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2006 Cincinnati Reds

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2005 / 2007

80-82, Finished 3rd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jerry Narron (80-82)
GM: Wayne Krivsky (Hired 2/8/2006), Scouting Dir: Chris Buckley
Scored 749 runs, Allowed 801 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-86

Ballparks: Great American Ball Park · Attendance: 2,134,607 (12th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 105

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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 5, 2005

D'Angelo Jimenez granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2005

Chris Booker granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005

Travis Chapman granted Free Agency.

Eric Crozier granted Free Agency.

Eric Eckenstahler granted Free Agency.

Norris Hopper granted Free Agency.

Jose Leon granted Free Agency.

Steve Lomasney granted Free Agency.

Alex Pelaez granted Free Agency.

Travis Phelps granted Free Agency.

Jeriome Robertson granted Free Agency.

Brian Rose granted Free Agency.

Jimmy Serrano granted Free Agency.

Tom Shearn granted Free Agency.

Pedro Swann granted Free Agency.

Andy Van Hekken granted Free Agency.

October 25, 2005

Signed Dewayne Wise as a free agent.

October 27, 2005

Jacob Cruz granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2005

Luis Lopez granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2005

Rich Aurilia granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2005

Signed Jake Robbins as a free agent.

November 11, 2005

Signed Steve Torrealba as a free agent.

November 16, 2005

Signed Anderson Machado as a free agent.

Signed Tommy Phelps as a free agent.

Selected Mike Burns off waivers from the Houston Astros.

November 18, 2005

Released Ben Kozlowski.

November 24, 2005

Signed Miguel Rojas as an amateur free agent.

December 7, 2005

Signed Jacob Cruz as a free agent.

Signed Pedro Viola as an amateur free agent.

Released Randy Keisler.

December 8, 2005

Traded Sean Casey and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received David Williams.

Traded Ben Himes (minors) and Kevin Howard (minors) to the New York Yankees. Received Tony Womack and cash.

December 12, 2005

Signed Earl Snyder as a free agent.

December 13, 2005

Signed Scott Chiasson as a free agent.

Signed Norris Hopper as a free agent.

December 19, 2005

Signed Andy Abad as a free agent.

Signed Travis Phelps as a free agent.

December 20, 2005

Signed Eric Crozier as a free agent.

Signed Chris Hammond as a free agent.

Ramon Ortiz granted Free Agency.

December 21, 2005

Signed Ben Kozlowski as a free agent.

Joe Valentine granted Free Agency.

December 26, 2005

Signed Tom Shearn as a free agent.

January 8, 2006

Signed Rich Aurilia as a free agent.

January 12, 2006

Signed Grant Balfour as a free agent.

Signed Frank Menechino as a free agent.

Released Josh Hancock.

February 1, 2006

Signed Rick White as a free agent.

February 10, 2006

Signed Timo Perez as a free agent.

Selected Mike Gosling off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

February 14, 2006

Signed Scott Hatteberg as a free agent.

Signed Quinton McCracken as a free agent.

Signed Tuffy Rhodes as a free agent.

February 20, 2006

Signed Brian Buchanan as a free agent.

Signed Chris Michalak as a free agent.

March 9, 2006

Released Luke Hudson.

March 15, 2006

Released Allan Simpson.

Selected Matt Kata off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.

March 19, 2006

Released Tuffy Rhodes.

March 20, 2006

Traded Wily Mo Pena to the Boston Red Sox. Received Bronson Arroyo and cash.

March 21, 2006

Traded Bobby Basham (minors) to the San Diego Padres. Received David Ross.

March 25, 2006

Signed Alex Sanchez as a free agent.

March 27, 2006

Signed Terrence Long as a free agent.

Released Robert Coello.

Released Stephen Smitherman.

March 28, 2006

Traded Carlos Piste (minors) to the Florida Marlins. Received Ryan Jorgensen.

March 31, 2006

Released Tommy Phelps.

Released Travis Phelps.

Selected Jon Coutlangus off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

April 1, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Darrell May as a free agent.

April 5, 2006 (Standings)

Released Steve Torrealba.

April 7, 2006 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Cleveland Indians. Received Brandon Phillips. The Cincinnati Reds sent Jeff Stevens (June 13, 2006) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

April 14, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Mike Venafro as a free agent.

Released Jacob Cruz.

Released Frank Menechino.

April 21, 2006 (Standings)

Sold Timo Perez to the St. Louis Cardinals.

April 24, 2006 (Standings)

Released Tony Womack.

Traded a player to be named later to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Cody Ross. The Cincinnati Reds sent Ben Kozlowski (June 1, 2006) to the Los Angeles Dodgers to complete the trade.

May 5, 2006 (Standings)

Released Terrence Long.

May 12, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jung Bong.

May 19, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Joe Mays as a free agent.

Released Brian Buchanan.

May 22, 2006 (Standings)

Released Eric Crozier.

May 23, 2006 (Standings)

Released Aaron Holbert.

May 25, 2006 (Standings)

Traded David Williams and cash to the New York Mets. Received Robert Manuel.

May 26, 2006 (Standings)

Sold Cody Ross to the Florida Marlins.

May 30, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Kyle Edens (minors) to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Esteban Yan and cash.

