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Date Transaction
5/31/02 Milwaukee Brewers
Chad Fox: Activated RHP Chad Fox from the 15-day disabled list; designated RHP Mike Buddie for assignment.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP pitcher Brad Radke on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain. Recalled LHP picther Johan Santana from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  New York Mets
Activated IF John Valentin from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned IF Ty Wigginton to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled pitcher Jeff Tam from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned outfielder Larry Sutton to Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed LHP Dave Williams on the 15-day disabled list with a torn labrum (cartilage) in his left shoulder and recalled RHP Bronson Arroyo from Triple-A Nashville.
  San Diego Padres
Placed first baseman Phil Nevin on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to May 30, with a non-displaced fracture of the left humorous and purchased the contact of right-handed reliever Rodney Myers from Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Steve Kline: Activated pitcher Steve Kline from the 15-day DL; optioned pitcher Mike Crudale to Triple-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League; signed pitcher Blake Hawksworth.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jorge Sosa: The Rays have placed RHP Jorge Sosa on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 26, with a strained right litissmus dorsi. Sosa will be eligible to come off the DL June 10.
  Wilson Alvarez: LHP Wilson Alvarez has completed a rehab assignment and been reinstated from the disabled list.
5/30/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled from rehab and activated from 15-day DL Benji Gil (INF).
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Brad Radke from the 15-day disabled list. Designated RHP Mike Trombley for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Placed third baseman Sean Burroughs (right-shoulder sprain, retroactive to May 29) and right handed pitcher Brian Tollberg (right-elbow sprain) and on the 15-Day Disabled List. Activated right-handed pitcher Bobby Jones from the 15-Day Disabled List and purchased the contract of infielder Julius Matos from Triple-A Portland. Outrighted catcher Javier Cardona to Portland.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Wilmy Caceres: Infielder Wilmy Caceres cleared waivers today and was outrighted to AAA Durham.
5/29/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Alfredo Amezaga (INF) to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed SS Marcus Giles on the 15-Day DL (severely sprained right ankle). Purchased IF Matt Franco from Triple-A Richmond. Transferred OF B.J. Surhoff to 60-Day DL.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate C Todd Hundley from 15-day disabled list. Cubs place 2B Delino DeShields on 15-day disabled list with hip injury.
  Cleveland Indians
Bruce Aven: To make room for Selby on the 25-man roster the Indians designated OF BRUCE AVEN (110394) for assignment. Aven is now off the CLE 40-man.
  Bill Selby: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have purchased the contract of INF/OF BILL SELBY from the AAA Buffalo Bisons. Selby is now on the CLE 40-man.
  Colorado Rockies
Brian Fuentes: Recalled LHP Brian Fuentes from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Morgan Ensberg: Morgan Ensberg, 3B, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Keith Ginter: Keith Ginter, INF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Dave Mlicki: The Astros placed Dave Mlicki, RHP, on the 15-day DL with a strained intercostal muscle in his left side, retroactive to May 26.
  Wade Miller: The Astros have activated Wade Miller, RHP, from the 15-day Disabled List.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jesse Orosco: Reinstated Jesse Orosco (P) from the disabled list, designated Dennis Springer (P) for assignment.
5/28/02 Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Blake Stein on the 15-day disabled list with a groin injury. To take his spot, the Royals called up RHP Brad Voyles from Triple-A Omaha.
  Activated catcher Brent Mayne from the disabled list and optioned catcher Juan Brito to Double-A Wichita.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reached agreement with 2001 First-Year Player Draft picks LHP Manny Parra and OF Stephen Hunt.
  Minnesota Twins
Sent 2B Luis Rivas to the Fort Myers Miracle of the Florida State League (A) for a 20-day rehabilitation assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Greg Wooten cleared free agency.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Wilmy Caceres: The Devil Rays have designated for assignment infielder Wilmy Caceres. The Rays have 10 days to trade, release or ask waivers.
  Jason Tyner: The Devil Rays have optioned outfielder Jason Tyner to AAA Durham.
  Toby Hall: The Devil Rays have optioned catcher Toby Hall to AAA Durham.
  Aubrey Huff: The Devil Rays have recalled infielder Aubrey Huff from AAA Durham.
