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Date Transaction
6/30/02 Houston Astros
Jim Mann: Jim Mann, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kirk Saarloos: Kirk Saarloos, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned OF Alexis Gomez to Double-A Wichita and recalled RHP Kris Wilson from Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Matt Kinney on 15-day disabled list with right posterior rotator cuff strain. Selected the contract of LHP Jose Rodriguez from Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA)
  Montreal Expos
Henry Mateo: Recalled INF Henry Mateo from AAA-Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Activated RHP Grant Roberts from 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Satoru Komiyama to Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Alberto Castillo: Designated C Alberto Castillo for assignment
  Chris Widger: Purchased the contract of C Chris Widger from Triple-A Columbus
  St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Coolbaugh: Recalled utility player Mike Coolbaugh from Triple-A Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Chris Woodward: Placed INF Chris Woodward on the 15-day DL with right groin strain, retro to June 20; purchased the contract of OF Pedro Swann from Triple-A Syracuse.
6/29/02 Detroit Tigers
Oscar Henriquez: Purchased the contract of righthander Oscar Henriquez from Triple A Toledo.
  Kansas City Royals
Designated RHP Mac Suzuki for assignment and purchased the contract of INF Mike Caruso from Triple-A Omaha.
  Montreal Expos
Zach Day: Optioned RHP Zack Day to AAA-Ottawa.
6/28/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Al Levine (RHP; Tendinitis right shoulder - retroactive to June 27) on 15-day disabled list; Recalled John Lackey (RHP) from Salt Lake.
  Cleveland Indians
Tim Drew: The Indians announced that they named RHP TIM DREW as the player to be named in last night''s six-player trade with the Montreal Expos.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
David Ross: Purchased the contract of David Ross (C) from AAA Las Vegas.
  Chad Kreuter: Placed Chad Kreuter (C) on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion of the lower left leg.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed SS Josh Murray and assigned him to Odgen of the Pioneer League (Rookie).
  Marcus Jensen: Announced that C Marcus Jensen has accepted his assignment to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  New York Yankees
Randy Choate: Recalled LHP Randy Choate from Triple-A Columbus
  Sterling Hitchcock: Placed LHP Sterling Hitchcock on the 15-day disabled list
  Oakland Athletics
Signed shortstop John McCurdy and catcher John Baker.
6/27/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Albie Lopez on the 15-Day DL. Recalled RHP Tim Spooneybarger from Triple-A Richmond.
  Javy Lopez: Placed pitcher Albie Lopez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Wednesday, with right shoulder tendinitis; recalled pitcher Tim Spooneybarger from Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Rolando Arrojo: Placed RHP Rolando Arrojo on the 15-day DL with right shoulder infra spinatus tendinitis, retroactive to June 24; recalled RHP Sun Woo Kim from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place RHP Jason Bere on 15-day DL. Cubs recall RHP Francis Beltran from Double-A West Tenn.
  Cleveland Indians
Bartolo Colon: The Indians announced that they have acquired INF BRANDON PHILLIPS, LHP CLIFF LEE, OF GRADY SIZEMORE, & OF LEE STEVENS from the Montreal Expos in exchange for RHP BARTOLO COLON and a PTBNL (player to be named later).
  Lee Stevens: The Indians announced that they have acquired INF BRANDON PHILLIPS, LHP CLIFF LEE, OF GRADY SIZEMORE, & OF LEE STEVENS from the Montreal Expos in exchange for RHP BARTOLO COLON and a PTBNL (player to be named later).
  Cliff Lee: The Indians announced that they have acquired INF BRANDON PHILLIPS, LHP CLIFF LEE, OF GRADY SIZEMORE, & OF LEE STEVENS from the Montreal Expos in exchange for RHP BARTOLO COLON and a PTBNL (player to be named later).
  Brandon Phillips: The Indians announced that they have acquired INF BRANDON PHILLIPS, LHP CLIFF LEE, OF GRADY SIZEMORE, & OF LEE STEVENS from the Montreal Expos in exchange for RHP BARTOLO COLON and a PTBNL (player to be named later).
  Houston Astros
Pete Munro: The contract of Peter Munro, RHP, was purchased from Triple-A New Orleans. To make room for Munro on the 40-man roster, T.J. Mathews was moved from the 15-day Disabled List to the 60-day Disabled List.
