|3/30/03||Purchased the contracts of 2B Ronnie Belliard, RHP Dan Miceli and LHP Darren Oliver. Optioned OF Ben Petrick to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Assigned C Raul Casanova and OF/1B Mark Sweeney to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Placed INF Pablo Ozuna on the 60-day disabled list, retroactive to March 26, with a sprained knee. Placed RHP Denny Neagle on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27, with left elbow stiffness. Placed RHP Denny Stark on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a strained upper back muscle. Placed RHP Scott Elarton on a rehabilitation assignment fo rhis right shoulder. Sent RHP Ryan Cameron to Boston to complete a March 18 trade for LHP Javier Lopez. Designated RHP Elio Serrano for assignment.|
|3/24/03||Reassigned IF Luis Lopez to minor league camp.|
|3/23/03||Optioned INF Garrett Atkins, INF Kevin Eberwein, OF Luke Allen and RHP Elio Serrano to minor-league camp; Reassigned LHP Vic Darensbourg and INF Kit Pellow to minor-league camp.|
|3/18/03||Javier Lopez: Acquired LHP Javier Lopez from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named. Placed SS Juan Uribe (broken right foot) on the 60-day disabled list.|
|3/15/03||Clint Barmes: Optioned IF Clint Barmes, OF Choo Freeman and 1B Brad Hawpe to minor-league camp. Reassigned RHP Brad Clontz, LHP Chris Michalak, RHP Matt Miller, C Mandy Romero, RHP Chin-hui Tsao and RHP Jason Young to minor-league camp.|
|3/14/03||Signed RHP Yusuke Arakawa, from Toyota of a Japanese industrial league|
|3/11/03||Jack Cust: Acquired 1B-OF Chris Richard and cash from the Baltimore Orioles for OF Jack Cust.|
|3/9/03||Cory Vance: Optioned IF Jeff Baker, RHP Ryan Cameron, C J.D. Closser, OF Rene Reyes, LHP Cory Vance and OF Rene Reyes to minor-league camp. Reassigned LHP Colin Young and Tino Sanchez to minor-league camp.|
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