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Date Transaction
3/31/02 Baltimore Orioles
Larry Bigbie: Recalled OF Larry Bigbie from AAA Rochester.
  Marty Cordova: Placed OF Marty Cordova on the 15-day disabled list (grade 2 strain of the right quadriceps muscle).
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of INF Brent Butler from Triple-A, Colorado Springs. Also, purchased the contracts of RHP Mike James and LHP Kent Mercker and placed both former non-roster pitchers on their 2002 Opening Day roster.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jesse Orosco: Designated McKay Christensen (OF) for assignment. Placed Jesse Orosco (P) on the 40-man roster
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned IF Juan Melo, RHP Manny Aybar and Cs Scott Servais and Angel Pena to Triple-A Fresno.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed Mike Sirotka on the 60-day DL (left shoulder).
3/30/02 Anaheim Angels
To set Opening Day 25-man roster, optioned Brendan Donnelly (RHP), Scot Shields (RHP), Matt Wise (RHP) and Jose Molina (C) to triple-A Salt Lake; Assigned Jamie Burke (INF/C), Larry Barnes (INF) and Clay Bellinger (OF) to Salt Lake; Club purchased contract of Donne Wall (RHP).
  Atlanta Braves
Placed OF Cory Aldridge on the 60-Day DL. Optioned IF Wilson Betemit to Triple-A Richmond. Optioned LHP John Foster to Triple-A Richmond. Purchased IF Julio Franco from Triple-A Richmond. Designated IF Jesse Garcia for assignment. Placed IF Nick Green on the 15-Day DL. Optioned RHP Kevin Grybosk to Triple-A Richmond. Purchased LHP Chris Hammond from Triple-A Richmond. Purchased RHP Darren Holmes from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned OF Ryan Langerhans to Double-A Greenville. Placed RHP Derrick Lewis on the 15-Day DL. Purchased IF Keith Lockhart from Triple-A Richmond. Placed OF George Lombard on the 15-Day DL. Placed OF Dave Martinez on the 60-Day DL. Placed LHP Horacio Ramirez on the 15-Day DL. Optioned IF Travis Wilson to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
IF Eddy Garabito, OF Ryan McGuire, RHP Lee Marshall, RHP Travis Driskill and LHP Sean Runyan were reassigned to AAA Rochester.
  Optioned IF Brian Roberts, OF Larry Bigbie and RHP Rick Bauer to AAA Rochester.
  John Bale: LHP John Bale was designated for assignment.
  Chris Richard: Placed OF Chris Richard (left shoulder surgery) on the 15-day DL.
  John Parrish: Placed LHP John Parrish (torn right anterior cruciate ligament) on the 60-day disabled list.
  Pat Hentgen: Placed RHP Pat Hentgen (ligament replacement surgery) on 60-day disabled list.
  Purchased minor league contracts of RHP Chris Brock, OF Luis Garcia and IF Mike Moriarty and added to the 40-man roster.
  Chicago Cubs
The Cubs purchased the contracts of pitchers Donovan Osborne and Joe Borowski from Iowa (AAA). Both pitchers went to training camp with the Cubs as non-roster invitees. In order to make room on the major league 40-man roster, the Cubs have transferred pitcher Flash Gordon to the 60-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Alex Escobar: The Indians placed OF ALEX ESCOBAR on the 15-day Major League disabled list.
  Jake Westbrook: The Indians placed RHP JAKE WESTBROOK on the 15-day Major League disabled list.
  Jaret Wright: The Indians placed RHP JARET WRIGHT on the 15-day Major League disabled list.
  Eddie Taubensee: The Indians also placed CA EDDIE TAUBENSEE on the 15-day Major League disabled list.
  Eddie Perez: Indians purchased the contract of CA EDDIE PEREZ from AAA Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
Gary Knotts: Recalled RHP Gary Knotts from AAA Calgary.
  Added INF Marty Malloy and OF Tim Raines to 25-man roster
  Armando Almanza: Placed LHP Armando Almanza on disabled list (left elbow triceps tendinitis)
  Houston Astros
Raul Chavez, C, and Tim Redding, RHP, were optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contracts of non-roster invitees catcher A. J. Hinch, utility player Donnie Sadler and left-handed pitcher Brian Shouse and added them to the Major League roster.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Tom Goodwin: Optioned Guillermo Mota to Triple-A Las Vegas. Designated the contracts of Tom Goodwin and Mike Trombley. Purchased the contracts of Nick Theodorou, Mike Collins and Bill Duplissea and optioned them to Double-A Jacksonville
  Milwaukee Brewers
OF Izzy Alcantara, OF Midre Cummings, OF Ryan Thompson, C Marcus Jensen, LHP Andrew Lorraine and RHP Everett Stull re-assigned to minor league camp. Placed four players on the 15-day disabled list: IF Luis Lopez (strained right quadriceps) and RHP Chad Fox (sprained ulnar collateral ligament and strained flexor tendon near his right elbow), RHP Curtis Leskanic (recovering from off-season shoulder surgery) and RHP Paul Rigdon (right shoulder strain). Rigdon''s DL assignment was retroactive to Thursday, March 28.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of infielder/outfielder Mark Johnson, designating outfielder Chris Lathem for assignment, optioning Timo Perez to Norfolk (AAA) of the International League and re-assigning righthanded pitcher Pete Walker to Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned INF Mark Ellis, Luis Lopez, OF Eric Byrnes and OF Adam Piatt to triple-A Sacramento. Placed OF Jermaine Dye and INF Mario Valdez on the 15-day disabled list. C Cody McKay and pitcher Matt Miller reassigned to minor league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Designated RHP Nelson Figueroa for assignment. Acquired LHP Hector Mercado from the Cincinnati Reds as the player to be named later in exchange for OF Reggie Taylor.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed IF Pat Meares on the 15-day disabled list with an injured left hand; Placed RHP Ryan Vogelsong on the 60-day disabled list (recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery from 9/20/01); Purchased the contract of RHP Ron Villone from Triple-A Nashville; Unconditionally released OF Derek Bell; Designated RHP Tony McKnight for assignment; Reassigned OF Adam Hyzdu and RHP Josias Manzanillo to minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed 2B Jeff Kent on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left wrist, retroactive to March 21; placed RHP Jason Schmidt on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin, retroactive to March 21.
  Optioned IF/C Edwards Guzman and LHP Chad Zerbe to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
INF Alex Arias designated for assignment. LHP Matt Jarvi re-assigned to minor league camp. Catcher James Horner, INF Ryan Minor, OF Eugene Kingsale and OF Scott Podsednik re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Russ Johnson: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have placed INF Russ Johnson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 28, with a strained plantar fascia tendon of the right foot.
  Texas Rangers
Designated LHP Juan Moreno and OF Chris Magruder for assignment.
  Ryan Dittfurth: Recalled RHP Ryan Dittfurth from Oklahoma and placed him on the 60-day disabled list with right shoulder problems.
  Jay Powell: Placed RHP Jay Powell on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22, with tendinitis in his right middle finger.
  Assigned pitchers Chris Michalak and Anthony Telford, both non-roster invitees, to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Optioned Francisco Cordero and Mike Lamb to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Purchased the contracts of Dan Miceli, Rudy Seanez and Steve Woodard from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased contracts of IF Dave Berg and IF Brian Lesher. Reassigned OF Chad Mottola to minor league camp.
3/29/02 Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contract of RHP Rodrigo Lopez and added him to the 40-man roster.
  Placed OF Luis Matos (left hamate surgery) and RHP Luis Rivera (right shoulder inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Carlos Baerga: Assigned INF Carlos Baerga from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston active roster.
  Chicago Cubs
The Cubs optioned right-handed reliever Carlos Zambrano to Iowa (AAA).
  Florida Marlins
Placed C Charles Johnson (left thumb ligament sprain) and LHP Benito Baez (left elbow ligament sprain) on disabled list (retroactive to 3/22)
  Kansas City Royals
Released veteran pitcher Doug Henry. Recalled pitcher Jeff Austin from Triple-A Omaha. Optioned left-hander Chris George to Triple-A Omaha. Catchers Danny Ardoin and Hector Ortiz were reassigned to the minor league camp.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contracts of INF Andres Galarraga and OF Henry Rodriguez from AA-Harrisburg and the contract of LHP Vosberg from AAA-Ottawa.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reassigned INF David Doster and C Jeremy Salazar to the minor league complex. Optioned LHP Pete Zamora to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Asked waivers on INF Kevin Jordan for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Added INF/OF Dave Hollins, C Todd Pratt, RHP Carlos Silva and OF/INF John Mabry to the 25-man roster. Recalled SS Nick Punto from Scranton.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed RHP Kris Benson on the 15-day disabled list (recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery from 5/22/01); Placed OF Chad Hermansen on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left gluteus muscle.
  San Francisco Giants
Joe Nathan: Optioned RHP Joe Nathan to Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Jovanny Cedeno: Placed RHP Jovanny Cedeno on the 60-day disabled list with right shoulder problems.
  Rich Rodriguez: Purchased the contract of LHP Rich Rodriguez from Oklahoma and added him to the Major League roster.
3/28/02 Baltimore Orioles
Rreassigned non-roster invitees OF Chad Allen, 3B Jose Leon and CA Izzy Molina to the minor league camp.
  Recalled RHP Rick Bauer from their minor league camp.
  Optioned LHP Eric Bedard to AA Bowie.
  Chicago Cubs
Non-roster infielder Angel Echevarria and non-roster pitcher Joe Borowski were returned to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Jolbert Cabrera: The Indians placed INF/OF JOLBERT CABRERA on the 15-day Major League disabled list.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Phil Hiatt: Assigned Phil Hiatt to the minor league camp
  Minnesota Twins
Mike Duvall: Placed LHP Mike Duvall on the 60-day disabled list with a left elbow sprain.
  Optioned RHP Matt Kinney and C Matthew LeCroy to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA). Reassigned IF David Lamb to minor league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Traded OF Reggie Taylor to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named later.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contracts of third baseman Sean Burroughs, first baseman/outfielder Mark Sweeney, outfielder Trenidad Hubbard and pitcher Jason Boyd. Placed pitchers Kevin Walker and Adam Eaton on the 60-day DL. Placed pitcher Tom Davey on the 15-day DL. Optioned catcher Javier Cardona to Triple-A Portland. Reassigned outfielder Pete Incaviglia and pitcher David Lundquist to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Jesus Pena: Assigned LHP Jesus Pena to the Rangers'' minor league camp.
  Hideki Irabu: Purchased the contract of Hideki Irabu from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Scott Cassidy from option at Triple-A Syracuse.
