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2005 Atlanta Braves

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2004 / 2006

90-72, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bobby Cox (90-72)
GM: John Schuerholz, Farm Dir: Tyrone Brooks, Scouting Dir: Roy Clark
Scored 769 runs, Allowed 674 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Turner Field · Attendance: 2,521,167 (10th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105

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2004 / 2006 Trades and Transactions

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

October 4, 2004

Armando Almanza granted Free Agency.

Will Cunnane granted Free Agency.

Damon Hollins granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2004

Brent Butler granted Free Agency.

Napoleon Calzado granted Free Agency.

Joe Depastino granted Free Agency.

Tim Drew granted Free Agency.

Luis Lopez granted Free Agency.

Sam McConnell granted Free Agency.

Brian Moehler granted Free Agency.

Dave Nilsson granted Free Agency.

Mike Romano granted Free Agency.

Travis Smith granted Free Agency.

Jorge Velandia granted Free Agency.

Matt Whiteside granted Free Agency.

Dewayne Wise selected by the Detroit Tigers off waivers.

October 28, 2004

Paul Byrd granted Free Agency.

J.D. Drew granted Free Agency.

Jaret Wright granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2004

Julio Franco granted Free Agency.

Russ Ortiz granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2004

Antonio Alfonseca granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2004

Signed Esix Snead as a free agent.

November 16, 2004

Signed Brian O'Connor as a free agent.

November 18, 2004

Signed Chris Mears as a free agent.

November 30, 2004

Signed Sam McConnell as a free agent.

December 1, 2004

Signed Alex Herrera as a free agent.

December 9, 2004

Signed Julio Franco as a free agent.

December 11, 2004

Traded a player to be named later and Jose Capellan to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Danny Kolb. The Atlanta Braves sent Alec Zumwalt (minors) (December 14, 2004) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.

December 13, 2004

Adam Stern drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2004 rule 5 draft.

December 16, 2004

Traded Eli Marrero and cash to the Kansas City Royals. Received Jorge Vasquez.

Traded Juan Cruz, Dan Meyer and Charles Thomas to the Oakland Athletics. Received Tim Hudson.

December 21, 2004

Mark DeRosa granted Free Agency.

Mike Hessman granted Free Agency.

December 26, 2004

Signed Andy Van Hekken as a free agent.

December 28, 2004

Signed Matt Childers as a free agent.

January 6, 2005

Signed John Barnes as a free agent.

January 7, 2005

Signed Gabe White as a free agent.

January 8, 2005

Signed Adam Bernero as a free agent.

January 14, 2005

Signed Raul Mondesi as a free agent.

January 18, 2005

Signed Roosevelt Brown as a free agent.

January 19, 2005

Signed Brian Jordan as a free agent.

Signed Carlos Mendez as a free agent.

January 25, 2005

Signed Elvis Andrus as an amateur free agent.

January 27, 2005

Signed Jay Powell as a free agent.

February 1, 2005

Signed Derrick Gibson as a free agent.

February 2, 2005

Signed Hector Almonte as a free agent.

March 23, 2005

Selected Jason Bourgeois off waivers from the Texas Rangers.

March 24, 2005

Received Seth Greisinger from the Washington Nationals as part of a conditional deal.

March 29, 2005

Released Roosevelt Brown.

March 30, 2005

Released Gabe White.

March 31, 2005

Traded Nick Green to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Received Jorge Sosa.

April 10, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Andy Barkett as a free agent.

April 13, 2005 (Standings)

Selected Frank Brooks off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

April 14, 2005 (Standings)

Released Tom Martin.

April 15, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Jason Childers as a free agent.

Signed John Foster as a free agent.

April 23, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Mike Porzio as a free agent.

May 9, 2005 (Standings)

Released Alex Herrera.

May 13, 2005 (Standings)

Released Andy Van Hekken.

May 19, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Trey Hodges as a free agent.

May 23, 2005 (Standings)

Released Derrick Gibson.

May 25, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Jesus Sucre as an amateur free agent.

May 31, 2005 (Standings)

Released Raul Mondesi.

June 6, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Neftali Feliz as an amateur free agent.

