|1/29/09||Signed INF Juan Uribe to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.|
|1/20/09||Signed LHP Jack Taschner to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.|
|1/9/09||Invited C Buster Posey to Spring Training. Invited C Jackson Williams to Spring Training. Invited C Todd Jennings to Spring Training. Invited INF Matt Downs to Spring Training. Invited RHP Kevin Pucetas to Spring Training. Sent INF Ivan Ochoa outright to Triple-A Fresno. He had been designated for assignment on December 30. He refused the assignment and is a . Signed OF Andres Torres, who had been with the Cubs, to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed RHP Brandon Medders, who had been with the Diamondbacks, to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training. Signed RHP Francis Beltran, who had been with the Tigers, to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.|
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