MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
MAJOR TRANSACTIONS
06/12/1978
 
Monday, June 12th, 1978
The Toronto Blue Jays traded 26-year-old catcher John Stearns and $29,279 in cash to the New York Mets, getting 24-year-old minor league catcher Rick Cerone in return.
The St. Louis Cardinals traded 26-year-old third baseman Al Cowens to the Chicago White Sox, getting 23-year-old center fielder Dave Koza in return.
The Los Angeles Dodgers traded 31-year-old right fielder Amos Otis to the Baltimore Orioles, getting 22-year-old minor league right fielder Willie Wilson in return.
Friday, June 9th, 1978
Los Angeles Dodgers: Signed SS Toby Harrah to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $51,700.
Thursday, June 8th, 1978
Kansas City Royals: Signed SP Dan Neumeier to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $230,000.
Tuesday, June 6th, 1978
San Francisco Giants: Signed SP Gaylord Perry to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $76,000.
Monday, June 5th, 1978
Baltimore Orioles: Placed 3B Bob Robertson on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Activated 3B Bob Robertson from the injured list.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed RF Bobby Bonds on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/29/1978.
Cleveland Indians: Placed 1B Chris Chambliss on the active roster.
Houston Astros: Placed RP Fritz Peterson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 06/03/1978.
Houston Astros: Placed CL Terry Enyart on the active roster.
Houston Astros: Activated CL Terry Enyart from the injured list.
Los Angeles Dodgers: RP Gary Ross was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed CL Paul Reuschel on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Placed RP Bill Connors on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 06/04/1978.
New York Yankees: Placed SP Mel Stottlemyre on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Activated SP Mel Stottlemyre from the injured list.
New York Mets: Placed 2B Joel Youngblood on the active roster.
New York Mets: Activated 2B Joel Youngblood from the injured list.
Oakland Athletics: Placed LF Claudell Washington on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 06/03/1978.
Oakland Athletics: Placed 1B Dan Driessen on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/30/1978.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed 1B Keith Hernandez on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Activated 1B Keith Hernandez from the injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed SP Joaquin Andujar on the 60-day injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed 3B Al Cowens on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 06/03/1978.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed LF Dane Iorg on irrevocable waivers.
Sunday, June 4th, 1978
Los Angeles Dodgers: Claimed CL Paul Reuschel off waivers from New York.
Friday, June 2nd, 1978
Baltimore Orioles: Signed C Ted Simmons to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $200,000.
Monday, May 29th, 1978
Atlanta Braves: Placed CF Ruppert Jones on the 60-day injured list.
Baltimore Orioles: 1B Jim Spencer was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed 2B Davey Johnson on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Activated 2B Davey Johnson from the injured list.
Boston Red Sox: Placed RP Daryl Patterson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/28/1978.
Chicago Cubs: Sent 1B John Daynor to Triple A Wichita for injury rehab.
Chicago Cubs: Sent RF Ronald Roller to Triple A Wichita for injury rehab.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed SS Billy E Smith on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/23/1978.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed C Ted Sizemore on the active roster.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SS Jimmy Sexton on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/12/1978.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed 1B Pat Putnam on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/24/1978.
Minnesota Twins: Placed SP Henry Moore on the 60-day injured list.
Minnesota Twins: Sent RP Chuck Hartenstein to Triple A Toledo for injury rehab.
Montreal Expos: Placed C Jim Essian on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/27/1978.
Montreal Expos: RP Paul Strauch was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Mets: C Carlton Fisk was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Mets: CL Ron Reed was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed SP Ray Culp on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/20/1978.
San Diego Padres: Placed 3B George Brett on the active roster.
San Diego Padres: Activated 3B George Brett from the injured list.
The Montreal Expos traded 20-year-old minor league starting pitcher Bob Ojeda, 21-year-old minor league center fielder Larry Whisenton and 24-year-old catcher Willie Royster to the New York Mets, getting 35-year-old closer Ron Reed and 30-year-old catcher Carlton Fisk in return.
