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July 31, 2014 Standings

The New York Yankees released Scott Sizemore.

The Cleveland Indians traded Asdrubal Cabrera and cash to the Washington Nationals for Zach Walters.

The Houston Astros traded Austin Wates (minors), Jarred Cosart and Enrique Hernandez to the Miami Marlins for Francis Martes (minors), Colin Moran (minors), Jake Marisnick and 2015 compensation draft pick.

The San Diego Padres traded Chris Denorfia to the Seattle Mariners for Stephen Kohlscheen (minors) and Abraham Almonte.

The Boston Red Sox traded Stephen Drew and cash to the New York Yankees for Kelly Johnson.

The Boston Red Sox traded Corey Littrell (minors), John Lackey and cash to the St. Louis Cardinals for Allen Craig and Joe Kelly.

The Boston Red Sox traded Jonny Gomes, Jon Lester and cash to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes and 2015 competitive balance round B pick.

The Boston Red Sox traded Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles for Eduardo Rodriguez (minors).

The Oakland Athletics traded Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for Sam Fuld.

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers for Anthony Banda (minors) and Mitch Haniger (minors).

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Martin Prado to the New York Yankees for Peter O'Brien (minors) and player to be named.

As part of a 3-team trade: The Detroit Tigers sent Austin Jackson to the Seattle Mariners. The Detroit Tigers sent Willy Adames (minors) and Drew Smyly to the Tampa Bay Rays. The Tampa Bay Rays sent David Price to the Detroit Tigers. The Seattle Mariners sent Nick Franklin to the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Chicago Cubs traded Emilio Bonifacio, James Russell and cash to the Atlanta Braves for Victor Caratini (minors).

The New York Yankees selected Esmil Rogers off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.

July 31, 2013 Standings

Kelly Shoppach of the Washington Nationals granted free agency.

The Houston Astros released Carlos Pena.

The Baltimore Orioles released Joel Pineiro.

The Tampa Bay Rays released Ramon Ramirez.

The Seattle Mariners traded Robert Andino to the Pittsburgh Pirates for player to be named.

The Minnesota Twins traded Drew Butera to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Miguel Sulbaran (minors) (August 13, 2013) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Ian Kennedy to the San Diego Padres for Matt Stites and Joe Thatcher.

The Houston Astros traded Justin Maxwell to the Kansas City Royals for Kyle Smith (minors).

The Houston Astros traded Bud Norris to the Baltimore Orioles for Josh Hader (minors), L.J. Hoes and 2014 round A competitive balance pick.

July 31, 2012 Standings
July 31, 2011 Standings
July 31, 2010 Standings

The Washington Nationals signed Yunesky Maya as an amateur free agent.

Chad Tracy of the New York Yankees granted free agency.

Kory Casto voluntarily retired from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Atlanta Braves purchased Wilkin Ramirez from the Detroit Tigers.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Chris Duffy.

The Houston Astros released Brad Thompson.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Octavio Dotel and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Andrew Lambo and James McDonald.

The Cleveland Indians traded Kerry Wood and cash to the New York Yankees for players to be named later. The New York Yankees sent Andrew Shive (minors) (October 21, 2010) and Matt Cusick (minors) (October 21, 2010) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

The Chicago Cubs traded Ted Lilly, Ryan Theriot and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kyle Smit (minors), Brett Wallach (minors) and Blake DeWitt.

The Boston Red Sox traded a player to be named later, Chris McGuiness, Roman Mendez and cash to the Texas Rangers for Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The Boston Red Sox sent Michael Thomas (minors) (August 14, 2010) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Pedro Ciriaco, Chris Snyder and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates for D.J. Carrasco, Ryan Church and Bobby Crosby.

The Kansas City Royals traded Rick Ankiel and Kyle Farnsworth to the Atlanta Braves for Gregor Blanco, Jesse Chavez and Tim Collins.

The Houston Astros traded Lance Berkman to the New York Yankees for Mark Melancon and Jimmy Paredes.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Javier Lopez to the San Francisco Giants for John Bowker and Joe Martinez.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Will Ohman to the Florida Marlins for Rick van den Hurk.

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Chad Qualls to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later. The Tampa Bay Rays sent Matt Gorgen (minors) (September 9, 2010) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

The Boston Red Sox traded Ramon Ramirez to the San Francisco Giants for Daniel Turpen (minors).

