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Date Transaction
8/31/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate RHP Jason Bere from 15-day DL and send RHP Carlos Zambrano down to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Gabe White: Larson fills the roster spot vacated on Thursday by LHP Gabe White, who went on the disabled list with a strained left groin.
  Brandon Larson: The Reds today reinstated from the 15-day disabled list IF/OF Brandon Larson.
  Houston Astros
Mark Loretta: The Astros acquired Mark Loretta, INF, and cash considerations from the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Mark Loretta: Sent INF Mark Loretta and cash to the Houston Astros for two players to be named.
  Montreal Expos
Fernando Tatis: Suspended 3B Fernando Tatis for one day, effective immediately, for violating team policy.
  New York Yankees
Juan Rivera: Recalled OF Juan Rivera from Triple-A Columbus
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Brandon Backe: The Rays have optioned pitcher Brandon Backe to AAA Durham.
  Lance Carter: The Rays have recalled pitcher Lance Carter from AAA Durham.
8/30/02 Cleveland Indians
Coco Crisp: To clear room for Bradley on the major league roster OF COCO CRISP was optioned to AAA Buffalo.
  Milton Bradley: The Indians today announced that they have activated CF MILTON BRADLEY from the 15-day disabled list.
  Florida Marlins
Vic Darensbourg: Outrighted LHP Vic Darensbourg to Triple-A Calgary and recalled LHP Oswaldo Mairena from Calgary.
  Kansas City Royals
Recalled RHP Kris Wilson from Double-A Wichita.
  Milwaukee Brewers
David Pember: Purchased the contract of RHP Dave Pember from Class AA Huntsville.
  Minnesota Twins
Recalled OF Michael Cuddyer from Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Optioned RHP Mike Thurman to Triple-A Columbus
  St. Louis Cardinals
Nerio Rodriguez: Designated RHP Nerio Rodriguez for assignment.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Jason Kershner: Claimed LHP Jason Kershner on waivers from the San Diego Padres.
8/29/02 Boston Red Sox
Chris Haney: Gave LHP Chris Haney his unconditional release.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jamey Wright: Sent RHP Jamey Wright and cash considerations to the St. Louis Cardinals for minor league OF Chris Morris and a player to be named later.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Juan Rincon to Edmonton of the Pacific Coast League. (AAA)
  St. Louis Cardinals
Woody Williams: Activated P Woody Williams from the 15-day DL.
  Jason Simontacchi: Optioned P Jason Simontacchi to Triple-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
  Texas Rangers
Hideki Irabu: Transferred Hideki Irabu from the 15-day to 60-day DL.
8/28/02 Cincinnati Reds
Chris Reitsma: The Reds recalled from Chattanooga RHP Chris Reitsma.
  Brian Moehler: The Reds today placed RHP Brian Moehler on the 15-day disabled list with a weak right shoulder.
  Cleveland Indians
Jaret Wright: To replaced Phillips on the Major League roster the Indians recalled RHP JARET WRIGHT from AAA Buffalo.
  Jason Phillips: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have placed RHP JASON PHILLIPS on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Ryan Bukvich to Double-A Wichita.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired pitcher Doug Nickle on waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals. Designated pitcher Jason Kershner for assignment.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Gabe Molina: Optioned P Gabe Molina to Triples-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
  Garrett Stephenson: Activated pitcher Garrett Stephenson from the 60-day DL.
8/27/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated C Henry Blanco from the DL and optioned C Steve Torrealba to Triple-A Richmond.
  Cincinnati Reds
Jose Guillen: The Reds purchased from Louisville the contract of OF Jose Guillen. Guillen will wear uniform No. 6.
  Austin Kearns: The Reds placed OF Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.
  Chris Reitsma: The Reds optioned to Chattanooga RHP Chris Reitsma.
  Elmer Dessens: The Reds reinstated from the 15-day disabled list RHP Elmer Dessens.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Andrew Lorraine: Extended the player development agreement with Indianapolis of the International League (AAA) through 2004; purchased the contract of LHP Andrew Lorraine from Class AAA Indianapolis; optioned RHP Matt Childers to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Doug Nickle: Designated RHP Doug Nickle for assignment.
  Texas Rangers
Travis Hafner: Optioned 1B Travis Haffner to Triple-A, Oklahoma.
  Todd Greene: Purchased the contract of C Todd Greene from Triple-A, Oklahoma.
8/26/02 Boston Red Sox
Benny Agbayani: Acquired OF Benny Agbayani via waiver claim from the Colorado Rockies.
  Chicago Cubs
Cus recall 2B Bobby Hill from Triple-A Iowa.
  Detroit Tigers
Jose Paniagua: Tigers purchase the contract of Jose Paniagua from Triple A Toledo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Kevin Beirne: Outrighted Kevin Beirne (RHP) to Vero Beach (A); recalled Guillermo Mota (RHP) from Las Vegas (AAA).
8/25/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated LHP Mike Remlinger from the 15-day DL and optioned RHP Kevin Gryboski to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Placed OF Gary Matthews Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right wrist. Recalled RHP Sean Douglass from AAA Rochester.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs trade LHP Jeff Fassero to St. Louis for two players to be named.
  Chicago White Sox
D'Angelo Jimenez: Recalled infielder D''Angelo Jimenez from Triple-A Charlotte
  Tony Graffanino: Infielder Tony Graffanino placed on the 15-day DL with an injured right knee.
  Detroit Tigers
Fernando Rodney: Tigers optioned reliever Fernando Rodney to Triple A Toledo.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Shane Nance: Purchased the contract of LHP Shane Nance from Class AAA Indianapolis; designated C Raul Casanova for assignment.
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted pitcher Tom Davey to Triple-A Portland. Purchased the contract of pitcher Clay Condrey from Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Activated 1B Carlos Delgado from the 15-Day DL. Optioned OF Pedro Swann to Triple-A Syracuse. Placed RHP Luke Prokopec on the 15-Day DL, retro to August 24 with posterior impingement, right elbow. Recalled RHP Brian Bowles from Triple-A.
8/24/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled Mickey Callaway (RHP) from triple-A Salt Lake; Optioned Mark Lukasiewicz (LHP) to Salt Lake.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP Josh Beckett on the 15-day DL with a blister to his right middle finger. Recalled RHP Toby Borland from Triple-A Calgary.
  Houston Astros
Jason Lane: Jason Lane, OF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Richard Hidalgo: Richard Hidalgo, OF, was placed on the 15-day Disabled List with a right hip strain.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Brian Jordan: Placed Brian Jordan (OF) on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 17) with a strained lower back; recalled Jolbert Cabrera (INF/OF) from Las Vegas (AAA).
  Milwaukee Brewers
Raul Casanova: Activated C Raul Casanova from the 15-day disabled list; designated OF Izzy Alcantara for assignment.
  New York Mets
Edgardo Alfonzo: Activated INF Edgardo Alfonzo from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Ty Wigginton to Norfolk (AAA)
  San Diego Padres
Activated catcher Wiki Gonzalez from the 15-Day Disabled List and optioned catcher Wil Nieves to Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Mike Coolbaugh: Designated INF Mike Coolbaugh and OF William Ortegafor assignment.
  Rick White: Purchased the contracts of pitchers Rick White and Nerio Rodriguez from Triple-A, Memphis of the Pacific Coast League.
8/23/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs recall RHP Alan Benes.
  Cleveland Indians
Josh Bard: To replace Diaz on the Major League roster the Indians have purchased the contract of CA JOSH BARD from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Einar Diaz: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have placed CA EINAR DIAZ on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow and a contusion to his right triceps.
  Colorado Rockies
Shawn Chacon: Optioned P Shawn Chacon to Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Brian Fuentes: Recalled P Brian Fuentes from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed first-round pick LHP Cole Hamels
  San Diego Padres
Claimed pitcher Carlos Garcia off outright waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and optioned him to Single-A Fort Wayne of the Midwest League. Transferred outfielder Ray Lankford to the 60-Day Disabled List.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Manny Aybar on a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Fresno.
8/22/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Tim Salmon (OF; contusion on back of left hand) on 15-day disabled list; Selected contract of Chone Figgins (INF) from triple-A Salt Lake.
  Boston Red Sox
Reinstated RHP Dustin Hermanson from the 15-day DL; designated LHP Chris Haney for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs trade RHP Flash Gordon to Houston for LHP Russ Rohlicek and two players to be named.
  Houston Astros
Tom Gordon: The Astros acquired Flash Gordon, RHP, from the Cubs for minor leaguer Russ Rohlicek, LHP, and two players to be named later.
  Brandon Puffer: Brandon Puffer, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Oakland Athletics
Sent right-handed pitcher Jeremy Bonderman to the Detroit Tigers as the player to be named later in the July 5 trade with Detroit and New York.
8/21/02 Anaheim Angels
Placed Aaron Sele (RHP; torn right rotator cuff) on 15-day disabled list; Recalled Mark Lukasiewicz (LHP) from triple-A Salt Lake.
  New York Mets
Marco Scutaro: Optioned INF Marco Scutaro to Norfolk (AAA) to make room for OF Raul Gonzalez
8/20/02 Boston Red Sox
Dustin Hermanson: Recalled RHP Dustin Hermanson from injury rehab assignment with Pawtucket (AAA).
  Cincinnati Reds
Raul Gonzalez: The Cincinnati Reds today traded OF Raul Gonzalez to the New York Mets as part of the August 15 deal in which LHP Shawn Estes and cash were acquired in exchange for LHP Pedro Feliciano, OF Elvin Andujar and 2 players to be named.
  Cleveland Indians
Ryan Drese: To make room for Rodriguez on the 25-man roster the Indians have optioned RHP RYAN DRESE to AAA Buffalo.
  Ricardo Rodriguez: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have recalled RHP RICARDO RODGRIGUEZ from the AAA Buffalo Bisons.
  Houston Astros
Brian L. Hunter: Brian Hunter, OF, was activated from the Disabled List.
  Jason Lane: Jason Lane, OF, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Montreal Expos
Agreed to terms with RHP Clint Everts, top pick in the 2002 June draft.
  Texas Rangers
Todd Hollandsworth: Activated OF Todd Hollandsworth off the 15-day DL.
8/19/02 Atlanta Braves
Activated RHP Kevin Gryboski from the DL and placed LHP John Foster on the 15-Day DL.
  Cleveland Indians
Greg LaRocca: To replace Gutierrez on the roster the Indians have purchased the contract of INF GREG LaROCCA from AAA Buffalo.
  Ricky Gutierrez: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have placed 2B RICKY GUTIERREZ on the 15-day disabled list with an upper neck strain, retroactive to August 15.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP A.J. Burnett on the 15-day DL with a bone bruise on his right elbow. Recalled RHP Blaine Neal from Triple-A Calgary.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Matt Kinney from 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Montreal Expos
Tony Armas: Activated RHP Tony Armas Jr. from the 15-day disabled list.
  Seattle Mariners
LHP John Halama optioned to triple-A Tacoma.
  RHP Ismael Valdes acquired from Texas for INF Jermaine Clark and LHP Derrick Van Dusen.
  Texas Rangers
C.J. Nitkowski: Purchased the contract of LHP C.J. Nitkowski from Triple-A, Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League.
8/18/02 Minnesota Twins
Recalled C/1B/DH Matthew LeCroy from Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA). Optioned OF Michael Cuddyer to Edmonton.
  Montreal Expos
T.J. Tucker: Placed RHP T.J. Tucker on the 15-day disabled list (lower back sprain).
  New York Mets
Mark Little: Acquired minor league RHP P.J. Bevis from Arizona as the player to be named later in the trade for OF Mark Little. Bevis will report to Double-A Binghamton.
  Raul Gonzalez: Announced that the Mets acquired OF Raul Gonzalez from Cincinnati as one of the two players to be named later from the Aug. 15 trade for Shawn Estes. The Mets will receive an additional player in the future.
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Recalled RHP Mike Thurman from Triple-A Columbus
  Mariano Rivera: Placed RHP Mariano Rivera on the 15-day disabled list (right shoulder), retroactive to 8/16
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jesus Colome: The Rays optioned RHP Jesus Colome to AAA Durham.
  Lee Gardner: The Rays selected RHP Lee Gardner from AAA Durham.
  Ryan Rupe: The Rays transferred RHP Ryan Rupe (right knee surgery) from the 15- to the 60-day Disabled List.
  Texas Rangers
Reynaldo Garcia: Recalled RHP Reynaldo Garcia from Triple-A, Oklahoma.
  Ismael Valdez: Traded RHP Ismael Valdes to the Seattle Mariners for LHP Derrick Van Dusen and INF Jermaine Clark.
8/17/02 Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Tim Spooneybarger to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Mike Bordick: Activated SS Mike Bordick from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Jose Leon to AAA Rochester
  Houston Astros
Carlos Hernandez: Carlos Hernandez, LHP, was activated from the Disabled List.