June 1, 2006 (Standings)

Released Darrell May.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Drew Stubbs in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2006.

Drafted Chris Valaika in the 3rd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2006.

Drafted Jordan Smith in the 6th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Justin Turner in the 7th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 2006.

Drafted Josh Roenicke in the 10th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2006.

Drafted Chris Heisey in the 17th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Eddy Rodriguez in the 20th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed July 11, 2006.

June 15, 2006 (Standings)

Released Alex Sanchez.

Traded Brandon Roberts (minors) to the Minnesota Twins. Received Juan Castro.

June 23, 2006 (Standings)

Rick White selected by the Philadelphia Phillies off waivers.

June 30, 2006 (Standings)

Chris Hammond granted Free Agency.

July 6, 2006 (Standings)

Released Quinton McCracken.

Traded Travis Chick to the Seattle Mariners. Received Eddie Guardado and cash.

July 13, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Austin Kearns, Felipe Lopez and Ryan Wagner to the Washington Nationals. Received Bill Bray, Royce Clayton, Brendan Harris, Gary Majewski and Daryl Thompson.

July 14, 2006 (Standings)

Released Esteban Yan.

Selected Brandon Watson off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

July 15, 2006 (Standings)

Released Mike Venafro.

July 20, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Chad Bentz as a free agent.

July 31, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Zach Ward (minors) to the Minnesota Twins. Received Kyle Lohse.

Traded Justin Germano to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Rheal Cormier.

August 7, 2006 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Ryan Franklin and cash. The Cincinnati Reds sent Zac Stott (minors) (August 9, 2006) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.

August 9, 2006 (Standings)

Purchased Todd Hollandsworth from the Cleveland Indians.

August 16, 2006 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Scott Schoeneweis. The Cincinnati Reds sent Trevor Lawhorn (minors) (October 13, 2006) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.

August 28, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Mike Burns to the Boston Red Sox. Received Tim Bausher (minors) and cash.

August 31, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Jason Johnson as a free agent.

September 5, 2006 (Standings)

Received Sun-Woo Kim from the Colorado Rockies as part of a conditional deal.

September 8, 2006 (Standings)

Released Scott Chiasson.

October 2, 2006 (Standings)

Dane Sardinha granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2006 (Standings)

Grant Balfour selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

October 6, 2006 (Standings)

Chris Michalak granted Free Agency.

Dewayne Wise granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2006 (Standings)

Andy Abad granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Abe Woody (minors) to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Jerry Gil.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Chad Bentz granted Free Agency.

William Bergolla granted Free Agency.

Josh Hall granted Free Agency.

Ryan Jorgensen granted Free Agency.

Matt Kata granted Free Agency.

Jake Robbins granted Free Agency.

Earl Snyder granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2006

Signed Dewayne Wise as a free agent.

October 29, 2006

Anderson Machado granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Signed Ryan Jorgensen as a free agent.

Rich Aurilia granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Royce Clayton granted Free Agency.

Ryan Franklin granted Free Agency.

Eddie Guardado granted Free Agency.

Todd Hollandsworth granted Free Agency.

Jason Johnson granted Free Agency.

Sun-Woo Kim granted Free Agency.

Joe Mays granted Free Agency.

Scott Schoeneweis granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2006

Kent Mercker granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2006

Signed Bubba Crosby as a free agent.

November 14, 2006

Jason Standridge selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

November 20, 2006

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

Signed Mike Stanton as a free agent.

Sold Jason LaRue to the Kansas City Royals.

November 27, 2006

Signed Chad Moeller as a free agent.

November 29, 2006

Signed Enrique Cruz as a free agent.

November 30, 2006

Brandon Watson granted Free Agency.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Jared Burton from the Oakland Athletics in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Purchased Josh Hamilton from the Chicago Cubs.

December 11, 2006

Signed Eric Junge as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Brandon Claussen granted Free Agency.

Miguel Perez granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2006

Signed Miguel Perez as a free agent.

December 14, 2006

Selected Bobby Livingston off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

December 21, 2006

Traded Brad Key (minors) and Javon Moran (minors) to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Jeff Conine.

January 2, 2007

Signed Tyrell Godwin as a free agent.

Sold Brendan Harris to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

January 4, 2007

Signed Earl Snyder as a free agent.

January 8, 2007

Signed J.C. Boscan as a free agent.

Signed Victor Santos as a free agent.

January 10, 2007

Traded Russ Haltiwanger (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Jeff Keppinger.

January 19, 2007

Signed Ricky Stone as a free agent.

Ray Olmedo selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

January 20, 2007

Signed Jason Kershner as a free agent.

January 22, 2007

Signed Mark Bellhorn as a free agent.

January 23, 2007

Traded David Shafer (minors) and a player to be named to the Oakland Athletics. Received Kirk Saarloos and a player to be named.

January 25, 2007

Signed Andrew Good as a free agent.

February 5, 2007

Signed Eddie Guardado as a free agent.

March 1, 2007

Signed Dustin Hermanson as a free agent.

March 25, 2007

Released Eric Junge.

March 27, 2007

Signed Henry Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

April 1, 2007

Released Dustin Hermanson.

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