|12/21/01||Steve Lomasney: Signed C Steve Lomasney to a minor league contract.|
|Did not tender contracts to RHP Todd Erdos, LHP Allen McDill, INF Chris Stynes, INF Pokey Reese and C Steve Lomasney.|
|Signed free-agent OF Johnny Damon to a four-year contract.|
|12/20/01||Announced the decision by Red Sox partners and limited partners to sell 100 percent of the team to the bidding group headed by John Henry.|
|12/19/01||Tony Clark: Agreed to terms on a contract with DH/1B Tony Clark, thus avoiding arbitration; agreed to terms with free agent RHP John Burkett.|
|Acquired INF Pokey Reese from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for C Scott Hatteberg.|
|12/18/01||Willie Banks: Agreed to terms with RHP Willie Banks on a 2002 Major League contract.|
|Agreed to terms with free agent INF Carlos Baerga on a minor-league contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.|
|12/15/01||Acquired RHP Dustin Hermanson from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league OF Rick Asadoorian, 1B Luis Garcia and 1B Dustin Brisson.|
|12/14/01||Named Dave Jauss director of player development, Kent Qualls director of baseball operations and Gary Jones minor league field coordinator.|
|12/12/01||Named Luis Tiant pitching coach for the Lowell Spinners of the New York-Penn League (Short-A).|
|Darren Oliver: Acquired LHP Darren Oliver from the Texas Rangers in exchange for OF Carl Everett.|
|12/11/01||Named Dwight Evans hitting coach, Mike Cubbage third base coach and Bob Kipper bullpen coach.|
|12/5/01||Signed LHP Jeff Wallace to a one-year contract.|
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