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Date Transaction
3/31/03 Cleveland Indians
Acquired RHP Mike Fyhrie from Philadelphia Phillies to complete trade for OF Wendell Magee Jr. Assigned Fyhrie to Triple-A Buffalo.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Robb Nen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, with a strained right shoulder; recalled RHP Jim Brower from Triple-A Fresno.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Purchased contract of RHP Kiko Calero from Triple-A Memphis. OF So Taguchi optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
3/30/03 Boston Red Sox
Dicky Gonzalez: Designated RHP Dicky Gonzalez for assignment.
  Steve Woodard: Purchased the contract of RHP Steve Woodard from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contracts of 2B Ronnie Belliard, RHP Dan Miceli and LHP Darren Oliver. Optioned OF Ben Petrick to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Assigned C Raul Casanova and OF/1B Mark Sweeney to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Placed INF Pablo Ozuna on the 60-day disabled list, retroactive to March 26, with a sprained knee. Placed RHP Denny Neagle on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27, with left elbow stiffness. Placed RHP Denny Stark on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with a strained upper back muscle. Placed RHP Scott Elarton on a rehabilitation assignment fo rhis right shoulder. Sent RHP Ryan Cameron to Boston to complete a March 18 trade for LHP Javier Lopez. Designated RHP Elio Serrano for assignment.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contracts of INF Jay Bell and LHP Graeme Lloyd.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned OF Eric Valent to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Signed Ps Wayne Gomes, Jose Cabrera and Julio Santana to minor-league deals.
3/29/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned Alfredo Amezaga (INF), Chone Figgins (INF), Wil Nieves (C), Jeff DaVanon (OF) and Mark Lukasiewicz (LHP) to Triple-A Salt Lake; Reassigned Rich Rodriguez (LHP) and Doug Nickle (RHP) to minor league camp; Selected contract of Julio Ramirez (OF) from Salt Lake; Transferred Matt Wise (RHP) from 15-day disabled list to 60-day DL.
  Atlanta Braves
Purchased contracts of Darren Bragg and Julio Franco from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned Johnny Estrada and Mike Hessman to Richmond. Reassigned Jesse Garcia, Donzell McDonald and Bo Porter.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Ryan Cameron from the Colorado Rockies to complete the March 18 trade for LHP Javier Lopez, and assigned Cameron to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Jason Shiell: Assigned RHP Jason Shiell to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs purchase contracts of OF Tom Goodwin and IF/OF Lenny Harris from Triple-A Iowa.

The club also places P Scott Chiasson on the 60-day DL(rehabilitation from 2002 right elbow surgery) and P Antonio Alfonseca on the 15-day DL (retroactive to March 21) with a strained right hamstring and P Will Ohman on the 15-day DL(effective March 28) to continue rehabilitating his left elbow (surgery in January).

  Chicago White Sox
Reassigned infielder Aaron Miles to minor league camp.
  Optioned left-handed pitcher Dave Sanders to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Purchased the contracts of RHP Jose Santiago, LHP Billy Traber, C Tim Laker, INF Casey Blake, and INF Bill Selby from AAA Buffalo. Placed LHP Cliff Lee, RHP Bob Wickman, RHP Mark Wohlers, and INF Ricky Gutierrez on the 60-day disabled list. Optioned OF Jody Gerut to AAA Buffalo and RHP Dave Burba was re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Acquired catcher A.J. Hinch from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later and assigned Hinch to Triple-A Toledo.
  Acquired catcher A.J. Hinch from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later and assigned Hinch to Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Placed RHP A.J. Burnett on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, retroactive to March 21. Placed RHP Justin Wayne on the 15-day disabled list with a right lower leg contusion, retroactive to March 25. Placed OF Abraham Nunez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring, retroactive to March 21. Added to the 25-man roster LHP Tommy Phelps and OF Gerald Williams from Triple-A Albuquerque
  Houston Astros
Released left-handed pitcher Jesus Sanchez.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Assigned Ron Coomer (INF) to minor league camp.
  Optioned David Ross (C) to minor league camp.
  Optioned Joe Thurston (INF) to minor league camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed RHP Nick Neugebauer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21. Purchased the minor league contracts of catchers Eddie Perez and Keith Osik and outfielder John Vander Wal.
  Minnesota Twins
Purchased contract of RHP Mike Fetters. Optioned 1B Todd Sears to Triple-A Rochester.
  Montreal Expos
C Edwards Guzman decided to accept the assignment to Triple-A Edmonton.
  New York Mets
Designated RHP Tyler Walker for assignment.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned Jason Grabowski to Triple-A Sacramento. Reassigned C Adam Melhuse, INF David McCarty and outfielder Billy McMillon to the minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Purchased the contracts of 1B Andres Galarraga and OF Ruben Rivera; optioned RHP Jim Brower, LHP Jeff Urban, C Trey Lunsford, IF Cody Ransom and OFs Jason Ellison and Tony Torcato to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners select C Pat Borders from Triple-A Tacoma, option RHPs Rafael Soriano and J.J. Putz to Triple-A Tacoma, reassign RHP Ken Cloude to minor league camp and place OF Chris Snelling on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL.
  St. Louis Cardinals
RHP Josh Pearce optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Rocco Baldelli: Selected OF Rocco Baldelli from Single-A Bakersfield and LHP Jim Parque and RHP Steve Parris from Triple-A Durham. Reassigned C Hector Ortiz to minor league camp. Designated INF Hector Luna, OF George Lombard and LHP Hans Smith for assignment. Signed INF Terry Shumpert to a one-year Major League contract.
  Texas Rangers
The Rangers assigned infielder Donnie Sadler and outfielder Ryan Christenson to Triple-A Oklahoma, optioned right-handed pitcher Ryan Drese to Double-A Frisco, purchased the contracts of pitcher C.J. Nitkowski, catcher Chad Kreuter, infielder Jermaine Clark, and outfielder Ruben Sierra from Oklahoma and placed pitcher Jeff Zimmerman and outfielder Rusty Greer on the 15-day disabled list. Also announced that outfielder Laynce Nix will open the season at Double-A Frisco in the Texas League.
