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Date Transaction
7/31/02 Anaheim Angels
Acquired Alex Ochoa (OF) and Sal Fasano (C) from Milwaukee in exchange for Jorge Fabregas (C) and minor leaguers Johnny Raburn (INF) and Pedro Liriano (RHP).
  Baltimore Orioles
OF/1B Chris Richard recalled from AAA Rochester. 2B Brian Roberts optioned to AAA Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Bob Howry from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for Sarasota (A) RHP Franklin Francisco and Sarasota (A) LHP Byeong An.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs trade OF Darren Lewis to Pittsburgh for OF Chad Hermansen.
  Cubs option C Mike Mahoney to Triple-A Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Bob Howry: Traded RHP Bobby Howry to Boston in exchange for RHP Franklin Francisco and LHP Byeong An.
  Cleveland Indians
Carl Sadler: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of LHP CARL SADLER from the AAA Buffalo Bisons. Sadler replaces RICARDO RINCON, who was traded to the Oakland A''s last night.
  Colorado Rockies
Victor Santos: Purchased the contract of P Victor Santos from Triple-A, Colorado Springs
  Todd Hollandsworth: Sent LHP Dennys Reyes and OF Todd Hollandsworth to the Texas Rangers for OF Gabe Kapler, minor league OF Jason Romano and cash considerations.
  John Thomson: Acquired outfielders Jay Payton, Robert Stratton and pitcher Mark Corey from the New York Mets in exchange for pitcher John Thomson and outfielder Mark Little.
  Detroit Tigers
Oscar Salazar: Mets claimed infielder Oscar Salazar off waivers from the Tigers.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Alex Ochoa: Acquired C Jorge Fabregas and two PTBNL from Anaheim in exchange for OF Alex Ochoa and minor league C Sal Fasano.
  Montreal Expos
Matt Cepicky: Recalled OF Matt Cepicky from AA-Harrisburg.
  New York Mets
Acquired RHP Steve Reed and Jason Middlebrook from San Diego in exchange for LHP Bobby Jones, minor league RHP Josh Reynolds and minor league OF Jason Bay. Acquired RHP John Thomson and OF Mark Little from Colorado in exchange for OF Jay Payton, RHP Mark Corey and minor league OF Robert Stratton. Activated INF Joe McEwing from the 15-day disabled list and recalled LHP MIke Bacsik from Norfolk. Claimed INF Oscar Salazar off waivers from the Tigers and assigned him to Double-A Binghamton. Transferred LHP John Franco and RHP Kane Davis to 60-day DL. In addition, the Mets activated INF Jorge Toca from the 15-day minor league DL, recalled him to the Major League club and also placed him on the 60-day DL.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired pitcher Ricardo Rincon from the Cleveland Indians for infielder Marshall McDougal; designated pitcher Mike Magnante for assignment.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired OF Darren Lewis from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for OF Chad Hermansen.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired left-handed pitcher Bobby M. Jones, right-handed pitcher Josh Reynolds and outfielder Jay Bay from the New York Mets in exchange for right-handed pitchers Steve Reed and Jason Middlebrook.
  Texas Rangers
Gabe Kapler: Acquired lefthanded pitcher Dennys Reyes and outfielder Todd Hollandsworth from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for outfielders Gabe Kapler and Jason Romano.
7/30/02 Boston Red Sox
Acquired OF Cliff Floyd from the Expos in exchange for minor league pitchers Sun Woo Kim and Seung Song and a player to be named later.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled catcher Josh Paul and third baseman Joe Crede from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Marshall McDougall: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have completed a two-player trade with the Oakland Athletics, sending LHP RICARDO RINCON to the A''s in exchange for INF MARSHALL McDOUGALL.
  Ricardo Rincon: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have completed a two-player trade with the Oakland Athletics, sending LHP RICARDO RINCON to the A''s in exchange for INF MARSHALL McDOUGALL.
  Todd Dunwoody: Indians today activated OF TODD DUNWOODY from the 15-day DL and outrighted him to AAA Buffalo...He was placed on the disabled list on June 22 with a sprained left foot and ankle...He was on the last day of a 20-day rehab assignment in AAA BUffalo.
  Colorado Rockies
Kent Mercker: Reinstated P Kent Mercker from the 15-day DL.
  Walt McKeel: Designated C Walt McKeel for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
RHP Cory Bailey cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Omaha.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired RHP Sun Woo Kim and minor league RHP Seung Song and a player to be named later from Boston in exchange for OF Cliff Floyd; added Kim to the 40-man roster and assigned him to AAA-Ottawa; assigned Song to AA-Harrisburg.
