|3/27/03||Placed OF Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contracts of INF Mendy Lopez and C Mike DiFelice from Triple-A Omaha.|
|3/26/03||Optioned LHP Scott Mullen to Triple-A Omaha and reassigned LHP Rick DeHart, RHP Sean Lowe and 3B Jarrod Patterson to minor league camp.|
|3/25/03||Acquired OF Benny Agbayani from Reds for cash considerations.|
|3/23/03||Reduced camp roster to 32 players. Pitchers Kyle Snyder, Brad Voyles, Jeremy Hill and OF Aaron Guiel will report to Triple-A Omaha. Catcher Mike Tonis was optioned to Double-A Wichita.|
|3/17/03||Reduced the camp roster to 37 players by sending RHPs Shawn Sedlacek and Wes Obermueller and OF Alexis Gomez to Triple-A Omaha. INFs Julius Matos, Morgan Burkhart and Luis Ordaz and LHP Jimmy Osting were assigned to minor league camp.|
|3/14/03||Claimed OF Rontrez Johnson from Oakland. Under Rule 5 specifications, Johnson must be waived if he does not make the 25-man roster.|
|3/13/03||Returned Rule 5 draftee Ronny Paulino to the Pirates organization.|
|3/11/03||Optioned left-hander Jimmy Gobble and infielder Alejandro Machado to Double-A Wichita and right-hander Ian Ferguson to Triple-A Omaha. Assigned to minor league camp were right-handers Buddy Carlyle, Brian Rose, Jason Turman, Nate Field and Zack Greinke.|
|Royals release outfielder Mark Quinn.|
|3/6/03||Traded RHP Jeff Austin and LHP Brian Shackelford to the Reds for INF Damaso Espino & OF Alan Moye.|
|3/5/03||Released infielder Elvis Peña, reducing the Spring Training roster to 54 players.|
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