3/28/03 Boston Red Sox
Placed RHP Robert Person on the 15-day DL retroactive to March 26 recovering from right elbow and right shoulder surgery; placed LHP Matt White on the 15-day DL retroactive to March 19 with a right oblique strain.
  Outrighted OF Adrian Brown to Pawtucket (AAA) after the Tampa Bay Devil Rays declined to take back the Major League Rule 5 draft pick; outrighted RHP Hector Almonte to Pawtucket; outrighted RHP Bronson Arroyo to Pawtucket.
  Claimed RHP Dicky Gonzalez off waivers from the Montreal Expos.
  Detroit Tigers
Unconditionally released second baseman Damion Easley and optioned outfielder Andres Torres to Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Released OF Al Martin, and re-assigned LHP Juan Alvarez and RHP Toby Borland to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Optioned right-handed pitcher Brandon Puffer to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Released Quilvio Veras (INF).
  Released Terry Shumpert (INF).
  Outrighted Gookie Dawkins (INF) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Assigned Bryan Corey (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Assigned Wilson Alvarez (LHP) to minor league camp.
  Assigned Larry Barnes (INF/OF) to minor league camp.
  Assigned Calvin Murray (OF) to minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Announced that IF Jose Morban was claimed off waivers by the Orioles. Designated RHP Kevin Frederick for assignment, claimed off waivers by Blue Jays.
  Montreal Expos
Outrighted RHP Tim Drew and C Edwards Guzman to Triple-A Edmonton. Guzman has up to 72 hours to accept the assignment; Optioned RHP Sunny Kim and RHP Britt Reames to Edmonton; C Tony Eusebio, C Randy Knorr and OF Damon Buford were reassigned to minor league camp; Released INF Jose Offerman, while Dicky Gonzalez was claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Pedro Astacio on the 15-day disabled list , retroactive to March 21, with right shoulder tendonitis. Placed RHP Grant Roberts on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendonitis. Placed LHP John Franco on the 15-day disabled list while he recovers from left elbow surgery, which he underwent in Los Angeles May 15, 2002. RHP Tyler Yates placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, while he recovers from right elbow surgery.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned C Jesse Levis, INF Dave Hollins, OF McKay Christensen, LHP Jim Crowell and RHP Aumary Telemaco to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners agree to terms with RHP Giovanni Carrara on a one-year contract.
  St. Louis Cardinals
OF J.D. Drew, RHP Jason Isringhausen and catchers Joe Girardi and Steve Torrealba placed on the 15-day disabled list.
  RHPs Chris Carpenter and Gene Stechschulte placed on the 60-day disabled list.
  LHP Rick Ankiel optioned to Double-A Tennessee.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Tyner: Signed OF Al Martin and LHP Mike Venafro. Claimed OF George Lombard off waivers. Optioned OF Jason Tyner and RHP Brandon Backe to Triple-A Durham. Reassigned LHP Cedrick Bowers to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Assigned lefthanded pitcher Doug Davis outright to Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League. Reached agreement with righthanded pitcher Rudy Seanez to remain in the organization and open the season on either the Triple-A Oklahoma or Double-A Frisco disabled list. Also, announced that righthanded pitcher Danny Kolb has cleared release waivers and is now a free agent.
3/27/03 Boston Red Sox
Returned C Chris Coste to minor league camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs option P Alan Benes to Iowa (AAA) and returned P Rod Beck and OF/IF Charles Gipson to minor league camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Placed right-handed pitcher Danny Wright on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned right-handed pitcher Fernando Rodney to Triple-A Toledo, assigned right-handed pitcher Preston Larrison and catcher Bill Haselman to minor league camp and returned third baseman Travis Chapman, a Rule 5 Draft selection, to the Philadelphia Phillies.
  Florida Marlins
Re-assigned OF Chad Allen, OF Robert Stratton, C Matt Treanor and INF Jason Wood to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Released right-handed pitcher Shane Reynolds.
  Kansas City Royals
Placed OF Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled list and purchased the contracts of INF Mendy Lopez and C Mike DiFelice from Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
RHP Jose Cabrera asked for and received his release from the Twins.
  New York Mets
Reassigned INF Jorge Toca and INF/OF Tony Clark to minor league camp. Recalled C Jason Phillips.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Re-acquired 3B Travis Chapman, a Rule 5 Draft selection, from the Detroit Tigers.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of infielder Keith Lockhart and gave outfielder Roberto Kelly his unconditional release. Also, reassigned outfielder Brady Anderson to Triple-A Portland and resassigned infielder Oscar Robles to Mexico City of the Mexican Summer League.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Asked unconditional release waivers on RHPs Al Levine and Joey Hamilton.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned righthanded pitcher Joaquin Benoit to Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League. Assigned righthanded pitcher Victor Santos and lefthanded pitcher Brian Shouse, both non-roster invitees, to minor league camp.
3/26/03 Atlanta Braves
Released LHP Mike Venafro.
  Boston Red Sox
Adrian Brown: Offered Rule 5 draft pick OF Adrian Brown back to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
  Frank Castillo: Placed RHP Frank Castillo on unconditional release waivers.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs option IF Bobby Hill and RHP Francis Beltran to Triple-A Iowa and LHP Felix Sanchez to Double-A West Tenn. Cubs also send IF Augie Ojeda, LHP Mike Sirotka, OF Midre Cummings, OF Trenidad Hubbard and C Javier Cardona back to minor league camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Reassigned catcher Jamie Burke to minor league camp.
  Optioned outfielder Joe Borchard, infielder/outfielder Willie Harris, left-handed pitcher Mike Porzio and right-handed pitcher Matt Ginter to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Purchased the contracts of outfielder Brian Daubach and right-handed pitcher Esteban Loaiza from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Zach Sorensen: Assgined infielder Zach Sorensen to minor league camp.
  A.J. Hinch: Assgined catcher A.J. Hinch to minor league camp.
  Chad Paronto: Optioned pitcher Chad Paronto to Buffalo of the International League (AAA).
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Kevin Olsen to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned LHP Scott Mullen to Triple-A Omaha and reassigned LHP Rick DeHart, RHP Sean Lowe and 3B Jarrod Patterson to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Requested waivers on Giovanni Carrara (RHP) for the purpose of his unconditional release.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned LHP Brent Hoard to Triple-A Rochester. Reassigned RHP Jose Cabrera and 3B Shane Andrews to the minor league camp. Designated SS Jose Morban for assignment. Purchased the contract of IF Chris Gomez.
