Sunday, March 26, 2006
10/15/05 - Released Adam Hyzdu. Sent Chad Harville, Mike Stanton, and Jeremi Gonzalez outright to Pawtucket. All three refused the assignments and became free agents.
11/02/05 - resigned Mike Timlin to a one year deal
11/18/05 - released Gabe Kapler
11/24/05 - Traded Hanley Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez, Jesus Delgado, and Harvey Garcia to the Florida Marlins for Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell, and Guillermo Mota in return
12/01/05 - Traded a player to be named later to the Chicago Cubs for Jermaine Van Buren
12/07/05 - Traded Doug Mirabelli to the San Diego Padres for Mark Loretta
12/08/05 - Selected Jamie Vermilyea in the Rule 5 Draft. Traded Edgar Renteria and cash to the Atlanta Braves for Andy Marte
12/14/05 - The Los Angelos Dodgers signed Bill Mueller to a two year deal
12/15/05 - The New York Yankees signed Mike Myers to a two year deal
12/20/05 - Signed Rudy Seanez to a one year deal. Tony Graffanino accepted arbitration. Non tendered Wade Miller and Chad Bradford making them free agents
12/23/05 - Signed John Flaherty to a one year deal
12/23/05 - The New York Yankees signed Johnny Damon to a four year deal
01/06/06 - signed JT Snow to a one year deal
01/12/06 - The Baltimore Orioles signed Kevin Millar to a one year deal
01/12/06 - signed Julian Tavarez to a two year deal
01/19/06 - signed Bronson Arroyo to a three year deal. Signed Willie Harris to a minor league contract t
01/27/06 - Traded Andy Marte, Kelly Shoppach, Guillermo Mota, and a player to be named to the Cleveland Indians for Coco Crisp, David Riske, and Josh Bard
02/06/06 - Designated Roberto Petagine for assignment and lost him to the Seattle Mariners
03/20/06 - Traded Bronson Arroyo and cash to the Cincinati Reds for Wily Mo Pena
03/24/06 - claimed Hee-Seop Choi off waivers
And who could forget the big stories of the '05-'06 off-season....
- The Theo Epstein/front office dance.
- The Manny Ramirez trade demand/I hate Boston tantrum/permission to arrive on time to spring training.
- David Wells being a big, fat ass.
- Johnny Damon taking a shot at the Red Sox every time someone puts a mic in front of him...But really, he's moved on. He swears.