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Date Transaction
3/31/05 Atlanta Braves
Acquired RHP Jorge Sosa from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in exchange for INF Nick Green.
  Chicago Cubs
Marlins returned Rule 5 pick LHP Luke Hagerty.
  Placed RHP Scott Williamson on the 60-day disabled list recovering from October 2004 Tommy John surgery.
  Released INF Dave Hansen and placed RHP Scott Williamson on the 60-day disabled list while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.
  Chicago White Sox
Outrighted C Ben Davis to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Cleveland Indians
Placed OF Juan Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 28, with a right hamstring strain.
  Colorado Rockies
Placed RHP Chin Hui Tsao on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25 (right shoulder inflammation); Granted LHP Darren Oliver an unconditional release from his minor-league contract; Reassigned RHP David Cortes and C Pascual Matos to minor league camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned OF Marcus Thames to Triple-A Toledo and assigned LHP Doug Creek to minor league camp.
  Assigned OF Alexis Gomez to minor league camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned INF Joe Dillon and C/INF Josh Willingham to Triple-A Albuquerque; Rule 5 LHP Luke Hagerty cleared waivers and was returned to the Cubs.
  Kansas City Royals
Waived OF Abraham Nunez; LHP Chris George and RHP Dennis Tankersley cleared waivers and were outrighted to Triple-A Omaha; RHP Kevin Appier retired.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned OF Dave Krynzel and RHP Justin Lehr to Triple-A Nashville; Assigned RHP Julio Santana to minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned INFs Augie Ojeda and Terry Tiffee to Triple-A Rochester and reassigned C Chris Heintz to minor league camp.
  Re-assigned RHP Willie Eyre to minor league camp and Released LHP C.J. Nitkowski; RHP Angel Garcia has cleared waivers by Tampa Bay and has been returned.
  New York Mets
Released OF Kerry Robinson; Optioned OF Victor Diaz and RHP Aaron Heilman to Triple-A Norfolk; Re-assigned OF Gerald Williams and C Joe Hieptas to minor league camp.
  New York Yankees
Optioned INF Andy Phillips to Triple-A Columbus.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned OF Marlon Byrd to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; OF Shane Victorino cleared waivers and outrighted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  Seattle Mariners
Placed 1B Bucky Jacobsen on the 60-day disabled list recovering from September 2004 right knee surgery.
  Claimed OF Abraham Nunez on waivers from the Kansas City Royals.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Returned Rule 5 pick RHP Angel Garcia to the Twins; Traded RHP Jorge Sosa to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for INF Nick Green; Claimed OF Michael Restovich off release waivers from the Twins.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Outrighted RHP Ryan Glynn to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/30/05 Atlanta Braves
Asked for unconditional release waivers on LHP Gabe White.
  Baltimore Orioles
Acquired INF/OF Ramon Nivar from the Texas Rangers in exchange for LHP Matt Riley.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired LHP Chris Narveson and cash from the Rockies for RHP Byung-Hyun Kim; Acquired C Charles Johnson from the Rockies and released him.
  Chicago Cubs
Released LHP Stephen Randolph; Purchased the contract of RHP Scott Williamson from Triple-A Iowa.
  Traded INF Cody Ransom to the Texas Rangers in exchange for a player to be named later.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned OF Joe Borchard and RHP Jon Adkins to Triple-A Charlotte; Re-assigned C Jamie Burke and RHP Brandon McCarthy to Minor League camp; Placed RHP Felix Diaz on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25, with a right latisimus strain.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Jose Acevedo and RHP Todd Coffey to Triple-A Louisville; Re-assigned C Bobby Estalella, OF Jason Romano and LHP Jeriome Robertson to minor league camp; C Bobby Estalella requested and was granted his release.
  Colorado Rockies
Acquired RHP Byung-hyun Kim and cash from the Boston Red Sox for C Charles Johnson, LHP Chris Narveson and cash.
  RHP Aaron Taylor cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Placed RHP Aaron Cook (blood clots) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25.
  Florida Marlins
Released RHP Justin Wayne; RHP Ben Howard cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Houston Astros
Placed OF Lance Berkman on the 15-day DL.
  Los Angeles Angels
Re-assigned INF Dallas McPherson and RHP Chris Bootcheck to minor league camp; Agreed to terms with INF Andy Fox on a minor league contract.
  New York Mets
Purchased the contracts of INF Chris Woodward and LHP Mike Matthews; Placed RHP Steve Trachsel on the 60-day disabled list (herniated disk).
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP Dan Meyer and C Jeremy Brown to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Placed RHP Amaury Telemaco on waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release; Optioned 1B Ryan Howard to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Re-assigned OF Mark Budzinski and C A.J. Hinch to minor league camp; OF Shane Victorino, a Rule 5 selection, was offered back to the Dodgers.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Re-assigned RHP Mark Corey and OF Ben Grieve to Triple-A Indianapolis; Purchased the contract of RHP Rick White from Triple-A Indianapolis; Acquired C David Ross from the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash.
  San Francisco Giants
Placed LHP Wayne Franklin on waivers for the purpose of his unconditional release and RHP Al Levine requested his unconditional release.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Ricardo Rodriguez to Triple-A Oklahoma; Re-assigned OF Jason Conti and INFs Manny Alexander and Esteban German to minor league camp.
