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2006 New York Mets

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2005 / 2007

97-65, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Willie Randolph (97-65)
GM: Omar Minaya, Scouting Dir: Rudy Terrasas
Scored 834 runs, Allowed 731 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71

Ballparks: Shea Stadium · Attendance: 3,379,535 (3rd 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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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions

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

October 3, 2005

Brian Daubach granted Free Agency.

Mike Matthews granted Free Agency.

Jose Santiago granted Free Agency.

Eric Valent granted Free Agency.

October 5, 2005

Manny Aybar granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005

Craig Brazell granted Free Agency.

Steve Colyer granted Free Agency.

Jeremy Hill granted Free Agency.

Eric Junge granted Free Agency.

Orber Moreno granted Free Agency.

Neal Musser granted Free Agency.

Prentice Redman granted Free Agency.

Mike Difelice sent to ??? in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

October 27, 2005

Marlon Anderson granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Signed Juan Perez as a free agent.

Miguel Cairo granted Free Agency.

Mike Piazza granted Free Agency.

Gerald Williams granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2005

Doug Mientkiewicz granted Free Agency.

November 4, 2005

Roberto Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Braden Looper granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2005

Shingo Takatsu granted Free Agency.

November 15, 2005

Felix Heredia granted Free Agency.

November 18, 2005

Traded Mike Cameron to the San Diego Padres. Received Xavier Nady.

November 24, 2005

Traded Grant Psomas (minors), Mike Jacobs and Yusmeiro Petit to the Florida Marlins. Received Carlos Delgado and cash.

November 28, 2005

Purchased Tike Redman from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

November 29, 2005

Signed Billy Wagner as a free agent.

December 5, 2005

Traded Dante Brinkley (minors) and Gaby Hernandez (minors) to the Florida Marlins. Received Paul Lo Duca.

December 9, 2005

Released Kazuhisa Ishii.

December 12, 2005

Signed Julio Franco as a free agent.

Signed Jose Valentin as a free agent.

December 14, 2005

Signed Sandy Martinez as a free agent.

Signed Julio Ramirez as a free agent.

December 15, 2005

Signed Matt Perisho as a free agent.

December 16, 2005

Signed Cory Aldridge as a free agent.

December 21, 2005

Tyler Yates granted Free Agency.

December 22, 2005

Signed Endy Chavez as a free agent.

December 27, 2005

Signed Chad Bradford as a free agent.

January 4, 2006

Traded Tim Hamulack and Jae Weong Seo to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Duaner Sanchez and Steve Schmoll.

January 16, 2006

Signed Jeremy Hill as a free agent.

January 19, 2006

Signed Darren Oliver as a free agent.

January 21, 2006

Signed Mike Venafro as a free agent.

January 22, 2006

Traded Kris Benson to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Jorge Julio and John Maine.

January 24, 2006

Signed Geremi Gonzalez as a free agent.

January 25, 2006

Sold Angel Pagan to the Chicago Cubs.

February 14, 2006

Signed Jose Lima as a free agent.

February 28, 2006

Signed Pedro Feliciano as a free agent.

March 1, 2006

Signed Willie Collazo as a free agent.

March 20, 2006

Signed Jorge Padilla as a free agent.

March 30, 2006

Released Jeremy Hill.

Released Matt Perisho.

March 31, 2006

Released Tike Redman.

Released Mike Venafro.

April 26, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Michael Tucker as a free agent.

Signed Jose Quintana as an amateur free agent.

May 3, 2006 (Standings)

Released Todd Self.

May 5, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Juan Lagares as an amateur free agent.

May 10, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Jeriome Robertson as a free agent.

May 15, 2006 (Standings)

Released Cory Aldridge.

May 19, 2006 (Standings)

Released Bartolome Fortunato.

May 24, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Jorge Julio to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Orlando Hernandez.

May 25, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Robert Manuel to the Cincinnati Reds. Received David Williams and cash.

May 26, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Geremi Gonzalez to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Mike Adams.

May 30, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Jacob Cruz as a free agent.

Signed Mike Difelice as a free agent.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Drafted Kevin Mulvey in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 9, 2006.

Drafted Joe Smith in the 3rd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2006.

Drafted Daniel Murphy in the 13th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2006.

Drafted Tobi Stoner in the 16th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Josh Stinson in the 37th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 19, 2006.

Drafted Vic Black in the 41st round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Johnny Monell in the 49th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 9, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Kazuo Matsui and cash to the Colorado Rockies. Received Eli Marrero.

June 10, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Jose De La Torre as a free agent.