3/27/02 Boston Red Sox
Assigned OF Rickey Henderson, INF Rey Sanchez from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston active roster; assigned INF Wilton Veras outright to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired RHP Antonio Alfonseca and RHP Matt Clement from the Florida Marlins for Ps Julian Tavarez, Jose Cueto, Dontrelle Willis and C Ryan Jorgensen.
  Cleveland Indians
Karim Garcia: Placed OF Karim Garcia on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned LHP Brian Fuentes, INF Brent Butler and OF Jack Cust to Triple-A, Colorado Springs. Reassigned INF Mike Bell, INF Tim Bogar and OF Mario Encarnacion to Minor League Camp.
  Place C Carlos Hernandez on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Florida Marlins
Traded RHP Antonio Alfonseca and LHP Matt Clement to the Chicago Cubs for Julian Tavarez, Jose Cueto, Ryan Jorgensen and Dontrelle Willis.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed LHP Jose Rosado to a minor league contract.
  Reassigned OF Dee Brown to the minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned OF/3B Michael Cuddyer and OF Bobby Kielty to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA). Reassigned RHP Brian Meadows to minor league camp.
  Montreal Expos
Released OF Jose Canseco; placed LHP Scott Down on the 60-day disabled list (recovering from elbow reconstruction surgery); optioned INF Tomas De La Rosa to AAA-Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Claimed outfielder Chris Latham off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. Claimed infielder Andy Tracy off waivers from Montreal and assigned him to Norfolk (AAA).
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed LHP Randy Wolf on the 15-day DL, effective 3/25. Released LHP Pete Schourek. Placed RHP Turk Wendell on the 60-day DL.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Traded LHP Damaso Marte and minor league infielder Edwin Yan to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league RHP Matt Guerrier; Optioned Guerrier to Triple-A Nashville.
  Seattle Mariners
INF Ron Wright assigned to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Felix Escalona: Claimed INF Felix Escalona off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
  Texas Rangers
Pat Borders: Assigned C Pat Borders to the minor league camp.
  Hank Blalock: Purchased the contract of 3B Hank Blalock from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League, adding him to the Major League roster.
  Jeff Zimmerman: Placed RHP Jeff Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Bob File on the 15-day DL (left rib cage)...He remains in Florida and will work out at the extended spring camp.
  Lost OF Chris Latham on waiver claim by New York Mets.
  Outrighted RHP Brian Cooper to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/26/02 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP John Burkett on the 15-day DL with right shoulder inflammation, retroactive to 3/21; placed OF Michael Coleman on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring, retroactive to 3/25.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned INFs Bobby Hill, Luis Ordaz, Kevin Orie and C Mike Mahoney to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Chris Coste: Reassigned C Chris Coste to minor league camp.
  Scott Radinsky: Placed LHP Scott Radinsky on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned SS Angel Berroa to Triple-A Omaha; assigned INF Josue Espada and OF Rontrez Johnson to the minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Travis Miller: Outrighted LHP Travis Miller to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA)
  Montreal Expos
Endy Chavez: Optioned OF Endy Chavez to AAA-Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Optioned infielder/outfielder Jorge Toca to Norfolk (AAA). Assigned outfielder Jorge Velandia and outfielder Tony Tarasco to minor league camp. Acquired minor league outfielder Jason Bay and minor league right-handed pitcher Jim Serrano form the Montreal Expos in exchange for infielder Lou Collier
  Purchased the contract of infielder John Valentin
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Reassigned the following to minor league camp: C Sal Fasano, C Yamid Haad, RHP Gerardo Garcia, and RHP Travis Harper.
  Jared Sandberg: Optioned INF Jared Sandberg to Triple-A Durham.
  Delvin James: Optioned RHP Delvin James to Triple-A Durham.
  Aubrey Huff: Optioned INF Aubrey Huff to Triple-A Durham.
  Nick Bierbrodt: Optioned LHP Nick Bierbrodt to Triple-A Durham.
  Felix Martinez: Released INF Felix Martinez.
  Texas Rangers
Assigned C Julio Mosquera, INF Ed Sprague, and INF Jason Maxwell to Texas'' minor league camp.
3/25/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Mickey Callaway (RHP) to triple-A Salt Lake; Placed Dennis Cook (LHP) on 15-day DL (retro to March 22) for recovery from a contusion to his left rib cage.
  Atlanta Braves
Traded Rich Rodriguez to Texas Rangers in exchange for player to be named later.
  Colorado Rockies
Acquired RHP Chuck Smith from the Marlins for a player to be named later and future considerations and optioned him to Triple-A, Colorado Springs
  Jose Paniagua: Traded right-handed pitcher Jose Paniagua to the Detroit Tigers for right-hander Victor Santos and infielder Ronnie Merrill.
  Florida Marlins
Chuck Smith: Traded RHP Chuck Smith to Colorado for a player to be named later and future considerations.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired INF Lou Collier from New York (NL) in exchange for minor league RHP Jim Serrano and minor league OF Jason Bay.
  Oakland Athletics
Sent OF Larry SUtton and INF Jose Flores to minor league camp. OF Jason Grabowski refused assignment and elected free agency.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned infielder/outfielder Cesar Crespo and third baseman Kevin Eberwein to Triple-A Portland. Reassigned catcher Adan Amezcua to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Troy O'Leary: Released OF Troy O''Leary.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired LHP Rich Rodriguez from Atlanta in exchange for a player to be named later.
3/24/02 Boston Red Sox
Juan Pena: Optioned RHP Juan Pena to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned P Mark Prior to Double-A West Tenn.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned Ps Bryan Rekar and Rick DeHart to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Branson: Assigned Ricky Bones and Jeff Branson to the minor league camp
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jesus Pena: Acquired RHP Luis Vizcaino from the Texas Rangers in exchange for LHP Jesus Pena. Designated OF Ryan Christenson for assignment.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned pitcher Chad Harville to triple-A Sacramento.
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted pitcher Ryan Baerlocher to Kansas City per Major League Rule 5 guidelines.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Justin Kaye optioned to triple-A Tacoma. RHP Ken Cloude re-assigned to minor league camp.
3/23/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Bart Miadich (RHP) and Alfredo Amezaga (INF) to triple-A Salt Lake; Assigned Dan Serafini (LHP) to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Returned OF Damon Buford to minor league camp; optioned INF Juan Diaz and INF Dernell Stenson to Pawtucket (AAA); gave INF Quilvio Veras and LHP Butch Henry their unconditional releases.
  Colorado Rockies
Tony Eusebio: Released C Tony Eusebio.
  Houston Astros
Seven players were sent to the minor league camp: Right-handed pitchers Tom Shearn, Brandon Puffer, Jim Mann and Pete Munro, catchers Frank Charles and Chris Tremie, outfielder Scott Pose and infielder Keith Ginter.
  Kansas City Royals
RHP Mike MacDougal was optioned to AAA Omaha, reducing the camp roster to 38.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Matt Herges: Assigned Kevin Beirne, Bryan Corey, Robert Ellis, Angelo Encarnacion, Koyie Hill, David Ross and Stan Spencer to the minor league camp. Acquired pitcher Guillermo Mota and outfielder Wilkin Ruan from Montreal for Matt Herges and Jorge Nunez
  Montreal Expos
Acquired RHP Matt Herges and INF Jorge Nunez from Los Angeles in exchange for RHP Guillermo Mota and OF Wilkin Ruan; optioned Nunez to AAA-Ottawa.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Brett Myers to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Reassigned RHP Amaury Telemaco to Scranton. Sold the contract of OF Felipe Crespo to the Yomiuri Giants of the Japanese Central League.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Steve Parris (right shoulder) and RHP Esteban Loaiza (right shoulder) on the 15-day DL.
  Optioned C Josh Phelps, RHP Brian Bowles, RHP Pasqual Coco and RHP Scot Cassidy to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/22/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to multi-year contract through 2005 with Ramon Ortiz (RHP).
  Boston Red Sox
Placed INF Calvin Pickering on the 15-day DL with a torn right quadriceps tendon; placed RHP Paxton Crawford on the 15-day DL recovering from right shoulder surgery; placed LHP Jeff Wallace on the 15-day DL with left elbow soreness.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned P Scott Chiasson to Triple-A Iowa, OF Jayson Bass, P Pat Mahomes and C Adam Melhuse to minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Jose Rijo: The Reds purchased the contract of RHP Jose Rijo.
  Seth Etherton: The Reds today placed RHP Seth Etherton on the 60-day disabled list.
  Houston Astros
Right-handed relievers Doug Brocail and Hipolito Pichardo were placed on the 15-Day DL.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Elvis Pena: Claimed IF Jackson Melian off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds, designated IF Elvis Peña for Assignment
  Montreal Expos
Placed INF Fernando Tatis on the 15-day disabled list (recovering from left knee surgery) and RHP Troy Mattes on the 15-day disabled list (right shoulder rotator cuff tendonitis).
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned pitcher Mark Fyrie to triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned C Humberto Cota to Triple-A Nashville; Reassigned IF Mendy Lopez, OF Luis Polonia and RHP Al Reyes to minor league camp; Released RHP Pat Rapp.
3/21/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Shawn Wooten (INF/C) on 15-day D.L. recovering from right thumb surgery; Assigned Brian McNichol to minor league camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Traded C Eddie Perez to Cleveland Indians in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Cleveland Indians
Eddie Perez: Acquired C Eddie Perez from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Montreal Expos
Optioned OF Ron Calloway, RHP Zack Day, INF Henry Mateo and INF Andy Tracy to AAA-Ottawa; optioned OF Matt Cepicky, INF Scott Hodges and OF Valentino Pascucci to AA-Harrisburg.
3/20/02 Atlanta Braves
Traded C Paul Bako to Milwaukee in exchange for RHP Jose Cabrera and C Henry Blanco. Optioned C Steve Torrealba to Triple-A Richmond.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned P Corey Brittan, P Chris Nichting, OF John Barnes and OF Bo Porter to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Williams: Optioned Jeff Williams to Triple-A Las Vegas. Assigned Mark Whiten to the minor league camp
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Tony Fiore, LHP Brad Thomas and catcher Javier Valentin to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA). Reassigned infielders Casey Blake and Ruben Salazar, outfielder Mike Ryan and catcher Jeff Smith to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Placed left-handed pitcher John Franco on the 15-day disabled list with tendonitis in his left elbow.
  Assigned pitcher Bobby Jones to minor league camp
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned C Johnny Estrada, OF Jason Michaels and RHP Doug Nickle to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Released LHP Allen McDill.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Felix Diaz, LHP Jeff Urban, IFs Nelson Castro and Cody Ransom and OF Arturo McDowell to the minor leagues; reassigned IF Jeremy Luster to minor-league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Wascar Serrano and RHP Greg Wooten optioned to triple-A Tacoma. LHP Matt Thornton optioned to San Antonio. C Scott Maynard re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Reassigned the following to minor league camp: RHP Luis De Los Santos, LHP Tom Martin, RHP Jason Dickson, INF Kevin Sefcik, OF Emil Brown, OF Ryan Freel.
