|Mar 31, 2006|
The Baltimore Orioles claimed catcher Raul Chavez off waivers from the Houston Astros.
The Cincinnati Reds claimed pitcher Jon Coutlangus off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and optioned him to Chattanooga of the Southern League (AA).
The Oakland A's acquired pitcher Juan Dominguez from the Texas Rangers for infielder Freddie Bynum and pitcher John Rheinecker.
The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of infielder Jose Hernandez from Indianapolis.
The Seattle Mariners claimed catcher Guillermo Quiroz off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays; returned pitcher Luis Gonzalez to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays released pitcher Mark Malaska.
The Texas Rangers acquired pitcher John Koronka and a player to be named from the Chicago Cubs for infielder Freddie Bynum.Mar 30, 2006
The Houston Astros acquired infielder Joe McEwing from the Kansas City Royals for cash or a player to be named; acquired shortstop Cody Ransom from the Seattle Mariners for cash or a player to be named.
The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of infielder Jose Hernandez.
The San Diego Padres released pitcher Andy Ashby.
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed pitcher Brian Meadows to a one-year contract.
The Washington Nationals released outfielder Michael Tucker; purchased the contract of catcher Wiki Gonzalez from New Orleans of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).Mar 29, 2006
The Baltimore Orioles have released C Geronimo Gil.
The Cleveland Indians have signed OF Grady Sizemore to six-year contract through the 2011 season with a club option for 2012.
The Detroit Tigers have claimed C Rob Bowen off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed 2B Jeff Kent to a one-year contract extension with an option for 2008.
The Milwaukee Brewers have released RHP Kane Davis.
The Minnesota Twins have announced that 2005 Rule V selection Jason Pridie was returned to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and assigned to Triple-A Durham.
The Philadelphia Phillies have released RHP Ricardo Rodriguez.
The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of RHP Jamey Wright from Triple-A Fresno.
The St. Louis Carindals have released INF Deivi Cruz.
The New York Mets released outfielder Tike Redman.Mar 28, 2006
The Chicago Cubs have acquired RHP Lincoln Holdzkom and LHP Zach McCormack from the Florida Marlins in exchange for RHP Todd Wellemeyer. The Cubs also announced the retirement of Marquis Grissom.
The Cleveland Indians have signed LHP Felix Heredia to a Minor League contract.
The Florida Marlins have purchased the contract of RHP Matt Herges from Triple-A Albuquerque.
The Kansas City Royals have claimed INF Tony Graffanino off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and RHP Steve Andrade off waivers from the San Diego Padres.
The Philadelphia Phillies have traded RHP Aquilino Lopez to the San Diego Padres in exchange for Minor League OF Matt Thayer and 3B Trey Johnston.
The Seattle Mariners have released non-roster invitee C Andy Dominique.
The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of pitcher Jim Brower from Ottawa of the International League.
The Washington Nationals purchased the contracts of shortstop Royce Clayton and first baseman Daryle Ward from New Orleans.Mar 27, 2006
The Cincinnati Reds have signed OF Terrence Long to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Minor League camp.
The New York Mets have sent RHP Mitch Wylie outright to Triple-A Norfolk. Wylie refused the assignment and is now a free agent.
The San Diego Padres have released RHP Brian Sikorski.
The Texas Rangers have released INF Erubiel Durazo. Mar 26, 2006
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired RHP Jose Cruz from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for LHP Brad Halsey.
The Detroit Tigers have unconditionally released INF Carlos Pena.
The Minnesota Twins have released LHP Darrell May.
The St. Louis Cardinals have Released RHP Jeff Nelson.Mar 25, 2006
The Cincinnati Reds have signed OF Alex Sanchez to a Minor League contract.
The New York Yankees have acquired C Keith McDonald from the Texas Rangers for a player to be named. Mar 24, 2006
The Boston Red Sox have claimed 1B Hee-Seop Choi off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Seattle Mariners released pitcher Dave Burba and infielder Fernando Vina.Mar 23, 2006
The St. Louis Cardinals have returned Rule 5 selection RHP Juan Mateo to the Cubs.
The Washington Nationals have released LHP Valerio de los Santos per his contract. Mar 22, 2006
The Baltimore Orioles have released RHP Ricky Bottalico and IF Luis Lopez.
The San Diego Padres have purchased the contract of LHP Alan Embree from Triple-A Portland. Mar 21, 2006
The Cincinnati Reds have acquired C David Ross from the San Diego Padres in exchange for RHP Bobby Basham.Mar 20, 2006
The Boston Red Sox have acquired OF Wily Mo Pena from the Reds in exchange for RHP Bronson Arroyo and cash.
The Chicago White Sox have acquired LHP Matt Thornton from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for OF Joe Borchard. Mar 19, 2006
The Boston Red Sox have signed DH/OF Juan Gonzalez to a Minor League contract.
The Cincinnati Reds have released OF Tuffy Rhodes.
The Milwaukee Brewers have signed RHP Allan Simpson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League camp.
The New York Yankees have announced the retirement of Al Leiter.
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays have signed RHP Al Reyes to a Minor League contract.Mar 17, 2006
The Atlanta Braves have signed RHP Peter Moylan and LHP Damian Moss to Minor League contracts.
The Detroit Tigers have released RHP Matt Mantei from his Triple-A Toledo contract. Mar 16, 2006
The Boston Red Sox have signed C Javier Cardona to a Minor League contract.Mar 15, 2006
The Cincinnati Reds have claimed INF Matt Kata off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies and released RHP Allan Simpson.
The San Diego Padres have released INF Bobby Hill. Mar 14, 2006
The Boston Red Sox have returned Rule 5 RHP Jamie Vermilyea to the Toronto Blue Jays. Mar 13, 2006
The Chicago Cubs have acquired LHP Clint Brannon from the Texas Rangers to complete the Nov. 16, 2005 trade for RHP Jon Leicester.
The Kansas City Royals have signed RHP Luke Hudson to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.Mar 11, 2006
The Kansas City Royals have signed Ambiorix Burgos to a one-year contract.
The Washington Nationals signed first baseman Nick Johnson to a three-year contract extension.Mar 10, 2006
The Cleveland Indians have signed SS Jhonny Peralta to a five-year contract with a club option for 2011.
The Kansas City Royals have signed CF David DeJesus to a five-year contract with a club option for 2011.
The St. Louis Cardinals have signed OF So Taguchi to a one-year contract. Mar 9, 2006
The Cincinnati Reds have released RHP Bubba Nelson and RHP Luke Hudson.Mar 8, 2006
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired RHP Jeff Bajenaru from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for INF Alex Cintron. Mar 7, 2006
The Boston Red Sox have announced the retirement of C John Flaherty.
The Baltimore Orioles released outfielder Richard Hidalgo.Mar 5, 2006
The Baltimore Orioles have released RHP Ryan Jensen.
The Cleveland Indians have signed LHP Cliff Lee, LHP Jason Stanford, RHP Matt Miller, OF Grady Sizemore and SS/2B Brandon Phillips to one-year contracts.
The Florida Marlins have terminated the contract of INF Pokey Reese.
The Kansas City Royals have signed C John Buck to a one-year contract. Mar 4, 2006
The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms on 2006 contracts with RHPs Scott Baker, Jesse Crain and Matt Guerrier, LHP Francisco Liriano, C Joe Mauer, 1B Justin Morneau and OF Lew Ford. Mar 3, 2006
The Chicago Cubs have voided the contract of RHP Jason Simontacchi.
The Chicago White Sox have signed OF Ruben Rivera to a Minor League contract.
The Los Angeles Angels have signed RHP Ervin Santana, RHP Kevin Gregg, INF Casey Kotchman, INF Maicer Izturis and INF Robb Quinlan to one-year contracts.
The Minnesota Twins have announced the retirement of nonroster Spring invitee LHP Gabe White.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with LHP Sean Burnett, LHP John Grabow, LHP Mike Johnston, RHP Ian Snell, C Humberto Cota, INF Jose Bautista, INF Brad Eldred and INF Javier Guzman.
The Tampa Bay Devils Rays agreed to terms with pitchers Tim Corcoran, Jason Hammel, Carlos Hines, Edwin Jackson, Scott Kazmir, Seth McClung, Chad Orvella, Chris Seddon, Brian Stokes, Jon Switzer and Doug Waechter, outfielders Joey Gathright, Jonny Gomes and Damon Hollins, infielders Nick Green and B.J. Upton and catcher Kevin Cash on one-year contracts; renewed the contract of infielder Jorge Cantu.Mar 2, 2006
The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed the following 19 players for the 2006 season: RHPs Greg Aquino, Jason Bulger, who was then traded, Brian Bruney, Edgar Gonzalez, Enrique Gonzalez, Dustin Nippert, Tony Pena and Mike Schultz, LHPs Brad Halsey and Doug Slaten, INFs Andy Green, Scott Hairston, Conor Jackson and Chad Tracy, OFs Luis Terrero and Chris Young, and Cs Koyie Hill, Miguel Montero and Chris Snyder and renewed the contracts of RHPs Brandon Medders and Jose Valverde.