June 23, 2006 (Standings)

Received Rich Rundles from the St. Louis Cardinals as part of a conditional deal.

July 2, 2006 (Standings)

Released Julio Ramirez.

July 7, 2006 (Standings)

Mike Adams selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

July 8, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Francisco Pena as an amateur free agent.

July 11, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Ruben Tejada as an amateur free agent.

July 15, 2006 (Standings)

Purchased Edgardo Alfonzo from Bridgeport (Atlantic).

July 19, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Jeff Keppinger to the Kansas City Royals. Received Ruben Gotay.

July 31, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jeriome Robertson.

Traded Xavier Nady to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Received Roberto Hernandez and Oliver Perez.

August 8, 2006 (Standings)

Selected Ricky Ledee off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

August 9, 2006 (Standings)

Released Eli Marrero.

August 10, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Maikel Cleto as an amateur free agent.

Anderson Garcia selected by the Baltimore Orioles off waivers.

August 20, 2006 (Standings)

Purchased Guillermo Mota from the Cleveland Indians.

August 22, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Evan MacLane to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Shawn Green and cash.

August 23, 2006 (Standings)

Juan Perez selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

August 24, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Kelly Stinnett as a free agent.

August 30, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Victor Diaz to the Texas Rangers. Received Mike Nickeas.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Edgardo Alfonzo granted Free Agency.

Chris Basak granted Free Agency.

Jacob Cruz granted Free Agency.

Sandy Martinez granted Free Agency.

Jose Offerman granted Free Agency.

Jorge Padilla granted Free Agency.

Rich Rundles granted Free Agency.

Kelly Stinnett granted Free Agency.

Lino Urdaneta granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Chad Bradford granted Free Agency.

Cliff Floyd granted Free Agency.

Tom Glavine granted Free Agency.

Steve Trachsel granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Orlando Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Roberto Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Ricky Ledee granted Free Agency.

Guillermo Mota granted Free Agency.

Darren Oliver granted Free Agency.

Michael Tucker granted Free Agency.

Chris Woodward granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2006

Signed Lino Urdaneta as a free agent.

November 10, 2006

Signed Raul Valdes as a free agent.

November 14, 2006

Signed Orlando Hernandez as a free agent.

Selected Jason Standridge off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

November 15, 2006

Traded Heath Bell and Royce Ring to the San Diego Padres. Received Jon Adkins and Ben Johnson.

November 16, 2006

Signed Damion Easley as a free agent.

November 20, 2006

Traded Matt Lindstrom and Henry Owens to the Florida Marlins. Received Adam Bostick (minors) and Jason Vargas.

November 21, 2006

Signed Moises Alou as a free agent.

December 1, 2006

Signed Tom Glavine as a free agent.

December 6, 2006

Signed Anderson Machado as a free agent.

Traded Brian Bannister to the Kansas City Royals. Received Ambiorix Burgos.

December 7, 2006

Jesus Flores drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Signed Guillermo Mota as a free agent.

December 11, 2006

Signed Jorge Vasquez as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Victor Zambrano granted Free Agency.

December 27, 2006

Signed Chip Ambres as a free agent.

Signed Clint Nageotte as a free agent.

January 6, 2007

Signed Mark Kiger as a free agent.

January 9, 2007

Signed David Newhan as a free agent.

January 16, 2007

Signed Jorge Sosa as a free agent.

January 19, 2007

Signed Jose Paniagua as a free agent.

January 20, 2007

Signed Jose Reyes as a free agent.

January 23, 2007

Signed Andy Tracy as a free agent.

January 25, 2007

Signed Scott Schoeneweis as a free agent.

January 30, 2007

Signed Robinson Cancel as a free agent.

January 31, 2007

Jason Standridge granted Free Agency.

February 1, 2007

Signed Jesus Feliciano as a free agent.

February 13, 2007

Signed Chan Ho Park as a free agent.

February 15, 2007

Signed Rhiner Cruz as a free agent.

February 16, 2007

Selected Marcos Carvajal off waivers from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

February 22, 2007

Signed Jason Alfaro as a free agent.

March 1, 2007

Signed Sandy Alomar as a free agent.

Signed Aaron Sele as a free agent.

March 5, 2007

Signed Jose Santiago as a free agent.

March 12, 2007

Released Alay Soler.

March 22, 2007

Released Jose Paniagua.

March 23, 2007

Signed Fernando Tatis as a free agent.

March 29, 2007

Signed Ricky Ledee as a free agent.

March 31, 2007

Released Jorge Vasquez.

The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions