Player Moves Made By Texas Rangers Under John Hart
January 15, 2002 at 7:56 PM EST - Updated July 3 at 5:01 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Primary player moves made by new Texas Rangers general manager John Hart since he was hired Nov. 1.
Nov. 26, signed free agent RHP Todd Van Poppell to a $7.5 million, three-year contract.
Nov. 27, acquired IF Herbert Perry from the Chicago White Sox for a minor leaguer.
Dec. 7, declined salary arbitration for free agents RHPs Tim Crabtree and Pat Mahomes and OFs Chad Curtis and Ruben Sierra.
Dec. 11, signed free agent RHP Jay Powell to a $9 million, three-year contract.
Dec. 12, acquired OF Carl Everett from the Boston Red Sox for LHP Darren Oliver.
Dec. 18, acquired LHP John Rocker from the Cleveland Indians for a minor leaguer.
Dec. 19, signed free agent RHP Dave Burba to a $2 million, one-year contract.
Dec. 20, declined to offer 2002 contracts to RHP Rick Helling, OF Ricky Ledee, LHP Justin Thompson and INF Scott Sheldon.
Dec. 22, signed free agent RHP Chan Ho Park to a $65 million, five-year contract.
Dec. 27, signed free agent RHP Hideki Irabu and free agent LHP Bill Pulsipher to minor league contracts.
Jan. 8, agreed to terms with free agent OF Juan Gonzalez on a $24 million, two-year contract.
Jan. 14, acquired LHP Carlos Ramos, 1B Jason Hart, C Gerald Laird and OF Ryan Ludwick from the Oakland Athletics for 1B Carlos Pena and LHP Mike Venafro. Signed free agent RHP Steve Woodard to a minor league contract.
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