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2004 Florida Marlins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2003 / 2005

83-79, Finished 3rd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jack McKeon (83-79)
GM: Larry Beinfest, Scouting Dir: Stan Meek
Scored 718 runs, Allowed 700 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-79

Ballparks: Pro Player Stadium & U.S. Cellular Field · Attendance: 1,723,105 (14th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 96

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2003 / 2005 Trades and Transactions

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

October 7, 2003

Vladimir Nunez granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2003

Oswaldo Mairena granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2003

Signed David Manning as a free agent.

Juan Alvarez granted Free Agency.

Benito Baez granted Free Agency.

Chris Donnels granted Free Agency.

Matt Erickson granted Free Agency.

Mike Fyhrie granted Free Agency.

Brandon Harper granted Free Agency.

Paul Hoover granted Free Agency.

Craig House granted Free Agency.

Mike Judd granted Free Agency.

Allen Levrault granted Free Agency.

Scott Sanders granted Free Agency.

Matt Treanor granted Free Agency.

Jason Wood granted Free Agency.

Released Sean Bergman.

October 26, 2003

Rick Helling granted Free Agency.

Ugueth Urbina granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2003

Chad Fox granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2003

Andy Fox granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2003

Todd Hollandsworth granted Free Agency.

Ivan Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Gerald Williams granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2003

Lenny Harris granted Free Agency.

November 6, 2003

Luis Castillo granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2003

Mike Mordecai granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2003

Signed Felipe Crespo as a free agent.

November 17, 2003

Signed Mike Fyhrie as a free agent.

November 19, 2003

Signed Jason Wood as a free agent.

November 24, 2003

Signed Cedrick Bowers as a free agent.

November 25, 2003

Signed Bryce Florie as a free agent.

Traded Derrek Lee to the Chicago Cubs. Received Mike Nannini (minors) and Hee-Seop Choi.

December 2, 2003

Signed Scott Sanders as a free agent.

December 4, 2003

Signed Matt Treanor as a free agent.

December 5, 2003

Signed Mike Mordecai as a free agent.

December 6, 2003

Signed Gerald Williams as a free agent.

December 7, 2003

Signed Luis Castillo as a free agent.

Signed Chad Fox as a free agent.

December 13, 2003

Traded Juan Encarnacion to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Travis Ezi (minors).

December 15, 2003

Jason Grilli drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 2003 rule 5 draft.

Signed Ryan Christenson as a free agent.

December 16, 2003

Traded Mark Redman to the Oakland Athletics. Received a player to be named later and Michael Neu. The Oakland Athletics sent Bill Murphy (December 23, 2003) to the Florida Marlins to complete the trade.

December 18, 2003

Signed Delvin James as a free agent.

December 19, 2003

Signed Matt Perisho as a free agent.

December 20, 2003

Armando Almanza granted Free Agency.

December 21, 2003

Toby Borland granted Free Agency.

Braden Looper granted Free Agency.

December 29, 2003

Signed Damion Easley as a free agent.

January 2, 2004

Signed Lenny Harris as a free agent.

January 5, 2004

Released Mike Fyhrie.

January 6, 2004

Signed Armando Benitez as a free agent.

Signed Toby Borland as a free agent.

January 9, 2004

Signed Eliezer Alfonzo as a free agent.

January 16, 2004

Signed Matt Blank as a free agent.

January 21, 2004

Signed Larry Sutton as a free agent.

January 26, 2004

Signed Jason Jimenez as a free agent.

January 28, 2004

Signed Mike Colangelo as a free agent.

February 3, 2004

Signed Armando Rios as a free agent.

February 6, 2004

Signed Wil Cordero as a free agent.

Signed Darren Oliver as a free agent.

February 14, 2004

Signed Nelson Cruz as a free agent.

March 11, 2004

Released Cedrick Bowers.

Released Nelson Cruz.

March 12, 2004

Released Jason Jimenez.

March 17, 2004

Signed Joe Dillon as a free agent.

March 22, 2004

Released Delvin James.

March 26, 2004

Released Armando Rios.

March 30, 2004

Signed Tanyon Sturtze as a free agent.

April 2, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Ruddy Lugo as a free agent.

Released Brian Banks.

Released Steven Kent.

Released David Manning.

Released Tanyon Sturtze.

Released Gerald Williams.

April 3, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Blaine Neal to the San Diego Padres. Received Ben Howard.

April 8, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Marty McLeary to the San Diego Padres. Received Bryan Gaal (minors).

April 29, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Juan Alvarez as a free agent.

May 6, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Josias Manzanillo as a free agent.

May 26, 2004 (Standings)

Kevin Hooper selected by the New York Yankees off waivers.

June 3, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Pat Mahomes as a free agent.

June 4, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Scott Forster as a free agent.

June 7, 2004 (Standings)

Drafted Taylor Tankersley in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed July 12, 2004.

Drafted Jason Vargas in the 2nd round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 30, 2004.

Drafted Brad Davis in the 5th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 2004.

Drafted Brett Carroll in the 10th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 23, 2004.

Drafted Daniel Barone in the 11th round of the 2004 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2004.

Drafted Charlie Blackmon in the 28th round of the 2004 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 17, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Wilson Valdez and cash to the Chicago White Sox. Received Billy Koch.

June 18, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Keith Osik as a free agent.

July 2, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Sandy Rosario as an amateur free agent.

July 8, 2004 (Standings)

Released Pat Mahomes.

July 11, 2004 (Standings)

Received Chris Michalak from the Milwaukee Brewers as part of a conditional deal.

July 12, 2004 (Standings)

Released Scott Forster.

July 15, 2004 (Standings)

Released Keith Osik.

July 19, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Rob Ryan as a free agent.

Purchased Ryan Minor from Atlantic City (Atlantic).

July 22, 2004 (Standings)

Sold Darren Oliver to the Houston Astros.

July 30, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Hee-Seop Choi, Bill Murphy and Brad Penny to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Juan Encarnacion, Paul Lo Duca and Guillermo Mota.

July 31, 2004 (Standings)

Traded Travis Chick to the San Diego Padres. Received Ismael Valdez.

Traded Abraham Nunez to the Kansas City Royals. Received Rudy Seanez.

August 2, 2004 (Standings)

Signed Jason Pearson as a free agent.

Signed Jose Rodriguez as a free agent.

September 8, 2004 (Standings)

Signed David Weathers as a free agent.

September 10, 2004 (Standings)

Michael Tejera selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

October 4, 2004 (Standings)

Aaron Small granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2004 (Standings)

Toby Borland granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2004 (Standings)

Tommy Phelps granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2004 (Standings)

Ramon Castro granted Free Agency.

Released Billy Koch.

October 14, 2004 (Standings)

Larry Sutton granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2004 (Standings)

Eliezer Alfonzo granted Free Agency.

Juan Alvarez granted Free Agency.

Chip Ambres granted Free Agency.

Matt Blank granted Free Agency.

Ryan Christenson granted Free Agency.

Mike Colangelo granted Free Agency.

Bryce Florie granted Free Agency.

Chris Michalak granted Free Agency.

Ryan Minor granted Free Agency.

Kevin Olsen granted Free Agency.

Rob Ryan granted Free Agency.

Scott Sanders granted Free Agency.

Clint Sodowsky granted Free Agency.

Jason Wood granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2004

Armando Benitez granted Free Agency.

Wil Cordero granted Free Agency.

Damion Easley granted Free Agency.

Rudy Seanez granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2004

Lenny Harris granted Free Agency.

Ismael Valdez granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2004

Mike Redmond granted Free Agency.

David Weathers granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2004

Chad Fox granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2004

Josias Manzanillo granted Free Agency.

Carl Pavano granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2004

Signed Mark Little as a free agent.

November 5, 2004

Signed Mike Colangelo as a free agent.

Signed Bart Miadich as a free agent.

November 8, 2004

Signed Travis Smith as a free agent.

November 9, 2004

Mike Mordecai granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2004

Signed Rob Ryan as a free agent.

November 17, 2004

Signed Frank Castillo as a free agent.

Signed Bryan Corey as a free agent.

November 22, 2004

Signed Damion Easley as a free agent.

November 23, 2004

Signed Jim Crowell as a free agent.

November 29, 2004

Signed Lenny Harris as a free agent.

December 8, 2004

Signed Al Leiter as a free agent.

December 13, 2004

Drafted Alejandro De Aza from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2004 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Rodrigo Rosario from the Houston Astros in the 2004 minor league draft.

December 14, 2004

Signed Todd Jones as a free agent.

Signed Brian Moehler as a free agent.

December 16, 2004

Signed Wilson Delgado as a free agent.

December 20, 2004

Signed Antonio Alfonseca as a free agent.

December 21, 2004

Signed Chad Bentz as a free agent.

Frank Gracesqui granted Free Agency.

Matt Perisho granted Free Agency.

December 24, 2004

Signed Mike Difelice as a free agent.

Signed Les Walrond as a free agent.

January 6, 2005

Signed John Riedling as a free agent.

Signed Ismael Valdez as a free agent.

January 10, 2005

Signed Larry Barnes as a free agent.

Signed Matt Perisho as a free agent.

Signed Jason Wood as a free agent.

January 17, 2005

Signed Matt Blank as a free agent.

January 20, 2005

Signed Frank Gracesqui as a free agent.

January 21, 2005

Signed Bryce Florie as a free agent.

January 25, 2005

Signed Todd Sears as a free agent.

January 26, 2005

Signed Carlos Delgado as a free agent.

February 2, 2005

Signed Jim Mecir as a free agent.

March 15, 2005

Signed Ariel Prieto as a free agent.

March 23, 2005

Released Jason Pearson.

March 27, 2005

Released Mike Difelice.

March 30, 2005

Released Ruddy Lugo.

March 31, 2005

Released Michael Neu.

April 1, 2005

Released Justin Wayne.

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2003 / 2005 Trades and Transactions