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Date Transaction
4/30/03 Cincinnati Reds
Released RHP Scott MacRae from his minor league contract.
  New York Mets
LHP Jaime Cerda optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. RHP Jason Middlebrook recalled from Norfolk.
  New York Yankees
Mariano Rivera: Mariano Rivera was activated from the 15-day disabled list. The club optioned right-hander Jason Anderson to Triple-A Columbus.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Released outfielder Wendell Magee from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Activated 2B Placido Polanco (finger) from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned 2B Chase Utley to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Claimed IF/OF Jermaine Clark off waivers from Texas and optioned him to Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Acquired LHP Matt Blank as the player to be named in the March 24 trade with Montreal and transferred his Triple-A contract to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Activated LHP Chris Snelling from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Double-A San Antonio.
  Texas Rangers
Placed Todd Greene on 15-day disabled list; Recalled Gerald laird from Triple-A Oklahoma; Doug davis claimed on waivers by Toronto; Jermaine clark claimed on waivers by San Diego
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired LHP Doug Davis from the Texas Rangers on waiver claim.
4/29/03 Anaheim Angels
Returned RHP Derrick Turnbow to Double-A Arkansas.
  Returned RHP Derrick Turnbow to Double-A Arkansas.
  Reinstated RHP Francisco Rodriguez from the bereavement list.
  Atlanta Braves
Activated Robert Fick from the 15-day disabled list; optioned catcher Johnny Estrada to Triple-A Richmond.
  Boston Red Sox
Alan Embree: Activated LHP Alan Embree from the 15-day DL.
  Detroit Tigers
Recalled OF Andres Torres from Triple-A Toledo.
  Released IF/OF Craig Paquette.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Justin Wayne to Triple-A Albuquerque, and recalled LHP Tommy Phelps from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Placed LHP Valerio De Los Santos on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with left shoulder tendinitis.
  Brewers released RHP Jamey Wright from his Triple-A contract. 1B Lee Stevens, who signed a Triple-A deal April 3, announced that he will retire.
  Brewers purchased the contract of RHP Leo Estrella from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed IF Denny Hocking on 15-day disabled list with a bone spur on right elbow. Recalled 1B Todd Sears from Triple-A Rochester.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated CF Marlon Byrd (laceration below the left knee) from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Nick Punto to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned LHP Jeff Urban to Triple-A Fresno; activated RHP Jason Schmidt from bereavement leave.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Travis Lee: Activated Travis Lee from the 15-day DL.
  Texas Rangers
Placed righthanded pitcher Chan Ho Park on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 28, with a strained lower back. Announced that catcher Chad Kreuter has cleared waivers and been offered an outright assignment to Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League. Kreuter has 72 hours to accept or reject that assignment. Purchased the contract of infielder Donnie Sadler from Oklahoma. Recalled infielder Mike Lamb from Oklahoma.
4/28/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Activated C Rod Barajas from the 15-day DL.
  Placed RHP Curt Schilling on the 15-day DL with appendicitis.
  Boston Red Sox
Chad Fox: Placed RHP Chad Fox on the 15-day DL with a left oblique muscle strain.
  Florida Marlins
RHP A.J. Burnett was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of right elbow inflammation, retroactive to April 26. RHP Justin Wayne was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque
  Texas Rangers
Designated LHP Doug Davis for assignment. Purchased the contract of LHP Erasmo Ramirez from AA Frisco.
4/27/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Brandon Webb to Triple-A Tucson.
  Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day DL.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Bobby Seay: Put LHP Bobby Seay on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 24.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of LHP Doug Davis from Triple-A Oklahoma. Designated infielder Jermaine Clark for assignment.
4/26/03 Anaheim Angels
Purchased the contract of OF Gary Johnson from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Florida Marlins
Selected from Triple-A Albuquerque RHPs Allen Levrault and Toby Borland. Team said Saturday RHP A.J. Burnett will be placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, retroactive to Saturday. Designated for assignment RHP Wes Anderson, who was on the DL with Class-A Jupiter.
  Oakland Athletics
Placed OF Jermaine Dye on the 15-day disabled list with torn cartilage in his right knee. Recalled IF/OF Jason Grabowski from Triple-A Sacramento.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Jerome Williams to Triple-A Fresno; recalled LHP Jeff Urban from Triple-A Fresno.
4/25/03 Florida Marlins
RHPs Vladimir Nunez and Blaine Neal optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Brandon Puffer: Recalled RHP Brandon Puffer from Triple-A New Orleans.
  Brian Moehler: Placed RHP Brian Moehler on the 15-day DL with mild tendinitis of the flexor tendon in his right elbow, retroactive to April 17.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Recalled Jason Romano from Triple-A Las Vegas.
