The Expos assigned Canadian pitcher Shawn Hill to Double-A Harrisburg, added right-hander Jeremy Fikac and infielder Luis Lopez to the major league roster from Edmonton and placed five
players on the disabled list.
The last spot on the 25-man roster was being held for backup
catcher Gregg Zaun. The team said contract issues needed to be
Reliever Dan Smith went on the 60-day DL retroactive to March 26.
The Expos open the season Tuesday at Florida.