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2005 Florida Marlins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2004 / 2006

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 717 runs, Allowed 732 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-83

Ballparks: Dolphins Stadium · Attendance: 1,852,608 (15th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 92

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2004 / 2006 Trades and Transactions

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

October 4, 2004

Aaron Small granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2004

Toby Borland granted Free Agency.

October 6, 2004

Tommy Phelps granted Free Agency.

October 8, 2004

Ramon Castro granted Free Agency.

Released Billy Koch.

October 14, 2004

Larry Sutton granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2004

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 (Standings)

Released Justin Wayne.

April 6, 2005 (Standings)

Selected Reggie Abercrombie off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

April 13, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Valerio De Los Santos as a free agent.

May 18, 2005 (Standings)

Released Jim Crowell.

May 24, 2005 (Standings)

Released Matt Blank.

May 25, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Arquimedes Caminero as an amateur free agent.

June 7, 2005 (Standings)

Drafted Chris Volstad in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2005.

Drafted Aaron Thompson in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2005.

Drafted Ryan Tucker in the 1st round (34th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2005.

Drafted Sean West in the 1st round (44th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2005.

Drafted Brett Hayes in the 2nd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2005.

Drafted Gaby Sanchez in the 4th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2005.

Drafted Chris Leroux in the 7th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed July 13, 2005.

Drafted Logan Morrison in the 22nd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed May 29, 2006.

June 21, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Clint Sodowsky as a free agent.

June 24, 2005 (Standings)

Released Les Walrond.

June 27, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Donovan Osborne as a free agent.

July 7, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Al Levine as a free agent.

July 14, 2005 (Standings)

Released Al Levine.

July 16, 2005 (Standings)

Sent Al Leiter to the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal.

July 29, 2005 (Standings)

Signed John Lindsey as a free agent.

July 31, 2005 (Standings)

Released Matt Perisho.

Traded Mike Flannery (minors) and Yorman Bazardo to the Seattle Mariners. Received Ron Villone.

August 2, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Jason Romano as a free agent.

August 5, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Matt Erickson as a free agent.

August 13, 2005 (Standings)

Released Valerio De Los Santos.

August 14, 2005 (Standings)

Purchased Brad Clontz from Somerset (Atlantic).

August 27, 2005 (Standings)

Released Frank Castillo.

September 9, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Paul Quantrill as a free agent.

September 12, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Mike Mordecai as a free agent.

October 3, 2005 (Standings)

Travis Smith granted Free Agency.

Released John Riedling.

Released Tim Spooneybarger.

October 15, 2005 (Standings)

Larry Barnes granted Free Agency.

Chad Bentz granted Free Agency.

Brad Clontz granted Free Agency.

Mike Colangelo granted Free Agency.

Bryan Corey granted Free Agency.

Wilson Delgado granted Free Agency.

Matt Erickson granted Free Agency.

Bryce Florie granted Free Agency.

Frank Gracesqui granted Free Agency.

John Lindsey granted Free Agency.

Mark Little granted Free Agency.

Bart Miadich granted Free Agency.

Donovan Osborne granted Free Agency.

Ariel Prieto granted Free Agency.

Jose Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Jason Romano granted Free Agency.

Todd Sears granted Free Agency.

Clint Sodowsky granted Free Agency.

Jason Wood granted Free Agency.

Released Ben Howard.

October 27, 2005

A.J. Burnett granted Free Agency.

Juan Encarnacion granted Free Agency.

Alex Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Lenny Harris granted Free Agency.

Brian Moehler granted Free Agency.

Paul Quantrill granted Free Agency.

Ismael Valdez granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Damion Easley granted Free Agency.

Todd Jones granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2005

Antonio Alfonseca granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2005

Jeff Conine granted Free Agency.

November 8, 2005

Mike Mordecai granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2005

Jim Mecir granted Free Agency.

November 11, 2005

Signed Chris George as a free agent.

Signed Mark Little as a free agent.

November 16, 2005

Traded Ron Villone to the New York Yankees. Received Ben Julianel (minors).

November 22, 2005

Signed Alfredo Amezaga as a free agent.

November 24, 2005

Traded Josh Beckett, Mike Lowell and Guillermo Mota to the Boston Red Sox. Received Jesus Delgado, Harvey Garcia, Hanley Ramirez and Anibal Sanchez.

Traded Carlos Delgado and cash to the New York Mets. Received Grant Psomas (minors), Mike Jacobs and Yusmeiro Petit.

December 2, 2005

Signed Andy Van Hekken as a free agent.

Traded Luis Castillo to the Minnesota Twins. Received Scott Tyler (minors) and Travis Bowyer.

December 5, 2005

Traded Paul Lo Duca to the New York Mets. Received Dante Brinkley (minors) and Gaby Hernandez (minors).

December 7, 2005

Signed Lenny Harris as a free agent.

Signed Brian Moehler as a free agent.

Traded Juan Pierre to the Chicago Cubs. Received Sergio Mitre, Ricky Nolasco and Renyel Pinto.

December 8, 2005

Drafted Dan Uggla from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

December 9, 2005

Signed Mike Colangelo as a free agent.

Signed Josh Stewart as a free agent.

December 15, 2005

Signed Buddy Carlyle as a free agent.

Signed Matthew Cepicky as a free agent.

Signed Brad Clontz as a free agent.

Signed Mike Kinkade as a free agent.

Signed Ryan Rupe as a free agent.

Selected John Baker off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

December 20, 2005

Signed Jason Wood as a free agent.

Sold Joe Dillon to Yomiura Giants (Japan Central).

December 30, 2005

Signed Kerry Ligtenberg as a free agent.

January 3, 2006

Signed Joe Borowski as a free agent.

Signed Wes Helms as a free agent.

Signed Miguel Olivo as a free agent.

Signed Pokey Reese as a free agent.

January 5, 2006

John Baker selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

January 6, 2006

Sent Josh Wilson to the Colorado Rockies as part of a conditional deal.

January 12, 2006

Signed Paul Hoover as a free agent.

January 15, 2006

Signed Scott Seabol as a free agent.

January 24, 2006

Signed Matt Herges as a free agent.

February 6, 2006

Signed Jimmy Anderson as a free agent.

Signed Eddie Gaillard as a free agent.

February 25, 2006

Signed Tom Wilson as a free agent.

March 5, 2006

Released Pokey Reese.

March 25, 2006

Released Andy Van Hekken.

March 28, 2006

Traded Lincoln Holdzkom (minors) and Zach McCormack (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Todd Wellemeyer.

Traded Ryan Jorgensen to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Carlos Piste (minors).

March 29, 2006

Released Lenny Harris.

Released Kerry Ligtenberg.

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2004 / 2006 Trades and Transactions