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Date Transaction
10/31/01 Chicago Cubs
Announced that 1B Fred McGriff has exercised his contract option for 2002.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Mark Leiter: Declined to pick up the option on the 2002 contract for RHP Mark Leiter.
  Devon White: Declined to pick up the option on the 2002 contract for OF Devon White.
10/30/01 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Wilson Alvarez: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have removed LHP Wilson Alvarez from the disabled list and added him to the 40-man roster.
  Ariel Prieto: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have released pitcher Ariel Prieto.
10/26/01 Chicago Cubs
Larry Rothschild hired as pitching coach.
  IF Jose Fernandez placed on waivers for the pupose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed IF Anthony Medrano, IF Greg LaRocca and IF Corey Erickson and 1B Simon Pond and P Jason Phillips, P Jason Baker and P Tim Byrdak to minor league contracts.
  Colorado Rockies
Todd Hollandsworth: OF Todd Hollandsworth reinstated from the 60-day disabled list.
  Mark Little: OF Mark Little reinstated from the 60-day disabled list.
10/25/01 Colorado Rockies
INF Kevin Nicholson outrighted to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Devil Rays hire Jackie Brown as pitching coach and Tom Foley as third base coach. Hitting coach Wade Boggs resigns
10/24/01 Cleveland Indians
Exercised the 2002 option on manager Charlie Manuel; declined 2002 options on P Scott Radinsky and P Dave Burba and OF Juan Gonzalez; exercised 2003 option on P Ricardo Rincon; named Mike Brown pitching coach.
  Houston Astros
Bill Spiers: Billy Spiers, INF, announced his retirement.
  Minnesota Twins
Chad Allen: Chad Allen, OF, designated for release or assignment. Allen has chose his option to become a free-agent and is now free to negotiate with any team, including the Twins.
  Seattle Mariners
OF Scott Podsednik outrighted to triple-A Tacoma.
10/23/01 Anaheim Angels
Exercised the option on P Troy Percival for the 2002 season.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed P Jared Fernandez to a minor league contract; named Alonzo Powell hitting coach at Chattanooga of the Southern League (AA); promoted pitching coach Bill Moloney to Stockton/Mudville of the California League (A); promoted pitching coach Ted Power at Dayton of the Midwest League (A).
  Cleveland Indians
Named Karl Kuehl special advisor to baseball operations and Gary Tuck major league scout.
  Colorado Rockies
Named Jim Wright pitching coach.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Promoted Mike Arbuckle to assistant general manager and Marti Wolever to director of scouting; named Ruben Amaro Sr. player development adviser and Jim Fregosi Jr. and Mike Ledna scouting coordinators.
10/22/01 Milwaukee Brewers
Brandon Kolb: Outrighted P Brandon Kolb to Class AAA Indianapolis. Kolb became a six-year minor league free agent.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Outrighted LHP Brian O''Connor to Triple-A Nashville (O''Connor elected free agency)
  Outrighted IF Mendy Lopez to Triple-A Nashville (Lopez elected free agency)
  San Francisco Giants
RHP Jason Farmer becomes player to be named later to complete July 31, 2001 trade with St. Louis Cardinals; Farmer outrighted to Single-A affiliate of St. Louis.
10/20/01 Seattle Mariners
OF Gene Kingsale outrighted to triple-A Tacoma
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted outfielders Brian Simmons and DeWayne Wise to Syracuse (AAA).
10/19/01 Arizona Diamondbacks
Named Al Pedrique manager and Dennis Lewallyn pitching coach of Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); named Chip Hale manager, Mike Parrott pitching coach and Scott Coolbaugh hitting coach of El Paso of the Texas League (AA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Announced 1B D.T. Cromer declined an assignment to Louisville of the International League (AAA) and elected free agency.
  Colorado Rockies
Chris Nichting: Removed pitcher Chris Nichting from the 40-man roster.
  Chris Nichting: RHP Chris Nichting outrighted.
  Houston Astros
The Astros announced the resignation of manager Larry Dierker.
  Montreal Expos
Named Bill Robinson hitting coach.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Sent outright pitchers Kevin Beirne, Matt DeWitt and infielder Ryan Freel to Syracuse of the International League (AAA).
10/18/01 Colorado Rockies
Rockies Executive Vice President of Business Operations Keli S. McGregor promoted to president of the club.
10/17/01 Anaheim Angels
Announced they will not renew the contract of director of player development Darrell Miller; named Tony Reagins director of player development.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jorge Nunez: Added IF Jorge Nunez to the 40-man roster.
