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Date Transaction
11/28/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired LHP Casey Fossum, RHP Brandon Lyon, minor league LHP Jorge de La Rosa and a player to be named later from Boston in exchange for RHP Curt Schilling.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Curt Schilling from Arizona in exchange for LHP Casey Fossum, RHP Brandon Lyon, INF Jorge de la Rosa and a player to be named.
  San Diego Padres
Signed OF Brian Hunter to a minor league contract.
11/27/03 Texas Rangers
Signed OF Chad Allen and OF Jason Conti to a minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
11/26/03 Chicago White Sox
Sandy Alomar: Signed catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. to a one-year contract, including a club option for 2005.
  Florida Marlins
Acquire from Cubs 1B Hee Seop Choi and a player to be named for 1B Derrek Lee.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed LHP Brian Anderson to a two-year deal; RHP Curtis Leskanic to a one-year deal with an option; 3B Joe Randa to a one-year deal with an option.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired OF Mark Kotsay from the Padres for C Ramon Hernandez and OF Terrence Long.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired C Ramon Hernandez and OF Terrence Long from the Athletics for OF Mark Kotsay.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Re-signed RHP Bruce Chen to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
11/25/03 Chicago Cubs
Acquired 1B Derrek Lee from the Marlins for 1B Hee Seop Choi and a minor league player to be named later.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Outrighted RHP Jeremy Wedel to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Assigned RHP Brian Stokes to Triple-A Durham.
11/24/03 Anaheim Angels
Signed right-handed pitcher Kelvim Escobar to a three-year contract.
  Atlanta Braves
Claimed OF Gary Matthews Jr. off waivers from San Diego.
  Chicago White Sox
Jon Garland: Signed right-handed pitcher Jon Garland to a one-year contract, thereby avoiding salary arbitration.
  Florida Marlins
Signed LHP Cedrick Bowers to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training; re-signed C Matt Treanor and RHPs Marty McLeary and RHP Jason Wood to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training; signed RHP Scott Sanders to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Minnesota Twins
Claimed IF Augie Ojeda off waivers from the Cubs. Signed RHP Seth Greisinger to a minor league contract. Designated RHP Jonathan Pridie for assignment.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHP Dicky Gonzalez, C/IF Edwards Guzman and IF Jason Maxwell to minor league contracts and invited them to spring training.
11/21/03 Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Kevin Appier to a one-year Major League contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed OF Mark Smith and OF/1B Jim Rushford to minor league contracts.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Traded RHP Evan Rust and a player to be named to the Cardinals for IF Tino Martinez and cash considerations.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Added OFs John-Ford Griffin and Gabe Gross; RHPs Jason Arnold, D.J. Hanson, Jesse Harper and Dustin McGowan; and IF Jorge Sequea to the 40-man roster.
11/20/03 Anaheim Angels
Activated catcher Bengie Molina from the 60-day disabled list.
  Purchased the contract of left-handed pitchers Tim Bittner and Jake Woods from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.
  Purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Steve Andrade and third baseman Dallas McPherson from Double-A Arkansas.
  Arizona Diamondbacks
Sent RHP Jeremy Ward, RHP Beltran Perez and OF Doug DeVore outright to Triple-A Tucson.
  Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of RHP Casey Daigle from Double-A El Paso; purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Medders from Double-A El Paso; purchased the contract of RHP Phil Stockman from Double-A El Paso; purchased the contract of LHP Mike Gosling from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of shortstop Jerry Gil from Single-A South Bend; purchased the contract of second baseman Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of third baseman Chad Tracy from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of outfielder Josh Kroeger from Double-A El Paso; activated RHP Mike Koplove from the 60-day disabled list; signed OF Luis Carlos Garcia to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Atlanta Braves
The Braves purchased the contracts of right-handed pitchers Blaine Boyer and Jose Capellan and outfielder Onil Joseph from Class A Rome.
  The Braves purchased the contract of shortstop Tony Pena and first baseman Scott Thorman from Class A Myrtle Beach.
  The Braves purchased the contracts of right-handed pitchers Adam Wainwright and Roman Colon, shortstop Kelly Johnson and second baseman Richard Lewis from AA Greenville.
