Atlanta Braves -- Optioned P Chris Brock, P Michael Potts, P Chris Seelbah, P Terrell Wade, C Tyler Houston, C Eduardo Perez, IF Tony Graffanino and OF Mike Warner to Triple-A Richmond. Optioned P Darrell May and C Joe Ayrault to Double-A Greenville and P Lee Daniels to Single-A Durham.
Orioles -- Agreed to terms with OF Andy Van Slyke on a one-year contract.
Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with IF Tim Naehring on a one-year contract.
California Angels -- Recalled C Jorge Fabregas from Triple-A Vancouver.
Chicago White Sox -- Agreed to terms with P James Baldwin, P Rod Bolton, P Dane Johnson, P Matt Karchner, P Isidro Marquez, P Scott Ruffcorn and P Steve Schrenk. Optioned Johnson, Karchner, Schrenk and IF Brandon Wilson to Triple-A Nashville. Assigned P Dave Righetti, OF Dann Howitt and OF Jerry Wolak to Nashville. Renewed the contracts of P Jason Bere and OF Warren Newson. Assigned IF Glenn DiSarcina to Double-A Birmingham from extended spring training.
Cincinnati Reds -- Placed backup OF Eric Anthony on the 15-day DL after he was scheduled for arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow.
Cleveland Indians -- Signed P Jason Grimsley to a two-year contract. Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with IF Herbert Perry, OF Manny Ramirez, P Paul Shuey, P Albie Lopez and P Jim Lewis.
Detroit Tigers -- Optioned IF Tony Clark and P Brian Maxcy to Triple-A Toledo; P Alvin Brown, P Jose Lima and P Justin Thompson to Single-A Lakeland. Assigned P Kent Bottenfield, P Dwayne Henry, P Kevin Wickander, IF Kevin Baez and IF Alan Zinter to Toledo. Sent P David Mysel (University of Maryland) outright to Lakeland. Released P Brian Barnes and P Terry Leach from their minor-league contracts. Placed P Greg Gohr on the DL, retroactive to Wednesday.
Kansas City Royals -- Assigned P Derek Wallace and 1B Larry Sutton to Double-A Wichita. Wichita released OF Ted Williams and P Tom Paskievitch.
Los Angeles Dodgers -- Released P Al Osuna. Waived P Ed Vosberg.
Montreal Expos -- Signed IF Sean Berry, OF Lou Frazier and P Gabe White. Renewed the contracts of P Pedro Martinez, P Tim Scott, IF Wil Cordero, IF Mike Lansing and 1B Cliff Floyd.
New York Mets -- Signed P Kevin Loman, P Bobby Jones, P Mike Remlinger, P Josias Manzanillo, P Jerry DiPoto, OF Carl Everett, OF Ryan Thompson (Chestertown), 2B Jeff Kent and 1B Rico Brogna to one-year contracts. Placed Thompson and OF Kevin Northrup on the 15-day DL.
New York Yankees -- Assigned OF Ruben Rivera, OF Matt Luke, OF Jason Robertson, IF Andy Fox and P John Sutherland to Double-A Norwich. Assigned OF Kraig Hawkins to Single-A Tampa.Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned OF Rick Holifield to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned P Larry Mitchell to Double-A Reading. Reading placed P Craig Holman on the disabled list. Activated C Tommy Eason.
San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with P Joey Hamilton and 1B Eddie Williams on one-year contracts.
San Francisco Giants -- Reassigned P Santos Hernandez from Single-A San Jose to Single-A Burlington. Added P Ivan Alvarez to Burlington.
Texas Rangers -- Agreed to terms with 2B Jeff Frye and P Roger Pavlik on one-year contracts. Renewed the contracts of P Hector Fajardo and P Jerry Martin. Assigned Stanton Cameron to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed free-agent P Frank Viola, who had been with the Red Sox, to a minor-league contract and announced that he will report to extended spring training. Optioned IF Howard Battle, IF Tilson Brito, IF Felipe Crespo, P Jeff Ware and P Tim Crabtree to Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned OF Lonnell Roberts to Double-A Knoxville.