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Date Transaction
3/31/06 Atlanta Braves
Purchased the contracts of 1B/OF Brian Jordan and LHP Mike Remlinger; optioned RHP Joey Devine and 1B James Jurries to Triple-A Richmond; outrighted RHP Brad Baker to Richmond; placed LHP John Foster (strained left elbow), LHP Macay McBride (strained left forearm), LHP Mike Hampton (Tommy John surgery) and OF Kelly Johnson (sprained right elbow) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 24.
  Baltimore Orioles
Claimed C Raul Chavez on waivers from the Houston Astros.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired INF Freddie Bynum from the A's in a three-team trade. Sent LHP John Koronka and a player to be named to Texas in the deal; optioned INF Ryan Theriot to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Claimed LHP Jon Coutlangus off waivers from the Giants and optioned him to Double-A Chattanooga; Placed RHP Grant Balfour on the 60-day disabled list recovering from September 2005 shoulder surgery.
  Colorado Rockies
Designated LHP Jaime Cerda for assignment.
  Detroit Tigers
Designated RHP Franklyn German for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Placed LHP Michael Megrew on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive active to March 24, with left-shoulder tendinitis; reassigned C Tom Wilson to Minor League camp.
  Houston Astros
C Raul Chavez has been claimed on outright waivers by the Baltimore Orioles.
  Kansas City Royals
Traded INF Wilson Valdez to the Dodgers for Minor League RHP Jarod Plummer, who will be assigned to Double-A Wichita.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned SS Jason Bartlett to Triple-A Rochester.
  New York Mets
Assigned RHP Jose Lima, LHP Darren Oliver, RHP Yusaku Iriki and RHP Heath Bell to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired RHP Juan Dominguez from the Texas Rangers in exchange for IF/OF Freddie Bynum and LHP John Rheinecker.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned non-roster invitee RHP Brandon Duckworth to Minor League camp, optioned OF Jody Gerut to Triple-A Indianapolis, purchased the contract of INF/OF Jose Hernandez from Triple-A Indianapolis and placed RHP Bryan Bullington on the 60-day disabled list recovering from October 2005 shoulder surgery; Reassigned LHP C.J. Nitkowski and RHP Terry Adams to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Claimed C Guillermo Quiroz off waivers from the Blue Jays; Returned LHP Luis Gonzalez to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned RHP Chad Orvella to Triple-A Durham; Released LHP Mark Malaska; Reassigned RHP Justin Miller, RHP Al Reyes, C Mike Rose and INF Luis Rivas to Minor League camp; Outrighted RHP Chad Harville to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Acquired LHP John Rheinecker and INF Freddie Bynum from the Oakland A's in exchange for RHP Juan Dominguez; Rangers then sent Bynum to the Chicago Cubs for LHP John Koronka and a player to be named later or cash considerations.
  Toronto Blue Jays
C Guillermo Quiroz was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners; Placed C Gregg Zaun on the 15-day Disabled List, retroactive to March 24.
3/30/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Released OF Luis Terrero.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned OF Dustan Mohr to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP Roberto Novoa to Triple-A Iowa.
  Houston Astros
Acquired INF Cody Ransom from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for cash considerations.
  Kansas City Royals
Traded INF Joe McEwing to the Astros for a player to be named.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned LHP Joe Saunders and RHP Greg Jones to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Mike Adams to Triple-A Nashville; Placed RHP Ben Sheets on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to March 24 (right posterior shoulder strain).
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned non-roster invitee RHP Giovanni Carrera to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Released RHP Andy Ashby; Signed RHP Brian Sikorski to Triple-A Portland contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Traded non-roster INF Cody Ransom to the Houston Astros for cash considerations.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHP Brian Meadows to a one-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Outrighted RHP Jon Leicester to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned IF Kevin Barker, IF Luis Figueroa, RHP Lee Gronkiewicz and C Mike Mahoney to Minor League camp.
  Washington Nationals
Purchased the contract of C Wiki Gonzalez from Triple-A New Orleans; Reassigned C Alberto Castillo and RHP Kevin Gryboski to Minor League camp; Gave OF Michael Tucker his unconditional release; Outrighted RHP Travis Hughes to New Orleans.
3/29/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Jeff Bajenaru to Minor League camp.
  Baltimore Orioles
Released C Geronimo Gil.
  Chicago Cubs
Assigned non-roster invitee OF Michael Restovich to Minor League camp; Optioned LHP Rich Hill to Triple-A Iowa.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned INF William Bergolla, INF Matt Kata and LHP Brian Shackelford to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed OF Grady Sizemore to six-year contract through the 2011 season with a club option for 2012.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned the contracts of RHP Mark Woodyard, RHP Roman Colon, INF Don Kelly and OF Nook Logan to Triple-A Toledo; Assigned LHP Hector Mercado, INF Mike Hessman and OF Alexis Gomez to Minor League camp; Claimed C Rob Bowen off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
  Florida Marlins
INF Lenny Harris and RHP Kerry Ligtenberg asked for their release; Reassigned INF Mike Kinkade and OF Mike Cepicky to Minor League camp; Optioned LHP Scott Olsen to Triple-A Albuquerque; Added RHP Matt Herges to the 40-man roster.
