|11/20/02||Purchased the contract of pitcher Mario Ramos from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); purchased the contract of catcher Gerald Laird from Frisco of the Texas League (AA); purchased the contract of outfielder Laynce Nix from Stockton of the California League (A).|
|11/19/02||Activated pitchers Jovanny Cedeno and Jeff Zimmerman, infielder Frank Catalanotto and outfielder Rusty Greer from the 60-day disabled list; named John Castleberry, Steve Flores, Gary McGraw, John Poloni, Tommy Tanous and Frankie Thon scouts; announced that amateur scouts Jim Fairey, Joel Grampietro, Tim Hallgren, George Lazerique, Jim Lentine, Dennis Meeks and Greg Whitworth have left the organization.|
|11/18/02||Juan Alvarez: Waived pitcher Juan Alvarez.|
|11/15/02||Agreed to terms with free agent lefthanded pitchers C.J. Nitkowski and Ray Beasley on 2003 contracts with Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League.|
|11/13/02||Hideki Irabu: Texas announced that righthanded pitcher Hideki Irabu has been placed on irrevocable waivers for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.|
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