  Acquired LHP Matt Riley and C Keith McDonald from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for OF Ramon Nivar; Acquired INF Cody Ransom from the Chicago Cubs for future considerations.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Re-assigned IF Julius Matos to minor league camp.
3/29/05 Boston Red Sox
Acquired LHP Mike Myers from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league OF Carlos de la Cruz and LHP Kevin Ool; Designated RHP Anastacio Martinez for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired LHP Cliff Bartosh from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for RHP Ronald Bay.
  Cleveland Indians
Acquired RHP Ronald Bay from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for LHP Cliff Bartosh.
  Florida Marlins
Re-assigned RHP Travis Smith, LHP Les Walrond and LHP Jim Crowell to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Reassigned Cs Dax Norris and Chris Tremie, LHP Phil Norton, RHPs Travis Driskill and Dave Burba, IFs Mike Coolbaugh and Carlos Rivera, and OF Trenidad Hubbard to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned 1B/DH Ken Harvey, RHP Kyle Snyder and LHP Jimmy Gobble to Triple-A Omaha; Re-assigned OF Aaron Guiel, INF Chris Clapinski and RHP Kevin Appier to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Re-assigned RHP Evan Thomas to minor league camp.
  Acquired RHP Bret Prinz from the New York Yankees in exchange for C Wil Nieves.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned INF Rickie Weeks and OF Corey Hart to Triple-A Nashville; Assigned 1B Prince Fielder to minor league camp.
  Released RHP Brooks Kieschnick and sent RHP Ben Diggins outright to Single-A Brevard County.
  New York Mets
Acquired INF Benji Gil from the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations and assigned him to Triple-A Norfolk; Signed C Kelly Stinnett to a minor league contract; Announced the retirement of 1B Andres Galarraga.
  New York Yankees
Acquired C Wilbert Nieves from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for RHP Bret Prinz; Optioned INF Felix Escalona to Triple-A Columbus.
  San Diego Padres
Assigned RHP Tim Stauffer to Triple-A Portland.
  Seattle Mariners
Assigned INF Benji Gil to Triple-A Norfolk in exchange for cash considerations and released LHP Nathan Bland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Acquired OF Carlos De La Cruz and LHP Kevin Ool from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for LHP Mike Myers.
3/28/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Lance Cormier and INF Scott Hairston to Triple-A Tucson; Re-assigned LHP Kevin Tolar to minor league camp; Released C Kelly Stinnett.
  Baltimore Orioles
Optioned OF Tim Raines Jr. to Triple-A Ottawa and re-assigned IF Napoleon Calzado, C Sal Fasano, C Keith McDonald, OF Keith Reed and IF Eddie Rogers to the minor leagues.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned OF Grady Sizemore to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Colorado Rockies
Designated RHP Aaron Taylor for assignment; Re-assigned IF Eddy Garabito, IF Greg Norton and IF Andy Tracy to minor league camp; Optioned 3B Jeff Baker to Double-A Tulsa.
  Detroit Tigers
Assigned RHP John Ennis and RHP Jason Grilli to minor league camp; Unconditionally released RHP Mike James.
  Houston Astros
Acquired C Humberto Quintero from the San Diego Padres in exchange for RHP Tim Redding and cash.
  Los Angeles Angels
Placed OF Tim Salmon, IF Adam Kennedy and RHP Matt Hensley on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned INF Dan Johnson to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Re-assigned LHP Mike Bacsik, C Trent Pratt and INF Anthony Medrano.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned LHP Mike Johnston to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned LHP Randy Williams and re-assigned RHP Angel Tovar to Triple-A Portland.
  Acquired RHP Tim Redding and cash from the Houston Astros for C Humberto Quintero.
  Texas Rangers
Re-assigned RHP John Wasdin to minor league camp.
3/27/05 Boston Red Sox
Re-assigned RHP Jack Cressend, RHP Jeremi Gonzalez, OF George Lombard, OF Bill McMillon, INF Roberto Petagine and C Shawn Wooten to minor league camp.
  Florida Marlins
Granted C Mike DiFelice, a non-roster invitee who signed a minor league contract, his unconditional release, making him a free agent.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned OF Michael Ryan to Triple-A Rochester; Re-assigned OF Armando Rios to minor league camp; Released INF Andy Fox and INF Eric Munson.
  New York Mets
Optioned INF Jeff Keppinger and RHP Jae Seo to Triple-A Norfolk of the International League and re-assigned LHP Scott Stewart, RHP Scott Strickland and RHP Orber Moreno to minor league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Re-assigned C Kurt Suzuki and INF Bobby Smith to their minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Re-assigned C Ryan Christianson to minor league camp; traded minor league OF Mickey Lopez to the Giants for cash considerations.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned IF/OF John Gall, IF Bo Hart, C Mike Mahoney and IF Scott Seabol to Triple-A Memphis.
3/26/05 Chicago Cubs
Traded nonroster OF Travis Ezi to the Milwaukee Brewers for nonroster C Mark Johnson.