  Scott Linebrink: Scott Linebrink, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Mark Corey on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 26. Recalled LHP Jaime Cerda from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Randy Keisler: Transferred LHP Randy Keisler to the 60-day disabled list
  Marcus Thames: Optioned OF Marcus Thames to Triple-A Columbus
  Karim Garcia: Purchased the contract of OF Karim Garcia from Triple-A Columbus
  Randy Choate: Optioned LHP Randy Choate to Triple-A Columbus
  Orlando Hernandez: Reinstated RHP Orlando Hernandez from the 15-day disabled list
  San Diego Padres
Optioned first baseman Kevin Barker to Triple-A Portland and activated right-handed pitcher Kevin Jarvis from the 15-Day Disabled List.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Jeff Nelson reinstated from the 15-day DL. LHP Mark Watson optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Travis Smith: Recalled RHP Travis Smith from Triple-A, Memphis to take the roster spot of the deceased Darryl Kile.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed the following draft picks: pitchers David Bush and Justin Maureau, first baseman Jason Perry, outfielder Angelo Porfirio and shortstop Scott Dragicevich; signed pitcher John Wesley.
6/26/02 Florida Marlins
Donnie Bridges: Marlins acquire RHP Donnie Bridges from the Montreal Expos for outfielder Brett Roneberg. Bridges is placed on the 40-man roster.
  Minnesota Twins
Asked for unconditional release waivers on LHP Travis Miller. Recalled RHP Juan Rincon from Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA)
  San Diego Padres
Optioned left-handed pitcher Kevin Pickford to Triple-A Mobile and activated first baseman/outfielder Mark Sweeney from the 15-Day Disabled List.
6/25/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned John Lackey (RHP) to Salt Lake; Recalled Matt Wise (RHP) from Salt Lake.
  Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Derrick Lewis from the 15-Day DL and outrighted to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
RHP Sean Douglass optioned to AAA Rochester. Contract of LHP Yorkis Perez purchased from AAA Rochester. RHP Calvin Maduro transfered from 15-day DL to 60-day DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled OF Manny Ramirez from injury rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL; recalled RHP Rich Garces from injury rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL; optioned LHP Casey Fossum and INF Juan Diaz to Pawtucket (AAA); designated LHP Darren Oliver for assignment; added LHP Alan Embree to the active roster, wearing #43.
  Cincinnati Reds
Austin Kearns: Austin Kearns will be recalled from Louisville to take Griffeys spot on the roster.
  Ken Griffey Jr.: The Cincinnati Reds today placed OF Ken Griffey Jr. on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to yesterday, with a strained right hamstring. He originally suffered the injury on June 7 at Anaheim and left Sunday''s game after aggravating the hamstring.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Hansel Izquierdo to AAA Calgary. Recalled LHP Nate Teut from AAA Calgary.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Paul Bako: Activated C Paul Bako from the 15-day disabled list; sent C Marcus Jensen outright to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired minor league OF Brett Roneberg from Florida in exchange for minor league RHP Don Bridges.
  New York Mets
Announced that RHP Kane Davis will undergo season-ending surgery to repair the flexor tendon in his right elbow on July 1.
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Optioned RHP Mike Thurman to Triple-A Columbus
  Mariano Rivera: Reinstated RHP Mariano Rivera from the 15-day disabled list
  Philadelphia Phillies
Acquired OF Bruce Aven from Cleveland for RHP Jeff D''Amico.
  Seattle Mariners
LHP Mark Watson selected from triple-A Tacoma. RHP Julio Mateo optioned to triple-A Tacoma. RHP Paul Abbott transferred to the 60-day DL.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Paul Hoover: The Devil Rays have designated C Paul Hoover for assignment.
  Victor Zambrano: The Devil Rays have RHP Victor Zambrano to AAA Durham.
  Jason Jimenez: The Devil Rays have optioned LHP Jason Jimenez to AAA Durham.
  Greg Vaughn: The Devil Rays have placed OF Greg Vaughn on the 15-day DL (right shoulder contusion), retroactive to June 23.
  Ryan Rupe: The Devil Rays have placed RHP Ryan Rupe on the 15-day DL (right patellar tendinitis), retroactive to June 20.
  David McCarty: The Devil Rays have selected OF Dave McCarty from AAA Durham.