3/19/02 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned SS Eddie Rogers to Class A Frederick.
  RHP''s Rick Bauer, Sean Douglass and Kris Foster were optioned to AAA Rochester.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned Ps Jeff Austin and Nate Field to Triple-A Omaha.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Dennis Springer: Optioned Jorge Nunez and Joe Thurston to Triple-A Las Vegas. Assigned Mike Johnson, Dennis Springer and Todd Williams to the minor league camp
  New York Mets
Optioned catcher Jason Phillips, right-handed pitchers Mike Bacsik, Mark Corey, and Dicky Gonzalez to Norfolk (AAA) ... Re-assigned catchers Joe Depastino and Jimmy Gonzalez, infielders Luis Figueroa, Hanley Frias and Jose Reyes, righthanded pitcher John Frascatore and outfielder Darren Bragg to the minor league camp
  Oakland Athletics
Traded pitcher Luis Vizcaino to the Texas Rangers for pitcher Ducchscherer.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned outfielder Kory DeHaan and pitcher Jason Middlebrook to Triple-A Portland. Optioned pitcher Dennis Tankersley to Double-A Mobile. Reassigned pitcher Brad Clontz, infielder Scott Morgan and catcher Wilbert Nieves to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Kevin McGlinchy: Placed RHP Kevin McGlinchy on the 60-day disabled list.
3/18/02 Boston Red Sox
Returned RHP Jamie Brewington and OF Jeff Abbott to minor league camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Outrighted P Ron Mahay to Triple-A Iowa; optioned INF David Kelton Double-A to West Tenn.; returned non-roster OF Kimera Bartee to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned 3B Kit Pellow to minor league camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned IF Marcos Scutaro and IF Elvis Pena to Class AAA Indianapolis. Reassigned RHP Derrin Ebert, RHP Gus Gandarillas, RHP Ryan Glynn, C Lance Burkhart, IF Jon Zuber and OF Robert Perez to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned OF Tike Redman to Triple-A Nashville and OF Tony Alvarez to Double-A Altoona; Reassigned RHPs Salomon Torres, Wayne Gomes and Scott Service, C Johnny Pachot and IF Shawn Gilbert to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jorge Sosa: Claimed RHP Jorge Sosa off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.
  Texas Rangers
Announced the resignation of Team President Jim Lites.
  Luis Vizcaino: Acquired RHP Luis Vizcaino from Oakland in exchange for RHP Justin Duchscherer.
3/17/02 Boston Red Sox
Returned LHP Tim Young, RHP Mike Drumright, LHP Rolando Viera, C Steve Lomasney and OF Edgard Clemente to minor league camp; optioned RHP Sun-Woo Kim to Pawtucket (AAA) following the game.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Roberto Kelly: Released OF Roberto Kelly from his minor league contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned LHP Chris Peters to minor league camp.
3/16/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Elvin Nina (RHP) to triple-A Salt Lake; Assigned Andy Thompson (OF) to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned LHP Tony Cogan to Double-A Wichita.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Outrighted OF Eric Valent to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Reassigned INF P.J. Forbes and INF Gene Schall to Scranton. Released OF Roberto Zambrano.
  San Diego Padres
Signed infielder/outfielder Mark Sweeney to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Rob Bell to Triple-A Oklahoma. Assigned pitchers Mario Ramos and Dan Murray to minor league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Chris Baker, RHP Justin Miller and RHP Chad Ricketts to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/15/02 Chicago Cubs
Acquired RHP Shawn Sonnier from Kansas City as player to be named later in the December trade of OF Micheal Tucker. Sonnier was placed on the 40-man roster with the Cubs.
  Optioned 1B Hee Seop Choi and P Mike Meyers to Iowa (AAA); optioned SS Nate Frese to West Tenn (AA); sent non-roster Ps Will Cunnane and Ben Ford to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Sent RHP Shawn Sonnier to the Cubs as the player to be named later in the Michael Tucker deal.
  Sent RHP Chris Fussell to the minor league camp and reassigned LHP Scott Mullen and RHP Matt Skrmetta to minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned RHPs Dave Lee and Doug Bochtler to minor league camp. Signed IF Warren Morris to a minor league contract and added him to spring training roster.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Boehringer from Triple-A Nashville.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned INF Travis Hafner, OF Ryan Ludwick, and OH Chris Magruder to Triple-A Oklahoma. INF Kelly Dransfeldt was assigned to the minor league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned C Jayson Werth was to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/14/02 Boston Red Sox
Named Tony Cloninger pitching coach; optioned RHP Josh Hancock to Pawtucket (AAA) following the game.
  Montreal Expos
Optioned RHP Don Bridges and RHP Ron Chiavacci to AAA-Ottawa; optioned LHP Eric Good and INF Wilson Valdez to A-Jupiter; optioned OF Wilkin Ruan to AA-Harrisburg.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Jeff Heaverlo and RHP Gil Meche optioned to triple-A Tacoma. RHP Allan Simpson, RHP Rafael Soriano, RHP Aaron Taylor, INF Willie Bloomquist and INF Antonio Perez optioned to double-A San Antonio.
