Transactions - 2001

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2001.

December
Date Description
12/18/2001 Agreed to terms with OF Danny Bautista on a three-year contract;named Robin Yount 1B coach.
12/12/2001 Agreed to terms with free agent OF Jose Guillen.
12/07/2001 Offered salary arbitration to P Mike Morgan and OF Danny Bautista.
November
Date Description
11/20/2001 Acquired contracts of RHPs P.J. Bevis, Jose Valverde and Jeremy Ward,and OFs Doug Devore and Luis Terrero. Released RHP Gerald Guzman.Outrighted OF Ryan Christenson, RHP Erik Sabel and LHP Troy Brohawnto Triple-A Tucson. Signed LHP Eddie Oropesa and RHP Jose Parra tominor league contracts.
October
Date Description
10/19/2001 Named Al Pedrique manager and Dennis Lewallyn pitching coach ofTucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); named Chip Hale manager,Mike Parrott pitching coach and Scott Coolbaugh hitting coach of ElPaso of the Texas League (AA).
September
Date Description
09/27/2001 Purchased the contract of catcher Ken Huckaby from Tucson of thePacific Coast League (AAA); recalled pitcher Geraldo Guzman fromTucson and placed him on the 60-day disabled list with a rightelbow injury.
09/26/2001 Activated pitcher Robert Ellis from the 15-day disabled list.
09/13/2001 Arizona Diamondbacks reached an agreement with first-round pick Pitcher JasonBulger.
09/07/2001 Infielder Juan Sosa was designated for assignment to the minorleagues.
09/04/2001 Recalled pitchers Mike Koplove and Mike Mohler and catcher MikeDiFelice from Tuscon of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); recalledinfielders Alex Cintron and Juan Sosa and outfielder Jack Custfrom Tuscon; recalled infielder Lyle Overbay from El Paso of theTexas League (AA); transferred pitcher Armando Reynoso from the15-day to 60-day disabled list. Waived catcher Mike DiFelicefor the purpose of giving him his unconditional release.
09/02/2001 Activated first baseman Erubiel Durazo from the 15-day disabledlist; recalled pitcher Erik Sabel, catcher Chad Moeller andoutfielder Ryan Christenson from Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); purchased the contracts of pitcher Eric Knott andoutfielder Midre Cummings from Tucson.
August
Date Description
08/24/2001 Optioned Catcher Mike DeFelice to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); Recalled catcher Rod Barajas from Tucson.
08/17/2001 Placed infielder Erubied Durazo on the 15-day disabled list with astrained lower back; Activated pitcher Greg Colbrunn from the 15-day disabledlist.
July
Date Description
07/26/2001 Optioned Catcher Rod Barajas to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA).
07/25/2001 Traded pitcher Nick Bierbrodt, outfielder Jason Conti and cashconsiderations to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for pitcher AlbieLopez and catcher Mike DiFelice.
07/23/2001 Optioned pitcher Mark Mohler to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); Recalled pitcher Nick Bierbrodt from Tucson;Placed pitcher Robert Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with aright shin contusion.
07/16/2001 Optioned catcher Chad Moeller to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); Recalled catcher Rod Barajas from the 15-daydisabled list.
07/12/2001 Optioned outfielder Jason Conti to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); Activated infielder Matt Williams from the 15-daydisabled list.
07/01/2001 Placed infielder Greg Colbrunn on the 15-day disabled list with abruised left knee; Activated pitcher Brian Anderson from the 15-day disabledlist.
June
Date Description
06/27/2001 Optioned pitcher Nick Bierbrodt to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); Recalled outfielder Jason Conti from Tucson.
06/25/2001 Optioned outfielder Ryan Christenson to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); Activated infielder Greg Colbrunn from the 15-day disabledlist.
06/19/2001 Acquired outfielder Ryan Christenson from the Oakland Athleticsfor outfielder Rob Ryan.
06/14/2001 Placed pitcher Armando Reynoso on the 15-day disabled list with asore right shoulder; Optioned catcher Rod Barajas to Tucson ofthe Pacific Coast League (AAA); purchased the contract of pitcher Mike Mohler from Tucson; Recalled outfielder Rob Ryan fromTucson.
06/06/2001 Placed infielder Greg Colbrunn on the 15-day disabled list with abruised left knee; Recalled catcher Chad Moeller fromTucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
06/03/2001 Placed pitcher Brian Anderson on the 15-day disabled list with astrained groin muscle; Recalled pitcher Geraldo Guzman fromTucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