  The Braves purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Bubba Nelson from AAA Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Claimed 1B Walter Young off waivers from the Pirates and added him to the Major League roster along with RHPs Denny Bautista, David Crouthers and Eddy Rodriguez; and LHPs Brian Forystek and Ryan Hannaman. Reinstated LHP Erik Bedard, OF Marty Cordova and 1B David Segui from the 60-day disabled list.
  Boston Red Sox
Claimed RHP Edwin Almonte and LHP Phil Seibel off waivers from the Mets. Purchased the contracts of 3B Kevin Youkilis, C Andy Dominique, and RHPs Jerome Gamble and Jamie Brown from Triple-A Pawtucket. Signed minor league free-agent LHP Tim Hamulack to a Major League contract. Declined option on RHP Bob Howry, making him a free agent. Outrighted infielder Cesar Crespo to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Activated RHP Scott Chiasson and OF Corey Patterson from the 60-day disabled list.
  Chicago White Sox
Purchased the contracts of right-handed pitcher Gary Majewski from Triple-A Charlotte, left-handed pitcher Ryan Meaux from Double-A Birmingham, left-handed pitcher Ryan Wing from Single-A Winston-Salem and second baseman Ruddy Yan from Single-A Winston-Salem.
  Cincinnati Reds
Purchased the contract of third baseman Edwin Encarnacion from Double-A Chattanooga and the contracts of infielder William Bergolla and LHP Phil Dumatrait from Single-A Potomac.
  The Reds today added to the 40-man roster IF Edwin Encarnacion, IF William Bergolla and LHP Phil Dumatrait.
  Cleveland Indians
Purchased the contract of RHP Danys Baez from Triple-A Buffalo. Purchased the contract of 3B Corey Smith from Double-A Akron. Purchased the contract of OF Grady Sizemore from Double-A Akron. Purchased the contract of LHP Mariano Gomez from Single-A Kinston. Purchased the contract of SS Ivan Ochoa from Single-A Kinston.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed IF Mark Bellhorn to a one-year contract; activated LHP Denny Neagle from the 60-day disabled list; released second baseman Ronnie Belliard; purchased the contract of RHP Scott Dohmann from Double-A Tulsa; purchased the contract of LHP Justin Hampson from Double-A Tulsa; purchased the contract of RHP Justin Huisman from Double-A Tulsa; purchased the contract of outfielder Tony Miller from Single-A Visalia; purchased the contract of outfielder Jorge Piedra from Double-A Tulsa; purchased the contract of outfielder Cory Sullivan from Double-A Tulsa.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contracts of right-handed pitchers Kenny Baugh and Preston Larrison, left-handed pitcher Rob Henkel and infielder Donald Kelly from Double-A Erie. Also purchased the contracts of right-handed pitcher Roberto Novoa and second baseman Ryan Raburn from Single-A Lakeland.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted OF Chad Allen to Triple-A Albuquerque. Allen refused the assignment and is a free agent.
  Purchased the contracts of RHPs Ronald Belisario, Kevin Cave and Lincoln Holdzkom from Single-A Jupiter; and the contracts of RHP Michael Flannery and LHP Franklyn Gracesqui from Double-A Carolina.
  Activated RHPs Toby Borland, A.J. Burnett and Tim Spooneybarger and LHP Armando Almanza from the 60-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated RHPs Miguel Asencio, Runelvys Hernandez and Kyle Snyder from the 60-day DL.
  Purchased the contracts of RHP Brian Bass from Single-A Wilmington; RHP Jorge Vasquez from Double-A Wichita and OF Byron Gettis from Double-A Wichita.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Purchased the contract of RHP Joel Hanrahan from Triple-A Las Vegas; Purchased the contract of RHP Jason Frasor from Double-A Jacksonville; Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Falkenborg from Triple-A Las Vegas; Purchased the contract of outfielder Reggie Abercrombie from Double-A Jacksonville; Purchased the contract of third baseman Willy Aybar from Single-A Vero Beach; Purchased the contract of LHP Orlando Rodriguez from Double-A Jacksonville; Claimed RHP Duaner Sanchez off waivers from the Pirates; Signed LHP Eric Knott to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training; Released outfielder Chad Hermansen; Released RHP Rodney Myers
  Milwaukee Brewers
Dave Krynzel: Purchased the contract of outfielder Dave Krynzel from Double-A Huntsville.
  Corey Hart: Purchased the contract of third baseman Corey Hart from Double-A Huntsville.
  Kade Johnson: Purchased the contract of catcher Kade Johnson from Double-A Huntsville.
  Dennis Sarfate: Purchased the contract of RHP Dennis Sarfate from Single-A Beloit.
  Chris Saenz: Purchased the contract of RHP Chris Saenz from Double-A Huntsville.
  Ben Hendrickson: Purchased the contract of RHP Ben Hendrickson from Double-A Huntsville.
  Tim Bausher: Purchased the contract of RHP Tim Bausher from Single-A Beloit.
  Mike Adams: Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Adams from Double-A Huntsville.
  Minnesota Twins
Claimed RHP Matt Guerrier off waivers from the Pirates.
  Montreal Expos
Purchased the contract of SS John Labandeira from Double-A Harrisburg.
  New York Mets
Activated SS Jose Reyes, 1B Mo Vaughn and OF Cliff Floyd from the 60-day disabled list. Added C Mike Jacobs, RHP Bob Keppel, OF Wayne Lydon and 3B Aarom Baldiris to the 40-man roster. RHP Edwin Almonte and LHP Phil Seibel were claimed off waivers by the Red Sox.
  New York Yankees
Purchased the contract of RHPs Scott Proctor and Ramon Ramirez from Triple-A Columbus; the contract of RHP Yhency Brazoban from Double-A Trenton; the contract of LHP Sean Henn from Single-A Tampa; the contract of OF Mike Vento from Triple-A Columbus; the contract of SS Ferdin Tejeda from Single-A Tampa; and the contract of RHP Eddy Candelario from Double-A Trenton. Activated RHP Jon Lieber from the 60-day disabled list.
  Oakland Athletics
Selected right-handed pitcher Eduardo Sierra from Single-A Kane County.
  Selected left-handed pitcher John Rheinecker, right-handed pitcher Justin Lehr and infielders Dan Johnson and Mike Rouse from Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated RHP Kris Benson from the 60-day disabled list.
  Pirates add the following players to their 40-man roster: LHP Sean Burnett, LHP Mike Johnston, RHP Ian Oquendo, RHP John VanBenschoten. The Pirates also announced today that they have outrighted pitcher Nelson Figueroa to Triple-A Nashville. A total of three players were also claimed off waivers: pitcher Matt Guerrier by Minnesota, pitcher Duaner Sanchez by Los Angeles and infielder Walter Young by Baltimore.
  San Diego Padres
Outrighted OF Vince Faison to Double-A Mobile.
  Added RHPs Justin Germano and Chris Oxspring, LHP Rusty Tucker and OF Freddy Guzman to 40-man roster.
  San Francisco Giants
Purchased the contracts of RHP Merkin Valdez from Single-A Hagerstown, C Justin Knoedler and IF Angel Chavez from Single-A San Jose and IF Jamie Athas from Double-A Norwich.
  Seattle Mariners
Matt Thornton: Activated left-handed pitcher Matt Thornton from the 60-day disabled list.
  Purchased the contract of right-handed pitchers Cha Seung Baek and Clint Nagoette and third basemen Greg Dobbs and Justin Leone from Double-A San Antonio.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Activated RHP Kiko Calero from the 60-day disabled list. Activated RHP Gene Stechschulte from the 60-day disabled list.
  Signed LHP Randy Flores, LHP Joe Horgan, RHP Allen Levrault, C Mike Mahoney, RHP Chad Paronto, 1B Kevin Witt and LHP Diegomar Markwell to a minor league contracts.
  Cardinals activated RHPs Kiko Calero and Gene Stechschulte from the 60-day disabled list.
  Acquired RHP Evan Rust and a player to be named later for 1B Tino Martinez and cash considerations.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Added RHPs Bartolome Fortunato, Carlos Hines and Evan Rust to the 40-man roster and released INF Adam Piatt. Reinstated RHP Seth McClung and OF Josh Hamilton on the 40-man.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contracts of RHP Edwin Moreno, RHP Nick Regilio, INF Jason Bourgeois and INF Adrian Gonzalez.
11/19/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed INF-OF Donnie Sadler to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Chicago Cubs
Purchased the contract of LHP Carlos Vasquez from Single-A Lansing.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Renyel Pinto from Single-A Daytona.