  Paul Hoover: The Devil Rays have selected catcher Paul Hoover from AAA Durham.
5/27/02 Florida Marlins
OF Kevin Millar activated from 15-day disabled list. INF Pablo Ozuna optioned to AAA Calgary.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Bryan Corey: Purchased the contract of Bryan Corey (P) from AAA Las Vegas.
  Kevin Brown: Placed Kevin Brown (P) on the 15-day disabled list with posterior sprain of his right elbow.
  San Diego Padres
Designated right-handed pitcher Tom Davey for assignment and activated first baseman Phil Nevin from the 15-Day Disabled List.
5/26/02 Kansas City Royals
Activated RHP Kris Wilson from the disabled list and optioned him to Double-A Wichita.
  Montreal Expos
Reinstated INF Andres Galarraga from the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Endy Chavez to AAA-Ottawa.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled pitcher Aaron Harang from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); designated pitcher Mike Holtz for assignment.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired LHP Dan Plesac from Toronto for RHP Cliff Politte.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired RHP Cliff Politte from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for LHP Dan Plesac.
5/25/02 Chicago Cubs
SS Alex Gonzalez in re-instated after coming off the 15-day DL. Cubs option SS Augie Ojeda to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cubs send RHP Ron Mahay to 15-day DL with bicep tendinitis. Cubs purchase contract of RHP Courtney Duncan from Triple-A Iowa.
  Houston Astros
Jim Mann: The Astros recalled Jim Mann, RHP, from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Scott Linebrink: The Astros placed Scott Linebrink, RHP, on the 15-day Disabled List witha strained right elbow capsule.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Dennis Springer: Purchased the contract of Dennis Springer (P) from AAA Las Vegas
  Jeff Williams: Optioned Jeff Williams (P) to AAA Las Vegas.
  Seattle Mariners
DH Edgar Martinez transferred to the 60-day DL. OF Chris Snelling selected from San Antonio to Seattle.
5/24/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled Alfredo Amezaga (INF) from triple-A Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Jeff Wallace: Transferred the rehab assignment of LHP Jeff Wallace from Sarasota (A) to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Kelly Stinnett: The Reds today reinstated from the 15-day disabled list OF Ken Griffey Jr. and sent C Kelly Stinnett to Louisville on a rehabilitation assignment.
  Kelly Stinnett: The Reds today reinstated from the 15-day disabled list OF Ken Griffey Jr. and sent C Kelly Stinnett to Louisville on a rehabilitation assignment.
  Ken Griffey Jr.: The Reds today reinstated from the 15-day disabled list OF Ken Griffey Jr. and sent C Kelly Stinnett to Louisville on a rehabilitation assignment.
  Detroit Tigers
Oscar Salazar: Infielder Oscar Salazar optioned to Toledo.
  Kris Keller: Righthander Kris Keller recalled from Triple A Toledo.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jamey Wright: Activated RHP Jamey Wright from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Brian Mallette to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated 3B Corey Koskie from 15-day disabled list. Outrighted IF Casey Blake to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League. (AAA)
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of LHP Bobby Jones from Norfolk (AAA). Optioned RHP Mark Corey to the Tides.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Justin Kaye optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
C Ken Huckaby cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Syracuse.
5/23/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Mark Lukasiewicz (LHP) to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Cincinnati Reds
Jose Acevedo: RHP Joey Hamilton today was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list...he takes the roster spot of RHP Jose Acevedo, who following last night''s game was optioned to Louisville...Hamilton had been on the DL since 5/7 with a strained left hamstring...he will start on Friday at Atlanta.
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Thurman from Triple-A Columbus
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Greg Wooten unconditionally released. IF/OF Nathan Rolison claimed off waivers from the Florida Marlins. Nathan Rolison optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
5/22/02 Boston Red Sox
Jeff Wallace: Assigned LHP Jeff Wallace on injury rehab to Sarasota (A).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs recall RHP Mark Prior and optioned RHP Scott Chiasson to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Joey Hamilton: RHP Joey Hamilton today was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. He takes the roster spot of RHP Jose Acevedo, who following last night''s game, was optioned to Louisville...Hamilton had been on the DL since 5/7 with a strained left hamstring...he will start on Friday at Atlanta.
