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2006 Pittsburgh Pirates

Trades and Transactions

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67-95, Finished 5th in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Tracy (67-95)
GM: David Littlefield, Scouting Dir: Ed Creech
Scored 691 runs, Allowed 797 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-92

Ballparks: PNC Park · Attendance: 1,861,549 (15th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 100

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2005 / 2007 Trades and Transactions

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

October 15, 2005

Kirk Bullinger granted Free Agency.

Howie Clark granted Free Agency.

Mark Corey granted Free Agency.

Cesar Crespo granted Free Agency.

Tom Evans granted Free Agency.

Hansel Izquierdo granted Free Agency.

Justin Kaye granted Free Agency.

Graham Koonce granted Free Agency.

Carlos Maldonado granted Free Agency.

Brian Mallette granted Free Agency.

Vladimir Nunez granted Free Agency.

Jon Nunnally granted Free Agency.

Kevin Olsen granted Free Agency.

Brian Reith granted Free Agency.

Jason Roach granted Free Agency.

Jorge Velandia granted Free Agency.

October 27, 2005

Daryle Ward granted Free Agency.

October 28, 2005

Brian Meadows granted Free Agency.

Jose Mesa granted Free Agency.

Rick White granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2005

Signed Matt Whiteside as a free agent.

November 4, 2005

Signed Travis Chapman as a free agent.

November 8, 2005

Signed Carlos Maldonado as a free agent.

November 9, 2005

Signed Jason Alfaro as a free agent.

November 10, 2005

Signed Jason Roach as a free agent.

November 15, 2005

Signed Britt Reames as a free agent.

November 18, 2005

Released Michael Restovich.

November 20, 2005

Signed Scott Strickland as a free agent.

November 21, 2005

Traded Bobby Hill to the San Diego Padres. Received a player to be named later. The San Diego Padres sent Clayton Hamilton (minors) (December 8, 2005) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade.

November 28, 2005

Sold Tike Redman to the New York Mets.

December 7, 2005

Traded Mark Redman to the Kansas City Royals. Received Chad Blackwell (minors) and Jonah Bayliss.

December 8, 2005

Drafted Victor Santos from the Kansas City Royals in the 2005 rule 5 draft.

Released Ty Wigginton.

Traded David Williams to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Sean Casey and cash.

December 13, 2005

Traded Rob Mackowiak to the Chicago White Sox. Received Damaso Marte.

December 15, 2005

Signed Roberto Hernandez as a free agent.

December 21, 2005

Josh Fogg granted Free Agency.

December 22, 2005

Signed Nerio Rodriguez as a free agent.

December 28, 2005

Signed Giovanni Carrara as a free agent.

December 30, 2005

Signed Travis Dawkins as a free agent.

Signed Mike Edwards as a free agent.

January 3, 2006

Signed Joe Randa as a free agent.

January 5, 2006

Signed Brandon Duckworth as a free agent.

Signed Marty McLeary as a free agent.

Signed C.J. Nitkowski as a free agent.

January 9, 2006

Signed Jeromy Burnitz as a free agent.

January 18, 2006

Signed Terry Adams as a free agent.

Signed Jorge Vasquez as a free agent.

January 27, 2006

Signed Jose Hernandez as a free agent.

February 2, 2006

Signed Brandon Knight as a free agent.

Released Todd Ritchie.

March 11, 2006

Signed Raul Gonzalez as a free agent.

March 31, 2006

Released Giovanni Carrara.

April 13, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Jason Conti as a free agent.

April 26, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Chris Richard as a free agent.

May 13, 2006 (Standings)

Sent Jason Conti to the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal.

May 22, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Blaine Neal as a free agent.

June 5, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Chris Truby as a free agent.

June 6, 2006 (Standings)

Released Jason Alfaro.

Drafted Brad Lincoln in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 2006.

Drafted Jared Hughes in the 4th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2006.

Drafted Alex Presley in the 8th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2006.

Drafted Lonnie Chisenhall in the 11th round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Michael Crotta in the 17th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 2006.