  Jim Mann: Jim Mann, RHP, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Mike Magnante: Signed Mike Magnante (LHP) to a minor league contract and assigned him to Las Vegas (AAA).
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jimmy Osting: Activated LHP Jimmy Osting from the 15-day disabled list; optioned RHP Ruben Quevedo to Class AAA Indianapolis.
  New York Mets
Jason Middlebrook: Activated RHP Jason Middlebrook from his rehabilitation assignment, recalled him and optioned him to Norfolk (AAA)
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Optioned RHP Mike Thurman to Triple-A Columbus
  Alex Arias: Purchased the contract of INF Alex Arias from Triple-A Columbus
  Texas Rangers
Jason Hart: Recalled Jason Hart from Triple-A, Oklahoma.
8/16/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed C Henry Blanco on the 15-day DL and activated C Javier Lopez from the DL.
  Cincinnati Reds
Ruben Mateo: Larson''s roster spot was filled by OF Ruben Mateo, who was recalled from Louisville. Mateo hit .301 with 9 hr and 23 rbi in 52g for the Bats. From 4/11-5/15 he appeared in 20g, including 11 starts, for the Reds and hit .277 with 1hr and 3rbi.
  Brandon Larson: IF/OF Brandon Larson today went on the 15-day disabled list with a broken big toe on his left foot suffered on Thursday when he was hit by a Randy Johnson pitch. Larson was hitting .292 with 4hr and 13rbi in 20g and 12 starts for the Reds.
  Luis Pineda: RHP Luis Pineda today was transferred to the 60-day disabled list to make room on the 40-man roster for LHP Shawn Estes, acquired yesterday from the New York Mets. Yesterday, Pineda had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder to repair the torn labrun and torn rotator cuff.
  Detroit Tigers
Erik Sabel: Claimed righthander Jason Beverlin off waivers from the Cleveland Indians and optioned him to Triple A Toledo. Righthander Eric Sabel designated for assignment.
  Montreal Expos
Activated OF/INF Wil Cordero from the 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Henry Mateo to AAA-Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Mark Little: Acquired a player to be named later from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for OF Mark Little
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Placed LHP Ron Villone on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contract of RHP Al Reyes from Triple-A Nashville.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated RHP Jay Witasick from the 15-day DL; placed RHP Manny Aybar on the 15-day DL (retroactive to Aug. 15) with a right hip flexor.
8/15/02 Cincinnati Reds
Pedro Feliciano: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden today announced the acquisition of LHP Shawn Estes and an undisclosed amount of cash from the New York Mets in exchange for LHP Pedro Feliciano, OF Elvin Andujar and two players to be named later.
  Shawn Estes: Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden today announced the acquisition of LHP Shawn Estes and an undisclosed amount of cash from the New York Mets in exchange for LHP Pedro Feliciano, OF Elvin Andujar and two players to be named later.
  Shawn Estes: Scott Sullivan''s roster spot will be filled by LHP Shawn Estes, who on Thursday was acquired from the Mets, along with an undisclosed amount of cash, in exchange for LHP Pedro Feliciano, OF Elvin Andujar and 2 players to be named.
  Scott Sullivan: Following Thursday night''s game, RHP Scott Sullivan went on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 10, with tendinitis in his right shoulder.
  Cleveland Indians
Jerrod Riggan: The Indians have recalled RHP JERROD RIGGAN from Buffalo.
  David Riske: The Indians have recalled RHP DAVID RISKE from Buffalo.
  Dave Elder: The Indians optioned RHP DAVID ELDER to AAA Buffalo. and have recalled RHP DAVID RISKE & RHP JERROD RIGGAN from Buffalo.
  Bob Wickman: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have placed RHP BOB WICKMAN on the 15-day disabled list with a strained tendon in his right elbow, retroactive to August 11. The Indians also optioned RHP DAVID ELDER to AAA Buffalo and have recalled RHP DAVID RISKE & RHP JERROD RIGGAN from Buffalo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Giovanni Carrara: Placed Giovanni Carrara (RHP) on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 11) with a strained muscle in his right forearm; reinstated Kevin Brown(RHP) from the disabled list.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Mike Jackson from 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Kevin Frederick to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  New York Mets
Shawn Estes: Acquired LHP Pedro Feliciano, OF Elvin Andujar, and two players to be named later from Cincinnati in exchange for LHP Shawn Estes and cash.
