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2008 Los Angeles Dodgers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

84-78, Finished 1st in NL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Torre (84-78)
GM: Ned Colletti, Scouting Dir: Tim Hallgren
Scored 700 runs, Allowed 648 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-75

Ballparks: Dodger Stadium · Attendance: 3,730,553 (2nd of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 95

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2007 / 2009 Trades and Transactions

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

October 7, 2007

Signed Travis Schlichting as a free agent.

October 11, 2007

Roberto Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Olmedo Saenz granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2007

Shea Hillenbrand granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2007

Tim Hamulack granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2007

Rick Bauer granted Free Agency.

Eric Cyr granted Free Agency.

Jumbo Diaz granted Free Agency.

Choo Freeman granted Free Agency.

Chris Fussell granted Free Agency.

Ken Huckaby granted Free Agency.

Luis Maza granted Free Agency.

Marshall McDougall granted Free Agency.

Chad Moeller granted Free Agency.

Matt Riley granted Free Agency.

Wilkin Ruan granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Rudy Seanez granted Free Agency.

Mark Sweeney granted Free Agency.

David Wells granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Luis Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Mike Lieberthal granted Free Agency.

Ramon Martinez granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2007

Randy Wolf granted Free Agency.

November 12, 2007

Chin-hui Tsao granted Free Agency.

November 26, 2007

Signed Terry Tiffee as a free agent.

November 29, 2007

Signed Rene Rivera as a free agent.

December 6, 2007

Wesley Wright drafted by the Houston Astros in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Victor Garate from the Houston Astros in the 2007 minor league draft.

Signed Andruw Jones as a free agent.

December 7, 2007

Signed Brian Shackelford as a free agent.

Signed Tanyon Sturtze as a free agent.

December 11, 2007

Signed Angel Chavez as a free agent.

Signed Wilkin Ruan as a free agent.

December 12, 2007

Signed Brian Falkenborg as a free agent.

Signed John-Ford Griffin as a free agent.

Mark Hendrickson granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2007

Signed Greg Jones as a free agent.

December 16, 2007

Signed Hiroki Kuroda as a free agent.

December 17, 2007

Signed Gary Bennett as a free agent.

December 18, 2007

Signed Chris Fussell as a free agent.

Signed Mike Koplove as a free agent.

December 19, 2007

Signed Danny Ardoin as a free agent.

January 8, 2008

Signed Matt Riley as a free agent.

Sold Wilson Valdez to Kia Tigers (Korean).

January 10, 2008

Signed Alfredo Simon as a free agent.

January 20, 2008

Signed Chan Ho Park as a free agent.

January 22, 2008

Signed George Lombard as a free agent.

January 25, 2008

Signed Tom Martin as a free agent.

January 30, 2008

Sold D.J. Houlton to Fukuoka Daiei Hawks (Japan Pacific).

February 3, 2008

Signed Mike Myers as a free agent.

February 4, 2008

Signed Rudy Seanez as a free agent.

February 6, 2008

Signed Jason Johnson as a free agent.

February 7, 2008

Signed Luis Maza as a free agent.

February 12, 2008

Signed Mark Sweeney as a free agent.

February 16, 2008

Signed Nook Logan as a free agent.

February 29, 2008

Signed Ramon Martinez as a free agent.

March 2, 2008

Signed Scott Rice as a free agent.

March 10, 2008

Released Tom Martin.

March 26, 2008

Released Rudy Seanez.

March 28, 2008

Released Scott Rice.

March 30, 2008

Released Wilkin Ruan.

Released Alfredo Simon.

March 31, 2008

Signed Wilkin Ruan as a free agent.

April 8, 2008 (Standings)

Traded Eric Hull to the Boston Red Sox. Received Christian Lara (minors) and cash.

April 24, 2008 (Standings)

Released Mike Myers.

April 25, 2008 (Standings)

Released George Lombard.

April 28, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Mark Bellhorn as a free agent.

June 3, 2008 (Standings)

Released Esteban Loaiza.

June 5, 2008 (Standings)

Drafted Ethan Martin in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed July 10, 2008.

Drafted Josh Lindblom in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 2008.

Drafted Dee Gordon in the 4th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2008.

Drafted Nick Buss in the 8th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2008.

Drafted Nathan Eovaldi in the 11th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed July 11, 2008.

Drafted Allen Webster in the 18th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2008.

Drafted Jerry Sands in the 25th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2008.

Drafted Matt Magill in the 31st round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 2008.

June 6, 2008 (Standings)

Traded Juan Rivera (minors) and cash to the Kansas City Royals. Received Angel Berroa.

June 20, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Mitch Jones as a free agent.

June 25, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Jerome Williams as a free agent.

July 2, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Eric Cyr as a free agent.