  New York Yankees
Adrian Hernandez: Optioned RHP Adrian Hernandez to Triple-A Columbus
  Adrian Hernandez: Recalled RHP Adrian Hernandez from Triple-A Columbus
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled infielder Esteban German and outfielder Adam Piatt from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); purchased the contract of infielder Larry Sutton from Sacramento; optioned pitcher Jeff Tam, infielder Frank Menechino and infielder Carlos Pena to Sacramento.
  Traded outfielder Jeremy Giambi to the Philadelphia Phillies for infielder-outfielder John Mabry
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired OF/1B Jeremy Giambi from Oakland for OF John Mabry.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Bob File from his rehabilitation assignment with Single-A Dunedin, activated him from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse.
5/21/02 Baltimore Orioles
Brian Roberts: IF Brian Roberts recalled from AAA Rochester. IF Mike Moriarty optioned to AAA Rochester.
  Cleveland Indians
Chris Magruder: The Indians announced that they have recalled OF CHRIS MAGRUDER from AAA Buffalo.
  Brady Anderson: The Indians released outfielder Brady Anderson.
  Detroit Tigers
Nate Cornejo: Pitcher Nate Cornejo was optioned to Triple A Toledo.
  Adam Bernero: Recalled pitcher Adam Bernero from Triple A Toledo.
  Oscar Salazar: Infielder Oscar Salazar was recalled from Triple A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
INF Alex Gonzalez placed on the 15-day disabled list (dislocated left shoulder), retroactive to May 19. RHP Brad Penny placed on the 15-day disabled list(right bicep inflammation), retroactive to May 19. LHP Armando Almanza recalled injury rehab from A Jupiter and activated from 15-day disabled list. INF Nate Rolison designated for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Nelson Figueroa: Activated RHP Nelson Figueroa from the 15-day disabled list; sent outright the contract of LHP Takahito Nomura to Class AAA Indianapolis; announced that RHP Everett Stull has cleared waivers and was sent outright to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  New York Yankees
Orlando Hernandez: Placed RHP Orlando Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list
  San Diego Padres
Optioned infielder Alex Pelaez to Triple-A Portland and activated outfielder Ron Gant from the 15-Day Disabled List.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated OF Shawon Dunston from the 15-day DL; placed SS Rich Aurilia on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 20) with bone chips in his right elbow.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned LHP John Rocker to Oklahoma. Recalled LHP Randy Flores from Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated C Darrin Fletcher and designated C Ken Huckaby for assignment.
5/20/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Matt Wise (RHP) to triple-A Salt Lake; Activated Donne Wall (RHP) from 15-day disabled list.
  Florida Marlins
Homer Bush: Signed 2B Homer Bush to a one-year contract and placed on 40-man roster.
  Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contract of RHP Mac Suzuki from Triple-A Omaha. To make room on the roster, the Royals optioned outfielder Brandon Berger to Triple-A Omaha.
  Texas Rangers
Kevin Mench: Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Triple-A Oklahoma.
5/19/02 Cincinnati Reds
Ruben Mateo: Following Sunday''s 10-1 loss at St. Louis, the Reds purchased from Louisville the contract of RHP Carlos Almanzar and optioned to Louisville OF Ruben Mateo.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Matt Stairs: Placed OF Matt Stairs on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 16, with a strained left hamstring; activated IF Luis Lopez from the 15-day disabled list.
5/18/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed SS Mark DeRosa on the 15-Day DL (torn tissue in right ankle). Transferred RHP Derrick Lewis to the 60-Day DL. Purchased IF Jesse Garcia from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
1B David Segui placed on 15-day disabled list (torn cartilage in left hand). Contract of OF Ryan McGuire purchased from AAA Rochester.
  Detroit Tigers
Fernando Rodney: Optioned righthander Fernando Rodney to Double A Erie.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed LHP Chris George on the 15-day DL because of a blister on his pitching hand.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed pitcher Cory Lidle on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder, retroactive to Wednesday; recalled pitcher Mike Fyhrie from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed OF Armando Rios on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee contusion and recalled IF Abraham Nunez from Triple-A Nashville.
5/17/02 Baltimore Orioles
C Izzy Molina outrighted to AA Bowie. OF Luis Garcia recalled from AAA Rochester.
  Chicago White Sox
Jason Dellaero: Optioned SS Jason Dellaero from Triple-A Charlotte to Double-A Birmingham to convert him to a pitcher.
  Colorado Rockies
Bryan Rekar: Rockies acquired RHP Bryan Rekar from the Royals for RHP Eduardo Villacis.
  Detroit Tigers
Oscar Salazar: Optioned Oscar Salazar to Toledo.
  Ramon Santiago: Purchased the contract of infielder Ramon Santiago from Triple A Toledo.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed C Raul Casanova on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ulnar collateral ligament; purchased the contract of C Marcus Jensen from Class AAA Indianapolis; designated RHP Everett Stull for assignment; recalled LHP Valerio De Los Santos from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Delvin James: The Rays have placed RHP Delvin James on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 9.
  Jason Smith: The Rays have recalled infielder Jason Smith from Triple-A Durham.
  Lee Gardner: The Rays have selected RHP Lee Gardner from Triple-A Durham. Gardner will be making his major league debut.
  Jason Standridge: The Rays have optioned RHP Jason Standridge to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Frank Catalanotto: Placed Frank Catalanotto on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 11, with a strained right groin muscle and muscle spasms in his lower back.
  Juan Gonzalez: Activated OF Juan Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list.
5/16/02 Boston Red Sox
Frank Castillo: Announced that RHP Frank Castillo had withdrawn his appeal and would begin serving his five-game suspension for hitting a batter with a pitch on May 5.
  Chicago White Sox
Anthony Sanders: Obtained OF Anthony Sanders from the Cincinnati Reds for future consideration.
  Brooks Kieschnick: Signed LHP Brooks Kieschnick to a minor league contract.
  Damon Buford: Signed OF Damon Buford to a minor league contract
  Detroit Tigers
Chris Truby: Acquired infielder Chris Truby from the Montreal Expos in exchange for infielder/outfielder Jose Macias
  Florida Marlins
Placed C Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list (strained muscle in his right elbow). Recalled INF Pablo Ozuna from AAA Calgary.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Guillermo Mota: Recalled Guillermo Mota (P) from AAA Las Vegas
  Jesse Orosco: Placed Jesse Orosco (P) on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired OF Jose Macias from Detroit in exchange for INF Chris Truby; assigned INF Lou Collier to AAA-Ottawa; assigned LHP Scott Downs on injury rehab to A-Brevard.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned infielder/outfielder Cesar Crespo to Triple-A Portland and purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Kevin Pickford from Portland. Transferred left-handed pitcher Jose Nunez to the 60-Day Disabled List from the 15-Day D.L. Placed first baseman Phil Nevin on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to May 12, with a left-elbow strain and purchased the contract of infielder Alex Pelaez from Triple-A Portland. Transferred right-handed pitcher Mat DeWitt to the 60-Day Disabled List from the 15-Day D.L.
  Texas Rangers
Hector Ortiz: Designated C Hector Ortiz for assignment.
  Todd Greene: Signed C Todd Greene to a one-year contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated OF Shannon Stewart from the 15-day DL.
5/15/02 Houston Astros
Jason Lane: Jason Lane, OF, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Pedro Borbon: Pedro Borbon, LHP, was acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Nick Neugebauer: Placed RHP Nick Neugebauer on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 9, with a strained right rotator cuff; recalled RHP Brian Mallette from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  New York Mets
Ty Wigginton: Placed INF John Valentin on the 15-day disabled list with a partial thickness tear of the right rotator cuff. Purchased the contract of infielder Ty Wigginton from Triple-A Norfolk.
  San Diego Padres
Placed Bobby Jones on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to May 13, with a left-oblique strain and activated right-handed pitcher Tom Davey from the 15-Day Disabled List. Activated catcher Wiki Gonzalez from the 15-Day Disabled List and optioned catcher Javier Cardona to Triple-A Portland.
