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Date Transaction
10/31/03 Chicago Cubs
Declined options on 1B Eric Karros and LHP Mark Guthrie, making each a free agent.
  Detroit Tigers
Claimed LHP Cliff Bartosh off waivers from the Padres.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Joe Dawley as a six-year free agent.
  Signed manager Tony Pena and general manager Allard Baird to two-year contract extensions. Promoted Muzzy Jackson to vice president and assistant general manager - baseball operations and Shaun McGinn to director of player development. Named Louie Medina special assistant to the general manager and Joe Jones special assistant - baseball operations.
  New York Yankees
Declined options on RHP Antonio Osuna and LHP Gabe White, making them free agents.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Declined the option on infielder Pokey Reese, making him a free agent.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Declined the option on LHP Sterling Hitchcock, making him a free agent.
10/30/03 Atlanta Braves
Re-signed outfielder Damon Hollins to a minor league contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed RHP Brian Schmack to a minor league contract. Re-signed LHP Tim Christman to a minor league contract. Signed infielder Danny Klassen to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Kansas City Royals
Re-signed OF Brandon Berger to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed RHP Dennys Reyes to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
RHP Paul Quantrill declined his option, making him a free agent.
  Montreal Expos
LHP Chad Bentz, RHP Shawn Hill and OF Brandon Watson have been added to the club''s 40-man roster.
  San Diego Padres
Re-signed outfielder Rich Gomez to a minor league contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Declined option on IF Travis Lee, making him a free agent. Signed RHP Ken Cloude to a minor league contract.
  Texas Rangers
Carlos Almanzar: Signed right-handed pitcher Carlos Almanzar to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
10/29/03 Atlanta Braves
Declined the option on RHP Shane Reynolds, making him a free agent.
  Outrighted C Henry Blanco to Triple-A Richmond. Blanco refused the assignment and is a free agent.
  Baltimore Orioles
Declined the options on RHP Pat Hentgen and C Brook Fordyce, making them free agents.
  Chicago Cubs
Purchased the contract of RHP Angel Guzman from Double-A West Tenn.
  Detroit Tigers
C Matt Walbeck announced his retirement.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Declined the option on outfielder Brian Jordan, making him a free agent.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Julio Lugo: Exercised the option on a one-year contract for shortstop Julio Lugo.
10/28/03 Colorado Rockies
Declined the option on infielder Chris Stynes, making him a free agent.
  Minnesota Twins
Declined the option on INF Chris Gomez, making him a free agent.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Re-signed LHP Jim Crowell to a minor league contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Robb Nen: Activated RHP Robb Nen from the 60-day disabled list.
10/27/03 Milwaukee Brewers
Signed pitcher Travis Phelps and added him to the 40-man roster.
  Montreal Expos
Activated RHPs Tony Armas Jr., Orlando Hernandez and Dan Smith and 3B Fernando Tatis from the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Yankees
Released IF Luis Sojo and added RHP Sam Marsonek to the 40-man roster.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased the contracts of RHP Rhett Parrott and 1B John Gall from Triple-A Memphis.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Chris Narveson from Double-A Tennessee.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Added 3B Simon Pond to the 40-man roster; released LHP Doug Creek; and outrighted IF Dominic Rich and RHP Mike Smith to Triple-A Rochester. RHPs Brian Bowles, Dan Reichert, Tanyon Sturtze and Corey Thurman and LHP Diegomar Markwell refused assignments to Triple-A and declared themselves free agents.
10/24/03 Los Angeles Dodgers
Re-signed RHP Masao Kida to a minor league contract; Re-signed LHP Rick Roberts to a minor league contract.
10/23/03 Houston Astros
Sent RHP Miguel Saladin outright to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Declined to exercise the options on the contracts of infielder Royce Clayton and pitcher Glendon Rusch.
10/22/03 Houston Astros
Manager Jimy Williams re-signed
  San Francisco Giants
Declined option on OF Jose Cruz Jr. for the 2004 season.
10/21/03 Oakland Athletics
Chris Singleton: Declined club option on outfielder Chris Singletona and released him.
  Texas Rangers
Manny Alexander: Signed infielder Manny Alexander to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Erick Burke: Signed left-handed pitcher Erick Burke to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  John Wasdin: Signed right-handed pitcher John Wasdin to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Danny Ardoin: Signed catcher Danny Ardoin to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
10/20/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Re-signed RHP Brady Raggio to a minor league contract.
