Transactions - 2004

The following transactions were recorded by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the calendar year 2004.

December
Date Description
12/20/2004 Nontendered RHP Brandon Medders and RHP Shane Nance, making them free agents.
12/15/2004 Signed INF Craig Counsell to a two-year contract.
12/14/2004 Signed SS Royce Clayton to a one-year contract.
12/13/2004 Selected RHP Angel Garcia from the Twins in the Rule 5 Draft. Designated LHP Shane Nance for assignment and released RHP Andrew Good.
12/10/2004 Signed RHP Russ Ortiz to a four-year contract.
12/09/2004 Signed 3B Troy Glaus to a four-year contract.
12/07/2004 Re-signed OF Quinton McCracken to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
November
Date Description
11/19/2004 Purchased the contracts of RHP Jason Bulger, RHP Enrique Gonzalez, RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Ramon Antonio Pena, RHP Justin Wechsler, LHP Bill Murphy and OF Marland Williams. Outrighted OF Doug DeVore, IF Andy Green and IF Tim Olson to Triple-A Tucson.
October
Date Description
10/11/2004 Outrighted the contracts of C Juan Brito, C Alan Zinter and RHP Chad Durbin. C Alan Zinter signed a minor league contract for 2005 with an invitation to Spring Training.
September
Date Description
09/29/2004 Transferred RHP Jose Valverde from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list. Signed LHP Jeff Fassero for the remainder of the 2004 season.
09/17/2004 Activated 1B Greg Colbrunn from the 60-day disabled list.
09/07/2004 Recalled LHP Randy Choate and LHP Mike Gosling from Triple-A Tucson; activated C Robby Hammock from the 15-day disabled list.
09/06/2004 Activated RHP Scott Service from the 15-day disabled list.
09/04/2004 Recalled OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
09/02/2004 Recalled OF Josh Kroeger from Triple-A Tucson.
09/01/2004 Purchased the contract of RHP Chad Durbin from Triple-A Tucson.
August
Date Description
08/31/2004 Claimed RHP Chad Durbin off waivers from the Indians.
08/21/2004 Recalled INF Jerry Gil from Triple-A Tucson; optioned OF Doug Devore to Triple-A Tucson.
08/20/2004 Recalled RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson; Optioned INF Tim Olson to Triple-A Tucson; Recalled INF Alan Zinter from injury rehab assignment and activated him from 60-day DL; Placed OF Luis Gonzalez on 60-day DL.
08/19/2004 Traded RHP Elmer Dessens to the Dodgers in exchange for minor league OF Jereme Milons.
08/18/2004 Placed C Koyie Hill on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured ankle; activated 1B Alan Zinter from the 60-day disabled list and purchased the contract of C Chris Snyder from Double-A El Paso; optioned INF Tim Olson to Triple-A Tucson.
08/08/2004 Optioned LHP Randy Choate to Triple-A Tucson; recalled LHP Shane Nance from Triple-A Tucson.
08/06/2004 Purchased the contract of OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
08/05/2004 Traded 2B Roberto Alomar to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for cash considerations and a player to be named and purchased the contract of OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
08/03/2004 Recalled INF Andy Green from Triple-A Tucson.
08/02/2004 OF Luis Gonzalez underwent season-ending surgery to repair a tendon in his right (throwing) elbow.
July
Date Description
07/31/2004 Acquired C Koyie Hill, nonroster LHP Billy Murphy and OF Reggie Abercrombie from the Dodgers for OF Steve Finley and C Brent Mayne.
07/28/2004 Signed RHP Jose Silva to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Tucson.
07/27/2004 RHP Brandon Villafuerte cleared waivers and opted to become a free agent after refusing an assignment to Triple-A Tucson.
07/23/2004 Sent RHP Brandon Villafuerte outright to Triple-A Tucson; recalled RHP Lance Cormier from Triple-A Tucson.
07/22/2004 Optioned RHP Brian Bruney to Triple-A Tucson; recalled RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Tucson.
07/19/2004 Activated INF Carlos Baerga from the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Luis Terrero to Triple-A Tucson.
07/15/2004 Activated catcher Brent Mayne from the 15-day disabled list. Placed C Robby Hammock and RHP Andrew Good on the 15-day disabled list. Hammock is suffering from knee discomfort and Good has a strained right elbow. Purchased the contract of RHP Mike Fetters from Triple-A Tucson. Transferred RHP Shane Reynolds from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
07/08/2004 Placed RHP Scott Service on the 15-day disabled list with a low back strain; recalled OF Luis Terrero from Triple-A Tucson.
07/06/2004 Activated RHP Brian Bruney from the 15-day disabled list; optioned INF Andy Green to Triple-A Tucson.
07/01/2004 Placed 1B Greg Colbrunn on the 60-day disabled list with right wrist tendinitis and purchased the contract of OF Quinton McCracken from Triple-A Tucson.
June
Date Description
06/30/2004 Placed RHP Shane Reynolds on the 15-day disabled list with torn knee cartilage; recalled RHP Greg Aquino from Triple-A Tucson.
06/28/2004 Activated RHP Shane Reynolds from the 60-day DL; Moved INF Alan Zinter from the 15-day to the 60-day DL and optioned RHP Greg Aquino to Triple-A Tucson.
06/23/2004 Signed RHP Mike Fetters to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Tucson.
06/21/2004 Activated 2B Roberto Alomar from the 60-day disabled list; designated OF Doug DeVore for assignment.
06/20/2004 Optioned RHP Lance Cormier to Triple-A Tucson; recalled RHP Greg Aquino from Triple-A Tucson; placed INF Alan Zinter on the 15-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis in his left foot; activated INF Greg Colbrunn from the 15-day disabled list.
