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2006 Arizona Diamondbacks

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2005 / 2007

76-86, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Melvin (76-86)
GM: Josh Byrnes (Hired 10/28/2005), Farm Dir: A.J. Hinch, Scouting Dir: Mike Rizzo
Scored 773 runs, Allowed 788 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-82

Ballparks: Chase Field · Attendance: 2,091,685 (14th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 107, Pitching - 107

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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions

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

October 13, 2005

Quinton McCracken granted Free Agency.

Kelly Stinnett granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005

Juan Brito granted Free Agency.

David Doster granted Free Agency.

Kerry Ligtenberg granted Free Agency.

Javier Lopez granted Free Agency.

Chris Michalak granted Free Agency.

Colin Porter granted Free Agency.

Phil Stockman granted Free Agency.

Mike Venafro granted Free Agency.

Alan Zinter granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

Royce Clayton granted Free Agency.

Shawn Estes granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Buddy Groom granted Free Agency.

Tim Worrell granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2005

Signed Juan Brito as a free agent.

December 7, 2005

Traded Lance Cormier and Oscar Villarreal to the Atlanta Braves. Received Johnny Estrada.

December 8, 2005

Dan Uggla drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2005

Signed Alfredo Marte as an amateur free agent.

December 13, 2005

Signed Kevin Jarvis as a free agent.

December 15, 2005

Signed Damion Easley as a free agent.

December 20, 2005

Traded Javier Vazquez to the Chicago White Sox. Received Orlando Hernandez, Luis Vizcaino and Chris Young.

December 22, 2005

Signed Jason Grimsley as a free agent.

December 27, 2005

Signed Eric Byrnes as a free agent.

Traded Troy Glaus and Sergio Santos to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Miguel Batista and Orlando Hudson.

January 6, 2006

Josh Kroeger selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

January 12, 2006

Signed Terry Mulholland as a free agent.

January 17, 2006

Signed Donnie Sadler as a free agent.

January 30, 2006

Signed Neal Musser as a free agent.

February 7, 2006

Signed Jeff DaVanon as a free agent.

February 8, 2006

Signed Matt Erickson as a free agent.

February 10, 2006

Signed Felix Heredia as a free agent.

Mike Gosling selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

February 28, 2006

Traded Jason Bulger to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Alberto Callaspo.

March 8, 2006

Traded Alex Cintron to the Chicago White Sox. Received Jeff Bajenaru.

March 24, 2006

Released Felix Heredia.

March 26, 2006

Traded Brad Halsey to the Oakland Athletics. Received Juan Cruz.

March 29, 2006

Released Luis Terrero.

April 6, 2006 (Standings)

Koyie Hill selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

April 13, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Mike Bacsik as a free agent.

May 20, 2006 (Standings)

Released Brian Bruney.

May 23, 2006 (Standings)

Released Neal Musser.

May 24, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Orlando Hernandez to the New York Mets. Received Jorge Julio.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Max Scherzer in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed May 31, 2007.

Drafted Brooks Brown in the 1st round (34th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 29, 2006.

Drafted Brett Anderson in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed September 1, 2006.

Drafted Hector Ambriz in the 5th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2006.

Drafted Daniel Stange in the 7th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2006.

Drafted John Hester in the 13th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2006.

Drafted Chad Beck in the 14th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2006.

Drafted Clay Zavada in the 30th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2006.

June 7, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jason Grimsley.

June 13, 2006 (Standings)

Released Russ Ortiz.

June 21, 2006 (Standings)

Released Terry Mulholland.

August 7, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Matt Chico and Garrett Mock to the Washington Nationals. Received Livan Hernandez and cash.

August 22, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Shawn Green and cash to the New York Mets. Received Evan MacLane.

August 31, 2006 (Standings)

Sent Kevin Jarvis to the Boston Red Sox as part of a conditional deal.

October 13, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Jerry Gil to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Abe Woody (minors).

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Mike Bacsik granted Free Agency.

Jeff Bajenaru granted Free Agency.

Juan Brito granted Free Agency.

Matt Erickson granted Free Agency.

Donnie Sadler granted Free Agency.

Bill White granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Signed Rich Thompson as a free agent.

Damion Easley granted Free Agency.

Luis Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Miguel Batista granted Free Agency.

Randy Choate granted Free Agency.

Craig Counsell granted Free Agency.

Mike Koplove granted Free Agency.

November 8, 2006

Signed Jeff Bajenaru as a free agent.

November 10, 2006

Signed Mark Johnson as a free agent.

November 20, 2006

Signed Augie Ojeda as a free agent.

Signed Jailen Peguero as a free agent.

November 25, 2006

Traded Greg Aquino, Johnny Estrada and Claudio Vargas to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Doug Davis, Dana Eveland and Dave Krynzel.

December 21, 2006

Released Andy Green.

December 30, 2006

Signed Dee Brown as a free agent.

Signed D.J. Carrasco as a free agent.

January 9, 2007

Signed Matt Erickson as a free agent.

Traded Alberto Gonzalez, Steven Jackson, Ross Ohlendorf and Luis Vizcaino to the New York Yankees. Received Randy Johnson and cash.

January 15, 2007

Signed Donnie Sadler as a free agent.

January 18, 2007

Selected Alex Romero off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

January 21, 2007

Signed Chad Harville as a free agent.

January 22, 2007

Released Jim Parque.

March 26, 2007

Traded Jorge Julio and cash to the Florida Marlins. Received Yusmeiro Petit.

March 28, 2007

Selected Jeff Salazar off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

March 29, 2007

Selected J.D. Durbin off waivers from the Minnesota Twins.

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