MLB Transactions in September 2006

Sep 28, 2006

  • The Milwaukee Brewers fired batting coach Butch Wynegar, first base coach Dave Nelson and strength and conditioning coach Rick Spenner, effective at the end of the season.

Sep 26, 2006

  • The Milwaukee Brewers signed pitchers Jeremy Lewis, Mike Meyers, Luis Pena and Alec Zumwalt and catcher C.J. Medlin to minor league contracts.

Sep 25, 2006

  • The Cincinnati Reds agreed to terms with infielder Juan Castro on a two-year extension through 2008.
  • The Seattle Mariners purchased the contract of pitcher Jorge Campillo from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Sep 22, 2006

  • The St. Louis Cardinals picked up option on contract of general manager Walt Jocketty for 2008.

Sep 21, 2006

  • The Cleveland Indians recalled infielders Michael Aubrey, Lou Merloni and Mike Rouse and outfielders Jason Dubois and Brad Snyder from Buffalo of the International League (AAA).

Sep 20, 2006

  • The Atlanta Braves signed pitcher Bob Wickman to a one-year contract extension through 2007.
  • The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of outfielder Mitch Maier from Wichita.

Sep 19, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Devern Hansack from Portland of the Eastern League (AA).
  • The Minnesota Twins purchased the contract of pitcher Glen Perkins from Rochester.
  • The San Francisco Giants purchased the contract of pitcher Patrick Misch from Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Sep 17, 2006

  • The Detroit Tigers purchased the contract of pitcher Chad Durbin and catcher Mike Rabelo from Toledo of the International League (AAA); designated pitcher Colby Lewis for assignment.

Sep 16, 2006

  • The Houston Astros purchased the contract of catcher Eric Munson from Round Rock.

Sep 15, 2006

  • The Detroit Tigers claimed first baseman-designated hitter Matt Stairs off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

Sep 14, 2006

  • The San Francisco Giants purchased the contract of pitcher Billy Sadler from Fresno of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Sep 13, 2006

  • The Cleveland Indians claimed infielder Mike Rouse off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

Sep 11, 2006

  • The Milwaukee Brewers purchased the contract of outfielder Drew Anderson from Nashville.

Sep 10, 2006

  • The Tampa Bay Devil Rays released first baseman Travis Lee.
  • The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of third baseman Josh Fields from Charlotte of the International League (AAA).
  • The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of Alvin Colina from Tulsa of the Texas League (AA).

Sep 8, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox released catcher Javy Lopez.
  • The Milwaukee Brewers claimed pitcher Chris Spurling off waivers from the Detroit Tigers.
  • The San Diego Padres Purchased the contract of the infielder-outfielder Jon Knott from Portland of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Sep 7, 2006

  • The Colorado Rockies purchased the contracts of pitchers Justin Hampton and Mike Venafro from Colorado Springs.

Sep 6, 2006

  • The Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract of pitcher Jason Johnson from Louisville of the International League (AAA).
  • The Philadelphia Phillies purchased the contract of catcher Tom Gradoville from Reading of the Eastern League (AA).
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contracts of catcher Carlos Maldonado and pitcher Shane Youman from Indianapolis.

Sep 5, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox signed pitcher Daniel Bard; acquired catcher George Kottaras from the San Diego Padres to complete Thursday's trade involving David Wells; designated pitcher Jermaine Van Buren for assignment.
  • The Chicago Cubs acquired pitcher Adam Harben from the Minnesota Twins to complete Thursday's trade involving Phil Nevin.
  • The Cincinnati Reds acquired pitcher Sun-Woo Kim and cash from the Colorado Rockies for future considerations.
  • The Oakland A's claimed pitcher Jerome Williams off waivers from the Chicago Cubs; purchased the contract of infielder D'Angelo Jimenez from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of catcher Raul Chavez from Bowie of the Eastern League (AA).
  • The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of pitcher Juan Lara from Buffalo.
  • The Florida Marlins purchased the contract of infielder Jason Wood from Albuquerque.
  • The New York Mets purchased the contracts of catcher Kelly Stinnett and outfielder Ricky Ledee from Norfolk.
  • The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of outfielder Jack Cust from Portland.

Sep 4, 2006

  • The Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract of outfielder Dewayne Wise from Louisville.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays purchased the contract of pitcher Juan Salas from Durham.

Sep 3, 2006

  • The Texas Rangers purchased the contract of catcher Miguel Ojeda from Oklahoma of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).

Sep 2, 2006

  • The Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of pitcher Kevin Jarvis from Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).
  • The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff from Buffalo of the International League (AAA).
  • The Colorado Rockies purchased the contract of infielder Vinny Castilla from Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Washington Nationals purchased the contracts of infielder Melvin Dorta, outfielder George Lombard and pitchers Chris Booker and Brett Campbell from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); purchased the contract of pitcher Beltran Perez from Harrisburg of the Eastern League (AA).

Sep 1, 2006

  • The Philadelphia Phillies acquired infielder Randall Simon from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations.
  • The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Nook Logan from the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named.
  • The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of outfielder Ryan Sweeney from Charlotte.
  • The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of pitcher Ryan Braun from Omaha of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).
  • The Milwaukee Brewers purchased the contract of catcher Vinny Rottino from Nashville.
  • The Minnesota Twins purchased the contract of infielder Alexi Casilla from New Britain of the Eastern League (AA).
  • The New York Yankees purchased the contract of catcher Wil Nieves from Columbus.
  • The Oakland A's purchased the contract of outfielder Hiram Bocachica from Sacramento.
  • The Toronto Blue Jays purchased the contracts of outfielder Adam Lind and infielder Kevin Barker from Syracuse of the International League (AAA).
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