  Detroit Tigers
Assigned C Michael Rivera, INF Tony Giarratano, INF Mike Hessman and INF Kevin Hooper to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned RHP Ambiorix Burgos to Double-A Wichita; Re-assigned C Matt Tumpa, INF Luis Ugueto, OF Matt Diaz, RHP Justin Huisman, RHP Ryan Jensen and RHP Santiago Ramirez to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHP Scott Dunn and IF Zach Sorensen to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned C Dioner Navarro, RHP Edwin Jackson and LHP Frank Brooks; reassigned INF Joe Thurston, OF Chin-Feng Chen, OF Henri Stanley, INF Jose Flores, INF Tony Schrager and RHP Aquilino Lopez.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Jeff Bennett, RHP Jose Capellan and RHP Ben Hendrickson to Triple-A Nashville; Traded nonroster C Mark Johnson to the Chicago Cubs for nonroster OF Travis Ezi.
  Minnesota Twins
Twins returned Rule 5 pick LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith to the Mariners.
  Placed RHP Grant Balfour on the 15-day disabled list and OF Jason Kubel on the 60-day disabled list.
  New York Yankees
Re-assigned 2B Robinson Cano and C David Parrish to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Twins returned Rule 5 pick LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith to the Mariners.
  Optioned RHP Cha Seung Baek, IF Jose Lopez and OF Jamal Strong to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned OF Ramon Nivar to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
3/25/05 Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP Angel Guzman and INF Ronny Cedeno to Triple-A Iowa; Returned C Casey Kopitzke and RHP Jermaine Van Buren to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Placed LHP C.C. Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle; Optioned RHP Kazuhito Tadano to Triple-A Buffalo and re-assigned OF Andu Abad, C/INF Mike Kinkade, INF/OF Jeff Liefer, OF John Rodriguez, RHP Denny Stark, C Dusty Wathan and LHP Chad Zerbe to minor league camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Re-assigned C Danny Ardoin and RHP Eddie Gaillard to minor league camp.
  Florida Marlins
Re-assigned OF Jeremy Hermida, OF Mike Colangelo, C Ryan Jorgensen, RHP Bryan Corey, RHP Frank Castillo, INF Robert Andino and INF Larry Barnes to minor league camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Re-assigned C Gabby Torres, INF Brent Abernathy, OF Todd Dunwoody and OF Jason Tyner to minor league camp.
  New York Yankees
Released OF Doug Glanville.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Re-assigned INF/OF Jim Rushford, RHP Clay Condrey and RHP Martire Franco.
3/24/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Released RHP Juan Acevedo and RHP Jose Jimenez; Re-assigned OF Carlos Quentin and INF Andy Green to minor league camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Claimed INF Jason Bourgeois off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned OF Jorge Piedra and RHP Jason Young to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned LHP Mark Watson to minor league camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Jorge Campillo to Triple-A Tacoma.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released LHP Denny Neagle and OF Tom Goodwin; Optioned RHP Doug Waechter to Triple-A Durham; Re-assigned C Pete Laforest to minor league camp.
3/23/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Re-assigned C Craig Ansman and LHP Shane Nance to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned LHP Lenny DiNardo and LHP Mark Malaska to Triple-A Pawtucket; Re-assigned C/OF Jeff Bailey, RHP Scott Cassidy, INF Tim Hummel and LHP Jason Kershner to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Released RHP Turk Wendell.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned LHP Dave Gassner to Triple-A Rochester and re-assigned RHP Scott Baker to the minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Unconditionally released RHP Albie Lopez.
  Seattle Mariners
Re-assigned C Wiki Gonzalez and RHP Aaron Looper to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Travis Hughes to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Washington Nationals
Sent OF Carlton Godwin outright to Triple-A New Orleans after the Blue jays waived their right to reacquire Godwin's contract in exchange for nonroster LHP Aaron Wideman.
3/22/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Re-assigned LHP Jon Cannon and RHP Brandon Medders to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Acquired RHP Blaine Neal from the San Diego Padres in exchange for OF Adam Hyzdu.
  Chicago White Sox
Re-assigned OF Brian Anderson and OF Ryan Sweeney to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned 3B Edwin Encarnacion and C Dane Sardinha to Triple-A Louisville; Re-assigned LHP Randy Keisler, RHP Ricky Stone and OF Rob Stratton to minor league camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Returned Rule 5 LHP Tyler Johnson to the Cardinals.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Geoff Geary to minor league camp; Re-assigned RHP Dan Giese, INF/C Chris Coste and INF Danny Sandoval.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired OF Adam Hyzdu from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for RHP Blaine Neal.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Kameron Loe to Triple-A Oklahoma.
3/21/05 Colorado Rockies
Optioned IF Ryan Shealy and OF Choo Freeman to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Re-assigned RHP Scott Chiasson, RHP Tim Drew and C Tom Wilson to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Optioned LHP Carlos Hernandez to Triple-A Round Rock; Re-assigned RHP Turk Wendell and OF Charles Gipson to minor league camp.
  San Diego Padres
Re-assigned RHP Marty McLeary and RHP Danny Patterson to Triple-A Portland.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Brad Hennessey and OF Todd Linden to the minors; reassigned RHPs Jeremy Fikac and Matt Kinney to minor league camp.