10/16/01 Minnesota Twins
Javier Valentin: Javier Valentin, C, had his contract purchased from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
10/15/01 Kansas City Royals
Added RHP Nate Field to the 40-man roster. C Paul Phillips was removed from the 40-man roster.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Purchased INF Marcos Scutaro from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  San Francisco Giants
Juan Melo: RHP Jamie Arnold, RHP Derek Hasselhoff, RHP Julio Santana and IF Juan Melo declared minor-league free agency.
  Seattle Mariners
INF Jason Grabowski, outrighted to triple-A Tacoma. RHP Kevin Gryboski selected from triple-A Tacoma.
10/14/01 Minnesota Twins
Hector Carrasco: Hector Carrasco, RHP, designated for release or assignment. Carrasco has chose his option to become a free-agent and is now free to negotiate with any team, including the Twins.
10/12/01 Baltimore Orioles
Mark Nussbeck (RHP) and Juan Guzman (RHP) outrighted to Triple-A Rochester. Casey Blake (3B) claimed on waivers by the Minnesota Twins.
  Chicago Cubs
Named Jim Hendry vice president of player personnel.
  Contract of RHP Jose Cueto purchased from West Tenn (AA). IF Chad Meyers placed on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Chicago White Sox
Mark Dalesandro: Mark Dalesandro, C, had his contract outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Ken Vining: Ken Vining, LHP, had his contract outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Bill Pulsipher: Bill Pulsipher, LHP, had his contract outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
Adam Melhuse: Sent catcher Adam Melhuse outright to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Tim Christman: Sent pitcher Tim Christman outright to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Bobby Chouinard: Sent pitchers Bobby Chouinard outright to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Detroit Tigers
Named Phil Regan manager at West Michigan of the Midwest League (A); announced that hitting coach Bill Madlock and bullpen catcher Ron Nedset will not be retained for the 2002 season.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Named Dave Collins First Base Coach.
  Mac Suzuki: Placed RHP Mac Suzuki on unconditional release waivers.
  Minnesota Twins
Announced the retirement of manager Tom Kelly.
  Jason Maxwell: Jason Maxwell, IF, designated for release or assignment. Maxwell has chose his option to become a free-agent and is now free to negotiate with any team, including the Twins.
  Casey Blake: Casey Blake, 3B, claimed off of waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
  Montreal Expos
The Expos outrighted LHP Joey Eischen, OF Terry Jones, C Sandy Martinez, RHP Bobby Munoz and OF Mark Smith to AAA-Ottawa.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Named Gary Varsho bench coach.
  Outrighted RHP Evan Thomas and OF Josue Perez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Also, outrighted INF P.J. Forbes, INF David Newhan, C Matt Walbeck and LHP Eddie Oropesa.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Outrighted RHP Marc Wilkins to Triple-A Nashville (Wilkins elected free agency)
  San Francisco Giants
Jamie Arnold: Outrighted RHP Jamie Arnold to the minor leagues.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have announced that Terry Collins, who served the club last season as bullpen and third base coach, will not return to the team for the 2002 season. Collins, 52, was originally hired as the Rays'' bullpen coach on November 7, 2000. He was moved to third base coach April 18 when Hal McRae was named the Devil Rays'' second manager, replacing Larry Rothschild.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired LHP Randy Flores and RHP Rosman Garcia from the New York Yankees to complete the trade that sent infielder Randy Velarde to New York on August 31. Flores and Garcia have been assigned to the Oklahoma roster in the Pacific Coast League.
10/11/01 Anaheim Angels
Brendan Donnelly: Added pitcher Brendan Donnelly to the 40-man roster.
  Boston Red Sox
James Lofton: Outrighted INF James Lofton to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Raul Gonzalez: Outrighted to Louisville OF Raul Gonzalez.
  Jared Fernandez: Outrighted to Louisville RHP Jared Fernandez.
  Justin Atchley: Outrighted to Louisville LHP Justin Atchley.