  Oakland Athletics
Recalled pitcher Micah Bowie from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); optioned pitcher Mike Venafro to Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned LHP Hector Mercado to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transfered INF Dave Hollins from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Mike Lincoln to Triple-A Nashville and purchased the contract of RHP Brian Meadows from Triple-A Nashville.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Matt Duff: Purchased RHP Matt Duff from Double-A, New Haven
7/29/02 Boston Red Sox
Alan Embree: Reinstated LHP Alan Embree from the 15-day DL.
  Chicago White Sox
Sandy Alomar: Traded catcher Sandy Alomar to Colorado for RHP Enemencio Pacheco.
  Cleveland Indians
Terry Mulholland: LHP TERRY MULHOLLAND, acquired yesterday in a 4-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has been added to the Major League roster.
  Chad Paronto: The Indians announced that they have placed RHP CHAD PARONTO on the 15-day disabled list with tendonitis in his right elbow.
  Colorado Rockies
Brian Fuentes: Optioned Brian Fuentes to Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Sandy Alomar: Acquired catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league RHP Enemencio Pacheco.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Announced the resignation of pitching coach Dave Stewart.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Traded 3B Scott Rolen, RHP Doug Nickle and cash to St. Louis for INF Placido Polanco, LHP Bud Smith and RHP Mike Timlin.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Scott Rolen: Acquired 3B Scott Rolen, RHP Doug Nickel and cash from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for INF Placido Polanco, RHP Mike Timlin and LHP Bud Smith. Assigned Doug Nickel to Triple-A, Memphis.
  Texas Rangers
Dave Burba: Placed RHP Dave Burba on irrevocable waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Recalled RHP Joaquin Benoit from Triple-A Oklahoma.
7/28/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed C Damian Miller on 15-day disabled list, retro to July 24, with a strained lower back. Activated 1B Erubiel Durazo from the 15-day DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Wayne Gomes: Optioned RHP Wayne Gomes to Pawtucket (AAA) following the game.
  Chicago White Sox
Kenny Lofton: Traded OF Kenny Lofton to San Francisco for RHP Felix Diaz and LHP Ryan Meaux.
  Cleveland Indians
Jason Beverlin: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of RHP JASON BEVERLIN from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Ricardo Rodriguez: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they agreed to a four-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, sending RHP PAUL SHUEY to the Dodgers in exchange for RHP RICARDO RODRIGUEZ, RHP FRANCISCO CRUCETA & LHP TERRY MULHOLLAND.
  Terry Mulholland: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they agreed to a four-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, sending RHP PAUL SHUEY to the Dodgers in exchange for RHP RICARDO RODRIGUEZ, RHP FRANCISCO CRUCETA & LHP TERRY MULHOLLAND.
  Paul Shuey: The Cleveland Indians announced that they agreed to a four-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, sending RHP PAUL SHUEY to the Dodgers in exchange for RHP RICARDO RODRIGUEZ, RHP FRANCISCO CRUCETA & LHP TERRY MULHOLLAND.
  Colorado Rockies
Mark Watson: Claimed LHP Mark Watson on waivers from the Mariners.
  Houston Astros
Jim Mann: Jim Mann, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  T.J. Mathews: T.J. Mathews, RHP, was placed on unconditional release waivers and was removed from the Astros 40-man roster.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Victor Alvarez: Called up Victor Alvarez (P) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Guillermo Mota: Sent Guillermo Mota to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Paul Shuey: Acquired Paul Shuey (P) from the Cleveland Indians for minor league pitchers Ricardo Rodriguez and Alberto Cruceta.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired RHP Bartolo Colon and minor league RHP Tim Drew from Cleveland in exchange for 1B Lee Stevens, minor league SS Brandon Phillips, minor league LHP Cliff Lee and minor league OF Grady Sizemore; optioned Drew to AAA-Ottawa; designated RHP Darwin Cubillan for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Randy Choate: Optioned LHP Randy Choate to Triple-A Columbus
  Sterling Hitchcock: Reinstated LHP Sterling Hitchcock from the 15-day disabled list
  San Francisco Giants
Acquired OF Kenny Lofton from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor-league pitchers Felix Diaz and Ryan Meaux; optioned OF Tony Torcato to Triple-A Fresno.
7/27/02 Anaheim Angels
Activated Troy Percival (RHP) from 15-day disabled list.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Kevin Gyrboski on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to July 24 (sore right elbow). Activated RHP Darren Holmes from the 15-Day DL.
  Cleveland Indians
Earl Snyder: To allow room for Lawton on the 25-man roster the Indians optioned INF EARL SNYDER to AAA Buffalo.