As part of a 3-team trade: The San Diego Padres sent Corey Kluber to the Cleveland Indians. The San Diego Padres sent Nick Greenwood to the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cleveland Indians sent Jake Westbrook to the St. Louis Cardinals. The St. Louis Cardinals sent Ryan Ludwick to the San Diego Padres.

July 31, 2009 Standings
July 31, 2008 Standings
July 31, 2007 Standings

The Houston Astros sent Morgan Ensberg to the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Gary Knotts as a free agent.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed Mark Redman as a free agent.

The Colorado Rockies signed Dan Serafini as a free agent.

The San Diego Padres released Jose Cruz.

The Oakland Athletics released Bobby Kielty.

The New York Mets released Jose Quintana.

The Texas Rangers traded Eric Gagne and cash to the Boston Red Sox for Engel Beltre, Kason Gabbard and David Murphy.

The Boston Red Sox traded Joel Pineiro and cash to the St. Louis Cardinals for Sean Danielson (minors).

The Kansas City Royals traded Octavio Dotel to the Atlanta Braves for Kyle Davies.

The Chicago White Sox traded Rob Mackowiak to the San Diego Padres for Jon Link.

The Seattle Mariners traded Julio Mateo to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jesus Merchan (minors).

The San Francisco Giants traded Matt Morris to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later and Rajai Davis. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Steve MacFarland (minors) (August 27, 2007) to the San Francisco Giants to complete the trade.

The New York Yankees traded Scott Proctor to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Wilson Betemit.

The San Diego Padres traded Royce Ring to the Atlanta Braves for Will Startup (minors) and Wil Ledezma.

The Texas Rangers traded Ron Mahay and Mark Teixeira to the Atlanta Braves for Beau Jones (minors), Elvis Andrus, Neftali Feliz, Matt Harrison and Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

July 31, 2006 Standings
July 31, 2005 Standings

The New York Yankees sent Buddy Groom to the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a conditional deal.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Joe Nelson as a free agent.

The Minnesota Twins released Bret Boone.

The Florida Marlins released Matt Perisho.

The Colorado Rockies released Desi Relaford.

The Seattle Mariners released Aaron Sele.

The Chicago Cubs traded Jody Gerut and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Matt Lawton.

The Chicago White Sox traded Ryan Meaux (minors) to the San Diego Padres for Geoff Blum.

The Detroit Tigers traded Kyle Farnsworth to the Atlanta Braves for Roman Colon and Zach Miner.

The Seattle Mariners traded Miguel Olivo to the San Diego Padres for Nathanel Mateo (minors) and Miguel Ojeda.

The Seattle Mariners traded Ron Villone to the Florida Marlins for Mike Flannery (minors) and Yorman Bazardo.

July 31, 2004 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Reggie Abercrombie to the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a conditional deal.

The New York Yankees traded Jose Contreras and cash to the Chicago White Sox for Esteban Loaiza.

The New York Mets traded Scott Erickson to the Texas Rangers for a player to be named later. The Texas Rangers sent Josh Hoffpauir (minors) (September 17, 2004) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Steve Finley and Brent Mayne to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Reggie Abercrombie (minors), Koyie Hill and Bill Murphy.

As part of a 4-team trade: The Boston Red Sox sent Nomar Garciaparra and Matt Murton to the Chicago Cubs. The Minnesota Twins sent Doug Mientkiewicz to the Boston Red Sox. The Montreal Expos sent Orlando Cabrera to the Boston Red Sox. The Chicago Cubs sent Francis Beltran, Alex Gonzalez and Brendan Harris to the Montreal Expos. The Chicago Cubs sent Justin Jones (minors) to the Minnesota Twins.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Tom Martin to the Atlanta Braves for Matt Merricks (minors).

The Florida Marlins traded Abraham Nunez to the Kansas City Royals for Rudy Seanez.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Dave Roberts to the Boston Red Sox for Henri Stanley (minors).

The San Diego Padres traded Ismael Valdez to the Florida Marlins for Travis Chick.

July 31, 2003 Standings
July 31, 2002 Standings

The Atlanta Braves released Jake Robbins.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays released Marc Wilkins.

