|12/20/02||The Astros signed Jared Fernandez, RHP, to a one-year minor league contract and invited the pitcher to Spring Training.|
|12/18/02||Jeff Kent: The Astros signed free-agent Jeff Kent, INF, to a two-year contract with a club option for a third year.|
|12/17/02||Nelson Cruz: The Astros signed Nelson Cruz, RHP, to a one-year contract and then traded him to the Colorado Rockies for Victor Hall, OF.|
|12/10/02||Signed Jesus Sanchez, LHP, to a one-year minor league contract and invited the pitcher to spring training|
|12/7/02||Shane Reynolds: Signed Shane Reynolds, RHP, to a one-year contract.|
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