|3/28/01||Eric Hinske acquired from the Chicago Cubs for Miguel Cairo and A''s refuse the return of Rule 5 selection Scott Chiasson; Omar Olivares traded to Pittsburgh for a player to be named later or cash.|
|3/23/01||Optioned outfielder Eric Byrnes to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); reassigned catcher Cody McKay and infielder Miguel Cairo to minor league camp.|
|3/19/01||Optioned pitchers Todd Belitz and Justin Miller, infielder Jason Hart and outfielder Mario Encarnacion to Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); assigned pitchers Jon Ratliff and Steve Schrenk and outfielder Andy Abad to their minor league camp.|
|3/12/01||Eric Ireland, Oscar Salazar and Bert Snow optioned to Sacramento; Juan Pena optioned to Midland.|
|3/1/01||Jeff Tam: Signed pitcher Jeff Tam to a two-year contract with club options for 2003 and 2004.|
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