The Texas Rangers traded Gabe Kapler, Jason Romano and cash to the Colorado Rockies for Todd Hollandsworth and Dennys Reyes.

The Anaheim Angels traded players to be named later and Jorge Fabregas to the Milwaukee Brewers for Sal Fasano and Alex Ochoa. The Anaheim Angels sent Johnny Raburn (minors) (August 14, 2002) and Pedro Liriano (September 20, 2002) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.

The Boston Red Sox traded Byeong-Hak An (minors) and Frank Francisco to the Chicago White Sox for Bob Howry.

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Chad Hermansen to the Chicago Cubs for Darren Lewis.

The New York Mets traded Rob Stratton (minors), Mark Corey and Jay Payton to the Colorado Rockies for Mark Little and John Thomson.

The San Diego Padres traded Jason Middlebrook and Steve Reed to the New York Mets for Josh Reynolds (minors), Jason Bay and Bobby Jones.

The New York Mets selected Oscar Salazar off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.

July 31, 2001 Standings
July 31, 2000 Standings
July 31, 1999 Standings

The Toronto Blue Jays signed John Hudek as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles traded Juan Guzman and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for Jacobo Sequea (minors) and B.J. Ryan.

The New York Yankees traded Geraldo Padua (minors) to the San Diego Padres for Jim Leyritz.

The Kansas City Royals traded Kevin Appier to the Oakland Athletics for Jeff D'Amico, Brad Rigby and Blake Stein.

The New York Mets traded Thomas Johns (minors), Rigo Beltran and Brian McRae to the Colorado Rockies for Darryl Hamilton and Chuck McElroy.

The Atlanta Braves traded a player to be named later, Micah Bowie and Ruben Quevedo to the Chicago Cubs for Jose Hernandez and Terry Mulholland. The Atlanta Braves sent Joey Nation (August 24, 1999) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

The New York Mets traded Jason Isringhausen and Greg McMichael to the Oakland Athletics for Billy Taylor.

The Boston Red Sox traded Mike Maroth to the Detroit Tigers for Bryce Florie.

The New York Mets traded Craig Paquette to the St. Louis Cardinals for Shawon Dunston.

The Boston Red Sox traded Mandy Romero to the New York Mets for a player to be named later. The New York Mets sent Kelly Ramos (minors) (November 18, 1999) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.

The Florida Marlins traded Brandon Villafuerte to the Detroit Tigers for Mike Drumright (minors).

July 31, 1998 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Kevin Tolar to the Cincinnati Reds as part of a conditional deal.

The Texas Rangers released Kevin Elster.

The Texas Rangers traded Dan DeYoung (minors) and Jose Santos (minors) to the Florida Marlins for Todd Zeile.

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Willie Blair, Jorge Fabregas and cash to the New York Mets for Nelson Figueroa, Bernard Gilkey and cash.

The Boston Red Sox traded Joe Thomas (minors), John Barnes and Matt Kinney to the Minnesota Twins for Orlando Merced and Greg Swindell.

The Colorado Rockies traded Ellis Burks to the San Francisco Giants for a player to be named later, Darryl Hamilton and Jim Stoops. The San Francisco Giants sent Jason Brester (minors) (August 18, 1998) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Juan Guzman to the Baltimore Orioles for Shannon Carter (minors) and Nerio Rodriguez.

The Boston Red Sox traded Joe Hudson to the Milwaukee Brewers for Eddy Diaz.

The Seattle Mariners traded Randy Johnson to the Houston Astros for a player to be named later, Freddy Garcia and Carlos Guillen. The Houston Astros sent John Halama (October 1, 1998) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Mike Kinkade to the New York Mets for Bill Pulsipher.

The Texas Rangers traded a player to be named later, Darren Oliver and Fernando Tatis to the St. Louis Cardinals for Royce Clayton and Todd Stottlemyre. The Texas Rangers sent Mark Little (August 9, 1998) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

The Montreal Expos traded Hiram Bocachica, Mark Grudzielanek and Carlos Perez to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Jonny Tucker (minors), Peter Bergeron, Wilton Guerrero and Ted Lilly.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Tony Phillips to the New York Mets for Leo Estrella.

The Chicago Cubs traded Todd Noel (minors), Kevin Orie and Justin Speier to the Florida Marlins for Steve Hoff (minors) and Felix Heredia.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Ed Sprague to the Oakland Athletics for Scott Rivette (minors).