  Montreal Expos
Optioned Matt Cepicky to Triple-A Edmonton
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Jason Middlebrook to Triple-A Norfolk
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned outfielder Adam Hyzdu to Triple-A Nashville and gave pitcher Matt Herges his unconditional release.
  San Diego Padres
Released RHP Francisco Cordova.
  Claimed LHP Mike Matthews off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.
  Placed LHP Kevin Walker on 15-day disabled list.
  Placed RHP Jay Witasick on 15-day disabled list.
  Placed RHP Kevin Jarvis on 15-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed LHP Jason Christiansen (left elbow surgery) on the 15-day disabled list.
  Sent 1B Damon Minor outright to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners release RHP Nathan Sevier from minor league camp.
  Mariners release RHP Brian Sabourin from minor league camp.
  Mariners release RHP Marshall Nisbett from minor league camp.
  Mariners release LHP Theodore Heflin from minor league camp.
  Mariners release LHP Theodore Heflin from minor league camp.
  Mariners release IF Corey Freeman from minor league camp.
  Mariners release C Theiborh Almanzar from minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign RHP Scott Atchison to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign C Julio Mosquera to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Travis Phelps: Released P Travis Phelps.
  Texas Rangers
Placed RHP Danny Kolb on irrevocable waivers.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Placed Bob File on the DL with shoulder problems, retroactive to March 21.
  OF Dewayne Wise has been optioned to Syracuse of the International League (AAA); RHP Bob File and OF Jayson Werth have be placed on the 15-day disabled list backdated to March 21; OF Bruce Aven, OF Mike Colangelo and OF Rob Ryan have been returned to minor league camp.
3/25/03 Boston Red Sox
Lou Merloni: Announced INF Lou Merloni had been claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres.
  Cincinnati Reds
The Reds sold to the Kansas City Royals the minor league contract of OF Benny Agbayani.
  Houston Astros
Reassigned pitcher Jesus Sanchez to minor league camp.
  Returned outfielder Victor Hall to Tucson (Rule 6).
  Kansas City Royals
Acquired OF Benny Agbayani from Reds for cash considerations.
  New York Mets
Released right-handed pitcher Donovan Osborne. Optioned catcher Jason Phillips to Triple-A Norfolk. Re-assigned RHP pitcher Aaron Heilman and IFs Russ Johnson and Jorge Velandia to minor league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies obtain Wendell Magee for player to be named later.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned C Yohanny Valera to minor league camp and sold the contract of 3B Jose Fernandez to the Chiba Lotte Marines of the Japanese League.
3/24/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed pitcher Randy Johnson to a two-year contract extension through the 2005 season.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Chris Reitsma to Triple-A Louisville and reassigned OF Jose Guillen and utilityman Wilton Guerrero to minor league camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Reassigned IF Luis Lopez to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Optioned outfielder Jason Lane to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Optioned outfielder Jason Lane to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Reassigned infielder Tripp Cromer, right-handed pitcher Scott Linebrink and catchers Chris Tremie and Alan Zinter to minor league camp.
  Optioned shortstop Adam Everett to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Traded non-roster invitee Manny Alexander to Texas for future considerations.
  Optioned infielder Bill Hall and right-hander Francisco Campos to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Acquired Jason Conti from the Devil Rays for catcher Javier Valentin.
  Montreal Expos
Traded RHP Jim Brower and a player to be named for RHP Livan Hernandez, catcher Edwards Guzman and cash.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP pitcher Erik Hiljus to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned right-handed pitcher Pat Mahomes and infielders Mike Gulan and Dave Doster to minor league camp.
  Placed right-handed pitcher Mike Lincoln and left-handed pitcher Dave Williams on the 60-day DL.
  Optioned right-handed pitcher Brian Meadows to Triple-A Nashville.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned infielder Donaldo Mendez to Triple-A Portland and reassigned right-handed pitcher Charles Nagy, catcher Miguel Ojeda and infielders Tagg Bozied and Mark Quinn to minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Acquired RHP Jim Brower and a player to be named from Montreal for RHP Livan Hernandez, UT Edwards Guzman and cash.
  St. Louis Cardinals
OF Todd Dunwoody was sent to minor league camp; RHP Gabe Molina was optioned to the minors.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Jason Conti: Traded OF Jason Conti to Milwaukee for C Javier Valentin. Optioned Ps Dewon Brazelton and Gerardo Garcia to Triple-A Durham and reassigned C Jorge Fabregas to minor league camp.
3/23/03 Cincinnati Reds
Rule 5 LHP John Koronka, selected by Texas, was returned to Cincinnati, who sent back $25,000 of the $50,000 it received for the pitcher.
  Seth Etherton and Jeff Austin optioned to Triple-A Louisville.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned INF Garrett Atkins, INF Kevin Eberwein, OF Luke Allen and RHP Elio Serrano to minor-league camp; Reassigned LHP Vic Darensbourg and INF Kit Pellow to minor-league camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Released right-handed pitchers Julio Santana and Oscar Henriquez.
  Kansas City Royals
Reduced camp roster to 32 players. Pitchers Kyle Snyder, Brad Voyles, Jeremy Hill and OF Aaron Guiel will report to Triple-A Omaha. Catcher Mike Tonis was optioned to Double-A Wichita.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned right-handed pitchers Ben Ford and Micheal Nakamura, catchers Brandon Marsters and Joe Mauer and infielder Alex Prieto to minor league camp.
  Optioned right-handed pitcher Juan Rincon, left-handed pitcher Brad Thomas and outfielder Michael Ryan to Triple-A Rochester.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned OF Carlos Valderrama and IF Lance Niekro to Triple-A Fresno. Reassigned infielder/outfielder Joe Vitiello to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Ryan Thompson: Re-assigned OF Ryan Thompson to the minor league camp.