  Matt Lawton: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have activated RF MATT LAWTON from the 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Reinstated RHP Blake Stein from the disabled list and optioned RHP Brad Voyles to Triple-A Omaha. Designated C Juan Brito for assignment.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Mike Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with tendonitis in his right rotator cuff. Recalled RHP Kevin Frederick from Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Montreal Expos
Placed RHP Tony Armas Jr. on the 15-day disabled list (strained lower back); optioned INF Henry Mateo to AAA-Ottawa; recalled RHP Zack Day and RHP Britt Reams from Ottawa.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Jay Witasick on the 15-day DL with a contusion on his left foot; purchased the contract of RHP Manny Aybar from Triple-A Fresno; moved LHP Jason Christiansen to the 60-day DL.
  Texas Rangers
Francisco Cordero: Activated P Francisco Cordero from the DL and optioned Reynaldo Garcia to Triple - A, Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Pedro Swann: Recalled OF Pedro Swann from Triple-A Syracuse.
7/26/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Lou Pote (RHP) to Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Reinstated INF Carlos Baerga from the 15-day DL; designed RHP Rich Garces for assignment.
  Chicago White Sox
Willie Harris: Recalled 2B Willie Harris from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Detroit Tigers
Oscar Salazar: Designated infielder Oscar Salazar for assignment.
  Craig Monroe: Outfielder Craig Monroe optioned to Toledo.
  Brian Powell: Tigers purchased the contract of righthander Brian Powell from Triple A Toledo.
  Hiram Bocachica: The Detroit Tigers acquire infielder Hiram Bocachica from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league pitcher Tom Farmer and a player to be named later.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP Satoru Komiyama from Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased the contract of infielder Ramon Soler from Single-A St. Lucie and added him to the 40-man roster. Designated LHP Bobby Jones for assignment and then optioned Soler back to St. Lucie.
  New York Yankees
Randy Choate: Recalled LHP Randy Choate from Triple-A Columbus
  Mariano Rivera: Placed RHP Mariano Rivera on 15-day disabled list (right shoulder), retroactive to 7/21
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired second baseman Ray Durham from the Chicago White Sox for pitcher Jon Adkins.
  Optioned outfielder Adam Piatt to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Toronto Blue Jays
Darrin Fletcher: C Darrin Fletcher announced his retirement from Major League Baseball.
7/25/02 Baltimore Orioles
Canceled recall of OF Chris Richard. IF Brian Roberts recalled from AAA Rochester.
  Chicago White Sox
Ray Durham: Traded 2B Ray Durham to Oakland for RHP Jon Adkins.
  Houston Astros
Dave Mlicki: Dave Mlicki, RHP, was activated from the Disabled List.
  Tim Redding: Tim Redding, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Hiram Bocachica: Traded Hiram Bocachica (INF) to the Detroit Tigers for Tom Farmer (P) and a player to be named later.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed pitcher Ted Lilly on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 21, with inflammation in his left shoulder; recalled pitcher Aaron Harang from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Tsuyoshi Shinjo on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring; recalled OF Tony Torcato from Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
LHP Doug Creek added to 25-man roster. LHP Brian Fitzgerald optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
7/24/02 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned OF Luis Matos to AA Bowie. Recalled OF Chris Richard from AAA Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Dustin Hermanson on the 15-day DL with a left elbow staph infection; recalled LHP Casey Fossum from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Sean Casey: Following Tuesday night''s game, Reds 1B Sean Casey today went on the 15-day disabled list with a slight tear in the teres minor muscle of his left shoulder.
  Detroit Tigers
Erik Sabel: Righthander Erik Sabel has been claimed off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  Craig Monroe: Outfielder Craig Monroe has been recalled from Triple A Toledo to take Santiago''s place on the Tigers roster.
  Kansas City Royals
OF Mark Quinn transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list and removed from the 40-man roster.
  Placed first baseman Mike Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 14 with hip and back soreness. Purchased the contract of first baseman Chan Perry from Double-A Wichita.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Nelson Figueroa: Optioned RHP Nelson Figueroa to Class AAA Indianapolis; purchased the contract of LHP Jimmy Osting from Indianapolis.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Purchased the contract of RHP Brett Myers from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Transferred RHP Ricky Bottalico from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted left-handed pitcher Kevin Pickford to Triple-A Portland and purchased the contract of Jason Kershner from Portland.
  Seattle Mariners
LHP Doug Creek acquired from Tampa Bay for cash considerations and added to 40-man roster. LHP Mark Watson designated for assignment.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
David McCarty: Outfielder Dave McCarty, designated for assignment July 20, has been outrighted to AAA Durham.
  Doug Creek: Rays LHP Doug Creek, designated for assignment April 20, has been traded to the Seattle Mariners.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled 2B Orlando Hudson from Triple-A Syracuse and outrighted IF Joe Lawrence to Syracuse.
7/23/02 Atlanta Braves
Jesse Garcia: Outrighted IF Jesse Garcia to Triple-A Richmond.
