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Date Transaction
1/31/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on minor league contracts with INF/OF Clay Bellinger and P Donne Wall with invitations to Spring Training.
  Boston Red Sox
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with INF Tom Hage.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed INF Mike Lansing to a minor league contract.
  Colorado Rockies
Agreed to minor league contracts with LHP Kent Mercker and RHP Bobby Chouinard.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Named Doug Strange pro scout and Kuni Ogawa Far East scout.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to terms with OF Pete Incaviglia on a minor league contract.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with P Jaime Navarro and assigned him to Class AAA Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Agreed to terms with Ps Jesus Colome, Travis Phelps and Ryan Rupe on one-year contracts.
1/30/02 Chicago Cubs
Signed free-agent P Pat Mahomes to a minor league contract with an invitation him to Spring Training.
  Cincinnati Reds
Agreed with P Ricardo Aramboles on a one-year contract.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed free-agent P Mike James to a minor league contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed OF Dante Bichette to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training as a non-roster player.
  New York Mets
Signed free-agent INF John Valentin and free-agent C Jimmy Gonzalez to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training; named Juan Lopez coach.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Named Tug McGraw special pitching instructor for Spring Training.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms with free-agent IF Pokey Reese on a two-year contract with a club option for 2004.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to terms with SS Deivi Cruz on a one-year contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners sign RHP James Baldwin; designated LHP Norm Charlton for assignment.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Agreed to terms with 2B Brent Abernathy, Ps Steve Kent and Enger Veras, and INFs Jason Smith and Ramon Soler on one-year contracts.
1/29/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with INF Scott Spiezio.
  Baltimore Orioles
Acquired OF Chris Singleton from the Chicago White Sox for 2B/OF Willie Harris.
  Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with LHP Lance Davis and OF Austin Kearns.
  Houston Astros
Re-signed OF Lance Berkman to a three-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with LHP Takahito Nomura; designated RHP Allen Levrault for assignment.
  New York Mets
Agreed to terms on one-year minor league contracts with P Mark Corey and OF Esix Snead.
  New York Yankees
Signed P Mike Thurman to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed free-agent OF Ricky Ledee to a one-year, $750,000 contract; outrighted OF Felipe Crespo to Triple-A.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Randy Winn: Agreed to terms with OF Randy Winn on a one-year contract; signed Troy O''Leary to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Dan Miceli to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training as a non-roster player.
1/28/02 Atlanta Braves
Signed RHP Darren Holmes to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed free-agent RHP Bill Simas to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed free-agent OF John Mabry to a Triple-A contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Named Larry Silverman vice president and baseball legal counsel.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Agreed to terms with LHP Tom Martin and RHP Randy Galvez, Cs Sal Fasano and Yamid Haad, INF Andy Sheets and OF Emil Brown on minor league contracts.
  Texas Rangers
Signed free-agent RHP Ismael Valdes to a one-year contract; signed free-agent P Rudy Seanez to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
1/26/02 New York Mets
Traded minor league INF/OF Ross Gload to the Rockies for cash considerations.
1/25/02 Detroit Tigers
Signed INF Shane Halter to a two-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed OF Matt Stairs to a one-year contract.
  New York Mets
Sent outright the contracts of OFs Danny Peoples and Esix Snead to Norfolk of the International League (AAA); signed LHP Mike Bacsik to a one-year contract.
  New York Yankees
Signed INF Ron Coomer to a minor league contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with OF Armando Rios.
  Agreed to terms on minor league contracts and extended non-roster Spring Training invitations to RHPs Brian Boehringer, Wayne Gomes, Justin Reid, Al Reyes, Scott Service and Chris Spurling, Cs Darron Cox and John Pachot, IFs Shawn Gilbert and Mendy Lopez, and OFs Adam Hyzdu and Luis Polonia.
  San Francisco Giants
David Bell: Acquired 3B David Bell from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for IF Desi Relaford.
  Seattle Mariners
Traded INF David Bell and cash to the San Francisco Giants for INF Desi Relaford.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Agreed to terms with INF Russ Johnson on a two-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Re-signed free-agent LHP Justin Thompson.