Montreal Expos: Placed RP Ron Reed on the active roster.
Montreal Expos: Placed C Carlton Fisk on the active roster.
New York Mets: Placed C Willie Royster on the active roster.
Saturday, May 27th, 1978
San Francisco Giants: Signed SP Bill Singer to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $210,000.
Friday, May 26th, 1978
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed CL Rollie Fingers to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $510,000.
San Francisco Giants: Signed RP Enrique Romo to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $120,000.
Oakland Athletics: Signed SS Chris Speier to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $100,000.
Monday, May 22nd, 1978
The Kansas City Royals traded 25-year-old minor league second baseman Daniel Daniel and 26-year-old minor league center fielder Gary Atwell to the Los Angeles Dodgers, getting 30-year-old starting pitcher Carlos Moreno in return.
The New York Yankees traded 31-year-old reliever Rollie Fingers, 33-year-old starting pitcher Stan Bahnsen, 28-year-old minor league right fielder Bob Molinaro, 20-year-old minor league starting pitcher Frank Pastore and 24-year-old minor league reliever Donnie Moore to the Pittsburgh Pirates, getting 35-year-old starting pitcher Fergie Jenkins, 27-year-old reliever Rawly Eastwick and 31-year-old reliever Tom House in return.
Boston Red Sox: 1B Doug Rader was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cincinnati Reds: C Ted Sizemore was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cleveland Indians: 1B Chris Chambliss was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cleveland Indians: Placed LF Mitchell Page on the active roster.
Cleveland Indians: Activated LF Mitchell Page from the injured list.
Detroit Tigers: RP John Dunn was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Detroit Tigers: Placed 2B Tom Veryzer on the active roster.
Detroit Tigers: Activated 2B Tom Veryzer from the injured list.
Kansas City Royals: Released former Rule 5 draft pickSP Doug Heinold, returned to original Organization Minnesota Twins.
Kansas City Royals: Placed SP Dan Neumeier on the active roster.
Kansas City Royals: Activated SP Dan Neumeier from the injured list.
Kansas City Royals: Placed SP Carlos Moreno on the active roster.
Los Angeles Dodgers: 2B Norm Miller was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed 2B Daniel Daniel on the active roster.
Montreal Expos: Designated 1B Tom Hutton for assignment.
New York Yankees: RP Paul Reuschel was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Yankees: Placed SP Fergie Jenkins on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Placed RP Tom House on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Placed CL Rawly Eastwick on the active roster.
New York Mets: Placed CF John Lowenstein on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/21/1978.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed 1B Keith Hernandez on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/19/1978.
Friday, May 19th, 1978
Atlanta Braves: Signed SP Gene Voss to a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $45,000.
Thursday, May 18th, 1978
Houston Astros: Signed SP Don Sutton to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $300,000.
Monday, May 15th, 1978
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed 2B Rodney Scott on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/14/1978.
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed CF Dave Bergman on the active roster.
Toronto Blue Jays: Activated CF Dave Bergman from the injured list.
Boston Red Sox: Placed SP John W Morris on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/12/1978.
Houston Astros: Placed CL Terry Enyart on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/14/1978.
Philadelphia Phillies: Sent RP Cesar Gutierrez to Triple A Oklahoma City for injury rehab.
Seattle Mariners: RP Jim Nash was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Texas Rangers: Sent SP Randy Hammon to Triple A Tucson for injury rehab.
Saturday, May 13th, 1978
Baltimore Orioles: Signed SP Milt Pappas to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $492,000.
Monday, May 8th, 1978
The Cincinnati Reds traded 20-year-old minor league catcher Tony Pena and 20-year-old minor league shortstop Rafael Ramirez to the Texas Rangers, getting 28-year-old starting pitcher Burt Hooton in return.
Atlanta Braves: Placed RP Tom Griffin on the 60-day injured list.
Chicago White Sox: Sent C Tim Blackwell to Triple A Iowa for injury rehab.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed SP Gerard Thomas on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/05/1978.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed SP Burt Hooton on the active roster.
Kansas City Royals: Placed SP Dan Neumeier on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/07/1978.