  San Francisco Giants
Recalled RHP Jerome Williams from Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Sent LHP C.J. Nitkowski outright to Triple-A Oklahoma after he cleared waivers. Placed RHP Ismael Valdes on the 15-day disabled list with a stiff right shoulder.
4/24/03 Baltimore Orioles
Placed 1B DAVID SEGUI on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 18, with a strained right hamstring and recalled OF LARRY BIGBIE from AAA Ottawa.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Michael Nicolas from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for a player to be named or a cash consideration; optioned Nicholas to Portland (AA).
  Detroit Tigers
The Tigers outrighted the contract of outfielder Hiram Bocachica to Triple A Toledo.
  Montreal Expos
Recalled right-handed pitcher Claudio Vargas from Triple-A Edmonton.
  New York Mets
RHP Pat Strange was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. RHP Pedro Astacio was activated off the 15-day disabled list.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Luis Estrella to Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners recall RHP Rafael Soriano from Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Felix Escalona: Recalled INF Felix Escalona from Double-A Orlando.
4/23/03 Anaheim Angels
Sent outfielder Julio Ramirez outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Rich Rodriguez from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Recalled RHP Derrick Turnbow from Double-A Arkansas.
  Placed RHP Francisco Rodriguez on the bereavement list.
  Baltimore Orioles
Recalled infielder Jose Leon from Triple-A Ottawa.
  Placed outfielder Marty Cordova on the 15-day DL with a strained right elbow.
  Chicago White Sox
Recalled left-handed pitcher David Sanders from Triple-A Charlotte.
  Outrighted catcher Josh Paul to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed OF Greg Vaughn to a minor-league contract.
  New York Mets
Raul Gonzalez: Purchased the contract of OF Raul Gonzalez from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Heath Bell: Designated RHP Heath Bell for assignment.
  Jason Phillips: Optioned C Jason Phillips to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Recalled RHP Pat Strange from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Joe McEwing: Recalled INF/OF Joe McEwing from Triple-A Norfolk.
  Jeromy Burnitz: Placed OF Jeromy Burnitz on the 15-day DL with a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal on the left hand.
  David Cone: Placed RHP David Cone on the 15-day DL with a strained left hip.
  Oakland Athletics
Activated RHP Jim Mecir from the 15-day disabled list and designated LHP Micah Bowie for assignment.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed 2B Placido Polanco (finger) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15. Recalled 2B Chase Utley from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Jason Schmidt on bereavement leave; purchased the contract of RHP Luis Estrella from Triple-A Fresno.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners place RHP Kazuhiro Sasaki on 15-day disabled list.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Ben Grieve: Put OF Ben Grieve on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 18. Put OF Damian Rolls on the 15-day DL. Selected IF Chris Truby from Triple-A Durham. Designated RHP Luis De Los Santos for assignment. Announced that RHP Delvin James has cleared waivers and been assigned to Durham.
4/22/03 Anaheim Angels
Optioned IF Chone Figgins to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Recalled OF Jeff DeVanon from Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reds outright RHP Chris Booker to Single-A Dayton.
4/21/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled RHP Brandon Webb from Triple-A Tucson.
  Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day DL with a sprained right knee (retroactive to April 12).
  New York Yankees
Designated outfielder Chris Latham for assignment on Monday, recalled infielder/outfielder Charles Gipson from Triple-A Columbus.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pirates place RHP Josh Fogg on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle and recall RHP Brian Meadows from Triple-A Nashville.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned OF Reed Johnson to Triple-A Syracuse; OF Jayson Werth recalled to the Blue Jays.
4/20/03 Kansas City Royals
Placed LHP Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list and recalled RHP Jeremy Hill from Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Activated RHP Mike Fetters from 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Juan Rincon to Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Yankees
Option RHP Jose Contreras to Triple-A Columbus; recall LHP Randy Choate from Triple-A Columbus
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Brandon Duckworth (elbow tendinitis) from the 15-day DL and sent RHP Eric Junge to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Released nonroster infielder Ivanon Coffie from Triple-A Memphis.
  Signed INF/OF Jed Hansen to a minor league contract.
  Outfielder J.D. Drew activated from the D.L. Left-hander Kevin Ohme optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
4/19/03 Atlanta Braves
Robert Fick: Placed Robert Fick (sprained right shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to April 13) and recalled catcher Johnny Estrada from Triple-A Richmond.
  Mike Hampton: Activated Mike Hampton from the disabled list and optioned Jason Marquis to Triple-A Richmond.
  Cincinnati Reds
Designated RHP Josias Manzanillo and LHP Jimmy Anderson for assignment; optioned IF Brandon Larson to Triple-A Louisville; recalled RHP Chris Reitsma and RHP Jeff Austin from Louisville; purchased the contracts of RHP Brian Reith and IF Ryan Freel from Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Aaron Myette: Activated RHP Aaron Myette from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Chad Paronto to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
George Lombard: Selected OF George Lombard from Triple-A Durham. Placed 1B Travis Lee on the 15-day DL retroactive to 4/14. Designated RHP Delvin James for assignment.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Doug Linton to Triple-A Syracuse and recalled LHP Jason Kershner in his place.
4/18/03 Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Blake Stein to a minor league contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Purchased the contract of OF Craig Monroe from Triple-A Toledo and designated for assignment OF Hiram Bocachica.
  Kansas City Royals
Activated OF Carlos Beltran from the disabled list and returned Rule 5 OF Rontrez Johnson to the Texas Rangers.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP Jason Middlebrook to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled C Jason Phillips from Norfolk.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed catcher Chris Widger to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Louisville.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released nonroster outfielder Ryan Thompson from Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of pitchers Rosman Garcia and Brian Shouse from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); placed pitcher Jay Powell on the 15-day disabled list with vertigo-like symptoms; designated pitcher C.J. Nitkowski for assignment.
4/17/03 Cincinnati Reds
Reds place RHP Jimmy Haynes on the 15-day DL with a bulging disk and back stiffness.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted LHP Oswaldo Mairena off the 40-man roster. Mairena remains at Triple-A Albuquerque as a non-roster member.
  Houston Astros
Outrighted catcher Raul Chavez to Triple-A New Orleans.
  Purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Scott Linebrink from Triple-A New Orleans.
  New York Mets
Optioned INF/OF Joe McEwing to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled RHP Jason Middlebrook from Norfolk.
  Texas Rangers
Placed center fielder Doug Glanville on the 15-day disabled list, retroctive to April 15, with a strained right hamstring; activated outfielder Kevin Mench from the 15-day disabled list.
4/16/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled RHP Andrew Good from Triple-A Tucson.
  Optioned RHP John Patterson to Triple-A Tucson.
  Boston Red Sox
Jason Shiell: Purchased the contract of RHP Jason Shiell from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Chicago Cubs
Cubs place RHP Dave Veres on 15-day DL with shoulder tendinitis. Club recalls Alan Benes from Triple-A Iowa.
  Philadelphia Phillies
LHP Hector Mercado was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. RHP Eric Junge was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled Michael Rivera (C) from Triple-A Portland.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased outfielder Ryan Christenson from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League; optioned outfielder Jermaine Clark to Oklahoma.
4/15/03 Boston Red Sox
Bob Howry: Optioned RHP Bob Howry to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Sold RHP Brian Mallette to the Osaka Buffaloes of Japan.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Outfielder Jeffrey Hammonds placed on the 15-day DL with a high right ankle sprain. Outfielder Brady Clark reinstated from the 15-day DL.
  Texas Rangers
Transferred RHP Jeff Zimmerman from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
4/14/03 Cincinnati Reds
Reds place IF Barry Larkin on 15-day DL with strained left calf. Team reinstates IF Juan Castro from the 15-day DL after knee surgery.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Activated RHP Turk Wendell from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Eric Junge to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned pitcher Reynaldo Garcia to Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League; purchased the contract of pitcher R.A. Dickey from Oklahoma.
4/13/03 Philadelphia Phillies
Placed OF Marlon Byrd on the 15-day disabled list with a laceration below his left knee. Activated OF Jason Michaels
  Texas Rangers
Recalled pitcher Ryan Drese from Frisco of the Texas League (AA); optioned infielder Mike Lamb to Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  Toronto Blue Jays
Returned OF Jayson Werth from rehab assignment, reinstated from the DL and optioned him to Single-A Dunedin. Transferred the option of RHP Justin Miller from Single-A Dunedin to Syracuse. Designated C Ken Huckaby for assignment and purchased the contract of OF Reed Johnson from Syracuse. Johnson will be available for Sunday''s game.
4/12/03 Boston Red Sox
Alan Embree: Placed LHP Alan Embree on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 9 with left shoulder soreness; purchased the contract of LHP Kevin Tolar from Pawtucket (AAA).
  Florida Marlins
Justin Wayne: Recalled RHP Justin Wayne from his injury rehab assignment, reinstated him from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed catcher Sandy Martinez to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Pirates place OF Brian Giles on 15-day DL with a sprained right MCL and recall OF Adam Hyzdu from Triple-A Nashville.
4/11/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Recalled RHP John Patterson from Triple-A Tucson.
  Sent RHP Scott Service outright to Triple-A Tucson.
  Cincinnati Reds
Joey Hamilton: The Reds today signed RHP Joey Hamilton to a minor league contract. He will report to Class AAA Louisville.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Kevin Ohme: Cardinals purchased the contract of Kevin Ohme from Triple-A Memphis.
4/10/03 Atlanta Braves
Signed free-agent RHP Shane Reynolds to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2004.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned RHP Dennis Tankersley to Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed RHP Ryan Jensen on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain; purchased the contract of RHP Jesse Foppert from Triple-A Fresno.
4/9/03 Florida Marlins
A.J. Burnett: Activated RHP A.J. Burnett (elbow) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Tommy Phelps to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Jason Conti: Sent outfielder Jason Conti outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  Geoff Jenkins: Activated outfielder Geoff Jenkins from the 15-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Recalled pitcher Dennis Tankersley from Portland of the Pacific Coast League. Optioned pitcher Mike Bynum to Portland.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Al Levine: Put LHP Jim Parque on the 15-day DL and selected RHP Al Levine from Triple-A Durham.
4/8/03 Boston Red Sox
Bill Haselman: Signed C Bill Haselman to a minor league contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Jose Guillen: Purchased the contract of outfielder Jose Guillen from AAA Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Activated first baseman Ben Broussard from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned Jason Romano (INF) to Triple-A Las Vegas.
  Purchased the contract of Troy Brohawn (LHP) from Triple-A Las Vegas.
4/7/03 Cincinnati Reds
Placed OF Ken Griffey Jr. on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 6, with a dislocated right shoulder
4/6/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed C Rod Barajas on the 15-day DL with a strained hamstring.
  Minnesota Twins
Placed RHP Mike Fetters on 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Juan Rincon from Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Mets
Optioned catcher Jason Phillips to Triple-A Norfolk. Purchased the contract of INF/OF Tony Clark.
  Philadelphia Phillies
RHP Eric Junge recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. 2B Chase Utley optioned to Triple-A.
  Seattle Mariners
Mariners send C Pat Borders to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Mariners activate C Dan Wilson from the 15-day disabled list.
4/5/03 Baltimore Orioles
Activated first baseman David Segui from the 15-day disabled list; optioned first baseman Jose Leon to Triple-A Ottawa
  Boston Red Sox
Dicky Gonzalez: Outrighted RHP Dicky Gonzalez to Pawtucket (AAA).
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed 2B Brent Abernathy off waivers from Tampa Bay and optioned him to Triple-A Omaha.
  New York Mets
RHP Tyler Yates was recalled from his rehab assignment and activated off the 15-day disabled list. He was optioned to Single-A St. Lucie.
4/4/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Released LHP Greg Swindell.
  Sent C Robby Hammock to Tucson (PCL).
  Purchased the contract of pitcher Scott Service from Triple-A Tucson.
  Moved RHP Bret Prinz from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
  Baltimore Orioles
Released RHP Luis Rivera
  Cleveland Indians
Placed RHP Jason Bere on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27. Recalled RHP Chad Paronto from Triple-A Buffalo.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contract of RHP David Cone
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Brent Abernathy: Announced that 2B Brent Abernathy has been claimed on waivers by the Royals and OF Jason Tyner has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Durham.
4/3/03 Detroit Tigers
Claimed RHP Tyler Walker off waivers from the New York Mets and optioned him to Triple-A Toledo.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned Steve Colyer (LHP) to Triple-A Las Vegas
  Purchased the contract of Ron Coomer (INF).
  Activated Guillermo Mota (RHP).
  New York Mets
Designated OF Raul Gonzalez and INF Marco Scutaro for assignment. Sent LHP Mike Bacsik to Triple-A Norfolk. RHP Tyler Walker picked up by the Tigers off waivers. RHP Pedro Astacio assigned to Single-A St. Lucie on a Major League Rehabilitation assignment.
4/2/03 Anaheim Angels
Claimed Elio Serrano (RHP) off waivers from Philadelphia; Designated Mark Lukasiewicz (LHP) for assignment.
  Colorado Rockies
Announced that RHP Elio Serrano was claimed off waivers by the Anaheim Angels.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Brent Abernathy: Signed INF Damion Easley. Optioned 2B Brent Abernathy to Triple-A Durham. Designated OF Jason Tyner for assignment. Announced that OF George Lombard and LHP Hans Smith cleared waivers. Lombard has been assigned to Durham and Smith has been assigned to Double-A Orlando. Outrighted INF Hector Luna to Triple-A Buffalo of the Cleveland org. Agreed to a minor league contract with RHP Al Levine.
  Signed free agent 2B Damion Easley and optioned 2B Brent Abernathy to AAA Durham. Cleveland accepted the tendered contract of Rule 5 INF Hector Luna, he will be outrighted to AAA Buffalo. Rays outrighted OF George Lombard to AAA Durham and LHP Hans Smith to AA Orlando. OF Jason Tyner has been designated for assignment and RHP Alan Levine has signed a minor league contract.
4/1/03 Arizona Diamondbacks
Placed P Bret Prinz on 15-day DL with a strained right groin and called up Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson.
  New York Mets
Major League Baseball reduced catcher Mike Piazza''s suspension by one game.