|3/31/09||Acquired INF Jeff Keppinger from the Reds in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Optioned INF Edwin Maysonet, RHP Alberto Arias and RHP Jeff Fulchino to Triple-A Round Rock. Returned LHP Gilbert De La Vara, a Rule 5 pick, to the Royals.|
|3/29/09||Released INF David Newhan. Reassigned RHP Chad Paronto to Minor League camp.|
|3/28/09||Placed RHP Brandon Backe on the 15-day disabled list with a left intercostal strain and placed IF Aaron Boone on the 15-day disabled list while recovering from heart surgery.|
|3/27/09||Reassigned RHP Bud Norris to Minor League camp. Optioned C J.R. Towles to Triple-A Round Rock.|
|3/25/09||Granted RHP Danny Graves his release from his Minor League contract, making him a free agent.|
|3/22/09||Reassigned RHPs Clay Hensley and Danny Graves, LHP Neal Musser and INFs Matt Kata and John Gall to Minor League camp.|
|3/20/09||Signed free agent C Ivan Rodriguez to a one-year contract. Optioned SS Tommy Manzella and OF Brian Bogusevic to Triple-A Round Rock.|
|3/17/09||Optioned RHP Felipe Paulino to Triple-A Round Rock.|
|3/15/09||Optioned RHP Samuel Gervacio, LHPs Tyler Lumsden and Polin Trinidad, OF Yordany Ramirez and INF Drew Sutton to Triple-A Round Rock. Reassigned non-roster INF Mark Saccomanno to Minor League camp.|
|3/10/09||Reassigned C Jason Castro, C Brian Esposito and RHP Sergio Perez to Minor League camp. Optioned RHP Brad James to Triple-A Round Rock.|
|3/5/09||Signed LHP Neal Musser to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.|
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