1/24/02 Detroit Tigers
Claimed INF Oscar Salazar off waivers from the Oakland Athletics; designated OF Endy Chavez for assignment; named Dick Egan major league scout.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed Ps Stevenson Agosto, Carlos Chantres, Luis De Los Santos and Jason Dickson, C Kevin Brown, INF Kevin Sefcik and OF Ryan Freel to minor league contracts.
1/23/02 Minnesota Twins
Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Jackson on a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Named Al Avila as a special assistant to the general manager.
  San Diego Padres
Signed free-agent RHP Steve Reed to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Named Derek Lilliquist as pitching coach at rookie level Johnson City and Blaise Ilsley as pitching coach at Double-A New Haven.
  Texas Rangers
Jeff Zimmerman: Signed RHP Jeff Zimmerman to a three-year contract avoiding salary arbitration.
1/22/02 Boston Red Sox
Brian Daubach: Agreed to terms with 1B Brian Daubach on a 2002 contract, thus avoiding salary arbitration.
  Chicago White Sox
Signed C Mark Dalesandro, INF Justin Baughman and P Mike Porzio to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed P Jeff Weaver to a four-year contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Named Jax Robertson and Bill Singer as special assistants to the general manager.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed manager Tony La Russa to a three-year contract extension through 2004.
1/21/02 Colorado Rockies
Acquired INF Todd Zeile, OF Benny Agbayani and cash from the New York Mets as part of a three-team trade also involving the Milwaukee Brewers.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired LHP Glendon Rusch and INF Lenny Harris from the New York Mets and OF Alex Ochoa from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for OF Jeromy Burnitz, OF Mark Sweeney, IF Lou Collier, RHP Jeff D''Amico and cash.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Jeff D''Amico, OF Jeromy Burnitz, INF Lou Collier, INF Mark Sweeney and cash from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for LHP Glendon Rusch; acquired INF/OF Ross Gload and RHP Craig House from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for INF Todd Zeile, OF Benny Agbayani, INF Lenny Harris and cash; signed OF Tony Tarasco to a minor league contract.
1/19/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed free-agent RHP Rick Helling to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2003.
1/18/02 Atlanta Braves
Signed RHP Kevin Millwood to a one-year contract; acquired RHP Kevin Gryboski from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for RHP Elvis Perez.
  Baltimore Orioles
Agreed to terms with P Jason Johnson on a two-year contract.
  Boston Red Sox
Agreed to terms with OF Trot Nixon and RHP Ugueth Urbina on 2002 contracts, thus avoiding salary arbitration for both players.
  Chicago Cubs
Agreed to terms with RHP Kerry Wood on a one-year-contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to terms with 3B Aaron Boone and OF Juan Encarnacion on one-year contracts.
  Detroit Tigers
Agreed to terms with P Jeff Weaver on a one-year contract.
  Florida Marlins
Agreed to terms with P Ryan Dempster, C Mike Redmond, 1B Derrek Lee, 2B Luis Castillo and SS Alex Gonzalez on one-year contracts.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed OF Carlos Beltran to a one-year, $3.5 million contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed LHP Odalis Perez and SS Alex Cora to one-year contracts.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Chad Fox: Signed RHP Chad Fox to a one-year contract; designated RHP George Perez for assignment.
  Montreal Expos
Signed P Javier Vazquez and C Michael Barrett to one-year contracts.
  New York Mets
Signed INF Hanley Frias to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Oakland Athletics
Signed LHP Mike Venafro to a one-year contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed 3B Scott Rolen, 1B Travis Lee and RHP Robert Person to one-year deals, avoiding arbitration.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with OF Adrian Brown, IF Abraham Nunez and RHP Sean Lowe.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to terms with OF Ron Gant on a minor league contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed P Jay Witasick to a one-year contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed RHP Freddy Garcia, LHP John Halama and OF Charles Gipson to one-year contracts; acquired RHP Elvis Perez from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for RHP Kevin Gryboski.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed C Eli Marrero to a one-year deal.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Agreed to terms with RHP Paul Wilson on a one-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Signed P Hector Carrasco to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
1/17/02 Anaheim Angels
Acquired Brad Fullmer (1B/DH) from Toronto in exchange for Brian Cooper (RHP).
