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Date Transaction
2/28/02 Baltimore Orioles
Signed OFs Chris Richard and Luis Matos, RHPs Josh Towers, Willis Roberts and Kris Foster, and LHPs John Parrish and John Bale to one-year contracts.
  Boston Red Sox
Dismissed general manager Dan Duquette; named Mike Port interim general manager.
  Houston Astros
Signed RHPs Wade Miller, Roy Oswalt, Tim Redding and Ricky Stone, LHPs Carlos Hernandez and Wilfredo Rodriguez, INFs Adam Everett, Keith Ginter and Chris Truby to one-year contracts.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Ober Moreno to a one-year contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms with 3B Aramis Ramirez on a three-year contract extension through 2004.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHP Tanyon Sturtze and INF Damian Rolls to one-year contracts.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms with RHP Rob Bell, and LHPs Doug Davis and Juan Moreno on one-year contracts.
2/27/02 Baltimore Orioles
Signed OF Jay Gibbons, C Geronimo Gil, RHP Sean Douglass, and INFs Brian Roberts and Eddie Rogers to one-year contracts.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed INF Rey Sanchez to a minor league contract.
  New York Mets
Signed INF Lou Collier, OF Timo Perez and C Jason Phillips to one-year contracts.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with RHP Josias Manzanillo with an invitation to Spring Training.
2/26/02 Houston Astros
Signed 3B Morgan Ensberg, OF Jason Lane, C John Buck, LHP Greg Miller, and RHPs Ryan Jamison, Brad Lidge, Brandon Puffer, Rodrigo Rosario and Tom Shearn to one-year contracts.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed C Paul Lo Duca to a three-year, $7.25 million contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with C Mandy Romero with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Texas Rangers
Chris Magruder: Agreed to terms with OF Chris Magruder on a one-year contract
2/25/02 Baltimore Orioles
Agreed with LHP Buddy Groom on a $6.25 million, two-year contract extension with a team option for 2005.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Chad Durbin to a one-year, $275,000 contract; signed RHP Kris Wilson and LHP Jeremy Affeldt to one-year contracts.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to terms with RHPs Adam Eaton, Tom Davey, Jason Middlebrook, Dennis Tankersley, Ryan Baerlocher, Ben Howard and Andy Shibilo, and LHPs Cliff Bartosh, Mike Bynum, Eric Cyr and Rob Ramsay, INFs Cesar Crespo and Kevin Eberwein, and OFs Todd Donovan and Jeremy Owens.
2/24/02 Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHPs Jose Mieses, Nick Neugebauer and Jorge Sosa to one-year contracts.
  Seattle Mariners
INF Willie Bloomquist, INF Antonio Perez, INF Luis Ugueto and RHP Greg Wooten signed to one-year contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Toby Hall: Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with C Toby Hall.
  Texas Rangers
Dan Kolb: Agreed to terms with RHP Danny Kolb on a one-year contract
2/23/02 Philadelphia Phillies
Agreed to terms on a a one-year, $355,000 contract with SS Jimmy Rollins.
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to a minor league contract with OF Trenidad Hubbard with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Joe Kennedy: Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with LHP Joe Kennedy.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Named Cito Gaston special assistant to the team president.
2/22/02 Anaheim Angels
Signed RHPs John Lackey and Brendan Donnelly, and LHP Mark Lukasiewicz to one-year contracts.
  Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to terms with 1B Sean Casey on a three-year contract extension through the 2005 season with a club option for 2006; announced resignation of first base coach Ken Griffey Sr. to become a special consultant to the general manager; named Jose Cardenal first base coach.
  Montreal Expos
Signed OF Lance Johnson and RHP Osvaldo Fernandez to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training; claimed OF Endy Chavez off waivers from the New York Mets.
  New York Mets
Signed RHP Dicky Gonzalez to a one-year contract; optioned RHP Nick Maness to Norfolk of the International League (AAA).
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with LHP Juan Peqa, RHPs Chad Bradford, Mike Fyhrie, Franklyn German, Chad Harville, Erik Hiljus, Allen Levrault and Bert Snow, INFs Mark Ellis, Esteban German, Jason Grabowski and Carlos Peqa, and OF Eric Byrnes on one-year contracts for the 2002 season.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Extended RHP Ricky Bottalico''s contract to include a club option at $1.75 million for 2003.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with C Humberto Cota, OF J.J. Davis, RHP Josh Fogg, LHP John Grabow, C J.R. House and LHP Damaso Marte.
  Texas Rangers
Signed INF Michael Young to a one-year contract.
2/21/02 Montreal Expos
Signed OF Felix Jose to a minor league contract.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Kane Davis from the Colorado Rockies for RHP Corey Brittan.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms with RHP Jovanny Cedeno and RHP Justin Duchscherer on one-year contracts.
