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2005 Los Angeles Dodgers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2004 / 2006

71-91, Finished 4th in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Tracy (71-91)
GM: Paul DePodesta (Fired 10/29/2005), Scouting Dir: Logan White
Scored 685 runs, Allowed 755 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-88

Ballparks: Dodger Stadium · Attendance: 3,603,646 (1st of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 95

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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 11, 2004

Released Alfredo Figaro.

October 12, 2004

Released Joakim Soria.

October 15, 2004

John Barnes granted Free Agency.

Troy Brohawn granted Free Agency.

Elmer Dessens granted Free Agency.

Brian Falkenborg granted Free Agency.

Jose Flores granted Free Agency.

Jeremy Giambi granted Free Agency.

Luis Jimenez granted Free Agency.

Mark Johnson granted Free Agency.

Eric Knott granted Free Agency.

Agustin Montero granted Free Agency.

Roy Smith granted Free Agency.

Mike Venafro granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2004

Adrian Beltre granted Free Agency.

Steve Finley granted Free Agency.

Jose Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Jose Lima granted Free Agency.

Paul Shuey granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2004

Todd Hundley granted Free Agency.

Brent Mayne granted Free Agency.

Robin Ventura granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2004

Hideo Nomo granted Free Agency.

Odalis Perez granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2004

Wilson Alvarez granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2004

Signed Mike Edwards as a free agent.

Signed Jose Flores as a free agent.

November 17, 2004

Signed Kenley Jansen as an amateur free agent.

November 18, 2004

Signed Buddy Carlyle as a free agent.

November 19, 2004

Signed Mike Rose as a free agent.

December 2, 2004

Signed Aquilino Lopez as a free agent.

December 7, 2004

Signed Ricky Ledee as a free agent.

December 8, 2004

Signed Elmer Dessens as a free agent.

December 11, 2004

Signed Kelly Wunsch as a free agent.

December 13, 2004

Alejandro De Aza drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 2004 rule 5 draft.

Shane Victorino drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2004 rule 5 draft.

Drafted D.J. Houlton from the Houston Astros in the 2004 minor league draft.

Arturo Lopez selected by the San Diego Padres in the 2004 minor league draft.

Marcos Carvajal drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2004 rule 5 draft.

December 14, 2004

Selected Frank Brooks off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

December 15, 2004

Signed Jeff Kent as a free agent.

December 21, 2004

Signed Wilson Alvarez as a free agent.

Signed Jose Valentin as a free agent.

Alex Cora granted Free Agency.

Scott Stewart granted Free Agency.

Tom Wilson granted Free Agency.

December 23, 2004

Signed J.D. Drew as a free agent.

January 7, 2005

Signed Odalis Perez as a free agent.

January 11, 2005

Signed Derek Lowe as a free agent.

Traded Shawn Green to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received William Juarez (minors), Danny Muegge (minors), Dioner Navarro and Beltran Perez.

January 13, 2005

Signed Paul Bako as a free agent.

January 31, 2005

Signed Scott Erickson as a free agent.

February 3, 2005

Signed Norihiro Nakamura as a free agent.

March 20, 2005

Traded Kazuhisa Ishii to the New York Mets. Received Jason Phillips.

March 30, 2005

Sold David Ross to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

March 31, 2005

Received Pat Mahomes from the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal.

April 6, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Michael Neu as a free agent.

April 13, 2005 (Standings)

Frank Brooks selected by the Atlanta Braves off waivers.

April 22, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Justin Wayne as a free agent.

May 4, 2005 (Standings)

Released Buddy Carlyle.

May 10, 2005 (Standings)

Signed Oscar Robles as a free agent.

May 15, 2005 (Standings)

Released Justin Wayne.

June 7, 2005 (Standings)

Drafted Luke Hochevar in the 1st round (40th pick) of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Ivan De Jesus in the 2nd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2005.

Drafted Josh Wall in the 2nd round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed July 3, 2005.

Drafted Josh Bell in the 4th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 17, 2005.

Drafted Jon Meloan in the 5th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 2005.

Drafted Brent Leach in the 6th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2005.

Drafted Trayvon Robinson in the 10th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2005.

Drafted Steve Johnson in the 13th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2005.

Drafted Scott Van Slyke in the 14th round of the 2005 amateur draft. Player signed July 14, 2005.

Drafted Jordy Mercer in the 26th round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Justin Wilson in the 37th round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Tony Cruz in the 42nd round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Chase d'Arnaud in the 44th round of the 2005 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 15, 2005 (Standings)

Released Aquilino Lopez.

July 29, 2005 (Standings)

Sent Joe Thurston to the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal.

Released Scott Erickson.

August 9, 2005 (Standings)

Selected Jose Cruz off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

October 3, 2005 (Standings)

Chin-Feng Chen granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2005 (Standings)

Mike Rose selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays off waivers.

October 15, 2005 (Standings)

Edwin Bellorin granted Free Agency.

Giovanni Carrara granted Free Agency.

Jose Flores granted Free Agency.

Pat Mahomes granted Free Agency.

Michael Neu granted Free Agency.

Beltran Perez granted Free Agency.

Ryan Rupe granted Free Agency.

Kelly Wunsch granted Free Agency.

October 19, 2005

Wilson Alvarez retired.

October 27, 2005

Jose Valentin granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Olmedo Saenz granted Free Agency.

Jeff Weaver granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2005

Paul Bako granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2005

Signed Edwin Bellorin as a free agent.

November 3, 2005

Elmer Dessens granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2005

Released Norihiro Nakamura.

December 7, 2005

Signed Olmedo Saenz as a free agent.

December 10, 2005

Released Jason Grabowski.

December 13, 2005

Signed Sandy Alomar as a free agent.

Traded Milton Bradley and Antonio Perez to the Oakland Athletics. Received Andre Ethier.

December 15, 2005

Signed Bill Mueller as a free agent.

December 19, 2005

Signed Rafael Furcal as a free agent.

Signed Nomar Garciaparra as a free agent.

Released Mike Edwards.

December 20, 2005

Signed Kenny Lofton as a free agent.

Signed Chris Truby as a free agent.

Jason Phillips granted Free Agency.

December 21, 2005

Brian Myrow granted Free Agency.

January 3, 2006

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

January 4, 2006

Traded Duaner Sanchez and Steve Schmoll to the New York Mets. Received Tim Hamulack and Jae Weong Seo.

January 11, 2006

Signed Kelly Wunsch as a free agent.

January 14, 2006

Signed Aaron Sele as a free agent.

Traded Chuck Tiffany (minors) and Edwin Jackson to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Received Danys Baez and Lance Carter.

January 24, 2006

Signed Joe Beimel as a free agent.

January 26, 2006

Signed Wilkin Ruan as a free agent.

January 30, 2006

Signed Jeff Duncan as a free agent.

January 31, 2006

Signed Ramon Martinez as a free agent.

February 1, 2006

Signed Pat Borders as a free agent.

February 4, 2006

Signed Kurt Ainsworth as a free agent.

February 6, 2006

Signed Brian Meadows as a free agent.

February 7, 2006

Signed Takashi Saito as a free agent.

March 7, 2006

Signed Craig Brazell as a free agent.

March 24, 2006

Hee-Seop Choi selected by the Boston Red Sox off waivers.

March 29, 2006

Released Brian Meadows.

March 31, 2006

Traded Jarod Plummer (minors) to the Kansas City Royals. Received Wilson Valdez.

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