  Agreed to one-year contract with P Al Levine.
  Chicago White Sox
Signed OF Carlos Lee to a two-year contract and OF Chris Singleton to a one-year contract; claimed P Thomas Jacquez off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Jose Paniagua to a one-year, $1.33 million deal.
  Houston Astros
Signed Ps Jamie Arnold, Mark Guerra, Peter Munro and Jason Jacome, Cs Frank Charles, Chris Tremie and Alan Zinter, INF Tripp Cromer, and OFs Chris Prieto and Scott Pose to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed IF Ronnie Belliard, RHP Jamey Wright and LHP Valerio De Los Santos to one-year contracts; signed C Marcus Jensen to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training as a non-roster player.
  New York Yankees
Signed INF Enrique Wilson to a one-year contract; released INF Clay Bellinger.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Named Mike Schmidt special hitting instructor for the 2002 Spring Training season.
  Texas Rangers
Signed OF Patrick Boyd to a minor league contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired RHP Brian Cooper from the Anaheim Angels for DH Brad Fullmer; signed RHP Kelvim Escobar and OF Shannon Stewart to one-year contracts, avoiding arbitration with both.
1/16/02 Anaheim Angels
Re-signed OF Darin Erstad to a one-year contract.
  Boston Red Sox
Received approval from Major League Baseball owners to transfer ownership of the Boston Red Sox from the Yawkey Trust to the ownership group led by John Henry and Tom Werner.
  Doug Mirabelli: Agreed to terms with C Doug Mirabelli on a 2002 contract, thus avoiding salary arbitration.
  Chicago Cubs
Signed RHP Alan Benes to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Detroit Tigers
Re-signed RHP Danny Patterson to a three-year contract; re-signed INF/OF Robert Fick to a one-year contract.
  Kansas City Royals
Agreed to a $3.25 million, one-year deal with LHP Jose Rosado, avoiding arbitration.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed 2B/OF Eric Young to a two-year contract with a club option for 2004.
  Minnesota Twins
Agreed to terms with RHP Joe Mays on a four-year contract, with a club option for 2006.
  New York Mets
Signed free-agent RHP Pedro Astacio to a one-year contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Re-signed OF Jermaine Dye to a three-year contract through the 2004 season with a mutual option for the 2005 season.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed C Scott Servais to a minor league contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Re-signed 2B Bret Boone, who was eligible for arbitration, to a three-year contract with a club option for 2005.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed OF J.D. Drew to a one-year deal.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Promoted Jose Tavarez to vice president, employee and guest relations.
1/15/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Named Jack Howell and Dan Carlson to minor league coaching staff.
  Atlanta Braves
Traded OF Brian Jordan, RHP Odalis Perez and minor-league RHP Andy Brown to the Los Angeles Dodgers for OF Gary Sheffield.
  Baltimore Orioles
Named Dave Blume and Bill Bliss to amateur scouting staff.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed RHP Ryo Kumagai and announced he would be a non-roster invitee to Major League Spring Training.
  Named Mike Stanley bench coach.
  Cincinnati Reds
Re-signed RHP Danny Graves to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
  Detroit Tigers
Named Scott Reid vice president/assistant to the general manager.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Brian Jordan: Acqured OF Brian Jordan, P Odalis Perez and P Andy Brown from the Atlanta Braves for OF Gary Sheffield
  Minnesota Twins
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.
  New York Mets
Named John Fantauzzi assistant to the director, minor league operations; signed OF Darren Bragg to a minor league free-agent contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed RHP Terry Adams to a one-year contract, including two performance-based option years; designated LHP Thomas Jacquez for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms with RHP Steve Woodard on a minor league contract; named Tim Ireland manager of Tulsa of the Texas League.
