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2006 Minnesota Twins

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2005 / 2007

96-66, Finished 1st in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ron Gardenhire (96-66)
GM: Terry Ryan, Farm Dir: Jim Rantz, Scouting Dir: Mike Radcliff
Scored 801 runs, Allowed 683 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-69

Ballparks: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome · Attendance: 2,285,018 (9th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 99

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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions

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

October 3, 2005

Joe Mays granted Free Agency.

Augie Ojeda granted Free Agency.

October 11, 2005

Matt LeCroy granted Free Agency.

Jason Tyner granted Free Agency.

Glenn Williams granted Free Agency.

October 12, 2005

Brent Abernathy granted Free Agency.

Luis Rivas granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005

Brian Buchanan granted Free Agency.

Todd Dunwoody granted Free Agency.

Luis Jimenez granted Free Agency.

Corky Miller granted Free Agency.

Mike Ryan granted Free Agency.

Signed Jason Tyner as a free agent.

October 27, 2005

Terry Mulholland granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Jacque Jones granted Free Agency.

November 23, 2005

Signed Mike Smith as a free agent.

Signed Glenn Williams as a free agent.

December 2, 2005

Traded Scott Tyler (minors) and Travis Bowyer to the Florida Marlins. Received Luis Castillo.

December 8, 2005

Drafted Jason Pridie from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

December 9, 2005

Traded J.C. Romero to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Received Alexi Casilla.

December 14, 2005

Signed Jason Hart as a free agent.

December 15, 2005

Signed Tony Batista as a free agent.

December 20, 2005

Signed Andres Torres as a free agent.

December 21, 2005

Grant Balfour granted Free Agency.

Signed Shawn Wooten as a free agent.

December 22, 2005

Signed Matt Ford as a free agent.

Signed Rondell White as a free agent.

January 9, 2006

Signed Darrell May as a free agent.

January 31, 2006

Signed Ryan Glynn as a free agent.

Signed Peter Munro as a free agent.

Signed Tim Raines as a free agent.

Signed Ruben Sierra as a free agent.

February 14, 2006

Signed Josmil Pinto as an amateur free agent.

February 21, 2006

Signed Dennys Reyes as a free agent.

February 26, 2006

Signed Steve Lomasney as a free agent.

March 2, 2006

Released Ryan Glynn.

Released Tim Raines.

March 26, 2006

Released Darrell May.

March 29, 2006

Rob Bowen selected by the Detroit Tigers off waivers.

Returned Jason Pridie (earlier draft pick) to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

April 1, 2006 (Standings)

Released Kyle Phillips.

June 1, 2006 (Standings)

Sent Jason Hart to the Texas Rangers as part of a conditional deal.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Chris Parmelee in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 2006.

Drafted Joe Benson in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2006.

Drafted Tyler Robertson in the 3rd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Brian Dinkelman in the 8th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Jeff Manship in the 14th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 8, 2006.

Drafted Andy Oliver in the 17th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Danny Valencia in the 19th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed July 9, 2006.

Drafted J.D. Martinez in the 36th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Anthony Slama in the 39th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 2007.

June 14, 2006 (Standings)

Released Tony Batista.

June 15, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Juan Castro to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Brandon Roberts (minors).

June 16, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Rob Delaney as an amateur free agent.

July 7, 2006 (Standings)

Purchased Donaldo Mendez from Newark (Atlantic).

July 10, 2006 (Standings)

Released Ruben Sierra.

July 14, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Erubiel Durazo as a free agent.

July 21, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Quinton McCracken as a free agent.

July 31, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Kyle Lohse to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Zach Ward (minors).

August 3, 2006 (Standings)

Released Steve Lomasney.

August 5, 2006 (Standings)

Released Erubiel Durazo.

August 22, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Cole De Vries as an amateur free agent.

August 31, 2006 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Chicago Cubs. Received Phil Nevin and cash. The Minnesota Twins sent Adam Harben (minors) (September 5, 2006) to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade.

October 5, 2006 (Standings)

Mike Smith granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Matt Ford granted Free Agency.

Luis Maza granted Free Agency.

Quinton McCracken granted Free Agency.

Donaldo Mendez granted Free Agency.

Peter Munro granted Free Agency.

Terry Tiffee granted Free Agency.

Andres Torres granted Free Agency.

Shawn Wooten granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Shannon Stewart granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Brad Radke granted Free Agency.

December 4, 2006

Signed Carmen Cali as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Brian Buscher from the San Francisco Giants in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Kevin Cameron drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Alejandro Machado from the Washington Nationals in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Levale Speigner drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 12, 2006

Willie Eyre granted Free Agency.

Luis Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Signed Mike Venafro as a free agent.

December 13, 2006

Signed Jeff Cirillo as a free agent.

Signed Luis Rodriguez as a free agent.

January 3, 2007

Signed Ken Harvey as a free agent.

Signed Brad Voyles as a free agent.

January 9, 2007

Signed Randy Choate as a free agent.

January 10, 2007

Signed Sidney Ponson as a free agent.

January 15, 2007

Signed Matt LeCroy as a free agent.

January 18, 2007

Alex Romero selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

January 22, 2007

Signed Ramon Ortiz as a free agent.

February 5, 2007

Signed Luis Ugueto as a free agent.

February 14, 2007

Signed Brian Bass as a free agent.

February 25, 2007

Signed Liam Hendriks as an amateur free agent.

March 24, 2007

Released Randy Choate.

March 29, 2007

J.D. Durbin selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks off waivers.

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