  Baltimore Orioles
Re-signed IF Jose Leon to a minor league contract.
  Chicago Cubs
Re-signed outfielder Trenidad Hubbard to a minor league contract.
  Florida Marlins
Signed RHP David Manning to a minor league contract.
  Re-signed RHP Clint Sodowsky to a minor league contract.
  Re-signed RHP Aaron Small to a minor league contract.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed C Chip Alley to a minor league contract. Sent OF Brandon Berger outright to Triple-A Omaha. Sent 2B Brent Abernathy outright to Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Re-signed RHP Ben Ford to a minor league contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Declined options on 1B J.T. Snow and 2B Eric Young for the 2004 season; announced RHP Felix Rodriguez has exercised his player option for 2004.
10/19/03 Kansas City Royals
Declined the option on C Brent Mayne, making him a free agent.
10/18/03 Baltimore Orioles
Re-signed OF Pedro Swann, 1B Carlos Mendez, IF Luis Lopez, RHP Darwin Cubillan and LHP Sean Spencer to minor league contracts.
10/17/03 Cleveland Indians
Declined the option on DH Ellis Burks, making him a free agent. Declined the option on RHP Mark Wohlers, making him a free agent.
10/16/03 Houston Astros
GM Hunsicker re-signed
  Minnesota Twins
Signed RHP Mark Nussbeck to a minor league contract. Signed RHP Jeromy Palki to a minor league contract. Signed INF Alex Prieto to a minor league contract. Signed INF Luis Rodriguez to a minor league contract. Signed C Gabby Torres to a minor league contract.
10/15/03 Anaheim Angels
Brad Fullmer: Released designated hitter Brad Fullmer.
  Chicago White Sox
Enemencio Pacheco: Purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Enemencio Pacheco from Double-A Birmingham.
  Ross Gload: Purchased the contract of first baseman Ross Gload from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Sent RHP Luke Prokopec outright to Triple-A Louisville. Prokopec refused the assignment and is a free agent.
  Colorado Rockies
Declined 2004 option on RHP Steve Reed, granting him free agency.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Matt Miller from Colorado Springs, added him to the 40-man roster.
  Houston Astros
Astros outright P Kirk Bullinger and C Mitch Meluskey to Triple-A New Orleans. Each refused the assignment and is a free agent.
10/14/03 Baltimore Orioles
Felix Escalona: Sent shortstop Felix Escalona outright to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Jose Leon: Sent third baseman Jose Leon outright to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Mike Paradis: Sent RHP Mike Paradis outright to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Willis Roberts: Sent RHP Willis Roberts outright to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Minnesota Twins
Sean Douglass: Claimed RHP Sean Douglass off waivers from the Orioles.
  Mike Fetters: Designated RHP Mike Fetters for assignment.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Kelly Stinnett: Catcher Kelly Stinnett declined his option with the Phillies, making him a free agent.
  Mike Williams: Declined the option of RHP Mike Williams, making him a free agent.
  Jose Mesa: Declined the option of RHP Jose Mesa, making him a free agent.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Carlos Reyes: Sent RHP Carlos Reyes (121095) outright to Triple-A Durham. Reyes refused the assignment and is a free agent.
  Jason Smith: Sent infielder Jason Smith outright to Triple-A Durham.
  Javier Valentin: Sent catcher Javier Valentin outright to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Marcus Thames: Outrighted outfielder Marcus Thames to Triple-A Oklahoma. Thames refused the assignment to become a free agent.
  Shane Spencer: Outrighted outfielder Shane Spencer to Triple-A Oklahoma. Spencer refused the assignment to become a free agent.
10/13/03 Los Angeles Dodgers
Sent LHP Rick Roberts outright to Triple-A Las Vegas; Sent RHP Masao Kida outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Mets
Outrighted IFs Mike Glavine and Jorge Velandia to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted RHPs Tanyon Sturtze, Brian Bowles, Dan Reichert, Mike Smith and Corey Thurman; LHP Diegomar Markwell; and 2B Dominic Rich to Triple-A Syracuse. Purchased the contract of IF Simon Pond from Triple-A Syracuse.
10/12/03 Florida Marlins
Sent LHP Juan Alvarez outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.
10/10/03 Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted catcher Dane Sardinha to Double-A Chatanooga.