  San Diego Padres
Placed right-handed pitcher Bobby J. Jones on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to August 11, with a lower-back strain and recalled left-handed pitcher Mike Bynum from Triple-A Portland.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed OF Jose Cruz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 10, with a left ankle sprain. Placed RHP Chris Carpenter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 14, with right shoulder instability. Recalled OF Pedro Swann and RHP Mike Smith from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/14/02 Pittsburgh Pirates
Unconditionally released RHP Josias Manzanillo and recalled RHP Bronson Arroyo from Triple-A Nashville.
8/13/02 Boston Red Sox
Dustin Hermanson: Transferred injury rehab assignment of RHP Dustin Hermanson from Gulf Coast (Rookie) to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place RHP Juan Cruz on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to Aug. 10) with right arm fatigue. Cubs recall right-handed reliever Francis Beltran from Double-A West Tenn.
  Cleveland Indians
Jason Beverlin: To make room for Burba on the Major League roster the Indians optioned RHP JASON BEVERLIN to AAA Buffalo.
  Dave Burba: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of RHP DAVE BURBA from AA Akron.
  Houston Astros
Adam Everett: Adam Everett, INF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Julio Lugo: Julio Lugo, INF, was placed on the 15-day Disabled List.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated 1B Mike Sweeney from the disabled list.
  Purchased the contract of INF Luis Ordaz from Triple-A Omaha.
  Purchased the contract of INF Kit Pellow from Triple-A Omaha.
  San Francisco Giants
Activated OF Tsuyoshi Shinjo from the 15-day DL; placed OF Shawon Dunston on the 15-day DL (retroactive to Aug. 9) with a right hip pointer and a right thumb sprain.
8/12/02 Colorado Rockies
Designated Casey Lambert for assignment.
  Claimed Brian Fitzgerald off waivers from Seattle Mariners.
  Rick White: Placed P Rick White on unconditional release waivers.
  Kansas City Royals
1B Chan Perry is outrighted to Double-A Wichita.
  INF Mike Caruso is outrighted to Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
Mark Little: Announced that OF Mark Little accepted his assignment to Norfolk (AAA).
  Toronto Blue Jays
Brian Lesher: Purchased the contract of 1B Brian Lesher from Triple-A Syracuse.
8/11/02 Kansas City Royals
Optioned second baseman Carlos Febles to Triple-A Omaha.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Carlos Delgado, 1B, placed on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 9, with tightness in his lower back.
8/10/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed 1B Wes Helms on 15-Day DL (sprained right thumb). Recalled 2B Marcus Giles from Triple-A Richmond.
  Cleveland Indians
Sean DePaula: To allow room for Wickman on the 25-man roster the Indians optioned RHP SEAN DePAULA to AAA Buffalo.
  Bob Wickman: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have activated RHP BOB WICKMAN from the 15-day disabled list.
  New York Mets
Edgardo Alfonzo: Placed INF Edgardo Alfonzo on the 15-day disbabled list with a strained left oblique. Recalled INF Marco Scutaro from Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Mike Thurman: Recalled RHP Mike Thurman from Triple-A Columbus
  Nick Johnson: Placed 1B Nick Johnson on the 15-day disabled list (left wrist)
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Sean Lowe to Triple-A Nashville and recalled RHP Mike Lincoln from Triple-A Nashville.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Jay Witasick on rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Fresno.
8/9/02 Baltimore Orioles
Placed RHP Sidney Ponson on the 15-day DL (right shoulder tendinitis). Activated RHP Jason Johnson from the 15-day DL.
  Boston Red Sox
Dustin Hermanson: Assigned RHP Dustin Hermanson on injury rehab to Gulf Coast (Rookie).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place IF Delino DeShields on waivers. Cubs recall RHP Will Cunnane from Triple-A Iowa
  Cincinnati Reds
Brady Clark: The Reds today returned from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list 1B Sean Casey (left shoulder)...he takes the roster spot of OF Brady Clark, who was optioned to Louisville.
  Sean Casey: The Reds today returned from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list 1B Sean Casey (left shoulder)...he takes the roster spot of OF Brady Clark, who was optioned to Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Aaron Cook: Recalled Aaron Cook from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  New York Mets
Mark Little: Announced that OF Mark Little cleared waivers and was outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
  San Francisco Giants
Placed OF Tsuyoshi Shinjo on rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Fresno.