June 7, 2005 (Standings)

Released Seth Greisinger.

Drafted Joey Devine in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2005.

Drafted Yunel Escobar in the 2nd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2005.

Drafted Jordan Schafer in the 3rd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2005.

Drafted Mason Tobin in the 15th round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Jaye Chapman in the 16th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed May 17, 2006.

Drafted Andrew Cashner in the 20th round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Tommy Hanson in the 22nd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed May 24, 2006.

Drafted Louis Coleman in the 28th round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Tyler Flowers in the 33rd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed May 26, 2006.

June 13, 2005 (Standings)

Purchased Ken Ray from North Shore (Can-Am).

June 14, 2005 (Standings)

Released Hector Almonte.

June 16, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Jim Brower as a free agent.

June 20, 2005 (Standings)

Released Trey Hodges.

June 21, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Chad Paronto as a free agent.

June 22, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Kerry Robinson as a free agent.

Released Andy Barkett.

June 26, 2005 (Standings)

Released Chris Mears.

July 11, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Steven Kent as a free agent.

July 18, 2005 (Standings)

Released Mike Porzio.

July 21, 2005 (Standings)

Traded Kevin Gryboski to the Texas Rangers. Received Matt Lorenzo (minors).

July 31, 2005 (Standings)

Traded Roman Colon and Zach Miner to the Detroit Tigers. Received Kyle Farnsworth.

August 22, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Luis Avilan as an amateur free agent.

August 29, 2005 (Standings)

Traded Todd Blackford (minors) and Angelo Burrows (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Todd Hollandsworth.

September 1, 2005 (Standings)

Released Kerry Robinson.

September 9, 2005 (Standings)

Released Adam Bernero.

October 6, 2005 (Standings)

Frank Brooks granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2005 (Standings)

Matt Childers granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005 (Standings)

John Barnes granted Free Agency.

J.C. Boscan granted Free Agency.

Jason Childers granted Free Agency.

Steven Kent granted Free Agency.

Sam McConnell granted Free Agency.

Carlos Mendez granted Free Agency.

Chad Paronto granted Free Agency.

Esix Snead granted Free Agency.

Jorge Vasquez granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

Julio Franco granted Free Agency.

Eddie Perez granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Todd Hollandsworth granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2005

Kyle Farnsworth granted Free Agency.

Rafael Furcal granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2005

Jay Powell granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2005

Brian Jordan granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2005

Signed Carlos Mendez as a free agent.

November 14, 2005

Signed David Kelton as a free agent.

November 22, 2005

Signed Chad Paronto as a free agent.

December 7, 2005

Traded Johnny Estrada to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Lance Cormier and Oscar Villarreal.

Traded Danny Kolb to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Wes Obermueller.

December 8, 2005

Jason Bourgeois drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

Traded Andy Marte to the Boston Red Sox. Received Edgar Renteria and cash.

December 12, 2005

Signed Cody Clark as a free agent.

December 13, 2005

Signed Todd Pratt as a free agent.

December 19, 2005

Traded Ricardo Rodriguez (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Matt Diaz.

December 20, 2005

Jim Brower granted Free Agency.

December 21, 2005

Wes Obermueller granted Free Agency.

January 2, 2006

Signed Scott Mullen as a free agent.

January 6, 2006

Signed Eddie Perez as a free agent.

January 10, 2006

Signed Cesar Crespo as a free agent.

Signed Mike Ryan as a free agent.

Signed Travis Smith as a free agent.

January 11, 2006

Signed Phil Stockman as a free agent.

January 18, 2006

Signed Brian Jordan as a free agent.

January 25, 2006

Signed Mike Remlinger as a free agent.

February 4, 2006

Signed Barbaro Canizares as an amateur free agent.

February 16, 2006

Signed Carlos Almanzar as a free agent.

Signed Francisley Bueno as an amateur free agent.

February 19, 2006

Signed Wes Obermueller as a free agent.

March 8, 2006

Signed Dave Coggin as a free agent.

March 10, 2006

Signed Peter Moylan as a free agent.

March 19, 2006

Signed Damian Moss as a free agent.

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