|1/22/04||Signed RHP Shingo Takatsu to a one-year contract, with a club option for 2005.|
|1/21/04||Invited minor league pitchers Carlos Castillo, Ryan Kohlmeier and Josh Stewart, C Jonathan Aceves, C Carlos Maldonado, OF Mario Valenzuela and OF Jeremy Reed to Spring Training.|
|Signed RHP Robert Person, RHP Mike Jackson, RHP Jose Santiago, LHP Vic Darensbourg, OF Marvin Benard, INF Bobby Smith and INF Mike Bell to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.|
|1/12/04||Agreed to terms with LHP Scott Schoeneweis on a one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.|
|1/7/04||Agreed to terms with RHP Cliff Politte on a one-year contract that includes a club option for 2005.|
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