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Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2005 / 2007

86-76, Finished 3rd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Terry Francona (86-76)
GM: Theo Epstein (Re-hired 1/24/2006), Scouting Dir: Jason McLeod
Scored 820 runs, Allowed 825 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 2,930,588 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 102

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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 3, 2005

Shawn Wooten granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2005

Mike Stanton granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2005

Chad Harville granted Free Agency.

Released Adam Hyzdu.

October 14, 2005

Geremi Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005

Dave Berg granted Free Agency.

Luis Figueroa granted Free Agency.

George Lombard granted Free Agency.

Jim Mann granted Free Agency.

Anastacio Martinez granted Free Agency.

Billy McMillon granted Free Agency.

Juan Perez granted Free Agency.

Jared Sandberg granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

Kevin Millar granted Free Agency.

Bill Mueller granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Johnny Damon granted Free Agency.

Tony Graffanino granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2005

Mike Myers granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2005

Matt Mantei granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2005

John Olerud granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2005

Signed Luke Allen as a free agent.

November 18, 2005

Released Gabe Kapler.

November 24, 2005

Traded Jesus Delgado, Harvey Garcia, Hanley Ramirez and Anibal Sanchez to the Florida Marlins. Received Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell and Guillermo Mota.

November 28, 2005

Released Mark Malaska.

December 1, 2005

Purchased Jermaine Van Buren from the Chicago Cubs.

December 7, 2005

Traded Doug Mirabelli to the San Diego Padres. Received Mark Loretta.

December 8, 2005

Drafted Jamie Vermilyea from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

Traded Edgar Renteria and cash to the Atlanta Braves. Received Andy Marte.

December 9, 2005

Signed Devern Hansack as a free agent.

Signed Jimmy Serrano as a free agent.

December 16, 2005

Signed John Barnes as a free agent.

December 20, 2005

Signed Rudy Seanez as a free agent.

December 21, 2005

Chad Bradford granted Free Agency.

Wade Miller granted Free Agency.

January 3, 2006

Signed John Flaherty as a free agent.

January 9, 2006

Signed J.T. Snow as a free agent.

January 11, 2006

Signed Tony Graffanino as a free agent.

January 18, 2006

Signed Julian Tavarez as a free agent.

January 19, 2006

Signed Willie Harris as a free agent.

January 23, 2006

Signed Gabe Kapler as a free agent.

January 27, 2006

Traded a player to be named later, Andy Marte, Guillermo Mota, Kelly Shoppach and cash to the Cleveland Indians. Received Josh Bard, Coco Crisp and David Riske. The Boston Red Sox sent Randy Newsom (minors) (July 21, 2006) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

February 1, 2006

Signed Ron Calloway as a free agent.

Signed Trent Durrington as a free agent.

Signed Matt Ginter as a free agent.

Signed Mike Holtz as a free agent.

Signed Ken Huckaby as a free agent.

Signed Luis Jimenez as a free agent.

Signed Dustan Mohr as a free agent.

Signed Enrique Wilson as a free agent.

February 4, 2006

Signed Craig Breslow as a free agent.

February 6, 2006

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

Released Roberto Petagine.

February 20, 2006

Signed Franklin Nunez as a free agent.

March 7, 2006

John Flaherty retired.

March 14, 2006

Returned Jamie Vermilyea (earlier draft pick) to the Toronto Blue Jays.

March 16, 2006

Signed Javier Cardona as a free agent.

March 19, 2006

Signed Juan Gonzalez as a free agent.

March 20, 2006

Traded Bronson Arroyo and cash to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Wily Mo Pena.

March 24, 2006

Selected Hee-Seop Choi off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

March 28, 2006

Tony Graffanino selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

April 5, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Franklin Nunez to the Atlanta Braves. Received a player to be named later. The Atlanta Braves sent Brad Baker (minors) (May 14, 2006) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.

April 25, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Corky Miller as a free agent.

May 1, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Josh Bard, Cla Meredith and cash to the San Diego Padres. Received Doug Mirabelli.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Daniel Bard in the 1st round (28th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 23, 2006.

Drafted Kris Johnson in the 1st round (40th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2006.

Drafted Justin Masterson in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Aaron Bates in the 3rd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2006.

Drafted Dustin Richardson in the 5th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 7, 2006.

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

Drafted Ryan Kalish in the 9th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 1, 2006.

Drafted Brandon Belt in the 11th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Matt LaPorta in the 14th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Josh Reddick in the 17th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 8, 2006.

Drafted Lars Anderson in the 18th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 8, 2006.