  Cincinnati Reds
David Espinosa: The Reds announced the acquisitions of RHP Brian Moehler, INF Matt Boone and an undisclosed amount of cash from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league INF David Espinosa and two players to be named later.
  Brian Moehler: The Reds announced the acquisitions of RHP Brian Moehler, INF Matt Boone and an undisclosed amount of cash from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league INF David Espinosa and two players to be named later.
  Cleveland Indians
Chad Paronto: To replace Wickman on the 25-man roster the Indians recalled RHP CHAD PARONTO from AAA Buffalo.
  Bob Wickman: The Indians today announced that they have placed RHP BOB WICKMAN on the 15-day disabled list with a muscle strain in his right forearm. The disablement is retroactive to July 22.
  Detroit Tigers
Brian Moehler: The Detroit Tigers traded pitcher Brian Moehler, minor leaguer Matt Boone and cash to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league prospect David Espinosa and two players to be named later.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Tyler Houston: Acquired Tyler Houston (INF) from the Milwaukee Brewers for Shane Nance (P) and Ben Diggins (P). Designated Craig House (P) for assignment.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Tyler Houston: Acquired LHP Shane Nance and RHP Ben Diggins from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for 3B Tyler Houston and a player to be named later.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Bob Wells from 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Kevin Frederick to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League. (AAA)
7/22/02 Chicago White Sox
Named Don Cooper pitching coach; Reassinged pitching coach Nardi Contreras.
  Cincinnati Reds
Raul Gonzalez: To make room for Griffey on the roster, OF Raul Gonzalez was optioned to Louisville.
  Ken Griffey Jr.: The Reds today reinstated from the 15-day disabled list OF Ken Griffey Jr..
  Cleveland Indians
Jolbert Cabrera: The Indians announced that they have acquired LHP LANCE CARACCIOLI from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for INF/OF JOLBERT CABRERA.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Jolbert Cabrera: Acquired Jolbert Cabrera (Inf/Of) from the Cleveland Indians for Lance Carracioli (P)
  New York Mets
Activated right-handed pitcher Steve Trachsel from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned Jae Seo to Norfolk.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Robert Person on the 15-day DL with shoulder and elbow pain.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated RHP Luke Prokopec from the 15-day DL and optioned RHP Brian Bowles to Triple-A Syracuse.
7/21/02 Los Angeles Dodgers
Mike Kinkade: Purchased the contract of Mike Kinkade (Inf/Of) from AAA Las Vegas.
  Jeff Reboulet: Placed Jeff Reboulet (Inf) on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back.
  New York Mets
Optioned left-handed pitcher Mike Bacsik to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled right-handed pitcher Jae Seo from Norfolk.
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted right-handed pitcher Rodney Myers to Triple-A Portland and purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Brandon Villafuerte from Portland.
7/20/02 Anaheim Angels
Activated Al Levine (RHP) from 15-day disbaled list.
  Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed RHP Rick Helling on 15-day DL, retro to July 16, with sprained right ankle. Placed IF Greg Colbrunn on 15-day DL, retro to July 18, with strained right calf. Activated IF Jay Bell from 60-day DL. Recalled RHP John Patterson from Triple-A Tucson
  Boston Red Sox
Recalled RHP Dustin Hermanson from injury rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL; optioned INF/OF Bryant Nelson to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cleveland Indians
Travis Fryman: The Indians announced that they have placed 3B TRAVIS FRYMAN on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder retroactive to July 17.
  David Riske: To make room on the 25-man roster, the Indians have optioned RHP DAVID RISKE to AAA Buffalo.
  Jason Phillips: To make room on the 25-man roster, the Indians have optioned RHP JASON PHILLIPS to AAA Buffalo.
  Sean DePaula: The Indians announced that they have recalled RHP SEAN DEPAULA from AAA Buffalo.
  Charles Nagy: The Indians announced that they have activated RHP CHARLES NAGY from the 15-day disabled list.
  Jaret Wright: Indians announced that they have activated RHP JARET WRIGHT from the 60-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated OF Chuck Knoblauch from the disabled list and optioned OF Brandon Berger to Triple-A Omaha.
  Recalled RHP Jeff Austin from Triple-A Omaha and optioned RHP Runelvys Hernandez to Double-A Wichita.
  San Diego Padres
Placed catcher Wiki Gonzalez on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to July 18, with a right hip flexor strain and purchased the contract of catcher Wil Nieves from Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Bud Smith: Optioned LHP Bud Smith to Triple-A, Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Smith: The Rays have optioned infielder Jason Smith to AAA Durham.
  David McCarty: The Rays have designated outfielder David McCarty for assignment.
  Doug Creek: The Rays have designated LHP Doug Creek for assignment.
  Victor Zambrano: The Rays have recalled pitcher Victor Zambrano from AAA Durham.
  Andy Sheets: The Rays have selected infielder Andy Sheets from AAA Durham.