1/14/02 Chicago Cubs
Signed free agent OF Darren Lewis to a one-year contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired LHP Mike Venafro and 1B Carlos Pena from the Texas Rangers in exchange for LHP Mario Ramos, OF Ryan Ludwick, 1B Jason Hart and C Gerald Laird.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed OF Doug Glanville to a one-year, $4 million contract; signed LHP Pete Schourek to a Triple-A contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  San Francisco Giants
Barry Bonds: Signed OF Barry Bonds to a five-year contract; named Mike Ramsey manager and Ross Grimsley pitching coach of Hagerstown of the South Atlantic League (A).
1/12/02 Atlanta Braves
Invited Julio Franco, Eddie Perez, Keith Lockhart, Dax Norris, Chris Hammond, Matt Belisle, Trey Hodges, Jake Robbins, Aaron Small and Dan Wheeler, Matt Franco, Luis Tavarez and Ozzie Timmons to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed IF Dave Berg to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training.
1/11/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Invited LHPs Troy Brohawn, Horacio Estrada, Eric Knott, Eddie Oropesa, Yorkis Perez and Stephen Randolph, RHPs Jason Bulger, Jonathan Johnson, Jose Parra and Erik Sabel, Cs Brad Cresse and Willie Morales, INF/OF Chris Donnels and OF Quinton McCracken to Spring Training.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed RHP Jimmy Haynes and LHP Brian Bohanon to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed P Ryan Glynn and P Robert Marquez to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training; invited C Kade Johnson to Spring Training.
  Montreal Expos
Signed the following eight players to minor league contracts: RHPs Joe Davenport and Dan Smith, Cs Alex Andreopoulos and Toby Rumfield, INFs Howard Battle and Ivan Cruz and OFs Norm Hutchins and Lyle Mouton.
  New York Yankees
Sent P Ryan Bradley outright to Class AAA Columbus of the International League.
  Oakland Athletics
Signed INF Randy Velarde to a one-year contract; designated INF Oscar Salazar for assignment.
  San Francisco Giants
Desi Relaford: Signed IF Desi Relaford to a one-year contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed RHP Shigetoshi Hasegawa to a one-year contract.
1/10/02 Anaheim Angels
Invited Cs Jared Abruzzo, Jamie Burke, Trent Durrington, Tom Gregorio and Jason Hill; INFs Larry Barnes Brian Specht; OFs Darrell Dent, Jeff Guiel, Gary Johnson, Andy Thompson and Juan Tolentino; RHPs Chris Bootcheck, Bobby Jenks, Lou Lucca and Francisco Rodriguez; and LHPs Dan Serafini, Rich Kelley, Brian McNichol and Tony Milo to Spring Training as non-roster players.
  Atlanta Braves
Signed INF Keith Lockhart to a minor league contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed LHP Hector Mercado to a one-year contract; named Carlo Alvarez strength and conditioning coordinator.
  Colorado Rockies
Agreed to terms with RHP Rick White on a one-year contract.
  Kansas City Royals
Invited Ps Rick DeHart, Chris Fussell, Brett Laxton, Scott Mullen, Bryan Rekar, Johnny Ruffin, Brian Shouse, Matt Skrmetta, Mike Stodolka, Mac Suzuki and Jordan Zimmerman, Cs Danny Ardoin, A.J. Hinch, Hector Ortiz and Mike Tonis, INFs Josue Espada, Matt Ferrara and Donnie Sadler and OFs Aaron Guiel and Rontrez Johnson to Spring Training as non-roster players.
  Signed RHP Paul Byrd to a one-year, $850,000 contract.
  New York Mets
Adam Walker: Signed LHP Adam Walker to a one-year contract.
  New York Yankees
Signed LHP David Wells to a two-year contract with a club option for 2004.
  San Francisco Giants
Invited Ps Luke Anderson, Nelson Lara, Rafael Rigueiro, Jeff Verplanke and Erik Threets; Cs Trey Lunsford, Ryan Luther, and Angel Pena; and INFs Jeremy Luster, Juan Melo, Lance Niekro and Tony Zuniga to Spring Training as non-roster players; named Bill Hayes manager and Jerry Cram pitching coach of San Jose of the California League (A).
