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Date Transaction
2/28/09 Chicago Cubs
Signed 3B Corey Koskie to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Juan Cruz to a two-year contract with a 2011 club option. Designated INF Esteban German for assignment.
2/27/09 Kansas City Royals
LHP Neal Musser cleared waivers and was released.
  New York Mets
Signed LHP Ron Villone to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Released RHP Adam Eaton.
2/26/09 Atlanta Braves
Placed RHP Tim Hudson on the 60-day disabled list.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed INF Doug Mientkiewicz to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/24/09 Arizona D-backs
Reassigned RHP Reid Mahon to Minor League camp.
  Atlanta Braves
Signed OF Garret Anderson to a one-year contract.
  Cincinnati Reds
Agreed to one-year contracts with LHP Bill Bray, C/IF/OF Wilkin Castillo and IF Paul Janish.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Reassigned 2B Jason Bourgeois and C Martin Maldonado to Minor League camp.
2/23/09 Seattle Mariners
Re-signed OF Michael Wilson to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Washington Nationals
Released LHP Odalis Perez.
2/22/09 Cleveland Indians
Agreed to one-year contracts with the following players on the club's 40-man roster: Josh Barfield, Shin-Soo Choo, Aaron Laffey, Jon Meloan, Adam Miller, Anthony Reyes, Tony Sipp, Jeremy Sowers and Wyatt Toregas.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed 2B Orlando Hudson to a one-year contract.
2/21/09 Boston Red Sox
Invited non-roster RHP Adam Mills to Spring Training .
  Minnesota Twins
Agreed to terms with 3B Joe Crede on a one-year contract. Placed RHP Pat Neshek on the 60-day disabled list.
  San Diego Padres
Signed Mexican League RHP Walter Silva to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Released OF Mike Wilson.
  Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Kris Benson to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/20/09 Arizona D-backs
Sent RHP Jailen Peguero outright to Triple-A Reno and invited him to Spring Training.
  Atlanta Braves
Re-signed LHP Tom Glavine to a one-year contract.
  Chicago Cubs
Released LHP Bill White. Invited RHP Brian Schlitter to Spring Training.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Signed RHP Jason Isringhausen to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/19/09 Cleveland Indians
Acquired RHP Juan Salas from the Tampa Bay Rays for INF Isaias Velasquez. Salas had been designated for assignment on Feb. 12. Designated 3B Andy Marte for assignment.
  Kansas City Royals
Claimed INF Tug Hulett off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. He had been designated for assignment on February 15. Designated LHP Neal Musser for assignment.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Signed 2B Adam Kennedy to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Sent LHP Brian Burres and LHP Reid Santos outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.
2/18/09 Arizona D-backs
Claimed RHP Bobby Korecky off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. Designated RHP Jailen Peguero for assignment.
  Minnesota Twins
Signed RHP Luis Ayala to a one-year contract.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed OF Ken Griffey Jr. to a one-year contract. Invited C Israel Nunez to Spring Training.
2/17/09 Milwaukee Brewers
Re-signed RHP Eric Gagne to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  San Diego Padres
Signed OF Emil Brown to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/16/09 Boston Red Sox
Signed OF Brad Wilkerson to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Angels
Invited RHP Eddie McKiernan to Spring Training.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed C Jason Phillips to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed 2008 Draft pick RHP Joshua Fields to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/15/09 Cleveland Indians
Signed INF Tony Graffanino to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.
  Milwaukee Brewers
RHP Luis Pena claimed off waivers by Seattle. C Vinny Rottino cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville. RHP Ramiro Mendoza did not successfully complete his physical and departed camp.
  Seattle Mariners
Claimed RHP Luis Pena off waivers from the Brewers. Designated INF Tug Hulett for assignment.
2/14/09 New York Mets
Signed RHP Livan Hernandez to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/13/09 Baltimore Orioles
Sent 3B Scott Moore outright to Triple-A Norfolk and invited him to Spring Training.
  New York Mets
Re-signed INF Ramon Martinez to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  New York Yankees
Signed RHP Brett Tomko to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Re-signed RHP Dirk Hayhurst to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/12/09 Chicago White Sox
Signed 1B Ben Broussard to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Angels
Signed OF Bobby Abreu to a one-year contract.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Signed RHP Braden Looper to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2010. Designated C Vinny Rottino for assignment. Claimed RHP Nick Green off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Designated RHP Luis Pena for assignment.
  New York Yankees
Invited RHP J.B. Cox, RHP George Kontos and RHP Kanekoa Texeira to Spring Training.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Designated RHP Juan Salas for assignment. Invited C Craig Albernaz, C Nevin Ashley, SS Timothy Beckham, LHP Jason Cromer, RHP Neal Frontz, LHP Carlos Hernandez, RHP Calvin Medlock, 3B Chris Nowak and C Matt Spring.
2/11/09 Colorado Rockies
Signed LHP Randy Flores to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Kansas City Royals
Invited C Kiel Thibault to Spring Training.
  New York Mets
Re-signed 2B Jose Valentin to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed 1B Kevin Millar to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Sent INF Russ Adams outright to Triple-A Las Vegas and invited him to Spring Training.
  Washington Nationals
Signed 1B/OF Adam Dunn to a two-year contract.
2/10/09 Arizona D-backs
Invited RHP Hector Ambriz, RHP Tony Barnette, RHP Brooks Brown, C Ed Easley, OF Evan Frey, C John Hester, RHP Reid Mahon, OF Trent Oeltjen, OF Gerardo Parra, INF Rusty Ryal, LHP Daniel Schlereth to Spring Training. Signed OF Brandon Watson to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Baltimore Orioles
Signed INF/OF Ty Wigginton to a two-year contract. Designated INF Scott Moore for assignment.
  Cincinnati Reds
Invited C Chris Denove to Spring Training.
  Colorado Rockies
Invited RHP Jhoulys Chacin, INF Christian Colonel, OF Chris Frey, RHP Brandon Hynick, C Michael McKenry and OF Matt Miller. Signed C Sal Fasano to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Invited C Wilin Rosario to Spring Training.
  Kansas City Royals
Signed RHP Jamey Wright to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Invited SS Ivan DeJesus to Spring Training. Signed RHP Ronald Belisario, RHP Charlie Haeger, RHP Tanyon Sturtze and LHP Eric Milton to Minor League contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed RHP Ramon Ortiz to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Invited LHP Brad Furnish, RHP Shaun Garceau and LHP Kat Maekawa to Spring Training.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Signed LHP Brian Shouse to a one-year contract with a club option for 2010.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Acquired RHP Matt Bush, who had been designated for assignment on February 5, from the San Diego Padres for a PTBN or cash considerations. Released RHP Dirk Hayhurst.
2/9/09 Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed RHP Jeff Weaver to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Oakland Athletics
Signed RHP Edgar G. Gonzalez to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  San Diego Padres
Invited 1B Kyle Blanks, RHP Greg Burke, RHP Matt Buschmann, C Mitch Canham, 3B Peter Ciofrone, RHP Gabe DeHoyos, OF Chad Huffman, OF Cedric Hunter, RHP Will Inman, RHP Mat Latos, LHP Arturo Lopez, RHP Edwin Moreno, C Colt Morton and LHP Nick Schmidt to Spring Training.
  San Francisco Giants
Signed INF Rich Aurilia to a Minor League deal and invited him to Spring Training.
  St. Louis Cardinals
Released 2B Adam Kennedy.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Signed 3B Morgan Ensberg to a Minor League contract.
2/8/09 Boston Red Sox
Invited 1B Lars Anderson, RHP Daniel Bard, OF Zach Daeges, LHP Kris Johnson, OF Josh Reddick, LHP Dustin Richardson and RHP Charlie Zink to Spring Training.
  Philadelphia Phillies
Signed 1B Ryan Howard to a three-year contract extension.