  Carl Crawford: The Rays have selected Outfielder Carl Crawford from AAA Durham.
7/19/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Matt Wise (RHP) to Salt Lake.
  Cincinnati Reds
Brady Clark: The Reds today recalled from Louisville OF Brady Clark.
He takes the roster spot of RHP Joey Hamilton, who on Wed went on the 15-day disabled list.
Clark began the season with the Reds and hit .162 in 34g and 2 starts before he was optioned to Louisville on 6/1, when Castro was reinstated from the disabled list...in 20g for Louisville he hit .322 with 1hr and 15rbi.
  Cleveland Indians
Chuck Finley: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have acquired OF LUIS GARCIA and a Player to be Name Later from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for LHP CHUCK FINLEY.
  Luis A. Garcia: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have acquired OF LUIS GARCIA and a Player to be Name Later from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for LHP CHUCK FINLEY.
  Detroit Tigers
Jamie Walker: Tigers recall lefthander Jamie Walker from Triple A Toledo.
  Jose Paniagua: Tigers outrighted righthander Jose Paniagua to Triple A Toledo.
  Houston Astros
Kirk Saarloos: Kirk Saarloos, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Jim Mann: Jim Mann, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Joe Mays from 60-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Juan Rincon to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  New York Mets
Placed infielder/outfielder Joe McEwing on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 14 with a left rib cage strain. Recalled infielder Marco Scutaro from Norfolk.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Darren Oliver: Signed LHP Darren Oliver to a Triple-A contract with Memphis.
  Chuck Finley: Acquired pitcher Chuck Finley from the Cleveland Indians for first baseman-outfielder Luis Garcia and a minor league player to be named.
  Texas Rangers
Reynaldo Garcia: Purchased the contract of RHP Reynaldo Garcia.
  Anthony Telford: Sent RHP Anthony Telford outright to Triple-A, Oklahoma.
7/18/02 Colorado Rockies
Chuck Smith: Released RHP Chuck Smith.
  Randy Flores: Claimed LHP Randy Flores on waivers from the Texas Rangers.
  Ross Gload: Optioned OF Ross Gload to Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Greg Norton: Activated Greg Norton from the 15-day DL.
  Florida Marlins
Acquired P Carl Pavano, P Graeme Lloyd, IF Mike Mordecai, P Justin Wayne and a player to be named later from the Montreal Expos for IF Wilton Guerrero, OF Cliff Floyd and P Claudio Vargas.
  New York Mets
Claimed right-handed pitcher Ryan Jamison off waivers from the Houston Astros and assigned him to Double-A Binghamton.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Luis De Los Santos: The Rays have selected RHP Luis De Los Santos from AAA Durham to replace LHP Wilson Alvarez who yesterday was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow tendonitis. De Los Santos will make his major league debut in a start on Saturday at Toronto.
  Texas Rangers
Rusty Greer: Transferred Rusty Greer from the 15 to the 60-day DL.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned SS Felipe Lopez to Triple-A Syracuse and purchased the contract of OF Dewayne Wise from Double-A Tennessee.
7/17/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Bengie Molina (C; Strained left hamstring) on 15-day disabled list; Recalled Jose Molina (C) from Salt Lake.
  Atlanta Braves
Activated SS Mark DeRosa from the 15-Day DL. Designated IF Jesse Garcia for assignment.
  Baltimore Orioles
Luis Matos: Recalled OF Luis Matos from AA Bowie.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place C Joe Girardi on 15-day DL with rib injury. Cubs purchase contract of C Mike Mahoney from Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Joey Hamilton: RHP Joey Hamilton today went on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with a strained left hamstring. There is no corresponding roster move at this time.
  Florida Marlins
Nate Teut: Outrighted LHP Nate Teut to AAA Calgary.
  Houston Astros
Scott Linebrink: Scott Linebrink, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans and Ryan Jamison, RHP, was designated for assignment.
  T.J. Mathews: T.J. Mathews, RHP, was activated from the Disabled List.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned LHP Aaron Fultz to Triple-A Fresno; purchased the contract of LHP Troy Brohawn from Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Wilson Alvarez: The Rays have placed LHP Wilson Alvarez on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow tendonitis. The Rays will make a move to replace Alvarez before tomorrow’s game.
7/16/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated 2B Marcus Giles from 15-Day DL and optioned to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Mike Bordick: SS Mike Bordick placed on 15-day DL with hairline fracture of right kneecap
  New York Mets
Announced that right-handed pitcher Saul Rivera was sent to Montreal as the player-to-be-named later to complete the deal that sent Scott Strickland, minor league outfielder Matt Watson and minor league Phil Seibel to New York in exchange for left-handed pitcher Bruce Chen, right-handed pitcher Dicky Gonzalez and minor league infielder Luis Figueroa on April 5.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Garrett Stephenson: Transferred P Garrett Stephenson from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Mike Coolbaugh: Optioned INF Mike Coolbaugh to Triple-A, Memphis.
  Andy Benes: Activated P Andy Benes from the 60-day DL.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Brandon Backe: The Rays recalled RHP Brandon Backe from AA Orlando.
  Ryan Rupe: The Rays placed RHP Ryan Rupe on the 15-day DL (right patellar tendinitis), retroactive to July 15.
7/15/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Troy Percival (RHP; Infected abrasion left Achilles - retroactive to July 12) on 15-day disabled list; Recalled Matt Wise (RHP) from Salt Lake.
  Arizona Diamondbacks
Purchased the contract of C Chad Moeller from Triple-A Tucson. Designated OF Jose Guillen for assignment.
  Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Darren Holmes on the 15-Day DL retroactive to July 7 (laceration on right thumb). Activated RHP Albie Lopez from the 15-Day DL.
  Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contract of OF Howie Clark from AAA Rochester. Designated 1B Ryan McGuire for assignment.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed LHP Alan Embree on the 15-day DL with left elbow inflammation; recalled RHP Rolando Arrojo from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day DL.
  Cleveland Indians
Chad Paronto: To make room for Elder on the 25-man roster the Indians have optioned RHP CHAD PARONTO to AAA Buffalo.
  Dave Elder: The Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of RHP DAVE ELDER from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contract of RHP Runelvys Hernandez from Double-A Wichita. Optioned RHP Dan Reichert to Triple-A Omaha.
7/14/02 Colorado Rockies
Walt McKeel: Purchased the contract of C Walt McKeel from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Brian L. Hunter: Brian L. Hunter, OF, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after the 31-year-old outfielder underwent an appendectomy Sunday evening.
  Barry Wesson: Astros purchased the contract of OF Barry Wesson from AAA New Orleans. Wesson is now on the Astros 40-man. To make room for Wesson on the club''s 40-man roster, the Astros have designated LHP Wilfredo Rodriguez for assignment. Rodriguez is off the Astros 40-man.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed LHP Jose Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation. Recalled RHP Kevin Frederick from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Ryan Franklin activated from the 15-day DL. RHP Julio Mateo optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
7/13/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Dennis Cook (LHP; possible torn left labrum - retroactive to July 5) on 15-day disabled list; Recalled Brendan Donnelly (RHP) from Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Dustin Hermanson: Assigned RHP Dustin Hermanson on injury rehab to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago White Sox
Acquired 3B D''Angelo Jimenez from San Diego for catcher Humberto Quintero and outfielder Alex Fernandez.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Grant Roberts on the 15-day DL with tendonitis in his right shoulder. Recalled RHP Mark Corey from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Recalled RHP Mike Thurman from Triple-A Columbus
  Roger Clemens: Placed RHP Roger Clemens on 15-day disabled list (groin)
  San Diego Padres
Agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension through the 2006 season with outfielder Mark Kotsay.
  Released outfielder Mark Sweeney.
  St. Louis Cardinals
J.D. Drew: Activated OF J.D. Drew from the 15-day DL.
7/12/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Activated IF Matt Williams from the 60-day DL. Optioned IF Alex Cintron to Triple-A Tucson.
  Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contract of INF Luis Lopez from AAA Rochester. Optioned 2B Brian Roberts to AAA Rochester.
  Cleveland Indians
Bill Selby: To replace Lawton on the 25-man roster the Indians recalled INF/OF BILL SELBY from AAA Buffalo.
  Matt Lawton: The Cleveland Indians announced that they have placed RF MATT LAWTON on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Chad Kreuter: Reinstated Chad Kreuter from the disabled list. Optioned David Ross to AAA Las Vegas.
  Minnesota Twins
Brian Buchanan: Traded OF Brian Buchanan to San Diego for SS Jason Bartlett. Recalled OF Michael Cuddyer from Triple-A Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League.
  New York Mets
Recalled RHP Mark Corey from his Major League rehabilitation assignment, activated him from the 15-day DL, and optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Josias Manzanillo from injury rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned RHP Bronson Arroyo to Triple-A Nashville.
  San Diego Padres
Traded infielder D''Angelo Jimenez to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for outfielder Alex Fernandez and catcher Humberto Quintero. Recalled from rehab and activated infielder Phil Nevin from the 15-Day Disabled List. Placed right-handed pitcher Kevin Jarvis on the 60-Day Disabled List with a right-flexor strain and purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Tom Davey. Placed left-handed pitcher Eric Cyr on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to July 3, with left rotator-cuff tendinitis and activated right-handed pitcher Bobby Jones from the 15-Day Disabled list.
