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2004 Arizona Diamondbacks

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2003 / 2005

51-111, Finished 5th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Brenly (29-50) and Al Pedrique (22-61)
GM: Joe Garagiola, Scouting Dir: Mike Rizzo
Scored 615 runs, Allowed 899 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 54-108

Ballparks: Bank One Ballpark · Attendance: 2,519,560 (8th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 106 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 104

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2003 / 2005 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 3, 2003

Dennys Reyes granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2003

Mike Bell granted Free Agency.

Brian Gordon granted Free Agency.

Eddie Oropesa granted Free Agency.

Erik Sabel granted Free Agency.

Ozzie Timmons granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2003

Raul Mondesi granted Free Agency.

Mike Myers granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2003

Felix Jose granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2003

Carlos Baerga granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2003

Signed Alan Zinter as a free agent.

Miguel Batista granted Free Agency.

November 20, 2003

Signed Donnie Sadler as a free agent.

November 28, 2003

Traded Curt Schilling to the Boston Red Sox. Received Mike Goss (minors), Casey Fossum, Brandon Lyon and Jorge De La Rosa.

November 29, 2003

Signed Jesse Orosco as a free agent.

December 1, 2003

Traded Chris Capuano, Craig Counsell, Chad Moeller, Lyle Overbay, Jorge De La Rosa and Junior Spivey to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received a player to be named later, Shane Nance and Richie Sexson. The Milwaukee Brewers sent Noochie Varner (minors) (December 15, 2003) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

December 4, 2003

Signed Felix Jose as a free agent.

December 7, 2003

Signed Carlos Baerga as a free agent.

December 15, 2003

Traded Quinton McCracken to the Seattle Mariners. Received Greg Colbrunn and cash.

December 18, 2003

Signed Brent Mayne as a free agent.

December 21, 2003

Rod Barajas granted Free Agency.

January 6, 2004

Signed Roberto Alomar as a free agent.

Signed Shane Reynolds as a free agent.

Signed Steve Sparks as a free agent.

January 7, 2004

Signed Juan Brito as a free agent.

Signed Julio Ramirez as a free agent.

January 23, 2004

Signed Brandon Villafuerte as a free agent.

January 28, 2004

Signed Jim Parque as a free agent.

February 25, 2004

Signed Bobby Estalella as a free agent.

Signed Scott Service as a free agent.

March 27, 2004

Traded John Patterson to the Montreal Expos. Received Randy Choate.

May 12, 2004 (Standings)

Bobby Estalella granted Free Agency.

June 7, 2004 (Standings)

Drafted Stephen Drew in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 2005.

Drafted Garrett Mock in the 3rd round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed July 2, 2004.

Drafted Ross Ohlendorf in the 4th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 2004.

Drafted Steven Jackson in the 10th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Antoan Richardson in the 13th round of the 2004 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Mark Reynolds in the 16th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Chris Carter in the 17th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

June 9, 2004 (Standings)

Donnie Sadler granted Free Agency.

June 11, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Micah Franklin as a free agent.

Signed Quinton McCracken as a free agent.

June 14, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Winston Abreu as a free agent.

June 22, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Mike Fetters as a free agent.

July 14, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Jordan Norberto as an amateur free agent.

July 25, 2004 (Standings)

Brandon Villafuerte granted Free Agency.

July 30, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Greg Hansell as a free agent.

July 31, 2004 (Standings)

Received Reggie Abercrombie from the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a conditional deal.

Traded Steve Finley and Brent Mayne to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Reggie Abercrombie (minors), Koyie Hill and Bill Murphy.

August 2, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Jose Silva as a free agent.

August 4, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Ever Magallanes as a free agent.

August 5, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Roberto Alomar to the Chicago White Sox. Received a player to be named later. The Chicago White Sox sent Brad Murray (minors) (February 18, 2005) to the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade.

August 19, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Elmer Dessens to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Jereme Milons (minors).

August 25, 2004 (Standings)

Released Micah Franklin.

August 30, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Gerardo Parra as an amateur free agent.

August 31, 2004 (Standings)

Selected Chad Durbin off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

September 29, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Fassero as a free agent.

October 11, 2004 (Standings)

Chad Durbin granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2004 (Standings)

Juan Brito granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2004 (Standings)

Greg Hansell granted Free Agency.

Ever Magallanes granted Free Agency.

Brady Raggio granted Free Agency.

Julio Ramirez granted Free Agency.

Jose Silva granted Free Agency.

October 19, 2004

Signed Juan Brito as a free agent.

October 28, 2004

Carlos Baerga granted Free Agency.

Jeff Fassero granted Free Agency.

Released Shane Reynolds.

October 29, 2004

Matt Mantei granted Free Agency.

Quinton McCracken granted Free Agency.

Steve Sparks granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2004

Danny Bautista granted Free Agency.

Mike Fetters granted Free Agency.

Richie Sexson granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2004

Scott Service granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2004

Greg Colbrunn granted Free Agency.

November 23, 2004

Tim Olson granted Free Agency.

December 7, 2004

Signed Luis Martinez as a free agent.

Signed Quinton McCracken as a free agent.

December 11, 2004

Signed Troy Glaus as a free agent.

Signed Russ Ortiz as a free agent.

December 15, 2004

Signed Kelly Stinnett as a free agent.

Released Andrew Good.

December 16, 2004

Signed Royce Clayton as a free agent.

December 21, 2004

Signed Craig Counsell as a free agent.

Brandon Medders granted Free Agency.

Shane Nance granted Free Agency.

December 22, 2004

Signed Brandon Medders as a free agent.

January 10, 2005

Sent Steve Randolph to the Chicago Cubs as part of a conditional deal.

Signed Shane Nance as a free agent.

January 11, 2005

Released Phil Stockman.

Traded Randy Johnson to the New York Yankees. Received Brad Halsey, Dioner Navarro, Javier Vazquez and cash.

Traded William Juarez (minors), Danny Muegge (minors), Dioner Navarro and Beltran Perez to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Shawn Green.

January 12, 2005

Signed Shawn Estes as a free agent.

Traded Shea Hillenbrand to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Adam Peterson.

January 14, 2005

Signed Kevin Tolar as a free agent.

January 19, 2005

Signed Jose Jimenez as a free agent.

January 24, 2005

Signed Tony Clark as a free agent.

January 26, 2005

Released Robby Hammock.

January 27, 2005

Signed Adam Johnson as a free agent.

February 6, 2005

Traded Casey Fossum to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Received Jose Cruz and cash.

February 11, 2005

Signed Juan Acevedo as a free agent.

February 19, 2005

Signed Mike Venafro as a free agent.

February 21, 2005

Signed Donovan Osborne as a free agent.

March 6, 2005

Signed Phil Stockman as a free agent.

March 24, 2005

Released Adam Johnson.

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2003 / 2005 Trades and Transactions