06/02/2001 Optioned pitcher Geraldo Guzman to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA); purchased the contract of infielder Junior Spiveyfrom Tucson.
May
Date Description
05/29/2001 Optioned outfielder Juan Sosa to El Paso of the Texas League (AA);Activated pitcher Armando Reynoso from the 15-day disabled list.
05/24/2001 Placed pitcher Russ Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a strainedright shoulder; recalled pitcher Geraldo Guzman from Tucson of thePacific Coast League (AAA).
05/22/2001 Placed third baseman Matt Williams on the 15-day disabled list with atorn left hamstring; recalled infielder Juan Sosa from Tuscon of thePacific Coast League (AAA).
05/13/2001 Placed pitcher Armando Reynoso on the 15-day disabled list,retroactive to May 5, with a right shoulder strain; recalledpitcher Erik Sabel from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
05/03/2001 Activated pitcher Brian Anderson from the 15-day disabled list;optioned pitcher Eric Sabel to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League(AAA).
April
Date Description
04/28/2001 Acquired pitcher Jonathan Johnson from the Texas Rangers for cashconsiderations and assigned him to Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA).
04/26/2001 Placed pitcher Matt Mantei on the 15-day disabled list with atissue tear in his right elbow; purchased the contract of pitcherEric Sabel from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA);transferred pitcher Bobby Witt from the 15-day to the 60-daydisabled list.
04/24/2001 Moved pitcher Todd Stottlemyre from the 15-day disabled list to the60-day disabled list.
04/16/2001 Placed pitcher Mike Morgan on the 15-day disabled list, retroactiveto April 15, with a strained right arch; purchased the contract ofpitcher Robert Ellis from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
04/13/2001 Designated outfielder Midre Cummings for assignment; purchased thecontract of pitcher Troy Brohawn from Tucson of the Pacific CoastLeague (AAA).
04/08/2001 Activated outfielder Reggie Sanders from the 15-day disabled list;placed pitcher Bobby Witt on the 15-day disabled list with a rightelbow strain.
04/04/2001 Placed infielder Danny Klassen on the 15-day disabled list with astress fracture in his right foot; recalled first baseman ErubielDurazo from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
March
Date Description
03/29/2001 Acquired catcher Chad Moeller from the Minnesota Twins forinfielder Hanley Frias.
03/27/2001 Optioned pitchers Geraldo Guzman and Ken Huckaby and infielderErubiel Durazo to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA);re-assigned pitcher Troy Brohawn and catcher Melvin Rosario tominor league camp.
03/20/2001 Optioned outfielder Rob Ryan and pitcher Bret Prinz to Tucson ofthe Pacific Coast League (AAA); assigned pitcher Anthony Chavez andcatcher Brad Cresse to their minor league camp.
03/13/2001 Optioned infielders Alex Cintron and Junior Spivey and outfieldersJason Conti and Jack Cust to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League(AAA); optioned pitchers John Patterson and Duaner Sanches to ElPaso of the Texas League (AA); assigned pitchers Nick Bierbrodt,Robert Ellis, Todd Revenig, Kennie Steenstra, Chris Capuano,Shayne Bennett, infielder Bry Nelson and outfielder Chip Sell tominor league camp.
03/09/2001 Re-signed infielder Danny Klassen and pitcher Geraldo Guzman toone-year contracts.
February
Date Description
02/24/2001 Signed pitcher Greg Swindell to a two-year contract extension witha club option for 2004.
02/22/2001 Signed pitchers John Patterson and Bret Prinz, catcher Rod Barajas,infielders Alex Clinton and Junior Spivey and outfielders JasonConti, Jack Cust and Rob Ryan to one-year contracts.
January
Date Description
01/17/2001 Agreed to a four-year contract with pitcher Matt Mantei.
01/10/2001 Named Roger Craig special assistant to the coaching staff duringspring training.
01/09/2001 Exercised the club option on outfielder Luis Gonzalez for the 2003season; invited the following players to spring training: pitchersTony Chavez, Dave Revenig, Rob Ellis, Shayne Bennett, Bobby Witt,Tony Brohawn, Chris Capuano and Kennie Steenstra; outfielder ChipSell; and catchers Melvin Rosario and Brad Cresse. Cincinnati Redssigned free agent catcher Kelly Stinnett, who had been with theArizona Diamondbacks.
01/05/2001 Signed free agent outfielder Reggie Sanders, who had been with theAtlanta Braves, to a one-year contract.

 

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