  Outrighted LHP Troy Brohawn to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Luis Ugueto, IF, placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained left wrist.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Recalled RHP Justin Miller from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned OF Pedro Swann to Syracuse.
8/8/02 Boston Red Sox
Jose Offerman: Traded INF Jose Offerman to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for cash considerations.
  Colorado Rockies
Rick White: Designated RHP Rick White for assignment.
  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
  San Diego Padres
Oliver Perez: Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to August 7, with a left-posterior shoulder strain.
  Placed left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to August 7, with a left-posterior shoulder strain and recalled left-handed pitcher Kevin Walker from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated him from the 60-Day Disabled List.
  San Francisco Giants
Claimed LHP Scott Eyre off waivers from Toronto; designated LHP Jason Pearson for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Acquired INF Jose Offerman from the Boston Red Sox. Designated LHP Brian Fitzgerald for assignment.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Scott Eyre: LHP Scott Eyre was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants.
8/7/02 Atlanta Braves
Placed LHP Mike Remlinger on 15-Day DL (strained left groin). Recalled LHP John Foster from Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Activated 1B Jeff Conine from 15-day DL. INF/OF Howie Clark optioned to AAA Rochester.
  Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Rolando Arrojo on the 15-day DL with a bulging disk in his lower back; assigned RHP Willie Banks from Pawtucket (AAA) to Boston.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed LHP Eric Milton on the 15-day disabled list with an injured left knee. Recalled RHP Juan Rincon from Triple-A Edmonton.
  New York Yankees
Brandon Knight: Optioned RHP Brandon Knight to Triple-A Columbus
  Roger Clemens: Reinstated RHP Roger Clemens from the 15-day disabled list
  Texas Rangers
Juan Alvarez: Recalled Juan Alvarez from Triple-A, Oklahoma.
8/6/02 Boston Red Sox
Willie Banks: Outrighted RHP Willie Banks to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs recall LHP Steve Smyth from Triple-A Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Jim Parque: Recalled LHP Jim Parque from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Todd Ritchie: Placed RHP Todd Ritchie on the 15-day DL (retroactive to Aug. 4) with inflammation in his right shoulder.
  Cincinnati Reds
Elmer Dessens: The Reds today returned from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list RHP Joey Hamilton. He takes the roster spot of RHP Elmer Dessens, who today went on the 15-day DL, retroactive to 8/2, with a strained right groin.
Hamilton (3-6, 5.21, 16gs) had been on the disabled list since 7/17 with a strained left hamstring. He also was on the disabled list from 5/7-5/22 with the injury.
Dessens is 7-5, 2.67 in 23 starts for the Reds.
  Joey Hamilton: The Reds today returned from a rehabilitation assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list RHP Joey Hamilton. He takes the roster spot of RHP Elmer Dessens, who today went on the 15-day DL, retroactive to 8/2, with a strained right groin.
Hamilton (3-6, 5.21, 16gs) had been on the disabled list since 7/17 with a strained left hamstring. He also was on the disabled list from 5/7-5/22 with the injury.
Dessens is 7-5, 2.67 in 23 starts for the Reds.
  Cleveland Indians
Jason Phillips: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of OF KARIM GARCIA from the AAA Buffalo Bisons and recalled RHP JASON PHILLIPS from Buffalo.
  Jaret Wright: To make room on the 25-man roster for Garcia & Phillips the Indians today optioned OF CHRIS MAGRUDER & RHP JARET WRIGHT to Buffalo.
  Chris Magruder: To make room on the 25-man roster for Garcia & Phillips the Indians today optioned OF CHRIS MAGRUDER & RHP JARET WRIGHT to Buffalo.
  Karim Garcia: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have purchased the contract of OF KARIM GARCIA from the AAA Buffalo Bisons and recalled RHP JASON PHILLIPS from Buffalo.
  Houston Astros
Jason Lane: Jason Lane, OF, was recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Barry Wesson: Barry Wesson, OF, was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Luis De Los Santos: The Devil Rays optioned pitcher Luis de los Santos to Triple-A Durham.
  Wilson Alvarez: The Devil Rays reinstated LHP Wilson Alvarez from the 15-day DL.
  Texas Rangers
Travis Hafner: Recalled 1B Travis Hafner from Triple-A, Oklahoma.
