2002 TRANSACTIONS

 

(October, 2001 - October, 2002)

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 20, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS sign 3B Dave Hansen to a one-year, non-renewable contract. Being that the league was not informed of this signing until they received the profile, BALTIMORE will be fined $ 250,000.

 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS claim OF Gene Kingsdale, P Ron Villone, C Greg Myers and P Mark Wohlers off waivers.

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS sign 3B Russ Davis and 3B Alex Arias to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

AUGUST 23, 2002

PORTLAND POSSE claim OF Jeffrey Hammonds off waivers from SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS.

 

AUGUST 20, 2002

GREEN BAY WONDERS trade P Ryan Anderson to NEW YORK AMERICANS for OF Dee Brown.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade P Bart Miadich to PENN YANN SOLES for P Bob File.

 

AUGUST 19, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES release C Mitch Meluskey.

 

SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS claim P Rod Beck and 3B Scott Brosius off waivers and sign P Bob Wells and 1B Julio Franco to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

PENN YANN SOLES release P Gil Heredia, 2B Jay Bell, P Ryan Kohleimer and P Tom Davey and sign OF Mark Smith, P Steve Woodard, C Randy Knorr and P Will Cunnane to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

AUGUST 16, 2002

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade OF J.J. Davis to PENN YANN SOLES for DH Brad Fullmer.

 

AUGUST 14, 2002

NEW ENGLAND TERMINATORS release OF Gerald Williams and OF Derek Bell and sign C Tom Lampkin and OF Wendell Magee.

 

PIKE RANGERS claim P Sterling Hitchcock off waivers.

 

AUGUST 12, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS claim OF Ray Lankford off waivers from PORTLAND POSSE.

 

AUGUST 10, 2002

PIKE RANGERS claim P Pedro Borbon off waivers from BALTIMORE BAYARDS.

 

AUGUST 7, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES release OF Ruben Rivera.

 

JULY 31, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade NEW YORK's fourth round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to PORTLAND POSSE for OF Shawon Dunston.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade DH Edgar Martinez and OF Rondell White to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for P Ryan Dempster, P Doug Davis and SS Rey Sanchez.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS release C Rod Barajas.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade OF Todd Hollandsworth and P Pat Strange to VANCOUVER MOUNTIES for P Livan Hernandez and SS Rey Ordonez.

 

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade 3B Chipper Jones, OF Ben Broussard and NEW YORK's fifth round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for OF Gary Sheffield and 3B Aramis Ramirez.

 

JULY 28, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade 1B Scott Spiezio and BALTIMORE's second round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to PIKE RANGERS for P Ramon Ortiz.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade P Roger Clemens, C Ivan Rodriguez and OF Alex Escobar to TEXAS TAZ for OF Corey Patterson, P Omar Daal, C Robert Fick, P Jason Bere, 3B Aaron Boone and C Wiki Gonzalez.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS release OF Mark Quinn, P Travis Miller and SS Keith Luuloa.

 

TEXAS TAZ sign OF Chris Latham to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS claim P Jesus Sanchez off waivers and release 3B Scott Brosius.

 

 

JULY 27, 2002

PIKE RANGERS trade P Joe Kennedy to VANCOUVER MOUNTIES for SS Chris Gomez.

 

PIKE RANGERS release P Rick Aguilera, P Bret Saberhagen and 2B Carlos Casimiro and sign OF Orlando Merced to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

JULY 20. 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade 2B Luis Alicea to PORTLAND POSSE for OF Mario Encarnacion.

 

ORLANDO RENEGADES sign C Todd Pratt to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

GREEN BAY WONDERS release OF Glenallen Hill.

 

JULY 18,2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS release P Jose Rosado.

 

JULY 11, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Dustin Hermanson to PORTLAND POSSE for PORTLAND's fourth round pick and $250,000.

 

JULY 10, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade SS David Eckstein to MONTANA BIG SKY for 1B Scott Spiezio and MONTANA's first round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS sign OF Orlando Palmeiro to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

JULY 9, 2002

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade P Kelvim Escobar to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for P Jeff Shaw and OF Brad Wilkerson.

 

MONTANA BIG SKY claim P Hipolito Pichardo and P Junior Herndon off waivers.

 

MONTANA BIG SKY trade C Jason Varitek and 3B Tyler Houston to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for P Adam Bernero and PAWTUCKET'S first round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

PORTLAND POSSE claim OF Ron Gant off waivers.

 

JULY 7, 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade P Roger Clemens, 3B Matt Williams, P Mike DeJean, 1B Juan Diaz and ILLINOIS' fourth and fifth round picks in the 2003 NABL Draft to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for 3B Phil Nevin, P Tim Redding, P Scott Elarton, P Vic Darensbourg and P Mike MacDougal.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade OF Alex Ochoa to PORTLAND POSSE for SS Antonio Perez.

 

JULY 3, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES claim P Jose Lima and 2B Jay Bell off waivers and release P Ryan Kohlmeier and 2B Quilvio Veras.

 

CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES trade OF Randy Winn, P Orlando Hernandez, 2B Dave Berg and 2B Keith Luuloa to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for P Robb Nen.

 

JULY 2, 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade P Kane Davis, 2B Jose Ortiz, OF Larry Bigbie and ILLINOIS' second and third round picks in the 2003 NABL Draft to MONTANA BIG SKY for P Jason Isringhausen.

 

GREEN BAY WANDERERS release P Jose Lima, P Reid Cornelius and P Mike Sirotka.

 

TEXAS TAZ release 2B Jay Bell.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Seth McClung, OF Chris Singleton, 2B Frank Menechino and OF Ryan Ludwick to PORTLAND POSSE for OF Ken Griffey.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade OF Abraham Nunez to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for P Joaquin Benoit and P Francisco Rodriguez.

 

ORLANDO RENEGADES trade P Jimmy Anderson to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for PAWTUCKET's second round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

PENN YANN SOLES trade P Lorenzo Barcelo to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for P Scott Williamson.

 

MONTANA BIG SKY trade 1B Brad Fullmer and MONTANA's second round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to PENN YANN SOLES for C Jason Kendall and P
Shigetoshi Hasegawa.

 

JULY 1, 2002

PIKE RANGERS trade 1B Carlos Delgado to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for P Ramon Ortiz, OF Jose Cruz, 1B Mark Grace, P Jose Jimenez and SCOTTSDALE's second and third round picks in the 2003 NABL Draft. 

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade 2B Michael Young, 3B Dave Kelton, C Ryan Christienson and ILLINOIS' first round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to PORTLAND POSSE for 2B Jeff Kent.

 

JUNE 30, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade P Gil Meche and P Hong-Chich Kuo to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for P Mike Hampton and OF Adam Piatt.

 

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS release P Hipolito Pichardo and claim P Steve Parris off waivers from SAN DIEGO .

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade P Mike Hampton to NEW YORK AMERICANS for P Paul Abbott, Guillermo Mota, NEW YORK's third round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft and $ 450,000. 

 

JUNE 29, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade P Seung Song and PAWTUCKET's third round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to PORTLAND POSSE for P Paul Abbott and P Mike Stanton.

 

NEW YORK AMERICANS buyout the contract of P Ramon Martinez, making him a free agent.

 

SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS claim 1B Mo Vaughn off waivers from BALTIMORE.

 

JUNE 26, 2002

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS claim P Alan Embree off waivers from TEXAS and release P Junior Herndon.

 

JUNE 24, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS release OF Chuck Knoblauch and 1B Mo Vaughn.

 

WELLESLEY WANDERERS relocate to Green Bay and will be known as the GREEN BAY WONDERS.

 

JUNE 22, 2002

PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS trade P Hideo Nomo, P Gabe White and P Bryan Reith to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for OF Todd Hollandsworth, P Ben Weber and 3B Tony Blanco.

 

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade OF Rondell White to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for 1B Steve Cox.

 

JUNE 21, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade OF Adam Piatt, P Vladimir Nunez and OF Roger Cedeno to PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS for OF Juan Pierre, 1B Rico Brogna and PAWTUCKET's third round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS sign P Terry Mulholland and 1B Mark Johnson to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

JUNE 13. 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade P Josh Pearce to PENN YANN SOLES for P Kevin Jarvis.

 

PENN YANN SOLES trade OF Mark McLemore, SS Jose Hernandez, OF Tony Gwynn and P Donnie Bridges to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for OF Ruben Rivera, SS Carlos Guillen and Scottsdale's first round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

PIKE RANGERS claim OF Eric Owens off waivers. 

 

COLUMBUS HITMEN ownership transferred to James Morris. The franchise will be known as the PAWTUCKET RUFF RIDERS.

 

JUNE 11, 2002

ORLANDO RENEGADES trade 1B Tino Martinez to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for Wellesley's first round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

ORLANDO RENEGADES trade 1B Todd Zeile to PENN YANN SOLES for Penn Yann's fourth round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

JUNE  9, 2002

ORLANDO RENEGADES trade P Mariano Rivera and OF Johnny Damon to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for OF Jim Edmonds, 2B Delino DeShields, P Nate Cornejo, San Diego's third pick in the 2003 NABL Draft and $ 750,000.

 

JUNE 7, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES trade P Ryan Dempster and OF Carlos Valderrama to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for 1B Ken Harvey, 2B Willie Harris and P Juan Acevado.

 

JUNE 6, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES trade P Miguel Batista and P Blane Neal to PHOENIX BUFFALOES for C Mitch Meluskey, P Tom Davey, IF Brian Roberts and Phoenix's second round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade 2B Jose Macias, P Graeme Lloyd, P Lorenzo Barcelo and P John Parrish to PENN YANN SOLES for P Mike Williams, 3B Herbert Perry and P Chris Piersoll.

 

JUNE 3, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS sign 3B Luis Lopez, SS Lou Merloni and OF Dave Martinez to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

VANCOUVER MOUNTIES release P Dan Wheeler.

 

COLUMBUS HITMEN sign C Greg Myers and P Robert Ellis to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS release C Tom Lampkin, P Randy Keisler and P Troy Mattes. 

 

MAY 31, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade OF Manny Ramirez and 2B Eric Young to SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS for 2B Jose Vidro, OF Dee Brown, P Seung Song and San Francisco's first and second round picks in the 2002 Minor League Draft.

 

MAY 29, 2002

CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES trade 2B Luis Alicea to ILLINOIS INVADERS for OF Raul Ibanez.

 

MAY 18, 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS release P Marcus Jones.

 

PENN YANN SOLES trade OF Richard Hidalgo, C Edwards Guzman and P Mike Buddie to PORTLAND POSSE for C Toby Hall, 3B Joe Crede, P Gil Heredia and Portland's first round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

PENN YANN SOLES claim OF Timo Perez off waivers from TEXAS TAZ.

 

MAY 13, 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS sign P T.J. Mathews.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Chad Fox, OF Jeromy Burnitz and IF Terry Shumpert to CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES for SS David Eckstein and OF Chris Snelling.

 

MAY 10, 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade P Trevor Hoffman and OF Brian Jordan to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for OF Luis Gonzalez and their second round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft.

 

WELLESLEY WANDERERS claim 3B Dean Palmer off waivers.

 

MAY 6, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade OF Brian Giles and OF Eric Davis to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for P Tony Armas, 1B Nick Johnson and P Casey Fossum.

 

SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS claim P Felix Heredia and P Scott Williamson off waivers.

 

PORTLAND POSSE trade P Mike Venafro to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for C Todd Hundley.

 

MAY 4, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade P Billy Koch to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for their first round pick in the 2002 Minor League Draft.

 

MAY 1, 2002

SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS claim P Todd Stottlemyre off waivers from CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS.

 

APRIL 30, 2002

NEW ENGLAND TERMINATORS trade their third round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for OF Carl Everett, C Scott Hatteberg and 1B David McCarty.

 

NEW ENGLAND TERMINATORS sign C Alberto Castillo, 2B Jeff Frye, OF Gerald Williams and SS Mike Lansing to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

APRIL 24, 2002

VANCOUVER MOUNTIES claim P Rheal Cormier off waivers from CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS.