  Colorado Rockies
Bobby Chouinard: RHP Bobby Chouinard, LHP Tim Christman and C Adam Melhuse outrighted.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Announced Roger Caplinger was promoted to Head Trainer. Contract for John Adam not renewed.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Outrighted RHP Chris Spurling to Triple-A Nashville
  Outrighted 1B/OF Alex Hernandez to Triple-A Nashville
  Outrighted RHP Rich Loiselle to Triple-A Nashville (Loiselle elected free agency)
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted 1B Kevin Witt, C Rick Wilkins, OF Mike Colangelo, RHP David Lee, RHP David Lundquist and RHP Carlton Loewer to Triple-A Portland. Announced that Wilkins has elected free agency.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Paul Hoover: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have outrighted catcher/infielder Paul Hoover to Triple-A Durham.

Hoover, 25, spent the 2001 season at Durham and hit .215 in 89 games with three home runs and 21 RBI. He was selected by the Rays on September 8 and made two appearances for the club (one start) and collected a hit in four at-bats.

  Texas Rangers
RHP J.D. Smart and RHP Brandon Villafuerte, catchers Mike Hubbard and Marcus Jensen and outfielder Bo Porter cleared waivers and have been offered outright assignments to Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League.
  Reinstated righthanded pitchers Francisco Cordero and J.D. Smart and catcher Mike Hubbard from the 60-day disabled list.
10/10/01 Chicago Cubs
IF Jose Fernandez claimed off waivers from Anaheim. Contract of Joey Nation designated for assignment and subsequently outrighted to Iowa (AAA).
  Detroit Tigers
Ryan Jackson: 1B/OF Ryan Jackson outrighted to Triple A Toledo.
  Kevin Tolar: LHP Kevin Tolar outrighted to Triple A Toledo
  Jarrod Patterson: IF Jarrod Patterson outrighted to Triple A Toledo
  San Francisco Giants
John Johnstone: Released RHP John Johnstone; outrighted C Giuseppe Chiaramonte to the minor leagues; purchased the contract of IF Nelson Castro from Triple-A Fresno.
10/9/01 Boston Red Sox
Requested release waivers on INF Craig Grebeck and INF Morgan Burkhart.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Renewed the contracts of bench coach Jerry Royster, third base coach Gary Allenson and bullpen coach Bill Castro for the 2002 season. Announced that contracts for pitching coach Bob Apodaca and first base coach Luis Salazar would not be renewed.
  Announced that IF/OF Angel Echevarria and pitchers Will Cunnane and Everett Stull had declared free agency.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reinstated OF Derek Bell from the 15-day disabled list
10/8/01 Milwaukee Brewers
Reinstated pitcher Nick Neugebauer from the 15-day disabled list and catcher Raul Casanova, infielder Tyler Houston, outfielder Jeffrey Hammonds and pitchers Valerio De Los Santos, Lance Painter and Paul Rigdon from the 60-day disabled list.
  Outrighted catchers Kevin Brown and Jesse Levis, infielder Mike Coolbaugh, outfielder Angel Echevarria and pitchers Rocky Coppinger and Gus Gandarillas to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Montreal Expos
Hitting Coach Pat Roessler was released by the team
10/7/01 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have dismissed pitching coach Bill Fischer. A replacement is expected to be announced in the near future. Fischer, 70, joined the Rays April 12, 2000 replacing the franchise''s first major league pitching coach, Rick Williams
  Texas Rangers
Doug Melvin is dismissed as general manager.
10/5/01 Florida Marlins
Announced Tony Perez will step down as manager after the 2001 season and remain as a special assistant to the general manager.
  Seattle Mariners
DH Edgar Martinez reinstated from the suspended list. RHP Joel Pineiro reinstated from the suspended list.
10/4/01 Milwaukee Brewers
Announced the resignation of hitting coach Rod Carew effective Oct. 7, 2001.
10/3/01 Chicago Cubs
Pitching coach Oscar Acosta announced his resignation.
  LHP Felix Heredia reinstated to active list.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Named Dan Evans Executive Vice President and General Manager.
  Montreal Expos
Nameds Larry Beinfest interim general manager.
  OF Tim Raines was traded to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later
  Seattle Mariners
DH Edgar Martinez, placed on suspended list. RHP Joel Pineiro, placed on suspended list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Announced that general manager Gord Ash will not return in 2002.
10/2/01 Atlanta Braves
Steve Torrealba: Purchase the contract of C, Steve Torrealba from Double-A Greenville.
  Montreal Expos
Larry Beinfest was named interim General Manager
10/1/01 Baltimore Orioles
Purchased contract of Tim Raines Jr. (OF) from Triple-A Rochester. Josh Towers (RHP) placed on 60-day disabled list (broken ring finger in right hand). Juan Figueroa outrighted to Triple-A Rochester.