2/20/02 Detroit Tigers
Re-signed OF Jose Macias to a two-year contract; agreed to terms with RHPs Jeff Farnsworth and Kris Keller and LHP Mike Maroth, and OF Andreas Torres on one-year contracts.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed OF Alex Sanchez to a one-year contract.
  Montreal Expos
Agreed to terms with RHP Carl Pavano on a one-year contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed OF Bobby Abreu to a five-year, $64 million contract extension.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Myette, INF Jason Hart, INF Mike Lamb, and OF Jason Romano on one-year contracts for the 2002 season.
2/19/02 Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to terms with RHP Luke Hudson and OF Jackson Melian on one-year contracts.
  Detroit Tigers
Named Mike Veeck marketing and promotions consultant.
  Florida Marlins
Signed OF Tim Raines to a minor league contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHP Francisco Campos of the Mexican League to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Minnesota Twins
Agreed to terms on one-year contract with OF Torii Hunter.
  Montreal Expos
Signed LHP Ed Vosberg to a minor league contract; signed Jose Canseco to a minor league free-agent contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  New York Yankees
Signed C/1B Jim Leyritz to a minor league contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Named Andy Stewart manager of Williamsport of the Class A New York-Penn League.
  San Diego Padres
Named Dave Winfield vice president.
  Texas Rangers
Francisco Cordero: Agreed to terms with RHP Francisco Cordero on a one-year contract.
2/18/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Agreed to terms with RHPs B.J. Bevis, Mike Koplove, John Patterson and Jose Valverde, INFs Danny Klassen and Lyle Overbay and OF Luis Terrero.
2/17/02 Chicago White Sox
Promoted Rick Hahn to assistant general manager and Duane Shaffer to senior director of player personnel.
  Montreal Expos
Named Wendell Kim bench coach, Dick Pole pitching coach, Tom McGraw hitting coach, Jerry Morales first-base coach, Manny Acta third-base coach, Bob Natal bullpen coach and Claude Raymond roving coach.
2/15/02 Boston Red Sox
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with SS Gary DiSarcina.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Esteban Yan: Won RHP Esteban Yan''s arbitration hearing. Yan, who had been asking for $2.4 million, will earn $1.5 million for the 2002 season.
  Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with INF Wilmy Caceres, 3B Jared Sandberg, LHP Bobby Seay and RHP Jason Standridge.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with OF Pedro Swann.
2/14/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Named Chili Davis minor league hitting instructor for Spring Training.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed 1B Dmitri Young to a four-year contract with two club options.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHP J.M. Gold to a one-year contract.
  New York Yankees
Signed OF Ruben Rivera to a one-year contract; designated RHP Brian Rogers for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with RHP Colby Lewis and LHP Andy Pratt and OFs Ryan Ludwick and Kevin Mench.
2/13/02 Boston Red Sox
Signed OF Rickey Henderson to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Houston Astros
Named Todd Fedewa director of business communications and Jimmy Stanton and Lisa Ramsperger assistant directors of media relations.
  San Francisco Giants
Announced retirement of RHP Mark Gardner.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Agreed to terms with INFs Placido Polanco and Luis Garcia, OF Kerry Robinson, C Keith McDonald and RHPs Chance Caple, Mike Crudale, Kevin Joseph, Jimmy Journell, Jeremy Lambert, Scotty Layfield, Josh Pearce and LHP Les Walrond.
  Texas Rangers
Waived RHP Mark Petkovsek and gave him an unconditional release.
2/12/02 Colorado Rockies
Agreed to terms with RHP Pete Harnisch on a one-year contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with RHP Shane Heams, LHP Matt Miller and C Matt Rivera.
  Florida Marlins
Named Jeff Torborg manager, Larry Beinfest general manager and David Samson president.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed RHPs Tim Crabtree and Danny Mota and C David Ross and OF Koyie Hill to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training; announced INF Phil Hiatt has cleared waivers and been designated for assignment to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Minnesota Twins
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with David Ortiz.
  Montreal Expos
Named Frank Robinson manager, Omar Minaya vice president and general manager, Tony Tavares president and Claude Delorme executive vice president of business affairs.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with LHP Ron Villone with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Agreed to terms with RHP Paul Abbott on a one-year contract.
2/11/02 Colorado Rockies
Named P.J. Carey manager of the Carolina Mudcats of the Southern League (AA).
  Houston Astros
Hipolito Pichardo: Signed RHP Hipolito Pichardo to a one-year contract and designated LHP Wayne Franklin for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed 2B Carlos Febles to a one-year, $775,000 contract, avoiding a Feb. 12 arbitration hearing.
  San Diego Padres
Signed C Adam Amezcua to a minor league contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Agreed to one-year contracts with LHP Matt Thornton and RHPs Rafael Soriano, J.J. Putz, Justin Kaye, Aaron Taylor and Allan Simpson.
