|3/30/03||Purchased the contracts of INF Jay Bell and LHP Graeme Lloyd.|
|3/29/03||Designated RHP Tyler Walker for assignment.|
|3/28/03||Placed RHP Pedro Astacio on the 15-day disabled list , retroactive to March 21, with right shoulder tendonitis. Placed RHP Grant Roberts on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendonitis. Placed LHP John Franco on the 15-day disabled list while he recovers from left elbow surgery, which he underwent in Los Angeles May 15, 2002. RHP Tyler Yates placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, while he recovers from right elbow surgery.|
|3/27/03||Reassigned INF Jorge Toca and INF/OF Tony Clark to minor league camp. Recalled C Jason Phillips.|
|3/26/03||Optioned RHP Jason Middlebrook to Triple-A Norfolk|
|3/25/03||Released right-handed pitcher Donovan Osborne. Optioned catcher Jason Phillips to Triple-A Norfolk. Re-assigned RHP pitcher Aaron Heilman and IFs Russ Johnson and Jorge Velandia to minor league camp.|
|3/21/03||Signed RHP pitcher Scott Strickland to a one-year deal.|
|3/20/03||Sent catchers Joe DePastino and Virgil Chevalier, pitchers Pedro Feliciano and Dan Wheeler and infielder Jose Reyes to minor league camp for re-assignment.|
|3/17/03||Outrighted RHPs Tyler Walker and Pat Strange, infielder Marco Scutaro and outfielder Raul Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk.|
|3/12/03||Outrighted LHP Franklin Nunez to Triple-A Norfolk.|
|3/10/03||Optioned pitchers Heath Bell, P.J. Bevis, Jeremy Griffiths, Phil Seibel, IF Craig Brazell and OF Prentice Redman to Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned OF Jeff Duncan to Double-A Binghamton. Outfielder Esix Snead, catcher Justin Huber and pitchers John Bale, Pete Zamora and Bobby Munoz were re-assigned to minor league camp.|
|3/4/03||Catchers Mike Jacobs, Brett Kay, Joe Hieptas sent to the minor league camp for re-assignment.|
© MLB Advanced Media, LP. All rights reserved.
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.