|12/21/01||C.J. Nitkowski: Signed free agent RHP T. J. Mathews to a one-year contract; signed free agent LHP C.J. Nitkowski to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training; OF Glen Barker was not tendered a contract.|
|12/8/01||Gregg Zaun: Signed free agent C Gregg Zaun to a two-year contract; signed C Scott Servais to a minor league contract; added P Doug Brocail to the 40-man roster.|
|12/7/01||Re-signed OF Orlando Merced to a one-year contract.|
|12/5/01||Doug Brocail: Signed free agent P Doug Brocail to a minor league contract. Brocail will be a non-roster invitee to spring training.|
|Named Chris Maloney manager of New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); named Gary Gaetti hitting coach of New Orleans; named Pat Roessler minor league hitting coordinator; named Johnny Lewis roving minor league hitting instructor; named Pete Fagan minor league training coordinator; named Nathan Lucero minor league strength/conditioning coordinator.|
|12/3/01||Brian L. Hunter: Signed free agent OF Brian Hunter to a two-year contract.|
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