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Nov 30, 2005

The Chicago White Sox have signed 1B Paul Konerko to a five-year contract.

The Cincinnati Reds have signed INF Anderson Machado, INF Aaron Herr and RHP Jake Robbins to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.

The Colorado Rockies have signed INF Jason Smith and RHP Nate Field to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.

The Detroit Tigers have signed LHP Bobby Seay to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

The New York Yankees have signed free agent C Kelly Stinnett to a one-year contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed free agent RHP Julio Santana to a one-year contract.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have named Jeff Cox third base coach.

Nov 29, 2005

The Chicago Cubs have signed free agent RHP Bob Howry to a three-year contract.

The New York Mets have signed free-agent LHP Billy Wagner to a four-year contract.

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed free agent INF Abraham Nunez to a two-year contract.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed RHPs Britt Reames, Joe Roa, Jason Roach, Matt Whiteside and INF Jason Alfaro to minor league contracts with an invitation to major league spring training camp.

The St. Louis Cardinals signed pitcher Dennis Tankersley to a minor league contract.

Nov 28, 2005

The New York Mets have acquired OF Tike Redman from the Pirates for cash.

The Oakland A's have agreed to terms with RHP Esteban Loaiza on a three-year contract through 2008 with a club option for 2009.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have unconditionally released OF Michael Restovich.

The San Francisco Giants have claimed RHP Jeff Miller off waivers from the Pirates.

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed LHP B.J. Ryan to a five-year, $47 million contract.

Nov 25, 2005

The Chicago White Sox have acquired 1B Jim Thome and cash considerations from the Phillies for CF Aaron Rowand, LHP Dan Haigwood and a Minor League player to be named later.

The Detroit Tigers have signed RHP Tim Crabtree to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.

The Florida Marlins acquired first baseman Mike Jacobs, pitcher Yusmeiro Petit, infielder Grant Psomasand and cash from the New York Mets for first baseman Carlos Delgado.

Nov 24, 2005

The Boston Red Sox have acquired RHP Josh Beckett, 3B Mike Lowell and RHP Guillermo Mota from the Marlins in exchange for SS Hanley Ramirez, RHP Anibal Sanchez, RHP Jesus Delgado and RHP Harvey Garcia.

Nov 23, 2005

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed C Chad Moeller to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

Nov 22, 2005

The Florida Marlins have signed free agent INF Alfredo Amezaga to a one-year contract.

The Kansas City Royals have signed RHP Adam Bernero and RHP Seth Etherton to Minor League contracts and invited them to Spring Training.

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed INF Brian Dallimore, INF Brent Abernathy, C Mark Johnson, C Mike Rivera, RHP Jerome Gamble and RHP Jared Fernandez to Minor League contracts with Spring Training invitations.

The Seattle Mariners have signed free agent C Kenji Johjima to a three-year contract.

The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the contracts of SS Brendan Ryan and INF Travis Hanson from Double-A Springfield.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have signed RHP Chad Harville to a one-year contract.

Nov 21, 2005

The Milwaukee Brewers have re-signed INF Jeff Cirillo to a one-year contract.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded INF Bobby Hill to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later and purchased the contracts of INF Yurendell DeCaster and INF Craig Stansberry from Triple-A Indianapolis; Purchased the contracts of SS Javier Guzman and RHP Josh Sharpless from Double-A Altoona.

The San Diego Padres agreed to terms with infielder-outfielder Eric Young on a one-year contract.

The Oakland A's purchased the contracts of outfielders Andre Either and Javier Herrera from Sacramento of the Pacific Coast League (AA); purchased the contract of pitcher Shane Komine from Midland of the Texas League (AA); agreed to terms with pitcher Matt Roney on a one-year contract.

Nov 19, 2005

The Kansas City Royals have invited nonroster INF Alex Gordon to Spring Training.

Nov 18, 2005

The Arizona Diamondbacks have purchased the contracts of INF Sergio Santos from Triple-A Tucson, and RHP Mike Schultz, LHP Doug Slaten, and C Miguel Montero from Double-A Tennessee.

The Atlanta Braves have purchased the contracts of 1B James Jurries and OF Josh Burrus from Triple-A Richmond and 2B Martin Prado from Double-A Mississippi. The Braves also purchased the contract of RHP Jose Ascanio from Single-A Myrtle Beach.

The Baltimore Orioles have purchased the contracts of SS Brandon Fahey, OF Nick Markakis, RHP Ryan Keefer, and RHP Sendy Rleal from Double-A Bowie. The Orioles also purchased the contracts of RHP Chris Britton, RHP Brian Finch, RHP James Johnson, and RHP Marino Salas from Class-A Frederick.

The Boston Red Sox have purchased the contracts of LHP Jon Lester, OF Brandon Moss, OF David Murphy, and RHP David Pauley from Double-A Porland, and RHP Jesus Delgado and RHP Harvey Garcia from Class A Greenville. The Red Sox also released OF Gabe Kapler.

The Chicago Cubs have purchased the contracts of OF Felix Pie, C Jose Reyes, RHP Carlos Marmol, LHP Sean Marshall, RHP Ricky Nolasco, and RHP Jae-kuk Ryu from Double-A West Tennessee, and 1B Brian Dopirak and INF Scott Moore from Class-A Daytona.

The Chicago White Sox have purchased the contracts of OF Jerry Owens, OF Chris Young, C Chris Stewart, LHP Daniel Haigwood, RHP Charles Haeger from Double-A Birmingham. The White Sox also agreed to terms on a one-year contract with INF Pablo Ozuna.

The Cincinnati Reds have purchased the contracts of RHP Travis Chick from Double-A Chattanooga and 1B Jay Votto from Class A Sarasota.

The Cleveland Indians have purchased the contracts of OF Brad Snyder, INF Michael Aubrey, RHP Edward Mujica, and LHP Rafael Perez from Double-A Akron, and RHP Brian Slocum from Triple-A Buffalo.

The Colorado Rockies have purchased the contract of RHP Manuel Corpas from Class A Modesto.

The Detroit Tigers have purchased the contracts of INF Don Kelly and RHP Joel Zumaya from Triple-A Toledo, and RHP Humberto Sanchez and RHP Kyle Sleeth from Double-A Erie; and and RHP Eulogio De La Cruz, RHP Jordan Tata, INF Kody Kirkland and OF Brent Clevlen from Class A Lakeland.

The Florida Marlins have purchased the contracts of LHP Adam Bostick and RHP Carlos Martinez from Double-A Carolina, and RHP Allen Baxter and RHP Jose Garcia from Class A Jupiter.

The Houston Astros have purchased the contracts of RHP Matt Albers and RHP James Barthmaier from Class A Salem, RHP Felipe Paulino Del Guidice from Class A Lexington, and RHP Jason Hirsh and OF Josh Anderson from Double-A Corpus Christi.

The Kansas City Royals have signed INF Mike Coolbaugh, RHP Victor Santos, RHP Joe Nelson, 1B Chris Richard, OF Kerry Robinson and SS Wilson Valdez to Minor League contracts and invited them to Spring Training; Purchased the contract of INF Angel Sanchez from Class A High Desert.

The Los Angeles Angels have purchased the contracts of OF Nick Gorneault from Triple-A Salt Lake, INF Erick Aybar, 2B Howie Kendrick and C Mike Napoli from Double-A Arkansas, OF Tommy Murphy and OF Reggie Willits from Double-A Arkansas, and RHP Jose Arredondo from Rookie Orem; Sent RHP Dustin Moseley outright to Triple-A Salt Lake; Released RHP Matt Hensley.

The Milwaukee Brewers have claimed INF Zach Sorensen off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim; Re-signed RHP Rick Helling to a one-year contract.

The Minnesota Twins have purchased the contracts of RHP Pat Neshek, LHP Errol Simonitsch and OF Alex Romero from Double-A New Britain, and RHP Adam Harben, LHP Justin Jones and LHP Jose Mijares from Class A Fort Myers.

The New York Mets have Acquired INF/OF Xavier Nady from the San Diego Padres in exchange for OF Mike Cameron. The Mets also purchased the contracts of RHP Brian Bannister, RHP Anderson Garcia and RHP Yusmeiro Petit from Triple-A Norfolk, RHP Henry Owens from Class A St. Lucie, and Juan Perez from Triple-A Pawtucket in the Boston Red Sox system; Outrighted OF Ambiorix Concepcion and OF Todd Self to Norfolk.

The New York Yankees have purchased the contracts of LHP Matt Smith and OF Kevin Thompson from Triple-A Columbus, RHP Matt DeSalvo and RHP Jeffrey Karstens from Double-A Trenton, and T.J. Beam from Class A Charleston.

The Philadelphia Phillies have purhcased the contracts of OF Michael Bourn from Double-A Reading and RHP Scott Mathieson from Class A Clearwater.

The Seattle Mariners have released INF Ramon Santiago and purchased the contracts of OF T.J. Bohn, LHP Bobby Livingston and RHP Emiliano Fruto from Triple-A Tacoma; Purchased the contracts of RHP Renee Cortez, LHP Cesar Jimenez from Double-A San Antonio and INF Oswaldo Navarro Class A Wisconsin.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have purchased the contracts of RHP Jamie Shields from Triple-A Durham, 1B Wes Bankston and C Shawn Riggans from Double-A Montgomery.

The Texas Rangers have purchased the contracts of INF Ian Kinsler from Triple-A Oklahoma, INF Joaquin Arias and RHP Wes Littleton from Double-A Frisco, and RHP Omar Beltre from the DSL Rangers.

The Toronto Blue Jays have purchased the contracts of RHP Josh Banks and INF Ryan Roberts from Double-A New Hampshire.

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with INF/OF Marlon Anderson.

Nov 17, 2005

The Atlanta Braves have signed free agent RHP Brad Baker to a one-year contract.

The Chicago Cubs have signed free agent LHP Scott Eyre to a two-year contract with a player option for 2008.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have purchased the contracts of 1B James Loney, 3B Andy LaRoche, INF Joel Guzman, and LHP Greg Miller from Double-A Jacksonville; and RHP Jose Diaz from Single-A Vero Beach.

The Milwaukee Brewers have purchased the contracts of OF Tony Gwynn Jr., LHP Manny Parra, and RHP Carlos Vilanueva from Double-A Huntsville, and 2B Hernan Iribarren from Single-A West Virginia. The Brewers also released RHP Gary Glover.

The San Diego Padres have purchased the contracts of C George Kottaras and RHP Jared Wells from Double-A Mobile.

The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contracts of LHP Jon Coutlangus, INF Travis Ishikawa, and OF Nate Schierholtz from Single-A San Jose. The Giants also purchased the contracts of LHP Jesus Reina and C Eliezer Alfonzo from Triple-A Fresno; and RHP Kelyn Acosta from Class-A Augusta.

The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with outfielder Jason Bay on a four-year contract through the 2009 season.

Nov 16, 2005

The Chicago Cubs have traded RHP Jon Leicester to the Texas Rangers for a player to be named later.

The Cincinnati Reds have claimed RHP Mike Burns off waivers from the Houston Astros and added him to the 40-man roster.

The Los Angeles Angels have released INF Zach Sorensen.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have named Bobby Cuellar bullpen coach.

The San Diego Padres have signed INF Geoff Blum to a one-year contract.

Nov 15, 2005

The New York Mets have declined options on LHP Felix Heredia and LHP Kazuhisa Ishii.

The New York Yankees have agreed to terms with OF Hideki Matsui on a four-year contract extension through the 2009 season. The Yankees also exercised the 2006 contract option on RHP Tanyon Sturtze.

The Oakland A's have signed free agent RHP Matt Roney to a one-year contract and purchased the contracts of RHP Shane Komine from Double-A Midland; and OF Javier and OF Andre Ethier from Triple-A Sacramento.