 

APRIL 16, 2002

PIKE RANGERS sign P Mike Jackson to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

APRIL 13, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS sign C Tom Lampkin to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

APRIL 11, 2002

PIKE RANGERS sign OF Chad Curtis to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

APRIL 20, 2002

ROCHESTER RENEGADES ownership transferred to Charles Beauchamp, who relocates the franchise to Orlando. The franchise will now be known as the ORLANDO RENEGADES.

 

APRIL 9. 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS sign 3B Ken Caminiti, SS Juan Castro, OF Brady Anderson and P Bryan Rekar to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

APRIL 8, 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS sign C Chad Kreuter to a one-year, non-renewable contract.

 

NEW YORK AMERICANS sign C Joe Oliver, SS Enrique Wilson and C Vance Wilson to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES claim C Sal Fasano, IF Dave Berg and OF Karim Garcia off waivers.

 

SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS sign OF Mark Little and P Dennis Cook to one-year, non-renewable contracts.

 

APRIL 7, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Courtney Duncan, 3B Jared Sandberg and P Ben Diggins to MONTANA BLUE SKY for Montana's first round pick in the 2002 Minor League Draft.

 

APRIL 2, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Brian Bohanon to BOSTON BAYARDS for $ 1.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Brad Baker, 3B Lance Niekro, P Joaquin Benoit, P Dicky Gonzales, P Jose Valverde, P Francisco Rodriguez and $ 250,000 to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for P Rich Ankiel, 3B Cal Ripken and P Jose Silva.

 

PIKE RANGERS trade their second round pick in the 2003 NABL Draft to PORTLAND POSSE for C Paul Bako.

 

MARCH 30, 2002

COLUMBUS HITMEN send $ 100,000 to PENN YANN SOLES for C Rod Barajas, P Nelson Figueroa and P Adam Bernero.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Chad Harville, P Eric Ireland, IF Travis Dawkins, C A.J. Hinch, P Chad Zerbe, C Keith Osik, P Wayne Gomes, C Matt LeCroy, 2B Carlos Febles and $ 50,000 to BOSTON BULLDOGS for future considerations.

 

MARCH 20, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade OF Mike Restovich, P Juan Rincon, and their second round pick in the 2002 Minor League Draft to the VANCOUVER GRIZZLIES for their first round pick in the 2002 Minor League Draft. 

 

MARCH 17, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade OF Danny Bautista to PHOENIX BUFFALOES for P Matt Clement.

 

MARCH 13, 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS sell OF Eric Valent to NEW YORK AMERICANS for $ 25,000.

 

MARCH 12, 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS sell SS Alex Cintron to PORTLAND POSSE for $ 25,000.

 

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS sell OF Larry Bigbie to ILLINOIS INVADERS for $ 25,000.

 

MARCH 11, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade 1B Doug Mientkiewicz and SS Rey Sanchez to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for OF Carl Crawford, P Victor Zambrano and OF Daryle Ward.

 

MARCH 10, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade P Chan Ho Park, OF Moises Alou, 2B Craig Biggio, P Vicente Padilla and OF Brad Wilkerson to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for OF Sammy Sosa, 2B Eric Young and P Billy Koch.

 

MARCH 8, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS purchase the contract of OF Eric Davis from the NEW YORK AMERICANS for $ 25,000.

 

MARCH 7, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES trade P Bob Wickman and 3B Cal Ripken to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for 1B Hee Seop Choi.

 

MARCH 3, 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade C Josh Paul to CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES for Carolina's fifth round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

PENN YANN SOLES trade P Tom Gordon to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for P Bob File.

 

FEBRUARY 28, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade their fifth round pick to PENN YANN SOLES for P Jose Mercedes.

 

FEBRUARY 26, 2002

COLUMBUS HITMEN trade IF Joe Lawrence to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for SS Tony Womack.

 

FEBRUARY 23, 2002

SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS trade SS Edgar Renteria to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for SS Tony Womack, OF Delino DeShields, Wellesley's third and fourth round picks and Boston's fourth round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES trade their second and fourth round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft to PENN YANN SOLES for 3B Chris Stynes, 2B Damian Rolls and OF Randy Winn.

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade OF Terrence Long and OF Brian Buchanan to CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES for P Juan Cruz.

 

NABL announces the HOBOKEN HIT MACHINE ownership change. The franchise will now be owned by Michael Henry and will now be known as the COLUMBUS HITMEN.

 

FEBRUARY 21, 2002

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade 3B Aramis Ramirez, 1B Ron Coomer and P Nate Cornejo to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for P Jon Garland, 3B Adrian Beltre and P Adam Johnson.

 

FEBRUARY 19, 2002

TEXAS TAZ release P Eric Gunderson.

 

FEBRUARY 6, 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade C Dan Wilson to MONTANA BIG SKY for Illinois' third round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

MONTANA BIG SKY trade their first and second round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft to PENN YANN SOLES for P Ramiro Mendoza, P Kyle Kessel, OF Jeff Conine and C Giaseppe Chairamonte.

 

FEBRUARY 4 , 2002

PENN YANN SOLES release 1B/DH John Jaha.

 

FEBRUARY 3, 2002

PENN YANN SOLES trade P Troy Percival to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for P Andy Ashby and their first and second round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

JANUARY 27, 2002

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade 3B Ramon Martinez to PIKE RANGERS for P Richard Stahl.

 

JANUARY 21, 2002

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade P Jeff Shaw and IF Benji Gil to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for C Damian Miller.

 

JANUARY 18, 2002

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade OF Devon White, 3B Joe Randa, P Paxton Crawford and OF Rickey Henderson to VANCOUVER MOUNTIES for 3B Robin Ventura and OF Adam Piatt.

 

JANUARY 13, 2002

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Jack Cressand to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for P Dicky Gonzalez and P Jeremy Affeldt.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade 1B Jason Hart and P Jeff Austin to ILLINOIS INVADERS for P Joaquin Benoit and P Troy Mattes.

 

JANUARY 11, 2002

PORTLAND POSSE trade 1B Tony Clark and C Ben Petrick to VANCOUVER MOUNTIES for 3B Joe Crede and C Shawn Wooten.

 

JANUARY 10, 2002

VANCOUVER MOUNTIES trade OF Rusty Greer to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for OF Paul O'Neill, P Andy Benes, and C Steve Lomasney.

 

JANUARY 7, 2002

PORTLAND POSSE trade IF Tony Graffanino and P Pete Harnisch to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for P Derek Lowe and P Gil Heredia.

 

DECEMBER 23, 2001

NORTH CAROLINA DRAGONS trade OF Carlos Lee to PORTLAND POSSE for OF Armando Rios, P Dan Plesac and OF Jack Cust.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade P Kevin Millwood, OF Greg Vaughn, P Dave Veres and P Richard Stahl to NORTH CAROLINA DRAGONS for P Roger Clemens.

 

DECEMBER 21, 2001

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade IF/OF Jose Valentin to SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS for P Francisco Rodriguez and C Mike Rivera.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS sell their fifth round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for $ 100,000.

 

DECEMBER 20, 2001

NEW YORK AMERICANS trade P Shawn Estes, C Ramon Hernandez, P Kip Wells, OF Al Martin and their second round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft to SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS for P Chan Ho Park and OF Roger Cedeno.

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade OF Bobby Higginson and P Al Levine to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for SS Rafael Furcal. 

 

DECEMBER 18, 2001

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade 2B Marcus Giles to PHOENIX BUFFALOS for OF Tim Salmon, P Shane Reynolds and IF Jared Sandberg.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade IF Melvin Mora to WELLESLEY WANDERERS for North Carolina's third round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade OF Pat Burrell, C Jason Varitek, IF Scott Spiezio, IF Tyler Houston and Illinois' first and third round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft to MONTANA BIG SKY for C Paul LoDuca and 3B Bill Mueller. 

