MLB Transactions in August 2006

Aug 31, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Kevin Jarvis from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named or cash considerations.
  • The Minnesota Twins acquired infielder Phil Nevin from the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named or cash considerations.
  • The San Diego Padres acquired pitcher David Wells from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named or cash considerations; signed pitcher Rudy Seanez.
  • The Washington Nationals acquired pitcher Jhonny Nunez from the Los Angeles Dodgers for infielder Marlon Anderson and cash considerations; acquired pitcher Luis Atilano from the Atlanta Braves for first baseman Daryle Ward.

Aug 30, 2006

  • The Baltimore Orioles acquired infielder Angel Chavez from the Philadelphia Phillies as the player to be named in Sunday's trade for outfielder Jeff Conine; claimed catcher Danny Ardoin off waivers from the Colorado Rockies; designated pitcher Tim Byrdak for assignment.
  • The Cincinnati Reds signed pitcher Jason Johnson to a minor league contract.
  • The New York Mets acquired catcher Mike Nikeas from the Texas Rangers for outfielder Victor Diaz and optioned him to Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

Aug 29, 2006

  • The Houston Astros signed pitcher Roy Oswalt to a five-year contract extension.
  • The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Mike Burns from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).
  • The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of infielder Alexis Gomez from Toledo of the International League (AAA).

Aug 28, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Tim Bausher from the Cincinnati Reds for pitcher Mike Burns.
  • The Cincinnati Reds signed catcher Javier Valentin to a contract extension through 2007.
  • The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of outfielder Alexis Gomez from Toledo of the International League (AAA).
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contracts of pitchers Marty McLeary and Brian Rogers from Indianapolis.

Aug 27, 2006

  • The Philadelphia Phillies acquired infielder-outfielder Jeff Conine and cash considerations from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later.

Aug 26, 2006

  • The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of pitcher Kevin Gryboski from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 25, 2006

  • The Oakland A's purchased the contract of infielder D'Angelo Jimenez from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of outfielder Eric Young from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 24, 2006

  • The Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Shawn Nottingham from the Seattle Mariners to complete their July 26 trade.
  • The New York Mets signed catcher Kelly Stinnett to a minor league contract and assigned him to Norfolk.
  • The San Diego Padres acquired infielder-outfielder Russell Branyan from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for pitcher Evan Meek and a player to be named or cash considerations.
  • The Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with pitcher Dennys Reyes on a two-year contract extension.

Aug 23, 2006

  • The New York Yankees released pitcher Sidney Ponson.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals signed infielder Jose Vizcaino.

Aug 22, 2006

  • The New York Mets acquired outfielder Shawn Green from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league pitcher Evan MacLane
  • The Philadelphia Phillies acquired IF Jose Hernandez from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash.
  • The Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of pitcher Cha Seung Baek and recalled outfielder T.J. Bohn from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Washington Nationals Purchased the contract of infielder Henry Mateo from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 21, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Bryan Corey from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

Aug 20, 2006

  • The New York Mets acquired pitcher Guillermo Mota and cash from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later.
  • The Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract of infielder-outfielder Norris Hopper from Louisville of the International League (AAA).

Aug 19, 2006

  • The Philadelphia Phillies acquired pitcher Jamie Moyer and cash from the Seattle Mariners for pitchers Andrew Barb and Andrew Baldwin.
  • The San Francisco Giants purchased the contract of infielder Tomas de la Rosa from Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 18, 2006

  • The St. Louis Cardinals signed outfielder Preston Wilson.

Aug 17, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox acquired infielder-outfielder Eric Hinske and cash from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named.
  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with catcher Vance Wilson on a two-year contract extension.
  • The New York Yankes purchased the contract of pitcher Brian Bruney from Columbus of the International League (AAA).
  • The Toronto Blue Jays purchased the contract of pitcher Davis Romero from Syracuse.

Aug 16, 2006

  • The Cincinnati Reds acquired pitcher Scott Schoeneweis from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named or cash.
  • The Washington Nationals signed shortstop Stephen King.
  • The Chicago Cubs purchased the contract of pitcher Ryan O'Malley from Iowa of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of pitcher Eric O'Flaherty from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 15, 2006

  • The Houston Astros granted outfielder Preston Wilson his unconditional release.
  • The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with pitcher Glenn Gibson.

Aug 14, 2006

  • The Colorado Rockies agreed to terms with infielder Vinny Castilla on a minor league contract.

Aug 11, 2006

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of pitcher Britt Reames from Indianapolis of the International League (AAA).

Aug 10, 2006

  • The Washington Nationals released outfielder Luis Matos.
  • The Baltimore Orioles claimed pitcher Anderson Garcia off waivers from the New York Mets.

Aug 9, 2006

  • The Cincinnati Reds acquired outfielder Todd Hollandsworth from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named or cash.
  • The New York Mets purchased the contract of outfielder Michael Tucker from Norfolk of the International League (AAA).

Aug 8, 2006

  • The New York Mets claimed outfielder Ricky Ledee off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • The Cleveland Indians signed pitcher Cliff Lee to a three-year contract extension with a club option for 2010.
  • The Minnesota Twins purchased the contract of pitcher Matt Garza from Rochester of the International League (AAA).
  • The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of pitcher Chris Schroder from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 7, 2006

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks aquired pitcher Livan Hernandez from the Washington Nationals for minor league pitchers Garrett Mock and Matt Chico.
  • The Cincinnati Reds acquired pitcher Ryan Franklin and cash from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named.

Aug 6, 2006

  • The New York Mets signed third baseman David Wright to a six-year contract extension with a club option for 2013.
  • The Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of pitcher Wayne Franklin from Richmond.

Aug 5, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of catcher Corky Miller from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

Aug 4, 2006

  • The Baltimore Orioles signed catcher Chris Widger.
  • The Boston Red Sox acquired catcher Javy Lopez and cash from the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named.
  • The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with pitcher Andrew Miller, their 2006 first-round pick, on a four-year contract.
  • The Oakland A's purchased the contract of infielder D'Angelo Jimenez from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Aug 3, 2006

  • The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms with pitcher Luke Hochevar, their first-round draft pick, on a four-year contract.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks purchased the contract of pitcher Mike Koplove from Tucson of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Minnesota Twins purchased the contract of pitcher Mike Smith from Rochester.
  • The New York Mets signed shortstop Jose Reyes to a four-year contract extension with a club option for 2011.

Aug 1, 2006

  • The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of pitcher Winston Abreu from Ottawa of the International League (AAA).
  • The White Sox granted catcher Chris Widger his unconditional release.
  • The San Diego Padres released infielder-outfielder Eric Young.
  • The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of catcher Ken Huckaby from Pawtucket.
  • The Chicago Cubs purchased the contract of pitcher Juan Mateo from West Tenn of the Southern League (AA).
  • The Washington Nationals purchased the contract of catcher Brandon Harper from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).