July 7, 2008 (Standings)

Released Greg Jones.

July 20, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Pablo Ozuna as a free agent.

July 22, 2008 (Standings)

Released Matt Riley.

July 24, 2008 (Standings)

Released Mark Bellhorn.

Released Ramon Martinez.

July 26, 2008 (Standings)

Traded Jon Meloan and Carlos Santana to the Cleveland Indians. Received Casey Blake and cash.

July 31, 2008 (Standings)

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Andy LaRoche and Bryan Morris to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Manny Ramirez from the Boston Red Sox. In addition, the Boston Red Sox sent Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss to the Pittsburgh Pirates; and the Pittsburgh Pirates sent Jason Bay to the Boston Red Sox.

August 4, 2008 (Standings)

Signed Eric DuBose as a free agent.

August 13, 2008 (Standings)

Brian Falkenborg selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

August 19, 2008 (Standings)

Traded players to be named later to the San Diego Padres. Received Greg Maddux. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent Eduardo Perez (minors) (September 30, 2008) and Mike Watt (minors) (September 30, 2008) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.

September 6, 2008 (Standings)

Released Tanyon Sturtze.

September 29, 2008 (Standings)

Terry Tiffee granted Free Agency.

October 1, 2008 (Standings)

Angel Chavez granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2008

Joe Beimel granted Free Agency.

Casey Blake granted Free Agency.

Derek Lowe granted Free Agency.

Greg Maddux granted Free Agency.

Manny Ramirez granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2008

Nomar Garciaparra granted Free Agency.

Jason Johnson granted Free Agency.

Mark Sweeney granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2008

Chan Ho Park granted Free Agency.

November 3, 2008

Eric Cyr granted Free Agency.

Eric DuBose granted Free Agency.

Rafael Furcal granted Free Agency.

John-Ford Griffin granted Free Agency.

Mitch Jones granted Free Agency.

Mike Koplove granted Free Agency.

John Lindsey granted Free Agency.

Luis Maza granted Free Agency.

Rene Rivera granted Free Agency.

Wilkin Ruan granted Free Agency.

Jerome Williams granted Free Agency.

November 5, 2008

Gary Bennett granted Free Agency.

Jeff Kent granted Free Agency.

Brad Penny granted Free Agency.

November 12, 2008

Pablo Ozuna granted Free Agency.

November 17, 2008

Signed Luis Maza as a free agent.

November 23, 2008

Signed Carmen Cali as a free agent.

November 28, 2008

Signed Travis Chick as a free agent.

Signed Erick Threets as a free agent.

November 29, 2008

Signed Mitch Jones as a free agent.

December 6, 2008

Signed Hector Luna as a free agent.

December 8, 2008

Signed Mark Loretta as a free agent.

December 9, 2008

Signed Casey Blake as a free agent.

December 12, 2008

Angel Berroa granted Free Agency.

Yhency Brazoban granted Free Agency.

Scott Proctor granted Free Agency.

Takashi Saito granted Free Agency.

December 17, 2008

Signed Rafael Furcal as a free agent.

December 19, 2008

Signed Scott Strickland as a free agent.

January 5, 2009

Signed Claudio Vargas as a free agent.

January 7, 2009

Signed Juan Castro as a free agent.

Signed Val Pascucci as a free agent.

January 8, 2009

Signed Yhency Brazoban as a free agent.

January 9, 2009

Signed Shawn Estes as a free agent.

January 11, 2009

Signed Steve Randolph as a free agent.

January 14, 2009

Signed Guillermo Mota as a free agent.

January 15, 2009

Released Andruw Jones.

January 16, 2009

Signed Ronald Belisario as a free agent.

January 21, 2009

Signed Brad Ausmus as a free agent.

January 22, 2009

Signed Jose Diaz as a free agent.

Signed Mike Rose as a free agent.

February 6, 2009

Signed Randy Wolf as a free agent.

February 7, 2009

Signed Dee Brown as a free agent.

February 9, 2009

Signed Jeff Weaver as a free agent.

February 10, 2009

Signed Charlie Haeger as a free agent.

Signed Eric Milton as a free agent.

Signed Tanyon Sturtze as a free agent.

February 11, 2009

Signed JD Closser as a free agent.

Signed John-Ford Griffin as a free agent.

Signed Brad Halsey as a free agent.

February 22, 2009

Signed Orlando Hudson as a free agent.

February 23, 2009

Signed Doug Mientkiewicz as a free agent.

March 4, 2009

Signed Manny Ramirez as a free agent.

March 7, 2009

Signed Tim Corcoran as a free agent.

March 20, 2009

Signed J.D. Durbin as a free agent.

Released Yhency Brazoban.

March 28, 2009

Released Brad Halsey.

March 30, 2009

Signed Will Ohman as a free agent.

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