3/20/05 Baltimore Orioles
Optioned RHP Aaron Rakers and RHP Eddy Rodriguez to Triple-A Ottawa; Re-assigned RHP Dave Borkowski, RHP Tony Fiore, OF Nick Markakis and C Brandon Marsters to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHP Tim Bausher to Triple-A Pawtucket and re-assigned RHP Josias Manzanillo to minor league camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Re-assigned LHP Eddie Oropesa and LHP Jimmy Anderson to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Fernando Cabrera, RHP Francisco Cruceta and RHP Kyle Denney to Triple-A Buffalo; Placed OF Jody Gerut on the 15-day disabled list recovering from September 2004 knee surgery; Re-assigned C Ryan Garko, RHP Kenny Rayborn, RHP Jake Robbins and OF Ernie Young to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired C Jason Phillips from the New York Mets in exchange for LHP Kazuhisa Ishii.
  New York Mets
Acquired LHP Kazuhisa Ishii from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for C Jason Phillips.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned LHP John Rheinecker, C John Baker and INF Mike Rouse to Triple-A Sacramento; Re-assigned RHP Jimmy Serrano, INF Daric Barton, INF Omar Quintanilla and OF Shawn Garrett to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Bobby Bradley, RHP Ian Snell and INF/OF Jose Bautista to Triple-A Indianapolis; Re-assigned RHP Brian Mallette, LHP Jeremy Harts, RHP Justin Reid, C Paul Chiaffredo, INF Howie Clark, INF Jose Leon, INF Jorge Velandia, IF Cesar Crespo and OF Jon Nunnally to minor league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned C Guillermo Quiroz to Triple-A Syracuse; Re-assigned LHP Jesse Carlson, RHP Spike Lundberg and RHP Mike Nannini to minor league camp.
3/19/05 Houston Astros
Signed OF Lance Berkman to a six-year contract.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Boof Bonser and RHP J.D. Durbin to Triple-A Rochester; Re-assigned RHP Trey Hodges to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
2B Roberto Alomar and OF Danny Bautista announced their retirements; Signed OF Alex Sanchez to a one-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Re-assigned RHP Jason Standridge, LHP Wilfredo Rodriguez, and C Justin Hatcher to minor league camp.
3/18/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Edgar Gonzalez, RHP Jason Bulger, RHP Adam Peterson, RHP Tony Pena and LHP Bill Murphy to minor league camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Kyle Davies, RHP Jorge Vasquez, INF Andy Marte, INF Tony Pena, OF Kelly Johnson and OF Billy McCarthy to Triple-A Richmond; Optioned RHP Blaine Boyer, LHP Anthony Lerew and INF Scott Thorman to Double-A Mississippi.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned C Kelly Shoppach to Triple-A Pawtucket and INF Hanley Ramirez to Double-A Portland; Re-assigned RHP Denney Tomori, RHP Kris Wilson, INF Dave Berg and INF/OF Simon Pond to minor league camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned INF Richard Lewis and C Geovany Soto to Triple-A Iowa and returned INF Danny Klassen and OF Peter Bergeron to minor league camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Bobby Jenks to Triple-A Charlotte; Optioned INF Pedro Lopez and RHP Sean Tracey to Double-A Birmingham; Re-assigned INF Josh Fields to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned OF Franklin Gutierrez and RHP Andrew Brown to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned INF Derek Wathan and INF Josh Wilson to Triple-A Albuquerque; Optioned RHP Logan Kensing to Double-A Carolina.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHPs Dustin Moseley and Ervin Santana; Cs Jeff Mathis and Tom Gregorio; IFs Kendry Morales, Alberto Callaspo and Erick Aybar; and OF Brian Gordon to minor league camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Released LHP Rigo Beltran; Re-assigned INF Matt Erickson and C Julio Mosquera to minor league camp; Optioned LHP Sam Narron, OF Nelson Cruz and sent LHP Andy Pratt outright to Triple-A Nashville.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned RHP Justin Germano, C Humberto Quintero, INF J.J. Furmaniak, OF Ben Johnson and OF Jon Knott to Triple-A Portland; Optioned INF Paul McAnulty to Double-A Mobile.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Released LHP Mark Guthrie; Re-assigned RHP Chad Orvella and RHP Brian Sweeney to minor league camp; Optioned OF Joey Gathright, OF Jonny Gomes and SS B.J. Upton to Triple-A Durham; Optioned RHP Jose Diaz, LHP Chris Seddon and OF Delmon Young to Double-A Montgomery.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Francisco Rosario, OF John-Ford Griffin, INF Eric Crozier and RHP Chad Gaudin to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/17/05 Houston Astros
Optioned OF Charlton Jimerson to Triple-A Round Rock; reassigned OF Barry Wesson to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Re-assigned OF Brian Hunter to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Re-assigned RHP Steven Shell, IF Howard Kendrick and OFs Nick Gorneault, Tommy Murphy and Reggie Willits to minor league camp.
  Re-assigned LHP Joe Saunders, LHP Eric Cyr and LHP Corey Lee to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned C Russell Martin, RHP Franquelis Osoria, INF Willy Aybar and INF Brian Myrow.