  Texas Rangers
Signed OF Andruw Jones to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/7/09 Texas Rangers
Signed RHP Brendan Donnelly to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed RHP Shawn Camp to a one-year deal.
2/6/09 Arizona D-backs
Signed RHP Tom Gordon, who had been with the Phillies, to a one-year contract.
  Boston Red Sox
Re-signed C Jason Varitek to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2010. Sent OF/1B Jeff Bailey outright to Triple-A Pawtucket and invited him to Spring Training.
  Los Angeles Dodgers
Signed LHP Randy Wolf to a one-year contract.
  Tampa Bay Rays
Signed RHP Winston Abreu to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Texas Rangers
Re-signed RHP Jason Jennings to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed Japanese LHP Ken Takahashi to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Sent C Curtis Thigpen outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.
2/5/09 Cincinnati Reds
Signed OF Jacque Jones and 1B/OF Daryle Ward to Minor League contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training.
  Minnesota Twins
Agreed to one-year contract with RHP Matt Guerrier, avoiding arbitration.
  New York Mets
Signed RHP Elmer Dessens to Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  San Diego Padres
Signed OF Cliff Floyd to a one-year contract. Designated RHP Matt Bush for assignment.
  Seattle Mariners
Signed LHP Tyler Johnson to Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Signed LHP Brian Tallet to a one-year contract. Claimed RHP T.J. Beam off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Designated INF/OF Russ Adams for assignment.
  Washington Nationals
Signed LHP Odalis Perez to a one-year contract and invited him to Spring Training.
2/4/09 Baltimore Orioles
Signed LHP John Parrish, who had been with the Blue Jays, to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Colorado Rockies
Acquired OF Matt Murton from the Oakland Athletics for INF Corey Wimberly.
  Detroit Tigers
Outrighted the contract of RHP Eddie Bonine to Triple-A Toledo.
  Kansas City Royals
Avoided arbitration with RHP Brian Bannister, agreeing to a one-year deal.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Acquired LHP Chase Wright from the New York Yankees for OF/C Eric Fryer. Signed RHP Ramiro Mendoza to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  New York Yankees
Acquired OF/C Eric Fryer from the Milwaukee Brewers for LHP Chase Wright.
  Oakland Athletics
Traded OF Matt Murton to the Colorado Rockies for INF Corey Wimberly.
  Toronto Blue Jays
Claimed LHP Brian Burres off waivers from the Orioles. Designated catcher Curtis Thigpen for assignment.
2/3/09 Cleveland Indians
Signed RHP Vinnie Chulk to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.
  Colorado Rockies
Avoided arbitration with 3B Garrett Atkins, agreeing to a one-year contract.
  Detroit Tigers
Avoided arbitration with RHP Justin Verlander, agreeing to a one-year deal.
  Milwaukee Brewers
Avoided arbitration with 2B Rickie Weeks, agreeing to a one-year contract.
  New York Mets
Re-signed LHP Oliver Perez to a three-year contract.
  Texas Rangers
Re-signed LHP Eddie Guardado to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Washington Nationals
Signed C Javier Valentin and IF Alex Cintron to Minor League deals.
2/2/09 Atlanta Braves
Agreed to terms with 1B Casey Kotchman on a one-year deal, avoiding salary arbitration.
  Baltimore Orioles
Acquired LHP Rich Hill from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named. Designated LHP Brian Burres for assignment.
  Chicago Cubs
Traded LHP Rich Hill to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named. Traded RHP Michael Wuertz to Oakland Athletics for Minor League OF Richie Robnett and IF Justin Sellers.
  Cincinnati Reds
Signed C Humberto Cota to a Minor League contract, with an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Announced the retirement of Minor League C Ryan Jorgensen.
  Colorado Rockies
Signed RHP Josh Fogg to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.
  Oakland Athletics
Acquired RHP Michael Wuertz from the Chicago Cubs for OF Richie Robnett and INF Justin Sellers.