  Acquired outfielder Brian Buchanan from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for shortstop Jason Bartlett.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Russ Johnson: The Rays have placed infielder Russ Johnson on the restricted list.
  Ryan Rupe: The Rays have reinstated pitcher Ryan Rupe from the 15-day DL.
7/11/02 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Matt Wise (RHP) to Salt Lake; Recalled from rehabilitation and activated from 60-day disabled list Shawn Wooten (C/INF).
  Boston Red Sox
Reinstated INF Rey Sanchez from the 15-day DL; optioned RHP Sunny Kim to Pawtucket (AAA); assigned RHP Rolando Arrojo on injury rehab to GCL Red Sox (Rookie).
  Cincinnati Reds
Raul Gonzalez: The Reds also purchased the contract of OF Raul Gonzalez from AAA Louisville.
  Brandon Larson: The Reds purchased the contract of 3B Brandon Larson from AAA Louisville.
  Wilton Guerrero: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden announced the acquisition of RHP Ryan Dempster from the Florida Marlins in exchange for OF Juan Encarnacion, INF Wilton Guerrero and minor league LHP Ryan Snare.
  Juan Encarnacion: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden announced the acquisition of RHP Ryan Dempster from the Florida Marlins in exchange for OF Juan Encarnacion, INF Wilton Guerrero and minor league LHP Ryan Snare.
  Ryan Dempster: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden announced the acquisition of RHP Ryan Dempster from the Florida Marlins in exchange for OF Juan Encarnacion, INF Wilton Guerrero and minor league LHP Ryan Snare.
  Cleveland Indians
The Indians announced that they have relieved CHARLIE MANUEL of his duties as Major League Manager. To replace the departed Manuel the Indians have named Third Base Coach JOEL SKINNER Interim Manager.
  Detroit Tigers
Fernando Rodney: Righthander Fernando Rodney recalled from Triple A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Acquired OF Juan Encarnacion, IF Wilton Guerrero and P Ryan Snare from the Cincinnati Reds for P Ryan Dempster.
  Kansas City Royals
Purchased the contract of RHP Ryan Bukvich from Triple-A Omaha and designated for assignment RHP Cory Bailey.
  Montreal Expos
Acquired OF Cliff Floyd, INF Wilton Guerrero, minor league RHP Claudio Vargas and cash from Florida in exchange for RHP Carl Pavano, LHP Graeme Lloyd, INF Mike Mordicai, minor league RHP Justin Wayne and a player to be named later; optioned Vargas to AA-Harrisburg.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Claimed RHP Brian Reith off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. He was added to the 40-man roster and optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Announced that first baseman Kevin Barker cleared outright waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Portland.
  Texas Rangers
John Rocker: Placed LHP John Rocker on the 15-day disabled list.
  Gabe Kapler: Sent outfielder Gabe Kapler on rehab assignment to Oklahoma.
  Donnie Sadler: Designated infielder Donnie Sadler for assignment.
  Todd Greene: Announced that catcher Todd Greene has cleared waivers and been offered outright assignment to Oklahoma.
  Ruben Rivera: Purchased the contract of outfielder Ruben Rivera from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League.
  Rich Rodriguez: Activated left-handed pitcher Rich Rodriguez from the 60-day disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated IF Chris Woodward from the 15 day DL and optioned OF Pedro Swann to Triple-A Syracuse.
7/10/02 Montreal Expos
Darwin Cubillan: Gave RHP Darwin Cubillan his unconditional release.
  New York Yankees
Alberto Castillo: C Alberto Castillo clears waivers; assigned to Triple-A Columbus
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Rafael Soriano placed on the 15-day DL. LHP Mark Watson recalled from triple-A Tacoma.
7/9/02 Oakland Athletics
Extended the lease at the Network Associates Coliseum through 2007 with club options through 2010.
7/8/02 New York Mets
Announced that RHP Kane Davis underwent season-ending surgery at the Hospital for Joint Diseases and NYU Medical Center. Dr. Andrew Rokito was assisted by Dr. Martin Posner as they repaired the flexor tendon and ulnar nerve transportation of his right elbow in the hour and 15 minute procedure.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned pitcher Mike Fyhrie to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
7/7/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Mike Fetters from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RHP Duaner Sanchez.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Purchased the contract of RHP Joe Roa from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated RHP Jose Santiago for assignment.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Bronson Arroyo from Triple-A Nashville.
7/6/02 Cleveland Indians
Jerrod Riggan: To clear room for Phillips on the active roster the Indians optioned RHP JERROD RIGGAN to AAA Buffalo.
  Jason Phillips: The Indians today announced that they have recalled RHP JASON PHILLIPS from AAA Buffalo.
  Detroit Tigers
Jeff Weaver: Tigers dealt Jeff Weaver to Oakland Athletics in exchange for first baseman Carlos Pena, minor league reliever Franklyn German and a player to be named later.