  New York Mets
Released INF Joe McEwing.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned LHP Eude Brito, RHP Edwin Moreno, RHP Franklin Perez, RHP Robinson Tejada and C Carlos Ruiz to minor league camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Re-assigned OF Skip Schumaker, OF Raul Gonzalez and OF Brandon Berger to minor league camp.
  Optioned OF Reid Gorecki and RHP Jimmy Journell and RHP Evan Rust to the minors.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Released RHP Billy Koch.
  Washington Nationals
Re-assigned RHP Sun-woo Kim to minor league camp.
3/16/05 Chicago White Sox
Re-assigned LHP Ryan Meaux, LHP David Sanders and LHP Josh Stewart to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned INF Jason Stokes and RHP Randy Messenger to Triple-A Albuquerque; Outrighted RHP Justin Wayne to Triple-A Albuquerque; Optioned RHP Yorman Bazardo and OF Eric Reed to Double-A Carolina; Optioned RHP Chris Resop to Class-A Jupiter; Re-assigned LHP Chad Bentz, RHP J.B. Miadich, C Jason Hill and OF Matt Padgett to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Released RHP Pete Munro.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned SS Andres Blanco to Triple-A Omaha.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Assigned OF Brad Nelson and RHP Luis Pena and LHP Jeff Housman to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Released INF Danny Garcia.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Clint Nageotte, INF Justin Leone, INF Michael Morse and OF Shin-Soo Choo to Triple-A Tacoma; Optioned C Rene Rivera and INF Yuniesky Betancourt to Double-A San Antonio; Optioned OF Wladimir Balentien to Class A Inland Empire and re-assigned RHP Jon Huber and INF Mickey Lopez to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Purchased the contract of DH Greg Colbrunn from Triple-A Oklahoma and designated INF Jason Bourgeois for assignment.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned 1B Larry Broadway and RHP Danny Rueckel to Triple-A New Orleans and RHP Darrell Rasner to Double-A Harrisburg; Re-assigned C John Wilson and C Hector Ortiz to minor league camp; Placed INF Henry Mateo (right-shoulder tendinitis) and RHP Claudio Vargas (right-elbow sprain) on the 15-day disabled list.
3/15/05 Atlanta Braves
Optioned LHP Macay McBride and INF Luis Hernandez to Double-A Mississippi.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned INF Michael Fontenot, LHP John Koronka and LHP Russ Rohlicek to Triple-A Iowa.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Jeff Bajenaru, LHP Arnie Munoz and RHP Matt Smith Triple-A Charlotte; Optioned RHP Kris Honel, LHP Paulino Reynoso and 1B Casey Rogowski to Double-A Birmingham; Reassigned C Raul Casanova, C Gustavo Molina, OF Jerry Owens and OF Chris Young to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Released OF Alex Sanchez; Placed INF Fernando Vina on the 60-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain and patellar tendinitis in his left knee; Optioned RHP Kenny Baugh, RHP Mark Woodyard, INF Ryan Raburn, INF Chris Shelton, OF Byron Gettis and OF Curtis Granderson to Triple-A Toledo; Optioned RHP Preston Larrison to Double-A Erie; Optioned RHP Justin Verlander to Single A Lakeland; Assigned LHP Mike Bynum, RHP Nelson Cruz, RHP Andrew Good, RHP Matt Roney, C Brandon Harper, C Mike Rabelo, C Maxim St. Pierre and INF Jack Hannahan to minor league camp.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHP Taylor Buchholz and C Hector Gimenez to Triple A Round Rock; optioned LHP Mark McLemore and RHP Fernando Nieve to Double A Corpus Christi; optioned RHP Juan Gutierrez to Class A Lexington.
  New York Yankees
Sent INF Ferdin Tejeda outright to Double-A Trenton.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned OF Jason Perry to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned DH Jason Botts to Triple-A Oklahoma and RHP Nick Massett and RHP Josh Rupe to Double-A Frisco.
  Washington Nationals
Re-assigned RHP Dan Smith to minor league camp; Optioned LHP Mike Hinckley to Double-A Harrisburg and RHP Josh Karp to Triple-A New Orleans.
3/14/05 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Justin Wechsler, RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Enrique Gonzales, OF Reggie Abercrombie, and OF Josh Kroeger; Re-assigned RHP Phil Stockman, RHP Casey Daigle, C Corey Myers, INF Alan Zinter, C Juan Brito, and OF Doug DeVore; Released LHP Donovan Osborne.