Montreal Expos: Released C Greg Goossen.
Montreal Expos: Signed Pitching Coach Early Wynn to a 3-year contract extension.
Montreal Expos: Signed Team Trainer Don Seger to a 3-year contract extension.
Montreal Expos: Signed Bench Coach Ralph Kiner to a 2-year contract extension.
Philadelphia Phillies: Fired bench coach Harry Walker.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed SP Tom Bradley on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 05/05/1978.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed SS Dave Cash on the active roster.
San Diego Padres: Placed RP Tommy Teem on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/10/1978.
San Diego Padres: Placed RP Marty Pattin on the 60-day injured list.
San Diego Padres: Placed 3B George Brett on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/08/1978.
Texas Rangers: Placed SP Terry Bongiovanni on the active roster.
Texas Rangers: Activated SP Terry Bongiovanni from the injured list.
Thursday, May 4th, 1978
San Francisco Giants: Signed free agent SP Al Fitzmorris to a 1-year contract worth a total of $40,000.
Monday, May 1st, 1978
The Cincinnati Reds traded 24-year-old starting pitcher Scott McGregor and 18-year-old minor league left fielder George A Bell to the Los Angeles Dodgers, getting 29-year-old starting pitcher Ken Brett in return.
Atlanta Braves: Placed 1B Wayne Gross on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/30/1978.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed 2B Davey Johnson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/25/1978.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed 3B Bob Robertson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/18/1978.
Chicago Cubs: Placed SP Mike Flanagan on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/18/1978.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed SP Ken Brett on the active roster.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed SP Scott McGregor on the active roster.
Minnesota Twins: RF Stephen Cooley was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Montreal Expos: Placed SP Bill Stoneman on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/30/1978.
Philadelphia Phillies: RP Bill Lee was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Sunday, April 30th, 1978
Boston Red Sox: Claimed C Ray Fosse off waivers from New York.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed 2B Norm Miller on the active roster.
Milwaukee Brewers: RP Lester Mundel was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: CF Kent Jacobson was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: RP Russell Peach was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: RP Mac Scarce was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Monday, April 24th, 1978
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed CF Dave Bergman on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/23/1978.
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed RP John Miklos on the active roster.
Chicago White Sox: Placed C Tim Blackwell on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/23/1978.
Cleveland Indians: Placed SP Don Gullett on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/20/1978.
Minnesota Twins: Activated 3B Chet Lemon from the injured list.
Minnesota Twins: 3B Dave Cripe was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Montreal Expos: Placed 1B Tom Hutton on the active roster.
Texas Rangers: Placed SP William Barnes on the 60-day injured list.
Texas Rangers: Placed RP Rex Hudson on the active roster.
Tuesday, April 18th, 1978
Texas Rangers: Claimed RP Rex Hudson off waivers from Boston.
Montreal Expos: Claimed 1B Tom Hutton off waivers from Cleveland.
Monday, April 17th, 1978
Atlanta Braves: Placed SP John Denny on the 60-day injured list.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Edward Bernard was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Chicago Cubs: Placed RF Ronald Roller on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/16/1978.
Chicago Cubs: Placed SP Sandy Hopper on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/07/1978.
Chicago Cubs: Placed 1B John Daynor on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/12/1978.
Cleveland Indians: Placed LF Mitchell Page on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/14/1978.
Cleveland Indians: Placed 1B Bill Stein on the active roster.
Montreal Expos: Placed C Willie Royster on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Placed SP Mel Stottlemyre on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/10/1978.
New York Yankees: C Ray Fosse was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Mets: Placed 2B Joel Youngblood on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/11/1978.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RP Bill Lee on the active roster.
Philadelphia Phillies: Activated RP Bill Lee from the injured list.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Sent SS Dave Cash to Triple A Columbus for injury rehab.
Texas Rangers: Placed SS Mike Miley on the active roster.
Texas Rangers: Activated SS Mike Miley from the injured list.
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed SP Mark Ballinger on the active roster.
