|8/31/03||Optioned LHP Horacio Ramirez to Triple-A Richmond.|
|Purchased the contracts of OF Damon Hollins and IF Jesse Garcia; placed on the 15-day disabled list.|
|8/30/03||Recalled C Johnny Estrada from Triple-A Richmond; optioned 1B Mike Hessman to Richmond.|
|Designated RHP Joe Dawley for assignment.|
|8/28/03||Kevin Gryboski: Placed RHP Kevin Gryboski on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right shoulder. RHP Joe Dawley was recalled from Triple-A Richmond to take Gryboski''s spot on the 25-man roster.|
|John Smoltz: Placed John Smoltz on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with slight tendinitis in his right elbow. The move was made retroactive to Sunday. Recalled Jung Bong from Triple-A Richmond to take Smoltz''s spot.|
|8/18/03||Placed Julio Franco on the 15-day disabled list (fractured and lacerated left middle finger); recalled Mike Hessman from Triple-A Richmond|
|8/13/03||Optioned LHP Jung Keun Bong to Triple-A Richmond; activated RHP Trey Hodges from the disabled list and placed RHP Roberto Hernandez on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring.|
|8/12/03||Kent Mercker: Acquired LHP Kent Mercker from the Reds for a player to be named later.|
|8/7/03||Purchased contract of RHP Will Cunnane from Triple-A Richmond; placed RHP Darren Holmes on 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.|
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