  Baltimore Orioles
Optioned 1B Walter Young, C Eli Whiteside, RHP John Maine and RHP Jacobo Sequea to Triple-A Ottawa; Optioned LHP Adam Loewen to Class A Frederick; Re-assigned RHP Hayden Penn, RHP Brian Forystek, LHP Tony Saunders and RHP Marino Salas to minor league camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned LHP Abe Alvarez and INF Alejandro Machado to Triple-A Pawtucket; Optioned RHP Chris Smith to Double-A Portland; Optioned RHP Manny Delcarmen, RHP Anibal Sanchez, RHP Luis Mendoza and LHP Juan Cedeno to Single-A Wilmington; Re-assigned INF Kenny Perez and OF Chip Ambres to minor league camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Jeremy Guthrie and RHP Fausto Carmono to Triple-A Buffalo and RHP Jake Dittler to Double-A Akron; Re-assigned C Javi Herrera, INF Jose Morban and INF Jake Gautreau to minor league camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned RHP Juan Morillo to Single-A Asheville; Optioned RHP Ubaldo Jimenez to Single-A Modesto; Optioned IF Jayson Nix and OF Jeff Salazar to Double-A Tulsa; Optioned LHP Chris Narveson to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Re-assigned RHP Mike Esposito, LHP Justin Hampson, OF Tony Miller and IF Tim Olson to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Re-assigned RHP Steve Stemle, 1B Justin Huber and C Paul Phillips to Triple-A Omaha; Optioned RHP Brian Bass, RHP Devon Lowery, IF Donnie Murphy and RHP Leo Nunez to Double-A Wichita; Assigned OF Adrian Brown, RHP Roberto Giron and RHP Byron Embry to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Re-assigned LHP Tim Bittner and RHP Delvin James to minor league camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned RHP Joel Hanrahan, LHP Ryan Ketchner, LHP Orlando Rodriguez, LHP Derek Thompson and INF Delwyn Young.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Travis Bowyer, C Rob Bowen, INF Garrett Jones and INF Luis Rodriguez to Triple-A Rochester; Optioned LHP Francisco Liriano to Double-A New Britain; Optioned RHP Scott Tyler to Class A Ft. Myers; Re-assigned INF Luis Maza, INF Glenn Williams and OF Josh Rabe to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Optioned OF Ambiorix Concepion, OF Angel Pagan, RHP Matt Lindstrom and C Mike Jacobs to minor league camp; Assigned LHP Blake McGinley and RHP Juan Padilla to minor league camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Keith Bucktrot, RHP Zack Segovia, 3B Juan Richardson, LHP Francisco Butto and OF Chris Roberson to minor league camp; Re-assigned INF/OF John Castellano, C Tim Gradoville and OF Jorge Padilla to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Non-roster RHP Todd Ritchie announced his retirement.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned RHP Brad Baker, RHP Chris Oxspring, LHP Rusty Tucker, INF Josh Barfield, INF Tagg Bozied and INF Corey Smith to Triple-A Portland; Optioned LHP Sean Thompson to Double-A Mobile; Re-assigned RHP Michael Brunet, RHP Travis Chick, C George Kottaras and INF Michael Johnson to minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP David Aardsma, RHP Alfredo Simon, RHP Merkin Valdez, LHP Brian Burres, LHP Erick Threets, C Justin Knoedler, OF Fred Lewis and OF Daniel Ortmeier to the minor leagues.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Re-assigned C Tim Whittaker to minor-league camp; Optioned RHP Jason Arnold and 3B John Hattig to Triple-A Syracuse; Optioned RHP Ismael Ramirez, RHP Vince Perkins, SS Raul Tablado and OF Miguel Negron to Double-A New Hampshire.
  Washington Nationals
Placed RHP Francis Beltran on the 60-day disabled list with Tommy John surgery.
3/13/05 Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Jairo Garcia, RHP Chris Mabeus, INF Freddie Bynum, INF Adam Morrissey and OF Matt Watson to Triple-A Sacramento; Re-assigned RHP Evan Fahrner, RHP Brad Sullivan, RHP Billy Sylvester, INF Brian Snyder, OF Jack Cust and OF Richie Robnett to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Assigned OF Nate McLouth, OF Rich Thompson, OF Rajai Davis, RHP Bryan Bullington, LHP Cory Stewart, RHP Jeff Miller, RHP Brian Reith, RHP Matt Peterson, RHP Chris Enochs, RHP Kirk Bullinger, RHP Ron Chiavacci, INF Brad Eldred and C Ronny Paulino to minor league camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Re-assigned LHP Armando Almanza, RHP Matt Cain and RHP Brandon Villafuerte to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Re-assigned OF Ruddy Yan, RHP Thomas Diamond, RHP Lou Pote and RHP Rosman Garcia to minor league camp; Optioned RHP Juan Dominguez to Triple-A Oklahoma; Released C Robert Machado from his minor league contract.
3/12/05 Los Angeles Angels
Re-assigned RHP Von Stertzbach, RHP Bob Zimmermann, C Ryan Budde and C Bobby Wilson to minor league camp.
3/11/05 Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP Roberto Novoa to Triple-A Iowa and RHP David Crouthers to Double-A West Tenn.; Re-assigned LHP Raul Valdes, OF Adam Greenberg, C Jose Reyes and C Robinson Cancel to minor league camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Ronald Belisario to Double-A Carolina; Outrighted RHP Michael Flannery to Triple-A Albuquerque; Re-assigned RHP Kevin Cave, RHP Trevor Hutchinson, RHP Josh Johnson, RHP Mike Neu and LHP Scott Olsen to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Re-assigned OF Wayne Lydon to minor league camp.
  New York Yankees
Re-assigned LHP Danny Borrell to minor league camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Dustin McGowan to Triple-A Syracuse and re-assigned LHP David Purcey and LHP Zach Jackson to minor league camp.
3/10/05 Atlanta Braves
Optioned OF Onil Joseph to Mississippi (AA) and re-assigned RHP Daniel Curtis, RHP Gonzalo Lopez, C Miguel Bernard, C Brian McCann, C Carlos Mendez and OF Jeff Francoeur to minor league camp.