  Colorado Rockies
Outrighted C Bobby Estalella to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Estalella refused the assignment and is a free agent.
10/9/03 Montreal Expos
Expos sent LHP Vic Darensbourg outright to Triple-A Edmonton. Darensbourg declined the assignment and is a free agent.
  Oakland Athletics
Designated left-handed pitcher John Halama and catcher Mark Johnson for assignment.
  Claimed infielder Marco Scutaro and outfielder Matt Watson off waivers from the New York Mets.
  Texas Rangers
Tony Mounce: Released left-handed pitcher Tony Mounce.
10/8/03 Cincinnati Reds
Activated LHP Mark Watson from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.
  LHP Dan Serafini cleared waivers, rejected an outright assignment and elected free agency.
  Minnesota Twins
Outrighted IF Alex Prieto to Triple-A Rochester.
10/7/03 Colorado Rockies
Outrighted OF Chris Richard to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Richard declined the assignment and is a free agent; Activated RHP Shawn Chacon from the 15-day disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Outfielder Mark Smith rejected his outright assignment and elected free agency.
10/6/03 Anaheim Angels
Matt Wise: Released right-handed pitcher Matt Wise.
  Cleveland Indians
Sent RHP Dave Lee outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent INF Angel Santos outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent INF Zach Sorensen outright to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Texas Rangers
Todd Greene: Outrighted catcher Todd Greene to Triple-A Oklahoma. Greene refused the assignment to become a free agent.
10/3/03 Anaheim Angels
Outrighted right-handed pitcher Gary Glover, left-handed pitcher Eric Cyr, infielders Trent Durrington, Wilson Delgado and Adam Riggs and outfielder Nathan Haynes to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Baltimore Orioles
Outrighted C Robert Machado, 1B Carlos Mendez and OF Pedro Swann to Triple-A Ottawa.
  Cleveland Indians
Sent RHP Jose Santiago outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent INF Greg LaRocca outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent OF Chris Magruder outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Activated RHP Dave Elder from the 60-day disabled list and released him. Activated INF John McDonald from the 15-day disabled list. Activated OF Matt Lawton from the 15-day disabled list. Activated OF Milton Bradley from the 15-day disabled list.
10/2/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Declined RHP Miguel Batista''s option for 2004, making him a free agent.
  Chicago White Sox
Armando Rios: Outrighted outfielder Armando Rios to Triple-A Charlotte. Rios refused the assignment, electing to become a free agent.
  Josh Stewart: Reinstated left-handed pitcher Josh Stewart from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted him to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
Claimed LHP Alex Herrera off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Removed pitchers Ruben Quevedo and John Foster, and outfielders Jason Conti, Mark Smith and Pete Zoccolillo from the 40-man roster; activated outfielder Geoff Jenkins and pitchers Jayson Durocher and Matt Ford from the 15-day disabled list; activated pitchers Nick Neugebauer and Todd Ritchie from the 60-day disabled list.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Released RHP Jeff D''Amico.
  Acquired LHP Cory Stewart from the Padres to complete the August 26 trade for outfielder Brian Giles.
  St. Louis Cardinals
RHPs Chance Caple, Scotty Layfield and LHP Jason Pearson have been outrighted off the team''''s 40-man Major League roster and assigned to Triple-A Memphis.
10/1/03 Detroit Tigers
Outrighted RHP pitcher Brian Schmack; C A.J. Hinch; and IFs Danny Klassen, Warren Morris and Kevin Witt to Triple-A Toledo. Reinstated IF Eric Munson from the 15-day disabled list and IF Dean Palmer from the 60-day disabled list.
  Montreal Expos
Outrighted IF/C Edwards Guzman, P Eric Knott and 1B/C Joe Vitiello to Triple-A Edmonton. The players refused their assignments and became free agents.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Released infielder Jose Hernandez.
  Claimed RHP Jason Boyd off waivers from the Indians.
  Texas Rangers
Jermaine Clark: Outrighted outfielder Jermaine Clark to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Ryan Christenson: Outrighted outfielder Ryan Christenson to Triple-A Oklahoma. Christenson refused the assignment to become a free agent.
  Donnie Sadler: Outrighted infielder Donnie Sadler to Triple-A Oklahoma. Sadler refused the assignment to become a free agent.
  Aaron Fultz: Outrighted left-handed pitcher Aaron Fultz to Triple-A Oklahoma. Fultz refused the assignment to become a free agent.