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Oct 31, 2006

The Houston Astros declined the contract option on first baseman Jeff Bagwell.

The Boston Red Sox promoted Allard Baird to assistant to the general manager.

The Minnesota Twins exercised the contract option on pitcher Carlos Silva.

The Toronto Blue Jays signed pitcher Jean Machi.

Oct 30, 2006

The Boston Red Sox signed pitcher Mike Timlin to a one-year contract; exercised the option on pitcher Tim Wakefield for 2007.

The Chicago White Sox exercised the options on pitcher Mark Buehrle, outfielder Jermaine Dye and second baseman Tadahito Iguchi for 2007; declined the option on pitcher Dustin Hermanson.

The San Diego Padres exercised the options on outfielder Mike Cameron, and infielder-outfielder Russell Branyan; declined the option on catcher Mike Piazza and infielder-outfielder Ryan Klesko.

Oct 27, 2006

The San Francisco Giants named Bruce Bochy manager.

Oct 26, 2006

The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Scott Strickland to a one-year contract.

Oct 23, 2006

The Chicago Cubs named Alan Trammell bench coach and infield instructor.

The Los Angeles Angels waived outfielder Curtis Pride.

The Oakland A's released infielder D'Angelo Jimenez.

The Philadelphia Phillies signed pitcher Jamie Moyer to a two-year contract extension.

Oct 20, 2006

Oct 19, 2006

The Chicago Cubs purchased the contract of pitcher Matt Harrington from Fort Worth of the American Association (Independent).

The Toronto Blue Jays sent outright pitcher Josh Towers and outfielder John-Ford Griffin to Syracuse of the International League (AAA); announced pitcher Pete Walker and infielder Kevin Barker have become free agents after declining their outright assignments.

Oct 17, 2006

Oct 16, 2006

The New York Yankees announced catcher Sal Fasano has elected to become a free agent.

Oct 13, 2006

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired pitcher Abe Woody from the Cincinnati Reds for infielder-outfielder Jerry Gil.

The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with pitchers Mike Burns and Bryan Corey and sent them outright to Pawtucket of the International League (AAA).

The Chicago White Sox fired bench coach Tim Raines.

The Milwaukee Brewers claimed catcher J.D. Closser off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays agreed to terms with infielder-outfielder Greg Norton on a one-year contract with a club option for 2008.

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Trevor Lawhorn from the Cincinnati Reds to complete an August 16 trade for pitcher Scott Schoeneweis.

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of pitcher Josh Shortslef from Altoona of the Eastern League (AA).

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Trevor Lawhorn from the Cincinnati Reds to complete an August 16 trade for pitcher Scott Schoeneweis.

Oct 12, 2006

The Baltimore Orioles claimed infielder Luis Hernandez off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

The Kansas City Royals claimed pitcher Ken Ray off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

The Milwaukee Brewers announced catcher Damian Miller exercised his player option; released pitcher Geremi Gonzalez.

The San Diego Padres claimed pitcher Justin Hampson from the Colorado Rockies; released infielders Manny Alexander and Mark Bellhorn and pitcher Scott Williamson.

The Atlanta Braves purchased the contract of pitcher Manny Acosta from Richmond of the International League (AAA).

Oct 11, 2006

The Tampa Bay Devil Rays agreed to terms with pitcher Jae Seo on a one-year contract.

The Texas Rangers claimed pitcher Francisco Cruceta off waivers from the Seattle Mariners; claimed pitcher Mike Wood off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

The Milwaukee Brewers signed pitcher Chris Spurling to a minor league contract.

Oct 10, 2006

The Minnesota Twins exercised the option on outfielder Torii Hunter for the 2007 season.

The Oakland A's released pitcher Scott Sauerbeck.

The Atlanta Braves released pitchers John Foster and Wayne Franklin.

Oct 9, 2006

The Milwaukee Brewers signed pitchers Corey Thurman and Joe Valentine to minor league contracts.

Oct 6, 2006

The Los Angeles Angels declined their 2007 option on pitcher J.C. Romero.

The Houston Astros purchased the contract of pitcher Paul Estrada from Corpus Christi of the Texas League (AA).

The Milwaukee Brewers exercised their 2007 option on pitcher Francisco Cordero.

Oct 5, 2006

The Milwaukee Brewers claimed pitcher Grant Balfour off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

Oct 4, 2006

The Houston Astros signed manager Phil Garner to a one-year contract extension through the 2008 season; fired pitching coach Jim Hickey.

Oct 3, 2006

The Baltimore Orioles acquired outfielder Adam Stern from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named or cash.

The Cleveland Indians exercised the 2007 club options on pitcher Jake Westbrook and infielder-outfielder Casey Blake; declined the mutual option with third baseman Aaron Boone.

The Washington Nationals released pitchers Brian Lawrence, Pedro Astacio, Felix Rodriguez, Zach Day, Ryan Drese and Joey Eischen.

Oct 2, 2006