 

DECEMBER 17, 2001

The NABL Commissioner announces three franchise relocations and division realignment - the MAINE LOBSTERS will now be known as the WELLESLEY WANDERERS, the CALIFORNIA ANGELS will now be known as the CAROLINA SWAMPFOXES and the WASHINGTON SENATORS will now be known as the PHOENIX BUFFALOS. PHOENIX will play in the American League West while WELLESLEY will play in the American League East.

 

PENN YANN SOLES trade OF Jermaine Dye, IF/OF Joe McEwing, and P Julian Tavarez to ROCHESTER RENEGADES for OF Richard Hidalgo and OF Damian Rolls.

 

WELLESLEY WANDERERS trade 2B Alfonso Soriano, OF Trot Nixon and 1B Sean Casey to SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS for OF Luis Gonzalez.

 

DECEMBER 16, 2001

PENN YANN SOLES trade C Ben Davis, OF Chad Hermansen and P Sean Runyan to WASHINGTON SENATORS for OF Joe Borchard and C Michael Barrett.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Billy Koch to WASHINGTON SENATORS for OF Austin Kearns.

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade P Jason Marquis, P Kerry Ligtenberg and 1B Erubiel Durazo to SAN FRANCISCO SAINTS for OF Brian Giles.

 

DECEMBER 15, 2001

ILLINOIS INVADERS trade P Randy Choate to WASHINGTON SENATORS for 3B Dave Kelton.

 

MONTANA BIG SKY trade P Mike Williams to PENN YANN SOLES for OF Juan Encarnacion, OF Eric Byrnes and Illinois' fourth round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

MAINE LOBSTERS trade 3B Lance Niekro, 1B Mo Vaughn, OF John Barnes and $ 250,000 in funds to BALTIMORE BAYARDS for P John Bale.

 

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade Maine's first round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for 3B Aramis Ramirez, P Nate Cornejo and Scottsdale's first and second round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

 

DECEMBER 13, 2001

MAINE LOBSTERS trade OF Manny Ramirez, P Todd Ritchie, 1B Travis Lee, 3B Joe Randa and P Paxton Crawford to NEW YORK AMERICANS for P Greg Maddux, 1B Rafael Palmeiro and OF Delino DeShields.

 

DECEMBER 12, 2001

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade IF Miguel Cairo to ILLINOIS INVADERS for P Bobby Seay, P Kris Wilson and P Juan Rincon.

 

DECEMBER 11, 2001

GOLDEN STATE RUSH trade P Pat Hentgen to ILLINOIS INVADERS for 3B Geoff Blum, SS Alex Cora and Illinois' second round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft. 

 

DECEMBER 10, 2001

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade OF Brian Hunter, P Manny Aybar, C Paul Bako and P Bronson Arroyo to PORTLAND POSSE for 1B David Segui.

 

DECEMBER 9, 2001

PORTLAND POSSE trade OF Carl Everett and P Tomokazu Ohka to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for 1B Paul Konerko.

 

GOLDEN STATE RUSH trade P Ryan Dempster to PENN YANN SOLES for P Scott Schoenweis, P Craig House and Penn Yann's first round pick in the 2002 NABL Minor League Draft.

 

DECEMBER 7, 2001

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade P Rich Garces to WASHINGTON SENATORS for OF Brian Jordan and 2B Brent Abernathy.

 

DECEMBER 3, 2001

PENN YANN SOLES trade P LaTroy Hawkins to PORTLAND POSSE for 3B Travis Fryman.

 

DECEMBER 1, 2001

CALIFORNIA ANGELS trade OF Ken Griffey and P Jim Parque to PORTLAND POSSE for P Brandon Duckworth and OF Chris Snelling.

 

NOVEMBER 30, 2001

NEW ENGLAND TERMINATORS trade P Al Leiter to TEXAS TAZ for P Sidney Ponson and IF Xavier Nady.

 

NOVEMBER 28, 2001

SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS trade OF Jose Cruz, SS Carlos Guillen and 1B Wes Helms to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for OF Jim Edmonds, SS Edgar Renteria and Scottsdale's fourth round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

NOVEMBER 27, 2001

BALTIMORE BAYARDS purchase the contract of OF Chuck Knoblauch from the SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for $ 250,000.

