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Date Transaction
10/30/04 Florida Marlins
Mike Lowell: Amended the contract of 3B Mike Lowell, who now is signed through 2007.
10/29/04 Cincinnati Reds
Exercised the 2006 contract option for 1B Sean Casey.
  Colorado Rockies
C Todd Greene, SS Royce Clayton and OF Mark Sweeney declared free agency.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed LHP Jamie Walker to a one-year contract with a club option for 2006; Signed RHP Craig Dingman and RHP John Ennis to minor-league contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
  Declined the club option on RHP Al Levine, making him a free agent.
  Minnesota Twins
C Henry Blanco exercised an out clause in his contract and is now a free agent.
  New York Yankees
Declined the club option on 1B Travis Lee, making him a free agent.
  Texas Rangers
Declined the club options on OF Rusty Greer and OF Brian Jordan, making both free agents.
10/28/04 Chicago White Sox
OF Magglio Ordonez filed for free agency.
  Declined the 2005 option on catcher Sandy Alomar Jr.
  Exercised the club option on RHP Shingo Takatsu for 2005.
  DH Frank Thomas and OF Carl Everett exercised player options in their contracts for the 2005 season.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Scott Elarton to a one-year Major League contract for the 2005 season.
  Colorado Rockies
Club announced it will not pick up the mutual option for 2005 on OF Jeromy Burnitz.
  Houston Astros
Exercised the 2005 option on the contract of OF Craig Biggio and declined the 2005 option on the contract of 2B Jeff Kent.
10/27/04 Baltimore Orioles
Signed INF Rafael Palmeiro to a one-year deal.
  Colorado Rockies
Activated OF Cory Sullivan and RHP Jason Young from the 60-day disabled list.
10/26/04 New York Mets
Outrighted OF Gerald Williams, INF Wilson Delgado, LHP Vic Darensbourg to Triple-A Norfolk. They all elected free agency.
10/25/04 Chicago Cubs
Declined to pick up the 2005 options for OF Moises Alou and 2B Mark Grudzielanek, making them free agents.
  Detroit Tigers
Outrighted LHP Rob Henkel to Triple-A Toledo.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Agreed to terms with INF Tomas Perez on a two-year contract with a club option for 2007.
10/24/04 Detroit Tigers
Signed RHP Justin Verlander to a five-year contract.
10/22/04 Cleveland Indians
Agreed to a one-year contract for the 2005 season with RHP Bob Howry.
10/18/04 Anaheim Angels
Requested unconditional release waivers on IF/OF Adam Riggs.
  Colorado Rockies
Declined the club option on RHP Steve Reed, making him a free agent.
10/16/04 Kansas City Royals
Outrighted RHP Jimmy Serrano to Triple-A Omaha.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Declined the club option on RHP Brian Boehringer, making him a free agent.
10/15/04 Atlanta Braves
OF Dewayne Wise was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Tigers, RHP Tim Drew and RHP Travis Smith were outrighted and will become free agents and INF Carlos Guzman was activated from the disabled list and released.
  Baltimore Orioles
Purchased the contract of RHP Jacobo Sequea from Double-A Bowie; Outrighted OF Darnell McDonald to Triple-A Ottawa. He elected free agency.
  Cleveland Indians
Outrighted C Tim Laker to Triple-A Buffalo. He elected free agency.
  Outrighted INF Lou Merloni to Triple-A Buffalo. He elected free agency.
  Declined the club option on RHP Bob Wickman, making him a free agent.
  Detroit Tigers
Claimed OF Byron Gettis off waivers from the Royals and claimed OF Dewayne Wise off waivers from the Braves.
  Kansas City Royals
OF Byron Gettis was claimed on waivers by Detroit; signed OF Aaron Guiel to a Triple-A Omaha contract and invited him to Spring Training; RHP Jimmy Serrano cleared waivers and was assigned to Omaha; IF Wilton Guerrero elected to become a free agent.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Declined a 2005 option on RHP Elmer Dessens, who becomes a free agent; outrighted IF Jose Flores.
  Minnesota Twins
Exercised the option on C Henry Blanco for the 2005 season, declined the 2005 option on SS Cristian Guzman; selected the contract of INF Luis Rodriguez from Triple-A Rochester; C Pat Borders and INF Jose Offerman have elected free agency in lieu of their outright assignments to Rochester.
  Montreal Expos
Outrighted LHP Jeriome Robertson to Triple-A Edmonton.
  Oakland Athletics
Declined the club options on OF Jermaine Dye and LHP Chris Hammond; outrighted RHP Kirk Saarloos, C Mike Rose, INF Esteban German, INF Graham Koonce, OF Mike Edwards and OF Billy McMillon to Triple-A Sacramento; selected OF Nelson Cruz from Sacramento and added him to the 40-man roster.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Claimed LHP Aaron Fultz off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Purchased the contract of C Ronny Paulino from Double-A Altoona.
10/14/04 Anaheim Angels
Outrighted OF Curtis Pride to Triple-A Salt Lake. He has elected free agency.
  Florida Marlins
Selected the contracts of INF Joe Dillon and INF Derek Wathan from Triple-A Albuquerque. Both were added to the 40-man roster.
  Milwaukee Brewers
C Gary Bennett has elected to become a free agent.
  Claimed RHP Derrick Turnbow off waivers from the Angels; outrighted C Gary Bennett off the 40-man roster; declined the club option on INF Craig Counsell, making him a free agent.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Outrighted RHP Mark Corey to Triple-A Nashville. He has elected free agency.
10/13/04 Chicago Cubs
Selected LHP John Koronka and LHP Will Ohman from Triple-A Iowa; outrighted the contract of OF Nic Jackson to Iowa; C Mike DiFelice and OF Calvin Murray also have elected for free agency.
  Cincinnati Reds
Added RHP Todd Coffey and LHP Brian Shackelford to their 40-man roster
  Cleveland Indians
Declined the club option on SS Omar Vizquel, making him a free agent; outrighted RHP Joe Dawley to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Purchased the contract of LHP Scott Sauerbeck from Triple-A Buffalo.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Outrighted INF Shawn Wooten to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; outrighted RHP Brian Powell and C A.J. Hinch to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Seattle Mariners
Outrighted the contracts of OF Hiram Bocachica, OF B.J. Garbe, INF Mickey Lopez and RHP Jeff Heaverlo to AAA Tacoma. Bocachica has declared free agency.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released OF Midre Cummings.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted RHP Sean Douglass, RHP Bob File, RHP Micheal Nakamura, INF Howie Clark and INF Jorge Sequea to Triple-A Syracuse; activated C Bobby Estalella from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Syracuse. He elected free agency.
10/12/04 Boston Red Sox
Removed INF Kevin Youkilis from the active roster; Added RHP Ramiro Mendoza to the active roster.
  Cincinnati Reds
LHP Mike Matthews and RHP Aaron Myette elected free agency.
  Montreal Expos
Activated RHP Dan Smith from the 60-day disabled list and released him.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Activated RHP Brian Boehringer from the 60-day disabled list and unconditionally released RHP Nelson Figueroa.
10/11/04 Arizona Diamondbacks
Outrighted the contracts of C Juan Brito, C Alan Zinter and RHP Chad Durbin. C Alan Zinter signed a minor league contract for 2005 with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted OF Jason Romano off the 40-man roster. He signed a minor league contract for 2005 with an invitation to spring training.
  Oakland Athletics
Bench coach Chris Speier's contract was not renewed.
  Texas Rangers
Reinstated RHP Mickey Callaway from the 60-day disabled list and sent him outright to Triple-A Oklahoma.
10/9/04 Colorado Rockies
Outrighted LHP Luis Martinez off the 40-man roster.
10/8/04 Baltimore Orioles
Outrighted INF Jose Leon, INF Luis Lopez and C Robert Machado off the 40-man roster. All elected free agency.
  Cincinnati Reds
Claimed LHP Ben Kozlowski off waivers from the Rangers.
  Detroit Tigers
Claimed RHP Colby Lewis off waivers from the Rangers.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted C Ramon Castro to Triple-A Albuquerque. He elected free agency.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Activated LHP Chris Capuano from the 15-day disabled list; Activated INF Junior Spivey from the 60-day disabled list.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed RHP Po-Hsuan Keng to a minor league contract.
10/7/04 Chicago White Sox
Outrighted pitchers Enemencio Pacheco, David Sanders and Josh Stewart to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted INF Jacob Cruz. He has elected free agency.
  Colorado Rockies
Announced that RHP Adam Bernero, RHP Chris Gissell, RHP Denny Stark and IF Andy Tracy have opted for free agency.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Outrighted RHP Jesse Harper, RHP Travis Phelps, RHP Ben Ford, C Mark Johnson, INF Trent Durrington to Triple-A Nashville.
  San Diego Padres
Released RHP Jay Witasick; outrighted OF Kerry Robinson, RHP Steve Watkins and RHP Ricky Stone to Triple-A Portland.