  Seattle Mariners
LHP Norm Charlton signed as free agent. LHP Norm Charlton placed on 60-day DL after left shoulder surgery.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Woody Williams: Activated P Woody Williams from the 15-dal DL. Optioned P Bud Smith to Triple-A, Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Standridge: The Rays have recalled RHP Jason Standridge from Triple-A Durham.
  Jesus Colome: The Rays have optioned RHP Jesus Colome to Triple-A Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Traded LHP Pedro Borbon to the Houston Astros for a player to be named later.
5/14/02 Boston Red Sox
Trot Nixon: Announced that OF Trot Nixon had withdrawn his appeal and would begin serving his four-game suspension for the bat-throwing incident on May 5.
  Placed OF Manny Ramirez on the 15-day DL with a left forefinger fracture, retroactive to May 12; assigned OF Bryant Nelson from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston, wearing #58.
  Cleveland Indians
Bruce Aven: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of OF Bruce Aven from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Colorado Rockies
Mike James: Sent P Mike James to Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe: Outfielder Craig Monroe optioned to Triple A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Activated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Gary Knotts to AAA Calgary.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Brad Radke on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled right groin. Moved RHP Joe Mays from 15-day DL to 60-day DL (elbow). Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Trombley from Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  St. Louis Cardinals
Garrett Stephenson: Activated P Garrett Stephenson from the 15-day DL and optioned P Travis Smith to Triple-A, Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Esteban Loaiza from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Mike Smith to Triple-A Syracuse.
5/13/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs place SS Alex Gonzalez on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 10) with strained left hamstring. Cubs purchased contract of LHP Pat Mahomes from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the 40-man roster, LHP Donovan Osborne was placed on the 60-day DL.
  Colorado Rockies
Denny Stark: RHP Denny Stark was called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs
  Kansas City Royals
Activated LHP Brian Shouse from the disabled list. Designated for assignment backup first baseman Dave McCarty.
  Montreal Expos
Henry Rodriguez: Announced that OF Henry Rodriguez had opted for free agency.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Kane Davis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back. Recalled RHP Mark Corey from Triple-A Norfolk.
5/12/02 Detroit Tigers
Matt Walbeck: Purchased teh contract of catcher Matt Walbeck frm Triple A Toledo.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Brad Voyles to Triple-A Omaha and activated OF Mark Quinn from the disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated DH David Ortiz from 15-day disabled list. Optioned C/DH Matthew LeCroy to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reinstated RHP Kris Benson from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP Mike Lincoln to Triple-A Nashville.
  Texas Rangers
Hank Blalock: Optioned 3B Hank Blalock to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Chan Ho Park: Activated RHP Chan Ho Park from the 15-day disabled list.
5/11/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Jason Marquis from the 15-Day DL.
  Florida Marlins
Julian Tavarez: Activated RHP Julian Tavarez from the 15-day disabled list.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Williams: Recalled Jeff Williams (P) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Terry Mulholland: Placed Terry Mulholland (P) on the 15-day disabled list with back spasms.
  Montreal Expos
Signed free agent OF/INF Wilfredo Cordero; designated INF Lou Collier for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Jason Romano: Recalled OF Jason Romano from Oklahoma
5/10/02 Atlanta Braves
Tim Spooneybarger: Optioned RHP Tim Spooneybarger to Triple-A Richmond.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs purchase contract of 2B Bobby Hill from Triple-A Iowa and he was placed on the 25-man roster. RHP Carlos Zambrano was placed on the 15-day DL with a strained right elbow.
  Cleveland Indians
Earl Snyder: To make room for Herrera on the 25-man roster the Indians optioned INF EARL SYNDER to AAA Buffalo.
  Alex Herrera: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have recalled LHP ALEX HERRERA from the AA Akron Aeros.
  Colorado Rockies
Brent Butler: Recalled infielder Brent Butler from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Florida Marlins
Blaine Neal: Optioned RHP Blaine Neal to AAA Calgary.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Everett Stull: Purchased the contract of RHP Everett Stull from Class AAA Indianapolis; optioned RHP Brian Mallette to Class AAA Indianapolis; transfered RHP Paul Rigdon to the 60-day disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed third baseman Corey Koskie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 8, with a pulled right hamstring and selected the contract of infielder Casey Blake from Edmonton (AAA, Pacific Coast League).
