|1/23/02||Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Jackson on a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.|
|1/16/02||Agreed to terms with RHP Joe Mays on a four-year contract, with a club option for 2006.|
|1/15/02||Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Meadows on a minor-league contract with an invitation to Spring Training|
|Signed INFs Jay Canizaro and Todd Sears, RHPs Grant Balfour and Tony Fiore, LHPs Mike Duvall Brad Thomas; signed INF Kurt Abbott to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.|
|1/7/02||Named Rick Anderson pitching coach; Al Newman third base coach; Steve Liddle bench coach; and Rick McWane assistant trainer|
|1/4/02||Named Ron Gardenhire manager.|
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