|10/30/01||Wilson Alvarez: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have removed LHP Wilson Alvarez from the disabled list and added him to the 40-man roster.|
|Ariel Prieto: The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have released pitcher Ariel Prieto.|
|10/25/01||Devil Rays hire Jackie Brown as pitching coach and Tom Foley as third base coach. Hitting coach Wade Boggs resigns|
|10/12/01||The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have announced that Terry Collins, who served the club last season as bullpen and third base coach, will not return to the team for the 2002 season. Collins, 52, was originally hired as the Rays'' bullpen coach on November 7, 2000. He was moved to third base coach April 18 when Hal McRae was named the Devil Rays'' second manager, replacing Larry Rothschild.|
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have outrighted catcher/infielder Paul Hoover to Triple-A Durham.
Hoover, 25, spent the 2001 season at Durham and hit .215 in 89 games with three home runs and 21 RBI. He was selected by the Rays on September 8 and made two appearances for the club (one start) and collected a hit in four at-bats.
|10/7/01||The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have dismissed pitching coach Bill Fischer. A replacement is expected to be announced in the near future. Fischer, 70, joined the Rays April 12, 2000 replacing the franchise''s first major league pitching coach, Rick Williams|