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Date Transaction
4/30/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled Matt Wise (RHP) from triple-A Salt Lake.
  Atlanta Braves
Transferred OF George Lombard to 60-Day DL. Purchased OF Darren Bragg from Triple-A Richmond.
  Kansas City Royals
Fired manager Tony Muser and named bullpen coach John Mizerock as interim manager.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Named Jerry Royster full-time manager through the 2002 season; announced Cecil Cooper has accepted the role of bench coach through the end of the season.
4/29/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Donne Wall (RHP) on 15-day disabled list with tightness in upper right arm.
  Cleveland Indians
Wil Cordero: The Indians announced that the club has placed OF/1B WIL CORDERO on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  Colorado Rockies
Announced the resignation of third-base coach Rich Donnelly.
  Named Alan Cockrell major league hitting coach.
  Montreal Expos
Recalled INF Fernando Tatis from his injury rehab assignment with A-Brevard and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Henry Mateo to AAA-Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Activated P Satoru Komiyama from the 15-day disabled list. Designated P Pete Walker for assignment.
4/28/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Albie Lopez from the 15-Day DL. Optioned LHP John Foster to Triple-A Richmond. Placed OF BJ Surhoff on the 15-Day DL (injured right knee). Recalled OF Ryan Langerhans from Double-A Greenville
  Optioned OF Ryan Langerhans to Double-A Greenville.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Nate Field to Triple-A Omaha and recalled RHP Brad Voyles from Omaha.
4/27/02 Kansas City Royals
Sold catcher Hector Ortiz to the Texas Rangers.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Rob Bell from Triple-A Oklahoma; Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Oklahoma.
4/26/02 Cincinnati Reds
Lance Davis: LHP Lance Davis (left shoulder inflammation)was reinstated today from the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Double-A Chattanooga. He is expected to start for the Lookouts Thursday (5/2) vs. Mobile. Davis threw 75 pitches to live hitters today at Cinergy Field.
  Colorado Rockies
Fired Manager Buddy Bell and named Clint Hurdle, Manager.
  Detroit Tigers
Andres Torres: Outfielder Andres Torres was optioned to Triple A Toledo
  Seth Greisinger: Pitcher Seth Greisinger was recalled from Double A Erie
  Craig Monroe: Outfielder Craig Monroe has been recalled from Triple A Toledo and will replace Young on the active roster.
  Oakland Athletics
April 26, 2002 Exercised the option on manager Art Howe''s contract for 2003.
  April 26, 2002 Exercised the option on manager Art Howe''s contract for 2003.
  San Diego Padres
Placed right-handed pitcher Kevin Jarvis (flexor-tendon strain in right elbow, retroactive to April 18) and Ron Gant (fractured right-pinky finger, retroactive to April 24) on the 15-Day Disabled List and recalled right-handed pitcher Ben Howard from Double-A Mobile and infielder/outfielder Cesar Crespo from Triple-A Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Bob File on the 15 day DL (left oblique strain) retroactive to April 24. Recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/25/02 Baltimore Orioles
RHP Jason Johnson placed on 15-day disabled list (chip fracture right middle finger). Purchased the contract of RHP Travis Driskill from AAA Rochester. RHP Sean Douglass recalled from AAA. INF Brian Roberts optioned to AAA Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Michael Coleman: Assigned OF Michael Coleman outright to Pawtucket (AAA).
  St. Louis Cardinals
Gene Stechschulte: Recalled pitcher Gene Stechschulte from Triple-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Chris Carpenter on the 15-day DL (right shoulder), retroactive to April 22. Purchased the contract of RHP Michael Smith from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/24/02 Boston Red Sox
Calvin Pickering: Announced that INF Calvin Pickering underwent right quadriceps surgery (performed by Dr. Lewis Yokum).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs option LHP Jesus Sanchez to Triple-A Iowa and call up LHP Ron Mahay.
  Cleveland Indians
Jerrod Riggan: To make room for Chad Paronto on the 25-man roster the Indians optioned RHP JERROD RIGGAN to AAA Buffalo.
