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2007 Colorado Rockies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2006 / 2008

90-73, Finished 2nd in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Clint Hurdle (90-73)
GM: Dan O'Dowd, Scouting Dir: Bill Schmidt
Scored 860 runs, Allowed 758 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-72

Ballparks: Coors Field · Attendance: 2,376,250 (11th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 107, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 109, Pitching - 109


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2006 / 2008 Trades and Transactions

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

October 2, 2006

Randy Williams granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2006

Jason Smith granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2006

Nate Field granted Free Agency.

Justin Hampson selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

October 13, 2006

JD Closser selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

Mike Venafro granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2006

David Cortes granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006

Jose Acevedo granted Free Agency.

Steve Colyer granted Free Agency.

Bret Prinz granted Free Agency.

Carlos Rivera granted Free Agency.

Alex Serrano granted Free Agency.

Josh Wilson granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Vinny Castilla granted Free Agency.

Ray King granted Free Agency.

Tom Martin granted Free Agency.

Kazuo Matsui granted Free Agency.

Jose Mesa granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2006

Mike DeJean granted Free Agency.

Chin-hui Tsao granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2006

Signed Bobby Keppel as a free agent.

November 13, 2006

Signed Kazuo Matsui as a free agent.

November 22, 2006

Signed Chad Bentz as a free agent.

November 29, 2006

Signed Eric DuBose as a free agent.

December 1, 2006

Signed Edwin Bellorin as a free agent.

December 5, 2006

Signed LaTroy Hawkins as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Signed Tom Martin as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Traded Miguel Asencio and Jason Jennings to the Houston Astros. Received Taylor Buchholz, Jason Hirsh and Willy Taveras.

December 14, 2006

Signed Geronimo Gil as a free agent.

December 16, 2006

Signed Mike Gallo as a free agent.

December 22, 2006

Signed Danny Graves as a free agent.

January 9, 2007

Signed Javy Lopez as a free agent.

January 12, 2007

Signed Dave Veres as a free agent.

Traded Jason Burch (minors) and Jim Miller to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Rodrigo Lopez.

January 15, 2007

Signed John Mabry as a free agent.

January 24, 2007

Signed Brian Lawrence as a free agent.

January 30, 2007

Released Choo Freeman.

February 7, 2007

Signed Frank Menechino as a free agent.

February 8, 2007

Signed Alexis Gomez as a free agent.

February 12, 2007

Signed Russ Johnson as a free agent.

February 18, 2007

Signed Matt Herges as a free agent.

February 24, 2007

Signed Steve Finley as a free agent.

February 28, 2007

Signed Mike DeJean as a free agent.

March 1, 2007

Signed Tim Olson as a free agent.

March 12, 2007

Released Javy Lopez.

March 22, 2007

Signed Jorge De Paula as a free agent.

March 23, 2007

Released Danny Graves.

March 28, 2007

Sent Russ Johnson to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

Jeff Salazar selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

April 26, 2007 (Standings)

Released Brian Lawrence.

May 13, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Byung-Hyun Kim to the Florida Marlins. Received Jorge Julio.

May 14, 2007 (Standings)

Released Eric DuBose.

May 29, 2007 (Standings)

Released John Mabry.

June 1, 2007 (Standings)

Released Frank Menechino.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted Jordan Pacheco in the 9th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2007.

Drafted Matt Reynolds in the 20th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2007.

Drafted Chris Sale in the 21st round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Bruce Billings in the 30th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2007.

Drafted Logan Schafer in the 47th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 13, 2007 (Standings)

Released Steve Finley.

June 14, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Kevin Walker as a free agent.

July 25, 2007 (Standings)

Released Tom Martin.

July 27, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Tim Harikkala as a free agent.

July 31, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Dan Serafini as a free agent.

August 3, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Todd Williams as a free agent.

August 11, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Elmer Dessens as a free agent.

August 14, 2007 (Standings)

Released Jorge De Paula.

Released Dave Veres.

August 15, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Matt Macri to the Minnesota Twins. Received Ramon Ortiz.

August 16, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jolbert Cabrera as a free agent.

August 17, 2007 (Standings)

Released Mike DeJean.

August 19, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Mark Redman as a free agent.

August 31, 2007 (Standings)

Geronimo Gil granted Free Agency.

September 11, 2007 (Standings)

Alvin Colina selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

October 1, 2007 (Standings)

Alexis Gomez granted Free Agency.

Bobby Keppel granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2007 (Standings)

Dan Serafini granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2007 (Standings)

Ramon Ortiz granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2007 (Standings)

Tim Harikkala granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2007

Jeremy Affeldt granted Free Agency.

Jolbert Cabrera granted Free Agency.

Mike Gallo granted Free Agency.

Jorge Julio granted Free Agency.

Zach McClellan granted Free Agency.

Tim Olson granted Free Agency.

Kevin Walker granted Free Agency.

Todd Williams granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Elmer Dessens granted Free Agency.

Josh Fogg granted Free Agency.

LaTroy Hawkins granted Free Agency.

Kazuo Matsui granted Free Agency.

Mark Redman granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Rodrigo Lopez granted Free Agency.

Yorvit Torrealba granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2007

Matt Herges granted Free Agency.

November 14, 2007

Signed Zach McClellan as a free agent.

November 29, 2007

Signed Matt Herges as a free agent.

Signed Yorvit Torrealba as a free agent.

November 30, 2007

Signed Mike Rose as a free agent.

December 4, 2007

Traded Denny Bautista to the Detroit Tigers. Received Jose Capellan.

December 6, 2007

Jose Capellan drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

Steven Register drafted by the New York Mets in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

December 7, 2007

Traded Jamey Carroll to the Cleveland Indians. Received a player to be named later. The Cleveland Indians sent Sean Smith (minors) (April 24, 2008) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

December 12, 2007

Sean Barker granted Free Agency.

Darren Clarke granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2007

Signed Chris George as a free agent.

Signed Luis Vizcaino as a free agent.

Signed Kip Wells as a free agent.

December 14, 2007

Signed John Koronka as a free agent.

December 17, 2007

Signed Micah Bowie as a free agent.

December 19, 2007

Signed Mark Redman as a free agent.

December 20, 2007

Signed Sean Barker as a free agent.

January 3, 2008

Signed Brian Esposito as a free agent.

January 4, 2008

Signed Darren Clarke as a free agent.

Signed Josh Towers as a free agent.

January 6, 2008

Signed Matt Kata as a free agent.

January 8, 2008

Signed Tony Blanco as a free agent.

Signed Marcus Giles as a free agent.

January 20, 2008

Signed Cedrick Bowers as a free agent.

January 30, 2008

Signed Rafael Ortega as an amateur free agent.

February 8, 2008

Signed Victor Zambrano as a free agent.

February 17, 2008

Signed Valerio De Los Santos as a free agent.

Signed Scott Podsednik as a free agent.

March 5, 2008

Signed Edwar Cabrera as an amateur free agent.

Signed Fernando Seguignol as a free agent.

March 24, 2008

Released Mike Rose.

March 26, 2008

Signed Humberto Cota as a free agent.

Released Marcus Giles.

Traded Ramon Ramirez to the Kansas City Royals. Received a player to be named later. The Kansas City Royals sent Jorge De La Rosa (April 30, 2008) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

March 27, 2008

The New York Mets returned Steven Register (earlier draft pick).

March 28, 2008

The Cincinnati Reds returned Jose Capellan (earlier draft pick).

March 29, 2008

Sent Matt Kata to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

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