  Purchased the contract of third baseman Brendan Harris from Double-A West Tenn.
  Purchased the contract of shortstop Ronny Cedeno from Single-A Daytona.
  Purchased the contract of outfielder Jason Dubois from Double-A West Tenn.
  Houston Astros
Agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free-agent catcher Brad Ausmus.
  Added seven players to 40-man roster: pitchers Ezequiel Astacio, Taylor Buchholz, Fernando Nieve, and Chad Qualls; infielder Chris Burke; outfielder Charlton Jimerson; and catcher Hector Gimenez. Also outrighted right-handed pitcher Jared Fernandez to Triple-A New Orleans and released right-handed pitchers Brandon Puffer and Rodrigo Rosario.
  Minnesota Twins
Added RHPs Boof Bonser, J.D. Durbin, Colby Miller and Brian Wolfe, SS Jason Bartlett, 3B Terry Tiffee and C Jason Kubel to the 40-man roster.
  Oakland Athletics
Claimed left-handed pitcher Mario Ramos off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Purchased the contracts of 1B Ryan Howard and RHP Elizardo Ramirez from Single-A Clearwater; of RHP Keith Bucktrot from Double-A Reading; and of RHP Alfredo Simon from Single-A Lakewood.
  San Diego Padres
Signed RHP Bart Miadich to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed LHP Adam Pettyjohn to a minor league contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Raul Ibanez: Signed free agent outfielder Raul Ibañez to a three-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Mario Ramos: Claimed left-handed pitcher Mario Ramos off waivers from Oakland.
  Jason Hart: Outrighted infielder Jason Hart to Triple-A Oklahoma.
11/18/03 Atlanta Braves
Signed outfielder Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Re-signed C Dusty Wathan to a minor league contract. Signed LHP Tim Young to a minor league contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired outfielder Bobby Kielty and a player to be named later or cash from Toronto for left-handed pitcher Ted Lilly.
  Eric Cammack: Signed right-handed pitcher Eric Cammack to a minor league contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed OF Rob Stratton to a minor league contract.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed catcher Cody McKay to a minor league contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired LHP Ted Lilly from the A''s in exchange for OF Bobby Kielty and a player to be named later.
  Signed RHP Pat Hentgen to a one-year, $2.2 million contract.
11/17/03 Cleveland Indians
Outrighted RHP Danys Baez to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Houston Astros
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent infielder Jose Vizcaino.
  Texas Rangers
Andy Fox: Signed infielder Andy Fox to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
11/16/03 Milwaukee Brewers
Signed outfielder Jacob Cruz to a minor league contract.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed catcher Keith McDonald to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
11/14/03 Boston Red Sox
Signed OF Adam Hyzdu to a minor league contract.
  Signed RHP Mike Timlin to a one-year contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Declined the option on RHP Danys Baez.
  Detroit Tigers
Re-signed INF Warren Morris to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Florida Marlins
Signed IF Felipe Crespo and RHPs Bryce Florie and Delvin James to minor league contracts.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Re-signed free agent LHP Tom Martin to a two-year contract.
  Minnesota Twins
Traded C A.J. Pierzynski to the Giants for RHPs Joe Nathan and Boof Bonser and LHP Francisco Liriano.
  San Diego Padres
Claimed outfielder Henri Stanley off waivers from the Astros; Signed RHP Joey Hamilton to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  San Francisco Giants
Acquired C A.J. Pierzynski and a player to be named later or cash from the Twins for Ps Joe Nathan, Boof Bonser and Francisco Liriano.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed LHP John Halama and RHP Paul Abbott to one-year contracts for 2004.
  Texas Rangers
Activated from the 60-day disabled list pitchers Chan Ho Park, Ricardo Rodriguez, and Jeff Zimmerman; infielder Herbert Perry; and outfielders Rusty Greer and Kevin Mench.
11/13/03 Baltimore Orioles
Declined options on RHP Kerry Ligtenberg and SS Deivi Cruz, making them free agents.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated RHP Shawn Chacon from the 15-day disabled list.
  Kansas City Royals
INF Brent Abernathy granted his release.
  Texas Rangers
Ken Huckaby: Signed catcher Ken Huckaby to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
11/12/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed C/1B Alan Zinter to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed pitcher Brian Bowles, catcher Chris Coster and outfielder Chris Magruder to minor league contracts with an invitation to spring training.