  Texas Rangers
Agreed to terms with free-agent INF Ed Sprague on a 2002 Oklahoma contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
2/10/02 New York Mets
Agreed to terms with LHP Shawn Estes on a one-year contract.
2/8/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Agreed to terms with C Damian Miller on a one-year contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed LHP Kazuhisa Ishii to a four-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHP Matt Childers, RHP Brian Mallette and OF Jeff Deardorf to one-year contracts; signed OF Midre Cummings and IF Izzy Alcantara to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract with RHP Pat Rapp with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners release LHP Norm Charlton.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed OFs Al Martin and Eduardo Perez to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHPs Brandon Backe, Delvin James, Matt White and Victor Zambrano, and OF Jason Conti to one-year contracts.
  Texas Rangers
Ismael Valdez: Added RHP Ismael Valdes to the 40-man roster.
  Mark Petkovsek: Designated RHP Mark Petkovsek for assignment.
2/7/02 Baltimore Orioles
Agreed to terms with RHP Sidney Ponson on a one-year contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Anderson on a three-year contract with an option for 2005.
  Houston Astros
Named Brian Dayett coach at Class A Michigan of the Midwest League; named Kevin Eichorn trainer at Class AA Round Rock of the Texas League; named Mike Smith trainer at Class A Lexington of the South Atlantic League.
2/6/02 Houston Astros
Signed LHP Chuck McElroy to a one-year minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Assigned LHP Wilson Guzman, who had cleared waivers, to Triple-A Nashville with an invitation Spring Training.
2/5/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2004 season with RHP Troy Percival.
  Boston Red Sox
Agreed to terms with RHP Rich Garces on a one-year contract.
  Chicago Cubs
Agreed to terms with LHP Donovan Osborne on a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Chicago White Sox
Named Greg Walker hitting coach at Charlotte of the International League (AAA).
  Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Omar Olivares to a minor league contract.
  Colorado Rockies
Agreed to a one-year contract with RHP Jose Jimenez.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Claimed RHP Craig House off waivers from the New York Mets.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Glendon Rusch: Signed LHP Glendon Rusch to a two-year contract with a club option for the 2004 season.
  San Diego Padres
Signed RHP Brad Clontz to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  San Francisco Giants
Manny Aybar: Signed RHP Manny Aybar to a non-guaranteed Major League contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Invited OFs Carl Crawford, Josh Hamilton and Rocco Baldelli, Ps Jon Switzer and Travis Harper, INF Jorge Cantu and C Paul Hoover to Spring Training.
  Texas Rangers
Juan Gonzalez: Officially agreed to terms on a two-year contract with OF Juan Gonzalez.
2/4/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on a 2002 contracts with RHPs Mickey Callaway, Steve Green, Elvin Nina and Derrick Turnbow, and INF Alfredo Amezaga.
  Boston Red Sox
Agreed to minor league contracts with INF Quilvio Veras, OF Jeff Abbott, and C Henry Mercedes with invitations to Spring Training.
  Cleveland Indians
Named Tony LaCava national crosschecker.
  New York Yankees
Signed OF Shane Spencer to a one-year contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Named Clarence Cockrell strength and conditioning coach.
2/3/02 New York Yankees
Signed C Jorge Posada to a five-year contract with a club option for a sixth season.
2/2/02 New York Yankees
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with RHPs Orlando Hernandez and Ramiro Mendoza.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Doug Creek: Signed LHP Doug Creek to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
  Texas Rangers
Signed free-agent C Pat Borders to a minor league contract.
2/1/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed P Miguel Batista to a two-year contract.
  Atlanta Braves
Signed LHP Rich Rodriguez to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Chicago White Sox
Signed free-agent OF Kenny Lofton to a one-year contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Promoted John Mirabelli and Chris Antonetti to assistant general managers; signed OFs Bruce Aven and Brooks Kieschnick to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Colorado Rockies
Promoted Thad Levine to director of baseball administration.
  Detroit Tigers
Claimed OF Craig Munroe off waivers from the Texas Rangers; designated P Matt Perisho for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Allen Levrault: Oakland Athletics claimed RHP Allen Levrault off waivers.
  New York Mets
Claimed OF Endy Chavez off waivers from the Detroit Tigers and invited him to Spring Training; designated P Craig House for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Signed C Chris Widger to a minor league contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Claimed P Allen Levrault off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers; designated OF Rob Ryan for assignment; agreed to a one-year contract with OF Jeremy Giambi, avoiding arbitration.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms on a minor league contract and extended a non-roster Spring Training invitation to RHP Gregg Olson.
  Designated LHP Wilson Guzman for assignment.
  San Francisco Giants
Re-signed INF Ramon Martinez to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
  Seattle Mariners
Agreed to terms with SS Carlos Guillen on a one-year contract.