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2006 Oakland Athletics

Trades and Transactions

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93-69, Finished 1st in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ken Macha (93-69)
GM: Billy Beane, Farm Dir: Ted Polakowski, Scouting Dir: Eric Kubota
Scored 771 runs, Allowed 727 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-77

Ballparks: McAfee Coliseum · Attendance: 1,976,625 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 98

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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

Ryan Glynn granted Free Agency.

October 14, 2005

Jermaine Clark granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2005

Alberto Castillo granted Free Agency.

Jack Cust granted Free Agency.

Tom Gregorio granted Free Agency.

Adam Johnson granted Free Agency.

Britt Reames granted Free Agency.

Mike Saipe granted Free Agency.

Bob Smith granted Free Agency.

October 17, 2005

Keiichi Yabu granted Free Agency.

October 22, 2005

Signed Adam Johnson as a free agent.

October 27, 2005

Ricardo Rincon granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Octavio Dotel granted Free Agency.

Erubiel Durazo granted Free Agency.

Jay Witasick granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2005

Scott Hatteberg granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2005

Signed Jay Witasick as a free agent.

November 15, 2005

Signed Matt Roney as a free agent.

November 29, 2005

Signed Esteban Loaiza as a free agent.

December 2, 2005

Traded a player to be named later to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Chad Gaudin. The Oakland Athletics sent Dustin Majewski (minors) (December 8, 2005) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.

December 8, 2005

Alexi Ogando drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

December 9, 2005

Signed Doug Clark as a free agent.

Signed Jason Karnuth as a free agent.

Signed Scott McClain as a free agent.

December 13, 2005

Traded Andre Ethier to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Milton Bradley and Antonio Perez.

December 15, 2005

Sent Mario Ramos to the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.

John Baker selected by the Florida Marlins off waivers.

December 19, 2005

Signed Mac Suzuki as a free agent.

December 21, 2005

Hiram Bocachica granted Free Agency.

January 5, 2006

Signed Hiram Bocachica as a free agent.

Signed Raul Casanova as a free agent.

Signed Randy Keisler as a free agent.

Selected John Baker off waivers from the Florida Marlins.

January 31, 2006

Signed Frank Thomas as a free agent.

March 24, 2006

Sold Marcus Gwyn to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

March 26, 2006

Traded Juan Cruz to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Brad Halsey.

March 31, 2006

Mac Suzuki granted Free Agency.

As part of a 3-team trade, traded John Rheinecker to the Texas Rangers and Freddie Bynum to the Chicago Cubs. Received Juan Dominguez from the Texas Rangers. In addition, the Chicago Cubs sent John Koronka and cash to the Texas Rangers.

April 4, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Ramon Alvarado (minors) to the Cleveland Indians. Received Kazuhito Tadano.

May 12, 2006 (Standings)

Sold Matt Watson to Chiba Lotte Marines (Japan Pacific).

May 14, 2006 (Standings)

Purchased Steve Karsay from the Cleveland Indians.

May 16, 2006 (Standings)

Chris Mabeus selected by the Milwaukee Brewers off waivers.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Released Adam Johnson.

Drafted Trevor Cahill in the 2nd round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed July 8, 2006.

Drafted Andrew Bailey in the 6th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 20, 2006.

Drafted Mike Leake in the 7th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 18, 2006 (Standings)

Steve Karsay retired.

June 19, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Scott Sauerbeck as a free agent.

June 23, 2006 (Standings)

Signed D'Angelo Jimenez as a free agent.

Signed Kevin Olsen as a free agent.

June 26, 2006 (Standings)

Received Mark Watson from the Chicago Cubs as part of a conditional deal.

July 1, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jason Karnuth.

July 14, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Adam Pettyjohn as a free agent.

July 28, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Brandon Puffer as a free agent.

September 5, 2006 (Standings)

Selected Jerome Williams off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

September 13, 2006 (Standings)

Mike Rouse selected by the Cleveland Indians off waivers.

October 2, 2006 (Standings)

Doug Clark granted Free Agency.

Keith Ginter granted Free Agency.

Matt Roney granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2006 (Standings)

Released Scott Sauerbeck.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Scott McClain granted Free Agency.

Kevin Olsen granted Free Agency.

Adam Pettyjohn granted Free Agency.

Brandon Puffer granted Free Agency.

Frank Thomas granted Free Agency.

Mark Watson granted Free Agency.

October 23, 2006

Released D'Angelo Jimenez.

October 31, 2006

Raul Casanova granted Free Agency.

Randy Keisler granted Free Agency.

Jay Payton granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2006

Barry Zito granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2006

Signed J.J. Furmaniak as a free agent.

November 15, 2006

Signed Scott Dunn as a free agent.

November 18, 2006

Signed Kevin Olsen as a free agent.

November 20, 2006

Signed Erasmo Ramirez as a free agent.

November 28, 2006

Purchased Donnie Murphy from the Kansas City Royals.

December 6, 2006

Signed Alan Embree as a free agent.

Released Juan Dominguez.

December 7, 2006

Jared Burton drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Jay Marshall from the Chicago White Sox in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Released Mark Kiger.

December 8, 2006

Signed Mike Piazza as a free agent.

December 21, 2006

Released Jerome Williams.

January 11, 2007

Signed Lou Merloni as a free agent.

January 23, 2007

Traded Kirk Saarloos and a player to be named to the Cincinnati Reds. Received David Shafer (minors) and a player to be named.

January 24, 2007

Signed Mario Ramos as a free agent.

January 25, 2007

Signed Erubiel Durazo as a free agent.

February 5, 2007

Signed Ricky Ledee as a free agent.

February 10, 2007

Signed Shannon Stewart as a free agent.

February 14, 2007

Selected Lenny DiNardo off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

March 24, 2007

Signed Colby Lewis as a free agent.

March 25, 2007

Released Ricky Ledee.

March 30, 2007

Signed Todd Walker as a free agent.

Traded John Baker to the Florida Marlins. Received Jason Stokes (minors).

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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions