Baseball Transcations for 5/16/12

Philadelphia Phillies traded Rich Thompson to Tampa Bay Rays.
Tampa Bay Rays placed RF Brandon Guyer on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to May 13, 2012. Left shoulder strain.
Tampa Bay Rays transferred RHP Jeff Niemann from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list.
Colorado Rockies activated OF Eric Young from the bereavement leave list.
Colorado Rockies placed 3B Chris Nelson on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to May 15, 2012. Left wrist inflammation.
Chicago Cubs recalled LHP Scott Maine from Iowa Cubs.
Chicago Cubs placed RHP Lendy Castillo on the 15-Day disabled list retroactive to May 12, 2012. Left groin strain
Chicago Cubs outrighted Blake DeWitt to Iowa Cubs.
Arizona Diamondbacks outrighted David Winfree to Reno Aces.

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Don is a lifelong baseball fan and loves to look inside the game for stories not everyone sees. He served as a Tampa Bay Rays correspondent for ESPN Fantasy Baseball. His style has been described as direct , and he wont likely change.