Toronto Blue Jays: Activated SP Mark Ballinger from the injured list.
Sunday, April 16th, 1978
Detroit Tigers: Signed 1B Rod Carew to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $280,200.
Philadelphia Phillies: Claimed RP Tim Stoddard off waivers from Baltimore.
Milwaukee Brewers: Claimed RP Roger Nelson off waivers from Toronto.
Montreal Expos: Claimed C Willie Royster off waivers from Toronto.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Claimed SS Norm Miller off waivers from Toronto.
Cleveland Indians: Claimed 1B Bill Stein off waivers from Chicago.
Milwaukee Brewers: Claimed LF Bob Beall off waivers from Atlanta.
Milwaukee Brewers: Claimed RP Steve Dunning off waivers from Los Angeles.
Toronto Blue Jays: Claimed RP John Miklos off waivers from Los Angeles.
Monday, April 10th, 1978
Cleveland Indians: C Joe Ferguson was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cleveland Indians: Sent SS Garth Iorg to Triple A Portland for injury rehab.
Detroit Tigers: Placed 2B Tom Veryzer on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/06/1978.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed C William Hamilton on the active roster.
Los Angeles Dodgers: C Rick Stelmaszek was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Minnesota Twins: Placed 3B Chet Lemon on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/08/1978.
New York Mets: Placed SP Jon Matlack on the active roster.
New York Mets: Activated SP Jon Matlack from the injured list.
Oakland Athletics: Placed RF Jerry Turner on the 60-day injured list.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RP Cesar Gutierrez on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/09/1978.
Pittsburgh Pirates: RP Mark Bomback was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: CF James Buckner was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Placed SP Tom Bradley on the active roster.
California Angels: Activated CF Jeffrey Leonard from the injured list.
California Angels: SP William Olsen was designated for assignment and placed on waivers (from active).
Sunday, April 9th, 1978
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed 2B Doug DeCinces to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $380,000.
Milwaukee Brewers: Claimed RP William Leinheiser off waivers from Cincinnati.
Friday, April 7th, 1978
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed general manager Jim R Devlin to a 1-year, $22,620 per year contract.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed bench coach Roman Mejias to a 2-year, $13,380 per year contract.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed hitting coach Al Grunwald to a 2-year, $9,520 per year contract.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed pitching coach Bill Connelly to a 1-year, $8,940 per year contract.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed team doctor Mike Holt to a 3-year, $23,140 per year contract.
Milwaukee Brewers: Signed manager Bob Wellman to a 3-year, $66,380 per year contract.
Wednesday, April 5th, 1978
Cleveland Indians: 1B Tom Hutton was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Detroit Tigers: SP Charlie Hough was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Detroit Tigers: Released former Rule 5 draft pickRP Paul Hughes, returned to original Organization Cincinnati Reds.
Detroit Tigers: Released former Rule 5 draft pick2B Denny Doyle, returned to original Organization Atlanta Braves.
Milwaukee Brewers: Placed SP Frank Tanana on the 60-day injured list.
Milwaukee Brewers: RF Billy Baldwin was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: SS Jimmy Sexton was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Milwaukee Brewers: C Harry Saferight was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Minnesota Twins: RP Chris Floethe was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Montreal Expos: Placed RP Paul Strauch on the active roster.
Montreal Expos: Activated RP Paul Strauch from the injured list.
New York Mets: Signed Manager Gil Hodges to a 3-year contract extension.
New York Mets: Signed Pitching Coach Rube Walker to a 3-year contract extension.
New York Mets: Signed Hitting Coach Bob Finley to a 2-year contract extension.
Oakland Athletics: CF Paul Womble was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SS Ramon Aviles was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Released former Rule 5 draft pick1B Harry Spilman, returned to original Organization Minnesota Twins.
Pittsburgh Pirates: RP Elias Sosa was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Pittsburgh Pirates: SP Tom Bradley was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
San Diego Padres: RP Doug Konieczny was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
San Diego Padres: LF Wilbur Howard was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
San Diego Padres: RP Tom Dukes was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
San Diego Padres: Placed RP Harvey Shank on the active roster.