The Colorado Rockies have purchased the contract of OF Eli Marrero from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
The Florida Marlins have agreed to terms with 3B Miguel Cabrera and RHP Sergio Mitre and renewed the contract of LHP Jason Vargas.
The Houston Astros have signed three players to one-year contracts: OF Jason Lane ($450,000), INF/OF Chris Burke ($362,500) and OF Willy Taveras ($400,000).
The Kansas City Royals have signed OF Aaron Guiel, OF Shane Costa, RHP Mike MacDougal, RHP Denny Bautista, RHP Mike Wood, LHP Andrew Sisco, LHP Jimmy Gobble, LHP J.P. Howell, LHP Bobby Madritsch, C Paul Phillips and 1B Justin Huber to one-year contracts.
The Milwaukee Brewers have signed INF Bill Hall to a one-year contract.
The New York Mets renewed the contract of third baseman David Wright; signed pitchers Aaron Heilman, Heath Bell, John Maine, Juan Padilla, Steve Schmoll, Royce Ring, Matt Lindstrom, Bartolome Fortunato, Duaner Sanchez, Brian Bannister, Anderson Garcia, Henry Owens, Juan Perez and Mitch Wylie, outfielder Xavier Nady and infielders Jose Reyes, Anderson Hernandez and Jeff Keppinger to one-year contracts.
The San Francisco Giants have signed RHP Jeremy Accardo, RHP Kelyn Acosta, RHP Kevin Correia, RHP Brad Hennessey, RHP Scott Munter, RHP Alfredo Simon, RHP Merkin Valdez, RHP Tyler Walker, RHP Matt Cain, LHP Jon Coutlangus, LHP Jesus Reina, LHP Jack Taschner, LHP Erick LHP Threets, LHP Noah Lowry, C Eliezer Alfonzo, C Justin Knoedler, INF Angel Chavez, INF Travis Ishikawa, INF Lance Niekro, OF Fred Lewis, OF Dan Ortmeier, OF Nate Schierholtz, OF Jason Ellison and OF Todd Linden to one-year contracts.
The Seattle Mariners have agreed to terms on 2006 contracts with RHPs Clint Nageotte and J.J. Putz and OF Shin-Soo Choo and renewed the contract of RHP Felix Hernandez.
The Washington Nationals have signed RHP Chad Cordero to a one-year contract.
The Los Angeles Angels agreed to terms with infielders Casey Kotchman, Maicer Izturis and Robb Quinlan and pitchers Ervin Santana and Kevin Gregg on one-year contracts.
The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of pitcher Kyle Pawelczyk from Evansville of the Frontier League (Independent).
The Cleveland Indians signed pitchers Fernando Cabrera, Fausto Carmona, Jason Davis, Edward Mujica, Rafael Perez and Kazuhito Tadano, infielders Michael Aubrey, Ryan Garko and Andy Marte and outfielders Jason Dubois, Franklin Gutierrez and Brad Snyder to one-year contracts.Mar 1, 2006
The Cincinnati Reds have agreed to one-year contracts with C Miguel Perez and RHP Ryan Wagner.
The Colorado Rockies have signed RHP Manuel Corpas and RHP Juan Morillo to one-year contracts.
The Detroit Tigers have signed RHP Roman Colon, RHP Jason Grilli, RHP Kyle Sleeth, LHP Wilfredo Ledezma, LHP Nate Robertson, INF Omar Infante, INF Chris Shelton, OF Nook Logan and OF Marcus Thames to one-year contracts.
The Houston Astros have signed five players to one-year contracts: RHP Brandon Backe ($442,500), INF Eric Bruntlett ($365,000), LHP Mike Gallo ($365,000), C Hector Gimenez ($327,000) and RHP Chad Qualls ($376,000).
The New York Mets' 2B Bret Boone has announced his retirement.
The San Diego Padres have signed SS Khalil Greene to a one-year contract.
The Seattle Mariners have signed OF Raul Ibanez to a two-year contract extension.