  Toby Hall: The Devil Rays have recalled C Toby Hall from AAA Durham.
  Travis Phelps: The Devil Rays have recalled RHP Travis Phelps from AAA Durham.
  Jesus Colome: The Devil Rays have recalled RHP Jesus Colome from AAA Durham.
  Jorge Sosa: The Devil Rays have returned RHP Jorge Sosa from his rehabilitation assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL.
  Texas Rangers
Colby Lewis: Recalled RHP Colby Lewis from Oklahoma.
  Francisco Cordero: Placed RHP Francisco Cordero on the 15-day disabled list with a muscle strain in the back of his right shoulder.
6/24/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Brendan Donnelly (RHP) to Salt Lake; Realled John Lackey (RHP) from Salt Lake
  Boston Red Sox
Frank Castillo: Announced that RHP Frank Castillo had been suspended for five games by Major League Baseball for an incident in which he made contact with an umpire on June 19.
  Chicago White Sox
Matt Ginter: Recalled RHP Matt Ginter from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Willie Harris: Optioned 2B Willie Harris to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Agreed to terms with RHP Eric M. Thomas and assigned him to Ogden (R) of the Pioneer League.
  Texas Rangers
Joaquin Benoit: Optioned RHP Joaquin Benoit to Oklahoma.
  Aaron Myette: Recalled RHP Aaron Myette from Oklahoma.
  Placed OF Gabe Kapler on the 15-day disabled list; Recalled RHP Joaquin Benoit from Triple-A Oklahoma.
6/23/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Kris Keller from the 15-Day DL and optioned to Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired LHP Alan Embree and minor league LHP Andy Shibilo from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league RHP Brad Baker and minor league RHP Dan Giese; placed INF Calvin Pickering, recovering from right quadriceps surgery, on the 60-day DL.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Ricky Bottalico on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Doug Nickle from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired right-handed pitchers Brad Baker and Dan Giese from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for left-handed pitcher Alan Embree and right-handed pitcher Andy Shibilo. Purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher David Lundquist from Triple-A Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Chris Carpenter from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brandon Lyon to Triple-A Syracuse.
6/22/02 Kansas City Royals
Designated for assignment OF Donzell McDonald and purchased the contract of OF Aaron Guiel from Triple-A Omaha.
  Reinstated RHP Jason Grimsley from the DL and optioned RHP Jeff Austin to Triple-A Omaha.
  Texas Rangers
Named Orel Hershiser Major League Pitching Coach.
6/21/02 Boston Red Sox
Reinstated LHP Jeff Wallace from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Pawtucket (AAA); recalled RHP Paxton Crawford from injury rehab assignment, reinstated him from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Pawtucket.
  Cleveland Indians
Todd Dunwoody: To make room for Broussard on the 25-man roster the Indians have placed OF TODD DUNWOODY on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left foot and ankle.
  Ben Broussard: The Indians announced that they have recalled OF/1B BEN BROUSSARD from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  San Diego Padres
Placed right-handed pitcher Bobby Jones on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to June 16, with a right-elbow strain and recalled right-handed pitcher Jeremy Fikac from Double-A Mobile. Outrighted outfielder Trenidad Hubbard to Triple-A Portland and purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Jake Peavy from Mobile. Also optioned right-handed pitcher J.J. Trujillo to Mobile and recalled left-handed pitcher Eric Cyr.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Rob Bell from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned Randy Flores to the RedHawks.
6/20/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs purchase contract of OF/IF Angel Echevarria from Triple-A Iowa and option IF Augie Ojeda to Triple-A Iowa.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contract of RHP Dan Smith from AAA-Ottawa; designated minor league RHP Don Bridges for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Dismissed Oscar Acosta as pitching coach.
6/19/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled Brendan Donnelly (RHP) from triple-A Salt Lake
  Atlanta Braves
Traded OF George Lombard to Detroit Tigers in exchange for relief pitcher RHP Kris Keller.
  Boston Red Sox
Rich Garces: Assigned RHP Rich Garces on an injury rehab assignment to GCL Red Sox (Rookie); recalled LHP Jeff Wallace from injury rehab assignment.
  Cleveland Indians
Chad Allen: To make room on the 25-man roster for Dunwoody the Indians have optioned OF CHAD ALLEN to Buffalo.
  Todd Dunwoody: The Indians announced that they have purchased the contract of OF TODDY DUNWOODY from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Heath Murray: To replace Riske on the 25-man roster the Indians have purchased the contract of LHP HEATH MURRAY from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  David Riske: The Indians announced that they have placed RHP DAVID RISKE on the 15-day disabled list with strain of the left glutinous muscle.
  Detroit Tigers
Ryan Jackson: First baseman/outfielder Ryan Jackson designated for assignment.
  Kris Keller: Kris Keller traded to Atlanta in exchange for outfielder George Lombard.
  George Lombard: Acquired outfielder George Lombard from the Atlanta Braves.
  Craig Monroe: Craig Monroe optioned to Triple A Toledo.
  Montreal Expos
Carl Pavano: Optioned RHP Carl Pavano to AAA-Ottawa.
6/18/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Julio Ramirez (OF) on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 16; strained left calf).
  Colorado Rockies
Rick White: Reinstated P Rick White from the 15-day DL. Optioned Brian Fuentes to Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Doug Brocail: Doug Brocail, RHP, was moved from the 15-day Disabled List to the 60-day Disabled List to make room for Kirk Saarloos, RHP, on the 40-man roster.
  Kirk Saarloos: The contract of Kirk Saarloos, RHP, was purchased from Double-A Round Rock.
  Jim Mann: Jim Mann, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Kansas City Royals
Replaced pitching coach Al Nipper with Triple-A Omaha pitching coach John Cumberland.
  Placed LHP Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list because of a blister on a finger on his left hand.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Shawn Sedlacek from Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Geoff Jenkins: Placed OF Geoff Jenkins (dislocated right ankle) on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled OF Ryan Thompson from Class AAA Indianapolis.
6/17/02 Houston Astros
Alan Zinter: Alan Zinter, C, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Scott Linebrink: Scott Linebrink, RHP, was activated from the Disabled List.
  Keith Ginter: Keith Ginter, INF, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Adam Everett: Adam Everett, SS, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Agreed to terms with IF Prince Fielder, their first-round pick in the 2002 draft, and assigned him to Ogden of the Pioneer League (A).
6/16/02 Cleveland Indians
Ricky Gutierrez: To make room on the 25-man roster for Cabrera the Indians placed 2B RICKY GUTIERREZ on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin (retroactive to June 14).
  Jolbert Cabrera: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have recalled INF/OF JOLBERT CABERRA from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Colorado Rockies
Brent Butler: Recalled Brent Butler from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated IF Ramon Martinez from the 15-day disabled list; designated OF Tom Goodwin for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Edmonds: Activated OF Jim Edmonds from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF So Taguchi to Triple-A, Memphis.
6/15/02 Atlanta Braves
Returned LHP Horacio Ramirez from injury rehab, activated from DL and optioned to Double-A Greenville.
  Baltimore Orioles
Jeff Conine: 1B/OF Jeff Conine placed on 15-day DL with strained right hamstring.
  Florida Marlins
LHP Oswaldo Mairena placed on the 15-Day disabled list(strained abdominal muscle. Recalled INF Pablo Ozuna from AAA Calgary.
  Kansas City Royals
LHP Brian Shouse cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Omaha.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed RHP Luke Prokopec on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 7, with flexor tendonitis strain (right elbow).
  Activated RHP Steve Parris from the 60-day.
6/14/02 Cincinnati Reds
Bruce Chen: The Reds traded Jim Brower to the Montreal Expos for Bruce Chen.
  Jim Brower: The Reds traded Jim Brower to the Montreal Expos for Bruce Chen.
  Kansas City Royals
Place utility player Donnie Sadler on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Recalled OF Alexis Gomez from Double-A Wichita to take Sadler''s roster spot.
  Transferred RHP Blake Stein from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired RHP Jim Brower from Cincinnati in exchange for LHP Bruce Chen; recalled RHP Zack Day from AAA-Ottawa; optioned RHP Britt Reames to Ottawa.
  New York Yankees
Andy Pettitte: Reinstated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day disabled list
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Carlos Silva from the 15-day DL. Sent LHP Hector Mercado to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Seattle Mariners
DH Edgar Martinez activated from the 60-day DL. OF Eugene Kingsale claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres.
6/13/02 Boston Red Sox
Manny Ramirez: Assigned OF Manny Ramirez on an injury rehab assignment to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cleveland Indians
Paul Shuey: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have placed RHP PAUL SHUEY on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin, retroactive to June 10.
