer; 1B Jake Brodt; 2B Nicholas Podkul; 3B John Aiello; SSs Jordan Groshans, Addison Barger and Vinny Capra; Cs Christopher Bec, Troy Squires and Francisco Ruiz; OFs Cal Stevenson, Hunter Steinmetz and Adrian Ramos; and RHPs Adam Kloffenstein, Sean Wymer, Joseph Murray, Brad Wilson, Troy Watson, Austin Havekost, Gage Burland, Mike Pascoe, Will McAffer, Cre Finfrock, Cobi Johnson, Joey Pulido and Grant Townsend to minor league contracts.
June 11, 2018Activated RHP Preston Guilmet. Optioned LHP Tim Mayza to Buffalo (IL).
June 9, 2018Claimed RHP Preston Guilmet off waivers from St. Louis. Designated RHP Deck McGuire for assignment.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2018Sent OF Randal Grichuk to Buffalo (IL) for a rehab assignment.
May 29, 2018Snt SS Aledmys Diaz on a rehab assignment to New Hampshire (EL).
May 27, 2018Optioned OF Dalton Pompey to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated LHP Jaime Garcia from the 10-day DL. Sent OF Randal Grichuk to New Hampshire (EL) for a rehab assignment.
May 25, 2018Recalled LF Dalton Pompey from Buffalo (IL).
May 22, 2018Optioned SS Richard Urena to Buffalo (IL). Recalled 2B Devon Travis from Buffalo. Sent OF Randal Grichuk to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
May 18, 2018Placed LHP Jaime Garcia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled RHP Deck McGuire from Buffalo (IL).
May 16, 2018Optioned RHP Deck McGuire to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Danny Barnes from Buffalo.
May 15, 2018Recalled OF Dwight Smith Jr. from Buffalo (IL).
May 14, 2018Optioned LF Anthony Alford to Buffalo (IL).
May 13, 2018designated RHP Carlos Ramirez for assignment. Optioned 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. to Buffalo (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Deck McGuire from Buffalo.
May 12, 2018Optioned OF Dalton Pompey to Buffalo (IL).
May 11, 2018Placed RHP Marcus Stroman on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 9. Optioned LHP Tim Mayza to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHPs Joe Biagini and Sam Gaviglio from Buffalo.
May 9, 2018Placed SS Aledmys Diaz on the 10-day DL. Recalled SS Richard Urena from Buffalo (IL).
May 8, 2018Recalled RHP Jake Petricka from Buffalo (IL).
May 7, 2018Assigned LHP Luis Santos outright to Buffalo (IL).
May 6, 2018Optioned RHP Jake Petricka and SS Richard Urena to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated 1B Justin Smoak from the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Anthony Alford from Buffalo.
May 4, 2018Recalled OF Dalton Pompey and INF Richard Urena recalled from Buffalo (IL). Optioned RHPs Joe Biagini and Carlos Ramirez and OF Dwight Smith Jr. to Buffalo. Selected the contract of RHP Jake Petricka from Buffalo. Designated RHP Luis Santos for assignment.
May 2, 2018Placed 1B Justin Smoak on paternity leave. Optioned INF Gift Ngoepe to Buffalo (IL). Reinstated 3B Josh Donaldson from the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Dwight Smith Jr. and LHP Tim Mayza from Buffalo.
May 1, 2018Placed LF Randal Grichuk on the 10-day DL. Recalled SS Gift Ngoepe from Buffalo (IL).
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 29, 2018Optioned INF Devon Travis to Buffalo (IL). Recalled RHP Carlos Ramirez from Buffalo. Sent 3B Josh Donaldson to Dunedin (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
April 27, 2018Activated RHP John Axford from the bereavement list. Optioned LHP Tim Mayza to Buffalo (IL).
April 23, 2018Recalled LHP Tim Mayza from Buffalo (IL). Placed RHP John Axford on the bereavement list.
April 20, 2018Reinstated DH Kendrys Morales from the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from New Hamshire (EL). Optioned LHP Tim Mayza and INF Gift Ngoepe to Buffalo (IL).
April 19, 2018Activated CFs Dalton Pompey and Anthony Alford from the 10-day DL and optioned them to Buffalo (IL).
April 17, 2018Recalled RHP Joe Biagini from Buffalo (IL).
April 13, 2018Placed 3B Josh Donaldson on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 11. Recalled OF Teoscar Hernandez from Buffalo (IL). Sent CF Dalton Pompey on a rehab assignment to Dunedin (FSL).
April 10, 2018Placed 1B Kendrys Morales on the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Tim Mayza from Buffalo (IL).
April 9, 2018Sent OF Anthony Alford on a rehab assignment to Dunedin (FSL).
April 3, 2018Signed LHP Craig Breslow to a minor league contract.
April 1, 2018Assigned LHP Sam Moll outright to Buffalo (IL).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 29, 2018Selected the contracts of RHPs John Axford and Tyler Clippard. Placed SS Troy Tulowitzki on the 60-day DL. Placed OFs Dalton Pompey and Anthony Alford on the 10-day DL. Designated LHP Sam Moll for assignment. Optioned LHP Tim Mayza, RF Teoscar Hernandez and RHP Joe Biagini to Buffalo (IL).
March 24, 2018Assigned LHP Matt Dermody outright to Buffalo (IL). Released LHP Craig Breslow. Signed RHP Murphy Smith to a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Carlos Ramirez to Buffalo.
March 22, 2018Optioned RHP Sam Gaviglio to Buffalo (IL). Designated LHP Matt Dermody for assignment.
March 21, 2018Acquired RHP Sam Gaviglio from Kansas Cit for a player to be named or cash considerations. Designated LHP Matt Dermody for assignment.
March 19, 2018Optioned SS Richard Urena and LHP Sam Moll to Buffalo (IL).
March 17, 2018Signed INF Danny Espinosa to a minor league contract. Claimed LHP Sam Moll off waivers from Seattle.
March 15, 2018Optioned OF Dwight Smith Jr., 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and RHP Taylor Guerrieri to Buffalo (IL).
March 13, 2018Optioned C Reese McGuire to Buffalo (IL). Optioned C Danny Jansen to Buffalo (IL).
March 11, 2018Optioned 1B Rowdy Tellez to Buffalo (IL).
March 7, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Clippard on a minor league contract.
March 3, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Tepesch on a minor league contract.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 13, 2018Agreed to terms with LHP Craig Breslow on a minor league contract.
February 10, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP John Axford on a minor league contract.
February 9, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Petricka on a minor league contract.