3/22/03 Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Ryan Rupe to Pawtucket (AAA); reassigned C Jeff Smith to minor league camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned LHP Steve Kent and LHP Oswaldo Mairena to Triple-A Albuquerque. Re-assigned 3B Miguel Cabrera to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Assigned Bill Simas (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Optioned Brian Mallette (RHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Montreal Expos
Reassigned LHP Eric Knott to minor-league camp
  New York Yankees
Reassigned INF David Post to minor-league camp and optioned C Michel Hernandez to Triple-A Columbus; signed RHP Mike Thurman to a minor-league contract.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP Ed Yarnall to Triple-A Sacramento and reassigned INF Bobby Crosby to their minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Greg Vaughn: Released DH/outfielder Greg Vaughn and RHPs John Frascatore and Bob Wells. Optioned 3B Jared Sandberg and INF Antonio Perez and RHPs Jason Standridge and Delvin James to Triple-A Durham.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Corey Thurman to Syracuse (AAA); returned LHP Tim Young to minor league camp.
3/21/03 Boston Red Sox
Reassigned INF Earl Snyder, INF Lou Collier and INF Julio Zuleta to minor league camp.
  Robert Person: Purchased the contract of RHP Robert Person and added him to the 40-man roster.
  Cincinnati Reds
Rule 5 selection RHP Blake Williams was returned to the Cardinals; released minor league RHP Luis Pineda.
  Cleveland Indians
Released right-handed pitcher Mike Thurman, who declined an offer to report to minor league camp.
  Re-assigned right-handed pitchers Jason Boyd, Dave Elder and Jason Phillips, infielder Greg LaRocca and outfielders Wendell Magee and Chris Magruder to minor league camp.
  Outrighted right-handed pitcher Jerrod Riggan and re-assigned him to minor league camp.
  Optioned outfielder Coco Crisp to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
RHP Mike Judd, C Paul Hoover, RHP Doug Bochtler and OF Chris Wakeland were re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Assigned Troy Brohawn (LHP) to minor league camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed right-hander Pasqual Coco to a minor league contract.
  Montreal Expos
Optioned OF Peter Bergeron and 3B scott Hodges to Triple-A Edmonton and reassigned INF Tony Medrano to minor-league camp
  New York Mets
Signed RHP pitcher Scott Strickland to a one-year deal.
3/20/03 Chicago Cubs
Cubs option third baseman David Kelton to Triple-A Iowa; pitchers Angel Guzman and Will Cunnane, catchers Mike Mahoney and Keith McDonald and infielder Phil Hiatt were returned to minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned C Corky Miller to Louisville and reassigned OF Benny Agbayani to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Sent catchers Joe DePastino and Virgil Chevalier, pitchers Pedro Feliciano and Dan Wheeler and infielder Jose Reyes to minor league camp for re-assignment.
  New York Yankees
Reasisgned OF Ryan McGurie to minor-league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Aaron Harang to Triple-A Sacramento and outrighted RHP Chad Harville to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
OF Eric Valent was optioned to minor league camp. RHP Mike Fyhrie was re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners release LHP Norm Charlton.
  St. Louis Cardinals
RIght-hander Mike Crudale optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
3/19/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned outfielder Robb Quinlan to Triple-A Salt Lake. Reassigned left-handed pitcher Dusty Bergman, right-handed pitchers Kevin Gregg, Matt Hensley and Jason Secoda and outfielder Gary Johnson to minor league camp.
  Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed outfielder Luis Gonzalez to a three-year contract extension through the 2006 season.
  Chicago White Sox
Reassigned right-handed pitcher Gil Heredia to minor league camp.
  Optioned right-handed pitcher Jon Rauch to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Houston Astros
Right-handers Kirk Saarloos and Miguel Saladin optioned to Triple-A New Orleans. Left-hander Ken Vining reassigned to minor league camp.
  Right-handed pitchers Jared Fernandez, Jonathan Johnson and Anthony Telford reassigned to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned Chin-Feng Chen (OF) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  New York Yankees
Acquired OF Bubba Trammell and LHP Mark Phillips from San Diego for OF Rondell White; optioned INF Erick Almonte to Triple-A Columbus and reassigned him to minor-league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Reassigned INF Luis Lopez to their minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned IF Deivis Santos to the minor leagues and reassigned RHPs Mike Johnson and Brian Powell to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners reassign IF Greg Dobbs to minor league camp.
  Mariners option IF Luis Ugueto to AA San Antonio.
  Mariners place C Dan Wilson on 15-day disabled list
3/18/03 Anaheim Angels
Placed pitcher Matt Wise on the 15-day disabled list.
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned Wilson Betemit, Nick Green and Adam LaRoche to Triple A Richmond.

Reassigned Bryce Terveen, Derrick Lewis, Mike Hubbard and Ramon Castro to minor league camp.

  Boston Red Sox
Traded LHP Javier Lopez to Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later.
  Chicago White Sox
Right-handed pitchers Jon Adkins and Edwin Almonte, infielder Tim Hummel and left-handed reliever Arnaldo Munoz were optioned to Triple-A Charlotte. Infielder Jorge Nunez and outfielders Anthony Sanders and Mario Valenzuela were reassigned to minor league camp. Rule 5 draftee Gary Majewski was returned from Toronto and assigned to Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
Javier Lopez: Acquired LHP Javier Lopez from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named. Placed SS Juan Uribe (broken right foot) on the 60-day disabled list.
  Detroit Tigers
Reassigned the following nine players to minor league camp: right-handed pitchers Fernando De La Cruz and Chris Mears, catchers Robinson Cancel and Luis Taveras, infielders Danny Klassen, Warren Morris and Kevin Witt and outfielders Craig Monroe and Ernie Young.
  Optioned right-handed pitcher Shane Loux and left-handed pitcher Eric Eckenstahler to Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Re-assigned LHP Dontrelle Willis and RHP Rick Croushore to minor league camp.
  New York Yankees
Optioned INF Andy Phillips and OF Marcus Thames to Triple-A Columbus and reassigned them to minor-league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Josh Hancock was optioned to minor league camp. C Marcus Jensen was re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners release RHP Jamey Wright.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Lee Stevens: Released DH/1B Lee Stevens.
3/17/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Sent pitchers Paul Abbott, Ricky Bottalico and Manny Aybar along with catcher Willie Morales and infielder Mike Bell to minor league camp.
  Optioned pitchers Andrew Good and Brandon Webb; infielders Matt Kata and Tim Olson along with outfielder Doug DeVore to Triple-A Tucson.
  Baltimore Orioles
Optioned RHP John Stephens to AAA Ottawa, while RHP Mike Drumright, C Carlos Mendez and LHP Bill Pulsipher have been reassigned to minor league camp in Sarasota; LHP Erik Bedard has been sent to the minor league camp at Sarasota to continue his rehabilitation.
  Boston Red Sox
Named Peter Woodfork director of baseball operations/assistant director of player development.
  Cincinnati Reds
Infielder Gookie Dawkins was claimed off waivers by Los Angeles.
  Reassigned outfielder Emil Brown, left-handed pitcher Lance Davis, right-handed pitcher Scott Randall and catcher Mike Stefanski to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Reduced the camp roster to 37 players by sending RHPs Shawn Sedlacek and Wes Obermueller and OF Alexis Gomez to Triple-A Omaha. INFs Julius Matos, Morgan Burkhart and Luis Ordaz and LHP Jimmy Osting were assigned to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned Lindsay Gulin (LHP) to minor league camp.
  Reassigned Rodney Myers (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Reassigned David Lee (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Optioned Wilkin Ruan (OF) to minor league camp.
  Optioned Alfredo Gonzalez (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Optioned Victor Alvarez (LHP) to minor league camp.
  Claimed Gookie Dawkins (INF) off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned catcher Cody McKay and pitcher Ben Diggins to Triple-A Indianapolis. Returned infielders Manny Alexander and Scott Seabol, and outfielder Mark Budzinski to minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Adam Johnson to Triple-A Rochester and re-assigned RHPs Jeromy Palki and Everett Stull to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Outrighted RHPs Tyler Walker and Pat Strange, infielder Marco Scutaro and outfielder Raul Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned RHP Adrian Hernandez and LHP Corey Lee to minor-league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned INF Jose Flores to Triple-A Sacramento and announced that Rule 5 selection P Buddy Hernandez, has been returned to the Atlanta Braves organization.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed former Texas Rangers RHP Rob Bell to a minor league contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed IF Eric Hinske and OF Vernon Wells to five-year contracts through the 2007 season; returned Rule 5 selection RHP Gary Majewski to the Chicago White Sox.
  Agreed to five-year contracts with 3B Eric Hinske and OF Vernon Wells.
3/16/03 Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Roy Smith to Sacramento and reassigned C Jeremy Brown to their minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners reassign IF Chad Meyers to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign IF A.J. Zapp to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign OF Shin-Soo Choo to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign LHP Tim Hamulack to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign RHP Brian Falkenborg to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Marshall McDougall: Rangers have traded lefthander Derrick Van Dusen to Cleveland for the right to keep Rule 5 pick Marshall McDougall.
3/15/03 Chicago Cubs
Cubs reassign RHP Mike Meyers to minor league camp.
  Cubs option left-handed pitcher Steve Smyth to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted first baseman/outfielder Dernell Stenson to Triple-A Louisville
  Colorado Rockies
Clint Barmes: Optioned IF Clint Barmes, OF Choo Freeman and 1B Brad Hawpe to minor-league camp. Reassigned RHP Brad Clontz, LHP Chris Michalak, RHP Matt Miller, C Mandy Romero, RHP Chin-hui Tsao and RHP Jason Young to minor-league camp.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned LHP Matt Beech and C David Parrish to minor-league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners reassign C Rene Rivera to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign LHP Norm Charlton to minor league camp.
  Mariners reassign RHP Brian Sweeney to minor league camp.
  Mariners option LHP Bobby Madritsch to AA San Antonio.
  Mariners option RHP Aaron Taylor to AAA Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Brian Bowles and C Kevin Cash to Syracuse (AAA); returned Rule 5 selection OF Jason Dubois to the Chicago Cubs; released RHP Pasqual Coco for violating the terms of his contract.
3/14/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned outfielders Barry Wesson and Nathan Haynes to Triple-A Salt Lake. Reassigned catchers Trent Durrington and Tom Gregorio, and infielders Jeff Guiel, Keith Johnson, Adam Riggs and Oscar Salazar to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Andy Shibilo to Pawtucket (AAA); Returned RHP Justin Kaye, LHP Kevin Tolar, RHP Kris Foster, C Andy Dominique, C Brian Loyd and RHP Tom Davey to minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed OF Benny Agbayani to a minor league contract. Reassigned RHPs Bobby Basham and Dustin Moseley to minor league camp. Optioned RHP Jose Acevedo to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Infielder/outfielder Luis Garcia was optioned to AAA Buffalo.
  Pitchers Jamie Brown, Lance Caraccioli and Jason Stanford and catchers Brian Luderer and Dusty Wathan were re-assigned to minor league camp.
  The Indians optioned pitchers Fernando Cabrera, Francisco Cruceta and Jeremy Guthrie and outfielder Ryan Church to AA Akron.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Yusuke Arakawa, from Toyota of a Japanese industrial league
  Florida Marlins
Re-assigned INF Derek Wathan and C Ryan Jorgensen to minor league camp; Optioned LHP Ryan Snare and INF Josh Wilson to Double-A Carolina; Optioned INF Jesus Medrano, INF Kevin Hooper and RHP Nate Bump to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
The Astros signed left-handed pitcher Bruce Chen to a minor league contract.
  Optioned RHPs Jimmy Barrett, Santiago Ramirez, Rodrigo Rosario and LHP Greg Miller, C John Buck, INF Tommy Whiteman and OF Henri Stanley to Triple-A New Orleans. RHP Chris Gissell and C Toby Rumfield, non-roster invitees, were reassigned to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed OF Rontrez Johnson from Oakland. Under Rule 5 specifications, Johnson must be waived if he does not make the 25-man roster.
  Minnesota Twins
Assigned RHP Grant Balfour, RHP Kevin Frederick, OF Lew Ford, OF Michael Restovich, 1B Justin Morneau and IF David Lamb to Triple-A Rochester and RHPs Beau Kemp and Jonathan Pridie to Double-A New Britain.
  Montreal Expos
Optioned Scott Downs, Julio Manon, Valentino Pascucci, Termel Sledge and Claudio Vargas to Triple-A Edmonton. Optioned Seung Jun Song to Double-A Harrisburg. Reassigned Jeff Bailey, Jose Colon, Josh Karp and Scott Sandusky to minor league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned 2B Esteban German to Triple-A Sacramento; reassigned C Mitch Meluskey to their minor-league camp; claimed INF Jose Flores off waivers from the Padres; waived OF Rontrez Johnson.
  Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Eric Junge and RHP Jeremy Wedel were optioned to minor league camp. RHP Geoff Geary was re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed outfielder Kenny Lofton to a one-year deal.
  Texas Rangers
Marshall McDougall: Infielder Marshal McDougal offered back to Cleveland
3/13/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned RHP Derrick Turnbow to Double-A Arkansas, RHP Steve Green to Triple-A Salt Lake and RHP Bobby Jenks to Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.
  Cincinnati Reds
Right-handed pitcher Ricardo Aramboles optioned to Double-A Chattanooga. Right-handed pitcher Carlos Almanzar to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
The Indians signed RHP Kazuhito Tadano to a minor league contract.
  Kansas City Royals
Returned Rule 5 draftee Ronny Paulino to the Pirates organization.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Released Pedro Borbon (LHP).
  Released Yorkis Perez (LHP).
  Reassigned Calvin Maduro (RHP) to minor league camp.
  Reassigned Chris Clapinski (INF) to minor league camp.
  Optioned Andrew Brown (RHP) to Double-A Jacksonville.
  Optioned Koyie Hill (C) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Optioned Rick Roberts (LHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed LHP Kenny Rogers to a one-year contract. Placed LHP Eric Milton on 60-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned LHP Joe Horgan to minor-league camp.
3/12/03 Atlanta Braves
Optioned pitchers Matt Belisle, John Ennis and Billy Sylvester to AAA Richmond, and pitchers Brett Evert and Chris Waters, outfielders Cory Aldridge and Ryan Langerhans to AA Greenville. Also reassigned pitchers Chris Fussell and Chris Haney and catcher Lee Evans to Richmond and pitchers Bubba Nelson and Adam Wainwright and catcher Jean Boscan to Greenville. Outfielder Jeff Francoeur was reassigned to Class A Rome.
  Boston Red Sox
Unconditionally released OF Benny Agbayani and RHP Willie Banks.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place IF Kevin Orie on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Cubs also option RHP Matt Bruback to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
OF Jose Guillen today rejected an outright assignment to Louisville, elected free agency and then was re-signed by the Reds to a minor league contract...he will remain in Major League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Claimed LHP Steve Kent, who pitched for the Devil Rays last year, off waivers.
  New York Mets
Outrighted LHP Franklin Nunez to Triple-A Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Renewed the contract of C Michel Hernandez.
  Oakland Athletics
Reassigned RHP Jose Silva and IF Graham Koonce to their minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned IFs Angel Chavez, Jamie Athas and Carlos Mendoza, Cs Guillermo Rodriguez, John Pachot and Alberto Castillo, OFs Todd Linden, Adam Shabala and Brian Simmons, and RHPs Boof Bonser, Luis Estrella and David Cash to minor-league camp. Optioned RHP Jerome Williams to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released RHP Dan Reichert.
  Texas Rangers
Rob Bell: Pitcher Rob Bell placed on unconditional waivers
3/11/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned LHP Eric Cyr to Double-A Arkansas and reassigned RHP Brandon Emanuel to minor league camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs reduce roster to 47 players by optioning the following three players to Iowa (AAA): IF Nate Frese, OF Nic Jackson and OF Jackson Melian, RHP Todd Wellemeyer. Two players were optioned to West Tenn (AA): RHP Jon Leicester and RHP John Webb. Three non-roster invitees were returned to minor league camp: C Eliezer Alfonzo, LHP Phil Norton and C Casey Kopitzke.
  Chicago White Sox
Outfielder Cliff Brumbaugh, catcher Steve Morales and outfielder/first baseman Scott Morgan re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Left-handed pitcher Corwin Malone and right-handed pitcher Brian West optioned to Double-A Birmingham.
  Pitcher Felix Diaz was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
Jack Cust: Acquired 1B-OF Chris Richard and cash from the Baltimore Orioles for OF Jack Cust.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned C Josh Willingham to Class-A Jupiter; OF Chip Ambres and INF Wilson Valdez were optioned to Double-A Carolina.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned left-hander Jimmy Gobble and infielder Alejandro Machado to Double-A Wichita and right-hander Ian Ferguson to Triple-A Omaha. Assigned to minor league camp were right-handers Buddy Carlyle, Brian Rose, Jason Turman, Nate Field and Zack Greinke.
  Royals release outfielder Mark Quinn.
  New York Yankees
Optioned 3B Drew Henson to Triple-A Columbus; reassigned INF Fernando Seguignol and OF Nigel Wilson to minor-league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Rob Bell: Rob Bell given his unconditional release
  Toronto Blue Jays
Agreed to one-year contracts with RHP Bob File, IF Eric Hinske, OF Alexis Rios and OF Vernon Wells.
3/10/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned RHP Rich Fischer to Double-A Arkansas.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned INF Cesar Crespo, LHP Jorge De la Rosa, RHP Anastacio Martinez, INF Freddy Sanchez and INF Angel Santos to Pawtucket (AAA); returned INF Kevin Youkilis and RHP Hansel Izquierdo to minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reds invited RHP Bobby Basham and RHP Dustin Moseley to Major League camp.
  Reds released LHP Bruce Chen and RHP Osvaldo Fernandez.
  Reds reassigned IF Jacob Cruz, IF Felipe Crespo, RHP Sean DePaula, IF Kelly Dransfeldt, IF Ryan Freel, IF Robin Jennings, LHP Travis Miller, RHP Brian Reith, C Reed Secrist, IF Juan Thomas and LHP Mark Watson to minor league camp.
  Reds optioned RHP Chris Booker, RHP Josh Hall, IF Rainer Olmedo, OF Stephen Smitherman and C Dane Sardinha to Chattanooga .