  Texas Rangers
Assigned 3B Mark Teixeira, RHP R.A. Dickey, 1B Jason Hart and Cs Brad King, Gerald Laird and Freddy Torres to minor league camp.
3/13/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned John Lackey (RHP) to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Atlanta Braves
Reassigned RHPs Billy Sylvester, John Ennis, Matt Belisle, Jake Robbins, Scott Soibkowiak and LHP Jung Bong to their minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Assigned RHP Chris Booker to Chattanooga of the Southern League (AA).
  Colorado Rockies
Agreed to terms with OF Juan Pierre on a four-year contract.
  Kansas City Royals
Announced LHP Jose Rosado cleared waivers and has become a free agent.
  Minnesota Twins
Sent RHPs Kevin Frederick, Adam Johnson, Juan Rincon and 1B Todd Sears to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); reassigned OF B.J. Garbe to their minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Released OF Mark Sweeney and INF/OF Danny Peoples.
  New York Yankees
Released INF Manny Alexander and LHP Eric Gunderson.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Outrighted RHP Jesus Cordero to Double-A Reading.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Released RHP Gregg Olson and 2B Warren Morris; optioned RHP Bronson Arroyo to Nashville of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) and LHPs Adrian Burnside, Mike Gonzalez, John Grabow, C J.R. House and OF J.J. Davis to Altoona of the Eastern League (AA); reassigned LHP Kevin Tolar, RHP Brian Smith, C Reed Secrist, 1B Chris Pritchett and OF Ryan Radmanovich to their minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned OF Carlos Valderrama to Triple-A Fresno; reassigned RHPs Luis Estrella and Jeff Verplancke to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned INF Wilmy Caceres, INF/OF Damian Rolls, RHPs Jason Standridge and Matt White to Durham of the International League (AAA); optioned RHPs Brandon Backe, Dewon Brazelton, Enger Veras and INF Ramon Soler to Orlando of the Southern League (AA); optioned INF Jace Brewer to Bakersfield of the California League (A); reassigned OFs Rocco Baldelli, Carl Crawford, Josh Hamilton, Cs Kevin Brown, Paul Hoover, INFs Jorge Cantu, Andy Sheets and LHP Jon Switzer to minor league camp.
3/12/02 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned P John Stephens to Rochester of the International League (AAA); optioned Ps Steve Bechler, Mike Paradis and Matt Riley, and OF Tim Raines Jr. to Bowie of the Eastern League (AA); assigned Ps Juan Rosario, Jay Spurgeon and Eric DuBose, Cs Mike Hubbard and Eli Whiteside, 1B Domingo Martinez, OF Darryl Brinkley and INF Manny Del Rosario to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Reassigned INF/OF Brooks Kieschnick to their minor league camp
  Colorado Rockies
Scott Elarton: Placed P Scott Elarton on the 60-day DL; optioned Ps Carlos Almanzar, Matt Whiteside, Todd Belitz, Cam Esslinger, Josh Kalinowski, OFs Cliff Brumbaugh and Ross Gload to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned Ps Jason Young, Ryan Kibler, Colin Young, C J.D. Closser, OFs Matt Holliday and Rene Reyes to Carolina of the Southern League (AA); optioned C Dan Conway to Salem of the Carolina League (A).
  Houston Astros
Released LHP Chuck McElroy; traded INF Chris Truby to Montreal in exchange for INF Geoff Blum.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned LHPs Lindsay Gulin, Rafael Roque, RHP Danny Mota and C Jose Diaz to their minor league camp; optioned LHP Victor Alvarez, RHP Craig House, OF Luke Allen and OF Chin-Feng Chen to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned LHP Steve Colyer, RHPs Ricardo Rodriguez and Carlos Garcia to Jacksonville of the Southern League (AA).
  Montreal Expos
Acquired INF Chris Truby from Houston in exchange for INF Geoff Blum.
  Acquired INF Chris Truby from Houston in exchange for INF Geoff Blum.
  Named Rick Williams, Don Reynolds, Jack Bloomfield and Billy Harford pro scouts; Dave Huppert manager and Tommy John pitching coach for Harrisburg of the Eastern League; Bob Didier manager for Brevard County of the FSL; Dave Machemer manager for Clinton of the Midwest League; Paul Tinnell and Mike Toomer crosscheckers; and Alex Anthopoulos amateur scouting coordinator.
  New York Yankees
Released OF Ruben Rivera.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of OF Ron Gant; sent OF Todd Donovan outright to Mobile of the Southern League (AA).
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned C Trey Lunsford, 3B Lance Niekro and 3B Tony Zuniga to minor-league camp; optioned IF Deivis Santos to the minors.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Assigned INF Stubby Clapp to his minor league complex; optioned RHPs Mike Crudale and Jeremy Lambert to Memphis of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); RHP Jimmy Journell to New Haven of the Eastern League (AA) and RHP Chance Caple Potomac of the Carolina League (A).
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned INF Orlando Hudson to Triple-A Syracuse of the International League.