July 31, 1997 Standings
July 31, 1996 Standings

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded John Cummings and Joey Eischen to the Detroit Tigers for Chad Curtis.

The California Angels traded Damion Easley to the Detroit Tigers for Greg Gohr.

The San Diego Padres traded Bryce Florie, Marc Newfield and Ron Villone to the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later and Greg Vaughn. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Jerry Parent (minors) (September 16, 1996) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

The New York Yankees traded Mark Hutton to the Florida Marlins for David Weathers.

The Philadelphia Phillies traded Terry Mulholland to the Seattle Mariners for Desi Relaford.

The New York Yankees traded Matt Drews (minors) and Ruben Sierra to the Detroit Tigers for Cecil Fielder.

The Boston Red Sox traded a player to be named later and Mike Stanton to the Texas Rangers for Mark Brandenburg and Kerry Lacy. The Boston Red Sox sent Dwayne Hosey (November 4, 1996) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

July 31, 1995 Standings

The Chicago Cubs sent Bryan Hickerson to the Colorado Rockies as part of a conditional deal.

The Texas Rangers signed Danny Darwin as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Rob Dibble as a free agent.

The Texas Rangers released Steve Buechele.

The Philadelphia Phillies released Jim Deshaies.

The Colorado Rockies traded Arnie Gooch (minors) and Juan Acevedo to the New York Mets for a player to be named later and Bret Saberhagen. The New York Mets sent Dave Swanson (minors) (August 4, 1995) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

The Atlanta Braves traded a player to be named later and Mike Stanton to the Boston Red Sox for players to be named later. The Atlanta Braves sent Matt Murray (August 31, 1995) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade. The Boston Red Sox sent Mike Jacobs (minors) (August 31, 1995) and Marc Lewis (minors) (August 31, 1995) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.

The Minnesota Twins traded Mark Guthrie and Kevin Tapani to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later, Ron Coomer, Greg Hansell and Jose Parra. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Chris Latham (October 30, 1995) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

The Seattle Mariners traded Marc Newfield and Ron Villone to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later and Andy Benes. The San Diego Padres sent Greg Keagle (September 17, 1995) to the Seattle Mariners to complete the trade.

The Detroit Tigers traded David Wells to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later, Dave Tuttle (minors) and C.J. Nitkowski. The Cincinnati Reds sent Mark Lewis (November 16, 1995) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.

July 31, 1994 Standings
July 31, 1993 Standings

The Seattle Mariners released Steve Parris.

The Kansas City Royals released Dave Stieb.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded a player to be named later and Steve Karsay to the Oakland Athletics for Rickey Henderson. The Toronto Blue Jays sent Jose Herrera (August 6, 1993) to the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade.

The Kansas City Royals traded Jon Lieber and Dan Miceli to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Stan Belinda.

The Chicago White Sox traded Jeff Pierce and Johnny Ruffin to the Cincinnati Reds for Tim Belcher.

July 31, 1992 Standings

The Detroit Tigers signed Jeff Robinson as a free agent.

The Baltimore Orioles released Rick Dempsey.

The California Angels released Jose Gonzalez.

The Minnesota Twins released Bob Kipper.

July 31, 1991 Standings

The Oakland Athletics traded Russell Cormier (minors) and Matt Grott to the Montreal Expos for Ron Darling.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Braulio Castillo and Mike Hartley to the Philadelphia Phillies for Roger McDowell.

The Atlanta Braves traded a player to be named later and Matt Turner to the Houston Astros for Jim Clancy. The Atlanta Braves sent Earl Sanders (minors) (November 15, 1991) to the Houston Astros to complete the trade.

July 31, 1990 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Joe Hesketh as a free agent.

The Atlanta Braves released Shawn Barton.

The Cleveland Indians released Steve Springer.

July 31, 1989 Standings

The Oakland Athletics released Glenn Hubbard.

The New York Mets traded a player to be named later, Rick Aguilera, Tim Drummond, Kevin Tapani and David West to the Minnesota Twins for Frank Viola. The New York Mets sent Jack Savage (October 16, 1989) to the Minnesota Twins to complete the trade.