06/19/2004 Purchased the contract of P Lance Cormier from Triple-A Tucson; transferred P Oscar Villarreal to the 60 day disabled list.
06/18/2004 Placed RHP Jose Valverde on the 15-day disabled list with tendinitis in his right rotator cuff.
06/12/2004 Signed OF Quinton McCracken to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Tucson.
06/10/2004 Transferred RHP Matt Mantei from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; purchased the contract of INF Andy Green from Triple-A Tucson; placed INF Carlos Baerga on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf.
06/09/2004 Purchased the contract of C Juan Brito from AAA Tucson, placed C Brent Mayne on the 15-day DL, and transferred IF Matt Kata from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL.
06/08/2004 Optioned RHP Edgar Gonzalez to Triple-A Tucson. Purchased the contract of C/1B Alan Zinter from Triple-A Tucson.
06/05/2004 Purchased the contract of P Brandon Villafuerte from Triple-A Tucson; designated INF Donnie Sadler for assignment; recalled RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Tucson; optioned LHP Shane Nance to Triple-A Tucson.
06/01/2004 Optioned RHP Casey Daigle to Triple-A Tucson; recalled LHP Shane Nance from Triple-A Tucson.
May
Date Description
05/30/2004 Purchased the contract of INF Tim Olson from Triple-A Tucson; transferred RHP Shane Reynolds from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list; placed INF Matt Kata on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated left shoulder.
05/28/2004 Rescinded the option of RHP Brian Bruney and placed him on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.
05/27/2004 Scott Service: Purchased the contract of RHP Scott Service from Triple-A Tucson; optioned RHP Brian Bruney to Triple-A Tucson.
05/23/2004 Placed INF Richie Sexson on 15-day disabled list; recalled OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
05/21/2004 Activated INF Richie Sexson from the 15-day disabled list; optioned OF Doug DeVore to Triple-A Tucson.
05/17/2004 Placed INF Greg Colbrunn on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 16) due to tendinitis in his right wrist; recalled INF Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson.
05/14/2004 Placed RHP Matt Mantei on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 9, with tendinitis in his right shoulder; activated LHP Casey Fossum from the 15-day disabled list.
05/10/2004 Placed RHP Oscar Villarreal on the 15-day disabled list; recalled RHP Andrew Good from Triple-A Tucson.
05/08/2004 Recalled RHP Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson; optioned INF Scott Hairston to Triple-A Tucson.
05/05/2004 Designated C Bobby Estalella for assignment.
05/04/2004 Recalled INF Scott Hairston from Triple-A Tucson.
April
Date Description
04/30/2004 Purchased the contract of OF Doug DeVore from Triple-A Tucson.
04/29/2004 Placed first baseman Richie Sexson on the 15-day disabled list with a subluxation of his leftshoulder and a bruised humeral joint; purchased the contract of outfielder Doug DeVore from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); extended their player development agreement with Missoula of the Pioneer League (A).
04/21/2004 Placed second baseman Roberto Alomar on the 15-day disabled list with a broken hand, recalled infielder Chad Tracy from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
04/20/2004 Activated catcher Robby Hammock from the 15-day disabled list; optioned pitcher Andrew Good to Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
04/06/2004 Placed pitcher Shane Reynolds on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4, with a sore right shoulder, recalled pitcher Andrew Good from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
04/03/2004 Optioned infielder Chad Tracy and pitcher Greg Aquino to Triple-A Tucson. Re-assigned Juan Brito, Brandon Villafuerte,Jim Parque, Julio Ramirez and Alan Zinter to minor league camp. Purchased the contracts of Bobby Estalella and DonnieSadler. Placed Shane Nance, Casey Fossum and Robby Hammock on the 15-day DL. Placed Brandon Lyon on the 60-day DL.
March
Date Description
03/25/2004 Acquired LHP Randy Choate from the Expos for RHP John Patterson.
03/22/2004 Optioned OF Luis Terrero to Triple-A Tucson.
03/19/2004 Outrighted INF Tim Olson to Triple-A Tucson.
03/15/2004 Optioned INF Scott Hairston, INF Jerry Gil, RHP Phil Stockman, RHP Adriano Rosario, RHP Edgar Gonzalez, LHP MichaelGosling, C Chris Snyder and C Craig Ansman to minor league camp.
03/13/2004 Optioned LHP Mike Gosling and RHP Edgar Gonzalez to Triple-A Tucson.
February
Date Description
02/13/2004 Signed C Bobby Estalella to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training. Agreed to terms on a one-yearcontract with 3B Shea Hillenbrand.
January
Date Description
01/24/2004 Signed LHP Jim Parque to a minor league contract and invited him to Spring Training.
01/21/2004 Invited nonroster RHP Dustin Nippert, RHP Brady Raggio, RHP Adriano Rosario, C Craig Ansman and C Chris Snyder tominor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training. Signed RHP Brandon Villafuerte, OF Julio Ramirez andC Juan Brito to minor league contracts and invited them to Spring Training.
01/07/2004 Designated C Brad Cresse for assignment.
01/06/2004 Signed free agent 2B Roberto Alomar to a one-year contract.

 

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