 

NOVEMBER 21, 2001

MAINE LOBSTERS trade P Steve Trachsel, OF Steve Finley and C Michael Barrett to WASHINGTON SENATORS for OF Dmitri Young, IF Tony Womack, P Derek Lowe and OF Kenny Lofton.

 

PORTLAND POSSE trade P Ismael Valdes to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for OF Mario Encarnacion and OF Jack Cust.

 

NOVEMBER 18, 2001

PENN YANN trade P Aaron Sele and P Dan Plesac to PORTLAND POSSE for Boston's first and second round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

NOVEMBER 17, 2001

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Freddy Garcia and $ 500,000 in cash to SCOTTSDALE SCORPIONS for P Dennis Tankersley, P Jerome Williams, 1B Jason Hart, 2B Marcus Giles, P Scott Williamson and Scottsdale's first round pick in the 2002 Minor League Draft. 

 

NOVEMBER 16, 2001

MONTANA BIG SKY trade OF Ray Lankford to PORTLAND POSSE for North Carolina's first round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

NOVEMBER 12, 2001

PORTLAND POSSE trade SS Tony Womack and P Rod Beck to WASHINGTON SENATORS for 1B Brian Daubach.

 

NOVEMBER 11, 2001

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade 1B Tony Clark to PORTLAND POSSE for P Gil Meche and Portland's first round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

PENN YANN SOLES trade 2B Bret Boone to TEXAS TAZ for OF Magglio Ordonez.

 

NOVEMBER 10, 2001

PENN YANN SOLES trade OF Chris Richard to PORTLAND POSSE for P Scott Schoenweis.

 

NOVEMBER 7, 2001

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade P Dave Veres, IF Ramon Martinez and P Steve Sparks to ILLINOIS INVADERS for C Einar Diaz, 2B Damon Easley and P Chuck McElroy. 

 

OCTOBER 24, 2001

SEATTLE PILOTS ownership transferred to Shannon Johnson. The team will now be known as the Montana Big Sky.

 

OCTOBER 22, 2001

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade DH Edgar Martinez and P Hideo Nomo to HOBOKEN HIT MACHINE for OF Bobby Higginson, SS Rey Sanchez and P Jimmy Gobble. 

 

OCTOBER 18, 2001

NORTH CAROLINA DRAGONS trade P Brandon Duckworth, 3B Tony Batista, P Scott Schoenweis and their first round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft to PORTLAND POSSE for P Roger Clemens.

 

OCTOBER 17, 2001

CALIFORNIA TERRAPINS trade P Andy Pettitte to PORTLAND POSSE for P Danys Baez.

 

OCTOBER 15, 2001

BOSTON BULLDOGS trade their first and second round picks in the 2002 NABL Draft to PORTLAND POSSE for DH Edgar Martinez and P Hideo Nomo.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Matt Anderson to SAN DIEGO DEVIL DOGS for SS Ricky Gutierrez and Guelph's third round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade 3B David Bell, OF Preston Wilson and OF B.J. Surhoff to LAS VEGAS SERENDIPITY for OF Ben Grieve, P Courtney Duncan and IF Bobby Hill.

 

BALTIMORE BAYARDS trade P Randy Johnson, SS Ricky Gutierrez and a third round pick in the 2002 NABL Draft, originally belonging to Guelph, to GUELPH GENERALS for SS Miguel Tejada, DH Brad Fullmer, 2B Carlos Febles, P Josh Beckett and P Ben Diggins.

 

LAS VEGAS SERENDIPITY trade P Danys Baez to PORTLAND POSSE for OF Raul Mondesi.

 

GREEN BAY WONDERS ownership transferred to Chris Lex.

 

LAS VEGAS SERENDIPITY ownership transferred to Brian Swanson.

 

The NABL announces the following relocations: The GUELPH GENERALS will now be known as the NEW YORK AMERICANS; the LAS VEGAS SERENDIPITY will now be known as the CALIFORNIA ANGELS and the GREEN BAY WONDERS will now be known as the WASHINGTON SENATORS.