|12/26/03||Signed free-agent third baseman Tony Batista to a one-year contract. Signed RHP Jeremy Fikac to a minor-league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.|
|12/19/03||Did not tender 2004 contracts to RHPs Orlando Hernandez, Hector Almonte and Britt Reames.|
|Traded IF/OF Jose Macias to the Cubs for minor league P Wilton Chavez.|
|12/15/03||Selected IF Andy Fox in Major League phase of Rule 5 Draft; in Triple-A phase, selected OF Ender Chavez, C John Wilson and Anthony Medrano; in Double-A phase, selected P James Garvin, 3B Eric Storey and P Somer Gonzalez.|
|Traded C Michael Barrett to the A''s for minor league pitcher Jonathan Brett and a player to be named.|
|Signed OF Carl Everett to a two-year contract.|
|12/14/03||Named Tim Raines Sr. manager of Class A Brevard County|
|12/12/03||Sold contract of RHP Julio Manon to the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball League.|
|12/4/03||Traded RHP Javier Vazquez for the Yankees'' 1B Nick Johnson, OF Juan Rivera and LHP Randy Choate|
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