|1/21/09||Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with C Henry Blanco. Designated RHP Virgil Vasquez for assignment.|
|1/20/09||Signed RHP Heath Bell to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.|
|1/15/09||Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with IF David Eckstein; claimed RHP Jae Kuk Ryu off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.|
|1/13/09||Re-signed RHP Mark Prior to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed INF Chris Burke, who had been with the Diamondbacks, to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.|
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