  Texas Rangers
Claimed LHP Ryan Wing off waivers from the White Sox; outrighted OF Chad Allen, C Ken Huckaby and LHP Michael Tejera Triple-A Oklahoma.
10/6/04 Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted OF John Vander Wal to Triple-A Louisville. He has elected free agency.
  Cleveland Indians
Outrighted INF Ivan Ochoa, RHP Jake Robbins and OF Ernie Young off the 40-man roster.
  Colorado Rockies
Outrighted RHP Adam Bernero, RHP Chris Gissell, RHP Tim Harikkala, LHP Luis Martinez, OF Rene Reyes, RHP Denny Stark, INF Andy Tracy off the 40-man roster. Announced that RHP Tim Harikkala was claimed off outright waivers by the Oakland Athletics.
  Detroit Tigers
Outrighted RHP John Ennis and RHP Craig Dingman to Triple-A Toledo.
  Florida Marlins
Reinstated C Ramon Castro from the 60-day disabled list. Released RHP Billy Koch from the organization.
  Montreal Expos
Declined the club option on C Einar Diaz, making him a free agent; outrighted OF Matt Cepicky to Triple-A Edmonton.
  Oakland Athletics
Designated RHP Kirk Saarloos for assignment.
  Claimed RHP Tim Harikkala off waivers from the Rockies.
10/5/04 Anaheim Angels
Removed RHP Scott Dunn, INF Andres Galarraga, INF Shane Halter, RHP Matt Hensley, INF Adam Kennedy, and RHP Aaron Sele from the active roster.
  Atlanta Braves
Removed RHP Jose Capellan, RHP Roman Colon, RHP Travis Smith, RHP Tim Drew, INF Mark DeRosa, LHP Dan Meyer and LHP Horacio Ramirez from the active roster.
  Boston Red Sox
Removed RHP Terry Adams, RHP Pedro Astacio, DH Ellis Burks, LHP Lenny DiNardo, INF Ricky Gutierrez, OF Adam Hyzdu, RHP Byung-Hyun Kim, C Sandy Martinez, INF David McCarty, RHP Ramiro Mendoza, and RHP Scott Williamson from the active roster. from the active roster.
  Houston Astros
Removed LHP Carlos Hernandez, LHP Darren Oliver, RHP Brandon Duckworth, RHP Tim Redding, INF Jason Alfaro, INF Chris Burke, OF Willy Tavares and C Chris Tremie from the active roster.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Removed LHP Scott Stewart, RHP Brad Penny, RHP Edwin Jackson, RHP Hideo Nomo, LHP Kazuhisa Ishii, OF Chin-Feng Chen, INF Jose Flores, INF Antonio Perez and INF Joe Thurston from the active roster.
  Minnesota Twins
Removed INF Jason Bartlett, INF Terry Tiffee, OF Michael Restovich, RHP J.D. Durbin, RHP Joe Roa, RHP Matt Guerrier and LHP Aaron Fultz from the active roster.
  New York Yankees
Removed INF Felix Escalona, INF Jason Giambi, LHP Brad Halsey, RHP Steve Karsay, C Dioner Navarro, LHP C.J. Nitkowski, INF Andy Phillips, RHP Bret Prinz, and RHP Scott Proctor from the active roster.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Removed LHP Rick Ankiel, LHP Carmen Cali, LHP Randy Flores, RHP Chris Carpenter, RHP Al Reyes, RHP Jason Simontacchi, INF Bo Hart, OF Ray Lankford and C Cody McKay from the active roster.
10/4/04 Chicago White Sox
Agreed to terms with RHP Cliff Politte on a one-year contract extension that contains a club option for 2006.
  Cincinnati Reds
Outrighted LHP Mike Matthews, RHP Aaron Myette and RHP Juan Padilla; C Corky Miller was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted RHP Aaron Small to Triple-A Albuquerqe. He elected free agency.
  Minnesota Twins
Claimed C Corky Miller off waivers from the Reds; LHP Joe Beimel was designated for assignment.
10/3/04 Kansas City Royals
Declined the option on RF Juan Gonzalez and 3B Joe Randa.
  Outrighted OF Dee Brown, C Alberto Castillo, INF Wilton Guerrero, OF Aaron Guiel, RHP Justin Huisman and RHP Matt Kinney to Triple-A Omaha.
10/1/04 Detroit Tigers
Claimed OF Alexis Gomez off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.
  Kansas City Royals
OF Alexis Gomez claimed off waivers by the Detroit Tigers.