  Jerrod Riggan: To take Shuey''s place on the 25-man roster the Indians recalled RHP JERROD RIGGAN from AAA Buffalo.
  Houston Astros
Brandon Puffer: Brandon Puffer, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Shane Reynolds: Shane Reynolds, RHP, was placed on the 15-day Disabled List after undergoing successful surgery to repair a pinched nerve in his lower back.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Bryan Corey: Reinstated Brian Corey (P) from disabled list and optioned him to AAA Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Hired Chris Chambliss as the team''''s hitting coach. Placed RHP Grant Roberts on the 15-day DL, retroactive to June 9, with a right rotator cuff strain. Recalled RHP Mark Corey from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Nate Field: Claimed RHP Nate Field off waivers from the Royals and optioned him to Triple-A Columbus
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Delvin James: The Devil Rays have reinstated RHP Delvin James from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Double-A Orlando.
6/12/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate 2B Delino DeShields from 15-day DL. 2B Bobby Hill optioned to Triple-A Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Matt Ginter: RHP Matt Ginter optioned to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Josh Paul: C Josh Paul recalled from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Willie Harris: 2B Willie Harris recalled from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Sandy Alomar: C Sandy Alomar Jr. placed on DL with impingement in right shoulder.
  Detroit Tigers
Ryan Jackson: Contract of outfielder Ryan Jackson purchased from Triple A Toledo.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Bob Wells on the 15-day disabled list with an inflamed right elbow. Recalled LHP Travis Miller from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  New York Yankees
Brandon Knight: Optioned RHP Brandon Knight to Triple-A Columbus
6/11/02 Atlanta Braves
Outrighted RHP Scott Sobkowiak to Single-A Myrtle Beach.
  Cincinnati Reds
John Riedling: Following last night''s game the Reds placed RHP Carlos Almanzar on the 15-day disabled list with a hairline fracture of his right ring finger and recalled from Louisville RHP John Riedling.
  Carlos Almanzar: Following last night''s game the Reds placed RHP Carlos Almanzar on the 15-day disabled list with a hairline fracture of his right ring finger and recalled from Louisville RHP John Riedling.
  Kansas City Royals
Designated for assignment LHP Brian Shouse and purchased the contract of LHP Scott Mullen from Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reached agreement on contracts with 2B Callix Crabbe (12th round), LHP Craig Breslow (26th round), LHP Justin Gabriel (30th round) and LHP Jeff Housman (33rd round). All four players have been assigned to Ogden (R).
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with the following draft picks: outfielders Nick Swisher, Kirk Nordness and Daniel Gibbons, shortstop Mark Kiger, pitchers Joseph Pickens, Brad Knox, Christopher Shank, Andy Dickenson and Daniel Barnett, third baseman Tyler Klippenstein, second baseman Floyd Turner, and catcher David Harriman; signed pitcher Jason Burdette and catcher Gregory Metzger.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned right-handed pitchers Jeremy Fikac and Dennis Tankersley to Double-A Mobile and purchased the contract of first baseman Kevin Barker from Triple-A Portland, as well as the contracts of left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez and right-handed pitcher J.J. Trujillo from Double-A Mobile. Announced that left-handed pitcher Jason Pearson was claimed on waivers by the San Francisco Giants.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Garrett Stephenson: Activated pitcher Garrett Stephenson from the 15-day DL; optioned pitcher Travis Smith to Triple-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
6/10/02 Boston Red Sox
Placed INF Rey Sanchez on the 15-day DL with a right hamstring strain, retroactive to June 4; assigned INF Juan Diaz from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston, wearing #46; transferred the rehab assignment of RHP Paxton Crawford from Trenton (AA) to Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs recall IF Augie Ojeda from Triple-A Iowa.
  Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe: Outfielder Craig Monroe, who was recalled from Triple A Toledo.
  Montreal Expos
Scott Downs: Recalled LHP Scott Downs from injury rehab assignment with AAA-Ottawa, reinstated him from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Fired hitting coach Dave Engle and reassigned him to a position within the organization.