  Chad Paronto: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have recalled RHP CHAD PARONTO from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed IF Pokey Reese on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 20, with a strained right hamstring and purchased the contract of IF Mendy Lopez from Triple-A Nashville.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated RHP Jason Schmidt from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Kurt Ainsworth to Triple-A Fresno.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Assigned OF Brian Lesher outright to Triple-A Syracuse
4/23/02 Atlanta Braves
Optioned LHP Jung Bong to Double-A Greenville. Recalled LHP John Foster from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
LHP Erik Bedard optioned to AA Bowie. INF Brian Roberts recalled from AAA Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired LHP Juan Moreno from San Diego in exchange for LHP Andy Hazlett and optioned him to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago White Sox
Lorenzo Barcelo: Optioned RHP Lorenzo Barcelo to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Jim Parque: Recalled LHP Jim Parque from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed 1B/DH David Ortiz on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 19, with a swollen knee. Recalled C Matt Lecroy from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Tom Martin: The Rays today selected RHP Travis Harper from AAA Durham and placed LHP Tom Martin on the 60-day disabled list with a strain in his left rotator cuff. Harper was 1-2 with a 6.98 ERA (IP-19.1, H-31, R-15, ER-15, BB-3, SO-17, HR-5) in 4 games, all starts at Durham.
  Travis Harper: The Rays today selected RHP Travis Harper from AAA Durham and placed LHP Tom Martin on the 60-day disabled list with a strain in his left rotator cuff. Harper was 1-2 with a 6.98 ERA (IP-19.1, H-31, R-15, ER-15, BB-3, SO-17, HR-5) in 4 games, all starts at Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Transferred RHP Jay Powell and RHP Jeff Zimmerman from the 15 to the 60-day disabled list. The transfers are retroactive to March 31.
  Ivan Rodriguez: Placed C Ivan Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15, with a herniated disk in his back.
  Optioned RHP Francisco Cordero and OF Jason Romano to Oklahoma.
  John Rocker: Recalled LHP John Rocker from Oklahoma.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Randy Flores from Triple-A Oklahoma.
4/22/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Jason Marquis on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to April 15, (tendonitis in right shoulder). Recalled LHP Jung Bong from Double-A Greenville.
  Cleveland Indians
Earl Snyder: To make room for INF Earl Snyder on the 25-man roster the Indians designated OF/DH WIL CORDERO for assignment.
  Earl Snyder: The Cleveland Indians announced that they purchased the contract of INF EARL SNYDER from AAA Buffalo.
  Detroit Tigers
Julio Santana: Purchased the contract of righthander Julio Santana from Triple A Toledo, activated infielder Damian Jackson from the disabled list and placed catcher Mitch Meluskey on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 21 with low back pain secondary to spondylolisthesis. Additionally, lefthander Matt Perisho has been designated for assignment, outfielder Craig Monroe has been optioned to Toledo and catcher Brandon Inge has been recalled from Toledo.
  Montreal Expos
Fernando Tatis: Assigned INF Fernando Tatis on injury rehab to A-Brevard.
  San Francisco Giants
Traded OF Calvin Murray to Texas for cash considerations; activated 1B Damon Minor from the 15-day disabled list.
  Texas Rangers
Calvin Murray: Acquired OF Calvin Murray from the San Francisco Giants for cash considerations.
4/21/02 Houston Astros
Adam Everett: Adam Everett, SS, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Brad Lidge: Brad Lidge, RHP, was recalled from Double-A Round Rock.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled RHP Bryan Rekar from Triple-A Omaha and added him to the club''s 25 and 40-man rosters. The Royals optioned OF Brandon Berger to Triple-A Omaha to make room on the 25-man roster and outrighted RHP Orber Moreno to Triple-A Omaha to make room for Rekar on the 40-man roster.
  New York Mets
Activated 1B Mo Vaughn from the 15-day disabled list. Designated OF Tony Tarasco for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Randy Choate: Recalled LHP Randy Choate from Triple-A Columbus
  Andy Pettitte: Placed LHP Andy Pettitte on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 16
  Oakland Athletics
Promoted pitcher Matt O''Brien to Midland of the Texas League (AA); released pitcher Juan Ramos.
4/20/02 Boston Red Sox
Returned RHP John Burkett from injury rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL; optioned INF Lou Merloni to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Houston Astros
Tim Redding: Tim Redding, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Kevin Brown: Placed Kevin Brown (P) on the 15-day disabled list with a scar tissue tear in his right elbow, retroactive to April 14.
  Guillermo Mota: Recalled Guillermo Mota (P) from Triple-A Las Vegas
  San Francisco Giants
Placed LHP Jason Christiansen on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to April 18) with tendinitis in his left elbow; recalled LHP Chad Zerbe from Triple-A Fresno.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Chris Carpenter from the 15-day DL. Designated 1B/OF Brian Lesher for assignment.
  Recalled RHP Scott Cassidy from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/19/02 Baltimore Orioles
Fernando Lunar: C Fernando Lunar cleared waivers and outrighted to AAA Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Assigned RHP Shane Heams outright from Pawtucket (AAA) to Trenton (AA).
  Houston Astros
Nelson Cruz: Nelson Cruz, RHP, was placed on the 15-day Disabled List.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled left-handed pitcher Chris George from Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Brian Mallette: Optioned RHP Brian Mallette to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Ray King: Reinstated LHP Ray King from the 15-Day disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated OF Brian Buchanan from 15-day disabled list. Optioned C Matthew LeCroy to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Texas Rangers
Francisco Cordero: Recalled RHP Francisco Cordero from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Justin Miller to Triple-A Syracuse.
4/18/02 Anaheim Angels
Activated Troy Percival (RHP) from 15-day disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Fired manager Davey Lopes; named Jerry Royster interim manager; added Cecil Cooper to the coaching staff.
  Minnesota Twins
RHP Joe Mays placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15, with inflammation in his right elbow. Recalled RHP Matt Kinney from Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  New York Mets
Optioned P Tyler Yates to Norfolk (AAA). Purchased the contract of P Pete Walker from Norfolk.
  Seattle Mariners
Ron Wright: INF Ron Wright outrighted to triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Crudale: Recalled P Mike Crudale and P Josh Pearce from Triple-A Memphis.
4/17/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Brendan Donnelly (RHP) to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe: Recalled outfielder Craig Monroe from Triple A Toledo
  Florida Marlins
Hansel Izquierdo: Recalled RHP Hansel Izquierdo from AA Portland
  Julian Tavarez: Placed RHP Julian Tavarez on the 15-day disabled list (right shoulder strain).
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled pitcher Mike Fyhrie from triple-A Sacramento.
  Pitcher Mark Mulder placed on the 15-day DL with a left forearm strain.
  Texas Rangers
John Rocker: Assigned LHP John Rocker to Triple-A Oklahoma.
4/16/02 Baltimore Orioles
RHP Rick Bauer recalled from AAA Rochester. RHP Chris Brock placed on 15-day disabled list (inflammation of right shoulder). LHP Erik Bedard recalled from AA Bowie. C Fernando Lunar designated for assignment.
  Boston Red Sox
Michael Coleman: Transferred the rehab assignment of OF Michael Coleman from Sarasota (A) to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Kansas City Royals
Placed left-hander Darrell May on the 15-day DL after he reaggravated his strained left groin on Sat. April 13.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Satoru Komiyama on the 15-day disabled list with a laceration on his right index finger. Recalled RHP Tyler Yates from Norfolk (AAA).
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated INF Tomas Perez from the 15-day DL.
  Seattle Mariners
Selected LHP Brian Fitzgerald from triple-A Tacoma and designated INF Ron Wright for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Jason Romano: Recalled IF-OF Jason Romano from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Bob File off the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Pasqual Coco to Triple-A Syracuse.
4/15/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate OF Moises Alou and option OF Mario Encarnacion to Triple-A Iowa.
  Houston Astros
Brandon Puffer: Brandon Puffer, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Wade Miller: Wade Miller, RHP, was placed on the 15-day Disabled List retroactive to 4/13.
  Montreal Expos
Recalled INF Henry Mateo from AAA-Ottawa; optioned LHP Ed Vosberg to Ottawa.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned INF Nick Punto to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Claimed minor league infielder Tomas De La Rosa off waivers from the Montreal Expos and optioned him to Triple-A Nashville.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Bobby Seay: Rays LHP Bobby Seay (left shoulder tendonitis) has been transferred from the 15 to the 60-day DL.
  Wilson Alvarez: The Devil Rays have placed LHP Wilson Alvarez on the 15-day DL with a strained rib cage muscle.
  Russ Johnson: The Devil Rays have reinstated infielder Russ Johnson from the 15-day DL.
  Jason Smith: The Devil Rays have optioned infielder Jason Smith to AAA Durham.
  Travis Phelps: The Devil Rays have optioned RHP Travis Phelps to AAA Durham.
  Tom Martin: The Devil Rays have selected LHP Tom Martin from AAA Durham.
  Delvin James: The Devil Rays have recalled RHP Delvin James from AAA Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Colby Lewis: Assigned pitcher Colby Lewis to Triple-A Oklahoma.
4/13/02 Kansas City Royals
Optioned right-handed pitcher Chad Durbin to Triple-A Omaha and activated left-handed pitcher Darrell May from the 15-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned pitcher Mark Fyhrie to triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Recalled OF Jason Michaels from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned LHP Hector Mercado to Scranton.
4/12/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Greg Maddux from the 15-Day DL.
  Baltimore Orioles
Luis C. Garcia: Optioned OF Luis Garcia to AAA Rochester.
  Marty Cordova: Activated OF Marty Cordova from 15-day disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned IF Warren Morris to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA). Recalled RHP Tony Fiore from Edmonton.
  New York Yankees
Randy Choate: Optioned LHP Randy Choate to Triple-A Columbus
  Adrian Hernandez: Recalled RHP Adrian Hernandez from Triple-A Columbus
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated LHP Randy Wolf from the 15-day disabled list. Placed INF/OF Dave Hollins on the 15-day DL with lesions on his leg from a spider bite.
  Seattle Mariners
Edgar Martinez: DH Edgar Martinez placed on the 15-day DL with pulled left hamstring.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted HRP Brian Cooper to Triple-A Syracuse. Recalled RHP Pasqual Coco from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/11/02 Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP John Ennis to Double-A Greenville. Outrighted RHP Aaron Small to Triple-A Richmond.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place RHP Kyle Farnsworth on 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 10 with stress fracture in right foot. The club recalled RHP Carlos Zambrano from Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Corky Miller: C CORKY MILLER was recalled from Louisville yesterday, when Kelly Stinnett went on the disabled list.
  Kelly Stinnett: C Kelly Stinnett injured his right elbow and has been placed on the 15-day DL.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed RHP Jamey Wright on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to April 5, with right shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis. Recalled RHP Brian Mallette from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Texas Rangers
Juan Gonzalez: Placed OF Juan Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with a right hand injury.
4/10/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled from rehab and activated Dennis Cook (LHP); Optioned Clay Bellinger (INF/OF) to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Atlanta Braves
Designated RHP Aaron Small for assignment. Recalled RHP John Ennis from Double-A Greenville.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs 1B Julio Zuleta clears waivers and contract is purchased by Triple-A Iowa.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled right-handed relief pitcher Nate Field from Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Outrighted OF McKay Christensen to Norfolk (AAA) and purchased the contract of OF Tony Tarasco from Norfolk.
4/9/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Albie Lopez on the 15-Day DL retroactive to April 8 (strained right groin). Recalled RHP Kevin Gryboski from Triple-A Richmond.
  Texas Rangers
Rich Rodriguez: Transferred LHP Rich Rodriguez from the 15 to the 60-day disabled list.
  Francisco Cordero: Optioned RHP Francisco Cordero to Oklahoma.
  Chris Michalak: Purchased the contract of LHP Chris Michalak from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned RHP Scott Cassidy to Triple-A Syracuse.
4/8/02 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Dustin Hermanson on the 15-day DL with a right groin strain, retroactive to 4/4; recalled RHP Sunny Kim from Pawtucket (AAA) to report to the Red Sox 4/9.
  Colorado Rockies
Brent Butler: Optioned IF Brent Butler to Colorado Springs and purchased the contract of RHP Chris Nichting from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Designated LHP Josh Kalinowski for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Pablo Ozuna: Optioned INF Pablo Ozuna to AAA Calgary
  Charles Johnson: Activated C Charles Johnson from 15-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Placed 1B Mo Vaughn on the 15-day disabled list with a small non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal on his right hand. Recalled OF Timo Perez from Norfolk (AAA)
  Oakland Athletics
Placed INF Randy Velarde on 15-day DL with a fractured left hand. Recalled INF Mark Ellis from triple-A Sacramento.
4/7/02 Baltimore Orioles
RHP Calvin Maduro activated from disabled list. RHP Rick Bauer optioned to AAA Rochester
  Cincinnati Reds
Ken Griffey Jr.: Ken Griffey, Jr. partially tore the patella tendon and partially dislocated his right kneecap. Cincinnati placed the center fielder on the 15-day disabled list.
  Detroit Tigers
Andres Torres: Recalled outfielder Andres Torres from Triple A Toledo.
