Transactions - 2003

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2003.

December
Date Description
12/23/2003 Signed RHP''s Shane Reynolds and Steve Sparks to one-year contracts.
12/05/2003 Re-signed IF Carlos Baerga to a one-year contract. Signed OF Felix Jose to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
12/01/2003 Acquired 1B Richie Sexson, LHP Shane Nance and a player to be named from the Brewers for IFs Craig Counsell, Junior Spivey and Lyle Overbay, C Chad Moeller and LHPs Chris Capuano and Jorge de la Rosa.
November
Date Description
11/28/2003 Acquired LHP Casey Fossum, RHP Brandon Lyon, minor league LHP Jorge de La Rosa and a player to be named later from Boston in exchange for RHP Curt Schilling.
11/20/2003 Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of RHP Casey Daigle from Double-A El Paso; purchased the contract of RHP Brandon Medders from Double-A El Paso; purchased the contract of RHP Phil Stockman from Double-A El Paso; purchased the contract of LHP Mike Gosling from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of shortstop Jerry Gil from Single-A South Bend; purchased the contract of second baseman Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of third baseman Chad Tracy from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of outfielder Josh Kroeger from Double-A El Paso; activated RHP Mike Koplove from the 60-day disabled list; signed OF Luis Carlos Garcia to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training. Sent RHP Jeremy Ward, RHP Beltran Perez and OF Doug DeVore outright to Triple-A Tucson.
11/19/2003 Signed INF-OF Donnie Sadler to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
11/12/2003 Signed C/1B Alan Zinter to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
October
Date Description
10/20/2003 Re-signed RHP Brady Raggio to a minor league contract.
10/02/2003 Declined RHP Miguel Batista''s option for 2004, making him a free agent.
September
Date Description
09/01/2003 Activated 1B Mark Grace from the 15-day disabled list; transferred RHP Mike Koplove to the 60-day disabled list; recalled Ps Chris Capuano, Edgar Gonzalez and John Patterson from Triple-A Tucson; purchased the contract of LHP Dennys Reyes from Tucson; recalled LHP Eddie Oropesa from Double-A El Paso.
August
Date Description
08/31/2003 Purchased the contract of OF Felix Jose from Triple-A Tucson; optioned LHP Eddie Oropesa to Double-A El Paso.
08/06/2003 Placed IF Mark Grace on the 15-day DL with a hyper-extended right elbow; Called up IF Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson.
July
Date Description
07/29/2003 Acquired OF Raul Mondesi from the Yankees in exchange for OF David Dellucci, P Bret Prinz and C Jon Mark Sprowl.
07/23/2003 Activated C Rod Barajas and OF Danny Bautista from the disabled list; Optioned C Robby Hammock and IF Lyle Overbay to Triple-A Tucson.
07/21/2003 Activated 2B Junior Spivey from the 15-day DL; optioned OF Luis Terrero to Triple-A Tucson.
07/20/2003 Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 60-day DL; Outrighted RHP Brady Raggio to Triple-A Tucson
07/18/2003 Traded IF Tony Womack to the Rockies for minor league pitcher Mike Watson.
07/12/2003 Activated RHP Curt Schilling from the 15-day DL; optioned RHP Andrew Good to Triple-A Tucson
07/10/2003 Optioned P Chris Capuano to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled OF Luis Terrero from Tucson.
07/08/2003 Optioned P John Patterson to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled P Chris Capuano from Triple-A Tucson.
07/07/2003 Activated IF Craig Counsell from the 60-day DL. Placed C Rod Barajas on the 15-day DL.
June
Date Description
06/30/2003 Activated RHP Matt Mantei from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Ricky Bottalico for assignment.
06/28/2003 Placed IF Tony Womack on the 15-day DL (sprained left knee). Activated Shea Hillenbrand from the 15-day DL.
06/23/2003 Placed RHP Mike Koplove on the 15-day DL (retroactive to June 19). Purchased the contract of Ricky Bottalico from Triple-A Tucson. Transferred LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL
06/21/2003 Placed OF Danny Bautista on the 15-day DL (retroactive to June 19). Purchased the contract of RHP Brady Raggio from Triple-A Tucson.
06/18/2003 Placed IF Shea Hillenbrand on the 15-day DL. Activated OF David Dellucci from the 15-day DL.
06/14/2003 Placed IF Junior Spivey on the 15-day DL (sprained left ankle). Recalled IF Matt Kata from Triple-A Tucson.
06/13/2003 Activated RHP Mike Koplove off 15-day DL. Designated RHP Scott Service for assignment.
06/12/2003 Signed LHP Dennys Reyes to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Tucson.