3/11/02 Anaheim Angels
Optined Elpidio Guzman (OF) and Derrick Turnbow (RHP) to double-A Arkansas; Placed RHP Steve Green on DL while recovering from "Tommy John" surgery; Assigned Chris Bootcheck (RHP), Darrell Dent (OF), Trent Durrington (INF/OF), Chone Figgins (INF), Tom Gregorio (C), Jeff Guiel (OF), Jason Hill (C), Gary Johnson (OF), Lou Lucca (INF), Tommy Murphy (INF), Brian Specht (INF) and Juan Tolentino (OF) to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Named Grady Little manager; optioned INF Angel Santos to Pawtucket (AAA); re-assigned C Kelly Ramos, INF Shane Andrews, INF Todd Betts, INF Freddy Sanchez and LHP Chris Elmore to minor league camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned INF Ivanon Coffie to Iowa of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned RHPs Jose Cueto, Ben Christensen and LHP Steve Smyth to West Tenn. of the Southern League (AA); re-assigned Cs Ryan Jorgensen and Yoon-Min Kweon to minor league camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHPs Edwin Almonte, Ryan Kohlmeier and LHP Thomas Jacquez to Charlotte of the International League (AAA); re-assigned Cs Mark Dalesandro and Lee Evans, INF Justin Baughman, LHPs Corwin Malone, Arnaldo Munoz and Dennis Ulacia, RHP Brian West, and OF Mario Valenzuela to minor league camp; released OF Julio Ramirez.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned OF Austin Kearns, 1B Ben Broussard and RHP Brian Reith to Louisville of the International League (AAA); re-assigned LHP Ty Howington and RHP Jared Fernandez to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHPs Sean DePaula, Jeff Paronto and Jason Phillips to Buffalo of the International League (AAA); re-assigned LHPs Jason Beverlin, Jason Stanford, Billy Traber, Dave Maurer and RHP J.D. Brammer to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned 1B Ken Harvey to Omaha of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned RHP Kyle Snyder to Wichita of the Texas League (AA); reassigned RHP Brett Laxton, C Juan Brito and OF Aaron Guiel to the minor league camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned INF Bill Hall to Indianapolis of the International League (AAA); optioned RHPs Jose Mieses and Matt Childers, LHP Luis Martinez, OFs Jeff Deardorff and Christian Guerrero to Huntsville of the Southern League (AA); optioned RHP J.M. Gold to A High Desert; re-assigned RHPs Jayson Durocher, Robert Marquez, George Perez and LHP Jimmy Osting to minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Michael Restovich: Optioned OF Michael Restovich to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA)
  San Diego Padres
Optioned SS Donaldo Mendez, RHPs Andy Shibilo and Ben Howard, and LHPs Cliff Bartosh, Mike Bynum and Eric Cyr to Mobile of the Southern League (AA); optioned INF/OF Xavier Nady to Lake Elsinore of the California League (A); assigned C Dusty Wathan and RHPs Brandon Villafuerte, Jake Peavy and J.J. Trujillo to their minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Sent RHP Joaquin Benoit, RHP Ryan Dittfurth, RHP Justin Duchscherer, RHP Travis Hughes and LHP pitcher Andy Pratt to Texas'' minor league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned LHP Gustavo Chacin and OF Reed Johnson to Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned RHP Joe Orloski to Double-A Tennessee.
3/10/02 Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Luke Hudson to Louisville of the International League (AAA); optioned OF Jackson Melian and C Dane Sardinha to Chattanooga of the Southern League (AA); assigned INFs Mike Caruso, Brandon Larson, Chris Sexton and Alex Hernandez, OF Jermaine Allensworth, RHP Brandon Kolb and LHPs Brian Bohanon, Trever Miller and Pedro Feliciano to their minor league camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Assigned LHPs Tim Kalita, Mike Maroth, Jared Rivera and Andy Van Hekken, RHPs Tim Adkins, Kenny Baugh, Jared Camp, Seth Greisinger, Shane Heams, Kris Keller, Shane Loux and Fernando Rodney to their minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Unconditionally released LHP Jose Rosado.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Grant Balfour to Triple-A Edmonton and LHP Ryan Mills to Double-A New Britain; 1B Justin Morneau and C Joe Mauer were reassigned to the minor-league camp.
  New York Mets
Reassigned RHP Nick Maness, Cs Justin Huber, Michael Jacobs and Brett Kay, and OFs Robert Stratton and Esix Snead to minor league headquarters; optioned LHPs Jamie Cerda and Adam Walker, and RHPs Pat Strange and Tyler Yates to Norfolk of the International League (AAA).
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with C Ramon Hernandez on a four-year contract; optioned LHP Juan Pena, RHP Bert Snow and INF Esteban German to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); reassigned RHPs Heath Bost, Rocky Coppinger, Bryce Florie, Larry Luebbers, Tim McClaskey, Ismael Villegas, LHP Micah Bowie and C Robinson Cancel to their minor-league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Eric Junge, RHP Franklin Nunez, RHP Elio Serrano, SS Nick Punto and OF Marlon Byrd to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; optioned RHP Brad Baisely, SS Anderson Machado and OF Jorge Padilla to Double-A Reading. Reassigned C Bobby Van Iten, C Jerry Valdez and INF Chase Utley to minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Outrighted RHP Manny Aybar to Triple-A Fresno.
3/9/02 Houston Astros
Assigned LHPs Greg Miller, Wilfredo Rodriguez, Wayne Franklin and Jason Jacome, and RHPs Jamie Arnold and Mark Guerra to their minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHPs Brad Voyles and Orber Moreno to Omaha of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); reassigned RHP Mac Suzuki to the minor league camp.