  New York Yankees
Marcus Thames: Recalled OF Marcus Thames from Triple-A Columbus
  Brandon Knight: Recalled RHP Brandon Knight from Triple-A Columbus
  Mariano Rivera: Placed RHP Mariano Rivera on the 15-day disabled list (groin), retroactive to June 9
  St. Louis Cardinals
So Taguchi: Recalled OF So Taguchi from Triple-A,Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
  Texas Rangers
Aaron Myette: Optioned RHP Aaron Myette to Oklahoma.
  Calvin Murray: Designated OF Calvin Murray for assignment.
  Kevin Mench: Recalled OF Kevin Mench from Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Jay Powell: Activated RHP Jay Powell from the 60-day disabled list.
6/9/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs trade C Robert Machado to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league outfielder Jackson Melian.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jayson Durocher: Purchased the contract of RHP Jayson Durocher from Triple A Indianapolis.
  Chad Fox: Placed RHP Chad Fox on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 8 with a strained right rotator cuff.
  Paul Bako: Placed C Paul Bako on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated pinky finger on his right hand.
  Acquired C Robert Machado from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league OF Jackson Melian.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Jack Cressend on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right rotator cuff. Recalled C/1B Matthew LeCroy from Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  New York Yankees
Juan Rivera: Placed OF Juan Rivera on the 15-day disabled list (kneecap), retroactive to June 8
  Texas Rangers
Recalled LHP John Rocker from Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Rob Bell to Oklahoma.
6/8/02 Florida Marlins
Ramon Castro: C Ramon Castro reinstated from the 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Designated RHP Nate Field for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for OF Donzell McDonald.
  Placed OF Mark Quinn on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring and upper calf. Called up OF Donzell McDonald from Triple-A Omaha to take his roster spot.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled RHP Aaron Myette from Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Joaquin benoit to Oklahoma.
6/7/02 Baltimore Orioles
Calvin Maduro: RHP Calvin Maduro placed on 15-day disabled list (fractured bone spur of the right olecranon and bone chips). RHP Jason Johnson activated from DL.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate RHP Carlos Zambrano from the 15-day DL.
  Cincinnati Reds
Russell Branyan: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden announced the acquisition of 3B/OF Russell Branyan from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for minor league 1B Ben Broussard.
  Ben Broussard: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden announced the acquisition of 3B/OF Russell Branyan from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for minor league 1B Ben Broussard.
  Cleveland Indians
Nerio Rodriguez: To take Nagy''s (15-day DL) place on the 25-man roster the Indians have purchased the contract of RHP NERIO RODRIGUEZ from AAA Buffalo.
  Charles Nagy: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have placed RHP CHARLES NAGY on the 15-day disabled list with an aggravation of a previous right elbow injury (retroactive to June 5).
  Chad Allen: To take Branyan''s spot on the major league roster the Indians have purchased the contract of OF CHAD ALLEN from AAA Buffalo.
  Ben Broussard: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have acquired INF BEN BROUSSARD from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for INF/OF RUSSELL BRANYAN.
  Russell Branyan: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have acquired INF BEN BROUSSARD from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for INF/OF RUSSELL BRANYAN.
  Florida Marlins
Marty Malloy: INF Marty Malloy outrighted to AAA Calgary.
  Houston Astros
Adam Everett: Adam Everett, SS, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Brandon Puffer: Brandon Puffer, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Luis Lopez: Waived IF Luis Lopez for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
  New York Mets
Claimed INF Ramon Solar off waivers from Tampa Bay and optioned him to Double-A Binghamton. Removed RHP Eric Cammack from the 40-man roster and outrighted him to Binghamton.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled infielder Mark Ellis from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned infielder Esteban German to Sacramento.
  Texas Rangers
Rusty Greer: Activated C Ivan Rodriguez from the disabled list. Placed OF Rusty Greer on the 15-day DL with a hyperextended back, retroactive to June 4.
6/6/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs outrighted the contract of RHP Pat Mahomes to Triple-A Iowa.
  Florida Marlins
Blaine Neal: Recalled RHP Blaine Neal from AAA Calgary.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed OF Chuck Knoblauch on the 15-day disabled list with pain in his lower left elbow, extending into the forearm. To take his roster spot, OF Brandon Berger was recalled from Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed outfielder Nic Carter, pitchers Edwin Walker, Tyler Shepple and Joshua Alliston, third baseman Lendon Willis and catchers Jeremy Frost and John Vanden Berg.
6/5/02 Colorado Rockies
Benny Agbayani: Activated outfielder Benny Agbayani from the 15-day DL; optioned INF Brent Butler to Triple-A, Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League.
  Florida Marlins
Josh Beckett: Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list (right middle finger blister).
  Kansas City Royals
Placed RHP Jason Grimsley on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled oblique muscle. Recalled RHP Jeff Austin from Triple-A Omaha to take his roster spot.
  New York Yankees
Juan Rivera: Recalled OF Juan Rivera from Triple-A Columbus
  Gerald Williams: Released OF Gerald Williams.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated outfielder David Justice from the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Jeff Tam to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); released pitcher Mike Holtz.
  Seattle Mariners
OF Chris Snelling placed on the 60-day DL with a torn ACL in left knee. OF Eugene Kingsale selected from triple-A Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Rick Ankiel: Activated LHP Rick Ankiel from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Single-A, Peoria. Outrighted LHP Jose Rodriguez to Memphis (AAA).
6/4/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate RHP Kyle Farnsworth from the 15-day disabled list and option RHP Courtney Duncan to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cleveland Indians
Jolbert Cabrera: Jolbert Cabrera was assigned to AAA Buffalo to make room for Milton Bradley.
  Milton Bradley: Milton Bradley was activated from the 15-day DL after suffering an orbital fracture and scratched iris on May 1 vs. Anaheim.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Bryan Corey: Placed Brian Corey on the 15-day (retroactive to 5/29) disabled list with a sprained left ankle.
  Terry Mulholland: Reinstated Terry Mulholland (P) from the disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Mike Buddie: RHP Mike Buddie has cleared waivers and has chosen to elect his free agency. Buddie had been designated for assignment on May 31.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated 2B Luis Rivas from 15-day disabled list. Designated IF Jay Canizaro for assignment.
  New York Mets
Designate IF/OF Mark Johnson for assignment. Purchase OF Tony Tarasco''s contract from Triple-A Norfolk.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Jason Pearson from Triple-A Portland and outrighted right-handed pitcher Jason Boyd.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated SS Rich Aurilia from the 15-day DL; placed IF Ramon Martinez on the 15-day DL with a concussion.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Bud Smith: Recalled pitcher Bud Smith from Triple-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
  Texas Rangers
Rudy Seanez: Placed RHP Rudy Seanez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 30, with tendonitis in his right shoulder. Recalled RHP Joaquin Benoit from AAA Oklahoma.
6/3/02 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Rich Garces on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring, retroactive to June 2; assigned LHP Chris Haney from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston, wearing #56.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Matt Stairs: Reinstated OF Matt Stairs from the 15-day disabled list; designated IF Luis Lopez for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Paul Abbott assigned on injury rehab to San Bernadino.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Ramon Soler: The Rays have designated for assignment SS Ramon Soler. The Rays have 10-days to trade, release or ask waivers on him.
  Bobby Seay: The Rays have returned LHP Bobby Seay from his rehabilitation assignment, reinstated him from the 60-day DL and optioned him to AA Orlando.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased the contract of C Ken Huckaby from Triple-A Syracuse and designated 1B/OF Brian Lesher for assignment.
6/2/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled Scot Shields (RHP) from triple-A Salt Lake; Donne Wall (RHP) given his unconditional release.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Sun-Woo Kim to Pawtucket (AAA); assigned RHP Willie Banks to Boston from Pawtucket.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Robert Person from the DL. Placed RHP Carlos Silva on the 15-day DL with a strained right knee.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Bronson Arroyo to Triple-A Nashville and recalled RHP Mike Lincoln from Triple-A Nashville.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Jimenez: The Rays selected LHP Jason Jimenez from Triple-A Durham.
  Lee Gardner: The Rays have designated RHP Lee Gardner for assignment. The Rays have 10 days to trade, release or ask waivers on Gardner.
6/1/02 Cincinnati Reds
Brady Clark: OF Brady Clark was optioned to Louisville.
  Juan Castro: Prior to Saturday''s game, IF Juan Castro was returned from a rehabilitation assignment at Louisville and was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list...he took the roster spot of OF Brady Clark, who was optioned to Louisville.
  Montreal Expos
Transferred injury rehab assignment of LHP Scott Downs from A-Brevard to AAA-Ottawa; transferred RHP Troy Mattes from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.