  The Reds optioned RHP Luke Hudson to Louisville.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned Jose Diaz (LHP) to Class A Vero Beach.
  Optioned Hong-Chih Kuo (LHP) to Class A Vero Beach.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned pitcher Willie Eyre, outfielder B.J. Garbe and catcher Rob Bowen to Double-A New Britain. Re-assigned catcher Gabby Torres and infielder Luis Rodriguez to the minor-league camp.
  New York Mets
Optioned pitchers Heath Bell, P.J. Bevis, Jeremy Griffiths, Phil Seibel, IF Craig Brazell and OF Prentice Redman to Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned OF Jeff Duncan to Double-A Binghamton. Outfielder Esix Snead, catcher Justin Huber and pitchers John Bale, Pete Zamora and Bobby Munoz were re-assigned to minor league camp.
  New York Yankees
Optioned LHPs Alex Graman and Danny Borrell and RHP Jorge DePaula to Triple-A Columbus; optioned RHP Chien-Ming Wang to Double-A Trenton; reassigned LHP Brandon Claussen and C Omar Fuentes to minor-league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Joe Valentine to Triple-A Sacramento and reassigned RHP Rich Harden to their minor league camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Albert Pujols agrees to terms on a one-year contract.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released pitchers Wayne Gomes, Mike James and Leslie Brea; optioned outfielder Josh Hamilton, catcher Pete LaForest and pitchers Hans Smith, Brian Stokes and Matt White to AA Orlando; reassigned infielders Jay Canizaro, Ryan Jackson, Gabby Martinez and BJ Upton, catchers Charlie Greene and Angel Peqa, outfielders Brian Lesher and Chad Mottola, pitchers Brian Fitzgerald, Jeremi Gonzalez, Mel Rojas, Kevin McGlinchy, Matt Perisho, Eric Sabel, Carlos Reyes and Blake Stein to the Rays minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Travis Hughes: Pitchers Travis Hughes, Ben Kozlowski, and Mario Ramos; infielders Jason Hart and outfielder Jason Hart optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City; outfielder Laynce Nix optioned to Double-A Frisco, pitcher Justin Thompson, catchers Danny Ardoin, Scott Heard, Fernando Lunar, infielder Drew Meyer and outfielder Jim Rushford were optioned to minor-league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Vinnie Chulk to Syracuse (AAA), OF Alexis Rios, IF Dominic Rich and C Guillermo Quiroz to New Haven (AA); IF Russ Adams and LHP Jason Kershner returned to minor league camp.
3/9/03 Anaheim Angels
Reassigned catchers Ryan Budde and Jeff Mathis, infielders Casey Kotchman, Tommy Murphy and Mike O''''Keefe, outfielder Kenny James and left-handed pitcher Tony Milo to minor-league camp in Mesa, Ariz.
  Colorado Rockies
Cory Vance: Optioned IF Jeff Baker, RHP Ryan Cameron, C J.D. Closser, OF Rene Reyes, LHP Cory Vance and OF Rene Reyes to minor-league camp. Reassigned LHP Colin Young and Tino Sanchez to minor-league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Assigned Mike Nixon (C) to minor league camp.
  Assigned James Loney (INF) to minor league camp.
  Montreal Expos
Renewed the contracts of OF Brad Wilkerson and LHP Scott Stewart for the 2003 season.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Shane Bazzell and INF Freddie Bynum and Adam Morrissey to Triple-A Sacramento. Reassigned C Mike Rose and OF Mike Edwards and OF Chris Prieto to their minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners reassign RHP Clint Nageotte to minor league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Francisco Rosario and LHP Diegomar Markwell to New Haven (AA); IF Howie Clark returned to minor league camp.
3/8/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Sent pitchers Greg Aquino, Chris Capuano, Mike Gosling, Beltran Perez, Jose Valverde and Jeremy Ward to minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Rule 5 selection RHP Jerome Gamble was returned to the Red Sox.
  Reds sign IF/OF Russell Branyan to one-year contract.
  New York Yankees
Agreed to terms with RHP Ramon Ramirez on a minor-league contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners reassign RHP Allan Simpson to minor league camp.
  Mariners option C Ryan Christianson to AA San Antonio.
  Mariners option OF Jamal Strong to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option OF Kenny Kelly to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option RHP Aaron Looper to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option RHP Rett Johnson to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option RHP Jeff Heaverlo to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option LHP Matt Thornton to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option LHP Steve Kent to AAA Tacoma.
  Mariners option LHP Ryan Anderson to AAA Tacoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
RHP Mike Smith was optioned to Syracuse (AAA); RHP Scott Cassidy and LHP Scott Wiggins returned to minor league camp; agreed to one-year contracts with RHP Vinnie Chulk, RHP Pasqual Coco, OF Jason DuBois, LHP Mark Hendrickson, C Ken Huckaby, IF Orlando Hudson, RHP Aquilino Lopez, RHP Gary Majewski, LHP Diegomar Markwell, C Guillermo Quiroz, IF Dominic Rich, RHP Francisco Rosario, RHP Mike Smith, OF Jayson Werth and C Tom Wilson.
3/7/03 Boston Red Sox
Announced that the Cincinnati Reds had returned Rule 5 pick RHP Jerome Gamble.
  Juan Pena: Released RHP Juan Pena.
  Agreed to 2003 contracts with INF Shea Hillenbrand, LHP Casey Fossum, RHP Brandon Lyon, INF Cesar Crespo, INF Earl Snyder, INF Angel Santos, INF Freddy Sanchez, RHP Andy Shibilo, LHP Jorge De la Rosa, RHP Anastacio Martinez, LHP Javier Lopez and LHP Matt White.
  Chicago White Sox
Pitchers Wyatt Allen, Byeong Hak An, Brian Cooper, Neal Cotts and Kris Honel, and catcher Jonathan Aceves were reassigned to minor league camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reds outright LHP Bruce Chen to Triple-A Louisville to make room on the roster for RHP Jeff Austin.
  Florida Marlins
Option RHP Jose Cueto to Double-A Carolina and RHP Wes Anderson to Class-A Jupiter; re-assigned RHP Bryan Rekar to minor league camp; outright LHP Geoff Goetz to Triple-A Albuquerque and release OF Sherman Obando.
  Montreal Expos
Outrighted LHP Eric Good to Double-A Harrisburg and reassigned RHP Ron Chiavacci and RHP Clint Everts to minor-league camp.
  Agreed to terms on a 2003 contract with Rocky Biddle.
  New York Yankees
Released RHP Ben Rivera due to recurrent tear of his reconstructed ulna collateral ligament; reassigned LHP Charlie Manning to minor-league camp.
3/6/03 Cincinnati Reds
Reds trade third baseman Damaso Espino and outfielder Alan Moye to the Royals for RHP Jeff Austin and LHP Brian Shackelford.
  Kansas City Royals
Traded RHP Jeff Austin and LHP Brian Shackelford to the Reds for INF Damaso Espino & OF Alan Moye.
  Montreal Expos
Agreed to terms on a 2003 contract with Tomo Okha.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned RHP Christian Parker to minor-league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Brad Baisley, SS Anderson Machado, RHP Ryan Madson, OF Jorge Padilla, RHP Franklin Perez and 3B Juan Richardson were optioned to minor league camp. LHP Frank Brooks, RHP Gavin Floyd, RHP Cary Hiles and C Russ Jacobson were re-assigned to minor league camp.
3/5/03 Anaheim Angels
Claimed Eric Cyr (LHP) off waivers from the San Diego Padres.
  Kansas City Royals
Released infielder Elvis Peña, reducing the Spring Training roster to 54 players.
  Montreal Expos
Agreed to terms on a 2003 contract with RHP Jim Brower, OF Peter Bergeron and C Brain Schneider.
  New York Yankees
Signed INF Andy Phillips and RHP Chien-Ming Wang to one-year contracts; renewed the contract of RHP Eddi Lantigua; named Jimmy Key special advisor.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed 3B Pedro Feliz to a one-year contract.
3/4/03 New York Mets
Catchers Mike Jacobs, Brett Kay, Joe Hieptas sent to the minor league camp for re-assignment.
  New York Yankees
Renewed the contract of 2B Alfonso Soriano; signed LHP Danny Borrell to a one-year contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
RHP Jason Arnold and OF John-Ford Griffin returned to minor league camp.
3/3/03 Anaheim Angels
Sent Dallas McPherson (INF), Jason Hill (C) and Jared Abruzzo (C) to minor-league camp.
  Chicago White Sox
The White Sox agreed to terms on one-year contracts with the following 23 players:
Pitchers (15) -- Jon Adkins, Edwin Almonte, Felix Diaz, Jon Garland, Matt Ginter, Gary Glover, Corwin Malone, Damaso Marte, Arnaldo Munoz, Mike Porzio, Jon Rauch, David Sanders, Josh Stewart, Brian West and Danny Wright,
Catchers (2) -- Miguel Olivo and Josh Paul,
Infielders (4) -- Joe Crede, Willie Harris, Tim Hummel and D''Angelo Jimenez, and
Outfielders (2) -- Joe Borchard and Aaron Rowand.
  Cleveland Indians
The Indians announced they have come to terms with 18 players for the 2003 season, including C Josh Bard, OF Milton Bradley, INF Ben Broussard, RHP Fernando Cabrera, OF Ryan Church, RHP Francisco Cruceta, RHP Jason Davis, OF Alex Escobar, OF Jody Gerut, LHP Alex Herrera, C Victor Martinez, RHP Aaron Myette, INF Jhonny Peralta, INF Brandon Phillips, RHP Jerrod Riggan, RHP Ricardo Rodriguez, LHP Carl Sadler and LHP Brian Tallet
  Florida Marlins
Signed INF/OF Brian Banks to a one-year contract while RHP Tim Spooneybarger and LHP Oswaldo Mairena were renewed for the 2003 season.
  San Diego Padres
The Padres have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with the following players: Pitchers -- Adam Eaton, Luther Hackman, Michael Nicolas, Jake Peavy, Dennis Tankersley and Oliver Perez; Infielders -- Sean Burroughs and Ramon Vazquez; Catcher -- Michael Rivera; Outfielder -- Brian Buchanon. Also, the contract of INF Donaldo Mendez was renewed.
3/2/03 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with David Eckstein (INF). Renewed the contracts of Shawn Wooten (INF/C) and John Lackey (RHP).
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Renewed contracts of Eric Gagne (RHP) and Mike Kinkade (INF/OF).
  Montreal Expos
Agreed to terms on a 2003 contract with RHP Dan Smith, RHP Britt Reames, 1B Jeff Liefer and INF Henry Mateo.
  New York Yankees
Signed RHPs Jason Anderson and Jorge DePaula; LHPs Randy Choate, Brandon Claussen and Alex Graman; INFs Erick Almonte and Nick Johnson; and OFs Marcus Thames and Juan Rivera to one-year contracts.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed UT Edwards Guzman, RHPs Joe Nathan, Kurt Ainsworth and Ryan Jensen and IF Cody Ransom to one-year contracts.
  Seattle Mariners
Joel Pineiro, RHP, signed to a one-year contract.
3/1/03 Anaheim Angels
Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with Ben Weber (RHP), Scot Shields (RHP), Mark Lukasiewicz (LHP), Alfredo Amezaga (INF) and Nathan Haynes (OF).
  Florida Marlins
Signed RHP Wes Anderson, RHP Jose Cueto, RHP Kevin Olsen, RHP Blaine Neal, C Ramon Castro and LHP Michael Tejera to one-year contracts for the 2003 season.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Came to terms with Dave Roberts (OF) on a one-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed outfielder Bernard Gilkey and pitcher Tim Crabtree to minor league contracts.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned Cs Alejandro Fernandez and Dioner Navarro to minor-league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Dan Adams has been re-assigned to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners sign outfielder Chris Snelling to a one-year contract
  Mariners sign infielder Luis Ugueto to a one-year contract
  Mariners sign infielder Willie Bloomquist to a one-year contract
  Mariners sign RHP Rafael Soriano to a one-year contract
  Mariners sign RHP J.J. Putz to a one-year contract
  Mariners sign RHP Jeff Heaverlo to a one-year contract