Chicago Cubs: SP Ken Frailing was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Chicago Cubs: RP Jeff Williamson was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Chicago Cubs: C Craig Perkins was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Tuesday, April 4th, 1978
California Angels: Signed manager Earl Weaver to a 3-year, $69,560 per year contract.
Monday, April 3rd, 1978
Atlanta Braves: LF Bob Beall was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Atlanta Braves: RF Rich Coggins was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Baltimore Orioles: 1B Pat Bourque was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Baltimore Orioles: SP Ron Schueler was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Baltimore Orioles: RP Tim Stoddard was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Baltimore Orioles: RP Pablo Torrealba was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Chicago White Sox: RP Don Stanhouse was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Chicago White Sox: 2B Bill Stein was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed RP William Leinheiser on the active roster.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed 1B Dan Thomas on the active roster.
Cincinnati Reds: RP William Leinheiser was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cincinnati Reds: 1B Dan Thomas was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Houston Astros: SP Willie Sanders was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Royals: SP Jim Stedman was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Royals: RP Stephen Denison was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Royals: CF Luis Gonzalez was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Royals: C Michael Minster was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Royals: LF Bill Sharp was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Minnesota Twins: RP Dick Tidrow was designated for assignment and placed on irrevocable waivers.
Minnesota Twins: Placed LF Edward Rush on irrevocable waivers.
Minnesota Twins: Placed C Gary Upton on irrevocable waivers.
Minnesota Twins: Placed RP Chuck Hartenstein on the 60-day injured list.
New York Yankees: SS Terry Harmon was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Mets: 3B Mike Vail was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Oakland Athletics: Placed SS Gil Vidrio on irrevocable waivers.
Oakland Athletics: Designated SS Gil Vidrio for assignment.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pickSP Thomas Boyd, returned to original Organization New York Yankees.
Philadelphia Phillies: Released former Rule 5 draft pick2B John O'Rear, returned to original Organization Pittsburgh Pirates.
Philadelphia Phillies: C John Wathan was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Texas Rangers: Placed 3B Mike Miley on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/01/1978.
Texas Rangers: CF Clifford Foster was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Toronto Blue Jays: RP Roger Nelson was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed SS Greg Pryor on the active roster.
Toronto Blue Jays: Activated SS Greg Pryor from the injured list.
Toronto Blue Jays: C Willie Royster was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed SS Norm Miller on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: SP Steve Dunning was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: RP Bruce Zelis was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: RP John Lamb was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: RP John Miklos was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: C William Hamilton was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: SS Jim Mason was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Sunday, April 2nd, 1978
San Diego Padres: Claimed RP Harvey Shank off waivers from San Francisco.
Tuesday, March 28th, 1978
San Diego Padres: Signed general manager Adrian Zabala to a 2-year, $8,700 per year contract.
Monday, March 27th, 1978
Cincinnati Reds: Placed C Mike Ivie on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/23/1978.
Cincinnati Reds: RP William Leinheiser was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Cincinnati Reds: 1B Dan Thomas was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Detroit Tigers: Released former Rule 5 draft pickRP Howard Shoff, returned to original Organization San Francisco Giants.
Montreal Expos: Placed RP Paul Strauch on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/20/1978.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed 2B UL Washington on the 60-day injured list.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed C John Wathan on the active roster.
San Diego Padres: Placed SP Richard Gilman on the 60-day injured list.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed CF Oswaldo Olivares on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/25/1978.
Texas Rangers: Placed SP Randy Hammon on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/25/1978.
California Angels: Placed SP Craig Swan on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 04/27/1977.
California Angels: Placed CF Jeffrey Leonard on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/24/1978.
California Angels: Placed SS Jim Gantner on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/22/1978.
Sunday, March 26th, 1978
Philadelphia Phillies: Claimed C John Wathan off waivers from New York.
Monday, March 20th, 1978
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SS Rance Mulliniks on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/02/1978.
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SP Jim Colborn on the active roster.
Baltimore Orioles: Activated SP Jim Colborn from the injured list.