  New York Yankees
Re-assigned C Jon-Mark Sprowl, C Ryan Hankins, C Irwil Rojas, INF Ferdin Tejeda, LHP Sean Henn, RHP Marc Valdes, RHP Brad Voyles, RHP Ramon Ramirez and RHP Jason Anderson to minor league camp.
  San Diego Padres
Placed RHP Miguel Asencio (Tommy John surgery) on the 60-day disabled list and purchased the contract of LHP Darrell May from Triple-A Portland.
  Seattle Mariners
Re-assigned RHP Ricky Guttormson, RHP Rett Johnson, LHP Jared Thomas, INF Adam Jones and INF Matt Tuiasosopo to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Re-assigned IF Joaquin Arias, RHP Shane Bazzell, LHP John Danks, C Mike Nickeas, LHP Michael Tejera and RHP Jose Veras to minor league camp and optioned IF Jason Bourgeois to Frisco of the Texas League.
3/9/05 Chicago White Sox
Re-assigned C Jonathan Aceves, OF Tony Alvarez, RHP Enemencio Pacheco, 1B Jorge Toca and RHP Eduardo Villacis to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Re-assigned RHP Bob Keppel, RHP Joe Nelson, INF Aaron Baldiris, INF Danny Garcia, 1B Craig Brazell and C Andy Dominique to minor league camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Re-assigned LHP Joe Beimel, RHP Tim Corcoran, RHP Gerardo Garcia, RHP Jason Hammel, RHP Jimmy Haynes, RHP John Webb, RHP Brian Stokes, C Paul Hoover, C Dan Massiatte, INF Brandon Larson, INF Earl Snyder, OF Brian Buchanan and OF Damon Hollins to minor league camp; Optioned RHP Carlos Hines and LHP Jon Switzer to Double-A Montgomery.
3/8/05 Kansas City Royals
Assigned LHP Matt Campbell, LHP J.P Howell, RHP Billy Buckner, RHP Jonah Bayliss, OF Alan Moye and UT Darren Fenster to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Released C J.R. House.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned LHP Jack Taschner, RHP Brian Cooper, RHP Brandon Puffer, INF Jamie Athas, INF Michael Cervenak, OF Carlos Valderamma and OF Doug Clark to minor league camp.
3/7/05 Milwaukee Brewers
Re-assigned C Lou Palmisano, RHP Chris Saenz and RHP Mike Jones to minor league camp.
  New York Mets
Re-assigned C Jesus Flores, C John Pachot and LHP Tim Hamulack to minor league camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Assigned C Neil Walker, C Carlos Muldonado and LHP Paul Maholm to minor league camp.
  Washington Nationals
Re-assigned RHP Seth Greisinger, RHP Chad Durbin, RHP Luis Pineda, RHP Josh Karp, LHP Micah Bowie, LHP Bill Bray, C Drew McMillan, INF Rick Short, INF Jared Sandberg, INF Phil Hiatt and OF Brandon Watson to minor league camp.
3/6/05 New York Mets
Re-assigned RHP Grant Roberts, RHP Yusmeiro Petit and LHP Jose Rosado to minor league camp; Released NRI RHP Todd Van Poppel.
  Texas Rangers
Re-assigned LHP Justin Thompson and LHP Ryan Wing to minor league camp.
3/5/05 Chicago Cubs
Optioned LHP Renyel Pinto and LHP Carlos Vasquez to Triple-A Iowa.
3/4/05 Baltimore Orioles
Agreed to terms with RHP Kurt Ainsworth, RHP Rick Bauer, LHP Erik Bedard, RHP Daniel Cabrera, LHP Eric DuBose, C Geronimo Gil, INF/OF David Newhan, OF Tim Raines, 2B Brian Roberts, RHP Eddy Rodriguez, RHP Jacobo Sequea and RHP Todd Williams.
  Florida Marlins
Re-assigned RHP Rodrigo Rosario to minor league camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Exercised the right to renew the contracts of LHP Jaime Cerda, LHP Jimmy Gobble, RHP Zack Greinke, RHP Runelvys Hernandez and OF David DeJesus.
  Agreed to contract terms with RHP Denny Bautista, RHP Ambiorix Burgos, RHP Shawn Camp, RHP D.J. Carrasco, RHP Nate Field, RHP Devon Lowery, RHP Mike MacDougal, RHP Leo Nunez and RHP Kyle, INF Ken Harvey and INF Calvin Pickering.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed RHP Grant Balfour, RHP Boof Bonser, RHP Travis Bowyer, RHP Jesse Crain, RHP J.D. Durbin, RHP Scott Tyler, LHP Dave Gassner, RHP Francisco Liriano, LHP Ryan Rowland-Smith, C Rob Bowen, C Joe Mauer, C Corky Miller, INF Jason Bartlett, INF Michael Cuddyer, INF Garrett Jones, INF Justin Morneau, INBF Augie Ojeda, INF Nick Punto, INF Luis Rodriguez, INF Terry Tiffee, OF Lew Ford, OF Jason Kubel and OF Michael Restovich to one-year contracts.