  Dean Palmer: Activated Dean Palmer from the 15-day disabled list
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned right-handed relief pitcher Jeff Austin to Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Yankees
Jay Tessmer: Optioned RHP Jay Tessmer to Triple-A Columbus
  Ramiro Mendoza: Reinstated RHP Ramiro Mendoza from the 15-day disabled list
4/6/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Troy Percival (RHP; strained right intercostal - retroactive to April 3) and Benji Gil (INF; sprained left ankle) on 15-day disabled list; recalled Brendan Donnelly (RHP) and selected contract of Clay Bellinger (INF/OF) from Salt Lake; Transferred Steve Green (RHP) to 60-day DL.
  Atlanta Braves
Purchased RHP Aaron Small from Triple-A Richmond.
  Minnesota Twins
Brian Buchanan: Placed OF Brian Buchanan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4, with a sore back. Recalled OF Bobby Kielty and C Matthew LeCroy from Edmonton of Pacific Coast League. (AAA)
  Luis Rivas: Placed 2B Luis Rivas on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4, with a fractured left wrist.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated 2B Jeff Kent from the 15-day disabled list; placed 1B Damon Minor on the 15-day disabled list with left patella tendinitis.
  Texas Rangers
Rich Rodriguez: Placed LHP Rich Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list.
  Kevin Mench: Recalled OF Kevin Mench from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Brian Cooper from Triple-A Syracuse.
4/5/02 Atlanta Braves
Greg Maddux: Placed RHP Greg Maddux on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to March 26, (inflamed nerves in lower back)
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place OF Moises Alou on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 31. Cubs activate OF Mario Encarnacion to the 25-man roster.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Ray King: Placed RHP Ray King on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4, with inflammation in his left elbow.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired LHP Bruce Chen, RHP Dicky Gonzalez, minor league INF Luis Figueroa and a player to be named later from New York (NL) in exchange for RHP Scott Strickland, minor league HP Phil Seibel and minor league OF Matt Watson; optioned Gonzalez to AAA-Ottawa; designated INF Tomas De La Rosa for assignment.
  New York Mets
Acquired right-hander reliever Scott Strickland and minor leaguers Phil Seibel and Matt Watson from Montreal in exchange for pitcher Bruce Chen, minor leaguers Dicky Gonzalez and Luis Figueroa and a player to be named later. Seibel and Watson will report to Double-A Binghamton in the Eastern League.
  San Diego Padres
Placed catcher Wiki Gonzalez on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to April 4, with a fractured left hook of hamate and recalled catcher Javier Cardona from Triple-A Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Chris Carpenter on the 15 day DL retroactive to April 2.
4/4/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs designate 1B Julio Zuleta for assignment. Zuleta is now off the 40-man roster. Cubs claimed OF Mario Encarnacion off waivers from the Rockies. Encarnacion is now on the 40-man roster, assigned to AAA Iowa.
  Texas Rangers
Andy Pratt: Designated LHP Andy Pratt for assignment and removed him from the Major League roster.
  Optioned RHP Ryan Dittfurth to Tulsa and placed on the team''s disabled list after his move to Texas'' 60-day disabled list was voided by MLB.
  Acquired SS Jason Moore from San Diego in exchange for LHP Juan Moreno.
4/3/02 Atlanta Braves
Outrighted IF Jesse Garcia to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
OF Larry Bigbie optioned to AAA Rochester. OF Chris Richard transferred to 60-day disabled list.
  Gary Matthews: OF Gary Matthews, Jr. acquired from New York Mets in exchange for LHP John Bale.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Nelson Figueroa: Claimed RHP Nelson Figueroa off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.
  Montreal Expos
Transferred options of RHP Don Bridges and RHP Ron Chiavacci from AAA-Ottawa to AA-Harrisburg.
  New York Mets
Acquired left-handed pitcher John Bale from Baltimore in exchange for outfielder Gary Matthews, Jr. Bale will report to Norfolk (AAA). Claimed outfielder McKay Christensen on waivers from Los Angeles. Designated minor league first baseman Andy Tracy for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired left-handed pitcher Juan Moreno from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league shortstop Jason Moore.
4/2/02 Boston Red Sox
Claimed RHP Shane Heams off waivers from the Detroit TIgers and optioned him to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Robin Jennings: The Reds today outrighted to Louisville OF Robin Jennings. Jennings was designated for assignment on 3/28, when the Reds acquired OF Reggie Taylor from the Phillies for a PTBNL.