06/08/2003 Activated RHP Brandon Webb from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Edgar Gonzalez to Triple-A Tucson.
06/06/2003 Placed OF David Dellucci on the 15-day DL (concussion). Recalled INF-OF Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson.
06/03/2003 Placed RHP Curt Schilling on the 15-day DL with a fracture in his right hand. Called up RHP Andrew Good.
06/01/2003 Designated Matt Williams for assignment to make room for Shea Hillenbrand. Called up RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Tucson. Called up RHP Jose Valverde from Triple-A Tucson. Placed RHP Mike Koplove on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 27) with tendonitis in the right shoulder. Placed RHP Matt Mantei on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 27) with tendonitis in the right shoulder.
May
Date Description
05/30/2003 Activated LHP Stephen Randolph from the 15-day DL.
05/29/2003 Traded RHP Byung-Hyun Kim to the Boston Red Sox for 3B Shea Hillenbrand.
05/28/2003 Placed RHP Brandon Webb on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 24) with tendinitis in his right elbow. Recalled RHP John Patterson from Triple-A Tucson.
05/26/2003 Activated RHP Byung-Hyun Kim from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Andrew Good to Triple-A Tucson.
05/18/2003 Optioned LHP Chris Capuano to Triple-A Tucson and purchased the contract of LHP Eddie Oropesa from Tucson. Moved INF Craig Counsell from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
05/07/2003 Placed INF Craig Counsell on the 15-day DL with a dislocated right thumb. Recalled INF Alex Cintron from Triple-A Tucson.
05/04/2003 Placed LHP Stephen Randolph on the 15-day DL with a strained oblique muscle. Called up LHP Chris Capuano from Triple-A Tucson.
05/03/2003 Activated RHP Curt Schilling off 15-day DL. Optioned C Robby Hammock to Triple-A Tucson. Placed RHP Byung-Hyun Kim on 15-day DL (retroactive to April 30). Called up RHP Scott Service from Triple-A Tucson.
05/02/2003 Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day DL following knee surgery. Recalled RHP Brandon Webb from Triple-A Tucson.
April
Date Description
04/28/2003 Placed RHP Curt Schilling on the 15-day DL with appendicitis. Activated C Rod Barajas from the 15-day DL.
04/27/2003 Activated LHP Randy Johnson from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Brandon Webb to Triple-A Tucson.
04/21/2003 Placed LHP Randy Johnson on the 15-day DL with a sprained right knee (retroactive to April 12). Recalled RHP Brandon Webb from Triple-A Tucson.
04/16/2003 Optioned RHP John Patterson to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled RHP Andrew Good from Triple-A Tucson.
04/11/2003 Sent RHP Scott Service outright to Triple-A Tucson. Recalled RHP John Patterson from Triple-A Tucson.
04/06/2003 Placed C Rod Barajas on the 15-day DL with a strained hamstring.
04/04/2003 Moved RHP Bret Prinz from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL. Purchased the contract of pitcher Scott Service from Triple-A Tucson. Sent C Robby Hammock to Tucson (PCL). Released LHP Greg Swindell.
04/01/2003 Placed P Bret Prinz on 15-day DL with a strained right groin and called up Robby Hammock from Triple-A Tucson.
March
Date Description
03/24/2003 Signed pitcher Randy Johnson to a two-year contract extension through the 2005 season.
03/19/2003 Signed outfielder Luis Gonzalez to a three-year contract extension through the 2006 season.
03/17/2003 Optioned pitchers Andrew Good and Brandon Webb; infielders Matt Kata and Tim Olson along with outfielder Doug DeVore to Triple-A Tucson. Sent pitchers Paul Abbott, Ricky Bottalico and Manny Aybar along with catcher Willie Morales and infielder Mike Bell to minor league camp.
03/08/2003 Sent pitchers Greg Aquino, Chris Capuano, Mike Gosling, Beltran Perez, Jose Valverde and Jeremy Ward to minor league camp.
February
Date Description
02/24/2003 Signed infielder Junior Spivey to a two-year contract through 2004.
January
Date Description
01/31/2003 Signed INF Carlos Baerga to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
01/30/2003 Signed P Ricky Bottalico to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
01/29/2003 Signed P''s Ron Villone and Mike Jackson to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
01/24/2003 Signed P Manny Aybar to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
01/17/2003 Agreed to terms with OF David Dellucci on a one-year contract.
01/16/2003 Agreed to terms with P Byung-Hyun Kim on a one-year deal. Agreed to terms with OF Quinton McCracken on a two-year deal.
01/09/2003 Agreed to terms with P Elmer Dessens on a two-year contract.

 

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