Drafted Logan Schafer in the 31st round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Justin Marks in the 37th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 15, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jimmy Serrano.

Traded David Riske to the Chicago White Sox. Received Javier Lopez.

June 16, 2006 (Standings)

Dustan Mohr granted Free Agency.

Released Mike Holtz.

Selected Kyle Snyder off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.

June 17, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Frank Brooks as a free agent.

June 19, 2006 (Standings)

Released J.T. Snow.

June 21, 2006 (Standings)

Purchased Jason Johnson from the Cleveland Indians.

July 1, 2006 (Standings)

Released Matt Ginter.

July 2, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Engel Beltre as an amateur free agent.

Signed Stolmy Pimentel as an amateur free agent.

July 21, 2006 (Standings)

Sent Luke Allen to the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.

July 30, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Luis Mendoza to the Texas Rangers. Received Bryan Corey.

July 31, 2006 (Standings)

Released Enrique Wilson.

August 3, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Brian Myrow as a free agent.

August 4, 2006 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later and cash to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Javy Lopez. The Boston Red Sox sent Adam Stern (October 3, 2006) to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the trade.

August 8, 2006 (Standings)

Signed David Lee as a free agent.

August 9, 2006 (Standings)

Bryan Corey granted Free Agency.

August 14, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Bryan Corey as a free agent.

August 17, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Carlos Pena as a free agent.

Purchased Eric Hinske from the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 19, 2006 (Standings)

Released Rudy Seanez.

August 28, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jason Johnson.

Traded Tim Bausher (minors) and cash to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Mike Burns.

August 29, 2006 (Standings)

Signed T.J. Mathews as a free agent.

August 31, 2006 (Standings)

Received Kevin Jarvis from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a conditional deal.

Traded David Wells to the San Diego Padres. Received a player to be named later. The San Diego Padres sent George Kottaras (September 5, 2006) to the Boston Red Sox to complete the trade.

September 8, 2006 (Standings)

Released Javy Lopez.

October 3, 2006 (Standings)

Hee-Seop Choi granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2006 (Standings)

Carlos Pena granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Jeff Bailey granted Free Agency.

John Barnes granted Free Agency.

Frank Brooks granted Free Agency.

Ron Calloway granted Free Agency.

Trent Durrington granted Free Agency.

Kevin Frederick granted Free Agency.

Kevin Jarvis granted Free Agency.

Luis Jimenez granted Free Agency.

David Lee granted Free Agency.

Alejandro Machado granted Free Agency.

Corky Miller granted Free Agency.

Brian Myrow granted Free Agency.

Jermaine Van Buren granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Alex Cora granted Free Agency.

Keith Foulke granted Free Agency.

Willie Harris granted Free Agency.

Ken Huckaby granted Free Agency.

Gabe Kapler granted Free Agency.

Mark Loretta granted Free Agency.

Doug Mirabelli granted Free Agency.

Trot Nixon granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2006

Signed Luis Jimenez as a free agent.

November 17, 2006

Signed Alex Cora as a free agent.

November 21, 2006

Signed Bobby Scales as a free agent.

November 24, 2006

Signed Alberto Castillo as a free agent.

November 30, 2006

Signed Hideki Okajima as a free agent.

December 4, 2006

Signed Kerry Robinson as a free agent.

December 5, 2006

Signed Julio Lugo as a free agent.

December 8, 2006

Signed Jeff Bailey as a free agent.

Signed Joe McEwing as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Signed John Barnes as a free agent.

December 13, 2006

Signed Eric Crozier as a free agent.

December 14, 2006

Purchased Daisuke Matsuzaka from Seibu Lions (Japan Pacific).

December 15, 2006

Signed Doug Mirabelli as a free agent.

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

Traded Phil Seibel to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Brendan Donnelly.

December 20, 2006

Signed Travis Hughes as a free agent.

December 21, 2006

Signed Adam Bernero as a free agent.

December 22, 2006

Signed Runelvys Hernandez as a free agent.

January 4, 2007

Signed Joel Pineiro as a free agent.

January 6, 2007

Signed Tike Redman as a free agent.

January 8, 2007

Signed Eddie Rogers as a free agent.

Signed Jamal Strong as a free agent.

January 10, 2007

Signed Alex Ochoa as a free agent.

January 24, 2007

Signed Kevin Cash as a free agent.

February 2, 2007

Signed Alex Prieto as a free agent.

February 14, 2007

Signed J.D. Drew as a free agent.

Lenny DiNardo selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

March 27, 2007

Traded Alberto Castillo to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Cory Keylor (minors).

March 28, 2007

Released Tike Redman.

Released Jamal Strong.

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