|1/31/05||Signed RHP Jeff Nelson to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.|
|1/26/05||Designated RHP Aaron Looper for assignment.|
|Signed Cuban expat INF Yuniesky Betancourt to a Major League contract. Length of the contract was not immediately disclosed.|
|1/25/05||Signed RHP Aaron Sele, LHP Nate Bland, RHP Dan Reichert, C Kit Pellow, INF Mickey Lopez, INF Ramon Santiago, RHP Rett Johnson, RHP Masao Kida, C Ryan Christianson and C Wiki Gonzalez to minor league contracts with invitations to Spring Training; Invited INF Adam Jones, RHP Felix Hernandez and 2004 draft pick SS Matt Tuiasosopo to Spring Training.|
|1/18/05||Signed LHP Ron Villone to a two-year contract.|
|1/14/05||Agreed to terms with IF Benji Gil on a minor league contract.|
|1/11/05||Agreed to terms with RHP Gil Meche on a one-year deal.|
|1/4/05||Agreed to terms on a contract with SS Pokey Reese for the 2005 season with a club option for 2006; Placed INF Jolbert Cabrera on unconditional release waivers to allow him to play in Japan.|
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