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2007 Cincinnati Reds

Trades and Transactions

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72-90, Finished 5th in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jerry Narron (31-51) and Pete Mackanin (41-39)
GM: Wayne Krivsky, Scouting Dir: Chris Buckley
Scored 783 runs, Allowed 853 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Ballparks: Great American Ball Park · Attendance: 2,058,593 (13th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 104

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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 2, 2006

Dane Sardinha granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2006

Grant Balfour selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

October 6, 2006

Chris Michalak granted Free Agency.

Dewayne Wise granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2006

Andy Abad granted Free Agency.

October 13, 2006

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.

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

October 15, 2006

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 (Standings)

Released Dustin Hermanson.

April 27, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Chris Denorfia to the Oakland Athletics. Received players to be named later. The Oakland Athletics sent Marcus McBeth (April 28, 2007) and Ben Jukich (minors) (June 12, 2007) to the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade.

May 1, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Mike Edwards as a free agent.

May 7, 2007 (Standings)

Released Rheal Cormier.

Released Andrew Good.

May 21, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Pedro Lopez off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

June 5, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Julio Manon as a free agent.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted Devin Mesoraco in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 2007.

Drafted Todd Frazier in the 1st round (34th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed July 5, 2007.

Drafted Zack Cozart in the 2nd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 2007.

Drafted Scott Carroll in the 3rd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed July 2, 2007.

Drafted Neftali Soto in the 3rd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

Drafted Taylor Jordan in the 18th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Jeremy Horst in the 21st round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

Drafted Curtis Partch in the 26th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2007.

Drafted Thad Weber in the 35th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Jimmy Nelson in the 39th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 8, 2007 (Standings)

Released Earl Snyder.

June 26, 2007 (Standings)

Released Mike Edwards.

July 13, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Julio Manon to the Oakland Athletics. Received Dan Denham (minors).

July 15, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Donald Lutz as an amateur free agent.

July 28, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Calvin Medlock (minors) and Brian Shackelford to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Received Shaun Cumberland (minors), Jorge Cantu and cash.

July 30, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Kyle Lohse to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Matt Maloney.

August 6, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Didi Gregorius as an amateur free agent.

August 7, 2007 (Standings)

Released Jason Kershner.

August 8, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Jason Ellison off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

August 11, 2007 (Standings)

Sold Chad Moeller to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

August 14, 2007 (Standings)

Released Tyrell Godwin.

August 20, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Jeff Conine to the New York Mets. Received Jose Castro (minors) and Sean Henry (minors).

August 30, 2007 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Chicago Cubs. Received Buck Coats. The Cincinnati Reds sent Marcos Mateo (September 12, 2007) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

September 7, 2007 (Standings)

Sold Victor Santos to the Baltimore Orioles.

September 11, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Alvin Colina off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

October 1, 2007 (Standings)

Ricky Stone granted Free Agency.

Dewayne Wise granted Free Agency.

October 9, 2007 (Standings)

Mark Bellhorn granted Free Agency.

Jason Ellison granted Free Agency.

Kirk Saarloos granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2007 (Standings)

Bubba Crosby granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2007 (Standings)

Enrique Cruz granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2007

Ryan Jorgensen granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2007

Phil Dumatrait selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

Mike Gosling selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

Pedro Lopez selected by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers.

October 29, 2007

J.C. Boscan granted Free Agency.

Miguel Perez granted Free Agency.

Elizardo Ramirez granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Eric Milton granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Eddie Guardado granted Free Agency.

November 22, 2007

Signed Jon Adkins as a free agent.

November 26, 2007

Signed Justin Lehr as a free agent.

Signed Ricky Stone as a free agent.

November 28, 2007

Signed Francisco Cordero as a free agent.

December 5, 2007

Released Jorge Cantu.

Traded Buck Coats to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Justin James.

December 6, 2007

Carlos Guevara drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

December 7, 2007

Signed Jim Brower as a free agent.

December 12, 2007

Jerry Gil granted Free Agency.

Brad Salmon granted Free Agency.

December 14, 2007

Signed Jerry Gil as a free agent.

Signed Brad Salmon as a free agent.

December 17, 2007

Signed Adam Pettyjohn as a free agent.

December 18, 2007

Signed Jolbert Cabrera as a free agent.

December 21, 2007

Traded Josh Hamilton to the Texas Rangers. Received Danny Herrera and Edinson Volquez.

December 24, 2007

Signed Andy Green as a free agent.

January 4, 2008

Signed Chris Michalak as a free agent.

Signed Andy Phillips as a free agent.

Selected Jeff Fiorentino off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 11, 2008

Signed Daniel Corcino as an amateur free agent.

January 14, 2008

Signed Kevin Barker as a free agent.

January 18, 2008

Selected Drew Anderson off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

January 19, 2008

Signed Jeremy Affeldt as a free agent.

January 25, 2008

Jeff Fiorentino selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

January 31, 2008

Signed Ezequiel Astacio as a free agent.

February 1, 2008

Signed Paul Bako as a free agent.

Signed Scott Sauerbeck as a free agent.

February 5, 2008

Signed Mike Lincoln as a free agent.

February 8, 2008

Signed Craig Wilson as a free agent.

February 11, 2008

Signed Dave Gassner as a free agent.

February 14, 2008

Signed Kent Mercker as a free agent.

February 21, 2008

Signed Josh Fogg as a free agent.

February 22, 2008

Released Craig Wilson.

March 5, 2008

Signed Jerry Hairston as a free agent.

Signed Corey Patterson as a free agent.

March 12, 2008

Signed Carlos Contreras as an amateur free agent.

Selected Jose Capellan off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

March 19, 2008

Traded Brad Salmon to the Kansas City Royals. Received a player to be named later. The Kansas City Royals sent Henry Arias (minors) (June 13, 2008) to the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade.

March 22, 2008

Released Dave Gassner.

March 28, 2008

Returned Jose Capellan (earlier draft pick) to the Colorado Rockies.

Released Chris Michalak.

Released Mike Stanton.

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