  Franklyn German: Acquired first baseman Carlos Pena, minor league reliever Franklyn German and a player to be named later from the Oakland Athletics.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired minor league RHP Duaner Sanchez from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Mike Fetters; Assigned Sanchez to Triple-A Nashville.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Ryan Franklin placed on the 15-day DL with viral infection. RHP Julio Mateo recalled from triple-A Tacoma.
7/5/02 Colorado Rockies
Benny Agbayani: Optioned Benny Agbayani and Chris Nichting to Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Brian Fuentes: Recalled Brian Fuentes and Ben Petrick from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  New York Mets
Recalled LHP Michael Bacsik from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned RHP Tyler Walker to Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Jeff Weaver: Acquired RHP Jeff Weaver from the Athletics for LHP Ted Lilly, RHP Jason Arnold and OF John-Ford Griffin as part of a three-way trade involving the Detroit Tigers
  San Diego Padres
Placed outfielder Ray Lankford on the 15-Day Disabled List (retroactive to July 4) with a right hamstring strain and purchased the contract of outfielder Trenidad Hubbard from Triple-A Portland. Designated first baseman Kevin Barker for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Recalled LHP Randy Flores from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned RHP Rob Bell to Double-A Tulsa.
7/4/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed RHP Todd Stottlemyre on the 15-day DL, retro to June 27 due to right elbow surgery. Recalled RHP Erik Sabel from Triple-A Tucson.
  New York Yankees
Brandon Knight: Recalled RHP Brandon Knight from Triple-A Columbus
7/3/02 Detroit Tigers
Jamie Walker: Reliever Jamie Walker optioned to Triple A Toledo.
  New York Yankees
Randy Choate: Optioned LHP Randy Choate to Triple-A Columbus
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Marvin Benard on the 15-day DL with torn cartilage in his left knee; purchased the contract of OF Tom Goodwin from Triple-A Fresno.
7/2/02 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed IF Erubiel Durazo on 15-day DL, retro to June 30, with a strained right oblique muscle. Recalled IF Alex Cintron from Triple-A Tucson
  Boston Red Sox
Placed INF Carlos Baerga on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring; purchased the contract of RHP Wayne Gomes from Pawtucket (AAA) and assigned him to Boston, wearing #61; requested unconditional release waivers on LHP Darren Oliver.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate RHP Flash Gordon from the 60-day DL.
  Cleveland Indians
Bill Selby: To clear room for Gutierrez on the active roster the Indians optioned INF BILL SELBY to AAA Buffalo.
  Ricky Gutierrez: The Indians today announced that they have activated INF RICKY GUTIERREZ from the 15-day disabled list.
  Colorado Rockies
Ross Gload: Recalled Ross Gload from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Houston Astros
Scott Linebrink: Scott Linebrink, RHP, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Carlos Hernandez: Carlos Hernandez, LHP, has been placed on the 15-day Disabled List due to left shoulder soreness.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Steve Trachsel on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Tyler Walker from Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Karim Garcia: Desingated OF Karim Garcia for assignment
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Doug Nickle to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Recalled LHP Hector Mercado from Scranton.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Outrighted OF Adrian Brown to Triple-A Nashville (Brown cleared waivers) and purchased the contract of OF Adam Hyzdu from Triple-A Nashville.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Josh Phelps: Recalled C Josh Phelps from Triple- A Syracuse.
  Recalled RHP Mike Smith from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned RHP Justin Miller to Syracuse.
  Recalled RHP Brian Bowles from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned RHP Mike Smith to Syracuse.
7/1/02 Boston Red Sox
Announced that RHP Frank Castillo had dropped his appeal and would begin serving the five-game suspension that resulted from a June 19 incident in which he made contact with an umpire.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs assign RHP Francis Beltran to Double-A West Tenn.
  Chicago White Sox
Activated catcher Sandy Alomar from the 15-day DL; Optioned catcher Josh Paul to Triple-A Charlotte.
  New York Yankees
Raul Mondesi: Acquired OF Raul Mondesi from the Toronto Blue Jays for LHP Scott Wiggins
  San Diego Padres
Placed right-handed pitcher Dave Lundquist on the 15-Day Disabled List (retroactive to June 29) with a right shoulder strain and recalled left-handed pitcher Kevin Pickford from Triple-A Portland. Placed righthander Jason Middlebrook on the 15-Day D.L. with a right groin strain and purchased the contract of lefthander Mike Holtz from Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Gene Stechschulte: Optioned RHP Gene Stechschulte to Triple-A Memphis and recalled RHP Mike Crudale from Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Raul Mondesi: Traded OF Raul Mondesi to the New York Yankees for LHP Scott Wiggins.