Drafted Preston Claiborne in the 23rd round of the 2006 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Rudy Owens in the 28th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed May 30, 2007.

June 11, 2006 (Standings)

Sold Brandon Duckworth to the Kansas City Royals.

July 9, 2006 (Standings)

Signed Matt Ginter as a free agent.

July 31, 2006 (Standings)

Traded Craig Wilson to the New York Yankees. Received Shawn Chacon.

Traded Roberto Hernandez and Oliver Perez to the New York Mets. Received Xavier Nady.

Traded Sean Casey to the Detroit Tigers. Received Brian Rogers.

Traded Kip Wells to the Texas Rangers. Received Jesse Chavez.

August 22, 2006 (Standings)

Sold Jose Hernandez to the Philadelphia Phillies.

August 23, 2006 (Standings)

Selected Juan Perez off waivers from the New York Mets.

October 2, 2006 (Standings)

Britt Reames granted Free Agency.

Ryan Vogelsong granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2006 (Standings)

Victor Santos granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006 (Standings)

Terry Adams granted Free Agency.

Travis Chapman granted Free Agency.

Travis Dawkins granted Free Agency.

Mike Edwards granted Free Agency.

J.J. Furmaniak granted Free Agency.

Matt Ginter granted Free Agency.

Raul Gonzalez granted Free Agency.

Mike Johnston granted Free Agency.

Brandon Knight granted Free Agency.

Blaine Neal granted Free Agency.

C.J. Nitkowski granted Free Agency.

Chris Richard granted Free Agency.

Jason Roach granted Free Agency.

Nerio Rodriguez granted Free Agency.

Ray Sadler granted Free Agency.

Scott Strickland granted Free Agency.

Rich Thompson granted Free Agency.

Chris Truby granted Free Agency.

Jorge Vasquez granted Free Agency.

Matt Whiteside granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Jeromy Burnitz granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Signed Mike Ryan as a free agent.

Joe Randa granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2006

Signed Allan Simpson as a free agent.

November 9, 2006

Signed Ronald Belisario as a free agent.

November 22, 2006

Signed Chris Aguila as a free agent.

November 24, 2006

Signed Eddy Garabito as a free agent.

November 25, 2006

Signed John Wasdin as a free agent.

November 29, 2006

Signed Mike Edwards as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Sean White from the Atlanta Braves in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Sold Sean White to the Seattle Mariners.

December 8, 2006

Signed Jim Brower as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Signed Don Kelly as a free agent.

Selected Franquelis Osoria off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

December 18, 2006

Signed Jason Roach as a free agent.

December 19, 2006

Signed Masumi Kuwata as an amateur free agent.

December 20, 2006

Signed Einar Diaz as a free agent.

Craig Stansberry selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

January 4, 2007

Signed Starling Marte as an amateur free agent.

January 7, 2007

Signed Kevin Gryboski as a free agent.

January 15, 2007

Signed Jose Hernandez as a free agent.

January 18, 2007

Signed Nick Green as a free agent.

Signed Luis Matos as a free agent.

January 19, 2007

Traded Mike Gonzalez and Brent Lillibridge to the Atlanta Braves. Received Adam LaRoche and Jamie Romak.

January 20, 2007

Signed Randy Ruiz as a free agent.

February 1, 2007

Signed Tony Armas as a free agent.

February 2, 2007

Signed Brandon Puffer as a free agent.

February 4, 2007

Signed Michael Tejera as a free agent.

February 7, 2007

Signed Mark Corey as a free agent.

February 10, 2007

Signed Chris Truby as a free agent.

February 11, 2007

Signed Danny Kolb as a free agent.

March 6, 2007

Signed Yoslan Herrera as an amateur free agent.

March 8, 2007

Signed Luis Ordaz as a free agent.

Released Jody Gerut.

March 20, 2007

Signed Alay Soler as a free agent.

Released Brandon Puffer.

March 28, 2007

Received Russ Johnson from the Colorado Rockies as part of a conditional deal.

March 30, 2007

Released Allan Simpson.

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