CSN Philly "The Phillies traded utility infielder John McDonald to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. In return the Phillies get minor-league pitcher Nefi Ogando. Ogando 24 is a right-handed relief pitcher. He was 2-3 with a 4.09 ERA in 33 games in the Carolina League (Single A) this..." September 01
Cleveland Plain Dealer "John McDonald continues to make the rounds. One day after designating the veteran infielder for assignment on Wednesday, the Indians traded McDonald to the Phillies for a player to be named or cash. McDonald, 38, started the season with the Pirates, but was traded to the Indians on June 10 when..." June 27
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates acquired veteran infielder John McDonald from the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday in a move that became necessary when they lost young shortstop Chase d'Arnaud for six to eight weeks with a hand injury. The Pirates will send cash or a player to be named later to the..." March 21
Source: Pirates acquire IF John McDonald from Diamondbacks.