3/8/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Nathan Haynes (OF) to triple-A Salt Lake; Assigned Jared Abruzzo (C), Rich Kelley (LHP), Tony Milo (LHP), Bobby Jenks (RHP) and Francisco Rodriguez (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Named Louie Eljaua director of international scouting.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of RHP Steve Reed.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Returned OF Gabe Gross, and C Ken Huckaby and C Kevin Cash to their minor league camp.
3/7/02 Montreal Expos
Named Lee MacPhail director of professional scouting and Dana Brown director of amateur scouting; signed P Alan Mills to a minor league contract; signed 1B Andres Galarraga to a one-year contract.
  New York Mets
Named Gary Carter part-time minor league roving catching instructor.
  San Diego Padres
Extended the contract of general manager Kevin Towers through 2007 with an option for 2008.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Reassigned RHP Rich Loiselle, 1Bs Ryan Balfe, Chris Haas and Chris Duncan, and IFs Wilson Delgado and Chris Snopek to their minor league camp; optioned LHP Les Walrond to New Haven of the Eastern League.
3/6/02 Baltimore Orioles
Agreed to terms with RHP Calvin Maduro on a one-year contract.
  Chicago White Sox
Agreed to terms with the following players on one-year contracts: RHPs Edwin Almonte, Lorenzo Barcelo, Rocky Biddle, Jon Garland, Matt Ginter, Gary Glover, Matt Guerrier, Kyle Kane, Ryan Kohlmeier, Jon Rauch, Dan Wright and Mitch Wylie, LHPs Thomas Jacquez, Onan Masaoka and Kelly Wunsch, Cs Mark Johnson, Miguel Olivo and Josh Paul, INFs Joe Crede, Jason Dellaero, Willie Harris and Jeff Liefer, and OFs Aaron Rowand and Brian Simmons; renewed the contract of LHP Mark Buehrle; reassigned RHP Gary Majewski and C Humberto Quintero to minor league camp and optioned Dellaero to Charlotte of the International League.
  Montreal Expos
Named Jim Beattie a special assistant to the general manager.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned RHPs Wilson Guzman, Justin Reid and Chris Spurling, LHP Brian O''Connor, and C Mandy Romero to their minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned P Erick Threets to minor-league camp; added RHP Luis Estrella as a non-roster invitee.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Reassigned LHP Stevenson Agosto, RHPs Carlos Chantres and Randy Galvez to minor league camp.
3/5/02 Boston Red Sox
Dismissed manager Joe Kerrigan; named Mike Cubbage interim manager.
  Cleveland Indians
Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Drese and OF Alex Escobar on one-year contracts; re-signed C Tim Laker to a minor league contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Kade Johnson: Reassigned non-roster invitee C Kade Johnson to minor league camp.
  Montreal Expos
Agreed to terms with RHPs Troy Mattes, Tomo Ohka and Scott Strickland, and C Brian Schneider on one-year contracts.
  San Diego Padres
Sent RHP Winston Abreu to Portland of the Pacific Coast League.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned Ps Luke Anderson, Rafael Rigueiro and Nelson Lara and IF Ryan Luther to minor-league camp.
3/4/02 Boston Red Sox
Retained the services of Doug Melvin as consultant.
3/2/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on one-year contract with Scot Shields (RHP); Renewed contracts of Jarrod Washburn (LHP), Scott Schoeneweis (LHP) and Ramon Ortiz (RHP).
  Boston Red Sox
Named David Chadd director of amateur scouting.
  Kansas City Royals
The Royals sent Cs Mike Tonis and Scott Walter, P Mike Stodolka, and INF Matt Ferrara to their minor league camp; P Shawn Sonnier, who is in a rehabilitation process, will also be moved from the Major League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Agreed to terms with Luke Allen, Victor Alvarez, Hiram Bocachica, Giovanni Carrara, Chin-Feng Chen, McKay Christensen, Steve Colyer, Jose Diaz, Eric Gagne, Carlos Garcia, Matt Herges, Craig House, Cesar Izturis, Jorge Nunez, Dave Roberts, Ricardo Rodriguez, Joe Thurston and Jeff Williams.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed LHP Ray King to a two-year contract with a club option for a third season.
  Montreal Expos
Signed LHPs Scott Downs and Scott Stewart and RHP Guillermo Mota to one-year contracts.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Agreed to terms with 3B Albert Pujols on a one-year contract.
3/1/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with David Eckstein (INF), Shawn Wooten (INF), Nathan Haynes (OF), Elpidio Guzman (OF), Jeff DaVanon (OF), Jose Nieves (INF), Adam Kennedy (INF), Jose Molina (C), Matt Wise (RHP), Ben Weber (RHP) and Lou Pote (RHP).
  Cleveland Indians
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with RHPs Tim Drew, Jerrod Riggan, Roy Smith, Jake Westbrook, Chad Paronto, Sean DePaula, Jason Phillips, David Riske and Martin Vargas, LHP Alex Herrera, INFs Jolbert Cabrera and John McDonald, OF Milton Bradley, C Victor Martinez and INF/OF Russell Branyan.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Buddie and INF Bill Hall.
  New York Mets
Agreed to terms with OFs Jay Payton and Gary Matthews Jr., INF Jorge Toca and RHP Kane Davis on one-year contracts.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms with LHP Mike Gonzalez, RHPs Tony McKnight, Ryan Vogelsong and Kip Wells, and OF Tike Redman on one-year contracts.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Agreed to terms with LHP Nick Bierbrodt, 1B Steve Cox, INFs Aubrey Huff, Bobby Smith and Felix Martinez, and OF Jason Tyner.