The Seattle Mariners traded a player to be named later and Mark Langston to the Montreal Expos for Gene Harris, Brian Holman and Randy Johnson. The Seattle Mariners sent Mike Campbell (July 31, 1989) to the Montreal Expos to complete the trade.

The Milwaukee Brewers traded Brian Drahman to the Chicago White Sox for Jerry Reuss.

The Toronto Blue Jays traded Mike Brady (minors) and Jeff Musselman to the New York Mets for Mookie Wilson.

The Toronto Blue Jays selected Lee Mazzilli off waivers from the New York Mets.

July 31, 1988 Standings
July 31, 1987 Standings

The New York Yankees signed Bob Shirley as a free agent.

The San Francisco Giants traded Mackey Sasser and $50,000 to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Don Robinson.

The Cleveland Indians traded Steve Carlton to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later. The Minnesota Twins sent Jeff Perry (minors) (August 18, 1987) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

The Texas Rangers traded Dave Owen to the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named later. The Kansas City Royals sent Rufus Ellis (minors) (October 13, 1987) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

July 31, 1986 Standings
July 31, 1985 Standings
July 31, 1979 Standings
July 31, 1976 Standings

The New York Yankees traded a player to be named later to the San Diego Padres for Gene Locklear. The New York Yankees sent Rick Sawyer (July 31, 1976) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

July 31, 1975 Standings
July 31, 1974 Standings

The Montreal Expos released Bob Babcock.

The St. Louis Cardinals traded Bob Heise to the California Angels for a player to be named later. The California Angels sent Doug Howard (October 7, 1974) to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the trade.

July 31, 1973 Standings

The Oakland Athletics signed Mike Andrews as a free agent.

The Oakland Athletics purchased Jesus Alou from the Houston Astros.

The Oakland Athletics purchased Vic Davalillo from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

July 31, 1972 Standings

The Atlanta Braves signed Max Leon as a free agent.

The Detroit Tigers released Ron Perranoski.

July 31, 1969 Standings
July 31, 1968 Standings
July 31, 1965 Standings
July 31, 1964 Standings

The Cincinnati Reds released Hal Smith.

July 31, 1963 Standings

The Detroit Tigers released Joe Grzenda.

July 31, 1958 Standings

The Philadelphia Phillies signed Norm Gigon as an amateur free agent.

July 31, 1955 Standings

The Cleveland Indians selected Sal Maglie off waivers from the New York Giants.

July 31, 1951 Standings

The St. Louis Browns traded Bobby Hogue, Kermit Wahl and $10,000 to the New York Yankees for Cliff Mapes.

The Chicago White Sox selected Ray Coleman off waivers from the St. Louis Browns.

July 31, 1950 Standings

The Chicago White Sox signed Sam Hairston as an amateur free agent.

July 31, 1946 Standings

Indianapolis (American Association) purchased Hugh Poland from the Boston Braves.

The Cincinnati Reds released Jack Niemes.

July 31, 1944 Standings
July 31, 1943 Standings
July 31, 1941 Standings

Nashville (Southern Association) traded Tom Drake and Tommy Tatum to the Brooklyn Dodgers for Vito Tamulis.

July 31, 1939 Standings

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased Johnny Gee from Syracuse (International).

July 31, 1934 Standings
July 31, 1933 Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals signed Burleigh Grimes as a free agent.

The Boston Braves selected Bob Smith off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

July 31, 1928 Standings

The Chicago White Sox purchased George Blackerby from Waco (Texas).

The Chicago White Sox purchased Johnny Watwood from Shreveport (Texas).

July 31, 1926 Standings

The Boston Red Sox signed Jack Tobin as a free agent.

July 31, 1916 Standings

The Chicago Cubs purchased Ed Sicking from Norfolk (Virginia).

July 31, 1912 Standings

The New York Giants purchased Al Demaree from Mobile (Southern Association) for $7,000.

July 31, 1902 Standings

The Boston Beaneaters signed Charlie Dexter as a free agent.

July 31, 1901 Standings

The Cleveland Blues released Bill Hart.

July 31, 1891 Standings
July 31, 1889 Standings

The Columbus Solons signed Sparrow McCaffrey as a free agent.

July 31, 1888 Standings

The Kansas City Cowboys purchased Billy Hamilton from Worcester (New England).

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