  Oakland Athletics
Promoted pitcher Michael Wood to Midland of the Texas League (AA); promoted pitchers Juan Pena and Brad Weis to Modesto of the California League (A); promoted outfielder Gary Thomas to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled OF Chad Hermansen from injury rehab at Triple-A Nashville and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned IF Abraham Nunez to Triple-A Nashville.
  San Diego Padres
Placed right-handed pitcher Kevin Jarvis on the 15-Day Disabled List with a strained right elbow, retroactive to May 5, and optioned right-handed pitcher Andy Shibilo to Double-A Mobile. Recalled right-handed pitcher Dennis Tankersley from Mobile and right-handed pitcher Jason Middlebrook from Triple-A Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released outright 2B Homer Bush.
5/9/02 Houston Astros
Jason Lane: Jason Lane, OF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Hipolito Pichardo: Hipolito Pichardo, RHP, was placed on the restricted list pending the process to voluntarily retire.
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with pitcher Barry Zito on a multi-year contract extension; placed outfielder David Justice on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin; recalled outfielder Eric Byrnes from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Jeff Nelson placed on the 15-day DL with an inflamed right shoulder, retroactive to May 6.
  Texas Rangers
Randy Flores: Optioned LHP Randy Flores to Oklahoma.
  Joaquin Benoit: Recalled RHP Joaquin Benoit from Oklahoma.
5/8/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs place LHP Donovan Osborne on 15-day DL. LHP Scott Chiasson was recalled from Triple-A Iowa.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Nelson Figueroa: Placed RHP Nelson Figueroa on 15-Day Disabled List (sprained ankle) retroactrive to May 6; recalled RHP Brian Mallete from Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contract of OF Troy O''Leary from AAA-Ottawa; assigned OF Henry Rodriguez to Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Announced that an MRI of LHP John Franco''s left elbow revealed an avulsion of the medial collateral ligaments and flexor tendon from the medial epicondyle (elbow).
  New York Yankees
Adrian Hernandez: Optioned RHP Adrian Hernandez to Triple-A Columbus
  Sterling Hitchcock: Reinstated LHP Sterling Hitchcock from the 15-day disabled list
  San Diego Padres
Optioned right-handed pitcher Ben Howard to Double-A Mobile and recalled right-handed pitcher Andy Shibilo from Double-A Mobile.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Paul Abbott placed on the 15-day DL with an inflamed right shoulder, retroactive to May 6.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jared Sandberg: The Devil Rays have recalled infielder Jared Sandberg from Triple-A Durham.
  Bobby Smith: The Devil Rays have released infielder Bobby Smith.
  Texas Rangers
Rob Bell: Optioned RHP Rob Bell to Oklahoma.
  Carl Everett: Placed OF Carl Everett on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 5, with a strained right calf muscle.
  Recalled RHP Francisco Cordero and OF Kevin Mench from Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed C Darrin Fletcher on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6, with a right ankle sprain. Designated 2B Homer Bush for assignment or release. Recalled RHP Scott Cassidy from Triple-A Syracuse. Purchased the contract of C Ken Huckaby from Syracuse.
  Placed Shannon Stewart on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 1 (right hamstring strain). Transferred RHP Steve Parris to the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of 1B/OF Brian Lesher from Triple-A Syracuse.
5/7/02 Cincinnati Reds
Joey Hamilton: Hamilton strained his left hamstring and is on the 15-day DL.
  Florida Marlins
Blaine Neal: Recalled RHP Blaine Neal from AAA Calgary.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed catcher Brent Mayne on the 15-day DL -- retroactive to April 30 -- with back spasms. To take his place on the roster, the club recalled outfielder Brandon Berger from Triple-A Omaha.
  Montreal Expos
Recalled OF Endy Chavez from AAA-Ottawa; optioned OF Peter Bergeron to Ottawa.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Shawon Dunston on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 6) with a strained left rib cage; purchased the contract of OF Tom Goodwin from Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners select RHP Julio Mateo from triple-A Tacoma, optioned LHP Brian Fitzgerald to triple-A Tacoma and designated RHP Wascar Serrano for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Bud Smith: Activated P Bud Smith from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Jose Rodriguez to Triple-A, Memphis.