1/9/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Agreed to terms with INF Craig Counsell on a three-year contract with club options for 2005 and 2006.
  Cleveland Indians
Mark Wohlers: Signed RHP Mark Wohlers to a two-year contract with a club option for 2004.
  Houston Astros
Signed LHP Billy Wagner to a three-year contract with a club option for 2005.
  New York Mets
Signed P Adam Walker to a one-year contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Named Patty Paytas vice president of communications.
  San Francisco Giants
Named Mario Mendoza manager and Steve Renko pitching coach of Shreveport of the Texas League (AA).
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed OF So Taguchi to a three-year contract.
1/8/02 Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to terms with 1B baseman Sean Casey on a one-year contract; signed INF Pete Rose Jr. to a minor league contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Named John Westhoff vice president, legal counsel; named Scott Bream assistant general manager; promoted Ricky Bennett from assistant to baseball operations to assistant director, minor leagues/scouting; named Charles Jones vice president, suite sales and services.
  New York Yankees
Re-signed INF Luis Sojo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Re-signed RHP Ricky Bottalico to a one-year, $1.5 million deal.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on minor league contracts and extended non-roster Spring Training invitations to LHPs Brian O''Connor and Kevin Tolar, RHPs Jason Rakers, Brian Smith and Salomon Torres, C/IF Reed Secrist, 1B Chris Pritchett and OF Ryan Radmanovich.
  San Francisco Giants
Named Lenn Sakata manager and Bert Bradley pitching coach of Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
1/7/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired LHP Mike Myers from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for OF Jack Cust and C J.D. Closser.
  Cincinnati Reds
RHP Joey Hamilton and RHP Jose Rijo agreed to minor league contracts and were invited to Major League Spring Training; OF Robin Jennings and RHP Chris Booker agreed to one-year contracts.
  Agreed to terms with RHP Elmer Dessens on a one-year contract for the 2002 season.
  Colorado Rockies
Acquired OF Jack Cust and C J.D. Closser from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for LHP Mike Myers.
  Minnesota Twins
Named Rick Anderson pitching coach; Al Newman third base coach; Steve Liddle bench coach; and Rick McWane assistant trainer
  New York Yankees
Agreed to a one-year contract with C Todd Greene.
1/5/02 San Francisco Giants
Reggie Sanders: Signed free agent OF Reggie Sanders to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2003.
1/4/02 Anaheim Angels
Announced the resignation of team president Tony Tavares.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed P Matthew Haynes.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Claimed P George Perez off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
  Minnesota Twins
Named Ron Gardenhire manager.
  New York Yankees
Claimed P Brett Jodie off waivers from the San Diego Padres; designated P Ryan Bradley for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Named Mike Davis hitting coach of Mobile of the Southern League (AA).
  Toronto Blue Jays
Awarded RHP George Perez to the Milwaukee Brewers on a waiver claim.
1/3/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Agreed to terms with P Mike Morgan on a one-year contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Named Brad Komminsk manager of Class AA Akron of the Eastern League; named Ted Kubiak manager of Class A Kinston of the Carolina League; named Torey Lovullo manager of Class A Columbus of the New York-Penn League.
  Detroit Tigers
Named Willie Horton and Al Kaline special assistants to president Dave Dombrowski.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Blake Stein to a one-year, $1.35 million contract.
1/2/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Named Chuck Kniffin pitching coach.
  Chicago Cubs
Signed free agent INF Chris Stynes to one-year contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Re-signed P Brian Moehler to a one-year contract; sent OF Chris Wakefield outright to Toledo of the International League (AAA).
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with P Mike Holtz on a two-year contract; traded C Tom Wilson to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league C Mike Kremblas; agreed to terms on a four-year contract with KFRC 610 AM to broadcast all regular-season and postseason games.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms with free-agent RHP Mike Williams on a two-year contract with a club option for 2004.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired C Tom Wilson from the Oakland Athletics for minor league C Mike Kremblas; designated RHP George Perez for assignment; hired Mike Barnett as hitting coach.