The Washington Nationals have released OF Kenny Kelly.

Nov 14, 2005

The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with OF Alexis Gomez, INF Mike Hessman, and INF Kevin Hooper for Minor League contracts.

The Houston Astros have released OF Charles Gipson.

The St. Louis Cardinals have signed C Michel Hernandez to a one-year contract. The Cardinals also signed RHP Andy Cavazos, LHP Randy Leek, INF Juan Diaz, INF Milko Jaramillo, OF Brian Martin, LHP Rich Rundles, RHP Brad Voyles, LHP Sam Walton, RHP John Webb, C Brent Cordell, C Brian Esposito, INF Ramon Nivar, and OF Prentice Redman to Minor League contracts.

The Texas Rangers have signed LHP Jesse Carlson and LHP Kevin Walker to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.

Nov 11, 2005

The Pittsburgh Pirates have named John Shelby first base coach.

Nov 10, 2005

The Detroit Tigers have sent INF John McDonald to the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signed OF Jon Weber and OF Tydus Meadows to Minor League contracts and invited them to Spring Training.

The St. Louis Cardinals have declined the club option for OF Larry Walker, making him a free agent.

Nov 9, 2005

The New York Mets have signed LHP Matt Perisho to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.

The Oakland A's have re-signed RHP Jay Witasick to a two-year contract.

The Texas Rangers have signed RHP Rick Bauer and OF Adrian Brown to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.

Nov 8, 2005

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms with INF Neifi Perez on a two-year contract through the 2007 season.

The Colorado Rockies have signed RHP Nate Field and INF Jason Smith to Minor League contracts.

The New York Yankees have declined the club option on 1B Tino Martinez, making him a free agent.

The San Diego Padres have exercised the 2006 club option on RHP Akinori Otsuka and declined the option on INF/OF Eric Young.

Nov 7, 2005

The Cleveland Indians have re-signed LHP Scott Sauerbeck to a one-year contract with a club option for the 2007 season.

The Colorado Rockies have signed LHP Steve Colyer to a Minor League contract.

Nov 4, 2005

The Chicago White Sox have exercised a buyout on Frank Thomas' player option, allowing him to become a free agent. The White Sox also signed C Chris Widger to a one-year contract.

The Cleveland Indians have exercised the 2006 club option on 2B Ronnie Belliard.

The Milwaukee Brewers have named Robin Yount bench coach.

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Jose Cruz Jr. to a one-year contract with a club option for 2007.

Nov 3, 2005

The Cincinnati Reds have signed OF Dewayne Wise to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training.

The Detroit Tigers have sent cash considerations to the Toronto Blue Jays for INF John McDonald in a July 21st trade.

The Kansas City Royals have re-signed RHP Ryan Baerlocher and INF Chris Clapinski to Minor League contracts and have been invited to Spring Training.

The San Diego Padres have acquired 3B Vinny Castilla from the Washington Nationals for RHP Brian Lawrence and cash.

The Texas Rangers have signed C/3B Jamie Burke, OF Adam Hyzdu, and C Nick Trzesniak to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training. The Rangers also signed RHP Chris Baker and RHP Shane Bazzell to Minor League contracts.

Nov 2, 2005

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with RHP Mike Timlin.

The Detroit Tigers exercised the 2006 club option on pitcher Jamie Walker.

The Seattle Mariners exercised the 2006 club option on pitcher Eddie Guardado.

Nov 1, 2005

The Atlana Braves have exercised the 2006 option on RHP John Thomson.

The Baltimore Orioles have re-signed INF Ed Rogers to a Minor League contract.

The Florida Marlins have declined the club option on RHP Antonio Alfonseca, making him a free agent.

The Los Angeles Angles have declined the club option for LHP Jason Christiansen, making him a free agent.

The Oakland A's have declined to exercise the contract option on 1B Scott Hatteberg for the 2006 season.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have named Jim Colborn pitching coach and Jim Lett bench coach.

The Seattle Mariners have declined the club options on INF Pokey Reese and RHP Shigetoshi Hasegawa.