5/6/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate 3B Bill Mueller from DL. C Todd Hundley was placed on the 15-day DL with a thumb injury.
  Colorado Rockies
Bobby Estalella: Purchased the contract of C Bobby Estalella from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Justin Speier: Recalled RHP Justin Speier from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL.
  Ben Petrick: Optioned C Ben Petrick to Triple-A Colorado Springs and designated RHP Mike James for assignment.
5/5/02 Florida Marlins
Nate Teut: Optioned LHP Nate Teut to to AAACalgary
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed RHP Josias Manzanillo on the 15-day disabled list with a bone chip in his right elbow and reinstated IF Pokey Reese from the 15-day disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Scott Cassidy to Triple-A Syracuse. Added RHP Pete Walker to the 25-man roster.
5/4/02 Florida Marlins
OF Kevin Millar placed on the 15-day DL(left abdominal oblique strain), retroactive to April 29. Recalled LHP Nate Teut from AAA Calgary.
  Houston Astros
Hipolito Pichardo: Hipolito Pichardo, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Nelson Cruz: Nelson Cruz, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  New York Mets
Announced that RHP Pete Walker was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays.
  San Diego Padres
Placed right-handed pitcher Matt DeWitt on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to May 3, with a strained right shoulder and activated right-handed pitcher Kevin Jarvis from the 15-Day Disabled List.
5/3/02 Baltimore Orioles
Purcahsed the contract of C Izzy Molina from AAA Rochester. RHP Luis Rivera transferred to 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Matt Ginter: Recalled RHP Matt Ginter from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Rocky Biddle: Recalled RHP Rocky Biddle from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Jon Rauch: Optioned RHP Jon Rauch to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Jim Parque: Optioned LHP Jim Parque to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Houston Astros
Brad Lidge: Brad Lidge, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  T.J. Mathews: T.J. Mathews, RHP, was placed on the 15-day Disabled List because of a strained right bicep.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contract of LHP Joey Eischen from AAA-Ottawa.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Robert Person on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 30, with a strained right elbow. Recalled LHP Hector Mercado from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Claimed RHP Peter Walker off waivers from the New York Mets.
5/2/02 Anaheim Angels
Selected the contract of Julio Ramirez (OF) from triple-A Salt Lake; Transferred Shawn Wooten (C/INF) to 60-day disabled list.
  Baltimore Orioles
Josh Towers: RHP Josh Towers optioned to AAA Rochester.
  Cleveland Indians
Jolbert Cabrera: To replace Bradley on the 25-man roster the Indians today recalled INF/OF JOLBERT CABRERA from his 20-day rehab assignment at AAA Buffalo & activated him from the 15-day disabled list.
  Milton Bradley: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have placed OF MILTON BRADLEY on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion to his left eye.
  Colorado Rockies
Promoted Mike Gallego, minor-league roving infield coordinator, to Bench Coach and Infield Instructor.
  Detroit Tigers
Fernando Rodney: 25-year-old reliever Fernando Rodney recalled from Double A Erie.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated RHP Roberto Hernandez from the disabled list and placed LHP Brian Shouse on the 15-day DL.
  Montreal Expos
Andres Galarraga: Placed INF Andres Galarraga on the 15-day disabled list (low back strain).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Transferred IF Pat Meares from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Jose Rodriguez: Purchased the contract of pitcher Jose Rodriguez from Memphis of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); transferred pitcher Rick Ankiel from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
5/1/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Jeff DaVanon (OF) to triple-A Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Assigned RHP Willie Banks to Pawtucket (AAA); recalled INF Lou Merloni from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston.
  Florida Marlins
Benito Baez: Transferred LHP Benito Baez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
  Josh Beckett: Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 29 with a blister on the middle finger of his right hand. Recalled left-handed reliever Oswaldo Mairena from Triple-A Calgary.
  Kansas City Royals
Designated RHP Bryan Rekar for assignment. After clearing waivers, Rekar as optioned to Triple-A Omaha and purchased the contract of catcher Juan Brito from Triple-A Omaha.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Purchased the contract of RHP Josias Manzanillo from Triple-A Nashville and designated IF Mendy Lopez for assignment.