  Signed RHP Juan Rincon to a two-year contract and RHP Joe Nathan to a two-year extension.
  San Diego Padres
Signed RHP Jake Peavy to a four-year contract plus an option for 2009.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed RHP Jorge Campillo to a one-year contract and placed LHP Travis Blackley on the 60-day disabled list, recovering from February 2005 left shoulder surgery.
3/3/05 Boston Red Sox
Agreed with LHP Abe Alvarez, LHP Juan Cedeno, RHP Manny Delcarmen, LHP Mark Malaska, RHP Anastacio Martinez, RHP Luis Mendoza, RHP Anibal Sanchez, RHP Chris Smith, C Kelly Shoppach, INF Hanley Ramirez, INF Kevin Youkilis, OF Adam Hyzdu and OF Adam Stern on one-year contracts.
  Cleveland Indians
Agreed with C Josh Bard, RHP Andrew Brown, RHP Fernando Cabrera, RHP Fausto Carmona, OF Coco Crisp, OF Franklin Gutierrez, 1B Travis Hafner, C Victor Martinez, RHP Matt Miller, INF Jhonny Peralta and RHP Kazuhito Tadano on one-year contracts.
  Oakland Athletics
Agreed to terms with RHP Kiko Calero, RHP Justin Duchscherer, RHP Jairo Garcia, RHP Rich Harden, C Adam Melhuse, INF Bobby Crosby, INF Marco Scutaro, OF Charles Thomas and OF Matt Watson on one-year contracts.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed RHP David Aardsma, LHP Brian Burres, RHP Kevin Correia, RHP Jesse Foppert, RHP Brad Hennessey, LHP Noah Lowry, RHP Scott Munter, RHP Alfredo Simon, LHP Erick Threets, RHP Merkin Valdez, RHP Tyler Walker, RHP Jerome Williams, C Justin Knoedler, INF Lance Niekro, OF Jason Ellison, OF Frederick Lewis, OF Todd Linden, OF Daniel Ortmeier and OF Tony Torcato to one-year contracts.
3/2/05 Detroit Tigers
Agreed with RHP Jeremy Bonderman, RHP Gary Knotts, RHP Colby Lewis, RHP Chris Spurling, LHP Wilfredo Ledezma, LHP Mike Maroth, LHP Nate Robertson, INF Omar Infante, INF Chris Shelton, INF Jason Smith, OF Nook Logan, OF Craig Monroe and OF Marcus Thames on one-year contracts.
  Florida Marlins
Renewed the contract of OF Miguel Cabrera.
  Houston Astros
Signed OF Jason Lane, INF Adam Everett, INF Morgan Ensberg and RHP Brad Lidge to one-year contracts.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed C John Buck, C Paul Phillips, INF Donnie Murphy, LHP Chris George and LHP Andrew Sisco to one-year contracts.
  Los Angeles Angels
Agreed to terms with RHP Brendan Donnelly, RHP Kevin Gregg, RHP John Lackey, INF Chone Figgins and OF Juan Rivera on one-year contracts.
  New York Mets
Agreed to terms with C Mike Jacobs, C Jason Phillips, INF Aarom Baldiris, INF Craig Brazell, INF Jeff Keppinger, INF Jose Reyes, INF David Wright, OF Ron Calloway, OF Ambiorix Concepcion, OF Victor Diaz, OF Wayne Lydon, OF Angel Pagan, OF Eric Valent, RHP Heath Bell, RHP Bartolome Fortunato, RHP Matt Ginter, RHP Aaron Heilman, RHP Bobby Keppel, RHP Matt Lindstrom, RHP Jae Seo and RHP Tyler Yates on one-year contracts.
  San Diego Padres
Signed SS Khalil Greene; OF/IF Xavier Nady; OFs Freddy Guzman, Ben Johnson and Jon Knott; IFs Josh Barfield, Tagg Bozied, J.J. Ferminiak, Paul McAnulty and Cory Smith; Cs Miguel Ojeda and Humberto Quintero; RHPs Brad Baker, Justin Germano, Blaine Neal and Chris Oxspring; and LHPs Randy Williams, Sean Thompson and Rusty Tucker to one-year contracts.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned OF John Bowker, OF Nate Schierholtz, OF Clay Timpner, INF Angel Chavez, INF Julio Cordido, INF Kevin Frandsen, C Eliezer Alfonzo, C Trey Lunsford, LHP Patrick Misch and RHP Jeremy Accardo to minor league camp.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Ricardo Rodriguez, OF Kevin Mench and OF Laynce Nix to one-year contracts.
3/1/05 Atlanta Braves
Signed RHP Tim Hudson to a four-year contract extension, with a club option for a fifth season.
  Seattle Mariners
Re-signed RHP Jon Huber to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Re-signed 1B Chris Duncan to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
  Agreed to terms with LHP Carmen Cali, LHP Randy Flores, RHP Jimmy Journell, RHP Rhett Parrott, RHP Evan Rust, RHP Adam Wainwright, OF John Gall, OF Reid Gorecki, INF Hector Luna, INF Scott Seabol and C Yadier Molina on one-year contracts.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Agreed with OF Alex Rios, RHP Vince Perkins and IF Raul Tablado on one-year contracts.