Jim Pittsley (DuBois) has signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Bobby Spangler (DuBois) has signed a minor league contract and will begin the spring at Class AA.
Joe Beimel (Kersey, St.Marys) has been invited to the Pittsburgh Pirates' major league training site in Bradenton Florida for this spring.
Jeremy Fitzgerald (Brookville) has completed 1 1/2 years of rehab due to elbow surgery. He threw two innings in the fall for Allegheny Community College in Maryland and looks to throw more this spring. Fitzgerald was drafted by the California Angels two years ago before being injured.
Nathan Trice (Brookville Grays) has signed a contract extension with the Grays through the year 2004. Early reports indicate Trice signed for not much.