Transactions & Injuries
Date Description
2011-12-13 Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2011-06-14 Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA).
2011-06-07 Designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2011-05-11 Missed 36 games (right elbow injury).
2011-03-31 Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 22nd, 2011).
2011-03-03 Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2010-11-03 Missed all 162 regular season games (right labrum surgery).
2010-04-04 Right labrum surgery, late September (retroactive to March 26th, 2010).
2009-09-24 Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right shoulder tendinitis).
2009-08-15 Right shoulder tendinitis, early September (retroactive to August 12th, 2009).
2009-08-07 Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA).
2009-07-30 Acquired from the Chicago Cubs. The Chicago Cubs acquired pitchers John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny from the Pittsburgh Pirates for pitchers Kevin Hart and Jose Ascanio, as well as infielder Josh Harrison.
2009-06-30 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2009-05-10 Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2009-03-24 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2009-02-25 Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2008-07-04 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2008-06-28 Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2008-05-29 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2008-05-19 Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2008-03-20 Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2007-12-04 Acquired from the Atlanta Braves. The Atlanta Braves acquired infielder Omar Infante and pitcher Will Ohman from the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Jose Ascanio.
2007-08-24 Recalled from Mississippi (AA).
2007-08-01 Optioned to Mississippi (AA).
2007-07-29 Recalled from Mississippi (AA).
2007-07-19 Optioned to Mississippi (AA).
2007-07-13 Recalled from Mississippi (AA).
2007-03-12 Optioned to Richmond (AAA).
2007-03-03 Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2006-03-15 Optioned to Myrtle Beach (A).
2006-02-23 Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2005-11-18 Contract purchased from Myrtle Beach (A).
2001-10-10 Signed as an international free agent by the Atlanta Braves.