  Kansas City Royals
Optioned OF Aaron Guiel to Triple-A Omaha and RHP Leo Nunez to Double-A Wichita. Reassigned INF Joe McEwing to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHP Chris Bootcheck and OF Reggie Willits to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed 2B Jeff Kent to a one-year contract extension with an option for 2008.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Released RHP Kane Davis.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned LHP Dennys Reyes, C Shawn Wooten and INFs Luis Maza and Glenn Williams to Minor League camp; 2005 Rule V selection Jason Pridie was returned to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and assigned to Triple-A Durham; Placed LHP Dave Gassner on the 15-day disabled list with a left elbow strain; Claimed C Rob Bowen off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned C Keith McDonald to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned RHP Robinson Tejeda and LHP Eude Brito to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; optioned INF Danny Sandoval to Minor League camp; Placed RHP Chris Booker on the 15-day disabled list (left knee inflammation); Released RHP Ricardo Rodriguez.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned INF/OF Jose Bautista and C Ronny Paulino to Triple-A Indianapolis; Reassigned non-roster invitees RHP Scott Strickland, RHP Britt Reames and INF/OF Mike Edwards to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Purchased the contract of RHP Jamey Wright from Triple-A Fresno and designated LHP Jon Coutlangus for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Clint Nageotte and IF/OF Mike Morse to Triple-A Tacoma; Reassigned RHP Kevin Appier, RHP Scott Atchison, RHP Francisco Cruceta, RHP Sean Green, INF Greg Dobbs, INF Jose Morban, INF Cody Ransom, OF Adam Jones and C Corky Miller to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Released INF Deivi Cruz; Optioned OF John Gall and OF Chris Duncan to Triple-A Memphis.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Twins returned Rule 5 pick OF Jason Pridie.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned RHP Juan Dominguez and RHP Edinson Volquez to Triple-A Oklahoma; Assigned RHP Jose Silva to Minor League camp; Released RHP John Wasdin.
  Washington Nationals
Transferred RHP Luis Ayala to the 60-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his right elbow and RHP Brian Lawrence to the 60-day disabled list recovering from February 2006 right shoulder surgery; Purchased the contracts of SS Royce Clayton and 1B Daryle Ward from Triple-A New Orleans.
3/28/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Assigned LHP Randy Choate to Minor League camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Optioned C Brayan Pena and SS Tony Pena to Triple-A Richmond.
  Baltimore Orioles
Reassigned RHP Andy Mitchell, LHP Vic Darensbourg, IFs Napoleon Calzado, Howie Clark, Eddy Garabito and Fernando Tatis and OF Esix Snead to Minor League camp; Transferred RHP Aaron Rakers to the 60-day disabled list with a torn right labrum.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned RHPs Manny Delcarmen and Craig Hansen to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP David Aardsma, RHP Angel Guzman and RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to Triple-A Iowa; Returned C Casey Kopitzke to Minor League camp; Placed RHP Mark Prior (right subscapularis strain) and RHP Kerry Wood (right shoulder arthroscopy) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27.
  Acquired RHP Lincoln Holdzkom and LHP Zach McCormack from the Florida Marlins in exchange for RHP Todd Wellemeyer; announced the retirement of Marquis Grissom.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed LHP Felix Heredia to a Minor League contract.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned C J.D. Closser and OF Jeff Baker to Minor League camp; Assigned RHP Jose Acevedo, RHP Miguel Asencio, INF Carlos Rivera and INF Ian Stewart to Minor League camp; Placed SS Josh Wilson on the 60-day disabled list with a broken left big toe.
  Florida Marlins
Acquired RHP Todd Wellemeyer from the Cubs for nonroster RHP Lincoln Holdzkom and nonroster LHP Zach McCormack; purchased the contract of RHP Matt Herges from Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed INF Tony Graffanino off waivers from Boston; Claimed RHP Steve Andrade off waivers from San Diego; Designated OF Chip Ambres for assignment; Placed LHP Bobby Madritsch on the 60-day disabled list (recovering from November 2005 shoulder surgery).
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHP Scott Dunn and RHP Jason Bulger to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Optioned 2B Jeff Keppinger, LHP Royce Ring and LHP Juan Perez to Triple-A Norfolk; reassigned OF Tike Redman, OF Lastings Milledge, C Sandy Martinez and 1B Todd Self to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Traded RHP Aquilino Lopez to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Minor League OF Matt Thayer and 3B Trey Johnston.
  San Diego Padres
RHP Stephen Andrade was claimed off outright waivers by Kansas City.
  Seattle Mariners
Released non-roster invitee C Andy Dominique.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned RHP Tim Corcoran to Triple-A Durham; Reassigned LHP Wayne Franklin to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Returned RHP James Baldwin to Minor League camp.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned OF Ryan Church, RHP Jason Bergmann and INF Brendan Harris to Triple-A New Orleans; reassigned LHP Bill Bray to Minor League camp.
3/27/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Dustin Nippert, 2B Alberto Callaspo, SS Stephen Drew and OF Scott Hairston to Minor League camp; reassigned RHP Mike Koplove, C Juan Brito and 3B Brian Barden to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Reassigned LHP Javier Lopez and RHP Tim Redding to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned RHP Jake Robbins to Minor League camp; Signed OF Terrence Long to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Nate Bump to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned 3B Alex Gordon to Double-A Wichita; Reassigned INFs Chris Clapinski, Wilson Valdez, Benji Gil, and Mike Coolbaugh and C Paul Phillips to Triple-A Omaha.
  Placed RHP Runelvys Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list due to lack of stamina.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned LHP Tim Hamulack, RHP D.J. Houlton and RHP Jonathan Broxton to Triple-A Las Vegas; Reassigned LHP Kelly Wunsch to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Sent 2B Zach Sorensen outright to Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Mets
Sent RHP Mitch Wylie outright to Triple-A Norfolk. Wylie refused the assignment and is now a free agent.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP Colter Bean to Triple-A Columbus; Reassigned RHP Mark Corey and LHP Dusty Bergman to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reassigned LHP Cole Hamels to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Yoel Hernandez and RHP Aquilino Lopez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre.
  San Diego Padres
Released RHP Brian Sikorski and sent RHP Jason Anderson and 1B Walter Young outright to Triple-A Portland; Optioned C Pete Laforest to Triple-A Portland; Reassigned RHP Seth Etherton, RHP Jon Adkins, LHP Ryan Meaux, INF Ricky Gutierrez and outfielder Jack Cust to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Brad Hennessey, RHP Merkin Valdez and OF Dan Ortmeier to Triple-A Fresno.
  Texas Rangers
Released INF Erubiel Durazo.
  Washington Nationals
Placed RHP Luis Ayala (right elbow), RHP Ryan Drese (right shoulder), RHP Brian Lawrence (right shoulder), C/1B Robert Fick (right elbow) and SS Cristian Guzman (right shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 24.
3/26/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Jose Cruz from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for LHP Brad Halsey.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned OF Felix Pie to Triple-A Iowa and returned LHP Les Walrond and RHP Randy Wells to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Sean Tracey to Triple-A Charlotte; reassigned LHP Armando Almanza, INF Andy Gonzalez, INF Robert Valido, C Gustavo Molina and OF Ryan Sweeney to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Unconditionally released INF Carlos Pena.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned INF Robert Andino, 1B Jason Stokes and RHP Travis Bowyer to Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned C Ryan Jorgensen and OF Mark Little to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Released LHP Darrell May; Reassigned INF Jason Hart, OF Josh Rabe and OF Andres Torres to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Optioned OF Kevin Thompson and OF Kevin Reese to Triple-A Columbus; Reassigned C Ben Davis to Minor League camp.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Chad Gaudin, LHP John Rheinecker, C Jeremy Brown, IF Mike Rouse and OFs Charles Thomas and Matt Watson to Triple-A Sacramento.
  Acquired LHP Brad Halsey from the Diamondbacks for RHP Juan Cruz.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned non-roster invitees RHP Marty McLeary, RHP Jorge Vasquez, C Paul Chiaffredo, INF J.J. Furmaniak and OF Ray Sadler to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned RHP Pedro Liriano to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Released RHP Jeff Nelson and reassigned INF Brian Daubach to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Assigned LHP Ron Mahay to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned LHP Matt Blank to Minor League camp.
3/25/06 Cincinnati Reds
Signed OF Alex Sanchez to a Minor League contract; RHP Jason Standridge accepted his outright assignment to Triple-A Louisville.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Jeremy Guthrie to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Houston Astros
Reassigned RHP Ezequiel Astacio, RHP Joe Valentine, RHP Dave Borkowski, OF Josh Anderson, OF Charlton Jimerson, OF Luke Scott, INF Danny Klassen and C Hector Gimenez to the Minor Leagues; Placed INF Jeff Bagwell on the 15-day disabled list.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Assigned LHP Jason Kershner, LHP Justin Thompson, RHP Allan Simpson, C Mike Rivera and INF Brent Abernathy to Minor League camp; Optioned OF Nelson Cruz to Triple-A Nashville.
  New York Yankees
Acquired C Keith McDonald from the Rangers for a player to be named.
  Texas Rangers
Reassigned LHP Kevin Walker to Minor League camp; optioned OF Jason Botts to Triple-A Oklahoma.
3/24/06 Boston Red Sox
Claimed 1B Hee-Seop Choi off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned LHP Michael Gosling, RHP Justin Germano and OF Chris Denorfia to Triple-A Louisville; reassigned LHP Jung Keun Bong to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned INF/C Ryan Garko, OF Franklin Gutierrez and INF Andy Marte to AAA Buffalo; Reassigned INF Jose Flores, RHP Ben Howard and INF Lou Merloni to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Reassigned LHP Taylor Tankersley, LHP Josh Stewart and RHP Ryan Rupe to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Sent RHP Seth Etherton outright to Triple-A Portland. The Royals declined to take the Rule 5 pick back.
  Seattle Mariners
Released non-roster Spring Training invitees RHP Dave Burba and INF Fernando Vina.
3/23/06 Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Anthony Lerew to Triple-A Richmond; reassigned to Minor League camp: RHP Chad Paronto, RHP Wes Obermueller, RHP Travis Smith, INF Cesar Crespo, OF David Kelton and OF Michael Ryan to Triple-A Richmond; RHP Sean White and C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to Double-A Mississippi; and C Steve Pyzik to Class A Myrtle Beach.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned INF Alejandro Machado to Triple-A Pawtucket and reassigned OF Ron Calloway and RHP Jimmy Serrano to Minor League camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned C Geovany Soto to Triple-A Iowa and C Jose Reyes and INF Brian Dopirak to Double-A West Tenn; Returned INF Casey McGehee and INF Augie Ojeda to Minor League camp.
  Cardinals returned Rule 5 Draft pick, RHP Juan Mateo, to the Cubs.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned LHP Wilfredo Ledezma to Triple-A Toledo; Assigned RHPs Chad Durbin, Lee Gardner and Kevin Hodge, Cs Brian Peterson and Max St. Pierre, 1B Josh Phelps and OFs Ryan Ludwick and Reggie Taylor to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned OF Andre Ethier to Triple-A Las Vegas and reassigned RHP Takashi Saito to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Placed RHP Juan Padilla on the 60-day disabled list, recovering from March 2006 Tommy John surgery.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned OF Shin-Soo Choo to AAA Tacoma.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Returned Rule 5 selection RHP Juan Mateo to the Cubs.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned LHP Billy Traber toTriple-A New Orleans; Reassigned RHP Kyle Denney, C Mike DiFelice, OF Kenny Kelly, OF George Lombard, RHP Saul Rivera and RHP Steve Watkins to Minor League camp; Released LHP Valerio de los Santos per his contract.
3/22/06 Baltimore Orioles
Released RHP Ricky Bottalico and IF Luis Lopez; Optioned OF Val Majewski, SS Brandon Fahey and RHP Hayden Penn to Triple-A Ottawa; Optioned OF Jeff Fiorentino to Double-A Bowie; Reassigned RHP Winston Abreu, LHP Scott Rice, 1B Alejandro Freire and 1B-3B Andy Tracy to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Reassigned OF Darren Blakely, INF Josh Fields and P Agustin Montero to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Andrew Brown and RHP Fausto Carmona to Triple-A Buffalo.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Yusmiero Petit to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  New York Mets
Assigned RHP Mike Pelfrey, RHP Bartolome Fortunato and RHP Jeremi Gonzalez to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Purchased the contract of LHP Alan Embree from Triple-A Portland.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned RHP Anthony Reyes, LHP Carmen Cali, LHP Tyler Johnson and C Michel Hernandez to Triple-A Memphis.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned RHP Ben Weber to Minor League camp.
3/21/06 Chicago Cubs
Reassigned Cs Jake Fox and Dennis Anderson to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Reassigned 3B Josh Fields, OF Darren Blakeley and RHP Agustin Montero to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired C David Ross from the San Diego Padres in exchange for RHP Bobby Basham and designated RHP Jason Standridge for assignment.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned RHP Logan Kensing to Triple-A Albuquerque; Reassigned RHP Buddy Carlyle, RHP Eddie Gaillard, INF Mickey Lopez and INF Scott Seabol to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Carlos Villanueva to Double-A Huntsville.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned LHP Sean Burnett, LHP Tom Gorzelanny, INF Yurendell DeCaster, INF Brad Eldred, OF Rajai Davis to Triple-A Indianapolis; RHP Ron Chiavacci, RHP Nerio Rodriguez, RHP Matt Whiteside, Reassigned C Carlos Maldonado, INF Jason Alfaro, INF Gookie Dawkins to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Acquired RHP Bobby Basham from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for C David Ross.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned LHP Bobby Livingston to AAA Tacoma; Reassigned Cs Jeff Clement and Rob Johnson and INFs Asdrubal Cabrera, Todd Sears and Matt Tuiasosopo to Minor League camp.
3/20/06 Boston Red Sox
Acquired OF Wily Mo Pena from the Reds in exchange for RHP Bronson Arroyo and cash.
  Chicago White Sox
Acquired LHP Matt Thornton from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for OF Joe Borchard.
  Cincinnati Reds
Acquired RHP Bronson Arroyo and cash from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for OF Wily Mo Pena; Reassigned LHP Tommy Phelps to Minor League camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Assigned RHP Nate Field, RHP Bret Prinz, RHP Keiichi Yabu, LHP Steve Colyer, LHP Randy Williams and C Dan Conway to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Reassigned RHPs Kyle Snyder, Adam Bernero, David Elder, Bobby Keppel, Joe Nelson and OFs Chad Allen and Kerry Robinson to Triple-A Omaha. Reassigned C Mark Tupman to Double-A Wichita. Optioned LHP J.P Howell and INFs Andres Blanco, Ruben Gotay and Justin Huber to Triple-A Omaha.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP Boof Bonser, C Chris Heintz and 1B Garrett Jones to Triple-A Rochester.
  Oakland Athletics
Reassigned OF Doug Clark to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Reassigned OF Peter Bergeron, RHP Ryan Cameron, RHP Clay Condrey, 1B/OF Shawn Garrett, RHP Travis Minix, RHP Brian Sanches, INF Bobby Scales and INF Joe Thurston to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Acquired OF Joe Borchard from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for LHP Matt Thornton.
3/19/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Brian Bruney to Minor League camp; Assigned LHP Neal Musser, RHP Kevin Jarvis, LHP Felix Heredia, INF Chris Carter and C Matt Morgan to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Signed DH/OF Juan Gonzalez to a Minor League contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Reassigned RHP Homer Bailey, C Ryan Hanigan, INF Aaron Holbert, INF Earl Snyder and C Steve Torrealba to Minor League camp and released OF Tuffy Rhodes.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHP Matt Albers and RHP Felipe Paulino to Triple-A Round Rock.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned LHP Nathan Bland, LHP Jonathon Rouwenhorst, RHP Dustin Moseley, and C Ryan Buddewas to Minor League camp; Optioned INF Erick Aybar, INF Howie Kendrick, and OF Tommy Murphy to Double-A Arkansas.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHP Allan Simpson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League camp; assigned LHP Zach Jackson to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Optioned RHP John Maine, RHP Steve Schmoll to Triple-A Norfolk and RHP Henry Owens to Single-A St. Lucie; Reassigned LHP Matt Perisho, 1B Juan Tejeda and OF Julio Ramirez to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP T.J. Beam to Double-A Trenton; Optioned Melky Cabrera and LHP Sean Henn to Triple-A Columbus; reassigned LHP Frank Brooks, RHP J. Brent Cox, C David Parrish, INF Marcos Vechionacci, INF Ramiro Pena, INF Eric Duncan and INF Mitch Jones to Minor League camp; announced the retirement of Al Leiter.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Matt Roney and RHP Shane Komine to Triple-A Sacramento; Reassigned RHP Jason Karnuth, C Kurt Suzuki and INF Andrew Beattie to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Reassigned LHP Michael Tejera, RHP Matt Anderson, RHP Brian Cooper, RHP Matt Kinney, SS Tomas de la Rosa and C Yamid Haad to Minor League camp; optioned C Justin Knoedler and OF Nate Schierholtz to Triple-A Fresno.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Signed RHP Al Reyes to a Minor League contract; Optioned RHP Jason Hammel to Triple-A Durham.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned OF Tyrell Godwin and INF Bernie Castro to Triple-A New Orleans; Reassigned C Brandon Harper to Minor League camp.
3/18/06 Baltimore Orioles
Reassigned INF Leo Daigle, OF Keith Reed, C Brian Bock and C Ryan Hubele to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Reassigned OF Ryan Mulhern to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned LHP Ricky Barrett and RHP Kevin Cameron to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned RHP Tim Stauffer to Triple-A Portland; Reassigned IF/C Jason Hill to Minor League camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Sent LHP Jon Switzer outright to Triple-A Durham.
  Texas Rangers
Reassigned RHP Rick Bauer to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Dustin McGowan to Triple-A Syracuse.
3/17/06 Atlanta Braves
Signed RHP Peter Moylan and LHP Damian Moss to Minor League contracts.
  Boston Red Sox
Reassigned RHP Matt Ginter, LHP Craig Breslow, LHP Mike Bumatay, LHP Phil Seiber, INF Jed Lowrie and OF Luke Allen to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Cla Meredith to Triple-A Pawtucket.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned OF Jerry Owens and LHP Paulino Reynoso to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Detroit Tigers
Optioned RHPs Eulogio De La Cruz, Preston Larrison, Humberto Sanchez and Jordan Tata, INFs Tony Giarratano and Kody Kirkland and OF Brent Clevlen to Double-A Erie; Assigned RHPs Tim Crabtree and Colby Lewis, Cs Mike Rabelo and Danilo Sanchez and INF Kevin Hooper to Minor League camp; Released RHP Matt Mantei from his Triple-A Toledo contract.
  Los Angeles Angels
Optioned OF Nick Gorneault to Triple-A Salt Lake.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned RHP Chris Mabeus to Triple-A Sacramento; Reassigned INFs Daric Barton and Cliff Pennington to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned OF T.J. Bohn to AAA Tacoma.
  Texas Rangers
Reassigned C Nick Trzesniak and INF Travis Metcalf to Minor League camp; optioned INF Joaquin Arias to Triple-A Oklahoma.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Brandon League, RHP Shaun Marcum, RHP Francisco Rosario, RHP Ty Taubenheim and OF John-Ford Griffin to Triple-A Syracuse and OF Miguel Negron to Double-A New Hampshire.
  Washington Nationals
Reassigned RHP Anastacio Martinez, RHP Santiago Ramirez, LHP Joe Horgan and SS Ian Desmond to Minor League camp.
3/16/06 Boston Red Sox
Signed C Javier Cardona to a Minor League contract.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Kazuhito Tadano to Triple-A Buffalo and OF Brad Snyder to Double-A Akron; re-assigned C Armando Camacaro, OF Todd Donovan, INF Jake Gautreau and INF/OF Joe Inglett to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Optioned 3B Andy LaRoche and LHP Greg Miller to Double-A Jacksonville.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned RHP Chris Demaria, LHP Dana Eveland and OF Tony Gwynn, Jr. to Triple A Nashville; Optioned INF Hernan Iribarren to Class A Brevard County; Assigned LHP Wilfredo Rodriguez to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned RHP Matt Garza to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Reassigned C Zachary Clements to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Optioned RHP Matt DeSalvo and RHP Jeff Karstens to Triple-A Columbus.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned OF Josh Kroeger and C Carlos Ruiz to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned INF Travis Hanson and INF Brendan Ryan to the Minor Leagues; Re-assigned RHP Blaine Neal, RHP John Riedling, RHP Brad Voyles and RHP John Webb to Minor League camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned INF B.J Upton, OF Delmon Young, INF Wes Bangston, C Shawn Riggans, LHP Chris Seddon, RHP James Shields and RHP Brian Stokes to Triple-A Durham; Reassigned RHP Travis Driskill, C Ryan Christianson, INF Fernando Cortez, INF Kevin Witt, OF Elijah Dukes, OF Darnell McDonald to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Assigned LHP John Danks, RHP Thomas Diamond and RHP Jayson Durocher to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned SS Sergio Santos, 2B Ryan Roberts, 3B John Hattig, 1B Rob Cosby, RHP Josh Banks to Triple-A Syracuse; Optioned RHP Ismael Ramirez to Double-A New Hampshire; Reassigned RHP Casey Janssen and C Curtis Thigpen to Minor League camp.
3/15/06 Atlanta Braves
Optioned RHP Brad Baker and INF Scott Thorman to Triple-A Richmond; Optioned INF Luis Hernandez, INF Martin Prado and OF Josh Burrus to Double-A Mississippi; Optioned RHP Jose Ascanio to Class A Myrtle Beach; Reassigned RHP Kevin Barry, C Clint Sammons and INF Jonathan Schuerholz to Minor League camp.
  Cincinnati Reds
Claimed INF Matt Kata off waivers from the Phillies and released RHP Allan Simpson.
  Cleveland Indians
Optioned RHP Jake Dittler, RHP Edward Mujica, RHP Brian Slocum and LHP Jason Stanford to Triple-A Buffalo; Optioned INF Michael Aubrey and LHP Rafael Perez to Double-A Akron; Reassigned C Javi Herrera, LHP Tony Sipp and LHP Jeremy Sowers to Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Optioned LHP Adam Bostick, RHP Anibal Sanchez and RHP Scott Tyler to Double-A Carolina; Optioned LHP Renyel Pinto to Triple-A Albuquerque; Optioned RHP Jesus Delgado, Harvey Garcia and RHP Jose Garcia to Class A Jupiter.
  Houston Astros
Optioned RHPs Jason Hirsh, Jimmy Barthmaier, Juan Gutierrez and LHP Mark McLemore to Triple-A Round Rock; Reassigned RHP Jared Gothreaux and Cs Alan Zinter and J.R. House to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned RHP David Austen, INF Brandon Wood, C Bobby Wilson and C Michael Collins to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Reassigned RHP Alay Soler, RHP Tim Lavigne and LHP Mike Venafro to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Anderson Garcia to Triple-A Norfolk.
  Philadelphia Phillies
INF Matt Kata was claimed by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Reassigned C Steve Lerud to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Released INF Bobby Hill.
  Seattle Mariners
Optioned RHP Renee Cortez, LHP Travis Blackley and LHP Cesar Jimenez to Triple-A Tacoma; Optioned RHP Yorman Bazardo, RHP Marcos Carvajal, INF Oswaldo Navarro and OF Wladimir Balentien to Double-A San Antonio; Reassigned LHP Lindsay Gulin, C Andy Dominique and INF Rayon Lampe to Minor League camp; Released RHP Jeff Heaverlo.
3/14/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Enrique Gonzalez to Minor League camp; Assigned C Miguel Montero to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Returned Rule 5 RHP Jamie Vermilyea to the Toronto Blue Jays.
  Chicago Cubs
Optioned RHP Carlos Marmol and INF Scott Moore to Double-A West Tenn; Reassigned RHP Brian Boehringer, LHP Carmen Pignatiello, INF Brandon Sing, OF Buck Coats and OF Adam Greenberg to Minor League camp.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned RHP Charlie Haeger, INF Pedro Lopez, INF Casey Rogowski and C Chris Stewart to Triple-A Charlotte; Reassigned RHP Lance Broadway and LHP Ray Liotta to Minor League camp.
  Colorado Rockies
Optioned RHP Manuel Corpas and RHP Juan Morillo to Single-A Modesto; Optioned RHP Mike Esposito and OF Jeff Salazar to Triple-A Colorado Springs; Optioned RHP Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP Ramon Ramirez, RHP Eduardo Sierra and INF Jayson Nix to Double-A Tulsa; Reassigned RHP Jim Miller, RHP Sandy Nin, RHP Judd Songster, LHP Justin Hampson, LHP Zack Parker, C Chris Iannetta and INF Troy Tulowitzki to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned INF Tony Abreu and 3B Chris Truby to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Optioned RHP J.D. Durbin, RHP Pat Neshek and OF Alex Romero to Triple-A Rochester; optioned LHP Errol Simonitsch, RHP Adam Harben, LHP Justin Jones and LHP Jose Mijares to Double-A New Britain; reassigned INF Tommy Watkins, OF Denard Span, OF Kevin West and C Kyle Phillips to Minor League camp.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Optioned OF Michael Bourn and LHP Daniel Haigwood to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; Optioned RHP Scott Mathieson and RHP Zack Segovia to Double-A Reading; Reassigned C John Vanden Berg, C Jason Jaramillo, LHP Gio Gonzalez, LHP Matt White, RHP Aaron Myette, RHP Jeremy Cummings to the Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Red Sox returned Rule 5 pick RHP Jamie Vermilyea.
  Washington Nationals
Reassigned OFs Mike Vento and Alex Escobar to Minor League camp; Optioned 3B/OF Tony Blanco to Potomac of the Class A Carolina League.
3/13/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Optioned RHP Edgar Gonzalez, RHP Tony Pena, RHP Mike Schultz, LHP Doug Slaten and OF Chris Young to Minor League camp; reassigned LHP Bill Murphy to Minor League camp.
  Baltimore Orioles
Optioned LHP Adam Loewen, RHP James Johnson, RHP Marino Salas and RHP Brian Finch to Double-A Bowie; Reassigned RHP John Stephens to Minor League camp.
  Boston Red Sox
Optioned LHP Abe Alvarez, LHP Jon Lester, RHP Edgar Martinez, RHP David Pauley, RHP Jermaine Van Buren, OF Brandon Moss, and OF David Murphy to Triple-A Pawtucket; Reassigned RHP Tim Bausher, RHP Franklin Nunez, INF Luis A. Jimenez, INF Rodney Nye, INF Josh Pressley, and OF Tyler Minges to Minor League camp.
  Chicago Cubs
Acquired LHP Clint Brannon from the Texas Rangers to complete the Nov. 16, 2005 trade for RHP Jon Leicester.
  Cincinnati Reds
Optioned RHP Travis Chick, LHP Phil Dumatrait, C Miguel Perez and 1B Joey Votto to Double-A Chattanooga; Optioned RHP Elizardo Ramirez and INF Ray Olmedo to Triple-A Louisville; Reassigned RHP Jimmy Journell and LHP Ben Kozlowski to Minor League camp.
  Detroit Tigers
Former first-round pick Kyle Sleeth was optioned to Class A Lakeland so he could continue his rehab process in Minor League camp.
  Florida Marlins
Outrighted RHP Allen Baxter to Triple-A Albuquerque.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Luke Hudson to a Minor League contract with an invitation Spring Training; Optioned 2B Donnie Murphy and RHP Brian Bass to Triple-A Omaha; Optioned SS Angel Sanchez and LHP Juan Cedeno to Double-A Wichita; Re-assigned 1B Chris Richard, C Adam Donachie, RHP Luis Cota and RHP Ryan Baerlocher to Minor League camp.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Optioned LHP Manny Parra to Double A Huntsville.
  Oakland Athletics
Optioned OF Javier Herrera to Triple-A Sacramento; Reassigned RHPs Adam Johnson, Alex Santos and Mac Suzuki, C Raul Casanova and OFs Hiram Bocachica and Danny Putnam to their Minor League camp.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Optioned RHP Jonah Bayliss and LHP Mike Johnston to Triple-A Indianapolis; optioned RHP Josh Sharpless, INFs Javier Guzman and Craig Stansberry to Double-A Altoona; reassigned RHP Matt Peterson, who was a non-roster invitee, and OF Andrew McCutchen to Minor League camp.