Chicago White Sox: Placed RP Caleb Glover on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/16/1978.
Chicago White Sox: Placed 2B Mike L Edwards on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/15/1978.
Cleveland Indians: Placed C Joe Ferguson on the active roster.
Detroit Tigers: Placed C John Snider on the 60-day injured list.
New York Mets: 1B Charles Carr was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed RP Bill Lee on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/18/1978.
Philadelphia Phillies: Placed SP Odell Jones on the active roster.
Philadelphia Phillies: Activated SP Odell Jones from the 60-day injured list.
Texas Rangers: Placed RP Terry Forster on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/15/1978.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed LF Andre Dawson on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/19/1978.
Monday, March 13th, 1978
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed SP Mark Ballinger on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/11/1978.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed RP Jose Alvarez on the active roster.
Cincinnati Reds: RP Jose Alvarez was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
New York Yankees: C John Wathan was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Oakland Athletics: Placed CF Bobby V Mitchell on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/08/1978.
Toronto Blue Jays: Placed SS Greg Pryor on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/12/1978.
Wednesday, March 8th, 1978
Cleveland Indians: Signed free agent C Joe Ferguson to a 1-year contract worth a total of $37,000.
Monday, March 6th, 1978
Baltimore Orioles: Placed SP Jim Colborn on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 07/24/1977.
Boston Red Sox: Placed 3B Mike Macha on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 03/05/1978.
Chicago White Sox: Released former Rule 5 draft pick2B Blake Doyle, returned to original Organization Atlanta Braves.
Cincinnati Reds: Placed RP John Chester on the 60-day injured list.
Friday, March 3rd, 1978
New York Yankees: Signed team doctor Bert Caballero to a 3-year, $31,740 per year contract.
Wednesday, March 1st, 1978
Cincinnati Reds: RP Jose Alvarez was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Houston Astros: Placed SP Rick Reuschel on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 07/25/1977.
Houston Astros: Placed SP Claude Osteen on the 14-day injured list, retroactive to 08/09/1977.
Houston Astros: Placed 3B Dave Augustine on irrevocable waivers.
Houston Astros: Placed LF David Lindsey on irrevocable waivers.
New York Mets: Placed RP William Larkin on the active roster.
Saturday, February 25th, 1978
New York Mets: Signed free agent SP William Larkin to a 1-year contract worth a total of $40,000.
Tuesday, February 14th, 1978
Oakland Athletics: Signed RF Reggie Jackson to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $300,000.
Los Angeles Dodgers: SP Jody Norris was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed C Rick Stelmaszek on the active roster.
Friday, February 10th, 1978
St. Louis Cardinals: Signed 2B Steve Staggs to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $198,000.
Monday, February 6th, 1978
Cleveland Indians: Signed free agent RF Willie Crawford to a 1-year contract worth a total of $57,000.
Detroit Tigers: Signed free agent 3B Stan Swanson to a 2-year contract worth a total of $72,000.
Montreal Expos: Signed free agent SS Terry Hughes to a 2-year contract worth a total of $220,000.
Boston Red Sox: C Jerry Moses was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Boston Red Sox: Placed SP John W Morris on the active roster.
Cleveland Indians: Placed SS Garth Iorg on the 60-day injured list.
Cleveland Indians: Placed RF Willie Crawford on the active roster.
Detroit Tigers: Placed 3B Stan Swanson on the active roster.
Kansas City Royals: RP Frederick Strine was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Kansas City Royals: Placed SP Francisco Barrios on the active roster.
Kansas City Royals: Activated SP Francisco Barrios from the 60-day injured list.
Montreal Expos: Placed SS Terry Hughes on the active roster.
Seattle Mariners: Activated RP Jim Nash from the 60-day injured list.
Texas Rangers: Placed 1B Joe Rudi on the active roster.
The Seattle Mariners traded $20,000 in cash to the San Diego Padres, getting 20-year-old starting pitcher Pascual Perez in return.