11/10/03 Atlanta Braves
Released nonroster RHP Christian Parra.
  Signed RHP Chad Ricketts to a minor league contract.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Jason Gilfillan to a minor league contract.
  Florida Marlins
Signed outfielder Ryan Christenson to a minor league contract.
  Marlins sent RHP Kevin Olsen outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Re-signed RHP Dan Miceli to a one-year contract.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed outfielder John Barnes to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training; Signed infielder Nelson Castro to a minor league contract.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed outfielder Kevin Gibbs to a minor league contract.
  Signed outfielder Mark Budzinski to a minor league contract.
11/8/03 San Diego Padres
Signed outfielder Gene Kingsale to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
11/7/03 Atlanta Braves
Released first baseman Robert Fick.
  Baltimore Orioles
Named Lee Mazzilli manager.
  Chicago White Sox
Named Joey Cora as third base coach.
  Cincinnati Reds
Sent RHP Seth Etherton outright to Triple-A Louisville. Etherton refused the assignment and is a free agent.
  Kansas City Royals
Invited OFs Brandon Berger and Shane Costa, INFs Brent Abernathy, Gookie Dawkins and Calvin Pickering, catcher Mitch Maier, pitchers Zack Greinke, Mike Venafro, Dennys Reyes, Shawn Camp and Eric Thompson to 2004 Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Re-signed pitchers Jason Childers and Ben Ford to minor league contracts; signed infielder Trent Durrington to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training; named Rudy Terrasas, Tony Howell and Chris Bourjos scouts, Fernando Arango Latin America scouting coordinator and Charles Aliano and Grant Brittain area scouts.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Declined the option on RHP Mike DeJean, making him a free agent.
11/6/03 Chicago White Sox
Jose Valentin: Exercised 2004 club option for $5 million on shortstop Jose Valentin.
11/5/03 Chicago White Sox
Decided to not renew the contract of bullpen catcher Man Soo Lee.
  Named Dave Wilder as a special assistant to general manager Ken Williams.
  Cincinnati Reds
Outfielder Dernell Stenson died in Chandler, AZ.
  Released RHP Scott Randall.
  Sent RHPs Ricardo Aramboles and Jeff Austin and OF Eric Valent outright to Triple-A Louisville.
  Activated OFs Austin Kearns and Ken Griffey Jr., 3B Austin Kearns and Brandon Larson and RHP Jimmy Haynes from the 60-day DL.
  San Francisco Giants
Re-signed C Alberto Castillo to a one-year contract.
  Seattle Mariners
John Mabry: Declined the option on outfielder John Mabry, making him a free agent.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Chris Bosio resigns as Pitching Coach; Chuck Hernandez is promoted from Rays Minor League Pitching Coordinator to Major League Pitching Coach.
11/4/03 Cincinnati Reds
Released RHP Ryan Dempster.
  New York Yankees
Declined 2004 option on LHP David Wells, and LHP Felix Heredia declined his player option for ''04. Both are free agents.
  Texas Rangers
David Newhan: Signed infielder David Newhan to a minor league contract.
11/3/03 Chicago White Sox
Named Ozzie Guillen as manager. Guillen signed a two-year contract (2004-05) with a club option for 2006.
  Cincinnati Reds
RHP Todd Van Poppel declared himself a free agent.
  Activated RHP Ryan Dempster from the 60-day disabled list and released him.
  Activated outfielder Reggie Taylor from the 60-day disabled list.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Jason Bere to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed RHP Mark Wohlers to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed RHP David Lee to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training. Activated INF Ricky Gutierrez from the 60-day disabled list. Activated INF Omar Vizquel from the 60-day disabled list. Activated OF Ryan Ludwick from the 60-day disabled list. Activated RHP Bob Wickman from the 60-day disabled list.
  Houston Astros
Acquired righthander Brandon Duckworth and minor league righthanders Taylor Buchholz and Ezequiel Astacio from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for lefthanded pitcher Billy Wagner.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Traded RHP Brandon Duckworth and minor leaguers Taylor Buchholz and Ezequiel Astacio to Astros for LHP Billy Wagner.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Declined options on LHP Jeff Fassero, 2B Fernando Vina and RHP Chris Carpenter, making each a free agent.