  San Diego Padres
Optioned 1B/OF Paul McAnulty and OF Freddy Guzman to Triple-A Portland; Optioned RHP Jared Wells, LHP Sean Thompson and C George Kottaras to Double-A Mobile; Reassigned RHP Kenny Baugh, RHP Cesar Carrillo, RHP Mike Thompson, LHP Erick Burke and INF Matt Bush to Minor League camp.
  San Francisco Giants
Optioned RHP Kelyn Acosta, LHP Jon Coutlangus, LHP Jesus Reina, RHP Alfredo Simon, LHP Erick Threets, INF Travis Ishikawa and OF Fred Lewis to Minor League camp; Reassigned RHP Jeff Miller, RHP Billy Sadler, LHP Jonathan Sanchez, RHP Brian Wilson, C Todd Jennings, INF Derin McMains and OF Adam Shabala to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Sent LHP Clint Brannon to the Chicago Cubs to complete the Nov. 16, 2005 trade for RHP Jon Leicester; Reassigned RHP Ryan Bukvich to Minor League camp.
  Optioned RHP Wes Littleton to Triple-A Oklahoma and RHP Armando Galarraga to Double-A Frisco.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Optioned RHP Ryan Houston to Triple-A Syracuse and RHP Vince Perkins to Double-A New Hampshire.
3/12/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Reassigned SS Justin Upton, OF Jarred Ball and OF Marland Williams to Minor League camp.
  Los Angeles Angels
Reassigned LHP Tim Bittner, LHP Dan Davidson, RHP Matt Hensley, RHP Tommy Mendoza and RHP Alex Serrano to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned OF Reid Gorecki to Minor League camp; Re-assigned OF Prentice Redman, C Brian Esposito and C Iker Franco to Minor League camp.
3/11/06 Chicago Cubs
Reassigned RHP Bryan Corey and RHP Bobby Brownlie to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed Ambiorix Burgos to a one-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Assigned OF Brad Nelson to Triple-A Nashville; returned non-roster invitees C Carlos Corporan, C Lou Palmisano and LHP Mitch Stetter to Minor League camp.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned LHP Jason Miller, LHP Glen Perkins and RHP Julio DePaula to Minor League camp.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned RHP Philip Hughes, C Jason Brown, OF Chris Prieto, RHP Darrell Rasner and INF Danny Garcia to Minor League camp.
  Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Optioned RHP Carlos Hines and LHP Jon Switzer to Triple-A Durham; optioned RHP Jeff Niemann to Double-A Montgomery; reassigned C Josh Arhart, RHP Jack Cressend, RHP J.B. Miadich, RHP Tony Peguero and RHP Jose Rodriguez to Minor League camp.
  Texas Rangers
Optioned INF Aarom Baldiris to Double-A Frisco and reassigned C Mike Nickeas and OF Ruddy Yan to Minor League camp.
3/10/06 Baltimore Orioles
Reassigned RHP Orber Moreno, RHP Ryan Keefer and LHP John Parrish to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed SS Jhonny Peralta to a five-year contract with a club option for 2011.
  Florida Marlins
Reassigned LHP Jimmy Anderson, RHP Nic Ungs, C Brad Davis and C Brett Hayes to Minor League camp.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed CF David DeJesus to a five-year contract with a club option for 2011.
  Minnesota Twins
Reassigned Cs Korey Feiner and Kyle Geiger to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Signed OF So Taguchi to a one-year contract.
3/9/06 Cincinnati Reds
Released RHP Bubba Nelson and RHP Luke Hudson; Reassigned INF Aaron Herr, INF Derek Wathan and RHP Josh Hall to Minor League camp.
  Cleveland Indians
Re-assigned OF Ben Francisco and OF Trevor Crowe to Minor League camp.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned C Erik Kratz, LHP David Purcey and LHP Ricky Romero to Minor League camp.
  Washington Nationals
Optioned 1B Larry Broadway to Triple-A New Orleans and LHP Michael Hinckley to Class A Potomac; Reassigned RHP Andrew Good, RHP Francis Beltran, LHP Mike Bacsik, LHP Micah Bowie, LHP Jim Crowell, C Erick San Pedro, INF Josh Labandeira, INF Kory Casto, OF Frank Diaz, OF Ruben Mateo and OF Cristian Guerrero to Minor League camp.
3/8/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Acquired RHP Jeff Bajenaru from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for INF Alex Cintron.
  Chicago White Sox
Outrighted LHP Arnie Munoz to Triple-A Charlotte.
  Acquired INF Alex Cintron from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Jeff Bajenaru.
  Seattle Mariners
Re-assigned RHPs Rich Dorman and Chris Jaile to Minor League camp; Added RHP Sean Green to Major League camp as a non-roster invitee.
3/7/06 Boston Red Sox
Announced the retirement of C John Flaherty.
  Chicago White Sox
Optioned LHP Rusty Tucker to Triple-A Charlotte; Reassigned LHP Chad Bentz, OF Ben Grieve, INF Tim Hummel, C Carlos Lee, C Donny Lucy, LHP Corwin Malone, LHP Stephen Randolph and INF Jorge Velandia to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Re-assigned RHPs Philip Humber, Matt Lindstrom, Rafael Cova, Jeremy Hill and Jason Scobie, Cs Jesus Flores, Drew Butera, Andy Wilson and Aaron Hathaway, and INF Brett Harper to Minor League camp.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Optioned LHP Chris Narveson to Triple-A Memphis and re-assigned RHP Andy Cavazos, RHP Dennis Tankersley, LHP Randy Leek, LHP Rich Rundles, C Bryan Anderson, C Jason Motte, INF Kit Pellow and IF Dave Berg to Minor League camp.
3/6/06 Milwaukee Brewers
Reassigned RHP Jerome Gamble to Minor League camp; Optioned RHP Mike Jones to Single-A Brevard County.
  Texas Rangers
Reassigned RHP Nick Regilio to Minor League camp.