Saturday, February 4th, 1978
Boston Red Sox: Signed free agent SP John W Morris to a 1-year contract worth a total of $60,000.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Signed free agent C Rick Stelmaszek to a 2-year contract worth a total of $96,000.
Friday, February 3rd, 1978
New York Yankees: Placed RP Bill Connors on the active roster.
New York Yankees: Placed SS Eric Soderholm on the active roster.
Tuesday, January 31st, 1978
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed SP James Smith on the active roster.
Los Angeles Dodgers: SP Dennis Daboll was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed C Steve Swisher on the active roster.
Monday, January 30th, 1978
Texas Rangers: Signed free agent 1B Joe Rudi to a 1-year contract worth a total of $40,000.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Signed free agent SP James Smith to a 1-year contract worth a total of $44,000.
Saturday, January 28th, 1978
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed 3B Bill Madlock to a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $1,110,000.
Wednesday, January 25th, 1978
Kansas City Royals: Signed team doctor Josh Taylor to a 3-year, $36,840 per year contract.
Sunday, January 22nd, 1978
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed 1B Mike Easler to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $320,000.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Signed LF Bake McBride to a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $157,500.
Friday, January 20th, 1978
New York Yankees: Signed free agent RP Bill Connors to a 1-year contract worth a total of $55,000.
New York Yankees: Signed free agent SS Eric Soderholm to a 1-year contract worth a total of $75,000.
Wednesday, January 18th, 1978
Los Angeles Dodgers: C William Hamilton was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Boston Red Sox: Placed RP Daryl Patterson on the active roster.
Chicago White Sox: Released former Rule 5 draft pickCF Ronald Jackson, returned to original Organization Atlanta Braves.
Sunday, January 15th, 1978
Boston Red Sox: Signed free agent RP Daryl Patterson to a 1-year contract worth a total of $60,000.
Tuesday, January 10th, 1978
Montreal Expos: Signed general manager Roland Hemond to a 3-year, $31,440 per year contract.
Wednesday, January 4th, 1978
Boston Red Sox: Signed free agent RP Al McBean to a 2-year contract worth a total of $140,000.
Houston Astros: Signed free agent RP Fritz Peterson to a 1-year contract worth a total of $70,000.
San Francisco Giants: Signed free agent RP Danny Frisella to a 2-year contract worth a total of $150,000.
Atlanta Braves: Signed free agent LF Glenn Adams to a 2-year contract worth a total of $150,000.
Houston Astros: Signed free agent LF Mickey Rivers to a 2-year contract worth a total of $325,000.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed SP Joe Coleman on the active roster.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Placed C Manny Sanguillen on the active roster.
Atlanta Braves: RF Ronald Perez was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Atlanta Braves: Placed LF Glenn Adams on the active roster.
Atlanta Braves: Signed Manager Billy Martin to a 3-year contract extension.
Atlanta Braves: Signed Pitching Coach Ross Grimsley Sr to a 3-year contract extension.
Atlanta Braves: Signed Hitting Coach Jesse Levan to a 2-year contract extension.
Houston Astros: Placed RP Fritz Peterson on the active roster.
Houston Astros: LF Luis Melendez was designated for assignment and placed on waivers.
Houston Astros: Placed LF Mickey Rivers on the active roster.
Chicago Cubs: Placed SP Sandy Hopper on the active roster.
California Angels: Placed 2B Hal McRae on the active roster.
Tuesday, January 3rd, 1978
San Diego Padres: Placed RP Tommy Teem on the active roster.
San Diego Padres: Placed CF Bobby Murcer on the active roster.
San Diego Padres: Placed RF Rick Monday on the active roster.
Seattle Mariners: Placed 1B Andre Thornton on the active roster.
Seattle Mariners: Placed 3B Steve Brye on the active roster.
Seattle Mariners: Placed C Milt May on the active roster.
St. Louis Cardinals: Placed RP Richard Barnes on the active roster.
Texas Rangers: Placed 3B Larry Wolfe on the active roster.
Monday, January 2nd, 1978
Texas Rangers: Claimed 3B Larry Wolfe off waivers from Chicago.
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