Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 2003 Trades and Transactions

2003 Arizona Diamondbacks

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2002 / 2004

84-78, Finished 3rd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
View League Standings and Leaders
Manager: Bob Brenly (84-78)
GM: Joe Garagiola, Farm Dir: Tommy Jones, Scouting Dir: Mike Rizzo
Scored 717 runs, Allowed 685 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-78

Ballparks: Bank One Ballpark · Attendance: 2,805,542 (5th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 108, Pitching - 109 · one-year: Batting - 113, Pitching - 113

BaseballAmerica.com: Franchise Executives
News & ViewsThinkFactory
BR Bullpen: Find or enter more info for this team (what's this?)


2002 / 2004 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 2002

Brian Dallimore granted Free Agency.

Horacio Estrada granted Free Agency.

Danny Klassen granted Free Agency.

James Mouton granted Free Agency.

October 23, 2002

Signed Luis Ayala as a free agent.

October 28, 2002

Brian Anderson granted Free Agency.

Greg Colbrunn granted Free Agency.

Chris Donnels granted Free Agency.

Rick Helling granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2002

Jay Bell granted Free Agency.

Steve Finley granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2002

Signed Willie Morales as a free agent.

Mark Grace granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2002

Mike Fetters granted Free Agency.

November 13, 2002

Traded Damian Miller to the Chicago Cubs. Received Gary Johnson (minors) and Dave Noyce (minors).

November 18, 2002

Released Eddie Oropesa.

November 20, 2002

Signed Mike Bell as a free agent.

December 7, 2002

Signed Steve Finley as a free agent.

December 11, 2002

Signed Wilkin Castillo as an amateur free agent.

December 12, 2002

Signed Chris Donnels as a free agent.

December 15, 2002

As part of a 4-team trade, traded Erubiel Durazo to the Oakland Athletics. Received Elmer Dessens and cash from the Cincinnati Reds. In addition, the Oakland Athletics sent a player to be named later to the Toronto Blue Jays; and the Toronto Blue Jays sent Felipe Lopez to the Cincinnati Reds. The Oakland Athletics sent Jason Arnold (minors) (December 16, 2002) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.

December 16, 2002

Luis Ayala drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 2002 rule 5 draft.

Javier Lopez drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2002 rule 5 draft.

December 18, 2002

Released Jose Mercedes.

December 21, 2002

Signed Mark Grace as a free agent.

Mark Little granted Free Agency.

January 24, 2003

Signed Manny Aybar as a free agent.

January 27, 2003

Signed Eddie Oropesa as a free agent.

January 29, 2003

Signed Michael Jackson as a free agent.

January 30, 2003

Signed Ricky Bottalico as a free agent.

February 14, 2003

Signed Scott Service as a free agent.

February 19, 2003

Signed Leyson Septimo as an amateur free agent.

February 27, 2003

Signed Paul Abbott as a free agent.

Signed Jason Jacome as a free agent.

February 28, 2003

Signed Pedro Ciriaco as an amateur free agent.

March 2, 2003

Signed Esmerling Vasquez as an amateur free agent.

March 16, 2003

Signed Mark Little as a free agent.

March 21, 2003

Released Manny Aybar.

March 24, 2003

Released Jason Jacome.

March 26, 2003

Signed Carlos Baerga as a free agent.

March 29, 2003

Signed Ron Villone as a free agent.

Released David Cortes.

Released Michael Jackson.

April 3, 2003 (Standings)

Released Greg Swindell.

April 11, 2003 (Standings)

Signed Erik Sabel as a free agent.

April 18, 2003 (Standings)

Signed Greg Swindell as a free agent.

May 12, 2003 (Standings)

Sold Willie Morales to the St. Louis Cardinals.

May 15, 2003 (Standings)

Released Ron Villone.

May 27, 2003 (Standings)

Released Greg Swindell.

May 29, 2003 (Standings)

Traded Chris Donnels to the Chicago Cubs. Received Derrin Ebert.

Traded Byung-Hyun Kim to the Boston Red Sox. Received Shea Hillenbrand.

May 30, 2003 (Standings)

Purchased Brady Raggio from Bridgeport (Atlantic).

Released Mark Little.

June 3, 2003 (Standings)

Drafted Conor Jackson in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2003.

Drafted Carlos Quentin in the 1st round (29th pick) of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed July 2, 2003.

Drafted Jamie D'Antona in the 2nd round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2003.

Drafted Matt Chico in the 3rd round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2003.

Drafted Jeff Manship in the 50th round of the 2003 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 10, 2003 (Standings)

Purchased Ozzie Timmons from Atlantic City (Atlantic).

June 11, 2003 (Standings)

Signed Dennys Reyes as a free agent.

June 16, 2003 (Standings)

Scott Service selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

June 17, 2003 (Standings)

Signed Willie Morales as a free agent.

June 29, 2003 (Standings)

Released Matt Williams.

July 14, 2003 (Standings)

Signed Matt Perisho as a free agent.

Released Derrin Ebert.

July 18, 2003 (Standings)

Traded Tony Womack to the Colorado Rockies. Received Michael Watson (minors).

July 27, 2003 (Standings)

Released Matt Perisho.

July 29, 2003 (Standings)

Sold Willie Morales to the Colorado Rockies.

Traded Jon-Mark Sprowl (minors), David Dellucci and Bret Prinz to the New York Yankees. Received Raul Mondesi and cash.

August 8, 2003 (Standings)

Traded Paul Abbott to the Kansas City Royals. Received Aric LeClair (minors).

September 30, 2003 (Standings)

Ricky Bottalico granted Free Agency.

October 3, 2003 (Standings)

Dennys Reyes granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2003 (Standings)

Mike Bell granted Free Agency.

Brian Gordon granted Free Agency.

Eddie Oropesa granted Free Agency.

Erik Sabel granted Free Agency.

Ozzie Timmons granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2003

Raul Mondesi granted Free Agency.

Mike Myers granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2003

Felix Jose granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2003

Carlos Baerga granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2003

Signed Alan Zinter as a free agent.

Miguel Batista granted Free Agency.

November 20, 2003

Signed Donnie Sadler as a free agent.

November 28, 2003

Traded Curt Schilling to the Boston Red Sox. Received Mike Goss (minors), Casey Fossum, Brandon Lyon and Jorge De La Rosa.

November 29, 2003

Signed Jesse Orosco as a free agent.

December 1, 2003

Traded Chris Capuano, Craig Counsell, Chad Moeller, Lyle Overbay, Jorge De La Rosa and Junior Spivey to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received a player to be named later, Shane Nance and Richie Sexson. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Noochie Varner (minors) (December 15, 2003) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

December 4, 2003

Signed Felix Jose as a free agent.

December 7, 2003

Signed Carlos Baerga as a free agent.

December 15, 2003

Traded Quinton McCracken to the Seattle Mariners. Received Greg Colbrunn and cash.

December 18, 2003

Signed Brent Mayne as a free agent.

December 21, 2003

Rod Barajas granted Free Agency.

January 6, 2004

Signed Roberto Alomar as a free agent.

Signed Shane Reynolds as a free agent.

Signed Steve Sparks as a free agent.

January 7, 2004

Signed Juan Brito as a free agent.

Signed Julio Ramirez as a free agent.

January 23, 2004

Signed Brandon Villafuerte as a free agent.

January 28, 2004

Signed Jim Parque as a free agent.

February 25, 2004

Signed Bobby Estalella as a free agent.

Signed Scott Service as a free agent.

March 27, 2004

Traded John Patterson to the Montreal Expos. Received Randy Choate.

The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

2002 / 2004 Trades and Transactions