|12/18/08||Signed RHP Luke Hudson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.|
|12/17/08||Signed LHPs Heath Phillips and Lenny DiNardo, RHP Oscar Villarreal and OF Tommy Murphy to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.|
|12/16/08||Signed LHP John Bale to a one-year contract.|
|12/13/08||Signed RHP Kyle Farnsworth to a two-year contract with a club option for 2011. Re-signed RHP Jairo Cuevas to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.|
|12/12/08||Designated INF Jason Smith for assignment. Non-tendered LHP John Bale, RHP Jairo Cuevas, OF Joey Gathright and INF Jason Smith.|
|12/11/08||Signed LHP Horacio Ramirez and RHP Doug Waechter to one-year contracts. Acquired OF Jordan Parraz from the Houston Astros. Selected LHP Jose Lugo from the Minnesota Twins in the Rule 5 Draft and traded him to Seattle for cash considerations.|
|12/10/08||Claimed RHP Jairo Cuevas off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.|
|12/1/08||Signed RHP Franquelis Osoria to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Re-signed C Matt Tupman and RHP Matt Wright to Minor League contracts with an invitations to Spring Training. Offered salary arbitration to 2B Mark Grudzielanek.|
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