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2007 Chicago White Sox

Trades and Transactions

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72-90, Finished 4th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ozzie Guillen (72-90)
GM: Ken Williams, Scouting Dir: Duane Shaffer (Fired 6/22/2007)
Scored 693 runs, Allowed 839 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95

Ballparks: U.S. Cellular Field · Attendance: 2,684,395 (5th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 107

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2006 / 2008 Trades and Transactions

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

October 7, 2006

Agustin Montero granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006

Valerio De Los Santos granted Free Agency.

Jeff Farnsworth granted Free Agency.

Andrew Lorraine granted Free Agency.

Pascual Matos granted Free Agency.

Arnie Munoz granted Free Agency.

Vladimir Nunez granted Free Agency.

Mark Quinn granted Free Agency.

Steve Randolph granted Free Agency.

Tim Redding granted Free Agency.

Ruben Rivera granted Free Agency.

Matt Skrmetta granted Free Agency.

Bob Smith granted Free Agency.

Tony Torcato granted Free Agency.

Jorge Velandia granted Free Agency.

Ernie Young granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2006

Cory Aldridge granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Sandy Alomar granted Free Agency.

Dustin Hermanson granted Free Agency.

David Riske granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2006

Signed Ernie Young as a free agent.

Traded Neal Cotts to the Chicago Cubs. Received Carlos Vasquez (minors) and David Aardsma.

November 17, 2006

Signed Andre Rienzo as an amateur free agent.

November 20, 2006

Signed Ryan Bukvich as a free agent.

December 6, 2006

Traded Freddy Garcia to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Gavin Floyd and Gio Gonzalez.

December 7, 2006

Jay Marshall drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 16, 2006

Traded Ross Gload to the Kansas City Royals. Received Andy Sisco.

December 17, 2006

Signed Toby Hall as a free agent.

December 23, 2006

Traded David Paisano (minors) and Brandon McCarthy to the Texas Rangers. Received Jake Rasner (minors), John Danks and Nick Masset.

January 12, 2007

Traded Chris Stewart to the Texas Rangers. Received John Lujan (minors).

January 19, 2007

Signed Jason Bourgeois as a free agent.

January 22, 2007

Signed Kenny Kelly as a free agent.

Signed Vladimir Nunez as a free agent.

January 24, 2007

Signed Darin Erstad as a free agent.

February 7, 2007

Signed Junior Spivey as a free agent.

February 12, 2007

Signed Eduardo Perez as a free agent.

February 21, 2007

Signed Wiki Gonzalez as a free agent.

February 23, 2007

Signed Bret Prinz as a free agent.

March 23, 2007

Sean Tracey selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

March 27, 2007

Released Eduardo Perez.

March 30, 2007

Signed Luis Terrero as a free agent.

April 2, 2007 (Standings)

Released Junior Spivey.

May 3, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jason Childers as a free agent.

May 21, 2007 (Standings)

Pedro Lopez selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

May 26, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Dwayne Pollok (minors) to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Tomas Perez.

May 28, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Craig Wilson as a free agent.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted Aaron Poreda in the 1st round (25th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2007.

Drafted John Ely in the 3rd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 25, 2007.

Drafted Nate Jones in the 5th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

June 14, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Earl Snyder as a free agent.

June 16, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Aaron Cunningham to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Danny Richar.

June 21, 2007 (Standings)

Bret Prinz granted Free Agency.

June 24, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jake Robbins as a free agent.

June 25, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Adam Shabala as a free agent.

July 27, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Tadahito Iguchi to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Michael Dubee (minors).

July 30, 2007 (Standings)

Gustavo Molina selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

July 31, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Rob Mackowiak to the San Diego Padres. Received Jon Link.

August 5, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Alex Sanchez as a free agent.

August 20, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Mike Myers as a free agent.

October 3, 2007 (Standings)

Luis Terrero granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2007

Jason Bourgeois granted Free Agency.

Ryan Bukvich granted Free Agency.

Jason Childers granted Free Agency.

Wiki Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Kenny Kelly granted Free Agency.

Vladimir Nunez granted Free Agency.

Tomas Perez granted Free Agency.

Jake Robbins granted Free Agency.

Alex Sanchez granted Free Agency.

Adam Shabala granted Free Agency.

Earl Snyder granted Free Agency.

Craig Wilson granted Free Agency.

Ernie Young granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Darin Erstad granted Free Agency.

Mike Myers granted Free Agency.

November 19, 2007

Signed Jason Bourgeois as a free agent.

Signed Jason Childers as a free agent.

Traded Jon Garland to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Orlando Cabrera.

November 20, 2007

Released Scott Podsednik.

November 23, 2007

Signed Scott Linebrink as a free agent.

November 27, 2007

Signed Mike Rouse as a free agent.

November 28, 2007

Alex Cintron granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2007

Traded Chris Carter to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Carlos Quentin.

December 6, 2007

Fernando Hernandez drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2007

Andy Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Heath Phillips granted Free Agency.

December 23, 2007

Signed Brad Eldred as a free agent.

January 3, 2008

Traded Fautino De Los Santos, Gio Gonzalez and Ryan Sweeney to the Oakland Athletics. Received Nick Swisher.

January 11, 2008

Signed D.J. Carrasco as a free agent.

Signed Jeff Liefer as a free agent.

January 18, 2008

Signed Paul Phillips as a free agent.

Signed Alexei Ramirez as an amateur free agent.

January 22, 2008

Signed Octavio Dotel as a free agent.

Signed Joe Winkelsas as a free agent.

January 24, 2008

Signed Fernando Cortez as a free agent.

January 28, 2008

Traded David Aardsma to the Boston Red Sox. Received Willy Mota (minors) and Miguel Socolovich.

February 21, 2008

Signed Tomo Ohka as a free agent.

February 26, 2008

Signed Matt Anderson as a free agent.

March 5, 2008

Signed Dewayne Wise as a free agent.

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