3/5/06 Baltimore Orioles
Released RHP Ryan Jensen.
  Cleveland Indians
Signed LHP Cliff Lee, LHP Jason Stanford, RHP Matt Miller, OF Grady Sizemore and SS/2B Brandon Phillips to one-year contracts.
  Florida Marlins
Terminated the contract of INF Pokey Reese.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed C John Buck to a one-year contract.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Reassigned C Robinzon Diaz to Minor League camp.
3/4/06 Minnesota Twins
Agreed to terms on 2006 contracts with RHPs Scott Baker, Jesse Crain and Matt Guerrier; LHP Francisco Liriano; C Joe Mauer; 1B Justin Morneau and OF Lew Ford.
  New York Yankees
Reassigned C Jose Gil and RHPs Steven White and Kris Wilson to Minor League camp; optioned RHP Jorge De Paula to Triple-A Columbus.
3/3/06 Chicago Cubs
Voided the contract of RHP Jason Simontacchi.
  Chicago White Sox
Signed OF Ruben Rivera to a Minor League contract.
  Los Angeles Angels
Signed RHP Ervin Santana, RHP Kevin Gregg, INF Casey Kotchman, INF Maicer Izturis and INF Robb Quinlan to one-year contracts.
  Minnesota Twins
Announced the retirement of nonroster Spring invitee LHP Gabe White.
  Pittsburgh Pirates
Agreed to terms with LHP Sean Burnett, LHP John Grabow, LHP Mike Johnston, RHP Ian Snell, C Humberto Cota, INF Jose Bautista, INF Brad Eldred and INF Javier Guzman.
  Texas Rangers
Reassigned C Taylor Teagarden to Minor League camp.
3/2/06 Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed the following 19 players for the 2006 season: RHPs Greg Aquino, Jason Bulger, who was then traded, Brian Bruney, Edgar Gonzalez, Enrique Gonzalez, Dustin Nippert, Tony Pena and Mike Schultz, LHPs Brad Halsey and Doug Slaten, INFs Andy Green, Scott Hairston, Conor Jackson and Chad Tracy, OFs Luis Terrero and Chris Young, and Cs Koyie Hill, Miguel Montero and Chris Snyder; Renewed the contracts of RHPs Brandon Medders and Jose Valverde.
  Colorado Rockies
Purchased the contract of OF Eli Marrero from Triple-A Colorado Springs; Placed RHP Chin-hui Tsao on the 60-day disabled list.
  Florida Marlins
Agreed to terms with 3B Miguel Cabrera and RHP Sergio Mitre; Renewed the contract of LHP Jason Vargas.
  Houston Astros
Signed three players to one-year contracts: OF Jason Lane ($450,000), INF/OF Chris Burke ($362,500) and OF Willy Taveras ($400,000).
  Kansas City Royals
Signed OF Aaron Guiel, OF Shane Costa, RHP Mike MacDougal, RHP Denny Bautista, RHP Mike Wood, LHP Andrew Sisco, LHP Jimmy Gobble, LHP J.P. Howell, LHP Bobby Madritsch, C Paul Phillips and 1B Justin Huber to one-year contracts.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed INF Bill Hall to a one-year contract.
  Minnesota Twins
Invited nonroster RHPs Kevin Cameron, Julio DePaula, Matt Garza and Jason Miller, and OF Kevin West to Spring Training; Released nonroster Spring invitees RHPs Ryan Glynn and Pete Munro, and OF Tim Raines.
  New York Mets
Sold the contract of LHP Dae-Sung Koo to the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean League.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed RHP Jeremy Accardo, RHP Kelyn Acosta, RHP Kevin Correia, RHP Brad Hennessey, RHP Scott Munter, RHP Alfredo Simon, RHP Merkin Valdez, RHP Tyler Walker, RHP Matt Cain, LHP Jon Coutlangus, LHP Jesus Reina, LHP Jack Taschner, LHP Erick LHP Threets, LHP Noah Lowry, C Eliezer Alfonzo, C Justin Knoedler, INF Angel Chavez, INF Travis Ishikawa, INF Lance Niekro, OF Fred Lewis, OF Dan Ortmeier, OF Nate Schierholtz, OF Jason Ellison and OF Todd Linden to one-year contracts.
  Seattle Mariners
Agreed to terms on 2006 contracts with RHPs Clint Nageotte and J.J. Putz and OF Shin-Soo Choo; Renewed the contract of RHP Felix Hernandez.
  Washington Nationals
Signed RHP Chad Cordero to a one-year contract.
3/1/06 Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to one-year contracts with C Miguel Perez and RHP Ryan Wagner.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Manuel Corpas and RHP Juan Morillo to one-year contracts.
  Detroit Tigers
Signed RHP Roman Colon, RHP Jason Grilli, RHP Kyle Sleeth, LHP Wilfredo Ledezma, LHP Nate Robertson, INF Omar Infante, INF Chris Shelton, OF Nook Logan and OF Marcus Thames to one-year contracts.
  Houston Astros
Signed five players to one-year contracts: RHP Brandon Backe ($442,500), INF Eric Bruntlett ($365,000), LHP Mike Gallo ($365,000), C Hector Gimenez ($327,000) and RHP Chad Qualls ($376,000).
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Reassigned OF Tydus Meadows to Minor League camp.
  New York Mets
Bret Boone announced his retirement.
  San Diego Padres
Signed SS Khalil Greene to a one-year contract.
  San Francisco Giants
Sent RHP Joe Bateman, RHP Justin Hedrick, C Brian Munhall, C Guillermo Rodriguez, INF Brian Buscher, INF Pablo Sandoval, INF Jake Wald, OF Brian Horwitz, OF Clay Timpner and OF John Bowker to Minor League camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed OF Raul Ibanez to a two-year contract extension.