8/5/02 Montreal Expos
Don Levinski: Named RHP Donald Levinski as the "player to be named later" in the July 11 trade with the Florida Marlins.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Purchased the contract of LHP Mark Hendrickson from Triple-A Syracuse. Designated LHP Scott Eyre for assignment.
8/4/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs option RHP Francis Betran to Double-A West Tenn.
  New York Mets
Mark Little: Designated OF Mark Little for assignment. Recalled INF Ty Wigginton from Norfolk. Also purchased the contract of INF Gil Velazquez from Norfolk and optioned him back to the Tides.
8/3/02 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on four-year contract with Darin Erstad (OF) through 2006 season.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Brad Radke from 15-day disabled list. Optioned C/1B/DH Matthew LeCroy to Edmonton of Pacific Coast League (AAA)
  Oakland Athletics
Released pitcher Mike Magnante.
  San Diego Padres
Reinstated left-handed pitcher Eric Cyr from the 15-Day Disabled List and optioned him to Triple-A Portland.
8/2/02 Chicago Cubs
Cubs place RHP Jon Lieber on 15-day DL with elbow tendinitis. Cubs recall RHP Francis Beltran from Double-A West Tenn.
  Cleveland Indians
Chad Allen: OF CHAD ALLEN was outrighted off the 40-man roster yesterday...He is still playing at AAA Buffalo and the 40-man roster is now at 38.
  Colorado Rockies
Jack Cust: Recalled OF Jack Cust from Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
C Juan Brito cleared waivers and was outrighted to Double-A Wichita.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Victor Alvarez: Sent Victor Alvarez (P) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Kevin Beirne: Purchased the contract of RHP Kevin Beirne from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed LHP Jimmy Osting on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 14 with a strained left shoulder; recalled RHP Matt Childers from Class AA Hunstville; promoted 1B Corey Hart from Class A High Desert to Class AA Hunstville.
  Montreal Expos
Henry Mateo: Recalled INF Henry Mateo from AAA-Ottawa.
  New York Mets
Signed 2002 first round draft pick Scott Kazmir and assigned him to Single-A Brooklyn of the New York Penn League.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled OF Armando Rios from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list; Announced the retirement of OF Darren Lewis.
  Seattle Mariners
RHP Rafael Soriano reinstated from the 15-day DL and optioned to double-A San Antonio.
  Texas Rangers
Juan Alvarez: Optioned LHP Juan Alavarez to Triple-A, Oklahoma.
  Donnie Sadler: Purchased INF Donnie Sadler from Oklahoma.
  Dennys Reyes: LHP Dennys Reyes reported to the club and was added to the active roster.
8/1/02 Anaheim Angels
Recalled from rehabilitation and activated from 15-day disabled list Bengie Molina (C); Designated for assignment Jose Nieves (INF)
  Atlanta Braves
Placed C Javy Lopez on the 15-Day DL (inflammation in right shoulder). Recalled C Steve Torrealba from Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Activated OF Cliff Floyd, wearing #12, and RHP Bob Howry, wearing #46; designed INF Jose Offerman and RHP Willie Banks for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs activate C Joe Girardi from the 15-day DL.
  Chicago White Sox
Mike Porzio: Recalled LHP Mike Porzio from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Ben Broussard: To clear room on the 25-man roster for Fryman the Indians optioned OF BEN BROUSSARD to AAA Buffalo.
  Travis Fryman: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have activated 3B TRAVIS FRYMAN from the 15-day disabled list.
  Colorado Rockies
Ben Petrick: Optioned C Ben Petrick Triple-A, Colorado Springs.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Kris Wilson to Double-A Wichita and activated LHP Jeremy Affeldt from the disabled list.
  Optioned RHP Jeff Austin to Triple-A Omaha and recalled RHP Runelvys Hernandez from Double-A Wichita.
  Montreal Expos
Wil Cordero: Placed OF/INF Wil Cordero on the 15-day disabled list (left calf strain).
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Satoru Komiyama and INF Marco Scutaro to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Recalled RHP Ryan Vogelsong from his rehab assignment, reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Double-A Altoona; Transferred LHP Dave Williams from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Kevin Joseph: Recalled RHP Kevin Joseph from Triple-A, Memphis and assigned RHP Travis Smith to the Triple-A, Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Smith: The Rays designated INF Jason Smith for assignment.
  Russ Johnson: The Rays transferred INF Russ Johnson from the restricted list to the 15-day DL.